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Gecina SA (GFCP.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bernard Michel

69 2013 Chairman of the Board

Meka Brunel

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

Nicolas Dutreuil

2013 Executive Director Finance/Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Member of the Management Committee

Jerome Engelbrecht

Head of Financing and Business Plan, Member of the Management Committee

David Soly

Head of Group Accounting, Tax and Insurance; Member of the Management Committee

Thibault Ancely

2016 Executive Director Investments and Development, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee

Olivier Dangreaux

Head of IT and Digital, Member of the Management Committee

Frederic Vern

2017 Executive Director Legal Affairs, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee

Nicolas Lepigeon

Head of Financial Control, Member of the Management Committee

Antoine Le Treut

Head of Investments and Sales, Member of the Management Committee

Catherine Ranieri

Head of Marketing and Communications, Member of the Management Committee

Anoko Lawson

Head of HR Development, Member of the Management Committee

Franck Brunet

Securities Department Manager

Daniela Conde

Shareholder Relations Officer

Virginie Sterling

Financial Communications Manager

Philippe Valade

2011 Executive Director and General Secretary, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee

Valerie Britay

54 2017 Executive Director Offices, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee

Julien Landfried

40 Executive Director Communications and Public Affairs, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee

Franck Lirzin

2017 Executive Director Residential, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee

Samuel Henry-Diesbach

2014 Head of Financial Communications, Member of the Management Committee

Franck Bernard

Head of Audit, Member of the Management Committee

Baudoin Delaporte

2015 Head of Real Estate Development, Member of the Management Committee

Franck Morin

Head of Property Management, Member of the Management Committee

Vincent Moulard

2017 Deputy Director Offices, Head of Commercial and Key Accounts, Member of the Management Committee

Aurelie Rebaudo-Zulberty

Head of CSR, Member of the Management Committee

Jean-Jacques Duchamp

63 2010 Director, Permanent Representative of Predica

Sylvain Fortier

52 2016 Director, Permanent Representative of Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc.

Claude Gendron

65 2014 Director

Isabelle Courville

55 2016 Independent Director

Laurence Danon-Arnaud

62 2017 Independent Director

Dominique Dudan

63 2015 Independent Director

Jacques-Yves Nicol

67 2010 Independent Director

Ines Reinmann Toper

61 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bernard Michel

Mr. Bernard Michel has served as Chairman of the Board of Gecina S.A. since June 3, 2013. He is Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee of the Company. He also holds other mandates, including Chairman of the Gecina Corporate Foundation, Member of the Supervisory Board of UNOFI SAS and Chairman of the Board of Directors of UNOFI GESTION D’ACTIFS SA, among others. From 2009 to May 10, 2010, he was Independent Director - Representative of Predica at the Company and continued as Chairman of the Board until October 4, 2011, when he began Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. An Ecole Nationale des Impots graduate and General Inspector of Public Finances, he began his career with the French revenue agency (1970-1983), and then joined the inspectorate of public finances to perform audit and control assignments (1983-1987). In 1987, he joined the GAN Group as Vice President. He was then appointed Head of Gestion des Assurances-Vie (1990-1993), Chairman of Socapi, the life insurance company of GAN and CIC (1992-1996), and Deputy Managing Director and Deputy Head of Assurances France (1993-1996). He was the Chairman of Banque Regionale de l’Ouest (CIC) from 1994 to 1996, while also chairing the CIC Group’s pension fund. After joining CNCA (which became Credit Agricole S.A.) in 1996 as General Counsel, he was appointed Deputy Managing Director in 1998, a position that he held until 2003. More specifically, he was in charge of the Banking Services, Logistics and Technologies division and served as Chairman of Credit Agricole Immobilier. Since 2003, Mr. Michel has successively been Deputy Head of Operations and Logistics, and then Head of Operations and Logistics for Credit Agricole S.A. and Head of the Real Estate, Purchasing and Logistics division and Vice Chairman of Predica, before being appointed, in 2009, Managing Director of Predica, Head of the Credit Agricole Insurance division and a Member of the Executive Committee of Credit Agricole S.A.

