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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gilles Michel

62 2018 Chairman of the Board

Conrad Keijzer

50 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Director

Paul Desmarais

36 2016 Vice Chairman of the Board

Olivier Pirotte

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Vincent Lecerf

2017 Chief Human Resources Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Frederic Beucher

2017 Vice President, Supervision of the Roofing, Kaolin, Ceramics and Graphite & Carbone divisions; Member of the Executive Committee

Alessandro Dazza

2017 Vice President, Supervision of the Fused Minerals, Refractory Minerals, Monolithic Refractories and Kerneos divisions; Member of the Executive Committee

Olivier Hautin

2016 Vice President, Supervision of the Oilfields Solutions division and of Mergers & Acquisitions and International Development departments; Member of the Executive Committee

Daniel Moncino

2017 Vice President, Supervision of the Performance Additives, Filtration, Metallurgy and Carbonates divisions; Member of the Executive Committee

Denis Musson

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee

Jean-Francois Claver

2016 Chief Industrial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Thierry Materne

2016 Chief Innovation Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Eliane Augelet-Petit

60 2014 Employee Representative Director

Enrico d'Ortona

55 2014 Employee Representative Director

Ian Gallienne

47 2010 Director

Colin Hall

47 2015 Director

Ulysses Kiriacopoulos

65 2015 Director

Aldo Cardoso

62 2005 Independent Director

Odile Desforges

68 2016 Independent Director

Marion Guillou

63 2012 Independent Director

Martina Merz

55 2017 Independent Director

Marie-Francoise Walbaum

68 2013 Independent Director

Vincent Gouley

2016 Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Gilles Michel

Mr. Gilles Michel has been Chairman of the Board of Imerys S.A. since April 28, 2011. He no longer serves as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company effective as of May 4, 2018. He has held the position since April 28, 2011. He previously served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee and Non-Independent Director at Imerys SA from November 3, 2010. Mr. Michel began his professional career in 1982 within the World Bank (Washington, D.C.) before joining the Saint-Gobain group in 1986 where during sixteen years he held various managerial positions, notably in the United States, before being appointed in 2000 General Manager of the Ceramics & Plastics business group and member of Saint-Gobain's Management Committee. In 2001, he joined PSA Peugeot-Citroen group, as Manager of the Platforms, Techniques & Purchasing activity and Member of Peugeot's Executive Committee. In 2007, he was appointed General Manager of Citroen, and Member of the Management Board of Peugeot SA. On December 1, 2008, Mr. Michel assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Investment Fund, whose activity involves taking equity stakes in companies expected to contribute to the growth and competitiveness of the French economy. Mr. Michel joined Imerys SA in September 2010. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Investment Fund, Chairman of the board of Citer, and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Citroen Nederland BV, among others. He is Director of Solvay, Charles Telfair Institute, IBL Ltd. Mr. Michel obtained a degree from Ecole Polytechnique (1974), from Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration de l'Economie (ENSAE) and from Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Paris.

Conrad Keijzer

Mr. Conrad Keijzer has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee and Director of IMERYS S.A. effective as of May 4, 2018. He has previously been Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company since March 8, 2018. He obtained a Master degree in Technical Management Science and industrial engineering from Twente University of Technology, Netherlands in 1993. He joined Akzo Nobel in 1994 as Market Development Manager for Industrial Chemicals. Since then, he has held a variety of management positions within Performance Coatings and Specialty Chemicals. These include being appointed Global Director for Automotive Plastic Coatings and serving as Managing Director for both the Packaging Coatings and Industrial Coatings businesses. Mr. Conrad Keijzer served as a Member of the Management Board at Akzo Nobel NV until 2017 and was responsible for Performance Coatings.

