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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thierry Le Henaff

50 2006 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Thierry Lemonnier

60 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Michel Delaborde

57 Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Communication, Member of the Executive Committee

Luc Benoit-Cattin

50 2011 Executive Vice President Industry, Member of the Executive Committee

Bernard Boyer

53 2006 Executive Vice President - Strategy, Member of the Executive Committee

Pierre Chanoine

64 Executive Vice President - High Performance Materials Business Segment and Fluorochemicals and Hydrogen Peroxide Activities, Member of the Executive Committee

Marc Schuller

53 Executive Vice President - Coating Solutions Business Segment and Thiochemicals, PMMA (Altuglas International), and Organic Peroxides Activities, Member of the Executive Committee

Sophie Fouillat

35 2009 Vice President of Investor Relations

Jerome Gandon

45 2014 Group Global Counsel

Patrice Breant

59 2010 Director - Shareholder Employees Representative

Victoire de Margerie

50 2012 Independent Director

Francois Enaud

54 2006 Independent Director

Bernard Kasriel

67 2006 Independent Director

Laurent Mignon

51 2006 Independent Director

Thierry Morin

61 2006 Independent Director

Marc Pandraud

54 2009 Independent Director

Claire Pedini

47 2010 Independent Director

Jean-Pierre Seeuws

68 2006 Independent Director

Philippe Vassor

60 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thierry Le Henaff

Mr. Thierry Le Henaff has been the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Arkema SA since March 6, 2006. He holds a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees and a Masters in industrial management from Stanford University. After he began his career at Peat Marwick Consultants he moved to Bostik, the adhesives division at Total, in 1992. He held several positions of operational responsibility in France and abroad. In July 2001, he became Chief Executive Officer of Bostik Findely, a new entity created through the merger of the adhesives activities of Total and Elf Atochem. On January 1, 2003, he joined the Management Committee of Atofina, within which he supervised three business units (Agrochemicals, Fertilizers and Thiochemicals) and three functional divisions. He was Chairman and Managing Director of Arkema France, Managing Director of Grande Paroisse, Director of Cray Valley, Bostik Findley S.A. and Cerexagri Inc. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arkema France since April 18, 2006, in which he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2004. He is also a Director of Eramet.

Thierry Lemonnier

Mr. Thierry Lemonnier is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Arkema SA and has been a Member of the Company's Executive Committee since 2006. He holds a degree from l’Ecole Nationale Superieure de Geologie de Nancy and a Masters from Stanford University. He moved to Total in 1979 as an Economic Engineer in the management of exploration and production. In 1983, he joined Total's Finance and Treasury department. In 1987, he was appointed Head of Downstream Affiliates Operations, and in 1993 became Chief Financial Officer for Refining and Marketing. In 2000, he was appointed Director of Chemical Affiliates Operations. He then joined Total’s Chemical branch in 2001 and was appointed to the Executive Committee, in charge of finance, controlling and accounting.

Michel Delaborde

Mr. Michel Delaborde is Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Communication of Arkema SA, and has also been a Member of the Company's Executive Committee since 2006. He is also the Secretary of the Company's Nominating, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee. He holds a degree in economic sciences from Universite Paris IV Sorbonne. In 1980 he joined Total, where he was in charge of Human Resources in both the head office and refineries. After two years as Head of the Human Resources Department Trading & Middle-East head office, he was in charge of communication for Total in 1996, serving as Director of Communications first for TotalFina, then for TotalFinaElf after the merger in 1999. In 2002 he joined Atofina as Director of Human Resources and Communication and was appointed to the Chemicals Executive Committee of Total.

Luc Benoit-Cattin

Mr. Luc Benoit-Cattin has served as Executive Vice President Industry and Member of the Executive Committee at Arkema SA as of July 1, 2011. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines in Paris. Between 1988 and 1995 he held a number of positions in administration at the French Ministry for Economy, Finance and Industry. From 1995 to 1997 he was Technical Adviser to the Minister for Industry. In 1997 he joined the Pechiney Group as Plant Manager and later on Head of a business unit for rolling and aluminium. In 2002 he joined CGG Veritas, where he was successively Director of Resources and Operating Performance, Director of Offshore, and, from 2009, Managing Director of Geophysical Services and a Member of the Executive Committee.

