Anne-Christine Ayed spent 30 years in strategic leadership positions, relentlessly proving that innovation and sustainability can both drive business growth and human progress. She is currently Associate at AOC Innovation, a consulting firm working among others with +ImpaKT and the Ministry of Economy in Luxembourg in the field of Circular Economy.
She was Group Executive Vice President Research, Innovation & Environment of Tarkett, a global leader in Flooring and Sports solutions. She has led Tarkett to launch many innovative products and services and to develop its environmental strategy “Doing Good. Together” which positions Tarkett as the circular economy industry leader.
Before joining Tarkett, she spent 15 years with Dow Chemical where she held several R&D and business development leadership positions in Switzerland, Germany and the USA.
She earns several awards that recognize her achievements and impact in the field of transformative & sustainable business innovation.
In addition to her professional activities, she is a trusted advisor of Research & Industry Associations.