Boulogne-Billancourt, 21 July 2008 - Vallourec,
world leader in the production of seamless steel tubes, is to broaden the
responsibilities of its Finance department to include management accounting and
control as from 1 September 2008.
Mr Bertrand Cantegrit, member of the
Management Board responsible for the Finance, Legal and External Communication
departments, has chosen to pursue other interests and will soon leave his
Mr Olivier Mallet has joined Vallourec’s
Executive Committee and will assume responsibility on 1 September for the
enlarged Finance department, as well as the External Communication department,
and then, on 30 September, the Legal department.
Olivier Mallet, who is 52, joined Areva in
2004, initially as Executive Vice President of its subsidiary Areva T&D. He
was then appointed deputy CFO for the Group and subsequently Senior Executive
Vice President of the Mining, Chemistry and Enrichment Sector. Prior to joining
Areva, he was CFO and a member of the Executive Committee at Pechiney (2001 to 2004),
having occupied a similar position at Thomson Multimedia (1995 to 2001), which
he originally joined in 1993. A graduate of IEP Paris and the Ecole Nationale
d’Administration, Mr Mallet occupied a number of positions at the French
Ministry of Finance and in the cabinet offices of the French Prime Minister and
Finance Minister until 1993, having begun his career at the French General
Inspectorate of Finance in 1981.