Chief Executive Officer
Graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon and a Master in Strategic Management from HEC, Vincent Favier, began his career as a strategy consultant for a management company. In 2000, he joined Worms & Cie as Director of Development and Investments. In 2006, he became head of the Paris office of the investment company Amber Capital. Then in 2012, he became director of holdings of Tikehau Capital.
Vincent Favier participates since 2009 in the foundation of Ecoslops, of which he will be appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2015 and Chief Executive Officer in 2016.
Group Industrial Director
Pascal Bonfils joins Ecoslops as Group Industrial Director, with extensive expertise in energy and industrial issues, both in Europe and internationally.
Graduate of the National School of Arts and Crafts (ENSAM), the School of Oil and Engines of the French Institute of Petroleum (ENSPM) and CNAM's Business and Industrial Marketing program, the engineer began his career with the Shelll and Glitsch groups. He has contributed, with Michel Pingeot and Jean-Claude Company, to the initial studies and the operational development of P2R (Petroleum Residue Recycling) currently operated by Ecoslops in Portugal.
Sophie Dufosse began her career at Heurtey Petrochem, where she spent nearly 15 years. She will be a process engineer in the pre-project and project phase, and will work on various technical missions with the company's Indian and Russian subsidiaries.
She joined Ecoslops in 2012 to take over the technical direction. In this capacity, she oversees the finalization of the design of the Sinès unit, its construction and its launch.
Sophie Dufossé holds a degree in engineering from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques de Nancy.
Managind Director Ecoslops Portugal
With international experience managing complex and high-risk industrial sites, Pedro Simoes has developed strong planning and execution skills. He also has experience in reengineering and ERP.
Co-founder and Honorary President
Michel Pingeot began his career in 1966 with Heurtey Petrochem where he joined as an engineer. In 1986, he took over the business of Heurtey Petrochem and, with the SOFRESID group, created Heurtey Petrochem Engineering, where he became Managing Director. From 1992 to 2010, he was president of Heurtey Petrochem, a company he successfully floated in 2006 (Mnemo: ALHPC).
Since 2005, Michel Pingeot has been at the origin of the design and development of P2R, a treatment solution for marine hydrocarbon residues. He co-founded Ecoslops in 2009, with the aim of developing this technology.
Michel Pingeot is a graduate of E.N.S.E.E.G, a graduate in science.
Jean-Claude Company is co-founder with Michel Pingeot of Ecoslops. He began his career in the 1970s as a Researcher at the French Institute of Petroleum. In 1980, he joined the TOTAL group where he held various positions, including those of Northern Europe Refining correspondent and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of SIR (Ivorian Refining Company). He became Director of Research TOTAL in 1990 and then Director of Operations. Lastly, from 1999 to 2006, he held the position of Refining Director for several companies in the TOTAL group. Jean-Claude Company sits on the Board of Directors of several French companies.