Paul Desmarais

Mr. Paul Desmarais, III has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of IMERYS S.A. since May 4, 2016. He has been Non-Independent Director of the Company since April 29, 2014. He is Member of the Strategic Committee and Chairman of the Appointments Committee and Compensation Committee at the Company. He graduated in Economics from Harvard University and is holder of an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau. He began his career in 2004 at Goldman Sachs in the United States where he held various positions until 2009. He was involved in project management and strategy at Imerys from 2010 to 2012. He joined the insurance company Great-West Lifeco (Canada) in 2012 as Assistant Vice President of Risk Management. Since May 2014, he has been Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada and Power Financial Corporation (Canada). He is also Director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (Belgium); Canada Life Financial Corporation, Great-West Financial (Canada) Inc., Great-West Financial (Nova Scotia) Co., Investors Group Inc., London Insurance Group Inc., London Life Insurance Company, Mackenzie Inc., Sagard Capital Partners GP, Inc., The Great-West Life Assurance Company, Wealthsimple (Canada); Pargesa Holding SA (Switzerland). He is also Premier Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada, Power Financial Corporation.

Olivier Pirotte

Mr. Olivier Pirotte has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since June 1, 2015. Prior to that, he was Non-Independent Director of the Company from April 29, 2010. He is an engineering graduate of Ecole de Commerce Solvay of the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, He began his career in 1989 at Arthur Andersen, where he held management positions for both the Business Consulting and Audit activities. In 1995, he joined Groupe Bruxelles Lambert where he held various positions in the field of finance and industry before becoming Manager of Equity Interests and Investments in 2000 and then Chief Financial Officer from 2012 to 2014.

Vincent Lecerf

Mr. Vincent Lecerf has been Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since January 2, 2017. He joined Imerys as Group Chief Human Resources Officer in January 2017, after holding various human resources management positions for the groups: Valeo, Poclain Hydraulics, Rhodia and Norbert Dentressangle. He was since 2008 Director of Human Resources and member of the Managing Board of Tarkett.

Frederic Beucher

Mr. Frederic Beucher has served as Vice President, Supervision of the Roofing, Kaolin, Ceramics and Graphite & Carbone divisions, Member of the Executive Committee at IMERYS S.A. since 2017. He has been Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since July 1, 2013. Since 2013, he has also overseen the Roofing division, then the Kaolin (since 2015) and Graphite & Carbon divisions since 2017. He joined Imerys in 2003 after several years in investment banking, first at Societe Generale in France and Spain and then at Rothschild & Cie in Paris. He started with Imerys as Head of Strategy and Development, then managed the Sanitaryware BU and was Vice President and General Manager of the Minerals for Ceramics division.

Alessandro Dazza

Mr. Alessandro Dazza has served as Vice President, Supervision of the Fused Minerals, Refractory Minerals, Monolithic Refractories and Kerneos divisions, Member of the Executive Committee at IMERYS S.A. since 2017. He has been Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since July 1, 2013. He worked for a chemical company in Italy before moving to Germany. He joined Imerys in 2000 upon acquisition of Treibacher Schleifmittel and relocated to Austria. He became General Manager of the Abrasives BU in 2004, then Vice President and General Manager of the Fused Minerals Division in 2008, after the acquisitions of UCM Zirconia, UCM Magnesia and Astron. He also oversees the Monolithic Refractories division (since 2016) as well as the divisions Refractory Minerals (since 2013) and Kerneos (since 2017) newly integrated within a single division, Aluminates.

Olivier Hautin

Mr. Olivier Hautin has served as Vice President, Supervision of the Oilfields Solutions division and of Mergers & Acquisitions and International Development departments and Member of the Executive Committee at IMERYS S.A. since October 2016. He has previously served as Vice President, Energy Solutions & Specialties business group and Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since July 1, 2013. Prior to that, he was Vice President in charge of Pigments for Paper Business Group and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He has been Member of the executive Committee since February 13, 2008. He joined Imerys SA in 1995 after beginning his career in strategy consulting at Mars & Co. He was successively in charge of Strategy & Development for the Group, then in the United States (Atlanta) in the Pigments & Additives business group. Since 2000, he had held the position of Vice-President and General Manager in several Imerys profit centers in Europe and Asia. He was Vice President and General Manager, Minerals for Ceramics until February 13, 2008.

