Loïc Rocard, Chairman and CEO of TechnicAtome to serve as External Director at Thales.
Global tech giant Thales’ Board of Directors has co-opted Loïc Rocard, Chairman and CEO of TechnicAtome, as an “External Director”, succeeding Philippe Knoche. Rocard has also been appointed Chairman of the Governance and Compensation Committee. His term of office runs until the close of the Annual General Meeting called to approve the financial statements for fiscal year 2023.
Since September 28, 2023, Loïc Rocard is an independent director of Thales, where he chairs the Governance and Compensation Committee.
Rocard has held diverse positions through his career including, Advisor to the Director of Flight Operations at Aéroports de Paris, Operations Director for the Roissy Charles de Gaulle 2 terminals, along with heading the airport’s two automatic metro projects. Subsequently, he managed the Vinci Group’s rail concession projects, in particular the tender for Sud Europe Atlantique (the Tours-Bordeaux high speed line). He went on to become the Operations Director of Cofiroute, rising to the position of CEO.
Loïc Rocard has also been Advisor, Head of the Transport, Environment, Energy, Housing and Urban Planning Department in the French Prime Minister’s Office. He is the Chairman and CEO of TechnicAtome, a position he has held since May 2017.