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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean-Bernard Levy

61 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Marianne Laigneau

52 2010 Group Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Pierre Todorov

58 2015 Group Senior Executive Vice President, Group General Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee

Marc Benayoun

50 2016 Group Executive Vice President with responsibility for Gas and Italy, Chief Executive Offi cer of Edison, Member of the Executive Board

Antoine Cahuzac

61 2014 Group Senior Executive Vice President, Renewable Energies, Member of the Executive Committee

Vincent de Rivaz

62 2015 Group Senior Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Committee

Xavier Girre

47 2016 Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of the Group’s Finance Division, Member of the Executive Board

Henri Lafontaine

58 2014 Group Senior Executive Vice President, Customers, Services and Regional Action, Member of the Executive Committee

Dominique Miniere

57 2015 Group Senior Executive Vice President, Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Simone Rossi

47 2015 Group Senior Executive Vice President, International Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Torrion

61 2015 Group Senior Executive Vice President, Innovation, Strategy and Planning, Member of the Executive Committee

Xavier Ursat

49 2015 Group Senior Executive Vice President, New Nuclear Projects and Engineering, Member of the Executive Committee

Olivier Appert

67 2013 Director

Christine Chabauty

45 2009 Director - Employee Representative

Jacky Chorin

57 2014 Director - Employee Representative

Bruno Lechevin

2013 Director - Representative of the French Government

Marie-Christine Lepetit

54 2012 Director - Representative of the French Government

Colette Lewiner

71 2014 Director

Gerard Magnin

71 2014 Director

Christian Masset

59 2014 Director

Marie-Helene Meyling

55 2011 Director - Employee Representative

Laurence Parisot

57 2014 Director

Jean-Paul Rignac

54 2007 Director - Employee Representative

Christian Taxil

40 2014 Director - Employee Representative

Philippe Varin

64 2014 Director

Martin Vial

62 2015 Director - Representative of the French State

Maxime Villota

56 2006 Director - Employee Representative

Philippe Crouzet

59 2009 Independent Director

Bruno Lafont

60 2008 Independent Director

Carine de Boissezon

Senior Vice President - Investors and Markets

Biographies

Name Description

Jean-Bernard Levy

Mr. Jean-Bernard Levy serevs as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A. since November 23, 2014. A former student of Ecole Polytechnique (graduating in 1973) and Telecom Paris Tech, Jean-Bernard Levy began his career at France Telecom in 1979 as a works engineer at the Angers Division. In 1982, he became responsible for managing executive managers and HR budgets at head-office, then assistant to the head of HR. In 1986, he was appointed Technical Advisor to the offi ce of Gerard Longuet, Minister for Postal Services and Telecommunications. From 1988 to 1993, Jean-Bernard Levy managed the telecommunications satellite activity of Matra Espace, now Matra Marconi Space. From 1993 to 1994, he ran the office of Gerard Longuet, Minister for Industry, Postal Services and Communications and Foreign Trade. In 1995, he was appointed Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Matra Communication. In 1998, he joined Oddo & Cie as Chief Executive Offi cer then Managing Partner. In summer 2002, Jean-Bernard Levy joined Vivendi. He served as its Chief Executive Officer until April 2005 and became Chairman of its Management Board in April 2005, until June 2012. From December 2012 to November 2014, he was Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the Thales defence and aerospace group. EDF director since 23 November 2014, Jean-Bernard Levy has been the Company’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer since 27 November, 2014.

Marianne Laigneau

Ms. Marianne Laigneau serves as Group Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee of Electricite de France SA since December 1, 2010. She was previously appointed Executive Vice President, Human Resources in January 2010 and also served as Corporate Secretary, Senior Executive Vice President and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from June 2007 until December 2009. Previously, she was General Counsel and Deputy General Secretary from January 2005. Before joining EDF, she was Head of Institutional Affairs at Gaz de France, where she was subsequently appointed Deputy Head, Information and Public Affairs, in September 2004. From 1995 until 1997, she held various positions within the French Administration (Legal Adviser for the Ministry for cooperation, member of electoral missions in Mozambique for the UN and in Gaza for the EU). Between 1997 and 2000, she was posted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and appointed First Counsellor at the French Embassy in Tunis, where she oversaw communications, negotiations and political, community and legal affairs. From 2000 to 2002, on the Conseil d'Etat, she was specifically responsible for the mission to the Director of the ENA, legal advisor to the Ministry of Culture, and senior lecturer in public law at the ENA. In 2003, Ms. Laigneau joined Gaz de France as Director of the International Affairs Department at Headquarters, and then in September 2004 became Representative for Public Affairs.

