Edition:
India

Airbus SE (AIR.PA)

AIR.PA on Paris Stock Exchange

60.02EUR
25 Sep 2020
Change (% chg)

€0.37 (+0.62%)
Prev Close
€59.65
Open
€59.99
Day's High
€60.17
Day's Low
€57.87
Volume
2,495,747
Avg. Vol
2,929,772
52-wk High
€139.40
52-wk Low
€48.12

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rene Obermann

57 2020 Non-Executive Independent Chairman

Guillaume Faury

52 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Dominik Asam

51 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Michael Schollhorn

2019 Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Thierry Baril

55 2012 Chief Human Resources Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Jean-Brice Dumont

49 2019 Executive Vice President Engineering, Member of the Executive Committee

Julie Kitcher

2019 Executive Vice President of Communications and Corporate Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Mhun

2019 Executive Vice President of Programs and Services, Member of the Executive Committee

Grazia Vittadini

2018 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

John Harrison

52 2015 General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee

Bruno Even

49 2018 Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Helicopters, Member of the Executive Committee

Dirk Hoke

51 2016 Chief Executive Officer Airbus Defence and Space, Member of the Executive Committee

Christian Scherer

58 2018 Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Victor Chu

63 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu

61 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ralph Crosby

72 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Drayson

59 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Catherine Guillouard

55 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hermann-Josef Lamberti

64 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maria Amparo Moraleda Martinez

56 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Claudia Nemat

51 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Carlos Tavares

61 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Thorsten Fischer

2019 Head of Investor Relations and Financial Communication

Biographies

Name Description

Rene Obermann

Mr. Rene Richard Obermann serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Company. He joined Warburg Pincus, a leading private equity firm, as a Partner and Managing Director. Subsequent to investments made by Warburg Pincus, he assumed roles as Chairman of the Board at 1&1 Internet Holding SE and Non-Executive Director of inexio KGaA. Furthermore, he serves on the boards of Allianz Deutschland AG, Telenor ASA and ThyssenKrupp AG, and is a member of the Editorial Board of DIE ZEIT. René worked as CEO of Ziggo B.V. in The Netherlands in 2014 until the merger with LibertyGlobal’s UPC in November. Prior to Ziggo, René worked at Deutsche Telekom Group (DT) from 1998 until 2013. After running DT’s mobile division (T-Mobile International), he was appointed as CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG in November 2006, where he remained until December 2013. René began his career with a business traineeship at BMW AG in Munich. Next, he founded his own business in Münster in 1986: ABC Telekom, a company marketing and distributing telecommunication equipment and providing technical services. After the acquisition of ABC Telekom by Hutchison Whampoa in 1991, René became Managing Partner of the resulting company: Hutchison Mobilfunk GmbH. Between 1993 and 1998, he was CEO of that company. From 2007-2013, Rene also served as Vice President of the German Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM).

Guillaume Faury

Mr. Guillaume Faury serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Guillaume Faury was appointed Airbus Chief Executive Offi cer (CEO) in April 2019 and leads the Company’s Executive Committee. He was previously President of Airbus’ commercial aircraft business, a role he had held since February 2018. Prior to this, Guillaume was Chief Executive Offi cer of Airbus Helicopters (2013-2018), where his achievements included restructuring its manufacturing system and introducing new technologies. Before that, he enjoyed a four-year spell in the car industry at Peugeot (2009-2013), the French automotive manufacturer, rising to become the Executive Vice-President for Research and Development and a member of the company’s management board. He presided over signifi cant advances in Peugeot’s lower-emissions hybrid-engine technology and the overhaul of the company’s product range, among other accomplishments. Between 1998 and 2008, he held various leadership positions in engineering, programmes and fl ight testing in Airbus’ helicopter business, which at the time operated under the name of Eurocopter. He became Executive-Vice President for Programmes and a member of the Eurocopter Executive Committee, before being appointed as Executive Director for Research and Development. Guillaume began his career in 1992 as a fl ight-test engineer for the Eurocopter Tiger helicopter in the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA), the French government agency responsible for the development and purchase of defence systems for the French armed forces. He graduated from the École polytechnique in Paris in 1990 and, subsequently, from the École nationale supérieure de l’aéronautique et de l’espace in Toulouse.

