SOI-wafer leader Soitec has appointed Grégoire Duban as Chief Financial Officer. This recruitment supports the ongoing strategic refocusing of the Group’s activities on its core electronics business, as Soitec announced on January 19 (read full press release here). Duban will report directly to Soitec CEO Paul Boudre.
“Grégoire Duban possesses over 18 years’ experience in leading change under corporate restructuring programs at groups in the energy, digital and automotive sectors. His expertise is focused on improving operating performance, implementing new business models, restructuring operations and refocusing businesses to increase the profitability of groups in transition, such as ours. I am delighted to welcome him on board”, says Boudre.
He adds, “I would also like to express my gratitude to Olivier Brice, who is leaving his position as Chief Financial Officer to move on to new responsibilities, after supporting Soitec in recent years with tremendous professionalism and outstanding commitment.”