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Governance

As the energy transition and digital transformation revolutionize today’s world, ENGIE believes that its corporate business model must adapt to embrace these new challenges, which are shared with all its stakeholders. The ENGIE Board of Directors defines the strategic guidelines and directions of the business, and the Executive Committee implements Group strategy to succeed in the energy challenges of tomorrow.

Governance
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  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Committee
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As the energy transition and digital transformation revolutionize today’s world, ENGIE believes that its corporate business model must adapt to embrace these new challenges, which are shared with all its stakeholders. The ENGIE Board of Directors defines the strategic guidelines and directions of the business, and the Executive Committee implements Group strategy to succeed in the energy challenges of tomorrow.

 

A Board of Directors that shapes Group strategy

 

The Board of Directors defines the strategic business guidelines and directions of ENGIE, and supervises their implementation. Its composition reflects a broad diversity of complementary experience, allowing its members to protect and promote the interests of all shareholders.

 

  • 4 nationalities represented
  • 67% Independent directors
  • 40% women

 

The Company is administered by a Board of Directors with 13 members:

 

  • 6 directors appointed by the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting.
  • 2 Directors elected by the General Meeting of Shareholders on the recommendation of the French State.
  • 1 Director representing the French State.
  • 3 elected Directors elected the employees of the Group.
  • 1 Director representing employee shareholders of the Group (elected by the General Meeting of Shareholders).

 

The Board of Directors is supported and informed by four Committees with complementary areas of expertise:

 

  • The Audit Committee
  • The Strategy, Investment and Technology Committee
  • The Appointments, Compensation and Governance Committee
  • The Ethics, Environment and Sustainable Development Committee

 

Also assisting the meetings of the Board:

 

  • The Government Commissioner and the Representative central committee who acts in an advisory capacity.
  • The General Secretary and the Board Secretary.

 

Committees of the Board

 

Four Committees assist the Board of Directors in its deliberations. Solicited on specific subjects in preparation for certain deliberations, they transmit their recommendations on the decisions to be taken. Each Committee is chaired by an independent Director.

 

Useful documentation

 

An executive committee that embodies the Group’s vision

 

The Executive Committee, lead by Catherine MacGregor, is the principal body directing ENGIE. In the context of the far-reaching changes affecting the energy sector, to which the Group is replying through its transformation plan, it implements ENGIE's strategic decisions and monitors the Group's operational performance according to the guidelines defined by the Board of Directors.

 

11 members compose the Executive Committee:

  • 3 nationalities reprensented
  • 4 women, 7 men
  • 10 Executive Vice Presidents

 

Four Executive Vice Presidents, in charge of our business activities:

  • Paulo Almirante, Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Renewable activities
  • Sébastien Arbola, Executive Vice President in charge of Thermal Generation and Energy Supply activities
  • Cécile Prévieu, Executive Vice President in charge of Client Solutions activities
  • Edouard Sauvage, Executive Vice President in charge of Networks activities

 

As well as:

  • Frank Demaille, Executive Vice President in charge of Transformation and Geographies
  • Jérôme Stubler, Executive Vice President, project manager reporting to the CEO, for the multi-technical services organizational project

 

And four Executive Vice Presidents, in charge of cross-functional activities:

  • Jean-Sébastien Blanc, Executive Vice President in charge of Human Resources*
  • Judith Hartmann, Executive Vice President in charge of Finance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Procurement
  • Yves Le Gélard, Executive Vice President in charge of Digital and Information Systems
  • Claire Waysand, Executive Vice President in charge of Corporate Secretariat, Strategy, Research & Innovation, Communication

 

In addition, reporting to Catherine MacGregor, Didier Holleaux, Executive Vice President is in charge of special projects particularly in the field of renewable gases and external representation.

 

*Effective arrival date: 03/15/21

 

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Thanks to its diversity and the complementarity of its experiences, ENGIE’s Board of Directors takes into account the interests of all its stakeholders, including its shareholders, to meet the challenges that are revolutionising the energy world.

