Board of Directors

Composition of the Board of Directors

 

Thierry BRETON

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atos SE

 

Thierry Breton - ©Marc Bertrand (Agence REA)


Number of shares : 406,914
Date of birth : January 15, 1955
Nationality : French
Date of renewal: May 30, 2012
Term expires on: AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2014 fiscal year.

 

Background
Graduate of the Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité “Supelec” of Paris and of the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (IHEDN)

 


Other directorships and positions as at December 31, 2014

France :
Chairman of Board of Directors : Worldline**, Bull
Director : Carrefour SA**, Sonatel**


Previous positions held

Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry (France)
Chief Executive Officer of Atos International

 

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Nicolas BAZIRE*

General Manager of Groupe Arnault SAS

 

Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Number of shares : 1,012
Date of birth : July 13, 1957
Nationality : French
Date of renewal: May 27, 2014
Term expires on : AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2016 financial year

Background
Degree from Ecole Navale and from the Paris Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP)
Former student at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA)

 


Other directorships and positions on December 31, 2014

France :
Member of the Supervisory Board : Montaigne Finance SAS, Semyrhamis SAS
Vice-President of the Supervisory Board : Les Echos SAS
Deputy CEO: Groupe Arnault SAS
Director : LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA**, Agache Développement SA, Europatweb SA, Financière Agache Private Equity SA, Groupe les Echos SA, LV Group SA, Suez Environnement Company SA**, Carrefour SA**, Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la Création (foundation)

Permanent Representative :

  • Groupe Arnault SAS, director of Financière Agache SA
  • Ufipar SAS, director of Louis Vuitton Malletier SA
  • Montaigne Finance SAS, director of GA placements SA.

Positions held during the last five years

President : Société Financière Saint-Nivard SAS

Member of the Supervisory Board : Lyparis SAS

Director : Ipsos SA**, Marignan Investissements SA, Tajan SA and Go Invest SA (Belgium)

 

Valérie BERNIS*

Executive Vice-President of Engie in charge of Communications, Marketing, Environmental & Societal Responsability

 

Number of shares : 500
Date of birth : December 9, 1958
Nationality : French
Date of appointment : April 15, 2015, ratified by AGM held on May 28, 2015
Term expires on : AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2016 financial year

Other directorships and positions as at December 31st, 2015

Within the Atos Group

None

Outside the Atos Group
Member of the Board of Directors : Suez **, AROP, Palais de Tokyo
Independent member of the Board of Directors : l’Occitane**
Member of the Supervisory Board : Euro Disney SCA**

Other positions held during the last five years

Within the Atos Group

None

Outside the Atos Group

Member of the Board of Directors : Bull (until July 2013), CEGID (until July 2013), Société Monégasque d’Electricité et de Gaz (SMEG) (until June 2012), Serna North America (until September 2011), Suez Tractebel (until April 2010)

 

 

Roland BUSCH

Member of the Management Board of Siemens AG (Germany)

 

Member of the Audit Committee

Number of shares : 1,000
Date of birth : November 22, 1964
Nationality : German
Date of appointment : May  27, 2014
Term expires on : AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2016 financial year

Background
Studied physics at the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) and at the University of Grenoble (France), Doctorate in Physics from the Friedrich Alexander University (Germany)

 


Other directorships and positions on December 31, 2014

Abroad :
Executive Vice-President, Member of the Management Board of Siemens** (Germany)
Chairman Asia-Pacific, Siemens** (Germany)
Head of Corporate Sustainability Office, Siemens** (Germany)
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Audit Committee and of the Strategic and Technological Committee, OSRAM Licht AG** (Germany)

Positions held during the last five years
Chairman of Infrastructures & Cities, Siemens AG**
Chief of Strategy, Siemens AG** (Germany)

 

Jean FLEMING

Operations Director, Business Process Services at Atos IT Services UK Ltd (United Kingdom)

 

Director representing the employee shareholders

Number of shares : 500
Date of birth : March 4, 1969
Nationality : British
Date of renewal : May 29, 2013
Term expires on: AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2016 financial year

Background
MSc Human resources (South Bank University, London)
BA (Hons) in Brunnel University (United-Kingdom)

 


Other directorships and positions on December 31, 2014

None


Positions held during the last five years

None

 

Bertrand MEUNIER*

Managing Partner of CVC Capital Partners Ltd (United-Kingdom)

 

Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Number of shares : 1,000
Date of birth : March 10, 1956
Nationality : French
Date of renewal: May 30, 2012
Term expires on : AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2014 financial year

Background
Graduate from Ecole Polytechnique
Master degree in Mathematics

 

 

Other directorships and positions on December 31, 2014
CVC Group Ltd ( Luxembourg)
Continental Food (Belgium)
Parex (France), Vedici (France)


