People: Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFRUY.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Johann Rupert

65 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Bernard Fornas

2013 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Lepeu

62 2013 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director

Yves Istel

79 1990 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Josua Malherbe

60 2013 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Gary Saage

2010 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Nicolas Bos

43 2014 Chief Executive Officer of Van Cleef & Arpels

Stanislas de Quercize

2013 Chief Executive Officer - Cartier

Georges Kern

2012 Chief Executive Officer - IWC Schaffhausen

Jerome Lambert

2013 Chief Executive Officer - Montblanc

Philippe Leopold-Metzger

2012 Chief Executive Officer - Piaget

Daniel Riedo

55 2014 Chief Executive Officer of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Hans-Peter Bichelmeier

2012 Group Operations Director

Thomas Lindemann

2005 Director - Group Human Resources

Pilar Boxford

2004 Group Art Director

Lord Douro

69 2000 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Jean-Blaise Eckert

2013 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Ruggero Magnoni

63 2006 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Simon Murray

75 2003 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Alain-Dominique Perrin

72 2003 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Guillaume Pictet

Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Norbert Platt

67 2010 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Alan Quasha

65 2000 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Maria Ramos

56 2011 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Jan Rupert

60 2012 Non-Executive Director

Juergen Schrempp

71 2003 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Martha Wikstrom

58 2013 Non-Executive Director

Robin Renwick

77 1995 Lead Independent Director

Sophie Cagnard

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Johann Rupert

Mr. Johann P. Rupert has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since April 1, 2013. He studied Economics and Company Law at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and has experience in international business, banking and finance. After working for the Chase Manhattan Bank and Lazard Freres in New York he founded Rand Merchant Bank in 1979. In 1985 Mr. Rupert joined the Rembrandt Group. Three years later he founded Richemont and became Group Chief Executive. Appointed as Executive Chairman in September 2002, he served as Group Chief Executive Officer during the period from October 2003 to September 2004. The University of Stellenbosch awarded him an honorary doctorate in Economics in 2004.

Bernard Fornas

Mr. Bernard Fornas has been appointed as Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA effective September 13, 2013. Before that he was Co-Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the company from January 1, 2013. Prior to joining Cartier, he worked with a number of companies in the consumer products sector, including Procter & Gamble from 1973 to 1976 and the International Gold Corporation, where he was Jewelry Division Manager until 1983. Mr. Fornas then moved to Guerlain, in the field of perfumes & cosmetics, where he was International Marketing Director and Advisor to the President from 1984 to 1993. Mr. Fornas joined Cartier as International Marketing Director in 1994. He subsequently became Chief Executive of Baume & Mercier in 2001 and was appointed Chief Executive of Cartier in 2002. Mr. Fornas graduated from Lyon Business School and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Richard Lepeu

Mr. Richard Lepeu serves as Board Member and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA. Prior to that, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer from March 31, 2010 until January 1, 2013. He is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Universite de Sciences Economiques de Paris X. He worked in international corporate finance before joining Cartier in 1979 as assistant to the President. Within Cartier, he was appointed Company Secretary in 1981 and became Director of Finance and Administration in 1985 before being appointed Chief Executive in 1995. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Richemont from April 2001 until his appointment as Group Finance Director in May 2004.

Yves Istel

Mr. Yves-Andre Istel has served as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since 1990. He was Managing Director of Lehman Brothers from 1977 to 1983, Co-Chairman of First Boston International from 1984 to 1988, Chairman of Wasserstein Perella & Co International from 1988 to 1992 and Vice Chairman of Rothschild Inc from 1993 to 2002. He is currently Senior Advisor to Rothschild Inc. He acted as Chairman of the Board of Overseers of Reinet Investments SCA until September 2009. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Princeton University.

Josua Malherbe

Mr. Josua Malherbe has been Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since 2013. Previously, he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at the company.

