New appointments within the Keolis Group

03-21-2016. Bruno Danet has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer for the Keolis Group. He will join the group’s Executive Committee and report directly to Michel Lamboley, Group Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Laurence Eymieu joins the Group’s Management Committee as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Keolis France, in charge of Major Urban networks. These appointments will take effect from 2 May 2016.

Bruno Danet, Keolis Chief Human Resources Officer

Bruno Danet is 52 years old and a graduate of the French business school, ESLSCA Paris. He joined Keolis in 1990 and held the roles of Internal Auditor then Management Control Manager for the Lyon network, before becoming Director of the urban network of Alès (southern France) from 1998 to 2001.

As General Secretary of the Rennes network (north western France) from 2002 to 2007, he took part in the launch of the first automatic metro line and the renewal of Keolis’ contract by the local transport authority.  

At the end of 2007 as the Deputy Director for South West France, Bruno successfully led Keolis’ bid for the operation of the public transport network in Bordeaux. He then became Managing Director of Keolis Bordeaux from May 2009 to the end of 2012, where his objective was to establish the new transport network that local councilors had asked for.

Since 2013 Bruno has been Deputy CEO of Major Urban networks for Keolis France, and a member of the Group’s Management Committee.  

Laurence Eymieu, Keolis Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Major Urban networks

Laurence Eymieu is a graduate of the French political science school, Sciences Po Paris, and holds a master’s degree in Commercial Law. She joins Keolis from SNCF Mobilités, having worked there first as Regional Director and then as Director of the Rhône-Alpes regional train service since June 2013.

She joined SNCF in 2006 where she held several roles, both at head office in Paris (Chief of Staff for the President of SNCF, Director of Corporate Affairs and Director of Development for “Gare et Connexions”), and in French regions (Director of Major South European projects, and also Regional Director for regional trains in Central France from 2010 to 2013).      

Having worked as Chief of Staff for the CEO of RATP, Anne-Marie Idrac, between 2002 and 2006, Laurence has a deep understanding of the urban transport industry, the corporate sector but also local government. She was Communications Director for the city of Lyon and the greater metropolitan area from 1998 to 2001, as well as a member of two ministerial cabinets (Transport, Land, City and Urban Planning) from 1995 to 1997.