Appointment of Angéline Afanoukoé as Director Representing Employees
Paris La Défense, October 30, 2017 – The France Group Committee (Works Council) appointed Angéline Afanoukoé as Director representing employees on the Nexans Board of Directors. This decision comes following the amendment of the Company’s articles of association decided by the General Meeting of Shareholders on May 11, 2017 regarding the representation of employees on the Board of Directors.
Angéline Afanoukoé is External Affairs Senior Manager for Nexans Group since January 2017. She was previously in charge of the Group’s media relations activities from 2012 to 2017 and managed communications with Individual and Employees shareholders within Investor relations department from 2002 to 2012. Prior to joining the financial department of the Metallurgy division at Alcatel Cables and Components in 1998, Angéline Afanoukoé held several sales and event management positions within SMEs.
Angéline holds a Masters in International Business (Master 1) of University Paris V René Descartes as well as the European Certificate of Financial Analyst (CEFA) of Société Française des Analystes Financiers (SFAF). She is also certified as Company Director by Sciences-Po and the French Institute of Directors (IFA).
As a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of best-in-class products and innovative services. For over 120 years, innovation has been the company’s hallmark, enabling Nexans to drive a safer, smarter and more efficient future together with its customers. Today, the Nexans Group is committed to facilitating energy transition and supporting the exponential growth of data by empowering its customers in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, smart grids, emobility), High Voltage & Projects (covering offshore wind farms, submarine interconnections, land high voltage), Telecom & Data (covering data transmission, telecom networks, hyperscale data centers, LAN), and Industry & Solutions (including renewables, transportation, Oil & Gas, automation, and others). Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans’ business activities and internal practices. In 2013 Nexans became the first cable provider to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group’s commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables drives its active involvement within several leading industry associations, including Europacable, The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) or CIGRE to mention a few. Nexans employs more than 26,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2017, the Group generated 6.4 billion euros in sales. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult: www.nexans.com