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Mersen SA (CBLP.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Olivier Legrain

66 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Luc Themelin

57 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Committee

Thomas Baumgartner

47 2016 Financial and Administrative Director, Member of the Executive Committee

Christophe Bommier

58 2016 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Estelle Legrand

Director of Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Gilles Boisseau

Member of the Executive Committee, Electrical Power

Thomas Farkas

Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Strategy and Development

Jean-Philippe Fournier

Member of the Executive Committee, Operational Excellence

Eric Guajioty

Member of the Executive Committee, Advanced Materials

Didier Muller

60 2016 Member of the Executive Committee, Asia and Latin America

Isabelle Azemard

66 2016 Director

Yann Chareton

40 2016 Director

Pierre Creusy

56 2017 Director, Representative of Employees

Dominique Gaillard

58 2016 Director

Edward Koopman

2016 Director, Representative of Sofina

Thierry Sommelet

48 2016 Director - Representative of Bpifrance Investissement

Michel Crochon

66 2017 Independent Director

Catherine Delcroix

67 2016 Independent Director

Carolle Foissaud

2016 Independent Director

Benedicte Levinson

2017 Independent Director, Representative of Fonds Nobel

Henri-Dominique Petit

70 2016 Independent Director

Ulrike Steinhorst

66 2016 Independent Director

Veronique Boca

2017 Vice President, Corporate & Financial Communication

Biographies

Name Description

Olivier Legrain

Mr. Olivier Legrain has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Mersen SA since May 18, 2017. He is also member of company’s Governance and Remuneration Committee and was until December 31, 2017 a Chairman of Strategy Committee. He began his career with Rhone-Poulenc, where he held executive positions in several business units. He subsequently joined the Lafarge Group as a member of its Executive Committee, in charge of specialty materials and strategy. After organizing the sale of the Lafarge Group’s stake in Materis, a group specializing in materials, he became Chairman of Materis until 2015. He then changed career paths and became a therapist.

Luc Themelin

Mr. Luc Themelin has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. Prior to that he served as Chairman of the Management Board. Previously, he was also Member of the Executive Committee and Member of the Management Board of the Company since May 19, 2009 and Group Vice President - High Temperature Applications and Braking, Member of the Executive Committee until May 19, 2009. Mr. Themelin has spent the bulk of his career with the Company, having originally been hired as Research and Development engineer. He was appointed as Director of Braking division in 1998 and then Director of High Temperatures division in 2004. He joined the Executive Committee in 2005, while continuing to manage the Braking division and to oversee the High Temperatures division. Mr. Themelin holds a Doctorate degree in Materials Science and currently works also as Chairman and Director of several subsidiaries of the Company.

Thomas Baumgartner

Mr. Thomas Baumgartner serves at Mersen SA as Financial and Administrative Director and Member of the Executive Committee since May 11, 2016. He began his career in 1996 with Credit Lyonnais as a credit analyst, before taking over as Relationship Manager of industrial accounts. In 1999, he joined the Company as Head of Financing and Cash Management, before becoming Vice President Planning and Controlling. Mr. Baumgartner is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and he was also appointed Chairman and Director of several subsidiaries of the Company.

Christophe Bommier

Mr. Christophe Bommier serves at Mersen SA as Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. Previously he was Global Vice President - High Temperatures and Member of the Management Board from August 24, 2011. He was previously the Company's Global Vice President - High Temperatures since 2010. Mr. Bommier began his career with Pechiney as Research and Development Engineer, before joining the Company in 1989 to rapidly rose through the ranks to become Vice President, Braking. In 1998, he moved to the United States where he took charge of the North American operations of the High Temperatures division, before being appointed Vice President - High Temperatures Asia in 2006. Mr. Bommier is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie (ESPCI ParisTech) and was appointed also as Director of several subsidiaries of the Company.

Estelle Legrand

Gilles Boisseau

Thomas Farkas

Jean-Philippe Fournier

Eric Guajioty

Didier Muller

Mr. Didier Muller serves at Mersen SA as Member of the Executive Committee in charge of Asia and Latin America region. He previously served at the Company as Member of the Management Board, Group Vice President - Electrical Applications from August 24, 2011 and as Head of Electrical Applications from 2006. He began his career in 1981 and held several sales and marketing positions before moving to Pechiney in 1987 as Sales and Marketing Director. He joined the Mersen group in 1989, being given responsibility for various subsidiaries and divisions, predominantly in international markets. Mr. Muller is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Rouen and holds a Masters degree in Economics. He was appointed Chairman and Director of several subsidiaries of the Company.

