Lectra Promotes Deputy CFO Into Permanent Position


Lectra appointed Olivier du Chesnay to the role of CFO.

Deputy CFO of Lectra since May 2013, Olivier du Chesnay was already supervising management control, statutory consolidation and audit, headquarters’ accounting, cash flow, credit management and change risk management, as well as more recently sales administration.

“Over the past four years, Olivier du Chesnay has successfully led many projects to improve our processes, while at the same time coordinating the group’s financial management with rigor, efficiency and leadership. He will support the company to achieve the financial objectives articulated in Lectra’s new strategic roadmap,” says Lectra CEO Daniel Harari. 

“I am confident about the growth prospects for the company, which are empowered by sustained investments in innovation. This commitment will reinforce Lectra’s leadership and customer value proposition, by facilitating the implementation of Industry 4.0 principles for its customers,” says du Chesnay. “I am delighted to support the group through this new strategy, one which will open a new page in Lectra’s history.”

Prior to joining Lectra, du Chesnay acquired 15 years’ experience in financial positions at the heart of major groups Saint-Gobain, Accenture, Sperian Protection and Honeywell Safety Products, where he was financial director for the EMEA and India division from 2010 to 2013. du Chesnay is a graduate of the EDHEC business school and the London School of Economics.

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