Dominik Asam

Mr. Dominik Asam serves as Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He joined Airbus in April 2019 from Munich-based Infineon Technologies AG, where he had been CFO since 2011. During eight years he was responsible for functions including Group Controlling, IT, Treasury, Investor Relations, Compliance & Risk Management, Export Control and Sustainability and Business Continuity. Previously, Dominik Asam was Head of Group Controlling at RWE AG in 2010. Between 2005 and 2010 he held various positions at Siemens AG such as CEO of Siemens Financial Services and Corporate Vice President and Treasurer. From 2003 to 2005, Asam headed Investor Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategy at Infineon Technologies. Dominik Asam began his professional career in 1996 in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs Inc. with postings in Frankfurt, London and New York. A graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and the École Centrale Paris, Dominik Asam holds a Master’s in Business Administration from INSEAD (European Institute of Business Administration).

Michael Schollhorn

Mr. Michael Schollhorn serves as Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He joined Airbus in February 2019 from BSH Home Appliances GmbH in Munich, where he was COO and a member of the BSH Management Board from 2015. Between 2012 and 2014, Michael Schöllhorn was Executive Vice President Manufacturing and Quality, additionally heading the Global Business unit for chassis and safety sensors. Prior to this, Michael Schöllhorn held several international management positions within the Bosch Group. He was based in the US, Czech Republic and Germany. During this time, he gained a broad expertise in digitalisation, end-to-end process optimisation, manufacturing, engineering, quality and supply chain management. Michael Schöllhorn holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Control Engineering from the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg. He served in the German Armed Forces as a helicopter pilot and officer from 1984 to 1994.

Thierry Baril

Mr. Thierry Baril serves as Chief Human Resources Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Thierry Baril was appointed Chief Human Resources Offi cer of Airbus on 1 June 2012. In addition, Baril continues to serve as Airbus Commercial Aircraft Chief Human Resources Offi cer. the Alstom Energy Group. Thierry Baril joined Airbus Commercial Aircraft in 2007 as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, and Member of the Airbus Commercial Aircraft Executive Committee, with responsibility for defi ning and implementing a company-wide Human Resources strategy, enhancing integration and employee engagement. He oversaw the development of key skills and competences to support business growth and greater internal mobility. One of his main achievements was the transformation of the Company in the areas of leadership culture and diversity, having played a key role in the implementation of “Power8” and Airbus’ internationalisation strategy. Prior to this, Thierry Baril was Executive Vice President Human Resources at Eurocopter – now Airbus Helicopters – and member of the Eurocopter Executive Committee from January 2003. In this position, Baril managed the Company’s Human Resources activities globally, including the implementation of Human Resources policies across Eurocopter’s European sites and its 15 subsidiaries worldwide. He was instrumental in the implementation of “Vital”, a programme which transformed Eurocopter as a business.

Jean-Brice Dumont

Mr. Jean-Brice Dumont serves as Executive Vice President Engineering, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Jean-Brice Dumont was appointed Executive Vice President Engineering at Airbus in April 2019 and is a Member of the Company’s Executive Committee. With over two decades of industry experience, he joined Airbus Commercial Aircraft in this role in January 2018 after six successful years as Executive Vice President, Engineering and Chief Technical Offi cer at Airbus Helicopters. Beyond his Engineering leadership, Jean-Brice strongly promotes diversity, teamwork and core human values such as humility and respect. Jean-Brice Dumont joined Eurocopter, the predecessor company to Airbus Helicopters, in February 2004. There, he worked as an Engineer and Development Project Manager for the NH90 programme, prior to becoming the NH90 Chief Engineer and NH Industries’ Technical Director from 2008 to 2012. A licensed French Army Aviation pilot, Dumont started his career with the country’s DGA military procurement agency in 1996, where he worked on the Tiger and Super Puma rotorcraft programs before ultimately being appointed the organisation’s Chief Test Director for the Tiger helicopter in 2002.

