Our Executive Committee

Meet the members of our Executive Committee, driving innovation and guiding our company towards achieving its mission. Each member brings its experience and unique perspective to our operations, ensuring Linxens remains at the forefront of its industries, shaping the future of component-based solutions, for a better life.

Cuong H. Duong

President & CEO

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Cuong was appointed Linxens President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2020.

Senior international executive with broad financial leadership skills, Cuong has nearly 30 years of international experience, of which more than 15 in the smart card industry.  Prior to his current appointment, he was Linxens Chief Financial Officer covering Finance & IT. Formerly Cuong worked at FCI Microconnections, which became Linxens in 2011, where he was Corporate Vice President and Group Controller from 2007.  He previously  held senior financial positions at Faurecia, Western Union International, Schlumberger  and Philip Morris/Kraft General Foods. 

He is experienced in mergers & acquisition, corporate strategy, financial communications and roadshows.  Multicultural and multilingual, Cuong was a Certified Public Accountant in Texas, USA.

Arnaud Brunetière

Executive Vice President 

Government & IoT Solutions 

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Arnaud was appointed Linxens Chief Operation Officer in March 2020. Since January 2024, Arnaud takes on the role of EVP of Linxens Government & IoT solutions. 

With more than 20 years’ experience in the manufacturing sector, Arnaud has held positions including Production Supervisor, Lean Manager, Production Line Manager and Plant Director with Valeo, an automotive supplier, as well as Industrial Operations Director with solar panel manufacturer, Tenesol, now SunPower.  During his international career, Arnaud has worked in Spain, the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom. Arnaud joined Linxens in 2012 as Group Operations Vice President.

Arnaud holds an Engineering Degree from ICAM (Institut Catholique des Arts and Metiers) and is a graduate of IAE (Institut d'Administration des Entreprises), Aix en Provence. 

Prior to his current position, since December 2018, he was  Linxens Senior Vice-President of Finance, Transport and Access Business Unit.

Hanh Guzelian

Executive Vice President

Chief Financial Officer, IS & Communication

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Hanh was appointed Linxens Chief Financial & IT Officer in 2021. In 2024, she also took over as Head of Communication.

Hanh has more than 25 years of extensive financial, IT and operational experience in international companies. Prior to joining Linxens, she was CFO of ST Dupont (Euronext: DPT), where she was responsible for the strategic financial direction and day-to-day financial management of the group. Before joining ST Dupont, she was Western Europe Zone Director for the Remy Cointreau group where her primary responsibility was to identify and prioritize business development activities to deliver Brand strategies. Prior to that, she was CFO at Le Monde from 1993 to 2001, before becoming Finance and IT Director at Alcan for six years.

Hanh graduated from the ESSEC Business School with a major in Finance, in 1989 and is also a Chartered Accountant.

Arnaud Lay

Executive Vice President

Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel

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Arnaud joined Linxens as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in January 2016.

Arnaud has over 30 years' experience in legal affairs in industry. He began his career as a  corporate lawyer with the Pechiney group, where he stayed for six years. He then joined the Materis group (formerly Lafarge Matériaux de Spécialités) in 2000 as legal manager for several Business Units, before becoming Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in 2002, mainly in charge of M&A transactions and LBO financing for over 13 years.

Arnaud holds an Advanced Master's degree in international business law.

Patrick Roux

Executive Vice-President

Chief People Officer, Healthcare & Incubator

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Patrick was appointed Linxens Chief People Officer & Communications in 2019. In 2024, he also took over Healthcare and Incubator activities.

Patrick has more than 20 years’ experience in Human Resources in high-performing, fast-paced, matrix organizations.

His HR experience spans several sectors including Telecom, Semiconductors, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical, where he has held several senior HR positions in large multinationals including Motorola, Freescale Semiconductor and Mylan.  Prior to joining Linxens, Patrick was Vice-President HR, Europe and Canada for Smith & Nephew, based in Switzerland.



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