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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nicolas ver Hulst

65 2018 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Andre Francois-Poncet

60 2018 Chairman of the Executive Board

Gervais Pellissier

60 2018 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Lead Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Jerome Michiels

Chief Financial Officer

Stephane Bacquaert

47 2014 Managing Director, CEO of Wendel Africa

Adam Reinmann

Managing Director, Wendel North America

Caroline Bertin Delacour

General Secretary and Ethics Officer, Secretary of the Supervisory Board

Sebastien Willerval

Director of Legal Affairs

Stephanie Besnier

41 Managing Director, Co-head of investment activity in France, Belgium, and Switzerland

David Darmon

46 Managing Director, CEO of Wendel North America

Josselin de Roquemaurel

43 Managing Director, Co-head of investment activity in France, Belgium, and Switzerland

Bruno Fritsch

2018 Managing Director, Operating Partner

Stephane Heuze

Managing Director

Roland Lienau

58 Managing Director, Head of investment activity in the DACH region, Director of Multi-Color Corporation

Felicie Thion de la Chaume

Managing Director, CEO Wendel London

Marie-Helene Dorat

Director of Human Resources

Olivier Allot

2013 Director of Financial Communication, Head of Investor Relations

Christine Anglade-Pirzadeh

2011 Director of Communications and Sustainable Development, Secretary of the Executive Board

Benoit Drillaud

2017 Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Claude Ehlinger

56 2018 Senior Advisor, Non-Executive Chairman of Stahl

Jean-Yves Hemery

2018 Co-head of Winvest conseil

Makoto Kawada

2018 Senior Advisor

Peter Meredith

Tax Director

Aziz Sedrati

2010 IT and General Resources Director

Bernard Gautier

59 2005 Member of the Executive Board

Franca Bertagnin Benetton

50 2018 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Nicholas Ferguson

70 2017 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Guylaine Saucier

72 2010 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker

65 2015 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Benedicte Coste

61 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Edouard de l'Espee

69 2004 Member of the Supervisory Board

Priscilla de Moustier

67 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Francois de Wendel

70 2018 Member of the Supervisory Board

Humbert de Wendel

63 2011 Member of the Supervisory Board

Sophie Parise

41 2018 Member of the Supervisory Board - Employee Representative

Biographies

Name Description

Nicolas ver Hulst

Mr. Nicolas ver Hulst has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wendel SE since May 17, 2018. He acted as its Member from May 18, 2017 till May 17, 2018. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (Engineering) and holds an MBA from INSEAD. He began his career at the French department of Telecommunications before joining BNP. From 1985 to 1995, he worked in various positions at CGIP, including as head of business development. From 1989 to 2017, he held management positions at Alpha Associés Conseil, initially as an Executive Board member, then as CEO, and from 2007 as Chairman. His term of office at Alpha Group ended on June 30, 2017. He currently serves as Director of Wendel-Participations SE, Director of Septagon Sicav and Manager of Milkyway Capital Soparfi, Northstar and Oriac SC. In the past he acted as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Babilou Group, Chairman of the Strategy Committee of MK Direct 2 and Member of the Executive Board of Alpha Associes Conseil, among others.

Andre Francois-Poncet

Mr. Andre Francois-Poncet has been appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of Wendel SE, effective as of January 1, 2018. He is Member of company's Investment, Management and Coordination Committees. He graduated from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Harvard Business School. He began his career in 1984 at Morgan Stanley in New York and then worked in London and Paris, where he was in charge of opening Morgan Stanley's French office. After a 16-year career at Morgan Stanley, he joined BC Partners in 2000 (Paris and London) as Managing Partner, where he remained until December 2014, before becoming Senior Advisor until December 2015. He has been a member of the Board of AXA since December 2016. He is also Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bureau Veritas, Chairman of Trief Corporation SA and Director of Winvest Conseil SA. He serves as President of Harvard Business School’s France Club and member of the school’s European Advisory Board and Member of the Board of the Club des Trente.

