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Our Executive Leadership advances our carbon-neutral mission

Bill Collins

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Finance Officer, North America

Bill Collins is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ENGIE North America responsible for growing ENGIE North America’s business and advancing our goal to achieve a carbon neutral future. Since joining ENGIE in 2018, he has served as ENGIE North America’s CFO and as Group Deputy CFO in charge of the Enterprise Performance Management department in Paris.  Bill joined Engie from AKZO NOBEL in Amsterdam, where he was Group Controller and previously CFO of a global business area. Previously, Bill held international finance leadership positions at Schneider Electric and Eaton Corporation, living and working in the US, France, Japan, and Switzerland. 

Stefaan Sercu

Chief Energy Solutions Officer, Americas

Stefaan Sercu is the lead of Energy Solutions for North and South America, responsible for delivering comprehensive energy solutions for public- and private-sector customers. During his 23 years at ENGIE, he has held multiple roles, most recently serving as Chief Cities and Communities and Operations Officer, responsible for all commercial, operational and management activities within this business area. Prior to that role, he served as President and CEO of ENGIE Generation North America LLC and Chief IT Officer, ENGIE North America, in charge of the company’s power generation facilities and IT services. He also previously held the position of President and CEO of GDF SUEZ Energy Marketing North America (now ENGIE Energy Marketing North America), among others.

David Carroll

Chief Renewables Officer, North America

David Carroll is the North America lead for Renewables and is responsible for the Renewables activities that encompass utility scale wind and solar, distributed generation and storage, focused on development, engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, including partnership management.

David joined ENGIE North America in August 2020 as Vice President for Grid Scale Renewables. He has more than 15 years of experience leading construction, engineering and program management teams across the renewable energy industry, including wind, solar, bioenergy, and storage technologies, contributing to more than 7 GW of renewable energy globally.

Philippe Vedrenne

Chief Executive Officer, Global Energy Management, North America

Philippe Vedrenne leads our Wholesale Energy Trading and Retail Energy Supply activities in North America. In this role, he oversees risk and asset management, origination, trading, and retail activities. Prior his current role, Philippe spent more than 20 years working on the development of gas and power trading within various entities and geographies of ENGIE in the world. In addition to this role, Philippe is supervising the equivalent activities in Mexico and Brazil. Philippe is as well member of the Executive Committee of Global Energy Management and Supply, our entity dedicated to wholesale energy trading and supply worldwide.

André Cangucu

Chief Networks Officer, Americas

André Cangucu is responsible for overseeing the operations and business development activities of ENGIE in the Infrastructure space in the Americas. It encompasses transmission lines, gas pipelines, distribution companies, gas storage, regasification and biogas biomethane. Since joining ENGIE in 2002, he has served in various roles, most recently holding the position of Chief Commercial and Industries and Mergers and Acquisitions Officer, responsible for leading the C&I business and the mergers & acquisitions team. He also previously held the position of Chief Development Officer in charge of ENGIE’s business development in the United States and Canada. He began his career at ENGIE in 2002 and has served in various roles including Chief Financial Officer for Latin America and Chief Financial Officer for Peru. Before joining ENGIE, he held positions at Enron as well as Igaras one of the largest kraft paper and corrugated container producer in Brazil.

Axel Leveque

Chief Thermal Officer, Americas

Axel Leveque leads Thermal & B2C Supply for North America, overseeing the performance of the existing fleet, accelerating the greening of ENGIE assets including hydrogen and green gases and supporting Renewables on large-scale storage and generation.

With over 25 years of experience in the energy industry, Axel most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE Chile.

Prior to that, he held roles as Chief Operating Officer of GDF SUEZ International Latin America, and Senior Vice President of Business Development and Chief Operating Officer of ENGIE Peru.

Paula Sacks

Chief HR, Communications & CSR Officer, North America

Paula Sacks is Chief Human Resources, Communications, and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer. She is responsible for leading human resources and culture, internal and external communications, corporate social responsibility, real estate and integration. She has 25 years of experience in energy and financial industries. Before joining ENGIE in 2018, she was Vice President, Human Resources of Fiserv Output Solutions. She has held leadership roles at Alstom Power, GE (which acquired Alstom Power) and Southern Company/Georgia Power. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and Global Professional in Human Resources.

Will Davis

Chief Legal and Ethics Officer, Government & Regulatory Affairs, North America

Will Davis leads the legal and government and regulatory affairs functions for the North America Region, including ethics, privacy, and compliance.  He joined ENGIE in 2011 as Senior Counsel in the Generation Group. He has been practicing law in the energy sector for over 20 years, initially as an associate at Hunton & Williams and Paul Hastings, both in Washington, D.C., and later at SunCoke Energy, Inc., formerly a subsidiary of Sunoco.

Coy Wright

VP, IT & Digital, CIO, North America

Coy Wright is responsible for IT & Digital for ENGIE North America. Coy joined ENGIE in 2019, starting out as head of IT Infrastructure, later expanding to also include Corporate Applications. Coy has over 25 years of experience managing IT in energy, financial and manufacturing industries. Prior to ENGIE, he was the CIO for Pacific Drilling a global Houston based energy company for the previous 10 years. Coy has held IT leadership positions at Halliburton, Weatherford, GulfMark Offshore, Amegy Bank, and C&W Communications. Coy is also an active community volunteer, currently serving on the executive board of Ronald McDonald House Houston and chair of the technology committee.

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