 

ENGIE’s Board of Directors is composed of 13 members. In accordance with the Afep-Medef Code, 6 Directors are considered independent, i.e. a rate of 67% (1). ENGIE also ensures a balanced representation of women and men in the Board: 4 of its members are women (2). ENGIE also seeks to strengthen the diversity and international experience of its Board of Directors. 4 nationalities are represented in its midst.

 

Directors elected by the General Shareholder's Meeting

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu*

Président du Conseil d’Administration d’ENGIE, Président du Comité de la Stratégie, des Investissements et des Technologies

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Fabrice Brégier

Fabrice Brégier* 

Membre du Comité des Nominations, des Rémunérations et de la Gouvernance

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Françoise Malrieu

Françoise Malrieu*

Présidente du Comité des Nominations, des Rémunérations et de la Gouvernance Membre du Comité d’Audit Membre du Comité pour l’Éthique, l’Environnement et le Développement durable

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Ross McIness

Ross McIness*

Président du Comité pour l’Éthique, l’Environnement et le Développement Durable, Membre du Comité d’Audit, Membre du Comité de la Stratégie, des Investissements et des Technologies

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Marie-José Nadeau

Marie-José Nadeau*

Présidente du Comité d’Audit
Membre du Comité de la Stratégie, des Investissements et des Technologies

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Lord Ricketts of Shortlands

Lord Ricketts of Shortlands*

Membre du Comité des Nominations, des Rémunérations et de la Gouvernance

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 * Independent Director

 

Directors elected by the General Shareholders’ Meeting on the recommendation of the French State

Patrice Durand

Patrice Durand

Membre du Comité de la Stratégie, des Investissements et des Technologies

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Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière

Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière

Membre du Comité pour l’Éthique, l’Environnement et le Développement Durable

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Director representing the French State, appointed by ministerial order

Isabelle Bui

Isabelle Bui

Membre du Comité d’Audit, Membre du Comité de la Stratégie, des Investissements et des Technologies, Membre du Comité des Nominations, des Rémunérations et de la Gouvernance

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Directors elected to represent employees

Christophe Agogué

Christophe Agogué

Membre du Comité pour l’Éthique, l’Environnement et le Développement Durable

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Alain Beullier

Alain Beullier

Membre du Comité des Nominations, des Rémunérations et de la Gouvernance

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Philippe Lepage

Philippe Lepage

Membre du Comité de la Stratégie, des Investissements et des Technologies

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Director elected by the Shareholder’s Meeting to represent employee shareholders

Christophe Aubert

Christophe Aubert

Membre du Comité d’Audit

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Commissioner of the French Government

Laurent Michel

Laurent Michel

Commissaire du Gouvernement – Direction Générale de l’Energie et du Climat au Ministère de la Transition écologique

Anne-Florie Coron

Anne-Florie Coron

Commissaire du Gouvernement suppléant – Direction Générale de l’Energie et du Climat au Ministère de la Transition écologique

(1) In accordance with the Afep-Medef code, directors representing employees and employee shareholders are not taken into account when calculating the proportion of independent directors.

(2) In accordance with the law, Directors representing employees who are not elected by the General Meeting are not taken into account for the calculation of the proportion of women and men.
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ENGIE’s Executive Committee consists of 11 members, including 4 women. Its mission is to manage the Group’s transformation in the context of the far-reaching changes affecting the energy sector. Its members are responsible for the Group’s operational and functional divisions and the principal geographical zones in which ENGIE operates. They examine issues and decisions relating to the Group’s strategy, development, organization and performance in serving its customers.

