Appointment of Pierre BOUCHUT, as Executive Vice-President Finance Control & Legal Affairs of the Group
Rueil Malmaison, April, 22 2005 – Schneider Electric announces the appointment of Pierre BOUCHUT, as Executive Vice-President Finance Control & Legal Affairs of the Group, in place of Antoine GISCARD d’ESTAING who decided to pursue his career at Group Danone.
Pierre BOUCHUT, 49 years old, graduated of HEC and Paris Dauphine University with a Master degree in Applied Economics, held different positions at Citibank in Paris, at Bankers Trust France SA, at McKinsey and lastly since 1990 in Casino Group, where he has been successively Chief Financial Officer and since 2003 Chief Executive Officer.
Pierre BOUCHUT will join Schneider Electric on May 16, 2005.
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