Nexans utnevner Christopher Guérin som konsernsjef

 Christopher Guérin Nexans Chief Executive OfficerParis La Défense, July 4th, 2018 - The Board of Directors of Nexans, during its meeting of July 3, 2018 chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel, decided to appoint Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer. He will take office on 4 July 2018.

Christopher Guérin, 46 years old, has been with Nexans since 1997 and most recently since 2014 served as Senior Executive Vice President, Europe and Telecom/Datacom, Power Accessories Business Groups and member of the Group Management Board. During his years at Nexans, he has demonstrated strong and decisive leadership while successfully leading economic and social transformations in highly competitive international environments. In 2017, Christopher Guérin was instrumental in building the present “Paced For Growth” strategic plan.

Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge will serve as advisor to the new Chief Executive Officer until September 30, 2018.

Christopher Guérin is a solid and inspiring executive who has demonstrated many successes within the Group,” said Georges Chodron de Courcel, Chairman of the Board. “He is a well-respected leader in our organization and successfully carried out the deep transformation of our European activities. The Board of Directors unanimously supports him in his new mission to which he brings not only an in-depth knowledge of the cable industry but also a clear strategic view as to avenues of future growth.”

"It is a great honor to succeed Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge and I am ready to take up this challenge," said Christopher Guérin, Chief Executive Officer of Nexans. "I know Nexans. I know its strengths, its customers and its markets of tomorrow. I especially know the men and women who make up our Group. And it is for these reasons that I have confidence we will develop Nexans' performance while guiding the teams towards a profitable future."

 

A conference call (in English) is scheduled today at 10.30 a.m. (Paris time).

To take part, please dial one of the following numbers and ask for "Nexans Conference Call":

  • From France: +33 (0) 1 71 23 01 07
  • From other European countries: +44 1296 480 180
  • From the United States: +1 718 354 1176

Confirmation code: 424 516#

 

To listen to the conference call replay, please click here (MP3 file)

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Om Nexans

Nexans er en global leder innenfor avanserte kabler og kablingsløsninger og tilfører verden energi gjennom et omfattende utvalg av bransjeledende produkter og innovative tjenester. I over 120 år har innovasjon vært et viktig kjennemerke for Nexans. Det har gjort selskapet i stand til å utvikle tryggere, smartere og mer effektive løsninger for fremtiden i tett samarbeid med kundene. I dag er Nexans-konsernets mål å hjelpe kundene med overgangen til nye energiformer og å håndtere den eksponentielle dataveksten med utgangspunkt i fire forretningsområder: Building & Territories (kraft, SMARTnett og e-mobilitet), High Voltage & Projects (offshore-vindparker, sjøkabler og høyspente landkabler), Telecom & Data (dataoverføring, telekommunikasjonsnettverk, hyperskalerte datasentre og LAN-nett) og Industry & Solutions (fornybare ressurser, transport, olje og gass, automasjon m.m.). Samfunnsansvar er et overordnet prinsipp for Nexans’ forretningsdrift og interne praksis. I 2013 opprettet Nexans som første kabelleverandør en stiftelse som skal støtte bærekraftige tiltak for å gi underprivilegerte lokalsamfunn over hele verden tilgang til energi. Nexans’ engasjement for å utvikle etiske, bærekraftige kabelløsninger av høy kvalitet er drivkraften bak den innsatsen konsernet gjør innenfor flere ledende bransjeorganisasjoner, deriblant Europacable, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) og CIGRE. Nexans har over 26 000 ansatte, produksjon i 34 land og kommersielle aktiviteter over hele verden. I 2017 hadde konsernet en omsetning på 6,4 milliarder euro. Nexans er børsnotert på Euronext Paris, kategori A. Du finner flere opplysninger på:

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