People: Schneider Electric SE (SCHN.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Henri Lachmann

76 2006 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

50 2010 Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Executive Committee

Leo Apotheker

61 2010 Independent Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Julio Rodriguez

51 2012 Executive Vice President-Global Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Emmanuel Babeau

46 2010 Executive Vice President Finance, Member of the Management Board, Member of the Executive Committee

Herve Coureil

42 Executive Vice President-Information Systems, Member of the Executive Committee

Aaron Davis

46 Executive Vice President - Marketing, Member of the Executive Committee

Karen Ferguson

48 2010 Executive Vice President Global of Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Clemens Blum

57 Executive Vice President - Industry, Member of the Executive Committee

Annette Clayton

50 2011 Executive Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Member of the Executive Committee

Michel Crochon

61 2012 Executive Vice President-Strategy, Member of the Executive Committee

Christopher Curtis

57 Executive Vice President - North America operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Delorme

42 2012 Executive Vice President - Partner Business, Member of the Executive Committee

Daniel Doimo

Executive Vice President - IT, Member of the Executive Committee

Zhu Hai

Executive Vice President - China Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Eric Pilaud

56 2009 Executive Vice President, Custom Sensors & Technologies Business, Member of the Executive Committee

Laurent Vernerey

53 2012 Executive Vice-President - End User Business Group, Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Bougon

Secretary of the Supervisory Board

Betsy Atkins

60 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Gerard de La Martiniere

70 2006 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Xavier Fontanet

65 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Noel Forgeard

66 2006 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Antoine Gosset-Grainville

47 2012 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Magali Herbaut

41 2012 Member of Supervisory Board for the Schneider Actionnariat and Schneider Energie Solidaire Mutual Funds

Jeong Kim

51 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Willy Kissling

69 2006 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Cathy Kopp

63 2006 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Dominique Marie Senequier

61 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Gordon Thoman

56 2007 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Serge Weinberg

62 2010 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Biographies

Name Description

Henri Lachmann

Mr. Henri Lachmann has served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since May 3, 2006. He was previously Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of the Company since February 25, 1999 and Member of the Board of Directors since 1996. He is also Chairman of the Company's Remuneration, Nominating and Human Resources Committee. A graduate of Hautes etudes commerciales (HEC), Mr. Lachmann began his career in 1963 with Arthur Andersen. In 1970, he joined Compagnie industrielle et financiere de Pompey. In 1971 he became Executive Vice-President of Financiere Strafor (later Strafor Facom), where from 1981 to 1997 he served as CEO. He was elected to the Schneider Electric SA Board of Directors in 1996 and was appointed Chairman on February 25, 1999. He holds a number of other positions, including Chairman of the Board of Directors of Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue and Chairman of Fondation pour le Droit Continental.

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire has been Chairman of the Management Board and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SA since 2010. After working at Alcatel, Schlumberger and Saint Gobain in 1985 and 1986, Mr. Tricoire joined Merlin Gerin in 1986 to develop a partnership with a German company. From 1988 to 1999, he held operating positions at Schneider Electric SA in Italy (five years), China (five years) and South Africa (one year). From 1999 to 2001, he served in corporate functions as Head of Schneider Electric's Global Strategic Accounts and of the Schneider 2000+ program. From January 2002 to the end of 2003, Mr. Tricoire became Executive Vice-President of the International Division. In October 2003 he was named Appointed Managing Director. Mr. Tricoire is also Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Electric Industries SAS and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric USA, Inc. He is a graduate from the ESEO in Angers and holds an MBA from E.M. Lyon.

Leo Apotheker

Mr. Leo Apotheker has served as Independent Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since April 22, 2010. He was previously Independent Member of the Supervisory Board from August 1, 2007. He is also a Member of the Company's Remuneration, Nominating and Human Resources Committee. He began his career in 1978 in management control after graduating with a degree in international relations and economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He then held management and executive responsibilities in several IT firms including SAP France and SAP Belgium, where he was CEO between 1988 and 1991. Mr. Apotheker was founding President and Chief Operating Officer of ECsoft. In 1995, he returned to SAP as Chairman of SAP France. After various appointments within SAP as Regional Director, he was appointed in 2002 as a member of the Executive Committee and President of Customer Solutions & Operations, then in 2007 as President CSO and Deputy CEO of SAP AG and in 2008 CEO of SAP AG. In 2010, he became CEO and President of Hewlett-Packard and served until autumn 2011. He holds a number of other positions, including Member of the Supervisory Board of Steria and Chairman of the Board of Directors of KMS AS.

