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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alexandre Bompard

45 2017 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Committee

Matthieu Malige

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Chief Financial Officer

Jerome Nanty

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Human Resources for the Group and France

Laurent Vallee

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, General Secretary

Marie Cheval

44 2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Customers, Services and Digital Transformation

Pascal Clouzard

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director France

Guillaume de Colonges

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Northern and Eastern Europe (Belgium, Poland and Romania)

Francois Melchior De Polignac

45 2018 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Merchandise, Supply and Formats

Jacques Ehrmann

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Assets, International Development and Innovation

Thierry Garnier

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Asia (China and Taiwan)

Laurent Glepin

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Communication for the Group and France

Frederic Haffner

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Strategy and M&A

Gerard Lavinay

2018 Member of the Executive Committee, Executive Director Italy

Noel Prioux

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Latin America (Brazil and Argentina)

Eric Uzan

2017 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Southern Europe (Spain and Italy)

Philippe Houze

70 2017 Lead Director

Bernard Arnault

69 2008 Director

Nicolas Bazire

61 2008 Director

Jean-Laurent Bonnafe

57 2008 Director

Flavia Buarque de Almeida

50 2017 Director

Abilio Diniz

81 2016 Director

Thierry Faraut

48 2017 Director Representing Employees

Patricia Moulin Lemoine

69 2015 Director

Martine Saint-Cricq

60 2017 Director Representing Employees

Thierry Breton

63 2008 Independent Director

Stephane Courbit

2018 Independent Director

Aurore Domont

2018 Independent Director

Charles Edelstenne

80 2008 Independent Director

Stephane Israel

47 2018 Independent Director

Mathilde Lemoine

48 2011 Independent Director

Amelie Oudea-Castera

39 2018 Independent Director

Marie-Laure Sauty de Chalon

55 2017 Independent Director

Lan Yan

61 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alexandre Bompard

Mr. Alexandre Bompard has been Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee of CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Carrefour S.A. since July 18, 2017. He is Chairman of the Strategic Committee at the Company. Mr. Bompard is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Institute of Political Studies) in Paris, with a degree in Public Law and a postgraduate degree in Economics, and is also a graduate of Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA - National School of Administration) (Cyrano de Bergerac class). After graduating from the ENA, Alexandre Bompard joined to the French General Inspectorate of Finance (1999-2002). He went on to become the technical advisor to François Fillon, then Minister for Social Affairs, Labor and Solidarity (April-December 2003). From 2004 to 2008, Alexandre Bompard held several positions within the Canal + Group. He was Director of Chief of Staff for President Bertrand Meheut (2004-2005), and then Director of Sport and Public Affairs within the Group (June 2005 to June 2008). In June 2008, he was appointed Chairman and CEO of Europe 1 and Europe 1 Sport. In January 2011, he joined the Fnac Group where he was appointed Chairman and CEO. Upon his arrival, he undertook an ambitious plan to transform the company, called “Fnac 2015”, to meet the challenges posed by the digital revolution and the changing needs of customers. On June 20, 2013, he also launched Fnac’s IPO. In the fall of 2015, Fnac offered to take over the Darty Group and on July 20, 2016 Mr. Bompard became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the new Fnac-Darty Group. He is a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Literature) of France.

Matthieu Malige

Mr. Matthieu Malige has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Chief Financial Officer of CARREFOUR S.A. since October 16, 2017. He is a graduate of HEC Business School and Ecole des Travaux Publics and holds a Master of Science degree from UCLA. He started his career at Lazard Freres. From 2003 to 2011, he held various positions within the Carrefour group: Director of Strategy and Development, Chief Financial Officer of Carrefour Belgium and Chief Financial Officer of Carrefour France. In 2011, he joined the Fnac group as Chief Financial Officer and on July 20, 2016 following the company’s acquisition of Darty, he became Chief Financial Officer of the Fnac Darty Group.

Jerome Nanty

Mr. Jerome Nanty has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Human Resources for the Group and France at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and has a Master’s degree in public law. He began his career in 1986 at Societe Generale before joining the capital markets division of Credit Lyonnais bank in 1989, first as a bond market operator and subsequently as a manager of a portfolio of bond issuers. In 1998, he joined the bank’s Human Resources department as manager of employment policy and later labour relations. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Director of Labour and Social Relations for the Credit Lyonnais group. From 2003 onwards, he held the same position at the Credit Agricole group. As such, he was in charge of the labour aspect of the merger of Credit Lyonnais with Credit Agricole. He was appointed as Director of Human Resources at LCL in 2005 and at the Caisse des Depots group in 2008. From 2013 to 2016, he was General Secretary of the Transdev group. Since July 2016, he has served as General Secretary and Director of Human Resources of the Air France-KLM group.

