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Bureau Veritas SA (BVI.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Aldo Cardoso

63 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Didier Michaud-Daniel

60 2012 Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer

Andre Francois-Poncet

60 2018 Vice Chairman of the Board

Francois Chabas

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Oliver Butler

2018 President - Consumer Products division

Helen Bradley

2018 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Eduardo Camargo

2019 Executive Vice President, Group Transformation & Business Development; Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Latin America

Juliano Cardoso

2014 Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Africa, Middle East, Asia and Pacific

Laurent Louail

2018 Executive Vice President, Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Southern and Western Europe

Jacques Pommeraud

2018 Executive Vice President, Commodities, Industry & Facilities – France & Africa, GSIT

Natalia Shuman

43 Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities - North America

Matthieu de Tugny

2019 Vice President - Marine & Offshore Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Stephane Bacquaert

47 2009 Director

Stephanie Besnier

41 2016 Director

Claude Ehlinger

56 2016 Director

Ana Giros Calpe

44 2017 Independent Director

Ieda Gomes Yell

62 2013 Independent Director

Sian Herbert-Jones

58 2016 Independent Director

Pierre Hessler

75 2009 Independent Director

Philippe Lazare

62 2018 Independent Director

Pascal Lebard

57 2013 Independent Director

Lucia Sinapi-Thomas

55 2018 Independent Director

Laurent Brunelle

2016 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Aldo Cardoso

Mr. Aldo Cardoso is Independent Chairman of the Board of Bureau Veritas S.A. since March 8 2017. He is Board Advisor (censeur) of the Company since June 2005, was appointed Director and Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee on June 3, 2009 when the Company’s governance and management structure changed. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 8, 2017. From 1979 to 2003, he held various positions at Arthur Andersen: Consultant Partner (1989), Country Managing Partner for France (1994), member of the Board of Directors of Andersen Worldwide (1998), Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Andersen Worldwide (2000) and Chief Executive Officer of Andersen Worldwide (2002-2003). Aldo Cardoso is a graduate of the École supérieure de commerce de Paris, has a Master’s degree in Business Law and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Didier Michaud-Daniel

Mr. Didier Michaud-Daniel has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas since March 1, 2012. He began his career at Otis in 1981 as a technical salesperson, progressing into sales management and operational support. In 1991, he was appointed Field Operations Officer of Otis France, and in 1992 was promoted to Paris Field and Sales Operations Director. He was named Deputy General Manager of Operations in January 1998. From September 2001 to August 2004, Didier Michaud-Daniel was Managing Director of Otis United Kingdom and Ireland. He was Chairman of Otis for the United Kingdom, Germany and Central Europe region from August 2004 to May 2008, until his appointment as Chairman of Otis Elevator Company in May 2008. He is a graduate of École supérieure de commerce de Poitiers with a degree in Business Management and a graduate of INSEAD.

Andre Francois-Poncet

Mr. Andre Francois-Poncet is Vice Chairman of the Board of Bureau Veritas S.A. since January 1, 2018. He graduated from École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He began his career in 1984 at Morgan Stanley in New York, before moving to London and then Paris, where he was in charge of setting up Morgan Stanley’s French office. After 16 years at Morgan Stanley, he joined BC Partners (Paris and London) in 2000, as Managing Partner until December 2014 and then as Senior Advisor until December 2015. He was a partner at the French asset management firm CIAM in Paris from 2016 to 2017. He became Chairman of the Executive Board of Wendel in January 2018.

Francois Chabas

Mr. Francois Chabas Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Bureau Veritas SA. Before being appointed Executive Vice-President, Finance, François Chabas had been Chief Financial Officer of Bureau Veritas since 2014. He started his career in 1999 as finance auditor at Ernst & Young. In 2003, he joined Bureau Veritas as Internal Auditor within the Corporate Finance team. From 2005 to 2008, he held several positions as Finance Director within the North and Central Europe region. In 2008, he became Operational Director for the Nordic and Baltic region, and was subsequently promoted to Vice-President, Certification for North and Central Europe. In early 2013, he combined his financial and operational experience to lead the finance organization of the South Europe region as Vice-President, Finance South Europe. He is a graduate of HEC (France, 1997) and holds a degree in History from La Sorbonne University (1997).

