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EDF Trading appoints Chief Financial Officer

EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., announces the appointment of Sylvie Billion as its new Chief Financial Officer. Sylvie will report to Béatrice Bigois, Chief Executive and will be a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. She took up the new role on April 1.

“I’m delighted to welcome Sylvie to EDF Trading. She has extensive international experience of leading and working in financial risk and asset liability management which will support EDFT as we continue to achieve our strategic growth ambitions”, said Béatrice Bigois.

Sylvie joins EDF Trading from EDF where she was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Committee Member for the International Division. Previously, she held roles at BNP Paribas, Accenture and ABN Amro Group before joining EDF in 2001 as Group Financial Risk Controller. She later became Group Treasurer in charge of Treasury, Group Financing, Capital Markets and Asset Management and in 2010, she moved to EDF distribution subsidiary ERDF as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee. Sylvie left EDF temporarily in 2013 to 2019 to join the Executive Committee of the Global Fund, a multilateral financing institution as Chief Financial Officer and Head of the Finance, IT, Sourcing and Administration Division.

For further information, please contact:

EDF Trading
Michele Reid, Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7061 4232
Email: michele.reid@edftrading.com

EDF Trading
EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets.  The company manages a portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world.  These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.

EDF Trading is active in the electricity, natural gas, LPG, oil and environmental products markets.  It is also active in the LNG and coal and freight markets via JERA Global Markets* (“JERAGM*”).  EDF Trading is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas. In North America, EDF is one of the leading marketers of gas and power, one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies and a leading energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers. 

*JERAGM is a joint venture between JERA Co., Inc. (66.67% through JERA Trading International Pte. Ltd. equity) and EDF Trading (33.33% equity).  JERAGM operates one of the largest seaborne energy portfolios in the world.

EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF SA., one of the world’s biggest electricity generators and a leader in low-carbon production.  EDF Trading has around 800 employees with key offices in London, Paris, Singapore and Houston.

For more information, please visit www.edftrading.com.