As part of the deployment of the “Shaping SUEZ 2030” strategic plan, Bertrand Agile, decentralised and more customer-centric, the organisation has been designed to support performance improvement, selective growth momentum, and the ramp-up in digitalisation and innovation, which are at the core of the strategic plan.
CEO of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, David Palmer-Jones, has been appointed SUEZ Group Senior Executive VP for Northern Europe, responsible for SUEZ’s recycling and recovery business activities across Northern Europe (UK, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Serbia, Czech Republic). He will also responsible for hazardous waste activities for all of Europe. The appointment will take effect from the 1st of January 2020. His replacement will be John Scanlon who will take on the chief executive role at Suez Recycling and Recovery UK.
Jean-Marc Boursier, Senior Executive VP Group in charge of the France Region and Group Chief Operating Officer, and Julian Waldron, Senior Executive VP Group in charge of Finance, are responsible for implementing the performance plan, which aims notably to achieve savings of €1 billion by 2023. The objective is to improve the operational profitability and to increase the financing of investments in innovation and digitalisation.
The new organisation includes six Regions and two global Business Units (BU).
The Regions are: France, North America, APAC (Asia, Australia and India), AMECA (Africa, Middle East, Central and East Asia), Northern Europe, and the Latin America and Southern Europe Region.
The two global Business Units (BU) are: Water Technologies & Solutions, and, Smart & Environmental Solutions. The new global BU Smart & Environmental Solutions aims to accelerate the development and deployment of smart environmental solutions on a global scale, as well as our new activities such as air quality management and Smart Agriculture.
Bertrand Camus, SUEZ CEO, commented:
“I am convinced that this new Executive Committee will embody our values: passion for the environment, respect, customer-first and team spirit, to transform and develop our Group together. I am confident in the ability of the Group’s 90,000 employees to hold aloft the SUEZ banner around the world and make it the world leader in environmental services in the coming decade.”