Board of Directors

8 members

Mr. Stéphane DELACHAUX : Chairman
Mr. Guy TALBOURDET: Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Damien FAUCHER
Mr. Jean-Marie FULCONIS
Mr. Lorenzo LEVI

Executive Committee

6 members


Guy Talbourdet
Chief Executive Officer

Guy Talbourdet joined the Delachaux Group as Chief Executive Officer in October 2013. He started his career in a SMO and then at the car equipment company Valeo (1992-2001) where he held several positions within the Financial and Executive Management in France, the United States, Mexico and Spain. He then joined Faurecia (2001-2008) where his final job was member of the Group’s Executive Committee acting as Executive Vice-President – Automotive Exterior. Before joining the Delachaux Group, he was CEO of Roquette Frères (2008-2013).

Guy Talbourdet graduated from HEC.


François Bernès
Chief Executive Officer of Conductix-Wampfler

François Bernès is the Chief Executive Officer of Conductix-Wampfler. He joined the Delachaux Group in 2015 as Managing Director of the Conductix-Wampfler brand after being CEO of Degrémont Technologies from 2009 to 2015.

François Bernès graduated from HEC Paris and Centrale Supélec.


Bruno Dathis
Chief Financial Officer

Bruno Dathis has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Delachaux Group since 2016. Prior to this, he held the same position at Group Saft from 2008 to 2016 and at Myers Industries Inc Europe from 2004 to 2007. He was a financial auditor during 15 years at Ernst & Young.

Bruno Dathis graduated from Sciences Po.


Eléonore Tauveron
Human Resources Director

Eléonore Tauveron is Human Resources Director of the Delachaux Group. She joined the Group in 2015 as HR Business
Partner & Group HR Development Manager after being HR Development and Training Manager at the Shiseido Group.

Eléonore Tauveron graduated from the Universities of Paris Dauphine (HR) and Paris Descartes (Work psychology).


Michael Thiel
Chief Executive Officer of Frauscher

Michael Thiel is the Chief Executive Officer of Frauscher, which was acquired by the Delachaux Group in 2019.


Nicolas Groult
CEO of Pandrol

Nicolas Groult is the Chief Executive Officer of Pandrol. He joined the Delachaux Group in 2023. He has over 25 years of experience in international companies, mainly in the industrial sector. He is specialised in operational excellence, plant management and general management.

Nicolas Groult holds an engineering degree from CESI and an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe.