Guillaume Pepy

57 years old


Chairman of the Management Board of SNCF

Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit and Financial Statements Committee and member of the Strategy Committee of SUEZ

Date of initial appointment: July 15, 2008

Start date of current mandate: May 22, 2014

Termination date of mandate: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.

Others titles and positions held (excluding Group):

  • Chairman of the Management Board of SNCF;
  • Chairman and CEO of the Board of Directors of SNCF Mobilités;
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Systra.


Guillaume Pepy, born May 26, 1958, studied at the École Nationale d’Administration and is a Legal Advisor at the Conseil d’État (France’s highest administrative court). Mr. Pepy has served in various positions at SNCF – French Railways (Director of Main line Services, then Director of Investments, Economy and Strategy and Chief Executive Officer since 2003) as well as in government Ministries (technical advisor to Michel Charasse, Chief of Staff for Michel Durafour and then Chief of Staff for Martine Aubry). Since February 26, 2008, Guillaume Pepy has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SNCF.