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Management and Board

 

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Pierre-Yves Rollet

Pierre-Yves Rollet

Chief Executive Officer

After a successful career in senior leadership roles and board member positions with Carrier Corporation, Toshiba-Carrier, Midea Appliances and LG Electronics, Pierre-Yves Rollet decided to devote his wealth of management expertise in multi-cultural environment and his knowledge of the HVAC and refrigeration industries to develop high-tech innovation projects in his domain. He is graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.

Christian Muller

Christian Muller

Founder & Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)


Christian Muller founded Cooltech Applications in 2003 after winning the “Most Innovative French company” award that same year. Christian gained unique expertise in designing machinery for distinct applications in food-processing, medical equipment, and transportation over a period of 15 years. An inventor of numerous patents on magnetic refrigeration, Christian is internationally recognized by the industry and academia as the pioneer of magnetic refrigeration.

Jean-François Maire

Jean-François Maire

General Manager


Jean-Francois Maire spent 25 years in the microelectronics industry. For over a decade, he worked for Sony in Alsace where he held roles that included general manager, plant manager, production manager, as well as product engineer. Before joining Sony, he worked on Integrated Circuit (IC) development and manufacturing at Thomson. He joined Cooltech in 2011. Jean-Francois graduated from École Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Électronique et Électrotechnique (ESIEE) Paris with a specialization in microelectronics.

Jean-Marc Gatti

Jean-Marc Gatti

R&D & Program Manager


He held during twenty years several positions in the automotive and industry fields. He worked for tier one automotive suppliers as test lab team leader, design and development team leader on steering column, project leader in mechatronics product and for general industry as R&D and program Manager. He joined Cooltech in 2010. Jean-Marc is graduated from Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC); and he has a master of research in mechanics and engineering from Strasbourg University.

Michaël Hittinger

Michaël Hittinger

Engineering manager


Before joining Cooltech in 2013, Michaël Hittinger spent 13 years in the automotive field. After 4 years as project engineer by the French OEM PSA Peugeot Citröen in the field of adaptive damping system, he joined tier 1 supplier Delphi Mechatronic System where he managed the new business acquisition department for South Europe and Asia. He is graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris with a specialization in mechatronics.