Directors elected by the General Shareholders’ Meeting

Gérard Mestrallet

Gérard Mestrallet

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Born April 1, 1949.

Education

  • Graduate of the École Polytechnique
  • Graduate of the École Nationale d’Administration

Professional experience

  • 2001-2008: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ
  • 1997-2001: Chairman of the Executive Board of SUEZ Lyonnaise des Eaux
  • 1995-1997: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Suez
  • 1991-1995: Executive Director and Chairman of the Management Committee of Société Générale de Belgique
  • 1986-1991: Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of industrial affairs of SUEZ
  • 1984-1986: Special Advisor at Compagnie financière de SUEZ

Principal other memberships and offices held

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of GDF SUEZ Energy Services**, SUEZ Environnement Company** (France), GDF SUEZ Rassembleurs d’Energies SAS**, Electrabel and GDF SUEZ Energy Management Trading**(Belgium)
  • Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aguas de Barcelona (Spain)
  • Director of Saint-Gobain* (France), International Power** (United Kingdom)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG* (Germany)

* Listed company
** GDF SUEZ Group

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Isabelle Kocher

Isabelle Kocher

Executive Vice-President, Chief Operating Officer

Born on December 9, 1966.

Education

  • Isabelle Kocher is a graduate from Ecole Normale Supérieure, one of the most prestigious Ivy League French school. She holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Physics. Isabelle Kocher is a Graduate from the Corps des Mines Engineering School.

Professional career

  • 2011-2014: Chief Financial Officer of GDF SUEZ
  • 2007-2011: Chief Operating Officer of Lyonnaise des Eaux (subsidiary of Suez Environnement) before becoming Managing Director of Lyonnaise des Eaux, as well as Executive Vice President in charge of the development of water activities in Europe within Suez Environnement
  • 2005-2007: Senior Vice President in charge of Performance and Organization programs of SUEZ
  • 2002-2005: Strategic and development department of SUEZ
  • 1999-2002: Industrial Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister of France.
  • 1997-1999: Director of the postal and telecommunication budgets, followed by the defense budget at the French Budget Department
  • 1992-1993: Mergers and acquisitions Department of the Compagnie Financière de Rothschild before becoming Director of the industrial inspection department at the Ile-de-France regional department of industry, research and environment division.
  • 1991-1997: Project Manager for the reorganisation of production workshops within the Société Européenne de Propulsion

Other memberships and offices held

  • Vice President of GDF SUEZ Energie Services (France) and Electrabel (Belgique)**
  • Administrator of GDF SUEZ, SUEZ Environnement Company (France)** and International Power (United Kingdom)
  • Administrator AXA Group* (France).

* Listed company
** GDF SUEZ Group

Isabelle Kocher has been co-opted by the board directors in october 21th 2014 and effective 12th november 2014.

 

Albert Frère

Albert Frère*

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of the Bruxelles Lambert group

Vice-Chairman

Born February 4, 1926.

 

 

See Albert Frère’s Biography in the GDF SUEZ
2012 Registration Document

* Independent Director

 

Ann-Kristin Achleitner

Ann-Kristin Achleitner*

Member of the GDF SUEZ Audit Committee

Member of the GDF SUEZ Committee for Ethics, the Environment and Sustainable Development

Born March 16, 1966.

 

* Independent Director


 

Edmond Alphandéry

Edmond Alphandéry*

Chairman of the GDF SUEZ Strategy and Investment Committee

Member of the GDF SUEZ Audit Committee

Born September 2, 1943.

 

* Independent Director

 

Jean-Louis Beffa

Jean-Louis Beffa*

Chairman of honor of Saint-Gobain
President of the GDF SUEZ Nomination and Compensation Committee

Born August 11, 1941.

 

 

* Independent Director

 

Aldo Cardoso

Aldo Cardoso*

Chairman of the GDF SUEZ Audit Committee
Member of the GDF SUEZ Strategy and Investment Committee

Born March 7, 1956.

