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Appointments at Groupe Beneteau
The Ordinary General Meeting of BENETEAU SA met on June 17, 2022 to approve the financial statements and set the annual dividend. This was set at €0.30 per share and will be paid on June 24, 2022. Several appointments were decided by the Ordinary General Meeting and the newly formed Board of Directors.
The Ordinary General Meeting of BENETEAU SA met on June 17, 2022 to approve the financial statements and set the annual dividend. This was set at €0.30 per share and will be paid on June 24, 2022.
It also appointed Mrs. Marie-Hélène Dick as an independent director, replacing Mr. Jérôme de Metz whose term of office expired. Mrs. Dick is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Virbac.
Finally, it renewed the terms of office as directors of Mrs Catherine Pourre and BPIFRANCE INVESTISSEMENT SAS.
The newly appointed Board of Directors met after the Combined General Meeting and elected Yves Lyon-Caen as Chairman. Louis Claude Roux will continue to act as Vice-Chairman of the Board.
The Board of Directors decided to appoint Bruno Thivoyon as Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Beneteau and Gianguido Girotti as Group’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Boat Division.
The biographies of Yves Lyon-Caen, Marie-Hélène Dick, Bruno Thivoyon and Gianguido Girotti are available below.
Management & experts linked
President of the French Boating & Yachting Confederation
Yves Lyon-Caen is Chairman of Groupe Beneteau’s Board of Directors.
He was member of the Board of Directors fr...
Director, Board of Directors
Marie-Hélène Dick-Madelpuech is a member of Groupe Beneteau’s Board of Directors since June 17, 2022.
Chief Executive Officer
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...
Group's Deputy CEO & Boat division CEO
Gianguido Girotti is Groupe Beneteau's Deputy CEO and Chief Executive Officer of its Boat division.
Previously, he was Deputy CEO in charge of brand & product str...
220617 BENETEAU PressRelease Appointments_OGM2022 EN.pdf
June 17, 2022
220617 BENETEAU CP Nominations_AGO2022 FR.pdf
June 17, 2022
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.