Jean-Paul L. Montupet
Jean-Paul L. Montupet is the former Executive Vice President of Emerson, a global leader in technology and engineering serving industrial, commercial and consumer markets. Mr Montupet was responsible for the Industrial Automation Business and President of Emerson Europe. Since 2002, Mr. Montupet has served on the Board of PartnerRe, a leading global reinsurer; he became non-Executive Chairman in 2010 and he is also Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Risk and Finance Committee. In 2006, Mr. Montupet was elected a director of Lexmark International, a leading provider of imaging products and services. In 1981, Mr. Montupet joined Leroy Somer, a publicly held manufacturer of electric motors based in France as director of development and North American operations. In1990, after the acquisition of Leroy Somer by Emerson, he was named Executive Vice President of Emerson. He began his industrial career at Fonderies Montupet SA, a European supplier of aluminum castings to the automotive industry.