Oliver Butler

Mr. Oliver Butler is President - Consumer Products division of Bureau Veritas SA since 2015. He joined Bureau Veritas in 2004 to set up the Electrical & Electronics platform. In 2008, he became Senior Vice-President in charge of Global Testing Operations for the Consumer Products Services division. Since June 2010, he has served as Chief Operating Officer for the Consumer Products Services division. Before joining Bureau Veritas, Mr. Butler held senior management positions in both the IT and nuclear industries in Europe and North America, notably with Ontario Power Generation and Exelon Corporation of Chicago. Oliver Butler obtained his final certificate in Radio Telecommunications and Computers from the Crawford Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Helen Bradley

Ms. Helen Bradley is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. He joined Bureau Veritas on June 1, 2018 as Executive Vice-President in charge of Human Resources as well as Quality, Health & Safety and Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and External Affairs. She has more than 25 years of experience in managing human resources in various European countries and the United States. Before joining Bureau Veritas, Ms. Bradley worked for Schneider Electric for 20 years, where she first held various HR management positions, supporting both regional operations and company business units. In 2006, she was promoted to Senior Vice-President (SVP), Human Resources and Internal Communication for the Industry business and in 2010, expanded her responsibilities within the larger Infrastructure business. In 2013, she was appointed SVP HR, Global Operations and in 2017, SVP HR, North America Operations. Ms. Bradley started her career at Lloyds Bank and a few years later joined Yellow Pages Sales, a subsidiary of British Telecommunications, as Regional Personnel Officer. She graduated in Accounting and Finance from the University of the West of England (UK) and holds a postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management.

Eduardo Camargo

Mr. Eduardo Camargo is Executive Vice President, Group Transformation & Business Development; Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Latin America of Bureau Veritas SA as of February 1, 2019. He started his career in Verolme Shipyard. In 1986, he joined Bureau Veritas in the Marine division. In 1989, he worked for the Industry division and, in 1993, for the Health, Safety & Environment division. In 1997, he became Regional Chief Executive for Mexico & Central America, based in Mexico. In 2002, he was appointed Regional Chief Executive for Latin America, based in Argentina. He served as Senior Vice-President for the Latin America region of the Industry & Facilities division as from 2003, before being appointed Head of the division in 2011, a position he held until February 2019 when he was named Head of Group Transformation & Business Development. Eduardo Camargo holds a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from Rio de Janeiro Federal University (Brazil), an MBA in Finance from Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University (Brazil) and a diploma from an Executive Management course at INSEAD (France).

Juliano Cardoso

Mr. Juliano Cardoso has served as Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Africa, Middle East, Asia and Pacific of Bureau Veritas SA since 2014. He started his career as Quality Engineer at Duratex Group in Brazil. In 1995 he moved to the automotive industry, working for Textron Group as a quality and project manager. In 1999 he joined Bureau Veritas, first as Training & Consulting Manager, then as Senior Business Engineer. In 2003 he became Country Chief Executive for Chile and in 2006, he was appointed Regional Chief Executive for Chile and Peru. In 2011, he became Senior Vice-President for the Pacific region. In 2014 he was appointed Executive Vice-President for the Commodities division. Juliano Cardoso had been Vice-President of the CIF division since 2015. Juliano Cardoso holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Reliability Engineering from Universidade de Campinas (Brazil) and a diploma in Executive Management from INSEAD (France).

Laurent Louail

Mr. Laurent Louail is Executive Vice President, Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Southern and Western Europe of the Company. Since September 2015, Laurent Louail had been Senior Vice-President in charge of the Commodities, Industry & Facilities division for the Pacific region, based in Melbourne, Australia. He joined Bureau Veritas in 1995 as Regional Industry Manager in France. He subsequently held regional management positions of increasing responsibility in France, before being appointed Senior Vice-President of France Geographical Network in 2013. Mr. Louail holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Compiègne University of Technology (UTC).

Jacques Pommeraud

Mr. Jacques Pommeraud is Executive Vice President, Commodities, Industry & Facilities – France & Africa, GSIT of the Company. He joined Bureau Veritas on May 1, 2018 as Executive Vice-President in charge of the Commodities, Industry & Facilities (CIF) division in France and Africa, as well as the Government Services and International Trade (GSIT) Operating Group. Before joining Bureau Veritas, Jacques Pommeraud worked for SAP as Senior Vice-President, Customer Success. He started his career in strategy consulting with McKinsey & Co. in Paris and Boston. In 2009, he joined Atos as Chief Lean Officer and held management positions of increasing responsibility before being appointed Chief Executive Officer of Canopy Cloud, a joint venture between Atos, EMC2 and VMware. In 2014, he was appointed Senior Vice-President & General Manager, Success Services at Salesforce Inc., based in San Francisco (US). Jacques Pommeraud holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from France’s Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and an MBA from INSEAD.

