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Faurecia SE (EPED.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michel de Rosen

69 2017 Chairman of the Board

Patrick Koller

61 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Director

Michel Favre

61 Executive Vice President, Group Chief Financial Officer; Member of the Executive Committee

Nolwenn Delaunay

44 2019 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee, Board Secretary

Thorsten Muschal

53 Executive Vice President, Sales & Program Management; Member of the Executive Committee

Jean-Pierre Sounillac

57 2004 Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Jean-Paul Michel

2020 Executive Vice President, Faurecia Clarion Electronics, Member of the Executive Committee

Mathias Miedreich

45 Executive Vice President Faurecia Clean Mobility, Member of the Executive Committee

Kate Philipps

56 2013 Executive Vice President, Group Communications, Member of the Executive Committee

Patrick Popp

2019 Executive Vice President, Faurecia Interior Systems, Member of the Executive Board

Christophe Schmitt

61 2019 Executive Vice President - In Charge of Group of Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Eelco Spoelder

48 Executive Vice President, Automotive Seating, Member of the Executive Committee

Francois Tardif

55 Executive Vice President - China, Member of the Executive Committee

Hagen Wiesner

59 2019 Executive Vice President - In Charge of Cockpit Modules, Member of the Executive Board

Daniel Bernardino

49 2017 Director representing the employees

Philippe de Rovira

46 2018 Director

Olivia Larmaraud

62 2016 Director

Gregoire Olivier

59 2018 Director

Robert Peugeot

70 2007 Director

Emmanuel Pioche

54 2017 Director representing the employees

Odile Desforges

70 2016 Independent Director

Linda Hasenfratz

53 2011 Independent Director

Penelope Herscher

59 2017 Independent Director

Valerie Landon

57 2017 Independent Director

Yan Mei

64 2019 Independent Director

Denis Mercier

60 2019 Independent Director

Peter Mertens

59 2019 Independent Director

Marc Maillet

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Biographies

Name Description

Michel de Rosen

Mr. Michel de Rosen serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is Chairman of the Governance Committee as of May 29, 2018. He started serving as Director of the Company on May 27, 2016. He is a graduate of HEC and Ecole Nationale d'Administration. Over the course of his career, he has successively held positions first as a senior public official and then as a senior executive at companies in France and the United States. He began his career at the Inspectorate General of Finance (IGF), a division of the French Ministry of Finance. He was an advisor to the French Minister of Defense between 1980 and1981 and served as Chief of Staff for the French Minister for Industry and Telecommunications from 1986 to 1988. Within the REone-Poulenc group, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Pharmuka from 1983 to 1986 and of Rhone Poulenc Fibres et Polymeres from 1988 to 1993, after which he was Chief Executive Officer and then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rhone Poulenc Rorer in the United States and in France and of Rhone Poulenc Sante from 1993 to 1999. In 2000, Mr. Michel de Rosen was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the US company ViroPharma. He became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SGD in 2008, before joining Eutelsat in 2009. On July 1, 2009, Mr. Michel de Rosen was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat and then as Chief Executive Officer and Board member on November 9 of the same year. Mr. Michel de Rosen served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications S.A until 2017.

Patrick Koller

Mr. Patrick Koller serves as Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Director of the Company. He was Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from February 2, 2015 to July 1, 2016. He graduated in Engineering from Ecole Superieure des Sciences et Technologies de l'Ingenieur de Nancy (Universite Henri Poincare - Nancy I) and graduated in Business from Institut Francais de Gestion (IFG). From 1999 to 2000, he worked as Managing Director of Engine Cooling Europe Division of Valeo. Following this, Mr. Koller served as Managing Director of Polyamide Intermediates of Rhodia, and from 2003 to 2006 as Group Industrial and Purchasing Director of Rhodia. In 2006, he joined the Faurecia group as Executive Vice-President of the Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group (now Faurecia Seating), a position he held until February 2, 2015. During this period, he held various offices within the Group subsidiaries.

Michel Favre

Mr. Michel Favre serves as Executive Vice President, Group Chief Financial Officer; Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Graduated from Hautes Etudes Commerciales. Employment history: Rexel, Financial Controlling and Legal EVP (2009-2013); Casino, Group Chief Financial Officer (2006-2009); Altadis, Group Chief Financial Officer (2001-2006).

Nolwenn Delaunay

Thorsten Muschal

Mr. Thorsten Muschal serves as Executive Vice President, Sales & Program Management; Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Thorsten Muschal graduated from Universitat Giessen and Universitaet Bielefeld, Germany. Thorsten Muschal has been working within Group Faurecia since 1992. Employment history: Faurecia, Vice President North Europe Seating Division (2006-2011); Faurecia, President Faurecia Automotive Seating North America (2011-2014); Faurecia, VP Group Customer Strategy (2014 - 2017).

