Board of directors


  • Jean-Jacques Calcat, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Crédit Agricole Leasing & Factoring, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Nord Midi-Pyrénées Regional Bank
  • Laurent Bennet, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Savoie Regional Bank
  • Alix Caudrillier, Head of Subsidiaries and Affiliates at Crédit Agricole S.A.
  • Laurent Chenain, Head of International Trade and Transaction Banking (ITB) CA-CIB
  • Meriem Echcherfi, Head of Strategy at Crédit Agricole S.A.
  • Christine Gandon, Chairman of the Crédit Agricole Mutuel Nord Est Regional Bank
  • Jean-Christophe Kiren, Chief Executive Officer of Centre France Regional Bank
  • Dominique Piot, Network Director of LCL Nord Ouest
  • Stéphane Priami, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole S.A. in charge of Specialised Financial Services and Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance
  • Guillaume Rousseau, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Brie-Picardie Regional Bank


Executive committee

Hervé Varillon

Hervé Varillon, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Leasing & Factoring

Hervé Varillon began his career at Deloitte as an auditor, then at Peat Marwick as a consultant.

After spending seven years in different market activity subsidiaries of BNP Paribas Group, he then joined Crédit Agricole Group and the leasing profession in 2003. He became Head of Finance of Crédit Agricole Leasing in 2005, and of Eurofactor in 2009. The same year, he was appointed as Head of Finance, IT and Organization of Leasing and Factoring business lines. In 2013, he became Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Operations of Crédit Agricole Leasing and Factoring. In 2015, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Development of the same entity.

Since 2016, Hervé Varillon was Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Operations at Crédit Agricole Ile-de-France. He took up his duties as CEO of Credit Agricole Leasing & Factoring on 4 May 2020.

He is a former student of EM Lyon Business School and he holds a degree in chartered accounting.




Christophe Vandenkoornhuyse

Christophe Vandenkoornhuyse,Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Development

Christophe Vandenkoornhuyse holds a degree from the Institut supérieur de l’électronique et du numérique. After spending eight years at the Atos Group, where he worked in the fields of customer relations, CRM and payments, he joined the Crédit Agricole Group in 2003. Since then, he has held several management and executive positions within the Group’s consumer finance activities (Finaref, Sofinco and CA Consumer Finance), both in France and abroad. He joined Crédit Agricole Cards & Payments in late 2011 as Head of Sales and Customer Relations and member of the executive committee for the Group Payment Unit. From early 2015, within this unit, he also headed up the ATM, merchants and business intelligence activities. From May 2016, he became Head of Sales of the new Crédit Agricole Payment Services Unit, and he placed particular focus on boosting the sales momentum of the Group’s banks for its payment activity.


Frédéric Madalle

Frédéric Madalle, Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Operations 

Frédéric Madalle has spent his entire career at Crédit Agricole. Starting at the Crédit Agricole South-East division in 1987, he continued his career at Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence and then Crédit Agricole Quercy Rouergue, occupying various positions within the Finance division up to that of Head of Finance and the Corporate Market from 1997 to 2002. In 2002, he joined Crédit Agricole Île-de-France, where he was successively Regional Head of Sales, Head of Commitments and Risk Management, and then Head of Marketing and Communication. In 2007, he was appointed as Deputy CEO of the Toulouse 31 Regional Bank, before joining Crédit Agricole Technologies & Services in 2009 as Deputy CEO. From 2012, he became CEO of Nexecur, stemming from regional company CTCAM, whose transformation he steered to make it a rapidly expanding national company recognised for its quality of service.



Maha Sefrioui, Head of Strategy, Marketing and Communication

Gabriel Orio, Head of Sales for France-based Networks

Véronique Rigal-Antonic, Head of Factoring Customer Relations

Arnaud Collomb, Head of Permanent Control and Risks

Clément Dudouet, Head of Information Systems and Digitization

Eugénie Aurange, Head of Operations, Remarketing and Commitments 

Corinne Darbon-Lagay, Head of Human Resources and Organisation

Fabien Laherrère, Head of Finance, Litigation and Legal Affairs

Christine Delamarre, Head of Energy and Territories Financing