Laurent Vallee

Mr. Laurent Vallee has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, General Secretary of CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He is a graduate of ESSEC Business School, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale de l’Administration (ENA). He began his career at the Conseil d’Etat, France’s administrative Supreme Court, where he served in particular as Government Commissioner and Constitutional Advisor to the Government’s Secretary General. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Vallee was a lawyer with the Clifford Chance law firm, before being appointed Director of Civil Affairs at the Ministry of Justice in April 2010. He was then General Corporate Secretary of the Canal+ Group from 2013 to 2015. Since March 2015, he has served as Secretary General of the Conseil Constitutionnel, France’s constitutional council. On August 30, 2017, he joined the Executive Management team as General Secretary of the Carrefour group.

Marie Cheval

Ms. Marie Cheval has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Customers, Services and Digital Transformation at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. She is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale de l’Administration (ENA). In 1999, she joined the French General Inspectorate of Finance. From 2002 to 2011, she held a number of positions with the La Poste Group: Director of Financial Services Strategy for La Poste and later for La Banque Postale, Marketing and Sales Director (2006-2009), then Director of Operations (2009-2011). In 2011, Ms. Cheval joined the Societe Generale Group as Director of Global Transactions and Payment Services. She was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Boursorama in 2013.

Pascal Clouzard

Mr. Pascal Clouzard has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director France at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He is a graduate of the ENSTA ParisTech institute of advanced engineering and of the Entrepreneur Master’s programme at HEC Business School. After beginning his career in consulting with A.T. Kearney – where he spent eight years at the Lisbon, Madrid and Paris offices – he joined Carrefour in 1999 as Group Director of Food Purchases, and subsequently became Group Director of Non-Food Purchases. He joined Carrefour Spain in 2006, serving as Marketing Director, Merchandise Director and Executive Director for Hypermarkets. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour Spain in 2011. Since 2014, Mr. Clouzard has also served as the Group’s lead coordinator for digital.

Guillaume de Colonges

Mr. Guillaume Jacques Edgard Laffont de Colonges has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Northern and Eastern Europe (Belgium, Poland and Romania) at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He also He directly oversees the operations of Carrefour Belgium. He holds a degree in Economics and completed an advanced management course at Harvard Business School in the United States. He began his career as a floor manager at Carrefour Anglet in 1992, before taking on various operational posts in hypermarkets in France and Poland. Subsequently, he acquired operational experience as Commercial and Supply Chain Director, and from 2000 to 2008 as Director of supermarket and hypermarket operations in Turkey and Taiwan. He then became Managing Director of Carrefour in Asia in Malaysia and in Singapore in 2009 and at Carrefour Turkey in 2011. In 2014, he became Executive Director Poland.

Francois Melchior De Polignac

Mr. Francois Melchior de Polignac has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Merchandise, Supply and Formats of Carrefour SA since October 1, 2018. He began his career as a financial controller at L'Oreal before moving to the Boston Consulting Group where he spent three years. He joined Carrefour's mergers and acquisitions department in 2000 before becoming director of a hypermarket. He then took over as director of supermarkets in Poland. He was then tasked with a transformation project across the group before taking over as executive director for Romania. In 2013, he was appointed Managing Director of Carrefour Belgium.

Jacques Ehrmann

Mr. Jacques Ehrmann has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Assets, International Development and Innovation at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He continues to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carmila. He is a graduate of HEC Business School. He began his career as General Secretary of Le Meridien Hotels in 1989 before moving on to the General Management of Euro Disney (1995-1997) and Club Mediterranee (1997-2002). He joined the Casino Group in 2003 as Managing Director for Property and Development, where he led the creation of Mercialys and was part of the General Management team for seven years. In 2013, Mr. Ehrmann joined Carrefour group’s Executive Management as Executive Director for Assets, Development and New Activities. In April 2014, he was also appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carmila, a company specialized in the revitalization of shopping centers adjacent to Carrefour hypermarkets.

