With nearly 20 years of experience, over time the Group has acquired comprehensive expertise and in-depth knowledge that reflected in its management. Led by two of its three founders, the Group established a coherent and dynamic governance in 2018.
The founders of the ÆGIDE Group
Jean-marie Fournet, Didier Jaloux and Frédéric Walther
have shared their know-how, vision and energy to create the ÆGIDE group.
Together, they had previously developed multiple skills in the development of real estate assets (hotel management, catering, project management and real estate development) within the Immobilier PIERRE 1er group.
He was the Assistant General Manager of the real estate group PIERRE 1er for ten years. It was through his motivation that the takeover of the service provider ÆGIDE by senior managers was possible in 1996, which represented the start of the ÆGIDE Group in its current form.
He was Director of Management Oversight for FRANCE-BOISSONS (part of the HEINEKEN BREWERY Group), then Chief Financial Officer for PIERRE 1er before taking part in the takeover of ÆGIDE to direct the management and the development of hotels and hotel-restaurants in particular.
The General Management Committee
General Secretary — Group General Counsel
She started her career in distribution as a lawyer and then as a legal officer for eight years. She joined the ÆGIDE Group in December 2000 as General Counsel.
Group Real Estate Director
After having been Director of Development for France, her scope was extended to the international market. She is now at the head of a department that includes development, program management and technical management.
Director of Assets & Organisation
He started his career with the Saint-Gobain Group before joining Suez Environnement and then Sodexo, responsible for developing facility management. From 2009 onwards, he holds several senior management positions for companies such as Bouygues Construction and NEXITY Goup.
Director of Administration & Finance
He started his career at Accenture as a consultant in the banking/insurance sector from 2005 to 2010, then joined Crédit Agricole Assurances and Predica (part of the Crédit Agricole Group) until June 2013 when he joined ÆGIDE as a financial manager. He was appointed Director of Finance in January 2016.
Director of Strategy & Development
After a marketing and sales career at Unilever (mass consumption) from 1993 to 2006, he was entrusted as Managing Director of Iglo France (frozen food) from 2006 to 2009. He then specialised in the subject of seniors at the Seniosphère consulting firm (2009 to 2011), before joining ÆGIDE.
Chief Operating Officer
Previously Chief Operating Officer at La Brioche Doré (2003 to 2005) then Director of the DOMITYS residence in Laval (2005 to 2008), he took over responsibility of DOMITYS’ rental business development before being appointed as the Group’s Chief Operating Officer in 2018.
The Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is composed of the members of the General Management Committee, the Sales and Real Estate Department, the Communication Department, the Digital and IT Department, the Operations Department, the Human Resources Department, the Quality and Services Department and DOMITYS Invest.