Kiloutou appointments to drive business in France

By Belinda Smart23 November 2021

French rental company Kiloutou Group has made two new appointments in its home market: Christine Ouayoun as Sales Director and Xavier Boulet as Marketing Director.

Both will report directly to Kiloutou France General Manager Pierre Knoché.

Christine Ouayoun, Sales Director - France, Kiloutou Group.

Sales Director Christine Ouayoun will be responsible for structuring Kiloutou’s commercial activities and leading its commercial strategy.

A member of the Kiloutou France Board of Directors, she will oversee commercial development and business reorganisation, developing the local authority market and integrating acquisitions across the company’s departments.

Her previous roles include Sales Director at day care management specialist Liveli, a subisidary of catering and facilities management organisation Sodexo Group, a position she took up in In 2018.

Prior to that, she was Sodexo Group Regional Director IDF/East/Hauts-de-France (covering the northern and eastern regions), overseeing operations and development in education (school meals), a role she took up in 2014, having previously been regional manager in the same area. She initially joined Sodexo Group in 2006 as an internal auditor. 

Ouayoun holds a Master’s degree in Finance from NEOMA Business School. 

Marketing Director Xavier Boulet will be responsible for streamlining Kiloutou’s marketing activities. A member of the Kiloutou France Board of Directors, he has experience in market positioning, sales performance, supply chain, purchasing across markets in Europe.

Xavier Boulet, Marketing Director - France, Kiloutou Group.

Most recently he was appointed in 2020 to oversee the operational management of the Service and Health unit at contract catering and support services specialist Elior Group.

Prior to that he was a director in the health division of the same group. He initially joined Elior Group in 2014 as head of commercial performance.

Boulet’s career began in 2011 as a strategy consultant, after obtaining a double degree in engineering and business.

Pierre Knoché, Managing Director of Kiloutou France said the appointments would strengthen the link between the sales and marketing departments of the Kiloutou Group.

“These appointments are also intended to strengthen our Management Committee and accelerate our development in France.

“Christine Ouayoun and Xavier Boulet’s knowledge and experience in various sectors, combined with their professionalism and unparalleled involvement with our teams, will enable them to achieve their objectives.”

As part of a results announcement in April, Kiloutou said its priorities for 2021 would be to consolidate its acquisitions in France and Germany. 

Kiloutou’s recent acquisitions in France include earthmoving and general construction rental company Groupe La Centrale De Location (LCDL) and portable accommodation rental company MC LOC.

Kiloutou Group serves around 300,000 customers in five countries across France, Poland, Italy, Spain and Germany. 

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