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07/23/12 - NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR EUROPE / NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FRANCE
NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR EUROPE / NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FRANCE
Lyreco is pleased to announce that Christophe Chambre will be the new Managing Director Europe. After joining Lyreco in 1994 as a Field Sales Representative in Paris, Christophe Chambre has been promoted on many occasions, latterly holding the position of Managing Director in France.
With consistently excellent results and leadership to lead Lyreco French company in a strong position , Christophe has proven that his energetic and challenging communication style and methodical manners will be strong skills for the position of Managing Director Europe.
 
 
Christophe Chambre ’s replacement will be a familiar Lyreco face, as after 10 years of extensive travel on a strategic level, Stephane Bossut has expressed the desire to move back to an operational role as Managing director  of France.
Stephane’s stature, credibility and experience will allow our largest subsidiry to continue to prosper.
 
Both directors will officially pick up their new duties on 1 October 2012.
 
 
 
For more information please visit www.lyreco.com
 
 
 
04/06/12 - LYRECO LAUNCHES ITS MID TERM SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY: Eco Future
LYRECO LAUNCHES ITS MID TERM SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY: Eco Future
Lyreco is pleased to announce the launching of Eco Future: its mid term Sustainability strategy.
 
Even Sustainability principles are already for years as a part of Lyreco’s culture and values, Eco Future is an effective step forward to bring consistency, transparency and long term perspective of Lyreco’s Sustainable Development scheme.
 
Eco Future strategy is made up of Lyreco’s vision, 3 guiding principles and clear commitments.
On top of that, a certain number of KPI and ambitious target have been defined; making sure Lyreco’s progress can be shared with all its stakeholders, and especially its customers, its employees, its suppliers and the society in general.
 
Eco Future applies to all the Lyreco countries all over the world.
 
Click here to discover the Eco Future dedicated video.
 
On eco.lyreco.com (Lyreco’s Sustainability website), you can also get further information and the details of the strategy: click here to read the Eco Future dedicated leaflet.
 
As the results will be all about each of us, many thanks to the support you could give to Eco Future.

 
 
03/26/12 -
Steve Law named CEO of Lyreco Group
Marly, France – 14 March, 2012 – Lyreco Group, European leader in the distribution of workplace supplies solutions for businesses, yesterday announced that Steve Law has been appointed the company’s CEO. Mr Law has served as acting CEO since the departure of Philippe Martinez in August 2011.
 
Following the announcement made by Lyreco’s board of directors, the company’s Chairman Georges Gaspard commented: “After Philipe Martinez’s departure in August last year, I had asked Steve to take the position of acting CEO […] I have followed his activities closely over the last six months and was impressed by what I observed. Steve has all the skills and qualities necessary to lead and develop an international group of this scale. Put simply, he embodies Lyreco’s new vision.”
 
Mr. Law has worked for 20 years at the heart of Lyreco Group, previously occupying the roles of Managing Director of Lyreco WISE (UK & Ireland), as well as Zone Managing Director of its Canadian and European operations. He has therefore acquired extensive experience within the company, and exceptional leadership skills.
 
His mission will be to put Lyreco’s new vision into practice long term, to strengthen the group’s international influence and to ensure that product development matches market trends.


Stephen Law's biography
Chief Executive Officer
 
LYRECO
 
 
 
 
Born in April 1961 in Epworth (Great Britain), Stephen Law is British (Belgian resident).
 
His professional career began in 1983 when he joined Gillette UK (Stationery Products Division), to the position of Sales Representative.
 
Here is Stephen Law's employment history:
 
Lyreco                                                                      1988 to present
CEO (Group)                                                           2012
Managing Director Europe & Canada (Group)        2006 to 2012
Managing Director UK & Ireland (WISE)                 1998 to 2005
Marketing Director UK                                             1994 to 1998
Marketing Manager UK                                            1988 to 1994
 
 
Gillette UK (Stationery Products Division)                    1983 to 1988
 
Sales Promotions and Planning Manager (Northern Europe)
Sales Promotions Manager
Product Manager
Sales Representative
Graduate Trainee
 
 
EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS:                   1979 to 1983
 
BA (Hons) Degree in Business Studies - De Montford University, Leics.