 

 

* Independent Director

 

Françoise Malrieu

Françoise Malrieu*

Chair of the Board of Directors and the Audit committee of the Société de Financement de l’Economie Française

President of the GDF SUEZ Committee for Ethics, the Environment and Sustainable Development

Member of the GDF SUEZ Audit Committee

Member of the GDF SUEZ Nomination and Compensation Comittee

Born February 7, 1946.

* Independent Director

 

Lord Simon of Highbury

Lord Simon of Highbury*

Member of the GDF SUEZ Strategy and Investment Committee

Member of the GDF SUEZ Nomination and Compensation Comittee

Born July 24, 1939.

 

 

* Independent Director

State representatives of the French government

Bruno Bézard

Bruno Bézard

Executive Director of the Treasury

Born May 19, 1953.

Education

  • Inspector General of Finances
  • École Polytechnique
  • École Nationale d’Administration

Professionnal experience

  • Since July 2014 : Director General of the French Treasury
  • August 2012-July 2014 : Director General of the French Public Finance
  • Septembere 2010-août 2012 : Minister Counselor for Economic and Financial Affairs and Head of the Regional Economic Department at the French Embassy in Beijing
  • February 2007-2010 : Managing Director of the French State Shareholding Agency (APE)
  • Mars 2003-février 2007 : Deputy Managing Director of the French State Shareholding Agency (APE)
  • Avril 2002- mars 2003 : Head of the Equity Investments Department at the Treasury Department
  • Middle2001-avril 2002 : Economic and Financial Advisor to the Prime Minister
  • 1992-2000 : successively Deputy Chief of Staff for the Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry, sub-Director in the Treasury Department for development assistance, multilateral banks and emerging countries and Vice-Chairman of the Club de Paris
  • 1988-1992 : finance inspector at the French Inspectorate General of Finance

Bruno Bézard was appointed Director representing the French State by ministerial order of July 28, 2014, replacing Ramon Fernandez.

 


 

Astrid Milsan

Astrid Milsan

Deputy General Manager of the French Government Shareholding Agency (APE)

Member of the GDF SUEZ Audit Committee

Member of the GDF SUEZ Strategy and Investment Committee

Member of the GDF SUEZ Nomination and Compensation Comittee

Born on November 21, 1971


 

Pierre Mongin

Pierre Mongin

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RATP
Member of the GDF SUEZ Strategy and Investment Committe

Born August 9, 1954.

 

 


 

Stéphane Pallez

Stéphane Pallez

Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of la Française des Jeux

Member of the GDF SUEZ Committee for Ethics, the Environment and Sustainable Development

Born August 23, 1959.


Directors representing employees

Alain Beullier

Alain Beullier

Presented by the Chemical Energy Federation – CFDT trade union

Member of the GDF SUEZ Committee for Ethics, the Environment and Sustainable Development

Born March 26, 1964.

 


 

Philippe Lepage

Philippe Lepage

Presented by the National Federation of electric, nuclear and gas energy unions – CGT

Born June 17th, 1964.

University education

  • Ecole Nationale des Métiers in Gurcy-le-Châtel (EDF’s thermic generation training center)

Career history

  • October 1982 – July 2002: High voltage technician, LNG terminal in Montoir de Bretagne
  • July 2002 – January 2009: Tableautiste, LNG terminal in Montoir de Bretagne
  • January 2009 – present: Assistant Shift Manager, LNG terminal in Montoir de Bretagne

Other current positions and offices

  • Director representing Elengy employees

 

 

 

Anne-Marie Mourer

Anne-Marie Mourer

Presented by the Federation of electrical and gas industries – CFE-CGC trade union

Member of the GDF SUEZ Nomination and Compensation Committee

Born April 20, 1959.

 


 Director representing employee shareholders

Caroline Simon

Caroline Simon

Member of the GDF SUEZ Audit Committee

Born November 3, 1968.

 

 

 Observer

Gérard Lamarche

Gérard Lamarche

Executive Director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (Belgium)

Born July 15, 1961.

 

 


Commissioner of the French Government

 

Laurent Michel

Laurent Michel

Commissioner of the French Government – Department of Climate and Energy at France’s Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy

 

 

 

 

 

Florence Tordjman

Florence Tordjman

Substitute Commissioner of the French Government – Department of Climate and Energy at France’s Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy