Management Advisory Board

Management Advisory Board

Guy Ferre

comes from the world of manufacturing where he held several top management positions in mid-size companies. He founded M&I Consulting Group where he assists investors during their due diligence process but also managers who face strategic choices. He currently sits on the board of several companies in Europe.

Luc-Pierre Verquin

is the CEO of Verquin Confiseur, which he purchased from his father in 2005. Thanks to significant industrial and marketing investments, he grew his company’s turnover to 50 M€, making it the largest privately-owned company in his business. Luc-Pierre Verquin is very involved in corporate networks, having been the president of the CJD in Northern France, and now investing in multiple start-ups, where he brings his hands-on experience of industry and growth management.

Gilles Widawski, PhD

is the CEO of APS-Coatings. After his early research works on conductive polymers, he held various management positions in the Research Departments of large groups (Essilor, Alcatel, Nexans). He then moved to general management positions in the scientific instrument industry, first at Setaram International, then at Netzsch America. Gilles Widawski is a counsel for French foreign trade, he has extensive knowledge of the industry both in France and internationally with experiences in the US, UK, China.