Vice Chairman in Charge of Smart Home

SOMFY, France
Enterprise: SOMFY, France
Enterprise Title: Technical Director Home & Building
Country: France
Mr Gilles PRADEL
Name: Mr Gilles PRADEL
EURIPIDES² Title: Vice Chairman in Charge of Smart Home

Somfy, the world leader in motors and automatic controls, creates and develops automated openings and closing systems for houses and buildings. Somfy Smart Home offers a complete range of solutions for all types of interior and exterior solar shading and security applications for in and around the home. We are pro-actively working with leading manufacturers in the custom-install market to ensure Somfy products knit seamlessly with the leading third-party control systems. Somfy has developed a global offer adapted to all types of application, including motorised roller shutters and blinds, automatic controls for garage doors and gates and a full range of products for residential openings as well as solutions for commercial buildings. Over 40 years ago, Somfy was established at the foot of Mont Blanc in France – a region known for its precision instruments technologies. Today, it has an extensive and rapidly growing distribution network with 45 subsidiaries and over 17 sales offices worldwide. They provide full sales and technical support to manufacturers, distributors, dealers, specifiers and end users. Somfy is an international Group, generating 73% of its sales outside France. The Somfy Group's two branches—Somfy Activities and Somfy Participations—operate in 60 countries. Somfy Activities operates in 60 countries, with 76 subsidiaries and 51 offices and agencies across five continents.