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Jeremy de Brabant joins CIS Group as Deputy Chief Executive Officer

14/06/2016
Jeremy de Brabant joins CIS Group as Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Jeremy de Brabant joined CIS Group as Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 13 June 2016.

Jeremy de Brabant, 52 years old is of a dual Canadian and French nationality and has an engineering degree from Montpellier Sup Agro school. He also studied corporate strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  

Jeremy de Brabant spent most of his career working in international markets.

In particular, he was the Country Manager of CFAO's Nigerian subsidiary, based in Lagos between 2001 and 2004.

In 2004, Jeremy joined the Rexel Group (a world leader in the distribution of electrical supplies) as Managing Director of subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and United States, then Regional Manager for Northern Europe. Since 2013, he was responsible for customer development and strategy for the Group, including, among others, worldwide operational responsibility for Large Projects, Key Accounts, and the Oil and Mining segments.

He served on the Executive Committee of the Rexel Group for six years. 

In line with the strategy adopted by Régis Arnoux, and as part of the ARISE 500 strategic plan, Jeremy de Brabant's primary missions will be to assure the Group's operating continuity, business development, profitability and independence, alongside its Chairman-CEO and Founder, Régis Arnoux and the other members of the Executive Committee and the Management Committee of which he will be a member.

 Régis Arnoux commented: "I am very pleased to welcome Jeremy de Brabant who will contribute his expertise in a manner that is consistent with the values shared by all our staff and customers."