Bernard Boyer

Mr. Bernard Boyer has been the Executive Vice President of Strategy and a Member of the Executive Committee of Arkema SA since 2006. He is also the Secretary of the Company's Strategy Committee. He has a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Petroles et Moteurs. He has spent his career working in the chemicals industry in operational positions, starting out in a factory then moving to Elf Atochem's head office (Finance & Strategy), from 1992 to 1998. In 1998, he joined Elf Atochem's Adhesives affi liate as Executive Vice-President. He was appointed Atofina’s Director of Acquisitions and Divestitures in 2000, then Director of Economy, Planning and Strategy, Acquisitions and Divestitures at the end of 2003.

Pierre Chanoine

Mr. Pierre Chanoine is Executive Vice President in charge of the High Performance Materials Business Segment and Fluorochemicals and Hydrogen Peroxide Activities of Arkema SA and has been a Member of the Company's Executive Committee since February 1, 2008. Mr. Chanoine is a graduate of the Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Reims, France, and also holds an MBA from Sherbrooke University, Canada. He started his career in 1974 at Elf Aquitaine. After holding a number of financial positions he joined Texas Gulf in the US in 1989, in charge of commercial development. From 1991 to 2001, he was in charge of Corporate Planning and Strategy and took over the Chlorine/ Caustic Soda business at Elf Atochem. After holding a position in Spain, in 2002 he became Group President in charge of the Urea Formaldehyde Resins Business, and in 2004 he became Group President in charge of this business, and Director of the Fluorogas BU in 2005.

Marc Schuller

Mr. Marc Schuller is Executive Vice President, in charge of Coating Solutions Business Segment and Thiochemicals, PMMA (Altuglas International), and Organic Peroxides Activities of Arkema SA and also supervises energy and raw material global procurement. Mr. Schuller has been a Member of the Executive Committee of Arkema SA since 2006. He holds a degree from l’Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC). He joined Orkem in 1985 as Head of acrylic products. In 1990, he moved to the Strategy Segment of Total Chimie and then became Deputy Managing Director of the Structural Resines department at Cray Valley. In 1995, he became Commercial Director of Petrochemicals/Special Fluids at Total and then director Base Petrochemicals at TotalFina. In 2000, Mr. Schuller was appointed director of Atofina’s Butadiene/Aromatics BU, and special project manager for the Chairman. In 2003, he became director of the Thiochemicals and Fine Chemicals BU.

Sophie Fouillat

Ms. Sophie Fouillat has been appointed Vice President of Investor Relations of Arkema SA, effective September 1, 2009. She graduated from HEC (Hautes Etudes Commerciales) business school. She began her career in 1999 in Total's Finance Division as an International Tax Specialist. In March 2006, she joined Arkema's Investor Relations Department as Investor Relations Manager.

Jerome Gandon

Mr. Jerome Gandon has been Group Global Counsel of Arkema SA since January 2014. He previously served as Chief Counsel for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region of the Aluminum Branch of the Rio Tinto Group. Mr. Gandon also held the post of Managing Attorney, overseeing the Rio Tinto Group's legal teams worldwide. A lawyer by training, Mr. Gandon also has experience of over 12 years, including two years in the United States, in the law firms Jeantet Associes and Dentons (ex Salans).

Patrice Breant

Mr. Patrice Breant has been the Shareholder Employees Representative on the Board of Directors of Arkema SA since June 1, 2010. He is an Engineer in Experimental Methodology and in Statistical Process Control. He serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Arkema Actionnariat France Mutual Investment Fund (Fonds Commun de Placement d'Entreprise –FCPE). He is a graduate of the Rouen Institut National Superieur de la Chimie Industrielle (since renamed as Institut national des sciences appliquees (INSA) de Rouen), and holds a Doctorate in Organic Chemical Engineering. He began his career within the Group in 1983 at the CDF Chimie, later Orkem, Nord Research Center as Polyethylene Formulation and Modification Research Engineer. In 1990 he joined the Cerdato R&D Center in Serquigny, and later the Technical Polymers Division within the Materials Study Laboratory. He has been a member of the Serquigny works council and of the central works council since 1994. He was also rapporteur to the research commission of Arkema France's central works council from 1994 to 2007. He has also been a member of Arkema's European works council, union representative for Arkema's Serquigny site, and CFE-CGC central trade union representative for Arkema France since 2004.

