Dr Judith Hartmann

Dr Judith Hartmann was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Unilever PLC in April 2015. She is a member of Unilever's Audit Committee.

Judith Hartmann

Non-Executive Director

Judith joined ENGIE as a special adviser to the CEO and Chairman in February 2015, and became Chief Financial Officer of ENGIE, on 16 March 2015. From May 2019, Judith is also in charge of ENGIE's Corporate Social Responsibility. Between June 2016 until May 2019 she was also in charge of ENGIE North America and ENGIE UK/Ireland operations. Judith became a Non-Executive Director of Suez in July 2015. She was Chief Financial Officer of the international media and services corporation Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA from 2012-2015.

Prior to that, she had been at General Electric since 2000, where she had a number of CFO roles including CFO Global Service, GE Healthcare Clinical Systems, CFO GE Water Europe, Middle East & Africa, CFO, then CEO, GE Healthcare Latin America and CFO GE Germany. Her earlier career included financial positions in The Walt Disney Company and Transport Canada. Judith has been a Non-Executive Director of RTL Group, Penguin Random House and Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co KG.


  • 2019: Became a Non-Executive Director of GTT, in which Engie holds a 40.4% interest. Resigned with effect from 23 December 2019.
  • 2015: Became a Non-Executive Director of Suez (formerly known as Suez Environment) and a member of the Audit and Financial Statements Committee. Engie holds a 32% interest in Suez.
  • 2015: Became a Non-Executive Director of Unilever PLC and a Member of Unilever's Audit Committee
  • March 2015: Became Deputy CEO, GDF Suez (GDF Suez changed its name to ENGIE in April 2015)
  • February 2015: Appointed Special adviser to the CEO and Chairman, GDF Suez
  • 2012 - 2015: Chief Financial Officer, Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
  • 2012 - 2014: Non-Executive Director of RTL Group
  • 2000 - 2012: Various finance and operational roles, General Electric

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