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Portrait de Gérard Mestrallet
Age : 69
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Societe Generale SA - Suez SA

Summary 
Gérard Mestrallet is a French businessperson who founded Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion and who has been at the head of 14 different companies.

He holds the position of Chairman of The Engie Corporate Foundation, Chairman for Paris Europlace and Chairman for SUEZ SA. Gérard Mestrallet is also on the board of Société Générale SA, the University of Tongji, International Power SA (former Chairman) and Conférence de Montréal and Chairman at Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion and Member of European Round Table of Industrialists.

Mr. Mestrallet previously held the position of Director at Holding de Infraestructuras y Servicios Urbanos SA, Chairman for GDF Suez Energy Management Trading SCRL, Chairman for ENGIE SA Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at SUEZ SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Engie Rassembleurs d'Energies SASU, Chairman of Electrabel SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Cie de Suez SA, Chairman of ENGIE Energie Services SA and Chairman-Executive Board at Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux Finance SA (which are all subsidiaries of ENGIE SA), Executive Vice President-Industrial Affairs at Compagnie Financière De Suez and Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA.

He received an undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique and a graduate degree from Ecole Nationale d'Administration.


Current positions of Gérard Mestrallet 
NameTitle Since
Societe Generale SA
(Banks)
Independent Non-Executive Director 2015
Suez SA
(Environmental Services & Equipment)
Chairman 2007
Paris Europlace Chairman -
Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion Chairman -
The Engie Corporate Foundation Chairman -
University of Tongji Director -
International Power SA Director -
Conférence de Montréal Member-Governors Board -
European Round Table of Industrialists Member -


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Biography of Gérard Mestrallet 
Gérard Mestrallet (born 1 April 1949 in Paris) is the Chairman and CEO of GDF Suez, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Suez Environnement.

Biography

Education
He graduated from Sciences Po Toulouse, the Ecole polytechnique, École nationale de l'aviation civile and the École nationale d'administration.

Career

After his graduation from ENA, he joined the Treasury. Between September 1982 and July 1984 he was the technical advisor in charge of industrial affairs under the Minister of Economics and Finance (during the time of Jacques Delors)

In 1984, he started working as a special advisor for Suez, known today just as Suez. He has been its Chairman and CEO since 2001.He was named Deputy Delegate General for Industrial Affairs in June 1986. In July 1987, he was General Director of the European Court of Human Rights, an affiliate of the Compagnie financière de Suez. In January 1991 he started as the Deputy Director General of the company, but a month later he became the Managing Director and Chairman of the Management Committee of the Société General de Belgique, to ensure its refocusing and development.

He was appointed as a member of the Hong Kong Chief Executive's Council of International Advisers in the years of 1998-2005. He is the President of Ill|fr|Paris Europlace. He is also the President of the Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion (FACE).

In 1995 he took a position as the head of Suez and since then he has worked for Suez while focusing on three businesses: energy, water, and waste He was also the instigator of the reconciliation between Suez and the Lyonnaise des Eaux. The Suez-Lyonnaise des Eaux was started in 1997, at which time Mestrallet became the chairman of its executive board while Jérôme Monod, chairman of Lyonnaise, became the Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Source @ Wikipedia




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Gérard Mestrallet : Connections 
Fondation d'entreprise Gdf Suez
London Insurance Group, Inc.
Cofely Italia SpA


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