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General Organization

Presidency - General Management

  • President : Alain Leboeuf
  • General Manager : Laura Le Goff

Resources department

  • Administrative and Logistic Coordinator : Stéphanie Ruchaud
  • Administrative and Financial Manager : Lydie Aubron
  • Digital Solutions Director : Sébastien Martin
  • Sustainability Project Manager : Léopoldine Lasseur

Communication and marketing department

  • Communication Director : Yannick Bersot
  • Content Coordinator : Anne Gourcuff
  • Marketing and Events Assistant : Noan Coutand
  • Club Vendée Globe Club points of contact : Fabrice Garandeau, Amaury Duflot & Anne Millet
  • Editorial and Digital supervisor : Vincent Esnaud
  • Media and Influencers supervisor : Audrey Tort
  • Audiovisual Production supervisor : Erwan Riquier
  • Audiovisual Distribution supervisors : Cédric Rampelberg & Matthieu Lecossec
  • Graphic Identity supervisor : Nicolas Gilles


SAEM Vendée 38 Rue du Maréchal Foch
85923 La Roche sur Yon Cedex 9

Phone: +33 2 51 44 91 07 (standard)


The SAEM Vendée is a semi-public company created in 2003 which organised the Vendée Globe, ocean racing which takes place every 4 years. The head office is located in La Roche sur Yon.

The shareholding is composed of local communities: Council of the Vendée, City of Les Sables d’Olonne, Regional Council and other 32 companies from the Vendée economics area.


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