People: Rexel SA (RXL.PA)

RXL.PA on Paris Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rudy Provoost

55 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Francois Henrot

65 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Peter Hakanson

2012 Group Senior Vice President Operations, in charge of IT, Supply Chain Management, CRM and E-Commerce, Member of the Executive Committee

Sharon MacBeath

2014 Group Senior Vice President Human Resource and Member of the Executive Committee

Brian McNally

57 Executive Vice President, CEO - North America

Catherine Guillouard

50 2014 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Group Senior Vice President

Pascal Martin

58 2012 Group Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Business Portfolio Management and New Business Development, Member of the Management Board and Executive Committee

Patrick Berard

2014 Senior Vice President - Southern, Central and Eastern Europe, Member of the Executive Committee

Pascale Giet

49 2010 Group Senior Vice President of Communications and Sustainable Development, Member of the Executive Committee

Henri-Paul Laschkar

2012 Senior Vice-President Northern Europe and Member of the Executive Board

Mitch Williams

Senior Vice President and CEO of Asia Pacific, Member of the Executive Committee

Friedrich Froehlich

73 2014 Director

Patrick Sayer

57 2014 Director

Pier Sigismondi

49 2014 Director

Thomas Farrell

59 2014 Independent Director

Isabel Marey-Semper

47 2014 Independent Director

Monika Ribar

55 2014 Independent Director

Maria Richter

59 2014 Independent Director

Hendrika Verhagen

2014 Independent Director

Marc Maillet

Vice President, Investors Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Rudy Provoost

Mr. Rudy Provoost serves as Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer of Rexel SA. Additionally, he sits on the board of the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School. He joined the Company as Member of the Management Board and Executive Committee on October 1, 2011. Mr. Provoost has been with Philips since October 2000, when he joined as Executive Vice-President of Consumer Electronics in Europe. In 2004, he became Chief Executive Officer of the Consumer Electronics division and was appointed Member of the Board of Management of Philips in 2006. He went on to become Chief Executive Officer of the Lighting sector in 2008, as well as Chairman of Philips’s Sustainability Board. Prior to his Philips career, he held a variety of senior executive positions at Procter & Gamble (1984-1987), Canon (1987-1992) and Whirlpool (1992-2000). Mr. Provoost holds degrees in Psychology and an MBA, both from the University of Ghent in Belgium.

Francois Henrot

Peter Hakanson

Mr. Peter Hakanson has served as Group Senior Vice President Operations, in charge of IT, Supply Chain Management, CRM and E-Commerce, Member of the Executive Committee at Rexel SA effective as of July 1, 2012. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Chief Supply Officer of Philips Lighting. He joined Philips in 2004 as VP Global Quality for Consumer Electronics, then moved to Philips Consumer Lifestyle as VP Quality, Six Sigma and Sustainability. In 2008, he was promoted to SVP Head of Supply chain and Quality of Philips Lighting, before moving in December 2009 to his present position. Mr. Hakanson started his professional career in Volvo Truck in Industrial and Quality management. He was part of the Swedish Delegation to the European Union from 1992 to 1994 and then worked from 1994 to 2004 for General Electric Medical Systems (now GE Healthcare) in various leadership roles in Sourcing, Pricing and Margin Management, and Six Sigma initiatives, based in Paris, Milwaukee and Tokyo. He holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Linkoping Institute of Technology in Sweden (Linkoping University) and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley - USA.

Sharon MacBeath

Ms. Sharon MacBeath has been appointed as Group Senior Vice President Human Resource and Member of the Executive Committee of Rexel SA, with effect from January 2014. She was Senior Vice President Human Resources and Communication for Redcats, part of Kering Group. Prior to joining Redcats in 2005, Ms. MacBeath was Senior Vice President Human Resources and Communication for Rexam Plc. She previously spent four years as an entrepreneur before joining the corporate world, creating her own consulting business. Ms. MacBeath graduated from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. She holds a Masters Degree in Human Resources from La Sorbonne University and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from INSEAD.

