Archives of André John Naudi

Identity Statement [Top]

Reference code(s)

CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-01-001 to 07-019


Archives of André John Naudi


January 1980 to November 2006

Level of description


Extent of the unit of description

114 boxes, 13 linear metres, 135 items

Context [Top]

Name of creator

André John Naudi

Biographical history

André John Naudi graduated in Business Administration and became a qualified accountant.

He started his career at CERN in 1977 as Head of Financial Services in the Finance Division (FI).

In 1989 he was appointed Finance Division leader.

In 2004 FI Division became FI Department, part of the Director-General's Services unit, under the authority of CERN’s Secretary General. Patrick Geeraert was appointed FI department leader and Naudi was appointed Director of Finance and Human Resources, Chief Finance Officer (CFO) until 2006.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Veyrat Myriam, Directoraye secretariat, June 2018

Content & Structure [Top]

Scope and content

The collection covers the period between 1980 and 2006. It includes correspondence (chronofiles), memoranda, and Instruments of Understanding (IoU) for LEP experiments.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

Nothing was destroyed.


No further accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

The original order has been preserved. The records have been divided into 8 main groups:

01 Email, 2004-2006 CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-01-001 to 015
02 Chrono, 1983-1988 CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-02-001 to 012
03 Correspondence from Andre Naudi, 1989-2006 CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-03-001 to 053
04 Correspondence with Directors-General :
 - Carlo Rubbia, 1989-1993 
 - Christopher Llewellyn-Smith, 1994-1998
 - Luciano Maiani, 1999-2003
 - Robert Aymar, 2004-2008
CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-04-001 to 018
05 Correspondence with Directors of Administration :
 - Frans Heyn, 1981-1988
 - Georges Vianès, 1989-1991
 - Helmut Weber, 1992-1993
 - Maurice Robin, 1994-2000
 - Johannes van der Boon, 2001-2003
CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-05-001 to 015
06 Correspondence with Directors of Research :
 - Horst Wenninger, 1994-2000
 - Lorenzo Foà, 1994-1998
Correspondence with the Chief Scientific Officer :
 - Jos Engelen, 1996-2008
CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-06-001 to 003
07 Miscellaneous : Memoranda in alphabetical order, 1980-1987, Instrument of Understanding (IoU) for ALEPH, OPAL, L3 and DELPHI Collaborations, purchasing procedures, correspondence, Lead ion accelerating facility,... CERN-ARCH-NAUDI-07-001 to 019

Conditions of access and use [Top]

Conditions governing access

See file level description and the CERN operational circular No 3: rules applicable to archival material and archiving at CERN. In general, records on any subject that are over 30 years old, and all records of a purely scientific nature, may be consulted.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright is retained by CERN, no reproduction without permission.

Language / scripts of material

Most of the material is written in English, some in French and German. Other languages are present, but in minority.

Finding aids

Listed to file level in the CERN Archives Database.

Description control [Top]

Archivist's note

Description prepared by Céline Strub

Date(s) of description

Geneva, the 18th December 2018