Positions held during the last five years

Chairman: M&M Capital SAS, Financière Le Play SAS
Director : CVC Capital Partners (Luxembourg)

 

Colette NEUVILLE*

Chairman (founder) of ADAM

 

Number of shares : 1,012 Date of birth : January 21, 1937 Nationality : French Date of appointment : May 27, 2014 Term expires on : AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2016 financial year

Background

Graduate from law school with honors

Masters degree in Political Economy and Economics Graduate from the Paris Institut d’Etudes Politiques (public service section)

 

Other directorships and positions as at December 31, 2014

France:

Director : Groupe Eurotunnel SA** (also member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and lead Director since February 2014), ARCAF (association des fonctionnaires épargnants pour la retraite), FAIDER (fédération des associtations indépendantes de défense des épargnants pour la retraite)
Member : of the Consultative Committee "Epargnants et actionnaires minoritaires" (“Retail Investors and Minority shareholders”) of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (French Financial Market Authority), of the Conseil de Gouvernance de l’Ecole de Droit & Management de Paris, of the Commission "Rémunération des dirigeants" of the Institut Français des Administrateurs

 

Positions held during the last five years

Member of the Supervisory Board then censor : Atos SA**
Member of the European Forum for Corporate Governance, with the European Commission

 

Aminata NIANE*

Interim Manager for the Return of the African Development Bank to its registered offices in Abidjan

 

Member of the Audit Committee

Number of shares : 1,012
Date of birth : September 9, 1956
Nationality : Senegalese
Date of renewal : May 29, 2013
Term expires on : AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2015 financial year

Background
MBA from Birmingham Business School (University of Birmingham, United-Kingdom)
Engineer in Sciences and Technologies for the Food Industry (Institut des Sciences de l’Ingénieur ; Université des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier, France)
Master degree in Chemistry

 


Other directorships and positions on December 31, 2014

None

Positions held during the last five years

Chief Executive Officer of the Agence Nationale Chargée de la Promotion de l’Investissement et des Grands Travaux (APIX) which became APIX SA (Senegal)

Chairman of the Board of Directors : Société Aéroport International Blaise Diagne (AIBD SA, Senegal)

 

Lynn Sharp PAINE *

Senior Associate Dean of Harvard Business School / John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration

Number of shares : 1,000
Date of birth : July 17, 1949
Nationality : American
Date of appointment : May 29, 2013
Term expires on: AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2015 financial year

Background
J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1979
D.Phil., Oxford University, 1976
B.A., summa cum laude, Smith College, 1971
 
Other directorships and positions on December 31, 2014
Abroad
Governing Board (Public Member), Center for Audit Quality, Washington, D.C.
Academic Advisory Council, Hills Program on Governance – Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.
Selection Panel, Luce Scholars Program, Henry Luce Foundation, NYC
 
Positions held during the last five years
Advisory Board, Conference Board Governance Center, NYC (2009-2011)
Director, RiskMetrics Group (merged with MSCI June 2010) (2008-2010) and member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Member, Conference Board Task Force on Executive Compensation NYC (2009)

 

Pasquale PISTORIO*

Chairman of the Pistorio Foundation (Switzerland) (charity)

 

Lead Director

Number of shares : 1,000
Date of birth : January 6, 1936
Nationality : Italian
Date of renewal: May 30, 2012
Term expires on: AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2014 fiscal year

Background
Graduate in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Turin

 


Other directorships and positions on December 31, 2014

Abroad
Honorary Chairman : STMicroelectronics Corporation (Switzerland), ST Foundation (Switzerland) and of the Kyoto Club (Italy) (charities)
Independent Director : Brembo S.p.A** (Italy) Stats ChipPac** (Singapore), XiD (Singapore)

 

Positions held during the last five years

Director : Accent (Luxembourg)

Chairman, then independent Director : Sagem Wireless** (now Mobiwire-up**)
Independent Director : Fiat S.p.A.**
Vice-president : Confindustria in charge of innovation and research (Italy)
Director: Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd (Singapore)

 

Vernon SANKEY*

Officer in companies

 

Member of the Audit Committee

Number of shares : 1,000
Date of birth : May 9, 1949
Nationality : British
Date of renewal: May 29, 2013
Term expires on : AGM ruling on the accounts of the 2015 financial year

Background

Master of Arts in Modern Languages, Oriel College, Oxford University (United-Kingdom)

 

 

Other directorships and positions as at December 31, 2013

Abroad:
Chairman, former director: Harrow School Enterprises Ltd (United-Kingdom) :
Advisory Board member: GLP LLP (United-Kingdom)
Member: Pi Capital (private equity investment group) (United-Kingdom)

 

 

Positions held during the last five years

Chairman : Firmenich (Switzerland)
Director : Zurich Insurance AG (Switzerland)

 

* Independent Director

** Listed company

                  

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