The President of the Republic, François Holland, made an official visit to Brasilia and São Paulo from 12th to 14th of December.
A visit intended to strengthen the political and economic relations between France and Brazil, with the signature of several contracts.
Florence Arnoux, alongside fifty Presidents and Chief Officers of major French groups, took part in the delegation representing CIS, that has been developing its offshore activities in this country for over 13 years with Petrobras in particular.
François Hollande was accompanied by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Nicole Bricq, Minister of Foreign Trade, Mrs. Christiane Taubira, Minister of Justice, Mrs. Geneviève Fioraso, Minister of Higher Education and Research and Mrs. Valérie Forneyron, Minister of Sport, Youth and Community Life.
Other participants of this delegation :
Mr. Christophe de Margerie (CEO of Total), Mr. Gérard Mestrallet (CEO of GDF Suez), Mr. Jean- Bernard Lévy (CEO of Thales), Mr. Eric Trappier (CEO of Dassault Aviation), Mr. Stéphane Israel (CEO of Arianespace), Mr. Pierre Blayau (Chairman of the Board of Directors of Areva), Mr. Guillaume Faury (President of Eurocopter), Mr. Georges Plassat (CEO of Carrefour), Mr. Philippe Delleur (Senior Vice President, Alstom International Network), etc …