A graduate of the prestigious École Polytechnique and Ponts et Chaussées civil engineering schools, Claude Laruelle joined the Transportation Ministry in July 1993 as the Deputy Director, and subsequently Director, of the Major Works department. From 1998 onward, he worked as a special advisor to the Governor of the Greater Paris Area at the ministry of the Interior for two years.
He joined Veolia in 2000 as an Area manager in the Greater Paris Area and was successively appointed Deputy Director of the North of France region in 2002, Executive Vice-President for North America in September 2004, Director of the Normandy region in September 2006 and Vice-President in charge of operations in Asia-Pacific in January 2010. He became Director of the Group’s Technical and Performance Department in September 2013 and Director of Global Enterprises in 2015
Since October 2018, Claude Laruelle has been Chief Financial Officer. He is a member of the Management Committee and of the Executive Committee.