Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is composed of fourteen members, of whom six are non-French nationals (43%) and nine are independent within the meaning of the AFEP-MEDEF Code (64%). Since the Shareholders' Meeting held on 30 June 2015, the proportion of women within the Board of Directors, is now of 43% (6/14).

Mr. Patrick Kron, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is the only director who performs executive duties.

Since 2002, the Directors are appointed for a four-year period.

The Board of Directors has created three Committees to assist the Board overseeing its duties, the Audit Committee, the Nominations and Remuneration Committee, and lastly the Ethics, Compliance, and Sustainability Committee created during the course of the fiscal year 2010/11.

The Board of Directors convened on 30 June 2015 appointed Mr Gerard Hauser, an independant director, to act as Lead Director.

The Board met fifteen times during the fiscal year 2014/15. The average attendance was 93%.