Pierre-François Riolacci is appointed Chief Finance Officer

02/4/10  • Waste

PARIS, Feb. 4, 2010 – Pierre-François Riolacci has been appointed Chief Finance Officer, with effect from February 11. He succeeds Thomas Piquemal, with whom he has worked closely within the Group finance department. In his new role he will join the Group's Executive Committee.

Pierre-François Riolacci, 44, is a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Science (IEP Paris) and holds a Masters degree in private law. He joined the finance department of Veolia Environnement in 2000. In 2003 he became Head of Control and Planning and in 2007 he was appointed Director of Finance. In his earlier career, Pierre-François Riolacci held different positions with Total from 1990 to 2000 in the areas of corporate finance, structured finance and investors relations. He was also financial controller of several of Total’s subsidiaries.

Thomas Piquemal is leaving the group. Veolia Environnement extends its sincerest gratitude to Thomas Piquemal for his dedication to meeting the company's financial commitments and wishes him every success in his new position.
Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE) is the worldwide reference in environmental services. With more than 330,000 employees the company has operations all around
the world and provides tailored solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in four complementary segments: water management, waste management, energy management and freight and passenger transportation. Veolia Environnement recorded revenue of €36.2 billion in