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EDF : Changes within the EDF Group's Executive Committee

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20 May 2019  
 
 
 

Changes within the EDF Group's Executive Committee

Jean-Bernard LÉVY, the EDF Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has appointed a number of new members within the Group's Executive Committee. These appointments will come into effect on the 1st of July 2019.

Marc BENAYOUN has been appointed Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Customers, Services and Regional Action, whilst remaining in charge of the Gas and Italy business. He is replacing Henri Lafontaine, who will be discharging other duties in the capacity of Board Director.

Cédric LEWANDOWSKI has been appointed Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of the Nuclear and Thermal business. He is taking over from Philippe Sasseigne, who is exercising his retirement rights. Cédric Lewandowski was previously Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategy.

Alexandre PERRA has been appointed Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategy. He was previously Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Executive Coordination and Government Relations, whilst also discharging clerical duties for the Executive Committee.

Quote from Jean-Bernard LÉVY, EDF Chief Executive Officer: "I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Henri and Philippe for their efficiency and determination, as well as for their unrelenting commitment in support of the company throughout the duration of their impressive careers at EDF. I know that their successors will do their utmost to deploy their strategic and operational capabilities within their divisions, capabilities that they have extensively demonstrated in their previous positions".

The EDF's Group's Executive Committee is now made up of:

  • Marc BENAYOUN, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Customers, Services and Regional Action. He also oversees Edison and the Group's gas business;
  • Bruno BENSASSON, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Renewable Energies. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive of EDF Renouvelables;
  • Christophe CARVAL, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Group Human Resources;
  • Xavier GIRRE, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Group Finances;
  • Véronique LACOUR, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Change Management and Operational Efficiency;
  • Marianne LAIGNEAU, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of the International Division;
  • Cédric LEWANDOWSKI, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of the Nuclear and Thermal business ;
  • Alexandre PERRA, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategy;
  • Simone ROSSI, Group Senior Executive Vice President; Chief Executive of EDF Energy;
  • Pierre TODOROV, Group Senior Executive Vice President and Group General Secretary;
  • Xavier URSAT, Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge Engineering and New Nuclear Projects.

Paul-Marie DUBEE, Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Executive Coordination and Government Relations, is also discharging clerical duties for the Executive Committee.

Biographies et photos available upon request

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A key player in energy transition, the EDF Group is an integrated electricity company, active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading, energy services. A global leader in low-carbon energies, the Group has developed a diversified generation mix based on nuclear power, hydropower, new renewable energies and thermal energy. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to approximately 39.8 million customers(1), 29.7million of which are in France. It generated consolidated sales of €69 billion in 2018. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.
(1)The customers were counted at the end of 2018 per delivery site; a customer can have two delivery points: one for electricity and another for gas

 
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