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New Appointments: President APAC and Member of the Executive Committee, President Sonepar Iberica


Jean-Cyrille Verspieren appointed President Sonepar Asia Pacific, member of the Sonepar Executive Committee

Jean-Cyrille Verspieren, currently President Sonepar Iberica, will be appointed President Sonepar Asia-Pacific as of January 1st, 2024. He will report to Philippe Delpech, Sonepar’s CEO and will become a member of the Sonepar Executive Committee.

After spending a few years in Spain during his childhood, Jean-Cyrille graduated from ESCAE Clermont Ferrand (France) in Business Administration. He started his career in Marketing in the automotive industry.

Jean-Cyrille joined Sonepar France in 1996 as a Sales Representative and became a Branch Manager in 1999. In 2004, he took over the role of Sonepar France Key Account Manager and in 2006 he was appointed Head of France DIY Business and then France Regional Director for Paris area in 2010. In 2014 he joined the Southern Europe Region as Business Development Director. In May 2017, he was appointed President Sonepar France Overseas business managing 7 territories. In 2018, Jean-Cyrille was appointed President of Sonepar Iberica.

Jean-Cyrille developed during his career a deep knowledge of our various markets and countries, working internationally with many of the teams. His deep knowledge of Sonepar business, his team spirit and his strong passion for people will be key to managing the Asia Pacific region.

Barbara Garcia Floren appointed President Sonepar Iberica

Barbara Garcia Floren will be appointed President Sonepar Iberica (Spain and Portugal) as of January 1st, 2024, reporting to Jerome Malassigne, President Western Europe.

Barbara was born in Spain, graduated from University de Oviedo (Spain), Bradford University and holds a master’s degree from Bordeaux University in Banking, Finance and International Business. Barbara joined Sonepar as a Financial Controller in 2000. Since then, her career has developed by holding numerous Sonepar headquarter positions that have enabled her to acquire a unique knowledge about Sonepar’s processes and organization plus about the electrical industry market.

In April 2021, she was appointed SVP Sonepar Merger & Acquisitions and CEO Office, member of the Sonepar Executive Committee.

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