Nexans Appoints Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer

 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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Nexans sikrer tilgangen til energi gennem sit store og varierede udbud af kabler og kabelløsninger, som forbedrer vores kunders aktiviteter og resultater verden over. Nexans’ ambition er at være en samarbejdspartner, og en støtte for kunderne inden for fire hovedforretningsområder: elektrisk transmission og distribution (til havs og på land), energiressourcer (olie og gas, minedrift og vedvarende energikilder), transporter (veje, jernbaner, fly og skibe) samt installation (kommercielle bygninger, boliger og datacentraler). Nexans’ strategi bygger på en løbende innovation af produkter, løsninger og tjenester, kompetenceudvikling for medarbejdere, uddannelse af kunder og introduktion af sikre industriprocesser med mindst mulige miljøpåvirkning. I 2013 blev Nexans den første virksomhed i kabelindustrien, der oprettede en fond til fremme af langsigtede projekter, som giver udsatte samfund rundt om i verden tilgang til energi. Med en industriel tilstedeværelse i over 40 lande og salgskontorer over hele verden havde Nexans 26.000 medarbejdere og en omsætning på 5,8 milliarder euro i 2016. Nexans er børsnoteret på NYSE Euronext Paris, afdeling A. For mere information besøg www.nexans.dk.

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