Groupe Beneteau names new CFO

Bruno Thivoyon photo from Benenteau

Bruno Thivoyon photo from Benenteau

Groupe Beneteau has named Bruno Thivoyon as CFO of Groupe Beneteau.

Thivoyon assumes the position from Christophe Caudrelier, who had been filling that role in addition to performing in his duties as deputy chief executive officer in charge of operational excellence.

“We are delighted to welcome Bruno Thivoyon to the Group in order to continue strengthening our finance function,” said Caudrelier in a statement. “His extensive experience gained within a global industrial group will be valuable for us as we move forward with our new strategic plan.”

Thivoyon began his career in 1998 with Valeo after graduating in both industrial systems engineering and from IAE management school. He held several finance positions with the company in his 22 years.

In 2012 he became vice president of finance for Valeo’s Visibility business, a group that specialized in developing and producing lighting and wiper solutions for auto manufacturers. During his subsequent tenure as vice president of international development and strategic partnerships in 2018, Thivoyon was involved in three acquisitions in Europe, North American and 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,” said Thivoyon.