Madani Sow, Chairman of Bouygues UK and Warings
Madani Sow, 52, has been appointed Chairman of Bouygues UK and Warings, the two Bouygues Construction subsidiaries operating in the building sector in the UK.
Madani Sow holds a Master's degree in Mathematics and is a graduate of Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP) and Centre des Hautes Etudes de la Construction (CHEC). He began his career at Bouygues Construction when he joined Bouygues Bâtiment International as a site engineer for Riyadh University in December 1981. In 1987, he moved to Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, working in the renovation branch, where he gradually rose to the upper echelon of site management. In 1995, he was made CEO of Screg Bâtiment, which later became SBB (1999) and then CPI (2002). In 2005, Madani Sow, already at the head of Construction Privée, also took over the executive management of Habitat Résidentiel (Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France).
About Bouygues UK
A Bouygues Construction subsidiary present in the UK, Bouygues UK has carried out a broad range of projects over the past ten years in healthcare, education, administrative buildings and, more recently, social housing, primarily through PFIs (financing, design, construction, operation/maintenance). Bouygues UK employs 300 people and generated sales of 180 million euros in 2007.
Founded more than 70 years ago, Warings was acquired by Bouygues Construction in December 2007. It is based in Portsmouth and operates primarily across the south of England. The company undertakes new build and refurbishment projects in a wide variety of sectors, ranging from residential, healthcare and commercial, to industry, airports and defence. The company has a workforce of 240 and sales of almost 150 million euros.