Change of leadership and ‘re-shaping’ at Imtech

Imtech, jointly owned by EDF and Dalkia, has announced changes to its leadership and organisation as it ‘re-shapes’ 'to better meet the rapidly evolving market conditions' across its business sectors and build on its diversified growth strategy.

In November, Gautier Jacob (Strategy director since 2017) will become Chief Executive, Imtech UK – heading up a UK focused group of businesses including Imtech Engineering Services, Imtech Inviron, Capula, and Breathe. This will follow the retirement of Paul Kavanagh, who will step down as CEO 27 years after jointly founding the business. Steve Wignall will become MD of Imtech Engineering Services, reporting to Gautier Jacob. ‘Taking account of predicted uncertainty in the UK construction sector’, Imtech has announced ‘the re-shaping’ of its Engineering Services business. It said: “A leaner organisation, simplified allocation of responsibilities and reporting lines, and increased business development focus, are all designed to meet the demands of the coming challenging period. This will include in particular the formation of a single, agile, business unit across the UK.”

Gautier Jacob (pictured) said: “I am very proud to succeed Paul as Imtech CEO. I am fully confident that the quality and the commitment of our teams, our broad range of skills, and our ability to deliver value-added services, will continue to drive positive results across the business. Longer term, the aim of achieving Net Zero and fight against climate change will be a priority for us all. Imtech, within EDF, and with the support of our parent company, Dalkia, is ideally positioned to mobilise our great talents in support of this ambition.”