Alain Cottalorda elected Chairman of MINATEC Entreprises
Categorie(s) : Industry, MINATEC, News
Published : 1 October 2012
MINATEC Entreprises, a majority government-owned company, elected a new Chairman at its September 7, 2012 Board of Directors meeting. Alain Cottalorda, 66 years old, will replace Geneviève Fioraso. Mr. Cottalorda is currently mayor of Bourgoin-Jallieu, a representative on the Isère General Council, and President of the Porte de l’Isère intermunicipal authority. He has also been Chairman of the Grenoble-Isère Economic Development Agency (AEPI) since 2008.
Mr. Cottalorda played a key role in the creation of MINATEC, chairing the MINATEC project committee from 2002 to 2006. He also spearheaded the METIS technology platform (in which MINATEC and CEA-Liten are the main research partners) for micro and nanotechnology for textile and paper applications. Also at the September 7 Board meeting, Alain Ramberti was appointed General Manager of MINATEC Entreprises.