The Staff

They make the team live.

General Management

Vincent Lavenu

General Manager

Born on : 12.01.1956 in Briançon (Hautes-Alpes - France)
Nationality : French
Team manager since 1992

rider PROFESSIONAL FROM 1983 TO 1991
1983 : UC Pélussin
1984/1985: UNCP
1986: Miko-Carlos
1987: RMO
1988/1989: Fagor-MBK
1990/1991: Mosoca-Eurocar

PALMARES
3 pro victories on the road : La Ronde Pyrénéenne (1987) / a stage of the Tour of Portugal (1988) / a stage of the Route du Sud (1990)
French champion of the American (1984)
1 participation in the Tour de France (1989)

Philippe Chevallier

Chief Operating Officer

Born on : 26.04.1961 in Annemasse (Haute-Savoie - France)
Nationality : French

rider PROFESSIONAL FROM 1983 TO 1991
1982-1985: Renault Elf
1986/1988: La Vie Claire - Toshiba
1989/1990: Histor Sigma
1991: RMO

PALMARES
French junior road and individual pursuit champion / 2nd of the World junior team pursuit championship / 3rd of the World junior individual pursuit championship (1979)
Winner of the Tour du Gévaudan / 5th in the team pursuit at the Olympic Games in Moscow (1980)
Winner of Paris-Auxerre / 6th of the World Amateur Road Championships (1981)
Winner of a stage in the Tour de France (1983)
Winner of the Tour du Vaucluse / Winner of the team CLM at the Giro d'Italia / Winner of a stage at the Tour de l'Avenir (1984)
Winner of the Tour Nord-Ouest de Suisse (1987)

CAREER PATH
1993 - 1994 : Professional helicopter pilot
1995 - 2000 : Amaury Sport Organisation (Sports Manager)
2000 - 2008 : International Cycling Union (Coordinator/Road Manager)
2008 - 2015 : International Cycling Union (Sports Director)
Since November 2015: AG2R LA MONDIALE Pro Cycling Team (Managing Director)
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM (Chief Operating Officer)

  • Magalie LAVENU - Strategy, Marketing & Business Development Manager
  • Véronique ALLANOS - Administrative and financial manager
  • Céline CORBEAUX - Executive Assistant

Sports management

Laurent Biondi

Sports Manager

Born on : 19.06.1959 in Grenoble (Isère-France)
Nationality : French

rider PROFESSIONAL FROM 1983 TO 1993
1983/1984 : La Redoute Motobécane
1985 : Hitachi-Splendor
1986 : Système U then Miko-Carlos
1987 : Système U
1988 : Toshiba
1989 : Fagor-MBK
1990 : Histor-Sigma
1991 : Tonton Tapis - GB
1992/1993 : Chazal

PALMARÈS
10 pro road victories including a stage in the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (1987)
World champion in professional points race (1990)
Triple French amateur champion: Road /Track / Stage races (1982)
Twice winner of the Six Jours de Bordeaux (1989 and 1991)
Winner of the Six Jours de Grenoble (1990)
Winner of the Six Jours de Papeete (1982)
7 participations in the Tour de France
Champion of France cadets of Greco-Roman wrestling (1975)

SPORTS DIRECTOR SINCE 1994
1994/1995 : Chazal
1996 : Petit Casino is your team
1997/1999: Casino-AG2R Prévoyance
2000/2007 : AG2R Prévoyance
Since 2008 : Pro Cycling Team AG2R LA MONDIALE
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM

Julien Jurdie

Sports Director

Born on : 26.02.1973 in St Etienne (Loire-France)
Nationality : French

rider 1ST CATEGORY FROM 1992 TO 1999
1992/1994 : UC Pélussin
1995 : CR4C Roanne
1996/1999 : VC Lyon Vaulx-en-Velin

SPORTS DIRECTOR SINCE 2000
2000/2003 : VC Lyon Vaulx-en-Velin
2004/2005 : RAGT Semences
2006/2008 : AG2R Prévoyance
Since 2008 : Pro Cycling Team AG2R LA MONDIALE
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM

Arturas Kasputis

Sports Director

Born on: 26.02.1967 in Klapeida (Lithuania)
Nationality: Lithuanian

rider PROFESSIONAL FROM 1992 TO 2002
1992: Postobon
1994/1995 : Chazal
1996 : Petit Casino, it's your team
1997/1999 : Casino- AG2R Prévoyance
2000/2002 : AG2R Prévoyance

PALMARÈS
10 pro victories on the road : Chrono des Herbiers (1992) / Individual CLM and general classification of the Route du Sud (1992) / Individual CLM of the Route du Sud (1994) / a stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (1996) / Prologue of the Tour de l'Ain (1999) / Individual CLM and general classification of the Circuit des Mines (1999) / a stage of the 4 Jours de Dunkerque (2000) / CLM of the Tour of Denmark (2000)
Olympic champion in team pursuit with the USSR (1988) / 3rd in the World Championship in individual pursuit (1987 and 1992)
5 participations in the Tour de France

SPORTS DIRECTOR SINCE 2003
2003/2007 : AG2R Prévoyance
Since 2008 : Pro Cycling Team AG2R LA MONDIALE
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM

Didier Jannel

Sports Director

Born on : 17.06.1965 in St Maur-des-Fossés (Val de Marne - France)
Nationality : French

rider AMATEUR FROM 1988 TO 2000
1988/1990: CSM Puteaux (1st category)
1991/1992: VC Levallois
1993: SC Neuilly-sur-Marne
1994: VC Levallois
1995: US Pavilly Barentin
1996/1997: US Montauban (Elite 2)
1998/2000: Albi VS

