Cathy Pianon

SEVP, Public Affairs & Communication at Groupe SEB

Cathy PIANON joins the Executive Committee in her double role as EVP Public Affairs & Communication as well as Chief of Staff of the CEO office.

Cathy PIANON joined the Group in January 2019 from Disneyland Paris where she was VP Public Affairs, Communication and CSR and Member of the Executive Committee.

Her scope of responsibility combines all Public Affairs and Communication activities, social media and external relations as well as managing the daily running of the CEO office. She also worked at Vivendi, Vinci and Bureau Veritas. She has Swiss and French citizenship and has lived in the US, Italy and has carried out her ENA apprenticeship in Sofia, Bulgaria.

After her studies at IPAG business school, Cathy PIANON also graduated from ENA CHEE (graduations year Mario Soares). In addition, she achieved a Strategy Program at INSEAD.


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  • SEVP, Public Affairs & Communication

    Current role

  • EVP, Public Affairs & Communication & Chief of Staff

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