Gervais Pellissier

Mr. Gervais Gilles Pellissier has been Lead Independent Member of Supervisory Board at Wendel SE since September 5, 2018. He has been Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board since May 17, 2018. He is also Member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He graduated from University of Berkeley and from HEC with a degrees in International Managemen. He holds a Law degree from Universite Paris XI and a degree from Universitaet Koeln. In 1994, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Services and Systems Integration division, and then of the IT Outsourcing division. He became Director of Management Control at Bull and in 1998, its Chief Financial Officer. From April 1, 2004 to February 1, 2005, Mr. Pellissier was the Associate Manager guiding the Board of Directors and Associate Chief Executive Officer of Bull. He served as Vice-Chairman of Bull's Board of Directors from February 2005 to mid-2008. He joined the France Telecom Group on October 17, 2005 and was appointed CEO of France Telecom Operadores de Telecomunicaciones in November 2005. ln this role he merged France Telecom's landline and mobile activities in Spain into a single structure. From March 2009 to March 2010, he served as the Acting Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance and Information Systems. In November 2011, Mr. Pellissier was appointed Associate Chief Executive Officer of France Telecom-Orange, which became Orange on July 1, 2013; Mr. Pellissier retained the full scope of his activities. On September 1, 2014, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director in charge of European operations (excluding France). In May 2018, Mr. Pellissier took over new responsibilities in the Orange Group Executive Committee as the Group’s Deputy CEO for Transformation, as well as Chairman of Orange Business Services. He holds two of France’s highest honors: Knight of the Legion of Honor and Officer of the National Order of Merit.

Jerome Michiels

Mr. Jerome Michiels is Chief Financial Officer at Wendel SE. He is also member of the Investment, Management and Coordination Committees at the Company. He joined Wendel at the end of 2006. From 2002 to 2006, he was a charge d’affaires with the investment fund BC Partners. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant in the Boston Consulting Group from 1999 to 2002, carrying out strategic missions in Europe, particularly in the fields of distribution, transportation, telecommunications, and financial services. He is a graduate of HEC.

Stephane Bacquaert

Mr. Stephane Bacquaert serves as Managing Director, CEO of Wendel Africa at Wendel SE. He is Member of the Investment Committee and Coordination Committee of the Company. He was previously a Partner in charge of the Paris office of Atlas Venture, where he specialized in the sectors of new technologies, telecommunications and media. He had begun his career at Bain & Company, a strategy advisory firm, where he dealt with the telecommunications industry and private equity ventures in Europe and Central America. He then became CEO at NetCapital, a merchant bank specialized in TMT. Mr. Bacquaert graduated from the Ecole Centrale Paris and IEP Paris and has an MBA from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar).

Adam Reinmann

Mr. Adam Reinmann is Managing Director, Wendel North America at Wendel SE. He is Member of Investment and Coordination Committees at the Company. He joined Wendel in 2013. With an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS from Binghamton University, he began his career in the JPMorgan Group. Before joining Wendel, he worked for Onex, a leading Canadian investment company. At Onex, he participated in the acquisitions of The Warranty Group, Skilled Healthcare, Cypress Insurance Group, RSI Home Products and JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. During 2009, Adam served as a member of the executive management team of an Onex operating company (Celestica), where he was involved in business development and operational improvement.

Caroline Bertin Delacour

Ms. Caroline Bertin Delacour serves as General Secretary and Ethics Officer, Secretary of the Supervisory Board at Wendel SE. She also acts as Member of the Management and Coordination Committee at the Company. She joined the Company in 2009 after more than 20 years spent as a lawyer specialized in fiscal law and corporate law, working for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton et August & Debouzy. She holds a Masters degree in Commercial Law from Universite Paris II Pantheon-Assas (1984), she holds also a DESS in Applied Taxation from Universite Paris V Rene Descartes (1985) and a LL.M. from New York University (1987).

Sebastien Willerval

Mr. Sebastien Willerval is Director of Legal Affairs at Wendel SE. He is Member of the Company's Coordination at the Company. He began his career in BNP’s Tax and Legal department in 1998, before moving to Ernst & Young Corporate Finance at the end of 1999. He holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in Business Law and Taxation from Universite Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne and a Master’s degree in private law with a specialization in corporate law and taxation from the Universite Paris II Pantheon-Assas. He joined Wendel in 2002 and was made Director of Legal Affairs in January 2015.

Stephanie Besnier

Ms. Stephanie Besnier is Managing Director, Co-head of investment activity in France, Belgium, and Switzerland at Wendel SE. She is Member of the Investment and Coordination Committees at the Company. She joined Wendel in 2007. She was previously ananalyst at BNP Paribas in London from 2001-02. From 2003 she worked in the Treasury department of the French Ministry of Finances, where she was in charge of Latin American countries. She then worked for the agency that manages the French State’s equity holdings. She is a graduate of Ecole polytechnique, and holds a degree in Engineering from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees.