Julio Rodriguez

Mr. Julio Rodriguez has been Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SA since 2012. He joined Schneider Electric Espana SA in 1984 as Medium and High Voltage Production Planning Manager in the site of Meliana (Valence). He held a number of positions, and in 1988 he was appointed Manager of Low Voltage Activities and in 1994 Manager of Industrial Control and Automation, always for the Spanish market. In 2001 he was appointed Vice President of the Belgium country organisation, and in January 2003 he was named Vice-President of the Iberian zone. Between 2004 and 2007 he held the position of Executive Vice-President International & Iberian Operating Division (Middle-East, Africa, South America and Iberian zones). In May 2007, he was appointed Europe Operating Division Executive Vice-President. In October 2009, he becomes Executive Vice-President EMEAS Operating Division (Europe, Middle East, Africa and South America). Since January 2010, he extends his responsibility to the Power Global Business. Mr. Rodriguez graduated in Electrical Engineering from UPC (Catalan Technical College) and also holds an MBA from IESE Business School.

Emmanuel Babeau

Mr. Emmanuel Babeau has been Executive Vice President Finance, Member of the Management Board and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SA since 2010. He began his career at Arthur Andersen in 1990. In 1993 he joined Pernod Ricard as an Internal Auditor. In 1996 he was appointed Head of the Internal Audit Department of the Treasury and Consolidation. He held several senior positions and became Vice President of Development in 2001 and was appointed Financial Director in June 2003 as CFO and then Deputy Managing Director in 2006 in charge of finance. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric Services International and Director of Schneider Electric Industries SAS, Schneider Electric France and Schneider Electric USA. He graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP, 1989) and holds a degree in Finance and Accounting (DESCF).

Herve Coureil

Mr. Herve Coureil serves as Executive Vice President for Information Systems and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SA. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer for the Critical Power and Cooling Services (CPCS) Business Unit of Schneider Electric SA, which was formed early 2007 following the acquisition of APC Corp. and its merger with MGE UPS Systems. His responsibilities in CPCS included overseeing Legal, IT and Strategy. Prior to this, Mr. Coureil served as Vice President Finance, Control and Business Development for the Asia Pacific Operating Division, since its creation in 2003. His responsibilities included setting-up finance, legal and tax processes, as well as acquisitions and partnerships. He joined Schneider Electric SA in 1993 and has held a variety of finance and business development positions, including Vice President Financial Control for the International Operating Division, corporate officer for Mergers and Acquisitions, and Financial Controller of various organizations. Mr. Coureil holds a Postgraduate degree in Management from Reims Management School and a degree in Business Science from ICADE Madrid, Universidad Pontificia Comillas.

Aaron Davis

Mr. Aaron Davis serves as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA. He most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and President, North America for American Power Conversion Corporation (APC). Until February 2007, he served as Vice President, Communications and Chief Marketing Officer of APC. Mr. Davis joined APC in 1989 as Director of Marketing Communications and since that time has held various senior level marketing and sales roles including Vice President, Small Systems Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia Journalism School.

Karen Ferguson

Ms. Karen Ferguson has been Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA since 2010. She served as Senior Vice President Human Resources of the European Operating Division, based in Paris, France, from 2005. She joined the Company in 1995 and held several managerial positions within the Human Resources Department at Schneider Electric United Kingdom. She was appointed Vice President of Human Resources at Schneider Electric UK in 2001. In 2003, she became Vice President Human Resources of the Nordic/Baltic zone. Ms. Ferguson holds a degree in Humanities from the University of East Anglia.

