Big haps in Chamonix today as the Board of Directors of the Compagnie du Mont-Blanc announce the news they will meet tomorrow (Friday 17 July) at 11am to appoint Mr. Mathieu Dechavanne as the new Directeur Général.
Mr. Dechavanne, aged 37, studied management in France and the United States and has devoted most of his career to the automotive industry. In his last position Mr. Mathieu Dechavanne was Division Director of the German company OEM Mahle GmbH where he was in charge of four sites in Europe (Annecy – Scotland – Italy and Slovakia) and a technology center in England. Prior to that he was President of the site in Annecy that was won an award for best INSEAD factory in 2006.
It is expected that Dechavanne will officially take office sometime in September.