People: Gemalto NV (GTO.AS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alex Mandl

70 2007 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors

Olivier Piou

55 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Jacques Tierny

59 2007 Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Committee

Claude Dahan

66 Executive VP Operations, Member of the Management Committee

Jean-Pierre Charlet

60 Executive VP, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Member of the Management Committee

Paul Beverly

51 2006 Executive VP Marketing, President North America, Member of the Management Committee

Philippe Cabanettes

58 2006 Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Member of the Management Committee

Philippe Cambriel

55 Executive VP Secure Transactions Business Unit, Member of the Management Committee

Martin McCourt

51 Executive VP Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Member of the Management Committee

Christophe Pagezy

56 Executive VP Corporate Projects, Member of the Management Committee

Jacques Seneca

54 Executive VP Security Business Unit, Member of the Management Committee

Philippe Vallee

49 Executive VP Telecommunications Business Unit, Member of the Management Committee

Buford Alexander

64 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Philippe Alfroid

69 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kent Atkinson

69 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

Johannes Fritz

59 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Ormerod

65 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michel Soublin

69 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Yen Yen Tan

48 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Arthur van der Poel

66 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Drina Yue

56 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alex Mandl

Mr. Alex J. Mandl serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gemalto NV since December 2, 2007. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Governance Committee of the Company. He also formerly served as Executive Chairman at the Company (2006-2007) and Chairman and CEO of Gemplus from September 2002 to June 2006. From April 2001 through August 2002, he was a principal in ASM Investments focusing on technology investments. Previously, he served as Chairman and CEO of Teligent, a company he started in 1996, offering the business markets an alternative to the local Bell Companies for telecommunication and internet services. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Mandl was with AT&T where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for long distance, wireless, local communications and internet services. Prior to his President/COO position he was AT&T's Chief Financial Officer. Between 1987 and 1991, he was Chairman and CEO of Sea-Land Services, Inc., a provider of ocean transport services. In 1980, he joined Seaboard Coastline Industries, a diversified transportation company, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He began his career in 1969, when he joined Boise Cascade Corp., as Merger and Acquisition Analyst, and he held various financial positions during the next eleven years. Until September 2010, he was board Member and Chairman of the leadership and compensation committee of Hewitt Associates and board Member and Member of the audit committee and of the finance committee of Visteon Corporation. Mr. Mandl holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a B.A. in Economics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

Olivier Piou

Mr. Olivier Piou serves as Chief Executive Officer of Gemalto NV since 2006. He has also been Executive Director of the Company since February 17, 2004. He was previously CEO of Axalto, from 2004-2006, and conducted the merger with Gemplus which formed Gemalto. In May 2004, he introduced Axalto, at that time a division of Schlumberger Limited, to the stock market through an IPO. He joined Schlumberger in 1981 as a production engineer, and held numerous management positions across technology, marketing and operations within Schlumberger in France and in the United States. From 2003 to 2010, he was a Member of the Board of Directors of INRIA, the French national institute for research in computer science and control. From 2003 to 2010, he served as Member of the Board of Directors of Axalto, and from 2003 to 2006 he was President of Eurosmart, the international non-profit association based in Brussels, which represents the chip card industry. He is currently Member of the Board of Directors of Alcatel-Lucent. Mr. Piou is a knight of the Legion of Honor in France. He graduated in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, in 1980.

Jacques Tierny

Mr. Jacques Tierny serves as Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Committee of Gemalto NV since September 13, 2007. He joined the Company in September 2007. He began his career as a trader. He then spent 23 years in different finance positions at Michelin in France and abroad, where he became the Group Deputy CFO. In 2003, he joined the retail group Casino as Group CFO, later becoming Casino's Executive Deputy General Manager. Since January 2007, Mr. Tierny was heading the Valuation and Strategic Finance practice at KPMG Corporate Finance in Paris. He graduated in 1977 from the HEC School of Management in Paris and later from the International Management Program from the New York University and received a Masters degree from Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo.

Claude Dahan

Mr. Claude Dahan serves as Executive Vice President of Operations of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He began his career with the Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA) in 1977, and served as Vice-President of a research center until 1982. Between 1982 and 2001, he held various management positions in Schlumberger's many different businesses, including research and engineering, marketing and production in both France and the United States. From 2001 to 2002, he was Vice-President in charge of marketing and product development for Schlumberger. In January 2003, Mr. Dahan became Vice-President of Schlumberger's Smart Cards business. He graduated from Ecole des Mines, has a PhD in physics and fluid mechanic, and holds an advanced management degree from INSEAD.

