Governance

FM Logistic's governance meets international standards: independent Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Twelve directors, half of whom are independent and half are family members, determine the direction and future of FM Logistic. This close-knit team has an intimate knowledge of the company and works closely with its executive committee.

  • Although the company is not listed on the stock exchange, the size of the turnover and the international scope of FM Logistic have led us to set up a robust governance structure. There are as many external directors as family directors. There is also a clear line between the responsibilities of the executive committee and those of the board of directors.
    We have the structure of a large international group, combined with the distinctive flexibility of family-owned and independent companies. Our governance model has proven effective during events such as key appointments, major capital expenditure, acquisitions and the recent waves of coronavirus. All governance bodies have performed their roles well. When everyone’s role is clearly defined, decisions are more robust.”

    Jean-Claude MICHEL Chairman of the FM Group board of directors

  • I am proud to be Chairman of the Executive Committee. During the last 20 years within FM Logistic, I have progressively acquired the knowledge and expertise that allow me to successfully lead the company today…. TRUST, PERFORMANCE and OPENNESS are the keys to the implementation of our company project and to the satisfaction of our customers and partners.
    With my teammates in the management committee, we enthusiastically adopt these attitudes to keep our corporate culture strong.”

    Jean-Christophe MACHET CEO of FM Logistic

The governance body

The Boards of Directors

The Board of Directors determines the financial and legal structure of the company and validates the strategy (new countries, new market sectors, etc.) proposed by the Executive Committee.

  • Claude FAURE Co-founder of FM Logistic and honorary president
  • Marie Bastian Family administrator
  • Franck Bruel Independent director
  • Janet Dekker Independent director
  • Olivier FAURE Family administrator
  • Marie-Laure FAURE Family administrator
  • Véronique Faure Family administrator
  • Alexandre Machet Family administrator
  • Vincent Machet Family administrator
  • Simon Marrison Independent director
  • Marie-Laure Mazaud Independent director
  • Jean-Claude MICHEL Chairman

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee manages the company's operations, drives business development and arbitrates management and human resources decisions.

  • Jean-Christophe MACHET Committee executive officer
  • Yannick BUISSON Managing director for France, Spain & Central Europe
  • Daniel CIZ Finance director
  • Cécile CLOAREC Human ressources, communication & sustainable development director
  • Stéphane DESCARPENTRIES Asia Director, strategic projects and mergers & acquisitions
  • Christophe MENIVARD Managing director for Eastern Europe, Italy and purchasing
  • Béatrice OGÉE Commercial and marketing director
  • Xavier PRÉVOST Managing director for Business Solutions, Information Systems, Transport, Urban Logistics & Omnichannel
  • Hervé Hochstrasser Legal, compliance, audit and security director
  • Pierre Orsatti (permanent guest) Maintenance director, NG Concept managing director

FM Group Organisation

FM Group

  • FM Holding

    FM Holding is the keystone of the Group. It fully plays its role as the link between the shareholders and the company’s business units, a balance between the search for performance and the desire for long-term growth.

  • FM Holding Corporate

    FM Group has a single board of directors, chaired by Jean-Claude Michel and composed equally of family and independent directors.

  • FM Logistic

    Founded in France in 1967, FM Logistic is an independent third-party logistics company serving the FMCG, retail, beauty & cosmetics, industrial manufacturing, and healthcare industries. It is active in 14 countries across Europe, Asia, and Latin America (Brazil). The company achieved revenue of €1.518 billion in the fiscal year to March 2022 and has more than 28,600 FTE employees. 

    FM Logistic invests in innovation to offer sustainable supply chain solutions that answer changing consumer demands, the rise of e-commerce, omni-channel distribution and urban logistics.

  • Batilogistic

    Batilogistic, a member of the FM Logistic Group, is a real estate company dedicated to logistics. It manages built properties and optimises the asset portfolio. Backed by the expertise of NG Concept’s employees – financial experts, land developers, logisticians and builders – Batilogistic provides global construction solutions to logistics operators in Europe and Asia. It guarantees access to capital and land resources. It develops innovative concepts for buildings and offers differentiated construction solutions.

    As a visionary, Batilogistics also imagines, through design, new areas of development for logistics operations. It also ensures efficient management of its real estate assets. Operating in France and abroad, Batilogistic has proven its operational excellence for over 20 years.

  • NG Concept

    NG CONCEPT is a designer-builder that uses the know-how, skills and passion of its teams to create innovative turnkey solutions in logistics real estate. 

    We support our clients from the moment they express their needs until they are translated into operational reality. 

    To prepare for the future, we provide our employees with personalised support throughout their professional careers. But the future for us also consists of investing in innovation and digital technology to anticipate changes in our business.

    Pierre Orsatti – Managing Director 

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  • FM Foundation

    All together for a more inclusive society

    FM Foundation was created in 2017, when the FM Group celebrated its 50th anniversary, to enhance its social responsibility activities in order to participate in the dynamism of the territories where it operates, in line with the principles of sustainable development and the corporate values of trust, performance and openness.

    FM Foundation’s mission is to support the integration of people in difficulties and to help socially vulnerable or disadvantaged children.

    It accompanies and co-builds social innovation projects whose beneficiaries live in the vicinity of FM Group’s existing or future sites, so that these actions have a real local social impact.

    The projects supported by FM Foundation are implemented by the company’s employees, encouraging skills sponsorship that enables them to give another meaning to their work in the Group.

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  • Overview

    At FM Logistic, we are 28,600 people who firmly believe that supply chains have the power to create positive impacts for people and the planet. We implement our vision in 14 countries across Europe, Asia and Latin America.

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  • Our Purpose

    Make responsible consumption possible for all.

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  • Sustainability

    The world is at a junction. That's why we strive every day to collectively improve the supply chain for greener and more responsible consumption.

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