Nomination date / latest renewal: 22/10/2015
Expiration term: AGM 2018
A graduate of the French Ecole Normale Supérieure, with a postgraduate degree in physics and a PhD in Science, Colette Lewiner spent most of her professional career in management roles in large international groups. With a remarkable career path as a high-level manager, she has been an Advisor to the Chairman of Capgemini on topics related to 'Energy and Utilities' since 2012.
In 1979, she joined Electricité de France where she held various management positions until she became head of the Development and Commercial Strategy Division, which she established in 1989. In 1992, she was appointed Chair and CEO of SGN-Réseau Eurisys, an engineering subsidiary of Cogema, before joining Capgemini in 1998 as head of the Global Energy, Utilities and Chemicals sector.
Colette Lewiner is a commander of the French National Order of Merit and of the Legion of Honour.