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Pargesa Holding SA (PARG.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Desmarais

63 2013 Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada

Andre Desmarais

60 2013 Deputy Chairman, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada

Gerald Frere

66 2015 Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Director

Mark Keller

2016 Financial Director

Arnaud Vial

2013 Managing Director, Non-Executive Director

Fabienne Bovard

Treasurer

Pierre Haas

Advisor to the Chairman

Bernard Daniel

2011 Non-Executive Director

Amaury de Seze

71 2001 Non-Executive Director

Victor Delloye

63 2004 Non-Executive Director

Paul Desmarais

35 2014 Non-Executive Director

Cedric Frere

33 2012 Non-Executive Director

Segolene Gallienne

40 2004 Non-Executive Director

Jean-Luc Herbez

2016 Non-Executive Director

Barbara Kux

63 2014 Non-Executive Director

Jocelyn Lefebvre

59 2017 Non-Executive Director

Michel Pebereau

75 2005 Non-Executive Director

Gilles Samyn

67 1992 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Desmarais

Mr. Paul Desmarais Jr. is Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada at Pargesa Holding SA since November 7, 2013. Prior to this, he served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since 2003. He first joined the Company in 1992. He has been Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Power Corporation of Canada since 1996. Mr. Desmarais worked for S.G Warburg from 1979 to 1980, before working for Standard Brands Inc. from 1980 to 1981. Since 1981, he has been working for Power Corporation of Canada. He is Member of the Standing Committee of GBL SA (Belgium). Mr. Desmarais is Co-Chairman of the Executive Board of Power Financial Corporation (Canada), Director as well as Member of the Executive Board of Great-West Lifeco Inc. (Canada) as well as IGM Financial Inc. He occupies the position of Chairman of the Advisory Board at Sagard Private Equity Partners (France). Moreover, he acts as Director of Gesca Ltee, GDF SUEZ, Total and Lafarge (France).

Andre Desmarais

Dr. Andre Roger Desmarais, Ph.D. is Deputy Chairman, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada of Pargesa Holding SA since November 7, 2013. Prior to this, he was Non-Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since 1996 till November 7, 2013. He also has been Deputy Chairman, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Power Corporation of Canada. From 1979 until 1980 Dr. Desmarais worked for Campeau Corporation. In 1980 he worked for the Ministry of Justice and Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Since 1981 he has worked for Power Corporation of Canada and since 1988 for Power Financial Corporation. Dr. Desmarais is Director and Member of the Executive Board of Power Corporation of Canada as well as Power Financial Corporation (Canada), and as Chairman of the Board of Gesca Ltee (Canada). Moreover, he acts as Director of Great-West Lifeco Inc., IGM Financial Inc., Mackenzie Inc., Investors Group Inc., London Life Insurance Company, Canada Life, Crown Life (Canada), Putnam Investments LLC (the United States) as well as CITIC Pacific Limited (Hong Kong China). Dr. Desmarais has a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University and a Doctorate degree from Universite de Montreal.

Gerald Frere

Mr. Gerald Frere is Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA. He was Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Pargesa Holding SA since 2003. He also serves as Executive Director at Frere-Bourgeois SA. He first joined the Company in 1992. Mr. Frere is Chairman of Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille SA, as well as Director of Electrabel SA and Corporation Financiere Power. Furthermore, Mr. Frere serves as Regent of the Banque Nationale de Belgique.

Mark Keller

Mr. Mark Keller is Financial Director of Pargesa Holding SA since 2016. He was Head of Accounting at the company since 1992. He is at Pargesa Holding SA since 1986. He is a Member of the Supervisory Board of Pargesa Netherlands BV (Netherlands) – Director of SFPG (France).

Arnaud Vial

Mr. Arnaud Vial is Managing Director, Non-Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since June 1, 2013. He serves as Senior Vice-President at Power Corporation of Canada. He has been Non-Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since May 5, 2010. He has been Senior Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada and Power Financial Corporation since 1997. He graduated from the Ecole Superieure d'Electricite. Between 1977 and 1988 he worked at Banque Paribas. From 1988 till 1997 he was Director of Accounting and Financial Services, then Deputy Managing Director of Parfinance. Between 1993 and 1997 he was Company Secretary of Pargessa Holding SA.

Fabienne Bovard

Ms. Fabienne Rudaz Bovard is a Treasurer at Pargesa Holding SA. She is a Member of the Management Board as well.

Pierre Haas

Mr. Pierre Haas serves as Advisor to the Chairman of Pargesa Holding SA.

Bernard Daniel

Mr. Bernard Daniel is Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA since May 2011. From 1987 to 2007 he was general secretary and secretary of the Administrative Board at Nestle SA. Between 1967 and 1972 he was Delegate of Comite International de la Croix-Rouge (Member of the International Committee of the Red Cross). He is Member of Comite international de la Croix-Rouge, Geneva.

Amaury de Seze

Mr. Amaury de Seze is Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA since 2001. He serves as Vice-Chairman at Power Financial Corporation. From 1974 to 1993, he worked for AB Volvo. From 1993 to 1999, he worked for Paribas, which became BNP Paribas in 1999. From 2002 until 2007, Mr. de Seze was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PAI Partners. He is also Director of Carrefour, Suez Environnement, Imerys, Thales and BW Group. He studied at Stanford Business School.

