Appointments within AREVA

  Appointments within AREVA

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PARIS -- February 19, 2014



Carolle FOISSAUD is appointed Chief Executive Officer of AREVATA and Senior
Executive Vice President, Propulsion and Research Reactors Business Division.
She reports directly to Luc Oursel, Chief Executive Officer.

This appointment is effective as of March 1, 2014.

Anne-Marie CHOHO is appointed Senior Executive Vice President, Safety,
Security and Operations Support. She reports to Philippe Knoche, Chief
Operating Officer. She is a member of the Executive Management Board (EMB).

This appointment is effective as of March 1, 2014.

Eric CHASSARD is appointed Senior Executive Vice President, Engineering and
Projects. He reports to Philippe Knoche, Chief Operating Officer.

This appointment is effective as of March 1, 2014.

Biographical elements

Carolle Foissaudbegan her career with Thomson in 1991 as a Systems Design
Engineer. She joined the “Fuel” Business Unit of AREVA NP in 1995 and became
Head of the Fuel Rod Department. Then she joined FCI in 2000, the former
connectors subsidiary of the AREVA group, and was named Director of
Industrialization at the automotive plant in Epernon, France, before joining
the Plants Business Unit in 2003. There, among other positions, she was Chief
of Staff to the Senior Executive VP of the BU and Deputy to the Proposal
Manager for the Chinese EPR™ reactors. In 2007, Carolle Foissaud became Head
of division within the Propulsion Energy sector of AREVA TA, then in charge of
the “Reactors and Services” division.In July 2009, Carolle Foissaudwas
appointed Executive Vice President of the Cleanup BusinessUnit. Carolle
Foissaud has been Senior Executive Vice President, Operations Support since
March 2012. She is a member of the Executive Management Board (EMB). She is on
the board of MERSEN. Carolle Foissaud is also reserve Lieutenant-colonel in
the Gendarmerie.

Anne-Marie Choho started her career with AREVA in France 20 years ago. She
spent 3 years as a research and development engineer. She then held several
engineering positions in France in nuclear fuel reprocessing, nuclear waste
treatment, and mixed oxide (MOX) fuel fabrication projects. In 1996,
Anne-Marie moved to the USA to contribute her experience in nuclear high level
waste to help with the cleanup of the US Department of Energy Hanford site.
She spent 7 years supporting the Hanford tank waste remediation projects as
design manager, technology program manager, and field engineering manager. She
also served as adjunct faculty at the Washington State University for a
nuclear waste vitrification course. Next, she became the engineering manager
of the MOX Fabrication Facility project, in Charlotte, NC. In 2006, Anne-Marie
moved back to France to become deputy Senior Vice-President, and than Senior
Vice President and than Senior Vice President for Engineering and Construction
of the Plants sector of AREVA NP. In 2010 Anne-Marie was appointed Engineering
and Projects Deputy Senior Vice President. She has been Engineering and
Projects Senior Executive Vice President since July 2011.

Éric Chassard served as a neutronics and thermohydraulics engineer in the
French Atomic Energy Commission (Saclay). He also held various positions as
operations manager and safety and product engineer for the Tritium Department
at AREVA’s Marcoule facility, Project Manager of the Celestin reactors life
extension and at the company’s La Hague facility. Eric Chassard also was
safety and quality engineer at Melox facility from 2002 to 2003 and
productivity improvement director at that location from 2003 to 2007. From
2007 to 2009, Eric has been Vice President for the Fuel Business for SGN. In
2009, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Shaw AREVA MOX Services,
LLC. Eric Chassard has been Deputy Senior Executive Vice President,
Engineering and Projects since 2012.


AREVA supplies advanced technology solutions for power generation with less
carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security,
transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible
development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement.

Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated
offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor
design and construction, and operating services. The group is actively
developing its activities in renewable energies – wind, bioenergy, solar and
energy storage – to become a European leader in this sector.

With these two major offers, AREVA’s 46,000 employees are helping to supply
ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of


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