Nexans : THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NEXANS APPOINTS A LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

3/21/2019, 4:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

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THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NEXANS APPOINTS A LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Paris La Défense, March 21, 2019 -Nexans Board of Directors, at a meeting held on March 19th 2019 under the chairmanship of Georges Chodron de Courcel, unanimously decided to appoint a lead independent director in the person of Anne Lebel, chair of the Appointments, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

This appointment is part of Nexans Board of Directors commitment to a continuous improvement process and the implementation of best governance practices. The lead independent director will have, among her prerogatives, the ability to conduct meetings of independent directors for whom she will also be the contact point. She will review, in conjunction with the Chairman, the Board meetings agenda and may propose additional items. She may, at any time, ask the Chairman to convene a meeting of the Board and will chair the meetings in his absence.

Anne Lebel joined Nexans Board of Directors as a Censor on November 22nd, 2017, before being elected as an independent director on May 17th, 2018.

Financial calendar
May 02, 2019: 2019 first quarter financial information
May 15, 2019: Annual Shareholders' Meeting
July 24, 2019: 2019 first half results

About Nexans

Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of advanced cabling systems, solutions and innovative services.
For over 120 years, Nexans has been providing customers with cutting-edge cabling infrastructure for power and data transmission. Today, beyond cables, the Group advises customers and designs solutions and services that maximize performance and efficiency of their projects in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, 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 also drives its active involvement within leading industry associations, including Europacable, the NEMA, ICF or CIGRE to mention a few.
Nexans employs nearly 27,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2018, the Group generated 6.5 billion euros in sales.
Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A.
For more information, please visit: www.nexans.com

Additional information:

Financial Communication Corporate Communication
Michel Gédéon
Tel: +33 (0)1 78 15 05 41
e-mail: michel.gedeon@nexans.com

 
Paul Floren
Tel: +33 (0)1 78 15 04 78
e-mail: paul.floren@nexans.com

 
Marième Diop
Tel: +33 (0)1 78 15 05 40
e-mail: marieme.diop@nexans.com
Angéline Afanoukoe
Tel: +33 (0)1 78 15 04 67
e-mail: angeline.afanoukoe@nexans.com

 



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