Chairman & CEO of Bouygues Telecom
Education and career
Olivier Roussat is a graduate of INSA – Lyon. He began his career in 1988 at IBM, where he occupied a number of positions in data network services, service delivery and pre-sales. He joined Bouygues Telecom in 1995 to set up the network management centre 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, 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. Olivier Roussat became Deputy Chief Executive Officer in February 2007. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in November 2007. He was then appointed Chairman and CEO of Bouygues Telecom in May 2013. Olivier Roussat was appointed Deputy CEO of Bouygues on 30 August 2016.
Principal positions outside Bouygues SA
Chairman and CEO of Bouygues Telecom.
Other positions and functions in the Group
Director of TF1, Bouygues Construction and the Bouygues Telecom Corporate Foundation; member of the Board of Bouygues Immobilier.