The Group Executive Committee

The Group ExCom (Executive Committee) defines the strategies proposed to the Board of Directors, and oversees Transdev’s business activities. It is responsible for defining its industrial vision, strategy, values, management culture, and priority targets.


The Group ExCom is composed of the following members:

Thierry Mallet
Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer
A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, ENPC and MIT (MSc in Transportation), he began his career at the French Ministry of Equipment before going on to hold senior executive positions at Veolia and Suez.
Antoine Colas
Group General Secretary
Head of Transdev Autonomous Transportation Systems and Cityway
CEO of Central European activities, interim Group CHRO from March 1, 2021
A graduate of IEP Paris and holder of a DESS in Business Law, he started his career at BNP Paribas before joining the AMF and later the CDC, before joining the Transdev Executive Committee.
Virginie Fernandes
Group Chief Strategy
and Transformation Officer
A graduate of NEOMA Business School, she started her carrier at Ernst &Young, ODDO BHF and Crédit Agricole before joigning CDC as Director of Strategic Investment Management at Caisse des Dépôts.
Marcos Garcia
Group Chief Financial Officer
A graduate of HEC Paris, he started out as Chief Financial Officer of Veolia in Spain. He joined Transdev in 2011.
Caroline Gonin
Transdev Group Chief Human Resources Officer
Graduated from Paris II Assas in Labor Law, she began her career at Areva, before joining successively Alstom, Renault-Nissan and Valeo. She joined Transdev’s executive committee on July 15, 2021.
Bruno Charrade
CEO International
A graduate from ESTP, he occupied several management positions at Vinci, Bouygues then Transdev. He has been based in China and Chile before joining Group headquarters.
Laura Hendricks
A graduate of Xavier University, she was CEO of several companies including Paint Drop, Coach America and Merry Maids. She joined Transdev in 2019 as Director of Transit activities in the USA.
Edouard Hénaut
CEO France
A graduate of Centrale Nantes and ESCP, he joined Suez Group in 1997. Previously, he was General Manager of the Municipal services of Suez Recycling & Recovery France.
Martin Becker-Rethmann
CEO Germany
After a degree in Business Administration from the Berufsakademie in Stuttgart, he started his career at the German Treuhandanstalt. Then, he joined ALBA Group, MVV Umwelt, and most recently REMONDIS Energy & Services.
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The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors supervises and guides the group Transdev’s strategy, authorizes its strategic decisions, and ensures they are correctly implemented. The Board bases its decisions on the advice of specialized committees, such as Strategy Committee, Appointments and Remunerations Committee, and Audit Committee.

The Board of Directors is composed of:

  • Anne-Marie Couderc, Independent Director
  • Thierry Mallet, Chairman and CEO, Director representing CDC
  • Olivier Sichel, Director representing CDC
  • Carole Abbey, Director representing CDC
  • Audrey Girard, representing  La Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations 
  • Pierre Aubouin, Director representing CDC
  • Sophie Barbier, Director representing CDC
  • Ludger Rethmann, Director representing RETHMANN Group
  • Dr. Werner Kook, Director representing RETHMANN Group
  • Jean-Louis Hurel, Director representing RETHMANN Group
  • Jean-Michel Fenaut, Director representing the employees of Transdev
  • Anja Kühler, Director representing the employees of Transdev

The Board of Directors also comprises an advisory member from Rethmann Group, Egbert Tölle.

The secretary of the Board is the General Secretary, Antoine Colas.

As its majority shareholder and long-term financial partner, Caisse des Dépôts provides Transdev with solid, lasting support. The two groups share the same public interest values, and the same purpose: to support the economic development of all regions.


RETHMANN is a family-owned holding company with three independent divisions: REMONDIS, Rhenus and SARIA. These separate businesses share a commitment to reliable service, customer focus and continuous innovation. RETHMANN is headquartered in Selm, Germany, where the company was founded in 1934.