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Riber appoints new CEO

Philippe Ley appointed to support the company's development in a buoyant market environment

Riber's supervisory board has appointed Philippe Ley as CEO and a member of the company's management board, with effect from June 22, 2018.

Ley, 48, is an Ecole Nationale Supérieur d'Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) engineer. After starting his career with Assystem in 1994, he held various executive positions with Renault Automation (1997 to 2001) then Comau France (2001 to 2007). From 2007 to 2015, he was production director, operations director and a management board member with Riber. From 2015, he was managing director and a corporate officer at ERCA, a subsidiary of the IMA industrial group.

This appointment is in line with the drive to further strengthen the company's management board. Ley notably has outstanding knowledge of Riber and a successful track record implementing his expert capabilities in various executive roles to date.

Ley's mission will be to support the company's development in a buoyant market environment. His vast experience, human qualities and entrepreneurial approach all represent assets to continue building Riber's future.

Following this appointment, Riber's management board now has three members: Michel Picault, Chairman, Philippe Ley and Guillaume de Bélair.

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