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Bureau Veritas SA (BVI.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Aldo Cardoso

62 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Didier Michaud-Daniel

59 2012 Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer

Philippe Donche-Gay

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, President, Marine & Offshore Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Andre Francois-Poncet

59 2018 Vice Chairman of the Board

Nicolas Tissot

45 2017 Executive Vice President - Finance & Legal Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee

Xavier Savigny

2014 Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Oliver Butler

2015 Executive Vice President - Consumer Products Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Eduardo Camargo

Executive Vice-President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Latin America, Member of the Executive Committee

Juliano Cardoso

2014 Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Africa, Middle East, Asia and Pacific, Member of the Executive Committee

Jacques Lubetzki

2013 Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Europe, Member of the Executive Committee

Natalia Shuman

43 Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities - North America, Member of the Executive Committee

Stephane Bacquaert

46 2009 Director

Stephanie Besnier

40 2016 Director

Claude Ehlinger

55 2016 Director

Pierre Hessler

74 2017 Director

Jean-Michel Ropert

51 2009 Director

Lucia Sinapi-Thomas

53 2013 Director

Ana Giros Calpe

43 2017 Independent Director

Ieda Gomes Yell

61 2013 Independent Director

Sian Herbert-Jones

57 2016 Independent Director

Pascal Ariel Francis Lebard

56 2013 Independent Director

Laurent Brunelle

2016 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Aldo Cardoso

Mr. Aldo Cardoso has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Bureau Veritas S.A. since March 8 2017. He has been Independent Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. since June 3, 2009. He is also Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee of the Company. Prior to that, he was Observer of the Company. From 1979 to 2003, he held such positions at Arthur Andersen as Associate Consultant (1989), Chairman France (1994), Director of Andersen Worldwide (1998), Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Andersen Worldwide (2000) and Chief Executive Officer of Andersen Worldwide (2002 - 2003). Since 2003, he has been Director of French and foreign companies. He serves as Director of ENGIE, Imerys and Worldline. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Director of Gecina, Accor, Orange, Penauille Polyservices, Axa Investment Manager and Rhodia. Mr. Cardoso obtained a Master’s degree in Business Law from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Didier Michaud-Daniel

Mr. Didier Michaud-Daniel has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas since March 1, 2012. Before taking on this position, he had been President of Otis Elevator Company since May 2008. Didier Michaud-Daniel began his career at OTIS in 1981 as a technical salesperson, progressing into sales management and operational support. In 1991, he was appointed Field Operations Director for Otis France and, in 1992, was promoted to Paris Field and Sales Operations Director. He was named Deputy General Manager of Operations in January 1998. From September 2001 to August 2004, Didier Michaud-Daniel served as Chief Executive Officer of Otis UK and Ireland. He was Chairman of Otis for the UK, Germany and Central Europe region from August 2004 to May 2008. Didier Michaud-Daniel was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas on March 1, 2012. Before taking on this position, he had been President of Otis Elevator Company since May 2008. Didier Michaud-Daniel began his career at OTIS in 1981 as a technical salesperson, progressing into sales management and operational support. In 1991, he was appointed Field Operations Director for Otis France and, in 1992, was promoted to Paris Field and Sales Operations Director. He was named Deputy General Manager of Operations in January 1998. From September 2001 to August 2004, Didier Michaud-Daniel served as Chief Executive Officer of Otis UK and Ireland. He was Chairman of Otis for the Didier Michaud-Daniel is a graduate of the Ecole Superieure de Commerce with a degree in Business Management and a graduate of INSEAD. Didier Michaud-Daniel is a Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur.

