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
  • Alain Cordonnier, Deputy General Manager, President, Cement
  • Denis Hugelmann, Deputy General Manager, President, Aerospace and Industry, Automotive and Additive Manufacturing
  • Guillaume Mehlman, Deputy General Manager, President, Steel & Glass
  • Céline Morcrette, Human Resources Director
  • Luigi Russo, Deputy General Manager, President, Logistics

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 December 31, 2018

  • Frédéric Sanchez, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Martin Duverne, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • Denis Mercier, Deputy General Manager
  • Suresh Abye, Group Finance Director
  • Xavier Becquey, Operational Performance 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, President, Grinding | Ultra Precision BU
  • Sylvain Dulude, Country Director, North America
  • Denis Hugelmann, Deputy General Manager, President, Aerospace and Industry, Automotive and Additive Manufacturing divisions
  • Guillaume Mehlman, Deputy General Manager, President, Steel & Glass
  • Frédéric Renaud, Country Director, Italy
  • Luigi Russo, Deputy General Manager, President, Logistics
  • Arnaud Lecoeur, General Counsel 
  • Yannick Leprêtre, Director of Innovation
  • Céline Morcrette, Human Resources Director
  • Michelle XY Shan, Country Director, China
  • Hugues Vincent, President, Aluminum BU
  • Frédéric Thrum, President, Cryogenics | Energy and Sugar | Bioenergy BUs

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.