Brian McNally

Catherine Guillouard

Ms. Catherine Guillouard serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Group Senior Vice President of Rexel SA. Ms. Guillouard is also Director of Aeroports de Paris (ADP) and Technicolor. Prior to joining Eutelsat, Ms. Guillouard held various positions within Air France. From 2005 to September 2007, she was Senior Vice President of Finance. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Change Management, Senior Vice President of Flight Operations, and Deputy Vice President of Corporate Control at Air France. She began her professional career in 1993 at the Treasury of the Ministry of Finance in the Africa - CFA zone department and then in the Banking Affairs department. Ms. Guillouard obtained a degree from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and a degree from Ecole Nationale d'Administration in 1993. She also holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in European Union Law.

Pascal Martin

Mr. Pascal Martin serves as Group Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Business Portfolio Management and New Business Development, Member of the Management Board and Executive Committee at Rexel SA. Prior to that, he served as Group Senior Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Operations, Member of the Management Board and Executive Committee of the Company from February 13, 2007 to July 1, 2012. He started his career in 1980 with Societe Vosgienne de Coton Hydrophile. In 1981, he joined Renault France as Head of the Methods Department. He was appointed Production Manager in 1983, Head of a Production Site Expansion Project in 1985 and Head of Technical Services in 1989. From 1992 to 2000, he served as Chief of International Operations (1992-2000), Group Human Resources Director (1993-1999) and Chairman and CEO of Steelcase SA International. Mr. Martin also held positions as Chairman and CEO of Airborne France (1994-2001) and CEO of Steelcase Strafor France (1999-2000). He was appointed France CEO of Guilbert France (PPR Group) in 2001 and Chairman of the Management Board of that company in 2002. He was named CEO of the Rexel Group Business Sector in 2003, Director of the Latin America region in 2004 and Senior Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Operations of Rexel Distribution in 2005. Mr. Martin currently holds several other mandates, including Chairman of Citadel SAS and Bizline SAS, Director of Rexel International Projects Group, Inc. (IPG) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nortel Suprimentos Industriais SA. He holds an Engineering degree from Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Arts et Metiers (ENSAM) and is a graduate of ICG.

Patrick Berard

Pascale Giet

Ms. Pascale Giet has been Group Senior Vice President of Communications and Sustainable Development, Member of the Executive Committee at Rexel SA since August 23, 2010. She started her career in an advertising agency within the Groupe Expand, before managing the communications of ComDev, a subsidiary of Caisse des Depots in charge of developing thematic cable channels in 1990. She joined Vivendi Universal in 1994 where she served as Communications Director of TDR. In 1997 Ms. Giet was appointed Advertising Director at Cegetel and later Communications Director at e-TF1 in 1999 and 9 Telecom in 2001. In September 2004, she joined Europ Assistance as Vice President of Worldwide Communications and Member of the group's Executive Committee. In November 2006, she was appointed Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility while retaining her previous position until 2010. She is a graduate of INSEAD and holds a Masters Degree in Political and Social Communications. She was also Lecturer in the Communications Department of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris from 2007 to 2009.

Henri-Paul Laschkar

Mitch Williams

Friedrich Froehlich

Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Froehlich serves as Member of the Board of Rexel SA. He is also Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee, Member of the Appointment Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. In addition to his duties at the Company, Dr. Froehlich serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Randstad Holding N.V., Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz Nederland Groep N.V., of ASML N.V. and of Prysmian SpA. He was first appointed to the Supervisory Board of the Company on April 4, 2007. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Altana A.G. and of Draka N.V., Member of the Supervisory Board of AON Jauch & Hubener Holdings GmbH, of Kempen & Co N.V. and of Gamma Holdings N.V. Previously, he served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of AKZO Nobel from 1998 to 2004 and Member of the Executive Board in charge of fibers from 1991 to 1998. Prior to joining AKZO Nobel, he was CEO of Krupp Widia from 1984 to 1991 and CEO of Sachs Dolmar from 1976 to 1984. He began his career in working in the fields of Marketing and Economic studies. Dr. Froehlich holds a Doctorate in Economics from the Cologne University and a Masters of Business Administration degree (MBA) from the same university.

Patrick Sayer

Mr. Patrick Sayer serves as Board Member of Rexel SA. He has also served as Chairman of the Management Board of Eurazeo since May 2002. Prior to that, he was General Partner of Lazard Freres & Cie in Paris, and Managing Director of Lazard Freres & Co in New York, where he was responsible for media and technology (world region). His experience in venture capital dates back to the creation of Fonds Partenaires, in which he took part from 1989 until 1993. Mr. Sayer is President of the Supervisory Board of ANF Immobilier, member of the Advisory Board of Apcoa Parking Holdings GmbH, Member of the Board of Directors of Europcar Groupe, Director of Accor, Edenred, Elis, Moncler, member of the Board of Directors of Gruppo Banca Leonardo (Italy), former member of the Supervisory Board of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), former Chairman (2006-2007) of Association Francaise des Investisseurs en Capital (AFIC), member of the Steering Committee of France Investissement, Director of the Grand Theatre de Provence and the Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Paris and member of the Club des Juristes.