Natalia Shuman

Ms. Natalia A. Shuman serves as Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities - North America of Bureau Veritas SA. Before joining Bureau Veritas, Natalia Shuman was in charge of Kelly Services’ EMEA and APAC regions. She also served as a Board member of Kelly Services’ joint venture, for which she was based in Singapore and Switzerland. She first joined Kelly Services in Russia to launch its operations there. She was relocated to New York in 2000 to take over Kelly Services’ operations in the United States as well as key accounts and strategic growth initiatives. In 2011, she relocated to Asia to focus on Kelly Services’ customers and partners in the APAC region. She was then appointed Chief Operating Officer to start up Kelly’s joint venture operations in China and North Asia and was based in Shanghai. She has been Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the EMEA and APAC regions for the past four years. She completed a dual Global Executive MBA program with Columbia University and London Business School, and graduated with distinction from St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance in Russia.

Matthieu de Tugny

Mr. Matthieu de Tugny is Vice President - Marine & Offshore Division, Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas S.A. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice-President of the Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore division in 2019, Matthieu de Tugny was Senior Vice-President and Chief Operations Officer of the division. He joined Bureau Veritas in 1994 as a design review engineer. Through successive appointments and promotions, he occupied various roles in South Korea, the United States, Singapore and France. He has led technical, operations, marketing and sales, offshore and marine teams, both locally and regionally. Mr. de Tugny was Marine Chief Executive Officer in France, North America, and South Asia, and has managed the offshore business. He graduated from École Nationale de la Marine Marchande with a dual Officer diploma and holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from École Supérieure d’Électricité (France).

Stephane Bacquaert

Mr. Stephane Bacquaert serves as Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. since June 3, 2009. He is member of the Supervisory Board of the Company since June 2008, was appointed as Director on June 3, 2009 when the Company’s governance and management structure changed. He began his career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in Europe and Latin America. He later joined Netscapital, a merchant bank specialized in media and information technologies, as Chief Executive Officer. He was made Partner in charge of the Paris office of Atlas Venture, an international venture capital firm. He joined the Wendel group in June 2005 and has been Managing Director since June 2008. Stéphane Bacquaert is a graduate of the École Centrale Paris and the Institut d’études politiques de Paris, and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Stephanie Besnier

Ms. Stephanie Besnier serves as Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. since October 18, 2016. She was appointed as Director of the Company on October 18, 2016. Having worked at Wendel since 2007, Stéphanie Besnier began her career as a deputy officer in the Treasury department (international desk) of the French Ministry of Finance in 2003. Later, she worked for the agency managing the French State’s equity holdings, where she was responsible for railway and shipping companies. Stéphanie Besnier graduated from France’s École Polytechnique, Corps des Ponts et Chaussées, as well as the École d’Économie de Paris.

Claude Ehlinger

Mr. Claude Pierre Ehlinger serves as Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. He was appointed as Director of the Company on October 18, 2016. He joined Wendel on October 1, 2016 as Chief Executive Officer of Oranje-Nassau, Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee. He previously served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Louis Dreyfus Company, which he joined in July 2007 as Group Chief Financial Officer. From June 2014 to October 2015, he was acting Chief Executive Officer of Louis Dreyfus Company. Claude Ehlinger began his career at the Thomson group in 1985, before joining Finacor as Managing Director in 1987. From 1999 to 2003, he served as Chief Financial Officer at CCMX, and later Regional Financial Controller at Capgemini. He joined Eutelsat as Group Chief Financial Officer in June 2004, a position he held until July 2007. Claude Ehlinger is a graduate of the École des hautes études commerciales (HEC).

Ana Giros Calpe

Ms. Ana Giros Calpe is Independent Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. She has been a member of the Board of Directors since May 16, 2017. She is the Chief Executive Officer for Latin America and a member of the Executive Committee at SUEZ. Ana Giros Calpe is a graduate of the UPC engineering school in Barcelona and of INSEAD business school in France. She has held various positions at Alstom Transport including Managing Director of its Transport France division.

Ieda Gomes Yell

Ms. Ieda Gomes Yell is Independent Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. She was appointed a Director of the Company on May 22, 2013. She has held a variety of executive positions at BP, including Vice-President of New Ventures at BP Integrated Supply and Trading (2004-2011), President of BP Brazil (2000-2002), Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs (1999-2000), Vice-President of Market Development at BP Solar (2002-2004) and Vice-President of Pan American Energy (1998-1999). Prior to BP, she was CEO of Brazil’s largest gas distribution company, Comgás (1995-1998). She has also held several executive-level positions in industry trade associations (the Brazilian Association of Infrastructure, the International Gas Union, the US Civil Engineering Foundation and the Brazilian Association of Gas Distribution Companies). Ieda Gomes Yell is Director of the department of Infrastructure – DEINFRA (Advisory Board) of FIESP (Sao Paulo Industry Federation), member of the Advisory Board of Companhia de Gás de S. Paulo (Comgás), a Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and a Special Consultant at Fundação Getulio Vargas Energia. She has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia (1977), and an MSc in Energy from the University of São Paulo (1996) and in Environmental Engineering from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (1978). She is also a Council Member of Women In Leadership in Latin America (WILL).

