Members of the Executive Committee

Isabelle Kocher

Chief Executive Officer 

Nationality

  • French

Born December 9, 1966

Education

  • Isabelle Kocher is a graduate from Ecole Normale Supérieure, she holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Physics.
  • Isabelle Kocher is a graduate from the Corps des Mines Engineering School.

Professional career

  • 2016: Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE.
  • 2014 : Chief Operating Officer of ENGIE.
  • 2011: Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of GDF SUEZ.
  • 2007: Chief Operating Officer of Lyonnaise des Eaux (subsidiary of Suez Environnement) before becoming Managing Director of Lyonnaise des Eaux, as well as Executive Vice President in charge of the development of water activities in Europe within Suez Environnement.
  • 2005: Senior Vice President in charge of Performance and Organization programs of SUEZ.
  • 2002: Strategic and development department of SUEZ.
  • 1999: Industrial Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister of France.
  • 1997: Manager of the postal and telecommunication budgets, followed by the defense budget at the French Budget Department.
  • 1992 : Mergers and acquisitions Department of the Compagnie Financière de Rothschild before becoming Director of the industrial inspection department at the Ile-de-France regional department of industry, research and environment division.
  • 1991-1997: Project Manager for the reorganisation of production workshops within the Société Européenne de Propulsion.

Other memberships and offices held

  • Vice President of Electrabel (Belgique)**.
  • Director of ENGIE, SUEZ Environnement Company, ENGIE Corporate Foundation(France)** and International Power (United Kingdom).
  • Director AXA Group*.

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Paulo Almirante

Generation Europe, Brazil, North-South-Eastern Europe, Middle East-South & Central Asia-Turkey, Environmental and Societal Responsibility

Nationality

  • Portuguese

Born on August 24, 1964

Education

  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering from IST – Technical University of Lisbon.
  • Diploma in Management Studies from the Catholic University of Lisbon.
  • Global Leadership Development Program at London Business School.

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice-President of ENGIE in charge of Brazil-Middle East, South and Central Asia-Turkey, North-South-Eastern Europe and Generation Europe Business Units.
  • 2013-2016: President of Energy Europe Portugal and the CEO of Trustenergy.
  • 2005-2013: International Power Regional Director for Iberia.
  • 2000-2005: Director of several companies in Portugal and Spain.
  • 1991-2000: Various positions on the development, construction and operation of power generation facilities for EDP in Portugal followed by National Power in the UK.

Other memberships and offices held

  • Founder and Vice-President of the Portuguese Association of Electricity Industry.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Portuguese Energy Regulator (ERSE).

 

Franck Bruel

France BtoB Responsibility

Nationality

  • French

Born on July 8, 1962

Education

  • Graduate of HEC Paris.

Professional career

  • 2016 : Executive Vice President of ENGIE with responsibility for the B2B France BU.
  • 2013-2016 : Chief Executive Officer of the SONEPAR Group.
  • 2010-2013 : Chief Operating Officer of the SONEPAR Group.
  • 2006-2010 : Chief Executive Officer, POINT P Group – Saint Gobain Group.
  • 2004-2006 : Chief Executive Officer, DAHL Group (Stockholm) – Saint Gobain Group.
  • 2000-2004 : Regional President of POINT P for the Paris region de Paris – Saint Gobain Group.
  • 1995-2000 : Sales Director of SAMSE (CRH Group) and member of the Executive Committee.
  • 1988-1995 : Director of regional subsidiaries, PINAULT DISTRIBUTION.
  • 1986-1988 : Marketing group manager, L’OREAL COIFFURE UK (London).

 

Ana Busto

Brand and Communication Responsibility

Nationality

  • Spanish

Born on November 25, 1970

Education

  • Graduate from the Institute for Translators and Interpreters (ISTI) in Belgium.
  • Master in Corporate Communications from the Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands.

