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At the end of 2018, Fives decided to modify its governance and management structure to become more agile, enabling rapid response to its dynamically changing markets.

A Société par Actions Simplifiée (limited company under French law), Fives is led by its Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Frédéric Sanchez. He is supported by a Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Martin Duverne, and acts in agreement with a Supervisory Committee.

The Chairman & CEO and Deputy CEO are assisted in their decision-making by operational bodies, including a Senior Executive Committee. It is supported by Executive Committees, local Coordination and Steering Committees.

Supervisory Committee

Compromised of individuals who are external to the Group, meeting several times throughout the year to oversee Fives’ Group management.

  • Chairman: Philippe Reichstul
  • Members:
    • François Dufresne
    • Dominique Gaillard
    • Alain Cianchini
    • Heyoung H Lee Bouygues
    • Jean-Georges Malcor
    • Antonio Marcegaglia
    • Laurence Parisot
    • Jean-Dominique Sénard

Senior Executive Committee

Defines Group-wide priorities and policies.

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

Executive Committee

Implements decisions taken by the Senior Executive Committee, and examines the relevance and effectiveness of cross-company policies based on operational feedback.

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

Local Coordination and Steering Committees

Outline the Group’s strategy in North America, China and Italy and, if necessary, adapt Group strategy to local specificities in these three areas, and oversee their implementation.