Arnaud Lagesse was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 29th October 2003.

Arnaud Lagesse started his career at IBL Ltd (formerly known as GML) in 1993 as Finance and Administrative Director, before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2005. Ten years later, following the amalgamation of GML Investissement Ltée and Ireland Blyth Limited on 01 July 2016, he was then appointed as Group CEO of the newly formed entity, IBL Ltd.

He holds a Master’s in Management from the Université d’Aix-Marseille and graduated from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Paris. He attended a Professional Development Program at INSEAD, Fontainebleau (France), an Advanced Management Program (AMP180) from Harvard Business School, United States, and a Breakthrough Executive Program with Egon Zender/Mobius in Portugal.

Arnaud Lagesse is a member of the Board of Directors of several of the country’s major companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius and is the Chairman of Phoenix Beverages Ltd, BlueLife Limited, Lux Island Resorts Ltd and City Brokers Ltd inter alia. He was President of the National Committee on Corporate Governance in Mauritius, of the Chamber of Agriculture, of the Mauritius Sugar Producers’ Association and of the Sugar Industry Pension Fund. Mr Lagesse is the Chairman of Fondation Joseph Lagessesince July 2012.

Mr Arnaud Lagesse is a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company.

Directorships in other listed companies :Alteo Limited, BlueLife Limited, IBL Ltd, Phoenix Beverages Limited, The United Basalt Products Ltd, Phoenix Investment Company Ltd