Mr. Olivier Roussat is a graduate of Institut national des sciences appliquées (INSA) in Lyon. He began his career with IBM in 1988 where he held a range of positions in data network services, service delivery and pre-sales. He joined Bouygues Telecom in 1995 to set up the network management center and network processes. He then became head of network operations, and telecoms and IT service delivery. In May 2003, he was appointed network manager and became a member of the Executive Committee of Bouygues Telecom. In January 2007, Mr. Olivier Roussat took charge of the Performance and Technology unit which groups Bouygues Telecom’s cross-disciplinary technical and IT departments, including networks, information systems, process engineering, purchasing, corporate services and property development. He was also given responsibility for Bouygues Telecom’s headquarters and Technopôle buildings.
Mr. Olivier Roussat became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues Telecom in February 2007 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in November 2007. He was then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues Telecom from May 2013 to November 2018, before being appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors until February 2021. He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Colas SA from October 2019 until February 2021.
On August 30, 2016, Mr. Olivier Roussat was appointed Deputy CEO of Bouygues and on February 17, 2021, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues.
He joined the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE on May 19, 2022 and was appointed a member of the Strategy & CSR Committee on the same date.
Mr. Olivier Roussat brings to the Board his sector experience, particularly in the telecoms and media sector, as well as his expertise in digital and technology transformation.
Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues SA.