Marc Gauthey was made Knight of the Legion of Honor, on 12th June 2013, in front of 250 guests who were intvited to Gauthey Automatismes,
After a presentation given by Mr le Général Michel Cheminal, Mr Pascal Mailhos, the Burgundy Prefect made a flattering speech about his godson’s achievements before pinning the well-known cross on Marc Gauthey’s jacket.
Afterwards, Marc Gauthey talked about the company’s history, paying an emotional tribute to his father Arsène Gauthey, who created the company. He went on to thank the clients for the trust placed in him, as well as his wife and fellow colleagues. Then to finish, he congratulated his two sons Pascal and Julien who have risen to the challenge of taking over the running of the company which has continued to do well over the last three years “I’m proud of you” Marc Gauthey said.