Philippe Rychen

Global Director of Innovation, Ovivo


Philippe Rychen is the Global Director of Innovation at OVIVO – Group. He is a chemical engineer, holds a B.Sc. degree from a technical university of chemistry in Strasbourg (France) and a M.Sc. degree from an applied technical university in Aalen (Germany).

He has more than 25 years experience in the water treatment area, mainly in process engineering, R&D and managing High-tech Startups. He has been working for OVIVO (and formerly CHRIST) within R&D and process engineering for about 14 years now and has mainly been in charge of Development and Innovation in UPW- reclaim and wastewater for semiconductors. He has authored numerous technical and scientific publications and is the holder of several patents.