Chief Operating Officer, Aéroports de Paris
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background
Chief Operating Officer
Born the 4 april 1960, Patrick Jeantet, is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. He joins the Executive Committee of Aéroports de Paris. From 1986 to 1993 he held several positions in Bouygues Group where he took part in particular, as an engineer, in the building of the Channel Tunnel. In 1993 , he was Director for international development and Director of East and Southern African subsidiaries at SOGEA SA.
Then, from 1997 to 2005, Patrick Jeantet was Director of the potable water distribution and wastewater treatment company Manila Water Company (Philippines) and Chief Operating Officer of International Water, a subsidiary of Bechtel Group, London.
In 2005, Patrick Jeantet join KEOLIS a public transport company from the SNCF group, to occupy the position of Chief Executive Officer in charge of the international and, in February 2011, Managing Director for France and member of the Board. Patrock Jeantet was appointed by the Board of Directors Aéroports de Paris on 24 October 2013 as Chief Operating Officer, effective the 1 january 2014 , he was reappointed by the Board of Directors on 15 July 2014. He is also member of the supervisory board of Hime, the parent company of Saur. In 2014, he was appointed President of CDG Express Etudes, Chairman of the Board ADP Engineering and Hub One, subsidiary of Aéroports de Paris. Patrick Jeantet is Chevalier de la légion d’honneur.
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?
Aéroports de Paris is a world leader in the design, construction and operation of airports. 37 airports managed directly or indirectly received 200 million passengers in 2013.
LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?
France & International (Netherlands, Croatia, Turkey, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Tunisia, Chile, Guinea, Mexico, Jordan, Georgia, Macedonia, Cambodia)
QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you
” Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving” Albert Einstein