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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

52 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Emmanuel Babeau

49 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Finance and Legal Affairs; Member of the Executive Committee

Leo Apotheker

62 2014 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Prithviraj Banerjee

56 Executive Vice President, Technology; Member of the Executive Committee

Hal Grant

56 Executive Vice President, Information Technology; Member of the Executive Committee

Chris Leong

Executive Vice President, Global Marketing; Member of the Executive Committee

Olivier Blum

Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources; Member of the Executive Committee

Frederic Abbal

Executive Vice President, Infrastructure; Member of the Executive Committee

Clemens Blum

60 Executive Vice President, Industry; Member of the Executive Committee

Annette Clayton

52 2011 Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain; Member of the Executive Committee

Herve Coureil

45 Executive Vice President, Information Systems; Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Delorme

45 Executive Vice President, Building & Partner; Member of the Executive Committee

Daniel Doimo

Executive Vice President, Global Solutions; Member of the Executive Committee

Zhu Hai

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

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Executive Vice President, Strategy; Member of the Executive Committee

Leonid Mukhamedov

Executive Vice President, Europe Operations; Member of the Executive Committee

Luc Remont

Executive Vice President, France Operations; Member of the Executive Committee

Laurent Vernerey

55 2014 Executive Vice President, North America Operations; Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Bougon

Secretary of the Board

Gerard de La Martiniere

72 1998 Director

Magali Herbaut

44 2012 Member of the Board of Directors, Employee Shareholder Representative

Willy Kissling

71 2001 Director

Henri Lachmann

77 2014 Director

Betsy Atkins

62 2011 Independent Director

Xavier Fontanet

67 2011 Independent Director

Noel Forgeard

69 2006 Independent Director

Antoine Gosset-Grainville

50 2012 Independent Director

Jeong Kim

55 2011 Independent Director

Linda Knoll

55 2014 Independent Director

Cathy Kopp

66 2006 Independent Director

Lone Schroeder

56 2014 Independent Director

Gregory Spierkel

59 2015 Independent Director

Gordon Thoman

59 2007 Independent Director

Anthony Song

Vice-President Financial Communication and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire has served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE since April 25, 2013. He has been Member of the Executive Committee 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 Deputy CEO, before becoming Chairman of the Management Board of Schneider Electric SA on May 3, 2006. Mr. Tricoire is also Chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric SE; Chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric Industries SAS; Director of DELIXI Electric Ltd; Director of Schneider Electric USA, Inc.; Director and Chairman of the board of directors of Schneider Electric Asia Pacific Ltd; Chairman of the board of directors of Schneider Electric Holdings Inc. and Chairman of the France-China Committee. Previously, he was Chairman of the Management Board of Schneider Electric SA, Director of NINGBO Schneider Power Distribution Apparatus Manufacturing Co. Ltd. He is a graduate from the ESEO in Angers and holds an MBA from E.M. Lyon.

Emmanuel Babeau

Mr. Emmanuel Babeau has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Finance and Legal Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SE since April 25, 2013. 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. He joined Schneider Electric as Member of the Management Board on May 3, 2009. From July 1, 2009 until 2010, he was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board and from 2010 until April 25, 2013 he was Executive Vice President Finance, Member of the Management Board and Member of the Executive Committee. He graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP, 1989) with a degree in Finance and Accounting (DESCF). He is Director of Sodexo (January 2016), Schneider Electric Industries SAS, Schneider Electric USA, Schneider Electric (China) Co Ltd, Samos Acquisition Company Ltd, Schneider Electric Holdings Inc., Invensys Ltd; Innovista Sensors Topco Inc.; Member of the supervisory board of Custom Sensors & Technologies SAS, representative of Schneider Electric Industries SAS on the supervisory board of Schneider Electric Energy Acces; Member of the Steering Committee of Aster Capital Partners. He previously was Member of the management board of Schneider Electric SA; Director of Schneider Electric Taiwan, Telvent GIT SA and Transformateurs SAS, Chairman of the board of directors of Schneider Electric Services International Sprl.