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice-President of ENGIE, Chief Brand and Communication Officer.
  • 2012-2016: Sodexo Group Chief Brand and Communications Officer – Member of the Sodexo Executive Committee in 2014.
  • 2008-2012: Vice President, Internal Communication, Sodexo.
  • 2005-2008: Internal Communications Manager for the IT Consulting Services firm Steria.
  • 2000-2005: Communications Manager for the global law firm Clifford Chance, Netherlands.
  • 1998-2000: Consultant for the European Commission.
  • 1994-1998: Cultural officer for Belgium’s public service.

 

Pierre Chareyre

Global Energy Management, Global LNG, Exploration & Production International and Latin America, Chairing the Commodities and Related Risks Control Committee (CRME) Responsibility

Nationality

  • French

Born on December 8, 1956

Education

  • Université Paris II Panthéon Assas and Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne.
  • Graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) Paris, Master of Advanced Study degree in public law, and CAPA-certificated to practice as a barrister in France.

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice President of ENGIE, in charge of supervision of the Global Energy Management, Global LNG, Exploration & Production International and Latin America Business Units, chairing the Commodities and Related Risks Control Committee (CRME).
  • 2015: Executive Vice-President in charge of the Global Gas & LNG business line.
  • 2012-2015: Deputy Chief Financial Officer of GDF SUEZ**.
  • 2010: CEO of GDF SUEZ Trading**.
  • 2008: GDF SUEZ Corporate Vice-President in charge of investments and acquisitions**.
  • 2005: Executive Committee Member and Vice-President Administration and Finance of Suez Energy International**.
  • 2001: Financial Transaction and Finance Director of Suez Environnement** and International Finance Director of Ondéo**.
  • 1997: Chief Financial Officer of Rexel.
  • 1993: Executive Director and Chairman of the Management Committee of SOGEM.
  • 1989: Chief Financial Officer of SOGEM.
  • 1988: Private Secretary to the Head of Société Générale in Belgium.
  • 1982: Pupil barrister in London.
  • 1979: Pupil barrister at the Court of Appeal in Paris.

Other memberships and offices held

  • Chairman and Director of GDF SUEZ Trading SAS, ENGIE Corporate Foundation(France)** and ENGIE CC** (Belgium)
  • Director of GDF SUEZ E&P International SA (France)**

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Pierre Deheunynck

Group Human Resources Department, Global Business Support (the Group’s shared services center), Group’s Transformation, Health & Safety and Real Estate Responsibility

Nationality

  • French

Born on June 8, 1962

Education

  • 1986: Master Degree in Social Law, Paris I, France.

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice-President, Chief of the Group Human Resources Department, in charge of supervision of the Global Business Services , the group’s shared services center.
  • 2009-2016: Crédit Agricole: Senior Executive Vice President Human Resources, France.
  • 2005-2008: Danone: Senior Vice President People & Organisation Development, France.
  • 2000-2005: Danone: Senior Vice President Human Resources Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.
  • 1998-2000: Danone: Senior Vice President Human Resources, Corporate, France.
  • 1995-1998: Danone: Human Resources Manager, Operations Division, Danone Fresh Produce, France.
  • 1990-1995: Danone: Human Resources Manager at Stenval, Danone Fresh Products, France.
  • 1987-1990: Danone: Head of Recruitment at Lu – then Employee Relations Manager at Heudebert, France.
  • 1986-1987: Danone: Head of Industrial Organization, Packaging Division, Verrerie de Masnières, BSN.

Other memberships and offices held

  • 2011-2015: Chairman of Crédit Agricole Immobilier.

 

Judith Hartmann

Financial Department, United Kingdom and North America Responsibility

Nationality

  • Austrian

Born on June 15, 1969

Education

  • Masters degree in International Business Administration
  • Ph.D. in Economics from the WU Vienna University of Business Administration & Economics

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, in charge of supervision of the United Kingdom and North America Business Units.
  • 2015: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GDF SUEZ.
  • 2012: Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board of the Bertelsmann group (Germany).
  • 2011: Chief Financial Officer of GE Germany.
  • 2009: Chief Financial Officer of GE Brazil then Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Latin America.
  • 2007: Chief Financial Officer of GE Water Europe in Belgium, the Middle East & Africa (GE Energy).
  • 2004: Chief Financial Officer for a subsidiary of GE Healthcare.
  • 2000: various positions: first in France in the financial department of GE Healthcare Europe, then at the headquarters of GE Healthcare in the United States.
  • 1997: Finance Department of Walt Disney Europe in France.
  • 1993: Transport Department of the Canadian government in Canada.

