Mathias Emmerich was named Deputy CEO, Safety & Performance in 2014.
He is an Agrégé in social sciences and holds degrees from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale d’Administration. In 1988, he was appointed public auditor with the Cour des Comptes and was promoted to referendary counselor in 1991. He then worked for SNCF for ten years. In 2009 he joined Publicis Group, serving as Senior Vice President, Secretary General and Executive Board member. Mr Emmerich returned to SNCF in 2013, succeeding Alain Picard as Executive Vice-President for Finance, Purchasing and Information Systems.