Alexandre Saubot: has managed a family-owned middle-market company, Haulotte Group SA, since 2000. It specialises in the manufacture of aerial platforms and telescopic fork-lift trucks. It employs one thousand five hundred people throughout the world and its turnover was slightly more than four hundred million Euros in 2014, 80% of which was generated outside France. He is a graduate of the École polytechnique, and he began his career as a civil servant and in banking. He is a member of the Labour Relations Board at the MEDEF (Movement of the Enterprises of France). On March 19th, 2015, he was elected President of the UIMM (Union des industries et métiers de la métallurgie) for a period of three years. At the end of December 2015, he was elected Vice-President of the MEDEF in charge of labour relations.