Jean-Pierre Sounillac

Mr. Jean-Pierre Sounillac serves as Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He graduated in Political Science from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Toulouse, and in Business from Institut de Gestion Sociale in Paris. Mr. Sounillac also worked for Valeo as Human Resources Director and for Alstom T&D as Human Resources Vice President. He joined Faurecia in 2001.

Jean-Paul Michel

Mr. Jean-Paul Michel serves as Executive Vice President, Faurecia Clarion Electronics, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Jean-Paul Michel began his career in 1986 at Michelin as a financial analyst. In 1989, he joined Renault as Controller Direct Purchasing. From 1991 to 2002, he worked for Valeo as Chief Financial Officer for different business units in Europe and North America. From 2002 to 2014, Jean-Paul Michel held different finance functions at OSRAM becoming Chief Operating Officer for the consumer lighting business in 2014. Prior to joining Faurecia in 2018 as Finance Vice-President for the Interiors activity and then Deputy EVP for the Clarion Electronics activity, he was Executive Vice-President in charge of Operations, Finance and Strategy at Lanzatech (2015-2017). Jean-Paul Michel holds a diploma in Business administration at the Sup de Co Reim.

Mathias Miedreich

Kate Philipps

Ms. Kate Philipps serves as Executive Vice President, Group Communications, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Previously, she served as Vice President of Group Communications at Essilor and Valeo. She graduated from University of Oxford and has an M.B.A. from INSEAD. Employment history: Essilor, VP Group Communications (2010-2012); Valeo, VP Group Communications (2001-2010); Schlumberger Smart Cards and Terminals Division (Gemalto), Communications Director (1999-2001).

Patrick Popp

Christophe Schmitt

Mr. Christophe Schmitt serves as Executive Vice President - In Charge of Group of Operations, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He graduated in Business Management from ESSEC Business School. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Schmitt worked for Sommer Allibert as General Manager, Automotive in Germany and England, and for Rudolff as Production Manager. He started his career in Faurecia in 2001 as Volkswagen CBU Manager for Interior Systems. Within the Company, he was Director of Interior Systems, Member of the Executive Committee, and Executive Vice President, Emissions Control Technologies between May 1, 2013 and 2014, and Director of Interior Systems, Member of the Executive Committee between December 22, 2005 and May 1, 2013.

Eelco Spoelder

Mr. Eelco Spoelder serves as Executive Vice President, Automotive Seating, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He has an MBA from Duke University in the USA and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Employment history: Faurecia, Executive Vice President in charge or Operations Continental, Executive Vice President and Head of the Instrumentation and Driver HMI Business Unit (2008 - 2016); Siemens North America, Vice President of the Infotainment Solutions and Radio Navigation divisions (until 2008).

Francois Tardif

Mr. Francois Tardif serves as Executive Vice President - China, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Mr. Tardif is a graduate of Ecole Superieure d'Electricite in Paris. He subsequently obtained his MBA from the Institut Francais de Gestion.

Hagen Wiesner

Mr. Hagen Wiesner serves as Executive Vice President - In Charge of Cockpit Modules, Member of the Executive Board of the Company. He holds a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Employment history: Faurecia, Executive Vice President Automotive Seating. Faurecia, Vice President, Faurecia Automotive Seating Europe (2014-2015), Vice President North Europe Division (2011-2014), Vice President Manufacturing for Faurecia Automotive Seating (2009-2011). Faurecia, Vice President Operations for Faurecia Interior Systems (2006-2009). Edscha AG, General Manager Operations (joined in 1998) and was nominated Member of the Board in 1999.

Daniel Bernardino

Mr. Daniel Bernardino serves as Director representing the employees of the Company.A. since November 1, 2017. Since January 1, 2019 he has been Member of the Management Committee. Mr. Daniel Bernardino is a method agent in the logistics department at Faurecia’s Palmela site (Portugal). He is a sociology graduate. He joined the Group in 1994 as Head of the logistics team. He held various employee representation offices between 1997 and 2017 and has been a member of Faurecia’s European Works Council for 14 years.

Philippe de Rovira

Mr. Philippe de Rovira serves as Director of the Company. He is Member of company's Governance Committtee. He is Chief Financial Officer of Groupe PSA, Member of the Executive Committee. He graduated from ESSEC Business School. He began his career in Groupe PSA in 1998 as an internal auditor, following which he held a number of financial or commercial positions including Head of Group Control. From August 1, 2017 to August 1, 2018 he was Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board of Opel Automobiles GmbH.

