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Lagardere SCA (LAGA.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Valroff

71 2019 Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Arnaud Lagardere

59 2003 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Arjil Commanditée-Arco SA, and Managing Partner, Lagardère SCA

Thierry Funck-Brentano

72 2010 Chief Human Relations, Communication and Sustainable Development Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Co-Managing Partner - Representative of Arjil Commanditee-Arco

Pierre Leroy

71 2004 Co-Managing Partner - Representative of Arjil Commanditee-Arco, Secretary General, Member of the Executive Committee

Gerard Adsuar

56 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Ramzi Khiroun

2009 Member of the Executive Committee, Spokesman for Lagardere SCA, Chief External Relations Officer

Laure Riviere-Doumenc

2004 Secretary of the Supervisory Board

Nathalie Andrieux

54 2012 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Soumia Belaidi Malinbaum

57 2013 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Jamal Benomar

62 2018 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Martine Chene

69 2008 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Yves Guillemot

59 2014 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Helene Molinari

57 2012 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Guillaume Pepy

62 2020 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Gilles Petit

64 2019 Independent Director, Member of the Supervisory Board

Nicolas Sarkozy

65 2020 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Aline Sylla-Walbaum

47 2013 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Susan Tolson

58 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Emmanuel Rapin

2020 Director of Financing and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Valroff

Mr. Patrick Valroff serves as Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Company. He holds a degree in law and is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris and École Nationale d’Administration. He began his career in the French civil service. In 1991, he joined the specialist consumer credit company Sofinco as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. In 2003, he was appointed Head of Specialised Financial Services at Crédit Agricole SA Group, which comprises Sofinco, Finaref, Crédit Agricole Leasing and Eurofactor, and subsequently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sofinco. From May 2008 to December 2010, Patrick Valroff was Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. Patrick Valroff is an honorary magistrate at the French National Audit Office (Cour des Comptes).

Arnaud Lagardere

Mr. Arnaud Lagardere serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Arjil Commanditée-Arco SA, and Managing Partner, Lagardère SCA. He holds a DEA post-graduate degree in economics from the University of Paris Dauphine. He was appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of MMB (which became Lagardère SCA) in 1987, and was Chairman of the US company Grolier Inc. from 1994 to 1998. Arnaud Lagardère was appointed Managing Partner in March 2003 and the Supervisory Board approved the General Partners' proposals to renew his appointment on 11 March 2009 and 11 March 2015 for successive six-year terms, the latest expiring on 25 March 2021. Arnaud Lagardère controls and is the Chairman of Lagardère SAS, LM Holding SAS and Lagardère Capital & Management SAS, with which he held a 7.26% stake in Lagardère SCA at 31 December 2019.

Thierry Funck-Brentano

Mr. Thierry Funck-Brentano has been Chief Human Relations, Communication and Sustainable Development Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Co-Managing Partner - Representative of Arjil Commanditee-Arco at Lagardere SCA since March 10, 2010. Prior to that, he worked as the Company's Director of Human Resources and Communication, Member of the Executive Committee. He is Chief Operating Officer at Arjil Commanditee-Arco. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Management from Universite Paris Dauphine (1972) and also holds an MBA degree from JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in the United States. He joined the Matra Group in December 1968. In 1982, Mr. Funck-Brentano was named Chief of Staff and Member of the Matra Group's Executive Committee. In 1989, he became Member of Lagardere Capital & Management before serving as spokesman for the Chairman and as Director of Communication and Human Resources for the Matra Hachette Group. He has also held several other posts, including Member of the Supervisory Board of Lagardere Active SAS, Lagardere Travel Retail SAS, Director of Lagardere Active Broadcast and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Sopredis, among others.

Pierre Leroy

Mr. Pierre E. Leroy has been Co-Managing Partner - Representative of Arjil Commanditee-Arco, Secretary General and Member of the Executive Committee at Lagardere SCA since March 2004. He is a graduate of the École Supérieure de Commerce de Reims business school and holds a degree in law. He has spent his entire career with the Lagardère group. He was appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of MMB (which became Lagardère SCA) in 1987, then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lagardère Sociétés in 1988 and Secretary General of the Lagardère group in 1993. He was appointed Co-Managing Partner of Lagardère SCA in March 2004, and was re-appointed in 2010 and 2016.

