Arc Adds To Executive Management Team

Arc has named three new members to its executive management team in an effort to support key initiatives in the company’s future development.

Xavier Roy-Contancin has been named group chief financial officer. Roy-Contancin joins Arc after more than 15 years as chief financial officer of Antalis and the Sequana Group. He replaces Jacques-Olivier Baert who decided to pursue other personal and professional projects. He will participate in the decision making process regarding the company’s main operational, strategic and financial plans.

Laurent Hien has been named group vp/operations. Prior to joining Arc, Hien was vp/operations and engineering at Novares Group. As group vp/operations, he will be responsible for furthering the safety culture throughout Arc and ensure the development and implementation of a strategic operational plan to support the company’s business objectives.

Stéphan Fertikh has been named director of human resources for Europe. He will ensure that Arc meets the challenge of generational skills and expertise renewal. He will maintain a high-quality social dialogue and support the initiatives tied to Project Synergie 2020. As such, he will accompany the strategic management of Arc France operations.

Nicholas Hodler, Arc’s group CEO, said, “We are delighted to welcome recognized and successful professionals at a time when we are beginning a new dynamic in the group’s life. Their expertise and sense of commitment will be invaluable in supporting our growth and contributing to the strategic thinking that will enable us to successfully carry out new developments and proceed in the next phase of our transformation.”