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29-30 September 2020

Lionel Chatelet
VP IT Transformation - Managing Director at CMA CGM


Aged 44, Lionel Chatelet is since several months in charge of the Worldwide implementation of CMA CGM SAP project called LISA.Reporting to Rajesh Krishnamurthy, CMA CGM Group EVP IT & Digital, he has recently been assigned to head the Transformation activity and to help preparing CMA CGM to the important changes in our sector : e-freight forwarding, blockchain powered initiatives, …

Lionel was formerly the CEO of CMA CGM do Brasil as well as CMA CGM Group´s regional representative for East Coast South America, from January 2016 to February 2019.CMA CGM Group employs 450 associates in Brazil and pursues its development in spite of an adverse political and economic context in Brazil, through a dynamic organic growth and through acquisitions (mainly Mercosul Line, second largest cabotage operator in Brazil), project on which Lionel was actively involved.

CMA CGM is the fourth largest container shipping operator worldwide, counting 110,000 employees for a 31 B USD yearly turnover planned in 2019 with the recent acquisition of CEVA Logistics.Lionel just completed Insead’s Advanced Management Program (July 2019), he is post graduated in Economics in the University of Montpellier and Saint-Etienne (France). He is married and father of two daughters, Loïs (17) and Marine (14).

Agenda Sessions

  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Digitizing - the success to smart supply chains