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Philippe KNOCHE is appointed General Project Director of the Olkiluoto 3 project

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October 30, 2006

Philippe KNOCHE has been appointed General Project Director of the Olkiluoto 3 project. 

This position will be in effect on December 1st, 2006.

Biographical Information

Philippe KNOCHE, 37 years old, is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Mines. He began his career as a Case handler for the European Commission's anti-dumping department. He later joined the "Consortium de Réalisation" as Assistant to R. H. Lévy, Chairman of the Supervisory Board. In July 2000, he joined COGEMA (now AREVA NC) as Director of Shareholdings. Philippe KNOCHE was appointed as AREVA's Strategy Senior Vice President in September 2001. Since June 2004, he is Executive Vice President of AREVA NC's Treatment Business Unit.