Gauthier Louette joined SPIE in 1986 as a site engineer. He was subsequently promoted to Project Manager and then operations manager. In 1998, he was appointed CEO of SPIE Capag, SPIE’s pipeline division. Two years later, he became Director of the Oil & Gas Branch of SPIE Energie Services.
He was named SPIE SA CEO in 2003, and Chairman and CEO in 2010.
Mr. Louette is a graduate of the École Polytechnique (X81) and ENSTA (École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées). He joined SPIE in 1986 and has spent his entire career with the Group. He serves as an administrator in the French National Federation of Public Works (Fédération Nationale des Travaux Publics), the French National Civil Engineering Federation (Syndicat des Entrepreneurs de Travaux Publics de France) and the French Association of Electrical Engineering Companies (Syndicat des Entreprises de Génie Électrique et Climatique). Mr. Louette is also a commander in the citizen reserve of the French navy.
Denis Chêne joined SPIE in 1992. From 1993 to 1997, he served as Director of Operations of SPIE in the United States, in charge of management control (LK Comstock & Co), then as Head of Group reporting before being appointed Chief Financial Officer of SPIE Île-de-France Nord-Ouest in 2001. He was appointed CFO of SPIE SA in 2007.
Born in 1961, Denis Chêne is a graduate of EM Lyon and holds an MBA from INSEAD. Before joining SPIE, he worked at the Société Générale d'Entreprise from 1986 to 1990 in France and the United Kingdom.
Yves Compañy joined FORAID in 1999, as Manager of its subsidiary in Congo. Following SPIE’S acquisition of FORAID in 2001, Mr. Compañy assumed the role of Executive Manager for Africa, and was subsequently appointed Managing Director of SPIE Oil & Gas Services in 2006. He then joined the Group’s Executive Management Committee.
Born in 1960, Mr. Compañy graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers in 1983 and earned an MBA from the Open University Business School in 2003. He joined the SPIE Group after an international career of more than 15 years in the oil services industry.
Lieve Declercq has joined SPIE as Managing Director of SPIE Nederland in September 2017.
Lieve studied for her Masters degree in industrial engineering and management in Leuven (Belgium).
From 1990 to 2000, she worked in various positions at Esso Benelux BV, followed by two years as marketing director for the Van Gansewinkel group, and then 10 years as managing director at the Maltha Groep BV.
From 2012, Lieve Declercq worked for water company Vitens as executive chairman.
Johan Dekempe joined the SPIE Group in 1995 as General Manager of Vlam, the Group’s former subsidiary in Beernem, West Flanders and now the West Industry business unit in Aalter. After holding this position for five years, he became Director of SPIE Belgium’s entire Industry division in 2000.
In September 2008, he was appointed the subsidiary’s Managing Director. In June 2011, Mr. Dekempe joined the Group’s General Management Committee.
Born in 1954, Mr. Dekempe obtained a civil engineering degree from Ghent University and an MBA in 2004. Mr. Dekempe began his career in 1978 at an engineering company. Five years later, he moved to Mannesmann Carnoy, a Ghent company specialised in highly technical piping. After 12 years there and 17 years of project management experience to his name, he joined SPIE.
Olivier Domergue joined SPIE Ile-de-France Nord-Ouest in 2007 as Director of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) activity. In February 2013, he was appointed Deputy Managing Director of SPIE Nucléaire, and then succeeded Francis Butel in June of that year as head of the subsidiary, and on the Group’s Board of Management.
Appointed Chief Operating Officer for France of SPIE in July 2017, he takes charge of the France segment with SPIE Nucléaire remaining in his scope of management.
Born in 1968, Olivier Domergue is a Road Construction Engineer (1992). After starting his career with the SCREG Group (Bouygues), he joined Bouygues Bâtiment Île-de-France in 1996, where he worked in a variety of project management roles (Stade de France and the Cœur Défense building). From 2001 to 2003, he worked on Projet Azur (Redesign of Information Systems at Bouygues Construction). He joined ETDE (Bouygues Energy and Services) in 2003, where he developed and managed HVAC for Île-de-France, before joining SPIE in 2007.
Army officer and graduated (MBA) from the University of the German Federal Armed Force in Munich, Markus Holzke joined TÜV Süd AG in 2006 where he held different positions including VP Regional Finance & Controlling for the Asia-Pacific region. In 2010 he joined Hochtief Solutions AG as Head of Controlling of the Service Solutions segment. In 2012, he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of this segment which became SPIE GmbH in 2013.
As from April 1st 2014, Markus Holzke is appointed Managing Director of SPIE GmbH.
As from 1st January 2016, Pablo Ibáñez is appointed Group Director of Operational Support (Purchasing, Real Estate, Sustainable Development, Digital, IT). In this capacity, he becomes a member of the General Management Committee of SPIE.
The holder of a MBA from the EIPM (European Institute of Purchasing Management, Geneva), Pablo Ibáñez has 17 years of experience (1993 to 2010) in a purchasing department in the automotive sector. From 2003 to 2010 he occupied various positions in the purchasing department of the Faurecia Group, including that of South Europe Purchasing Director (2007 to 2010).
Pablo Ibáñez joined SPIE in 2010 as Group Purchasing Director.
A graduate of ESSEC Business School, Elisabeth Rasmussen began her career with the PPG Europe Group before joining Cegelec in 2001, where she worked as Human Resources Director for Paris and then for France.
She was Human Resources Director at Vinci Facilities Europe from 2010 to 2014. Then she occupied the same position at Géodis before joining SPIE in October 2017.
She has also become a member of SPIE's Executive Committee.
Pierre Savoy joined the SPIE Group in January 2016 as CEO of SPIE Switzerland, and becomes a member of SPIE Executive Committee. He has held management positions in companies from a variety of industries both nationally and internationally. His career has taken him from ABB, Contraves, Siemens, ISS and Swissgrid.
The qualified electrical engineer was born in Geneva in 1966. He graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Geneva and also holds a number of degrees in business administration for managers, including as an alumnus of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the IESE Business School of the University of Navarra.
Jérôme Vanhove started his career in 1999 at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Transaction Services department). In 2001 he moved to Valeo Group’s Mergers & Acquisitions department, and was subsequently appointed International Development Director for the Climate Control branch (2005-2007).
Mr Vanhove joined SPIE in 2007 as Merger & Acquisitions Director.
As from 1st January 2016, he is appointed Strategy, Development and M&A Director. He becomes a member of the Executive Committee.