Sylvie Jéhanno, Chief Executive Officer of Dalkia since January 1, 2017, is also Chairman of the Group. She also became President of TIRU.
Dalkia's Board of Directors is changing its governance by merging the functions of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. Sylvie Jéhanno, Dalkia's Chief Executive Officer since January 1,2017, has been appointed Chairman and CEO as of January 10, 2018. She is the successor to Jean-Michel Mazalérat.
On the same date, the Board of Directors of TIRU, a Dalkia subsidiary specializing in the recycling of household waste, appointed Sylvie Jéhanno as Chairman of TIRU. She replaced Jean-Pierre Frémont, who remained a director. Pierre de Montlivault, appointed on September 1,2017, will continue as Chief Executive Officer.
The Dalkia Group, with its subsidiaries in France such as TIRU, is a leader in energy services in France committed to combating climate change. Its 5-year strategic plan,"Cap Dalkia", launched in September 2017, aims to strengthen this positioning with 50% of renewable energy and recovery in the Group's energy mix by 2022. To succeed, Dalkia relies on its expertise in the development of local renewable energy sources and energy savings for the benefit of local communities and businesses. In 2016, its activities produced 4.3 TWh of energy savings and avoided equivalent emissions of 3.2 Mt of CO2 for its customers, as if 2.5 million vehicles had been removed from circulation.
A journey in the world of energy
Sylvie Jéhanno, 48, a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris, joined EDF as manager of a gas network operating team (then EDF GDF SERVICES). She then moved on to the Sales and Marketing departments, taking on first the responsibilities of a customer relations centre and then a marketing team which was responsible for preparing for the opening of energy markets in 1999. In 2005, she was appointed B to B Marketing Director, then Key Accounts Director in 2007. At the end of 2011, she was EDF's Retail Customer Director, serving more than 5,000 people working for nearly 25 million customers. In particular, she initiated the digital transformation of private customer relations and steered the innovative project that positioned the EDF Group on the connected home market with the creation of the start-up subsidiary Sowee and its associated connected station. On January 1, 2017, she took responsibility for Dalkia as Chief Executive Officer.