RocTool Strengthens its Management
After opening subsidiaries in Taiwan, USA, and Germany in the last two years, RocTool SA, La Bourget du Lac, France, specialists in the design and development of technologies for rapid molding of composites and plastic injection, have strengthened their management team.
Stéphane Hersen is appointed General Manager, with Alexandre Guichard being appointed Chairman of the board of directors. Mathieu Boulanger, global business development director based in North Carolina since 2013, is appointed Executive Chairman of RocTool Incorporated – North America. Nicola Gobbo joins the company as new Chief Financial Officer/Strategic Planning while José Feigenblum remains Chief Technical Officer and member of the board of directors.
Stéphane Hersen, 45, has also been appointed Manager of the Siccom group and managed the Italian and Chinese subsidiaries for 3 years. From 2005 to 2013 Stéphane worked for the Vitembal group, the last year as CEO of the German subsidiary.
After a 2-year experience with a consulting company in the US (Atlanta, GA), Mathieu Boulanger, 34, joined RocTool in 2004. After 10 years spent at RocTool headquarters as international business and key accounts manager, Mathieu has been appointed Executive Chairman of RocTool Inc. North-America (Charlotte, NC) in 2014 in order to boost the groups’ growth in North-America. Mathieu is also member of the board of directors.
Nicola Gobbo, 32, joined RocTool in April 2014 as Chief Financial Officer/Strategic Planning. He started his career as analyst with the Finance department of Calyon Corporate & Investment Banking (Crédit Agricole group). Since 2010 he’s been an advisor for European private equity transactions. He also founded a media company and was the Chief Financial Officer of said company.
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