People: Havas SA (HAVSF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Vincent Bollore

61 2011 Chairman of the Board, Member of the Management Committee

David Jones

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director, Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer-Havas Worldwide, Co-Founder-One Young World

Herve Philippe

56 2011 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Representative of Financiere de Longchamp on the Board, Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee

Yannick Bollore

33 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Vice President, Director, Member of the Executive Committee, Member of the Management Committee

Alfonso Rodes Vila

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

Jean de Yturbe

2008 Director of Development, Representative of Longchamp Participations on the Board

Michael Dobkine

Member of the Executive Committee, Member of the Management Committee, Secretary

Jean-Marc Antoni

Member of the Management Committee

Francois Laroze

Member of the Management Committee

Michel Sibony

Member of the Management Committee

Jorge Ustrell

Member of the Management Committee

Mercedes Erra

58 Member of the Executive Committee, Director, Founder BETC and Executive President Havas Worldwide

Remi Babinet

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

Stephane Fouks

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

Delphine Arnault

38 2013 Director

Cedric de Bailliencourt

44 2005 Representative of Bollore on the Board

Pierre Lescure

67 1994 Director

Leopoldo Rodes Castane

2001 Director

Jacques Seguela

2012 Director

Yves Cannac

2008 Independent Director

Patrick Soulard

61 1999 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Vincent Bollore

Mr. Vincent Bollore has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Havas SA since July 12, 2005 and has also served as a Member of the Management Committee since 2011. He assists the Company's Executive Committee. Mr. Bollore started his career at the Banque de l'Union Europeenne, from 1970 to 1976, and was Deputy Director at Compagnie Financiere Rothschild, from 1976 to 1981. In 1981, he became Chairman and Managing Director (CEO) of Bollore S.A., a company that operates in the industry and service sectors, a position he still holds along with his duties as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Financiere de l’Odet, a holding company and the parent company of Bollore Investissement. He also holds various other functions, including Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi and Director of Batscap.

David Jones

Mr. David Jones has been Chief Executive Officer of Havas SA since March 8, 2011, has been a Director since May 21 2013 and is also a Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer-Havas Worldwide, Co-Founder-One Young World. He worked at BDH/TBWA, Lowe and JWT, before joining the Executive Committee of AMV BBDO. In 1998 he took charge of Euro RSCG Australia. In 2004 he became Chief Executive Officer of RSCG New York and in 2005 Global Chief Executive Officer of Euro RSCG Worldwide. From 2007 to 2010 he was in charge of Mr. David Cameron's advisory team. In January 2009 he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Havas Worldwide. He graduated from Reutlingen Fachhocschule and Middlesex Business School.

Herve Philippe

Mr. Herve Philippe has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Representative of Financiere de Longchamp on the Board, Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee at Havas SA since 2011. 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.

Yannick Bollore

Mr. Yannick Bollore is Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Vice President, Director, Member of the Executive Committee and Member of the Management Committee 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 has been Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Havas Media and Director 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.

Jean de Yturbe

Mr. Jean de Yturbe serves as Representative of Longchamp Participations on the Board of Directors at Havas SA as of May 29, 2008 and serves also as Director of Development of the Company as of September 2003. 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. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Babson College.

Michael Dobkine

Mr. Michael Dobkine is Member of the Executive Committee, 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.

Jean-Marc Antoni

Francois Laroze

Michel Sibony

Jorge Ustrell

Mercedes Erra

Ms. Mercedes Erra serves as Member of the Executive Committee and Director of Havas SA as well as Founder BETC and Executive President Havas Worldwide. She has been Member of the Executive Committee of Havas SA since August 1, 2005, and since May 10, 2011 she has been Director of the Company. 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 Executive 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.

Stephane Fouks

Mr. Stephane Fouks is Member of the Executive 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.

Delphine Arnault

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. Mr. de Bailliencourt is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Bordeaux, and the University Paris I, Sorbonne.

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.

Leopoldo Rodes Castane

Mr. Leopoldo Rodes Castane has been a Director at Havas SA since May 11, 2001. He is currently Chairman of Media Planning Group, a position he has held since 1999. He founded Tiempo, an advertising agency, in 1958, and was its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 1984. In 1985, Mr. Rodes Castane also founded and became President of "Barcelona ‘92," an organization created to promote the bid of Barcelona as the host city of the 1992 Summer Olympic Games. From 1986 through 1992, he served as a member of the executive committee of Summer Olympic Games of Barcelona. From 1994 to 1996, he was Member of the International Advisory Board of Repsol, S.A., a Spanish oil and gas exploration and development company, and served as Vice Chairman of Banco Urquijo, a Spanish financial institution, until 2004. Mr. Rodes Castane was President of Media Planning, S.A. from 1978 through 1999. He also currently serves as Chairman of Media Planning Group SA and Manager of Media Planning Group Llc. He graduated from Universitat de Barcelona with a Bachelors degree in Law.

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.

Yves Cannac

Mr. Yves Cannac serves as Independent Director at Havas SA as of May 2008. He is also Member of the Company's Compensation 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 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.
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