About the JCDecaux Group
The JCDecaux Company was founded by Jean-Claude Decaux in 1964. The first items of modern street furniture were born of his idea to combine public service facilities and advertisements. Since then, continuous further development and numerous innovations have driven the company's activities ever forwards. Today, the company is managed by sons Jean-Francois Decaux and Jean-Charles Decaux. Gewista is integrated in the JCDecaux Group at an international level. The French outdoor advertising company holds a majority share in Gewista of 67 per cent through JCDecaux Holding.
Market leader JCDecaux
JCDecaux has 524,000 advertising panels and is number 1 worldwide in the street furniture segment. The company also counts among the world's leaders in the field of transport and traffic advertising. JCDecaux is present in over 300 transport networks with more than 395,000 advertising panels in metros, buses and tram systems, as well as in 230 Airports.
JCDecaux is Europe's market leader in the classic billboard sector (large surface billboards) and has high-quality locations in around 3,000 towns and cities in 30 countries. As the majority shareholder of Gewista, JCDecaux is also the uncontested Number 1 in Austria.
JCDecaux in figures
JCDecaux is the largest outdoor advertising company in the world and the market leader in Europe and Asia-Pacific. JCDecaux is listed on Euronext Paris and is part of the Euronext 100, Dow Jones Sustainability and FTSE4Good indexes.
JCDecaux, which first invented the concept of street furniture in 1964, is currently the only world-class player exclusively focused on outdoor advertising, pursuing a comprehensive range of activities in the areas of: street furniture, billboard and transport advertising.
JCDecaux is number one worldwide in street furniture, number one worldwide in transport advertising, the European leader in billboard Advertising, the number one worldwide for self-service bicycle hire and market leader in Latin America, in the Middle-East and also in Africa. Employing a total of 12,850 people, the group has operations in more than 70 countries around the world, and is present in including 4,435 cities of more than 10,000 inhabitants.
Further information under: http://www.jcdecaux.com/