"Gérard Lamarche, born July 15, 1961, a Belgian citizen, is a graduate in Economics from the Université de Louvain-la-Neuve, INSEAD and Wharton International. He started his career in 1983 at Deloitte Haskins & Sells, as a consultant, and joined the Société Générale de Belgique as an asset manager in 1988, where he was later appointed controller and then consultant for Strategic Operations from 1992 to 1995. In 1995, he joined the Compagnie Financière de SUEZ, as a Project Manager for the Chairman and Secretary of the Management Committee, before taking over the function of directeur délégué in charge of Planning, Control and Accounting. He then served as Secretary of the Investments Committee and director in charge of finance of Nalco. In February 2003, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance of the Group SUEZ, responsible for financial operations, the treasury, fiscal affairs, planning, accounting, and controls. Since March 2004, he is Executive Vice-President, Finance (Chief Financial Officer) of the Group SUEZ"  .