The extraordinary general meeting of GDF SUEZ shareholders today, chaired by Chairman and CEO Gérard Mestrallet, approved changing the company’s corporate name and adopting the new corporate name “ENGIE.”
The share name listed on the stock exchange will also become “ENGIE”, and the mnemonic “ENGI”, from 31 July 2015 when financial markets open.
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, security of supply 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 152,900 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €74.7 billion in 2014. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (GSZ until 30 July 2015 included, ENGI from 31 July 2015) and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe and Euronext Vigeo (World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20).