Pierre Todorov

Mr. Pierre Todorov is Group Senior Executive Vice President, Group General Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee of Electricite de France SA since February 2, 2015. He is a former student of the Ecole Normale Superieure (Ulm) and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA), and holder of an advanced teaching degree in philosophy. Mr. Todorov was an auditor, then counsel, at the Council of State from 1986 to 1990. At this time, he joined the Lagardere Group, where he held various positions in the media division, in particular that of International Deputy General Manager of Hachette Filipacchi. In 1997, he was appointed General Secretary of the Accor Group, a position he held until 2008. Between 2008 and 2011, he was a partner at Hogan Lovells LLP, before joining PSA Peugeot Citroën in 2011, as Corporate Secretary and member of the General Management Committee.

Marc Benayoun

Mr. Marc Benayoun serves as Group Executive Vice President with responsibility for Gas and Italy, Chief Executive Officer of Edison, Member of the Executive Board at ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A. since January 14, 2016. He began his career at Paribas Group in 1989, before joining the Boston Consulting Group in 1993. He became Partner and Managing Director at the Paris office in 2001 then at the Moscow office in 2008 and during this period held a range of responsibilities, including the development of skills in the natural gas sector. In 2009, he joined the EDF Group as Economics, Tariffs and Prices Director. In 2012, he became Director of the B2B Market and Trading Division with responsibility for electricity, gas and service sales. In this role, he supervised the project linked to the end of regulated electricity tariffs for businesses and local authorities (more than 400,000 sites in all, 120TWh of electrical consumption), with the objective of regaining a leading position in a competitive environment. He is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Trimet France, Netseenergy and ES Energies. He graduated in 1989 from the Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales,

Antoine Cahuzac

Mr. Antoine Cahuzac serves as Group Senior Executive Vice President, Renewable Energies, Member of the Executive Committee at ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A. since 2014. After a fi rst engineering position at the Ministry for Transport, Antoine Cahuzac joined EDF’s Study and Research Department in 1982. In 1985, he joined the swaps department at Crédit Commercial de France (CCF), before becoming its manager in 1988. After spending three years at Vinci, where he was chief advisor to the company’s CEO, he returned to CCF in 1994 where he held a range of successive positions at CCF’s Investment Bank then HSBC from 2000 at the same time as being, for many years, joint manager of the energy and utility sector for the HSBC group. Before returning to France in 2008 to monitor MSEs for the Chief Executive Offi cer of HSBC France, he was based in Dubai, for nearly three years, to monitor the MENAT region for the Investment Bank. From May 2011, he managed HSBC’s private banking activities in France. He was also a member of HSBC France’s management board for a number of years. Antoine Cahuzac has been Chief Executive Offi cer of EDF Energies Nouvelles since 2012. He graduated from the Ecole polytechnique and Ecole de la meteorologie nationale.

Vincent de Rivaz

Mr. Vincent de Rivaz serves as Group Senior Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Committee at Electricite de France SA since March 2015. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Electricite de France SA's subsidiary EDF Energy since 2002 and was appointed to the Executive Committee of Electricite de France SA on November 30, 2004. He has also been a Member of the Company's Management Committee in 2010. A graduate of Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Hydraulique in Grenoble, he joined Electricite de France SA in 1977 as part a team working on external engineering within the International Business division. From 1985 to 1991, he participated in EDF's development in China within the International Division, of which he became Director of the Far East Division in 1989. From 1991 to 1994, he was the Head of the National Center of Hydro Equipment within the Equipment Division. He was appointed Deputy Head of the International Division in 1995 and became Head of Projects in 1996. He joined the Finance Department in 1999 as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and became Head of Financial Strategies and Operations in 2000. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the London Electricity Group in early 2002. He led the merger transactions of companies acquired during the first six months of 2002 (Eastern and Seeboard networks) and created in mid-2003 EDF Energy.