Leo Apotheker

Mr. Leo Apotheker has served as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Schneider Electric SE since May 6, 2014. He was previously Independent Member of the Board of Directors from August 1, 2007. He is also Chairman of the Company's Governance and Compensation Committee and Member of Strategy Committee. He began his career in 1978 in management control after graduating with a BA 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 Board of NICE-Systems Ltd, Chairman of the board of KMD A.S., Vice-Chairman of the board of Unit 4 NV and Director of P2 Energy Solutions. He previously was Manager of Efficiency Capital fund; Vice-Chairman of Schneider Electric SA’s supervisory board; member of the supervisory board of Steria, Chairman and CEO of Hewlett- Packard; member of the board of directors of Hewlett-Packard; CEO of SAP AG; non-voting member of Schneider Electric SA; Director of GTNexus (United States); member of the board of directors and the Strategy Committee of Planet Finance.

Prithviraj Banerjee

Hal Grant

Mr. Hal Grant serves as Executive Vice President, Information Technology and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SE. He was EVP, Global Supply Chain at Schneider Electric SA from October 2009 until 2011 and was also a Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He had previously served as Executive Vice President of Globalization and Industry for Schneider Electric SA from January 2004. He joined Schneider Electric SA in January of 1985 and held various positions in North America, Asia and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and graduated from the University of Iowa.

Chris Leong

Olivier Blum

Frederic Abbal

Clemens Blum

Mr. Clemens Blum serves as Executive Vice President, Industry and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SE. 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 K. Clayton has served as Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE 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.

Herve Coureil

Mr. Herve Coureil serves as Executive Vice President, Information Systems and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE. 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 degree in Management from Reims Management School and a degree in Business Science from ICADE Madrid, Universidad Pontificia Comillas.

Philippe Delorme

Mr. Philippe Delorme serves as Executive Vice President, Building & Partner and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SE. 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, China Operations and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SE. 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 Bachelor’s degree from Beijing University and holds a Master's in Computer Science from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He also holds an Executive MBA from the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Leonid Mukhamedov

Luc Remont

Laurent Vernerey

Mr. Laurent Vernerey has been Executive Vice President, North America Operations and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric SE since 2014. 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

Gerard de La Martiniere

Mr. Gerard de La Martiniere has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SE since 1998. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit and Risk Committee. He was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors in 1998. He has occupied several posts in the French 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 Monfinancier, Chairman of the Managing Committee of the Charte du Don en Confiance and Member of the Haut Conseil de la Vie Associative. Previously, he was Director at Air Liquide, Director of the simplified joint-stock company Standard & Poor’s Credit Market Services France and Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA.

Magali Herbaut

Ms. Magali Herbaut has been Member of the Board of Directors, Employee Shareholder Representative at Schneider Electric SE since May 3, 2012. She is Member of the Human Resources and CRS Committee of the Company. 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 then on global scale in 2013 as part of the partner retail division. Since 2014, she has been in charge of the Group’s ethics and global policies. Ms. Herbaut is a member of the Supervisory Board of the FCPE Schneider Actionnariat and FCPE Solidaire Schneider Energie, Member of the Board of the SICAV Schneider Energie Solidaire, Member of the Board of the Cercle Ethique des Affaires (CEA). She previously was Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA and Member of the Supervisory Board of GFA Castillon.

Willy Kissling

Mr. Willy R. Kissling has been Director of Schneider Electric SA since 2001. He is also Member of the Company's Governance & Compensation Committee and the Human Resources and CSR Committee. He began his career at Amiantus Corporation and then joined Rigips, a plasterboard manufacturer, in 1978. He was appointed to the Rigips Executive Committee in 1981 and subsequently became Chairman. From 1987 to 1996, Mr. Kissling served as Chairman and CEO of Landis & Gyr Corporation, a provider of services, systems and equipment for building management, electrical contracting and payment methods for payphone operators. From 1998 to 2005, he was Chairman of the board of directors of Oerlikon Buehrle Holding AG (since renamed OC Oerlikon Corp.). Willy R. Kissling holds diplomas from the Universities of Bern and Harvard (P.M.D). He has experience and recognized expertise in both CEO and director positions in multinational companies based in Switzerland, and particularly in the following fields: construction and energy management technologies (acquired as CEO of the former Landis&Gyr Ltd), information technology and vacuum processing (acquired as Chairman of Oerlikon Buehrle Ltd, which became OC Oerlikon Ltd), construction materials (Holcim Ltd, Cement, Forbo Ltd Floring, Rigips GmbH, Gypsum), packaging (Chairman of SIG Ltd) and logistics (acquired at Kuehne&Nagel Ltd). Willy R. Kissling was previously Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA and Director of Cleantech Invest AG as well as Chairman of the Board of Grand Resort Bad Ragaz AG.