Other memberships and offices held

  • Director of ENGIE Corporate Foundation (France)**.
  • Non-executive Director of RTL Group (Luxembourg)*.
  • Director of Penguin Random Houxe LLC (USA) and of Gruner & Jahr AG & Co KG (Germany).

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** ENGIE Group

 

Didier Holleaux

Elengy, GRDF, GRTgaz, Storengy, China, Asia-Pacific and GTT, Strategic Sourcing and Supply, Industrial Projects Oversight and Support, and Nuclear Development Divisions Responsibility

Nationality

  • French

Born on August 4, 1960

Education

  • Graduate of the Corps des Mines (Ecole nationale supérieure des mines de Paris)

Professional career

  • 2017 (on January 31, 2017): Executive Vice-President on charge of the Elengy, GRDF, GRTgaz, Storengy, China, Asia-Pacific and GTT Business Units, in charge of supervision of the Strategic Sourcing and Supply, the Industrial Projects Oversight and Support, and Nuclear Development Divisions.
  • 2016: Executive Vice President, in charge of supervision of the Gas Chain, Centralized Production of Electricity, Decentralized Solutions for Cities and Territories, Solutions for Businesses, Solutions for Residential and Professional Customers Métiers, in charge of supervision of the Tractebel and Asia Pacific Business Units, and in charge transversally of Strategy, Projects and Purchasing Divisions.
  • 2010 – 2015: Executive Vice-President of the GDF SUEZ Global Gas & LNG business line**.
  • 2007-2015: Chief Executive Officer of GDF SUEZ E&P International.
  • 2004: Vice-President of LNG business at GDF.
  • 2002: Vice-President of EDF-GDF Services.
  • 2000: Deputy Vice-President of the GDF Transmission Division.
  • 1997: Founder and Head of GDF Britain based in London, and Head of Development for the Transmission Division.
  • 1993: Deputy Vice-President and later Vice-President of regional LNG transmission and storage units for GDF.
  • 1992-1993: Technical consultant at Hubert Curien and Private Secretary to André Billardon.
  • 1989-1990: Head of Research and Trade Barriers in the General Secretariat of the Interministerial Committee on issues of European economic cooperation.
  • 1988: report of the 10th Plan State Efficiency committee.
  • 1985-1988: Head of the Industrial and Underground Development in the Regional Industry and Research Department, and task force director in the Pays-de-Loire Regional Prefecture.
  • 1983-1984: Engineer at Total (French multinational integrated oil and gas company).
  • 1982: Production engineer at the Citroën production plant in Rennes.

Other memberships and offices held

  • Director of GDF SUEZ E&P Australia Pty Ltd (Australia), GDF SUEZ E&P Norge AS (Norway), GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd (UK), GDF SUEZ New Business SAS (France) and GDF SUEZ International (France)**.
  • Director of the ENGIE Corporate Foundation (France)**.
  • Chairman of GDF SUEZ E&P Deutschland GmbH (Germany)**.
  • CEO of GDF SUEZ E&P International (France) and GDF SUEZ E&P Nederland B.V (Netherlands)**.
  • Member of GDF SUEZ E&P Holding Nederland B.V and Noordgastransport BV (N.G.T) (Netherlands)**.

