We Are Olnica

We Are Brand Protection Experts.

Olnica delivers the world’s first end-to-end Secure Track & Trace System that combines innovative molecular taggants with cutting-edge digital and cloud-based technology.

We use our proprietary, invisible taggant to make counterfeit visible, all the way along your value chain. What we can see, we can solve.

We safeguard intellectual property, guarantee authenticity and traceability of products and materials, and protect your brand from counterfeiters.

We Are a 360° Team.

From the beginning, Olnica had a vision of a complete brand protection solution: one that was end-to-end, easy-to-use, quick to deploy and based on an innovative and robust taggant that encodes reliably, and can be decoded efficiently in the field.

That’s why we assembled all the talent necessary under one roof.
Expert chemists, who develop unique product identifiers. Optics engineers, data scientists and software engineers, who develop the readers and software to decode product identifiers. And the skilled management, support and business teams, who deploy their efforts.

Olnica team

Our Executive Team

Nicolas Kerbellec Nicolas Kerbellec

Nicolas Kerbellec

Founder & President

Nicolas founded Olnica in 2010 after receiving a PhD in chemistry and invented the rare earth-based Olnica Taggant. Early on, Nicolas understood the need businesses have for a Secure Track & Trace System that protects their global value chains from the risks of counterfeiting. 

When not driving Olnica’s long-term vision, Nicolas enjoys cooking and gardening with his family.

Emmanuelle Bolay Emmanuelle Bolay

Emmanuelle Bolay

Head of Quality

Development, management, strategy, excellence and support for change are the common denominators of Emmanuelle’s career.

An expert in QHSE procedures and project management, Emmanuelle sees the focus on customers and their satisfaction, as an essential factor for Olnica’s success.

Hermann Prechoux Hermann Prechoux

Hermann Préchoux

VP of Sales

Hermann has extensive experience in promoting technological solutions, products and services, in small, mid-market and international companies. With his keen interest in new and disruptive technologies, he leapt at the chance to join an advanced technology enterprise like Olnica.

Hermann’s also a pretty decent golfer.

Estelle Coudray

Chief Marketing Officer

Estelle has been surfing the world of innovative solutions for twenty years. With a background in innovation marketing, she has supported several French Tech start-ups in their international growth dynamics. She contributes her expertise to bring to light the Olnica Secure Track & Trace.

Fan of Lego, Estelle also loves skydiving, bungee jumping and paragliding whenever she has the opportunity.

François Lenatur François Lenatur

François Le Natur

Head of R&D

François is the gifted chemist who oversees continuous development of the Olnica Taggant. The holder of a PhD in Material Chemistry, François worked for five years in research in France and Sweden before joining Olnica. He leads the company’s fundamental research into molecular tagging. 

François is an avid fan of metal music.

Romain Guerandel Romain Guerandel

Romain Guerandel

Head of Production and Detection Expert

Romain wears 2 hats at Olnica: He’s both the Production and Engineering guru for Hardware, Software and Data Science at Olnica. An engineer in Material Science and Nanotechnologies, Romain contributes a strong fundamental physics background to the Olnica product team. Romain strongly believes anticounterfeiting solutions can make consumers safer.

Romain is a talented guitar player and climbs mountains in his spare time.

Sophie Dupuich


Sophie is Olnica’s part-time CFO. A graduate of Paris Dauphine University, she started her career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen. She later joined Lascom, a PLM software vendor, as the company’s CFO. In 2010, she created her own company, Philosofi, where she and her team are part-time CFOs for different businesses. In her spare time, Sophie enjoys organizing exciting trips abroad for her family.


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Olnica Certification - AFAQ ISO 9001
Olnica Certification - Food Safety (EFSA)

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