French Ambassador to the U.S. Visits SNF FLOPAM – December 19, 2013

[L-R] Jean-Claude Brunet, Counsel General of France; His Excellency Francois Delattre, French Ambassador to the U.S.; Paul West, Site Mgr., SNF FLOPAM; William Leslie, Acrylamide Plant Mgr., SNF FLOPAM; John Alexander, Engineering Mgr., SNF FLOPAM

The French Ambassador to the U.S., His Excellency François Delattre, and the Counsel General of France, Jean-Claude Brunet, paid a visit to our SNF FLOPAM facility in Plaquemine, Louisiana to tour our site and see first-hand a successful and thriving French-based company in operation.  SNF FLOPAM was truly honored to host these dignitaries.

  French Ambassador visits SNF Flopam

[L-R]  French Ambassador to the U.S., His Excellency Francois Delattre; Paul West, Site Manager, SNF FLOPAM at the University of Louisiana Lafayette’s Scholarship Sponsors’ Reception


Later that evening, Ambassador Delattre and Paul West attended the Scholarship Sponsors’ Reception at the University of Louisiana Lafayette President’s residence.  SNF is an Ambassador Sponsor, which funds a scholarship in honor of Ambassador Delattre.  All sponsorship proceeds are used to establish an endowed scholarship for the benefit of University of Louisiana Lafayette students in French Studies programs.

The next day, Friday December 20, 2013, Ambassador Delattre delivered the keynote address for the University of Louisiana Lafayette’s fall commencement ceremony and was honored with receiving an Honorary Doctorate degree in Francophone Studies.