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Jean-Louis Chaussade

Director. Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ

Date of initial appointment: December.05.2007

Start date of current mandate: April.28.2016

Termination date of current mandate: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending 31 December, 2019.

Jean-Louis Chaussade, born on December 2, 1951, has an engineering degree from ESTP (1976) and holds a Master’s degree in Economics (Sorbonne, 1976). He is also a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (1980) and the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program (1988). He first joined Degrémont in 1978 and was subsquently appointed Chief Operating Officer of Degrémont Spain, headquartered in Bilbao in 1989. During this period, he was also appointed Director of Aguas de Barcelona. In addition, Jean‑Louis Chaussade became Chief Executive Officer of Dumez Copisa Spain in 1992.

 

In 1997, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Lyonnaise des Eaux in South America, and Chief Operating Officer of SUEZ for South America. He was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Degrémont in 2000 and, in 2004, Deputy CEO of SUEZ and Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ environnement. 

 

He has been Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ since July 23, 2008. Jean‑Louis Chaussade has been a Director of Criteria Caixa S.A.U. since October 19, 2011. He co-chairs the France-China
Committee, and also chairs the France–Arabian Perninsula Council of Businessmen within the MEDEF.

 Other major offices and positions held during the last five years

 

Current
Director of Criteria Caixa S.A.U. (Spain)
Director of Kaufmann & Broad (France)
Chairman of the Board of Directors of University of Technology of Compiègne
Chairman of the Board of Directors of SUEZ NWS Ltd (Hong Kong)*

 

Expired during the last five years
Director of ACEA (Italy) (until April 2013)
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of Economic Forecasting of the Mediterranean World (IPEMED) (until December 5, 2013)
Various offices held at companies of the SUEZ group

 

* Companies belonging to the SUEZ group.
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