At its meeting held on September 4, 2017, the Board of Directors of BOURBON confirmed Jacques de Chateauvieux as Executive Chairman, and entrusted Gaël Bodénès, as Chief Executive Officer, with the responsibility of the company management. The Board also decided that Astrid de Bréon, as Chief Financial Officer, would be an integral part of the executive team.
This evolution follows Christian Lefèvre appointment as Chief Executive Officer of JACCAR Holdings as of October 1st, 2017, who consequently leaves his executive position at BOURBON.
The Board of Directors of BOURBON paid tribute to Christian Lefèvre's critical contribution over the past thirty years. Thanks to his foresight regarding market trends and innovation in ship design, he implemented a high-growth strategy, unique in our industry, that turned BOURBON into a global leader in offshore oil and gas marine services. He will remain a Board member and continue to bring his experience to BOURBON.
"As BOURBON implements its transformation plan, I am happy to see Gaël Bodénès, who successfully handled new customer expectations in his previous operational roles, take on this new responsibility for BOURBON", said Jacques de Chateauvieux, Executive Chairman of BOURBON Corporation. “With Astrid de Bréon fully empowered as part of the executive team, BOURBON has an able and committed management team, at this critical time, to build a new milestone in its history.”
The group’s Executive team will thus be composed of:
- Jacques de Chateauvieux, Executive Chairman
- Gaël Bodénès, Chief Executive Officer
- Astrid de Bréon, Chief Financial Officer.