Paris, 25 January 2024
Yannick Raynard joined the Harvest group as CTO of subsidiaries in 2022, and was appointed CTO (Chief Technical Officer) of the group on 1 January 2024. On the same date, he joined the Harvest Executive Committee, whose mission is to provide wealth and finance professionals with innovative digital solutions in wealth management, customer relationship management, investment strategies, data and distribution platforms.
Harvest will be able to draw on the solid skills and wealth of experience acquired by Yannick Raynard throughout his career. As a Telecom engineer by training, he began his career at Airbus Defence and Space as a developer before moving to Valtech in 2000 as a security consultant. He joined OCTO Technology in 2004 as IT Architect and Project Director. In 2012, he continued his career at Allianz France as an enterprise architect before becoming IT Project Director for P&C direct solutions.
» After two years within the Group, I’m delighted to be able to get involved in the Group’s strategy by joining the Executive Committee, and to help drive Harvest’s ambitions, » says Yannick Raynard. « As CTO, my aim will be to work with all the technical teams to continue the incremental platformisation of our solutions and accelerate the industrialisation of our IT processes, so that we can continue to deliver innovative solutions for our customers. ».
Jérôme Chapotier, who holds a DU in Asset Management and a DEA in Applied Economics, has been with the Harvest group for over 30 years. He has accompanied the group’s development in the areas of technology and innovation up to the present day, sitting on the Executive Committee as Chief Operating Officer. He now wishes to put his expertise at the service of the group’s 500 employees by taking charge of career management as well as the skills centre for product owners and business analysts.
« Yannick Raynard has both the technical skills that are essential in the world of software and the managerial talent to support Harvest’s European expansion. I’m delighted to welcome him to our Executive Committee », says Virginie Fauvel, CEO of Harvest.