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GDF SUEZ partners with Barcelona to design and develop the City of tomorrow

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GDF SUEZ, and Xavier Trias, Mayor of the city of Barcelona, Spain, signed a strategic partnership in regard to the city of tomorrow. This agreement follows suit to the "City Protocol", an initiative launched by the city of Barcelona last July, to establish a model of excellence and reference in terms of developing solutions for sustainable cities projects.

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Executives

Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Born April 1, 1949. Education Graduate of the École Polytechnique Graduate of the École Nationale d’Administration
Professional experience 2001-2008: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ 1997-2001: Chairman of the Executive Board of Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux 1995-1997: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Suez 1991-1995: Executive Director and Chairman of the Management Committee of Société Générale de Belgique 1986-1991: Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of industrial affairs 1984-1986: Special Advisor at Compagnie de Suez
Principal other memberships and offices held
Chairman of the Board of Directors of GDF SUEZ Energy Services, SUEZ Environnement Company (France), Electrabel, GDF SUEZ Belgium Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aguas de Barcelona (Spain) Director of Saint-Gobain (France), Pargesa Holding SA (Switzerland) and International Power (United Kingdom) Chairman of Paris EUROPLACE Member of the Board of Institut Français des Administrateurs (French Institute of Corporate Directors)
Jean-François Cirelli, Vice-Chairman and President
Education Graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies Graduate of the École Nationale d’Administration Graduate in Law
Professional experience
2004-2008: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gaz de France 2002-2004: Deputy Director of the Prime Minister’s Office 1997-2002: Economic Advisor to the President of the Republic 1995-1997: Technical Advisor to the President of the Republic 1985-1995: different posts in the Treasury Department of the Economy and Finance Ministry
Principal other memberships and offices held:
Chairman of the Board of Directors of GDF SUEZ Trading (France) and Eurogas (Belgium) Vice-Chairman of the GDF SUEZ Corporate Foundation and Electrabel (Belgium) Director of GDF SUEZ Energy Services, SUEZ Environnement Company (France), GDF SUEZ Belgium and International Power (United Kingdom) Member of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec
Isabelle Kocher, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer
Born on December 9, 1966. Education Graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Rue d’Ulm, Paris, France; Engineer of the Corps des Mines; DEA (postgraduate degree) in quantum optics and aggregation in Physics
Professional career
2009 – 2011: Managing Director of Lyonnaise des Eaux, in charge of the development of activities in Europe 2007 – 2009: Executive Vice President of Lyonnaise des Eaux 2005 – 2007: Suez Group Senior Vice President in charge of performance and reorganization programs of the Suez Group 2002 – 2005: In charge of the strategic overview of the Suez Group and the strategic monitoring of Suez Environnement 1999 – 2002: Industrial Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister of France 1997 – 1998: Manager of the postal and telecommunications budgets, followed by the defense budget at the Budget Department of France 1994 – 1997: Manager of the industrial inspection and certification department at the DRIRE for the Ile-de-France region of France 1992 – 1993: Merger and acquisitions department at the Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild 1991 – 1992: Project manager for the optimization and restructuring of production workshops at the Société Européenne de Propulsion
Other memberships and offices held
Non-Executive Director of International Power plc

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