David Darmon

Mr. David Darmon serves as Managing Director, CEO of Wendel North America at Wendel SE. He is Member of the Coordination and Investment Committees of the Company. He joined Wendel in 2005. He was previously a Director of Apax Partners, where he specialized for six years in LBO transactions, particularly in the TMT and retail sectors. He began his career in M&A at Goldman Sachs in London. He is a graduate of Essec Business School and holds an MBA from Insead. He has headed the New York office since January 1, 2013.

Josselin de Roquemaurel

Mr. Josselin de Roquemaurel is Managing Director, Co-head of investment activity in France, Belgium, and Switzerland at Wendel SE. He is also Member of the Company's Investment and Cooridnation Committee. He joined Wendel in April 2018. From 2005 to 2017 he worked for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in London, most recently as Director in charge of Private Equity business in France. From 2001-05, he was employed with JPMorgan & Co. in London as an analyst and then as an associate. He is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Superieure de Fontenay/St Cloud and HEC.

Bruno Fritsch

Mr. Bruno Fritsch is Managing Director, Operating Partner at Wendel SE. He was previously appointed as Managing Director, CEO of Wendel Singapore. He is Member of the Company's Coordination Committee. He is a graduate of ESSEC Business School and has an MBA from the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. After starting his career at L’Oreal, Mr. Fritsch was a consultant at Bain & Co. from 1998 to 2004. There he was in charge of due diligence for investment funds based in Paris, London and Brussels and strategy assignments in the Technology, Media and Telecoms industries. He was then involved in business development for three years as Vice President of Asian Business Bridge, a business development accelerator for Asian SMEs. In particular he created Modelabs in Hong Kong and Hi-Media China in Shanghai. Mr. Fritsch joined Wendel SA in 2007.

Stephane Heuze

Mr. Stephane Heuze is Managing Director at Wendel SE. He is also Member of Investment and Coordination Committees in the Company. He joined the Wendel Group in September 2014. He began his career with BCG (The Boston Consulting Group) in Paris. He then spent two years at Goldman Sachs in London, as part of the team managing private equity, mezzanine and secondary debt. In 2009, he returned to BCG to help develop its presence in Africa and open its office in Casablanca. He graduated from Ecole des mines de Paris and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Roland Lienau

Mr. Roland Lienau serves as Managing Director, Head of investment activity in the DACH region, Director of Multi-Color Corporation at Wendel SE. He is Member of the Investment and Cooridination Committees of the Company. He graduated from ESCP-EAP, European School of Management in 1988. He was in charge of financing and structuring operations in capital markets in London and Frankfurt. He began his career in 1988 at Enskilda Securities (Wallenberg Group) in London and Enskilda Effekten in Frankfurt where he set up and developed the equities department for the German market. Mr. Lienau then worked for Paribas from 1994 to 1999 where he was in charge of capital markets operations and the development of Paribas's investment activities in Germany. In 1999, he moved to Deutsche Bank where, as Managing Director, he managed equity market investments up to 2004, when he was put in charge of all financing and structuring operations in the German markets. Member of the Operations Committee.

Felicie Thion de la Chaume

Ms. Felicie Thion de la Chaume is Managing Director, CEO Wendel London at Wendel SE. She is a graduate of ESCP Europe and started her career at Goldman Sachs on the firm's French M&A team between 2003 to 2006. In 2007, she then joined the Wendel Paris investment team as an Associate. Since then, she has been involved in many transactions including the sale of Deutsch, the IPO of Helikos (SPAC), the investment in Saham and the development of Stahl. She became a Director of Stahl in 2013.

Marie-Helene Dorat

Ms. Marie-Helene Dorat is Director of Human Resources at Wendel SE. She is also Member of Coordination Committee and the Management Committee at the Company. She joined Wendel in February 2009 as Compensation and Benefits Manager. In June 2010, she took on the role of Human Resources Manager. Prior to Wendel, she worked for 15 years in various fields of finance. In 1997, she moved into Human Resources, first at Credit Agricole Indosuez and then in different well-known consulting firms, including Hewitt and Right Management. She is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Rouen.

