The men and women of the Claranor company

A team of about forty people who share common values.
Together they 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.

Company departments:

  • 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.

Management

Christophe RIEDEL

CEO

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.

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Bertrand SIGNORET

Chief Financial Officer

Graduated from CentraleSupelec and Imperial College London, Bertrand worked for more than 10 years in a consulting firm and supporting companies in the industrial and maritime sector. Looking for a new professional challenge within the finance department of a growing SME, he joined us in 2022. Bertrand brings to Claranor his skills in financial strategy and management control

Anthony HERENG

Commercial Director

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.

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Aurelia SCHMITT

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.

Pierre LALUBIN

Research and Development Manager

Engineer from Mines d’Ales, Pierre joined Claranor in 2015 for its innovative technology.
He was then a Project Manager and Mechanical Designer.
As the company changed its size, in 2022 he was given the position of Research and Development Manager.

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Idir Aït-Hamou

Design Department Manager

Passionate about aeronautics, Idir joined ENSICA (National School of Aeronautical Construction Engineers) in Toulouse in 2002. He completed his training with an Erasmus exchange which will be the beginning of his international opening. He spent 12 years in Sweden, China, and Japan. He specialized in mechanical engineering, the design of special machines, and continuous improvement. In 2022, wishing to give meaning and new impetus to his career, he joined Claranor, whose values ​​he shares. Idir brings to the company his technical expertise, his experience in management and project management.


Microbiology

Alain BERBERIAN

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

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Customer Service

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Annegret NIED

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

Anna Moutier

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 Claranor 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.

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Benjamin GUERIN

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 Claranor in November 2019

Isabelle de Forsanz

Marketing manager

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.

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Claranor is recruiting

A career at Claranor offers you the opportunity to work on innovative technology that respects the environment, working with large international industrial groups.
Working at Claranor also means joining a dynamic team that shares common values!

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