Julie Kitcher

Ms. Julie Kitcher serves as Executive Vice President of Communications and Corporate Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Julie leads all external and internal communication activities. The role also oversees and co-ordinates the transformation agenda of Airbus. This includes Corporate Audit, Performance Management, Responsibility and Sustainability and Environmental Affairs. She is also Chief of Staff to the CEO. Previously, from May 2015 to April 2019, she was Head of Investor Relations and Financial Communication for Airbus. In this role, Julie was responsible for the development, management, consistency and communication of the Airbus Equity Story, Vision and Strategy to the fi nancial markets. One of her core missions was to grow and strengthen the relationship and trust with the fi nancial markets, contributing to the strong share price performance during these years. Under Julie’s leadership, Airbus was awarded “Most Honoured Company” status in the Institutional Investor All Europe Executive Team survey four years in a row, from 2015 to 2018. As part of this recognition, Julie was named “Best Investor Relations Professional” in the Aerospace & Defence sector for the same period. From 2008 to 2015, Julie led relations with UK, French and Southern European institutional investors and sell-side analysts in Airbus’ Investor Relations team. Alongside this, she coordinated Airbus’ quarterly Financial Disclosures.

Philippe Mhun

Mr. Philippe Mhun serves as Executive Vice President of Programs and Services, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Philippe Mhun was appointed as Chief Programmes & Services Offi cer for Airbus Commercial Aircraft, effective 1 January 2019, and a Member of the Company’s Executive Committee. In his previous role as Head of Customer Services since October 2016, Philippe Mhun was responsible for all Airbus support and services activities for airline customers, lessors, MROs and operators, ranging from maintenance and engineering to training, upgrades and fl ight operations but also material management and logistical support. This included the supervision of the Services Business Unit and affi liated subsidiaries, such as Satair, Navblue, Airbus Interiors Services and Sepang. For the past two years, Philippe has initiated and implemented a major transformation programme focusing on Customer Satisfaction, Services development and digital enablers such as Skywise applications. Prior to this assignment, Philippe was Senior Vice President Procurement for Equipment, Systems and support, a position he held since 2013.

Grazia Vittadini

Ms. Grazia Vittadini serves as Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Grazia Vittadini has been appointed Chief Technology Offi cer (CTO) of Airbus and a Member of the Airbus Executive Committee, effective 1 May 2018. Furthermore, she serves as Director of the Airbus Foundation Board and as a member of the Inclusion and Diversity Steering Committee. Previously, Vittadini was Executive Vice President Head of Engineering since January 2017 and member of Executive Committee of Airbus Defence and Space. Prior to this position, she had been Senior Vice President Head of Corporate Audit & Forensic, responsible for Airbus Group audit activities worldwide. Since January 2013 and for one year and a half, Grazia was Vice President Head of Airframe Design and Technical Authority for all Airbus aircraft. Always leading transnational teams in multiple locations, she also served as Chief Engineer on the Wing High Lift Devices of the A380 in Bremen from First Flight to In-Service (2005-2009) and then contributed to securing First Flight and Type Certifi cation of the A350 XWB aircraft as Head of Major Structural Tests in Hamburg. The Major Tests for A320 Extended Service Goal, A380 and A400M were also in her scope.

John Harrison

Mr. John Harrison serves as General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. John Harrison has been General Counsel since June 2015. Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales, John Harrison completed his academic studies at the University of McGill, Montréal, Canada. He holds a Bachelor LLB (Hons) and Masters LLM of Laws degree. John Harrison began his career in 1991 at the international law fi rm Clifford Chance, working consecutively in their London, New York and Paris offi ces. He joined Airbus then Technip S.A. where he served as Group General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee from 2007 to 2015. Prior to joining Technip, Mr Harrison fulfi lled various senior legal positions in Airbus companies over a 10 year period culminating his tenure from 2003 to 2007 as General Counsel of the EADS Defence Division.

