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Thierry joined Colas Australia from Johannesburg where he was in charge of group operations in Sub Saharan Africa and led Colas’ entry in the mining sector and the Middle East.
From 1998 to 2010, Thierry worked in the USA, where he held several roles from Project Manager to Vice President for Branscome Inc, a Colas Inc subsidiary in Virginia.
Thierry started his career in 1988 and until 1997 worked in various operational and development positions in the Indian Ocean, West Indies and Asian companies of the Colas group.
Thierry is a Graduate Engineer from Ecole Centrale de Lille.
Kevin has over 40 years in the asphalt industry and has been involved with major road and airport projects across Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific including 15 years with Boral Asphalt in Queensland with the last 5 as the regions General Manager. He has also maintained chairman and advisory positions on the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) boards including chairing the AAPA/TMR Alliance. Kevin joined Sunstate Group Qld in 2011 as its General Manager continuing in that role until COLAS Australia acquired its spray seal division rebranding it as Sunstate Road Services Pty Ltd Pty Ltd in 2014. Kevin was appointed Divisional Manager for Sunstate Road Services Pty Ltd, Tropic Asphalts Pty Ltd and Colas West Australia Pty Ltd in 2015. He is also an Executive Director for Sunstate Road Services since 2014, and Tropic Asphalts and Colas West Australia since 2015. Kevin holds Graduate Diploma in Corporate Management, Diploma in Civil Engineering and is a Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2003 Justin was responsible for the creation of Primal Surfacing, growing the business to become one of the market leading independent bituminous surfacing businesses until its amalgamation with Inroads in 2009. Since 2009, Justin has held the position of Managing Director for the VSA Group with the coming together of the Primal and Inroads businesses in Victoria. Prior to
the establishment of Primal, Justin gained extensive contract management experience in a range of senior management roles with VicRoads and Boral. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Management and a Bachelor of Business.
Vincent joined Colas Australia in January 2018, coming from the Northeast part of the US. In the US, between 2011 and 2017, Vincent held the position of Corporate Controller of HRI Inc, a Colas Inc subsidiary based in Pennsylvania and Division Controller for Barrett Industries, also a Colas Inc subsidiary operating in multiple states, in charge of all finance functions for the states of New York and Pennsylvania. Vincent started his career in 2003 in France and held several finance roles in French Colas subsidiaries until 2010.
Vincent held a master degree of Neoma Business School in France
Sebastien started his career with Colas in Thailand in 2006 as Technical Manager. With a transfer to Western Australia in 2008 as Technical Support Manager, Sebastien moved to operations in 2010 as State Manager WA and Bitumen Procurement Manager. He was then transferred in NSW at the SAMI HO in 2015 as Operations and Commercial Manager. Sebastien became General Manager of SAMI in May 2017. Sebastien holds a Masters Degree in Chemical engineering from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers (CNAM) and an MBA from Curtin University (CGSB).
Janene joined Colas in October 2018 after moving from a nationally based Printing company.
Janene has 20 years experience in the manufacturing sector and over 10 years in Human Resources roles working closely with Union associations and the blue collar workforce. These roles have attributed to Janene’s strength in Employee and Industrial Relations.