PARIS LA DÉFENSE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
The Vicat Group (Paris:VCT) (Euronext Paris: FR0000031775 – VCT) has announced the appointment of Mr Hugues Chomel as Chief Financial Officer replacing Mr Jean-Pierre Souchet, Deputy CEO, who is to take up a role as advisor to the Chairman and CEO.
Hugues Chomel has been the Vicat Group’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer since 2013. He first joined the Group in 2004, having worked in a variety of roles in France and internationally for Schneider Electric, Alstom and Deloitte, where his career began in 1985.
He holds a Certified Public Accountant Diploma, a Master in Business Law from Université Pierre Mendès-France (Grenoble II) and a Diploma from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Grenoble.
The Vicat Group has over 8,000 employees working in three core divisions, Cement, Concrete & Aggregates and Other Products & Services, which generated consolidated sales of €2,563 million in 2017. The Group operates in eleven countries: France, Switzerland, Italy, the United States, Turkey, Egypt, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Kazakhstan and India. Almost 68% of its sales are generated outside France.
The Vicat Group is the heir to an industrial tradition dating back to 1817, when Louis Vicat invented artificial cement. Founded in 1853, the Vicat Group now operates three core lines of business: Cement, Ready-Mixed Concrete and Aggregates, as well as related activities.