03The GROUP subsidiaries

04Management Team

Management Team

Chairman of VINCI Construction

Jean Rossi

Jean Rossi was born on 6 November 1949 at Brunoy, near Paris.

In 1973, on graduating from ESTP, an engineering school in Paris, he joined Pradeau et Morin as a works engineer.
In 1978, he became operations director and then managing director of Société Nancéienne d’Entreprise Générale (Sneg), a Caroni subsidiary in Nancy.
He moved to Sobea, which later became Sogea, as director of building and civil engineering (1983), regional director (1988), director in charge of the north of France (1991) and chief operating officer (1996). He became chairman of Sogea Construction in 2001.

Jean Rossi has been chairman of VINCI Construction France since 1 January 2007.
He became Chief Operating Officer of VINCI Construction in June 2007, then Chairman of VINCI Construction in 2011

Chief Executive Officer,VINCI Construction

Jérôme Stubler

Jérôme Stubler (1963) is graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Arts et Métiers in France.
He began his career at Freyssinet in 1989 where he was in charge of projects such as the Normandy bridge, the Iroise bridge in France, the offshore oil platform Hibernia in Canada and the Vasco de Gama bridge in Portugal.

In 1996, he became technical director and then Major Projects director of Freyssinet. Since 2002, he has developped the company activities in the nuclear field. In 2002, he was appointed Chairman of Nuvia and, in 2009, Chief Executive Officer of Freyssinet and Terre Armée.  In july 2012, he is Chief Executive Officer of Soletanche Freyssinet and Chairman of Soletanche Bachy.

He is Chief Executive Officer of VINCI Construction since July 2014.

Director of Engineering, VINCI Construction

Joseph Attias

Born on 17 June 1955 in Marrakech, he earned an engineering degree from ESTP (TP 78 [civil engineering]), CHEBAP 79 [reinforced and prestressed concrete].

Joseph Attias began his career teaching senior high school mathematics and physics in Marseille while working part time as a structural engineer at the BEBA engineering firm (60 employees, design office specialising in reinforced concrete with locations in Paris, Nice and Marseille).
Appointed Director of BEBA at age 26 and Managing Director of BEBA and its subsidiaries at 28, he continued for two years to teach a course in materials strength at the Institut Supérieur du Béton Armé (ISBA).

At the end of 1986, he left BEBA at age 31 to found Structures Ile de France (SIDF), an engineering firm specialising in structural design. SIDF rapidly made a name for itself in several fields, notably the construction of high-rise buildings at Paris La Défense and elsewhere.

SIDF's locations in France and international subsidiaries worked a very large number of high-profile projects in mainland France and some 20 other countries.
SIDF was absorbed by VINCI Construction France in July 2011 and Joseph Attias was appointed Director of Engineering of VINCI Construction.

Chairman, VINCI Construction France

Gérard Bienfait

Gérard Bienfait was born on 1 February 1954 in Rambouillet near Paris.

After graduating from ENSAIS in 1976, and then earning a postgraduate degree from IAE Paris in 1978, Gérard Bienfait began his career at the SAE company, where he was appointed Regional Director in 1990.

In 2000, he became Regional Director of Sogea Construction for the West region, and then Director, Province in 2006.

Gérard Bienfait became Deputy Managing Director, West REgion at VINCI Construction France on 1 January 2007.

Since January 2011, Gérard Bienfait has been Chairman of VINCI Construction France.

Chairman, Sogea-Satom

Philippe Chavent

Philippe Chavent was born on 16 April 1968 in Lyon, France.

After graduating from HEI (Hautes Etudes Industrielles) in 1991, Philippe Chavent began his career at the Sogea Paris company in 1991 as a civil engineer.

In 1996, he became head of Sogea Nord's Public Works / Pipeline agency in Arras.
He was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sogea Maroc and Dumez Maroc in 2005 and then Chairman of Sogea-Satom in October 2006. 

In 2006, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sogea-Satom and since 2011 he has been Chairman of the Division bringing together Sogea-Satom.


Chairman, VINCI Construction Dom-tom

Bernard Lenfant

Bernard Lenfant was born on 14 October 1944 in Evreux, France.

A graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (Class of 1967), he began his career in the construction sector in 1970 as Director of Administration and Finance at SBTPC (Société Bourbonnaise de Travaux Publics et de Construction) on Reunion Island, France.

In 1985, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SBTPC, and then Chairman of VINCI Construction's Overseas France activities in 2000.

Bernard Lenfant became Chairman of VINCI Construction Dom-Tom in January 2011.

Director, Central Europe subsidiaries

André Hubard

André Hubard was born on 8 March 1952 in Rabat, Morocco.

After graduating from the Hautes Etudes Industrielles (HEI) engineering school in 1976, he began his career as a methods engineer and cost estimator and then became contract manager under the "Model" policy at Bouygues Construction.

He then became regional director at Nord France for 10 years and participated in the INSEAD's Programme Supérieur pour Dirigeants executive programme in 1991.

He then served as managing director of the family-owned Travaux Publics RAMERY.SA company for 10 years, where he developed a building activity. In 2007, he joined VINCI Construction, where he headed first the Polish and then the Central Europe subsidiaries.

Since 2013, he has also had responsibility for North Africa.

Chairman of Entrepose Contracting

Benoît Lecinq

Born on 10 May 1970, Benoît Lecinq is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées engineering schools. He also holds a Master of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

In 1996, he joined the Services d’Etudes Techniques des Routes et Autoroutes (SETRA) as a design engineer focusing on design and inspection of major engineering structures in France.

In 2000, he joined Freyssinet International as Technical Director, coordinating  technical design studies and research & development for the Freyssinet Group. 

In 2006, he moved to Sydney, Australia, where he was appointed Managing Director of Freyssinet Australia.

He was appointed Executive Vice President of Entrepose Contracting in 2013 and became its Chairman in 2014.

Chairman, VINCI Construction Grands Projets

Alain Bonnot

Alain Bonnot was born on 26 October 1956 in Toulon (Var). After graduating from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussée in 1978, he joined GTM in 1980 as a methods engineer at the Belleville sur Loire nuclear power plant, where he later served as a contract manager and section head.

In 1986 ,he joined the Angoulème agency as a department head.

In 1988,he was appointed GTM agency director in Nice and director of SGTM in Monaco.  

He was appointed Director of the South Region of GTM in early 1999 and Deputy Managing Director of GTM Construction in 2002.

In 2007, he became Deputy Managing Director of the South Region at  VINCI Construction France.

Since 2011, he has been Chairman of VINCI Construction Grands Projets.

Director of Health and Safety, VINCI Construction

Jean-Philippe Bréot

Born in 1957, Jean-Philippe Bréot is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers. Following a decade-long career in the home construction sector, he joined the Bouygues Group in 1990, first in construction materials trading and manufacturing, then in high-quality facade engineering and lastly in mobile telephone network rollout and maintenance.

In 2007, he joined VINCI Construction Grands Projets as Quality-Safety-Environment Director and two years later took on safety coordination at the major projects division. At the same time, he was appointed as an expert in the Afnor Certification construction committee. 

In July 2012, Jean-Philippe Bréot was appinted Health and Safety Director within the VINCI Construction holding company, reporting  to general management. He heads the group's health and safety programme and represents VINCI Construction in the various safety bodies of the VINCI Group. 

Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, VINCI Construction

François Ravery

Born in 1951, François Ravery is a graduate of IEP and the University of Paris-Dauphine.
He began his career with the Schneider group.
In 1988, he was appointed Treasury and Finance Director of GTM-Entrepose and in 1993 he became head of relations with financial and investment analysts.

He was appointed Secretary General of Dumez-GTM in 1998 and then Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, VINCI Construction Filiales Internationales in 2001 and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, VINCI Construction in 2002.

Director of Human Resources, VINCI Construction

Hervé Meller

Born on 3 March 1962 in Paris, Hervé Meller earned a postgraduate DEA degree in labour law from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne in 1986.
He joined SOGEA in 1986, where he served as Human Resources Director, Overseas France and International from 1990 to 1997 and as Group Communications Director from 1993 to 1997.

In 1997, he was appointed Director of Human Resources of SOGEA, which became VINCI Construction France following the tie-up between GTM and SOGEA, a position he held until December 2012.