Gary Saage

Mr. Gary Saage has served as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since September 8, 2010. He is Member of the Company's Management Committee.

Nicolas Bos

Stanislas de Quercize

Mr. Stanislas de Quercize has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Cartier at Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA with effect from January 1, 2013. Mr. de Quercize also is Chief Executive Officer of Van Cleef & Arpels.

Georges Kern

Jerome Lambert

Philippe Leopold-Metzger

Daniel Riedo

Hans-Peter Bichelmeier

Thomas Lindemann

Mr. Thomas Lindemann has been Director of Group Human Resources of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since April 2005. Mr. Lindemann is a graduate in Economics from Mannheim University. From 1989, he held a variety of human resources and commercial roles in the consumer products company, Wella Group, before joining Montblanc in 1998 as Human Resources Director. Mr. Lindemann assumed the role of Director of Human Resources for Richemont Northern Europe in 2002 and was appointed Group Human Resources Director in April 2005.

Pilar Boxford

Ms. Pilar Boxford has been Group Art Director of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since February 2004. She was appointed to the Group’s Management Committee in 2004. Ms. Boxford graduated in Economics and Finance from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. She joined Cartier Paris in 1979 as Product Manager – Perfumes and subsequently became responsible for Cartier’s worldwide public relations strategy. In 1984, she transferred to Cartier London as Communications Director and became a member of the management board of Cartier UK Limited. Ms. Boxford was appointed Group Public Relations Director in February 2004. Her primary role is to support the Maisons in the development of effective PR strategies with a view to strengthening their presence on the world stage. She is Member of the Company's Management Committee.

Lord Douro

Mr. Lord Douro has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since 2000. Mr. Douro holds a Master of Arts degree from Oxford University. He has broad experience in banking and finance, serving as Chairman of Sun Life and Provincial Holdings from 1995 to 2000 and of the Framlington Group from 1994 to 2005. Mr. Douro was a member of the European Parliament from 1979 to 1989. From 1990 to 1993 he was Chairman of Dunhill Holdings and from 1993 to 1998 Deputy Chairman of Vendome Luxury Group, both former subsidiaries of the Group.

Jean-Blaise Eckert

Mr. Jean-Blaise Eckert has been appointed Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA effective September 13, 2013.

Ruggero Magnoni

Mr. Ruggero Magnoni has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since September 2006. Mr. Magnoni graduated from Bocconi University, Italy and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. Mr. Magnoni joined Lehman Brothers in 1977 and held a number of senior roles across that firm’s international activities. From 1987 to 1994, he was responsible for Lehman Brothers’ activities in Italy. In 2000, Mr. Magnoni became Head of the European Private Equity division and Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Inc. and in 2002, Chairman of Lehman Brothers International Italy.

Simon Murray

Mr. Simon Murray, CBE, has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since 2003. He was educated at Bedford School in England and attended SEP Stanford Business School in the United States. Mr. Murray began his business career at Jardine Matheson, with ultimate responsibility for the company’s engineering and trading operations, as well as holding directorships in various affiliated companies. In 1980, he formed his own project advisory company involved primarily in financing capital-intensive engineering projects in the Asia-Pacific region. In 1984 he became the Group Managing Director of the Hong Kong-based conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, leading that company’s entry into the mobile telecommunication business and developing its energy business. Mr. Murray joined Deutsche Bank Group as Executive Chairman Asia-Pacific in 1993, supervising the Group’s operations in the region. In 1998 he founded Simon Murray & Associates and its subsidiary GEMS (General Enterprise Management Services Ltd), a private equity investment management company.

Alain-Dominique Perrin

Mr. Alain-Dominique Perrin has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since 2003. He is a graduate of the Ecole des Cadres et des Affaires Economiques, Paris (E.D.C.). He joined Cartier in 1969, assuming a series of roles and serving as President of Cartier International SA between 1981 and 1998. Mr. Perrin was Chief Executive of Richemont SA, Luxembourg from 2001 to 2003, overseeing the Group’s luxury goods businesses from 1999 to 2003. He was responsible for the creation of the Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain in Paris and the launch of the annual Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie.

