Management team

Christophe Sabas - CEO & Interim President, Northern Europe & Americas

Joined Beckers in 1999, French

1989: MA Business Administration, Paris, France

Previously worked for AGA Gas AB and held the position of Managing Director at Beckers in France.

Olivier Laune - CFO

Joined Beckers in 1996, French

1989: Master Business Administration, EM Lyon, France

Previously worked for Arthur Andersen as Financial Auditor in France.

Judith Jungmann - CHRO

Joined Beckers in 2018, German

First and second law degree, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München

Previously worked for Scout24, Danone and Siemens

Gavin Bown - CTO

Joined Beckers in 2021, British

BSc. Chemistry, University of Durham, UK; PhD in polymer physics, University of Durham, UK; Post-graduate diploma in business administration, Durham Business School, UK

Previously worked for Barry Callebaut Group as Vice President Global R&D, at Cadbury plc / Kraft Foods as Global Technology and Innovation Manager in the Chocolate category, and at Reckitt Benckiser as Chemical Innovations Manager.

Paul Menezes - President, Asia & Middle East

Joined Beckers in 2011, Malaysian

1984: CPA (PE I) Malaysia Association of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysia

Previously worked for Fosroc, Degussa, BASF and PriceWaterhouseCoopers in various roles in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.

Eric Fouissac - President, Southern Europe & Africa

Joined Beckers in 1997, French 

PhD Chemistry, Université Grenoble Alpes; Transition to General Management Programme, INSEAD 

Previously worked for Blancomme and held the position of SVP Coil Coatings South Europe, Latin America and UK at Beckers.