Daniel Moncino

Mr. Daniel Moncino has been Vice President, Supervision of the Performance Additives, Filtration, Metallurgy and Carbonates divisions and Member of the Executive Committee at IMERYS S.A. since 2017. He has been Vice President, Supervision of the Performance Additives, Filtration, Metallurgy divisions and Member of the Executive Committee since 2015. Before that, he has been Vice President, Filtration & Performance Additives business group and Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since July 1, 2013. Prior to that, he was Vice-President, Performance & Filtration Minerals business group, Vice-President, Pigments for Paper & Packaging business group and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from July 2012. From February 13, 2008 to July 2012, he was Vice President in charge of Performance & Filtration Minerals Business Group and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He joined Imerys SA in 2002 after beginning his career, in Europe and North America, in the semiconductor industry with Siemens and holding various positions in Engineering Polymers and Specialty Chemicals with BASF and in wireless telemetry and semiconductor equipment and services with Schlumberger. He then served as Vice President and General Manager of Performance Minerals North America and was Vice President and General Manager of Global Minerals for Filtration until February 13, 2008.

Denis Musson

Mr. Denis Musson serves as Group General Counsel & Company Secretary and Member of the Executive Committee of Imerys S.A. He joined the Company in 1999 as General Counsel and Secretary of the Board. His career was previously with Pechiney, where he started in the group’s Legal Department before taking over its Corporate Department. Since the end of 2016, he also heads the Group’s CSR department.

Jean-Francois Claver

Mr. Jean-Francois Claver has been Chief Industrial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since October 17, 2016. He joined Imerys in 2015 as Director of Mining and Industrial Operations and was appointed Group Chief Industrial Officer in October 2016. He previously held industrial management positions at Pechiney for nearly 16 years and then in several other International industrial groups (Alcan, Vallourec, Lafarge, Etex).

Thierry Materne

Mr. Thierry Materne has been Chief Innovation Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of IMERYS S.A. since October 17, 2016. He joined Imerys in June 2016 as Group Chief Innovation Officer. Previously, he spent more than 11 years in research and development at Goodyear Tire & Rubber in Europe and the United States, before taking on responsibility for innovation at Dow Corning and then heading Sabic Innovative Plastics (formerly GE Plastics).

Eliane Augelet-Petit

Mrs. Eliane Augelet-Petit has served as Employee Representative Director at IMERYS S.A. since October 6, 2014. She is also Member of the Compensation Committee. She began her career in 1973 at Penarroya, a listed subsidiary of Imerys (then Imetal), as an administrative employee. She joined Imerys’ Legal Department in 1978 as a paralegal. She was an elected CFDT union representative on the Imerys Works Council from 1978 to October 6, 2014, the date of her appointment as an employee representative Director. She attended Imerys’ Board of Directors meetings in this capacity until that date. She held various positions during that period of office, in particular the Group’s CFDT union representative and Secretary of the Group French Works Council and the European Works Council. She is Paralegal at Legal Department of Imerys.

Enrico d'Ortona

Mr. Enrico d'Ortona has served as Employee Representative Director at IMERYS S.A. since October 6, 2014. He began his career in 1979 as a surveyor in an engineering consultancy. After holding various positions as a rolling-mill operator then a sheet metal splitter, particularly at Tolmatil then UCA (Belgium), where he was in charge of a 60-person team, in 2004 he joined Arcelor Mittal as a steelworks and overhead crane operator. As of 2006, he is a production operator at Imerys Mineraux Belgique (Belgium). He was a union delegate and a member of the Works Council from 2008 to 2012. He is I-Cube team Coordinator at Imerys Mineraux Belgique.

Ian Gallienne

Mr. Ian Gallienne has served as Director of Imerys S.A. since April 29, 2010. He is Chairman of the Company's Strategic Committee and Member of the Appointments and Compensation Committees. A Management and Administration graduate with a specialization in Finance from E.S.D.E. Paris (currently Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris) and holder of a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, Mr. Gallienne began his career in Spain in 1992 as co-founder of a commercial company. From 1995 to 1997, he was a member of the management of a consulting firm specialized in the reorganization of ailing companies in France. From 1998 to 2005, he was Manager of the private equity fund, Rhone Capital LLC, in New York and London. Since 2005, he has been co-founder and Managing Director of the private equity funds Ergon Capital Partners, Ergon Capital Partners II and Ergon Capital Partners III (Belgium). Since January 1, 2012, he has been Managing Director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert and Director since 2009. He has also held several other mandates, including Director of Lafarge, Publihold SA, Steel Partners NV, Gruppo Banca Leonardo SpA and others. He is currently Managing Director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert and Director of Frere Bourgeois, Pernod Ricard and SGS, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of Adidas AG.

