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Elengy appoints new CEO

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On ENGIE’s proposal, Elengy's board of directors decided to appoint Laurence Borie-Bancel as CEO of Elengy effective 1 June, succeeding Martin Jahan de Lestang, who has been appointed to other positions within ENGIE. Elengy belongs to the scope of gas infrastructures in France supervised by Didier Holleaux, Group Deputy Director General.

Laurence Borie-Bancel, 51, is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Ingénieurs de Génie Chimique (1989 – INP Toulouse, France). She started her career in 1989, in the Gaz de France centre for engineering in charge of infrastructure projects in the field of natural gas and LNG. She, then, developed a real expertise in this area, working on various projects: in particular she worked for Tokyo Gas and Osaka Gas in Japan as part of an LNG cooperation program and was involved in the revamping of the Montoir de Bretagne LNG terminal located in France, and in the development of the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal as well as the Dahej LNG importing terminal in India.

From 2005 to 2012, she became, for Gaz de France, responsible for the development of different assets (gas infrastructure and power production: gas power plants and renewables).

In 2012, she became Deputy General Manager of La Compagnie du Vent, and was in charge of the development of onshore and offshore wind projects, as well as solar projects, mainly in France.

Laurence Borie-Bancel then joined the Generation Europe Business Unit of ENGIE end of 2015, and was responsible for the operation of the thermal assets of ENGIE in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece.

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