People: CGG SA (GEPH.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Brunck

65 2010 Chairman of the Board, Member of the Executive Board

Jean-Georges Malcor

58 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Stephane-Paul Frydman

2012 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Director of Finance, Member of the Executive Committee

Pascal Rouiller

2012 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President - Equipment Division, CEO of Sercel, Member of the Executive Committee

Raoul Jacquand

Executive Vice President - Geomarkets Sales & Marketing

David Dragone

2013 Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Thierry Brizard

2010 Executive Vice President Technology, Member of the Executive Committee

Stephan Midenet

Executive Vice President, Land Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Colin Murdoch

Executive Vice President Subsurface Imaging, Member of the Executive Committee

Benoit Ribadeau-Dumas

2010 Executive Vice President, Marine Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Kamil Beffa

Executive Vice President - Global Operational Excellence

Lionel Lhommet

2011 Executive Vice President - Strategy, Integration and Partnerships

Eva Rudin

2013 Executive Vice President - Marine

Luc Schlumberger

58 Executive Vice President - Multi-Client & New Ventures

Jonathan Miller

50 2011 Senior Vice President - Risk Management, HSE & SD

Beatrice Place-Faget

2012 Senior Vice President, General Secretary & Group General Counsel

Christophe Barnini

2013 Senior Vice President - Communications

Leon Chabannes

Senior Vice President - Internal Audit

Greg Paleolog

Senior Vice President - Airborne

Sophie Zurquiyah-Rousset

45 2013 Senior Vice President, Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR) Division

Luke Durcan

Vice President - Data Management Services

Arnaud Surpas

Executive Vice President - Global Operations of Sercel Group

Arnaud Van Goethem

Senior Vice President - Global Manufacturing of Sercel Group

Mark Weber

56 Senior Vice President - GeoConsulting

Olivier Appert

65 2003 Director

Robert Semmens

56 1999 Director

Daniel Valot

70 2012 Director, representative of Fonds Strategique d’Investissement

Loren Carroll

71 2007 Independent Director

Remi Dorval

63 2005 Independent Director

Agnes Lemarchand

59 2012 Independent Director

Gilberte Lombard

70 2011 Independent Director

Hilde Myrberg

57 2011 Independent Director

Kathleen Sendall

61 2010 Independent Director

Terrence Young

68 2007 Independent Director

Catherine Leveau

2013 Senior Vice President of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Brunck

Mr. Robert Brunck serves as Chairman of the Board and Member of the Strategic and Technologu Committees at CGG SA. Mr. Brunck was Vice Chairman and Managing Director from September 1998 to May 1999 and was Managing Director from February 1995 to September 1998. He joined the Company in 1985 and was Vice President of Administration and Development from 1991 to 1995 and Director of Finance and Legal Affairs from 1989 to 1991. Prior to joining CGG Veritas, he was Director of Production and Transport at EDF from 1979 to 1985 and he also worked as a senior civil servant. Mr. Brunck currently serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sercel Holding S.A., Chairman of the Board of Directors of CGG Americas, Director of Thales, Director of the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Geologie, Director of the Bureau of Geological and Mining Research, Director of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, and Director of the Groupement des Entreprises Parapetrolieres et Paragazieres. Mr. Brunck graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in October 1969 and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris in 1974.

Jean-Georges Malcor

Mr. Jean-Georges Malcor has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG SA since June 30, 2010. He began his career at the Thales group in the Underwater Activities division (1983-1987). He then moved to the Sydney-based Thomson Sintra Pacific Australia, becoming Managing Director of the company (1990). Back in France, he became Director of Marketing and Communications (1991), then Director, Foreign Operations of Thomson Sintra Activites Sous-Marines (1993). In 1996, he was appointed Managing Director of Thomson Marconi Sonar Australia and then the first Managing Director of the joint venture Australian Defense Industry (1999). In 2002, he became Senior Vice President, International Operations of Thales International. From 2004 to 2009, he was Senior Vice President, in charge of the Naval Division. Since January 2009, he was Senior Vice President, in charge of the Aerospace Division. In June 2009, he moved to the position of Senior Vice President, Continental Europe, Turkey, Russia, Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin America. Mr. Malcor is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris. He also holds a Master of Sciences Degree from Stanford University, and a Doctorate Degree from Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Stephane-Paul Frydman

