Nicolas Chandellier appointed CEO of CARBON

Nicolas Chandellier appointed CEO of CARBON

A significant milestone has just been reached for CARBON: Nicolas Chandellier has been appointed as the company’s CEO. Formerly the Worldwide Vice President at Becton Dickinson, his industrial and managerial expertise will be a major asset for CARBON’s development!


From the medical industry to the photovoltaic solar industry

For 32 years, Nicolas Chandellier held various roles at Becton Dickinson, a global leader in medical technologies. Before becoming Worldwide Vice President and CEO of the company, Nicolas Chandellier played a crucial role in developing the company’s operational strategy and growth strategy. He notably led the construction and launch of a new factory in Hungary.

On January 2, 2024, Nicolas Chandellier joined CARBON as CEO: a new sector, new challenges! “After 32 rewarding years at BD, I am proud to engage in this industrial renaissance of solar energy in Europe, which is essential for decarbonization, ecological transition, and the energy independence of France and Europe,” explains Nicolas Chandellier.


Expertise in service of the gigafactory project in Fos-sur-Mer

The insights and skills that Nicolas Chandellier has accumulated during his previous experiences will be essential in the implementation of the gigafactory project led by CARBON. His managerial abilities will also enable him to rally the teams to successfully complete this ambitious project! “His international experience and global vision are crucial for the realization of our integrated gigafactory project for photovoltaic cells and panels, the largest in Europe, in Fos-sur-Mer,” rejoices Pierre-Emmanuel Martin, President and co-founder of CARBON. Nicolas Chandellier’s arrival will also strengthen the leadership team, which includes Raffaella Giardino, Director of Process and Innovation, and Christophe Hardy, Director of Finance and Legal.