Gérard Lamarche is currently a Managing Director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert.
Mr. Lamarche has been a Director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert since 2011 and Managing Director since 2012. Mr. Lamarche is on the board of several other quoted and non-quoted companies in Europe including Total, SGS, Lafarge and Umicore.
Mr. Lamarche began his career in 1983 at Deloitte Haskins & Sells in Belgium and in the Netherlands in 1987. In 1988, Gérard Lamarche joined Société Générale de Belgique as an investment manager and management controller from 1989 to 1991 and then as an advisor on strategic operations from 1992 to 1995. He moved to Compagnie Financière de Suez as Advisor to the Chairman and Secretary of the Executive Committee (1995-1997) before becoming Deputy Director for Planning, Control and Accounting. In 2000, Gérard Lamarche’s career path took an industrial turn when he joined NALCO (American subsidiary of the Suez Group and world leader in industrial water treatment) as Director, Senior Executive Vice President and CFO. In January 2003, he was appointed CFO of the Suez group.
Mr. Lamarche has a degree in Economics from the University of Louvain-La-Neuve and the INSEAD Institute of Management (Advanced Management Program for Suez Group Executives).