People: Veolia Environnement VE SA (VE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Antoine Frerot

55 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee

Francois Bertreau

59 2012 Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Capron

56 2014 Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Helman le Pas de Secheval

48 2013 General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee

Jean-Marie Lambert

57 2013 Director of Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Cyrille du Peloux

60 2013 Director for Transformation

Laurent Auguste

47 2013 Director of Innovation and Markets and Member of the Executive Committee

Estelle Brachlianoff

42 2013 Director of Northern Europe Zone, Member of the Executive Committee

Regis Calmels

59 2013 Director of Asia Zone, Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Guitard

54 2013 Director of Central and Eastern Europe Zone, Member of the Executive Committee

Jean-Michel Herrewyn

53 2013 Director of Global Enterprises, Member of the Executive Committee

Franck Lacroix

50 2013 Chief Executive Officer of Dalkia, Member of the Executive Committee

Terry Mah

2013 Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environnement North America

Louis Schweitzer

71 2012 Lead Independent Director

Olivier Mareuse

50 2012 Director - Representative of Caisse des depots et consignations

Serge Michel

86 2003 Director

Jacques Aschenbroich

59 2012 Independent Director

Maryse Aulagnon

64 2012 Independent Director

Daniel Bouton

63 2003 Independent Director

Olivier Costa de Beauregard

54 2010 Independent Director - Representative of Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault

Pierre-Andre de Chalendar

55 2009 Independent Director

Paul-Louis Girardot

80 2003 Independent Director

Marion Guillou

59 2012 Independent Director

Baudouin Prot

63 2003 Independent Director

Nathalie Rachou

56 2012 Independent Director

Georges Ralli

65 2012 Independent Director - Representative of Groupama SA

Paolo Scaroni

67 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Antoine Frerot

Mr. Antoine Frerot has been Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA as of December 12, 2010. In January 2003, he was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of Veoila Water, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company, the functions he held until November 27, 2009, when he became Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. Then, between May 7, 2010 and December 12, 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA. Mr. Frerot started his career in 1981 as a research engineer at the Bureau Central d'Etudes pour l'Outre Mer, which specializes in development projects. In 1983, he joined the research center of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees as project manager, and served as deputy director of the center from 1984 to 1988. From 1988 to 1990, he was head of financial transactions at the Credit National bank. In 1990, Mr. Frerot joined Compagnie Generale des Eaux as special adviser and in 1995 was appointed Chief Executive Officer of CGEA Transport. In 2000, he was named Chief Executive Officer of Connex, the transportation division of Vivendi Environnement, and member of the Vivendi Environnement Management Board. In January 2003, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water, the Veolia Environnement water division. He is graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (class of 1977) and an Engineering degree holder of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees. He also received a Doctorate in Philosophy degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees.

Francois Bertreau

Mr. Francois Bertreau has been Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA as of December 1, 2012. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from INSEAD and graduated from ESCP. He began his career as an account manager with Credit National in 1981 and then joined the Boston Consulting Group in 1985. He moved to Technal, a subsidiary of the Alcan group, in 1988, and became Managing Director in 1991. In 1996, he was appointed Director of Business Development and Marketing Strategy for Aster, the special steels branch of Usinor. In 1998, Mr. Bertreau joined the Norbert Dentressangle group as Managing Director of the Logistics Division and in 2008 was appointed Chairman of the company’s Management Board and Chief Executive Officer.

Philippe Capron

Mr. Philippe Gaston Henri Capron has been Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA, effective January 2014. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board of Vivendi, the company he joined in 2007. He began his career as an assistant to the Chairman and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Sacilor between 1979 and 1981, before joining the French Finance Inspectorate upon leaving the ENA in 1985. He was an Adviser to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dumenil Leble from 1989 to 1990, then Managing Director and Member of the Management Board of Banque Dumenil Leble (Cerus Group) between 1990 and 1992, before joining the strategy consulting firm Bain&Company as a Partner, from 1992 to 1994. International Development Director of the Euler Group from 1994 to 1997, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Euler-SFAC from 1998 to 2000. In November 2000, he joined the Usinor Group as Chief Financial Officer. In 2002, he was appointed Executive Vice President of the Arcelor Group, responsible for the packaging steels division, and then for the international distribution and trading businesses, before becoming the Group's Chief Financial Officer in 2006. He graduated from Ecole Nationale d'Administration in 1985 and also received a degree from Hautes Etudes Commerciales and from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Helman le Pas de Secheval

Mr. Helman le Pas de Secheval has served as v of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. A graduate of the Ecole Normale Superieure and holder of a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in physical sciences and an engineering degree from Ecole des Mines de Paris, he began his career in 1991 at Banexi. From 1993 to 1997, he was Deputy Inspector-General of the underground quarries of Paris. In July 1997, he was appointed deputy to the head of the Corporate Finance Department of the COB (the French securities regulator), becoming head of this department in 1998. He then joined Groupama SA and became group Chief Financial Officer A in 2001 and CEO of Groupama Centre-Atlantique in 2010. Since September 2012, he has served as Senior Executive Vice-President and General Counsel of Veolia Environnement.