Olivia Larmaraud

Mrs. Olivia Larmaraud CPA serves as Director of the Company. She is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She is PSA Peugeot Citroen’s Head of Consolidation and Accounting Standards since 2002. She is a Certified Public Accountant and earned an MSTCF (a Masters degree in Accounting and Finance) from Universite Paris Dauphine. She also holds a Company Director Certificate, awarded by the Institut Francais des Administrateurs and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in 2013. She began her career at Deloitte, where she worked for three years as an external auditor. She followed this position with another three year stint at Compagnie Generale des Eaux as a member of the consolidation team before joining Sanofi, where she served as a financial controller for eight years. Since 1995, she has been working within the Finance department of the PSA Peugeot Citroen group, where she was promoted to the rank of senior manager in 2008.

Gregoire Olivier

Mr. Gregoire Olivier serves as Director of the Company. Previously he served at the Company as Chairman of the Board, Managing Director and Member of the Executive Committee of Faurecia until February 16, 2007. He is an Engineering graduate of Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris, a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and holds an MBA of the University of Chicago. He previously occupied various positions in the French Ministry of Industry from 1985 to 1991. He was Technical Advisor to the French Prime Minister, responsible for Industry, Energy and the Environment. In 1991, Mr. Olivier joined Pechiney, first as General Manager of the Aluminum unit in Greece (1992-1994), then as Director of American National Can’s Chicago plant (1995), and Vice President of Strategy at ANC (1996-1998) based in Chicago. In 1998, he moved to Alcatel where he occupied the positions of Division Manager, then Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SAFT, Alcatel’s Battery Division. In April 2001, Mr. Olivier was appointed Chairman of Sagem’s Executive Board. In May 2005, following the creation of Safran, he was appointed a Member of the Safran Executive Board, and CEO of Sagem Communication. He has been also General Secretary of Groupe PSA since January 2018 and a member of its Executive Committee.

Robert Peugeot

Mr. Robert Peugeot serves as Director of the Company. He is Member of the Management Committee of the Company. He is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris in Engineering and holds an MBA of INSEAD or Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires, France. He is a Member of the Supervisory Board of Peugeot SA and previously served as Member of the Executive Committee of PSA Peugeot Citroen, where he was Director of Innovation of Quality from 1998 to 2007. Since 2002, he has also been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Societe Fonciere, Financiere et de Participations - FFP. He has held several other mandates, including Member of the Supervisory Board of Hermes International, Director of Sofina and Director of DKSH AG, among others.

Emmanuel Pioche

Mr. Emmanuel Pioche serves as Director representing the employees of the Company. Project leader within the Metals R&D department at Faurecia Brieres (France). Mr. Emmanuel Pioche has been Head of R&D Frames at Faurecia (Brieres les Scelles site, France) since July 2017. Previously, he was a prototype maker in the R&D trimlab at the same site. He holds the professional title of thin-sheet metal worker, holds an Aerospace TIG Heavy and Light Metal Welding License, obtained a G2 Baccalaureat (management), and a level III programmer analyst’s diploma. He previously served as Secretary of the Central Works Council of Faurecia Sieges d’Automobile (from 2007 to 2017); Secretary of the Works committee at Brieres les Scelles (from 2002 to 2017) as well as Member of the Workplace Health, Safety Committee - CHSCT (from 2000 to 2017) and CFDT union representative and employee representative (from 1999 to 2017).

Odile Desforges

Mrs. Odile Desforges serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is Chairwoman of the Audit Committee of the Company. She began her career in 1973 as a research analyst at the Institut de Recherche des Transports before joining Renault in 1981, where she held several positions of responsibility in planning, product development, and purchasing. Subsequently, after serving as Executive Vice-President of Renault VI/Mack and as a member of the Executive Committee with responsibility for planning, purchasing and program development from 1999 until 2001, she was appointed President of the Volvo 3P business unit of AB Volvo, where she remained until 2003. From 2003 to 2009, Mrs. Odile Desforges was a member of Renault’s Management Committee and served as Head of Worldwide Purchasing for Renault/Nissan. In 2009, she was named to Renault’s Executive Committee and appointed as Group Director of Engineering and Quality. She was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Merite and a Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur by the French government. She is an Engineer and graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris in 1973. She also holds a diploma from the Centre Europeen d'Education Permanente - CEDEP.

Linda Hasenfratz

Mrs. Linda Hasenfratz serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is Chairwoman of the Management Committee of the Company. She has been Chief Executive Officer of Linamar Corporation since August 2002. She was also its President from April 1999 to August 2004, and its Chief Operating Officer from September 1997 to September 1999. She has been a director since 1998. She is Member of the Board of Governors at Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) and Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) (Canada) as well as Director of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives ( now business Council of Canada) and Member of the Catalyst Canadian Board of Advisors.

