David Cipel will be joining Hydreka S.A.S, an Operating Company of Halma plc on Dec 16th 2019. David has been appointed as CFO & CHRO and will become Deputy Managing Director and a member of the Board. Hydreka is a market leader in metrology solutions for drinking and waste water applications.
Before joining Hydreka, David has held the CFO role at Euronews, an international leader in the media industry with several international operations, where he managed all finance and administrative activities, from accounting to tax and business control, but also payroll, procurement, compliance and legal affairs. He also directly managed HR during the first 4 years of his presence in Euronews.
He has contributed to the development of the group by developing a high performing team, being involved in two successive rounds of capital increases and actively participating in the strategic definition of a new business model. The team led by David has achieved outstanding results in areas like the implementation of a Finance and Purchasing ERP or the improvement of control environment. Before Joining Euronews David had an excellent track record gained as a Senior Manager in audit for PwC while serving clients both in Europe and in California, US.
David graduated from EDHEC Business School in Lille, France, majoring in Finance. He passed his CPA (Certified public Accountant) from the state of California, US, holds a DESCF (French statutory degree in Finance and Accounting) and passed the French Statutory Auditor exam.
Juan Subira, Managing Director of Hydreka said:
“We are delighted with the arrival of David Cipel, who will lead a deep transformation for our HR and Finance functions. The role of David s team as a trusted partner for the organization is key for Hydreka 2020-2024 strategic plans.”
David Cipel added:
“I am particularly excited to join Hydreka’s teams and actively contribute to Hydreka’s ambitious growth and development goals.”
David will be based at Hydreka’s headquarters in Lyon, France and can be reached at (firstname.lastname@example.org)