Corporate governance

The Serac group is led by an Executive Board of three members appointed for three years by the Supervisory Board. This Executive Board is the governing body of the Group. It oversees the management of the global business, which includes operations on all continents. The Executive Board represents the Group externally and oversees its administration. The three members of the Serac Executive Board have operational duties in the fields of business, finance and technical allowing them to keep a permanent and direct contact with the day to day operations.


Executive Board

Wilfrid MARIE



Wilfrid MARIE took over as President and Chairman of the Executive Board in October 2016, and has been a member of the Board since 1999. 

In his capacity as a member of the Executive Board, he acts as Sales and Marketing Director. He is in charge of the departments of Communication & Branding, Product and Services Marketing, Corporate Development, Corporate Social Responsibility and Compliance.

Wilfrid MARIE began his career in marketing and sales in the luxury goods at LVMH. He has been holding several positions in the Serac Group, mainly for the development of the business in Japan and South East Asia, he was appointed to the Group management after having been successively CEO of the Serac Far East and Serac Asia subsidiaries.

Wilfrid MARIE was born in Normandy, in September 1959. He studied Japanese at the Institut des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Langues’O Paris) and holds a degree from the Institut Libre d’Etudes des Relations Internationales (ILERI Paris).




Vice-President Finance


Gérard GUESNE became Vice-President Finance in October 2016 and has been a member of the Board since 1999.

Thanks to his legal and financial training (DECS), he facilitated the development of companies. After an initial experience in SME’s, Gérard GUESNE supported the development of Darty’s group in western France, before joining Serac as financial Director.

He contributes to the Serac group international development, mainly in the field of Human Resources, Management and Finance.

Jean-Claude LIEGEOIS

Vice-Président Technical & Industrial


Jean Claude LIEGEOIS was appointed as Vice-President Technical and Industrial in October 2018.

In his capacity as a member of the Executive Board, he acts as Technical and Industrial Director. He oversees the Technical, Industrial and Research & Development activities.

Jean Claude LIEGEOIS began his career at Serac in the Engineering Department and has been holding successively the positions of Plant manager, Technical manager and Industrial director. He was appointed to the Group management in 2018 after having been successively CEO of Nova, Serac Asia and Serac France.

Jean Claude LIEGEOIS was born near Paris, in June 1967. He studied Sciences and Technologies and holds a degree in Engineering from Arts et Métiers Paris Tech.  (ENSAM Paris).