People: Vivendi SA (VIV.PA)

VIV.PA on Paris Stock Exchange

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22 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Vincent Bollore

62 2014 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jean-Rene Fourtou

75 2014 Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Arnaud de Puyfontaine

50 2014 Chairman of the Management Board

Pierre Rodocanachi

76 2014 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Mathieu Peycere

47 2012 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Jean-Yves Charlier

50 2012 Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Telecoms Activities

Simon Gillham

2012 Senior Executive Vice President - Communications and Public Affairs, Chairman of Digitick and See Tickets

Frederic Crepin

44 2012 Senior Vice President, Head of the Legal Department, Secretary of the Supervisory and Management Boards

Stephane Roussel

53 2014 Senior Executive Vice President, Member of the Management Board

Philippe Benacin

55 2014 Member of the Supervisory Board

Nathalie Bricault

49 Member of the Supervisory Board

Pascal Cagni

2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Daniel Camus

62 2010 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Yseulys Costes

41 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Alexandre de Juniac

51 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Philippe Donnet

54 2008 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Aliza Jabes

52 2010 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Katie Jacobs Stanton

44 2014 Member of the Supervisory Board

Henri Lachmann

76 2012 Member of the Supervisory Board

Virginie Morgon

44 2014 Member of the Supervisory Board

Solange Maulini

2013 Individual Shareholders Department Director

Herve Philippe

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Biographies

Name Description

Vincent Bollore

Mr. Vincent Bollore serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA. He previously became Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company on December 13, 2012. He is also a Member of the Company's Strategic Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bollore group. He began his career in 1970 as a representative of the Banque de l'Union europeenne before joining La Compagnie Financiere Edmond de Rothschild in 1976. In 1981, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bollore group's paper business. He also holds other mandates, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bollore Participations, Chairman of the Board of Financiere de l'Odet and Havas, and Chief Executive Officer of Omnium Bollore and Financiere V, amongst other positions. Mr. Bollore holds a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Law from Universite Paris X - Nanterre.

Jean-Rene Fourtou

Mr. Jean-Rene Fourtou serves as the Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA. He is also the Chairman of the Company's Strategic Committee. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Vivendi SA in July 2002 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from July 3, 2002. In 1963, he joined Bossard & Michel as a consultant. In 1972, he became Chief Executive Officer of Bossard Consultants and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bossard Group in 1977. In 1986, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Rhone-Poulenc Group. From December 1999 to May 2002, he served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aventis. He is the Chairman of the Bordeaux University Foundation. Mr. Fourtou also serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at Maroc Telecom, as well as Director of Sanofi Aventis. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique.

Arnaud de Puyfontaine

Mr. Arnaud de Puyfontaine is Chairman of the Management Board of Vivendi SA. He has been a member of the Management Board and Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Vivendi’s media and content activities since January 2014 before being appointed Chairman of the Management Board in June 2014. He started as a consultant at Arthur Andersen and later on, in 1989, as project manager at Rhone-Poulenc. In 1990, he joined Le Figaro as Executive Director. In 1995, as a member of the founding team of the Emap Group in France, he headed Tele Poche and Studio Magazine, managed the acquisition of Tele Star and Tele Star Jeux, and started up the Emap Star Division before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Emap France in 1998. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emap France in 1999, he served from 2000 to 2005 as Chairman of EMW, the Emap/Wanadoo digital subsidiary. In 2006, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Editions Mondadori France and headed all digital business for the Mondadori Group in 2007. In 2009, he became Chief Executive Officer of Hearst UK. In 2011, on behalf of the Hearst Group, he led the acquisition of the 102 magazines of the Lagardere Group published abroad. He was later on appointed Executive Vice President of Hearst Magazines International before being appointed Managing Director Western Europe in 2013. He is a graduate of ESCP-EAP with an MBA degree (1988).

Pierre Rodocanachi

Mr. Pierre Rodocanachi serves as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA. He is also Chairman of the Human Resources Committee and Member of the Audit Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee and Strategic Committee of the Company. He previously served as Independent Member of the Company’s Board of Directors from May 6, 2004. Mr. Rodocanachi holds a degree in Physics from Universite de Paris. He began his career as a researcher in a solid physics laboratory at the CNRS, then managed the planning department at the Bureau for Scientific and Technical Research for five years. Between 1969 and 1971, he served as Technical Consultant on Scientific Matters for the French Minister of Industry and then he was the Deputy Director of the National Agency for Research Valuation (ANVAR). During this entire period, he was also a Director of the CNRS. Mr. Rodocanachi currently chairs the Advisory Board of Booz & Co, an international strategy and management consulting firm in Paris, which he joined in 1973. He was chief executive officer of its French subsidiary and, in 1987, was appointed as a Director of Booz & Co., as a member of its Strategic Committee and the Operations Committee, and as Senior Vice President responsible for Southern Europe for all group activities. Mr. Rodocanachi is simultaneously a Director of several non-profit organizations, including the US Chamber of Commerce in France, where he was Chairman from 1997 to 2000, the Institut du Mecenat de Solidarite, where he was founder and treasurer, and the French review for corporate governance. In 2003, Mr. Rodocanachi founded the financial consulting firm Management Patrimonial Conseil, which provides consulting services to approximately 12 family industrial groups. Mr. Rodocanachi is a member of the French Association of Olympic Medal Holders. He is also a Director of Enablon.

