Nicolas Badré appointed as Nexans’ Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Paris, October 24, 2011 – Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has appointed Nicolas Badré to join its Corporate Financial Department as Deputy Chief Financial Officer. The appointment was effective from October 11, 2011.
Nicolas Badré will report directly to Frederic Michelland, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Corporate Executive Vice President Americas.
Previously he held at ‘Groupe Saint-Gobain’ (1995 – 2007) various Financial Directorship positions in operational subsidiaries across the group globally. In 2007, Nicolas Badré joined the Owens Corning group as European Financial Director, where he was responsible for executing financial processes across its European operations. While at Owens Corning, Badré also managed the operational financial direction in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) as well as two divisions operating worldwide.
Nicolas Badré graduated from Haute Ecole de Commerce (HEC), Paris and has a CEMS Master in Management (Community of European Management Schools). He has also achieved the following French Ministry of Finances qualification: Cycle des Hautes Etudes pour le Développement Economique.
With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, worldwide expert in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments: from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotives, electronics, aeronautics, material handling and automation. Nexans is a responsible industrial company that regards sustainable development as integral to its global and operational strategy. Continuous innovation in products, solutions and services, employee development and engagement, and the introduction of safe industrial processes with limited environmental impact are among the key initiatives that place Nexans at the core of a sustainable future. With an industrial presence in 40 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 23,700 people and had sales in 2010 of 6 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult www.nexans.com