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.



Thierry Hochoa, Chief Financial Officer

A graduate of IAE Paris, ESCP Business School and also CPA, Thierry Hochoa began his career in 1994 as an external auditor at Arthur Andersen, then Ernst & Young (EY). 

In 2004, he joined Technip, first as Director of Internal Audit, then held various finance positions at Group level before becoming, in 2011, Corporate Financial Control Director.

In 2013, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of operations in Southeast Asia on the key Yamal project in Shanghai. 

In February 2016, he became Vice-President Finance & Group Controller in Paris and actively worked on the merger and integration project of Technip with the American FMC Technologies.

In April 2018, Thierry Hochoa joined BOURBON Corporation as Director of the financial structuring project for the three Standalone Companies created in the context of the #BOURBONINMOTION strategic action plan.

In August 2018, he is appointed as Chief Financial Officer of BOURBON Corporation.

Bourbon behind the scenes