Mr. Stephane-Paul Frydman has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Director of Finance and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG SA since March 1, 2012. Mr. Frydman had previously been Group Controller and Treasurer for CGG Veritas since September 2005 and had been Deputy Financial Director of the CGG Group since January 2004. Before that time, he had been CGG's Vice President in charge of corporate financial affairs reporting to the Director of Finance since December 2002. Prior to joining CGG Veritas, Mr. Frydman was working for the French Ministry of Industry and for the French Ministry of Finances from 1992 to 1997, then as Industrial Advisor to the French Minister of the Economy & Finances from 1997 to 2000. In 2000, he joined Butler Capital Partners as an Investor Officer.

Pascal Rouiller

Mr. Pascal Rouiller is Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President - Equipment Division, CEO of Sercel, and Member of the Executive Committee at CGG SA since March 1, 2012. Mr. Rouiller has served as Chief Operating Officer of the Sercel Group since December 1999. Mr. Rouiller was Vice President of CGG's Product segment from October 1995 to December 1999 and Vice President for CGG's Asia-Pacific region from May 1992 to September 1995. He joined CGG Veritas in 1979 as Field Engineer.

Raoul Jacquand

Mr. Raoul Jacquand serves as Executive Vice President - Geomarkets Sales & Marketing at CGG SA. He joined the Company in 2008 in a corporate management support role at its Paris headquarters, before being appointed as head of regional marketing & sales for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In 2010, he was assigned responsibility for the Southern Africa Geomarket, where he had a business development mandate to work closely with clients throughout sub-Saharan Africa to tailor the Company's solutions to their exploration and production needs. Before joining the seismic industry, he worked for 15 years in the Telecoms sector, holding various wireless network engineering and product marketing positions, including several overseas assignments. He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique in France and holds a Master of Science Degree in Signal Processing and Digital Communications from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications de Paris.

David Dragone

Mr. David Dragone serves as Executive Vice President of Human Resources of CGG SA since April 2013. He began his career working for Schlumberger where he held various HR positions over a period of seven years, ranging from his first assignment as Compensation and Benefits Analyst to his last assignment with Schlumberger as HR Director for the EMEA region and for the all the Product Centers of WesternGeco. He then worked for Areva for six years, where he held the position of VP, HR, first for its Mining Division and then for its Front End Division. He graduated with a Masters Degree in Economics from Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University and a Masters Degree in Human Resources from Paris II Pantheon-Assas University.

Thierry Brizard

Mr. Thierry Brizard has been Executive Vice President, Technology and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG SA since October 2010. He joined the Underwater Activities Division of Thales in 1980 as a hardware/software engineer in charge of the 2040 sonar display for the Royal Navy. At the end of 1987, he moved to Sydney to found Thomson Sintra Pacific. Returning to France in 1991, Mr. Brizard took the lead of the Digital Electronic Department of Thomson Marconi Sonar. In 1995, he was promoted Director of the Signal Processing Common Efficiency Team (CET) across the whole of Thales. In April 1997, he moved to the Land & Joint Division and was seconded as Technical Director to the Midsco international Joint Venture in the United States to complete the development of the Link16 Low Volume Terminal MIDS. In 2000, he founded XIOS, to exploit and develop a low-cost navigation system for divers. In 2001 Mr. Brizard returned to the Business Group Air Defense (BGAD) of Thales as Vice President, Research & Development in April 2002. In 2004, his area of responsibility extended to the perimeter of the Air Systems Division. In November 2005 he was appointed Senior Technical Director of the Thales Raytheon Systems’ Air Command and Control Systems Program (ACCS LOC1). During his last years of service for Thales, he was appointed Vice President, Research and Technology for the Thales Naval and Land Divisions. He graduated as an Engineer from the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Arts et Metiers (ENSAM) and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications de Paris (ENST) in France.

