Bertrand Vignes

Director of the Natural Rubber Unit SIFCA
Bertrand Vignes Bertrand Vignes, an agricultural engineer, joined Michelin Group in 1981, where he held various technical and operational positions on rubber plantations in Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria. He took part in the creation of a natural rubber project in Mato Grosso (Brazil) and subsequently managed Michelin plantations in Bahia, then Mato Grosso. From1999 to 2009, he was Director of Michelin Group’s Natural Rubber and Plantations Department. In 2009, he joined SIFCA Group in Côte d’Ivoire. He was initially CEO of Palmci (oil palm), then CEO of SIFCA until 2016. He is currently CEO of SIPH, in charge of SIFCA Group’s Natural Rubber Unit.