President of Eurelectric, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of EDF Group
Jean-Bernard Lévy was appointed Chairman & CEO of EDF Group on 26 November 2014. Previously he was the Chairman & CEO of Thales, a leading electronics and systems industrial group, and he headed up Vivendi as COO from 2002 to 2005, and as CEO from 2005 to 2012. During his career he held multiple management positions in corporate finance and communications, including the role of Chief of Staff to Gérard Longuet, the French Minister for Industry, Postal Services & Telecommunications and Foreign Trade. He is a graduate of the École Polytechnique (1973) and Télécom ParisTech. He is an officer of Légion d’Honneur and of the Ordre National du Mérite.