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Portrait de Martin Bouygues
Birthday : 05/03/1952
Place of birth : Suresnes (92) - France
Country of residence : France
Linked companies : Bouygues SA - Television Francaise 1 SA

Founder of Maison Bouygues, Martin Bouygues is a French businessperson who has been at the head of 7 different companies and presently is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Bouygues SA, Chairman of Actiby SAS, Chairman at SCDM SAS and Chairman for SCDM Participations SAS.

He is also on the board of Television Française 1 SA, Skolkovo Foundation, La fondation d'entreprise Francis Bouygues and Francis Bouygues Foundation.

In the past he occupied the position of Chairman for SCDM Invest-3 SAS, Chairman for La Cave De Baton Rouge and Chairman of SCDM INVEST 1 SAS.

Current positions of Martin Bouygues 
NameTitle Since
Bouygues SA
(Construction & Engineering)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1974
Television Francaise 1 SA
Non-Independent Director 1987
SCDM SAS Chairman 2004
SCDM Participations SAS Chairman -
Actiby SAS Chairman -
Skolkovo Foundation Director -
La fondation d'entreprise Francis Bouygues Director -
Francis Bouygues Foundation Director -

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Biography of Martin Bouygues 
Martin Bouygues, born 1952, is chairman and chief executive officer of the French company Bouygues; founded by his father Francis Bouygues in 1952. In 2006 he was listed at the worlds 214th richest person, and a billionaire.

Starting off

He joined the Bouygues group in 1974 as works supervisor, before holding positions in sales management. In 1978, he founded Maison Bouygues, a catalogue real estate business. In 1982, he was appointed director of Bouygues’ Board of Directors. In 1984, the Bouygues group and Maison Bouygues acquired SAUR, a French water treatment and distribution company. In 1989, he became Chairman and CEO of Maison Bouygues. In 1987, he was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Board.

Whereas everyone expected it to be the eldest son, Nicolas Bouygues, who graduated as an engineer from École Centrale Paris (as did his father, Francis Bouygues and grandfather, Georges Bouygues), Martin, despite having only an undergraduate diploma, was appointed Chairman and CEO on 5 September 1989. As his elder brother had been unable to get along with his father to be appointed Chairman and CEO.


In the 1990s, with Martin Bouygues at the helm, the Group expanded into two sectors: construction — especially at the international level — and Telecoms/media (Bouygues Telecom, TF1, LCI).

He also made a number of key management decisions, such as rejecting the initial bidding conditions for awarding a UMTS licence in France in 2001 and the cooperation agreement with Alstom, in 2006.

Since 2010 he has been a member of the Skolkovo Foundation Council.

Source @ Wikipedia

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