Meka Brunel

Ms. Meka Brunel has served as Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Gecina S.A. since January 6, 2017. She has been Director of GECINA S.A. since April 23, 2014. She is Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee at the Company. A business leader in the real estate industry, Meka Brunel is an ETP engineer, FRICS and has an executive MBA from HEC. From 1996, she held various Executive Management positions with Simco, which later merged with Gecina. In 2006, she became CEO of Eurosic, before joining Ivanhoe Cambridge in 2009 as Executive Vice President in charge of its real estate business in Europe. She has been a Director at Gecina since 2014 and was appointed as its Chief Executive Officer in January 2017. Actively engaged in community life and industry associations, particularly as a Director of Credit Foncier de France, Honorary President of the HQE-France GBC association, a Director of FSIF and EPRA, Meka Brunel was also named Professional of the Year in the 2013 Pierres d’Or awards. In October 2017, she was appointed Chairwoman of the Development Board of Metropole du Grand Paris.

Nicolas Dutreuil

Mr. Nicolas Dutreuil has served as Executive Director Finance/Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Member of the Management Committee of Gecina S.A. since September 2, 2013. A Universite Paris Dauphine and La Sorbonne University graduate, with a postgraduate DESS in banking and finance, as well as a postgraduate DESCF in accounting and finance, Mr. Dutreuil began his career at KPMG Audit, before moving to the Investment Banking Department at Calyon, where he stayed from 1999 to 2006. From 2006 to 2009, he was Head of Operations and Finance for Dolmea Real Estate, then Head of Investment Banking at Credit Suisse. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Dutreuil was Deputy Finance Director at Icade, where his responsibilities included mergers-acquisitions, financing, cash management and investor relations.

Jerome Engelbrecht

David Soly

Thibault Ancely

Mr. Thibault Ancely has served as Executive Director Investments and Development, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee of Gecina S.A. since July 19, 2016. He joined the Company on July 19, 2016. He is a MBA graduate and has 14 years of experience of finance and real estate. In 2001, he joined Capital One Bank, where he held various positions in Paris, London and Milan, before moving to Unibail Rodamco in 2005 as Investment Director for its office division. In 2007, he was appointed Country Head - Director for France at Horizon Investment Management, going on to become a partner in this company. Following the sale of Horizon Investment Management to the multi asset-class manager Henderson Global Investors in 2012, then the acquisition of Henderson’s property business by US pension fund TIAA-CREF in 2014, he was appointed President of TH Real Estate for France.

Olivier Dangreaux

Frederic Vern

Mr. Frederic Vern has served as Executive Director Legal Affairs, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee of Gecina S.A. since September 2017. He is a Sciences-Po Paris graduate, a qualified attorney and an associate professor at Sciences-Po Paris. Following several years as a lawyer with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (2002-2007) and Mayer Brown (2007-2010), he joined Ivanhoe Cambridge Europe in May 2010, serving as Vice President Legal Affairs Europe.

Nicolas Lepigeon

Antoine Le Treut

Catherine Ranieri

Anoko Lawson

Franck Brunet

Daniela Conde

Virginie Sterling

Philippe Valade

Mr. Philippe Valade has served as Executive Director and General Secretary, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee of Gecina S.A. since 2011. He began his career in banking and then joined the LVMH group, where he spent 10 years as Human Resources Development Director for Cognac Henessy, then Human Resources Director for Kenzo in its fashion and perfume operations. He then joined the PPR group, where he served for five years as Human Resources Director for the credit and financial services division. More recently, he was HR Director for Fauchon. Mr. Valade joined Gecina in 2008 as Director of Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee.

