Executive Management Committee
The Executive Committee is the Group’s steering body. It includes: the Chief Executive Officer, the four Division Presidents (EMEA-LATAM, North America, Eastern Europe, and Sports) and seven functional Vice-Presidents (Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Research Innovation & Environment, Customer Operations & Information Technology, Strategic Marketing & Digital, Legal).
Fabrice Barthélemy, CEO of Tarkett
and President of EMEA & Latin America division (acting)
Since September 2018, Fabrice Barthélemy has served as interim Chairman of the Management Board, in addition to his duties as President of Tarkett in Europe, the Middle East, Africa & Latin America. He joined Tarkett in 2008 as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board. In February 2017, he was named President of the EMEA & Latin America division.
He began his career as an industrial controller with Safran and joined Valeo in 1995 as divisional financial controller in the United Kingdom. From 2000 to 2003, he helped turn around Valeo’s Lighting Division in France, before becoming worldwide finance director of Valeo Connective Systems and, subsequently, finance director of Valeo Wiper Systems. He is a graduate of the ESCP-Europe business school.
Andrew Bonham, President & CEO of Tarkett North America
Andrew Bonham has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Tarkett North America since March 2018. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Americas, at ESAB (Colfax Corporation), a world leader in industrial equipment. Over the course of his 30+ career, Andrew Bonham has gained extensive experience in the construction, industrial equipment and specialty chemicals industries in Europe and North America. Andrew was born in Spain and is an American citizen. He holds a BSc (Bachelor of Sciences) in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and a MBA from Averett University.
Slavoljub Martinovic, President Tarkett Eastern Europe
Slavoljub Martinovic, Serbian, has been President of the Group’s Eastern Europe division since January 2013. Previously, he worked for Sintelon from 1996 until its acquisition by the Group in 2002. He holds a degree from the Novi Sad Technological Faculty.
Eric Daliere, President Tarkett Sports
Eric Daliere, American, has been the President of the Tarkett Sports division since 2009. Previously, he spent ten years working on complex projects for KKR Capstone, after having started with the Boston Consulting Group. He received an M.B.A from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.
Raphaël Bauer, Chief Financial Officer
Raphaël Bauer, French, was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Group and member of the Executive Management Committee since February 2017. Previously Group Financial Controller, Raphaël Bauer joined Tarkett in 2010 as Financial Controller for the EMEA division, then the Pacific and Latin America regions. Raphaël started his career as Management Controller with Valeo where he worked from 2002 to 2007. He then joined Rexam as Financial Manager from 2007 to 2010. Raphaël, 37, is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris.
Sharon MacBeath, EVP Human Resources and Communications
Sharon MacBeath, Scottish, was appointed Human Resources Executive Vice President since January 2017 and member of the Tarkett Management Board. Sharon started her career in Human Resources with McDonald's France. She then founded the recruitment company EMDS (HR Gardens bought over by the Havas group). In 1999, Sharon joined Rexam, a company specialized in plastic packaging and beverage cans, as Global Senior Vice President in charge of Human Resources and Communication; a position she subsequently held at Redcats (Kering Group) from 2005. In 2013, she was appointed Group Senior Vice President Human Resources at Rexel. She is a graduate of the University of Glasgow and holds a Master's degree in Human Resources from the Sorbonne and an Executive MBA from INSEAD.
Antoine Prevost, EVP Operations
Antoine Prevost, French, is the Director of Operations, a position he has held since 2011. He held different managerial positions with Vallourec between 1995 and 2011. He holds a degree from the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris.
Anne-Christine Ayed, EVP Research, Innovation and Environment
Anne-Christine Ayed, French-Canadian, is the Director of Research Innovation & Environment, a position she has held since 2009. Previously, she held various managerial and R&D positions with Dow Chemicals in Switzerland, Germany and the United States. She has a doctorate in polymer chemistry.
Gilles Lebret, VP Customer Operations & Group CIO
Gilles Lebret, French, was appointed Vice President Customer Operations & Group Chief Information Officer and member of the Executive Management Committee since January 2017. He joined Tarkett in 2009 as Group Chief Information Officer, supervising the transformation initiatives in the Supply Chain organizations from 2013 and Customers Services from 2015. Prior to joining Tarkett, Gilles was Group IT Director for Orangina-Schweppes, after holding this position for France. Previously, he worked at the Henkel Group as Director of the IT Competences Center for Supply Chain and Production. Gilles is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris.
Pierre Barrard, EVP Strategic Marketing & Digital
Pierre Barrard is Executive Vice President (EVP) Strategic Marketing & Digital and a member of Tarkett’s Executive Management Committee (EMC) since July 2018. During his career, 8 years with Nestlé in the FoodServices division and 19 years in tyre manufacturer Michelin B2C business lines, Pierre Barrard was in charge of various international marketing, sales and digital roles, in France, Europe and the USA. His last position before joining Tarkett was Senior Vice President Global Marketing and Digital for Michelin Car and Light truck business. Pierre Barrard graduated with a degree in Computer Science in 1988 from Paris-Sud University (Paris XI) and from French Business School ESSEC in 1991.
Wendy Kool-Foulon, Group General Counsel
Wendy Kool-Foulon, a Franco-Dutch citizen, is the Group General Counsel since July 2016 and joined Tarkett in 2012 as the Legal Director of the EMEA, APAC and LATAM divisions. She began her career working for law firms (PricewaterhouseCoopers and Salans) and then held various positions within IBM and Geodis. Wendy is a graduate of the Paris Bar. She also holds a postgraduate degree in Business Taxation as well as a Master’s degree in Management from the Paris Dauphine University.