Date of Birth: December 2, 1951
Director and Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT COMPANY
Date of initial appointment: 5 December, 2007
Start date of current mandate: 23 May, 2012
Termination date of current mandate: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending 31 December, 2015.
Others titles and positions held (excluding Group):
Director of Criteria CaixaHolding S.A.U (Spain)
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of Economic Forecasting for the Greater Mediterranean (IPEMED)
Jean-Louis Chaussade, born 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’Etudes Politiques de Paris (1980) and of AMP at Harvard Business School (1988). He first joined Degrémont in 1978 and was subsequently appointed Chief Operating Officer of Degrémont Espagne in Bilbao in 1989. During this period he was appointed director of Aguas de Barcelona. Mr. Chaussade was also appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dumez Copisa Espagne 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, Executive Vice-President of SUEZ and Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT. Mr. Chaussade is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lyonnaise des Eaux (France) and of Sita France. He has been Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT COMPANY since July 23, 2008. Mr. Chaussade has been a member of the GDF SUEZ Management Board from May 1, 2011 to 22nd July, 2013 and is Director of Criteria Caixaholding S.A.U. since October 19, 2011. He has also been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of Economic Forecasting for the Greater Mediterranean (IPEMED) since December 9, 2011.