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Claude Laruelle
Director of Global Enterprises at Veolia and Chairman of Veolia Water Technologies 

He started his career in 1993 by working for the French Ministry of Transport followed by the Ministry of the Interior. Claude joined Veolia in 2000 where he took different executive positions in France, North America and Asia-Pacific. He became director of the group’s technical and performance department in September 2013. Since 2015, Claude Laruelle has been director of Veolia Global Enterprises & chairman of Veolia Water Technologies. He is a member of Veolia’s management committee and of the executive committee.

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Jean-François Nogrette
Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water Technologies

Jean-François Nogrette's career started with Veolia when he was recruited in 1995 to work in the Soil & Groundwater Remediation sector.  In 2010 he was appointed CEO of SARP Industries (hazardous waste management sector) and SARP (sewage management & industrial services sector). In May 2015 he was nominated CEO of Veolia Water Technologies.  

Klaus Andersen
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water Technologies

Working for the group for over 30 years, he has held various operational positions abroad: in Europe, in the Americas and in Asia. In 2009, Klaus Andersen was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Veolia Water Technologies, responsible for global industrial activities. In 2013, he became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water Technologies in charge of D&B Industry, Process Water Europe and International Solutions entities. 
Geoffroy Carlier
Secretary General of Veolia Water Technologies

He joined the Veolia group in 1994 as budget controller for OTV. He was subsequently in charge of finance and administration in Egypt and Lebanon. On his return to France, Geoffroy took responsibility for budget control, consolidation and then treasury, and was named Financial Director in 2007. In 2010, he was appointed group Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, also in charge of the IT and legal departments, and later became Secretary General of Veolia Water Technologies.