The Board of Directors is composed of fourteen members, of whom six are non-French nationals (43%) and nine are independent (64%). Since the Shareholders’ Meeting held on 22 June 2010, the representation of women within the Board of Directors, is now of 21.4% (3/14).
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.
As of 6 May 2013, 46,445 total Company shares were held by individual Directors and 90,543,867 shares were held by Bouygues SA.
The Board met six times during the fiscal year 2012/13. The average attendance was 99%.
Following the decision of Mr Jean-Paul Béchat to put an end to his mandate at the end of the General Shareholders’ Meeting convened on 2 July 2013, the Board of Directors accordingly decided on 6 May 2013 to propose to this Shareholders’ Meeting the appointment of Mrs Amparo Moraleda as an independent Director for a four year period.