Operational Excellence


Pierre is Belgian, holding a Master’s Degree in Business Engineering.
After several years selling germanium and cobalt for Union Minière (now Umicore), he joined Carmeuse in January 1989 to lead a high purity lime project. Since then, he occupied various sales and management positions in Carmeuse, eventually becoming a founding member of the Carmeuse Overseas (CMO) adventure.
He is a passionate about hiking, skiing and a food & wine lover.



Head of Engineering


Steve trained as an Electrical / Control instrumentation Engineer in the UK and after more than 10 years in the Chemical and Process industry, decided he wanted to travel.  He therefore spent many years commissioning and project engineering in the Bulk Solids industry in both electrical and mechanical roles, while traveling the world.  
Steve joined Carmeuse in 2010 and made his new home in Ghana, West Africa as Head of Engineering. Steve is currently Operations/Engineering Manager and based in Takoradi. He also provides technical support for CMO operations in Africa. Steve’s main interests outside work are Science Fiction and motor racing, in particular Formula 1.



General Manager Carmeuse Côte d’Ivoire


Marving is Ivorian, an Electromechanical Engineer, who also holds a Master’s Degree in Finance Engineering. He started his career in 2006 as Maintenance Supervisor in a Power Plant, and then joined Tongon Gold mine in 2009, where he spent 3 years as Senior Planner covering Process, Maintenance and Projects.  After 7 years with SKF FRANCE as West Africa Business Development Manager, he joined the Carmeuse Overseas team in 2019 to run our Carmeuse Côte d’Ivoire branch. Married and father of three marvelous children, Marving is passionate about reading, music and public speaking.



Logistics Officer


Laurence started her professional life at Tyco Electronics in Switzerland, where she learned and taught the usage of the machines dedicated to the manufacturing of components for electronic and aeronautic industries. Later she joined their logistics department. In 2007, Laurence started working for Carmeuse Group in Monthey, Switzerland, as logistics officer for Carmeuse Overseas. 
In her spare time, Laurence enjoys reading, walking and snowshoeing in winter.



Financial & Accounting analyst, France


François, French-Breton, graduated in 2015 after years of apprenticeships in management control.
He joined the Carmeuse adventure in 2017, assisting several entities with their financial reporting.
François’ hobbies are singing, outdoor running, and photography.



Human Resource Officer


Alice holds an International Diploma in Human Resource & Personnel Management.  She joined Handyman’s Lime in September 2014 as an Assistant to the Human Resource Manager.  In August 2015, Alice was appointed Human Resource Officer, her position held to date.
Alice’s enjoys cooking, watching TV and gardening in her spare time. 



Logistics officer, Carmeuse Trading & Services (TR)


Begüm is based in Izmir, Turkey. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and has been working in foreign trade business for more than 20 years.  Begum joined the Carmeuse team in 2018.
Begum’s favourite thing to do, is travel.