 

Catherine MacGregor

Catherine MacGregor

Directrice Générale

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Paulo Almirante

Paulo Almirante

Directeur général adjoint en charge des activités Renouvelables

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Sébastien Arbola

Sébastien Arbola

Directeur général adjoint, en charge des activités de Production Thermique et de Fourniture d’Energie

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Jean-Sébastien Blanc

Jean-Sébastien Blanc

Directeur général adjoint en charge des Ressources Humaines

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Franck Demaille

Franck Demaille

Directeur général adjoint en charge de la Transformation et des Géographies

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Judith Hartmann

Judith Hartmann

Directrice générale adjointe en charge des Finances, de la RSE et des Achats

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Yves LG

Yves Le Gélard

Directeur général adjoint en charge du Digital et des Systèmes d'information

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Cécile Prévieu

Cécile Prévieu

Directrice générale adjointe en charge des Solutions Clients

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Edouard Sauvage

Edouard Sauvage

Directeur général adjoint en charge des activités Infrastructures

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Jérôme Stubler

Jérôme Stubler

Directeur général adjoint chargé de mission auprès de la Directrice Générale

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Claire Waysand

Claire Waysand

Directrice générale adjointe en charge du Secrétariat général, de la Stratégie, de la Recherche et Innovation et de la Communication

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Catherine MacGregor, Chief Executive Officer.

The Human Resources, Corporate, Transformation and Global Care departments report directly to the CEO.

 

Catherine MacGregor has spent her entire professional career working in the energy sector, including 23 years with Schlumberger, the world’s leading supplier of technologies for characterising, drilling, producing and processing reservoirs for the oil and gas sector. A graduate of the Paris École Centrale (CentraleSupélec), Catherine MacGregor has spent her entire career in the energy sector. In particular, she has managed numerous major complex industrial projects, both in France and abroad. She has had a number of roles with Schlumberger: operations engineer in the Republic of Congo, Scotland and the US; manager in charge of drilling and measuring operations in the Malaysia, Philippines and Brunei region; Group Executive Vice President in charge of human resources, and head of a number of the Group's various entities (Europe & Africa, drilling, etc.). Then from 2019 to 2020, she worked for TechnipFMC, the oil and gas services supplier, as head of Technip Energies. Catherine MacGregor joins the ENGIE group on 1 January 2021 as Chief Executive Officer. She brings to the ENGIE Group her specialist background, her knowledge of operational challenges and energy professions and her international experience.

 

Nationality

  • French
  • Born on August 7, 1972

 

Education

  • Graduate of the Paris École Centrale in 1995 (which has since become CentraleSupélec) in General Engineering, postgraduate diploma in Energetics and Heat Transfers

 

Professional carreer

  • 2019 – 2020: CEO of Technip Energies (Paris), TechnipFMC
  • 2017 – 2018: Head of the Drilling division (London, UK), Schlumberger
  • 2016 – 2017: Head of the Reservoir Characterization division (Paris), Schlumberger
  • 2013 – 2016: Head of Europe and Africa (Paris), Schlumberger
  • 2009 – 2013: Head of the Wireline division (Paris), Schlumberger
  • 2007 – 2009: Group Executive Vice President in charge of human resources (Paris), Schlumberger
  • 2005 – 2006: Head of operations (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Schlumberger
  • 2002 – 2004: Product manager (Clamart, France), Schlumberger
  • 2000 – 2002: Field Service Manager (Louisiana, US), Schlumberger
  • 1995 – 1999: Offshore oil platform engineer (Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo and Aberdeen in the UK), Schlumberger

 

 

Paulo Almirante

Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Renewable activities (onshore and offshore wind power, solar, hydroelectricity). In this capacity, he supervises the Renewables Global Business Line and the France Renouvelables Business Unit. He is also in charge of the Nuclear Business Unit and the Global Energy Management (GEM) Business Unit.

 

After more than 25 years of experience in the energy sector, Paulo Almirante has recognized expertise in power generation, energy infrastructures and energy services. He joined the Group in 2011 following the merger of International Power by ENGIE.

In 2016, he was appointed Executive Vice President of ENGIE in charge of supervising the Northern, Southern and Eastern Europe; Middle East, South and Central Asia and Turkey; Brazil and Generation Europe Business Units. In 2018, became the Group’s Chief Operating Officer. From February 24 to December 31, 2020, Paulo Almirante was responsible for the operational management of the Group as a member of a collegial team with Claire Waysand and Judith Hartmann.

