EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE & management board

GEFCO is a company with a Management Board and an Executive Committee which are responsible for implementing group strategy and also overseeing the quality and added value of its projects for its customers, shareholders and employees. The Management Board is composed of 4 members and the Executive Committee is composed of 14 members and is chaired by Luc Nadal, Chairman of the Management Board.


  • Luc Nadal - Chairman of the Managing Board Opener
    Opener Luc Nadal - Chairman of the Managing Board

    Luc Nadal - Chairman of the Management Board

    Luc Nadal graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (X82). 

    He began his career as a consultant with Arthur Andersen & Cie in 1985, before joining MENSIA Conseil, specialised in strategy, management and organization consulting, in 1988. He worked as a senior consultant, then manager, and later became a partner in charge of the infrastructure and transport sector. 
    Luc Nadal joined the SNCF in 2005 as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CNC, which he turned around and transformed into Naviland Cargo. In 2007, he joined the Transport and Logistics branch of the SNCF and was appointed Deputy Operations Director of SNCF Freight. In 2008, the SNCF took over Geodis. Luc Nadal was appointed Deputy Managing Director of the SNCF Geodis branch in charge of the rail transport of goods and Director of Fret SNCF.

    He joined GEFCO as Freight Transport and Logistics Director in October 2010 and in July 2012, he took up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the GEFCO Group. 

    Since December 2012, Luc Nadal was appointed Chairman of the GEFCO Management Board by the Supervisory Board.


  • Emmanuel Arnaud Opener
    Opener Emmanuel Arnaud

    Emmanuel ARNAUD - Executive Vice President - Sales & Marketing

    Emmmanuel Arnaud is a graduate of the Telecom Management - Business School and Law from the Université d'Evry-Val d'Essonne.

    He began his career with the Giraud group where he successively held the positions of Project Manager, Operations & Commercial Manager, and Regional Manager between 1996 and 2001. Emmanuel Arnaud then joined the TNT Logistics France division of the TNT Post group until 2004 as Director of French Subsidiaries.

    He joined the GEFCO Group in 2004 as Market Line Manager then Business Line Manager, before taking on the position of Sales Director - Global Accounts Department in 2009, then Group Sales Director in 2012. Emmanuel Arnaud was appointed Sales and Marketing Director in 2015.

     Executive Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Emmanuel Arnaud is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.


  • Emmanuel CHEREMETINSKI Opener
    Opener Emmanuel CHEREMETINSKI

    Emmanuel CHEREMETINSKI – Executive Vice President – Overland, Warehousing, Reusable Packaging, Overland & Finished Vehicles Logistics

    A graduate from the Ecole Centrale Paris, Emmanuel Cheremetinski also obtained a degree in Economics in 1995.

    Emmanuel Cheremetinski began his career in the Finance division at the Inspection department of Société Générale. After holding various positions in the banking industry over 10 years, he joined the SNCF to participate in the opening to competition of the railway market in Europe as of 2005, firstly as Head of Railway Companies in Benelux and Italy, then as International Director.

     In 2010, Emmanuel joined the Executive Committee of the Touax Group, a logistics asset manager, to develop the river transport sector in emerging markets (Africa and South America).
    He joined the GEFCO Group in July 2015 to head up strategic and functional leadership in the Overland business line and in May 2017, he also took the management of the Finish Vehicles Logistics and Warehousing & Reusable packages activities.

    Executive Vice President – Overland, Warehousing, Reusable Packaging, Overland & Finished Vehicles Logistics, Emmanuel Cheremetinski is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.

  • Emmanuel Delachambre Opener
    Opener Emmanuel Delachambre

    Emmanuel Delachambre - President of GEFCO France

    Emmanuel Delachambre graduated from EDHEC Business School in 1992.

    He began his career in the accounting audit sector and held several positions at FRET SNCF up until 2006 when he moved to VFLI, a private rail company, to act as Managing Director.  He then joined Euro Cargo Rail, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, first as Deputy Managing Director and then as Managing Director in 2009. He contributed to the turnaround of both these companies as part of the opening of the rail freight market.
    Emmanuel Delachambre joined the GEFCO Group in 2013 as Deputy Director responsible for Performance and Continued improvement at GEFCO France, and was appointed Deputy Managing Director of GEFCO France in 2015.

    In 2017, he became President of GEFCO France.

    Emmanuel Delachambre is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.


  • Philippe DOYER Opener
    Opener Philippe DOYER

    Philippe DOYER – Executive Vice President – Overland, Warehousing & Reusable Packaging

    Philippe Doyer graduated from the Ecole Spéciale Militaire de Saint Cyr. In 2012 he enrolled in the ESSEC business school where he graduated with an International Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
    Philippe DOYER began his career in logistics in the French Army where he served for almost 9 years.
    He then joined Kuehne + Nagel in 2002, followed by the BIC Group in 2005 where he was responsible for managing logistics operations in Europe.  In 2009 he joined Rexel to develop the Supply Chain at group level.

