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  • Today, the Ÿnsect team today has 130 people: the Ÿnsecters. The company has an average age of 34 years and respects gender parity. The international dimension is very strong with a dozen nationalities represented and two official working languages: English and French.

     

     

     

    Co-founders



    ANTOINE HUBERT CEO & CHAIRMAN

    Antoine is Ÿnsect’s Chairman and CEO. He also leads the cooperative insect industry association, ...

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    ANTOINE HUBERT CEO & CHAIRMAN

    Antoine is Ÿnsect’s Chairman and CEO. He also leads the cooperative insect industry association, the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) and is Board Member of Protéine France consortium and LFD. Prior to co-founding Ÿnsect, Antoine worked on scientific projects in environmental risk assessment, biomass and plastics recycling. He is an agronomy engineer graduate from AgroCampus-Ouest and AgroParisTech. Together with Alexis, he co-founded NPO WORGAMIC and the company ORGANEO.

    JEAN-GABRIEL LEVON DIRECTOR OF IMPACTS

    As engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique graduated from HEC, Jean-Gabriel is the head of impact. Pri...

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    JEAN-GABRIEL LEVON DIRECTOR OF IMPACTS

    As engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique graduated from HEC, Jean-Gabriel is the head of impact. Prior to co-founding Ÿnsect, Jean-Gabriel was an industrial project consultant at Schlumberger.

    FABRICE BERRO DIRECTOR OF DATA

    Fabrice leads Ÿnsect farming R&D where he applies his experience in informatics and applied mathema...

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    FABRICE BERRO DIRECTOR OF DATA

    Fabrice leads Ÿnsect farming R&D where he applies his experience in informatics and applied mathematics. He worked at Engie before joining Ÿnsect.

    ALEXIS ANGOT MEMBER OF THE STRATEGIC COMITEE

    Alexis holds a law degree and an MBA from ESSEC. He co-founded Ynsect and served as CFO from 2011 to...

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    ALEXIS ANGOT MEMBER OF THE STRATEGIC COMITEE

    Alexis holds a law degree and an MBA from ESSEC. He co-founded Ynsect and served as CFO from 2011 to mid-2017, then as Corporate Secretary until his departure in mid-2020. Since then, he has advised investment funds, incubators and startups. He is also an investor and board member of several startups.

    Management Board

     

    ANTOINE HUBERT CEO & CHAIRMAN

    Antoine is Ÿnsect’s Chairman and CEO. He also leads the cooperative insect industry association, ...

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    ANTOINE HUBERT CEO & CHAIRMAN

    Antoine is Ÿnsect’s Chairman and CEO. He also leads the cooperative insect industry association, the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) and is Board Member of Protéine France consortium and LFD. Prior to co-founding Ÿnsect, Antoine worked on scientific projects in environmental risk assessment, biomass and plastics recycling. He is an agronomy engineer graduate from AgroCampus-Ouest and AgroParisTech. Together with Alexis, he co-founded NPO WORGAMIC and the company ORGANEO.

    BENJAMIN ARMENJON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

    Benjamin leads B2B sales and marketing activities for Ÿnsect. Before joining Ÿnsect in 2014, he he...

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    BENJAMIN ARMENJON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

    Benjamin leads B2B sales and marketing activities for Ÿnsect. Before joining Ÿnsect in 2014, he held various R&D, production, quality, and sales positions in companies such as Diana and Kemin Nutrisurance. Benjamin has a Ph.D. in food sciences.

    FRANÇOISE LESAGE CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

    With an MBA from ESCP EUROPE, Francoise manages Ÿnsect finances. Françoise has 15+ years of experi...

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    FRANÇOISE LESAGE CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

    With an MBA from ESCP EUROPE, Francoise manages Ÿnsect finances. Françoise has 15+ years of experience driving profitability and business development for international pharmaceutical and animal nutrition companies such as Adisseo.

    ALAIN DAVANDANT CHIEF INDUSTRIAL PROJECT OFFICER

    Alain is Ÿnsect Chief Industrial Project Officer, he is in charge of Design and Construction Ÿnfar...

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    ALAIN DAVANDANT CHIEF INDUSTRIAL PROJECT OFFICER

    Alain is Ÿnsect Chief Industrial Project Officer, he is in charge of Design and Construction Ÿnfarm Farms. Before joining Ÿnsect in December 2019, he mainly held for over 30 years Management and Project Direction positions within Technip, LITWIN in an international context, including 10 years spent in the Middle East and Asia. Agros Paris Tech engineer (1984-1987), Alain graduated from ENSPM (1989-IFP-Rueil). Alain was an Internal Auditor for the Board from 2000 to 2003.

