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Pierre Verzat

Pierre Verzat is Chief Executive Officer of SYSTRA. Under his leadership since 2011, the 60-year-old company has grown its sales from €260m to €600m. Renowned for its unique excellence in mass transit and rail consultancy and engineering, SYSTRA Group is headquartered in Paris and operates in 80 countries, employing 6,200 people. It is ranked among the Top 10 international engineering companies for transportation.

Pierre started his career in 1986 as a naval engineer with the French Navy, specialising in nuclear propulsion. In 1992 he became CEO of BEA (DALKIA Group) before joining AREVA Group as CEO of ELTA and SVP Industry, Transport & Environment of Technicatome. He joined EADS Group in 2005 as SVP Engineering & Industry of Astrium Space Transportation, rising to Chief Operating Officer of Astrium Services.

Pierre is a chartered engineer of Ecole Polytechnique (Paris) and ENSTA (Paris). He is the recipient of the 2016 Sterling European CEO Award from the UK’s Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE). He is a member of the French Republic’s Order of the Légion d’Honneur.

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Tuesday, December 11

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