Xavier Girre

Mr. Xavier Girre serves as Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of the Group’s Finance Division, Member of the Executive Board at ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A. since March 7, 2016. He joined EDF in 2015 as France CFO. From 2011 to 2015, he was SVP, CFO of La Poste Group and CEO of XAnge Private equity. From 1999 to 2011, Xavier Girre was Group chief risk and audit officer at Veolia Environnement and SVP, CFO of Veolia Transportation and Environmental Services. Xavier Girre is also director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at RATP and Francaise des Jeux. He graduated HEC and is ENA alumni, and began his career at the French National Audit Office.

Henri Lafontaine

Mr. Henri Lafontaine serves as a Group Senior Executive Vice President, Customers, Services and Regional Action, Member of the Executive Committee of Electricite de France SA since 2014. He joined EDF in 1983 where he had a range of responsibilities in the Distribution Division. In 1997, he became Deputy Executive Vice President of the Distribution Division in Corsica, then Director of the Distribution Division in Marseilles in 2000. In 2002, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Edenor, a distributor of electricity in Argentina. Edenor was one of the EDF Group's international subsidiaries. In 2005, he went on to become Director of the project to create a subsidiary for Distribution, which led to the creation of ERDF, then Director of EDF Island Power Systems in 2007, before being made Director of EDF Entreprises in the Commerce Division in 2010. In December 2011, Mr. Lafontaine was appointed as the Director responsible for coordinating the EDF Group's activities in Commerce, Optimisation/Trading and mainland Europe. He is also on the board of several companies, namely EDFI, EDF Energy, Fenice, EDF Luminus and Electricite de Strasbourg. He is a graduate of Ecole Superieure d’Electricite with a Master's in Mathematics.

Dominique Miniere

Mr. Dominique Miniere serves as Group Senior Executive Vice President, Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Division, Member of the Executive Committee at ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A. since March 2015. He joined EDF in 1982 as a young engineer and quickly took on responsibilities within the “Maintenance” department of the division in charge of the operation of nuclear and thermal power plants; nearly a third of the fl eet currently in operation was commissioned during this period. From 1986 to 1989, he participated in the start-up of the Golfech nuclear power plant (Tarn-et-Garonne), then, from 1993 to 1997, in the start-up of the Daya Bay nuclear power plant in China. In 1997, he moved to the Cattenom power plant (Moselle) where he became manager in 1999. From 2002 to 2013, he successively occupied the positions of Assistant Director then Director of the Nuclear Generation Division, which supervises EDF’s 58 nuclear generation units in France. In March 2013, he became Deputy Director of the Generation & Engineering Division, with responsibility for EDF’s whole nuclear, thermal and hydraulic electrical generation fleet. He graduated from Ecole des Mines de Paris in 1978.

Simone Rossi

Mr. Simone Rossi serves as Group Senior Executive Vice President, International Division, Member of the Executive Committee at ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A. since March 2015. Simone Rossi began his career as a consultant, firstly at KPMG Consulting in corporate finance, then from 1996 at McKinsey & Company, where he mainly specialized in the sectors of energy, financial institutions, and information and communication technologies. In 2004, he joined Edison SpA in Milan (Italy) as Head of Strategy, before being promoted to become Director of Planning, Control and IT in 2007. At the end of 2009, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG), a company based in Baltimore in the United States. He then became Chief Financial Officer of EDF Energy in April 2011. He graduated in Business Administration from Universita Bocconi.

Philippe Torrion

Mr. Philippe Torrion is Group Senior Executive Vice President, Innovation, Strategy and Planning, Member of the Executive Committee of Electricite de France SA since March 2015. Mr. Torrion started his career at EDF in 1977 as a manager at the Paris Regional Division and, until 1999, held various positions within the company: he was a technical manager at the Boulogne-sur-Mer distribution centre, an economic engineer then head of the internal Economic Unit at the General Economic Studies Department. In 1992 he was appointed Director of the EDF-GDF Services Center in the Gard-Cevennes region, then five years later Head of the System Economy Department at the Production and Distribution Division. In 1999, he was appointed Head of Strategy, then in 2001 Regional Policy Delegate and PACA Regional Delegate, before becoming Chief Executive Officer of EDF Trading in 2005. In August 2008, he was appointed Head of the Upstream/Downstream Optimization & Trading Division (DOAAT). He is a former student of the Ecole Polytechnique and a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines.

