Deputy CEO - Operational Excellence
Christophe Caudrelier is Deputy CEO of Groupe Beneteau, in charge of finance and information systems, since the change of governance decided on February 8, 2019.
He joined Groupe Beneteau as a Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer in 2015 with a mission to notably support financing for the Group's international expansion.
He began his career in 1991 with Arthur Andersen as an external auditor. Three years later, he moved to Valeo, where he held a number of positions over 17 years in the US, Turkey and the UK. In 2004, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the electrical systems branch, then lighting and lastly propulsion systems in 2009. In 2011, he transferred to DCNS, a Thales subsidiary, as Chief Financial Officer.
Specialized in operational financial issues in demanding international environments, Christophe Caudrelier is an ESCP graduate.
2018-19 nine-month revenues: Consolidated revenue growth of +5% (+3.8% at constant exchange rates) Full-year outlook: Targets confirmed: expected revenue growth of 3% to 5% on a repo [...]
On May 28, 2019, Groupe Beneteau participates to The NICE Conference 2019 organised by Societe Generale. The presentation handout is available at the bottom of this page.
The Groupe Beneteau subsidiary Construction Navale Bordeaux is launching a proposed modification of its activity aiming for the Bordeaux site to specialize in the industrial constructio [...]
Sustained level of business and consolidated revenue growth of +6.7% (reported data) and +5.6% (constant exchange rates) Increase in EBITDA (+13.9% at constant exchange rates) Income [...]
Appointment: Christophe Caudrelier, Deputy Managing Director, appointed to head up the Boat Division for Europe
As proposed by Group Chief Executive Officer Hervé Gastinel, the position of General Manager for the Boat Division in Europe has been created and entrusted to Christophe Caudrelier.
Consolidated revenue growth of 3% to 5% based on reported data and 2% to 4% at constant exchange rates Rate of Group income from ordinary operations stable based on reported data Inve [...]
FY 2017-18: performances higher than forecast thanks to excellent operational performance in Q4 Targets for 2020 confirmed
On July 12, 2018, Groupe Beneteau signed an agreement with the Polish yard Delphia Yachts with a view to acquiring its operations designing, building and marketing sailing and motor yac [...]
On July 9, 2018, Groupe Beneteau became the majority shareholder with a 60% stake in the Slovenian company Seascape d.o.o., specialized in designing, building and marketing performance [...]
2017-18 nine-month revenues Robust growth for consolidated revenues, up +6.2% (constant exchange rates) and +3.8% (reported data) Outlook Current financial year at constant exchange ra [...]
The US trade policy sparked from its major trading partners, namely the European Union and Canada, the adoption of rebalancing measures on a number of products manufactured in the Unite [...]
Today Groupe Beneteau met with investors at the Nice Conference 2018 organised by Societe Generale.
Good level of business marked by consolidated revenue growth of +10.5% (constant exchange rates) and +8% (reported data) 1-point improvement in operational profitability for the Boat D [...]
FY 2016-2017: marked improvement in operational performance and cash position
Sustained level of growth confirmed For the first nine months of FY 2016-17, consolidated revenues climbed to €853.2 million, up 18.6% year-on-year and 17.9% at constant exchange rat [...]
For the Capital Market Day held in Bordeaux on June 7, 2017, Groupe Beneteau is detailing all the performance improvement and transformation measures being rolled out in connection with [...]
Annual financial results FY 2016-2017
From 17:45 to 19:00
About Groupe Beneteau
Groupe Beneteau stands out in Europe and worldwide thanks to its longevity and its exceptionally diverse range of products.
Founded in 1884, the family-owned yard has evolved over time, from fishing vessels to leisure boating, then diversifying into new industrial sectors. The Group has developed unique skillsets and technical know-how. Today, through its Boat and Housing business lines, its activities are truly international.
As the boating industry's global market leader, Groupe Beneteau, through its Boat division’s 12 brands, offers over 200 recreational boat models serving its customers’ diverse navigational needs and uses, from sailing to motorboating, monohulls and catamarans.
Leading the European leisure homes market, the three brands from the Group's Housing division offer a comprehensive range of leisure homes, lodges and pods that combine eco-design with high standards of quality, comfort and practicality.
With its international industrial capabilities and global sales network, the Group employs nearly 8,200 people, primarily in France, the US, Poland, Italy and China.