An experienced leadership team aligned on core values and a single vision for Framatome.

Framatome is governed by an Executive Committee consisting of nine members led by Bernard Fontana, Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of Framatome.

The Executive Committee

The main objective of the Executive Committee is to guarantee the effectiveness of the company’s policies, as defined by the Supervisory Board.

Framatome Executive Committee

Framatome Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the following members:

  • Grégoire Ponchon, Managing Director, member of the Managing Board
  • Catherine Cornand, Senior Executive Vice President, Installed Base Business Unit
  • Lionel Gaiffe, Senior Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence and Fuel Business Unit
  • Frédéric Lelièvre, Senior Executive Vice President, Sales, Regional Platforms and Instrumentation and Control Business Unit
  • Alexis Marincic, Senior Executive Vice President, Engineering & Design Authority
  • Jean-Bernard Ville, Senior Executive Vice President, Projects and Components Manufacturing Business Unit
  • Vincent Champain, Senior Executive Vice President, Digital and Information Technology
  • Elisabeth Terrail, Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources
  • Françoise Onno, Senior Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Our ambition is to strengthen our position as a leading industrial player in the nuclear energy market

Bernard Fontana, CEO of Framatome

Shareholding structure

Framatome Shareholder structure as of 24 January 2024
Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (80.5%) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%).


Framatome’s expertise and know-how is also founded on the competencies of its subsidiaries.


Intercontrôle is specialized in automated non-destructive testing for nuclear power plants. Its teams develop innovative solutions for its customers worldwide. They also perform on-site interventions to carry out in-service inspections of nuclear power plants.

Olys Engineering

An agile player in nuclear and industrial engineering, Olys Engineering provides engineering services and covers all key areas of expertise required for the creation, startup, operation, maintenance and modification of industrial equipment and facilities.

FoxGuard Solutions

FoxGuard Solutions designs, manufactures, and integrates customer- and project-specific industrial computing, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance solutions used in critical infrastructure markets. The company’s offices are located in Christiansburg, Va.


Covalion is a trademark of Framatome, specializing in systems integration for hydrogen and battery storage solutions. Innovations in advanced hydrogen and battery technologies contribute to a low-carbon economy in the fight against climate change.

Joint ventures


CORYS has been supplying training and engineering simulators for more than 30 years to the Nuclear, Transportation and Process industries.


Arcys designs, develops and maintains safety electronics equipment for harsh environments.

SGT (Steam Generating Team)

SGT is an industry leader in Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects, fleet programs and major component replacements.  Their services include design engineering, procurement, installation, modification and construction. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SGT is a joint Framatome and United Engineers & Constructors company.


Isogen is a joint venture between Framatome and Kinectrics, whose mission is to enable the use of CANDU reactors to produce the medical isotopes needed to treat and diagnose patients with serious diseases world-wide. Isogen’s enabling partnership with Bruce Power and ITM allows us to produce the world’s largest and most reliable supply of lifesaving, short-lived, medical isotopes.