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Rudy Provoost succeeds Jean-Charles Pauze as Rexel's Chairman of the Management Board


Rexel’s Supervisory Board today approved the appointment of Rudy PROVOOST as Chairman of the Management Board, effective February 13, 2012, succeeding Jean-Charles PAUZE.

This organized management transition was announced in May 2011 and Rudy PROVOOST joined Rexel’s Management Board on October 1, 2011.

Jean-Charles PAUZE will remain available to the Group throughout 2012.

Roberto QUARTA, Chairman of Rexel’s Supervisory Board said: "On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to warmly thank Jean-Charles PAUZE for his exceptional leadership and accomplishments along with Rexel’s teams as Chairman of the Management Board. During his ten years heading the Group, Rexel has consolidated its global leadership -  doubling its activity and results - , by offering more value-added services to customers, positioning itself in the energy efficiency markets and accelerating its development in emerging markets.
We are fortunate to have Rudy PROVOOST as his successor. He has made a strong start since joining the company last year and with his experience in the electrical sector, international background and management skills, he has all the assets required to continue Rexel’s development and profitable growth."


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