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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pierre-Andre de Chalendar

57 2010 Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Committee

Guillaume Texier

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Dominique Azam

2012 General Delegate for Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Central America

Gonzague De Pirey

2012 General Delegate for Russia, Ukraine and CIS countries

Ricardo De Ramon Garcia

2008 General Delegate to Spain, Portugal and Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria

Hartmut Fischer

General Delegate for Central Europe

Thierry Fournier

43 2014 General Delegate to Brazil, Argentina and Chile

Javier Gimeno

51 General Delegate for the Asia-Pacific Region

Peter Hindle

2008 General Delegate to the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and South Africa

Thierry Lambert

2011 General Delegate for the Nordic and Baltic Countries

Anand Mahajan

General Delegate for India

Francois-Xavier Moser

General Delegate for Poland, Bulgaria and Romania

Tomas Rosak

General Delegate for the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary and Eastern Adriatic Countries

Gianni Scotti

General Delegate for Italy, Greece, Turkey, Libya and Egypt

Claude Imauven

58 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Jean-Francois Phelizon

69 2008 Senior Vice President, Audit and Internal Control, Member of the Management Committee

Claire Pedini

50 2010 Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Committee

Benoit Bazin

46 2010 Senior Vice President, President of Building Distribution Sector, Member of the Management Committee

Jean-Claude Breffort

67 2011 Senior Vice President - International Development, Member of the Management Committee

John Crowe

59 2013 Senior Vice-President, General Delegate for North America, President and CEO of CertainTeed Corporation, Member of the Management Committee

Fabrice Didier

Vice President of Marketing

Sophie Chevallon

2007 Vice President - Communications

Delphine Geny-Stephann

Vice President - Planning and Strategy

Didier Roux

Vice President - Research and Development and Innovation, Member of the Management Committee

Benoit d'Iribarne

2014 President of High-Performance Materials (Innovative Materials), Member of the Management Committee

Patrick Dupin

2014 President, Flat Glass Sector (Innovative Materials) and Member of the Management Committee

Jean-Pierre Floris

67 2014 President, Packaging Sector and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Verallia, Director of Innovative Materials Sector, Member of the Management Committee

Antoine Vignial

53 2012 Corporate Secretary, Secretary of the Board of Directors, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Committee

Isabelle Bouillot

67 2012 Director

Alain Destrain

57 2014 Director - Employee Representative

Bernard Gautier

56 2008 Director

Pascal Lai

Director - Employee Representative

Agnes Lemarchand

61 2013 Director

Frederic Lemoine

50 2009 Director

Gerard Mestrallet

66 1995 Director

Jacques Pestre

57 2011 Director - Representative of Employee Shareholders

Gilles Schnepp

56 2009 Director

Philippe Varin

63 2013 Director

Jean-Martin Folz

69 2001 Independent Director

Anne-Marie Idrac

64 2011 Independent Director

Sylvia Jay

69 2001 Independent Director

Pamela Knapp

58 2013 Independent Director

Olivia Qiu

2011 Independent Director

Denis Ranque

63 2003 Independent Director

Jean-Dominique Senard

62 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Pierre-Andre de Chalendar

Mr. Pierre-Andre de Chalendar has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Committee of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 3, 2010. He is also a Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. Previously, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company on June 7, 2007. Prior to this, he held the functions of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director from June 8, 2006 to June 7, 2007. He became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Company on May 3, 2005, and, prior to this, he served as Senior Vice-President in charge of the Building Distribution Sector of the Company from 2003 to May 3, 2005. He joined the Company on November 1, 1989 as Vice President, Corporate Planning. Between 1992 and 1996, he headed the European Abrasives Division, moving on to become President of the worldwide Abrasives Division in 1996, a position he held until 2000, when he became General Delegate for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Within Cie de Saint-Gobain SA, he is also Chairman of the Board of Verallia and Director of Saint-Gobain Corporation and GIE SGPM. In addition to that, he is also Member of the Board of Directors at Veolia Environnement and BNP Paribas. Mr. de Chalendar is a graduate of ESSEC Business School and alumnus of ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration).

