The Ministry of the Economy announced Thursday to launch "from now on" the process of succession of the CEO of EDF Jean-Bernard Lévy.
Objective: to “quickly” implement the renationalisation of the energy company desired by the government.
"While large-scale projects will be launched by the company in the coming months, the State and Jean-Bernard Lévy have agreed to immediately launch the process of succession of the latter at the head of EDF", including the term is expected to end no later than March 18, 2023, Bercy said in a statement.
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Bruno Le Maire thanked him this Thursday morning on Europe 1 "for the work he did at the head of EDF", saying in passing that the nationalization of EDF is "a strong and necessary strategic decision for the country ".
Bruno Le Maire reacts to Matignon's announcement to nationalize EDF: "I deeply believe in the future of EDF. Energy independence is priceless. Nationalizing EDF is a strategic decision, strong, and necessary for the country" @Somabrouk #Europe1 pic.twitter.com/h4FW4OKGew
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