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Shankar Krishnamoorthy

Supervision of the 5 Métiers of the Group, Strategy, Business Development Oversight, Tractebel and ENGIE Solar Responsibility

Nationality

  • Indian

Born on November 19, 1960

Education

  • Engineering Graduate of Delhi College of Engineering

Professional career

  • 2017: Executive Vice President of ENGIE, in charge of the Gas Chain, Centralized Production of Electricity, Decentralized Solutions for Cities and Territories, Solutions for Businesses, Solutions for Residential and Professional Customers Métiers, Strategy, Business Development Oversight, and in charge of supervision of Tractebel and ENGIE Solar.
  • 2016: Managing Director – Centralised Generation Métier and Chairman of Solairedirect, London.
  • 2014-2015: EVP, Business Development, ENGIE Energy International, London.
  • 2009-2013: CEO, MENA and CEO & President META/SAMEA, GDF SUEZ Energy International, Dubai.
  • 2007-2008: EVP, Business Development, MENA, Energy International, Dubai.
  • 2002-2006: BD/Chief Business Developer, APAC and Africa, Energy International, Bangkok.
  • 1997-2001: CBD/CEO/Director, Tractebel Energy South Asia, India.
  • 1982-1997: Various construction, PM and business development roles at BHEL, CGL, India.


 

Yves Le Gélard

Digital & Group Information Systems Responsibility

Nationality

  • French

Born on December 11, 1959

Education

  • Graduate of HEC Paris.

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer and in charge of Group Information Systems.
  • 2015: Member of the Executive Comitee of ENGIE, Chief Digital Officer and Director of Information Systems.
  • 2012: Head of the consulting and projects in Europe of SAP AG.
  • 2009: Executive Vice-President of Fujitsu America, based in New York.
  • 2006: Manager of the European acquisitions programme of Fujitsu, then General Manager for Continental Europe.
  • 2003: General Manager for Outsourcing of Capgemini.
  • 2000: Head of Global Sales of Capgemini.
  • 1994: General Manager of the managed services division at Capgemini.
  • 1983: various technical and sales roles at IBM before becoming Executive Assistant for the IBM France CEO.


 

Thierry Lepercq

Research & Technologies and Innovation Responsibility

Nationality

  • French

Born on May 27, 1962

Education

  • Graduate of HEC Paris.
  • Doctorate in Social Sciences from the University of North Carolina, USA.

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice President, in charge of supervision of the Research & Technologies and of the Innovation.
  • 2006: President of Solairedirect.
  • 2003-2006: Founder and Managing Partner at Novatio Partners, Consulting Agency.
  • 1999-2003: Founder, President & CEO of NetsCapital, Investment Company.
  • 1994-1999: Director of Oddo & Co., Investment & Capital Management Bank.
  • 1990-1994: Project Manager at Arjil Bank.
  • 1986-1990: Associate at Bankers Trust.


 

Pierre Mongin

Africa, Benelux, France Networks and France BtoC, Coordination of Nuclear Safety Responsibility

Nationality

  • French

Born on August 9, 1954

Education

  • Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Paris I, Graduated of the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris and of the École Nationale de l’Administration (ENA-Voltaire class)

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice President, General Secretary, in charge of supervision of the Africa, Benelux, France Networks and France BtoC Business Units and Coordination of Nuclear Safety.
  • 2006-2015: Chairman and CEO of RATP.
  • 2004: Chief of Staff to the Minister of the Interior in 2004, then Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin.
  • 1995: Prefect of Eure-et-Loir and Prefect of Vaucluse, then Prefect of the Auvergne and Prefect of Puy de Dôme regions.
  • 1993: Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Edouard Balladur and Advisor to the French Overseas Departments and Territories. Prefect in April 1993.
  • 1988: Préfecture de Police (Police Headquarters) in Paris, in charge of administrative and financial affairs and relations with the Council of Paris.
  • 1984: Technical Advisor to the National Police Force at the Ministry of the Interior, then Advisor to the Minister of the Interior for Local Authorities, and then Chief of Staff to the Deputy Minister for Local Authorities. He spent the next five years with the Préfecture de Police (Police Headquarters) in Paris, in charge of administrative and financial affairs and relations with the Council of Paris.
  • 1980: Served three terms as Assistant Prefect in the territorial departments of Ain, Ariège and Yvelines.

Other memberships and offices held

  • Director of ENGIE Energy Services, ENGIE Corporate Foundation (France)** and Electrabel (Belgium)**.
  • Director of CMA-CGM.
  • Member of the Steering Committee of Domaine de Chambord.

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