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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philippe Salle

53 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Sophie Zurquiyah

52 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Yuri Baidoukov

2018 Group Chief Financial Officer

Chu-Ong Ting

2018 Head of Technology & Chief Technology Officer

Olivier Gouirand

2018 Head of GOE & Internal Audit and HSE & Risk Management

Beatrice Place-Faget

2018 General Secretary & Group General Counsel

Hovey Cox

2018 Head of Marketing & Sales and Communication

Jerome Denigot

2018 Head of Human Resources

Kamal Al-Yahya

2018 Head of GeoSoftware & Smart Data Solutions

Sam Borman

2018 Head of Marine

Jean-Baptiste Chalvidan

2018 Head of Land

Colin Murdoch

2018 Head of Subsurface Imaging, Geology, Reservoir and Geoscience

Greg Paleolog

2018 Head of Multi-Physics

Pascal Rouiller

64 2018 Head of Acquisition and Equipment

Eva Rudin

2018 Head of Strategy & Diversification

Luc Schlumberger

62 2018 Head of Multi-Client & New Ventures

Patrice Guillaume

59 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Robert Semmens

60 1999 Director

Michael Daly

64 2016 Independent Director

Anne-France Laclide-Drouin

50 2017 Independent Director

Helen Lee Bouygues

46 2018 Independent Director

Colette Lewiner

72 2018 Independent Director

Gilberte Lombard

74 2011 Independent Director

Heidi Petersen

60 2018 Independent Director

Mario Ruscev

61 2018 Independent Director

Catherine Leveau

2016 Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Philippe Salle

Mr. Philippe Salle has been Independent Chairman of the Board of CGG S.A. since April 26, 2018. He has been Independent Director of the Company since March 8, 2018. Mr. Philippe Salle is a graduate of the Ecole des Mines and holds a MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (Chicago, USA). Mr. Philippe Salle began his career with Total in Indonesia before joining Accenture in 1990. He then joined McKinsey in 1995 and became Senior Manager in 1998. In 1999, he joined the Vedior group (which later became Randstad, a company listed on Euronext Amsterdam). He became Chairman and CEO of Vedior France in 2002; In 2006, he became a member of the managing board of Vedior NV and was then appointed President for South Europe in 2006 (France, Spain, Italy and Switzerland). In 2007, he joined the Geoservices group, a technological company operating in the petroleum industry and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He was first appointed Deputy CEO and then Chairman and CEO until March 2011. From 2011 to 2015, he was Chairman and CEO of the Altran group. He then became Chairman and CEO of Elior where he remained until October 2017. He is now CEO of Foncia. He has also been a Director of Gaztransport and Technigaz (a company listed on Euronext Paris), since 2014 and a Director of Banque Transatlantique since 2010.

Sophie Zurquiyah

Ms. Sophie Zurquiyah has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of CGG S.A. since April 26, 2018. She has previously served as Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Committee at the Company since 2016. She was in charge of GGR segment, Technology and Global Operational Excellence. She has also been Member of the Corporate Committee. Prior to this, she was Senior Executive Vice President - Geophysics and Reservoir (GGR) Division, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company since 2015. She is a graduate from Ecole Centrale de Paris, holds a master in Numerical analysis from the University of Paris VI (UPMC) and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado. She joined CGG in 2013 after 22 years in the oilfield services industry, working for Schlumberger in global executive positions ranging from business, operations, functional to technology, based in France, the United States and Brazil. Ms. Zurquiyah also serves as Senior Executive Vice President of CGG Services (U.S.) Inc. and Director of Petroleum Edge Ltd. She has been a Director of Safran (a company listed on Euronext Paris) since June 2017.

Yuri Baidoukov

Mr. Yuri Baidoukov has been Group Chief Financial Officer at CGG S.A. since September 1, 2018. He has recently been Group CFO at OiLSERV Group. Prior to this, he was CFO of Maersk Oil US, and Group CFO of Integra Group, a CIS Oilfield Services company, listed on the London Stock Exchange. Yuri Baidoukov spent 10 years of his career at Schlumberger in leading finance positions at the corporate and regional levels, and is recognized for his leadership, professional and technical skills. Yuri Baidoukov holds an MBA degree from TRIUM Global Executive MBA, a joint program of NYU Stern School of Business, LSE and HEC Paris. He also holds a Master of Science (Honors), Economics degree from the Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, and is an affiliate member of the American Institute of CPAs.

Chu-Ong Ting

Olivier Gouirand

Mr. Olivier Gouirand has been Head of GOE & Internal Audit and HSE & Risk Management at CGG S.A. since 2018. He has previously been Executive Vice President of GOE, Internal Audit, Risk Management, HSE and SD, Member of the Executive Committee at CGG S.A. since 2016. Prior to this, he served as Vice President - Finance at the Company from June 1, 2012 till 2013. He was previously advisor to the French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, in charge of State Shareholdings.