Thierry Garnier

Mr. Thierry Garnier has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Asia (China and Taiwan) at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He served as Executive Director China-Taiwan of Carrefour S.A. from April 2012. Prior to that, he was Executive Director for International Partnerships and Growth Markets excluding China and Latin America, Member of the Executive Board and Executive Committee of the Company as of January 14, 2010. Prior to that, he served as Executive Director for South East Asia, European countries, India and International Partnerships for Carrefour SA from July 28, 2008 to January 14, 2010. Between January 23, 2008 and July 28, 2008, he was Member of the Management Board, Managing Director - International of the Company. He previously served as Managing Director of French Supermarkets. Mr. Garnier held a variety of posts within industrial concerns including Total and Usinor, before entering the French Department of Trade and Industry and then the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1997, he joined Promodes as a Trainee Hypermarket Manager. In 1998 and 1999, he was Hypermarket Manager in Libourne. From 1999 to 2000, he served as Regional Director for the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (Hyper Continent). In 2000, he was appointed Regional Director for Carrefour Grand Lille and then Carrefour Paris Ouest. In December 2003, he was appointed Executive Director of Supermarkets in France, a position he held until February 2005. He obtained a degree in Engineering, both from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Laurent Glepin

Mr. Laurent Glepin has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Communication for the Group and France at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He is a graduate of EFAP, the French Institute of Press Attaches. He began his career with the French political party Rassemblement pour la Republique, serving as Press Attache from 1990 to 1993, and subsequently as Press Secretary from 1993 to 1995. From 1995 to 2007, he served as Press Advisor to the French Presidency. From 2007 to 2008, he was Director of Communications at Georges Pompidou Centre, the French national centre for art and culture. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Director of Communications and Press Relations for Europe 1. In January 2011, Mr. Glepin was appointed Director of Communications and Cultural Initiatives for the Fnac group and in 2016 he became Director of Communications for the Fnac Darty group.

Frederic Haffner

Mr. Frederic Haffner has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Strategy and M&A at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He is a graduate of HEC Business School. In 1999, he joined Rothschild & Cie, where he led a number of mergers & acquisitions and financing transactions to support the international development of French and European corporations. He joined Carrefour in 2014 as Director of M&A. In 2017, he coordinated the IPO of Carmila and Grupo Carrefour Brasil.

Gerard Lavinay

Mr. Gerard Lavinay has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director Italy at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 1, 2018. He began his career at Euromarche in 1980, holding several positions both in-store and in the logistics department in that hypermarket chain which was taken over by Carrefour in 1991. From 1998 onwards, he held various positions at Carrefour in Greece before joining Carrefour Chile’s Executive Management team in 2003. He returned to France in 2004 and served as Group Supply Chain Director and Group Managing Director for IT and Supply Chain. In 2008, he was appointed Executive Director for Supermarkets in France. Mr. joined Carrefour Belgium in 2009 as Executive Director and Managing Director. In 2013, he supervised Carrefour’s operations in Northern Europe (Belgium, Poland and Romania) and international merchandise support and coordination teams.

Noel Prioux

Mr. Noel Prioux has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Latin America (Brazil and Argentina) at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He directly oversees the operations of Grupo Carrefour Brasil. He has a technical qualification in accountancy. He began his career with Carrefour in 1984, holding various operational positions within the West Regional Division for Carrefour France Hypermarkets. In 1996, Noël Prioux was appointed Director of Financial Services in France, then Executive Director Turkey. From 2001 to 2003, he was in charge of Carrefour hypermarkets in France. Subsequently, he managed Group international subsidiaries in Colombia, South Asia and Spain from 2004 to 2011. In June 2011, he became Executive Director France.

Eric Uzan

Mr. Eric Uzan has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Executive Director, Southern Europe (Spain and Italy) at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 2, 2017. He directly oversees the operations of Carrefour Spain. He holds a degree in Business Management and Public Administration. He began his career at Carrefour in 1981 and rose through the ranks to become Managing Director for northwest France in 1996. As of 1998, he has served in turn as Executive Director in Greece, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Thailand and Indonesia. In 2013, he became Executive Director for Italy.

