The men and women of the Claranor company
A team of about forty people who share common values.
Together, our team are working on the development of Pulsed light packaging sterilization equipment at Avignon site (84), Provence, France.
The Claranor decontamination equipment is entirely designed, assembled, and commissioned before installation at the final customer’s site or at the equipment integrator’s site.
- R&D – Microbiology – Optic : study of new applications, evaluation of the microbiological performance of the technology; development and optimization of the hardware platform (electronics, optics)..
- Engineering : mechanical and electronic design office for standard machines, special machines and prototypes.
- Production : management of the workshop, planning and monitoring of the decontamination machines quality.
- Purchasing : purchasing, warehouse and packaging management.
- Customer Service (Support service) : commissioning, installation, after-sales service, follow-up of the machines during their industrial operation. Coordination of the interventions of Claranor & partners technician.
- Commercial – Marketing : Claranor’s distributors and agents around the world also contribute to the development of the pulsed light market.
- Administrative : accounting-management and human resources.
Food industry engineer – Agroparistech
Holder of an EM-Lyon MBA
With 15 years spent in a technical center R&D department, then in the management of a fruit processing company, Christophe Riedel joined Claranor in 2007 to ensure its commercial development. He took over the management of the company in 2010.
Chief Fiancial Officier
Graduated from Arts et Métiers ParisTech and Queen’s University Belfast, Louis-Marie then worked for over 7 years in the Paris region for Ernst&Young, a financial audit and consulting firm. Looking for a new professional challenge in the finance department of a growing SME, he joins our team in 2023. Louis-Marie brings to Claranor his skills in strategy and financial consulting.
Mechanical engineer graduated from ICAM Toulouse
After several international experiences with suppliers of equipment and packaging lines for the food industry, Anthony Hereng joined Claranor’s sales team in 2010. Today, he is in charge of the sales team and customer service and the representatives worldwide network animation.
Purchasing and Production Director
Industrial Engineering and Supply Chain Management engineer. After significant experience in production workshop management, Aurélia worked 9 years at Arcelor Mittal. Her last position as purchasing manager allowed her to acquire real know-how in the deployment of purchasing strategies and process improvement. She joined Claranor in October 2017.
Design-Office and Engineering manager
Engineering graduate of Arts et Métiers ParisTech with nearly 15 years’ experience in various industries: metallurgy, aeronautics, automotive, embedded systems, Fabien joined Claranor, whose values and commitments he shares, in 2023.
His previous positions included Process & Industrialization Manager and Project Manager on technical and strategic missions for the company, as well as Supply Chain Manager and Technical Team Manager. Fabien brings his know-how and involvement to the entire Claranor Engineering team.
Head of Microbiology
Alain Berberian worked 13 years in a national technical center for food preservation (CTCPA) first as Project Manager in (Health) Food and then as head of the microbiology laboratory at the CTCPA in Avignon. He has thus developed a double competence in laboratory management and production line auditing. Alain joined Claranor in 2010
Customer service Manager
Graduate of the Enterprise Administration Institute of Aix-en-Provence, MBA in Change & Innovation. Annegret has a solid experience in Customer Service Management acquired in the Wine sector and at Airbus Helicopter. Annegret joined Claranor in 2018.
Commercial and Marketing department
Area Sales Manager
Graduate of a Master 2 in Romance Linguistics (University of Cracow)
and a Master in Management (Arts et Métiers de Cluny) Anna joined our team in 2010 in the commercial department. Previously she worked in marketing at Schneider Electric. Her 12 years at Claranor have allowed her to acquire real know-how in the relationship with our large OEM and end-user customers. Originally from Poland, Anna is also in charge of the development of the Polish market.
Area Sales Manager
Mechanical and Design Engineer from UTBM in France, Benjamin completed his master’s degree at UTSEUS in Shanghai. He spent ten years in China, first within KONE as Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager in R&D, before taking business responsibilities as Area Sales Manager for China at MPH (Expert in Technical Assistance) and at Apollo VTS (vertical conveying solution for end of the line). He joined our team in November 2019
Isabelle de Forsanz
After 5 years in a communications agency in Paris, Isabelle worked for 20 years as Product Manager and then Marketing Manager at United Biscuits and Campbell Soup. She joined Claranor in 2015. Today, she is capitalizing in her food industry experience to good use in the marketing department of Claranor.