Henri Lachmann

Mr. Henri Lachmann serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SE. He was Vice Chairman of the Board from April 25, 2013 until May 6, 2014. He was previously Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of the Company from February 25, 1999 until May 3, 2006, as well as Chairman of the Board from May 3, 2006 until April 25, 2013 and Member of the Board of Directors since 1996. He is also Chairman of the Human Resources and CSR 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 Honorary Vice Chairman of the supervisory board of Vivendi; Member of the supervisory board of the XPO Logistics group; Director of Carmat; Non-voting member of Fimalac, as well as Chairman of the board of directors of Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue; member of the Steering Committee of the Institut de l’Entreprise; Director of the Association Nationale des Societes par Actions; Chairman of the Institut Telemaque; Director of Planet Finance and Fondation Entreprendre; Chairman of the Advisory Council of Campus d’Excellence au Commissariat General r l’Investissement (Grand Emprunt). He previously was Chairman of the supervisory board of Schneider Electric SA; Vice-Chairman of the supervisory board of Vivendi; Chairman of the Fondation pour le Droit Continental; Member of CODICE; Director of Solidarites Actives; Director of the Steering Committee of Proxinvest.

Betsy Atkins

Ms. Betsy S. Atkins has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Schneider Electric SE since April 21, 2011. After graduating of the University of Massachusetts with a BA degree in History and from 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. She is Member of the Strategy Committee of the Company. She also serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the board of directors of Polycom Inc.; member of the board of directors of Volvo Cars AB (since January 2016); member of the board of directors of HD Supply Holdings, Inc.; Chairman of the advisory board of SAP, member of the Audit Committee and member of the board of directors of SL GREEN REALTY CORP (since April 2015). She is also Chairman and CEO of Baja LLC; member of ZocDoc advisory board. She previously was Member of the supervisory board of Schneider Electric SA; member of the board of directors of Chico’s FAS Inc. (United States), of SunPower Corp. (United States), of Vonage (United States), of Wix (Israel) and of Ciber (United States); Chairman and CEO of Clear Standards, Inc. (United States), Chairman of the Governance Committee and member of the board of directors of Darden (United States).

Xavier Fontanet

Mr. Xavier Fontanet has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Schneider Electric SE 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. He is also Associate Professor at HEC, Member of the Board of Directors and of ANSA (French National Association of Joint-Stock Companies). He is Chairman of the Company's Strategy Committee. Previously, he was Member of the supervisory board of Schneider Electric SA; Chairman and CEO of Essilor International; Chairman of the board of directors of Essilor International; Director of Credit Agricole SA and of the Fonds strategique d’Investissement (FSI); Chairman of EOA Holding Co. Inc. (USA), Nikon and Essilor Joint Research Center Co Ltd (Japan); Director of Nikon-Essilor Co. Ltd (Japan), Nikon and Essilor Joint Research Center Co Ltd (Japan), Essilor of America, Inc. (USA), Transitions Optical Inc. (USA), EOA Holding Co., Inc. (USA), Shanghai Essilor Optical Company Ltd (China), Transitions Optical Holdings B.V. (Netherlands), Essilor Manufacturing India Private Ltd (India), Essilor India PVT Ltd (India), Essilor Amico LLC (United Arab Emirates); Permanent representative of Essilor International on the board of directors of the Association Nationale des Societes par Actions (Ansa).

