François-Xavier de Maistre and Anne Hemery join the Xilam team.

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October 20, 2022

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François-Xavier de Maistre and Anne Hemery.
François-Xavier de Maistre and Anne Hemery.Xilam Group

Xilam Group has announced the appointments of François-Xavier de Maistre as chief impact officer and Anne Hemery as executive vice president, human resources. 

To support its goal of accelerating and intensifying its sustainable transformation to meet the challenges of ecological transition, François-Xavier de Maistre, who has held the position of executive vice president, human resources for more than five years, is moving to the newly created position of group chief impact officer. 

Reporting directly to Marc du Pontavice, chief executive officer, Xilam, he will be responsible for ensuring that progress is made on these issues in consultation with the members of the Executive Board and in line with the company's strategic priorities. 

“We are pleased that François-Xavier de Maistre will manage a portfolio of such importance, which, despite delivering remarkable results in recent years, will be expanded to make the Xilam Group an exemplary player in this field,” says Marc du Pontavice, chairman, chief executive officer, Xilam Group. “He will be tasked with building engagement throughout the organization and with its stakeholders around three areas: Business, People and Environment.  

“François-Xavier has held a number of senior positions in the company over the past 20 years, where he has always shown a remarkable capacity to adapt and innovate. His many strengths will be invaluable to enable the group to successfully develop its CSR approach for the coming years.”  

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Succeeding de Maistre in the role of executive vice president human resources will be Anne Hemery. She will be tasked with continuing to develop the group’s human resources policy, supporting the group in its strong growth and hiring, retaining and managing talent in artistic, technical and support functions.  

Hemery has worked for more than fifteen years in various creative industries including publishing, advertising and design. Her experience and knowledge in these fields closely related to audio-visual animation production will bring new practices and sources of innovation to the Xilam Group which will benefit the company, its corporate development and social progress.  

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