Pierre-François Merlin

Deputy General Manager, Compagnie des Bois de Gabon (CBG)

zoomPierre-François MerlinPierre-François MerlinPierre-François Merlin first trained as an officer in the Merchant Navy. He then pursued a career in the logistics and maritime transport sector, working for Delmas in Africa during the 1990s. In 1997, he represented the company in Italy as part of the Timber Club, an operations centre working in the transportation of tropical hardwoods.

From 1999 to 2012, Pierre-François was Sales Manager, then Director, of Necoship France, a maritime enterprise that specializes in transporting tropical timber from Africa to Europe. Since 2014, he has been Deputy General Manager of CBG at Port-Gentil in Gabon.

Pierre-François has been a member of the Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux (ATIBT) since 1999. He was also a member of the Commerce du Bois association from 2000 to 2010.

Participating in:

  • Markets and challenges for tropical forest products, Thursday, 03.09.2015, 14:00 - 15:30

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