Bertrand Pujol d'Andrébo
BiographyBertrand Pujol d’Andrébo, a former French Air Force Officer and graduate of the “The Joint Forces Defense College”, joined Oberthur Fiduciaire in 2004 as Deputy Plant Director in Chantepie, responsible for Production, Maintenance, and Human Resources. He was appointed Plant Director in 2008, to significantly increase the production capacity of the printing works by installing latest security printing technology. He was appointed Industrial Director with responsibility for integrating Oberthur Fiduciaire’s Joint Venture in Sofia, Bulgaria into the rest of the business by standardizing both production and quality between the two sites. He is also responsible for strategic industrial development, notably with deployment of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices across the Group.
About the companyA trusted partner and global security expert serving its clients since 1842, Oberthur Fiduciaire is one of leading private security printers in the world, now serving 70 countries. Oberthur Fiduciaire is a specialist in the design and production of banknotes, associated security features, and secure documents. Oberthur Fiduciaire’s know-how and expertise, integrity and trust, have long been recognized by central banks and governments across the world. The company is headquartered in Paris and two manufacturing sites in France and in Bulgaria.
PresentationInvesting in Europe: Quality and Strategy
The banknote printing industry is going through many changes. Some suppliers are reorganizing to low cost production sites, downsizing and / or subcontracting. Oberthur Fiduciaire’s strategy, however, is to expand and grow its European production capacity while offering state-of-the-art banknotes to all its customers worldwide. Oberthur Fiduciaire uses the Euro quality and security standards as the benchmark for all its production plants. This presentation will focus on presenting the benefits of investing in Europe both for our customers and for the group to maintain the same quality and security levels in all its manufacturing sites.