Appointment within the Saint-Gobain Group

January 04 2016

CHARLES HUFNAGEL is appointed Communications VP for Saint-Gobain from January 1st, 2016. He joins the General Management Committee.


Charles Hufnagel graduated from IEP Paris and holds a history degree. He has held a number of communications positions in his career, notably as press officer for EDF (1998/2001), media department head then deputy Corporate Communications VP for Areva (2001/2008) and communications advisor to Mr. Alain Juppé, Defence Minister then European and Foreign Affairs Minister (2010/2012). He was also Managing Director of Areva in Abu Dhabi then in South Korea between 2008 and 2010. Since 2012, he was Communications VP for Areva.





Backed by its experience and its capacity to continuously innovate, Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction market, designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance and building materials providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. With 2014 sales of €38.3 billion*, Saint-Gobain operates in 65 countries and has more than 170,000 employees. For more information about Saint-Gobain, visit and the twitter account @saintgobain or download the “Saint-Gobain Shareholder” application for tablet and smartphone.


*restated excluding Verallia





Media Relations


Analyst/Investor Relations


Charles Hufnagel Susanne Trabitzsch


+33 1 47 62 30 10

+33 1 47 62 43 25


Gaetano Terrasini

Vivien Dardel

Florent Nouveau


+33 1 47 62 32 52

+33 1 47 62 44 29

+33 1 47 62 30 93