Executive committee

Pascal Lebard

Pascal Lebard Chairmand and Chief Executive Officer of Sequana, Chairman of Arjowiggins and Chairman of the Board of Antalis

Pascal Lebard began his career in 1986 at Crédit Commercial de France in London and Paris. In 1988, he joined UK private equity firm 3i group plc, where he was successively Business Manager, Director of Investments and Associate Director of the Paris office. He joined the Exor Group (part of the Agnelli Group) as Director of Investments in 1991.

In 2004, he was appointed as member of the Executive Board of Sequana (formerly Worms & Cie), and later Deputy Managing Director in May 2005. Pascal Lebard was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sequana in July 2007 and has held the office of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer since June 2013.

Born in 1962, Pascal Lebard is a graduate of EDHEC business school.

Xavier Roy-Contancin

Xavier Roy-Contancin Group CFO and Antalis CFO

Xavier Roy-Contancin began his career in 1982 with Price Waterhouse where he held different positions in Paris, London and New York. In 1994 he joined Carnaud Metalbox, first as head of Consolidation and in 1996 as Finance Director for their Plastic Closures operation in Europe. In 2000 he joined DeLaval, a subsidiary of Tetra Laval, as their Chief Financial Officer based in Sweden.

Xavier Roy-Contancin became Antalis’ Chief Financial Officer in November 2002 and was appointed Group CFO in April 2009.

Born in 1958, Xavier Roy-Contancin holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago, and is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris. He also holds a degree in law from the Université-Paris Panthéon Sorbonne and is a chartered accountant.

Antoine Courteault

Antoine Courteault Company Secretary

In May 2005, Antoine Courteault was appointed Company Secretary of Sequana.

Antoine Courteault began his career in 1982 at law firm Courteault, Lecoq, Ribadeau-Dumas. In 1984, he joined the Finance department of Banque Indosuez as Assistant to the Financial Operations and Business department. In 1987, he joined Cerus – Compagnies Européennes Réunies (part of the Benedetti Group), where he was General Secretary and Director of legal and employment affairs. In 1998, he moved to Alcatel as Secretary of the board of directors and Legal director (company law, M&A, finance law).

In May 2005, he was appointed Company Secretary of Sequana.

Born in 1957, Antoine Courteault holds a post-graduate diploma in private law.