Jean-Pierre Charlet

Mr. Jean-Pierre Charlet serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He was admitted to the Bar in Paris where he began his career in law firms in 1974. From 1981 to 1996, he held positions within the Legal Departments of Societe Metallurgique Le Nickel-SLN, Schlumberger group, Pinault Printemps Redoute group and Carnaud-Metalbox. He subsequently served as General Counsel of Synthelabo, Deputy General Counsel of Sanofi-Synthelabo and General Counsel of Rexel. He joined Gemalto in June 2005. Mr. Charlet holds a Masters degree in Law from Universite de Paris X and a Master of Comparative Law from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Paul Beverly

Mr. Paul Beverly serves as Executive Vice President Marketing and President of North America of Gemalto NV since 2006. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He began his career as a Marketing Manager within the Schlumberger group. Over the course of his 19 years within Schlumberger, he held various management positions in operations, marketing and sales in North America and in France. From 1999 to 2003, he was Vice President in Test & Transactions for Schlumberger in North America, while also serving as Chairman of the Smart Card Alliance. Mr. Beverly was President of the Americas from April 2003 until June 2006. He is active with several charitable organizations and is Board Member of the Austin Chamber of Commerce. He holds Business and Economics degrees from Auburn University and completed the Management Program at Harvard University.

Philippe Cabanettes

Mr. Philippe Cabanettes serves as Executive Vice President of Human Resources of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He worked with Schlumberger for 23 years and has held different positions of responsibility for human resources in the petroleum, industrial and services sectors in France, Italy and the United States. From 1997 to 2001, he was Director of Personnel of the Resources Management Services division of Schlumberger. In May 2001, he became Director of Personnel of Schlumberger's Volume Products business. In May 2004, he became Vice President Human Resources for Axalto. Mr. Cabanettes is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris (Sciences-Po) and holds a Master in Economics from Universite de Paris X.

Philippe Cambriel

Mr. Philippe Cambriel serves as Executive Vice President of Secure Transactions Business Unit of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He began his career at Aerospatiale in 1983. From 1989 to 1996, he held various sales and marketing positions at Compaq in France and in Germany. From 1996 to 1998, he was General Manager for IPC in France before managing the PC and Intel server unit of Bull. In 1998, he was appointed Chief Officer of sales and marketing at Bull CP8. From 2001 to 2003, Philippe Cambriel was Vice-President of Schlumberger's e-Transaction Cards business. In April 2003, he was appointed President of Schlumberger's Smart Cards business for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Cambriel is a graduate from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (Sup'Aero) and has an MBA from INSEAD.

Martin McCourt

Mr. Martin McCourt serves as Executive Vice President Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He previously served as President of Gemalto's South Asia operations. Prior to this position, he was also President of Gemplus Asia. In this capacity, he was responsible for the whole of Asia. He has 20 years of experience in the Telecom sector, working in Europe, the United States and China. He has held leadership roles in Research and Development, Sales and Marketing, Operations, Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions and was Vice President of Corning Cable System's worldwide Project Services business. Mr. McCourt has a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, a Ph.D in Integrated Optics from the Institut National Polytechnique in Grenoble and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin.

Christophe Pagezy

Mr. Christophe Pagezy serves as Executive Vice President of Corporate Projects of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. Having joined Schlumberger in 1983 as a project engineer, Mr. Christophe Pagezy held various operational, technical and business positions in France and Italy within that company until 2001. Between 2001 and 2002, he was Business Development Manager for Schlumberger's Volume Products and Global Market Segments business. In June 2002, he became Vice President of Schlumberger's Terminals division and in May 2004, Vice President of Business Development in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions and of the Point Of Sale Terminal division of Axalto. From 2006 until 2007 he served as VP Business Development at Gemalto. Mr. Pagezy is a graduate of Ecole Superieure d'Electricite (Supelec) and of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jacques Seneca

Mr. Jacques Seneca serves as Executive Vice President of the Security Business Unit of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. Previously, he was in charge of Gemalto’s European operations. Prior to these appointments, he served as Head of the ID and Security Business Unit, as well as Head of Business Development Unit. He joined Gemplus in 1989 as Project Manager. He has held several management positions such as Products Department Manager, General Manager for Sales and Manufacturing Operations in Germany, General Manager for the Telecom Business Division, Executive Vice President for Gemplus Marketing and Technology and General Manager of Gemplus' GemVentures Services Unit. He was also Member of the Gemplus Executive Committee. Prior to joining Gemplus, he worked with STMicroelectronics where he held various positions in the fields of manufacturing, marketing and business development. Mr. Seneca holds a Degree in Engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Arts et Metiers (ENSAM - Paris, France) and a Business Administration degree from IAE de Aix-en-Provence.

