Chief Executive Officer
Hervé Gastinel is Groupe Beneteau's Chief Executive Officer since 2015.
Hervé Gastinel started his career at the Ministry of Finance in 1993. He was then technical advisor in charge of economy, finance and new technologies for the President of the French Senate. In 1998, he joined the Saint-Gobain group as Director of Planning and Strategy. He was appointed General Manager of Saint-Gobain Terreal in 2000, then served as Chairman and CEO of Terreal from 2003 to 2015 under 3 LBOs successively conducted by the investment funds Carlyle/Eurazeo, LBO France and Goldman-Sachs/Park Square.
A graduate from Ecole Nationale d’Administration(ENA), Ecole Supérieure de Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, Hervé Gastinel also has a postgraduate Master 203 qualification in financial markets, commodities markets and business administration (Paris IX, Dauphine).
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 [...]
Groupe Beneteau celebrated yesterday the laying of foundation stone of the expansion project for La Begaudiere production site located in the French town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. T [...]
During the Singapore Yacht Show, Groupe Beneteau hosted its annual media lunch to share its global and local development strategies for the Asia Pacific region. Three Singapore Premiere [...]
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 [...]
On November 30, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland, Groupe Beneteau and Delphia Yachts Kot sp. j. reached financial closing of the acquisition by Groupe Beneteau of its operations designing, buildi [...]
The 2018 METS Breakfast Briefing ceremony was held this morning in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. On this occasion, Hervé Gastinel, Groupe Beneteau’s Chief Executive Officer, delivered [...]
FY 2017-18: performances higher than forecast thanks to excellent operational performance in Q4 Targets for 2020 confirmed
Always attentive to new uses and new modes of consumption, Groupe Beneteau, together with its brands Beneteau and Jeanneau, is partnering with the American SailTime. The world's leadin [...]
A resilient and agile leader, Groupe Beneteau wants to become the global benchmark for all boating experiences.
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 [...]
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
The Group’s leadership announces a new organization for the Beneteau brand. Gianguido Girotti and Luca Brancaleon, respectively Marketing Director and Commercial Director, succeed to [...]
Groupe Beneteau is opening the boating season announcing 38 new models, an exciting product line, the revolutionary SHIP CONTROL system and also takes a look at the initial results [...]
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 [...]
Groupe Beneteau unveils plans for 2017-2020 as a firmly anchored company North America
Groupe Beneteau initiates a restructuring project of its subsidiary BH and the discontinuation of its traditional activity (residential housing with wooden structures). Although BH demo [...]
In the context of decreasing markets combined to political and economic instability in Brazil affecting the capacity to forecast market development in a reliable manner, Groupe Beneteau [...]
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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 7,400 people, primarily in France, the US, Poland, Italy and China.