|ADDRESS||Bois Chéri Road, Moka|
|TELEPHONE||206 2000 / 7286178|
|DATE OF BIRTH||24 July 1959|
|MARITAL STATUS||Married with 3 children|
|LANGUAGES||French, English – spoken and written|
TERTIARY EDUCATION 1983
Bachelor in science – Chemistry.
University of Marseille – FRANCE
Master in Science (Honours) Industrial Chemistry. University of Marseille – FRANCE
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Surrey European Management School – University of Surrey – ENGLAND
SECONDARY EDUCATION 1978
Higher School Certificate – St Esprit College
JAN 2007 TO DATE
Chief Executive Officer –
Mauritius Freeport Development Co Ltd, the largest private Freeport developer in Mauritius and one of the most important logistic platform in the Region
FEB 2006 TO DEC 2006
Chief Operating Officer –
Mauritius Freeport Development Co Ltd
JAN 2001 TO JAN 2006
Executive Director, Operations -
Mauritius Freeport Development Co Ltd
OCT 1998 – DEC 2000
Fabric Division at SWEAT SUN LTD and sister company PHOENIX KNITTING LTD.
Textile Manufacturing Companies, Member of the Palmar Group, having a production capacity of 1200 tons of fabric and 3.5 million garments per year.
My main responsibilities included the management of all Production activities as well as the technical and capital investment aspects of the Division
JULY 1988 – JUNE 1998 OPERATIONS DIRECTOR – COROTEX LTD
A Textile manufacturing company with a production capacity of 1500 tons of fabric and 4 million garments per year and employing 1500 people.
Joined the company as Dyehouse Manager and in 1991, I was given the responsibilities of the whole production of the company as Production Manager. The responsibilities included fabric manufacturing and garment manufacturing.
In 1993, I was promoted to the post of Production Executive and was promoted to OPERATIONS DIRECTOR in 1996.
My responsibilities included : Production as well as Project, Technical and Quality Management of the company.
JAN 1987 – JUNE 1988
Manager at Optical Lenses Manufacturing Ltd. Started in the company as Production Manager then took over the Marketing and Sales Division. I was responsible to run the production team and develop the sales in the PTA countries and follow up exports to the mother company in Europe.
MAR 1985 – DEC 1986
Manager at Synresins Co. Ltd. (Part of Mauvilac Group). Started as Production Manager and after one year was promoted as Manager, responsible for running this production unit of 6 people manufacturing a semi finished product for the paint industry.
Director on the board of the Mauritius Freeport Development Co Ltd
Director on the board of Mer Rouge Trading Co Ltd (sister company of MFD)
Director on the Board of Harel Frères Ltd until 30th June 2007
Director on the Board of Sagiterre Ltd until 30th June 2007 Represented the Beau Plan Sugar Estate, Member of the Harel Freres Group on the Executive Committee of the MSPA
Council Member of the Mauritius Exports Association (MEXA)
Seminar on improving performances and productivity.
Seminar on Interaction Management
Seminar by Scotwork on Negotiating Skills and Techniques.
Seminar on Financial Management for Non Financial Managers.
FIELD OF BUSINESS INTEREST
Very interesting to learn and develop better skills in business management. Spend major part of reading time to Business, Financial and Management books and magazines.
Reading magazines like National Geographic magazine, Newsweek, Businessweek. Learning about wine making and tasting. Golf.
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