Jacques Gounon, 64, is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique (France).
From 1977 he held the position of Director of major projects in the sector of construction and infrastructures, and was involved as industry advisor for Ministers for work and Transport (1991 to 1996).
Deputy Chief Executive of ALSTOM (1996), he became Chairman of the business sector and Member of the Executive Committee (2000), then he became Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of the worldwide engineering electric branch (2001).
He has been Chairman and Chief Executive of GET SA (2005), which became Groupe Eurotunnel (2007).
He is a member of the board of directors of the Groupe Aéroport de Paris.
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