Olivier COLLEAU becomes Executive Chairman of the KILOUTOU Group

Olivier COLLEAU becomes Executive Chairman of the KILOUTOU Group

A major player in the French and European equipment rental market, the KILOUTOU Group announces the appointment of Olivier COLLEAU as Executive Chairman. He succeeds Xavier du BOŸS, who now becomes Chairman of the Board.

In the works for the last 2 years, this new structure will see Olivier COLLEAU and a Management Committee (in place since 2016) pursue the growth strategy already in place for France and Europe’s rental specialist. It will reaffirm the development ambitions stated with the arrival, at the end of 2017, of new majority shareholders: HLDI and HLD Europe.

Olivier COLLEAU, 47, is a graduate of HEC. He began his career in 1995 at Bain & Company where he led strategy consulting assignments, mainly in industry, distribution and consumer goods.

In 2006, he became Director of Business Development at Zodiac Marine & Pool. He joined Kiloutou in 2009 as Director of Strategy and Development in charge of external growth. In 2011, he became Director of France’s network. In 2016, he was appointed Managing Director France, and in 2017, Chief Executive Officer of the Group.

About Kiloutou

As the 4th largest European rental company and a major player in the rental of equipment in France, the Kiloutou Group provides products and services solutions to a very diversified clientele: large national accounts, construction companies, craftsmen, communities and administrations, industries, services, SMEs. The Kiloutou group offers the widest range of the market with about 1,000 references and more than 250,000 materials in various fields: personnel elevation equipment, earthmoving and construction, structural and finishing work, commercial vehicles, and event. With a turnover of 606 million euros in 2017 and a workforce of 4,500 people in Europe, Kiloutou continues its development and now represents a network of 440 agencies in France, including fifty at specialized building and thirty said proximity, located in the city center. The network also has 30 branches in Poland, 19 in Spain, 3 in Germany and 10 in Italy.

 

Kiloutou Press Contacts
CLC Communications - 6 rue de Rome, 75008 Paris
Tel.: +33 (0)1 42 93 04 04 - Fax: +33 (0)1 42 93 04 03
Contacts: Gilles Senneville, Elisabeth Meston and Marion Sarrio
g.senneville@clccom.com; e.meston@clccom.com; m.sarrio@clccom.com

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