Missions and roles of the board of directors
The Board of Directors determines the broad lines of the Company's business activities and ensures these are implemented. The Board reviews all issues concerning the Company's operations and acts on all matters over which it has authority.
The Board's strategy and decisions are made within the context of the Company's sustainable development policy.
In keeping with its corporate governance responsibilities, the Board of Directors has adopted a Directors' Charter, which has been integrated into the internal regulations. This Directors' Charter sets forth the rights and obligations of the Directors and is binding upon each Director.
MEMBERS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors comprises no less than three members and no more than the maximum number of members authorized by the applicable legal and regulatory provisions.
The Board of Directors currently has 10 members, namely:
|Mr. Gilles Schnepp||Chairman of the Board of Directors|
|Mr. Olivier Bazil||Director|
|Mrs. Isabelle Boccon-Gibod||Independent Director(1)|
|Mrs. Christel Bories||Independent Director(1)|
|Mrs. Angeles Garcia-Poveda||Independent Director(1) and Lead Director|
|Mr. François Grappotte||Director and Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors|
|Mr. Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise||Independent Director(1)|
|Mr. Dongsheng Li||Independent Director(1)|
|Mrs. Annalisa Loustau Elia||Independent Director(1)|
|Mrs. Eliane Rouyer-Chevalier||Independent Director(1)|
(1)A Director is considered to be independent if he or she has no relationship with the company, its management or the group which might compromise such Director's free judgment.