Since joining ENGIE, he has contributed to the transformation of the Group's industrial activities to make them more flexible and profitable, while developing these activities, in particular, in Brazil and the Middle East.

Paulo Almirante holds a Master's degree in Mechanics from the Technical University of Lisbon. He also holds a degree in Management from the Catholic University of Lisbon and a program in Global Leadership Development at the London Business School.

 

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

  • February 24 to December 31, 2020: ensures the Group's operational management on a collegial basis with Claire Waysand and Judith Hartmann
  • 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)
  • Director of Electrabel SA**

** ENGIE Group

 

 

Sébastien Arbola

Executive Vice President, in charge of Thermal Power Generation and Energy Supply.

In this capacity, he supervises the Thermal Global Business Line and the Generation Europe and France BtoC Business Units. He is also in charge of the Hydrogen Business Unit.

 

Sébastien Arbola began his career at BNP Paribas where he held various positions in finance from 1999 to 2006.

He joined Suez in 2006 before the merger with GDF. After holding various responsibilities within the Corporate finance team of ENGIE, Sébastien Arbola became Group M&A Director in 2011. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Asian environmental operations for Suez Environnement in 2013 based in Hong Kong.

Since 2016, he was head of the Middle East, South and Central Asia, Turkey and Africa region. In particular, he led the operations and growth of ENGIE in Dubai across the region, from large-scale power generation to water desalination to gas distribution and retail.

Sébastien Arbola is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris.

 

Nationalité

  • French Canadian 
  • Born on November 12, 1974

 

Parcours universitaire  

  • Graduate of the ESCP - Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris Finance

 

Parcours professionnel 

  • 2016 – 2020: CEO & President ENGIE in Middle East, South & Central Asia, Turkey
  • 2013 – 2016: SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT ASIA, CFO and senior SVP
  • 2012 – 2013: GDF SUEZ, Finance department, M&A Group Director
  • 2009 –  2012: GDF SUEZ, Finance department, Head of M&A team (within Acquisition and Finance Team - AIFA )
  • 2006 –  2009: SUEZ, M&A team in Paris, Senior finance officer
  • 1999 – 2006: BNP Paribas, Structured Finance, Front Office Structured Debt Team in London then in Paris

 

Other memberships and offices held 

  • Board member of Tabreed, worldwide leader in district cooling

 

 

Jean-Sébastien Blanc

Executive Vice President in charge of Human Resources.

 

Jean-Sébastien Blanc has successively held the positions of Head of Employee Relations, Human Resources Manager, then Director of Human Resources within the PSA and Danone Groups, and then Alstom as Director of Human Resources for the Transportation branch. He joined Compagnie Plastic Omnium in 2012 as Group Human Resources Director. He was also in charge of the "Act for All" sustainable development program and internal communication. Jean-Sébastien Blanc has also held positions as a labor court advisor, then President of a regional association for inter-professional occupational medicine. He is also Honorary President of the association "Elles bougent". Jean-Sébastien Blanc holds a DESS in Human Resources from IAE of Aix en Provence. 

 

Nationality 

  • French  
  • Born on March 14, 1965 

 

Education 

  • Senior Master in Human Resources (DESS “Human resources” in I.A.E Aix en Provence)
  • Graduate in sociology and legal (Master in Social Sciences) – University of Lyon

  

Professional Career 

  • 2012 – 2020: Human Resources Executive Vice President at Plastic Omnium
  • 2010 – 2012: Senior Vice President Human Resources - Alstom Transport
  • 2008 – 2010: VP Human Resources Asia Pacific Alstom Transport
  • 2005 – 2008: VP Human Resources Operations Europe - Alstom Transport
  • 2003 – 2005: VP Organization & Training at Danone
  • 2001 – 2003: VP HR Social Projects at Danone
  • 1999 – 2001: HR Director Evian Resort
  • 1995 – 1999: Site HR Manager at PSA
  • 1990 – 1994: Industrial Relations Managers at PSA

  

Other memberships and offices held 

  • Honorary President of the association "Elles bougent"

 

 

Frank Demaille

Executive Vice President, in charge of Transformation and Geographies.He manages the geographic Business Units: North America; Latin America; Asia Pacific & China; Benelux; Brazil; Northern, Southern and Eastern Europe; Middle East, South and Central Asia, Turkey, Africa; United Kingdom. He is also responsible for the Health and Safety department, the execution of strategic projects and the management of operational performance.

