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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pierre-Andre de Chalendar

61 2010 Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Sreedhar Natarajan

2019 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Benoit Bazin

50 2019 Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Claire Pedini

53 2019 Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Digital Transformation, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Guillaume Texier

44 2019 Senior Vice President, CEO Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa Region, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee

Patrick Dupin

55 2019 Senior Vice President, CEO Northern Europe Region, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Javier Gimeno

55 2019 Senior Vice President Asia-Pacific Region, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Laurent Guillot

49 2019 Senior Vice President, High-Performance Solutions, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Thomas Kinisky

2019 Senior Vice President Innovation and Chairman North America, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Frederic Verger

2018 Chief Information Officer, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Cordula Gudduschat

Vice President Marketing & Development

Julie Bonamy

2017 Vice President, Corporate Planning & Strategy, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Benoit d'Iribarne

2019 Vice President Technology and Industrial Performance, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Laurence Pernot

2017 Vice President, Communications, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Patrice Richard

62 Vice President Performance & Distribution

Armand Ajdari

2017 Vice President, Research & Development and Innovation, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Antoine Vignial

56 General Secretary in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility, Secretary of the Board of Directors, Member of the Senior Management Committee

Jean-Dominique Senard

66 2012 Lead Independent Director

Lydie Cortes

47 2018 Director - Employee Representative

Frederic Lemoine

53 2009 Director

Jacques Pestre

62 2011 Director - Representative of Employee Shareholders

Denis Ranque

67 2015 Director

Philippe Thibaudet

2018 Director - Employee Representative

Anne-Marie Idrac

67 2011 Independent Director

Pamela Knapp

61 2013 Independent Director

Agnes Lemarchand

64 2016 Independent Director

Dominique Leroy

54 2017 Independent Director

Gilles Schnepp

60 Independent Director

Philippe Varin

66 Independent Director

Ieda Yell

62 2016 Independent Director

Vivien Dardel

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Pierre-Andre de Chalendar

Mr. Pierre-Andre de Chalendar has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Senior Management Committee of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 3, 2010. He is also a Member of the Company's Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. Previously, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company on June 7, 2007. Prior to this, he held the functions of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director from June 8, 2006 to June 7, 2007. He became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Company on May 3, 2005, and, prior to this, he served as Senior Vice-President in charge of the Building Distribution Sector of the Company from 2003 to May 3, 2005. He joined the Company on November 1, 1989 as Vice President, Corporate Planning. Between 1992 and 1996, he headed the European Abrasives Division, moving on to become President of the worldwide Abrasives Division in 1996, a position he held until 2000, when he became General Delegate for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Within Cie de Saint-Gobain SA, he was also appointed Director of Saint-Gobain Corporation and GIE SGPM Recherche. In addition to that, he is also Member of the Board of Directors at BNP Paribas. Mr. de Chalendar is a graduate of ESSEC Business School and alumnus of ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration).

Sreedhar Natarajan

Mr. Sreedhar Natarajan has been Chief Financial Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since January 1, 2019. He holds master's degree in Commerce and Management, both from Nagpur University. He joined group in 1994. In 2006 he was appointed as CFO of Construction Products - Western Europe Pole. In 2008 he was appointed CEO of Applied Abrasives Acitivity and then in 2010 he became CEO of all Abrasives Department Activity. In 2015 he became CFO of High Performance Materials Pole.

Benoit Bazin

Mr. Benoit Bazin has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA as of January 1, 2019. He has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Construction Products Sector of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA as of January 2016. Additionally, he is Member of the Senior Management Committee of the Company. Between January 1, 2010 and 2015 he acted as Senior Vice President, President of Building Distribution Sector. He was previously Vice President, Building Distribution Sector of the Company as of April 1, 2009. Prior to that, he was Director of Finance, from May 2005. He began his career in 1995 with the Economy and Finance Ministry, as rapporteur to the Interministerial Committee on Industrial Restructuring, before moving to the Treasury Department where he was responsible for State investments in the aeronautics, electronics and defense industries. He joined the Saint Gobain Group in 1999 as Corporate Planning Director for the Abrasives Branch, going on to become Corporate Planning Director for the Company in September of the following year. In 2002, he was appointed President of the North-American Abrasives business and Head of the Bonded Abrasives business unit. Mr. Bazin obtained a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees engineering school. He also holds a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States) and an Advanced degree in Economics from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Claire Pedini

Ms. Claire Pedini has served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Digital Transformation, Member of the Senior Management Committee of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since January 1, 2019. She previously served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources as of June 1, 2010. Ms. Pedini started her career in 1988 at Total as Corporate control (1988-90), then was in charge of the listing of Total on the New York Stock Exchange (1991-92), Head of Investor Relations (1992-94), Head of press office (1994-97) and VP new information technologies (1997-98). In 1998, she joined Alcatel as Director of Financial Information and Shareholder Relations (1998-2000) and was appointed successively Vice President, Alcatel’s Investor Relations and Public Affaires (2001-03), Deputy Chief Financial Officer (2004-05), Senior Vice President, Human Resources (2006), Senior Vice President, Human Resources and corporate communications (2006-07), Senior Vice President, Human Resources, corporate communications and real estate (2007-09) and Executive Vice President, Alcatel-Lucent for Human Resources and Transformation (2009-10). She was Member of the Alcatel-Lucent Management Committee since 2006. She is Director on the Baord of EDF. Ms. Pedini holds a Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) degree and a Master’s degree in Media Management from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP).

Guillaume Texier

Mr. GuillaumeTexier has been appointed Senior Vice President, CEO Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa Region, Member of the Management Committee and of Executive Committee of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA as of January 1, 2019. Previously, he was also appointed Chief Financial Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA as of January 1, 2016 and holds position until December 31, 2018. He joined Saint-Gobain in 2005 as Vice President of Corporate Planning for Saint-Gobain in Paris. He was subsequently General Manager, CertainTeed Gypsum Canada, President of CertainTeed Roofing (based in the US) and President of the Ceramic Materials activity worldwide. Before joining Saint-Gobain, Texier held several positions of responsibility with the French government, including Advisor to the Minister of Environment and Advisor to the Minister of Industry. He is Director on the board of Veolia. Mr. Guillaume Texier is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, and from Paris School of Mines.

Patrick Dupin

Mr. Patrick Dupin has served as Senior Vice President, CEO Northern Europe Region amd Member of the Senior Management Committee of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since January 1, 2019. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Flat Glass Sector (Innovative Materials) and Member of the Senior Management Committee at the company. Between July 1, 2014 and January 1, 2017 he acted as the Company's President, Flat Glass Sector (Innovative Materials) and from February 2014 until July 1, 2014 he was Director of Flat Glass Activity of the Company. Between January 2012 and February 2014 he was General Manager of Sekurit Activities (Automotive Glazing) of the Company. After having spent several years as a consultant with Coopers & Lybrand (PriceWaterhouseCoopers) and eight years in the Finance Departments of the groups Chargeurs and Matra Telecommunications subsidiaries and divisions in Germany, Mr. Patrick Dupin joined Group Saint-Gobain in 1999 as Finance Director within the Abrasives Activity in Germany. He was appointed in 2005 Finance and Plan Director of the Vitrage and High Performance Materials activities, then of the Innovative Materials Sector. Mr. Patrick Dupin holds a degree from the Havre Normandie Business school.

Javier Gimeno

Mr. Javier Gimeno has been appointed as Senior Vice President Asia-Pacific Region, Member of the Senior Management Committee at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since January 1, 2019. He previously served as General Delegate for Asia-Pacific of the company from 2012. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Instituto de Empresa and is graduate of University of Navarra. He joined group in 1987. In 2004 he was appointed as VP of Sales & Marketing of Saint-Gobain Sekurit International. In 2007 he became President of Saint-Gobain Glass Solutions France. From 2010 to 2012 he was in charge of Saint-Gobain Sekurit Ascia-Pacific as President.

Laurent Guillot

Mr. Laurent Guillot has served as Senior Vice President, High-Performance Solutions, Member of the Senior Management Committee since January 1, 2019 at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA. Previously he served as Senior Vice President, High-Performance Materials Sector (Innovative Materials) at the company since January 1, 2017. Additionally, he is Member of the Company's Senior Management Committee. Between January 2016 and January 1, 2017 he acted as the Company's President, High-Performance Materials Sector (Innovative Materials). Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to that, he was General Delegate to Brasil, Argentina and Chile from January 1, 2007. He began his career in 1996 with the Finance Ministry, initially as Head of the Energy unit in the Forecasting Department, then as Head of the Central Africa unit within the Treasury Department's International Division. In 1999, he was appointed technical advisor to the Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Housing, first on maritime issues and then on budgetary, financial and industrial issues. He joined Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA in June 2002 as Corporate Planning Director. He was appointed Director of the Abrasives Construction Products business in 2004, and Director, High-Performance Refractories and Director, Diesel Particulate Filters in 2005. Mr. Guillot obtained a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees engineering school.

Thomas Kinisky

Mr. Thomas Kinisky has served as Senior Vice President Innovation and Chairman North America, Member of the Senior Management Committee at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since January 1, 2019. He previously served as Senior Vice President, General Delegate for North America at the company from January 1, 2017. He joined Norton Company (which was acquired by Saint-Gobain in 1990) in 1989 as a Technology Manager in the company’s Advanced Ceramics businesses. The following year, he assumed responsibility for the company’s Technical Services Group in its Northboro, Massachusetts, Research and Development Center. In 1995, he became Technology Director for the Bonded Abrasives business and, two years later, was promoted to Vice President of Technology and New Business Development for the company’s Abrasives Division. He was named President of Saint-Gobain Crystals in 2002. Six years later he assumed the position of President of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics. Mr. Kinisky holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Pace University (New York) and a M.S. degree in Materials Science from Polytechnic University (New York).

Frederic Verger

Mr. Frederic Verger has served as Chief Information Officer, Member of the Senior Management Committee of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since April 16, 2018. He has previously been Vice President, Purchasing and Information Systems, Member of the Senior Management Committee since September 1, 2017. He has been Chief Purchasing and Information Officer since January 1, 2011. He is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom Paris. Before joining the Group, Frederic spent a part of his carrier in consulting firms (Eurosept Associes, PriceWaterhouse and Deloitte consulting), with a focus on purchasing, industrial management and information systems. Afterwards, he became CIO of Cartier and of several significant watch brands of Richemont Group. He joined Saint-Gobain in October 2002 to take over the responsibility of Chief Information Officer.

Cordula Gudduschat

Julie Bonamy

Ms. Julie Bonamy has served as Vice President, Corporate Planning & Strategy, Member of the Senior Management Committee at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 1, 2017. She started her career as a civil servant (inspectrice des finances) for the French government in 2011, before joining the Office of the French Minister for the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector in October 2014. She has been appointed advisor for the budget and digital sector in July 2015. Ms. Julie Bonamy is a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (IEP de Paris) and the National School of Public Administration (Ecole Nationale d’Administration).

Benoit d'Iribarne

Mr. Benoit d'Iribarne has been appointed Vice President Technology and Industrial Performance and Member of the Senior Management Committee of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain as of January 1, 2019. Previously, he was appointed General Delegate for Germany, Austria and Benelux, coordinating for the Group the Industrial Excellence programs, including WCM. Between July 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015 he acted as the Company's President of High-Performance Materials (Innovative Materials) and from January 1, 2012 until July 1, 2014 he was the Company's General Delegate to Brazil, Argentina and Chile. He joined the Group in 1985 as R&D Engineer for Saint-Gobain Recherche Paris. In 1987, he joined Sekurit in Herzogenrath, Germany as Development Engineer. He was appointed Key Account Manager in the United Kingdom in 1989, Production Manager at Sekurit Belgium in 1992 and then Chief Executive Officer of Sekurit NFG in Germany in 1995. In 1997, he was appointed Vice-President of Manufacturing at Saint-Gobain Glass, after which he was appointed President of Saint-Gobain Glass Outside Europe in 2000 and of Saint-Gobain Glass in 2005. In 2008, he became President of Saint-Gobain Glass and Sekurit. Mr. Benoit d’Iribarne holds an Engineering degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees in Paris and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Laurence Pernot