Jean-Marie Lambert

Mr. Jean-Marie Lambert has served as Director of Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. Previously, he was Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Mr. Jean-Marie Lambert is a graduate of the Institut Politique de Paris and has a degree in history. He started his career in 1981 in the Human Resources Department of Sodem (part of the Philips group). In 1984, he joined Spie Batignolles where he was Head of Recruitment and Employment for the Electricity and Nuclear Division, and then Head of Human Resources for the Industry and Services Department. After having been Deputy Head of Human Resources at Sogea (1990-92), Head of Human Resources at Campenon Bernard (1992-2000) and Head of Human Resources at Vinci Construction (2000-2003), Jean-Marie Lambert joined Veolia Water in 2003.

Cyrille du Peloux

Mr. Cyrille du Peloux has served as Director for Transformation of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 16, 2013. He was previously the Company's Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Transport Division and Member of the Executive Committee from January 1, 2008 to March 3, 2011 and then Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Energy North America from May 2011 to July 16, 2013. A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1974) and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees, Mr. du Peloux began his career in the French Ministry of Industry in 1979. He then moved to Bouygues in 1985 to become Head of Diversification Services and subsequently Secretary General in 1987. In 1989, he was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of TF1, Chief Executive Officer of Teleshopping and TF1 Entreprises, and finally Chief Executive Officer of Eurosport in 1991. He then held a number of various posts, including Chairman of Paris Premiere and of Multivision, as well as Chief Executive Officer of Paris-TV Cable and Television par satellite (TPS). He joined the Company in 2002 as Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Proprete for UK and Northern Europe, and was subsequently appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Veolia Transport (May 2007) and Member of the Company's Executive Committee (May 2011).

Laurent Auguste

Mr. Laurent Auguste has served as Director of Innovation and Markets and Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. Until July 8, 2013, he held the functions of Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environnement North America and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He is a graduate from Ecole Centrale de Lyon, he started his career in 1991 as a consultant at Japan in Time Experts in Tokyo. He joined Generale des Eaux in 1995 at the Bethune agency as Deputy Manager, and later from 1997 as Manager. In 1999, he took over the management of the Generale des Eaux subsidiary in Korea and later of the subsidiary in Japan in 2002. In 2008, he was appointed Executive Vice President for North America of Veolia Water.

Estelle Brachlianoff

Ms. Estelle Brachlianoff has served as Director of Northern Europe Zone, Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. She is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees. She joined the Greater Paris area’s Val-d'Oise infrastructure department in 1998 as head of its infrastructure service. In 2002, she became adviser to the Prefect for the Ile-de-France region, responsible for transport and development. She joined Veolia Environmental Services in 2005 as special adviser to the CEO. She served as CEO of Veolia Environmental Services Cleaning and Multiservices from 2008 and Veolia Environmental Services for Ile-de-France from 2010. Since 2012, she has been CEO of Veolia Environmental Services in the United Kingdom.

Regis Calmels

Mr. Regis Calmels has served as Director of Asia Zone, Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. He obtained a degree in Engineering from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees. He joined Veolia Water in January 1979. Successively an engineer at Arras, head of the Source du Lez worksite at Montpellier, head of the eastern sector of the Generale des Eaux Centre-Sud Ouest Region, then the Brie sector, and Mediterraneenne des Eaux, he has been running Veolia Water's international subsidiaries since 1995 (Houston, Philippines, Singapore). Since 1999, he has served as CEO of Veolia Water Asia.

Philippe Guitard

Mr. Philippe Guitard has served as Director of Central and Eastern Europe Zone, Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. A graduate engineer from Polytech's Montpellier, he started his career as a Lead Project Engineer in industrial water treatment at Sogea (Generale des Eaux Group) in 1985. Successively an operations engineer in Bergerac, later head of agencies in Mandelieu-la-Napoule and Cagnes-sur-Mer at Compagnie des Eaux et de l'Ozone, he joined Compagnie Generale des Eaux in 1995 as Regional Director in Ponce (Puerto Rico). In 1997, he moved to the Czech Republic as CEO of the Vodarna Plzen subsidiary. In 1999 he was appointed CEO of Veolia Water for the Czech Republic and in 2002 CEO of Veolia Water for Central Europe and Russia. In 2008, he was appointed Director of Veolia Water Europe (excluding France).