 

Frank Demaille has worked in the French administration (Prefecture of Ile-de-France, Interministerial Committee for Industrial Restructuring (CIRI) at the Ministry of Finance), then as technical adviser on economics and finance in the Prime Minister's Office between 2007 and 2009.

He then joined ENGIE to hold various management positions. In particular, he was Managing Director of CPCU (Compagnie Parisienne de Chauffage Urbain), then Deputy Managing Director of the international energy services activities.

From 2016 to 2019, he was CEO of the Group's North America Business Unit. He then headed the Latin America Business Unit to accelerate the development of renewable energy projects and gas and electricity networks.

Frank Demaille is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris and holds a Master's degree in Probability and Finance.

 

Nationality 

  • French 
  • Born June 18, 1976 

 

University education  

  • Graduate of the Paris School of Mines, Corps des Mines
  • Postgraduate diploma in probability and finance, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris
  • Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique

 

Professional experience 

  • 2019 – 2020: CEO of ENGIE’s Latin America Business Unit
  • 2016 – 2019: CEO of ENGIE’s North America Business Unit
  • 2014 – 2015: Executive Vice President of the International Division of ENGIE’s Energy Services Business Line
  • 2010 – 2014: CEO of the Compagnie Parisienne de Chauffage Urbain (Paris district heating company)
  • 2009 – 2010: Senior Manager then Vice President of ENGIE Chile and United Arab Emirates
  • 2007 – 2009: Technical adviser to the Office of the Prime Minister
  • 2005 – 2007: Deputy General Secretary of the Interministerial Committee on Industrial Restructuring (Ministry of Finance)
  • 2002 – 2005: Project leader for the Ile-de-France region préfet, the Préfet de Paris

 

Other roles and terms in progress 

  • Chairman of ENGIE Energia Chile’s Board of Directors
  • Chairman of ENGIE Energia Peru’s Board of Directors

 

 

Judith Hartmann

Executive Vice President in charge of Finance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Procurement.

 

Judith Hartmann has extensive international experience as a financial and operational executive, in both services and industry. She served in major international groups such as General Electric, Bertelsmann and The Walt Disney Company, and worked in 7 countries, including the USA, Brazil, Germany. Judith Hartmann was appointed EVP and CFO of GDF SUEZ in 2015. In 2016, she took over the additional responsibility to steer ENGIE operations in the UK and North America. In 2019, she became EVP and CFO, responsible for steering ENGIE publicly listed subsidiaries (supervision of GTT and coordination with Suez) and in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). From February 24 to December 31, 2020 Judith Hartmann ensured the Group’s operational management as a member of a collegial management team with Claire Waysand and Paulo Almirante. Judith Hartmann holds a Master's degree in International Business Administration and a PhD in Economics from WU Vienna University of Business Administration & Economics.

 

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

  • February 24 to December 31, 2020: ensures the Group's operational management on a collegial basis with Claire Waysand and Paulo Almirante
  • 2019: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, responsible for monitoring listed entities (supervision of GTT and coordination with Suez) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • 2016 – 2019: 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 Electrabel** and Unilever*

* Listed companies

** ENGIE Group

 

Yves Le Gélard

Executive Vice President, in charge of Digital and Information Systems.

 

Yves Le Gélard has built up his experience in the technology business by working for major international groups such as IBM, Capgemini, Fujitsu and SAP. These positions led him to work in Europe, Japan and the United States. Appointed in 2016 as Executive Vice President of ENGIE, in charge of Digital and Information Systems, he has since his arrival profoundly reorganized the IT infrastructure, then launched the Group's digital transformation with the creation of the "Software Factory" Engie Digital. Yves Le Gélard is a graduate of HEC Paris.

