Raphaël Gorgé has a background in engineering. He joined the Gorgé Group in 2004 after a 10 year career in the world of finance and technology. He first of all initiated and implemented the Group's withdrawal from the automotive sector (70% of turnover in 2004). He then developed the company's activities in new business areas, linked in particular to safety for Professionals and Buildings. Raphaël Gorgé has been CEO of the Gorgé Group since 2011.
Guénaël Guillerme joined the ECA Group in 1997 where he held the position of Director of the ECA Toulon site, before becoming the group's Managing Director in 1999. He was appointed CEO in 2006. In 2008 he left the group and founded a number of web site companies. He then returned to the ECA Group as CEO in February 2013.
Jean-Louis SAMBARINO trained as a Military Engineer (Ingénieur de l'Armement) and joined the ECA Group in 2001. He previously held a position as Head of Logistics Support at DCNS.
Gilbert ROSSO graduated as an engineer from ESTACA. He joined the ECA Group in 2001, after 11 years heading the process automation activity within the VINCI Energies group. He is Managing Director of the ECA aeronautics subsidiaries, ECA SINTERS and ECA CNAI.
Nine of the 10 largest armies in the world are equipped with solutions developed by the ECA Group. The group is a leader in AUVs for mine detection and destruction. Its know-how and expertise are recognised around the world. The ECA Group combines its expertise in designing drones operating on water, under water, on land and in the air, and in developing integrated systems, in order to develop a comprehensive range of solutions adapted to the needs of the defence sector, maritime, nuclear power, oil rigs and industry.
In addition, the ECA Group is developing a research programme on "robotics systems" of the future. Its aim is to improve the capacities and performance of all the robotised solutions made available to the group's customers.
The ECA Group's Aerospace Department offers innovative and reliable solutions designed for civilian and military aviation. Its expertise in this field, together with the fields of robotics and automation enable it to meet the needs of aeronautics manufacturers, airlines, repair and maintenance centres and air defence.
For more than 50 years, the ECA Group has been designing naval and underwater drones and developing integrated systems. It is also specialised in air and land drones and provides a complete range of operation and training simulators for missions using the latest technologies. Due to the strength of its expertise in drones and robots, the ECA Group has grouped all of its products within the Simulation Department in order to design tomorrow's simulators. They will be used to prepare and carry out missions performed by remote-operated or autonomous robots. Since robots are very often operated from carriers (vessel, truck, etc.), these simulators are very often integrated into training simulators for vehicles.