Jean-Michel Herrewyn

Mr. Jean-Michel Herrewyn has served as Director of Global Enterprises, Member of the Executive Committee of Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. Prior to this, he was Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of the Water Division, Member of the Executive Committee at the Company. A graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale d'Administration, he started his career in 1986 as an engineer in the Avionics division of Thomson CSF. In 1991, he joined Compagnie Generale de Chauffe (now Dalkia) as Technical Manager, then as General Manager of the home automation subsidiary. In 1993, he became Attache to the Managing Director, and in 1996 ran Dalkia's German subsidiary and later the subsidiaries in Austria and Switzerland. In early 2000, he was appointed General Manager of Veolia Transport's German subsidiary. In March 2003, he joined Veolia Water as CEO of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies. In December 2009, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water.

Franck Lacroix

Mr. Franck Lacroix has served as Chief Executive Officer of Dalkia, Member of the Executive Committee at Veolia Environnement VE SA since July 8, 2013. Before this, he was Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of the Energy Services Division, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Marseille. He started his career in 1987 at Montenay. In 1997, he joined Dalkia as Chief Operating Officer for the Center-East region and then, in 1999, for the Greater Paris region. In 2001, he was appointed Chief Technical and Operating Officer of Dalkia.

Terry Mah

Mr. Terry Mah has been Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environnement North America at Veolia Environnement VE SA since September 16, 2013. A microbiologist and environmental engineer, Mr. Mah most recently served as chief operating officer of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, International Municipal. Prior to that, he served in a variety of capacities in the United.

Louis Schweitzer

Mr. Louis Schweitzer has served as Lead Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since May 16, 2012. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Veolia Environnement VE SA from November 27, 2009 and was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on April 30, 2003. He has been also Chairman of the Company's Nominating and Remuneration Committee since March 11, 2014. He is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and of Ecole Nationale d'Administration and he served as Inspector of Finances. From 1981 to 1986, he was Chief of Staff of Mr. Laurent Fabius, who over the same period was Deputy Minister of Budget, Minister of Industry and Research and Prime Minister of France. In 1986, Mr. Schweitzer joined Renault's senior management as Director, and later served as Director of Planning and Management Control, Director of Finance and Planning (in 1989) and Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He became Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Renault in December 1990 and Chairman and CEO in May 1992, a position he held until April 29, 2005 when he became Chairman of the Board of Directors. He left Renault's Board of Directors on May 6, 2009.

Olivier Mareuse

Mr. Olivier Mareuse has served as Director - Representative of Caisse des depots et consignations of Veolia Environnement VE SA since March 15, 2012. Having graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris in 1984 and from the Ecole Nationale d'Administration in 1988, Mr. Mareuse joined CNP Assurances in 1988 as an assistant director in the financial institutions department. In 1989, he was named technical and financial director in the collective insurance department. Mr. Mareuse then worked as special assistant to the CEO of CNP Assurances between 1991 and 1993. From 1993 to 1998, he worked as director of strategy, management control and relations with shareholders, and he was responsible for the introduction to the stock market of CNP Assurances. He was then appointed director of investments, a post he occupied until 2010. Finally, in October 2010, Mr. Mareuse joined the Caisse des Depots et Consignations first as deputy CFO and then, as from December 2010, as CFO and a member of the management committees.

Serge Michel

Mr. Serge Michel has been Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since April 30, 2003. He is Member of the Company's Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He has spent his entire career in the construction and public works business, having served within Compagnie de Saint-Gobain as Deputy Managing Director and Chairman of SOCEA. He was subsequently Chairman of S.G.E. until 1991, Chairman of CISE until 1997 and Deputy Managing Director of Compagnie Generale des Eaux (which became Vivendi Universal) until 1992. He is currently Chairman of Soficot SAS, a business management and investment consulting company he founded in 1997. Mr. Michel also holds other mandates, including Director of Orsay Finance 1, LCC SA and Infonet Services, and Chairman of SAS Carre des Champs Elysees, SAS Societe Gastronomique de l'Etoile and SAS Groupe Epicure, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of Compagnie des Eaux de Paris and Societe des Eaux de Trouville Deauville et Normandie, among others.

