Marseilles, 15th June 2011 - CMA CGM Group reinforces its financial organization with the appointment of Michel Sirat to the position of Group Chief Financial Officer.
With degrees from respectively the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris, the Ecole Centrale of Paris and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Michel SIRAT began his career at the French Treasury Department, followed by a posting at the International Monetary Fund, in Washington D.C.
After eleven years at the French Ministry of Finance, Michel SIRAT joined the Suez Group where he became successively:
- Group Senior Vice President Finance, Tax, Treasury, Senior Executive Vice President of Suez Energy NA ( Houston , Texas )
- CEO of Suez Energy NA (3rd in the USA in B to B electricity selling)
- Senior Executive Director for the “Trading & Portfolio Management” division of GDF Suez in Brussels, in charge of managing commodity risk and enhancing asset value.
Michel SIRAT entered his functions the 7th of June 2011 and reports directly to M. Rodolphe SAADE, Executive Officer of CMA CGM Group.