Sian Herbert-Jones

Ms. Sian Herbert-Jones serves as Independent Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. She was appointed as Director of the Company on May 17, 2016. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ London office where she served as Corporate Finance Director from 1983 to 1993. In 1993, she joined the firm’s Paris office as Director in the Merger & Acquisitions department. In 1995, she joined the Sodexo group, where she headed up international development between 1995 and 1998, Group Treasury from 1998 to 2000 and was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer in 2000. She served as Chief Financial Officer of the Sodexo group from 2001 to March 2016. Siân Herbert-Jones holds an MA in History from Oxford University and is a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom.

Pierre Hessler

Mr. Pierre Hessler is Independent Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 2002 to 2005 and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board since June 2005, was appointed as Director of the Company and Chairman of the Nomination & Compensation Committee on June 3, 2009 when the Company’s governance and management structure changed. Pierre Hessler began his career at IBM where he spent approximately 27 years, holding positions at IBM Switzerland (from 1965 to 1980) where he was Director of Agencies in the computer field, then IBM Europe from 1980 to 1993 where he served as Director of Operations, Director of Marketing and Services, Regional General Director, Chairman of IBM France and General Director of Operations, Marketing and Services. From 1982 to 1984, he held positions as Director of Development at IBM Corporation, then as Director of Corporate Marketing from 1989 to 1991 and finally IBM Vice-President. In 1993, he joined Capgemini where he served in various executive management roles, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gemini Consulting, member of the Management Board, and Executive Officer, then Director, in 2000. Pierre Hessler is currently manager of Actideas and advisor to Capgemini. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Political Economy from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.

Philippe Lazare

Mr. Philippe Lazare Independent Director of the Company. He was co-opted as a Director of the Company by the Board of Directors on October 3, 2018. Philippe Lazare was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ingenico Group until the end of October 2018. Before joining Ingenico Group in 2007, he served as Executive Vice-President of La Poste and Chief Executive Officer of its Retail activity, where he was notably in charge of developing and optimizing the largest retail network in France. At La Poste, Philippe Lazare also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Poste-Immo. He has extensive experience in managing operations, notably as Chief Executive Officer of Eurotunnel where he managed the operations of the Channel Tunnel infrastructure (2001-2002), and as Chief Operating Officer of Air France, leading the industrial logistics division and fleet maintenance, which includes Air France Maintenance, Air France Industries and Servair. Philippe Lazare also held management positions at Sextant Avionics, a division of Thales (1990-1994), and at Groupe PSA (1983-1990). He is a graduate of the Paris-La Défense Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture.

Pascal Lebard

Mr. Pascal Ariel Francis Lebard serves as Independent Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. He was co-opted as a Director of the Company by the Board of Directors on December 13, 2013. He began his career as Business Manager at Crédit Commercial de France (1986-1989), before joining 3i SA as Managing Partner (1989-1991). In 1991, he became Director of Ifint, now Exor group (the Agnelli group). In 2003, he joined Worms & Cie (which became Sequana in 2005) as a member of the Supervisory Board (2003-2004) and as a member and then Chairman of the Executive Board (2004-2005). He became Deputy Managing Director of Sequana in 2005 then Chief Executive Officer in 2007. He was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in June 2013. Pascal Lebard is a graduate of EDHEC business school.

Lucia Sinapi-Thomas

Ms. Lucia Sinapi-Thomas is Independent Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. She was appointed as Director of the Company on May 22, 2013. She graduated from ESSEC business school (1986) and Paris II - Panthéon Assas University (LLM, 1988), was admitted to the Paris bar (1989), and is a certified financial analyst (SFAF 1997). She started her career as a tax and business lawyer in 1986, before joining Capgemini in 1992. She has more than 20 years of experience within Capgemini group, successively as Group Tax Advisor (1992), Head of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Investor Relations (1999), extended to Risk Management and Insurance (2005), and member of the Group Engagement Board. Lucia Sinapi-Thomas was Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 2013 until December 31, 2015. She took over as Executive Director Business Platforms at Capgemini group in January 2016. She has been Executive Director of Capgemini Ventures since January 1, 2019. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Dassault Aviation since May 15, 2014, and is also a member of its Audit Committee. She joined the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE on May 24, 2012 and has been a member of Capgemini SE’s Compensation Committee since June 20, 2012.

Laurent Brunelle