Philippe Houze

Mr. Philippe Houze has been Lead Director of CARREFOUR S.A. since June 15, 2017. He served as Director of Carrefour S.A. from June 11, 2015. He serves as Member of the Accounts (Audit)Committee, Appointments (Nominating) Committee and Strategic Committee at the Company. After graduating from INSEAD Business School, he began his career with Monoprix in 1969. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Monoprix in 1982 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 1994, holding the position until November 2012. He was Co-Chairman of the Galeries Lafayette group from 1998 to 2004 and became Chairman of the Management Board in 2005. He is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Galeries Lafayette group, In 2015, Mr. Houze received the “International Retailer of the Year” award on behalf of Galeries Lafayette from the National Retail Federation (NRF), a prestigious American retail trade association bringing together key global industry players.

Bernard Arnault

Mr. Bernard Arnault has served as Director of Carrefour S.A. since July 28, 2008. He was Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company between May 12, 2008 and July 28, 2008. He started his carrier as engineer in Ferret-Savinel. In 1974, he became Director of Constructions and then Managing Director and Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of that Company. In 1984, he took the position of Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Financiere Agache and Christian Dior. Since 1989, he has been Chairman of the Board and CEO of LVMH Moet Henessy-Louis Vuitton, as well as its principal shareholder. He has acted as Chairman of Groupe Arnault SAS and Christian Dior SA, Director of Christian Dior Couture SA and Member of the Supervisory Committee of Financiere Jean Goujon SAS, among others. Positions held outside the Group in 2016: Manager of IPF Management 1 SARL (Luxembourg); Manager of IPF Partners SARL (Switzerland); Director, Chairman of the Audit, Risks and Sustainable Appointments and Compensation Committee of Icade, Development Committee; Director of Quatrature Investment Managers, among others. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique.

Nicolas Bazire

Mr. Nicolas Bazire has been Director of Carrefour S.A. since July 28, 2008. He is also Member of the Accounts (Audit), Appointments (Nominations) and Strategic Committees of the Company. He previously served on the Supervisory Board of the Company. He was Auditor then Advisor at the Cour des Comptes. In 1993, he became Director of the Prime Minister's Cabinet. He served as Associate Manager of Rothschild & Cie Banque between 1995 and 1999, when he was appointed to its Supervisory Board. In 1999, he became Managing Director of Groupe Arnault SAS and Director of Development and Acquisitions of LVMH-Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. He has acted as Director of LVMH-Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Atos SE and Suez Environnement, among others. Moreover, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Arnault (SEDCS); Director of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE; Director and Chairman of the Appointments and Compensation Committee of Atos SE; Director and member of the Audit and Accounts Strategic Committee of Suez Environnement; Director of LV Group (SA); Director of Agache Developpement SA; Director of Europatweb SA; Deputy Chief Executive Officer and permanent Director of Financiere Agache SA representative of Groupe Arnault; Director of Groupe Les Echos SA; Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Les Échos SAS of Montaigne Finance SAS; Member of the Supervisory Committee and legal representative of Groupe Arnault; Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Non-Director) Director of Semyrhamis SA; Director of Fondation Louis Vuitton (corporate foundation) and Chairman of the Accounts Committee of Societe; Permanent representative of UFIPAR, Director des Bains de Mer de Monaco SA; Permanent representative of UFIPAR, Director of Louis Vuitton Malletier SA Director of GA Placements SA; Permanent representative of Montaigne. He holds degrees from Ecole Navale, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Ecole Nationale d'Administration.

Jean-Laurent Bonnafe

Mr. Jean-Laurent L. Bonnafe has been Director of Carrefour S.A. since July 28, 2008. An engineering graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines, he joined the BNP group in 1993 in the Key Accounts Division. After being appointed Head of Strategy and Development in 1997, he oversaw the merger process between BNP and Paribas. In 2002, he was appointed Head of the BNP Paribas group’s French Retail Banking Division and French Network Manager, and became a member of the BNP Paribas group Executive Committee. On September 1, 2008, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of retail banking at the BNP Paribas group. On December 1, 2011, Mr. Bonnafe was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas.

Flavia Buarque de Almeida

Ms. Flavia Buarque de Almeida has served as Director of Carrefour S.A. since April 12, 2017. She is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. She received her undergraduate degree from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (1989) and her MBA from Harvard University (1994). From 1989 to 2003, she was a Consultant and Partner at McKinsey & Company. She has served as an Independent Director of Lojas Renner and as a Director of the Camargo group, which includes Camargo Correa, Camargo Correa Cimentos (now Intercement), Construcoes e Comercio Camargo Correa, Alpargatas, and Santista Textil. She was also Director of the Harvard University Board of Overseers. From November 2009 to April 2013, she was a Partner with the Monitor group, in charge of its operations in South America. From May 2003 to September 2009, she served as the Managing Director of Participacoes Morro Vermelho. She serves as Managing Director and Partner at Peninsula Capital Participacoes SA, where she has been responsible for the Península Participacoes Private Equity business since July 2013. She has been a Director at GAEC Educacao since October 30, 2014. In addition, she has held the position of Director of W2W E-Commerce de Vinhos SA since August 2016 and of BRF SA since April 2017.

