Geraldine Picaud

Age: 47.

Nationality: French.

Professional address: Essilor International, 147, rue de Paris – 94227 Charenton-le-Pont Cedex (France).

Principal function: Chief Financial Officer of the Essilor Group(*).

End of current mandate: AGM 2019.

First mandate: 2015-2019.

Independent Director.

Chairwoman of the Audit Committee.

Holds 2,000 shares.


Other current directorships and positions:

 

Within the Essilor Group:

In France:

Member of the Board of Directors of the Vision for Life Foundation.

Abroad:

Member of the Board of Directors of Essilor India Property Limited ;

Member of the Board of Directors of Vision Direct Group Company Ltd ;

Member of the Board of Directors of Xiamen Yarui Optical Co. Ltd ;

Member of the Board of Directors of Artgri Group International Pte. Ltd.

 

Outside of the Essilor Group:

In France:

Abroad:

Member of the Board of Directors of Infineon Technologies AG (*)

 

Biography:

Ms Geraldine Picaud, is Chief Financial Officer of the Essilor Group, the global leader in ophthalmic optics. Prior to joining Essilor, Geraldine Picaud worked for the ED&F Man group (a key player in the international commodity market) where she arrived in 2007. Initially, she joined the London Office as the Head of Global Finance Responsible for Mergers & Acquisitions, then transferred to Switzerland, where she headed the Financial Management team of Volcafe Holdings. Prior to this, she was first responsible for Management Control then the Chief Financial Officer at Safic Alcan (international distribution group of specialty chemicals). Ms Geraldine Picaud began her professional career in 1991 at Arthur Andersen Audit. She is a graduate of the Reims Management School (ESC Reims).

(*) Listed company.