Philippe Donche-Gay

Mr. Philippe Donche-Gay serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, President, Marine & Offshore Division and Member of the Executive Committee within Bureau Veritas SA. He joined Bureau Veritas in 2008 as Executive Vice-President for the Industry and Facilities Division and as President for the Marine & Offshore Division. He started his career at IBM, holding various management positions in France and in the United States. In 1994, he joined the international management of Capgemini and as of 1996, set up a global unit dedicated to the Telecom market, becoming the unit’s CEO in 2001. In 2004, he was appointed CEO of Capgemini France. In January 2007, he became CEO of Capgemini West Europe and Latin America. Member of the Capgemini Group’s Executive Committee, he was also in charge of the global coordination of the Technology Services business line. Philippe Donche-Gay holds an engineering degree from Ecole Polytechnique and a Master’s of Science from Stanford University. Philippe Donche-Gay is a Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur.

Andre Francois-Poncet

Mr. Andre Francois-Poncet has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Bureau Veritas S.A. since January 1, 2018. He is also Chairman of the Strategy Committee of the Company. He graduated from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He began his career in 1984 at Morgan Stanley in New York, before moving to London and then Paris, where he was in charge of setting up Morgan Stanley’s French office. After 16 years at Morgan Stanley, he joined BC Partners (Paris and London) in 2000 as Managing Partner until December 2014 and then as Senior Advisor until December 2015. He was a partner at the French asset management firm CIAM in Paris from 2016 to 2017. He became Chairman of the Executive Board of Wendel in January 2018. He also serves as Director of Axa, Chairman and Director of Harvard Business School Club of France, Member of the bureau of Club des Trente and Member of the European Advisory Board of Harvard Business School.

Nicolas Tissot

Mr. Nicolas Tissot has served as Executive Vice President - Finance & Legal Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas SA since January 1, 2017. He joined Bureau Veritas in May 2016 after having been the Group Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of the reinsurance company Scor since 2015. From 2010 to 2015, he was the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of Alst. Previously, he worked for Engie (formerly GDF Suez), where he started in the Financial Planning and Analysis Department which he led from 2000 to 2003. He then became Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President of Suez Energy International (2003-2005), Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President of Electrabel (2005-2008), based in Brussels, and finally Deputy Chief Executive Officer of GDF Suez’s Global Gas & LNG Division (2008-2010). Nicolas Tissot started his career at the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry (1995-1999). Nicolas Tissot is a graduate of HEC business school and Ecole nationale d’administration and was a senior civil servant (inspecteur des finances).

Xavier Savigny

Mr. Xavier Savigny has Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas SA since 2014. He joined Bureau Veritas in 2012 as Vice-President of Human Resources for Southern Europe for the Industry & Facilities Division. He started his career with Otis in France where he held various senior positions in Human Resources, ultimately being promoted to Global Compensation & Benefits Manager. In 1998, he moved to Atos as Compensation and Benefits Director. In 2001, he returned to Otis as Director of Compensation & Benefits. In 2003, he was promoted to Human Resources Director for North Europe, with responsibilities expanding to Eastern Europe in 2004 and Africa in 2009. In 2010, he was appointed Vice-President of Group Human Resources, based in the United States. Xavier Savigny holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Technology of Compiegne (France) and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from ESSEC Business School (France).

Oliver Butler

Mr. Oliver Butler has serves as Executive Vice President – Consumer Products Division and Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas SA since 2015. He joined Bureau Veritas in 2004 to set up the Electrical & Electronics platform. In 2008, he became Senior Vice-President in charge of the Global Testing Operations for the Consumer Products Services Division. Since June 2010, he has served as Chief Operating Officer for the Consumer Products Services Division. Before joining Bureau Veritas, Oliver Butler held senior management positions in both the IT and nuclear industries in Europe and North America, notably with Ontario Power Generation and Exelon Corporation of Chicago. Oliver Butler obtained his final certificate in Radio telecommunications and computers from the Crawford Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Eduardo Camargo

Mr. Eduardo Camargo serves as Executive Vice-President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Latin America, Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas SA. He started his career in Verolme Shipyard. In 1986, he joined Bureau Veritas in the Marine Division. In 1989, he worked for the Industry Division and, in 1993, for the Health, Safety & Environment Division. In 1997, he became Regional Chief Executive for Mexico & Central America, based in Mexico. In 2002, he was appointed Regional Chief Executive for Latin America, based in Argentina. Eduardo Camargo served as Senior Vice-President for the Latin America region of the Industry & Facilities Division until 2003, and was promoted to Executive Vice-President in 2011. Eduardo Camargo holds a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from Rio de Janeiro Federal University (Brazil), an MBA in Finance from Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University (Brazil) and a diploma from an Executive Management Course at INSEAD (France).

