“We are counting on France to win back markets,” said Ana Giros Calpe, deputy general manager of Suez.

The New Factory. – After the loss of 60% of its activity, what does Suez still weigh?

Ana Giros Calpe. – We are still number two or three globally in water and number three in waste. In France, where we keep our perimeter [5 milliards d’euros sur les 7 milliards de chiffre d’affaires, ndlr], we are going to position ourselves in a register that is quite different from our competitor, who is above all looking for volumes. We want to remain the benchmark for developing new technologies, especially with start-ups, and have a local presence. We will be 35,000 instead of 90,000, but we will keep this DNA and become more agile.


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