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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yannick Bollore

36 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Alfonso Rodes Vila

54 2012 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee, Director, CEO - Havas Media

Francois Laroze

2013 Member of the Management Committee, Financial Director

Andrew Benett

44 2014 CEO of Havas Worldwide, Member of the Management Committee

Jean de Yturbe

69 2014 Chief Development Officer, Representative of Longchamp Participations on the Board

Michel Dobkine

2007 Member of the Management Committee, Secretary

Remi Babinet

Member of the Management Committee, Chairman and Global Creative Director, BETC - Global Creative Officer of Havas Worldwide

Dominique Delport

48 Member of the Management Committee - Global Managing Director Havas Media Group Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Havas Media France

Mercedes Erra

62 2015 Member of the Management Committee - Founder of BETC and Executive President of Havas Worldwide

Stephane Fouks

Member of the Management Committee, Vice President- Havas Group, Executive Co-Chairman-Havas Worldwide, Chief Executive Officer-Havas Worldwide France

Michel Sibony

Member of the Management Committee - Global Head of Middle Office, Havas Media Group

Aurelie Jolion

2015 Director of Investor Relations

Gilles Alix

58 2014 Representative of Financiere de Sainte-Marine on the Board

Cedric de Bailliencourt

47 2005 Representative of Bollore SA on the Board

Myriam Guillotin

53 2014 Director - Employee Representative

Catherine Habib-Deloncle

37 2014 Director - Employee Representative

Herve Philippe

58 2014 Representative of Financiere de Longchamp on the Board

Jacques Seguela

82 2012 Director

Delphine Arnault

41 2013 Independent Director

Yves Cannac

81 2008 Independent Director

Stephane Israel

45 2014 Independent Director

Christine Ockrent

72 2014 Independent Director

Patrick Soulard

65 1999 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Yannick Bollore

Mr. Yannick Bollore is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of HAVAS S.A. since August 30, 2013. He is a graduate of Universite Paris IX. He has been a Director since May 11, 2010, Vice President since March 2011 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer since August 31, 2012. After having created the movie production company WY Productions in 2002 (Hell, 24 Mesures, Des vents contraires), Mr. Bollore joined the Bollore Group in 2006 as CEO of the French DTT television Direct 8. Since September 2009, he has been CEO of Bollore Media, which includes the TV channels Direct 8 and Direct Star, the free daily newspaper Direct Matin, the Bollore Intermedia platform and the polling institute, CSA. He also contributed to the launch of Direct Cinema, a cinema co-production subsidiary of Bollore Media (2010). Since 2009, he has been Board member of the Bollore Group. He was appointed Chevalier into the Order of Arts and Letters in 2012.

Alfonso Rodes Vila

Mr. Alfonso Rodes Vila serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee, Director, CEO - Havas Media of HAVAS S.A. since June 19, 2012. Prior to his move into Havas, he accrued over 15 years' experience in the banking sector. In 1981 he spent 8 years as The Deputy Director at Banco de Progreso, moving in 1989 to become Vice President of Banco Urquijo until his departure in 1996. His progress within the Havas Media team started over 15 years ago in 1996 with his appointment as Chief Corporate Development Officer of MPG, the founding media brand within Havas Media. At that stage MPG was operational in Spain, Portugal and Mexico. In 2001, with the group operating in over 13 markets, he also became Chief Executive Officer of MPG for Spain and Southern Europe, as well as Chairman of Havas Sports and Entertainment, the group’s sports, sponsorship and entertainment network. He became CEO of Havas Media, the global media network of Havas, in 2006.

Francois Laroze

Mr. Francois Laroze is Member of the Management Committee, Financial Director of HAVAS S.A. since December 2013. He graduated from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He joined Group Bollore in 1987 and joined Havas in 2008 as Secretary General.

Andrew Benett

Mr. Andrew Benett is CEO of Havas Worldwide, Member of the Management Committee of HAVAS S.A. since January 2014. He was Member of the Management Committee - Global CEO Havas Worldwide and Havas Creative Group of Havas SA. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BA degree in 1993. He was CEO of Arnold Worldwide. He was named CEO of Havas Worldwide in January 2014.

Jean de Yturbe

Mr. Jean de Yturbe serves as Chief Development Officer, Representative of Longchamp Participations on the Board at HAVAS S.A. since 2014. He is Member of the Company's Board Evaluation Committee. He was previously Representative of Euro RSCG on the Board of Directors of the Company. After having spent six years at Lanvin as Director of Worldwide Marketing, he was appointed International Director of Havas Conseil in 1980 and Chairman of HDM Europe in 1985. Subsequently, he became Chairman of Eurocom Adverting Worldwide in 1990. He joined Bates in 1993 as Chairman of Bates Europe and Executive Director of Cordiant Plc. In 2002, he became Managing Director of Cordiant.

