Mr. Laurent Demortier
CEO and Managing Director
Laurent Demortier has been appointed as the CEO and Managing Director of CG from 2nd June 2011.
Mr Demortier holds an MBA from the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA and a Masters Engineering Degree in Physics from Ecole Centrale Marseille, France.
Prior to joining CG, he was Senior Vice-President, of Alstom Power Sector, in-charge of the Power Automation and Control Business Unit. He joined Alstom in the year 2000 and has led several Business Units both in T&D and Power sectors. During his eleven years with Alstom, Mr Demortier has spent eight years within Transmission and Distribution (T&D) and the last three years within the Power Business.
Prior to Alstom, Mr Demortier held several Senior Managerial positions with the Honeywell Group.
In his career spanning 25 years, Mr Demortier has led divestment, integration, acquisition, turnaround and organic growth mandates across the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa, with considerable exposure to emerging markets.