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14 September 2020


Inauguration of Guadalajara Metro, Mexico

Saturday 12th september, the third line Guadalajara metro has been inaugurated in presence of the Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. The line run between the city centre and the north west and south east suburbs.



11 September 2020


Egis received the 2020 Toll Excellence Award from IBTTA

Egis won the Private Sector Innovation Award for its virtual reality training programme, developed as part of the A 63 motorway operation in France, with the support of the Concessionaire Atlandes. Each year, the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)*, the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities, presents the Toll Excellence Awards to highlight the very best projects, innovations, and solutions from the international tolling industry. IBTTA announced that Egis has been awarded a 2020 Toll Excellence Award for Private Sector Innovation for its Virtual Reality Training Program designed to eliminate risk and danger during onsite emergency instruction.



10 September 2020


Tourism and leisure: the consultancy Kanopée joins the Egis group

Kanopée SAS, a consulting firm specialising in asset management and development in the hotels, tourism and leisure sector, is to join the Egis group. This transaction will enable Egis to step up its footprint on these markets in France and abroad.



02 September 2020


Egis and Projacs to secure airside growth at Riyadh Airport

Riyadh Airports has awarded a contract to Egis and local subsidiary Projacs to deliver project management consultancy services for airside projects at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA).


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10 July 2020


Appointment of Pierre-Yves Mazille

Pierre-Yves Mazille has joined the Egis Group in the position of Chief Investor Relations and Transformation Officer, reporting to CEO Laurent Germain. In this capacity, he joins the Group's Executive Committee. He took up the position on 6 July 2020.

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Pierre-Yves Massille is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique), and a member of the Corps of INSEE.

In 2013, he joined the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, Public Action and Accounts (ministère de l’Economie et des Finances, de l’Action et des Comptes Publics), in the Budget Department, as deputy head initially of the housing policy bureau and subsequently of the transport policy bureau. There, he provided strategic and financial support to a large portfolio of French public companies and structural infrastructure projects such as the RATP Group, Société du Grand Paris, Voies navigables de France, the Seine-Nord Europe canal project, the ports of Paris and Strasbourg, etc. At the same time, Pierre-Yves Massille taught mathematics at IPESUP, a private institute that prepares students for entrance examinations to the Grandes Ecoles, and in public finance at Sciences Po.

In 2017, he joined the Segula Technologies engineering group as Chief of Staff to the CEO, before being appointed in 2018 Managing Director for Northern Europe (initially Sweden, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, followed by the opening of Austria, Switzerland and Hungary) and finally, at the beginning of 2020, Group Chief Transformation Officer.


02 June 2020


New success for Egis on Grand Paris Express!

In march, Egis, together with partners Setec Planitec BTP and Ingérop within the consortium Keiros have been awarded a huge assignment to coordinate the construction of three automated metro lines (lines 15 South,16 and 17) on behalf of Société du Grand Paris in Ile de France /Greater Paris Area.



20 May 2020


RAZEL-BEC and Egis signed a PPP for 14 road toll plazas in Cameroon

RAZEL-BEC (FAYAT Group) and Egis signed a 230 million euros public-private partnership (PPP) contract for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of 14 road toll plazas in Cameroon.

On 18 May 2020, TOLLCAM signed a partnership contract with the Minister of Public Works and the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cameroon for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of 14 toll plazas on Cameroon's main roads.


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20 April 2020


2019 annual results: strong growth in turnover and profits

Egis is pleased to report healthy financial results for 2019, illustrated by higher turnover and a very substantial increase in its profitability. However, the current public health crisis resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak has caused disruption in all the Group’s activities in France and around the world. In view of this, Egis is today focussing on guaranteeing the safety of its employees and the operational continuity of its essential activities.

While the crisis will inevitably affect the Group’s results for 2020, Egis’ people and management teams are already at work preparing an exit strategy and ensuring the Group’s resilience.

“In 2019 we beat the growth and profit targets that we had set ourselves thanks to excellent results in our various markets. Although the Group is today experiencing the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking steps to guarantee its resilience by adjusting our activities in response to new market constraints. And we are already making plans for continued growth once the crisis is over.” - Nicolas Jachiet, chairman and CEO of Egis.

20 April 2020


Laurent Germain to be appointed Chief Executive Officer of Egis

Nicolas Jachiet, the Chairman and CEO of the Egis Group, has announced his retirement and is to leave the Group on 31 October 2020.

For the appointment of his successor, an open selection process was conducted which attracted several high-quality candidatures from inside and outside the Group. At the end of this procedure, the Caisse des Dépôts, the majority shareholder of Egis, decided to recommend the appointment of Laurent Germain, currently the Chief Executive Officer of Segula Technologies, as Egis’ Chief Executive Officer. This appointment will be approved at a future meeting of the Board of Directors and Laurent Germain will join the Group on 2 July.

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11 December 2019


Operational launch of first extension of Birmingham tram network

On 11 December 2019, the new extension of the Birmingham light rail network was introduced into service following two-and-a-half years of engineering work and several weeks of tests. This was a proud moment for the Egis teams who worked on the project alongside Pell Frischmann and Tony Gee in the “Designer” consortium in which Egis is the main engineering consultancy.




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