Olivier-Marie Racine, Deputy chief executive officer, Bouygues Construction
At a meeting held on 28 February 2011, the Board of Directors of Bouygues Construction appointed Olivier-Marie Racine as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, on the recommendation of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Yves Gabriel. Mr Racine will be in charge of Bouygues Bâtiment International and the specialist civil works division (VSL and DTP Terrassement).
Olivier-Marie Racine, aged 52, is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the ENGREF. He started his career as an engineer with the Caisse des Dépôts. He joined Bouygues in 1991 as head of the civil works division of Quille. He became Operations Director and then Deputy Regional Director in 1995. He moved to Bouygues UK in 1997, where he served successively as Operations Director, then Managing Director. After a spell with responsibility for the Asia and Africa zones, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues Bâtiment International in February 2003, then Chairman and CEO in November 2010.