Olivier Allot

Mr. Olivier Allot has been Director of Financial Communication and Head of Investor Relations at Wendel SE since June 18, 2013. He is also Member of the Coordination Committee of the Company. Before that, he was Investor Relations Officer at the Company. He started his carrier in 1996 at the Paris stock exchange (Eurronext and NYSE Euronext) as spokesperson for 4 years, and became Investor Relations Officer until 2007, where he actively contributed to the merger of Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon Exchanges as well as to the merger of the NYSE and Euronext. He joined Wendel’s investor relations team in 2007. He is graduated from La Sorbonne University, has a master’s degree in Banking, Finance and Insurance, a master’s degree in Management and administration, and holds the CEFA and SFAF diplomas.

Christine Anglade-Pirzadeh

Ms. Christine Anglade-Pirzadeh has been Director of Communications and Sustainable Development, Secretary of the Executive Board of Wendel SE since October 10, 2011. She is also Member of the Coordination Committee and Management Committee of the Company. She previously served as the Director of Communications of the French Financial Markets Authority, which she joined in 2000. From 1998 to 2000, she was a Representative with the media services department of the French Prime Minister’s office. She started her career within the editing team of Correpondance de la Presse. She holds a degree in International and European Law from Universite Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and a Postgraduate degree (DEA) in Communication Law from Universite Paris II Pantheon-Assas.

Benoit Drillaud

Mr. Benoit Drillaud is Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Wendel SE as of 2017. He was Chief Financial Officer of the Company until 2017. He is also Member of the Company;s Coordination Committee. He joined the Wendel Finance department in September 2004 after five years at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor. He holds a Master’s in Finance from ESCP and a Master’s degree (DEA) in economics from Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne.

Claude Ehlinger

Mr. Claude Pierre Ehlinger serves as Senior advisor, Non-Executive Chairman of Stahl at WENDEL SE. He was previously Managing Director, CEO of Oranje-Nassau Groep as of 2016. He is Member of the Company's Coordination Committee. He was previously deputy CEO of Louis Dreyfus Company, which he joined in July 2007 as Chief Financial Officer for the Group. He is a graduate of Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales.

Jean-Yves Hemery

Mr. Jean-Yves Hemery is Co-head of Winvest conseil at Wendel SE. He is Member of the Company's Coordination Committee and Investment Committee. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale des Impots in 1983 and has a graduate degree in economics. After working for government tax authorities for seven years, he moved to Pechiney in 1990, then to the Wendel Group in 1993.

Makoto Kawada

Mr. Makoto Kawada serves Senior Advisor at Wendel SE. He was previously appointed as Managing Director, CEO of Wendel Japan. He is Member of the Coordination Committee at the Company. He was previously the President and CEO of Basic Capital Management (Mizuho Financial Group’s fund management company). He had begun his career at Fuji Bank, initially in cross border M&A in Tokyo and subsequently in project finance in Tokyo and in London. Mr. Kawada also held positions at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group in Washington DC, where he worked initially in Syndications and subsequently as Investment Officer in the Oil, Gas & Mining department. He returned eventually to Mizuho Securities in Tokyo, where he had been involved in turnaround and private equity fund businesses. Mr. Kawada graduated in Economics from Waseda University and obtained an MBA from the Wharton School, as well as an MA from the School of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania in 1989.

Peter Meredith

Mr. Peter Meredith is Tax Director at Wendel SE. He is also Member of the Coordination and Management Committee of the Company. He holds Master's (DEA) in comparative law. He previously served as Tax Director at Groupe Bouygues Construction, Groupe GTM and Capgemini.

Aziz Sedrati

Mr. Aziz Sedrati has been IT and General Resources Director at Wendel SE since 2010. He is also Member of the Coordination Committee at the Company. He joined the Group in 1994 as IT Manager and Senior Accountant of Marine-Wendel, before becoming Registered Securities Manager at WENDEL Investissement. He is also Secretary of the Company’s Works Council. He holds a university and technical degree in computer science, a Master’s in applied computer science in the corporate environment, and a diploma in accounting and financial studies (DECF).

