Jean-François Le Martret is graduated from Audencia, one of the best business schools in France. He also holds a diploma of international affairs and a chartered accountant degree (DECS).
Jean-François Le Martret begins his career in 1983 as Internal Auditor at the “Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits et du Tourisme” and in 1985, he joins Tiga, windsurfing worldwide leader, where he works as Financial Controller. In 1988, he moves to Waterman (writing instruments division of The Gillette
Company) as Group Financial Controller. In 1994, he is appointed as Chief Financial Officer and legal representative of Gillette Ecriture, subsidiary of The Gillette Company, which distributes the Waterman, Parker, Paper Mate and Liquid Paper brands in France and Benelux. From 1998 to 1999, The Gillette Company entrusts him with the implementation of SAP as Finance Project Director for all the activities of the Company in France (Gillette, Duracell, Braun, Oral B, writing instruments). He becomes, in 1999, Financial Services Director of “Groupe Gillette France”. He joins Expanscience in 2004 as CFO of the
Company, leader in rheumatology, dermatology and dermo-cosmetic. he quits Expanscience at the end of 2009 to take the position of CFO at Guerbet, specialist in contrast media for medical imaging and listed in Paris on Euronext. He is also member of the Executive Committee. He manages a team of more than 200 employees all over the world, split on four main activities : Finance, Tax & Legal, Procurement and Information Systems. He has been appointed as Deputy CEO in April 2019, in charge of the strategy execution.
He decided to quit Guerbet end of September 2019 to move towards short terms missions for companies in development or in restructuring