Ms. Laurence Pernot has been Vice President, Communications and Member of the Senior Management Committee at COMPAGNIE DE SAINT-GOBAIN S.A. since October 23, 2017. Following post-graduate studies in American History and Anthropology at the University of the Sorbonne, Laurence Pernot began her career with the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi. In 1993, she was appointed Communications VP for the Regional Council of Loire Atlantique, before moving to the industry and joining the AREVA Group in 2001. She stayed there until 2013, initially as Communications VP for the AREVA La Hague site and then as Communications VP for AREVA North America, based in Washington D.C., USA, and finally as Deputy Communications VP for the AREVA Group. Since 2013, she was Communications VP for the Vallourec Group responsible for internal and external communications, public affairs and the Vallourec brand.

Patrice Richard

Armand Ajdari

Mr. Armand Ajdari has served as Vice President, Research & Development and Innovation, Member of the Senior Management Committee at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since July 2017. He started his carrier in academia as a physicist in the French CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique). Head of a Research lab during ten years at the Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles in Paris, he authored or co-authored more than 130 scientific papers. Mr. Armand joined the Saint-Gobain group in 2007, first as group Deputy R&D Vice-President, then as R&D Vice-President for the Innovative Materials Sector. He is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics. He taught graduate courses in a few universities and schools in France, as well as in Harvard and MIT during two sabbatical years.

Antoine Vignial

Mr. Antoine Vignial has been General Secretary in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility, Secretary of the Board of Directors, Member of the Senior Management Committee of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since February 2012. He is a qualified lawyer, is a graduate of IEP Paris and ESSEC Business School with a post-graduate degree in private law from Universite Paris II Pantheon-Assas. He began his career as a lawyer and then partner at Gide Loyrette Nouel before becoming a partner of the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer law firm in 1999. He joined Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in 2012 as Corporate Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee. He has been in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility since 2013.

Jean-Dominique Senard

Mr. Jean-Dominique Senard has served as Lead Independent Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2012. He is Chairman of the Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Senard occupies the post of CEO of the Michelin. A graduate of Ecole des hautes etudes commerciales (HEC) and with a master’s degree in law, Jean-Dominique Senard began his career with various financial and operational responsibilities within the Total Group from September 1979 to September 1987, then at Saint-Gobain from 1987 to 1996. From September 1996 to March 2001, he was Finance Director of the Pechiney Group and member of the Group’s Executive Committee. He then managed the Primary Aluminum Division of the Pechiney Group until 2004. Then, as member of the Alcan Group Executive Committee, he was in charge of Pechiney’s integration and Chairman of Pechiney SA. Jean-Dominique Senard joined Michelin in March 2005 as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Council of the Michelin Group. In May 2007, he became Non-Limited Partner of the Michelin Group before being appointed Limited Managing Partner in May 2011 alongside Michel Rollier, and then Chairman in May 2012.

Lydie Cortes

Ms. Lydie Cortes has been a Director of Compagnie Saint-Gobain since June 2018. She joined the Saint-Gobain Group in 1992, working at the Saint-Gobain Weber Research & Development laboratory on the Servas site, where she performed various functions, first as a color development and control technician, then as a technician for the development of control methods for finished pulp goods. From 1999 to 2012, she was an R&D technician for the formulation of finished powder goods. Since 1996, Lydie Cortes has held various elected and union offices, including member of the Works Committee, Employee Representative and member of the Weber CHSCT, and, since 2004, CFDT Central Trade Union Representative. Since 2007, Lydie Cortes has been a member of the Company's Works Council, and in 2010, she was elected Secretary of the European Convention and to the Saint-Gobain Select Committee. She has been the product safety coordinator (management and evaluation of hazard classes of raw materials and semi-finished goods, use awareness and prevention) at Saint-Gobain Weber France since 2012.