Bruno Even

Mr. Bruno Even serves as Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Helicopters, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Bruno Even was appointed Chief Executive Offi cer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters as of 1 April 2018. He is a Member of the Airbus Executive Committee. He joined the Company from Safran, where he held various management positions at the Helicopter Engines and Electronic & Defence businesses. Since 2015, he served as Chief Executive Offi cer of Safran Helicopter Engines (ex-Turbomeca). Prior to that position, he was CEO of Safran Electronics & Defence (exSagem). Bruno Even graduated from the École Polytechnique and began his professional career in 1992 at the French Ministry of Defence, where he was in charge of developing the space component for the Helios II satellite. In 1997, he transferred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to become technical advisor for the Director of Strategic Affairs, Security and Disarmament. He moved to the private sector and joined Safran in 1999.

Dirk Hoke

Mr. Dirk Hoke serves as Chief Executive Officer Airbus Defence and Space, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Dirk Hoke is the designated Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Defence and Space as of 1 April 2016. He started on 1 January 2016 as Deputy CEO. He is a Member of the Executive Committee. Dirk Hoke joined Airbus from Siemens, where he had been CEO of the Large Drives Business Unit since 2014. He has held various executive-level positions at Siemens since becoming CEO of the Cluster Western & Central Africa in 2008. His career spans 21 years and fi ve continents. In 1994, Dirk Hoke began his professional career as R&D Engineer for process and software analysis in the automotive industry at Renault in Paris. In 1996, he joined Siemens through an international trainee programme with assignments in Germany, Argentina and Austria. He then held various management posts in the Transportation Systems Division based in Germany. He relocated to Sacramento, USA, as Head of the Transportation Systems restructuring team in 2001.

Christian Scherer

Mr. Christian Scherer serves as Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Executive Board of the Company. He was previously Chief Executive Offi cer of ATR, a position he held since November 2016. Prior to this, Christian was Executive Vice-President and Head of Airbus Group International, responsible for driving the overall Airbus Group internationalisation strategy. Christian started his professional career in 1984 when he joined Airbus Industrie as a Commercial Contracts Manager. He was seconded to the US between 1987 and 1994 as Vice President Contracts of Airbus North America, responsible for pricing, fi nancial performance, negotiation and implementation of all sales transactions in North America. On his return to headquarters, as Vice President Leasing Markets, he developed and managed an integrated sales division covering all commercial activities dealing with operating leasing companies and other fi nancial institutions worldwide. In 1999, he was appointed Vice President Contracts and Pricing worldwide while retaining leadership of the Leasing Markets Division and in 2003 he also became the Deputy Head of Commercial.

Victor Chu

Mr. Victor Lap-Lik Chu serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Victor Chu graduated as a lawyer in London. He was admitted to practice law in England and Hong Kong. After completing his training with Herbert Smith, the City law fi rm, Victor moved back to Hong Kong in 1982 with Herbert Smith. He has since handled a wide array of mandates in the fi eld of corporate, commercial and securities law, with special emphasis on China and regional investment transactions. In late 1985, he founded Victor Chu & Co., which has become one of the leading law fi rms in Hong Kong. In 1988, Victor Chu created the First Eastern Investment Group, a Hong Kong based international investment fi rm. First Eastern specialises in private equity investments, venture capital investments and investments in the expansion stage of business development. Victor Chu was part of the fi rst wave of specialists in the Chinese market. He penetrated China early and built a lot of relationships at the highest level in the country. Victor Chu has been instrumental in gaining the confi dence of major international investors and institutions ready to co-invest with First Eastern Investment Group. Key projects have included toll roads, water treatment operations, property and manufacturing industries and FinTech, as well as the launch of Japanese budget airline Peach Aviation. Victor Chu is an extremely respected business fi gure in Hong Kong and Asia. In addition to his business activities, he has been very active with several international institutions such as The World Economic Forum and The Royal Institute of International Affairs. He is also a generous philanthropist in the fi eld of environmental protection (Global Ocean Commission, WWF) and education.

