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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;
  • Mireille FAUGERE, Professional director;
  • Michael JAY, Crossbench member of the House of Lords;
  • Bruno LAFONT, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge;
  • Pierre MARIANI, Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of "Pierre Mariani Consulting".

6 directors appointed by the French State:

  • Olivier APPERT, Chairman of the IFP Energies Nouvelles;
  • David AZEMA, Commissioner for French Government Shareholding Agency attached to the Ministry for the Economy and Finance and to the Minister for Economic Regeneration;
  • Denis MORIN, Budget Directorate attached to the Minister Delegate attached to the Ministry for the Economy and finance, with responsibility for the Budget;
  • Bruno LECHEVIN, Chairman of the French Environment and Energy Management (ADEME);
  • Marie-Christine LEPETIT, Head of Inspectorate General of Finance attached to the Ministry for the Economy and finance;
  • Pierre SELLAL, General Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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:

  • Pierre-Marie ABADIE, Government Commissioner, Director of Energy at the General Directorate for 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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