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Appointment within the AREVA group

Press release


October 02, 2009

Pierre CHARRETON is appointed AREVA Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Legal Department and Corporate General Counsel. He is a member of the AREVA Management Committee, a member of the AREVA Executive Committee, of which he is also the secretary, and a member of the Nuclear Executive Committee.

He reports to Anne LAUVERGEON.

Biographical Information

Pierre CHARRETON, 60, holds a law degree from the University of Orleans. He began his career in 1975 as a junior legal advisor in the Pretabail group, a financial leasing company. In 1978, he joined the law firm Fidal as a legal advisor. In 1982, he joined Framatome (now AREVA NP) as a legal advisor and was temporarily assigned to work with law firm Fried, Frank, Shriver & Jacotson LLP in Washington DC in 1984 and 1985. On returning to France, he worked in Framatome's Legal Department on mergers and acquisitions, mainly in the connectors business.

In 1988, he was appointed secretary general of FCI (then an AREVA subsidiary), a position he held up until 1992 when he was appointed Vice President of Framatome's Legal Department. In 1999, Mr. Charreton took over as head of the Legal Department in the Thales Group. He also sat on the group's Executive Committee. In 2005, he took charge of France Telecom/Orange Group's Legal Department and was also a member of the group leadership team and administrator for foreign subsidiaries.


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