04/05/2021 – People — auf Deutsch lesen

Lectra: Céline Abecassis-Moedas is the new independent director

At Lectra’s extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, held on April 30, members voted to appoint Céline Abecassis-Moedas as the new independent director.


Céline Abecassis-Moedas. Her appointment to Lectra’s Board of Directors is intended in particular to strengthen the Strategy Committee, which will deal with an increasing number of investment projects in innovative companies and the further development of Industrie 4.0 offerings. © Lectra


Nominated for a period of four years, she becomes a member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Strategic Commitee.

Daniel Harari, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lectra:

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Céline Abecassis-Moedas as a Director of Lectra. Her international experience and knowledge of strategy and innovation management, as well as her in-depth knowledge of the fashion industry, are great assets for the company.”

  • The appointment of Céline Abecassis-Moedas to Lectra’s Board of Directors will notably strengthen the Strategic Committee, which will be called upon to examine an increasing number of investment projects in innovative companies and the continued development of the offers for Industry 4.0.

  • Céline Abecassis-Moedas will also draw upon her international experience as an independent director, through positions held for nearly ten years at four companies in Spain and Portugal: Europac (Papeles y Cartones de Europa) from 2012 to 2019, CTT (CTT Correios de Portugal) from 2016 to 2020, CUF since 2016, and Vista Alegre Atlantis since 2020.

Céline Abecassis-Moedas, 49, is now Dean for Executive Education and Associate Professor at Católica-Lisbon. She began her career in research at France Telecom R&D, before joining Lectra in New York as an e-business product manager in 1999, then AT Kearney in London as a consultant in 2000. From 2002 to 2005, she was Lecturer in Strategy at Queen Mary University of London, then joined Católica-Lisbon University as Assistant Professor in Strategic and Innovation Management.

From 2014 to 2020, Céline Abecassis-Moedas was also Affiliate Professor at ESCP and co-scientific director of the Lectra-ESCP Chair’s “Fashion and Technology”.

Céline Abecassis-Moedas is a graduate of the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, of the Université Paris Dauphine (DEA in Scientific management methods), holder of a Ph.D. in Management from the École Polytechnique and holder of the INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance obtained in 2017.

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