Jean-Jacques Tirquit is appointed Managing Director of the companies managing Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. 8 September 2009

Rueil-Malmaison, 8th september 2009 Press release Jean-Jacques Tirquit is appointed Managing Director of the companies managing Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. The Boards of Directors of the SEAGI (Société d’Exploitation de l’Aéroport Grenoble-Isère) and SEACA (Société d’Exploitation de l’Aéroport Chambéry-Aix) airport management companies have respectively appointed Jean-Jacques Tirquit Managing Director of Grenoble-Isère Airport and of […]

Rueil-Malmaison, 8th september 2009

Press release

Jean-Jacques Tirquit is appointed Managing Director
of the companies managing Grenoble-Isère Airport
and Chambéry-Savoie Airport.

The Boards of Directors of the SEAGI (Société d’Exploitation de l’Aéroport Grenoble-Isère) and SEACA (Société d’Exploitation de l’Aéroport Chambéry-Aix) airport management companies have respectively appointed Jean-Jacques Tirquit Managing Director of Grenoble-Isère Airport and of Chambéry-Savoie Airport.

He will have the task of continuing to manage Grenoble-Isère Airport in line with the Outsourcing of Public Services contract awarded to the VINCI Airports – Keolis consortium on 1st January 2004, and renewed on 1st January 2009, and Chambéry-Savoie Airport in line with the Outsourcing of Public Services contract awarded to the VINCI Airports – Keolis consortium on 1st July 2004.

Born in 1954 and a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Commerce et d’Administration de Paris, Jean-Jacques Tirquit began his career as a regional manager at the SAFAA. In January 1991 he joined Générale des Eaux as a regional manager, moving on to Sogeparc and then SGE. Since 2000, Jean-Jacques Tirquit has headed the North-West region of VINCI Park.

The shareholders of SEAGI and SEACA are: VINCI Airports and Keolis

VINCI Airports is a subsidiary of VINCI Concessions, the leading European operator of transport infrastructure concessions, which, with 600 million customers, in 2008 generated revenues of 4,781 million euros. VINCI Concessions manages 4 airports in France - Grenoble-Isère, Chambéry-Savoie, Clermont-Ferrand-Auvergne and Quimper Cornouaille - in partnership with Keolis Airport, and 3 airports in Cambodia, handling a total of more than 4.5 million passengers.

Keolis Airport is the specialised airport management arm of the Keolis Group, the biggest private operator of public passenger transport in France and world leader in the management of automated metro systems. Each year sees more than 1.8 billion passengers being transported thanks to the efforts of the Group's 38,000 employees, generating revenues in 2008 of €3.2 billion. Keolis Airport manages 4 airports - Grenoble-Isère, Chambéry-Savoie, Clermont-Ferrand-Auvergne and Quimper Cornouaille – in partnership with VINCI Airports, as well as directly managing 3 further airports.

Press contact: Vanessa Lattès
Tel: 01 47 16 31 82
Email: vanessa.lattes@vinci.com