Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - EDF Group
Born on 29 June 1949 in Antibes (France), Henri Proglio is a graduate of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC). He joined Compagnie Générale des Eaux in 1972 and was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie Générales d’Entreprises Automobiles (CGEA) in 1990. In 1999, he was appointed Vice President of Vivendi, Manager of Compagnie Générale des Eaux and Chief Executive Officer of Vivendi Water. He became Chairman of the Management Board of Veolia Environnement in 2000, then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to November 2009.
Henri Proglio is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF since 25 November 2009. He was appointed director of EDF, which was then a state-owned industrial and commercial institution in September 2004.
Within the EDF group, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of EDF Energy Holdings. He is a director of EDF Énergies Nouvelles, South Stream Transport BV, South Stream Transport AG, EDF International (SAS. He is also Chairman of the board of Edison, of the EDF Foundation and the Electra association. In addition, he is director of Dassault Aviation, Fomento di Contrucciones y Contratas, Natixis.
He is Vice President of the Strategic Nuclear Energy Committee, member of the French Atomic Energy Committee, the High Committee for Transparency and Information on Nuclear Safety, the French National Committee on Sectors of Vital Importance, Director of the Fondation Européenne pour les Énergies de Demain and Vice President of Eurelectric.