 

Nationality

  • French
  • Born on December 11, 1959

 

Education

  • Graduate of HEC Paris

 

Professional career

  • 2016: Executive Vice President, CDO & Group CIO
  • 2015: Member of the Executive Committee 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

 

 

Cécile Prévieu

Executive Vice President, in charge of Client Solutions activities (decentralized and urban energy networks, energy efficiency services). She supervises the Client Solutions Global Business Line, ENGIE Solutions, the Tractebel Business Unit and ENGIE Impact.

 

Cécile Prévieu began her career in the French government, notably at the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry, as energy advisor to the Minister of Industry, then as transportation advisor to the Prime Minister.

She joined the ENGIE Group in 2010, where she held responsibilities with the Chief Executive Officer in charge of the Group's Networks Division, before being appointed Director of Asset Management at Storengy.

Cécile Prévieu has been Chief Executive Officer of Storengy since 2015. She secured the storage activity in France through regulation and developed Storengy's decarbonated activities: production and storage of renewable gases (biomethane, hydrogen and e-methane) and the supply of heating and cooling through geothermal energy for cities and eco-neighborhoods.

An engineer by training, Cécile Prévieu is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

 

Nationality 

  • French 
  • Born on April 20, 1976 

 

University education 

  • Graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris
  • Graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (engineering school), Paris – Corps des Ponts et Chaussées
  • Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique

 

Professional experience 

  • 2015 – 2020: CEO of Storengy
  • 2014: Asset Management Director of Storengy
  • 2011: Finance and Legal Director of Storengy
  • 2010: Chief of staff to the CEO of ENGIE’s Infrastructure Division
  • 2007: Technical adviser on transport to the Office of the Prime Minister
  • 2005: Technical adviser on energy for the Junior Ministers for Industry – Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
  • 2002: Member of the Industry Office of the Budget Department of the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry

 

Other roles and terms in progress 

  • Administrator of GTT
  • Administrator of TechicAtome

 

 

Edouard Sauvage

Executive Vice President, in charge of Networks activities (gas transmission, distribution and storage and electricity transmission). He supervises the Infrastructures Global Business Line, as well as the Business Units GRDF, GRTgaz, Storengy and Elengy.

 

Edouard Sauvage began his career within the French government, first in the regions and then at the Interministerial Delegation for Regional Planning and Regional Attractiveness (DATAR), before joining the Prime Minister's Office as technical advisor in charge of cities, regional planning and local authorities.

He joined Gaz de France in 1997 at EDF-GDF Services, where he held managerial responsibilities, before being appointed in 2002 as Head of Strategy and European Affairs at Gaz de France headquarters and as Deputy Director of the International Division. He was then promoted as Director of Gas Supply for the Group from 2005 to 2012. As Chief Strategy Officer of ENGIE from 2013 to 2015, he contributed to the Group's strategic shift towards renewables and energy transition.

Chief Executive Officer of GRDF since 2016, he has led the successful deployment of smart meters, introduced a positive client dynamic and accelerated the number of methanation projects connected to the network, thus setting the company's ambition to deliver 100% renewable gas by 2050.

Edouard Sauvage is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées and Collège des Ingénieurs.

 

Nationality   

  • French  
  • Born on July 21, 1965  

 

University education  

  • Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique
  • Graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (engineering school)
  • Graduate of the Collège des ingénieurs (business school for engineering graduate)

 

Professional experience  

  • 2016: CEO of GRDF
  • 2013 – 2015: Director of Strategy for ENGIE
  • 2005 – 2012:  Director of Gas Supply for the Group
  • 2002:  Head of Strategy and European Affairs at GDF, then Deputy Director of its International Division.
  • 1997: EDF-GDF Services
  • 1995 – 1997: Technical adviser in charge of cities, regional planning and local authorities for the Office of the Prime Minister
  • 1993 – 1995: Interministerial Delegation for Regional Planning and Regional Attractiveness (DATAR)

 

 

Jérôme Stubler

Executive Vice President, project manager reporting to the CEO, for the multi-technical services organizational project.

