Since 2016, ENGIE’s Executive Committee has been chaired by Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE. Highly active on the ground, working in close proximity to the 23 Business Units, the 11 members analyze ENGIE’s long-term strategy and outlook while ensuring that it meets its short-term targets.

The ENGIE Executive Committee team

Each of the men and women who make up ENGIE’s Executive Committee has had a singular career path. They have recognized competencies in their respective fields, and what they also have in common is sound knowledge of management, vast international experience and an entrepreneurial spirit. They are all driven by a profound belief in the future of the world of energy and the crucial role that ENGIE must play in the energy revolution.


 
Isabelle Kocher, CEO ENGIE

Isabelle Kocher, CEO

Isabelle Kocher joined the Group in 2002, and took over the leadership of ENGIE in 2016. She is the only female CEO of a CAC40 company, and also one of the youngest. Her ambition is to make ENGIE the leader of the energy revolution.

Paulo Almirante, in charge of the Generation Europe, Brazil, North, South and Eastern Europe, Middle East, South and Central Asia and Turkey Business Units and of Social and Environmental Responsibility

Paulo Almirante, in charge of the Generation Europe, Brazil, North, South and Eastern Europe, Middle East, South and Central Asia and Turkey Business Units and of Social and Environmental Responsibility

With over 20 years’ experience in the energy field, Paulo Almirante has recognized expertise in electricity generation. He is responsible for transforming ENGIE's power plants in Europe to make them flexible and profitable industrial tools. He is also developing the Group’s businesses in Brazil and the Middle East.

Franck Bruel, a graduate of HEC Paris, gained extensive experience in the services business, in and outside France

Franck Bruel, a graduate of HEC Paris, gained extensive experience in the services business, in and outside France

Franck Bruel began his career at L’Oréal, before joining the Pinault Distribution group first, and the Samse group afterwards, where he held various positions in marketing and sales. In 2000, he entered Saint-Gobain, where he was successively appointed Paris Region President for Point P group, CEO of Dahl Group in Sweden in 2004, and CEO of Point P in 2006. He joined the family-owned group Sonepar (world leader of electrical material distribution) in 2010, as Chief Operating Officer, before being appointed in the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2013. Isabelle Kocher considers Franck Bruel’s extensive commercial and managerial experience to be a real asset in the implementation of the transformation plan and the development of ENGIE services’ business. Franck Bruel is the author of the book "Energy efficient, when less and better is more," (in French only) published on October 25, 2018, Débats Publics editions.

Ana Busto, in charge of Communications and Brand

Ana Busto, in charge of Communications and Brand

Ana Busto gained her solid experience inside service groups on operating globally, working in the Czech Republic, the Baltic countries and the Netherlands. She was head of communications at Sodexo, asserting its world leadership in quality-of-life services and its position as the No.1 French employer in the world. Ana joined ENGIE with the aim of ensuring that its still-recent brand advances the company’s transformation.

Pierre Chareyre, in charge of the Global Energy Management, LNG, Exploration & Production International and Latin America Business Unit and Chairman of the Commodities and Related Risks Control Committee

Pierre Chareyre, in charge of the Supervision of Global Energy Management, Global LNG, Exploration & Production International and Latin America Business Units, Chairing the Commodities and Related Risks Control Committee (CRME)

Pierre Chareyre joined the Group 29 years ago. He has spent most of his career switching between operational posts and various roles in the Finance Division in France, the United Kingdom and Belgium. He has reorganized ENGIE’s trading businesses. He is now bringing his proven experience of the commodities market and his vast knowledge of our international businesses to advance the Group’s transformation.

Pierre Deheunynck, in charge of Group Human Resources, Global Business Support (the Group’s shared services center), Transformation, Health, Safety and Group Real Estate

Pierre Deheunynck, in charge of Group Human Resources, Global Business Support (the Group’s shared services center), Transformation, Health, Safety and Group Real Estate

Pierre Deheunynck worked for Danone in Europe, Indonesia, Singapore and China for over 20 years. He then became Human Resources Director for the Crédit Agricole group and also headed their real-estate development business. Pierre is firmly convinced that men and women are at the heart of the transformation of organizations. As ENGIE’s Human Resources Director, he is responsible for supporting the Group’s transformation through the mobilization of its 153,000 employees.

Judith Hartmann, in charge of Finance and the United Kingdom and North America Business Units

Judith Hartmann, in charge of Finance and the United Kingdom and North America Business Units

Judith Hartmann has extensive international experience as financial and operational management, working for major international groups such as General Electric in seven countries, including the United States, Brazil and Germany, in both services and industry. Judith, who has been CFO of ENGIE since 2015, seeks to consolidate the growth and creation of value in the context of the Group’s transformation. She also brings her operational expertise to bear in her role supervising the Group’s operations in the United Kingdom and North America.

Didier Holleaux, in charge of the Elengy, GRDF, GRTgaz, Storengy, China and GTT Business Units, of the Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing division, of Industrial Projects and of Nuclear Development

Didier Holleaux, in charge of the Elengy, GRDF, GRTgaz, Storengy, Asia-Pacific, China and GTT Business Units, and of Strategic Sourcing & Supply, Industrial Projects and Nuclear Development

Operating between Paris and Singapore, Didier Holleaux is part of the Group’s family of gas specialists, with more than 20 years’ experience within the Group. He has in-depth knowledge of the gas chain (networks, storage, LNG and distribution), as well as new uses of gas, such as hydrogen and natural gas as an automotive fuel. He is fully committed to promoting gas in the interests of the energy transition and the Group’s development in Asia-Pacific.

Shankar Krishnamoorthy, EVP in charge of Strategy & Innovation.

Shankar Krishnamoorthy, Executive Vice President for ENGIE, in charge of Strategy & Innovation

Shankar Krishnamoorthy has spent 20 years in the Group, chiefly in Business Development. Shankar has worked for the Group in Asia, the Middle East and London. He has been strongly associated with the Group’s growth in the Middle East, a region in which he has helped make ENGIE the leading independent power producer.

Yves Le Gélard, Chief Digital Officer, in charge of Group Information Systems

Yves Le Gélard, Chief Digital Officer, in charge of Group Information Systems

Yves Le Gélard built up his experience in tech through working in large international groups such as IBM, Capgemini, Fujitsu and SAP, with posts in Europe, Japan and the United States. Since joining ENGIE, he has reorganized the IT function throughout the Group. He is now responsible for digital transformation, one of the most crucial areas  of the Group’s strategy.

Pierre Mongin, Executive Vice President, General Secretary, in charge of supervision of the Africa, Benelux, France Renewables, France Networks and France BtoC Business Units and Coordination of Nuclear Safety

Pierre Mongin, General Secretary, in charge of supervision of the Africa, Benelux, France Renewables, France Networks and France BtoC Business Units and Coordination of Nuclear Safety

Pierre Mongin served as CEO of RATP for some ten years. In this role, he planned and successfully implemented the international development of a group of 60,000 employees. He was also chairman of Systra, world leader in rail and public transport engineering. As General Secretary of ENGIE, overseeing the Group’s operations in Africa, Benelux and France in renewable energy production, heating networks and the sale of energy to consumers. Thanks to his extensive experience of working for the French State, he has a thorough understanding of the Group’s French and European regulatory framework.