Executive Management Committee

The Aramis Group Executive Committee, which is focused on operations, is composed of members in charge of Group functions and heads of key regions. The Committee is focused primarily on driving and implementing the Group’s strategy, monitoring performance and coordinating projects of the Group.

Nicolas Chartier, 46 years old, a graduate of the Kedge Business School of Bordeaux, is one of the two co-founders of the Company, which was formed in 2001. He began his career at Vinexpo, a company that organises events for international operators in the wines and spirits sectors, as Manager of the Hong Kong office. In 1999, he held the position of Export Zone Manager Africa and the Middle East at the 150 Baron Philippe de Rothschild company, which operates in the wine market. From 2000 to 2001, he served as Chief Executive Officer of the SEBO company.

Nicolas Chartier

Co-founder
Aramis Group

Guillaume Paoli, 48 years old, holds a degree in marketing from the ESSEC school of business and economics (Ecole supérieure des sciences économiques et commerciales) in Paris, and is one of the two co-founders of the Company, which was formed in 2001. From 1997 to 1999, he worked as European new brands Project Head and Brand Manager with Unilever, a global leader in the consumer products market. He then served as Marketing Director for the SEBO company from 2000 to 2001. Since 2018, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Brigad company, an innovative start-up that connects workers and companies, allowing them to instantaneously find the best profiles for periodic tasks. He has also been a member since 2014 of the Strategy Committee of Raise France’s endowment fund, a venture capital company that aims to promote the impact economy and philanthropic finance.

Guillaume Paoli

Co-founder
Aramis Group

Fabrice Farcot has been the Chief Financial Officer of Aramis Group. Previously, he acted as CFO of Aramisauto between November 2014 and December 2020. Before joining the company, Fabrice worked for eight years at “LeasePlan France”, a car leasing service, first as Operations Director and then as Finance Director. He was also CFO of the Camaieu Textile Group for four years before becoming CEO of “Cars on The Web France”, an online marketplace for used cars for two years. Fabrice is a graduate of the University of Paris Dauphine.

Fabrice Farcot

Chief Financial Officer
Aramis Group

Laurent Salanié is responsible for the international development of Aramis Group and joined the company at the beginning of 2019. He previously held several positions at Michelin in different countries (France, Switzerland, Spain, United Kingdom) for four years. He also spent four years at McKinsey & Company and four years at Avis Car Rental. Before joining Aramis Group, Laurent was the CEO of Weekendesk for more than eight years, a fast-growing online travel agency operating in five European countries. Laurent holds a Master’s degree in Management from ESSEC.

Laurent Salanié

International Development Director
Aramis Group

Romain Boscher is the COO of Aramisauto, heading the operations in France. He joined the company at the end of 2016 as head of the development of customer-facing activities (customer centers, call centers, auxiliary services…). He started his career at Aéroports de Paris International where he worked as Chief of Staff to the CEO. He also worked at Bain & Company for four years as a consultant, mainly in distribution. Romain holds an MBA from INSEAD, an M.S. in transportation economics from the Toulouse School of Economics and an M.S. from the École Nationale de l’Aviation Civile.

Romain Boscher

CCO France
AramisAuto

Pablo Fernandez is one of the co-founders and CEO of Clicars, the leading online used car sales platform in Spain, which was acquired by Aramis Group in 2017. Prior to founding Clicars, Pablo was Executive Vice President of Santander Bank in Boston, USA, where he also held a position in Strategy and Equity Capital Markets. Previously, Pablo worked in the Madrid office of the Boston Consulting Group and founded Becasfacil.com, the largest scholarship market in Spain. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and the Complutense University of Madrid.

Pablo Fernandez

Co-founder
Clicars

Carlos Rivera is one of the co-founders of Clicars. He has worked in the automotive industry in America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Prior to founding Clicars, Carlos was Global Head of Strategy at Philips Automotive. Prior to that, he was a project manager in the Paris office of the Boston Consulting Group, primarily in the automotive sector. Prior to joining BCG, Carlos worked for four and a half years at Renault as an engine tuning engineer, at Mercedes-Benz USA in customer service, and at the Spanish Scientific Research Council on topics related to electric, hybrid, fuel cell and combustion vehicles. Carlos holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Carlos Rivera

Co-Founder
Clicars

Ivo Willems has been co-CEO of Cardoen since August 2019. He joined Cardoen in 2008 as the Sales Director. Since 2005, Ivo has been a coach in his own company, Coach at U consult. From 1990 to 2005, he was Managing Director of Koopjeskrant NV, a free advertising newspaper.

Ivo Willems

Co-CCO
Cardoen

Wim Bruggeman has been co-CEO of Cardoen since August 2019. He joined Cardoen in 2000 as Marketing Director and became Director of Operations in 2006. Wim started his career in marketing at Imperial Meat Products & Madibic. He then became director of the “out of home” branch at Lu, General Biscuits Benelux (Danone group). Wim holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Ghent and a master’s degree in marketing from the Vlerick Business School.

