François Legroux received his Engineering Degree from Ecole des Mines de Paris and holds also a master degree in Mathematics.
Prior to joining the Air Liquide Group he worked for Banque Indosuez in Shanghai as Deputy Representative.
François Legroux joined the Air Liquide Group in 1989 in France as Development Engineer. Then he was Quality Insurance Engineer and after Regional Manager, in charge of the East of France region.
He moved to Singapore in 1998 as Operation Controller for South East Asia and China and to Shanghai in 2000 as Air Liquide China Managing Director.
In 2004 he was back to France as HR Director for Air Liquide Gas and Services France and was then appointed Vice President Procurement Europe in 2009.
In 2012 he moved to Air Liquide Asia Head Office in Tokyo as Vice President Merger & Acquisitions Asia, and then to Jakarta in 2014 as President Director of Air Liquide Indonesia.
He was appointed Head of Corporate Finance, Air Liquide Group, based in Paris, in November 2017.
He is 57-year old, married with 3 children.