Biography - Philippe Montagner
Philippe Montagner is a graduate of École Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP) and Centre des Hautes Études du Béton Armé et Précontraint. He joined the Bouygues group in 1968 and lead some of the Group’s largest projects (Tehran Stadium, Forum des Halles, University of Riyadh, etc.), as well as running several major subsidiaries.
CEO of the Channel Tunnel project from its inception, and later a member of the Board of Transmanche Link (TML), the consortium made up of ten UK and French contractors, Philippe Montagner was Chairman of the Transmanche Construction Assembly and
Co-Chairman of the TML Assembly from February 1993 to July 1994, when the Channel Tunnel project was handed over.
Philippe Montagner was Chairman of Bouygues Telecom from June 1994 to February 2004 and again from October 2005 to November 2007. He was non-executive Chairman of Bouygues Telecom from 2007 to 2009.
Philippe Montagner has been Chairman of the Francis Bouygues Foundation since its creation in 2005.
(Updated: January 2016)