Mathias Vicherat

Senior Vice President, General Secretary Danone

As of February, 22th 2019, Mathias VICHERAT is appointed Senior Vice President, General Secretary in charge of Corporate Affairs, Security & Competitive Intelligence.

Mathias Vicherat started his career in 2004 as Chief of Staff of the Prefect of the Picardy Region (France). In 2006, he was appointed Deputy Prefect of Bobigny (Seine-Saint-Denis – France). In 2008, he joined the General Management of the French Police as Head of the Territorial Division and advisor to the French Police Head.

In 2010, Mathias Vicherat moved to Paris’ Mayor as Deputy Chief of Staff for two consecutive Mayors: Bertrand Delanoe in 2012 and Anne Hidalgo in 2014.

Since January 2017, Mathias Vicherat was Deputy CEO of SNCF, the third European railway company, in charge of Strategy, Communication and Branding. In this role, he contributed to the definition of the Company strategy and its reform in accordance with the European railway deregulation, and he managed the recent crisis as well as the company digital transformation.