Naval Group at Lorient


The company governance designates the system comprising all the rules, behaviours and institutions that determine how the company is managed, administered and controlled.

Naval Group governance is organised around an Executive Committee of 10 members. Chaired by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Committee defines the Group’s objectives and takes decisions on all topics that have a major impact on the strategy, the functioning and the commercial and operational activities of the Group.

The Board of Directors decides on all the major strategic, economic, financial and technological policies concerning the company's activity. It protects the interests of the company’s principal stakeholders: the shareholders, employees and customers.
It has eighteen members. One-third of the Board of Directors members are employee representatives elected by employees.
Six directors are appointed by the General Meeting of the shareholders and six others are appointed by decree to represent the French State.

Executive Committee

  • Pierre Éric Pommellet

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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    Pierre Éric Pommellet
  • Frank Le Rebeller

    Senior Executive Vice President Finance

    Frank Le Rebeller
  • Alain Guillou

    Senior Executive Vice President, Development

    Alain Guillou
  • Géraldine Le Maire

    General Secretary

  • Vincent Martinot-Lagarde

    Services Director

    Vincent Martinot-Lagarde
  • Olivier de la Bourdonnaye

    Programs Director

    Olivier de la Bourdonnaye
  • Laurent Espinasse

    Industry Director

    Laurent Espinasse
  • Caroline Chanavas

    Human Resources Director

    Caroline Chanavas
  • Guillaume Rochard

    Strategy, Partnerships and M&A Director

    Guillaume Rochard
  • Éric Papin

    Chief Technical & Innovation Officer

Board of Directors

  • Chairman: Pierre Éric Pommellet.
  • Directors elected as employee representatives: Laurent Chagnas, Didier Chavrier, Tony Lecorps, Olivier Ménard, Béatrice Unia and Yvon Velly.
  • Directors appointed at the shareholders’ general meeting: Pierre Éric Pommellet, Patrice Caine, Nathalie Ravilly, Pascal Bouchiat, the French State represented by Vincent Le Biez, Bernard Rétat, Jacques Hardelay, Valérie Champagne, François Geleznikoff, Gwenaëlle de la Raudiere, Geneviève Mouillerat, Eveline Spina, Yvon Velly, Tony Lecorps, Laurent Chagnas, Béatrice Unia, Didier Chavrier, and Olivier Menard.
  • Director appointed by decree as representatives of the French State: Vincent Le Biez.
  • Censor: Gabriel Cumenge.

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Naval Group is a French-law Public Limited Company which, on 31 December 2020, was owned for 62.25% by the French State, 35% by Thales, 1.82% by the Group’s employees and former employees through the company employee mutual fund and 0.93% self-managed.