International Palladium Medal
In 1958, the Société de Chimie Industrielle instituted the International Palladium Medal, which "may be awarded biennally to an individual who has distinguished himself or herself by reason of outstanding contribution to the chemical industry of such character and scope as to enhance the international aims and objectives of the Société de Chimie Industrielle".
2019 International Palladium Medal
The Société de Chimie Industrielle will award the 2019 International Palladium Medal to FMC Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pierre Brondeau for his contributions to the chemical industry and his leadership in enhancing the international aims and objectives of the Société de Chimie Industrielle. He will receive the award at a black-tie dinner in his honor on May 22, 2019, in New York City.
For further details, the press release is available for viewing, as well as the event page.
2017 International Palladium Medal
Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Air Products, received the the International Palladium Medal at a black-tie dinner in his honor on Thursday, June 1, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York.
For further details, the press release is available for viewing.
2017 Awardee - Seifi Ghasemi
President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Products
Peter Young, President of Société de Chimie Industrielle and Joseph Coote, Chairman of the International Palladium Medal Committee, present the Palladium Medal to Seifi Ghasemi on June 1, 2017 at the Roosevelt Hotel.
Photo: Hechler Photographers
2017 International Palladium Medal Dinner Photo Album - June 1, 2017
2015 International Palladium Medal
2015 Awardee - Ellen Kullman
Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, DuPont
Joseph Coote, President of Société de Chimie Industrielle and
Dwight Glover, Chairman of the International Palladium Medal Committee,
present the Palladium Medal to Ellen Kullman
on May 7, 2015 at the Roosevelt Hotel.
Photo: Hechler Photographers
May 7, 2015 Event Photos
Othmer Gold Medal Award
The Othmer Gold Medal is awarded annually by the Science History Institute in Philadelphia. It recognizes an individual who has contributed in multiple ways to the world's chemical heritage. The Société de Chimie Industrielle, as a member of Science History Institute's Heritage Council, participates in identifying and nominating candidates for this award.
Société de Chimie Industrielle also nominates a candidate for the Winthrop-Sears Medal, given by the Chemists´ Club. The Winthrop-Sears Medal was established in 1970 by the Chemical Industry Association to recognize individuals who, by their entrepreneurial action, contributed to the vitality of the chemical industry and the betterment of mankind.
Recipients of the Palladium Medal
2019 Pierre Brondeau
2017 Seifi Ghasemi
2015 Ellen Kullman
2013 Andrew N. Liveris
2011 Stephanie A. Burns
2009 Chad O. Holliday, Jr.
2007 Jeffery M. Lipton
2005 Dr. Jürgen F. Strube
2003 Vincent A. Calarco
2001 William S. Stavropoulos
1999 Earnest W. Deavenport, Jr.
1997 Thomas L. Gossage
1995 Edgar S. Woolard, Jr.
1994 Frank Popoff
1993 Jean-Renee Fourtou
1991 Robert D. Kennedy
1989 Konrad M. Weis
1987 Harry Corless
1985 Gerald D. Laubach
1983 Thomas G. Gibian
1981 Paul F. Oreffice
1979 Edward R. Kane
1977 J. Peter Grace
1975 Werner C. Brown
1972 William Wayne Keeler
1968 Karl Winnacker
1967 Henry Smith Wingate
1965 Paul Toinet
1964 Monroe Jackson Rathbone
1963 Charles Allen Thomas
1961 Ernest-John Solvay