Education and career
Martin Bouygues joined the Bouygues group in 1974 as works supervisor. In 1978, he established Maison Bouygues, specialising in the sale of catalogue homes. In 1987, Martin Bouygues was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Bouygues Board of Directors, on which he has served since 1982. On 5 September 1989, Martin Bouygues took over from Francis Bouygues as Chairman and CEO of Bouygues. At Martin Bouygues’ instigation, the Group pursued its development in construction as well as in media (TF1) and launched Bouygues Telecom in 1996. In 2006, Bouygues acquired a stake in Alstom.
- First appointment to the Bouygues Board of Directors: 21 January 1982
- Expiry of current term of office: 2018
- Number of shares in the company (at 31/12/2016): 347,196 (70,057,778 via SCDM)
Principal positions outside Bouygues SA
Chairman of SCDM.
Other positions and functions in the Group
Director of TF1; member of the Board of Directors of the Francis Bouygues Foundation.
Other positions and functions outside the Group
Standing representative of SCDM and Chairman of Actiby and SCDM Participations; member of the Board of Directors of the Skolkovo Foundation (Russia).
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