Chief Executive Officer

Graduating from the Paris IX Dauphine University (Masters degree in Management - with specialisation in Finance), Gildas Maire joined the LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS Group in 1990 as Head of the LD Group consolidation department in London. In 1995, he managed the Group's energy department (LD Energy) for the French and Belgian markets.

He then joined the maritime branch of the group and after being appointed finance and administration director of LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS (LDA), he became member of the executive committee in 2002.

In 2006, he has been appointed chief operating officer finance and administration of the LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS Group. He is chief executive officer, finance & administration since July 1st, 2010.

Gildas Maire has been elected president of Armateurs de France (the French Shipowners' Association) in April 2015 and is still chairman of its EcoFi Committee since 2011. He is also a member of BIMCO Technical Committee that works for the implementation of a single financial documentation for the profession.

Gildas Maire is 'Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite'.

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