Xavier Gagey is appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Pochet Group and member of the Executive Board,effective September 1, 2021.
He will take over from Tristan Farabet,who has dedicated himself since 2014 to modernizing the Group's organization, infrastructure and operating methods and to enrolling it in competitive excellence in customer service and in a strategy for a sustainable future. With the fundamental progress made, the Group's positioning on new technologies 4.0, a strengthened talent team, an enriched value offer, particularly on the CSR dimension, and well-oriented performance, the Group can now open a new sequence of its history and Tristan Farabet evolve towards new personal projects.
A graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Electricité (SUPELEC) and an MBA at EDHEC, Xavier joined the Pochet Group and its Executive Committee in 2018, as Ceo of the Flaconnage division, with a long and rich experience within the Arcelor-Mittal/APERAM Group, both in France and abroad. Over the past 3 years, he has led with the Flaconnage teams a clear improvement in the industrial performance of this historic division of the Group.
Irène Gosset, President and shareholder of the Pochet Group, would like to work with the Group's Supervisory Board and the shareholders to "thank Tristan warmly for his decisive action in the service of the Group over the last 7 years and the significant progress made, which today make it possible to look to the future with confidence and to open on a consolidated basis, a new page in the Group's history with Xavier , whose demonstrated talents will be able to benefit all the Group's activities." She wishes Tristan every success in her projects.