People: Havas SA (HAVSF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yannick Bollore

35 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Alfonso Rodes Vila

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

Francois Laroze

Member of the Management Committee, Financial Director

Jean de Yturbe

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

Mercedes Erra

60 Member of the Management Committee - Founder of BETC and President of Havas Worldwide, Director

Remi Babinet

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

Andrew Benett

43 Member of the Management Committee - Global CEO Havas Worldwide and Havas Creative Group

Dominique Delport

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

Michel Dobkine

2007 Member of the Management Committee, Secretary

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

Gilles Alix

56 2014 Representative of Financiere de Sainte-Marine on the Board

Cedric de Bailliencourt

45 2005 Representative of Bollore on the Board

Pierre Lescure

69 1994 Director

Herve Philippe

57 2014 Representative of Financiere de Longchamp on the Board

Jacques Seguela

2012 Director

Delphine Arnault

39 2013 Independent Director

Yves Cannac

2008 Independent Director

Patrick Soulard

63 1999 Independent Director

Lorella Gessa

2014 Director of Communication

Biographies

Name Description

Yannick Bollore

Mr. Yannick Bollore is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Havas SA. 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 Member of the Management Committee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Director, CEO - Havas Media of Havas SA 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

Jean de Yturbe

Mr. Jean de Yturbe serves as Chief Development Officer, Representative of Longchamp Participations on the Board at Havas SA. 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.

Mercedes Erra

Ms. Mercedes Erra serves as Member of the Management Committee - Founder of BETC and President of Havas Worldwide, Director of Havas SA. Ms. 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, Ms. 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). Ms. Erra is a graduate of La Sorbonne, Paris and Haute Etudes Commerciales. Ms. Erra is a Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur and recipient of the French National Order of Merit.

Remi Babinet

Mr. Remi Babinet serves as Member of the Management Committee at Havas SA 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.

Andrew Benett

Dominique Delport

Michel Dobkine

Mr. Michel Dobkine is Member of the Management Committee and Secretary of Havas SA. 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.

Stephane Fouks

Mr. Stephane Fouks is Member of the Management Committee of Havas SA and is Vice President of Havas Group, Executive Co-Chairman of Havas Worldwide and Chief Executive Officer of Havas Worldwide France. 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

Gilles Alix

Cedric de Bailliencourt

Mr. Cedric de Bailliencourt serves as Representative of Bollore on the Board of Directors of Havas SA as of June 2005. He is also currently Vice Chairman of the Board of Bollore. He also serves as CEO of Financiere de l’Odet, a holding company and the parent company of Bollore, and as Finance Director of Bollore Group. 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.

Pierre Lescure

Mr. Pierre Lescure has been a Director at Havas SA since June 1994. He is also currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Annarose Production and Chief Executive Officer of We Never Sleep. From 2001 to April 2002, he was Co-Chief Operating Officer of Vivendi Universal, where he was in charge of its television and film business unit. He began his career in journalism, holding a variety of positions in French radio and television from 1965 to 1984. From 1984 to April 2002, he held a variety of positions with Canal+ Group and its affiliated companies, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canal+ Group. Mr. Lescure is also Director of prisa TV and Kudelski SA. Mr. Lescure is a graduate of Centre de Formation des Journalistes in Paris in Journalism and Literature.

Herve Philippe

Mr. Herve Philippe serves as Representative of Financiere de Longchamp on the Board at Havas SA. 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 SA since June 1992. He was also Vice Chairman, Chief Creative and Communication Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at Havas SA. 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

Yves Cannac

Mr. Yves Cannac serves as Independent Director at Havas SA as of 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.

Patrick Soulard

Mr. Patrick Soulard has been an Independent Director at Havas SA 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.

Lorella Gessa

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