Eurovia names new CEO

By Sarah Ann McCay10 March 2014

Pierre Anjolras, chairman and chief executive officer of Eurovia.

Pierre Anjolras, chairman and chief executive officer of Eurovia.

Vinci’s Eurovia has promoted Pierre Anjolras to the post of chairman and chief executive officer of Eurovia. He also becomes a member of Vinci’s executive committee.

Prior to his promotion, Mr. Anjolras was the deputy executive officer of Eurovia, in charge of international and public-private partnerships. He succeeds Jacques Tavernier who has taken retirement.

A civil engineer, Mr. Anjolras has previously worked for the Loire-Atlantique Department of Infrastructure and then for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for External Relations, before joining the Vinci Group in 1999 as the regional director of Sogea Sud-Ouest. In 2004, he became the COO of Cofiroute before being appointed as CEO of ASF in 2007.

Eurovia specialises in the construction, repair and maintenance of road and rail infrastructure. The company has a presence in 16 countries and employs 41,000 people. In 2013, Eurovia had revenues of €8.6 billion.

Eurovia is one of the Vinci’s five divisions, alongside Vinci Autoroutes, Vinci Concessions, Vinci Construction and Vinci Energies.

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