Chairman and Director
Jean-Louis Meuric worked for Davigel SAS in France for 34 years (1980–2014). Throughout career, he has been in charge of purchases for the company, beginning as a buyer and becoming the Purchasing Manager 10 years later. In this role, he developed the Davigel’s business in fish and seafood, which now represents approximately one third of the company’s total sales, by increasing its import activities from a large number of countries worldwide. For the last 4 years before he left Davigel, he developed their Fish and Seafoods Responsible Sourcing policy. Since he retired in 2014, he has worked for Davigel as a consultant, in charge of implementing this policy by participating in different fishery and aquaculture improvement projects..
Jean-Louis studied business and economics, and especially agro-economics, at Hautes Etudes Commerciales Business School in Jouy-en-Josas near Paris, France. He had also been treasurer of the Syndicat National du Commerce Extérieur des Produits Congelés et Surgelés (SNCE – the French association of frozen products importers) for almost 10 years. He is involved in several philanthropic associations near Dieppe, France, where he lives.