Gerard Adsuar

Mr. Gerard Adsuar has been Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee at Lagardere SCA since May 2016. He was Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Lagardere SCA from January 25, 2011. He was Corporate Executive Finance & Treasury of EADS and spent 10 years working abroad in Germany. Prior to this position, Mr. Adsuar was Chief Financial Officer of the Telecommunication satellites business of Astrium. He began his career in 1985 at the Ernst & Young audit company and then joined the Lagardere group in 1989 in the internal audit team. Two years later, he was named Group Financial Controller of Matra Marconi Space, an Astrium predecessor. Mr. Adsuar received his degree in Business Administration from Ecole Superieure de Commerce et d'Administration in 1985 and has a diploma of Chartered Accountant.

Ramzi Khiroun

Laure Riviere-Doumenc

Nathalie Andrieux

Ms. Nathalie Andrieux has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Lagardere SCA since May 3, 2012. She graduated from the École Supérieure d'Informatique (SUPINFO) in Paris in 1988. She began her career in banking with the Banques Populaires group, where she was involved in information systems development projects. In 1997, she joined the La Poste group as manager of the corporate information systems department. In late 2001, she became head of strategic marketing within the strategy division and, in 2003, was appointed head of La Poste’s innovation and e-services department. Based on her solid background in management, strategy, innovation and organisation, Nathalie became Chief Executive Officer of Mediapost in 2004 and led its European expansion starting in 2008. Appointed Chair of Mediapost in 2009, Nathalie Andrieux was responsible for Mediapost’s 2010-2013 strategic plan and expanded its media services offering with the creation of Mediapost Publicité and the acquisitions of Sogec (a leader in promotional marketing), Mediaprism (a communications and customer knowledge agency), Adverline (an internet media operator), and Cabestan (a leading company in digital marketing platforms and customer relationship management solutions). She was appointed Chair of Mediapost Communication at the time of its creation in September 2011. In addition to holding this position, in September 2012, she was appointed Executive Vice President in charge of expanding the digital services of the La Poste group. On 18 January 2013, she became a member of the French Digital Council (Conseil national du numérique) and joined the Mines-Telecom Institute’s Scientific Advisory Board (Conseil Scientifique de l’Institut Mines-Télécom) in September 2013. In April 2014, under the “La Poste 2020: Conquering the Future” strategic plan, Nathalie Andrieux became the head of the Group’s new Digital Division. In November 2014, she became a member of the Supervisory Board of XAnge Private Equity.

Soumia Belaidi Malinbaum

Ms. Soumia Belaidi Malinbaum has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Lagardere SCA since May 3, 2013. She has spent most of her career working in the digital and technologies sector, both as a founder and managing director of small and medium-sized companies. She is currently Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Keyrus, a management consulting firm which was merged with Specimen, the IT company she created and managed for 15 years. Before being appointed Business Development Manager of the group, she was Director of Human Resources. She is extremely committed to promoting and managing diversity in the corporate environment and is President of the European Association of Diversity Managers and founder of the French equivalent (AFMD).

Jamal Benomar

Mr. Jamal Benomar has been appointed Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Lagardere SCA since September 12, 2018. Mr Benomar has 35 years of experience in roles with international responsibility, including as Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General and as Under-Secretary- General. After earning degrees in sociology, economics and politics from the universities of Rabat, Paris and London, Jamal Benomar worked as a lecturer and research associate. At the UN, his work focused on diplomatic actions and governance issues.

Martine Chene

Ms. Martine Chene has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Lagardere SCA since April 29, 2008. She joined the Lagardère group in 1984, and worked as an archivist at Hachette Filipacchi Associés (HFA) until March 2009. She was the secretary of HFA's Works Committee, a CFDT union representative and an employee representative. She represented the CFDT union on the Group Employees' Committee.

Yves Guillemot

Mr. Yves Guillemot has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Lagardere SCA since May 6, 2014. He is a graduate of the Institut de Petites et Moyennes Entreprises. He co-founded Ubisoft along with his four brothers in 1986, before becoming Chairman. Ubisoft expanded rapidly in France, as well as on the main international markets. Yves Guillemot, now Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company, led Ubisoft to become one of the world's biggest video game publishers. Ubisoft employs more than 17,000 talented people in some 40 studios worldwide, who create and sell video games published by Ubisoft and its partners across five continents. In 2018, Yves Guillemot was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by audit firm Ernst & Young. He also won the “Franco-Québécois Company Manager of the Year Award” in France in 2012, the “Personality Award” at the European Games Awards in Germany in 2011 and the "Grand Prix” at the MCV Awards in the UK in 2011.

