Naval Group’s Board of Director met Tuesday and made a proposition for the French President to appoint Pierre-Éric Pommellet as Chairman of the Board with a delegation of authority as Chief Executive Officer.
Pierre-Éric Pommellet is taking the reins of Naval Group in this exceptional crisis. His top priority is to protect the health and safety of the group’s employees and to enable our clients, who need our support now more than ever, to safeguard their core activities in the service of defense, Naval Group said in a brief statement.
Naval Group is a European leader in naval defense. As an international high-tech company, Naval Group uses its extraordinary know-how, unique industrial resources and capacity to arrange innovative strategic partnerships to meet its customers’ requirements. The group designs, builds and supports submarines and surface ships. It also supplies services to shipyards and naval bases. In addition, the group offers a wide range of marine renewable energy solutions.
Attentive to corporate social responsibility, Naval Group adheres to the United Nations Global Compact. The group reports revenues of €3.6 billion and has a workforce of 14,860 (data for 2018).