The BOURBON Corporation General Management is composed of:

Gaël Bodénès, Chief Executive Officer

Gaël Bodénès graduated in 1991 from ENSIETA (French Navy High School of Naval Engineering) as a naval engineer. He also holds a MBA Degree of HEC Paris (Hautes Etudes Commerciales), 2007.

He began his career for the French Navy (DGA) as a naval engineer in the Newbuilding design department, then joined the sales department of the DCN in Brest (France). In 1998, he joined International Shipbrokers Barry Rogliano Salles as senior offshore shipbroker.

In September 2002, Gaël Bodénès joined BOURBON as Marketing and Business Development Manager for the Offshore Division, supervising the business managment of the international fleet. In line with the growth of the business, he contributes to the shaping of the Offshore Division.

In September 2005, he was appointed Deputy CEO of Bourbon Offshore, before becoming Executive Vice President of the Offshore Division in 2010, in charge of Business Management.

Since January 2011, Gaël Bodénès was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of BOURBON and joined BOURBON's Executive Committee.

In May 2016, Gaël Bodénès, became Executive Vice President of BOURBON Corporation. In September 2017, he was entrusted with the responsibility of the company management. He is appointed as Chief Executive Officer during the Board held on March 14, 2018.


Astrid de Bréon, Chief Financial Officer

A graduate of the ESSEC Business School (2004), specialized in Finance, Astrid de Bréon has worked at BNP Paribas, first as a project manager Finance Management at the group’s Finance department where she later coordinated the “Emerging Markets” zone. In 2010, she became in charge of Corporate Strategy working with the General Management of BNP Paribas and coordinated, in 2013, the launch of Hello bank! for the French network of BNP Paribas. In 2014, she became in charge of Institutional and Corporate Clients at the Business Center Paris Etoile Entreprises.

In February 2017, Astrid de Bréon joins BOURBON Corporation as Chief Financial Officer. Nominated as an integral part of the executive team in September 2017, she has resigned from her position on July 11, 2018, and will continue to exercise her duties until her replacement.


Bourbon behind the scenes