Clemens Blum

Mr. Clemens Blum serves as Executive Vice President of Industry and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA. He began his career in 1982 and held various positions in sales in different companies. In 1992, he joined the Swiss Industrial Group (SIG) as Sales Director of SIG Positec Automation and was subsequently nominated General Manager of SIG Positec Automation in 1997. In 2000, Schneider Electric acquired the SIG Positec activities (SIG Positec Automation and SIG Positec Berger Lahr) from Swiss Industrial Group. Following the acquisition, he held the position of General Manager of the newly formed Berger Lahr Group and, in 2003, he was appointed General Manager of the Schneider Electric Motion Group. In 2005, he was designated as Vice President European Division being responsible for Germany and Switzerland. In October 2009, he was nominated Senior Vice President Global Sales Industry Business. Mr. Blum graduated in Electronic Engineering from Fachhochschule Furtwangen and in Business Management from Hochschule Pforzheim.

Annette Clayton

Ms. Annette Clayton has served as the Executive Vice-President of Global Supply Chain and a Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SA since July 1, 2011. She previously worked with General Motors in senior management roles including of Saturn Corporation, Vice President of Quality for North America and Member of the North American Strategy Board. From 2006 to 2011, she worked with Dell as Vice President, Dell Americas Operations, and oversaw Dell's manufacturing and fulfilment operations in the company's Americas region. Ms. Clayton earned a Bachelor's degree in general engineering from Wright State University, a Master's degree in engineering management from the University of Dayton and completed the London Business School executive development program.

Michel Crochon

Mr. Michel Crochon has been Executive Vice President for Strategy and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA since 2012. He began his career with Merlin Gerin in 1975 and held various positions in the UPS Division until 1990, responsible for the after-sales Service in France, then worldwide. After that, he became Plant Manager, Product & Operational Marketing Director, and Sales Director in France. In 1991, he joined the Management team for France and was appointed Strategy and IT Manager. In 1996, he was nominated Strategy and Marketing Vice-President in China. In 2000, he held the position of Senior Vice-President for the Industry Market within the Strategy-Markets Direction and in 2004, he became Executive Vice President in charge of Customer & Market Division. He graduated from Ecole Superieure d'Electricite (SUPELEC) in Paris, France and from CEDEP.

Christopher Curtis

Mr. Chris Curtis is Executive Vice President - North America operations and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA. He started his career in sales in 1979. In 1981, he joined Robertshaw Controls Company holding several positions over a 12 year period, including International Sales Manager from 1984 to 1986 where he spent time in Europe and Asia. In 1993, Mr. Curtis joined Square D as Director of National Accounts and worked with his global counterparts to develop what became the SGBD organization. In February 1994, he moved to Raleigh as Industrial Marketing Director. In 1995, he was Regional Sales Vice President. In 1996, he went back into marketing as the OEM Director and was then appointed as Vice President of Marketing for the United States in 1998. In 2002, Mr. Curtis went to Canada as President for one year before coming back to the United States in 2003 as Senior Vice President of Sales and Services. In 2006, he was appointed President of Schneider Electric U.S. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Lemoyne College, Syracuse, in 1979.

Philippe Delorme

Mr. Philippe Delorme has been Executive Vice President - Partner Business and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA since 2012. He joined the Company in 1996. He held various positions in operations in the United States and in France. He started his career as a business engineer and then took a R&D management position within the Electrical Distribution division in France. He led the Electrical Network Automation business from 2000 to 2004. In August 2004, he moved to the United States to lead the Power Monitoring & Control business. From January 2008, Mr. Delorme was in charge of the company program One, which is the strategic execution plan. He is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds an MBA from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Daniel Doimo

Zhu Hai

Mr. Zhu Hai is Executive Vice President for China Operations and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA. He has been President of China for Schneider Electric since September 2009. Since joining Schneider Electric SA in 1996, he has held various roles throughout the company. He first started out as China Chief Representative for Schneider Automation Company and then moved on to become Schneider Electric Sales Director for Automation Business. He later became General Manager for Schneider Shanghai Power Distribution Electrical Apparatus Co., Ltd (SSPA) and then eventually Low Voltage Product (LVP) Activity Director. In 2004, he joined Schneider Electric SA’s global headquarters in Paris as a Senior Vice-President of OEM Business. In 2006 he was involved in Schneider Electric’s joint venture with Chinese company, Delixi Group, which commenced business in November 2007 under the name Delixi Electric. He received a Bachelors degree from Beijing University and holds a Masters in Computer Science from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He also holds an Executive MBA from the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