Penelope Herscher

Ms. Penelope A. Herscher serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is Member of the Management Committee of the Company. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of Lumentum Operations LLC and Verint. In January 2018, she became a Board member of Pros, where she is a member of the Governance and Compensation Committees and, in August 2018, became a Board member of Delphix, an unlisted company. She chaired, between March 2016 and October 2017, the Board of Savonix, Inc., a digital health start-up. Until July 31, 2017, Mrs. Penelope Herscher was Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at FirstRain, Inc., a software company, which she joined in 2004 and ran as President and CEO until 2015. From 2002 to 2003, Ms. Penelope Herscher held the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company. From 1996 to 2002, she was president and Chief Executive Officer of Simplex Solutions, which she led through an IPO in 2001 and which was acquired by Cadence in 2002. Before Simplex, she was an executive at Synopsys for eight years and started her career as an R&D engineer with Texas Instruments. Mrs. Penelope Herscher holds a BA and MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University (England).

Valerie Landon

Mrs. Valerie Landon serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She is Vice-Chairman Investment Banking & Capital Markets, Credit Suisse. She is an engineering graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris. She began her career in 1985 at Air France. In 1990, she joined Credit Suisse as an investment banker. She held increasingly responsible positions there, notably Head of Investment Banking & Capital Markets for France, Belgium and Luxembourg. She is also Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Albioma. Over the past years, Mrs. Valerie Landon was also Member of the European Advisory Board of Catalyst (from 2010 to 2016).

Yan Mei

Ms. Yan Mei serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is Senior Partner, Chair of China – Brunswick group (China) where she overseas Brunswick’s China business and acts as a counselor to senior executives. She holds a MA and M-Phil degree in International Relations and Political Science respectively from Columbia University and New-York, and a Master in Advanced Russian Area Studies from Hunter College at the City University of New York. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian Language and Literature from Beijing Normal University. She started her career as a journalist for ITN Channel 4 News from 1988 to 1990. From 1991 to 2001, she worked as International Assignment Editor and later as the Head of China Desk at CNN (USA). From 2001 to 2005, she joined Turner International Asia Pacific as Vice President. From 2005 to 2009, she held the position of Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Representative at News Corp (Beijing). Before joining Brunswick group in 2013, she was Managing Director of MTV Networks Greater China and Chief Representative of Viacom Asia (Beijing).

Denis Mercier

Mr. Denis Mercier serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Governance and Nominations Committee. He is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Fives Group, member of its Executive Committee and, since May 7, 2019, Chairman of the French Flying School Board (public institution). He is an engineering graduate from the French Flying School (1979). From 1979 to 2008, he holds various positions within the French Air Force. After having been Commandant of the French Flying School at Salon de Provence (France) from 2008 to 2010, he becomes principal private secretary of the French Minister of Defense from 2010 to 2012. Between 2012 and 2015, he holds the position of Chief of Staff of the French Air Force and is raised to the rank of General of the Air Force. From 2015 to September 2018, he holds the position of Supreme Allied Commander of the NATO’s Transformation and joins Fives group in October 2018. Mr. Denis Mercier was made Grand Officier de la Légion d’honneur and Officier de l’Ordre national du Mérite by the French government.

Peter Mertens

Dr. Peter Mertens serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is also member of the Compensation Committee. After completing his studies of Production Engineering at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, he earned a Master of Sciences degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the United States in 1985. From 1985 to 1990, he supervised the Technology Transfer department at the University of Kaiserlautern (Germany) and received his Dr.-Ing. (Doctor of Engineering) degree. In 1990, Dr. Peter Mertens started his career in the automotive industry. He held multiple management positions with Mercedes-Benz AG, prior to taking overmanagement of Tegaron Telematics GmbH, a joint venture of Daimler Chrysler Services AG and Deutsche Telekom AG, in 1996. In 2002, he joined Adam Opel AG as Executive Director for midsize and large product lines. In 2004, he became responsible for the compact product lines of General Motors Europe and, starting in 2005, for all compact product lines of General Motors worldwide. In 2010, he joined the Management Board of Jaguar Land Rover and managed the Corporate Quality for the entire Tata Motors group, including the Jaguar Land Rover Brand. From April 2011 to March 2017, he was Senior Vice President, Research and Development for the Volvo Car group (Göteborg, Sweden) before joining the Audi Group. At Audi AG, he was Chief Technical Officer from April 2017 to October 2018 before being member of the Top Management from November 2018 to end of October 2019.

Marc Maillet