SPORTS DIRECTOR SINCE 2000
2000/2009: Albi VS
Since 2010: Pro Cycling Team AG2R LA MONDIALE
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM

Stéphane Goubert

Sports Director

Born on 13.03.1970 in Montpellier (Herault - France)
Nationality : French

rider PROFESSIONAL FROM 1994 TO 2009
1994/1996: Festina
1997/1998: Cofidis
1999/2000: Team Polti
2001/2003: Jean Delatour
2004/2007: AG2R Prévoyance
2008/2009 : AG2R LA MONDIALE

PALMARES
2nd of a stage of the Route du Sud (2004)
2nd of a stage of the Tour du Limousin (2006)
6th of a stage of the Vuelta a España (2006)
13th of the Vuelta a España (2007)
5th of a stage of Tirreno-Adriatico (2007)
2nd of the GP de Fourmies (2008)
3rd of a stage of the Tour de l'Ain (2008)
8th of the Clasica San Sebastian (2008)
8th of a stage of the Tour de France (2009)
3rd of a stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (2009)
10 participations in the Tour de France

SPORTS DIRECTOR
Since 2012 : Pro Cycling Team AG2R LA MONDIALE
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM

Cyril Dessel

Sports Director

Born on : 29.11.1974 in Rive-de-Gier (Loire / France)
Nationality : French

rider PROFESSIONAL FROM 2000 TO 2011
2000-2002: Jean Delatour
2003-2204: Phonak
2005-2007 : AG2R Prévoyance
2008-2011 : AG2R LA MONDIALE

PALMARES
3rd in the Opening G.P. of the Marseillaise (2002)
Runner-up in the French road race (2004)
2nd of a stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné-Libéré (2004)
6th in the Tour de France / 1st French (2006)
Winner of the Tour de l'Ain (2006) and winner of a stage
Winner of the Tour Méditerranéen (2006) and winner of a stage
Winner of a stage of the Tour de France (2008)
Winner of a stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné-Libéré (2008)
Winner of a stage of the 4 days of Dunkerque (2008)
Winner of a stage of the Tour of Catalonia (2008)

SPORTS DIRECTOR
Since 2016: Pro Cycling Team AG2R LA MONDIALE
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM

Nicolas Guille

Sports Director

Born on : 19.10.1974 in Nantes (Loire-Atlantique / France)
Nationality : French

rider AMATEUR FROM 1993 TO 1999
1993 : Vélo club sébastiennais (1st category)
1994 to 1999 : Vendée U (Elite 2)

SPORTS DIRECTOR
2000 to 2004 : Vendée U (DN1)
2006 to 2008 : Team U Nantes Atlantique (DN1)
2009 to 2013: Breizh cycling competition (Besson chaussures/Saur-Sojasun)
Since 2015 : Pro Cycling Team AG2R LA MONDIALE
Since 2021 : AG2R CITROËN TEAM

Jean-Baptiste Quiclet

Performance Director

  • Alexandre ABEL - Coach
  • Stephen BARRETT - Coach
  • David GIRAUD - Coach

Medical and nutrition division

  • Serge NIAMKE - Medical Manager
  • Laurent DUPERRON - Physician
  • Thomas KLIMASCHKA - Physician
  • Julien LACHIZE - Physiotherapist coordinator
  • Sylvie TROKA - Physiotherapist
  • Virginie DALLA COSTA - Psychologist and mental coach
  • Michel CANOVAS - Psychopratician
  • Jérôme CATAFORT - Osteopath
  • Ugo DEMARIA - Osteopath
  • Julien LOUIS - Nutritionist
  • Laurent GRAS - Cooks manager
  • Eddy FOURNA - Cook
  • Jean-Franck RUEL - Cook
  • Pierre GAILLARD - Cook
  • Alexandre BONNEL - Cook

Operational division

  • Thomas DAMUSEAU - Operational Manager
  • Gilles MAS - Sports administration manager
  • Bruno BEAUQUIS - Logistics Manager
  • Paulius KATINAS - Bus driver
  • Bruno RIVIERE - Bus driver
  • Alexandre USOV - Bus driver
  • Riccardo PIGNATELLI - Bus driver
  • Marc ACCARD - Mechanic
  • Benjamin ARNAUD - Mechanic
  • Franck BOUDOT - Mechanic
  • Marc CHEVENEMENT - Mechanic
  • Axel GENET - Mechanic
  • Luis GOMEZ - Mechanic
  • Olivier GONON - Mechanic
  • Patrick JANIN - Mechanic
  • Michael SZKOLNIK - Mechanic
  • Laurent DENONFOUX - Mechanic
  • Gilles MARTINET - Mechanic
  • Jordan LABROSSE - Mechanic
  • Victor ROJAS - Mechanic
  • Sylvie FRAGNIERE - Sports Assistant
  • Christophe GROS - Sports Assistant
  • Alexandre LECOCQ - Sports Assistant
  • François PIGNATELLI - Sports Assistant
  • Sabino PIGNATELLI - Sports Assistant
  • Geert TIEBERGYN - Sports Assistant

Communication department

  • Mathieu BRABANT - Communication & Marketing Manager
  • Baptiste OLLIER - Communication Project Manager
  • Céline MAZARD - Digital Communication Officer
  • Yves PERRET - Press Officer
  • Olivier BONIN - Press Officer
  • Lucas FERRON - Press Officer
  • Kevin BOTTIN - Community manager
  • Léo BOCHET - Community manager
  • Léa VIELJEUF - Marketing and events manager
  • Rémy SANCHOU - Marketing Assistant

Secretariat

  • Andrine RAMEAU - Secretary - Responsible for fan club & store