Family-owned and multicultural, GBH is convinced of the potential of youth. Guided by human values for 60 years, the Group pays special attention to the employees who join it and work every day for its development.
with us in 2021*
Sharing values that bring us together
GBH is directed by its founder, Bernard Hayot, his sons, Stéphane and Rodolphe Hayot, and his son-in-law, Nicolas de Pompignan. People are at the heart of GBH’s decisions, it believes in shared achievements driven by enthusiasm. The Group encourages every employee’s entrepreneurial spirit and social involvement. These are the values that make up the DNA of GBH.
*Permanent – French regions.
Our employees tell us about the Group’s commitment to skills development
around the world
Opening up to the world
Working at GBH means progressing independently in an international group supported by the energy and performance of its teams. GBH provides many career opportunities for its employees, both in French overseas departments and internationally, in mass retail, automobile retail, and industrial activities.
Major stakeholder in overseas retail and development through its international sites
- Automobile rental
- Tyres, accessories and after-sales
- Automobile retail
- Hypermarkets – supermarkets
of employees recruited
within the regions
Evolve in a multicultural environment
Established in various territories, GBH is characterised by a multiculturalism that it has made its strength. The Group encourages diversity and always aims to prioritise local recruitment. As such, over two thirds of employees have been recruited from the very regions where the Group is established.
years of partnerships with
Bellepierre Secondary School
Promoting the integration of young people
GBH works to really bring the worlds of education and business together. It has set up partnerships with several establishments such as the University of the French Antilles, the University of Guyana, the Réunion School of Management, Bellepierre Secondary School, and the EGC Business School in Saint-Denis de La Réunion. The Group also leads an active policy of recruiting talents by establishing active and sustained contacts in targeted prestigious schools (GEM, NEOMA, and ESCP for mass retail, and ESSCA, ISCAM, and GARAC for automobile retail). As such, whether it be training programmes, work-study programmes, scholarships, or internships, GBH seeks to expand efforts to provide professional training programmes for students and improve their employability.
IAE promotion 2021 in La Réunion. The School of Management and GBH are joining forces to create a degree for future department managers on the island. This 3-year higher education degree is the first in La Réunion to qualify for the DistriSup label. Find out more
Established in Réunion for over 30 years, the Group is involved in training its employees and future recruits. GBH has been developing partnerships with Bellepierre Secondary School and the EGC Business School for a number of years. These meetings between students and professionals enable certain options for guiding young people. In total, 75 students from the EGC Business School have been placed in internships in the Group’s companies since 2011; with over 20 employees having been recruited from among EGC Business School students. En savoir plus
Since 2010, GBH have been working with the University of the French Antilles and the University of Guyana, carrying out concrete actions in order to provide professional training to students. In 2020, the UA-GBH Foundation was extended for a period of five years. Learn about the Foundation’s objectives.
In French Guyana, Carrefour Matoury (a Group subsidiary) is taking part in the project “Succeeding together: a sustainable solution for employment and professional integration through work-study programmes”. This 24-month work-study programme offers the job-seeking participants the opportunity to study for a Bac Pro Business. Once participants have obtained their diploma, GBH agrees to hire them as apprentices on permanent contracts. This initiative was rewarded with the Academy Trophy for Innovation. En savoir plus