Michel Dobkine

Mr. Michel Dobkine is Member of the Management Committee and Secretary of HAVAS S.A. since 2007. Over his career, Mr. Dobkine has served in a number of key positions in the French government. He served as Deputy Public Prosecutor, Head of Financial, economic and Social Legislation at the Ministry of Justice, Deputy Director of Economic and Financial Affairs at the Ministry of Justice, Deputy Director at the Ministry of Finance, Chief Prosecutor at the Nîmes Court of Appeal, Director of the French National School for the Judiciary (Ecole nationale de la magistrature) and Director of Minister of Justice. He has received several awards in France including being named as an officer the Ordre des Palmes Academiques, an officer of the Ordre National du Merite and a knight of the Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur. In addition, he also acts as a university associate lecturer.

Remi Babinet

Mr. Remi Babinet serves as Member of the Management Committee at HAVAS S.A. and Chairman and Global Creative Director, BETC - Global Creative Officer of Havas Worldwide. A graduate in philosophy and literature, Mr. Babinet began his career as a copywriter at the French agency BDDP. In 1994, he founded with Mr. Eric Tong Cuong the agency Babinet Tong Cuong, backed by the Havas group. In 1995, they were joined by Mercedes Erra and the agency was renamed BETC.

Dominique Delport

Mr. Dominique Delport is Member of the Management Committee - Global Managing Director Havas Media Group Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Havas Media France of HAVAS S.A. He graduated from EM Lyon Business School and obtained an MBA degree from University of Texas. His career had three main parts: TV journalist, internet entrepreneur and Media Agency CEO.

Mercedes Erra

Mrs. Mercedes Erra is Member of the Management Committee - Founder of BETC and Executive President of Havas Worldwide of HAVAS S.A. since December 31, 2015. She was Member of the Management Committee - Founder of BETC and President of Havas Worldwide, Director until December 31, 2015. Mrs. Erra was previously Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi France. Working closely with clients including Danone, Evian, Cadbury Schweppes, L'Oreal, Orange, Sara Lee (Playtex-Wonderbra), and Canal Group, among others, Mrs. Erra specializes in the reorientation of big brands. She is also the President of the Board of Directors of La Cite nationale de l’histoire de l’immigration (French Museum dedicated to the history of immigration in France). In addition, she’s been on the boards of companies including Accor, Havas, la Societe de la Tour Eiffel and the Fondation France Televisions since 2011. In January 2002, she was elected President of the AACC (French Advertising Agencies Association). Mrs. Erra is a graduate of La Sorbonne with a Masters degree, Paris and Haute Etudes Commerciales. Mrs. Erra is a Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur and recipient of the French National Order of Merit.

Stephane Fouks

Mr. Stephane Fouks is Member of the Management Committee and is Vice President of Havas Group, Executive Co-Chairman of Havas Worldwide and Chief Executive Officer of Havas Worldwide France of HAVAS S.A. In 2003, he became Chief Executive Officer France of Euro RSCG Worldwide and, in 2005, Executive Co-Chairman. In 2011, he became Vice President of Havas Group. He is also an international political advisor. He has, for example, been an advisor to the Polish President (Mr. Aleksander Kwasniewski (1995 - 2005), and to the Israeli Prime Minister, Mr. Ehud Barak. He has worked for the French Socialist Party. He has a Master degree in Public Law (University Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne), a DESS (degree awarded after a five-year course of study) in Political and Social Communication (Paris I), has studied at the IEP (Political sciences). Since 2009 he has been Administrator for IMAGINE Foundation and for IRIS. Mr. Fouks has also joined the Board of Directors of Medecins Sans Frontiere (MSF) in 2009. Finally, he was appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Merite in 2005 and Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur in 2008.

Michel Sibony

Mr. Michel Sibony is Member of the Management Committee - Global Head of Middle Office, Havas Media Group of HAVAS S.A. He is a Certified Accountant and has over 10 years of experience in the industry. He was appointed Corporate Purchasing Director of Bollore Group in 2004 and joined Havas Media France Group in 2008.

Aurelie Jolion

Gilles Alix

Mr. Gilles Alix is Representative of Financiere de Sainte-Marine on the Board of HAVAS S.A. since January 29, 2014. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Bolloré Group, which he joined in 1987. He is a graduate of EM Lyon Business School, worked as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers Paris from 1982 to 1987.

Cedric de Bailliencourt

Mr. Cedric de Bailliencourt serves as Representative of Bollore SA on the Board of Directors of HAVAS S.A. as of June 2005. Since 2002, Mr. de Bailliencourt has served as Vice-Chairman of Bollore and Chief Executive Officer of Financiere de l’Odet and, since 2008, as Chief Financial Officer of Bollore Group, which he joined in 1996. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec and a director of the Musée Nationale de la Marine. He also holds several other mandates, including Director of Compagnie des Tramways de Rouen, Financiere V, Financiere Moncey, Omnium Bollore, Societe Industrielle et Financiere de l’Artois, and Societe des Chemins de Fer et Tramways du Var et du Gard, among others.

Myriam Guillotin

Mrs. Myriam Guillotin is Director - Employee Representative of HAVAS S.A. since November 28, 2014. She serves as Head of Consolidation. She began her career in 1986 with the firm of Barbier-Frinault. She went on to spend 10 years in the Finance Division of the Usinor Group (subsequently Arcelor-Mittal) before joining Bollore Group in 2000. Myriam Guillotin also sits as a director on the Board of APDC (association of accounting and management professionals and managers) and is joint moderator of the association's Consolidation & Reporting working group.