Colin Hall

Mr. Colin M. Hall has been Director of IMERYS S.A. since December 15, 2015. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He holds MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (United States). He began his career in 1995 as a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York. In 1997, he joined the Rhone Capital Group, a private equity fund, where he held various management positions for 10 years in London and New York. In 2009, he co-founded a hedge fund, Long Oar Global Investors (New York), which he directed until 2011. In 2012, he joined as CEO Sienna Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, combining its alternative activities (private equity, debt funds). In 2016, he was appointed Director of the Investments Department of the Bruxelles Lambert Group. He is also Managing Director of Sienna Capital, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board: Kartesia Management SA (Luxembourg), Director: Ergon Capital Partners SA, Ergon Capital Partners II SA, Ergon Capital Partners III SA, Umicore (Belgium), Parques Reunidos Servicios Centrales SA (Spain).

Ulysses Kiriacopoulos

Mr. Ulysses Kiriacopoulos has been Director of IMERYS S.A. since April 30, 2015. He is Member of the Strategic Committee at the Company. Mining engineer of Montanuniversitaet Leoben (Austria) and a graduate of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK) and holder of a MBA from INSEAD, he joined in 1979 the family business S&B as the Finance Director of Bauxite Parnasse, of which he became Managing Director in 1986. In 1990, he was appointed CEO of the S&B Industrial Minerals group. He was its President from 2011 to February 2015, date on which the S&B group was sold to Imerys. He also held the functions of President of the Greek Employers (SEV), Vice-President of UNICE between 2000 and 2006 and President of the Greek National Opera between 2006 and 2009, Vice President of the Stock Exchange of Athens from 2006 to 2010 and Member of the General Council of the Bank of Greece between 2002 and 2011. He is Director: ASK Chemicals GmbH (Germany), Blue Crest Holding SA, Lamda Development SA, Motodynamiki SA (Greece); Member of the Board of Trustees of the American College of Greece (ACG) and of College Year in Athens (CYA) (Greece). He is also Member of the Board of Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (Greece). Previously, he was Chairman, then Vice-Chairman, of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (Greece) and Chairman of the Board of Imerys Industrial Minerals Greece SA.

Aldo Cardoso

Mr. Aldo Cardoso has been Independent Director of Imerys S.A. since May 3, 2005. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee and Member of the Strategic Committee. In addition, he is Chairman of Bureau Veritas and Director of Engie and Worldline. Previously, he was Censor of AXA Investment Managers. He started his career in 1979 with Arthur Andersen, of which he became Associate in 1989. European Director of Audit and Financial Council in 1996, then Chairman of Andersen France from 1998 to 2002, he was elected Chairman of Andersen’s Supervisory Board worldwide from 2000 to 2002 then, Chairman of the Management Board from 2002 to 2003. As such, Mr. Cardoso oversaw Andersen’s winding up of business activities in the world. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Director of Mobistar, Accor, Gecina, GE Corporate Finance Bank, PlaNet Finance and Rhodia. Mr. Cardoso obtained a Master’s degree in Law and graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Paris.

Odile Desforges

Mrs. Odile Desforges has been Independent Director of IMERYS S.A. since May 4, 2016. She is Member of the Strategic Committee at the Company. A graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris, Mrs. Desforges began her career in 1973 as a researcher at Institut de Recherche des Transports (transport research institute). She joined the Renault group (France) in 1981 as a researcher in the automotive planning department before becoming a product engineer. In 1986 she joined the purchasing department as head of the external parts section then was appointed body part purchasing Manager, from 1992 at GIE Renault Volvo Car Purchasing then in the Renault Purchasing Department in 1994. In March 1999, she became Deputy CEO of the Renault VI-Mack group in charge of 3P (Product Planning, Product Development, Purchasing, Project). In 2001 she was appointed President of the AB Volvo group’s 3P Business Unit. In March 2003, Mrs. Desforges became VP Purchasing at Renault and Chairman & CEO of Renault Nissan Purchasing Organization. On that date she became a member of Renault’s Management Committee. In March 2009, Mrs. Desforges was appointed a member of the Executive Committee, VP Engineering and Quality for the Renault Group, an office that she held until July 2012, when she ended her professional activities. She is Director and Chairman of the Audit & Risks Committee: Safran, Faurecia (France); Director and member of the Audit Committee: Dassault Systemes (France); Director and member of the Audit Committee, Appointments Committee and Compensation Committee: Johnson Matthey plc (United Kingdom). Previously, she was Director and member of the Appointments and Compensation Committee: Sequana (France); Director: GIE REGIENOV (France); Renault Espana SA (Spain); Manager: Renault Nissan Technical Business Center “RNTBCI” (India); Renault Nissan BV (Netherlands).