Abilio Diniz

Mr. Abilio Diniz has been Director of Carrefour S.A. since May 17, 2016. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Strategic Committee of the Company. A seasoned retail professional, he co-founded Grupo Pao de Acucar with his father and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1993 to 2013. He was a member of the Brazilian National Monetary Council between 1979 and 1989 and is one of the four members of the Board of Management and Development of the Federal Government of Brazil. He has a degree in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), and since 2010 has been giving a course at FGV called “Leadership 360º”, which aims to train and coach young leaders. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Península Participacoes – his family’s investment group of companies – and of BRF.

Thierry Faraut

Mr. Thierry Faraut has been Director Representing Employees at CARREFOUR S.A. since November 23, 2017. He joined the Carrefour group in 1996. After two years as an intern, he became a butchery department manager, first in Lyon, then in Marseille. In 2003, he was named central trade union delegate for Continent France and later for Carrefour Hypermarkets in 2006. In 2010, he oversaw the French national trade union of Carrefour managers (Syndicat National de l’Encadrement Carrefour – SNEC) and became trade union delegate for Carrefour group. He was elected Vice-Chairman of the Distribution Division of the French federation of management trade unions (Federation CFE-CGC) for the food industry in 2011. With SNEC, he participated in partnerships with Carrefour and humanitarian organizations working on behalf of underprivileged children in Senegal and Benin. In addition, he was a member of the Group Committee (Comité de Groupe francais Carrefour).

Patricia Moulin Lemoine

Ms. Patricia Moulin Lemoine has served as Director of Carrefour S.A. since June 11, 2015. She is Member of the CSR Committee at the Company. After graduating from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris in 1970 with a public service degree, she was admitted as an attorney in 1971 and practiced between 1972 and 2014 with experience in employment, commercial, intellectual property and family law. In addition, she taught civil and insurance law to employees of Assurances Generales de France (1977-1994) and labour law at the University of Paris VIII’s sociology department (1985-1992). She is Chief Executive Officer of MOTIER (SAS), Chair of the Supervisory Board of Galeries Lafayette SA, Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Committee of BHV EXPLOITATION (SAS), Chair of Grands Magasins Galeries Lafayette SAS and Chair of Immobiliere du Marais (SAS), among others.

Martine Saint-Cricq

Ms. Martine Saint-Cricq has been Director Representing Employees at CARREFOUR S.A. since October 4, 2017. She is Member of the CSR Committee at the Company. She joined the Carrefour group in 1983 as an employee at the Carrefour Labege store. In 1987, she was elected employee representative for the Force Ouvriere (FO) trade union. After being elected to a variety of positions as representative within the Group, she held the position of secretary to the Group Committee. She simultaneously held positions with UNI Europa Commerce, UNI Europa (Women’s Conference) and UNI Global Union (World Congress). She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Carrefour Foundation since January 19, 2009. Since October 2007, she has been a member of the UNI Europa and UNI Global Union Women’s Committee. She has also been a member of the UNI Europa Commerce Steering Committee since June 2011. In addition, since April 2013, she has been secretary in charge of equality for FGTA FO, a federation of workers in the agriculture, food and tobacco industries in France.

Thierry Breton

Mr. Thierry Breton has been Independent Director of Carrefour S.A. since July 28, 2008. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Company as of May 31, 2011. He is a graduate of Ecole Superieure d'Electricite and Institut des hautes etudes de defense nationale. In 1986, he became head of the project of Futuroscope de Poitiers. He worked for the Ministry of Education as a consultant in the field information and new technologies. Mr. Breton also sat on the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council from 1986 to 1992, serving as Vice-Chairman from 1988. He then joined Bull as Director of Strategy and Development before becoming Deputy Managing Director then Chief Operating Officer. After joining the Group's Management Board in February 1996, he was successively named Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Appointed CEO of Thomson (1997-2002) then CEO of France Telecom (2002-2005), he was France's Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry between February 25, 2005 and May 16, 2007, before becoming a professor at Harvard University (USA) for "Leadership, Corporate Accountability", and then Chairman of the Management Board of Atos Origin in November 2008. He now serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atos SE, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wordline, Chairman of the ANRT and Member of the Academie des Technologies, among others.

