Appointments in the Alstom Group

Henri Poupart-Lafarge and Nicolas Tissot

Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Chief Financial Officer of Alstom and member of the Executive Committee, will be appointed Executive Vice President and President of the new Sector that will regroup the electricity transmission activities at the closing of the Areva T&D acquisition. In his new role, Henri Poupart-Lafarge will remain a member of the Executive Committee and will report to Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom.

Nicolas Tissot will join the company on 17 May, 2010, as Chief Financial Officer of Alstom replacing Henri Poupart-Lafarge.. He will be a member of the Executive Committee and will report to Patrick Kron. Nicolas Tissot is currently Deputy Chief Executive Officer of GDF-Suez’s Global Gas & LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) business.

Alstom’s Executive Committee, presided by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Kron, will thus comprise Philippe Joubert, Executive Vice President and President of the Power Sector; Philippe Mellier, Executive Vice President and President of the Transport Sector; Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Executive Vice President and President of the new Sector that will regroup the electricity transmission activities; Patrick Dubert, Senior Vice President Human Resources; and Nicolas Tissot, Chief Financial Officer.

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Henri Poupart-Lafarge, 40, is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and the Massachussetts Institute of Technology. He started his career in 1992 at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., before joining the French Ministry of Economy and Finance in 1994 at the Treasury Department, and then as Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Finance. He joined Alstom in 1998 where he was successively Head of Investor Relations, Management Control, and in 2000, Financial Officer of the Transmission & Distribution Sector which was sold in 2004. Since then, he has been Chief Financial Officer of Alstom.

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Nicolas Tissot, 43, is a graduate of HEC, Ecole Nationale d’Administration and a Finance Inspector. He started his career at the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry (1995-1999), and then joined Suez, where he first worked in the Finance Control Department after which he was appointed Head of Group business control (2000-2003). Then he was subsequently appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive VP Suez Energy International (2003-2005), Chief Financial Officer of Electrabel in 2005, and since 2009, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of GDF-Suez’s Global Gas & LNG business.

Auteur: Redactie Infrasite

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