Henri Proglio

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Henri Proglio
Born (1949-06-29) 29 June 1949 (age 66)
Antibes, France
Nationality French
Education HEC Paris
Occupation CEO of EDF (2009-2014)

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]

In December of 2014 Proglio was appointed second in command and chairman of Thales Group.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g EDF press release
  2. ^ Forbes
  3. ^ L'Expansion
  4. ^ Trustnet.hk
  5. ^ ALTMEYER, CYRIL. "Thales appoints Proglio as chairman, Caine as CEO". Reuters. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 


Business positions
Preceded by
Jean-Marie Messier
CEO of Veolia Environnement
2002–2009
Succeeded by
Antoine Frérot
Preceded by
Pierre Gadonneix
CEO of EDF
2009–2014
Succeeded by
Jean-Bernard Lévy