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Pierre Clavel appointed Executive Vice President of the Global Gas & LNG Business line

Pierre Clavel, member of the Executive Committee of GDF SUEZ, has been appointed Executive Vice President Global Gas & LNG, in charge of Business Development as of 1st January 2012. He will also assist Gérard Mestrallet and Jean-Marie Dauger, respectively Chairman & CEO and Executive Vice President of GDF SUEZ, in coordinating the partnership with Chinese sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation (CIC).

A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Mines de Paris, Pierre Clavel started his career in the engineering of gas facilities and thermal power plants successively at SOFREGAZ, MEGAL GmbH, Gaz de France and Electricité de France (EDF), where he held different technical and managerial positions, mainly in the management of large international projects. In 1997, he was appointed Managing Director at the Gaz de France Transmission Division, in charge of expertise and services, then, in 1999, Managing Director at EDF-GDF Services where he was in charge of electricity and gas distribution units in the centre of France. Three years later, he became in charge of gas supplies for the Gaz de Grance Group before being appointed Director at the Gas Supply, Trading & Marketing Division. In 2004, he was appointed Member of the Gaz de France Executive Committee, in charge of the International Business Line.

In 2008, he became Member of the GDF SUEZ Executive Committee in charge of the Energy Europe Division up to 2009, then Deputy CEO of GDF SUEZ Energy Europe & International Business Line.



GDF SUEZ develops its businesses around a model based on responsible growth to take up today’s major energy and environmental challenges: meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply, fighting against climate change and maximizing the use of resources. The Group provides highly efficient and innovative solutions to individuals, cities and businesses by relying on diversified gas-supply sources, flexible and low-emission power generation as well as unique expertise in four key sectors: liquefied natural gas, energy efficiency services, independent power production and environmental services. GDF SUEZ employs 218,350 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €84.5 billion in 2010. The Group is listed on the Brussels, Luxembourg and Paris stock exchanges and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Stoxx 50, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, ASPI Eurozone and ECPI Ethical Index EMU.


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