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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philippe Salle

55 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Sophie Zurquiyah

53 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Yuri Baidoukov

2018 Group Chief Financial Officer

Hovey Cox

2019 Executive Vice President - Group Marketing, Sales and Communications

Jerome Denigot

2018 Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Dechun Lin

Executive Vice President - Multi-clients

Colin Murdoch

2019 Executive Vice President - Geoscience

Pascal Rouiller

2020 Senior Executive Vice President - Strategy

Emmanuel Odin

2020 Senior Vice President - HSE/Sustainable Development

Patrice Guillaume

61 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Michael Daly

66 2016 Independent Director

Anne-France Laclide-Drouin

52 2017 Independent Director

Helen Lee Bouygues

48 2018 Independent Director

Colette Lewiner

74 2018 Independent Director

Heidi Petersen

62 2018 Independent Director

Mario Ruscev

63 2018 Independent Director

Christophe Barnini

2018 Group Communications and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Philippe Salle

Mr. Philippe Salle serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a graduate of the École des Mines and holds a MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (Chicago, USA). Mr. Philippe SALLE began his career with Total in Indonesia before joining Accenture in 1990. He then joined McKinsey in 1995 and became Senior Manager in 1998. In 1999, he joined the Vedior group (which later became Randstad, a company listed on Euronext Amsterdam). He became Chairman and CEO of Vedior France in 2002; In 2003, he became a member of the managing board of Vedior NV and was then appointed President for South Europe in 2006 (France, Spain, Italy and Switzerland). In 2007, he joined the Geoservices group (sold to Shclumberger in 2010, listed on the New York Stock Exchange), a technological company operating in the petroleum industry with 7,000 associates in 52 countries. He was first appointed Deputy CEO and then Chairman and CEO until March 2011. From 2011 to 2015, he was Chairman and CEO of the Altran group. He then became Chairman and CEO of Elior where he remained until October 2017. He is now Head of the Foncia group (please see below the details of his positions within the Foncia group). He is a Knight of the French National Order of Merit and of the Legion of Honor and Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

Sophie Zurquiyah

Ms. Sophie Zurquiyah serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mrs. Sophie ZURQUIYAH is a graduate from the École Centrale de Paris. She holds a Master in Numerical Analysis from the Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris VI) and a Master In Aerospace engineering from the Colorado University. Mrs. Sophie ZURQUIYAH spent 28 years in the oilfield services industry, working for Schlumberger in P&L and in positions covering R&D, Operations and Support, in France, the United States and Brazil. Her most recent roles include Chief Information Officer (CIO), President of Data and Consulting Services that provided Processing, Interpretation and Consulting services for most of Schlumberger’s business lines, and Vice President of Sustaining Engineering that included all support and improvements to commercial products, services and technologies worldwide. She joined CGG on February 4, 2013 as Senior Executive Vice President, GGR segment. Before that time, Prior to her appointment as Chief Executive Officer of CGG SA on April 26, 2018, Mrs. Sophie ZURQUIYAH was Chief Operating Officer in charge of the GGR business lines, Global Operational Excellence and Technology of CGG.

Yuri Baidoukov

Mr. Yuri Baidoukov serves as Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has recently been Group CFO at OiLSERV Group. Prior to this, he was CFO of Maersk Oil US, and Group CFO of Integra Group, a CIS Oilfield Services company, listed on the London Stock Exchange. Yuri Baidoukov spent 10 years of his career at Schlumberger in leading finance positions at the corporate and regional levels, and is recognized for his leadership, professional and technical skills. Yuri Baidoukov holds an MBA degree from TRIUM Global Executive MBA, a joint program of NYU Stern School of Business, LSE and HEC Paris. He also holds a Master of Science (Honors), Economics degree from the Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, and is an affiliate member of the American Institute of CPAs.

