Emmanuel Petiot joined Air Liquide where he held various marketing and sales functions (1996-2000). He then joined Dow Chemical (2000-2004) before joining Novozymes, Danish industrial biotechnology company and world leader in enzymes and microorganisms. In nine years (2004-2012) he had several executive positions in marketing, sales and development of industrial partnerships in Europe, the USA and Asia. He was CEO of the French subsidiary of Novozymes that provided operational support group for all of Europe. Before joining DEINOVE, he was Commercial Director of Novozymes North America Inc., the main global market for enzymes.