Philippe Donche-Gay – President of Bureau Veritas – has been promoted to Senior Executive Vice President Bureau Veritas, reporting to the CEO of the Group, Didier Michaud-Daniel. In his new role, Donche-Gay will lead the implementation of Bureau Veritas’ strategic plans in parallel with his position as President of the Marine & Offshore Division.
He said: “We have ambitious targets to continue the transformation of our entire business. One of the areas I will be building on across the whole Bureau Veritas organisation is the progress Marine & Offshore has seen in pursuing a digital strategy. Additionally, the larger Bureau Veritas Group is an important source of expertise and capability that will benefit our marine and offshore sector markets. We expect to continue to broaden and deepen the services we offer to these important sectors.”
Furthermore, Donche-Gay has appointed Matthieu de Tugny to the position of Chief Operations Officer of the Marine & Offshore Division. Under him will be the central departments of Marine Operations, Marine Technical Management and Marine Marketing & Sales.
Since 2015, de Tugny has served as Senior Vice President, Offshore, with direct operational responsibility for Marine & Offshore activities in North America, as well as North Sea Offshore activities. He will continue to be responsible for these in his new role.
He joined the company in 1994, and has worked in a number of roles. For instance, in 2002, he was appointed Marine Chief Executive for France and, in 2007, he was appointed Marine Chief Executive for North America, subsequently becoming Vice President, Marine & Offshore, South Asia.
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