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The RTE Management Board, chaired by André Merlin, is appointed.

Source: RTE 14/09/2005

The RTE Management Board, chaired by André Merlin, is appointed.

The RTE Supervisory Board has appointed Pierre Bornard, Jean-Yves Broyelle and Alain Cavret members of the RTE Board of Management, on the recommendation of that body's Chairman, André Merlin.

Officially named Chairman of the RTE Board of Management on 9th September 2005, André Merlin, a former student at France's Ecole Polytechnique (1962) and Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité (1967), has been the Managing Director of the French electricity transmission system operator, RTE, since the company's creation in July 2000. He is also Chairman of the European Energy and Transport Forum, a consultative committee reporting to the European Commission.

Pierre Bornard, a former student at the Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité (1975), has been Director of RTE's Power System Division since 2000. Since 2001, he has also been chairman of Powernext, the French electricity exchange. In June 2005, he was appointed Head of the Executive Committee at ETSO, the European association of electricity transmission system operators.

Jean-Yves Broyelle, also a former student at the Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité (1970), has been Director of RTE's Electricity Transmission Division since the company was created. In this role, he is responsible for the operation, maintenance and construction of power transmission facilities.

Alain Cavret, a former student at the HEC business school (1968), has been RTE's Finance Director since 2000.

Under the terms of the Decree of 31st August 2005, which approved RTE's articles of association, the RTE Board of Management is the "only [body] competent to implement operations that contribute to the operation, maintenance and development of the public electricity transmission system".

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