Jérôme Stubler began his career with Freyssinet in 1989, managing the company's projects for the Normandy Bridge, the Iroise Bridge, the Hibernia offshore oil platform and the Vasco de Gama Bridge in Portugal. Technical Director of Freyssinet in 1996, then in charge of major projects, since 2002 he developed the company's nuclear business and created Nuvia, Soletanche Freyssinet's current nuclear subsidiary.

In January 2009, he became Chief Executive Officer of Freyssinet, Terre Armée and Chairman of Nuvia. In July 2012, he became Director and CEO of Soletanche Freyssinet and Chairman of Soletanche Bachy. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of VINCI Construction in July 2014. He becomes Chairman of VINCI Construction at the end of 2014.

Jérôme Stubler is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Arts et Métiers.

 

Nationality 

  • French 
  • Born on December 31, 1963 

 

University education  

  • Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique
  • Graduate of the École Nationale supérieure des Arts et Métiers (institute of engineering)

 

Professional experience 

  • 2014: CEO then Chairman of Vinci Construction
  • 2012: Administrator – CEO of Soletanche Freyssinet, Chairman of Soletanche Bachy
  • 2009: CEO of Freyssinet and Terre Armée, Chairman of Nuvia
  • 2002: Major project manager. Founded Nuvia, subsidiary of Soletanche Freyssinet
  • 1996: Technical director of Freyssinet
  • 1992: Projects (Bridge over the Elorn, Oresund Bridge, Tagus Bridge, Hibernia platform)
  • 1991: Normandy Bridge Project Manager, Freyssinet, subsidiary of the Vinci Construction Group
  • 1989: Design engineer, Freyssinet, subsidiary of the Vinci Construction Group

 

Other roles and terms in progress 

  • Chairman of the CHEC (institute of advanced construction studies)

 

 

Claire Waysand

Claire Waysand, Executive Vice President, in charge of Corporate Secretariat, Strategy, Research & Innovation and Communication.

 

Claire Waysand has spent most of her career working for the French government, and in particular headed the office of the Minister of Finance and Public Accounts. She was previously Deputy Director of the Prime Minister's Office and Deputy Director General of the Treasury. Claire Waysand has represented France on the European Economic and Financial Committee and was a director of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and worked at the International Monetary Fund. Claire Waysand joined ENGIE Group in October 2019 as Corporate Secretary. From February 24 to December 31, 2020, she was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer and, together with Judith Hartmann and Paulo Almirante, was responsible for the operational management of the Group. She brings her in-depth knowledge of French, European and international economic and financial issues and her experience to the service of the Group's strategy. Claire Waysand is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE, holds a Master of Science in Economics (London School of Economics) and a PhD in Economics (Paris X).

 

Nationality

  • French
  • Born on July 4, 1969

 

Education

  • Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and of the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique, Master of Science in Economics (London School of Economics) and PhD in economics (Paris Nanterre University)

 

Professional career

  • February 24 to December 31, 2020: as Acting Chief Executive Officer, she was responsible for the Group's operational management, working with Paulo Almirante and Judith Hartmann
  • October 2019 – February 2020: Executive Vice President of ENGIE, General Secretary
  • 2017 – 2019: Director of Radio France and CDR (Consortium de Realisation)
  • 2016 – 2019: Inspector-General of Finance
  • 2014 – 2016: Chief of Staff to Michel Sapin, Minister for Finance and Public Accounts
  • 2013 – 2014: Deputy Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
  • 2012 – 2013: Deputy Director of the Treasury
  • 2009 – 2012: IMF
  • 1997 – 2009: Treasury Department
  • 1993 – 1997: INSEE (national institute of statistics and economic studies)

 

Other memberships and offices held

  • Member of the Cercle des économistes
  • Director of La Poste