With this goal in mind, the company is transforming its organisation to offer an adapted governance with better collective efficiency and better suited to meet all relevant challenges.
With the new RATP/Île-de-France Mobilités contract, the company is notably committed to an unprecedented number of projects, representing over €8bn in investment over the 2021-2024 period.
To meet this major challenge while at the same time developing a prospective and industrial vision, RATP Group is establishing a new Technical and Industrial pole which places functional, technical and industrial challenges at the heart of its organisation for the future.
The Technical and Industrial pole will be tasked with:
- Offering and guiding an industrial policy at the Group level
- Ensuring consistency for pluriannual investment programmes,,
- Supervising the proper execution of major projects,
- Guiding the upgrading of industrial processes,
- Organising the capitalisation of industrial and engineering expertise within the Group to sustain its global excellence.
The Technical and Industrial pole will be comprised of the MOP (Project Management) and MRF (Railway Rolling Stock) departments, with responsibilities at the Group level. Sylvie Buglioni, the current director of the MRF department will be appointed director of the new pole and sit as such in the RATP Group Executive Committee (COMEX).
Patrice Chasserieau will be appointed as director of the MRF department starting 1 August. He will notably be responsible for guiding the department towards its transformation.
The appointment follows the retirement of Christian Galivel. I would like to salute his essential role within the COMEX as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of projects, engineering and investments since 2013. Creating the new Technical and Industrial pole as well as appointing internal talent to lead it fits the same desire to maintain and develop our business expertise in the industrial and engineering fields. I fully trust Sylvie Buglioni and her teams to continue promoting RATPThe appointment follows the retirement of Christian Galivel. I would like to salute his essential role within the COMEX as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of projects, engineering and investments since 2013. Creating the new Technical and Industrial pole as well as appointing internal talent to lead it fits the same desire to maintain and develop our business expertise in the industrial and engineering fields. I fully trust Sylvie Buglioni and her teams to continue promoting RATP Group’s operational excellence in France and abroad.
Short biographies for the appointments
Sylvie Buglioni, a graduate from the SUPELEC engineering school, has held important industrial and management positions in engineering, operating and maintenance departments at RATP.
She first started working at RATP in 1993, and worked on implementing the Navigo smart card, which was a real technological and service innovation in the 1990s. She then worked on promoting the technology abroad as a European project manager. In 2003, she started working for senior management on transversal coordination for projects related to new technologies in stations and industrial policies, and then became director of the Western station maintenance unit in 2006. In 2009, she became director of RER line B to implement RATP/SNCF interoperability (end of the driver switch at Gare du Nord) and the merger of Station and Transport activities. Since 2013, Sylvie Buglioni has worked as director of the Railway Rolling Stock (MRF) department, in charge of engineering and maintenance on the rolling stock fleet for the metro, RER and tram networks, and of the industrial and managerial transformation of maintenance workshops.
Patrice Chasserieau holds an engineering degree from the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures de Paris.
In 1985, he joined RATP’s MRF Department as an engineer on mechanical studies and carbodies, before becoming the team’s manager. In 1995, he became project manager for MP89 trains until the delivery of the new rolling stock on metro lines 1 and 14, before becoming manager of the Fontenay train maintenance workshop. After becoming director of metro line 4 in 1999, he implemented the first decentralised CCS on the network. His work then took him to the M2E department, where he managed several units before becoming deputy director, then manager of the improvement maintenance unit. Following a return to the MRF department to lead the rubber-tyred rolling stock maintenance unit, he began working for subsidiaries, first as a technical director for RATP Dev, then for Systra in the field of regional technical centres development and Group cross-cutting development. After coming back to the EPIC in 2016, he became director of the Operational Development Agency within the MOP department.
Since January 2021, Patrice Chasserieau has been working as deputy director of the MRF department.