    He joined the GEFCO Group in May 2012 to define and promote the development model for Warehousing and Reusable Packing activities and in May 2017, in addition of its current responsibilities, he took over the management of the Overland activity.

    Executive Vice President – Overland, Warehousing & Reusable Packaging, Philippe DOYER is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.


  • Paul-Henri Fréret Opener
    Opener Paul-Henri Fréret

    Paul-Henri FRERET - Executive Vice President - East Asia

    Paul-Henri Fréret, who has master's degrees in law, international trade, management and finance from France and the USA, began his career as an international manager at CFPI-ETISA.

    In 1996, he joined the legal department of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group as an international lawyer, before moving to the freight division of GEFCO in 1998 as an executive. He went on to manage the transport and logistics depot in Avignon. Supply chain manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers and then French and European asset director at LPR, he returned to GEFCO as manager of the handling solutions operational unit and then the logistics operational unit.

    In 2007, he took over the leadership of GEFCO's Brazilian subsidiary. In July 2010, Paul-Henri Fréret was appointed to head the PSA Peugeot Citroën Customer Division and then in July 2016 he took the direction of the East Asia Zone.

     Executive Vice President-  East Asia, Paul-Henri Fréret is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.

  • Anthony GUNN Opener
    Opener Anthony GUNN

    Anthony GUNN - Executive Vice President - Freight Forwarding  

    Anthony Gunn holds a MBA from the Edinburgh Napier University.

    He started his carrier in the defense industry, in the purchasing and supply services before moving toward the semiconductor industry, where he was in charge of a leading American manufacturer supply chain management in the United-States and Europe. 

    Anthony Gunn was previously Managing Director Europe at XPO Logistics, formerly known as Menlo. He joined Menlo in 2000, where he held various managing positions. During the 16 years spent in Menlo, then XPO Logistics, Anthony Gunn gathered a team of experts which doubled the region’s turnover and profit. 

    Executive Vice President – Freigth Forwarding, Anthony Gunn is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.


  • Pavel ILICHEV Opener
    Opener Pavel ILICHEV

    Pavel ILICHEV – Executive Vice President - Finance & Strategy

    • member of the Management Board

    Pavel Ilichev graduated from the State Academy of Aerospace Instruments Making of Saint Petersburg and from the High School of Economics of Saint Petersburg State University of Economy and Finance.

    Pavel Ilichev started his career in the financial sector in 1997, when he integrated the InkomBank as Chief Trader of the Treasury Department. In 1999 he joined the BaltUnexim Bank, the public investment bank of the Baltics, as Head of Stock Market Trading Division. From 2003 to 2009 he integrated the rail company Eurosib as Chief Finance Officer. 

    It was in 2009 that he joined Russian Railways as Deputy Head of Corporate Finance, position he held for 6 years. Then he joined GEFCO in 2015. From February 2016, Pavel Ilichev was appointed Executive Vice President – Strategy & Finance.

    Executive Vice President – Finance & Strategy, Pavel ILICHEV is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee and of its Management board.

  • Anne Lambusson Opener
    Opener Anne Lambusson

    Anne Lambusson - Executive Vice President - PSA Client

    PHD in engineering and management from l’Ecole des Mines de Paris, Anne Lambusson career started in 1988 in the automotive industry as a consultant for FASA-Renault in Spain.

    Previously Regional Director for SNCF network Rhône-Alpes and Auvergne, Anne Lambusson handled the management of large infrastructure projects dedicated to the renewal and modernization of the rail network, in line with the new mobility needs. Previously, Anne Lambusson was vice president at Keolis, SNCF Group subsidiary, and she was in entitled with the International Operations; during that period, she had developed significantly the activity of the seven subsidiaries she was in charge of.

    Anne Lambusson also held several directorships in international and French groups. She was appointed “Chevalier” of the Légion d’Honneur (French National Order of the Legion of Honour) in 2013.

    She joined the GEFCO Group in July 2016 to help strengthen the collaboration between the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group and GEFCO.

    Executive Vice President PSA Client. Anne Lambusson is also a member of the Executive Committee.

  • Beray Legouverneur Opener
    Opener Beray Legouverneur

    Beray LEGOUVERNEUR - Executive Vice President - Information Systems

    Beray Legouverneur holds a masters degree in international business, IMD Business School. She is also a graduate of the Bosphorus University in Mechanical Engineering and holds a master of Computer Sciences from the Technical University of Denmark. 