Eric Pilaud

Mr. Eric Pilaud has been Executive Vice President, Custom Sensors & Technologies Business and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SA since July 1, 2009. He was previously Executive Vice President of Strategy, Customers, Innovation and Technology and before that, served as Executive Vice President of Strategy, Customers and Technology and in charge of the Services and Project Businesses Unit of Schneider Electric SA until 2009. Mr. Pilaud began his career as both University Professor and Researcher and Corporate Consultant in information technology. He joined Schneider Electric subsidiary SES in 1986. Five years later, he was appointed to head SF Gardy in Chalon-sur-Saone (France). Mr. Pilaud spent 1995 to 1998 in the United Kingdom, first as Director of Westinghouse Systems and then of the Automation and Control Division. He led the Schneider 2000+ Company program from 1999 to 2000. He was subsequently responsible for the development of eBusiness within the group until 2001. Between 2002 and the end of 2003, he was in charge of the Strategy-Markets Division. In 2003, he was named Executive Vice President for the Strategic Deployment Division and in 2005, he assumed additional responsibility for the company's new Services Division. In July 2006, he was appointed Executive Vice President in charge of the Strategy, Customers & Technology Division and the Services & Projects Business Unit. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard Business School.

Laurent Vernerey

Mr. Laurent Vernerey has been Executive Vice-President of the End User Business Group and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SA since 2012. Mr. Laurent Vernerey has been associated with Schneider Electric SA and its products since 1985, when he joined the Company through its acquisition of Telemecanique. Later, he held positions at several key Schneider Electric SA businesses including Merlin Gerin and Square D USA. His experience encompasses a wide range of senior management responsibilities in fields including information systems, distribution, administration, sales, purchasing, customer service and manufacturing. Before joining Schneider Electric SA, Mr. Vernerey worked with IBM France as a Sales Engineer and he spent three years at Schneider Electric SA in France as Director of Information Systems. He then moved to Square D where he worked for six years, holding several senior management positions including Plant Manager. From July 2003 until assuming the position of APC by Schneider Electric, he served as Managing Director of Schneider Electric's Pacific Zone. Laurent took this role after three years with Schneider Electric's parent company in France, most recently as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing & Logistics. Prior to this position, he was Vice President, Low Voltage Power Activity (ABT). He holds and MBA from Duke University.

Philippe Bougon

Betsy Atkins

Ms. Betsy S. Atkins has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Schneider Electric SA since April 21, 2011. After graduating of the University of Massachusetts and Trinity College Oxford, Ms. Atkins began her career co-founding several high-tech and consumer companies including Ascend Communications. In addition, she served as CEO and Chairman of NCI from 1991 to 1993 and as CEO of Key Supercomputer from 1987 to 1989. She holds a number of other positions, including Director of Chicos FAS Inc and Polycom Inc.

Gerard de La Martiniere

Mr. Gerard de La Martiniere serves as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since May 3, 2006. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors in 1998. He has occupied several posts in the Ministry of Finance. He was then Secretary General of the Exchange Operations Commission and Managing Director of Societe des Bourses Francaises. He joined Groupe AXA in 1989 where he was named Executive Vice-President for Holding Companies and Corporate Functions in 1993. He became Member of the Management Board in 1997 and Executive Vice-President of Finance, Budget Control and Strategy in 2000. He left Groupe AXA in 2003 to become President of the Federation Francaise des Societes d’Assurances (FFSA). Mr. de La Martiniere was also Chairman of the European insurance and reinsurance federation (CEA), a post he held until October 2008. He graduated from Ecole Nationale d'Administration and Ecole Polytechnique. His other positions include Director of Air Liquide.

