The CMA CGM Group announced the appointment of Ramon FERNANDEZ as Executive Vice President Chief Finance Officer as of the start of the second quarter of 2023. He will replace Michel SIRAT, who will become Head of the Family Office and will remain in charge of the Group M&A and strategy.
To support the CMA CGM Group’s growth and development, Rodolphe SAADÉ, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to strengthen and adapt the Group’s organizational structure in an environment marked by an increasing number of financial, strategic and development challenges.
Ramon FERNANDEZ is appointed Executive Vice President Chief Finance Officer, replacing Michel SIRAT. He will be in charge of the financial steering of the Group and its subsidiaries, in particular cost control, financing, and investor relations. He will be a member of the Executive Committee of the CMA CGM Group and its subsidiary CEVA Logistics.
Graduated of Sciences Po and ENA, Ramon FERNANDEZ began his career at the French Treasury Department before joining the IMF in Washington. Back in France, he held various positions at the Ministry of the Economy, the Presidency of the Republic and then the Ministry of Labor and was then Director General of the Treasury from 2009 to 2014. He joined Orange in 2014 as Executive Vice President Finance and Strategy, and currently holds the position of Executive Vice President Finance, Performance and Development.
Michel SIRAT, a member of the CMA CGM Group’s Executive Committee, becomes Head of the Family Office and will also remain in charge of M&A and Group strategy.
Graduated of Sciences Po, Central Supélec and ENA, Michel SIRAT began his career at the French Treasury Department before joining the IMF in Washington. Back in France, he worked at the French Treasury Department before, as of 2000, holding a variety of management roles in the energy industry in France, the United States and Belgium. He joined the CMA CGM Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2011. He is currently Executive Vice President “Finance & Strategy” and Group CFO.
Ramon FERNANDEZ and Michel SIRAT will take up their new positions at the start of the second quarter of 2023.