Jacques Aschenbroich

Mr. Jacques Aschenbroich has been Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since May 16, 2012. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Research, Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee and Member of the Accounts and Audit Committee. Mr. Aschenbroich has been Chief Executive Officer of Valeo since March 2009. He is also Director of Valeo and President of Valeo Finance, Valeo SpA and Valeo (UK) Limited, among others. Mr. Aschenbroich, an engineer with a Masters degree in Engineering from Ecole des Mines de Paris, has held several posts in the French administration and served on the Prime Minister's staff in 1987 and 1988. He then pursued an industrial career with the Saint-Gobain Group, from 1988 to 2008. After having managed subsidiaries in Brazil and Germany, he took over the management of the Flat Glass Division of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and became President of Saint-Gobain Vitrage in 1996. From October 2001 until December 2008, Mr. Aschenbroich was Senior Executive Vice President of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, where, in particular, he managed the Flat Glass and High-Performance Materials Divisions from January 2007, and directed the group's operations in the United States as Director of Saint-Gobain Corporation and Chief Representative for the United States and Canada from September 2007.

Maryse Aulagnon

Ms. Maryse Aulagnon has been Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since May 16, 2012. Ms. Aulagnon is the Founding Chairwoman of the Affine Group, which is composed of three real estate companies listed in Paris and Brussels and specializing in commercial real estate. After having occupied various positions at the French Embassy in the United States (1979-1981) and on the staff of several French ministers (Budget and Industry), she joined Compagnie Generale d'Electricite in 1984 (now Alcatel) as Director of International Affairs. She then joined Euris as Deputy CEO when it was created in 1987. In 1990, Ms. Aulagnon founded Affine, which she has managed ever since. She has been Member of the Supervisory Board of the BPCE banking group (Banques Populaires Caisses d'Epargne) since December 2010 and Director of Air France-KLM (Chairperson of the Audit Committee) since July 2010. She is a board member of several professional organizations (President of the Club de l'Immobilier, Director of IEIF, founding member of Cercle 30, etc.). She also serves on the boards of a number of cultural and university organizations (the French American Foundation, German Marshall Fund, Femmes Forum, etc.). Ms. Aulagnon holds a Masters degree in Economics and is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) and of the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA). She is an honorary Maitre des Requetes of the Conseil d'Etat (1975-1979).

Daniel Bouton

Mr. Daniel Bouton has been Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since April 30, 2003 and is also the Chairman of the Company's Audit and Accounts Committee and a Member of the Company's Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA). As part of the French Financial Controllers’ civil service corps, he occupied a number of different positions in the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry, including that of Budget Director, between 1988 and 1991. In 1991, he joined Societe Generale, serving as Managing Director (CEO) from 1993 to 1997, and Chairman of the Board and Managing Director (CEO) from 1997. From May 2008 until May 2009, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Societe Generale. Mr. Bouton created a consultancy business, DMJB, and has served as its President since November 2009.

Olivier Costa de Beauregard

Mr. Olivier Costa de Beauregard has served as Independent Director - Representative of Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault at Veolia Environnement VE SA since May 7, 2010. He is also Member of the Company's Audit and Accounts Committee and Nominating and Remuneration Committee. Mr. Costa de Beauregard passed the aggregation examination of History and is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP) and of the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) (1986). He was Financial Controller in the Treasury department from 1986 to 1990 and became a project leader with the Chief Investment Officer of the Union des Assurances de Paris (UAP) in 1991. Mr. Costa de Beauregard was on the Prime-Minister's staff from 1993 to 1995 as the Chief Technical Counsel of the Public Facilities, Accomodation and Transportation sectors and was appointed Chief Strategy Officer of AXA-UAP France in 1996. In 1998 he was appointed Executive Officer of Credit Commercial de France. Finally, Mr. Costa de Beauregard joined in 2005 the Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault of which he is the Chief Executive Officer.

Pierre-Andre de Chalendar

Mr. Pierre-Andre de Chalendar has served as Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since May 7, 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Research, Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee. Mr. de Chalendar graduated from ESSEC Business School and Ecole Nationale d'Administration and he is a Financial Inspector. He started his career in 1989 with Compagnie de Saint-Gobain when he held various positions until he was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in May 2005, Director in June 2006 and finally Chief Executive Officer in June 2007. As of June 2010, he has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain.

Paul-Louis Girardot

Mr. Paul-Louis Girardot has been an Independent Director of Veolia Environnement SA since April 30, 2003. He is also Member of the Company's Audit and Accounts Committee and Research, Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee. He was Director and Managing Director of Vivendi Universal until 1998. He has been serving as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Veolia Eau - Compagnie Generale des Eaux since 2001. Mr. Girardot holds other mandates, including Member of the Supervisory Board of Dalkia France, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Compagnie des Eaux et de l'Ozone, and Director of Veolia Water, Veolia Proprete and Societe des Eaux de Marseille.

