Pascal Colombani

Age: 70.

Nationality: French.

Professional address: TII Stratégies, 3 rue de Logelbach - 75017 Paris (France).

Principal function: Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Valeo (*). 

End of current mandate: AGM 2016.

First mandate: 9 July 2004 – 24 June 2008.

Independent Director.

Chairman of the Ethics, Compliance and Sustainability Committee.

Member of the Audit Committee.

Holds 600 shares.


Other current directorships and positions:

In France:

Chairman of the Advisory Board of A.T. Kearney Paris;

Member of the European Advisory Board of JPMorgan Chase;

Non-Executive Director of Technip (*);

Vice-Chairman of the National Strategic Council for Research.

Abroad:

Chairman of the Board of Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) (Belgium).

 

Biography:

Dr Pascal Colombani is a graduate of École normale supérieure (Saint-Cloud) and holds a doctorate in Nuclear Physics.

His career has been balanced between research and industry: he started as a research associate at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) then joined Schlumberger where he spent almost twenty years in various management positions in Europe, the USA, and Japan.

In this last assignment, while President of Schlumberger KK in Tokyo he also initiated the implantation of an R&D centre in China. Director of Technology at the French Ministry of Research from 1997 to 1999, he became Chief Executive Officer of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in 2000 until December 2002.

He initiated the restructuring of the CEA industrial holdings, resulting in the creation of Areva in 2000, the nuclear engineering conglomerate. He chaired the Supervisory Board of Areva until 2003.

Dr Pascal Colombani is Chairman of the Advisory Board of A.T. Kearney in Paris and a member of the European Advisory Board of JPMorgan Chase. He is also non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Valeo, a member of the Board of Technip, and Chairman of the Board of Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) in Belgium.

He is a member of the French Academy of Technologies and of the French National Strategic Council for Research. 

 

(*) Listed company.