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RIber Appoints Investment Consultant As Chairman

Turnaround specialist Guillaume de Bélair to replace Etienne Grodard

Riber, an equipment manufacturer for semiconductor materials, has announced the departure of Etienne Grodard's as chairman of the board and his replacement with Guillaume de Bélair.

Grodard has resigned for personal reasons.

Guillaume de Bélair, 39, has 17 years' experience in various financial functions, particularly in corporate and investment banking with the Natixis Group, in the credit investment sector, in France and internationally.

Since 2014, he has specialised in investment consulting and analysis, notably in connection with turnaround strategies focused on consolidating banking relationships and financial communications, in addition to identifying and engaging investment funds.

 Since 2015, he has also been an independent director of the company Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits SA. Mr Guillaume de Bélair is a graduate from both Université Paris-Dauphine and French financial analysts association (SFAF) and is a member of the French institute of directors (IFA).

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