Management

Éric Jacquet

CEO

Éric Jacquet, 62, French, has been Chairman and CEO since 1994.
Éric Jacquet spent his entire career at the JACQUET METALS group, where he was Sales Manager (1980-1985) then Marketing and Export Development Manager (1986-1993).
Éric Jacquet is also a member of the Lyon (France) Commercial Court Association of Judges and Former Judges.


Philippe Goczol

Managing Director

Philippe Goczol, 55, Belgian, began his career in 1988 at steel manufacturer INDUSTEEL (ARCELOR group), where he held positions as Commercial Engineer (1988-1992), Manager (1992-2000) and Sales Director (1999-2000).
In 2001, he joined JACQUET METALS as Chief Development Officer before being appointed Group Managing Director in 2004.
Philippe Goczol holds a Master of Business Engineering from Mons University (Belgium).


Thierry Philippe

Chief Financial Officer

Thierry Philippe, 46, French, began his career as a financial auditor in 1998.
In 2000, he joined MARTEK POWER France as Controller. In 2005, he joined the JACQUET METALS finance department, becoming Group CFO in 2006. In 2010, he is also appointed Managing Director.
Thierry Philippe holds management and finance degrees (IUT GEA, DECF, DESCF) from the University of Lyon (France).


David Farias

JACQUET Chief Operating Officer

David Farias, 62, French Argentinian, has been in charge of the Quarto plates production at Creusot Loire Industrie (USINOR group) for 10 years.
In 2000, he became Commercial Director of INDUSTEEL (ARCELOR group), in charge of the central commerce and international sales network.
He joined JACQUET METALS in 2015 as Chief Operating Officer of the JACQUET division.
David Farias is a Metallurgical Engineer and holds a Master and Doctor in Material Science (Lorraine Polytechnic National Institute, Mining School of Nancy, France).


Hans-Josef Hoss

IMS group Chief Operating Officer

Hans-Josef Hoss, 56, German, joined JACQUET METALS in 2020 as Chief Operating Officer of the IMS group division.
Previously, he worked 17 years for thyssenkrupp Materials where he was in particular CEO of the North-American branch (from 2011 to 2014) and member of the Executive Board (from 2014 to 2018).
Hans-Josef Hoss holds management degrees from the University of Kent (UK) and from the University of Saarlandes (Germany).


Alexandre Iacovella

Chief Operating Officer

Alexandre Iacovella, 44, French, started his career in 2000 at group SNECMA.
In 2005, he joined BILFINGER France (ex-LTM industrie) as Operating Director before becoming CEO in 2010.
In 2020, he joined JACQUET METALS as Group Chief Operating Officer.
Alexandre Iacovella holds an engineer degree (ECAM) and an Executive MBA (EM Lyon, France).


Jens Münchow

STAPPERT Chief Operating Officer

Jens Münchow, 57, German, joined JACQUET METALS in 2020 as Managing Director of STAPPERT Deutschland GmbH (Germany).
In 2021, he is appointed Chief Operating Officer of the STAPPERT division.
Previously, he held various management positions in the steel trade business. From 2012 to 2019, he was Member of the Management Board of thyssenkrupp Schulte GmbH.