Wim Bruggeman

Co-CCO
Cardoen

Philip Wilkinson founded Motor Depot Ltd in 2001 at the age of just 25 from a single retail site in the city of Hull, having previously held a series of sales and management positions in the franchised dealership arena.

Philip Wilkinson

Founder
CarSupermarket

Stephen Butterley has recently been appointed as CEO of Motor Depot Limited following eight years in the role of Managing Director at the company. Stephen has 30 years’ experience in the motor retail sector having held various leadership roles, most notably as both Operations Director and Managing Director at Motorhouse 2000 Limited – one of the county’s original car supermarket operators. Since joining Motor Depot, Stephen has helped oversee a significant programme of expansion which has established the company as one of the leading independent motor retailers in the country.

Stephen Butterley

CEO UK
CarSupermarket

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has 9 members, among which 3 are independent, and brings together individuals with complementary professional background and skills.

Nicolas Chartier, 46 years old, a graduate of the Kedge Business School of Bordeaux, is one of the two co-founders of the Company, which was formed in 2001. He began his career at Vinexpo, a company that organises events for international operators in the wines and spirits sectors, as Manager of the Hong Kong office. In 1999, he held the position of Export Zone Manager Africa and the Middle East at the 150 Baron Philippe de Rothschild company, which operates in the wine market. From 2000 to 2001, he served as Chief Executive Officer of the SEBO company.

Nicolas Chartier

Co-founder
Aramis Group

Guillaume Paoli, 48 years old, holds a degree in marketing from the ESSEC school of business and economics (Ecole supérieure des sciences économiques et commerciales) in Paris, and is one of the two co-founders of the Company, which was formed in 2001. From 1997 to 1999, he worked as European new brands Project Head and Brand Manager with Unilever, a global leader in the consumer products market. He then served as Marketing Director for the SEBO company from 2000 to 2001. Since 2018, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Brigad company, an innovative start-up that connects workers and companies, allowing them to instantaneously find the best profiles for periodic tasks. He has also been a member since 2014 of the Strategy Committee of Raise France’s endowment fund, a venture capital company that aims to promote the impact economy and philanthropic finance.

Guillaume Paoli

Co-founder
Aramis Group

Philippe de Rovira, 48 years old, a graduate from ESSEC, began his career as Plant Financial Controller in Spain and in France from 2005 to 2009 within the PSA Group. In 2009, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer – Latin America within the PSA Group. In 2012, he held the position of Controller of PSA Sales Division within the PSA Group. In 2013, he was appointed Director of Shared Functions of PSA Sales Division for the PSA Group. In 2015, he took over the function of Group PSA Controller for the PSA Group. Between 2017 and 2018, he was also appointed to the position of Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Managing Board of Opel Automobiles in Germany. Since 2018, he has held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer of the PSA Group and Member of the Executive Committee in charge of the Used Car Business Unit. Since 2021, he has been Chief Affiliates Officer (Sales Finance, Used Cars, Parts and Service, Retail Network) of Stellantis and is also a member of its Top Executive Team.

Philippe de Rovira

Member of the board

Lucie Vigier, 58 years old, a graduate from ESC Le Havre-Caen and HEC, began her career in 1987 as a Key Account Manager in Paris with the GIEPAC Group, a company operating in the manufacture of packaging. From 1990 to 1998, she held the position of Marketing & Services Purchasing Manager and then that of Passive Security Purchasing Manager within the PSA Group. From 1998 to 2009, she was successively Product Project Manager for the Peugeot 607 model, Head of the Transversal Product Policy Department and Head of Prices, Ranges and Markets at Automobiles Peugeot. From 2009 to 2012, she was Group Organisation Manager at PSA, and then Head of Strategy and Financial Operations. From 2012 to 2017, she held the position of Director of Corporate Finance within the PSA Group. In 2018, she became Director of Corporate Finance and Treasury for the PSA Group. Since 2021, she has been Director of Business Development and Finance Alliances of Stellantis.

Lucie Vigier

Member of the board

Marc Lechantre, 51 years old, a graduate from Sciences-Po Paris and ENA, began his career in 1995 as a Finance auditor at the General Finance Audit of the French Ministry of Finance. From 1999 to 2006, he joined the Budget Directorate – European Affairs and then the Budget synthesis department of the French Ministry of Finance. In 2006, he held the position of Assembly shop deputy manager at the Poissy Factory of the PSA Group. From 2007 to 2010, he held the position of Assembly shop general manager at the Trnava Factory in Slovakia of the PSA Group. In 2011, he held the position of General Manager of Peugeot & Citröen UK in the United Kingdom. From 2013 to 2016, he was Senior VicePresident, Strategy and Corporate Planning, and from 2017 to 2020, he was Senior Vice President, Used Vehicles Operations for the PSA Group. Since March 2021, he has been Senior Vice President, Used Vehicles Operations at Stellantis Group.

