Annette Roux

Annette Roux

Chairwoman of the Beneteau Foundation / English

Annette Roux is Chairwoman of the Beneteau Foundation since 2005, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of BERI 21 (Groupe Beneteau’s controlling holding structure) and sits on Groupe Beneteau’s Board of Directors. 

She joined the family company Chantiers BENETEAU in 1964 to lead the small-scale traditional yard’s transformation from commercial fishing to recreational boats. She was Chairwoman of the Board of Directors from 1976 to 2005. In 2005, she structured the Group’s governance based on a limited company with Management and Supervisory Boards.

Vice-Chairwoman of Groupe Beneteau’s Supervisory Board from 2004 to 2015, she recently handed over the position of Vice-Chairman to her son, Louis-Claude Roux.

Annette Roux was also President of the French Nautical Industries Federation (FIN) from 1992 to 2009 and a member of the L’Oréal Group’s Board of Directors from 2007 to 2015.