    ALAIN REVAH CHIEF MARKETING & STRATEGY OFFICER

    Alain Revah is the Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer of Ÿnsect. Most recently he was the Vice Pres...

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    ALAIN REVAH CHIEF MARKETING & STRATEGY OFFICER

    Alain Revah is the Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer of Ÿnsect. Most recently he was the Vice President of Business & Corporate Development at Poshmark, based in San Francisco. He started his career building digital communities for Amazon, Major League Baseball or About.com at The Well/Delphi.com. He co-founded Ulteo (acquired by AZ Network) and help launch Telegroup (IPO Nasdaq TRGP). He also co-founded, invested or advised a number of startups including Poshmark, FreshPlanet, Stargazer or PhotoRoom, conglomerates like LVMH or Vivendi and venture funds like Accelerator Ventures (Zappos [sold to Amazon], Nutanix [IPO], Cornerstone on Demand [IPO], Zynga [IPO]), and Sunstone Capital. He holds two master degrees in Law and International Business from the University of Paris-Sorbonne and speaks 9 languages.

    FREDERIC JULIEN CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER

    Frédéric is Chief People Officer of Ÿnsect. Before joining Ynsect in September 2019, he held more...

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    FREDERIC JULIEN CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER

    Frédéric is Chief People Officer of Ÿnsect. Before joining Ynsect in September 2019, he held more than 20 years of HR and social affairs director positions in industrial groups such as PSA, Valeo and Faurecia in industrial, R&D and retail areas. Holder of a master's degree in organizational behavior and graduate in business analysis from Lancaster University, Frédéric has also followed General management programs at Essec and Cedep / Instead.

    PHILIPPE PICHOL CHIEF MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER

    Philippe is the Chief Manufacturing and Supply Chain Officer. He is passionate about building sustai...

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    PHILIPPE PICHOL CHIEF MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER

    Philippe is the Chief Manufacturing and Supply Chain Officer. He is passionate about building sustainable food supply chains. Before joining Ynsect, Philippe lead, created and developed operations during 20 years in multinationals such as Mondelez, Savencia and, more recently, in the healthy and sustainable food industry at Wessanen/Bjorg. He holds a Master degree in general engineering (ICAM – Lille).

    Strategic committee :

     

    The advisors forming the strategic committee have recognized skills and know-how in the development of innovative, fast-growing companies or in the agriculture and agri-food sectors.

    VINCENT MAURICE GLOBAL VICE-PRESIDENT OPERATIONS OF DANONE

    Vincent Maurice is Global Vice President Operations of Danone / Essential Dairy & Plant Based Produc...

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    VINCENT MAURICE GLOBAL VICE-PRESIDENT OPERATIONS OF DANONE

    Vincent Maurice is Global Vice President Operations of Danone / Essential Dairy & Plant Based Products. Vincent has over 30 years experience in different global FMGC's such as Mars, Reckitt & Colman, Kimberly-Clark and Danone in local, regional or global roles in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Quality and R&D functions. Vincent is graduated from Ecole Nationale des Industries Agro-Alimentaires.

    ALEXIS ANGOT COFOUNDER

    Alexis holds a law degree and an MBA from ESSEC. He co-founded Ynsect and served as CFO from 2011 to...

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    ALEXIS ANGOT COFOUNDER

    Alexis holds a law degree and an MBA from ESSEC. He co-founded Ynsect and served as CFO from 2011 to mid-2017, then as Corporate Secretary until his departure in mid-2020. Since then, he has advised investment funds, incubators and startups. He is also an investor and board member of several startups.

    ASHOK SUDAN EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF VENESCENCE

    Ashok Sudan is currently Executive Chairman of Verescence, the leading global manufacturer of glass ...

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    ASHOK SUDAN EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF VENESCENCE

    Ashok Sudan is currently Executive Chairman of Verescence, the leading global manufacturer of glass bottles for the Perfumery and Cosmetics Industry. From 2010 to 2016 he was CEO of SGD Group, a multi-national group manufacturing glass containers for the beauty and pharmaceutical markets. From 1977 to 2010 he worked for a large US based plastic packaging company, Graham Packaging, where he was most recently the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the $1.5 billion food & beverage packaging business. Ashok holds Master’s degrees in business and engineering and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.