Group, Social responsibility |09.02.2021
Appointment of Virginie Gatin as Group VP Social & Environmental Responsibility and as a member of the Executive Committee
Legrand announces the appointment of Virginie Gatin as Group VP Social & Environmental Responsibility and to its Executive Committee.
This appointment underlines Legrand’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility, which is an essential component of its development model. Virginie Gatin’s assignment will be to oversee the Group’s CSR strategy, based on three focal areas which engage all of the company and its stakeholders: business ecosystem, people, and environment.
Benoît Coquart, Legrand Group CEO, said: “It is a pleasure to welcome Virginie to Legrand. She brings her extensive experience to our Executive Committee and will strengthen our ESG approach, which is structurally integrated with our strategy. Our business model relies on responsible, profitable growth, whether in terms of environmental protection, developing diversity at work or governance. We have been strongly committed in this respect for many years and wish to reassert our determination to continue this approach going forward.”