Catherine de Baleine is Chief Financial Officer with the easyFairs Group, which she joined as Group Financial Controller in April 2004. She was responsible for the definition and management of financial controlling techniques and tools for all of the companies in the Group, and for the development of financial plans, budgets and reporting.
Before joining easyFairs, de Baleine was Division Financial Controller, Card Division with Oberthur Card Systems, the world’s third largest supplier of chip cards, and before that she was Financial Controller, SEMEA, with De La Rue Card Systems. De Baleine began her career as an internal auditor with the French subsidiary of Philips.
De Baleine received a law degree from the University of Paris II Assas and a degree in economics and finance from Sciences Po in Paris.