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Jean-Bernard Lévy

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EDF Group

Jean-Bernard Lévy was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF  Group on November 26th, 2014. He was elected President of Eurelectric in May 2021.  

From December 2012 to November 2014 he was the Chairman and Chief Executive  Officer of Thales, a leading electronics and systems industrial group. From 2002 to 2012, he was at Vivendi, a global communications and digital media  company, based in Paris. He was Chief Operating Officer of Vivendi from 2002 to  2005, and CEO from 2005 to 2012.From 1998 to 2002 he was Managing Partner, Corporate Finance at Oddo & Cie.  From 1995 to 1998 he was Chairman and CEO of Matra Communication.  

Jean-Bernard Lévy was General Manager, Communications satellites of Matra Espace  and then Matra Marconi Space from 1988 until 1993, when he became Chief of Staff  to Gérard Longuet, the French Minister for Industry, Postal Services &  Telecommunications and Foreign Trade. From 1986 to 1988, he was Advisor to Gérard Longuet, the French Minister for Postal  and Telecommunications Services.  

Jean-Bernard Lévy began his career in 1979 with France Telecom as an engineer in  Angers. In 1982, he became responsible for the management of senior staff and  budgets, and was later promoted to deputy head of Human Resources.