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Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water
Senior Executive Vice President in charge of France
Born in 1961, a graduate from École Polytechnique and École Nationale d'Administration, Jean-Michel Herrewyn started his career in 1986 as an engineer in the Avionics division of Thomson CSF. In 1991, he joined Compagnie Générale de Chauffe (now Dalkia) as Technical Manager, then as General Manager of the home automation subsidiary. In 1993, he became Attaché to the Managing Director, and in 1996 ran Dalkia's German subsidiary and later the subsidiaries in Austria and Switzerland. In early 2000, he was appointed General Manager of Veolia Transport's German subsidiary, and also supervised developments in Austria and Switzerland. In 2000, he was appointed Chairman of Valorec, a joint subsidiary of Dalkia and Veolia Environmental Services, created from the outsourcing of energy and waste management by Novartis plants in Basel (Switzerland). In March 2003, he joined Veolia Water as Managing Director of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies. In December 2009, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water, the Water Division of Veolia Environnement.
Chief Operating Officer of Veolia Water
Chief Operating Officer Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Municipal
Jean de Vauxclairs, born in 1966, is a graduate from École Polytechnique. He started his career in 1988 as Commercial Engineer at IBM, before holding several management positions at Dalkia in France. Between 2000 and 2004, he was Chairman of CRYSTAL, a subsidiary of Dalkia, the French leader in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning activities. Since he joined Veolia Water, he successively served as Executive Vice-President of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, in charge of municipal markets for France, several European countries, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, then Chief Operating Officer of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies for all the Municipal activities of the company. In November 2012, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Veolia Water. He is also Chairman of OTV and Sidem (Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Municipal activities in France and international Major Projects).
Chief Finance Officer and Secretary General of Veolia Water
Born in France in 1960, Jérôme Coutant is a graduate of École Supérieure de Commerce in Lyon and holds a Masters degree in International Business awarded by the Sophia University in Tokyo. Jérôme Coutant started his career in accounting and financial auditing. From 1985 to 1987, he held the position of Senior Auditor at Arthur Andersen. He then joined the world of industry, as Deputy Managing Director in charge of finance and accounting at OGF PFG. In the late 1990s, the company was sold to the American multinational SCI (Service Corporation International). Jérôme stayed on board for the next three years as International CFO. In 2000, Jérôme joined Veolia Water as International Controlling Director. Briefly after his arrival, he was promoted to a new position within the Executive Committee of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, one of the Group's main subsidiaries. In 2001, he was appointed Executive Vice President in charge of administration, finance, legal affairs and IT. Since 2007, the Human Resources department has also been placed under his authority. As of May 1, 2010, Jérôme Coutant has taken over the duty of Chief Finance Officer and Secretary General of Veolia Water.
Director, Head of Strategy, Marketing and Business Development of Veolia Water
Born in 1957, Martine Vullierme holds a Degree of Professor Agrégé in Mathematics from École Normale Supérieure of Lyon, a diploma in Civil Engineering (École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées) and a State Doctorate Degree in Mathematics from the University of ParisVI. She began her career in 1989 at Compagnie Générale des Eaux as manager in charge of the Noisy-le-Grand (in the Paris region) water treatment plant, and later as Manager responsible for Executives Recruitment & Mobility. In 2000, she was appointed Deputy Director for Contract Relations at Veolia Water, and subsequently in 2003 Deputy Technical Director of the Water division. In 2010, she took over the leadership of the Risk Department at Veolia Environnement. In 2012, she was appointed Head of Strategy, Marketing & Development and joined the Executive Committee.
Human Resources Director of Veolia Water
Born in 1960, Loïc Héaulme-Laverne holds a Master's Degree in Private Law with a minor in Social Law from the University of Paris X. He joined SADE, the Veolia Water pipe construction & networks subsidiary, where he served as Director of Human Resources and member of the Management Board. In September 2011, he took over the helm of Veolia Water's Human Resources Department, and joined the Executive Committee.
Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water
Born in 1953, a graduate Public Works engineer (Travaux Publics de l'Etat), Louis Herremans started his career in 1977 as sub-division engineer at the Seine-et-Marne DDE directorate. In 1981, he joined the Val-de-Marne DDE directorate as Head of the subdivision on general engineering within the Water and Sanitation division. From 1984 to 1989, he took charge of design and engineering linked to investments in sanitation by the Ile-de-France regional authorities within the Seine-Normandie Water Board. He joined Veolia Group in 1989 as project manager within Anjou-Recherche and initiated research activities linked to rainwater treatment. After holding various positions within Anjou-Recherche, he served as Managing Director from 1998 to 2001. He then moved to the Paris suburban Region as Technical Manager, and was appointed Technical Director of Veolia Water in September 2003. In November 2012, he was appointed Senior Advisor to the CEO of the Water division, in charge among other of supervising business activities in India.
Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Asia
Born in 1955, an engineer from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (class of 77), Régis Calmels joined Veolia Water in January 1979. Successively an engineer at Arras, head of the Source du Lez worksite at Montpellier, head of the Eastern sector of the Générale des Eaux Centre-Sud Ouest Region, then the Brie sector, and Méditerranéenne des Eaux, Régis Calmels has been running Veolia Water's international subsidiaries since 1995 (Houston, Philippines, Singapore). Since the end of 1999, he has served as Managing Director of Veolia Water Asia.
Executive Vice President in charge of Europe (excluding France)
Born in 1960, a graduate Engineer from Polytech´ Montpellier (class of 1984), Philippe Guitard started his career as a Lead Project Engineer in industrial water treatment at SOGEA (CGE Group) in 1984. Successively an operations engineer in Bergerac, later Head of agencies in Mandelieu La Napoule and Cagnes-sur-Mer at Compagnie des Eaux et de l'Ozone, Philippe Guitard joined Compagnie Générale des Eaux in 1995 as Regional Director in Ponce (Puerto Rico). In 1997, he moved to the Czech Republic asCEO of the Vodarna Plzen subsidiary. In 1999 he was appointed Managing Director of Veolia Water for the Czech Republic and in 2002 Managing Director of Veolia Water for Central Europe and Russia. In April 2008, he was appointed Director of Veolia Water Europe (outside France).
Executive Vice President in charge of the Americas
Born in 1967, a graduate from École Centrale de Lyon (class of 1991), Laurent Auguste started his career in 1991 as a consultant at Japan in Time Experts in Tokyo. He joined Générale des Eaux in 1995 at the Bethune agency as Deputy Manager, and later from 1997 as Manager. In 1999, he took over the management of the CGE subsidiary in Korea and later of the subsidiary in Japan in 2002. In 2008, he was appointed Executive Vice President for the American continent and member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Water.
Chief Operating Officer Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies Industry
Born in 1962 in Denmark, Klaus L. Andersen holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering Science from the University of Aalborg. He joined the Group 22 years ago, and has served in various international operational positions before joining the Executive Committee of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies in 2003. Starting in 2007, he was responsible for VWS businesses in North and South America and Australia. Since January 2009, his duties have also included all oil & gas projects conducted by Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies. In December 2009, he took over VWS global industrial activities. He joined the Executive Committee of Veolia Water in February 2010.
Chief Operating Officer Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies International Municipal
Born in 1963, Terry Mah studied in Canada and holds a Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in microbiology, and the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Science (Environmental Engineering). Prior to joining the Veolia group in 1997, Mr. Mah held a number of different positions in technology development, international business development, and executive management. Until 2012, he was the Executive Vice President for Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies and Veolia Water activities in the Nordic and Baltic regions, Poland, and Spain.
In November 2012, Terry Mah was appointed Chief Operating Officer for Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies international municipal business and joined the Veolia Water Management Board.
Chief Executive Officer Sade
Born in 1954, a graduate from École Polytechnique (class of 1973), and a Civil Engineer from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (class of 1978), Dominique Bouillot started his career in 1978 as a civil engineer at Sade Nice. In 1980, he became Manager of the Galmi Irrigation Project (Republic of Niger) and Manager of the Tunisian office in 1983. After working at the "Service des Travaux Spéciaux", he was appointed in 1991 Director of the Paris Metropolitan Area and later promoted Deputy Managing Director in 1996. In 2000, he took over the International Department and joined the Sade Board of Directors. In 2007, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and later Chairman and CEO of Sade.