Corporate governance bodies

Fives is headed by an Executive Board overseen by the Supervisory Board. To support it in its decision-making, the Executive Board has introduced an Executive Committee and four Country Coordination and Steering Committees.

The Executive Board

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The Executive Board is responsible for the management of the company. It has the most extensive powers to act on behalf of Fives under all circumstances.
It currently has three members: Frédéric Sanchez (Chairman), Lucile Ribot et Martin Duverne.

The Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board exercises permanent control over the management of the company by the Executive Board. It currently has six members: Philippe Reichstul (Chairman), Jacques Lefèvre (Honorary Chairman), Dominique Gaillard (Vice-Chairman), Lise Fauconnier, Antonio Marcegaglia and Jean-Georges Malcor.

The Executive Committee

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As the body responsible for consultation, recommendation and implementation, the Executive Committee examines the proposals put forward by the Country Coordination and Steering Committees as well as the Functional Department, considers issues submitted to it and supports the Executive Board in reaching those decisions that fall within its scope of competence.

Its members include the members of the Executive Board and the Group’s key operational and functional managers as well as the Country Directors:

  • Xavier Becquey, Head of the Operational Performance Department.
  • Jean-Marie Caroff, Head of the International Development Department.
  • Arnaud Lecoeur, Group General Counsel.
  • Paule Viallon, Head of the Group Human Resources Department.
  • Daniel Brunelli-Brondex, Country Director - India.
  • Sylvain Dulude, Country Director - North America.
  • Frédéric Renaud, Country Director - Italy.
  • Michelle XY Shan, Country Director - China.
  • Benoît Caratgé, Head of the Steel and Glass Business Lines.
  • Bruno Carbonaro, Head of the Automotive Business Line.
  • Alain Cordonnier, Head of the Cement Business Line.
  • Fabrizio Mazzoni, Head of the Logistics Business Line.
  • Luigi Russo, Head of the Combustion Business Line.
  • Hugues Vincent, Head of the Aluminium Business Line.

The Country Coordination and Steering Committees 

The Country Coordination and Steering Committees are responsible for the broad coordination of Fives’ strategy and situation, as well Group-wide policy for each geographic zone. In addition to the members of the Executive Committee, they are made up of Chief Executive Officers (or equivalent positions) and functional directors for Fives or the country in question. The Country Coordination and Steering Committees are chaired by the Country Directors for North America, China, India and Italia, and the Chairman of the Executive Board for France.

Country Directors

All Group companies operating in the same country (or region) report to a Country Director who acts simultaneously as a leader, coordinator and representative for Group initiatives at the national level. The Country Director also manages Fives’ relationships with local stakeholders, and coordinates the relationship between these stakeholders and national Group companies.

Currently, four Country Directors provide support coordinating the Group’s major geographic territories:

  • Daniel Brunelli-Brondex, Country Director - India.
  • Sylvain Dulude, ountry Director - North America.
  • Frédéric Renaud, Country Director - Italy.
  • Michelle XY Shan, Country Director - China.