Valerie Britay

Ms. Valerie Britay has served as Executive Director Offices, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee of Gecina S.A. since July 2017. She has a master in management and a postgraduate DESS in marketing from Universite Paris Dauphine, and is a seasoned professional in commercial real estate industry. She has been with Unibail-Rodamco since 2005, serving as Commercial Director then Deputy Managing Director of the Office division, before being appointed Managing Director Retail France.

Julien Landfried

Mr. Julien Landfried serves as Executive Director Communications and Public Affairs, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee of Gecina S.A. He graduated from HEC Paris in 2002 and began his career as Marketing Director with the CFPJ school of journalism. He later moved to Ineum Consulting (2004-2006), then worked for the French daily Marianne, heading up internet activities. From 2009 to 2012, he was Executive Director of Paris Tech Review, an online magazine linked to the Paris Tech engineering schools group. In 2013, he joined Publicis Consultants’ Influence division as a Partner, providing communications advisory services for many different companies, particularly in the real estate sector. Julien Landfried joined Gecina in December 2017 and was previously Chief of Staff and Public Affairs, reporting to Meka Brunel, Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Franck Lirzin

Mr. Franck Lirzin has served as Executive Director Residential, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee of Gecina S.A. since September 2017. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris as an engineer. Mr. Lirzin has held various positions with the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, notably in the Budget Department. His career path since 2006 has taken him successively from the RATP to the cabinet of the French Minister for Economic Affairs, Emmanuel Macron, and Societe Generale Asset Management. Previously he was Deputy Chief of Staff for the French Secretary of State for Industry, Digital and Innovation.

Samuel Henry-Diesbach

Franck Bernard

Mr. Franck Bernard serves as Head of Audit, Member of the Management Committee of Gecina S.A. He acts as Director - Risk and Compliance at Banque des Mascareignes Ltee SA. He holds a Masters degree in Bank Management from Universite Paris Dauphine.

Baudoin Delaporte

Franck Morin

Vincent Moulard

Mr. Vincent Moulard has served as Deputy Director Offices, Head of Commercial and Key Accounts, Member of the Management Committee of Gecina S.A. since 2017. He was Executive Director of Asset Management, Member of the Executive Committee and Member of the Management Committee of Gecina S.A. from 2014. Prior to this, he was Director of Healthcare Real Estate and Member of the Executive Committee of Gecina SA until 2014. A graduate of ISC (Institut Superieur de Commerce), he began his career in 1995 at Sefimeg. He then joined the Archon group as Asset Manager for the Whitehall funds. In 2001, he joined UBS private banking in Geneva, within the team in charge of the set-up and the management of real estate funds in Europe. In July 2006, he joined Gecina SA, where he was appointed to head up diversification real estate in 2008.

Aurelie Rebaudo-Zulberty

Jean-Jacques Duchamp

Mr. Jean-Jacques Duchamp has served as Director, Permanent Representative of Predica within Gecina S.A. since May 10, 2010. He was previously Independent Director at the Company between April 22, 2008 and May 10, 2010. He was appointed Member of the Company's Board of Directors on December 20, 2002. He is Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee, and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee at the Company. He graduated from Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon and Ecole Nationale du Genie Rural, des Eaux et Forets. Following an international career (India, Morocco, Colombia) in public works and hydraulics, and later infrastructure financing with the World Bank, Mr. Duchamp joined the Credit Agricole Group, where he held a variety of positions in the general inspectorate of finances and auditing for Credit Agricole’s regional mutuals, and later internationally on capital markets, before joining the Credit Agricole Group’s Finance Board. In 2001, he was part of the personal insurance division of Predica, heading up Financing and Corporate affairs on the Executive Committee. In 2011, he became Deputy Managing Director of Credit Agricole Assurances.

