Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ENGIE, and Isabelle Kocher, Chief Executive Officer, were guests at the 9th Paris Energy Forum on Thursday, November 24, 2016. They spoke about the substantial changes that the energy universe is experiencing, particularly resulting from climate change and from the domination of digital technology in our society.
For Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE, investing in the development of renewable energies – solar energy in particular – appears to be an obvious way of fighting against climate change. Interviewed by Le Journal du Dimanche, she reviews the steps that the Group plans to take by 2018.
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In this interview, Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE Group talks about business strategies for reshaping the Group. It includes three main focus: refined ENGIE’s portfolio of business activities, then, the investments in fields that are considered to be essential for the future of energy and finally emphasized on digitalization by the development of new technologies.
Energy and digital technology are the two inseparable driving forces behind the industrial revolution now underway. Find out more about the ENGIE Group digitalization strategy in the interview that ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher gave to the newspaper Les Echos on June 28.
In an energy sector undergoing rapid transformation, the Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE, Isabelle Kocher, aims to profoundly remodel the group’s activities, taking a “determined but not hasty” approach.
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Lowering the company’s center of gravity, and giving its people greater freedom to innovate creatively at the point where value is created… at operational level. Redesigning the divisions of the Group around their geographic regions. These are the strategic measures taken by ENGIE in response to the energy transition, and explained in detail by CEO Isabelle Kocher to Le Monde.
In an interview published in BFM Business on February 29, ENGIE Chairman and CEO Gérard Mestrallet looked back on the Group’s financial results for 2015. He also used the interview to explain the Group’s new global strategy and to talk about the appointment of Isabelle Kocher as CEO.
On the day that MEDEF opened its youth-themed summer school, ENGIE Chairman & CEO Gérard Mestrallet appeared on the France 2 channel to explain the measures put in place by the Group to make it easier for students to make the transition to working life. In the run-up to COP21 in Paris this December, he also referred to the growing commitment of private companies to engage in the process of countering global warming.
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