Bernard Gautier

Mr. Bernard Gautier has served as Member of the Executive Board at Wendel SE since May 31, 2005. He is Member of the Company's Investment, Management and Coordination Committees. He graduated from Ecole Superieure d'Electricite. After serving as Chairman in 1981 of the National Confederation of Junior Companies, he began his career by creating a media company, AG Euromedia. From 1983 to 1989, he was a consultant and then a director of studies at Arthur Andersen (which later became Accenture) in the industry media-press and services sectors. He joined Bain & Co. strategy consultants, where he became a Senior Partner in 1999 responsible for Telecom, Technologies and Media in Europe and a member of the International Board of Directors, with industrial groups and investors in Europe as clients. He acquired direct investment experience with the Atlas Venture fund, where he was Senior Partner and manager of their Paris office from 2000 to 2003. He joined Wendel in 2003. He is currently also a Director of Stahl Parent BV, Stahl Group SA, Stahl Lux 2 SA, and member of the Management Board of Materis Luxembourg Sarl, among others.

Franca Bertagnin Benetton

Ms. Franca Bertagnin Benetton has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board since May 18, 2018. She is Member of teh Audit Committee as of July 5, 2018. She is graduate of Boston University and holds an MBA from Harvard University (1996). She is a director of Edizione Holding, the investment holding company of the Benetton family. She started her career at Colgate Palmolive in New York (USA) as Product Manager in Global Business Development, and then held the same position in Hamburg (Germany). She later worked for the strategy consulting firm Bain & Co in Italy until joining the Benetton Group in 1997. Since 2003, she is CEO of her Family Office Evoluzione SpA, managing diversified investments in private and public equity. In June 2005 she became Director of Edizione Holding. She is a director of Benetton Group (since 2013) and of Autogrill (since 2017). She currently serves on the European Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School and the international Advisory Board of Boston University.

Nicholas Ferguson

Mr. Nicholas (Nick) E.H. Ferguson, CBE, has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Wendel SE since May 18, 2017. He is Member of the Company's Governance Committee. Mr. Nicholas Ferguson holds an economics degree from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the Chairman of Savills plc., Africa Logistics Properties, and the Argyll & Bute Economic Forum. He is also a Director of Maris Capital. From 1983 to 2001, he was Chairman of Permira (formerly Schroder Ventures); from 2001 to 2012 he was Chairman and CEO of SVG Capital; and from 2012 to 2015 he was Chairman of Sky plc.Mr. Ferguson is also a founder of Kilfinan Group, a non-profit organization made up of senior business people who provide mentoring to chief executives of UK charities. He is highly active in philanthropy and was awarded the 2013 Beacon Award for Place-Based Philanthropy. For ten years he was Chairman of the Courtauld Institute of Art and of the Institute for Philanthropy. He is currently also Chairman of Savills plc as well as Chairman of various non-profit organizations, such as Argyll & Bute Economic Forum, among others.

Guylaine Saucier

Ms. Guylaine Saucier has been an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Wendel SE since June 4, 2010. She is also Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee and Member of the Governance Committee. A graduate, with a BA degree, from the College Marguerite-Bourgeois and with a Bachelors degree in business from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal, she is also Fellow of the Order of Certified Public Accountants of Quebec. She was Chairman and CEO of Gerard Saucier Ltee from 1975 to 1989. She is also an institute-certified Director of the Institute of Corporate Directors. She was Chairman of the Joint Committee of Corporate Governance (ICCA, CDNX, TSX) (2000-2001), Chairman of the Board of Directors of CBC/Radio-Canada (1995 to 2000), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (1999 to 2000), Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada (1987 to 1991), member of the Commission of Inquiry on Unemployment Insurance (1986) and Member of the Ministerial Task Force on Social Security Reform (1994). She was President of the Quebec Chamber of Commerce. She has played a role in the community as a Board member of various institutions, including the University of Montreal, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and the Hotel-Dieu de Montreal. On May 18, 2004, she was named a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and on February 4, 2005, received the Mc Gill University Management Achievement Award. On September 23, 2010, she was made Honorary Corporate Director by the College des Administrateurs de Societes. She received an honorary PhD degree from the Universite Laval in 2017.

Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker

Ms. Jacqueline A. Tammenoms Bakker has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of WENDEL SE since June 5, 2015. As of May 17, 2018 she is Chairwoman of the Company's Governance Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. She holds holds a BA in History and French from Oxford University and an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C. She worked for Shell from 1977 to 1988, McKinsey from 1989 to 1995, and Quest International (Unilever) from 1995 to 1998. She moved to the public sector in the Netherlands in 1999, serving as Director of Gigaport from 1999 to 2001, and as Director General at the Ministry of Transport from 2001 to 2007, responsible for civil aviation and freight transport. From 2006 to 2007 she was Chairman of the High Level Group for the future of aviation regulation in Europe, reporting to the EU Commissioner for Transport. She was awarded Knight of the Legion of Honor in 2006 in recognition of her contribution to the co-operation between France and the Netherlands. She is currently also Member of the Supervisory Board at Unibail Rodamco, CNH Industrial and Tom Tom, among others.

Benedicte Coste

Ms. Benedicte Coste has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Wendel SE since May 29, 2013. She is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She began her career in the finance division of Elf Aquitaine where she managed a portfolio in the Markets & Portfolio department from 1980 to 1984. In 1986, she started a portfolio management business first as an independent, before setting up "Financiere Lamartine", a portfolio management company specialized in discretionary asset management. Ms. Coste is a member of the "Bank and asset management group" at the HEC Association. She was President of AFER, the French savings and retirement association, from April 2004 to November 2007. She is Chairwoman and CEO of Financiere Lamartine. She holds a degree in Law from HEC.

Edouard de l'Espee

Mr. Edouard de l'Espee has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Wendel SE since September 6, 2004. He is Member of the Company's Governance Committee. He graduated from ESCP. He began his career as a financial analyst and portfolio manager in Geneva, London and Paris. In 1988 he was appointed manager of Praetor Global Bond, an international bond fund, and he established Concorde Bank Ltd (Barbados) the same year. An independent manager in Geneva since 1999, he created Calypso Asset Management in 1999. He has been an Executive Director Compagnie Financiere Aval since its merger with CFA in 2008. He has been a member of the Swiss Financial Analysts Association since 1984.

Priscilla de Moustier

Ms. Priscilla de Moustier has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Wendel SE since May 28, 2013. She is Member of the Governance Committee of the Company. Ms. de Moustier is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and holds a MBA from Insead and a degree in Mathematics and Economics. After negotiating the sale of turnkey manufacturing facilities for Creusot-Loire Entreprises and working as a consultant at McKinsey, Ms. de Moustier joined Berger-Levrault, where she was responsible for new project development in the Metz technology park. Since 1997, she has supervised Wendel chair and subsequently the Wendel Center at Insead. She also represents Wendel-Participations in the Family Business Network. She is Chairwoman of Wendel-Participations SE, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Oxus Holding and Vice-President of the French chapter of the Family Business Network, among others.

Francois de Wendel

Mr. Francois de Wendel has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Wendel SE since 2004. He served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wendel SE from March 27, 2013 till May 17, 2018. He was its Vice Chairman from 2011 till March 27, 2013. He graduated from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, and holds a Masters degree from Universite de Paris and MBA from Harvard University. He began his career with a number of senior management roles at Carnaud and CarnaudMetalbox. In 1992, he joined the Pechiney Group where he was CEO of Aluminium de Grece. From 1998 to 2005, he held executive management roles at Crown Cork, firstly as Senior Vice-President in charge of procurement for Europe, then as Executive Vice-President in charge of the “Food Europe Africa & Middle East” division. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wendel-Participations, Director of Burelle SA and Member of the Supervisory Board of Massilly Holding.

Humbert de Wendel

Mr. Humbert de Wendel serves as Member of the Supervisory Board of Wendel SE since May 30, 2011. He is a Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He has spent his entire career with the Total Group, which he joined in 1982, mainly holding positions in Finance, first heading trading floor operations and then financial operations, successively, for each of the Group’s divisions. He also spent several years in London heading the finance division of one of Total’s joint ventures. He was Director of Acquisitions and Divestments and the head of the Group’s Corporate Business Development until 2011. He served as Chairman and CEO and Director of SofaxBanque, Total Capital and Total Capital International, among others. He graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and ESSEC Business School.

Sophie Parise

Ms. Sophie Parise has been Member of the Supervisory Board - Employee Representative at Wendel SE since September 15, 2018. She is Member of company's Governance Committee. She holds post graduate degrees in corporate and tax law from the Universite de Cergy Pontoise and the Universite de Montpellier. She started her professional career with Wendel (CGIP at the time) in 2001 as a junior member of the tax team, with a main focus on tax compliance. She has gradually taken charge of tax audits, the supervision of tax compliance and the tax coordination of certain M&A projects and deals.