RAMESH KRISHNAN

RAMESH KRISHNAN

CEO & Chairman

Ramesh Krishnan has 28 years of professional service, and thereof 20 years of successful CEO roles, in ...

Ramesh Krishnan has 28 years of professional service, and thereof 20 years of successful CEO roles, in corporate and mostly Private Equity environments.
He served in additional governance roles as Board Member and as Chairman too. Ramesh has built his career on European Manufacturing Assets (with global operations) in special situations and rapid transformations. He has a strong track record of global M&As to his list. Some firms of his career stints include McKinsey, Siemens AG, Continental AG, Stark GmbH, R&M GmbH.

Ramesh is an Engineer by trade (Dipl.Ing., TU Karlsruhe, Germany), gaining executive education in LBS (London) and Insead (Fontainebleau), is 50 years old and lives in Munich Germany, cherishes Astronomy and Guitar as hobbies, and focuses on Industry 4.0 & AI for future investments.

Louis Bienfait

LOUIS BIENFAIT

Chief Financial Officer - CFO

Louis Bienfait is member of Advisory Board "Elastikos".

Louis joined the Winoa Group as Chief Financial ...

Louis Bienfait is member of Advisory Board "Elastikos".

Louis joined the Winoa Group as Chief Financial Officer in February 2019.

After starting in audit during 3 years, Louis Bienfait worked 9 years in management consulting.
With subsequently more than 20 years experience as CFO, Louis has international expertise in the fields of engineering, distribution, coatings, chemicals, manufacturing and services industries (Akzo Nobel, Stahl, Fabory, … )
Louis has a strong track record as deal maker both on buy and sell side M&A; and corporate finance (debt restructuring, recapitalization).

Louis holds a master degree of economics and a bachelor degree of fiscal law from the University of Amsterdam and is qualified as a chartered accountant in the Netherlands.

Thierry Fradin

THIERRY FRADIN

Chief Sales Officer - CSO

Thierry Fradin joined the Winoa Group in November 2018 as Sales & Marketing Director. A graduate of ESSEC, ...

Thierry Fradin joined the Winoa Group in November 2018 as Sales & Marketing Director. A graduate of ESSEC, Thierry Fradin also has significant experience in the industry. He worked for 20 years at Kerneos, the world leader in calcium aluminates, successively as director of the Asia-Pacific zone, director of the refractory BU and recently as vice-president of sales and marketing of the group.

Christophe Bertoncelli

CHRISTOPHE BERTONCELLI

Chief Operational Officer - COO

Christophe Bertoncelli has been Vice President in charge of Winoa’s industrial operations since January ...

Christophe Bertoncelli has been Vice President in charge of Winoa’s industrial operations since January 2014.

He started his professional career in materials engineering at IRSID (now Arcelor Mittal) before occupying various senior positions at Thomson Tubes & Displays, including assignments in the USA & Poland.

Christophe graduated in Industrial Engineering from Arts & Métiers Paris Tech. and also holds a Master’s degree from the Ecole des Mines, Paris.

Michaël DENIZOT

MICHAËL DENIZOT

Chief Delivery Officer - CDO

Michaël DENIZOT joined Winoa in March 2015 as Chief Procurement Officer. Michaël brings 20 years of experience ...

Michaël DENIZOT joined Winoa in March 2015 as Chief Procurement Officer. Michaël brings 20 years of experience in the electronics and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) industries.

He started his career as a Commodity Manager and has taken on increasing responsibilities in Purchasing, Supply Chain and Design to Cost Program Management. In his last assignment, Michaël led the purchasing organisation at Carrier EMEA, part of the United Technologies Corporation. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in International Procurement Management from Strasbourg University.

Laetitia BRUN

LAETITIA BRUN

Chief Human Resources Officer - CHRO

Laetitia Brun joined Winoa in march 2019 as Chief Human Resources Officer.

She worked for 15 years ...

Laetitia Brun joined Winoa in march 2019 as Chief Human Resources Officer.

She worked for 15 years with Rhodia/Solvay Chemical company, where she held various HR positions (learning, project management, site industrial relations, region HR business partner, HRD)
More recently she was HRD for Solvay Energy Services & Sustainable Development.
She brings excellent skills partnering with the business leaders and driving change across companies with international operations.

Six Sigma Black Belt, Laetitia holds a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and a Master's Degree in Human Resources from IAE Lyon School of Management (Fr).

Olivier Tuech

OLIVIER TUECH

CEO Region ASIA

Olivier Tuech has worked for more that 20 years in the Winoa group, starting as Production Manager in ...

Olivier Tuech has worked for more that 20 years in the Winoa group, starting as Production Manager in France, before moving to several assignments in North America and then Asia, where he has been Asia Zone CEO for 10 years. Olivier holds an engineering degree in Materials Science from the ISIM university (now Poly'tech Montpellier).

Darin Gleason

DARIN GLEASON

CEO Region AMERICAS

Darin Gleason holds a Bachelors of Marketing from Penn State University and an MBA from Peperdine University. ...

Darin Gleason holds a Bachelors of Marketing from Penn State University and an MBA from Peperdine University. He worked for 17 years with Diversey, where he held various marketing positions. Following 5 years at Atkore International as Marketing Vice President and then promoted to Vice President and General Manager, he joined the Winoa Group in June 2018.

FALKO SCHMIDT

FALKO SCHMIDT

CEO Region EMEIA

Graduated in telecommunications engineering (Osnabrück – Germany & Edinburgh - Scotland), he has acquired ...

Graduated in telecommunications engineering (Osnabrück – Germany & Edinburgh - Scotland), he has acquired 20 years of experience in very diverse industries, from telecom to maritime as well as automotive mainly in Europe and Asia in program directions as well as business management. Before joining, he was Regional CEO for APAC with main focus on China market within R&M; Group. He previously worked for Harman/Neusoft and Vodafone.

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