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.




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.