Jacques Regaldo

  • Jacques Regaldo





    Jacques Regaldo as an engineer degree from the "Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées". He has a thristy three years experience, mainly inside Nuclear Operation area, but also inside Fossil and Hydro Generation and also Human Ressources and employment Management.


    He joined EDF in 1980 and held various positions:


    • Head of Goldfecg Nuclear Power Plant, form 1991 to 1996;
    • Head of Cruas Nuclear Plant, from 1996 to 1998;
    • Human Ressources Manager of EDF Industry Branch, from 1998 to 2001;
    • Head of Fossil and Hydro Generation Division, from 2001 to 2005;
    • Head of Employment Departement of EDF Group, from 2005 to 2007 ;
    • Operating Senior Vice-president of EDF Generation Department from 2007 to 2013.

    He as been elected as WANO Chairman in October 2012 and took his position the 1st March 2013.

  • Operational Excellence



    The operational excellence by Jacques Regaldo,Chairman of WANO and President of the jury Operational Excellence



    "Operational excellence is a process conducted in a company to improve productivity, quality, operations and products’ reliability, and more generally performance. It is inseparable from safety requirements.


    Our analysis is based on a certain number of criteria:


    • The seniority and installation in the period of "operational excellence" approach,
    • The acquired skills to achieve it, both for core business activities and for outsourcing,
    • The use of methods and reference tools.


    The expected benefits deal with:


    • In depth improvement of quality, visible in the results,
    • The international dimension and reproducible approach in different contexts,
    • The ability to share best practices and develop skills."

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