ECA Group, a Groupe Gorgé company, today announces the appointment of Hervé Guillou as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ECA Group.
This appointment follows the commercial success and considerable growth prospects of ECA Group. The group has strengthened its governance by setting up a dedicated Board of Directors comprising seven Board members and chaired by Hervé Guillou.
A graduate of the École Polytechnique, and with a degree in engineering from ENSTA Paris (shipbuilding) and the École nationale supérieure des techniques nucléaires, Hervé Guillou is the Vice President of the General Armaments Council. He is also the President of French marine industry group GICAN (Groupement des Industries de Construction et Activités Navales) and the Chairman of the Industry Strategic Committee (Comité Stratégique de Filière - CSF) for marine manufacturers.
Until March 24, 2020, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Naval Group, an industrial company specializing in naval defense and energy and a major partner of ECA Group as part of the Belgian-Dutch mine warfare contract worth nearly €2 billion.
Hervé Guillou will provide the ECA Group with his extensive experience in the defense and naval industry, as well as his aerospace expertise.
«The arrival of Hervé Guillou as Chairman of our group marks a turning point. This strengthening of our presidency is in line with our strategy of development and anchoring on the civil and military markets in France and internationally. Our goal stays the same, to support our customers with the latest generation of technological solutions. " says Guénaël Guillerme, Chief Executive Officer of the ECA Group.