Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of twelve members, of whom five have foreign nationalities (42%) and seven are independent within the meaning of the AFEP-MEDEF Code (58%). The proportion of women within the Board of Directors is 50% (6/12).

One Director, Mr. Henri Poupart-Lafarge, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, performs executive duties.

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.

Mr Yann Delabrière, an independent director, became Lead Director following the Shareholders' Meeting of 4 July 2017.

The Board met six times during the fiscal year 2016/17. The attendance rate was 92%.