Helene Molinari

Ms. Helene Molinari has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Lagardere SCA since May 3, 2012. She is a graduate engineer. She began her career in 1985 as a consultant at Cap Gemini and in 1987 joined the Robeco group where she was responsible for developing institutional sales. In 1991, she joined the Axa group where she was involved in creating Axa Asset Managers, a leading asset management company. In 2000, she was appointed Head of Marketing and e-Business at Axa Investment Managers and in 2004 became a member of the Management Committee as Global Head of Brand and Communication. In 2005, she joined Medef where she occupied a number of positions reporting to Laurence Parisot, notably as head of communications, membership and social activities. She also supervised a number of support functions including the Corporate Secretary’s department, and contributed to the drafting of the Afep-Medef Corporate Governance Code. In 2011, she was appointed Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Council of Medef. In 2013, she joined Be-Bound as a Vice President. Be-Bound is a digital startup that is based in France and in Silicon Valley, which allows users to stay connected to the Internet even with no data access. In 2014, she became executive corporate officer of AHM Conseil, a company specialising in the organisation of cultural events, and in 2015, co-founded the contemporary art fair, Asia Now.

Guillaume Pepy

Mr. Guillaume Pepy serves as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company. A graduate of Institut d'études politiques de Paris and École nationale d’administration, Guillaume Pepy began his career as an auditor before becoming a legal assistant at the Conseil d’État, France’s highest administrative court. Having pursued a career at ministerial office level (Technical Advisor to the Chief of Staff of the Budget department, Chief of Staff to the Minister for Civil Service and Administrative Reform, then Chief of Staff to the Minister for Labour, Employment and Vocational Training), he became Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of business development at the Sofres group in 1996. The following year, he took the helm at SNCF’s Mainline Services unit, later becoming head of all passenger business. He created Voyages-sncf.com and served as its chairman from 1998 to 2006, before being appointed Group Chief Operating Officer by Louis Gallois in 2003. On 27 February 2008, he was appointed by Nicolas Sarkozy as Chairman of SNCF for a five-year term, and was re-appointed by François Hollande in 2013. In his second term, Guillaume Pepy’s primary mission was to continue leading France’s major rail reform and pave the way for the creation of the new SNCF rail group on 1 January 2020.

Gilles Petit

Mr. Gilles Petit serves as Independent Director, Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company. He is a well-known figure in the French distribution landscape. Having begun his career in 1980 with Arthur Andersen, he joined the Promodès group in 1989, where at the time of the merger with Carrefour in 1999, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the hypermarkets division for Promodès in France. He was successively appointed managing director of Carrefour Belgium in 2000, of Carrefour Spain in 2005, and of Carrefour France in 2008, until in 2010 he joined Elior as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee, taking charge of its stock market listing on Euronext Paris in 2014. He was appointed chief executive officer of Maisons du Monde in 2015, and also successfully led the stock market listing of that company. Gilles Petit is a graduate of the École supérieure de commerce de Reims, in France.

Nicolas Sarkozy

Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy serves as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company. He was also the elected leader of French political parties UMP (2004-2007) and Les Républicains (2014-2016). A trained lawyer, Nicolas Sarkozy is married and has four children. He is the author of several books, including Libre, Témoignage, La France pour la vie, Tout pour la France and Passions.

Aline Sylla-Walbaum

Ms. Aline Sylla-Walbaum has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Lagardere SCA since May 3, 2013. A graduate of HEC Business School, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and École Nationale d'Administration, Aline Sylla-Walbaum is an Inspector of Finance and was appointed International Managing Director (Luxury) of Christie's in September 2014. Before joining Christie's in 2012 as Managing Director of Christie's France, the world's leading art business, she was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Development at Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's leading listed commercial property company, cultural and communications advisor to the office of the French Prime Minister from 2007 to 2008, and Deputy Executive Director, Director of Cultural Development at the Louvre museum for five years.

Susan Tolson

Ms. Susan M. Tolson has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Lagardere SCA since May 10, 2011. She graduated from Smith College in 1984 with a B.A. cum laude before obtaining an MBA from Harvard in 1988. She joined Prudential Bache Securities as a corporate finance analyst in 1984 and subsequently took on the position of Investment Officer in Private Placements at Aetna Investment Management in 1988. In 1990, she joined The Capital Group Companies – a major private US investment fund formed in 1931 – where between April 1990 and June 2010 she successively served as a financial analyst, senior account manager and then Senior Vice- President, a position she left to join her husband in Paris. Over the last 20 years, Susan M. Tolson has issued recommendations and made decisions relating to investments in numerous business sectors, including the media and entertainment industries.

Emmanuel Rapin