Jean-Jacques Gauthier has been CFO and Executive Vice President of Lafarge and a member of the Executive Committee since joining the Group in 2001.
He began his career with Ernst & Young in 1983 as an auditor.
He joined the Finance department of the Matra Group in 1986, and in 1988 he became CFO of Matra Datavision, USA.
In 1991 he joined the General Management of the Lagardère Group as Director of Internal Audit of the Matra and Hachette Groups.
In 1993 he became CFO of Matra Espace and in 1996 Deputy General Manager and CFO of the Franco-British company Matra Marconi Space.
In 2000 he became Deputy General Manager and CFO of Astrium.
Born in 1959, Jean Jacques Gauthier is a French national. He holds degrees in law and economics.