Henri Proglio

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Henri Proglio
Born (1949-06-29) 29 June 1949 (age 65)
Nationality French
Education HEC Paris
Occupation CEO of EDF

Henri Proglio (born 29 June 1949) is a French businessman, the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Electricité de France and former CEO of Veolia Environnement.

Life and career[edit]

Of Italian origin, Henri Proglio was born in Antibes.[1] He is a graduate of HEC Paris.[2]

In 1972, he started working for Compagnie Générale des Eaux, and he became the Chairman and CEO in 1990.[1] In 1999, he was appointed Vice-President of Vivendi Universal and Chairman and CEO of Vivendi Water.[1] In 2000, he became Chairman of Veolia Environnement and three years later he also became its CEO.[1]

He serves as non-executive director of CNP Assurances, Dassault Aviation and Natixis.[1] He was appointed as Chairman and CEO of Electricité de France in November 2009.[1] He is a member of the Association Française des Entreprises Privées.[3] Proglio also serves on the advisory board for the Pictet Water Fund.[4]

He was decorated Commander of the National Order of Merit of the Legion of Honour.[1]


Business positions
Preceded by
Pierre Gadonneix
CEO of Electricité de France
Succeeded by