President & CEO
Yves Carette graduated from the Solvay Business School (Brussels, Belgium) in 1980 as Business Management Engineer. He started his career as Auditor with the Grant Thornton Belgian associate firm, then moved to the Renault Trucks division in Belgium as controller.
In 1986 he joined the start-up team of Ampacet Europe (Messancy Belgium) as Finance and Administration Manager. After the move of the European Headquarters to Luxembourg, in 1995, he became the European member of the Ampacet corporate strategy and development committee.
Since then, he held several important positions throughout the world:
- Director of Global IT & International Finance – Tarrytown, NY (1999 – 2001)
- General Manager South America – Buenos Aires, Argentina (2001 – 2007)
- General Manager Asia – Rayong, Thailand (2007 – 2012)
- Vice-President & CIO, Managing Director Asia – Tarrytown, NY (2012 to 2014)
When Bob DeFalco announced his retirement, early 2014, he was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President. He became President & CEO the 1st of April 2015.