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.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
He was the 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 Executive 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.
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 Steering Committee
The Steering Committee helps to develop and implement the company’s strategic plans. It is comprised of the members of the Comex, as well as representatives from the Public Affairs, Commercial Real Estate, Communication, Accounting, Management Oversight, Development (France and International), Digital & IT, Marketing, Operations, Promotion (France, East and West), Quality & SAP, HR and Technical departments. The subsidiary DOMITYS Invest is also represented by its Chairman.