Suez Environnement strengthens its management team

Bernard Guirkinger has been named senior executive vice president of Suez Environnement , in charge of business coordination for the water activities, R&D and sustainable development. He will also be responsible for institutional relations, including European affairs, international agencies and social empowerment.

At Lyonnaise des Eaux, Isabelle Kocher has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO). She will also head up Water’s development in Europe, in particular Germany and Italy. Kocher was previously chief operating officer (COO) of Lyonnaise des Eaux.

Degrémont COO Rémi Lantier moves up to be CEO. Thierry Mallet, former CEO of Degrémont, will become senior executive vice president of Suez Environnement, in charge of International, a sector that includes Degrémont, Asia, North America, Central Europe and the Middle East. He will also be a member of Suez Environnement’s group management committee.

In addition to her Legal and Audit responsibilities, Marie-Ange Debon, general secretary of the Suez Environnement group and a member of the management committee, takes over responsibility for the Waste and Water Projects Division, IT, Risk/Investments, Insurance and Procurement Divisions.