Cécile Cabanis began her career in 1995 with L’Oréal in South Africa as Logistics Manager and Financial Controller before moving to France as Internal Auditor. In 2000, she was appointed Deputy Director Mergers & Acquisitions at France Télécom.
Cécile Cabanis joined Danone in 2004, and has served in a range of key positions in finance, including Corporate Finance Director, then head of Business Development. In 2010 she was appointed Vice President Finance for the Fresh Dairy Products division.
Since February 2015, she is Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee.
In March 2017, besides her responsibility as EVP Chief Financial Officer, and Strategy, Cécile Cabanis takes the leadership for Information Systems and Information Technology (IS/IT).
In October 2017, Cécile Cabanis adds Cycles, Procurement and Nature Sustainability to her scope of responsibility and becomes Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Technology & Data, Cycles & Procurement.
Cécile Cabanis is also member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Schneider Electric