Death of Mr Tillous BORDE, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sofiprotéol and Chairman of the Fondation Avril

Philippe Tillous Borde died on Saturday 17 December 2022. In an article published in Le Monde (Laurence Girard ,, it is reported that ‘Philippe Tillous-Borde, one of the major players in the French agro-industry, died on Saturday 17 December. He was 76 years old. He was the driving force behind the emergence of a powerful industrial sector based on rapeseed and sunflower cultivation, with a particular focus on the agrofuels market.’

Please find attached the announcement of Mr Tillous Borde's death published by the Fédération nationale des Industries des Corps Gras (FNCG).