He was named Director of Human Resources, VINCI Construction in November 2007.

Director of Information Systems, VINCI Construction

Samir Hatim

Born in 1963 in Casablanca, Samir HATIM is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Gestion de Paris (majoring in IT) and holds a postgraduate DESS degree in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Toulouse.

He began his career at SIF BACHY as an IT engineer in charge of the HRIS.
One year later he became Director of Studies and Development, serving for two years, and the Director of Information Systems. 
In 1998, he was appointed Director of Information Systems of Soletanche Bachy and took charge of the development and implementation of the new Information Systems Master Plan of the new group that emerged from the tie-up between Soletanche and SIF Bachy.
In 2008, following the Soletanche - Freyssinet tie-up, he was named Director of Information Systems of the new group.

Since November 2011, he has been Director of Information Systems, VINCI Construction.

Director of Communications, VINCI Construction

Manuel Saez-Prieto

Manuel Saez-Prieto was born on 9 June 1970 in Paris.

He earned a law degree from the University of Paris II – Assas in 1991, and graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP - Sciences-Po Paris) in 1993.

After serving as editor-in-chief of a newspaper dedicated to suburbs during his national civilian service, he went on to become a free-lance journalist in a variety of media (radio, TV and print press). He joined Campana Eleb Communication (audiovisual production) as head of publications in 1996.

At the end of 1996, he bacame a communications manager for VINCI, and subsequently Communications Director at Sogea Construction.

In 2007, he was named Communications Director of VINCI Construction France.

Manuel Saez-Prieto has been Director of Communications of VINCI Construction since September 2012.

05Our values

  • Civic engagement

    From ""working together"" to ""living together"". VINCI Construction companies' see their social responsibility as lying not just in ""working together"" with economic stakeholders but also in ""living together"" with the communities around them and in solidarity with those who are having the most trouble finding their place in this ""living together"" space. Our approach to civic engagement is based on this conviction. In France, the approach has been put into practice for the past 10 years by the Fondation VINCI pour la Cité, which works with organisations combating exclusion. The Group provides funding and Group employees serve as sponsors. In 2012, the foundation provided a total of €1.71 million in funding for 141 projects, which were sponsored by 201 employees. VINCI ...

  • Environment

    Limiting the environmental impact of our business activity. VINCI Construction's business activities are closely related to the challenges of green growth and as a global major we have special responsibility to respond to them. In all the countries where we operate, our companies strive to reduce the impact of their activities by meeting the highest environmental standards. The broad range of actions taken to this effect include worksite waste screening and recycling; installation of water treatment stations to reduce worksite impact on aquatic environments to a minimum; rollout of dedicated signs to conserve biodiversity on VINCI Construction Terrassement worksites; and environmental certification of worksites based on commitments, with compliance audited by an expert (e.g. the Attitude Environnement programme at VINCI Construction ...

  • Manifesto

    The Group's new Manifesto, published in 2012, sets out the commitments made by all VINCI companies to all their project stakeholders.  1. Together! design and buildOur infrastructure and facilities serve the public and the common good. We therefore strive to involve all stakeholders – including partners, customers, suppliers, elected officials, local residents and civil society – in our projects as early as possible. We commit to promoting outreach and consultation in conducting our projects to ensure that our partners are closely involved.   2. Together! comply with ethical principlesEthical behaviour is key to our contracts and our customer relations. Our companies apply our Code of Ethics and Conduct around the world. We commit to ensuring total transparency in our own ...

  • Safety

    Safety culture, management involvement and common rules.  To ensure that safety becomes a culture common to all our entities, VINCI Construction's health and safety policy builds on the strong involvement of management, starting with the Chairman and the VINCI Construction Management Committee, who convene a meeting of the Group's health and safety experts for dedicated seminars three times a year. The policy rests on rules and principles that apply to all VINCI Construction entities: 1 - People are the company's focus and its foremost asset.  Safety is an ongoing concern. It is an integral aspect of every decision. VINCI Construction applies a Zero Tolerance approach in ensuring compliance with the safety rules. Sharing both successes and failures is a primary ...