Isabelle Azemard

Ms. Isabelle Azemard has been Director of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. She is also Member of Company's Remuneration and Governance Committee. She is a graduate of the Institut Superieur d’Electronique de Paris (ISEP) and the Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Defense Nationale. She spent her career at the Thales Group, including 20 years in sales and marketing management positions, primarily at the international level. Since 2013, she has been a consultant to business executives.

Yann Chareton

Mr. Yann Chareton serves as Director of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016.He is also Member of Company's Audit Committee. After graduating from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris in 2000 and from ESSEC Business School in 2002, Mr. Chareton studied at the London School of Economics and at Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan. In October 2005, he joined AXA Private Equity's Mid Cap LBO team where he has been Senior Investment Manager at the Milan office. He was notably involved in deals related to Camaieu and TLD group in France and the Kos group in Italy.

Pierre Creusy

Mr. Pierre Creusy has been Director representing Employees at Mersen SA since October 12, 2017. He is also Member of Companys Governance and Remuneration Committee as well as of Strategy Committee. He joined Mersen in 1986 after graduating with an engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Metiers and obtaining a graduate degree at the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises in Amiens. After working in Korea, he held positions in production engineering and subsequently in product management before joining Mersen’s Corporate Finance team as a fi nancial controller. He took on business responsibilities in Asia in 1999 and is now Director of Strategic Projects and Integrating Business Planning in the Electrical Power segment.

Dominique Gaillard

Mr. Dominique Gaillard has been Director of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. He is Member of Governance and Remuneration Committee and Strategy Committee. He was previously Director of the Company since January 1, 2009. A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees, the IAE in Paris and the University of Berkeley, California (MSc), Dominique Gaillard began his career working for a Pechiney subsidiary as R&D director, then sales and marketing director (19881990). From 1990 to 1997, he worked at Charterhouse, during which time he arranged numerous development capital and LBO transactions. He joined AXA Private Equity (which became Ardian in 2013) in 1997 as Head of LBOs. He is now Managing Director in charge of Direct Funds (development capital, small & mid cap LBOs, co-investment, and infrastructure).

Edward Koopman

Mr. Edward Koopman has been Director, Representative of Sofina at Mersen SA since July 7, 2016. Mr. Koopman is also Member of the Strategy Committee. He is a graduate of the EM Lyon Business School and has an IAE qualification in Law and Administration from the University of Lyon III. He began his career in London in 1986 with BNP Capital Markets. In 1989, he joined Baring Brothers, where he remained until 1993. From 1993 to 1999, he worked as a manager and management consultant for Bain & Company in Paris, Dallas, Brussels and the Middle East. In 1999, he founded Electra Partners Europe/Cognetas, co-heading the Paris office until 2012. In 2012, he joined Value Ventures as an investor and independent advisor in Paris and London. In 2015, he moved to Sofina, a family-owned investment company in Brussels, where he is a member of the Executive Committee.

Thierry Sommelet

Mr. Thierry Sommelet has been Director representing Bpifrance Investissement at Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. He is also Member of Company's Audit and Accounts Committee as well as of Strategy Committee. A senior investment director at Bpifrance Participations, Mr. Sommelet started his career in the capital markets at Credit Commercial de France in 1992 in Paris, then in New York. He held several management positions in London and Paris before joining Caisse des Depots et Consignations in 2002, as Manager of financial arrangements in the Digital Investments and Holdings department. He then moved to the Strategic Investment Fund (FSI) when this was set up, in 2008. Mr. Sommelet obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree from INSEAD Business School and also received a degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees.

