BOURBON's Executive team evolution

Paris, September 8, 2017

BOURBON's Executive team evolution

At its meeting held on September 4, 2017, the Board of Directors of BOURBON confirmed Jacques de Chateauvieux as Executive Chairman, and entrusted Gaël Bodénès, as Chief Executive Officer, with the responsibility of the company management. The Board also decided that Astrid de Bréon, as Chief Financial Officer, would be an integral part of the executive team.

This evolution follows Christian Lefèvre appointment as Chief Executive Officer of JACCAR Holdings as of October 1 st , 2017, who consequently leaves his executive position at BOURBON.

The Board of Directors of BOURBON paid tribute to Christian Lefèvre's critical contribution over the past thirty years. Thanks to his foresight regarding market trends and innovation in ship design, he implemented a high-growth strategy, unique in our industry, that turned BOURBON into a global leader in offshore oil and gas marine services. He will remain a Board member and continue to bring his experience to BOURBON.

" As BOURBON implements its transformation plan, I am happy to see Gaël Bodénès, who successfully handled new customer expectations in his previous operational roles, take on this new responsibility for BOURBON", said Jacques de Chateauvieux, Executive Chairman of BOURBON Corporation. "With Astrid de Bréon fully empowered as part of the executive team, BOURBON has an able and committed management team, at this critical time, to build a new milestone in its history."  

The group's Executive team will thus be composed of:
- Jacques de Chateauvieux, Executive Chairman
- Gaël Bodénès, Chief Executive Officer
- Astrid de Bréon, Chief Financial Officer.


Among the market leaders in marine services for offshore oil & gas, BOURBON offers the most demanding oil & gas companies a wide range of marine services, both surface and sub-surface, for offshore oil & gas fields and wind farms. These extensive services rely on a broad range of the latest-generation vessels and the expertise of more 9300 skilled employees. Through its 37 operating subsidiaries the group provides local services as close as possible to customers and their operations throughout the world, of the highest standards of service and safety.

BOURBON provides two operating Activities (Marine Services and Subsea Services) and also protects the French coastline for the French Navy.

In 2016, BOURBON'S revenue came to €1,102.6 million and the company operated a fleet of 514 vessels.

Placed by ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) in the "Oil Services" sector, BOURBON is listed on the Euronext Paris, Compartment B.



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