Gerard Buffiere - Wendel Insider

0HZD -- UK Stock  

EUR 125.25  1.80  1.46%

Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Gerard Buffiere has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Wendel SE since May 30, 2011. He is member of the Company Governance Committee. Previously in his career he served as General Manager of the branch of Facilities French industrial group Cegelec in 1996. He joined in March 1998 Imetal as Management Board member in charge of the Branch of construction materials, then 1999, becoming Imetal Imerys and focusing exclusively on industrial minerals, he was appointed head of branches Building Materials, Minerals Ceramics, and Specialty Minerals, in 2000 he took responsibility for the branch Pigments Additives until 2002. He was Chairman of the Management board at Imerys fromJanuary 1, 2003 to May 3, 2005, at which point he became Chief Executive Officer following the company change of management structure. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and holds a MS from the Stanford University .
Age: 70  Executive Since 2011      
33 1 42 85 30 00

Management Efficiency

The company has return on total asset (ROA) of 2.98 % which means that it generated profit of $2.98 on every $100 spent on asset. This is way below average. Similarly, it shows return on equity (ROE) of 27.5 % meaning that it generated $27.5 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders.
The company has accumulated 8.23 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 2.51 implying the company greatly relies on financing operations through barroing. Wendel has Current Ratio of 1.52 which is within standard range for the sector.

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Entity Summary

Wendel is a private equity firm specializing in equity financing in middle markets and later stages through leveraged buyout transactions. Wendel (0HZD) is traded on London Stock Exchange in UK. It is located in Paris, and employs 146,915 people.

Wendel 0HZD Leadership Team

Patrick Tanguy, Director
Dominique HeriardDubreuil, Chairman
Andre FrancoisPoncet, Chairman, MBA
Jacqueline Bakker, Executive
Bruno Fritsch, Director
JeanMichel Ropert, Executive
Jerome Michiels, Director
Felicie Chaume, Director
Roland Lienau, Director
Guylaine Saucier, Executive
Peter Meredith, Director
Albert Reinmann, Managing Director
Christine AngladePirzadeh, Director
Humbert Wendel, Executive
Laurent Burelle, Executive
Patrick Bendahan, Director
Didier Cherpitel, Executive
Nicholas Ferguson, Executive
Stephane Bacquaert, Director, MBA
Bernard Gautier, Executive
David Darmon, Director, MBA
Fabienne Porquier, Executive
JeanYves Hemery, Executive
Stephane Heuze, Director
Gerard Buffiere, Executive
Frederic Lemoine, Chairman
Nicolas Hulst, Executive
Priscilla Moustier, Executive, MBA
Francois Wendel, Chairman, MBA
Stephanie Besnier, Director
Benoit Drillaud, CFO
Olivier Allot, Executive
Olivier Chambriard, Director, MBA
MarieHelene Dorat, Director
Dirk Ommeren, CEO
Aziz Sedrati, Director
Caroline Delacour, Executive
Edouard lEspee, Executive, CFA
Benedicte Coste, Executive
Christian dOosthove, Executive
Makoto Kawada, CEO, MBA
Elisa Muntean, Executive
Claude Ehlinger, CEO
Shigeaki Oyama, Chairman
Gervais Pellissier, Executive
Sebastien Willerval, Executive

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