    Beray Legouverneur started her career with Ambrasoft A/S in Denmark as Development Manager. She joined the Arvin Meritor Group in 1996, as their Global IT Manager. In 2000, Beray Legouverneur took up the position of Practice Director at TRW ISCS. From 2002 onwards, she held different IT Director positions at Faurecia with worldwide responsibility.

    Beray Legouverneur joined the GEFCO Group in 2013 as IT Director.

    Executive Vice President - Information Systems, Beray Legouverneur is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.


  • Pierre-Jean Lorrain Opener
    Opener Pierre-Jean Lorrain

    Pierre-Jean Lorrain - Executive Vice President - Central Europe, Balkans, Middle-East, Western Europe & Mediterranean

    Pierre-Jean Lorrain is a graduate in IT from Nancy University. He started his career as IT Project Manager in UNILOG.

     Pierre-Jean Lorrain joined the GEFCO Group in 1989 as IT Project Manager, he led various positions for the Finished Vehicles Logistics Activity and became Finished Vehicles Logistics Manager in 2001 for GEFCO UK. Between 2006 and 2010, he was managing the car distribution business unit in Paris. Pierre-Jean Lorrain was then appointed Managing Director of the Italian Subsidiary in 2010. In 2013, he became Director of the Central Europe, Balkans and Middle East Zone for the GEFCO Group. In addition, in May 2017 he took the management of the Western Europe & Mediterranean zone.

     Pierre-Jean Lorrain - Executive Vice President - Central Europe, Balkans, Middle-East, Western Europe & Mediterranean, Pierre-Jean Lorrain is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.


  • Stéphane Milhet Opener
    Opener Stéphane Milhet

    Stéphane MILHET - Executive Vice President - Human Resources

    Stéphane Milhet has a post-graduate degree in law and human resources from the Université des Sciences Sociales in Toulouse.

    Stéphane Milhet began his career as Human Resources Director for the EMEA zone within the Mars group from 1997 to 2000. He joined the Adobe group from 2000 to 2002 as Worldwide Human Resources Director. Stéphane Milhet then joined the Microsoft group, from 2003 to 2009, where he successively held the positions of Human Resources Director Europe, Worldwide Talent Acquisition Director, and Human Resources Senior Director. He continued his career at Roche France as Human Resources Director and Global Talent Succession Management until 2011, before joining the Apple group from 2011 to 2013 as Human Resources Director for the EMEA zone.

    Stéphane Milhet joined the GEFCO Group in 2013 as Human Resources Director.

    Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Stéphane Milhet is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee.


  • Antoine Redier Opener
    Opener Antoine Redier

    Antoine REDIER - Executive Vice President - 4PL solutions

    • Member of the Management Board

    Antoine Redier is a graduate of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes de l’Ingénieur in Lille.

    He began his professional career with 3 Suisses in France and Belgium in the Methods department before joining the CAT group in 1989. In France, Sweden and Germany, Antoine Redier held different operational and research posts. From 1996 to 1998, he took on the responsibility for transporting Renault vehicles in Europe and for transport purchases. In 1999, he became Logistics Manager of Valéo Distribution and then Managing Director of the French subsidiary of the Norwegian shipowner UECC. 

    In March 2007 Antoine Redier joined GEFCO as manager for the distribution and preparation of vehicles in Germany before becoming Vice President - Vehicle Transport and Logistics. In July 2012, Antoine Redier is appointed 4PL Director for General Motors Program.

    Executive Vice President – 4PL Solutions, Antoine Redier is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee and its Management Board.


  • Phil SHANKLEY Opener
    Opener Phil SHANKLEY

    Phil SHANKLEY - Executive Vice President - Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States and Baltics 

    • Member of the Management Board

    Phil Shankley is a graduate in Economics and History from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

    He began his career in 1976 with Whitbread Plc. as an Operational Manager in Transport and Distribution. From 1990 to 1992, he was Logistics Director with a subsidiary of Gallaher Plc. He joined Hays Logistics in 1992 where he was a Contract Director and later Managing Director of Hays Asset Control Solutions business.

    He joined GEFCO in September 2002 as Managing Director of GEFCO UK. Between 2007 and 2008 he was based in India, examining business development opportunities. In January 2009, Phil Shankley was appointed to the Board of GEFCO, as Business Development and Marketing Director responsible for commercial development based in Paris. In May 2014, he moved to Moscow, to be the representative of the CEO in the relationship with GEFCO’s principle shareholder RZD Russian Railways. In addition, he has executive management responsibility for the ‘1520 zone’ covering the GEFCO operating companies in Russia, the Baltics, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.  

    Executive Vice President – Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States and Baltics, Phil Shankley is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee and its management board.