Ex Club Med chief to head Eurotunnel

24th March 2004, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, March 24 (AFP) - Eurotunnel, the debt-ridden private Channel tunnel operator, said Wednesday that former Club Med president and chief executive Philippe Bourguignon will be appointed chairman of the Eurotunnel joint board.

PARIS, March 24 (AFP) - Eurotunnel, the debt-ridden private Channel tunnel operator, said Wednesday that former Club Med president and chief executive Philippe Bourguignon will be appointed chairman of the Eurotunnel joint board.

Bourguignon will replace current chief Charles Mackay who is due to retire on October 29.

Subject to his election as a director of the board at a general assembly meeting on April 7, Bourguignon will initially be appointed chairman of the board of Eurotunnel, the French company of the bi-national group, and vice-chairman of the Eurotunnel joint board, the company said in a statement.

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