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Appointment: Bruno Thivoyon, Group CFO
Groupe Beneteau is today announcing the appointment of Bruno Thivoyon as Group Chief Financial Officer. He is taking over from Christophe Caudrelier, Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Operational Excellence, who was also performing the role of Group Chief Financial Officer.
“We are delighted to welcome Bruno Thivoyon to the Group in order to continue strengthening our finance function. His extensive experience gained within a global industrial group will be valuable for us as we move forward with our new strategic plan”, explains Christophe Caudrelier, Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Operational Excellence.
Bruno Thivoyon began his career in 1998 with Valeo, after graduating in both industrial systems engineering and from IAE management school. Over 22 years, he held several finance positions, at its headquarters then in various business units. From 2012, he was Vice-President Finance for its Visibility business group, specialized in developing and producing lighting and wiper solutions for auto manufacturers, then from 2018, he was Vice-President International Development and Strategic Partnerships. He was notably involved in three acquisitions in Europe, North America and Japan, as well as their integrations, and was a director of Ichikoh, a company listed in Japan.
“I am delighted to be joining Groupe Beneteau, which has chosen to focus on its transformation when drawing up its new roadmap, and to be able to share my experience creating value in industrial environments with its management team and staff”, confirms Bruno Thivoyon.
Bruno Thivoyon is 45. He speaks French, English and Spanish.
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Bruno Thivoyon is Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Beneteau.
Previously he was Deputy CEO in charge of Finance, Legal and IT Systems from January 1 to June 17, 2022...
200128 BENETEAU PressRelease_Appointment BThivoyon EN.pdf
January 27, 2020
200128 BENETEAU CP Nomination_BThivoyon FR.pdf
January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020
About Groupe Beneteau
Founded in Vendée 139 years ago by Benjamin Bénéteau, Groupe Beneteau today has international industrial capabilities, with 22 production sites, and a global sales network. In 2022, Groupe Beneteau recorded €1.5bn of revenues, employing around 8,000 people, primarily in France, the United States, Poland, Italy and Portugal.
A global market leader, Groupe Beneteau, thanks to its Boat division’s nine brands, offers more than 150 recreational boat models serving its customers’ diverse navigational needs and uses, from sailing to motorboating, monohulls and catamarans.
Through its Boating Solutions division, the Group is also present in the daily or weekly rental services, marina, digital and financing sectors.
Its Housing division is a major European player for leisure homes, lodges and pods, with its 3 brands (IRM, O'HARA, COCO SWEET) offering a wide range of products. It has 900 employees across six production sites in France and one in Italy, and generated €257.2m of revenues in 2022.
Boat brands: BENETEAU, JEANNEAU, LAGOON, PRESTIGE, DELPHIA, EXCESS, FOUR WINNS, WELLCRAFT, SCARAB and GLASTRON.