Paris, January 30, 2008 – Paul Braida has been appointed Vice-President, Information Systems, of the JCDecaux Group. A member of the France Management Committee, he reports to Gérard Degonse, Executive Vice-President Corporate Finance and Administration, and Member of the Executive Board of JCDecaux.
Paul Braida (42), an engineer by training, is a graduate of the prestigious Ecole Centrale de Paris (1989). He joined the Information Systems Department of the JCDecaux Group in August 2001 to take up a position as Director of Commercial Systems before assuming responsibility, in 2005, of the Group Application Development Department.
Paul Braida began his career with Air France in 1990 as an operational research consultant and held a series of positions as Project Manager and Project Director within the IS Department before making an active contribution to the introduction of Yield Management in his capacity as Development Manager. In 1998, he moved to SABRE Airline Solutions Inc. to take up a position as Director responsible for major accounts in the Southern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and Africa zones.