Solvay Q2 2014 Results - Interview with CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu

Jul 31, 2014, 02:31 ET from Solvay

PARIS, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Solvay, a world leader in customised chemical solutions, reports earnings for the second quarter of 2014. CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu comments on the Group's financial performance and outlook for the second half of 2014.

Watch video interview and read transcript:,2014-07-29,1230?utm_source=ceo-direct&utm_medium=wire

Topics covered in the interview include: 

  • H1 financial performance
  • Regional trends
  • Q2 loss explained
  • Operating performance compared to the sector
  • Polyamide
  • M&A
  • Impact of low US energy prices
  • Challenges ahead
  • Outlook

About Solvay 

As an international chemical group, SOLVAY assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. Solvay generates 90% of its net sales in activities where it is among the world's top three players. It serves many markets, varying from energy and the environment to automotive and aeronautics or electricity and electronics, with one goal: to raise the performance of its clients and improve society's quality of life. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,400 people in 56 countries and generated 9.9 billion euros in net sales in 2013. Solvay SA is listed as SOLB.BE on NYSE Euronext in Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB:BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR).