The administrative and management bodies are clearly defined, facilitating controlled governance and managerial cohesion that is in line with the group's ambition.

Executive Committee


Its missions:

  • Develop strategic guidelines in full collaboration with the Board of Directors
  • Ensure implementation of the strategy
  • Lead and manage the group



1. Michel Denis - President & CEO

2. Hervé Rochet - Corporate Secretary & CFO

3. Elisabeth Ausimour - President Product Division

4. Maxime Deroch - President Services & Solutions Division

5. Laurent Bonnaure - EVP Sales & Marketing

6. Christine Prat - EVP Human Resources




Board of Directors


Its role:

  • Determine the strategic direction of the company's business policies and ensure the implementation of strategy
  • Address any questions relating to the smooth operation of the company


Photo mosaïque du conseil d'administration Manitou BF


1. Jacqueline Himsworth - Chairman of the Board of Directors

2. Dominique Bamas - Independent Board member

3. Emilie Braud - Board member

4. Marcel-Claude Braud - Board member

5. Sébastien Braud - Board member

6. Cécile Helme-Guizon - Independent Board member

7. Christopher Himsworth - Board member

8. Dominique Himsworth - Board member

9. Alexandra Matzneff - Independent Board member

10. Pascal Raoult - Employee Board member

11. Pierre-Henri Ricaud - Independent Board member

12. Michel Trotter - Employee Board member



Honorary Chairman


Marcel Braud, Honorary Chairman, founder of the Manitou forklift truck