Guillaume Texier

Dominique Azam

Gonzague De Pirey

Ricardo De Ramon Garcia

Hartmut Fischer

Thierry Fournier

Javier Gimeno

Peter Hindle

Thierry Lambert

Anand Mahajan

Francois-Xavier Moser

Tomas Rosak

Gianni Scotti

Claude Imauven

Mr. Claude Imauven serves as Chief Operating Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA. Mr. Imauven began his career in 1983 at the French Ministry of Industry, where he held several management positions in public administration, especially as part of the Minister's staff (Foreign Trade and Industry). His career at Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA began in 1993 within the Flat Glass Division, where he became successively Vice-President of Industrial Policy and then Vice President of Industry and Finance. In 1996, he was appointed General Delegate for Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Returning to France in 1999, he joined the Pipe Division as Chief Operating Officer of Pont-a-Mousson SA. In 2001, he became Chairman & Managing Director of that company and President of the Pipe Division. Mr. Imauven obtained a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Jean-Francois Phelizon

Mr. Jean-Francois Phelizon has served as Senior Vice President, Audit and Internal Control, Member of the Management Committee of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since October 1, 2008. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Senior Advisor to CEO from September 1, 2007. From 2000 to September 1, 2007, he was Senior Vice President, CEO of Saint-Gobain Corp, General Delegate to the United States and Canada at the Company. Senior Vice President, Director of Finance of the Company from June 1, 1998 to 2000, he became first appointed as Director of Finance of the Company in 1989. During his professional career, Mr. Phelizon was also Director of Finance of the Delegation in Spain (1983-1985), Director of Finance of the Paper-Wood division (1985-1989), Managing Director of Lembacel (1987-1989) and Managing Director of La Cellulose du Pin (1988-1989). He holds a Ph.D. in Economic Science and graduated from Hautes Etudes Commerciales.

Claire Pedini

Ms. Claire Pedini has served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Committee of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA as of June 1, 2010. Ms. Pedini started her career in 1988 at Total as Corporate control (1988-90), then was in charge of the listing of Total on the New York Stock Exchange (1991-92), Head of Investor Relations (1992-94), Head of press office (1994-97) and VP new information technologies (1997-98). In 1998, she joined Alcatel as Director of Financial Information and Shareholder Relations (1998-2000) and was appointed successively Vice President, Alcatel’s Investor Relations and Public Affaires (2001-03), Deputy Chief Financial Officer (2004-05), Senior Vice President, Human Resources (2006), Senior Vice President, Human Resources and corporate communications (2006-07), Senior Vice President, Human Resources, corporate communications and real estate (2007-09) and Executive Vice President, Alcatel-Lucent for Human Resources and Transformation (2009-10). She was Member of the Alcatel-Lucent Management Committee since 2006. Ms. Pedini holds a Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) degree and a Masters degree in Media Management from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP).

Benoit Bazin

Mr. Benoit Bazin has served as Senior Vice President, President of Building Distribution Sector, Member of the Management Committee of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since January 1, 2010. He was previously Vice President, Building Distribution Sector of the Company as of April 1, 2009. Prior to that, he was Director of Finance, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from May 2005. He began his career in 1995 with the Economy and Finance Ministry, as rapporteur to the Interministerial Committee on Industrial Restructuring, before moving to the Treasury Department where he was responsible for State investments in the aeronautics, electronics and defense industries. He joined the Saint Gobain Group in 1999 as Corporate Planning Director for the Abrasives Branch, going on to become Corporate Planning Director for the Company in September of the following year. In 2002, he was appointed President of the North-American Abrasives business and Head of the Bonded Abrasives business unit. Mr. Bazin obtained a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees engineering school. He also holds a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States) and an Advanced degree in Economics from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Jean-Claude Breffort

Mr. Jean-Claude Breffort has served as Senior Vice President - International Development, Member of the Management Committee of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since December 31, 2011. Previously, he was appointed Senior VP-International Development and General Delegate to Brazil, Argentina and Chile, Member of the Management Committee of the Company on June 1, 2010. From April 2004 to June 1, 2010 he held the function of Senior Vice President - Human Resources and International Development of the Company. Mr. Breffort began his career with Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, joining the Group in 1971 as Export Sales Manager in the Glassware unit of the Packaging sector. In 1976, he was appointed Financial Controller of the Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA and in 1981 he became Finance Director of the Insulation Division's German subsidiary. In 1983, he was named Operations Director for the Insulation Division. He became General Delegate for Scandinavia in 1986 and for Brazil and Argentina in 1993. He is a graduate of the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Montpellier business school.

