Virginie J.H. Duperat-Vergne
French nationality, 1975
Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Financial Planning, Reporting & Business Appraisal, Tax, Treasury, Risk & Control, Investor Relations and M&A
Term 2020 - 2024
Non-Executive Board position:
Non-executive Independent Director, Audit Committee Chairperson and Member of the Strategic Committeeof EliorGroup, representing Fonds Strategique de Participations.
Virginie decided to join Arcadis partly because of the inspiration she took from discovering the many innovative projects the company does that create a tangible, positive impact on the world. In her role as Chief Financial Officer, Virginie is tasked with ensuring the company’s financial stability and growth, so that Arcadians can continue focusing their creativity and expertise on improving quality of life.
Virginie started her career in 1997 as an external auditor and spent more than ten years at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young (now EY), before joining the French television broadcaster Canal+ as Compliance Officer for Accounting Standards. Virginie held several finance positions at Technip, and then TechnipFMC, where she became Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Directly before joining Arcadis, she was the Chief Financial Officer of the publicly listed company Gemalto and led the defence process of that group in 2017, which resulted in the acquisition of Gemalto by the Thales Group.
Virginie Duperat-Vergne has a master’s degree in finance and management from Toulouse Business School.