National Grid appoints Pierre Dufour as director
Mr. Dufour started his career at SNC Lavalin Group, a Canadian engineering, procurement and construction management business. He joined Air Liquide in 1997, later becoming Chief Executive of the US operations and Chairman of the Board of Air Liquide Canada.
Mr. Dufour went on to several different positions within Air Liquide where he had responsibility for North American operations, whilst also overseeing safety and industrial risk management and operations in South America, Africa and the Middle East.
In 2007 Mr. Dufour became Senior Executive Vice President of the Air Liquide Group with responsibility for all Air Liquide group activities across The Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia as well as supervising engineering, project execution, safety and industrial risk management.
Mr. Dufour has over 6 years' experience as a Non-executive Director of Archer Daniels Midland having joined the Board in May 2010. ■