John Crowe

Mr. John T. Crowe has served as Senior Vice-President, General Delegate for North America, President and CEO of CertainTeed Corporation, Member of the Management Committee at Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since January 1, 2013. Previously, he was appointed as General Delegate to North America, Member of the Management Committee of the Company in September 2011. Mr. Crowe joined Norton Company (which was acquired by Cie de Saint-Gobain SA in 1990) in 1978 as Process Engineer in the company's materials business. Over the years, he held various positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, financial management, business development, marketing and sales, and general management in the Compamny's Abrasives, Advanced Ceramics, Crystals and Performance Plastics businesses. He subsequently named President of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA Performance Plastics in 2004. Mr. Crowe was President of Saint-Gobain Abrasives from January 2008 until assuming his current post in September 2011. In January 2013, Mr. Crowe was promoted to Senior Vice-President of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and serves as Member of the Company's global Management Committee in addition to his current role. Mr. Crowe obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University (Potsdam, New York) and a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree from Boston College.

Fabrice Didier

Sophie Chevallon

Delphine Geny-Stephann

Didier Roux

Benoit d'Iribarne

Patrick Dupin

Jean-Pierre Floris

Mr. Jean-Pierre Floris has served as President, Packaging Sector and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Verallia, Director of Innovative Materials Sector, Member of the Management Committee at Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA since February 17, 2014. Previously, he was Senior Vice President - Director of Innovative Materials Sector, Member of the Management Committee at the Company from January 1, 2009. On March 1, 2008, he was appointed Senior Vice President - Flat Glass Sector of the Company, the function he assumed after being Head of Flat Glass Sector from September 1, 2007 to March 1, 2008. Previously, he served as General Delegate to Brazil, Argentina and Chile from 2004 to December 31, 2006, and, in 2003, he assumed the function of General Delegate in Spain, Portugal and Morocco of the Company. Mr. Floris worked as a Controller at Corning Class before joining the Company in 1982. He was the Mers Plant Manager, then the Manufacturing Director of Saint-Gobain Desjonqueres (1982-1985), before becoming President of Bottling and Plastic Capping activities for the Carnaud group (1985-1996). He returned to the Company in 1996 as Director of Bottling in the Packaging Sector and General Manager of Saint-Gobain Desjonqueres. Mr. Floris obtained a degree in Civil Engineering from Ecole des Mines de Paris and received a Masters Degree in Economic Systems Planning (the Stanford University).

Antoine Vignial

Mr. Antoine Vignial has been Corporate Secretary, Secretary of the Board of Directors, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Committee of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since February 2012. A qualified lawyer, he holds degrees from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and ESSEC Business School. Mr. Vignial was a partner of the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer law firm, which he joined in 1999 after starting his career as a lawyer and then partner at Gide Loyrette Nouel.

Isabelle Bouillot

Ms. Isabelle Bouillot has served as Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since 2012. Prior to this, she was Independent Director of the Company as of June 1998. She was also a Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Ms. Bouillot is also Chairman of China Equity Links, as well as Director of Umicore, and Manager of IB Finance. She first worked within the Budget department of the French Government and successively worked as Director of the Office of the Minister for Employment in 1982 and Deputy Director of the Office of the Minister of the Economy and Finance from 1983 to 1984. She then chaired Union des Banques a Paris in 1985 and 1986 and was then appointed as a Governmental Commissioner working on the control of financial activities until 1989. She subsequently worked as an Economic Advisor to the French President of the Republic until 1991 and was then Director of the Budget at the Ministry of Economy and Finance until 1995. In June 1995, she joined Caisse des Depots et Consignations as Deputy managing Director in charge of financial and banking activities. She was then Chairman of the Management Board of CDC Finance-CDC IXIS until 2003. Ms Bouillot was also Member of the Financial Markets Council from 1997 until October 2003. Ms. Bouillot is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale d'Administration, and also holds a degree in Public Law.

Alain Destrain

Mr. Alain Destrain is Director - Employee Representative of Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA. He has spent his entire professional career with the factory Vauxrot at Saint-Gobain Packaging (EMS). In Saint-Gobain Emballage and Saint-Gobain Group, he was union representative (affiliated to the General Confederation of Labour - CGT) and member of the EMS Central Works Committee, Trade Union Delegate Central Verallia, Secretary Group Saint-Gobain Committee, Member of the European Convention on Social Dialogue and member of the Steering Committee.

Bernard Gautier

Mr. Bernard Gautier has served as Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2008. He is also Member of the Company’s Nominating and Remuneration, and Governance Committee. He is Member of the Management Board of Wendel and is also President of Winvest International SA SICAR and Oranje-Nassau Developpement SA SICAR, Chairman of the Management Board of Winvest Conseil, Vice Chairman of the Board of Deutsch Group SAS, Manager of Materis Partner, Member of the Board of Directors at Communication Media Partner, Stahl Holdings BV, Stahl Group SA, Stahl Lux2, Stichting Administratickantor II, Stahl Groep II, Trief Corporation, Wendel Japan KK and Winvest Part BV, Member of the Supervisory Board of Altineis, and Manager of BG Invest, BJPG Conseil, SCI La Republique, La Cabane Saint-Gautier, BJPG Participations, BJPG Assets and Sweet Investment Ltd. Mr. Gautier obtained a degree from Ecole Superieure d'Electricite.

