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).
Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of cables and cabling solutions that deliver increased performance for our customers worldwide. Nexans’ teams are committed to a partnership approach that supports customers in four main business areas: Power transmission and distribution (submarine and land), Energy resources (Oil & Gas, Mining and Renewables), Transportation (Road, Rail, Air, Sea) and Building (Commercial, Residential and Data Centers). Nexans’ strategy is founded on continuous innovation in products, solutions and services, employee development, customer training and the introduction of safe, low-environmental-impact industrial processes.
In 2013, Nexans became the first cable player to create a Foundation to introduce sustained initiatives for access to energy for disadvantaged communities worldwide.
Nexans is an active member of Europacable, the European Association of Wire & Cable Manufacturers, and a signatory of the Europacable Industry Charter. The Charter expresses its members' commitment to the principles and objectives of developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables.
Nexans, acting for the energy transition, has an industrial presence in 40 countries, commercial activities worldwide, is employing close to 26,000 people and generating sales in 2016 of 5.8 billion euros. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A.
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