Company: Saur International Contracting Company (SITC)
Position: Chief executive officer (CEO)
Biography: Thierry Pepe is the CEO of SITC, the Saudi Arabian subsidiary of France’s Saur Group.
Pepe joined Saur 25 years ago and spent 15 years as a project manager focusing on information technology (IT) and customer services in Mozambique, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Congo, Vietnam, Russia and the UK.
He also worked on a World Bank scheme in five of Zambia’s copperbelt cities as general manager. Pepe spent five years leading the project, which included solid waste management. SITC was awarded the contract to manage the water services in the cities of Mecca and Taif in May. Pepe previously worked as an IT manager and project manager for France’s Bouygues Group, the former owner of Saur. He joined Bouygues Group in 1977.
Pepe is a member of Cercle d’Affaires Franco Saoudien de Jeddah – a French-Saudi Arabia partnership.
Contact: (+966) 540 03 5484
Company website: www.saur.com