New appointment to the Board of Directors and proposed appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer of EDF
The Board of Directors, which met on 18 November 2022 under the chairmanship of Jean-Bernard Lévy, has decided to co-opt Luc Rémont as a board member, replacing François Delattre for the remainder of the latter’s term of office, namely, until the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders which will meet to approve the accounts for the financial year ending 31 December 2024. This appointment will be submitted to approval at the next Ordinary General Meeting of EDF shareholders.
Pursuant to article 19 of Ordinance No. 2014-948 dated 20 August 2014 and article 13 of the Constitution, the Board of Directors, having noted the favourable opinion of the relevant committees of the French Parliament and Senate on 26 October 2022, has also decided to recommend to the President of the French Republic the appointment of Luc Rémont as Chief Executive Officer of EDF.
Until now, Luc Rémont was Executive Vice President, International Operations, and a Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric. A graduate of the École Polytechnique and holding an engineering degree from the École Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées (Ensta), he began his career in 1993 as an engineer at the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA). In 1996, he joined the French Ministry for Economy, Finance and Industry, holding several positions in the Treasury Department. He then became technical advisor responsible for government shareholdings, and deputy chief of staff at the Ministry of Finance from 2002 to 2007. In 2007, he joined the bank Merrill Lynch, and moved to Schneider Electric in 2014.
The biographies of all members of the Board of Directors can be found at: https://www.edf.fr/groupe-edf/edf-en-bref/gouvernance/conseil-dadministration.
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As a major player in energy transition, the EDF Group is an integrated energy company active in all businesses: generation, transmission, distribution, energy trading, energy sales and energy services. EDF group is a world leader in low-carbon energy, having developed a diverse production mix based mainly on nuclear and renewable energy (including hydropower). It is also investing in new technologies to support energy transition. EDF’s raison d’être is to build a net zero energy future with electricity and innovative solutions and services, to help save the planet and drive well-being and economic development. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to approximately 38.5 million customers (1), of whom 29.3 million in France (2). It generated consolidated sales of €84.5 billion in 2021. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.
(1) Since 2018, customers are counted per delivery site. A customer can have two delivery points: one for electricity and another one for gas.
(2) Including ÉS (Électricité de Strasbourg) and SEI.