Frederic Lemoine

Mr. Frederic Lemoine has served as Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since April 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy and CSR Committee. Graduate of Ecole des hautes etudes commerciales (HEC) and Institut d’etudes politiques de Paris, holding a degree in law, an alumnus of ecole nationale d’administration, he is a Finance Inspector. In 1992-1993, he led the Heart Institute of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for one year, and became from 2004 to 2013 General Secretary of the Alain Carpentier Foundation which supported that hospital. From 1995 to 1997, he was Deputy Chief of Staff to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, in charge of coordinating social security reform and hospital reform, and was simultaneously a Technical Advisor for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Security. From 1998 to 2002, he reported to Serge Kampf and the Management Board of Capgemini as Vice-Executive Director, then Chief Financial Officer, before being appointed Senior Vice President in charge of Capgemini Ernst & Young finances. From 2002 to 2004, he was Deputy Secretary-General to the office of the French President Jacques Chirac, specifically in charge of economic and financial affairs. From October 2004 to 2008, he was Senior Advisor at McKinsey. From March 2005 to April 2009 he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Areva, and member and then non-voting member of the Supervisory Board of Generale de Sante from 2006 to 2009. He became a member of the Wendel Supervisory Board in June 2008, a position he resigned from upon his appointment as Chairman of the Management Board of Wendel in April 2009. He ceased to hold office at Wendel on December 31, 2017 but remains its only representative on the Board of Directors of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain until 2020.

Jacques Pestre

Mr. Jacques Pestre has been Director - Representative of Employee Shareholders at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2011. He is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Toulouse. Joining the Saint-Gobain Group more than 30 years ago, he began his career in 1980 within the Insulation Division as a field sales representative, then as Director of Sales (1982-1984), before being appointed Southwest Regional Director of Isover. In 1987, Jacques Pestre was appointed Regional Director of Saint-Gobain Flat Glass, a position he held until 1988, before being appointed as Agency Head of Miroiteries de l’Ouest. From 1989 to 1995, Jacques Pestre was Chief Executive Officer of Somir SA. From 1995 to the end of August 2011, Jacques Pestre successively served as Operational Sales Director for Point.P BMSO (until 2000), Regional President for the POINT.P Group (until 2007) then Area President for the POINT.P Group (2010), Senior Vice President in charge of Specialist Brands of SGDB France. Since September 2011, Jacques Pestre has been Deputy CEO of SGDB France responsible for the POINT.P brand. Jacques Pestre also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors or Director in the following companies of the Saint-Gobain Group Building Distribution Sector: DOCKS DE L’OISE, SONEN (since 2012), BMSO, BMCE, COMASUD, BMRA, Meridionale des Bois et Materiaux MBM and CIBOMAT. Jacques Pestre has been also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FCPE “Saint-Gobain PEG France”.

Denis Ranque

Mr. Denis Ranque has been Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 4, 2015. He served as Independent Director of the Company up to June 4, 2015. He is Member of the Company' Nomination and Remuneration Committee. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Ranque is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airbus. He is an alumnus of Ecole Polytechnique and of Ecole des Mines. He began his career at the Ministry of Industry, where he held several positions in the energy sector, before joining the Thomson Group in 1983 as Planning Director. The following year he was transferred to the Electronic Tubes Division, first as Director of the “Space” activity then, starting 1986, as Director of the Hyperfrequency Tubes Department. Two years later, this division became a subsidiary of Thomson Tubes Electroniques, for which he was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1989. In April 1992, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Sintra “Submarine Activities”. Four years later, he became Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Marconi Sonar, the sonar systems joint venture of THOMSON-CSF and GEC-MARCONI. In January 1988, Denis Ranque was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the THOMSON-CSF Group, which in 2000 took the name THALES. He left in 2009 due to a change in shareholder control. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Airbus Group. He served as Chairman of the Board of Mines Paris Tech, of the Cercle de l’Industrie and Association Nationale Recherche et Technologie as well as Chairman of the Haut Comite de Gouvernement d’Entreprise (High Committee on Corporate Governance). He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fondation Ecole Polytechnique.