Hovey Cox

Jerome Denigot

Dechun Lin

Colin Murdoch

Mr. Colin Murdoch serves as Executive Vice President - Geoscience of the Company. He has previously served as Executive Vice President of Subsurface Imaging and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG S.A. He began his career in the industry as a data processing geophysicist with Seiscom Delta in Dublin, also spending some time as an Assistant Party Chief on a field crew in Indonesia. He then joined McKinley Smith, a geological/geophysical consultant based in Ireland, where he was engaged in the interpretation of seismic data and prospect generation. In 1983, he joined Digicon Geophysical Corp. as a data processing manager in Caracas, and after two years he moved to Houston to run a dedicated processing center for UNOCAL. In 1985, he joined Entropic Geopyhsical, based in California, as Land Processing manager. In 1987, he returned to Digicon Geophysical where he held a number of positions in Data Processing including Manager for North and South America. In 1994, he became Vice President of Data Processing & Technology.

Pascal Rouiller

Mr. Pascal Rouiller serves as Senior Executive Vice President - Strategy of the Company. He was previously Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at CGG S.A. since 2016. He is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris. He served as Chief Operating Officer in charge of the Acquisition and Equipment business lines and of Risk Management/HSE/Sustainable Development for the Group. Mr. Rouiller served as Vice President for the Asia-Pacific region from May 1992 to September 1995, then as Vice President of Product segment from October 1995 to December 1999. In 1999, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Sercel Group and was appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sercel SAS as of September 2005. Mr. Rouiller was also appointed as Chairman of CGG Services SAS, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sercel (Beijing) Technological ServicesCo. Ltd. and of Sercel Australia Pty. Ltd., Chairman of the Board of Sercel Canada Ltd., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hebei Sercel Junfeng Geophysical Prospecting Equipment Co. Ltd., Director of Sercel Singapore Private Ltd., Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sercel Inc., and Director of Seabed Geosolutions B.V. (a Dutch company 40% held by the Group).

Emmanuel Odin

Patrice Guillaume

Mr. Patrice Guillaume serves as Director, Employee Representative of the Company. He graduated from the Ecole Centrale of Lyon (France). He began his professional activity in 1981 as a professor of electronics at the Polytechnic of Kano Nigeria as part of the volunteer service to the national service at the French Ministry of External Relations. After a three-year stint at Air Liquide’s research center as a research engineer in combustion, he joined CGG in 1985 as deputy head of mission for land acquisitions in Italy. He then returned to a career in research in geophysics in the field of imaging to become an expert in tomography and managed the team specialized in tomography. He has been a member of the CGG Works Council for about 20 years and secretary of the Group Committee for about 10 years.

Michael Daly

Dr. Michael Daly serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Michael DALY is a graduate of The University College of Wales, Leeds University (PhD) and Harvard Business School (PMD). Dr. DALY is a British geologist, oil and gas executive and academic. He joined the Geological Survey of Zambia in 1976, mapping the remote Muchinga Mountains of northeast Zambia. He began his business career with BP in 1986 as a research geologist. After a period of strategy work and exploration and production positions in Venezuela, the North Sea and London, he became President of BP’s Middle East and S. Asia exploration and production business. In 2006, Dr. DALY became BP’s Global Exploration Chief and a Group Vice President. He served on BP’s Group Executive Team as Executive Vice President from 2010, and retired in 2014 after 28 years with the company. He has also served as Senior Director at Macro Advisory Partners. He currently serves as Non-Executive Director with Tullow Oil, and as Visiting Professor in Earth Sciences at The University of Oxford. In 2019 he became President (Designate) of the Geological Society of London, a registered Charity.

Anne-France Laclide-Drouin

Ms. Anne-France Laclide-Drouin serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since then she has been Member of the Audit Committee. She is a graduate from the Institut Commercial of Nancy (ICN) and Mannheim University. She also holds a Diplome d’Etudes Superieures Comptables et Financieres. Ms. Laclide-Drouin began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers before occupying various positions in the financial division of international groups in different sectors, such as the distribution sector, where she acquired international experience. In 2001, she became Financial Director of Guilbert, then Staples, AS Watson and GrandVision. Mrs. Laclide-Drouin has been CFO of Oberthur Technologies, comprising the responsibility of the financial and legal functions of the group, from 2013 to 2017. She is now CFO of Consolis Holding SAS and she also serves as Director of Bonna Sabla SA (France), Consolis Oy AB (Finland), Parma Oy (Finland), Philbert Tunisie SA (Tunisia) as well as Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of WPS Ujski (Poland) and General Manager of Compact (BC) SARL (Luxembourg), among others.