Sylvain Fortier

Mr. Sylvain Fortier has served as Director, Permanent Representative of Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc. within Gecina S.A. since April 21, 2016. He is Chairman of the Strategy and Investment Committee of the Company. Sylvain Fortier serves, as of January 1, 2018, as Strategic Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, after having served as President, Residential, Hotels and Real Estate Investment Funds at Ivanhoe Cambridge, a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, one of the largest institutional fund managers in Canada. He was responsible for a residential portfolio valued at CAD 12 billion and a hotel portfolio currently consists of almost 4,000 rooms in Canada and the United States, as well as the company’s acquisitions of real estate funds which combined represent over CAD 5 billion in invested capital worldwide. Mr. Fortier is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Otera Capital, a mortgage lender valued at CAD 11 billion. Sylvain Fortier has almost 30 years of global experience in the investment and financing of real estate. He began his career at London Life, before joining Standard Life. After moving to the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec and its real estate divisions, he held a number of senior management positions both in Canada and the United States. In 2010, he was appointed Vice President, Strategic Advisory and went on to hold several strategic positions in this field, leading to the role as President, Residential, Hotels and Real Estate Investment Funds at Ivanhoe Cambridge and afterward to his current role. Sylvain Fortier graduated from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) with a Bachelor’s degree in commerce, specializing in finance and real estate. He is a member of the PREA and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and is a Director of Theatre du Nouveau Monde (Montreal).

Claude Gendron

Mr. Claude Gendron has served as Director at Gecina S.A. since April 23, 2014. He is Member of the Governance, Appointment and Compensation Committee, and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. He is a professional lawyer. He holds the position of Executive Vice-President, Legal Affairs and Head of Litigation at Ivanhoe Cambridge, a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, one of the institutional fund managers in Canada. Mr. Gendron is a member of Ivanhoe Cambridge’s Executive Committee. He is in charge of all the company’s legal affairs, as well as the General Secretariat. Specialized in financial and real estate transactions for over 30 years, he started as a legal adviser at Banque Nationale du Canada, a Canadian bank (1975 to 1980). Mr. Gendron then continued his career by joining the law firm Fasken Martineau, where he was senior partner (1998-2013), before joining Ivanhoe Cambridge. He has a degree in business administration from the University of Ottawa (Canada), in addition to a BA and MA in business law from the University of Montreal (Canada).

Isabelle Courville

Ms. Isabelle Courville has served as Independent Director of Gecina S.A. since April 21, 2016. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. She is also Director and non-executive Chair of the Board of Laurentian Bank of Canada, Director of Canadian Pacific Railway and Director of Veolia Environment, among others. She is an engineer and lawyer by training. She was Chairman of Hydro-Quebec Distribution and of Hydro-Quebec TransEnergie. Previously Ms. Courville was active for 20 years in the Canadian telecommunications industry, in particular as Chairman of Bell Canada's Enterprise Group and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Nordiq Group. She is a member of the Board of Directors of IGOPP (Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations) and of the Institute of Corporate Directors. She was a member of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Business Advisory Council, from 2010 to 2013. She holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Law from McGill University and a Bachelors degree in Engineering Physics from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal.