Philippe Thibaudet

Mr. Philippe Thibaudet has been a Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain since June 2018. He has spent his professional career at the Saint-Gobain ISOVER Chalon-sur-Saone plant as a continuous-shift production operator. He began his union career path very early on, first at the Chalon-sur-Saone plant, then in the central, national and European union organizations of the Saint-Gobain Group as representative of the CGT. He has been responsible for industrial activity and collective bargaining in all professional sectors covered by the CGT National Federation of Glass and Ceramic Workers. Within the Saint-Gobain ISOVER and the Saint-Gobain Group union organizations, he was an employee representative, member of the CHSCT, member of the Works Committee, member of the Central Works Council, secretary of the CHSCT, member of the Company's Works Council, member of the Convention for European Social Dialogue, Trade Union Delegate, SGI Central Trade Union Delegate and FNTVC-CGT Federal Secretary. Lastly, he was also the CWC Alternate Representative on the Isover Board of Directors.

Anne-Marie Idrac

Ms. Anne-Marie Idrac has been Independent Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2011. She is Chair of the Company's Remuneration and Nomination Committee. She is a graduate of Institut d’etudes politiques of Paris and an alumna of Ecole nationale d’administration. As a civil administrator, she held various positions from 1974 to 1995 in the Ministry of Public Works in the areas of environment, housing, urban development and transport, specifically as Chief Executive Officer of the Etablissement Public d’Amenagement de Cergy-Pontoise (1990-1993), then Director of Land Transport (1993-1995). In 1995, she was appointed Junior Minister for Transport, a position she held until June 1997. She was elected Member of Parliament for Yvelines in 1997 and 2002, and Regional Council Member for Ile-de-France from 1998 to 2002. From 2002 to 2006, Anne-Marie Idrac was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RATP, then Chairman of SNCF from 2006 to 2008. In March 2008, she was appointed Junior Minister for Foreign Trade, a position she held until November 2010. Anne-Marie Idrac was also President of the European-France Movement from 1999 to 2005 and member of the Economic and Social Council from 2004 to 2008. She is also Chairman of the Advisory Board of the School of Public Affairs of Sciences Po Paris and Deputy Chair of the Robert Schuman Foundation. Until 2018 she was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aeroport Toulouse-Blagnac.

Pamela Knapp

Ms. Pamela Knapp has been Independent Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 6, 2013. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee. A graduate of Berlin University and Harvard University, Pamela Knapp started her career in 1987 as a Mergers and Acquisitions Consultant at Deutsche Bank Morgan Grenfell GmbH and at Fuchs Consult GmbH. In 1992, she was named Director of Strategic Projects, then of the Maintenance & Services Branch in the Transportation Systems Division of the Siemens Group, where she served until 1997. From 1998 to 2000, she was a Board member and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Siemens SA, Belgium and Luxembourg. In 2000, she became Director of the Siemens Group’s central Corporate Development Executives Department then, starting in 2004, Board member and Chief Financial Officer of the Power Transmission and Distribution Division of the Siemens Group, until 2009. From 2009 until October 2014, she was a member of the Management Board of GfK SE. She is Director of HKP Group AG and Director and member of the Audit Committee of NV Bekaert, among others. Since May 2018 she has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Audit Committee of Lanxess AG.

Agnes Lemarchand

Ms. Agnes Lemarchand has been Independent Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since February 1, 2016. She is Member of the Company's Audit and Risk Committee. Before that she has been Director at the Company since June 6, 2013. A graduate of Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris (ENSCP) and MIT (USA), and holder of an MBA from INSEAD, she began her professional career with various operational responsibilities within the Rhone-Poulenc Group from 1980 to 1985. Appointed in 1986 as Chief Executive Officer of Industrie Biologique Française (IBF), she created IBF Biotechnics, a subsidiary of the Rhone-Poulenc Group and the Institut Merieux, in the United States in 1987, of which she was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. In 1991, she joined the Ciments Francais Group as Chief Executive Officer of Prodical, an industrial minerals subsidiary which she led from 1991 to 1996. She joined the Lafarge Group in 1997, held the position of Director of Strategy for the Specialty Materials branch, then in 1999 was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge Chaux. In 2004, she took over, together with its senior executives, the Lafarge Chaux subsidiary in the United Kingdom and founded Steetley Dolomite Limited, where she served as executive Chairman for 10 years before selling the company to the industrial group Lhoist. She was a member of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (Economic Activities Section), from March 2012 to April 2014. She is Director of CGG and BioMerieux and Chairman of Orchad SAS.

