Press Release

Appointment of the Framatome Managing Board

January 4, 2018 | 1 min |
Category: corporate
January 4, 2018 - The Supervisory Board of Framatome, meeting today under the chairmanship of Jean-Bernard Lévy, Chairman and CEO of EDF, appointed Bernard Fontana Chairman of the Managing Board and Chief Executive Officer.

It also appointed Philippe Braidy Managing Director, member of the Managing Board.

Bernard Fontana holds a degree in engineering from the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées in Paris. He has 30 years’ experience in the chemical, steel and building materials industries (SNPE, ArcelorMittal, APERAM and Holcim).

From February 2012 to September 2015, he served as CEO of Holcim Ltd. Since September 1, 2015, Bernard Fontana had been Chief Executive Officer of AREVA NP.

Philippe Braidy, former Head of regional and local Development and network in French Caisse des Dépôts, has 30 years’ experience as Technical and Financial Director in public administrations (French Ministry of Budget, Prime minister’s office, CEA…). Up to now he has been managing the Finance, Strategy/Innovation/Communications, Legal/Compliance, Risks/Audit, and Information Systems Functions of AREVA NP.


About Framatome

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. Its more than 14,000 employees work every day to help Framatome’s customers supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical low-carbon energy.

Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).