Reconquest and digitalization of the nuclear industry with Philippe Varin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orano

Tarif :
JPY 8.000 per person (including a 3-course lunch, wines and champagne)
Any cancellation after the deadline or no-show will be charged.

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The French Chamber is pleased to announce an exclusive luncheon for its Supporting Members with Philippe Varin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orano, on Thursday, January 17, at the Tokyo American Club.

Orano is a French multinational group offering high value-added products and services for the entire nuclear fuel cycle, from raw materials to waste processing. Its activities, ranging from mining to decommissioning and including conversion, enrichment, recycling, logistics and engineering, contribute to the production of low-carbon electricity. 

Digitalization has been reshaping the nuclear industry with the potential to answer to many challenges: from increasing efficiency to improving the security and reliability of the equipments. Data transfer, clouds or even VR tools are integrating all aspects of the field.

This luncheon will be a great opportunity to meet Philippe Varin to learn more about the structural organization of the nuclear industry in a first part and then to delve into more details on how the digitalization is changing the industry. 

This event is reserved for Supporting Member Companies of the French Chamber. In order to provide our Supporting member companies the best opportunities to share experience and network with their peers, we recommend you only register C-level executives and General Managers.


About the speaker


Graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Mines de Paris, Philippe Varin began his career in 1978 as a researcher for the Pechiney Group and later held various executive positions within the Group (Financial control, Strategy or Head of Aluminium Dunkerque project). 

In 2003, he joined the Anglo-Dutch steel group Corus as Chief Executive Officer, and was appointed to the Board of Tata Steel in 2007. He was appointed Chairman of the Managing Board of PSA Peugeot Citroën between June 2009 and 2014. 

Philippe Varin is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of AREVA SA and Orano. He also currently holds the following other positions: Member of the Board of Directors of Saint-Gobain, Chairman of French Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC France), Chairman of "France Industrie" and Vice-Chairman of the "Conseil National de l’Industrie”. 

Philippe Varin is Officer of the French Legion of Honour, Chevalier of the National Order of Merit and Commander of the British Empire.

Date Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time 12:30 to 14:00 (welcome drink served from 12:00)
Venue Tokyo American Club, "Brooklyn" B2
Admission fee (to be paid in cash at the door or online via PayPal) 
JPY 8.000 per person (including a 3-course lunch, wines and champagne)
Language English
Deadline for registration Monday, January 14, 2019, 17:00

Any cancellation after the deadline or no-show will be charged.

Register for this event

To register for this event, please send an e-mail to reservation(@) with the title of the event, the name(s) and company of the attendee(s) and if you wish to pay online. If needed, you will receive a payment request through PayPal (you do not need to have an account, only a credit card is needed).

In case the event is full when we receive your e-mail, you will be put on waiting list and contacted if we have any cancellation before the deadline.


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