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AAG Management Team

Corporate Management


Jean Jacques Lafont

Jean Jacques Lafont

Founder & Executive Chairman

Having previously worked for Hewlett Packard Europe, Jean Jacques co-founded AAG in 1989 with Alistair Brown.

Franck Baduel

Chief Executive Officer

Franck has worked with AAG for over 20 years gaining previous experience whilst working in finance.

Thomas Tabiasco

AAG Group Chief Financial Officer

Thomas joined AAG  in 2011 after 10 years in audit and transaction services at Arthur Andersen, E&Y and Eight Advisory.

Christian Schmolke

Chief Information Officer

Christian previously worked at ak tronic GmbH before joining Coler and subsequently AAG in 2012.

Sylvain Lemercier

Chief Purchasing Officer

Sylvain joined AAG in 2015, having previously worked at Phillips Lumiled, Autodistribution, PSA and Faurecia.

Peter Meyer - AAG Group Supply Chain Director

Peter Meyer

AAG Group Supply Chain Director

Having previously worked at ELHO, HEMA and Macintosh Retail Peter has been working for Parts Point Group since 2013, which was acquired by AAG in 2019. He joined the AAG Management team in April 2020.

Asireh Moradkhani

Asireh Moradkhani

Chief Human Resource Manager

Asireh has been Group HR Manager since 2018.  She has worked for Coler since 2015, which was acquired by AAG in 2015.

Gijsbert Slob

Digital Director EU 

In his former role Gijsbert developed and implemented a successful digital strategy within the Partspoint Group that was acquired by AAG during 2019. He started in August 2020 in the position of Digital Director EU.


Alex Bertoli

Chief Transformation Officer

Before joining AAG in 2021, Alex worked for Delphi Technologies, in both Aftermarket and Corporate roles. Prior to that he worked for Boston Consulting Group.

Country Management

General Managers


Eric Girot

Eric Girot

General Manager & European Procurement Supervisor

Having spent 10 years working at Valeo, with the last four as European Category Manager, Eric joined AAG in 2005.

United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

Steve Richardson

Steve Richardson

Co-General Manager

Steve joined AAG in 2015, following time at AC Delco, General Motors, and as Aftermarket Sales Director at Denso Europe.

Angelo Arnone

Angelo Arnone

Co-General Manager

Angelo joined AAG in 2001 with extensive previous experience in the commercial vehicle parts aftermarket.


Fabian Roberg

Fabian Roberg

General Manager

Fabian previously owned Coler, one of the largest German IAM distributors.  He joined AAG when AAG acquired Coler in 2015.


Wit Wyborski - General Manager AAG Poland

Wit Wyborski

General Manager

Wit joined AAG in 2019. He worked previously as managing director at Bridgestone Europe and Feu Vert.


Cor Baltus

General Manager

Cor has joined AAG when AAG acquired Parts Point Group in 2019. He has worked with PPG for over 6 years after previous experience while working at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and KIA.

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