Pascal Lai

Mr. Pascal Lai is Director - Employee Representative of Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA. He joined the Group in 1986 at the factory Aniche (Saint-Gobain Sekurit) in which he worked for 20 years in the production environment ovens, then as a toolmaker. He began in the 2000's union course (affiliated to the French Democratic Confederation of Labour - CFDT).

Agnes Lemarchand

Frederic Lemoine

Mr. Frederic Lemoine has served as Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since April 2009. He is also a Member of the Company's Audit Committee and Strategy Committee. He serves as Chairman of the Management Board of Wendel and is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Oranje-Nassau Groep BV, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Trief Corporation, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bureau Veritas, and Member of the Board of Directors of Groupama and Legrand. Mr. Lemoine obtained a degree from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris in 1987, from Hautes Etudes Commerciales in 1986 and from Ecole Nationale d'Administration.

Gerard Mestrallet

Mr. Gerard Mestrallet has served as Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since November 1995. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board and Managing Director (CEO) of GDF Suez and is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Pargesa Holding SA. Within the GDF Suez group, he is also Chairman of the Board of GDF Suez Energie Services, Suez Environment Company and GDF Suez Belgium, President of GDF SUEZ Rassembleurs d'Energies SAS, and Vice Chairman of Electrabel and Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona. He is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Ecole Nationale d'Administration and Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.

Jacques Pestre

Mr. Jacques Pestre has been Director - Representative of Employee Shareholders at Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2011. He is also Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Point.P and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FCPE Saint-Gobain PEG France. In addition to, he also holds other mandates within Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA, including Chairman and CEO of BMSO and BMCE, Chairman of the Board of COMASUD and President of SAS BMRA, MBM, CIBOMAT, BOCH Freres, Depot Services Carrelages and THUON.

Gilles Schnepp

Mr. Gilles Schnepp has served as Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 4, 2009. He is also Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Legrand and also serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Legrand France and holds various other mandates within subsidiaries of Groupe Legrand. He graduated from Hautes Etudes Commerciales.

Philippe Varin

Jean-Martin Folz

Mr. Jean-Martin Folz has served as Independent Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since March 2001. He is also Chairman of the Company's Strategy and RSE Committee. He is the current Chairman of the Board of Eutelsat and the former Chairman of the Management Board AFEP and Peugeot SA. In addition, he serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Societe Generale, Alstom, Axa and Solvay and Member of the Supervisory Board of ONF Participations SAS. Mr. Folz is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and Ecole des Mines.

Anne-Marie Idrac

Ms. Anne-Marie Idrac has been Independent Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2011. She works as a Consultant and serves as a Member of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec and a Director of Mediobanca. She is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques and Ecole Nationale d'Administration. She is Member of the Nominating, Remuneration and Governance Committee of the Company.

Sylvia Jay

Lady Sylvia Jay has served as Independent Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2001. She is also Member of the Company's Nominating, Governance and Remuneration Committee. She is also Chairman of L'Oreal UK & Ireland and also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Alcatel-Lucent and Lazard Limited. In addition to that, she is the Chairman of the Pilgrim Trust, a Trustee of l'Entente Cordiale Scholarship Scheme, the Prison Reform Trust and The Body Shop Foundation. She previously held senior civil servant positions within the British administration, notably for the Overseas Development Administration and also as a British Representative to the French Ministry for Cooperation, the French Treasury and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Lady Jay, CBE, obtained a degree from The University of Nottingham and a degree from London School of Economics.

Pamela Knapp

Olivia Qiu

Ms. Olivia Qiu has been Independent Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2011. She is also Global Head of Strategic Industries at Alcatel-Lucent.

Denis Ranque

Mr. Denis Ranque has served as Independent Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA since June 2003. He is also Member of the Company' Audit Committee. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Ranque is also Chairman of the Board of EADS Technicolor and is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Seilab Entreprises, Mines Paris Tech and Cercle de l’Industrie et de l’Association Nationale Recherche et Technologie. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Director at CMA-CGM, CGG Veritas and Fonds Strategique d'Investissement. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecoles des Mines de Paris (1970).

Jean-Dominique Senard

Mr. Jean-Dominique Senard serves as Independent Director of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA. He is also Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Senard is also CEO of the Michelin Group and Director of SEB. He is a graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales.