Jacques Villemur joins Nexans Executive Committee as Senior Corporate Vice President in charge of Human Resources
Paris, July 15, 2008 – Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has appointed Jacques Villemur as member of the Executive Committee of the Group and Executive Vice President in charge of Human Resources, with immediate effect. Until today, Jacques Villemur was Corporate Vice President Career Management within Nexans.
Jacques Villemur is graduated from the French Business School HEC in Paris. He started his career in 1975 at the Export Department of Stein Industrie, where he held, successively, the position of Management Control Director, General Secretary (in charge, particularly, of human resources) and Chief Financial Officer.
He joined Alcatel Cable in 1994 as Management Control Director of the German subsidiary. Two years later, he was appointed Vice President Planning & Finance Analysis for the Telecom Division of the Cable group. From 2001 to 2006, he was Vice President Financial Control & Consolidation within the Nexans Group. End of 2006, he joined the Corporate Human Resources Department as Corporate Vice President in charge of Career Management.
With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotive, electronics, aeronautics, handling and automation. With an industrial presence in 39 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 22,800 people and had sales in 2007 of 7.4 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. More information on www.nexans.com