Stephane Courbit

Mr. Stephane Courbit has been Independent Director of CARREFOUR S.A. since June 15, 2018. He is Member of the Compensation Committee and the Strategic Committee at the Company.

Aurore Domont

Ms. Aurore Domont has been Independent Director at CARREFOUR S.A. since June 15, 2018. She is Member of the Appointments (Nominating) Committee and Chairman of the CSR Committee at the Company.

Charles Edelstenne

Mr. Charles Edelstenne has been Independent Director of Carrefour S.A. since July 28, 2008. He is also Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company. A qualified chartered accountant, he joined Dassault Aviation in 1960 as Head of the Financial Analysis Unit. He went on to hold posts such as Deputy Secretary General, Secretary General and Executive Deputy Chairman, Economic and Financial Affairs, before being appointed to the Board in 1989. He was elected as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2000, a combined role he held until January 8, 2013. Founder, Chief Executive Officer and current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dassault Systemes SE.

Stephane Israel

Mr. Stephane Israel has been Independent Director of CARREFOUR S.A. since June 15, 2018. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company.

Mathilde Lemoine

Ms. Mathilde Lemoine has been Independent Director of Carrefour S.A. since May 20, 2011. She is also Member of the Accounts (Audit) Committee of the Company as of June 18, 2012. She was Chairman of the Accounts (Audit) Committee of the Company between May 31, 2011 and June 18, 2012. With a Ph.D. in economics, she is an economist specializing in macroeconomic issues and international trade. She started her career as a teacher and researcher and subsequently held the position of Economist and General Secretary of the Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE). She later became a member of several ministerial offices and in particular served as macroeconomics and tax advisor at Matignon (2005-2006). She was a rapporteur (external examiner) for the Expert Conference on the Climate and Energy Contribution (2009) and a member of the Commission for the Liberation of Growth, known as the Attali Commission (2010). She participated in a government task force reporting on the competitiveness drivers of French industry, and contributed experience on the French economy. She was a member of the Conseil d’Analyse Economique and the Commission Economique de la Nation. From 2006 to 2015 she was Director of Economic Research and Market Strategy at HSBC France and Senior Economist at HSBC Global Research. She is currently Group Chief Economist of Edmond de Rothschild, a Professor at Sciences Po and a member of the High Council of Public Finance (HCFP). In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors of Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS).

Amelie Oudea-Castera

Ms. Amelie Oudea-Castera has been Independent Director of CARREFOUR S.A. since June 15, 2018. She is Member of the Audit Committee, the Appointments (Nominating) Committee and the Strategic Committee at the Company.

Marie-Laure Sauty de Chalon

Ms. Marie-Laure Sauty de Chalon has been Independent Director at CARREFOUR S.A. since June 15, 2017. She is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and has a degree in law. After working for various advertising agencies in print media and television, she took over Carat Interactive’s Executive Management in 1997. In 2001, she was Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Consodata North America. Following this experience, in 2004, she became Head of Aegis Media France and Southern Europe. Since 2010, she has held the position of Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Aufeminin and has been teaching at Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. She has also been Member of the French Competition Authority (Autorite de la concurrence) since 2014.

Lan Yan

Ms. Lan Yan has been Independent Director of CARREFOUR S.A. since June 15, 2017. She is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. She obtained a Bachelor's degree in French Literature from the Beijing University of Foreign Languages in 1981, an LLM in Law from Beijing University in 1984 and a Doctorate in Law (PhD) from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva in 1991. She was a Research Associate at Harvard Law School from 1987 to 1988 and was admitted to the Paris Bar Association in 1994. In 1991, she joined the Beijing office of Gide Loyrette Nouel and became the first female foreign partner in 1997. She has been their Chief Representative since 1998. She was also an arbitrator for the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). Since April 2011, Ms. Yan has served as the Managing Director and Head of Greater China Investment Banking at Lazard. In addition, she is the French Trade Advisor (CCE) and Honorary Consul of Monaco in Beijing, as well as a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) and Chevalier de l'Ordre de Saint-Charles (Monaco).