Beatrice Place-Faget

Ms. Beatrice Place-Faget has served as General Secretary & Group General Counsel at CGG S.A. since 2018. She has previously been Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel, General Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee of CGG S.A. since 2016. She has previously been Senior Vice President, General Secretary & Group General Counsel since September 2012. Before joining CGG, she worked as a lawyer for France Cables et Radio (France Telecom Group) from 1995 to 2000 where she specialized in contracts, M&A and corporate law. She then joined Eridania Beghin Say in 2000 as senior lawyer specialized in corporate law and M&A and was also General Counsel for Cerestar (starch industry), one of the companies resulting from the demerger of Eridania Beghin Say. She holds a Doctorate in English and U.S. Business Law from Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and a Masters in Common Law Studies from Georgetown University Law Center (USA – Washington DC).

Hovey Cox

Jerome Denigot

Kamal Al-Yahya

Sam Borman

Jean-Baptiste Chalvidan

Colin Murdoch

Mr. Colin Murdoch has served as Head of Subsurface Imaging, Geology, Reservoir and Geoscience at CGG S.A. since 2018. He has previously served as Executive Vice President of Subsurface Imaging and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG S.A. He began his career in the industry as a data processing geophysicist with Seiscom Delta in Dublin, also spending some time as an Assistant Party Chief on a field crew in Indonesia. He then joined McKinley Smith, a geological/geophysical consultant based in Ireland, where he was engaged in the interpretation of seismic data and prospect generation. In 1983, he joined Digicon Geophysical Corp. as a data processing manager in Caracas, and after two years he moved to Houston to run a dedicated processing center for UNOCAL. In 1985, he joined Entropic Geopyhsical, based in California, as Land Processing manager. In 1987, he returned to Digicon Geophysical where he held a number of positions in Data Processing including Manager for North and South America. In 1994, he became Vice President of Data Processing & Technology.

Greg Paleolog

Pascal Rouiller

Mr. Pascal Rouiller has been Head of Acquisition and Equipment at CGG S.A. since 2018. He has previously been Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at CGG S.A. since 2016. He has also been Member of the Corporate Committee. He is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris. He has been Chief Operating Officer in charge of the Acquisition and Equipment business lines and of Risk Management/HSE/Sustainable Development for the Group. He served as Corporate Officer from February 29, 2012 to January 4, 2017. Before that time, Mr. Rouiller served as Vice President for the Asia-Pacific region from May 1992 to September 1995, then as Vice President of our Product segment from October 1995 to December 1999. In 1999, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Sercel Group and has acted as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sercel SAS since September 2005. Mr. Rouiller is now Chief Executive Officer of Sercel SAS, Sercel Holding SAS and Chairman of CGG Services SAS, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sercel (Beijing) Technological ServicesCo. Ltd. and of Sercel Australia Pty. Ltd., Chairman of the Board of Sercel Canada Ltd., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hebei Sercel Junfeng Geophysical Prospecting Equipment Co. Ltd., Director of Sercel Singapore Private Ltd., Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sercel Inc., and Director of Seabed Geosolutions B.V. (a Dutch company 40% held by the Group).

Eva Rudin

Ms. Eva Rudin has served as Head of Strategy & Diversification at CGG S.A. since 2018. She has previously been Executive Vice President of Marine Data Acquisition, Member of the Executive Committee at CGG S.A. since 2016. She has previously been Executive Vice President - Marine since 2013. She started her career as a Process Engineer in the automotive industry and occupied different responsibilities in Maintenance, Process Engineering, Supply Chain and Sourcing. After 16 years working for Volvo, Renault and Nissan, she joined the Company in 2009 as Senior Vice President Global Sourcing. With the new organization in 2010, the Supply Chain was added to her scope. She is a graduate of Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. She holds a Master of Sciences in Industrial Engineering.

Luc Schlumberger

Patrice Guillaume

Mr. Patrice Guillaume has been Director, Employee Representative at CGG S.A. since 2017. He graduated from the Ecole Centrale of Lyon (France). He began his professional activity in 1981 as a professor of electronics at the Polytechnic of Kano Nigeria as part of the volunteer service to the national service at the French Ministry of External Relations. After a three-year stint at Air Liquide’s research center as a research engineer in combustion, he joined CGG in 1985 as deputy head of mission for land acquisitions in Italy. He then returned to a career in research in geophysics in the field of imaging to become an expert in tomography and managed the team specialized in tomography. He has been a member of the CGG Works Council for about 20 years and secretary of the Group Committee for about 10 years.

