03The GROUP subsidiaries

04Management Team

Management Team

Chairman of 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, Chief Executive Officer of Soletanche Freyssinet and Chairman of Soletanche Bachy.

He is Chief Executive Officer of VINCI Construction since July 2014 y Chief Executive of VINCI Construction in 2015

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.

CEO of VINCI Construction International Network

Gilles Godard

Gilles is an alumni of Ecole Polytechnique, a Ponts et Chaussées engineer and a qualified architect. He worked for the French ministry of Construction before taking in 2002 the role of CEO of SYTRAL the organisation in charge of constructing and operating Lyon’s transport network.

In 2007 he joined AECOM in London and developed their advisory services for financiers on transactions for infrastructure assets. In 2009 Gilles moves to VINCI Concessions and becomes CEO of Olympia Odos, the SPV in charge of the Athens – Corinth – Patras motorway concession. In 2014 he becomes project director of the Tours – Bordeaux high speed railway line for VINCI Contracting.

In 2016 Gilles is appointed Executive Chairman of VINCI Construction International Network.


Chairman of Entrepose

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 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.

Chief Executive Officer of Soletanche Freyssinet

Manuel Peltier

Manuel Peltier, a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées engineering schools, began his career at Freyssinet in 1995, where he first worked outside France on cable-stayed bridge projects in Hong Kong and the United States.

He subsequently headed a number of projects – the Millau bridge, the Dubai metro viaduct and the Sungai Prai viaduct in Malaysia – for the company. He became head of the Major Projects division in 2008.

He was appointed Deputy CEO of Freyssinet in July 2012 and CEO in April 2014.

Direction 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

Yann Grolimund

Born in 1959, Yann Grolimund is a graduate of the Rouen Business School (ESC).

He began his career at PwC (audit and consulting) where he became a chartered accountant. He then joined Capgemini (information systems) in 1987 as CFO of a subsidiary. Transferred to New York, he took part in the drive to expand the consulting business, serving as Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, Europe from 1992 to 1994. In 1994 he moved to the Capgemini Group's M&A unit. In 1997, he was appointed head of a Business Unit specialising in software integration and was then made responsible, as CFO, for working with Cisco to set up a global joint venture focused on the telecommunication sector.

Appointed Chief Administrative and Financial Officer of Freyssinet in 2003, he worked on the tie-up with Soletanche in 2008, focusing on simplifying organisational structures and harmonising and modernising information systems, coordination tools and management procedures. As an active participant in the international expansion plan, he was involved in a large number of acquisitions. He was named Executive Vice President of Soletanche Freyssinet in 2011. He was appointed Chief Administrative and Financial Officer of Vinci Construction in July 2015.

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.

Direction 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...