Sergio Val is appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer of ENGIE - Antoine de La Faire is appointed ENGIE Director of Strategy

By ENGIE - 24 February 2016 - 12:00

Sergio Val is appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer of ENGIE, in charge of Investor Relations, Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets, reporting to Judith Hartmann, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. 


Antoine de La Faire is appointed ENGIE Director of Strategy. He replaces Edouard Sauvage, CEO of GRDF from 1 January 2016. The Group Strategy Department reports to Didier Holleaux, ENGIE Executive Vice-President in charge of Métiers, Operational Functions and Tractebel Engineering


Spanish citizen, Sergio Val holds a Master’s degree in Economics from University of Saragossa in Spain and a Master’s degree in International Finance from the United Kingdom’s University of Nottingham. In 1999, he joined the Group where he occupied several positions within the Group’s finance function, particularly as head of Treasury, Finance and M&A at Aguas de Barcelona in 2008. Since 2010, he served as Senior Vice President in charge of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Insurance, as well as Mergers and Acquisitions since 2013.


Antoine de La Faire is a graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris and holds a Master Degree in Energy (DEA). He has joined the Group in 1993 and has then hold different positions within the Research department, commercial teams, as Chief of Staff of the Chairman and CEO of Gaz de France and at the Gas Supply Division, in particular for the Russian long-term gas contrats. Since April 2015, he has been Deputy Director of Optimization & Prompt of the ENGIE Global Energy Management BU, notably in charge of optimizing physical assets portfolio of the Group in Europe.


ENGIE develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy’s transition to a low-carbon economy: access to sustainable energy, climate-change mitigation and adaptation, and the rational use of resources. The Group provides individuals, cities and businesses with highly efficient and innovative solutions largely based on its expertise in four key sectors: renewable energy, energy efficiency, liquefied natural gas and digital technology. ENGIE employs 154,950 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €69.9 billion in 2015. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext Vigeo (Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20).


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