Robert Semmens

Mr. Robert F. Semmens has been Director of CGG SA since December 13, 1999. Mr. Semmens is Member of the Company's Appointment-Remuneration Committee and Member of the Technology/Strategy Committee. He is a private investor and adjunct professor of finance at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business (New York University). He holds a law degree from Northwestern University School of Law and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He was Vice President of Goldman Sachs & Co. in Investment Banking, and at J. Aron and Principal Investing, all in energy related businesses. He was co-founder of The Beacon Group, where he raised and comanaged private equity funds in the energy business. Mr. Semmens joined the Board of CGG in connection with an investment made by the Beacon Group in CGG in 1999. At CGG, he has served on the Audit, Appointment- Remuneration and Strategic Committees of the Board and has been a Director of Sercel. He has served on more than 15 boards, all in the energy business. He currently serves as a Director of MicroPharma Ltd (Canada) and Bronco Holdings LLC (USA).

Michael Daly

Dr. Michael (Mike) Daly has served as Independent Director at CGG S.A. since 2016. He has been Director of the Company since September 30, 2015. He is Member of the Technology/Strategy Committee and Chairman of the HSE/Sustainable Development Committee. He is a graduate of The University College of Wales, Leeds University (PhD) and Harvard Business School (PMD). Mr. Daly is a British geologist, oil and gas executive and academic. He joined the Geological Survey of Zambia in 1976, mapping the remote Muchinga Mountains of northeast Zambia. He began his business career with BP in 1986 as a research geologist. After a period of strategy work and exploration and production positions in Venezuela, the North Sea and London, he became President of BP’s Middle East and S. Asia exploration and production business. In 2006, Mr. Daly became BP’s Global Exploration Chief and a Group Vice President. He served on BP’s Group Executive Team as Executive Vice President from 2010, and retired in 2014 after 28 years with the company. He currently serves as Senior Director at Macro Advisory Partners, Non- Executive Director with Tullow Oil, as Visiting Professor in Earth Sciences at The University of Oxford and Director of Daly Advisory and Research Ltd.

Anne-France Laclide-Drouin

Ms. Anne-France Laclide-Drouin has been Independent Director of CGG S.A. since October 31, 2017. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She is a graduate from the Institut Commercial of Nancy (ICN) and Mannheim University. She also holds a Diplome d’Etudes Superieures Comptables et Financieres. Ms. Laclide-Drouin began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers before occupying various positions in the financial division of international groups in different sectors, such as the distribution sector, where she acquired international experience. In 2001, she became Financial Director of Guilbert, then Staples, AS Watson and GrandVision. Mrs. Laclide-Drouin has been CFO of Oberthur Technologies, comprising the responsibility of the financial and legal functions of the group, from 2013 to 2017. She is now CFO of Consolis Holding SAS and she also serves as Director of Bonna Sabla SA (France), Consolis Oy AB (Finland), Parma Oy (Finland), Philbert Tunisie SA (Tunisia), Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of WPS Ujski (Poland), Member of the Supervisory Board of ASA Epitoipari Kft (Hungary) and General Manager of Compact (BC) SARL (Luxembourg).

Helen Lee Bouygues

Mrs. Helen Lee Bouygues has been Independent Director of CGG S.A. since March 23, 2018. She received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Princeton University in Political Science and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Mrs. Helen Lee Bouygues started her career in 1995 at J.P. Morgan in the M&A group in New York and in Hong Kong. In 1997, she joined Pathnet Inc., a telecommunications provider based in Washington DC, as Director of Development and Finance. From 2000 until 2004, she worked at Cogent Communications Inc. as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. She thereafter became a Partner at Alvarez & Marsal Paris, where she left to launch her own consulting firm specialized in corporate turnaround and transformations in 2010. In 2014, she integrated her team at McKinsey & Company in Paris where she was Partner responsible for the division Recovery and Transformation Services. Since June 2017, she is President of HLB Partners, a consulting firm. She also serves as Director and member of the Audit Committee of Vivarte, Director and member of the Audit & Remuneration Committee of Burelle SA (a company listed on Euronext Paris) and Governor and member of Finance and Strategy Committees of the American Hospital of Paris (non-profit).

