Senior Management

To view biographies of the Senior Management, simply scroll below.

Joe Plumeri, Executive Chairman

Joe Plumeri was appointed Executive Chairman of Selecta Group in May 2020, having joined the Group’s Board in March 2020. Joe is a Senior Advisor to KKR and prior senior management roles include Vice Chairman of the First Data Board of Directors as well as Chairman and CEO of Willis Group Holdings. Before joining Willis, Joe had a 32-year career at Citigroup and its predecessor companies.

Christian Schmitz, Chief Executive Officer

Christian Schmitz was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Selecta Group in May 2020, after five months as Interim Chief Operating Officer and having been appointed to the Group’s Board in April 2020. Christian was previously a Director at KKR Capstone and, prior to that, a Partner with McKinsey & Company, where he led transformations of multiple businesses.

Philippe Gautier, Chief Financial Officer

Philippe Gautier joined Selecta as Chief Financial Officer in November 2020. Philippe was previously Group CFO and Operations Director of SMCP, a KKR portfolio company and, prior to that, CFO and COO at Kering Group, for global brands Sergio Rossi and Puma.