Victoire de Margerie

Ms. Victoire de Margerie has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since November 7, 2012 and is also a Member of the Company's Nominating, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee. She has been Chairman and principal shareholder of Rondol Technology since 2009. She previously held operational posts in industry in Germany, France and the United States within Elf Atochem, Carnaud MetalBox and Pechiney. Between 2002 and 2011, she also taught strategy and management of technology at the Grenoble School of Management. She serves as a Director in a number of listed companies, including Norsk Hydro (aluminium), Eurazeo and Morgan Crucible (advanced materials). Ms. de Margerie is a graduate of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris and of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris in Paris, and she holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in Private Law from the Universite de Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, and a PhD in Management Science from the Universite de Paris 2 Pantheon Assas. She also holds other mandates, including Director of Eurazeo, Norsk Hydro and Morgan Crucible.

Francois Enaud

Mr. Francois Enaud has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since May 10, 2006 and is a Member of the Company's Nominating, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee. He holds a degree from the Ecole Polytechnique and graduated as a civil engineer from the Ecole nationale des Ponts et Chaussees. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Steria since 1998. After spending two years with Colas as works engineer (1981-1982), Mr. Enaud joined Steria in 1983, where he held various management positions (Technical and Quality division, Chief Executive Officer of a subsidiary, Transport division and Telecom division), before becoming Chief Executive Officer. He also serves as Executive Manager of Groupe Steria SCA, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Agence Nouvelle des Solidarites Actives (ANSA), Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Steria Holding Limited, and Director of Steria UK Limited and Steria Mummert Consulting GmbH.

Bernard Kasriel

Mr. Bernard L. Kasriel has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since May 10, 2006 and is a Member of the Company's Nominating, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee. He holds a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and INSEAD. He was a partner of LBO France from September 2006 to September 2011. He joined Lafarge in 1977 as Executive Vice-President (and then Chief Executive Officer) of the health division. He was appointed Executive Vice-President of the Lafarge group and member of its Executive Committee in 1981. After spending two years in the United States as Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of National Gypsum, in 1989 he became Director and Chief Executive Officer, then Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge in 1995. He was Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge from 2003 to end 2005. Before joining Lafarge, Mr. Kasriel had begun his career at the Institut de developpement industriel (1970), before becoming Chief Executive Officer in regional companies (1972), and then joining the Societe Phoceenne de Metallurgie as Executive Vice-President (1975). Mr. Kasriel also serves as a Director of l'Oreal and Nucor (USA) and was a Director of Lafarge until May 2010.

Laurent Mignon

Mr. Laurent Mignon has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since May 10, 2006. He holds a degree from Hautes Etudes Commerciales and the Stanford Executive Program. He has served as Manager of Oddo et Cie since October 2007. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Natixis since May 2009. From September 2007 to May 2009, he was Managing Partner of Oddo et Cie alongside Philippe Oddo, in charge particularly of asset management (Oddo Asset Management), corporate finance (Oddo Corporate Finance), and of overseeing permanent control. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of the AGF Group, Chairman of the Executive Committee, and a member of the International Executive Committee of Allianz from January 2006 to June 2007. He joined AGF in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer, and was appointed member of the Executive Committee in 1998. In 2002, he was appointed to head the investment activities of Banque AGF, of AGF Asset Management, AGF Immobilier, and, in 2003, of the Life and Financial Services sector (asset management, banking, real estate) and of Credit Insurance (Euler Hermes Group). Before joining the AGF Group, for over 10 years he held various positions in the banking business within Indosuez Bank, ranging from trading to investment banking. In 1996 he joined Schroders Bank in London, in charge of mergers and acquisitions of financial institutions in France.