Stephan Midenet

Mr. Stephan Midenet is Executive Vice President, Land Division and Member of the Executive Committee at CGG SA. Mr. Midenet began his career at CGG Veritas as a field engineer in the Land Acquisition division (1998-2002) with various assignments worldwide. In 2003, he assumed the role of Operations Supervisor for land seismic operations in Indonesia before becoming Managing Director of the subsidiary in charge of these activities. In 2005, he was named Vice President, Sales & Marketing for the Eastern Hemisphere Land Division. This was followed in 2008 by a nomination to Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing for the Asia Pacific Region. He is currently Director of Ardiseis FZCO and Managing Director of CGGVeritas Services Holding (Latin America) BV. In 2009, Mr. Midenet became Senior Vice President of the Land Acquisition division for EAME and APAC regions.

Colin Murdoch

Mr. Colin Murdoch is Executive Vice President of Subsurface Imaging and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG SA. He began his career in the industry as a data processing geophysicist with Seiscom Delta in Dublin, also spending some time as an Assistant Party Chief on a field crew in Indonesia. He then joined McKinley Smith, a geological/geophysical consultant based in Ireland, where he was engaged in the interpretation of seismic data and prospect generation. In 1983, he joined Digicon Geophysical Corp. as a data processing manager in Caracas, and after two years he moved to Houston to run a dedicated processing center for UNOCAL. In 1985, he joined Entropic Geopyhsical, based in California, as Land Processing manager. In 1987, he returned to Digicon Geophysical where he held a number of positions in Data Processing including Manager for North and South America. In 1994, he became Vice President of Data Processing & Technology.

Benoit Ribadeau-Dumas

Mr. Benoit Ribadeau-Dumas has been Executive Vice President, Marine Division and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG SA since September 2010. Mr. Ribadeau-Dumas is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and l’ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration) in France. He began his career as a civil servant in the French Public Administration. He has held a variety of different roles, including two years (2002-2004) as a member of the French Prime Minister’s private staff, in charge of administrative reforms and decentralization. In 2004, Mr. Ribadeau-Dumas joined the aerospace and defense group Thales as Corporate Development Director in charge of group strategy, mergers and acquisitions and relationships with shareholders. He then was appointed as the head of two operational business lines, first as Managing Director of the Air Traffic Management Systems in 2007 and, since 2009, as CEO of Thales Underwater Systems.

Kamil Beffa

Lionel Lhommet

Mr. Lionel Lhommet is Executive Vice President - Strategy, Integration and Partnerships at CGG SA. In addition to a Master of Sciences Degree in Electronics and Physics from Ecole Superieure d’Electricite, he studied Law and Finance at La Sorbonne University in Paris. Mr. Lhommet began his career in 1985 at CGG as Party Chief in land acquisition. In 1988, he became Key Account Manager within 3Com, a Californian start-up specialized in computer networking. In 1996, he joined Petrosystems as Vice President, Sales & Operations, a CGG subsidiary dedicated to G&G interpretation software development. In 1998, he was appointed Director on the board of Flagship L.L.C, a Houston-based reservoir characterization software provider. In 2001, he founded his own company, PROGNOST Systems, where he developed artificial intelligence systems for downstream industries. In 2003, Mr. Lhommet re-joined CGG as Vice President, Business Development and R&D for Land and Shallow Water seismic acquisition. Following the merger with Veritas, he became Executive Vice President in charge of the Land Acquisition Product line and then in 2009 became responsible for the management of all CGGVeritas services for EAME and APAC regions.

Eva Rudin

Ms. Eva Rudin serves as Executive Vice President of Marine at CGG SA. Her responsibility function covers Business IT, Global Sourcing & Supply Chain, Facilities & Properties, Quality & Performance, Trade Compliance and Practice. She started her career as a Process Engineer in the automotive industry and occupied different responsibilities in Maintenance, Process Engineering, Supply Chain and Sourcing. After 16 years working for Volvo, Renault and Nissan, she joined the Company in 2009 as Senior Vice President Global Sourcing. With the new organization in 2010, the Supply Chain was added to her scope. She is a graduate of Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. She holds a Master of Sciences in Industrial Engineering.

Luc Schlumberger

Jonathan Miller

Mr. Jonathan Miller serves as Senior Vice President - Risk Management, HSE & SD at CGG SA. Mr. Miller was Head of Corporate Quality from September 1999 to December 2000 and was CGG’s representative in Syria from early 1997 to September 1999.

