Since November 20th, 2017, Mr Sabonnadiere is appointed CEO of the LETI of CEA Tech. Before, he was in charge of the Industrial Partners of CEA Tech. Previously, Mr Sabonnadiere was CEO of the Business Group Professional of Philips Lighting based in Amsterdam (NL). From 2008 till 2014, he was CEO & Chairman of General Cable Europe based in Barcelona (Spain). Mr Sabonnadiere was CEO of NKM Noell at Wurzburg (Germany) from 2005 till 2008. He was vice-president of the Distribution Transformers division of Alstom T&D for 5 years. He began his career in 1992 with Schneider Electric holding various positions including that of Managing Director of development for equipment units. Mr Sabonnadiere has a strong technological background combined with a successful business track record over decades. With 25+ years of executive leadership of large operations, he had produced successful operating Result and great Team building. He had gained a sound experience of change management in large multi-cultural matrix organizations in order to adapt to the new markets conditions and a strong knowledge of European and International environments. He designed and set-up Strategic Plans including innovation process. Mr Sabonnadiere believes in operational excellence, innovations in technology, talents management and enthusiasm in leadership. Mr Sabonnadiere obtained a PhD in physics (France), and an engineering degree in Information Technology (France). He holds an MBA (France). Mr Sabonnadière is a fully qualified instructor at the ski school in Les Ménuires, and member of the Advisory board of IAC.