Thierry Morin

Mr. Thierry Morin has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since May 10, 2006 and is the Chairman of the Company’s Nominating, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee. He holds an MBA from Universite Paris IX Dauphine. An Officier de l'Ordre National du Merite, and a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur et des Arts et des Lettres, he is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of INPI (Institut National de la Propriete Industrielle), and Chairman of Thierry Morin Consulting. Mr. Morin joined the Valeo group in 1989, where he held various positions (business segment financial director, group financial director, and director for purchases and strategy) before becoming Executive Vice-President in 1997, Chief Executive Officer in 2000, Chairman of the Executive Board in 2001, then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from March 2003 to March 2009. Prior to that, he had been in charge of various functions at Burroughs, Schlumberger and Thomson Consumer Electronics.

Marc Pandraud

Mr. Marc Pandraud has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since June 15, 2009. A graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris, Mr. Pandraud has been Chairman of Deutsche Bank’s activities in France since June 2009. He began his career as an auditor with Peat Marwick Mitchell (1982- 1985). Subsequently, he was Vice President of Bear Stearns & Co Inc (1985-1989), Chief Executive of SG Warburg France SA (1989-1995), Chief Executive of Deutsche Morgan Grenfell (1995-1998), and then Chief Executive in charge of investment banking (1998). He later joined Merrill Lynch as Chief Executive of Merrill Lynch & Co Inc and Chief Executive of Merill Lynch France (1998) before becoming President of Merrill Lynch France (2005-March 2009). Mr. Pandraud is a Chevalier de l'ordre national du Merite.

Claire Pedini

Ms. Claire Pedini has an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Arkema SA since June 1, 2010 and is also a Member of the Company's Audit and Accounts Committee. She has been Senior Vice-President of Compagnie Saint-Gobain in charge of Human Resources since June 1, 2010. She is a graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales, and holds a Masters in Media Management from ESCP (Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris). After holding a number of finance and management control roles at Total, Ms. Pedini headed the Group’s financial communication from 1992 to 1994, after completing the Group’s IPO on the New York stock exchange in 1991. She was Head of Total’s Press department from 1995 to 1997. She then joined Alcatel in September 1998 as Director of Financial Communication and Investor Relations. In 2002, she became Director of Financial Communication and Corporate Relations. In February 2004 she was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Group. In 2006, she was appointed Director of Human Resources and a member of Alcatel-Lucent’s Executive Committee, Director of Human Resources and Communications in June 2006, then Head of Human Resources and Transformation in 2009.

Jean-Pierre Seeuws

Mr. Jean-Pierre Seeuws has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since May 10, 2006 and is also a Member of the Company's Audit and Accounts Committee as well as Chairman of its Strategy Committee. He holds a degree from Ecole Polytechnique. In 1967 he joined Rhone-Poulenc, where he was responsible for the production and chemical engineering sectors. In 1981, he became Chief Executive Officer of the Base Mineral Chemicals, Films and then Fine Minerals businesses. In 1989, he joined Orkem as divisional Chief Executive Officer and became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Total's Chemicals business (and a member of the Management Committee) in 1990. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Total's Chemicals business since 1995 and Chairman of Hutchinson since 1996. He was a member of Total S.A.'s Executive Committee between 1996 and 2000. Between 2000 and 2005, Mr. Seeuws was Total's general delegate for Chemicals in the United States and Chief Executive Officer of Atofina Chemicals Inc. and Total Petrochemicals Inc.

Philippe Vassor

Mr. Philippe Vassor has been an Independent Director of Arkema SA since May 10, 2006 and is also the Chairman of the Company’s Audit and Accounts Committee. He holds a degree from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris and is also a chartered accountant and auditor. He has been the President of Baignas SAS since June 2005. He spent the core of his professional career (1975 to 2005) at Deloitte & Touche where he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for France and a member of the worldwide Executive Group, responsible for human resources (from 2000 to 2004).
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