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French back ex-Areva boss to head EADS: report

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The French and German governments are said to favour the former boss of nuclear group Areva, Anne Lauvergeon, for the job of chairman at European aerospace giant EADS, French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD) reported Sunday. 

This undated photo released on June 2008 by European aerospace giant EADS shows a KC-45 refueling tanker from the Royal Australian Air Force refueling an F18 fighter jet from the Spanish air force. The French and German governments favour the former boss of Areva for the top job at European aerospace giant EADS, a newspaper reports

Citing a source close to the government, the weekly said Lauvergeon is "the choice of Francois Hollande for the group's presidency" and that "Germany agrees with France's choice."

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