Christian Reinaudo to Become CEO of Agfa-Gevaert; Preliminary Q4 Results Reported
Christian Reinaudo (55) is of French nationality. He has shown strong leadership as President of Agfa HealthCare during the past two years. Under his leadership, Agfa HealthCare has returned to a strong level of performance. Before joining Agfa-Gevaert, Christian Reinaudo occupied a number of important positions in the Alcatel Group, such as President of the Optics Business Group, President of Alcatel in Asia Pacific and President of Alcatel for Northern andEastern Europe. The Board of Directors is convinced that he has all the necessary qualifications to lead Agfa-Gevaert in the coming years. In the near future, Christian Reinaudo will also remain President of the Agfa HealthCare business group.
CV Christian Reinaudo – President of Agfa HealthCare
Christian Reinaudo (55 - French nationality) started his career with Alcatel (formerly named "Compagnie Générale d'Electricité") in 1978 in the Research and Development Centre of Marcoussis (France). During his Alcatel period he managed several multi billion Euro businesses and international sales and services organizations.
From 1984 to 1996, he held several positions in the Cable Group of Alcatel (now Nexans), from research and development, to manufacturing, procurement, sales support and services.
He took the position of President of the Submarine Networks Division in early 1997. Appointed President of the whole Optics Group in 1999, he enters the Executive Committee of Alcatel early 2000 as Executive Vice President. In 2003, he is appointed President of Alcatel Asia Pacific and moves toShanghai(China) until 2006. During this period he was also the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alcatel Shanghai Bell, the Chinese joint venture of Alcatel with the Chinese government.
In 2006, he is back toParisto be responsible for managing the integration and the transition process associated with the merger of Alcatel and Lucent Technologies. He also becomes Director in the Board of Directors of Draka Comteq (NL).