Marc Lechantre

Member of the board

Linda Jackson, 62 years old, Linda Jackson was appointed Brand Chief Executive Officer of Peugeot and a member of Stellantis’ Top Executive Team in January 2021. From the United Kingdom to France, Linda Jackson has built her wide experience across the industry, notably with Finance and Commercial roles at Jaguar, Land Rover and Rover Group in which she went from Regional Financial Manager for Rover Europe in the late 90s to European Sales Finance Director for the MG Rover Group until the end of the year 2004, before joining Groupe PSA in 2005. Linda’s first role within Groupe PSA was as Finance Director of Citroën UK, and then of Citroën France, from 2009 to 2010. She became CEO of Citroën UK and Ireland in July 2010. In 2014, Linda was appointed as the Global CEO of the Citroën brand and member of the PSA Global Executive Committee. In her 6 years as Global CEO of Citroën, 151 from 2014, Linda succeeded in repositioning the brand, increasing sales and transforming Citroën into one of the most respected brands. In January 2020, Linda was appointed to head up Mainstream Brand Portfolio Development at Groupe PSA – now Groupe Stellantis – to clarify and ensure the differentiation of brands within the mainstream product portfolio. Linda Jackson graduated with an MBA from the University of Warwick and spent her entire career in the automotive industry.

Linda Jackson

Member of the board

Patrick Bataillard, 57 years old, a graduate of EM Lyon and holder of a Diploma in Accounting and Financial Studies, began his career in 1986 as a financial auditor at Ernst & Young. From 1990 to 1994, he worked as Group Financial Controller for CCMX. From 1994 to 1996, he was consolidation and reporting Manager at Altus Finances (now CDR Entreprises). From 1996 to 1998, he was Chief Financial Officer of AT&T Dataid. From 1998 to 2015, he successively held the positions of Financial Controller and Group’s Chief Financial Officer at the Norbert Dentressangle Group (now XPO Logistics Europe), a European leader in transport and logistics. From 2015 to 2020, he was Executive Vice President Finance, within the Edenred group. Since 2021, he is an independent consultant and investor. He works on structuring, financing and external growth issues for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) and mid-sized companies (MSEs).

Patrick Bataillard

Member of the board

Delphine Mousseau, 50 years old, a graduate of HEC Paris, began her career in 1995 with the Boston Consulting Group as a project manager specialized in retail and consumer goods. From 1999 to 2006, she was involved in the creation of the start-up Plantes-et-Jardins.com as Director of Operations. In 2007, she joined Tommy Hilfiger and managed the European e-commerce activity. From 2014 to 2018, she held the position of VP Markets at Zalando. Since 2018, she is an independent consultant on digital transformation topics and serves on several boards including Fnac-Darty, Holland & Barrett, Flaconi and Decathlon Germany.

Delphine Mousseau

Member of the board

Céline Vuillequez, 48 years old, is a graduate of ESCP and Harvard Business School. She began her career in 1997 with Colgate-Palmolive as Brand Manager for Tahiti shower gels and Assistant Brand Manager for Ajax cleaning products. In 2002, she joined the consulting firm McKinsey as Engagement Manager, team member specialized in packaged goods and retail. From 2007 to 2012, she held the position of Chief Marketing Officer for the e-commerce company Pixmania. She was responsible for 26 European countries and was in charge of traffic acquisition, marketing and communication, webmastering and user experience, CRM, and customer service. Then, she joined Amazon France, where she held various management positions between 2012 and 2020, notably director of the amazon.fr marketplace and director of the electronics, home and leisure categories in retail. Since 2020, she has served as Chief Operating Officer at Manomano.com, a European marketplace specializing in DIY, home and garden online. Since 2020, she is also an independent member of the Board of Directors of the company Cofigeo.

Céline Vuillequez

Member of the board

Board Committees

The Board has established three committees: the Audit Committee, the Appointments and Remuneration Committee and the CSR Committee.

Audit Committee

Members:

  • Patrick Bataillard (Chairman and independent member)
  • Lucie Vigier
  • Delphine Mousseau (independent member)

Assignments:

The Audit Committee’s tasks are to monitor issues relating to the preparation and control of accounting and financial information and to ensure the effectiveness of the risk monitoring and operational internal 160 control system, in order to assist the Board of Directors in exercising its control and verification duties in this area.

Appointments and Compensation Committee

Members:

  • Delphine Mousseau (Chairman and independent member)
  • Linda Jackson
  • Patrick Bataillard (independent member)

Assignments:

The Appointments and Compensation Committee is a specialised Board Committee. Its main assignments are to assist the Board in: (i) the composition of the management bodies of the Company and its Group and (ii) the determination and regular assessment of all compensation and benefits of the Company’s executive directors, including all deferred benefits and/or voluntary or forced departure indemnities of the Group.

CSR Committee

Members:

  • Céline Vuillequez (Chairman and independent member)
  • Marc Lechantre
  • Guillaume Paoli

Assignments:

The CSR Committee’s assignment is to monitor environmental and social issues. In this context, the assignments of the CSR Committee are: (i) to ensure that social and environmental responsibility issues are taken into account in the Group’s strategy and its implementation, (ii) to review the report under Article L. 22-10-36 of the French Commercial Code on sustainable development and (iii) to review the Group’s commitments on sustainable development, in light of the issues specific to its activities and objectives.

Brands
Aramis Auto