Corporate governance bodies

Fives is a Simplified Joint-Stock Company (Société par Actions Simplifiée - SAS) chaired by Frédéric Sanchez, Chairman and CEO, supported by a Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Martin Duverne, as well as a Supervisory Committee.

The Group also has operational bodies, including a Senior Executive Committee. It is supported by an Executive Committee, local Coordination and Steering Committees and a Foresight Committee.

The Supervisory Committee

The company’s management is controlled by a Supervisory Committee, made up of external individuals:

Chairman: Philippe REICHSTUL

Members: François DUFRESNE, Dominique GAILLARD, Pierre HEINRICHS, Heyoung H LEE BOUYGUES, Jean-Georges MALCOR, Antonio MARCEGAGLIA, Laurence PARISOT, Jean-Dominique SENARD.

Senior Executive Committee

This scaled-back management body answers to the Chairman & CEO of Fives. It meets regularly to set the Group’s transverse priorities and policies.

  • Frédéric Sanchez, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Martin Duverne, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • Denis Mercier, Deputy General Manager
  • Suresh Abye, Group Finance Director
  • Raphaël Constantin, Deputy General Manager, President, High Precision Machines Division
  • Alain Cordonnier, Deputy General Manager, President, Cement
  • Guillaume Mehlman, Deputy General Manager, President, Steel & Glass
  • Céline Morcrette, Human Resources Director
  • Luigi Russo, Deputy General Manager, President Smart Automation Solutions Division
  • Frédéric Thrum, Deputy General Manager, President, Energy Division
  • Michelle XY Shan, Country Director, China

The Executive Committee

The priority for the Executive Committee is to implement decisions taken by the Senior Executive Committee and to assess the relevance and effectiveness of cross-business policies on the basis of feedback about their application.

As of July 1, 2019

  • Frédéric Sanchez, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Martin Duverne, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • Denis Mercier, Deputy General Manager
  • Suresh Abye, Group Finance Director
  • Hervé Boillot, Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Daniel Brunelli-Brondex, Country Director - India
  • Jean-Marie-Caroff, Director of the International Development department
  • Alain Cordonnier, Deputy General Manager, President, Cement
  • Raphaël Constantin, Deputy General Manager, President, High Precision Machines Division
  • Sylvain Dulude, Country Director, North America
  • Sébastien Gauguier, President, Aluminium Division
  • Arnaud Lecoeur, General Counsel 
  • Guillaume Mehlman, Deputy General Manager, President, Steel & Glass
  • Céline Morcrette, Human Resources Director
  • Frédéric Renaud, Country Director, Italy
  • Luigi Russo, Deputy General Manager, President Smart Automation Solutions Division
  • Frédéric Thrum, Deputy General Manager, President, Energy Division
  • Thierry Valot, Group Innovation & Digital Director 
  • Michelle XY Shan, Country Director, China

The local Coordination and Steering Committees

In North America, China and Italy, these committees implement cross-business policies adapted to the specific features of each country, where required.

The Foresight Committee

This committee brings together young or future managers who have the opportunity to provide a unique input to discussions on the Group’s future, and to feed back information from the field.