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Vinci MD Joins Engie’s Equans as UK CEO

Vinci MD Joins Engie’s Equans as UK CEO
06 August 2021

Engie's new FM and technical services brand will be led by Vinci's Jean-Philippe Loiseau.

Equans, the new subsidiary of Engie, has appointed the former Vinci Managing Director as the new CEO of its UK & Ireland business, leading with 74,000 employees across 17 countries.

Loiseau will succeed current CEO Nicola Lovett, who will leave the business. The new appointment will take effect from 1 September 2021.



Picture: a photograph of Jean-Philippe Loiseau.


Loiseau previously led a number of Vinci Group’s European subsidiaries, including Vinci’s FM and construction businesses in the UK. He also managed Antea, an independent environmental services company for ten years.

Jérôme Stubler, Equans CEO & Executive Vice-President of Engie Group said: “I would like to thank Nicola for the part she has played in the establishment and launch of our new business and for the great dedication and leadership she has shown throughout her successful career with ENGIE. The UK is an important market for EQUANS and I am pleased to welcome Jean-Philippe, who is a strong, experienced leader with the qualities to implement the next phase of growth for our UK & Ireland business, while continuing to deliver high-performance outcomes for our customers”.

Loiseau commented: “I’m delighted to be joining Equans at such a key moment for the business and to be leading it in this next chapter of growth. Equans has a clearly defined mission to empower governments, businesses, and communities to successfully negotiate the energy, digital and industrials transitions. Nicola and I will work closely together to ensure a smooth and successful transition of leadership, and I look forward to meeting our teams and customers across the many markets we serve”.

Picture: a photograph of the London skyline showing the Walkie Talkie, Cheese Grater and Gherkin

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 06 August 2021


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