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Anne-Sophie Le Lay appointed SUEZ Group General Counsel

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As an expert in water and waste for 150 years that is present on the 5 continents, SUEZ harnesses all its capacity for innovation to work for the efficient and sustainable management of resources.

Anne-Sophie Le Lay has been appointed Group General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee effective January 4, 2023. In this role, Anne-Sophie Le Lay will report to Sabrina Soussan, SUEZ Chairman and CEO. She will lead the Group’s global legal, corporate governance, compliance and ethics affairs.

Anne-Sophie Le Lay began her career as a lawyer in Paris and then Toronto.

In 2001, she joined the Renault Group's legal department, before taking over as head of the Group’s legal department in 2011.

Since 2018, Anne-Sophie Le Lay was Secretary General of Air France-KLM and member of the Executive Committee, in charge of Institutional and International Affairs, Legal, Communications and Sustainable Development, as well as Secretary of the Board of Directors.

Anne-Sophie Le Lay, 51 years old, is a director and member of the Audit and Ethics Committee of the Orano Group. She is also Vice-President of the Cercle Montesquieu.

She is taking over from Philippe Andrau, who has decided to embark on a new professional project.

Sabrina Soussan ,Chairman and CEO of SUEZ, said: "I am delighted to welcome Anne-Sophie Le Lay. Her extensive track-record, particularly in international and environmental issues, will be a key asset for the implementation of the Group's strategy and for the future. I would like to warmly thank Philippe Andrau for his work and commitment over the past ten years in the service of the Group's interests and those of our clients."

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