Beatrice Place-Faget

Ms. Beatrice Place-Faget serves as Senior Vice President, General Secretary & Group General Counsel of CGG SA. Before joining CGG, she worked as a lawyer for France Cables et Radio (France Telecom Group) from 1995 to 2000 where she specialized in contracts, M&A and corporate law. She then joined Eridania Beghin Say in 2000 as senior lawyer specialized in corporate law and M&A and was also General Counsel for Cerestar (starch industry), one of the companies resulting from the demerger of Eridania Beghin Say. She holds a Doctorate in English and U.S. Business Law from Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne University and a Masters in Common Law Studies from Georgetown University Law Center (USA – Washington DC).

Christophe Barnini

Leon Chabannes

Greg Paleolog

Sophie Zurquiyah-Rousset

Ms. Sophie Zurquiyah-Rousset is Senior Vice President, Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR) Division of CGG SA. She began her career by joining Schlumberger in 1991 as a geophysics engineer and held a variety of positions in Engineering and Manufacturing in France and in the United States before becoming General Manager for the South Latin America region, based in Rio de Janeiro. She is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds a Master of Science in Numerical Analysis from the Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris 6), as well as a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado.

Luke Durcan

Arnaud Surpas

Arnaud Van Goethem

Mark Weber

Olivier Appert

Mr. Olivier Appert has been Director of CGG SA since May 15, 2003. He is also Member of the Company's Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Strategy Committee. He has been Chairman of the French Petroleum Institute (Institut Francais du Petrole, or IFP) since April 2003. He is a Member of the Ethics and Governance Committee of Technip, Director of Storengy and Director of the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris. Mr. Appert was President for Long-Term Cooperation and Energy Policy Analysis within the International Energy Agency (AIE) since October 1999. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris, started his career at the Mines de Lyon and has held numerous positions within the Ministry of Industry. He was then appointed Deputy Chief of Staff of the Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade from 1984 to 1986 and in 1987 he joined Telecommunications Radioelectriques et Telephoniques (TRT). In 1989, he moved back to the Ministry of Industry and in 1994 joined IFP to be in charge of research and development. From 1998, he was Managing Director of Isis. He currently is Director of Technip and of the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris.

Robert Semmens

Mr. Robert F. Semmens has been Director of CGG SA since December 13, 1999. Mr. Semmens is Chairman of the Company's Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Strategy Committee. He is Appointed Professor of Finance at Leonard N. Stern School of Business of the New York University. In 1993, he was a co-founder of The Beacon Group, a New York City-based investment company. Prior to this, he was Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Semmens currently serves as Member of the Supervisory Board of Sercel Holding, Member of the Advisory Board of Mao Networks and Director of Micropharma Ltd. He holds a Masters Degree in Management and a Juris Doctor Degree from North West London University.

Daniel Valot

Mr. Daniel Valot has been Director, representative of Fonds Strategique d’Investissement at CGG SA since November 15, 2012. Mr. Valot is member of the Company's Audit, Strategic and HSE and Sustainable Development Committee. He graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale d’Administration, and started his career in 1970 working for the French National Audit Office. He joined Compagnie Francaise des Petroles, which became Total, in 1981 and worked successively as Appointed Director of Finance, General Secretary of Total Chemistry, Chairman of Total Petroleum North America and Managing Director of Total Exploratation/Production from 1995. He was Chairman and Managing Director of Technip from September 1999 until April 2007. Mr. Valot currently serves as Director of SCOR and Petrocanada.

Loren Carroll

Mr. Loren K. Carroll has been Independent Director of CGG SA since January 12, 2007. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He has completed Finance and Accounting studies at the University of Pennsylvania and is also a graduate of California State University. He joined Smith International in December 1984 as Vice Chairman and Director of Finance. In January 1988, he was nominated to the position of Executive Vice Chairman and Director of Finance, a position which he held until March 1989. In 1992, he returned to Smith International as Executive Vice Chairman and Director of Finance, until he retired in April 2006. He also served as Chairman and Managing Director (CEO) of M-I Swaco LLC and as Executive Vice Chairman of Smith International Inc. He currently works as a Finance and Strategy Consultant and is also Director of Smith International Inc., Fleetwood Enterprise Inc., Forest Oil Corporation and KBR Inc.