Xavier Fontanet

Mr. Xavier Fontanet has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Schneider Electronic SA since December 15, 2011. A graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mr. Fontanet began his career as a Vice-President at the Boston Consulting Group. He was General Manager for Beneteau beginning in 1981. Between 1986 and 1991, he was in charge of central management of catering for the Wagons-Lits group. In 1991, he joined Essilor as Executive Vice-President and then served as CEO from 1996 to 2009 and Chairman of the Board of Directors until the beginning of 2012. He holds a number of other positions, including Director of Essilor and L'Oreal.

Noel Forgeard

Mr. Noel Forgeard has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since May 3, 2006. He was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in 2005. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. A graduate of Ecole polytechnique and Ecole des Mines in Paris, Mr. Forgeard began his career in the French civil service before joining Usinor’s subsidiary Compagnie Francaise des Aciers Speciaux. In 1986, he served as an advisor on industrial issues in Prime Minister Jacques Chirac’s office. In 1987, he joined the Lagardere Group, where he headed the Defense and Space divisions of Matra. Five years later, he became CEO of Matra Haute Technologie and joint Vice-President of the Lagardere Group. In 1998, he was appointed Director and general manager of GIE Airbus-Industrie, and in 2000, CEO of Airbus SAS (an Airbus consolidated company). From July 1, 2005 to July 1, 2006 he was co-Executive Chairman of EADS. In 2011, he joined Arjil SAS as a Senior Partner. His current positions include Chairman of Manopi SAS.

Antoine Gosset-Grainville

Mr. Antoine Gosset-Grainville has served as Member of the Supervisory Board at Schneider Electric SA as of May 3, 2012. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Gosset-Grainville is a graduate of the Institut d’etudes politiques in Paris and holds a DESS post-graduate degree in banking and finance from University Paris IX Dauphine. After graduating from France’s Ecole nationale d’administration, he began his career at the Inspection Generale des Finances (1994- 1997). Then, he became Deputy General Secretary of the European Monetary Committee and later of the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union (1997-1999). He was appointed Adviser for Economic and Monetary Affairs in the office of the European Commissioner in charge of Trade (1999-2002). He is a member of the Paris and Brussels Bars, and was a partner at the Brussels office of the Gide Loyrette Nouel law firm (2002-2007) before becoming Deputy Director in the office of Prime Minister Francois Fillon (2007-2010). He has been Deputy Managing Director of the Caisse des depots et consignations since May 2010.

Magali Herbaut

Ms. Magali Herbaut has been Member of Supervisory Board for the Schneider Actionnariat and Schneider Energie Solidaire Mutual Funds at Schneider Electric SA since May 3, 2012. She graduated from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Grenoble and earned an MBA from Laval University (Canada). She began her career as an auditor for the firm Deloitte. Then in 1996, she joined Schneider Electric as a management controller for Schneider Electric Automation GmbH. Ms. Herbaut spent two years as a management controller for Schneider Electric Automation Inc. in the United States, before becoming Chief Financial Officer for Normabarre (2000-2003) then for the Medium Voltage/Low Voltage Regional Facilities Unit (2003-2007), later taking charge of the Alombard plant (2007-2008). She managed the Electrical Wiring activity in the Business Unit LifeSpace for the EMEAS region between 2009 and 2012 and recently expanded her responsibility to the Asia-Pacific and North America region. Ms. Herbaut is a member of the Supervisory Board of the FCPE Schneider Actionnariat.

Jeong Kim

Mr. Jeong H. Kim has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Schneider Electric SA since April 21, 2011. He holds a doctorate in reliability engineering from the University of Maryland and holds degrees from Johns Hopkins University in Technical Management, electrical engineering, and computer sciences. A businessman, professor, and member of the National Academy of Engineering, Mr. Kim joined Lucent Technologies in 1998 when Lucent purchased Yurie Systems, the company he founded in 1992. He supervised the Lucent's Optical Network Group. He then went to work at the University of Maryland, where he taught in both the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department and the Mechanical Engineering Department. Before that, Mr. Kim held technical and managerial positions in computers, satellite. In 2005, he was appointed Chairman of Bell Laboratories (Alcatel-Lucent).

