Martin Bouygues, born in 1952, is the youngest son of Francis Bouygues, who founded the Bouygues company in the same year. He 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: 2021
- Number of shares in the company (at 31/12/2019): 369,297 (79,992,925 via SCDM and SCDM Participations)
Principal position outside Bouygues SA
- Chairman of SCDM Participations.
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, Chairman of SCDM Participations.
- Member of the supervisory board of Domaine Henri Rebourseau.