Colette Lewiner

Ms. Colette Lewiner has been Independent Director of CGG S.A. since March 8, 2018. She has graduated from Ecole Normale Superieure and has a PhD in physics. In November 1979, after around 10 years spent as a physics researcher, she joined Electricite de France (EDF), she headed the Fuel Procurement division and then she became in 1989 EDF’s first woman Executive Vice President in charge of the Commercial division that she created. She was appointed Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, of SGN on March 1992. In 1998, she joined Capgemini and created the Utilities Global Market Unit. In May 2000, following the merger of Cap Gemini and Ernst & Young, Ms. Lewiner was nominated Executive Vice President and Global Leader of the Energy, Utilities and Chemicals Sector. Ms. Lewiner became on July 1, 2012, Energy advisor to Capgemini Chairman. She has been Director and Member of the Audit Committee of TGS Nopec Geophysical Company (from 2006 to 2015), Non-Executive Chairman of TDF (from 2010 to 2012), Director and Member of the Strategy Committee of Lafarge Holcim (from 2011 to 2014) and Director and Chairwoman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Cromton Greaves (from 2013 to 2016). Ms. Colette Lewiner currently serves a Director, Member of the Strategy & Sustainable Development Committee of Nexans, Director, Chairwoman of the Selection and Compensation Committee of Bouygues, Director, Member of the Accounts Committee, Member of the Ethics Committee and Chairwoman of the selection and Compensation Committee of Colas, Director, Chairwoman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Governance Committee of Getlink, Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Chairwoman of the Ethic Committee, Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of EDF, Director, Member of the Strategy Committee, Member of the Audit Committee of Ingenico.

Gilberte Lombard

Ms. Gilberte Lombard has served as Independent Director of CGG SA since May 4, 2011. She is also Member of the HSE/Sustainable Development Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. She held various financial positions within HSBC France (formerly Credit Commercial de France) from 1990 until her retirement in February 2011. She began her career as a financial analyst and then joined the M&A department of Credit Commercial de France. After Credit Commercial de France was privatized in 1987, she became the Investor Relations Officer in charge of relationships with financial analysts and institutional investors. She also coordinated the information policy for both major bank shareholders and individual bank shareholders from 1987 to 2000. In 2000, she was appointed as head of financial transactions in charge of structuring and implementing sales, acquisitions and mergers for HSBC France (which by now had taken over Credit Commercial de France) and managing its industrial and financial portfolio. She was appointed a member of the Board and the Audit Committee of several companies within the HSBC group in France. She was also appointed as Secretary of the Board of Directors in1990 and served as a member of the Supervisory Board, member of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee of Zodiac Aerospace until February 12, 2018. She continues to serve as Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Strategic Committee of Robertet SA, two Euronext Paris-listed companies. She is a Director of the Vernet Retraite association. Ms. Lombard holds a Masters degree in Economic Sciences and is a graduate of the INSEAD Advanced Management Program. She is Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur.

Heidi Petersen

Mrs. Heidi Marie Petersen has been Independent Director of CGG S.A. since March 23, 2018. Mrs. Petersen holds a M.Sc. (cand. scient. degree) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Department of Chemistry and Mathematics. She started her career as research assistant at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim in 1983. She was employed in Kvaerner Oil & Gas from 1988 where she worked as an engineer, project manager and departmental manager engaged in offshore and land-based industrial assignments. She served as maintenance supervisor of the Gullfaks C platform for two years from 1995 to 1997. She was appointed head of Kvaerner Oil & Gas AS in Sandefjord in 1997, where she served as Vice President until 2000. In 2000, she headed a management buy-out that led to the startup of Future Engineering AS and served as its Managing Director from 2000 to 2004. In 2004, she sold the company to Ramboell and served after that as Managing Director of Ramboell Oil & Gas from 2004 to 2007. Mrs. Petersen is an independent businesswoman, with 30 years of experience in the oil and offshore industry. She has board experience in industrial, oil and gas-based operations, as well as energy supply and financial enterprises. Mrs. Petersen owns Future Technology AS, a leading consultancy and technology company located in Sandefjord and Oslo offering consultant services, engineering services and construction solutions, notably in the oil and gas market. She also serves as Chairman of Future Technology AS, Director of Arendal Fossekompani ASA (a company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange) and Director of HIP AS (Norway).

Mario Ruscev

Dr. Mario Ruscev has been Independent Director of CGG S.A. since March 8, 2018. Dr. Ruscev is a Nuclear Physicist by training holding a PhD from Yale University. He spent 23 years with Schlumberger in various responsibilities in the R&D and operational areas. He was the head of the Seismic, Testing, Water & Gas services and Wireline Product Lines. He has since been CEO of FormFactor a provider of unique nanotech connectors for the semiconductor industry, CEO of IGSS (GeoTech) the major Russian Seismic Company, CTO at Baker Hughes and EVP at Weatherford. During his career, Mr. Ruscev had the opportunity to evolve in many environments where Technology was a differentiator and his team’s introduced systems as diverse as: luggage scanners differentiating between organic and inorganic materials still in use after 30 years, the first Container Scanner based on unique gaseous sensors, many Wireline and Testing tools including the PlatForm Express Wireline combo still unequalled after 25 years, the first single sensor seismic systems called Q, the first ever Aquifer Storage and Recovery in Middle East, simulators allowing to understand the formation and propagations of fractures during Frac operations or analytics applications in the Oilfield Operations. His combined Technology and Operational experiences give him a unique perspective on the evolution of the OilField business.

Catherine Leveau