Fifth generation at the helm of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs

Fifth generation at the helm of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs

Paris: Edouard Louis-Dreyfus has assumed the presidency at one France’s great names in shipping, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. He becomes the fifth generation of Louis-Dreyfus’s to take the helm of the dry bulk giant, having joined the family firm 13 years ago.

He will chair the board of the company Pacemar, the holding company of the group, and will be accompanied by a CEO, Gildas Maire, and a general manager of operations, Alain Le Guillard.

Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, Edouard’s father, has become chairman of the supervisory board of Pacemar.


Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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