Willy Kissling

Mr. Willy R. Kissling has been an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since May 3, 2006. He is also Member of the Company's Remuneration, Nominating and Human Resources Committee. He was appointed as Director of the Company in 2001. He began his career at the Amiantus Corporation. He moved to Groupe Rigips in 1978, where he became Member of the Executive Committee in 1981 and then President. Between 1987 and 1996, he was Chief Executive Officer of Landis & Gyr Corporation. In 1998 he moved to the Unaxis Corporation, where he was Chairman of the Board, a function which he occupied until 2005. Between 1998 and 2002 he was Chief Executive Officer of Unaxis. He was also Member of the Board of Directors at Kuehne + Nagel International AG and Holcim Ltd, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oerlikon Buehrle Holding AG, currently OC Oerlikon Corp, as well as Grand Resort Bad Ragaz AG. Mr. Kissling graduated from Universitaet Bern (Doctorate in Philosophy in Business Administration) and Harvard Business School.

Cathy Kopp

Ms. Cathy Kopp has been an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since May 3, 2006. She was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in 2005. She studied Mathematics and started her career at IBM France in 1973. In 1992, she became Director of Human Resources of IBM France before she was named Vice President of Human Resources of the Storage Systems Division of IBM Corp. in 1996. In 2000, Ms. Kopp was named Chief Executive Officer of IBM France. In 2002, she joined Accor Group and was appointed Managing Director of Human Resources. Ms. Kopp has chaired the Social Committee of the Services Sector Group of MEDEF, the French Business Confederation, and headed negotiations on diversity within MEDEF in 2006 and on the modernization of the job market in 2007. She also serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Dexia and Fondation SNCF.

Dominique Marie Senequier

Ms. Dominique Senequier has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Schneider Electric SA as of April 21, 2011. She started her career in the Insurance Control Sector in 1975. In 1980 she joined GAN, as responsible for acquisitions, before the creation of GAN Participations in 1987, of which she will assure the development till 1987. In 1996 Ms. Senequier joined the AXA Group and founded AXA Private Equity, where she is Chairman of the Management Board. Ms. Senequier was also Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Linedata Services SA, President of Pikanter 4 SAS, AXA Chile Private Equity and Member of the Board of Directors of several companies from AXA Group. Ms. Senequier graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and holds a DEA diploma in Monetary and Banking Economics.

Gordon Thoman

Mr. Gordon Richard Thoman serves as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since 2007. He started his career at Citibank. After having held positions of responsibility at Exxon Finance and McKinsey, he became Chairman and Co-Managing Director of America Express Travel Related Services. In 1992, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nabisco International. Then in 1993, Mr. Thoman joined IBM as Executive Director of Personal Systems Group before becoming Financial Director. He joined Xerox in 1997, where he served as Chairman and CEO from April 1999 to May 2000. He graduated from Mc Gill University, the Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales in Geneva and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (from a partnership between Tufts University and Harvard University).

Serge Weinberg

Mr. Serge Weinberg serves as an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA since May 2010. He was previously Independent Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Company since May 3, 2006. He has served on the Company's Board since 2005 and is also Member of the Company's Remuneration, Nominating and Human Resources Committee. He occupied many posts within the prefectural administration and in the ministerial cabinets. He was successively Assistant Managing Director of FR3, Managing Director and then Chairman of the Management Board of Havas Tourisme, and Director of la Banque Pallas Finance, In 1990 he moved to the PPR Group and became Managing Director of the CFAO. Within the Group he occupied the position of Chairman of Rexel and in 1995 was named Chairman of the Management Board of Groupe Pinault-Printemps-Redoute, a position he occupied until the beginning of 2005. In March 2005, he founded Weinberg Capital Partners, a company that manages funds specialized in leveraged buy out operations and real estate. In 2006, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Accor. Mr. Weinberg is also Member of the Board of Directors of Sanofi-Aventis since December 16, 2009 and its Chairman since May 17, 2010. He is also President of Weinberg Capital Partners and Financiere Piasa, amongst other positions. He graduated from Ecole Nationale d'Administration.
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