Philippe Vallee

Mr. Philippe Vallee serves as Executive Vice President of the Telecommunications Business Unit of Gemalto NV. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He was previously Chief Technology Officer of Gemplus, heading the Product and Marketing Center. Prior to this appointment, he had served as Vice-President Marketing and then President of the Telecom Business Unit of Gemplus. He was previously based in Singapore as Executive Vice-President of Gemplus Technologies Asia. He has more than 20 years of experience in the Telecom industry and held various positions within Gemplus in the fields of marketing, product management and sales. Prior to joining Gemplus, he began his career with Matra Communication (now Lagardere Group) in France as Product Manager on the first generation of GSM mobile phones. Mr. Vallee is a graduate from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Engineering degree) and from the ESSEC Business School.

Buford Alexander

Mr. Buford Alexander serves as Non-Executive Independent Director at Gemalto NV since May 20, 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions Committees, as well as Member of the Nomination and Governance committee. Until 2008, Mr. Alexander was Senior Director at McKinsey & Company, where he pursued a consulting career for more than 30 years. He was a leader of McKinsey’s European banking practice and later of McKinsey’s European high tech practice, and founded McKinsey's European Corporate Finance practice (restructuring, M&A, turnarounds and postmerger management). He has spent much of the last years designing and leading the transformation of European multinationals. He is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Amsterdam Institute of Finance, Member of non-profit boards including the Holland America Friendship Foundation (Chairman) and President emeritus of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, as well as Member of the Fulbright Commission in the Netherlands. Mr. Alexander holds a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Economics from Rice University in Houston, Texas, as well as a Master in Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School. In May 2001, Queen Beatrix granted him the Royal Distinction of Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau.

Philippe Alfroid

Mr. Philippe Alfroid serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV since May 19, 2010. He is Member of the Audit and Compensation Committees of the Company. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Faiveley Transport and Board Member of Essilor International and Eurogerm. Until mid 2009, Mr. Alfroid was Chief Operating Officer of Essilor International. He joined the company when it was created in 1972 and has held several operational and senior management positions, including that of group CFO. He was Chairman and CEO of Sperian. Mr. Alfroid is an engineering graduate from ENSEHRMA Grenoble and holds a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Kent Atkinson

Mr. Kent C. Atkinson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV since May 11, 2005. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions and Audit Committees. He originally joined the Bank of London and South America (later acquired by Lloyds Bank) and held a number of senior managerial positions in Latin America and the Middle East before returning to the United Kingdom. He was Regional Executive Director for Lloyds TSB's South East Region until he joined the main board as Group Finance Director, a position he held for eight years until his retirement as an executive. He remained on the Lloyds TSB board for a further year as Non-Executive Director. Mr. Atkinson is Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Coca-Cola HBC SA. He also serves as Senior Independent Director, Chairman of the audit committee and Member of the risk committee of United Kingdom Asset Resolution Limited (which includes Northern Rock (Asset Management) plc and Bradford & Bingley plc), and Non-executive Director and Member of the audit and risk committees of Bank of Ireland Group. Until April 2005 he was Senior Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees of Cookson Group plc, and until November 2007 he was Senior Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees of Telent plc (previously Marconi Corporation plc). He was also Chairman of Link Plus Corporation Inc until April 2008. He was Non-executive Director of Millicom International Cellular SA and a Member of its audit and compensation committees until May 2010.

Johannes Fritz

Mr. Johannes Fritz serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV as of June 2, 2006, as well as Chairman of the Company's Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. He was Director of Gemplus International until June 2, 2006. Mr. Fritz spent two years with Bertelsmann as Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and subsequently five years at KPMG covering financial institutions and industrial companies (CPA). In 1989 he joined the Quandt Family office. From 1990 to June 2000 he was responsible for all financial questions and running the day-to-day-business (Managing Director). Since June 2000, he has been Head of the Quandt Family office. He is Head of the family office and Managing Director of Seedamm Vermoegensverwaltungs GmbH, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Solarwatt GmbH and Board Member of Drees & Sommer AG. Mr. Fritz holds a MBA from the University of Mannheim and is graduate from New York University.

