An experienced leadership team working for CMR’s ambitions.


Accelerate transformation and adapt to the continuous evolution of markets influenced by the energy transition

The CMR Group’s Leadership team consist of 8 members, supported by 8 Managing Directors operating CMR locations in USA, UK, France, Switzerland, Tunisia, China, Korea, India, Philippines and Singapore.

Their mission is to lead the CMR Group’s transformation to accelerate the benefits of the global footprint of CMR’s teams and to adapt to the continuous evolution of its markets strongly driven by the energy transition.

​​​​​​​The Leadership team is responsible for functional and operational businesses, in all the geographical zones where CMR Group operates. They take decisions to implement the Group’s strategy and growth, while maintaining its operational excellence and its customer trust.


Yves Barraquand

Président Directeur Général

Yves Barraquand became Chairman and CEO of CMR in 2016; thanks to his extensive managerial experience, he has accelerated globalization, diversification and the development of society towards low-carbon solutions.

Yves began his career in the French civil service, as Director of Cabinet of the Secretary of State for the Sea, first, then Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of the Environment. In 1993, he joined the Bolloré Group, where he held various management positions until the executive presidency of Delmas, a major international shipping operator.

In 2002, he joined the Kering Group and held the position of Executive Vice-President for 3 years, then was Managing Director of Rexel, a large company specializing in the distribution of electrical equipment.

In 2005, he was appointed CEO of Winoa (formerly Wheelabrator Allevard), the world leader in abrasive shot. After 10 years of development and diversification of the group, Yves becomes CEO of Genoyer, a company specializing in the supply of piping equipment for the oil and gas and fluid transport industries.

Yves is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École des Mines de Paris.

Steve Bean

Quality & EHS Director

Steve Bean joined CMR Group in 2011 as Group QHSE Director with the key objective of improving quality performance whilst establishing a global approach to QHSE within all CMR sites leading to common systems and approaches resulting in the implementation of the Group ‘Drive for Zero’ culture. Prior to joining CMR Steve worked for global engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. where he was based in the UK and held various leadership positions in Engineering, Quality and Purchasing at both a local and regional level. Steve holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Jean-François Michel

Directeur de la Production et des Achats

Jean-François Michel joined CMR Group in 2016 as Group Production and Purchasing Director with the objectives of transforming the existing team into a global supply organization and streamlining the manufacturing sites for future growth. Jean-François began his career in 1994 in manufacturing management in the automotive industry at Valeo. He joined Somfy Group for an international career holding several management positions in the global manufacturing and supply chain. He worked in China for 6 years as an expatriate at Somfy Group where he held the position of General Manager of the Production Unit, leading the evolution of the business towards the Chinese market. Jean-François is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) - ParisTech.

Coralie Monnot

Director of Human Resources & Corporate Social Responsibility

Coralie Monnot has joined CMR in 2017 as Director of Human Resources & Corporate Social Responsibility, supporting CMR with its international growth and developing new standards matching the company ambition. Coralie started her career as a Human Resources Business Partner for SAP, the market leader in enterprise application software. She led several projects in HR development area. Then she continued her career as a Human Resources Manager at Haribo for a manufacturing plant in Marseille, working on the organizational and cultural transformation of the site. Coralie holds a business bachelor from EDHEC Business school and a master’s degree in Human Resources.

Frederic Serna

Vice-President Off-Shore

Frederic Serna has joined CMR in 2018 as Managing Director of CMR Far East at Singapore and Leader of the Offshore business. His 30 years of experience of off-shore market for propulsion and control solutions will accelerate CMR development in South-East Asia. Frederic started his career in 1987 as a consortium General Manager in South Korea for the Schneider Group, subsequently Cegelec, and then moved to several management positions within Alstom Power Conversion, Converteam and General Electric. In 1998, he moved to Singapore to capture a share of the untapped Offshore business in Asia as a Regional Director leading to several successes for Converteam and General Electric. Then he led as Managing Director at Marshal System, a Singapore-based SME in telecommunication, safety and automation systems for the Oil & Gas industry. Frederic holds a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Davy Theophile

Vice President Control Solutions & Marketing

Davy Theophile has joined CMR in 2018 as Vice President of Control Solutions business and Marketing, to develop and grow CMR portfolio into renewable sector. After gaining experience at EDF, Davy joined Alstom Power in 1999 on hydro business to tender and execute projects in Latin America, Africa and Asia. He stayed few years in Morocco and India to develop the domestic markets and lead the local teams. In 2009, he set up the French entity for CO2 Capture business with the delivery of the first pilot plant in France. In 2012, he moved to Alstom Grid to develop and lead the energy storage business. Davy holds an Engineering Master degree from ENSEM, a French engineering school, and an Executive MBA from ESSEC-Mannheim Business school.

Stephan Truchot

Chief Financial Officer

Stephan Truchot has joined CMR Group as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2017 to steer the Group ambitious transformation plan. In support of CMR growth strategy, Stephan is managing acquisitions and consolidating the Group financing capabilities, through several successive refinancing. Prior to CMR Group, Stephan was CFO for Europe and Latin America for the Suez Group. He has held various operational and corporate finance positions within Suez, Dalkia and Veolia, in the field of Environmental and Energy Services, in France and abroad. He started his career with the bank BNP Paribas in Beijing, London and Paris in Structured Finance. Stephan is a graduate of Sciences-Po Paris and the HEC School of Management.

Neil Wilkinson

Vice President Engine Instrumentation

Neil Wilkinson is currently leading the Engine Instrumentation business as Vice President with a strong ambition to diversify the global customer base and work as one agile global team. He has joined CMR UK in 1984 as an Instrumentation Engineer. After several years in production, technical and commercial roles, he has been appointed as Managing Director of CMR UK in 2004, taking the business through significant growth, change and expansion. Neil has been and continues to be a key stakeholder in the globalization of CMR Group, working with worldwide customers and all sites located in France, Tunisia, USA, China and India. Neil holds an MBA degree in Enterprise Development.

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