Bombshell for ‘Atomic Anne’

Areva boss Anne Lauvergeon, aka 'Atomic Anne', has been removed her post at the nuclear engineering giant and replaced by the company's Chief Operating Officer.

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Areva boss Anne Lauvergeon, aka 'Atomic Anne', has been removed her post at the state-owned nuclear engineering giant and replaced by the company's Chief Operating Officer Luc Oursel. Lauvergeon appears to have paid for her longstanding rift with President Nicolas Sarkozy who she has increasingly irritated over her disobedience towards government proposals.