Paris

Bernard Le Bourgeois

Managing Director

Desmet Ballestra, Saverglass, Spie, Bouygues International

PARIS / GENÈVE
bernard.lebourgeois@procadres.com

32 years of financial and operational management experience in different international companies.

Bernard Le Bourgeois has successfully piloted numerous organizational and financial restructurings in the framework of LBO in large industrial groups, construction, multi-technical services to companies or in engineering.

CFO of the group (Pdt interim) of the Belgo-Italian engineering group Desmet Ballestra (turnover: 700 M €), Bernard Le Bourgeois led the implementation of an operational financial reorganization allowing a strong improvement of the profitability as well as the refinancing LBO debt.

DGA - Saverglass (turnover € 300m): Organization and financial and operational optimization of the Group.

CFO and DGD of Spie (turnover: € 3,500 million)
- As CFO of the group, Bernard Le Bourgeois’ financial strategy has led to a remarkable improvement in the group’s performance. The need for late turnover has improved by more than € 200 million and EBIT has increased from 2% to over 5%, at the level of the best in the industry.
- As Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Group’s main subsidiary (France), he led to an improvement in profitability levels (EBIT tripled in less than 4 years) as well as to major acquisitions, allowing a significant transformation of the portfolio (more than 50% of the turnover impacted) which has generated a strong improvement in the Group’s value (enterprise value multiplied by 6).
- As Financial Director of the American subsidiary for six years. He played a key role in the recovery of the Company. Following its intervention, EBIT went from -15% to + 10% and the generation of cash flow became positive again.

Bouygues International - Civil engineering works - Algeria (turnover € 200m)

Bernard Le Bourgeois holds a degree from the IDRAC business school in Paris and a DECS from ENOES Paris.