Sector: Transport and Logistics , Travel
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Cambodia Airports develops and operates Cambodia’s network of international airports, including:
Infrastructure design, building, and financing
Commercial activities management (aeronautical and extra aeronautical)
Under a Public-Private Partnership signed with the Royal Government of Cambodia in 1995, Cambodia Airports holds the concession for the management of the international airports serving Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Sihanoukville. The PPP contract runs until the year 2040.
In 2019, the number of passengers going through Cambodia’s international airports totaled nearly 11.6 million, 6 million for Phnom Penh Airport and 3.9 million for Siem Reap Airport. From a low base but experiencing triple-digit growth, the airport in Sihanoukville handled 1.6+ million passengers. All 3 platforms serve 55+ destinations and welcome 700+ regular flights per week. Over the years, Cambodia Airports has received multiple awards for its Human Resources policies, the excellence in services and in routes development strategy.
The shareholders of Cambodia Airports are France’s VINCI Airports (70%) and Muhibbah Masteron Cambodia (30%). VINCI Airports, as the leading private airport operator in the world, manages the development and operation of 45 airports located in Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, France, Japan, Portugal, Serbia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. Served by more than 250 airlines, VINCI Airports' network handled 255 million passengers in 2019. In 2019, its annual revenue for managed activities amounted to €4.9 billion, for a consolidated revenue of €2.6 billion.
Mr. Cyril GIROT
Chief Executive Officer
Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Cambodia Airports, Cyril GIROT started his tenure on August 23, 2022.
Previously, from 2019, Mr. GIROT was CEO of Aéroports du Grand Ouest, an entity affiliated with VINCI Airports that develops and manages three airports in the western part of France, where he played a pivotal role in further developing traffic (7.2 million passengers in 2019) and expanding infrastructure. Demonstrating his leadership during the Covid-19 crisis by maintaining strong engagement with employees, commercial partners, and local authorities, he paved the way for the traffic recovery at Nantes airport.
Mr. GIROT made his first foray in the airport industry in 2016 when appointed CEO of Clermont-Ferrand Airport (France). He there earned praise for establishing a quality social dialogue, developing constructive relations with local elected officials, and increasing traffic and non-aeronautical activities.
Prior to joining VINCI Airports, Mr. GIROTt oversaw two major international infrastructure projects. In Saint-Petersburg (Russia), he headed the program management of the construction of 150 km of the Moscow-Saint-Petersburg highway; he also took part in the extension of the airport in Santiago, Chile’s capital city.
Before coming to VINCI Group, he held leading positions at two French ministries. First at the Ministry of Energy between 2010 and 2012, within the General Directorate for Energy and Climate, where he managed the State’s strategy for nuclear waste and nuclear site dismantling. Later, from 2012 to 2015, at the Ministry of Transport, he was Director of national roads and motorways of two regions surrounding Paris.
Mr. GIROT started his career in the energy sector. After having worked for Marathon Oil in Aberdeen (United Kingdom) as a reservoir engineer, he then joined Total as an analyst in the Strategy Directorate in Paris (France). Later, based in Dubai, he was marketing manager for the Middle East Region at Vallourec (a multinational manufacturing tubular solutions for the energy sectors). He thereafter joined Areva, a French multinational group specializing in nuclear power and renewable energy, as a consultant in industrial strategy.
Mr. GIROT is an engineer graduating from France’s elite schools École Polytechnique then École des Ponts et Chaussées. He also holds an MBA degree from Collège des Ingénieurs de Paris-Torino-Stuttgart (a dedicated MBA for engineers and scientists).
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Mr. Philippe ARAUJO
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