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Portrait de Gérard Mestrallet
Age : 68
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Engie SA - Siemens AG - Societe Generale SA - Suez SA

Summary 
Mr. Gérard Mestrallet is Chairman at ENGIE SA, Chairman at SUEZ SA, Chairman at Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion, Chairman at Paris Europlace, Chairman at The Engie Corporate Foundation and a Member at European Round Table of Industrialists.

He is on the Board of Directors at Société Générale SA, Siemens AG, International Power SA, University of Tongji and Conférence de Montréal.

Mr. Mestrallet was previously employed as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by GDF Suez Rassembleurs d'Energies SAS, Vice Chairman by Aguas de Barcelona SA, Chairman by Electrabel SA, Chairman by GDF Suez Energy Management Trading SCRL, Chairman by GDF SUEZ Energie Services SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by SUEZ SA /Old/, Non-Executive Director by Pargesa Holding SA, Chairman-Executive Board by Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux Finance SA, Member-Supervisory Board by AXA SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Cia de Suez SA, Executive Director by Société Générale de Belgique SA, Senior Executive Vice President by Compagnie Financière De Suez, and Member-Supervisory Board by Taittinger SAS.

He also served on the board at International Power Ltd., Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, Crédit Agricole SA, Holding de Infraestructuras y Servicios Urbanos SA and Institut Français Des Administrateurs.

He received his undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique and a graduate degree from Ecole Nationale d'Administration.


Current positions of Gérard Mestrallet 
NameTitle Since
Engie SA
(Multiline Utilities)
Chairman 2008
Siemens AG
(Industrial Conglomerates)
Member-Supervisory Board 2013
Societe Generale SA
(Banks)
Independent Non-Executive Director 2015
Suez SA
(Environmental Services & Equipment)
Chairman 2007
Paris Europlace Chairman -
Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion Chairman -
The Engie Corporate Foundation Chairman -
University of Tongji Director -
International Power SA Director -
Conférence de Montréal Member-Governors Board -
European Round Table of Industrialists Member -


Gérard Mestrallet : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Pierre Mongin Engie SA
Suez SA
Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion
The Engie Corporate Foundation
Isabelle Kocher Engie SA
Suez SA
The Engie Corporate Foundation
Jérôme Tolot Engie SA
Suez SA
The Engie Corporate Foundation
Judith Hartmann Engie SA
Suez SA
The Engie Corporate Foundation
Paul Desmarais Jr Engie SA
Conférence de Montréal
Jean-Bernard Lévy Societe Generale SA
Paris Europlace
Juan María Nin Génova Societe Generale SA
Ana María Llopis Rivas Societe Generale SA
Bernardo Sanchez Incera Societe Generale SA
William L. Connelly Societe Generale SA


Biography of Gérard Mestrallet 
Gérard Mestrallet (born 1 April 1949 in Paris) is the Chairman and CEO of GDF Suez, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Suez Environnement.

Biography

Education
He graduated from Sciences Po Toulouse, the Ecole polytechnique, École nationale de l'aviation civile and the École nationale d'administration.

Career

After his graduation from ENA, he joined the Treasury. Between September 1982 and July 1984 he was the technical advisor in charge of industrial affairs under the Minister of Economics and Finance (during the time of Jacques Delors)

In 1984, he started working as a special advisor for Suez, known today just as Suez. He has been its Chairman and CEO since 2001.He was named Deputy Delegate General for Industrial Affairs in June 1986. In July 1987, he was General Director of the European Court of Human Rights, an affiliate of the Compagnie financière de Suez. In January 1991 he started as the Deputy Director General of the company, but a month later he became the Managing Director and Chairman of the Management Committee of the Société General de Belgique, to ensure its refocusing and development.

He was appointed as a member of the Hong Kong Chief Executive's Council of International Advisers in the years of 1998-2005. He is the President of Ill|fr|Paris Europlace. He is also the President of the Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion (FACE).

In 1995 he took a position as the head of Suez and since then he has worked for Suez while focusing on three businesses: energy, water, and waste He was also the instigator of the reconciliation between Suez and the Lyonnaise des Eaux. The Suez-Lyonnaise des Eaux was started in 1997, at which time Mestrallet became the chairman of its executive board while Jérôme Monod, chairman of Lyonnaise, became the Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Source @ Wikipedia




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