Keyword: Henri Proglio
The former EDF chief, now advisor to Russian national nuclear corporation Rosatom, was pushed to withdraw bid by French economy minister.
Proglio, an opponent of French government plans to reduce nuclear energy dependence, is to be replaced by Thales boss Jean-Bernard Lévy.
Appointed five years ago, the staunchly pro-nuclear EDF boss Henri Proglio faces a stern political battle in his bid for a second term of office.
Antoine Frérot, chief executive of Veolia, the world’s biggest water utility by sales, faces a boardroom coup orchestrated by EDF boss Henri Proglio.