Key executives

The creation of Gebo Cermex continues the journey of companies drawing on 50 years of experience. Our executive team members ensure that all our constituent companies’ expertise is employed to maximum effect. 



Marc Aury


President & Managing Director


Marc Aury began his professional career at Kronenbourg Brewery France in various functions within the packaging and brew house. Later on, he joined Gebo where he was appointed as Head of Americas zone, based initially in Montreal, Canada and then in Sarasota, USA. In 1997, after the acquisition of Gebo by the Sidel Group, he became CEO of Gebo.

Following this assignment, he held various positions within the Group, first as EVP for the Engineering & TK division followed by EVP for the cluster Americas, based in Atlanta, USA and then EVP Engineering & Material Handling.

Since April 2013, Aury has been appointed President & Managing Director of Gebo Cermex.

Marc earned a Master’s degree in Engineering from ENSAIA, France and completed the Wharton’s AMP.



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Pascal-Louis Caillaut


Vice President Communications

Pascal-Louis Caillaut started his career in 1995 in Berlin, Germany, as HR Executive Officer in the oil industry (Elf Total).

He joined the automotive industry in 1997, as Communications Manager for the Renault Nissan Group in France and in Germany. In 2007, he moved to the chemical sector, thus becoming Vice-President Communication (France and China) of Rhodia / Bluestar Silicones.

In 2013, Pascal-Louis took on his latest mission as Vice President Communications for Gebo Cermex.


Pascal-Louis is graduated from Sciences Po Paris and the Dauphine Business University with a Master’s degree in Management.






Marc Daniel


Vice President Global Sales – Equipment and Services


Marc Daniel started his career in the Automotive industry, in an Aluminum foundry, where he held multiple positions in France, Canada and the United States. In 1996, he joined Cermex, specialist of secondary packaging automation machines, to develop its North American business, leading to the creation of Cermex Incorporated (Atlanta, Ga) in 1999.

In 2004, he came back to France to take on a mission as Worldwide Equipment Sales Manager.

In 2006, his mission was extended to Services, as he became Vice-President Sales and Services. In 2013, Marc took on his latest mission as Vice-President Global Sales – Equipment and Services of the newly formed Gebo Cermex organization.


Marc is a Mechanical engineer, graduated from the ENSAM (Arts et Métiers).



Philippe LECLERC



Philippe Leclerc


Vice President - Engineering, Integration & Conveying Site Manager Gebo Packaging Solutions France Sas


Philippe Leclerc began his professional career at Interbrew in Belgium (today AbInbev) and he then worked on several food process studies at Cical Engineering. In 1996 he joined Gebo Industries in Reichstett (France).

In 2003, after the take-over of the Gebo Group by Sidel, he was promoted Sidel VP Engineering and Turnkey Projects, for North Asia based in Shanghai/China.
In 2008, he became General Manager of the Mold shop in Sidel Octeville (MSO): he took responsibility for the "Tooling" activity for Europe and headed the World Class Lean Enterprise Program for MSO.

In May 2011 Philippe Leclerc moved back to Reichstett to join the Engineering & Material Handling (EMH) Business Unit as Europe & Africa Zone Vice President. Since then, as part of his mandate, he has also been the Reichstett site Manager.


Philippe earned a Master of Science degree in Packaging and Food Processing Engineering from ENSAIA, France.






Alexia Petetin


Vice President Human Resources


Alexia Petetin started her professional career as Payroll Manager at DMC, a major player in the French textile industry and shortly afterwards was promoted HR Manager. In 2001, she joined the Sidel Group to lead the Human Resource Department of their Reichstett (Gebo) site.

Since then, Alexia has held various other positions within Sidel: notably Recruitment Process Owner at Group level and HR Director for several Divisions. She is now Gebo Cermex Vice President for Human Resources.


After earning 3 university degrees simultaneously (General Management, Mathematics, English and German), Alexia obtained a post-graduate degree from the Grenoble Executive Business School.



David Rimonteil



David Rimonteil


Chief Financial Officer


David started his career in 1999 as Controlling Manager at Fichet-Bauche (Security solutions industry). In 2001, he joined CSM, a Dutch group in the food industry (bakery supplies) to take-on a mission as SAP Project Manager and then Controlling Manager for the French subsidiary. In 2006, he joined the Sidel Group and held various positions, first as Controlling Manager of the Reichstett site, followed by Controller of the EMH Division.

In April 2012, he was appointed as Financial Director of Gebo France before joining Gebo Cermex as Group CFO.

David is graduated with a Finance Master Degree from Strasbourg University.



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Ludovic Tanchou

Vice President Strategy, Products and Innovation


Ludovic has worked with Sidel for sixteen years and has been Vice President of Product Management for the last five years. He is also Head of the Technical He worked in various roles in Sidel, including VP Centre of Excellence Project Management, Zone Operation Director, Project and Engineering Management, Ludovic studied at the National School of Agronomy and Food Industries specialising in biological and agricultural engineering, also the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has over twenty years' international food and beverage industry experience in packaging lines for PET, glass and can containers.

Ludovic's areas of expertise include new product processes, product development planning, R&D effectiveness, new market assessment, customer requirements mapping and writing business plans.






Marc Ville

Vice President Operations


Marc Ville started his professional career in the automotive industry (international sub-suppliers) where he held different positions, notably as Site Manager. He joined the Tetra Laval Group in 2000 to take up a position as Director of the group’s largest European manufacturing site. He then joined Sidel where he became Managing Director of Sidel Malaysia. Following this, he moved to Beijing to supervise the building of a new plant and the set-up of Sidel’s Industrial Operations in China. He was then appointed head of the group’s Industrial Matrix Program following which he was appointed CEO of Cermex. He is now Operations VP of Gebo Cermex.


Marc is a graduate from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris (ENSCP 86).


Gebo Cermex
5-7 Rue du Commerce
67116 Reichstett, France



+33 (0) 388 183 850

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