Pier Sigismondi

Mr. Pier Luigi Sigismondi is a Member of the Board of Rexel SA. He is Chairman of the Company's Strategic Committee. He has been a Member of the Executive Board and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Unilever, since 2009. Prior to that, he worked for Nestle SA, where he was vice president of corporate operations strategies, based in Switzerland, in charge of industrial strategies of the group worldwide as well as management of global cost improvement programmes before moving to Nestle Mexico in 2005 as vice president of operations and R&D. Mr. Sigismondi started his career in consulting, first with Booz Allen & Hamilton and later with AT Kearney. He holds a Masters Degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Thomas Farrell

Mr. Thomas Farrell serves as Independent Board Member of Rexel SA. He is also Member of the Audit Committee and the Strategic Committee of the Company. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Farrell is also Group EVP, Operations of Lafarge. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Observer (censeur) of the Supervisory Board of Rexel SA. Mr. Farrell has been with Lafarge since 1990. Prior to joining Lafarge, he was Corporate Attorney with Shearman & Sterling, working at both their New York and Paris offices. After joining Lafarge, Mr. Farrell first worked at the Paris headquarters as Vice-President of Strategy for two years. From 1992 to 2002, he managed various Lafarge operating units in France, Canada and India. In June 2002, he was appointed EVP of Lafarge North America. In September 2007, he became Lafarge Group EVP, Co-President of the Aggregates & Concrete Division, and Member of the Executive Committee. In January 2012, he became Group EVP, Operations. Mr. Farrell obtained an AB degree from the Brown University in 1978 and also received a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Law from the Georgetown University in 1981.

Isabel Marey-Semper

Ms. Isabel Marey-Semper has been Independent Member of the Board at Rexel SA since May 22, 2014. She is Director of Advanced Research of L`Oreal Group. Prior to this, she was Director of Shared Services at L`Oreal Research & Innovation (2010-2011). Earlier in her carrier, she served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at PSA Peugeot Citroen, where she was also in charge of strategy and financial services (2007-2009); Chief Operating Officer, Intellectual Property and Licensing Business Unit at Thomson (2006-2007); Vice President Corporate Planning (2004-2005) and Director of Corporate Planning, High Performance Materials (2002-2004) at Saint-Gobain, and Principal at A.T. Kearney (Telesis, prior to acquisition by A.T. Kearney) (1997-2002). She was also member of the Board of Directors of Faurecia S.A. (2007-2009) and served as member of the Board of Directors and of the Audit Committee of Nokia Oyj from 2009 to 2013. Ms. Marey-Semper holds a Master of Business Administration degree from College des Ingenieurs and a Doctorate in Neuro-Pharmacology from Universite Pierre et Marie Curie - College de France.

Monika Ribar

Maria Richter

Ms. Maria Richter has been Independent Member of the Board at Rexel SA since May 22, 2014. She is a Non-Executive Director of National Grid plc (since 2003) one of the electricity and gas companies in the UK and northeast of the US, where she is Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominations Committee. She is on the Board of Directors of Bessemer Trust (since 2008), a US wealth management company and is a member of its Remuneration Committee. Ms. Richter is also on the Board of Pro Mujer International, a women`s microfinance network and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Pro Mujer UK. Ms. Richter began her career as an attorney for the law firm Dewey Ballantine (1980-1985) before joining The Prudential (1985-1992) where she held a number of positions and latterly as a Vice President of the firm`s investment arm providing financing to utilities and independent power companies. She joined Salomon Brothers (1992-1993) as Vice President and then joined Morgan Stanley (1993-2002) as Executive Director and Head of Independent Power and Structured Finance and later became Managing Director and Head of South America Investment Banking and Managing Director of Corporate Finance Retail. Ms. Richter has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a dual citizen of the Republic of Panama and the United States.

Hendrika Verhagen

Marc Maillet

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