Dominique Leroy

Ms. Dominique Leroy has been Independent Director of COMPAGNIE DE SAINT-GOBAIN S.A. since November 23, 2017. Holder of a Master’s in Commercial Engineering and Management from the Solvay Business School (1987), Dominique Leroy spent 24 years in various roles at Unilever. Having started out in marketing, finance and client development, between 1999 and 2006 she was appointed first Director of Operations Division, then Director of Logistics and finally Director of Client Development at Unilever Foods Belgium. Up to 2011, she was then Director of Client Development and member of the Management Committee, then Managing Director of Unilever Belgium and sat on the Management Committee of Unilever Benelux from 2008 to 2011. In 2011, she joined Proximus Group (formerly Belgacom) as Vice President with responsibility for sales and e-business for the Consumer Business Unit, before becoming its Executive Vice President in June 2012. Since January 2014, Dominique Leroy has been CEO of Proximus Group, listed on the first market of Euronext Brussels. Dominique Leroy is currently an independent member of the Supervisory Board and the Sustainability and Innovation Committee of Ahold Delhaize. She also chairs the International Advisory Board of the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.

Gilles Schnepp

Mr. Gilles Schnepp serves as Independent Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA. He has been Director of the Company since June 4, 2009. He is Member of the Company's Audit and Risk Committee. He acts as Chairman of the Board of Legrand. He is a graduate of Ecole des hautes etudes commerciales (HEC). He began his career at Merrill Lynch as Director of the Bonds and Derivatives Departments. In 1989, he joined the Legrand Group where he held several positions before being appointed Senior Vice President (2000), member of the Management Committee and Director (2001), Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (2004) then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Legrand since 2006. He has also been Chairman of FIEEC (Federation of Electrical, Electronic and Communications Industries) since July 2013.

Philippe Varin

Mr. Philippe Varin serves as Independent Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA. He has been Director of the Company since June 6, 2013. He is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Areva. An alumnus of Ecole Polytechnique and of Ecole des Mines de Paris, Philippe Varin joined the Pechiney Group in 1978 as a researcher. He subsequently held various management positions within this Group (management control, strategy, project management), before being appointed as head of the Rhenalu Division in 1995 and then General Director of the Aluminum Division and member of the Group’s Executive Committee in 1999. In 2003, he joined the Anglo-Dutch Steelmaking Group Corus as Chief Executive Officer. In June 2009, he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of PSA Peugeot Citroen, and left the Group in June 2014. He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Areva. He is special representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development for the ASEAN countries and has been Chairman of the Cercle de l’Industrie (since 2012).

Ieda Yell

Ms. Ieda Gomes Yell has been Independent Director of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2, 2016. She has been Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee since October 27, 2017. She graduated in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia, in Energy from the University of Sao Paulo and in Environmental Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne. She was Chief Executive Officer of the Companhia de Gas de Sao Paulo from 1995 to 1998. She then held various senior positions within the BP Group, in particular as Vice President of Pan American Energy (1998-1999), Vice President of Regulatory Affairs (1999-2000), Chairman of BP Brazil (2000-2002), Vice President of Development of BP Solar (2002-2004), and Vice President of BP Integrated Supply and Trading (2004-2011). She was Vice President of New Ventures for the Middle East and South Asia (2004-2011) and Independent Chairman of British Taekwondo Ltd (2011-2016). She held several senior positions within professional organizations (the Brazilian Association of Infrastructure, the International Gas Union, the US Civil Engineering Foundation and the Brazilian Association of Gas Distribution Companies). In 2013, she founded Energix Strategy Ltd, a consulting company on the energy markets based in Warrington that she chaired until October 2017. In addition, she was appointed as Director of the Department of the Infrastructure of the Federation of the State Industry of Sao Paulo (since 2012), member of the Advisory Board of the Companhia de Gas de São Paulo (since 2013), Councilor to the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce of England and research fellow within the Fundacao Getulio Vargas Energia. She is currently also Director of Exterran Corporation and InterEnergy Holdings.

Vivien Dardel