John Ormerod

Mr. John Ormerod serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV since June 2, 2006. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee. He was Director of Gemplus International SA until June 2, 2006. He is a United Kingdom Chartered Accountant and since 2004 has been Director of a number of private and public companies. He retired as a partner in the United Kingdom firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP in 2004 where he was Practice Senior Partner London and Member of the firm's Executive Board. After graduating in 1970, he joined the London office of Arthur Andersen, where he remained until he joined Deloitte in 2002. He was admitted to the partnership in Andersen in 1981. He served for two years on Andersen's Worldwide Chief Executive's Advisory Council, as well as leading the development of the firm's capability in European Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) as Member of the Global TMT Industry team executive. He was elected Andersen’s United Kingdom Managing Partner for 2001-2002. Mr. Ormerod is Chairman of Tribal Group PLC, a United Kingdom listed company, Non-Executive Director of Computacenter plc and Non-Executive Director of ITV plc. Mr. Ormerod holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Oxford.

Michel Soublin

Mr. Michel Soublin serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV since February 17, 2004. He is also Member of the Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee and the Nomination and Governance Committee of the Company. He was Financial Advisor at Schlumberger Limited. He joined Schlumberger in 1973 and has held several positions in the financial sector in Paris, New York and Moscow, most recently, Financial Director of Oilfield Services from 1996 to 1998, and Schlumberger Group Treasurer from 2001 to February 2005. From 1983 to 1990, he was Chief Executive Officer of Schlumberger's e-Transactions subsidiary (Smart cards, point of sale terminals, service station equipment and parking divisions). Mr. Soublin graduated from the Faculty of Law and Economics in Paris and of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris.

Yen Yen Tan

Ms. Yen Yen Tan serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV since May 24, 2012. She is Member of the Company’s Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. She is the Senior Vice President (Applications) at Oracle Corporation Asia Pacific. From 2005 to June 2010, she was the Vice President and Managing Director for Hewlett-Packard Singapore. Before this, she was Hewlett Packard ASEAN and India's General Manager for the Global Software division. Over the past 18 years at Hewlett Packard, she held various senior management positions, including sales, channels and marketing management across Asia-Pacific region. She is currently Chairman of Singapore Science Center, Independent Director of Singapore Press Holdings Board, Member of Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) board and Director of Cap Vista, DSTA's strategic investment arm. She served as Chairman of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation from 2009 to 2011 and was Deputy Chairperson on the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) Internet and Media Advisory Committee. Ms. Yen Yen Tan is Member on the Board of Advisors for Singapore Institute of Management’s International Academic Panel and National University of Singapore's School of Computing. She is a Computer Science graduate from National University of Singapore and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Helsinki School of Economics Executive Education.

Arthur van der Poel

Mr. Arthur P.M. van der Poel serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV since May 1, 2004. He is also Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee. He previously worked for the research and development group of Dutch PTT and then went on to work for the International Telecommunication Union in Indonesia. In 1984, he began working at Philips Semiconductors, where he held different marketing and management positions and became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in March 1996. In May 1998, he was appointed to be Member of the Management Board of Royal Philips Electronics. He remained Member of Philips’ Group Management Committee until he retired from Philips on April 1, 2004. Until March 2007 he was Chairman of the European Research and Development consortium, MEDEA plus. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of semiconductor equipment maker ASML, and Member of the Supervisory Board of BDR-Thermae Group BV and Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal HaskoningDHV BV. Mr. van Der Poel is a graduate from the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Drina Yue

Ms. Drina Yue serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto NV as of May 24, 2012. She is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She currently serves as Western Union's Senior Vice President & Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region. She began her career in June 1980 at AT&T in the United States as development engineer and system analyst. She was transferred to Bell Communications Research in 1984 as Member of Technical Staff, later promoted to group leader of Networks Systems. Ms. Yue was transferred to BellSouth Enterprises in late 1985, where she worked on BellSouth's ventures in countries in Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Western Union in March 2010, Ms. Yue headed up the Broadband Communications, Home & Network Mobility business of Motorola in Asia Pacific for six years. During her career, Ms. Yue has been involved with communications network design, broadband systems, fiber-to-the-home services, and the expansion of wireless/mobile technologies. With her 16 years career at the Bell System, she received five US patents in telecommunications services. She also served as the COO then CEO of iSteelAsia. Ms. Yue was appointed by Mr. Tong Chee Hwa, Former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region PRC as a board member of the Information Infrastructure Advisory Committee (IIAC) to advise the Hong Kong Government on the steps to take to facilitate the development of the information and telecommunication infrastructure in Hong Kong in August 2000. She was also appointed by Former Chief Executive Tong as a member of the Appeal Board, Food & Health Bureau. She recently was appointed by Chief Donald Tsang as Member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel of the HK legal Council. Ms. Yue earned her Bachelor's and Master's of science degrees from the University of Illinois, Urbana.
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