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu

Mr. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu graduated from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris before becoming Chief Engineer of the Corps of Mines. Between 1981 and 1993, he worked mainly for the French Ministry of lndustry and as Technical Advisor to the Minister of Labor. In 1993, Jean-Pierre Clamadieu joined RhônePoulenc to develop new activities in the fi eld of automobile pollution control. ln the following years, he held several executive positions in the Rhodia group, as President of Rhodia’s Chemicals in Latin America, President of Rhodia Eco Services, Senior Vice President for Rhodia Corporate Purchasing, President of Rhodia Organic Fine Chemicals division and President of Rhodia Pharmaceuticals & Agrochemicals division. In October 2003, Mr Clamadieu was appointed CEO of Rhodia, and became its Chairman & CEO in March 2008. Following a merger between Rhodia and the Belgian chemical group Solvay in 2011, Mr Clamadieu was appointed Chairman of the Executive Committee and CEO of the new Solvay group. Since his appointment, Jean-Pierre Clamadieu led the integration of the new group and its transformation into a major player in the fi eld of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, which combines industrial competitiveness with the quest for sustainable solutions for its clients. His mandate at Solvay SA ended on 1 March 2019.

Ralph Crosby

Mr. Ralph Dozier Crosby Jr. serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He presently serves as an Independent Director of American Electric Power headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, where he chairs the Human Resources Committee and of Excelitas Holdings, LP, headquartered in Boston. Prior to joining EADS, Mr Crosby was an Executive with Northrop Grumman Corporation, where he had served as a Member of the Corporate Policy Council with positions including President of the Integrated Systems Sector, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Commercial Aircraft Division and Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the B-2 Division. Prior to his industry career, Mr Crosby served as an offi cer in the U.S. Army, where his last military assignment was as military staff assistant to the Vice President of the United States. Mr Crosby is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, and holds Master’s degrees from Harvard University, and the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He is the recipient of the James Forrestal Award from the National Defense Industrial Association, and has been awarded Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur of France.

Paul Drayson

Lord Paul Drayson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Lord Drayson graduated as an engineer and fi nished his PhD in 1985 at Aston University. In 1987 he became Managing Director of The Lambourn Food Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Trebor Group and, after a management buy-out of the Company in 1989, completed its sale to a third party in 1991. The same year, he founded Genisys Development Limited, a consultancy company for new products development and management. In 1993, he co-founded PowderJect Pharmaceuticals Plc and led its business as Chairman and CEO until it was sold to Chiron Corporation, a US company, in 2003. He cofounded Drayson Racing Technologies LLP in 2007 and, in 2014 he set up Drayson Technologies Ltd, an Internet of Things platform company of which he currently is the co-founder and Chairman, and which subsequently led to the spin-out of Sensyne Health plc of which he is currently Founder and CEO. Lord Drayson was also elected Chairman of the U.K. BioIndustry Association in 2001 and was appointed to the House of Lords and a Member of the Science and Technology Committee of the House of Lords in 2004. He was then appointed Parliamentary under Secretary of State for Defence Procurement in 2005 and became Minister of State for Defence Equipment & Support in 2006 and Minister of State for Science & Innovation in 2008.