Juliano Cardoso

Mr. Juliano Cardoso has served as Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Africa, Middle East, Asia and Pacific, Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas SA since 2014. He started his career as Quality Engineer at Duratex Group in Brazil. In 1995 he moved to the automotive industry, working for Textron Group as a quality and project manager. In 1999 he joined Bureau Veritas, first as Training & Consulting Manager, then as Senior Business Engineer. In 2003 he became Country Chief Executive for Chile and in 2006, he was appointed Regional Chief Executive for Chile and Peru. In 2011, he became Senior Vice-President for the Pacific region. In 2014 he was appointed Executive Vice-President for the Commodities Division. Since 2015, he has served as the Vice-President of the CIF Division. Juliano Cardoso holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Reliability Engineering from Universidade de Campinas (Brazil) and a diploma from an Executive Management Course at INSEAD (France).

Jacques Lubetzki

Mr. Jacques Lubetzki has served as Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities – Europe, Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas SA since 2013. He started his career in the Construction and Oil & Gas sectors. He worked for more than 10 years for Suez Group (now Engie), first as CEO of Novergie, then as Deputy CEO of Elyo (now Cofely). In 2003, Jacques Lubetzki joined Bureau Veritas as Senior Vice-President in charge of Group Strategy & Organization. In 2005, he became Deputy CEO of France. In 2008, he was appointed Executive Vice-President for France, then, in 2012, for Southern Europe. Jacques Lubetzki has an engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique and a Master's degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees.

Natalia Shuman

Ms. Natalia A. Shuman serves as Executive Vice President - Commodities, Industry & Facilities - North America, Member of the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas SA. Before joining Bureau Veritas, Natalia Shuman was in charge of Kelly Services’ EMEA and APAC regions. She also served as a board member of Kelly Services’ joint venture, where she was based in Singapore and Switzerland. She first joined Kelly Services in Russia to launch its operations there. She was relocated to New York in 2000 to take over Kelly Services’ operations in the United States as well as key accounts and strategic growth initiatives. In 2011, she relocated to Asia to focus on Kelly Services’ customers and partners in the APAC region. She was then appointed chief operating officer to start up Kelly’s joint venture operations in China and North Asia and was based in Shanghai. She has been Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the EMEA and APAC regions for the past four years. She completed a dual Global Executive MBA program with Columbia University and London Business School, and graduated with distinction from St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance in Russia.

Stephane Bacquaert

Mr. Stephane Bacquaert serves as Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. since June 3, 2009. Previously, he was Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from June 2, 2008 to June 3, 2009. He started his career as a Consultant in strategy at Bain& Company in Europe and in Latin America. Then, he joined Netscapital and served as Managing Director. He joined the Wendel group in June 2005 and has been Managing Director since June 2008. He has been Member of the Board of Management of Materis Parent SARL and Winvest Conseil SARL, among others. He is also Director of IHS, Saham group and Tsebo Solutions Group Holdings. Mr. Bacquaert is a graduate from Ecole Centrale Paris and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He has also an Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

Stephanie Besnier

Ms. Stephanie Besnier serves as Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. since October 18, 2016. She is Member of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Company. She has been at Wendel since 2007, Stephanie Besnier began her career as a deputy officer in the Treasury department (international desk) of the French Ministry of Finance in 2003. Later, she worked for the agency managing the French State’s equity holdings, where she was responsible for railway and shipping companies. Stephanie Besnier graduated from the France’s Ecole Polytechnique, Corps des Ponts et Chaussees, as well as the Ecole d’Economie de Paris.