Helen Lee Bouygues

Mrs. Helen Lee Bouygues serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mrs. Helen LEE BOUYGUES received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Princeton University in Political Science and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. She started her career in 1995 at J.P. Morgan in the M&A group in New York and in Hong Kong. In 1997, she joined Pathnet Inc., a telecommunications provider based in Washington DC, as Director of Development and Finance. From 2000 until 2004, she worked at Cogent Communications Inc. as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. She thereafter became a Partner at Alvarez & Marsal Paris, where she left to launch her own consulting firm specialized in corporate turnaround and transformations in 2010. In 2014, she integrated her team at McKinsey & Company in Paris where she was Partner responsible for the division Recovery and Transformation Services. Since June 2017, she is President of LB Associés, a consulting firm.

Colette Lewiner

Ms. Colette Lewiner serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mrs. Colette LEWINER has graduated from École Normale Supérieure (a leading French higher education University) and has a PhD in physics. Mrs. LEWINER started her career as an academic at University of Paris VII as a physics researcher. In November 1979, she joined Electricité de France (EDF), first in the research department, before being responsible for fuel and uranium purchasing. In 1989, she became EDF’s first woman Executive Vice President in charge of the Commercial division that she created. Mrs. LEWINER was appointed Chairwoman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, of SGN (the engineering affiliate of Cogema) on March 1992. In 1998, Mrs. LEWINER joined Capgemini and headed the Utilities Global Market Unit. She had been Non-Executive Chairwoman of TDF (2010-2015) and member of the European Union Consultative Group on Energy (2008-2012). In 2012, she became Energy advisor to Capgemini Chairwoman. Mrs. Colette LEWINER is member of the French Academy of Technology. She is a Commander of the French National Order of Merit and of the Legion of Honor.

Heidi Petersen

Mrs. Heidi Petersen serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mrs. Heidi PETERSEN holds a M.Sc. (cand. scient. degree) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Department of Chemistry and Mathematics. Mrs. PETERSEN started her career as research assistant at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim in 1983. She was employed in Kvaerner Oil & Gas from 1988 where she worked as an engineer, project manager and departmental manager engaged in offshore and land-based industrial assignments. She served as maintenance supervisor of the Gullfaks C platform for two years from 1995 to 1997. She was appointed head of Kvaerner Oil & Gas AS in Sandefjord in 1997, where she served as Vice President until 2000. In 2000, she headed a management buy-out that led to the startup of Future Engineering AS and served as its Managing Director from 2000 to 2004. In 2004, she sold the company to Rambøll and served after that as Managing Director of Rambøll Oil & Gas from 2004 to 2007. Mrs. PETERSEN is an independent business woman, with 30 years of experience in the oil and offshore industry. She owns Future Technology AS, a leading consultancy and technology company located in Sandefjord and Oslo offering consultant services, engineering services and construction solutions, notably in the oil and gas market.

Mario Ruscev

Dr. Mario Ruscev serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been Member of company's Investment Committee and of HSE/Sustainable Development Committee. Dr. Ruscev is a Nuclear Physicist by training holding a PhD from Yale University. He spent 23 years with Schlumberger in various responsibilities in the R&D and operational areas. He was the head of the Seismic, Testing, Water & Gas services and Wireline Product Lines. He has since been CEO of FormFactor a provider of unique nanotech connectors for the semiconductor industry, CEO of IGSS (GeoTech) the major Russian Seismic Company, CTO at Baker Hughes and EVP at Weatherford. During his career, Mr. Ruscev had the opportunity to evolve in many environments where Technology was a differentiator and his team’s introduced systems as diverse as: luggage scanners differentiating between organic and inorganic materials still in use after 30 years, the first Container Scanner based on unique gaseous sensors, many Wireline and Testing tools including the PlatForm Express Wireline combo still unequalled after 25 years, the first single sensor seismic systems called Q, the first ever Aquifer Storage and Recovery in Middle East, simulators allowing to understand the formation and propagations of fractures during Frac operations or analytics applications in the Oilfield Operations. His combined Technology and Operational experiences give him a unique perspective on the evolution of the OilField business.

Christophe Barnini

Mr. Christophe Barnini serves as Group Communications and Investor Relations of the Company.