Senior Arc appointments support future development

Arc has confirmed three appointments to its executive management team to support key initiatives in the company’s future development. Xavier Roy-Contancin is named Group Chief Financial Officer, Laurent Hien becomes Group Vice President of Operations and Stéphan Fertikh is appointed Director of Human Resources for Europe.

After more than 15 years as Chief Financial Officer of Antalis and the Sequana Group, Xavier Roy-Contancin, has joined Arc as Group Chief Financial Officer, replacing Jacques-Olivier Baert, who has decided to pursue other personal and professional projects. As a member of the Group Executive, Operations and Strategic Committees, Mr Roy-Contancin will participate in the decision making process regarding the company’s main operational and

strategic plans and will provide analyses and forecasts on the group's performance and financial outlook. He will also play a key role in the analysis and control of costs and in the implementation of an efficient and harmonised financial organisation.

Laurent Hien has been appointed Group Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining Arc, he was Vice President of Operations and Engineering at Novares Group. As Group Vice President of Operations, he will be responsible for furthering the safety culture throughout the group. He will also ensure the development and implementation of a strategic operational plan to support the group's business objectives, while implementing best-in-class manufacturing practices to improve productivity.

Stéphan Fertikh takes over as Human Resources Director for Arc Europe, succeeding Emmanuel Saussard. He will ensure that Arc successfully meets the challenge of generational skills and expertise renewal, supporting the initiatives tied to Project Synergie 2020. As such, he will accompany the strategic management of Arc France operations.


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