Claude Ehlinger

Mr. Claude Pierre Ehlinger serves as Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. since October 18, 2016. He is Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee and Member of the Strategy Committee of the Company. He joined Wendel on October 1, 2016 as Chief Executive Officer of Oranje-Nassau, Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee. He previously served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Louis Dreyfus Company, which he joined in July 2007 as Group Chief Financial Officer. From June 2014 to October 2015, he was acting Chief Executive Officer of Louis Dreyfus Company. Claude Ehlinger began his career at the Thomson group in 1985, before joining Finacor as Managing Director in 1987. From 1999 to 2003, he served as Chief Financial Officer at CCMX, and later Regional Financial Controller at Capgemini. He joined Eutelsat as Group Chief Financial Officer in June 2004, a position he held until July 2007. Claude Ehlinger is a graduate of the Ecole des hautes etudes commerciales (HEC). He also serves as Director of Trief Corporation SA and Winvest Conseil SA Chairman and Director of Stahl Lux 2 SA and Stahl Group SA Permanent representative of Oranje-Nassau Groep BV within Winvest International SA SICAR.

Pierre Hessler

Mr. Pierre Hessler has served as Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. as of 2017. He was Independent Director of the Company from June 3, 2009. He is also Member of the Strategic Committee, as well as Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Company from June 19, 2002 to June 27, 2005. Mr. Hessler began his career at IBM where he worked for approximately 27 years, holding positions at IBM Switzerland (from 1965 to 1980), where he was Director of Agencies in the computer field, then IBM Europe from 1980 to 1993, where he held positions as Director of Operations, Director of Marketing and Services, Regional General Director, Chairman of IBM France and General Director of operations, marketing and services. From 1982 to 1984, he held positions as Director of Development at IBM Corporation, then as Director of Corporate Marketing from 1989 to 1991, and finally IBM Vice-President. In 1993, he joined Capgemini where he carried out a number of different general management functions, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gemini Consulting, Member of the Management Board, and Executive Officer, then Director, in 2000. Mr. Hessler has been Manager of Actideas, and Adviser to Capgemini. Mr. Hessler is a graduate in Law and Political Economy from the Universite de Lausanne.

Jean-Michel Ropert

Mr. Jean-Michel Ropert serves as Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. since June 3, 2009. Previously, he was Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from December 2005. He joined the Wendel Group in 1989 where he carried out a series of functions within accounting, consolidation, and bookkeeping teams. He is also Executive Officer of Coba and Member of the Board of Management of Materis Parent SARL (Luxembourg) and Winvest Conseil SARL (Luxembourg), among others. Mr. Ropert additionally has served as Chief Financial Officer of Wendel since 2002. During his professional career, he was appointed as Chairman of the Compagnie de l'Audon and Winvest II, Director of Solfur, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board of Poincare Investissements, and Executive Officer and Director of Poincare Participations, SOFU and Coba, among others. He holds a degree in Etudes Comptables et Financieres (DECF) and he obtained a degree in Accounting from Universite de Nantes in 1986.

Lucia Sinapi-Thomas

Ms. Lucia Sinapi-Thomas has served as Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. since May 22, 2013. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. She graduated from ESSEC business school (1986) and Paris Law University (1988), was admitted to the Paris bar (1989), and has a financial analyst degree (SFAF 1997). She started her career as a tax and business lawyer in 1986, before joining Capgemini in 1992. She has more than 20 years of experience within Capgemini group, successively as Group Tax Advisor (1992), Head of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Investor Relations (1999), extended to Risk Management and Insurance (2005), and member of the Group Engagement Board. Lucia Sinapi-Thomas was Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 2013 until December 31, 2015. She is currently Executive Director Business Platforms at Capgemini group. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Dassault Aviation since May 15, 2014, and is also a member of the Dassault Aviation's Audit Committee. She joined the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE on May 24, 2012 and has been a member of the Capgemini SE's Compensation Committee since June 20, 2012.

