CLASQUIN’s governance is organized around 4 main entities:
- The Board of Directors is in charge of strategy, general policy and organization of the Group.
- The Executive Committee (EXECOM) is responsible for steering strategy and general policy.
- The Monthly General Management Meeting (MGMM) brings together the Executive Committee, the Functional Directors and the Directors of the geographical areas. It ensures the operational implementation of activities and projects.
- The World Management Committee Meeting (WMCM) brings together once a year the Executive Committee, the Country Managers and the management of the various Group functions to work on strategy, general policy and organization, to share best practices and successes, to improve economic performance and to strengthen the sense of belonging.
Board of Directors
Our 8 members
Executive Committee (EXECOM)
With an M.A. in economics and international experience at the CFAO, Yves REVOL joined CLASQUIN in 1976 and successively held positions as Sales Engineer, Sales Director and Managing Director. He took over CLASQUIN in 1982 and became Chairman and CEO in 1983. He was appointed Chairman on 1 January 2019.
Chief Executive Officer
A graduate of the European Business School, Hugues MORIN joined CLASQUIN in 1992 and was successively posted to Sydney, Osaka and Tokyo. He returned to France in 2002, where he was appointed Regional Director for the South of France and later promoted to Managing Director France, Italy and Germany. Since 2016, he has been responsible for all worldwide front office functions as Group Executive Vice President. He was appointed Group CEO on 1 January 2019.
Group General Secretary
A graduate of ESSEC, Laurence ILHE began her career as an auditor with E&Y, before joining the finance departments of JC Decaux, then Dell Computer, followed by SFR Mobile and Danone. In 2012 she joined AKKA Technologies as CFO France and took command of all back office functions. She joined CLASQUIN at the end of January 2016 as Group General Secretary, responsible for managing and coordinating support services.
Extended Executive Committee
Group Vice President, Legal Affairs
Holding a specialised postgraduate diploma in Banking and Financial Law and an LLM in European Business Law, Olivia was admitted to the Lyon bar in 2001 and practised as a lawyer for 12 years, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, company law, stock market law and private equity law. She joined CLASQUIN in January 2014.
Group Chief Financial Officer
A graduate from EM Lyon, Philippe LONS joined the CLASQUIN Group in 1986 working at the Hong Kong office, where he successively held the positions of Sales Delegate, subsidiary manager and then Regional Manager. In 1991, he returned to France where he became CFO in 1995.
Group Chief Information Officer
Having obtained a specialised postgraduate diploma in Logistics Management at the Transport and Logistics Research Centre in 2001, Frederic SERRA spent 17 years with the Bolloré group. In 2015, he was appointed CIO of the Bolloré Logistics Division responsible for TMS, CRM and WMS solutions, digital solutions, IOT, client offering, etc. He joined CLASQUIN in October 2019 as Group Chief Information Officer.
Monthly General Management Meeting
Chief Operating Officer – France South
A graduate of IAE management school in Lyon, after a career at major groups in the sector. In early 2018, Benoît COMTE was appointed COO South France, including the Lyon, Grenoble, Annecy, Marseille, Mulhouse, Nice, Toulouse and Bordeaux offices. In his region, the main vertical markets break down as follows: 40% Retail, 20% Automotive and 40% Industry, Chemicals, Aerospace and Wines & Spirits.
Chief Operating Officer – France North
After 18 years at one of the global top 5 freight forwarders, Renaud MASSON joined CLASQUIN in 2011 as manager of the Roissy CDG office tasked with developing the air freight offering. In 2016, he was appointed head of the Ile-de-France and Normandy regions. In 2018 his remit was extended with the creation of a North France region comprising the Lille, Le Havre, Roissy CDG, Nantes, Rungis and Tours offices.
Chief Executive Officer ASPAC
Originally from Italy, he started his career in Freight Forwarding 20 years ago in airfreight operations. He has been living in Shanghai for more than 13 years where he held various sales management, general management and board positions before joining CLASQUIN in December 2022 as CEO of Clasquin Asia Pacific.
Chief Executive Officer USA
Originally from New Zealand, Matt began his freight forwarding career in 2000 in his home country as Partner and Sales Director of a dynamic local company. He then moved first to Hong Kong and then the United States in 2008, holding concurrent Senior Leadership roles in Sales, Procurement and Trade Lane development before joining CLASQUIN in October 2017 as CEO CLASQUIN USA.