Marion Guillou

Ms. Marion Guillou has been Independent Director of Veolia Environnement SA since December 12, 2012 and is also Member of the Company's Research, Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee. She is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1973) and holds a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Food Science, as well as a General Engineering degree from Nationale du Genie Rural, des Eaux et Forets. She is also Member of the Academy of Technologies and Academy of Agriculture. Ms. Marion Guillou, the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Agreenium since 2010, is involved in the fields of innovation and sustainable growth. She was the President of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) from 2004 to 2012 after being its Director-General for four years between 2000 and 2004. She was also the Managing Director of Food Supply within the Ministry for the Agriculture from 1996 until 2000. She is Chairwoman of the Board of Agreenium.

Baudouin Prot

Mr. Baudouin Prot has been Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since April 30, 2003. He is a graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris and of Ecole Nationale d’Administration. From 1974 to 1983, Mr. Prot was successively Deputy Director to the Prefect of the Franche-Comte region of France, French General Inspector of Finance, and Deputy Director of Energy and Raw Materials of the Ministry of Industry. He joined Banque Nationale de Paris (BNP) in 1983, where he served in various positions before becoming Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 1992 and Chief Executive Officer in 1996. After having been Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas from March 2000, and then Director and Chief Executive Officer from June 2003, he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of BNP Paribas on December 1, 2011. Mr. Prot is also Director of Pinault-Printemps-Redoute, Lafarge, Pargesa Holding SA and ERBE, amongst other positions.

Nathalie Rachou

Ms. Nathalie Rachou has been Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since May 16, 2012. She is also a Member of the Company’s Member of the Accounts and Audit Committee. Ms. Rachou is a Founding Partner of Topiary Finance Ltd., a UK-based portfolio management company that she created in November 1999. Ms. Rachou graduated from the HEC business school in 1978. She started her career at Banque Indosuez (now Credit Agricole). After having been a foreign exchange broker in London and Paris from 1978 to 1982, she was in charge of assets and liabilities management and market risks until 1986, and then created the Matif business and the bank's brokerage subsidiary. From 1991 to 1996, she was Company Secretary for Banque Indosuez, then from 1996 to 1999 she was head of Global Foreign Exchange and Currency Options worldwide. In November 1999, Ms. Rachou created a portfolio management company in the United Kingdom, and has managed it ever since. She has been a non-executive Director of Societe Generale since 2008 (member of the Audit, Internal Control and Risk Committee) and of the Liautaud & Company investment bank since 2000 (member of the Strategic Committee). She has also been a French foreign trade advisor since 2001, and is on the board of ARIS (the Indosuez retiree and former employees' association) and a member of the Cercle d'Outre-Manche, as well as participating in associations at HEC.

Georges Ralli

Mr. Georges Ralli has served as Independent Director - Representative of Groupama SA at Veolia Environement VE SA since May 16, 2012. Prior to that, he was Independent Director of the Company from April 30, 2003. He holds a Postgraduate degree in Banking and Finance from Universite Paris V and is also a graduate of Institut d''Etudes Politiques de Paris and Institut Commercial de Nancy. He began his banking career at Credit Lyonnais (1970-1981). In 1982, he served as Secretary of the Commission for the Development and Protection of Savings and then from 1982 to 1985, he headed the department of financial negotiations at Credit du Nord. In 1986, Mr. Ralli joined Lazard, becoming Managing Partner in 1993 and then Co-Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Lazard LLC in 1999. In 2000, Mr. Ralli was appointed Deputy Chairman, Managing Director and Member of the Executive Committee of Lazard LLC. In 2005, he became the Co-Chairman of the European Investment Banking Committee of the Lazard Group LLC (United States) and a member of the European Advisory Board. He was head of the Maison francaise from 2006 to 2009. From 2010 to 2012, he managed the European M&A activities (Chairman of Maison Lazard) and Asset Management activities (President of Lazard Freres Gestion).

Paolo Scaroni

Mr. Paolo Scaroni has been Independent Director of Veolia Environnement VE SA since December 12, 2006. A graduate in Business Economics of Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (1969), he also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Columbia Business School (the Columbia University). He worked for one year at Mckinsey & Company and then held various roles within Saint Gobain from 1973 to 1985, including President of the flat glass division. In 1985, Mr. Scaroni was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Techint and was also at the same time Vice President of Falck and Executive Vice President of SIV, a joint venture between Techint and Pilkington plc. He joined Pilkington plc in 1996 and served as Chief Executive Officer until May 2002. After having been Managing Director (CEO) of Enel from 2002 to 2005, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Eni in June 2005.
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