Appointments within AREVA group

Press release

Erwan Hinault is appointed President of AREVA India. He reports to Tarik Choho, Chief Commercial Executive Officer.

Frédéric Lelièvre is appointed AREVA Vice Chief Commercial Officer in charge of installed base business. He reports to Tarik Choho, Chief Commercial Executive Officer.

David Pauvert is appointed Senior Vice President, Sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He reports to Tarik Choho, Chief Commercial Executive Officer.

Biographical information
Biographical information
Erwan HINAULT joined the AREVA group in 1994 as a project manager within the company SGN (now AREVA Engineering & Projects). He moved to Japan in 1996. Up until 2002, he was responsible for business development in Japan and relations with the joint venture producing equipment for the Rokkasho-Mura recycling plant. From 2002 to 2005, he was in charge of commercial development for back-end business in Japan. In 2005, he was appointed President of Canberra in Japan. He returned to France in 2006 and was appointed Deputy Director, recycling Project Unit at SGN. In 2009, he returned to Japan as Managing Director, Marketing, Strategy and Public Relations. In 2010, he was also appointed Executive Vice-President of AREVA in Japan.
Frédéric LELIEVRE grew up in the United States and began his career in 1996 at the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in Saclay. In 2000, he moved to Alcatel where he held a number of project management positions. In 2006, he went to China to head up the Business Unit for the Vertical Markets. He joined AREVA in 2009 as head of the Projects and Prospective Studies Division within the Recycling BU. In 2011, he is appointed Head of Business Department for the Recycling BU.


David PAUVERT began his career in 1997 at Salustro-Reydel and KPMG in the audit and advise for industry and energy sector. He joined the AREVA group in 2008 as financial bid manager for the reactor portfolio offer for South Africa. In 2009, he became CFO Nuclear New Builds Offers. He was appointed Deputy Director, Large Offers and New Builds, within AREVA International Commercial Organization in 2012.
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