Board of Directors

Antalis is administered by a Board of directors which is composed of eight members with varied and complementary experience, not only in the field of distribution but also in accounting and financial matters and in development strategy, as well as in environmental responsibility.


Pascal Lebard

Chairman of the Board

As a graduate of the EDHEC, Pascal Lebard began his career in the banking sector and was an Associated Director of 3i SA, before occupying management functions within the Ifil Group (now Exor). He joined the Sequana Group in 2004 where he initially performed the function of Deputy Chief Executive Officer before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Since 2013, he has combined that office with the office of Chairman of Sequana’s Board of directors.

His term of office as a director and Chairman of the Board of Antalis, renewed on 28 May 2019, will expire in 2022.


Hervé Poncin

Director and Chief Executive Officer

Graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris, IFA certified director, Hervé Poncin began his career at Renault Automation Germany. He joined Arthur Andersen & Cie as an organisational consultant. He was appointed as Director of Marketing, Key Accounts of Apple France and then of Apple Europe. He joined Arjomari Diffusion in 1994 as Director of Marketing before becoming Chief Executive Officer. He was successively appointed as Director of the Print Services Europe Business Unit of the Antalis Group, Director of Marketing & Purchasing, Chief Executive Officer France & Benelux and Chief Executive Officer Western Europe. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Antalis in 2009.

He has been appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of Antalis for a 4-year period, i.e. until 2021.


Bruno Basuyaux


Graduate of the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and of the San Diego University, Bruno Basuyaux practiced law as an associate attorney (corporate M&A, restructuring) with the law firm Herbert Smith Freehills in Paris and London for more than 20 years and advised numerous French and foreign companies. He also has a strong experience in governance and has held various mandates of director, Chairman of the Board and committees as well as CEO.

He has been appointed Director of Antalis until 2020.


Clare Chatfield

Independent Director

Clare Chatfield is an associate of the Paris office of the international management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting. She is a graduate of Cambridge University and has an MBA degree from INSEAD and has developed particular expertise in energies and environmental issues. Among her clients are a substantial number of international industrial companies.

She has been appointed Director of Antalis until 2021.


Delphine Drouets

Independent Director

Delphine Drouets is Managing Director of Preventel. She is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques and began her career at KPMG Audit. She performed operational and financial missions and management functions within Neuf Cegetel / SFR and provided consultancy services in mergers and acquisitions.

Her term of office as a Director of Antalis, renewed on 28 May 2019, will expire in 2022.


Cécile Helme-Guizon


Cécile Helme-Guizon is Managing Director of French Institute of Directors (Institut Français des Administrateurs – IFA). She is a graduate of EM Lyon, a chartered accountant and a certified director in France and in the United Kingdom. She began her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (audit & corporate finance) and Kingfischer Plc (mergers & acquisitions) and joined Darty as Director of International Development, becoming Managing Director of Subscriptions and Services and then Director of Strategy before going to work for the IFA.  She is also a Director of Sequana.

She has been appointed Director of Antalis until 2020.


Christine Mondollot

Independent Director

Graduate of ESSEC, Mrs Christine Mondollot has a recognised experience in the consumer products and retailing sectors acquired within large French and American companies (Pernod Ricard, Kodak, Galeries Lafayette, Virgin). Digital technology forms an important part of her experience. She currently holds several directorships with various companies.

She has been appointed Director of Antalis until 2020.


Frédéric Richard

Director representing the employees

Mr Frédéric Richard has worked for Antalis since 1987 and he is currently Procurement manager at Antalis France.

He has been appointed Director of Antalis until 2022.