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BBR VT announces Changes in Leadership

BBR VT International Ltd
Ringstrasse 2
8603 Schwerzenbach

The Board of Directors of BBR VT International Ltd - the franchisor and licensor of BBR post-tensioning, geotechnical and specialized engineering technologies and systems to the global BBR Network - announces the appointment of Olivier Forget as Chief Execuve Officer (CEO), and promoon of Dr. Behzad Manshadi to Deputy CEO effecve immediately.

Olivier joins BBR with an impressive track record spanning over 25 years in civil engineering and specialized technologies, including roles at Vinci, Freyssinet, Carpitech and Rizzani de Eccher/Tensa. Holding a Master degree in Civil Engineering & Soil Mechanics and having led teams and projects in various funcons and geographical locaons across Europe, USA and South East Asia, Olivier is well posioned to guide the BBR Network to its next successes.

Olivier will succeed Juan Maier who departs from the BBR VT team to pursue new professional opportunies. We would like to thank Juan for his contribuons in various roles over the past 10+ years with BBR VT and wish him success with his next endeavors.

Behzad has exceponal technical competence, holding degrees in Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, along with a PhD in Structural Engineering, and has shown impressive managerial growth in successive roles within BBR VT, having joined in 2012 as R&D project lead and being promoted to Head of R&D in 2014 and since 2017 R&D, Quality, Producon and Supply Chain as Head of Technology.

Dr. Antonio Caballero, Co- Chairman, said:
“I welcome Olivier Forget to the strengthened BBR leadership team, and congratulate Behzad on his new role. Olivier is a seasoned industry specialist with the required technology and entrepreneurial skillset to lead BBR. Behzad, who connues to lead as CTO a very dynamic and talented team, is ideally posioned to take up the addional role as Deputy CEO. I am convinced that we have the opmal leadership to connue the great success story of BBR.”

Bruno Valsangiacomo, Co- Chairman, said:
“Our BBR construcon technologies are not only considered as the benchmark globally in Engineering and Quality, but also recognised for their increasingly important CO2 effecveness, being associated with up to 30 – 50% less embodied carbon than tradional construcon methods. We have started a new era in markeng our established and novel sustainable building soluons, supported by our 80 year track record. Our BBR Carbon Iniave to change the way we preserve and build structures with CO2 effecve technologies is close to my heart and I wish Olivier, Behzad and the extraordinary BBR team great success in execung our vision.”


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