Director. Deputy CEO of ENGIE, Chief Financial Officer
Date of initial appointment: July.28.2015
Start date of current mandate: May.17.2018
Termination date of current mandate: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending 31 December, 2021.
She serves on the Unilever Board of Directors.
Judith Hartmann has extensive experience as a financial and operations manager in both services and industry, expertise she has refined in seven countries, particularly in the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
She began her career in 1993 at the Canadian Department of Transportation in Ottawa. In 1997, she joined the Finance Department at the Walt Disney Company Europe in France.
In 2000 she joined GE, where she held various positions over 12 years, first in finance at GE Healthcare Europe in France, and later at the headquarters of GE Healthcare in the United States before becoming Chief Financial Officer of a subsidiary of GE Healthcare in 2004 and of GE Water Europe, Middle East & Africa (GE Energy) in Belgium (2007). She was appointed CFO in 2009 in Brazil, then Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Latin America. In 2011, she was appointed CFO of GE Germany.
In 2012, she was appointed CFO and member of the Management Committee of the German Group Bertelsmann and non-executive Director of the RTL Group, and was a member of the Board of Directors of Penguin Random House LLC and Gruner & Jahr AG & Co KG until the end of 2014.
In 2015, she was appointed Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer of ENGIE.
Then, in 2016, she was entrusted with overseeing ENGIE operations in the United Kingdom and North America on top of her existing responsibilities.
Judith Hartmann received a Master’s in International Business Administration and a Doctorate in Economics from WU Vienna University of Business Administration & Economics.
Non-executive Director at Unilever (United Kingdom/Netherlands)
Terms of office within the ENGIE Group: Director of Electrabel (Belgium) and of the ENGIE Foundation (France).
Expired during the last five years
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