Executive Vice-President, CIF France & Africa
Marc Roussel began his career in 1990 in the construction industry at GTM. In 1996, he joined OTIS Elevator Company to develop its emerging business in comprehensive elevator overhaul, improving safety performance and reducing energy consumption. Marc then worked on developing OTIS Services business in France, in particular via acquisitions, before taking over leadership of the New Construction business for the whole of France as well as the Export business. In 2009, he also became head of the company's new branch, OTIS Africa, and 5 years later, he expanded his responsibilities with the management of UTC Building Integrated System in Africa. This brought together the operations of Otis, Carrier and Fire & Security. In 2015, Marc joined Bureau Veritas as Senior Vice President, Commodities, Industry & Infrastructure (CIF), Africa. He defined the 2015 - 2020 strategy for Africa and transformed the regional business. He also put the region on a firm path to sustainability, particularly in terms of local community inclusion and the development of youth training. In February 2018, Marc expanded his scope, also becoming President of the Government Services business unit. Marc Roussel is a graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris and holds an MBA from HEC Paris.
CIF: The Commodities, Industry & Facilities division