Noel Forgeard

Mr. Noel Forgeard has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SE 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 and Risk Committee and Strategy 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. In 2015, he joined La Financiere de Courcelles (FdC) as Associate Partner. He is Member of the committee of France Galop and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ASCOMETAL SA. His previous positions include Chairman of Manopi SAS, Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA, Director of the PMU Economics interest group and Senior Associate at Arjil SAS.

Antoine Gosset-Grainville

Mr. Antoine Gosset-Grainville has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Schneider Electric SE since May 3, 2012. He is also Member of the Company's Audit and Risk Committee. Mr. Gosset-Grainville is a graduate of the Institut d’etudes politiques in Paris and holds a DESS degree 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 was Deputy Managing Director of the Caisse des depots et consignations from May 2010 to May 2013. In June 2013, he became Partner at BDGS Associes law firm. He is also Director of the FNAC Group and Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Compagnie des Alpes. He previously was Member of the supervisory board of Schneider Electric SA; Director of CNP Assurances and Icade; Deputy Managing Director of the Caisse des Depots et Consignations; Director of the Fonds Strategique d’Investissement, La Poste and Veolia- Transdev; Director of Dexia.

Jeong Kim

Dr. Jeong H. Kim, Ph.D. has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Schneider Electric SE since April 21, 2011. He is Member of the Strategy Committee of the Company. He holds a doctorate from the University of Maryland and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University. Jeong H. Kim is Chairman of Kiswe Mobile Inc., a start-up focusing on interactive mobile video. His background ranges from being Chairman and CEO of a high tech start-up to senior executive of a Fortune 500 corporation. He also served as the Chairman of Bell Labs from 2005 to 2013. He has sat on the board of directors of various companies, universities and other not-for-profit organizations. He is currently a member of the board of directors of ARRIS Group, Inc., KAIST and the Nuclear Threat Initiative. He is involved in the National Academy of Engineering and the Washington Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame. In January 2014 the French government awarded him membership of the Legion of Honor for his services in global technology. He is Chairman and CEO of Jurie Holdings LLC (United States); member of the board of directors of Nuclear Threat Initiative (United States); member of the advisory board for the Chairman of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) (South Korea). He previously was non-voting member of the board of directors of Schneider Electric SA (May 2013-October 2013) (France); member of the supervisory board of Schneider Electric SA (France); Chairman of Bell Labs and Chief strategy officer of Alcatel-Lucent (USA/ France); member of the board of Trustees of Johns Hopkins University (USA); member of the Nasdaq Listing and Review Council (USA); member of the external advisory board of the CIA (USA); member of the advisory board of Royal Oak Capital (USA); Director of CIN.

Linda Knoll

Ms. Linda I. Knoll has been Independent Director at SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE since 2014. She is Member of the Human Resources and CSR Committee. She is also Chief Human Resources officer and member of the Group Executive Council of CNH INDUSTRIAL N.V. and Chief Human Resources officer and member of the Group Executive Council of FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES N.V. She previously was Interim President of CNH Parts & Service. Linda Knoll holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. After a career in the land systems division of General Dynamics, Ms. Knoll joined CNH Industrial in 1994 (Case Corporation at the time). She held various positions there, culminating in her appointment to multiple senior management positions. In 1999, Ms. Knoll became Vice-President and General Manager of the Group’s Crop Production Global Product Line. From 2003 to 2005, she was Vice-President for North America Agricultural Industrial Operations. She then served as Vice-President for Worldwide Agricultural Manufacturing until 2007, managing 20 plants in 10 countries, before being appointed Executive Vice- President for Development of Agricultural Products. From 2007 to 2011, she represented CNH as a board member for the National Association of Manufacturers. Ms. Knoll was appointed CHRO in CNH Industrial and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in 2007 and 2011 respectively. From 2010 to 2011, Ms. Knoll served as Interim Chair of CNH Parts & Service, in addition to her duties as Executive Vice- President, Global Human Resources.

Cathy Kopp

Ms. Cathy Kopp has been an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SE 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 and Chair of the Compensation and Appointments Committee of SFIL and Member of the Board of the SNCF Foundation. She previously was Member of the Supervisory Board of Dexia and Member of the Board of the Ecole Normale Superieure de la rue d’Ulm in Paris as well as Member of the Haut Conseil a l’Integration. She is Member of the Human Resources and CSR Committee of the Company.

