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Romain Petit and Mathieu Gourlet join Cotecna as COO and CHRO

Romain Petit and Mathieu Gourlet join Cotecna's management team as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer.

Founded in Switzerland in 1974, Cotecna started off as a family business and has grown to become a global leading provider of testing, inspection and certification services. The group now has over 3,000 employees in more than 100 offices and laboratories worldwide.

Romain Petit and Mathieu Gourlet join Cotecna’s management team, led by Sébastien Danneau.

Romain Petit, 46 years old, has over 20 years of experience in the inspection and certification industry. He has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Based in Geneva, he will be responsible for contributing to Cotecna’s dynamic, international expansion plans and broadening its service offering.

Mathieu Gourlet, 49 years old, has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer. With more than 25 years of experience in human resources in the industry and services sectors, he will contribute to Cotecna’s development and transformation, reporting directily to Sébastien Dannaud.

Sébastien Dannaud, CEO, Cotecna, says : “I look forward to welcoming Romain and Mathieu on board. They will both hold strategic positions in the context of our ambitious business transformation programme”.

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About Cotecna

Cotecna is a leading provider of testing, inspection and certification services. We offer solutions to facilitate trade and make supply chain safer and more efficient for our clients. Our trusted network of professionals and certified laboratories provide expertise across four key sectors: agriculture & food, government & trade, minerals & metals, and general cargo. Founded in Switzerland in 1974, Cotecna started off as a family business and has now grown to become a world-class international player with 3,000 employees in close to 100 offices across more than 50 countries.

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