NAVYA, an autonomous mobility systems leader, announces the appointment of Pierre Guibert as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Management Board, appointed by the Supervisory Board. He succeeds Benoit Jacheet, who held this position as interim manager. A graduate of NEOMA Business School with a specialization in finance and management control, Pierre followed an advanced management program at IMD Business School and HEC.
Pierre started his professional career at Renault Trucks as an internal auditor and then at Mack & Volvo Trucks. In 2002, he joined Groupe SEB where he held the position of Vice President in charge of Finance & Controlling for different geographical areas Europe, Eurasia & Africa then North & Central America. Since 2019, he held the position of Vice President Finance & Controlling of the small household appliances business.
His business expertise, his experience of more than twenty years in the industry as well as his very international background are key for contributing to Navya’s development and scaling up projects. Pierre will supervise the Finance, Financial Control, Legal and Purchasing teams and will report to Sophie Desormiere, CEO of Navya. Originally from Lyon, he will be based at the Villeurbanne site.
Pierre Guibert, CFO of Navya“I am very excited to take on this new role as CFO at Navya and to bring my energy, skills and international and managerial experience. Navya is a company with great growth potential in the rapidly expanding autonomous mobility market. I look forward to contributing to its development.”
Sophie Desormiere, CEO of Navya “I am delighted to welcome Pierre Guibert as Navya’s Chief Financial Officer at our headquarters in Villeurbanne. His long experience in the industrial sector, his very international background, his great financial skills and his direct involvement over the last ten years in Groupe SEB’s transforming projects will be key assets to support Navya’s trajectory and operational performance.”