Ana Giros Calpe

Ms. Ana Giros Calpe has served as Independent Director of Bureau Veritas SA since May 16, 2017. She is Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee of the Company. She is the Chief Executive Officer for Latin America and a member of the Executive Committee at Suez. She is a graduate of the UPC engineering school in Barcelona and of INSEAD business school in France. She has held various positions at Alstom Transport including the position of Managing Director of its Transport France division. She also serves as Director of Suez Treatment Solutions Spain and Permanent member of the Board of IAM (Inversiones Agnas Metropolitanas) (Chile).

Ieda Gomes Yell

Ms. Ieda Gomes Yell has served as Independent Director of Bureau Veritas S.A. since May 22, 2013. She is Member of the Audit & Risk Committee and Member of the Strategy Committee of the Company. She has held a variety of executive positions at BP, including Vice-President of New Ventures at BP Integrated Supply and Trading (2004-2011), President of BP Brazil (2000-2002), Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs (1999-2000), Vice-President of Market Development at BP Solar (2002-2004) and Vice-President of Pan American Energy (1998-1999). Prior to BP, she was CEO of Brazil's largest gas distribution company, Comgas (1995-1998). She has also held several executive-level positions in industry trade associations (the Brazilian Association of Infrastructure, the International Gas Union, the US Civil Engineering Foundation and the Brazilian Association of Gas Distribution Companies). Ieda Gomes Yell is Director of the department of Infrastructure – DEINFRA (Advisory Board) of FIESP (Sao Paulo Industry Federation), member of the Advisory Board of Companhia de Gas de S. Paulo (Comgas), and a Fellow visiting Researcher at the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies and Fundacao Getulio Vargas Energia. She has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia (1977), and an MSc in Energy from the University of Sao Paulo (1996) and in Environmental Engineering from the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (1978). She also serves as Director of Saint Gobain, InterEnergy Holdings and Exterran Corporation and Councilor of Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain.

Sian Herbert-Jones

Ms. Sian Herbert-Jones serves as Independent Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. since May 17, 2016. She is Member of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Company. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers London office where she served as Corporate Finance Director from 1983 to 1993. In 1993, she joined the firm’s Paris office as Director in the Merger & Acquisitions department. In 1995 she joined the Sodexo group, where she headed up international development between 1995 and 1998, Group treasury from 1998 to 2000 and Deputy Chief Financial Officer in 2000. She served as Chief Financial Officer of the Sodexo group from 2001 to March 2016. Sian Herbert-Jones holds an MA in history from University of Oxford and is a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom. She also serves as Director of Air Liquide SA (Chairman of the Audit and Accounts Committee), Capgemini SE (since May 2016) and Compagnie Financiere Aurore International (Sodexo group subsidiary) (since February 2016).

Pascal Ariel Francis Lebard

Mr. Pascal Ariel Francis Lebard serves as Independent Director of BUREAU VERITAS S.A. since December 13, 2013. He is Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee and Member of the Strategy Committee of the Company. He began his career as Business Manager at Credit Commercial de France (1986-1989), before joining 3i SA as Associate Director (1989-1991). In 1991, he became Director of Ifint, now Exor group (the Agnelli group). In 2003, he joined Worms & Cie (which became Sequana in 2005) as 2003, he joined Worms & Cie (which became Sequana in 2005). He became Deputy Managing Director of Sequana in 2005 then Chief Executive Officer in 2007. He was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in June 2013. Pascal Lebard is a graduate of EDHEC Business School. He also serves as Director of CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries) (Belgium) and Lisi, as Chairman of DLMD SAS and Pascal Lebard Invest SAS, and as Permanent representative of Oaktree Luxembourg Flandre Anchor Sarl on the Board of Directors of Novartex (Vivarte) since April 2017.

Laurent Brunelle