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changes in the Executive Committee

Eramet SA

Paris, 9 March 2022, 8:00 a.m.


Eramet: changes in the Executive Committee

End of February, Eramet presented its new strategic roadmap, which records the ongoing divestment of the High Performance Alloys Division’s activities, the refocusing on the growth-generating mining and metals activities, as well as the acceleration of development in metals for the energy transition.

In this context, and in view of the decision of Philippe Gundermann and Thomas Devedjian to give a different direction to their careers, the Group’s Executive Committee is changing.

Under the leadership of Christel Bories, Chairman and CEO of Eramet:

  • Kleber Silva is appointed Chief Operating Officer. He is in charge of the Nickel, Manganese, Mineral Sands, Manganese Alloys and Lithium BUs, as well as development projects in energy transition metals.

A Brazilian national, Kleber joined the Group in 2018 as Director of the Mining and Metals Division. Previously, I have spent more than 25 years in various mining and steel groups such as Arcelor Mittal and Vale.

  • Nicholas Carre is appointed Chief Financial Officerin charge of procurement and ITEMfrom May 2. He succeeds Thomas Devedjian who has decided to seize a new professional opportunity.

Nicolas has more than 20 years of experience in Senior finance positions in various sectors (automotive, flooring) and countries (United States, Czech Republic, Germany). I have joined Eramet in 2019 as Chief Controlling Officer of the Group’s Mining and Metals Division.

  • geoff Streeton is appointed Chief Development Officer, in charge of Strategy, Innovation and Business Development, from March 31. He succeeds Philippe Gundermann who has decided to leave the Group to carry out a personal project.

An Australian national, Geoff joined Eramet on 1st March. Previously, I have held various operational and business development positions in the mining industry within major industrial groups such as BHP and Mitsubishi Corporation.

Anne-Marie has been in this position since 2019. Before joining Eramet in 2003 where she held various HR positions in operations, Anne-Marie spent 15 years in the Saint-Gobain Group.

Virginie joined the Group in 2018. Previously, Virginie held various positions in the field of sustainable development, communication and public affairs within the Pechiney and PSA groups.

Jean joined Eramet in 2012. Previously, I have held various positions in the French AdministrationMinisterial Cabinets and was Technical Advisor to the French Prime Minister from 2005 to 2007. He has been a State CounI knowlor since 2010.

  • Jerome Fabre, Executive VicePresident High Performance Alloys Divisionwill continue to manage the activities of this Division until their divestment in the coming months.

Jérôme joined Eramet in 2009 where he held various positions within the Group’s mining activities before taking over the Management of the high performance Alloys Division in 2018. Previously, I have held various positions at the Frenchh Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Embassy of France in the United States and the French Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Spatial Planning.

Christel Bories said: “I would like to thank Thomas Devedjian and Philippe Gundermann for their commitment and their key-role during the Group’s transformation phase over the last five years. The team joins me in wishing them every success in their future projects.

We are pleased to welcome Geoff Streeton and Nicholas Carre to the Executive Committee. Their experience in mining and metals industry will be an asset to support the growth and international development phase that Eramet is entering.”


28.04.2022: Publication of 2022 first-quarter turnover

31.05.2022: Shareholders’ General Meeting


Eramet transforms the Earth’s mineral resources to provide sustainable and responsible solutions to the growth of the industry and to the challenges of the energy transition.

Its employees are committed to this through their civic and contributory approach in all the countries where the mining and metallurgical group is present.

Manganese, nickel, mineral sands, lithium, and cobalt: Eramet recovers and develops metals that are essential to the construction of a more sustainable world.

As a privileged partner of its industrial clients, the Group contributes to making robust and resistant infrastructures and constructions, more efficient means of mobility, safer health tools and more efficient telecommunications devices.

Fully committed to the era of metals, Eramet’s ambition is to become a reference for the responsible transformation of the Earth’s mineral resources for living well together.


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