Michel Crochon

Mr. Michel Crochon has been Independent Director of Mersen SA since May 18, 2017. He is also Member of Company's Audit and Accounts Committee as well as Chairman of Strategy Committee. A graduate of the Ecole Superieure d’Electricite (Supelec) and CEDEP, he has spent his entire career at Schneider Electric, where he accumulated years of experience in many different roles. In addition to managing departments and production plants, he has also worked in sales and marketing, held cross-functional roles and managed large units. He was a member of the Executive Committee for 12 consecutive years. During that time, he was Head of the Customers and Markets Division, and later Head of the Industry Business and the Energy and Infrastructure Business, before becoming Head of the Group’s Corporate Strategy and Technology. Mr. Crochon has experience in working abroad and facing cross-cultural challenges, having traveled and managed teams in a variety of countries.

Catherine Delcroix

Ms. Catherine Delcroix has been Independent Director of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. She is also Member of Company’s Audit and Accounts Committee as well as Member of Strategy Committee. She has a degree in marine engineering from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Techniques Avancees, and has spent her career in engineering and industrial maintenance, primarily in the energy sector. She served as Managing Director for Energy of the CNIM Group from 2002 to 2014 and was appointed as a Management Board member and corporate secretary of the Group in 2009.

Carolle Foissaud

Ms. Carolle Foissaud has been Independent Member of the Board of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. She is also Member of Company's Audit and Accounts Committee. She is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications. She has spent the bulk of her career with the Areva Group, primarily in operational positions within the Fuel and Reactors units and in management positions as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of STMI and its subsidiaries in the field of Cleanup and as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Areva TA, which specializes in naval propulsion reactors and research reactors. She was also a member of the Areva Group’s Executive Management Board. She joined Bouygues Energies et Services on September 1, 2017, where she is Chief Executive Officer of the Industry segment.

Benedicte Levinson

Ms. Benedicte Levinson has been Independent Director, Representative of Fonds Nobel at Mersen SA since May 18, 2017. She is also Member of Company's Governance and Remuneration Committee. Ms. Levinson launched her career at 3M, before joining Air Liquide, where she has held management positions in marketing and operations in France and Europe. She is currently Vice President of the Industrial Merchant for Southern Europe business line at Air Liquide.

Henri-Dominique Petit

Mr. Henri-Dominique Petit has been Independent Director of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. Prior to that, he was Vice Chairman and Independent Member of the Supervisory Board. Mr. Petit has spent his entire career in industry. He graduated from Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie (ESPCI ParisTech), gained a DEA degree in Nuclear Physics and also holds a Doctorate degree in Particle Electronics from Universite d'Orsay (part of Universite Paris-Sud 11). After three years of research, Mr. Petit joined Kodak in Paris and held within the company a wide variety of positions in France (purchasing, production, marketing and sales) and in the rest of the world (Divisional Manager in London, then President of the Cinema and Television Division in Los Angeles, European President of Eastman Kodak, based in London, Chief Operating Officer of the Consumer Imaging division based in the United States and, lastly, President of Eastman Kodak Asia-Pacific based in Shanghai). Mr. Petit took over at the helm of Bacou-Dalloz in 2004. He was Chief Executive Officer of the group until 2009. In 2011, he was appointed as Senior Advisor at DC Advisory.

Ulrike Steinhorst

Ms. Ulrike Steinhorst has been independent director of Mersen SA since May 11, 2016. She is also Chairwoman of Company's Governance and Remuneration Committee as well as Member of Strategy Committee. She began her career in France at the Ministry of European Affairs. A German lawyer, she is also a graduate of the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration (International Cycle) and holds a graduate degree from Paris II – Pantheon University and an Executive MBA from HEC. She joined EDF’s International Division in 1990 before returning to Germany, where she joined the Degussa Group in 1999. She held several positions there, first in Germany and later in France, where she managed Degussa’s French subsidiary. She joined EADS in 2007 as Chief of Staff to the CEO before becoming Head of Strategy, Planning and Finance at Airbus Group’s Research Directorate in 2012.

Veronique Boca

Ms. Veronique Boca serves as Vice President Corporate & Financial Communication at Mersen SA. Prior to that position, she was Vice President Investor Relations and Strategic Planning at Sperian from 2004 until the sale of the company to Honeywell. She had previously held strategy and finance positions in Canal + Technologies and Thales Group. Ms. Boca is a graduate of Ecole Catholique d'Arts et Metiers (ECAM).