idverde Appoints New CEO for France
idverde, Europe’s leading landscape, creation and maintenance provider, has announced the appointment of Xavier Piccino as the new Chief Executive Officer for France, effective April 1st 2024.
Xavier joins from Saur Group, where he was Senior Executive Vice President, Northern, Eastern and Southern France regions for four years, leading the reorganisation and commercial development of the business to wider expansion and growth in the water industry. Before joining Saur Group, he worked for 9 years in public service, notably as the Advisor and Chief of Staff to the State Secretary in charge of small businesses, social economy and consumer protection, and as the Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital. He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and Engineer of the Corps des Mines.
Luzius Wirth, Group CEO said, “France is idverde’s heartland and a very important market for us. I am delighted that Xavier is joining our team as we continue to grow our business and reputation as the leading landscape and maintenance provider in the country. We are highly committed to further develop our nature-based solutions and Xavier’s experience and skills will be integral to that. I am very pleased to welcome him to our organisation.”
Commenting on his appointment, Xavier Piccino said “I am very excited to be joining this team and working with my colleagues in France. I am delighted to be bringing my experience and skills to help contribute to the continued success of idverde.”