Marion Guillou

Mrs. Marion Guillou has been Independent Director of Imerys S.A. since September 1, 2012. She is Member of the Compensation and Appointments Committees at the Company. She is Chairman of the Board of Directors: Agreenium (France); Member of the Board of Directors: Bioversity International, BNP Paribas, CARE France, Institute for advanced Studies in Science and Technology (IHEST), Universcience, Veolia Environnement(France). She is also Member of the Conseil de l’ordre de la Legion (France) and Member of National Academy of Technologies (France). During her professional career, she held a number of other posts, including Member of the Supervisory Board, Representative of the French State at Areva and Director of Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP), Fondation de l’Universite de Lyon (France), among others. Ms. Guillou began her professional career in 1978 and held different functions in Administration, at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (Saint-Lo, Paris, Nantes), alter at the Misnistry of Research (DRRT Pays de la Loire). In 1986, she joined a joint laboratory of Universite de Nantes/CNRS as Researcher. From 1993 to 1996, she was Agricultural Attache at the French Embassy in London. Between 1996 and 2000, Ms. Guillou assumed the function of General Director for Food at the Ministry of Agriculture, the post she held until 2000, when she joined the INRA. Next, from July 2004 to August 2012, she was Chairman and CEO of INRA. Ms. Guillou obtained a degree from Ecole Polytechnique (Ecole Polytechnique de Paris) in 1973, a degree from Ecole Nationale du Genie Rural, des Eaux et Forets. She also holds a Doctorate in Physical Chemistry specializing in Biotransformations.

Martina Merz

Mrs. Martina Merz has been Independent Director of IMERYS S.A. since May 3, 2017. She is Member of the Appointments and Compensation Committees. A mechanical engineering graduate of Stuttgart University, Martina Merz began her career in 1985 at Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany) where she held several positions before becoming Chief Executive of Bosch Closure System GmbH in 2001 then Vice-President, Closure System Division, and Member of the Executive Committee of Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG until 2005. From 2005 to 2012, she was Vice-President Sales & Marketing for the Chassis System Brakes division within Robert Bosch GmbH. In 2012, she was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Chassis Brakes International group in France. Since 2015, she has been an independent director in listed European companies. She is Chairman of the Board: SAF-Holland SA (Luxembourg) and Director: NV Bekaert SA (Belgium); AB Volvo (Sweden), as well as Member of the Supervisory Board: Deutsche Lufthansa AG (Germany). Previously, she was Director of Chassis Brakes International NV (Netherlands).

Marie-Francoise Walbaum

Mrs. Marie-Francoise Walbaum has been Independent Director of Imerys S.A. since April 25, 2013. She is Member of the Audit Committee and of the Appointments and Compensation Committees at the Company. Ms. Walbaum began her professional career in 1973 at BNP (Banque Nationale de Paris) and, until 1981, she held different posts in retail and credit banking. From 1981 to 1994, she subsequently assumed the functions at General Inspection of BNP, later - the function of Chief Executive Officer of SICAV and of Patrick Dubouzet S.A. In 1994, Ms. Walbaum became Head of Listed and Unlisted Investments, as well as Head of Funds Portfolio of Private Equity of BNP Paribas. After 39 years of career, she left BNP Paribas on September 30, 2012. Ms. Walbaum obtained a Master’s degree in Economics and also obtained a degree in Sociology from Universite Paris X Nanterre. She is Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee: Esso (France); Director, Member of the Audit and Financial Committee and of the Governance, Appointments & Compensation Committee: FFP (France); Director: Thales (France) and Member of the Supervisory Board: Isatis Capital (France). She was previously Director of Vigeo and Member of the Supervisory Board of Societe Anonyme des Galerias Lafayette.

Vincent Gouley