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
  • 1984-1986: Special Advisor at Compagnie de Suez

Principal other memberships and offices held

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

* Listed company
** GDF SUEZ Group

 

Jean-François Cirelli

Jean-François Cirelli

Vice-Chairman and President, in charge of the Energy Europe Business line

Born July 9, 1958.

Education

  • Graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies
  • Graduate of the École Nationale d’Administration
  • Graduate in Law

Professional experience

  • 2004-2008: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gaz de France
  • 2002-2004: Deputy Director of the Prime Minister’s Office
  • 1997-2002: Economic Advisor to the President of the Republic
  • 1995-1997: Technical Advisor to the President of the Republic
  • 1985-1995: different posts in the Treasury Department of the Economy and Finance Ministry

Principal other memberships and offices held:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of GDF SUEZ Trading (formerly Gaselys) SAS**(France) and Eurogas (Belgium)
  • Vice-Chairman of  Electrabel** (Belgium)
  • Vice-Chairman of the Corporate Foundation of GDF SUEZ **
  • Director of GDF SUEZ Energy Services**, SUEZ Environnement Company* (France), GDF SUEZ Energy Management Trading** (Belgium), International Power** (United Kingdom) and Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (ENSP)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec*

*Listed Company
** GDF SUEZ Group

 

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

Ramon Fernandez

Ramon Fernandez

Executive Director of the Treasury at France’s Ministry for Economy and Finance

Born June 25, 1967.

 

 


 

Astrid Milsan

Astrid Milsan

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

Born on November 21, 1971

University education

  • Ecole Nationale d’Administration
  • Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris, Public Service
  • Paris II – Assas University, Master’s Degree in Law

Career history

  • Since July 2013 : Deputy General Manager of the French Government Shareholding Agency (APE)
  • Since July 2011 : Deputy Director for Defense, Aerospace and Services at the French Government Shareholding Agency, French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
  • 2009-2011 : Deputy Director for Energy and other investments at the French Government Shareholding Agency, French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
  • 2007-2009 :Deputy Director for Corporate Financing and Competitiveness (regulation of financial markets, acting commissioner on the Board of the French Financial Markets Authority), Treasury, French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
  • 2006-2007 : Head of Corporate Financing and Development and General Secretary of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Industrial Restructuring (CIRI), Treasury, French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
  • 2003–2006 : Finance Unit (legal and financial engineering of the Government market transactions) at the French Government Shareholding Agency, French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
  • 2001-2003 : HSBC, London, Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions in Europe and Asia, Transport & Logistics Team
  • 1998-2001 : Bankgesellschaft Berlin, London & Berlin, Project finance and privatizations
  • 1996-1998 : Versailles Administrative Court, legal advisor

Other current positions and offices

  • Director of Safran, DCNS, Imprimerie Nationale, SNPE, Sogepa and EPFR


 

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 the French re-insurance company, Caisse Centrale de Réassurance

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.

 


 

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.

Caroline Simon trained in industrial purchasing and began her career at Thomson-CSF in 1991 as a buyer of electrical and electronic components, general expenses, upstream purchasing and investment negotiation. She joined the Group in 1997 and currently holds a purchasing position at INEO Défense in the area of cabling and mechanical sub-contracting.

Caroline Simon sits on the works council as a staff delegate, and is a union delegate for INEO Défense and CFDT representative on INEO’s European works council. She is also a CFDT post-holder on the French group works council. She is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Link France and Spring France.

 

 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