Jérôme Le Conte
Bonnières-sur-Seine, January 11, 2022 – SKYTECH, France’s rising star in the production of premium regenerated plastic pellets, is pleased to announce a new governance to support its growth in France and abroad. Jérôme Le Conte, a SKYTECH board member since 2018 and actively involved in the company’s development, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Christophe Lamboeuf assumes the title of Chief Executive Officer.
Jérôme Le Conte has extensive experience at the head of large groups specializing in environmental services. Prior to SKYTECH, he was Executive Chairman of SAUR (2014-2017) after serving as CEO France and then Chairman of VEOLIA PROPRETE (2006-2013) and as Deputy CEO of VEOLIA (2011-2013). Previously, he founded and oversaw Nirao Consult, a consulting firm specialized in mergers, acquisitions and environmental engineering (United States, South America, Hong Kong and Europe), after running Waste Management France. He began his international career with the SAE group (now Eiffage), where he rose to serve as Deputy Managing Director and General Secretary. Jérôme Le Conte is a graduate of École Polytechnique and École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
Jérôme Le Conte affirms: “I am very honored that the Board of Directors has chosen me to serve as chairman of SKYTECH. My goal will be to support Christophe Lamboeuf, the Management Committee and the entire company in the next steps of its growth, including the ramp-up of the new proprietary site in Val d’Hazey and international deployment.”
Christophe Lamboeuf, SKYTECH’s new CEO, has close to 30 years’ experience as CEO and CFO of technology companies in France and abroad. Prior to joining Skytech, he was Deputy CEO of Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext, MKEA) in charge of operations and finance since 2018. From 2012–2018, he served as Deputy CEO of Intrasense (Euronext Growth: ALINS). At these innovative, international companies, both publicly traded, he contributed to international structuring and the success of multiple fundraising campaigns. Christophe began his career at General Electric, Ricoh, CS Telecom and Toshiba in addition to leading an entrepreneurial company turnaround project. Christophe Lamboeuf holds a DESS in Finance from IAE and a master’s degree in Economics and Management.
Christophe Lamboeuf shared: “I am very excited to join SKYTECH and its teams to drive the development of this high-potential greentech. The circular economy and the regeneration of complex plastics in the industrial and plastics sectors are critical to achieving the carbon neutrality objectives set by France and the European Union. SKYTECH, a laureate of the France Relance program and a beneficiary of French government support, holds all the cards to become the next European leader in its sector.”
A company active in the intelligent and sustainable circular economy, SKYTECH contributes to revolutionizing the plastics industry with eco-plastics. This rising star of the French industrial landscape produces premium recycled materials from complex plastic waste for industrial applications. After many years of R&D carried out with support from ADEME, SKYTECH has developed a well-protected, innovative sorting platform enabling the separation of post-consumer polymers at a purity rate greater than 99% as well as their granulation. SKYTECH offers a concrete answer to the challenge facing the plastics industry, namely, how to evolve their product to serve eco-design as well as to address a major environmental issue at the heart of society’s concerns. As a company, SKYTECH also strives to limit its own environmental impact with a production tool delivering first class energy performance. SKYTECH has been supported since its founding by Xerys.
About XERYS INVEST
Xerys Gestion is a French investment company primarily positioned on trending sectors that include healthcare & Life Sciences, renewable energy, Greentech and new digital technologies. As such, Xerys Gestion supports companies in industries undergoing major transformation to address economic, environmental and societal challenges and that have great ambitions for their growth and international expansion.
In its market, Xerys Gestion stands out as much for its modus operandi and the strategic and operational support it provides to portfolio companies, as for the range of à la carte investment opportunities offered to investors and the firm’s close relations with them, or its sector-based approach. Lastly, Xerys Gestion has considerable sector expertise, bolstered by a strategic committee made up of recognized specialists and experts in key sectors.
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