Xavier Ursat

Mr. Xavier Ursat is Group Senior Executive Vice President, New Nuclear Projects and Engineering, Member of the Executive Committee of Electricite de France SA since March 2015. He joined EDF in 1991 and held various positions in the hydraulic engineering department until 2002. He was, inter alia, the construction manager of EDF’s hydraulic engineering centre and contributed to international projects, in particular in South America. Between 2002 and 2005, he was a special advisor to EDF’s Executive Vice President in charge of Production and Engineering. Between 2005 and 2007, he was Assistant Director of the Alps Production Unit in Grenoble and from 2007 to 2010, Director of the Southwest Production Unit in Toulouse. From 2010 to 2014, he was successively Deputy Director and Director of the Hydraulic Production and Engineering Division. He is a member of the Board of Directors of ONEMA (Office National de l’Eau et des Milieux Aquatiques), EDF Energies Nouvelles and EDF Norte Fluminense. He is also a member of the National Water Committee and the World Water Council’s Board of Governors. He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and of Telecom ParisTech.

Olivier Appert

Mr. Olivier Appert serves as a Director of Electricite de France SA since June 17, 2013. After holding various positions in the Ministry of Industry and to the Prime Minister, he was appointed Deputy Director Cabinet of the Minister of Industry from 1984 to 1986. In 1987, takes responsibility for the strategy of the company Telecommunications Telephone and Radio Corporation (TRT). Appointed Director in 1989 hydrocarbons in the Ministry of Industry, Mr. Appert joined in 1994 Directorate General of IFP which it supports research activities and development. In 1998 he was appointed Managing Director of Isis holding technology which IFP was the majority shareholder. In 1999, he became Director of the long-term Cooperation and Policy Analysis energy within the International Energy Agency (IEA). Since 2003, he was Chairman and CEO of IFP, became in July 2010, IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN). He is also director of Technip and CGG since 2003. He is also Chairman of the French Council of Energy since 2010 and member of the Academy of technologies since 2011. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Christine Chabauty

Ms. Christine Chabauty serves as Director - Employee Representative of Electricite de France SA since November 23, 2009. She previously worked in the legal profession and then joined in 2000 the sales division of Electricite de France SA, in charge of key accounts. She now works in the marketing and operations department of the Key Accounts Network. Since December 2008, she has also served as a Judge for labor litigation (conseiller prud’hommal). She is sponsored by the CGT union. She is also a Member of the Company's Ethics Committee. She holds a degree in Law.

Jacky Chorin

Mr. Jacky Chorin serves as Director - Employee Representative of Electricite de France SA since November 23, 2014. He is also a Member of the Company’s Audit Committee, Strategy and Ethics Committee. He began his career at EDF as a Legal Advisor in the central service of the Equipment Division in 1983. He currently fulfills functions within the Human Resources division of EDF's Generation Engineering Division. He is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and has a Doctorate in Law.

Bruno Lechevin

Mr. Bruno Lechevin serves as Director - Representative of the French Government of Electricite de France SA since May 15, 2013. In March 2013, he became the Chairman of the french State's Environment and Energy Agency. He was on the Commission for Energy Regulation (CRE) from 2000 to 2008 and was then a deputy of the energy Ombudsman and a special advisor to the Chairman of the CRE. He is Member of the Ethics Committee of the Company. He is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Marie-Christine Lepetit

Ms. Marie-Christine Lepetit serves as Director - Representative of the French Government of Electricite de France SA since May 7, 2012. She is also a Member of the Nuclear Commitments Monitoring Committee, Ethics Committee and Strategy Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. In 1987, she joined the public finance auditing body, where she held audit and advisory roles. In 1991, she joined the Tax Management Office and was in charge of management control. In January 1995, she joined the staff of Prime Minister Alain Juppe as Technical Advisor on fiscal and macroeconomic studies and then on small and medium businesses fiscal affairs until 1997. She then pursued her career within the Tax Management Office to improve service quality. She was appointed as Director of Fiscal Legislation within the Ministry of Economy and Finance in January 2004 and was in charge of fiscal reform until 2012. At the same time, she co-chaired the work group in charge of welfare financing reform in 2006 and co-signed a report on climate and energy contribution. She also took part in the Committee for local authorities’ reform as Associate Director and was a Member of the Commission on public life code of conduct that was chaired by Lionel Jospin. Ms. Lepetit currently serves as Head of the Public Finance Auditing body within the e Ministry for the Economy and Finance as of March 12, 2012. She is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale d’Administration.

