Thibault TRANCART, 46, has been appointed new CEO of PRINCIPIA effective from 1 July 2022. He succeeds Benoit VALLETEAU de MOULLIAC who had been at the head of PRINCIPIA for 30 years.

A naval architect by training, Thibault TRANCART has extensive and solid experience on projects of all sizes in Oil & Gas, Offshore Wind and Naval. Passionate about technical expertise, he joined PRINCIPIA as Sales Director in 2018 to support the development of PRINCIPIA.

“I am proud to take over the General Management of a technological nugget like PRINCIPIA, and I am determined not only to continue but to accelerate the major role of PRINCIPIA in the energy transition thanks to our expertise in all our industrial sectors” explains Thibault TRANCART.

PRINCIPIA, a subsidiary of Engineering company ARTELIA, NPCC and Naval Group, celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2021 and is a reference in engineering expertise for the Offshore, Maritime and Nuclear Industries. Based in La Ciotat and Nantes, with a subsidiary in Kuala Lumpur, PRINCIPIA is an engineering company of approximately 100 people which also develops and distributes its own design software.