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Olivier Thomas


Suez Trading

Olivier Thomas

CEO Suez Trading


CEO at Trading Europe

September 2015 – Present

8 countries. Paper, wood, plastics, non-ferrous and alternative fuel: 6M tons

Managing Director at Trading France

March 2012 - September 2015 (3 years 7 months) definition of the new business model, and organization

 In charge of the sales of recycled materials in France, Europe and Overseas produced by the Sita

 sorting plants

 Building of the European network trading


Managing Director

April 2008 - February 2012 (3 years 11 months)

 In charge of collection, sorting and treatment of the commercial and industrial wastes in the Paris area

 Creation and organization of the branch (150 M euros and 500 p)


Managing Director

 November 2003 - March 2008 (4 years 5 months) Strategic positioning in new fields of expertise

 Increase of turnover and profit through internal and external growth



NEOMA Business School / Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business Administration and Management, General, 1984 - 1987 Middlesex University - Master of Business Administration (MBA), 1984 - 1987 INSEAD Executive program 2000


 FEDEREC paper and cardboard, administrator

 EuRIC, administrator

 MEDEF / BIAC (OCDE), representative



Paper for Recycling:The Impact on the Environment, Sustainability and How is the Demand Going to be Met?

Day II

Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

  • Exploring the changing production & consumption patterns
  • Keeping pace with evolving collection systems & outlet perspectives on the market
  • The importance of Quality Secondary Raw Materials and benefits to production
  • How China is shaping the industry

Panel Discussion: Paper for Recycling

Day II

Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

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