Colette Lewiner

Ms. Colette Lewiner serves as Director of Electricite de France SA since April 2014. She joined the Company in 1979. In 1998, she joined Capgemini to create and then direct the Company until June 2012. Since July 2012, she is Manager of Cowin society, with advisory functions in the field of energy. She graduated from Ecole Normale Superieure.

Gerard Magnin

Mr. Gerard Magnin serves as Director of Electricite de France SA since November 23, 2014. He taught economics and social sciences for eight years. He was Regional Delegate of the Environment Agnecy (ADEME). He is Founder of the European network of Energy Cities. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Ecole Superieure des Technologies et des Affaires de Belfort. and a graduate degree (DES) of Economics from the Universite de Lyon II.

Christian Masset

Mr. Christian Masset serves as Director of Electricite de France SA since September 26, 2014. He began his career in the Political Affairs Directorate of the Ministry of Affairs Foreign in 1984. In 1987 he was appointed First Secretary to the Embassy of France in London, before joining in 1989 the Directorate of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris. From 1991-1994, he is First Counsellor at the Embassy of France in Pretoria, then, from 1994 to 1997, Counsellor at the Permanent Representation of France to the European Union. He graduated from Ecole Nationale d'Administration and from Institute d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He is also a graduate of ESSEC Business School.

Marie-Helene Meyling

Ms. Marie-Helene Meyling serves as Director - Employee Representative of Electricite de France SA since September 1, 2011. She is also a Member of the Company’s Audit Committee, Strategy Committee and Ethics Committee. She joined Electricite de France in 1982 to work in the communications department. She then held roles linked to the opening of electricity markets and support for renewable energies. She now works for the upstream/downstream optimization and trading division. In November 2012, she obtained the company director certification from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Institut Francais des Administrateurs. She was a Member of the Works Council of EDF for four years. She is sponsored by CFDT. She holds a degree in Communications from Universite Paris V Rene Descartes.

Laurence Parisot

Ms. Laurence Parisot serves as Director of Electricite de France SA since November 23, 2014. She is also Member of the Audit and Strategy Committees of the Company. She graduated from Institut d'Etudes Politiques and obtained a Masters in Law from Universite Nancy 2. She also holds a Masters degree from Institut d'Etides Politiques. She began her professional career in 1983 as an associate of Alain Lancelot, President of CEVIPOF (Centre for the Study of French Political Life). In 1985, she entered joined as a research fellow the Institute of Louis Harris. In 1990 she joined the survey institute and market research FIFG and was named President and Director General. She is now Vice President of the Management Board of IFOP group.

Jean-Paul Rignac

Mr. Jean-Paul Rignac serves as a Director - Employee Representative of Electricite de France SA since November 7, 2007 and is also Member of the Company’s Strategy Committee. He has been an Engineer-Researcher in the Research and Development Division at the Electricte de France SA Renardieres Center since March 1991, and currently works on energy efficiency in the industrial buildings field. He previously served for five years as Secretary of the Electricte de France SA Production Joint Committee Research and Development. He is sponsored by the CGT. He received a Doctorate degree in Energy from the Institut National Polytechnique of Toulouse.

Christian Taxil

Mr. Christian Taxil serves as a Director - Employee Representative of Electricite de France SA since November 23, 2014. He began his career at EDF Gaz de France Distribution in Customer Management functions and local dealers in 1999. From 2004 to 2008 he was responsible for the social dialogue of the Industries Branch electricity and gas within the leadership of the federation CFE-CGC Energy. In 2008, he joined EDF and integrated Audit Department EDF Group before being elected, from June 2009 to September 2014, Secretary General of the federation CFE-CGC Energy. He is Member of the Audit and Strategy Committees of the Company. He is a graduate of the Ecole des Mines in Douai.