Guillaume Pictet

Mr. Guillaume Pictet has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA.

Norbert Platt

Mr. Norbert Adolf Platt has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since March 31, 2010. Prior to this position he served as Group Chief Executive Officer and Director at the Company. He graduated with a BSc in precision mechanical engineering from the University of Frankfurt/Main and has studied business and management topics at Harvard Business School and at INSEAD. He worked for a number of years in the field of precision instruments, working with Rollei in Germany and internationally, becoming CEO of Rollei Singapore and Managing Director of Rollei Fototechnic in Germany. He joined Montblanc in 1987 and was President and CEO of Montblanc International. Mr. Platt was elected to the former Board of Richemont SA, Luxembourg in 2000 and appointed Group Chief Executive Officer with effect from October 2004.

Alan Quasha

Mr. Alan G. Quasha has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since 2000. He is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School and New York University Law School. Mr. Quasha holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Business Administration as well as a Doctorate in Science degree from Harvard University. After practising law, he moved into commerce and since 1987 has been President of Quadrant Management Inc. Mr. Quasha served as a director of Richemont SA, Luxembourg from 1988 up until his appointment to the Board of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA and was Chief Executive Officer of North American Resources Limited between 1988 and 1998. He is a former Governor of the American Stock Exchange, a former Chairman of the Visiting Committee of Harvard University’s Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs and is Chairman of the American Brain Trauma Foundation.

Maria Ramos

Ms. Maria Ramos has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since 2011.

Jan Rupert

Mr. Jan Rupert has been Non-Executive Director at Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA from September 2006. He also was Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. Until 2012, he was Manufacturing Director with overall responsibility for the Group’s manufacturing strategy. Mr. Rupert is a graduate in mechanical engineering from Stellenbosch University, South Africa and has experience in production management in the tobacco and watch making industries. Prior to joining Richemont, he was Manufacturing Director of Rothmans International.

Juergen Schrempp

Prof. Juergen Erich Schrempp has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since 2003. In 2006 he became a partner of Compagnie Financiere Rupert. Prof. Schrempp holds a Professorship of the Federal State of Baden- Wuerttemberg in Germany, an honorary Doctorate of the University of Graz, Austria, and an honorary Doctorate in Commerce of the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Prof. Schrempp holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fachhochschule Offenburg. He is former Chairman of the Board of Management of DaimlerChrysler. Prof. Schrempp served as President of Mercedes-Benz of South Africa, President of EUCLID, USA, as well as Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler-Benz Aerospace. Mr. Schrempp was a contributor in the creation of EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company).

Martha Wikstrom

Ms. Martha Wikstrom has been Non-Executive Director of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since May 21, 2013. She was Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Richemont Fashion & Accessories at Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA from June 1, 2009 till May 21, 2013. Before that, she served as Non-Executive Director of the Company from September 2005. Ms. Wikstrom is a graduate of the University of Utah and has experience in retailing and the luxury goods industry. From 1981 to 1999, Ms Wikstrom worked with Nordstrom’s, one of America’s specialty retailers, rising from sales person to President of Nordstrom’s Full Line Store Group. Ms. Wikstrom was formerly Managing Director of Harrods Limited and a Director of Harrods Holdings Limited and Harrods Estates. She also held positions as interim CEO and Board Director of Kurt Geiger Limited. She serves as Member of the Company's Management Committee.

Robin Renwick

Lord Robin W. Renwick of Clifton has been Lead Independent Director at Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since 1995. Lord Renwick is a graduate of Cambridge University and served in the British diplomatic service, rising to become Ambassador to South Africa from 1987 to 1991 and Ambassador to the United States from 1991 to 1995.

Sophie Cagnard

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