• Building performance
  • Create to innovate
  • Cement, concrete, aggregates
  • Respect the environment : a priority

Our men and women

Every single day, Vicat's more than 8,000 employees contribute to the excellence of the Group's products and its business development activities through their know-how and expertise. Ever since Louis Vicat invented artificial cement, the company's employees has been driven by a passion for the construction industry and its products.

A family company


The Vicat Group is a family company founded more than 160 years ago. It is attached to its independence, builds for the long term.

Today, the seventh generation of the Vicat family is pursuing the development of the Group that owes its origins to Louis Vicat who invented artificial cement in 1817.


Jacques Merceron-Vicat, honorary chairman of Vicat


Jacques Merceron-Vicat,
Honorary chairman of Vicat


Jacques Merceron-Vicat, born on March 22, 1938, a graduate engineer of the ESTP engineering school, joined the Vicat Group in 1962. He was successively CEO from 1973 to 1984, chairman and CEO from 1984 to 2008, then chairman from 2008 to 2014, and is currently honorary chairman of the Vicat Group.


Guy Sidos, chairman of Vicat


Guy Sidos, Chairman of Vicat


Guy Sidos, born on September 13, 1963, is a graduate engineer of France’s Navy School. After joining the Vicat Group in 1999 he held a number of operational positions, particularly in the United States, before being appointed COO in 2004, CEO in 2008, then chairman and CEO in 2014.


8,000 team members worldwide

Skilled and experienced workers, including technicians, supervisors and staff specialists in their fields ... All contribute their expertise to product excellence.


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