Paris 28 febrero 2024
Neoen announces the appointment of Yves-Eric François as Chief Financial Officer 

Neoen (ISIN: FR0011675362, ticker: NEOEN), one of the leading independent producers of exclusively renewable energy, announces the appointment of Yves-Eric François as the Chief Financial Officer, currently Chief Financial Officer of Neoen Australia. Yves-Eric François will bring its financial expertise as well as its operational experience gained in Australia, one of Neoen’s main and most dynamic countries. 

This appointment will take effect on 1 April 2024, when he will succeed Louis-Mathieu Perrin, who, after supporting Neoen’s strong growth since 2019, will leave the company to assume new responsibilities in another company. 

Yves-Eric François said: “It is with enthusiasm that I am preparing to take on the role of Chief Financial Officer. The expertise and dynamism of our financial team are pillars of our successes. By leveraging all the talents of Neoen and building on the work done by Louis-Mathieu Perrin, our objective is to fully realize our potential for value creation and consolidate our position among the global leaders in exclusively renewable energy production.” 

Xavier Barbaro, Neoen’s Chairman and CEO, concluded: “We are pleased to see Yves-Eric François join our Executive Committee. Beyond its financial expertise, its operational experience and knowledge of the Australian market are valuable assets for our future development. I warmly thank Louis-Mathieu Perrin, whose contribution to the success of our Group over the past five years has been remarkable. Our company now takes its rightful place among global energy players, while maintaining its unique identity as an independent pure player in renewables. We are confident that Yves-Eric François will successfully contribute to Neoen’s continued expansion.” 


Yves-Eric François began his career in 2002 at Natixis in structured finance, then in mergers and acquisitions advisory in the infrastructure and energy sector, in both London and Paris. In 2007, he joined the Eiffage group where he successively held the positions of Chief Financial Officer for the Concessions, Metal, and Infrastructure branches. He joined Neoen in 2020 as the Chief Financial Officer of Neoen Australia, based in Sydney. Yves-Eric François is a graduate of CentraleSupelec.