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Group Administrative and Financial Director

From the outset, Mathieu Grossnickel was not predisposed to work in the wine industry. Originally from Alsace, he began his career as an auditor and chartered accountant on completion of his accounting and finance studies. His first professional experience enabled him to comprehend the inner workings of businesses in a broader sense.

Job and know-how

However, in 1998 he started working for Grand Chais de France, where he took charge of the financial department for over sixteen years, mainly focusing on transversal projects linked to managing and optimising processes bringing together the company’s various divisions.

His expertise enabled him to work a stakeholder in the external acquisitions division, where he became the CFO of one of the group’s subsidiaries, before working independently as a business optimisation consultant.

Wishing to further his adventure in the wine industry and fine-tune his knowledge, Mathieu Grossnickel enthusiastically joined Vignobles André Lurton. While the company’s reputation is already firmly established, the development potential is significant and very promising (on every level, from grafting vines to sales distribution, not forgetting its great human potential). In September 2017, Mathieu was appointed financial director of Les Vignobles André Lurton.

His wish? To improve internal processes while developing markets and products, without forgetting the overriding need for profitability...