Pierre Gadonneix

Pierre Gadonneix

Pierre Gadonneix
Chairman World Energy Council, and Honorary Chairman, Électricité de France (EDF)

Pierre Gadonneix is chairman of the World Energy Council (WEC) and Honorary Chairman of Electricité de France (EDF). Mr. Gadonneix was appointed WEC Chair in 2007. He was Chair of the French Energy Council (CFE) from 1993 to 1999 where he still serves as a board member. Mr Gadonneix has more than 44 years of experience in the energy industry among which more than 13 years as a chief executive officer in both gas and electric utility industry. He was named president and chief executive officer of EDF from 2004 to 2009,and ensured the implementation of the Group’s industrial plan for profitable growth, mainly in Europe. Under his leadership, EDF pursued its international expansion in energy markets, especially in China, the US, UK and Italy.


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