Philippe Meyer is a Senior Advisor to Blackstone, focused primarily on the industrials sector. As such, he was involved in various Blackstone's Private Equity and Tactical Opportunities investments and has served on the boards of several current and former Blackstone portfolio companies, including Gerresheimer, Klöckner-Pentaplast and De Nora.
Before becoming a Senior Advisor to Blackstone in 2005, Meyer was President of Tyco Flow Control, a manufacturing and distribution business with over 13,000 employees, operating in 130 locations worldwide and considered a global leader in the fluids handling sector.
Prior to joining Tyco in 1991, Meyer held various management positions, the most recent being Directeur de Marché, at Saint-Gobain P-A-M, a leader in the waterworks infrastructure industry.
Meyer graduated with honors from the European Management School of Strasbourg (IEECS). He is a Director on the boards of several small and mid-cap companies in Europe and also serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee of GEI, a regional investment fund in France.