Philippe Varin

Mr. Philippe Varin serves as Director of Electricite de France SA since November 23, 2014. He joined Pechiney group in 1978 as researcher. He held subsequently various management positions within the Group (management control, strategy, project management) before being appointed in 1995 Director of the Division Rhenalu and then Managing Director of the aluminum sector and member of the Group Executive Committee in 1999. In 2003, he joined the Anglo-Dutch steel group Corus as Chief Executive Officer. Appointed Chairman of the PSA Peugeot Citroen in June 2009, he left the Group in June 2014. He is currently Chairman of AREVA's Executive Board and a director of St. Gobain. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Martin Vial

Mr. Martin Vial serves as Director - Representative of the French State at ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A. since September 9, 2015. He began his career as postal services and telecommunications director at the Financial Division of the General Postal Directorate. In 1986, he joined the Treasury Division at the Ministry for the Economy and Finance. From 1988 to 1993, he was successively Technical Advisor, Deputy Director then Director of the offices of the Minister for Postal Services and Telecommunications and Space, the Ministry for Equipment, Housing, Transport and Space, and finally the Ministry for Postal Services and Telecommunications. In 1993, Martin Vial was appointed Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Aeropostale, an airline and joint subsidiary of Air France, La Poste and TAT, and was elected Chairman of the Chambre syndicale du transport aerien (French air transport union) and Federation nationale de l’aviation marchande (French national commercial aviation union). At the end of 1997, he become Chief Executive Officer of La Poste group. In September 2000, he was appointed Chairman of La Poste group and at the same time Deputy Chairman of the Caisse nationale de prevoyance (CNP). Martin Vial joined the French National Audit Office in September 2002 as Chief Advisor. From 2003 to 2014, he was Chief Executive Officer of Europ Assistance group, world leader on the assistance market and director & Chief Executive Officer of Europ Assistance Holding. He also chairs several boards of directors of this group’s companies. In January 2015, he founded the company Premium Care, which provides assistance to the elderly. Commissioner of the French State Shareholdings since August 2015, Martin Vial is a director of Renault, Thales and Bpifrance. He is Graduate of ESSEC Business School and Ecole nationale superieure des postes et telecommunication (ENSPTT).

Maxime Villota

Mr. Maxime Villota serves as a Director - Employee Representative of Electricite de France SA since December 13, 2006 and is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee and Nuclear Commitments Monitoring Committee. He works at Electricite de France SA as Purchase Policy Coordinator at the Tricastin's CNPE mission for finance and industrial partnerships. He started working at Electricite de France SA in 1981 at the Dampierre en Burly nuclear plant, before joining the Tricastin nuclear center for electricity generation in 1987. He is sponsored by the CGT.

Philippe Crouzet

Mr. Philippe Crouzet serves as an Independent Director of Electricite de France SA since November 23, 2009. He is also the Chairman of the Nuclear Commitments Monitoring and Member of the Audit Committee. From 1981 until 1986, he was Auditor and then Counsel (Maitre des Requetes) at the Conseil d’Etat. He joined the Saint-Gobain group in 1986 as Head of Corporate Planning. Within this group, he was successively Managing Director of Papeteries de Condat (1989-1992), General Delegate to Spain and Portugal (1992-1996), President of the Building Division of the Glazing Branch (1996), President of the Ceramics and Plastic Division (1996-2000), Senior Vice-President in charge of Finance, Purchasing and Information Systems (2000-2005) and Senior Vice-President and President in charge of the Building Distribution sector (2005- 2009). He is the Chairman of the Management Board of Vallourec as of April 2009. He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and of Ecole Nationale d’Administration.

Bruno Lafont

Mr. Bruno Lafont serves as an Independent Director of Electricite de France SA since May 20, 2008 and is also the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He began his career at Lafarge in 1983, serving in several positions in the Corporate Finance Division and internationally. In 1994, he was appointed Vice President Finance of the Group and joined the Group’s Executive Committee. In 1998, he was named Chairman of the plaster business. In May 2003 he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer and then elected to the Board on May 25, 2005. Appointed Chief Executive Officer on January 2006, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge in May 2007. Since 2011, he has also been a Director of ArcelorMittal. Mr. Lafont graduated from Hautes etudes commerciales (HEC) in 1977 and Ecole Nationale d'Administration in 1982, respectively.

Carine de Boissezon