CLS group

Operating satellite systems and providing high value-added products and services

CLS, a subsidiary of CNES, ARDIAN & IFREMER, is a worldwide company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for the Earth since 1986.

  • 30 years growth
  • 128 millions of euros turnover 2018
  • 720 staff worldwide

Its mission is to deploy innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet, and to manage its resources sustainably.

CLS, a subsidiary of the French Space Agency, ARDIAN & IFREMER, is a worldwide company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for the Earth since 1986. Its mission is to deploy innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet, and to manage its resources sustainably. CLS employs 750 people, at its headquarters in Toulouse (France) and in its 26 other sites around the world.

The company works in six strategic areas of activity: sustainable fisheries management, environmental monitoring, maritime surveillance, fleet management, energy & mining, space & ground systems. CLS process environmental data and positions from 80,000 beacons per month , ocean and inland waters observations . In addition we monitor land and sea activities by satellite.

The group, which has been achieving strong growth these last few years, has set ambitious goals to take advantage of the opening-up of new markets

25 million positions processed every day

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Expertise

Today, CLS has diversified and is currently active in five strategic sectors :

  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable management of fisheries
  • Maritime security
  • Energies & mining
  • Fleet monitoring

CLS is certified ISO 9001 : 2008

CLS confirms its global quality policy to become the satellite operator reference for its clients and the space agencies that enstrust CLS with its programs.

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Breakdown of capital

CLS shareholders Cnes Ardian Ifremer

Turnover

Répartition chiffres d'affaires 2018

Worldwide presence

CLS wordlwide presence map

Governance

Supervisory Board

Conseil surveillance Antoine Seillan
Antoine SEILLAN
CNES
President
Conseil surveillance CLS Gaillard
Dominique GAILLARD
ARDIAN
Vice President

Directory

Christophe Vassal
Christophe VASSAL
President
Stéphanie Limouzin
Stéphanie LIMOUZIN
Deputy General Manager
Business Development
Philippe Roques
Philippe ROQUES
Deputy General Manager
Digital Applications & Operations
Vanessa Conter
Vanessa CONTER
Finance
Cécile Espinassous
Cécile ESPINASSOUS
Human Resources & Communication

 

Growth & Acquisition