Nicolas Vandevyver, member of the Keolis Management Committee since 2009 in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer, International, was appointed Group Internal Audit Director on 1 October.
He is succeeded by Philippe Massin, Director of the subsidiary Keolis Meyer, who thereby becomes a member of the Keolis Group's Management Committee.
Nicolas Vandevyver, new Group Internal Audit Director
Reporting to the Executive Chairman and in close contact with the Keolis Group's Audit and Ethics Committee, Nicolas Vandevyver will be responsible for the cross-functional reinforcement of internal control mechanisms and increasing the audit department’s international presence.
Nicolas Vandevyver graduated in Economics from Panthéon-Assas University and ESG Management School and holds a Master's degree in Financial Management from HEC.
In 1989, he began his career in Detroit (USA) at IST Corporation as Information Systems Manager.
Two years later, he joined the Usinor Group, which later became Arcelor and then Arcelor Mittal, where he held senior financial positions (accounting, management control, treasury & financing) for 15 years, both in France and abroad (Thailand, Luxembourg).
In 2006, he became head of the European Finance Department of Harsco Metals, still based in Luxembourg.
In 2009, he joined Keolis to support its development as Chief Financial Officer, International.
Philippe Massin appointed Chief Financial Officer, International
Nicolas Vandevyver is succeeded by Philippe Massin, whose mission is to build on existing fundamentals and pursue the improvement plan.
Reporting to Bernard Tabary, Group Executive Director, International, and in close collaboration with Kathleen Wantz O'Rourke, Group Executive Director, Finance and Legal, he will lead the value creation programme of the international business.
After studying finance and management control at ESSEC, Philippe Massin began his career at KPMG as an auditor in 1996.
In 1999, he joined Mensia Conseil, a consulting firm in the transport and infrastructure sector, where he developed the firm's performance management expertise and became a partner in 2005.
In 2011, Philippe Massin became Chief Financial Officer of SNCF Transilien. In this capacity, he participated in the development and execution of the public service delegation contract with the organising authority, Ile de France Mobilités.
He joined the Keolis Group in June 2016 to support the Management Committee in the roll-out of an internal performance programme.
At the beginning of 2018, he took the helm of Keolis Meyer, a bus subsidiary in Essonne.