Laurence Danon-Arnaud

Ms. Laurence M. Danon-Arnaud has served as Independent Director of Gecina S.A. since April 26, 2017. She is Member of the Governance, Appointments and Compensation Committee of the Company (as of April 26, 2017). She joined the Ecole Normale Superieure Paris in 1977, graduating as a qualified physics teacher in 1980. After two years of research in the French national center for scientific research (CNRS) laboratories, she entered Ecole des Mines de Paris in 1981 and graduated as a Corps des Mines engineer in 1984. After five years with the French Ministry for Industry and the Hydrocarbons Division, Ms. Danon joined the ELF group in 1989. From 1989 to 2001, she held various positions in the TOTAL FINA ELF group's chemicals branch, notably as CEO of BOSTIK, the world number two for adhesives, from 1996 to 2001. In 2001, Ms. Danon was appointed Chairman and CEO of Printemps and a member of the Executive Committee of PPR (KERING). Following the repositioning and sale of Printemps in 2007, she moved to the world of finance. Initially, from 2007 to 2013, as Chairwoman of the Executive Committee of Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance, then from 2013 as Chairwoman of the investment bank Leonardo & Co. SAS (subsidiary of the Italian Banca Leonardo group). After Leonardo & Co. SAS was sold to NATIXIS in 2015, she has devoted herself to her family office, PRIMROSE SAS. She has been a Director of Amundi since 2015 and is Chairwoman of its Strategic Committee. She has also been a member of the Board of Directors of TF1 since 2010, chairing its Audit Committee. In addition, she has served on other boards of directors of companies such as the UK firm Diageo (2006-2015), Plastic Omnium (2003-2010), Experian Plc (2007-2010), Rhodia (2008-2011) and the Supervisory Board of BPCE (2009-2013). From 2005 to 2013, Ms. Danon chaired the Medef Commission. From 2000 to 2003, she was Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Ecole des Mines de Nantes, and, from 2004 to 2006, Chairwoman of the Ecole Normale Superieure Paris Foundation.

Dominique Dudan

Ms. Dominique Dudan has served as Independent Director of Gecina S.A. since April 24, 2015. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. After graduating in sciences, Ms. Dudan joined the real estate world. She was accepted as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and later became a Fellow. From 1996 to 2005, Dominique Dudan was Head of Development with the Accor Hotels & Resorts group. She then joined HSBC Reim as Chief Operating Officer and a Management Board member, before moving to BNP Paribas Reim as Deputy CEO and Head of regulated real estate funds. In 2009, Dominique Dudan set up her own firm Artio Conseil and in 2010 she was also appointed CEO of Arcole Asset Management. Since 2011, she has been Chairman of Union Investment Real Estate France SAS. Ms. Dudan is a director of the Paris region real estate observatory (ORIE) and RICS France, as well as a member of the MEDEF service industry association’s economic commission, the Cercle des Femmes de l’immobilier women’s real estate network and the Club de l’Immobilier d’Ile-de-France. She is a Knight of the National Order of Merit.

Jacques-Yves Nicol

Mr. Jacques-Yves Nicol has served as Independent Director of Gecina S.A. since May 10, 2010. He is also Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. He graduated from ESSEC Business School and completed postgraduate studies in Economics. He was Managing Director of the ESSEC Group Alumni Association, after being the Managing Director (France) of Aberdeen Property Investors and Tishman Speyer Properties. He has also held positions with Bank of America in France and internationally, as well as Bouygues (CFO and Deputy General Manager for Spain), then the AXA Group as Managing Director of AXA Immobilier, before successively heading up life insurance activities in Asia-Pacific and the South Europe/Middle East region for AXA. He is a member of the Club des Presidents de Comite d’Audit of the Institut Francais des administrateurs.

Ines Reinmann Toper

Ms. Ines Reinmann Toper has served as Independent Director of Gecina S.A. since April 17, 2012. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company, and has been Chairman of the Company's Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee since October 22, 2013. After studying law (post-graduate degree in property law), Ms. Reinmann Toper worked for Dumez SAE and Bouygues, then continued her career with Coprim (Societe Generale group), first as Development Director, then as Operational Director and lastly as Corporate Real Estate Commercial Director. From 2000 to 2004, she was the CEO of Tertial, then between 2004 and 2007 she was Director of the Icade commercial property market, President of EMGP, President of Tertial and a Board member of Icade Fonciere des Pimonts. Between 2007 and 2010, she was Managing Director Continental Europe at Segro Plc, where she was also a Director. From 2010 to 2014, she was a Partner in charge of the real-estate subfund of Acxior Corporate Finance. She is a member of Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance’s management board, in charge of real estate, and a director of Confinimmo. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. In addition, she is a member of the Club de l’Immobilier Île-de-France and the Cercle des Femmes de l’Immobilier. She holds a Masters degree in Business Law from Universite Paris II Pantheon-Assas.