|Paris, September 8|
Altran appoints new Chief Financial Officer,
- Olivier Aldrin, who has elected topursuea new career path, remains an advisor to the Chairman and CEO
- Thisappointment comes while the group layed the foundations of its new Altran 2020. Ignition model and aims at accelerating its execution
Altran is pursuing its Altran 2020. Ignition transformation strategy, as defined and actively implemented since November 2015. After a particulary solid first half performance, fully in line with the company's projected growth trajectory, Olivier Aldrin leaves his position as Chief Financial Officer of Altran and will be replaced by Albin Jacquemont effective 8 September. Albin Jacquemont will sit on the Altran Executive Committee.
Albin Jacquemont, an accomplished CFO, recognized for his exceptional technical skills, has a vast experience in challenging environments with listed companies and joins Altran to accelerate its transformation and accompanying financial performance. Albin Jacquemont has been Chief Financial Officer of Darty PLC, a listed company on the London Stock Exchange, since 2015, helping to reinforce Darty's financial structure and providing support for its initial public offering (IPO).
As he pursues new professional challenges, Olivier Aldrin will remain an advisor to the Altran Chairman and CEO.
Altran Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dominique Cerutti declared: « Altran's tranformation is at an exciting and critical juncture. Olivier Aldrin played a major part in the recovery of our group as well as in the initial phase of our new strategy. I want to thank him warmly for the work he has accomplished during his five years with Altran as Chief Financial Officer and his contribution to our performance. I am delighted to welcome Albin Jacquemont to oversee our finances and help accelerate the ongoing execution of the Altran strategic plan. His international background and proven experience in managing complex operations within a highly competitive environment will be invaluable."
After starting his career at Arhur Andersen, Albin Jacquemont joined Lyonnaise des Eaux (1992-1998) where he served as chief financial officer of Lyonnaise Communications, a cable network operator. In 1998, he joined Carrefour to help develop its services portfolio and international growth. He joined the Carrefour M&A team (2001-2003) before being named chief financial officer in Poland. Upon his return to France in 2006, Albin Jacquemont became group financial controller (2009-2011) contributing to the transformation of the group's finances. From 2011 to 2014, Albin Jacquemont was director of financial controls and chief financial officer of Carrefour France (2011-2014). He has been Chief Financial Officer of Darty PLC since 2015. Albin Jacquemont is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (1986) and holds a MBA from Insead (1992).
As a global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), Altran offers its clients a new way to innovate by developing the products and services of tomorrow. Altran works alongside its clients on every link in the value chain of their project, from conception to industrialisation. For over thirty years, the Group has provided its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecoms sectors, among others. In 2015, the Altran group generated revenues of 1.945bn. With a headcount of more than 27,000 employees, Altran is present in more than 20 countries.
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