• CIEL Limited appoints Group Chief Executive and Group Finance Director

    13 Oct 2016

    CIEL, the Mauritius-based diversified investment group, today announced that it has appointed Jean-Pierre Dalais as Group Chief Executive and Jérôme De Chasteauneuf as Group Finance Director, effective as from 1 January 2017.

    Presently Executive Directors, Jean-Pierre Dalais and Jérôme De Chasteauneuf have been instrumental in CIEL’s recent successful restructuring and in leading its consolidation in five strategic clusters. Both of them are inherently linked with CIEL’s growth journey over the past two decades.

    “Jean-Pierre Dalais has been the driving force behind CIEL’s recent expansion in Hotels & Resorts, Finance and Healthcare in particular. As CIEL enters a new phase of its journey with a well-established investment portfolio, he has the unanimous support of the Board to lead the implementation of CIEL’s ambitions while nurturing operational excellence across our five clusters” commented P. Arnaud Dalais, Chairman of CIEL. “Jérôme De Chasteauneuf, with his well-proven expertise and deep financial knowledge, will oversee the Group’s finances and continue to play his role as a key executive while supporting Jean-Pierre in consolidating and developing further our recent investments” added Mr. Dalais.

    “CIEL has made tremendous progress over the years and I feel privileged to lead the group's next chapter of development” said Jean-Pierre Dalais. “We will keep on building upon the rich values of the Group, its solid asset base and above all on the outstanding quality of our people. I will do my best to nurture excellence and growth for the benefits of all our stakeholders.”

    Jean-Pierre Dalais, 52 years old, is a well-respected entrepreneur who sits on the board of several companies including CIEL Limited, CIEL Textile, Sun Limited and Alteo Limited. Jean-Pierre holds an MBA from the International University of America.

    Jérôme De Chasteauneuf, 50 years old, is an experienced finance professional with directorships on several listed companies including CIEL Limited, CIEL Textile, Sun Limited, Alteo Limited and Harel Mallac Co Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant of England and Wales and holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.