André Einaudi

Independent Director

André Einaudi

André Einaudi is the Founding Chairman and CEO of Ortec Group, an international integrator of construction and engineering solutions, with locations on four continents. An engineer and graduate of the IAE Aix-en-Provence business school, André Einaudi has spent his entire career in business services.

He joined a group of service companies in the south of France in 1980 as a project engineer. He built the company’s Service, Organisation and Methods Department from the ground up to meet the needs of its client Total. In 1985, he was named to head Industrial Agencies Department, managing a team of 300 people.

In 1987, he became Chairman of the Executive Board of an entity bringing together the industrial engineering firm Buzzichelli and the activities  Industrial Maintenance and Environment Department, under his aegis which took the name Ortec.

Backed by a team of senior managers, André Einaudi led the leveraged management buy-out of Ortec in 1992. Newly independent, the young firm expanded into the fields of waste management and the decontamination of industrial sites. Through a series of successful acquisitions, André Einaudi has guided Ortec’s continuing development with a focus on diversification, with respect to both client sectors and business activities.

Widely recognised as a business leader, André Einaudi created O. Forum in 2000, an annual event for decision makers across industries. Each year, he brings together a panel comprised of participants from various backgrounds, to exchange ideas, share the transformations and challenges that will be faced by industry in the future.