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Valerie Bernis-Director-Vice Chairwoman of the ENGIE Foundation

Valerie Bernis

Director. Vice Chairwoman of the ENGIE Foundation

Date of initial appointment: July.15.2008

Start date of current mandate: May.19.2015

Valérie Bernis, born on December 9, 1958, is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Paris and the Université de Sciences Économiques in Limoges. Valérie Bernis was a member of the minister’s office at the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Privatization (1986‑1988), Director of Communications at Cerus (1988-1993), and Officer of Communications and Press at the Prime Minister’s Office (1993‑1995).

 

Later, she was Director of Communications at Compagnie de SUEZ (1995-1997), Financial Chief Communication Officer of the SUEZ Lyonnaise des Eaux group (1997-2001), Chairwoman of the television channel Paris Première (1999-2004), Deputy CEO, and member of the Executive Committee of SUEZ, in charge of Communications and Sustainable Development (2001-2008). In July 2008, Valérie Bernis became a member of the Executive Committee of GDF SUEZ
in charge of Communications and Institutional Relations (2008-2011).

 

Between 2011 and 2016, Valérie Bernis was a member of the General Management Committee and Deputy CEO of ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ) in charge of Communications, Marketing and
Environmental and Corporate Responsibility. She is Vice Chairwoman of the ENGIE Foundation since 2010.

 Other major offices and positions held during the last five years

 

Current
Director of Atos
Director and Member of the Appointments Committee of Occitane International SA
Vice Chairwoman of the ENGIE Foundation
Director of AROP

 

Expired during the last five years
Various offices held at companies of the ENGIE Group
Member of the Supervisory Board of Euro Disney S.C.A (until January 11, 2017)
President of ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Énergie (until May 2016)
Director of Cegid Group (until July 2013)
Member of the Board of Directors and of the Audit Committee of Bull (until October 23, 2013)
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