Lone Schroeder

Ms. Lone Foenss Schroeder has been Independent Director at SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE since 2014. She is Member of the Audit and Rick Committee. She is also Vice-Chairman of the board of directors of Akastor (Norway), director of Bilfinger SE (Germany), Valmet Oy (Finland), NKT Holding A/S (Denmark), and Senior Advisor to the Nordic Region for Credit Suisse as well as Vice-Chairman of Saxo Bank A/S and Director of Volvo Cars (Sweden). She previously was Director of Heidelberg AG (Germany), of Handelsbanken, of Volvo and Vattenfall AB (Sweden), of Yara ASA (Norway); Chairman and CEO of Wallenius Lines (Sweden); Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Kvaerner ASA (Norway). She possesses a law degree from Copenhagen University and a Master’s degree in economics at the Copenhagen Business School. She has broad international experience acquired during 21 years (1982-2004) in senior management positions at A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S. In 2005, she became Chairman and CEO of Wallenius Lines, a company specializing in sea RORO, terminals and logistics, offices that she held until 2010. At present, she is a company director.

Gregory Spierkel

Mr. Gregory M. E. (Greg) Spierkel has been Independent Director at SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE since June 2015. He is Member of the Governance and Compensation Committee and the Strategy Committee. He also serves as Director of MGM Resorts International (member of the Audit and Compensation Committees) and Director of PACCAR Inc. (Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee) as well as Member of the advisory board at The Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. He previously was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ingram Micro Inc.; President, Worldwide of Ingram Micro Inc.; Director of Ingram Micro Inc. Mr. Spierkel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce degree from Carleton University (Ottawa) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University. He also attended the Advanced Manufacturing program at INSEAD. Mr. Spierkel began his career working for Bell Canada in sales and product development, followed by a period with Nortel Inc. in market research. For four years, he served as Managing Director of Mitel Telecom with responsibilities over Europe and Asia. He then spent five years at Mitel Corp where he served as President of North America and President of Global Sales and Marketing. In August 1997, he joined Ingram Micro as a Senior Vice-President and Chairman of Ingram Micro Asia-Pacific. In June 1999, he was appointed as Executive Vice-President and Chairman of Ingram Micro Europe, where he led the transformation of the region into a best-in-class performer, delivering sales and operating margins at historic highs. He was promoted to Chairman of the Ingram Micro Inc. group in 2004, before assuming the role of Chairman and CEO of Ingram Micro Inc. in 2005. He retained this position, and his seat on the board of directors, until his departure in 2012. Since 2012, Mr. Spierkel has been providing advisory and consulting services to private equity firms with investments in the information technology sector.

Gordon Thoman

Mr. Gordon Richard (Rick) Thoman has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SE since 2007. He is also Member of the Governance and Compensation Committee of the Company. He is Managing Partner of Corporate Perspectives (an American strategy consulting firm); member of the International board of advisors of INSEAD, the French American Foundation, the Americas Society, the Council of the Americas, Committee for Economic Development, McGill University School of Management, the Fletcher School and the Heritage Committee of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales, IHEID (Geneva); Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and the Fletcher School; member of the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, Business Executives for National Security, New York Economics Club; Member of the board of directors. He previously was Member of the supervisory board of Schneider Electric SA. Mr. Thoman began his career at Citibank after receiving his BA from McGill University in Montreal and MA, MALD and Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (the result of a partnership between Tufts University and Harvard). He also graduated from the Hautes etudes internationales in Geneva. After working with Exxon Finance and McKinsey, he became Chairman and co-Executive Vice-President of American Express Travel Related Services. In 1992, he was appointed Chairman and CEO of Nabisco International. In 1993, he joined IBM as Senior Vice-President, Personal Systems Group, later becoming Financial Director. In 1997, he joined Xerox. He served as Chairman and CEO of Xerox from April 1999 to May 2000. Mr. Thoman is currently Managing Partner of Corporate Perspectives and is on the faculty of several US universities.

Anthony Song