Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board, GEODIS
Marie-Christine Lombard is Chief Executive Officer of GEODIS and Chairman of the Executive Board. A graduate of the ESSEC Business School, she has held senior management positions in the transport and logistics industry for more than 22 years. She has spent her entire career working internationally.
After 11 years in the banking sector at Chemical Bank and Paribas in the United States and France, she moved into the express deliveries sector, joining Jet Services in 1993 as Chief Financial Officer. She was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1997, and subsequently became Chairman of TNT Express France following the purchase of Jet Services by TNT. In 2004, she was named Chairman and Chief Executive of the entire Express division, and then Chairman of the Executive Board in 2011 when TNT Express became an independent listed company.
Marie-Christine Lombard joined the GEODIS Group in October 2012, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board a year later. Since her arrival, she has promoted the development of GEODIS in all aspects of the supply chain and broadened the group’s footprint in the United States through the acquisition of one of the leaders in contract logistics in 2015. Under her leadership, the company has invested in innovation and in the digitalization of its businesses, culminating in the launch of the Upply freight transportation marketplace in 2018. She is also a member of the VINCI Group’s board of directors.