Fives is further strengthening its leadership by welcoming three new independent members to its supervisory board


Paris, July 17, 2013 - Laurence Parisot, Jean-Georges Malcor and Philippe Reichstul joined the Supervisory Board of Fives on June 25th, 2013.

Mr. Jacques Lefevre, former Chairman of the Supervisory Board will become Honorary President. He remains a member of the Supervisory Board. Dominique Gaillard will take over from his as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Jean-Georges Malcor was also appointed to the Appointment and Compensation Committee of the Supervisory Board.
The Supervisory Board and its Committees are now comprised of the following people:

The Supervisory Board:

Dominique Gaillard, President
Jacques Lefèvre, Honorary President
Lise Fauconnier, Vice-President
Laurence Parisot
Jean-Georges Malcor
Philippe Reichstul

The Audit Committee:

Dominique Gaillard, President
Jacques Lefèvre
Lise Fauconnier

The Appointment and Compensation Committee:

Dominique Gaillard, President
Jean-Georges Malcor

In the last ten years, the Fives has tripled its turnover. Over the years, the Group has continued to evolve and align its business structure and leadership in order to adapt to the different demands placed on the Group. Fives is anticipated to achieve nearly 2 billion Euros in turnover by the end of 2013, 80% of which is achieved through its companies in 30 countries.


Laurence Parisot was the Director General of the Louis Harris Institute (1986-1990). She became the President of the FIFG (French Institute of Public Opinion) in 1990 and subsequently Vice-President (2005 to 2013), while she was given the mandate as the President of MEDEF.
Laurence Parisot is a law graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Jean-Georges Malcor, currently CEO of CGG, has extensive experience in technology and engineering, gained both in France and abroad. Jean-Georges Malcor previously held positions of leadership within the Thales Group from 1983 to 2010 in France and Australia. He was Executive Vice-President and member of the Executive Committee before joining CGG Veritas in January 2010.
Jean-Georges Malcor graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Paris. He holds a Master of Science from Stanford University and a PhD. from the School of Mines.

Philippe Reichstul is a Brazilian economist, who has worked extensively with both public and private organizations around the world. He was President of the Institute of Applied Economic Research - IPEA - Brasilia (1986) and Petrobras (1999-2001). In 2012 he joined SEMCO Partners.


Fives is an Industrial Engineering Group with an heritage of over 200 years of engineering excellence and expertise. Fives provides process equipment, production lines and turnkey plants for the biggest global players in the aluminum, steel, glass, automotive, logistics, cement and energy sector in both developing and developed countries. In all these sectors, Fives designs and manufactures equipment and innovative solutions, which better anticipate and meet the needs of its customers in terms of performance, quality, safety and respect for the environment.
In 2012, Fives achieved 1.5 billion Euros turnover and currently has more than 6,500 employees in over thirty countries.


Claire Mathieu
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