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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors deliberates on strategic decisions with the support of the specialized consultative committees.


The Board of Directors determines the Company's business policies and ensures that these policies are implemented. The Board deliberates on all Company's or Group's strategic, economic, financial or technology policies, as well as on matters that the law expressly entrusts to the Board or that the Board has reserved for itself.


Chaired by Henri Proglio, the Board of Directors is composed of :

6 directors appointed by the EDF' Shareholders' Meeting:

  • Henri PROGLIO, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF;
  • Philippe CROUZET, Chairman of the Management Board of Vallourec;
  • Michael JAY, Crossbench member of the House of Lords;
  • Bruno LAFONT, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge;
  • Colette LEWINER, Professional director;
  • Pierre MARIANI, Managing Director of "Pierre Mariani Consulting".

6 directors appointed by the French State:

  • Olivier APPERT, Chairman of the IFP Energies Nouvelles;
  • Bruno LECHEVIN, Chairman of the French Environment and Energy Management (ADEME);
  • Marie-Christine LEPETIT, Head of Inspectorate General of Finance reporting to Minister for the Economy, the Industry and the Digital Sector and the Minister for Finance and Public Accounts;
  • Christian MASSET, Secretary General of the ministry of Foreing Affairs and international development;
  • Denis MORIN, Budget Director reporting to the State Secretary of the Minister for Finance and Public Accounts, in charge of the budget;
  • Régis TURRINI, Commissioner for French Government Shareholding Agency reporting to the Minister for the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector and the Minister for Finance and Public Accounts.

6 directors elected by the employees:

  • Christine CHABAUTY, sponsored by CGT;
  • Sidonie DELALANDE, sponsored by CGT;
  • Alexandre GRILLAT, sponsored by CFE-CGC;
  • Marie-Hélène MEYLING, sponsored by CFDT;
  • Jean-Paul RIGNAC, sponsored by CGT;
  • Maxime VILLOTA, sponsored by CGT.

Also attend the meetings of the Board of Directors, with advisory capacity:

  • Laurent MICHEL, Government Commissioner, General Director of Energy and Climate reporting to the Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy;
  • Bruno ROSSI, Head of the French State's Economic and Financial General Supervisory Mission to the Company;
  • Jean-Luc MAGNAVAL, Secretary of the Central Works Council.

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