Catherine Habib-Deloncle

Mrs. Catherine Habib-Deloncle is Director - Employee Representative of HAVAS S.A. since November 28, 2014. She is a International Account Director with the agency Les Gaulois, has worked for the Havas Group for fourteen years. After a period at Havas Sports & Entertainment, she joined the Euro RSCG Worldwide team in 2002, before moving on to the Devarrieux Villaret agency and its Fuel France network in 2007. In 2009, she returned to Euro RSCG Worldwide to work on the Citroën International account, which she followed when it moved to new agency H, renamed Les Gaulois in September 2013. She is currently in charge of Citroën International Coordination, in constant contact with Havas Group agencies around the world. She holds a doctorate-level degree (DESS) from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, in Marketing Research and Strategic.

Herve Philippe

Mr. Herve Philippe serves as Representative of Financiere de Longchamp on the Board at HAVAS S.A. since 2014. He is also Member of the Board Evaluation Committee. Previously he served as Representative of Havas Participations on the Board of Directors from September 2006. He joined Sagem in 1998 and was appointed Financial Director in 2001 and Member of the Executive Board in 2003. Prior to that, he held the position of head of the Corporate Finance division in the Commission des Operations de Bourse, the French Stock Exchange regulatory authority, where he worked for nine years. He began his career in 1982 as Executive Manager at Credit National, a French bank specialized in corporate financing. Outside of the Company, Mr. Philippe holds a number of other positions, including Chairman of OPCI de la Seine et de l'Ourcq and LNE. He graduated from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris with a Bachelors degree in economic sciences.

Jacques Seguela

Mr. Jacques Seguela has been a Director of HAVAS S.A. since June 1992. He was also Vice Chairman, Chief Creative and Communication Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. He started his career as a reporter for Paris-Match and then for France-Soir. In 1969, he created RSCG, which merged with Eurocom in 1992 to create Euro RSCG Worldwide. He is the author of numerous books on advertising and related matters and has been involved in several political campaigns in France and abroad. Mr. Seguela has a Doctorate in Pharmacy.

Delphine Arnault

Mrs. Delphine Arnault is Independent Board Member of HAVAS S.A. since June 5, 2013. She is also Member of the Remuneration and Nominating Committees of the Company. She graduated from EDHEC Business School and the London School of Economics and Political Science. She began her professional career with international strategic consultancy firm McKinsey where she spent two years as a consultant. In 2001, she was appointed to the Executive Committee of Christian Dior Couture, where she now manages several product ranges. She was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Christian Dior Couture in 2008. She has served as a director of LVMH since 2003.

Yves Cannac

Mr. Yves Cannac serves as Independent Director at HAVAS S.A. since May 29, 2008. He is also Member of the Company's Compensation, Nominating and Audit Committee. He started his career in the public administration, then in the private sector. He was Member of the Council of State, Technical Advisor of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Jacques Chaban-Delmas between 1969 and 1972, Deputy Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Finance Valery Giscard d'Estaing between 1973 and 1974 and Deputy General Secretary of the President of the French Republic between 1974 and 1978. In 1978, Mr. Cannac became Chairman of Agence Havas and in 1984 he left the public administration. Since then and until 1997, he also held the position of Chairman at Cegos. Mr. Cannac graduated from Ecole Normale Superieure in History and from Ecole Nationale d'Administration.

Stephane Israel

Mr. Stephane Israel is Independent Board Member of HAVAS S.A. since June 5, 2014. He is the Chairman and CEO of Arianespace, the world's leading satellite launch services company. Arianespace operates the Ariane 5, Soyuz and Vega launchers from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. His mission is to define the company's strategy, and to develop and maintain a close relationship with the company's private and government customers from around the world. As Chairman and CEO, he represents Arianespace in relations with European governments, space agencies and industry partners. Mr. Israel is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Starsem, a Euro-Russian subsidiary of Arianespace, which operates and markets the Soyuz launcher from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Christine Ockrent

Mrs. Christine Ockrent is Independent Board Member of HAVAS S.A. since June 5, 2014. She presents the weekly "Affaires Etrangeres" program on France Culture radio and comments on international news for rolling news channel I Tele. She writes for a number of publications, both European (The Guardian, El Pais, l’Espresso, Gazeta Wyborcza, Prospect, etc.) and international (New York Times). She is a regular commentator on French and international news for the BBC and other foreign TV and radio stations. She is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques.

Patrick Soulard

Mr. Patrick Soulard has been an Independent Director at HAVAS S.A. since December 1999. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit, Nominating and Compensation Committee. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Bryan Garnier & Co. He began his career in government, holding a variety of offices within the French Ministry of Finance from 1977 to 1986. From 1986 to 1995, he held a variety of positions with Banque Nationale de Paris, a French financial institution, including Director of Financial Affairs and Industrial Holdings, and Manager of Banexi, a subsidiary bank. Mr. Soulard joined Societe Generale as Senior Banker in 1996. He is also currently Director of Financiere et Fonciere de Participation (FFP). He graduated from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale d'Administration.