Remi Dorval

Mr. Remi Dorval has been Independent Director of CGG SA since March 8, 2005. He is also Member of the Audit, Nominations, Remuneration and Technology Committees of the Company. Mr. Dorval graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He was Head of the hydrocarbon division at the Ministry of Industry from 1979 to 1984, and Director of Treasury, Services and Monetary and Financial Affairs at the Ministry of Economy and Finance from 1984 to 1986. Between 1986 and 1990, he held successively the positions of Director of New York branch, Managing Director of Gabon-based subsidiary, and Central Director in charge of treasury, real estate portfolio and financial markets at the International Banque for Western Africa. From 1990 to 1997, he was at Soletanche as Member of the Board and Managing Director in charge of oil activities and then as Vice Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Forasol-Foramer. Mr. Dorval has been Vice Chairman and Appointed Managing Director of Soletanche-Bachy since June 1997. He holds several other mandates, including Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Soletanche Bachy Entreprise, Chairman of Forsol and Director of Soletanche S.A., Solmarine, SHPIC, Sol-Expert International, Sepicos Perfosol, Soletanche Bachy GmbH, Bachy Soletanche Holdings and Nicholson. He is also Director, Chairman and Managing Director of SolData and Permanent Representative of Soletanche Bachy France in the economic group SB Mat.

Agnes Lemarchand

Ms. Agnes Lemarchand serves as Independent Director of CGG SA since September 21, 2012. She is also Member of the Audit, Nominating, Remuneration and HSE and Sustainable Development Committees of the Company. She is a graduate of Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chemie de Paris (Engineering), MIT and INSEAD. She started her career as Engineer of Development then responsible for Production as Rhone-Poulenc health sector. I n 1986, she was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Biological Sector at Rhone-Poulenc Group.

Gilberte Lombard

Ms. Gilberte Lombard serves as Independent Director of CGG SA since May 4, 2011. She is also Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She holds a Master of Science in Economics from INSEAD. She started her career as Financial Analyst.

Hilde Myrberg

Ms. Hilde Myrberg serves as Independent Director of CGG SA since May 4, 2011. She is graduated from University of Oslo in Law with a Masters Degree (1983), as well as she holds a Masters of Business Administration from INSEAD (1984). She is also studying French Civilization at Universite de la Sorbonne, Paris. She served as Senior Vice President at Orkla ASA. She is Member of the Company's Strategic and Remuneration & Nomination Committees.

Kathleen Sendall

Ms. Kathleen E. Sendall has been Independent Director of CGG SA since May 5, 2010. She is member of the Company's Technology Committee and Chairman of the Hygiene, Safety, Environment & Sustainable Development Committee. Ms. Sendall started her career at Petro-Canada in 1978 as an engineer in various responsibilities. At Nova before the merger with petro-Canada she worked as an engineer in charge of the design and construction of a compression plant in 1982. From 1996 until 2002 she served as Vice president Engineering & Development and Vice President Western Canada Development and Operations. From 2002 to 2009 she served as Vice President at North American Natural Gas at Petro-Canada. She currently serves as Vice Chairman of the University of Calgary and member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists, among others. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University (Ontario) and Western Ontario Business School (University of Western Ontario).

Terrence Young

Mr. Terrence K. Young has been Independent Director of CGG SA since January 12, 2007. Mr. Young is member of the Company's Technology Committee and the Hygiene, Safety, Environment & Sustainable Development Committee. He is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines and started his career working as a pilot and flight instructor for the US Navy from 1969 to 1974. Subsequently, from 1979 and 1982, he was Assistant Professor of Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines. From 1982 to 1983, he was in charge of geophysical research at Compagnie Generale de Geophysique in Denver. From 1983 to 2000, he held various positions at Mobil Research and Development Corporation, the last one being Professor at the Institute for Statistics and its Applications of the Carnegie Mellon University. Since 2000, Mr. Young has been Dean of the Geophysical Department of the Colorado School of Mines.

Catherine Leveau

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