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Portrait de Jean-Bernard Lévy
Age : 64
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Electricite de France SA - Societe Generale SA - Edison SpA

Jean-Bernard Lévy is a French businessperson who has been the head of 18 different companies and currently occupies the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Électricité de France SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of EDF International SAS, Non-Executive Chairman for EDF Energy Plc and Chairman of Edison SpA.

He is also Chairman at EDF Fondation DiversiTerre and on the board of 9 other companies.

In the past Jean-Bernard Lévy was Chairman-Supervisory Board for Viroxis SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Matra Communication SA, Chairman at Activision Blizzard, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Thales SA, Chairman of Institut Mines-Télécom, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Société Française de Radiotéléphone SA, Chairman of JBL Consulting & Investment SAS, Chief Executive Officer at Vivendi SA and Chairman-Supervisory Board at Canal+ France (a subsidiary of Vivendi SA), Director at Paris Europlace, Managing Partner at Oddo BHF SCA, Deputy Head-Human Resources at France Telecom EGT, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for HCA, Inc., Chairman at GVT (Holding) SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for UGC SA and Head-Telecommunication Satellites at Matra Marconi Space.

Mr. Lévy received an undergraduate degree from Télécom ParisTech and an undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique.

Current positions of Jean-Bernard Lévy 
NameTitle Since
Electricite de France SA
(Multiline Utilities)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2015
Societe Generale SA
Independent Non-Executive Director 2009
Edison SpA
(Multiline Utilities)
Chairman 2014
EDF International SAS Chairman & Chief Executive Officer -
EDF Energy Plc Non-Executive Chairman -
EDF Fondation DiversiTerre Chairman -
Dalkia SA /France/ Director 2014
EDF Énergies Nouvelles SA Director 2015
Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership Director -
Union of Electricity Industry Deputy Chairman -
Framatome et CIE Member-Supervisory Board 2017
Le Cercle de l'Industrie Director -
Societe Generale SA (London Branch) Director -
EDF Energy Holdings Ltd. Director 2015

Jean-Bernard Lévy : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Pierre Christian Todorov Electricite de France SA
EDF International SAS
EDF Energy Plc
EDF Energy Holdings Ltd.
Henri Joseph Clement Lafontaine Electricite de France SA
EDF International SAS
Dalkia SA /France/
EDF Energy Holdings Ltd.
EDF Energy Plc
Xavier Rene Louise Girre Electricite de France SA
EDF Energy Plc
EDF Energy Holdings Ltd.
Nicole Verdier-Naves Edison SpA
Dalkia SA /France/
EDF Fondation DiversiTerre
EDF Énergies Nouvelles SA
Sylvie Senay-Jéhanno Edison SpA
Dalkia SA /France/
EDF Fondation DiversiTerre
Gérard Mestrallet Societe Generale SA
Societe Generale SA (London Branch)
Juan María Nin Génova Societe Generale SA
Societe Generale SA (London Branch)
William L. Connelly Societe Generale SA
Societe Generale SA (London Branch)
Kyra Kreshik Hazou Societe Generale SA
Societe Generale SA (London Branch)
Frédéric Oudéa Societe Generale SA
Societe Generale SA (London Branch)

Biography of Jean-Bernard Lévy 
Jean-Bernard Lévy (born March 18, 1955 in Suresnes, Paris) is a French businessman and the current chairman of EDF.

Early life

Born on March 18, 1955, the son of a doctor, he attended the Lycée Pasteur in Neuilly-sur-Seine. After being advised by his teachers that he was so bright, he would need to advance a year, his parents sent him to England for a year to learn English, at St Martin's Preparatory School in Northwood, Middlesex. He then studied at the École polytechnique, and from 1973 the Ecole nationale supérieure des télécommunications.

Lévy started his career as an engineer at France Telecom in 1979, in Angers. In 1982, he joined the Directorate General of Telecommunications within the PTT France, responsible for the management of senior staff and budgets, then promoted to deputy chief of staff.

In 1986, he moved to French ministry of Post and Telecommunications under secretary of state Gérard Longuet, acting as technical advisor and consultant for international affairs and industry. After a period at Matra Space as director of communications satellites, after the return to power of the Socialist Party, he returned to the French civil service under government under Longuet as his executive secretary, retaining the position in the Ministry of Industry, Posts and Telecommunications and Foreign Trade under Jose Rossi.

Appointed Group Director of Matra-Hachette from 1994, he became president and CEO of Matra Communication from 1995 to 1998. He then became managing partner of Oddo et Cie until 2002, when merged to become Pinatton Corporate he chaired the senior management team.

Appointed CEO of Vivendi in 2002, he became chairman of the Executive Board in 2005. In this capacity, he has hence chaired the supervisory board of Viroxis since 2007, and Activision Blizzard since 2009. In June 2012 Lévy left Vivendi due to a clash of views with the chairman Jean-Rene Fourtou and a clash over views on the company's future strategy.

Lévy has served on the boards of NBC Universal since 2004; Vinci S.A. and the Pasteur Institute since 2007; and Societe Generale since 2009. He has chaired the board of the Institute Telecom since 23 September 2009.

In December 2012 Lévy was appointed as the CEO of Thales Group.

In October 2014, he replaced Henri Proglio as the CEO of Électricité de France

He was appointed a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur, and an Officier of the Ordre national du Mérite.

Source @ Wikipedia

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Jean-Bernard Lévy : Connections 
European Round Table of Industrialists
Conférence de Montréal
Open University of Catalonia
Círculo de Empresarios
Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas
Fundación Federico Garca Lorca
Foundation Consejo España-India
EDF Trading Ltd.
XAnge Private Equity SA
Co-entreprise de Transport d'Electricité SA
Fenice Qualità per l'Ambiente SpA

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