Catherine Guillouard

Ms. Catherine Guillouard serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Catherine Guillouard began her career in 1993 at the Ministry of Economy in the French Treasury working for the department in charge of the Africa – CFA zone and later in the Banking Affairs Department. She joined Air France in 1997 as IPO Senior Project Manager. She was subsequently appointed Deputy Vice-President Finance Controlling in 1999, Senior Vice-President of Flight Operations in 2001, Senior Vice-President of Human Resources and Change Management in 2003 and Senior Vice-President of Finance in 2005. In September 2007, she joined Eutelsat as Chief Financial Offi cer and member of the Group Executive Committee. Catherine joined Rexel in April 2013 as Chief Financial Offi cer and Group Senior Vice-President. Between May 2014 and February 2017 she has been Deputy Chief Executive Offi cer of Rexel. On 2 August 2017, Ms Guillouard was appointed Chairwoman and Chief Executive Offi cer of RATP Group, the fi fth largest urban transportation operator in the world with nearly 16 million daily passengers in 14 countries and 4 continents, a workforce of nearly 63,000 employees worldwide and a revenue of € 5.6bn in 2018. She is also Member of SYSTRA’s supervisory board, the RATP Group and SNCF joint engineering subsidiary. Catherine Guillouard, born in 1965, is a graduate of the Institute of Political Studies of Paris and the École Nationale d’Administration and she has a PhD of European laws (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

Hermann-Josef Lamberti

Mr. Hermann-Josef M. Lamberti serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Hermann-Josef Lamberti was Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank AG from 1999 until 2012 and operated as the bank’s Chief Operating Offi cer. As COO he had global responsibility for Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations and Process Management, Building and Facilities Management as well as Purchasing. He joined Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt in 1998 as Executive Vice President. From 1985, he held various management positions within IBM, working in Europe and the United States, in the fi elds of controlling, internal application development, sales, personal software, marketing and brand management. In 1997, he was appointed Chairman of the Management of IBM Germany. Mr Lamberti started his career in 1982 with Touche Ross in Toronto, before joining the Chemical Bank in Frankfurt.

Maria Amparo Moraleda Martinez

Ms. Maria Amparo Moraleda Martinez serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Amparo Moraleda graduated as an industrial engineer from the ICAI (Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Industrial) Madrid and holds a PDG from IESE Business School in Madrid. Between January 2009 and February 2012, she was Chief Operating Offi cer of Iberdrola SA’s International Division with responsibility for the United Kingdom and the United States. She also headed Iberdrola Engineering and Construction from January 2009 to January 2011. Previously, she served as General Manager of IBM Spain and Portugal (2001-2009). In 2005 her area of responsibility was extended to encompass Greece, Israel and Turkey as well. Between 2000 and 2001, she was executive assistant to the Chairman and CEO of IBM Corporation. From 1998 to 2000, Ms Moraleda was General Manager of INSA (a subsidiary of IBM Global Services). From 1995 to 1997, she was HR Director for EMEA at IBM Global Services and from 1988 to 1995 held various professional and management positions at IBM España. Ms Moraleda is also a member of various boards and trusts of different institutions and bodies. She is member of the academy of “Ciencias Sociales y del Medio Ambiente” of Andalucía (Spain), member of the board of trustees of MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Madrid, CurArte Foundation in Madrid, member of the International Advisory Board of Instituto de Empresa Business School and member of the Board of the global alumni association of IESE Business School.

Claudia Nemat

Ms. Claudia Nemat serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Before joining Deutsche Telekom AG, Claudia Nemat spent 17 years working for McKinsey & Company where she was elected Partner in 2000, and Senior Partner in 2006. Among other responsibilities, she was co-leader of the global Technology Sector and managed it in the EMEA economic region. She focuses on digital transformation, the impact of new technologies such as artifi cial intelligence on business models, our work and lives, complex stakeholder management, and leading global teams. She has worked in numerous European countries as well as North and South America, was a member of the Lanxess Supervisory Board for several years and has been a member of the Airbus Board of Directors since 2016.

Carlos Tavares

Mr. Carlos Tavares serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He held a number of different positions with the Renault Group from 1981 to 2004 before joining Nissan. In 2009, he was appointed Executive Vice President, Chairman of the Management Committee Americas and President of Nissan North America. He was named Group Chief Operating Offi cer of Renault in 2011. Since 1 January 2014, he has joined the Managing Board of PSA Peugeot Citroën. He was named Chairman of the Managing Board since 31 March 2014.

Thorsten Fischer