Cray Valley Spotlight
Lionel Riou is the Global Business Development Manager with Cray Valley, a position that he took in 2022 after joining the Energy branch of TotalEnergies in 2012. His initial focus on power plant operation and fleet optimization marked the beginning of a decade-long progression through various technical, management, and business development roles within the energy sector. For Lionel, the most rewarding aspects of his current role are executing Cray Valley's strategic emphasis on customer satisfaction and sustainability.
Lionel's success is anchored in his ability to support the company’s global footprint yet stay closely connected with customers. In particular, he appreciates that as part of TotalEnergies, his team benefits from the well-established, successful company structure offered and reputation as a very reliable and responsible supplier. In addition, Cray Valley remains agile, enabling him and his team to develop specific solutions to address the challenges each customer presents.
Recognizing the importance of team unity, he places great emphasis on creating bonds within the organization. He considers himself fortunate to be part of such an innovative and collaborative environment at Cray Valley. Lionel thrives in an incredible team where solidarity and camaraderie are not just values but daily experiences.
Outside of work, Lionel enjoys outdoor activities and exercising his mind through continuous learning.