CLS Group

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

CLS, a subsidiary of CNES and CNP, is a worldwide company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for Earth since 1986. The company is exclusive provider of ARGOS environmental data.

  • 30 years growth
  • 135 millions of euros turnover 2019
  • 800 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 CNES and of CNP, 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 :

ISO 9001 certification logo

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.

ISO 27001 certification logo

CLS is certified ISO 27001:2013

Information systems security is one of our key values and a strategic challenge.
After starting the certification process, CLS obtained its ISO 27001 certification for the control measures in place to access its Datacenter in 2019.
The scope of certification is gradually being extended to cover all CLS activities.

Breakdown of capital

Shareholder CLS

Turnover

Répartition chiffres d'affaires 2018

Worldwide presence

CLS wordlwide presence map

Governance

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
Sébastien Thomas
Sébastien THOMAS
Finance
Cécile Espinassous
Cécile ESPINASSOUS
Human Resources & Communication

 

Growth & Acquisition