Véronique Lacour started her career at Thales in 1987, where she gained solid experience in Information Systems, before taking up the position of Chief Information Officer for a new Division of Thales in 2004. Between 2007 and 2009, she managed the HR information systems shared services of Thales Group Worldwide. She moved to Safran in 2009 where she held the position, first, of Chief Information Officer for Safran Aircraft Engines (formerly Snecma), and later, in 2013, Vice-President Improvement Initiatives, where she managed continuous improvement and transformation initiatives. She went on to become Vice-President Programs for Safran Analytics, and was involved in the creation of this new Big Data-focused entity as part of the Group’s digital transformation strategy. She joined EDF on December 1st2016 as Group Senior Executive Vice-President, Transformation and Operational Effectiveness and is a member of the Executive Committee. She is directing the Group’s activities in the areas of information systems, purchasing, property, consultancy and tertiary services and IT.