Victor Delloye

Mr. Victor Delloye is Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA since 2004. He also serves as Director and Secretary General at Frere-Bourgeois SA and its subsidiary Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille SA (CNP). From 1980 to 1987, Mr. Delloye worked for Coopers & Lybrand. In 1987, he became Director of Frere-Bourgeois SA. Since 1989 he is Lecturer for the Tax Management Masters Programme at Solvay Business School. Mr. Delloye holds a Degree in Law from Universite Catholique de Louvain and a Master of Fiscal Sciences Diploma from ICHEC Brussels Business School (Ecole Superieure des Sciences Fiscales de Bruxelles).

Paul Desmarais

Mr. Paul Desmarais III is Non-Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since 2014. He serves as Senior Vice President at Power Corporation of Canada. He also serves at GBL SA (Belgium) and Imerys (France). Director of Great-West Life Inc, Investor’s Group, Mackenzie Inc., and Sagard Capital Partners GP, Inc. (Canada), Putnam Investments LLC (USA). He holds degree in Economics from Harvard University and MBA from INSEAD (France).

Cedric Frere

Mr. Cedric Frere is Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA since 2012. From 2007 to 2008 he worked in the Sector Corporate Finance division at Royal Bank of Scotland. From 2008 to 2010 he worked in the Private Deals department at Banque Degroof. He has worked at Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille since 2010. He holds a number of other positions, including Director of Frere-Bourgeois SA and Erbe SA, as well as Chairman of Cheval Blanc Finance SA. He holds a BA from Vesalius College in Business and Economics.

Segolene Gallienne

Ms. Segolene Gallienne is Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA since 2004. She serves as Director at Frere-Bourgeois SA. She is also Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Stichting Administratieekantoor Peupleraie (Netherlands) and of Diane SA (Switzerland). She serves as Director of Erbe SA, Fonds Charles-Albert Frere ASBL (Belgium), Dior SA as well as Societe Civile du Chateau Cheval Blanc (France), and acts as Member of Hippocrene ASBL (Belgium). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vesalius College at Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Jean-Luc Herbez

Mr. Jean-Luc Herbez is Non-Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since May 3, 2016. He has Attorney-at-Law. He serves as a Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Compensation Committee.

Barbara Kux

Ms. Barbara Kux is Non-Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since 2014. She has served as member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG (Germany) since 2008-2013. She also served as Member of the Board of Directors of Total (France), Henkel (Germany), Firmenich (Switzerland) and Umicore (Belgium). She is a MBA graduate from INSEAD.

Jocelyn Lefebvre

Mr. Jocelyn Lefebvre is Non-Executive Director of Pargesa Holding SA since May 4, 2017. He has dual Canadian and French citizenship. He holds a degree from HEC Montre´al and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants. He began his career at Arthur Andersen in Montre´al, before moving to Europe in 1982. He joined the Canadian industrial group M.I.L. Inc. in 1986, where he served as CEO of Vickers Inc., one of the group’s main production units. In 1992, Jocelyn Lefebvre joined the Power Group and is now a partner at Sagard Equity Partners and a member of the management boards of Power Financial Europe B.V. and Parjointco N.V.

Michel Pebereau

Mr. Michel Pebereau is Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA since 2005. From 1967 to 1970, he worked for the French General Finance Inspectorate. From 1970 until 1974, Mr. Pebereau was Member of Cabinet of French Minister for the Economy and Finance. From 1971 until 1982 he worked in the Treasury Division and from 1978 until 1980 he was Cabinet Director and Special Assistant of French Minister for the Economy. In 1982 Mr. Pebereau worked for Credit Commercial de France. From 1986 to 1993, he was Chairman and Managing Director of Credit Commercial de France. From 1993 until 2000, he was Chairman and Managing Director of Banque Nationale de Paris. From 2000 until 2003, Mr. Pebereau was Chairman and Managing Director of BNP Paribas and since 2003, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas. He is also Director of Lafarge, Compagnie Saint-Gobain, Total (France), BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA, and EADS. Mr. Pebereau serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at Axa (France) and Banque Marocaine pour le Commerce et l’Industrie (Marocco). He is Non-Voting Member of the Board of Societe anonyme des Galeries Lafayette (France). Mr. Pebereau also acts as Chairman of the Management Board of Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Institut Aspen France as well as Member of the Steering Committee of Institut de l'Entreprise and of Academie des Sciences Morales et Politiques. He studied at Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole nationale d'Administration.

Gilles Samyn

Mr. Gilles Samyn is Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA since 1992. He is Chairman of the Board at Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille SA (CNP). In 1972 he joined Mouvement Cooperatif Belge. From 1974 to 1982, he worked for Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA. Since 1983, he has been working for Frere-Bourgeois SA. Mr. Samyn is Director of GBL SA (Belgium). He is Executive Director of Frere-Bourgeois SA and Erbe SA. He occupies the position of Chairman of Distripar SA (Belgium) as well as UNIFEM SAS (France). Mr. Samyn also acts as Chairman of Transcor Astra Group SA (Belgium) and Groupe Flo SA (France). He is Member of the Supervisory Board of M6 SA (France). Moreover, he serves as Director at Belgian Sky Shops SA, Grand Hopital de Charleroi ASBL, Societe Civile Cheval Blanc, Banca Leonardo SpA (Italy) as well as Affichage Holding SA. He is also active as Lecturer at Solvay Business School (ULB) (Belgium).

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