Mathieu Peycere

Mr. Mathieu Peycere has been Executive Vice President of Human Resources of Vivendi SA since August 2012. He had been Vice President, Human Resources, at the headquarters of Vivendi, since 2002. Prior to that, he was in charge of the Group's senior managers from 1998 to 2002. From 1992 to 1998, he was part of Veolia Eau’s Human Resources Department where he was responsible for Human Resources at the Senior Management Department. From 1991 to 1992, he negotiated audiovisual rights at “Doctors Without Borders” after co-founding Vae Victis, a corporate film company, which he managed from 1989 to 1991. Mr. Peycere holds degrees in Social and Media Law.

Jean-Yves Charlier

Mr. Jean-Yves Charlier served as Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Telecoms Activities of Vivendi SA. He previously served as an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company. He started his career at the Wang group in France in 1987 occupying a series of posts in sales and marketing before heading the European Network Integration Business in London from 1993 to 1995 and becoming Vice President of Wang International in 1995. In 1996, he joined the Equant group as Head of its Network Integration Business, ultimately becoming Head of worldwide Marketing, Sales and Services. In 2002, Mr. Charlier joined the BT group, where he was Chief of Operations responsible for all operations in continental Europe and with the Global Services business. He joined Fidelity International in 2004 as Director and was appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Colt Telecom Group in charge of turning around the European alternative operator. Since 2007, Mr. Charlier had been Chief Executive Officer of Promethean, an interactive learning technology and teaching solutions specialist. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategy and Marketing from the Wharton Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from American College.

Simon Gillham

Mr. Simon Gillham has served as Senior Executive Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs of Vivendi SA since 2007 and is also the Chairman of Digitick and See Tickets as of September 2012. He began his professional career in 1981 with Thomson and in 1991 was appointed Vice President of Communications of Thomson Consumer Electronics. In 1994, he joined the CarnaudMetalbox Group. In 1999, he was appointed Vice President Global Communications for the Valeo Group, before being appointed Vice President Communication, of Havas in April 2001. Mr. Gillham is also the Chief Executive of Brive Rugby Club. He was awarded the OBE in 2010 by HM Queen Elisabeth II. He is a graduate of Sussex and Bristol Universities.

Frederic Crepin

Mr. Frederic Raymond Crepin has served as Senior Vice President, Head of the Legal Department and Secretary of the Supervisory and Management Boards of Vivendi SA since August 20, 2012. He has been Senior Vice President and Head of the Legal Department of Vivendi Group since August 2005. From July 2000 to August 2005, he acted as Special Advisor to the General Counsel and at the Legal Department of Vivendi Universal. Prior to joining the group, he was Attorney at Law and Associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LP in New York from 1999 to 2000 and at Simeon & Associes in Paris between 1995 and 1998. He is Attorney at Law admitted to the Bars of Paris and New York. He is Member of the Bureau of the MEDEF Business Law Committee. He holds a Master degree in Anglo-American Law (LLM) from the New York University School of Law. He also graduated from the University of Paris II (Master in European Business Law) and Paris X (Master in Labor and Employment Law). Additionally, he has a Master in Public Affairs from the Institute of Political Sciences in Paris.

Stephane Roussel

Mr. Stephane Roussel has served as Senior Executive Vice President and Member of the Management Board of Vivendi SA sine June, 2014. Previously, after having served as Senior Executive Vice President of Human Resources of the Company from May 2009 to August 20, 2012, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SFR at Vivendi SA. Until March 1, 2009, he was SFR's Managing Director, Human Resources, having joined that company in July 2004. From 1997 to 2004, he worked for the Carrefour Group. First, he was appointed Director of Human Resources for hypermarkets in France from 1997 to 2000 before becoming Director of Human Resources Development for the international business from 2000 to 2002 and then Director of Human Resources France for the whole of the Carrefour Group from 2002 to 2004. From 1985 to 1997, he was employed by Xerox. He is a graduate of the Paris College of Psychology (Ecole des Psychologues Praticiens).

Philippe Benacin

Mr. Philippe Benacin is Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA. He graduated from the French business school, ESSEC, in 1983, the year he created the company Interparfums with Jean Madar. Since that date, as the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Benacin has spearheaded the development of a portfolio of brand licenses, the supply chain, international distribution, and more generally, the strategy, the company’s IPO in 1995 and its continuing growth.

Nathalie Bricault

Ms. Nathalie Bricault serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at Vivendi SA. She is a graduate of EDHEC. From 1988 to 1998, she worked for Sodexo, first as a budget controller, business manager and then management controller for a subsidiary. In 1998, she joined 9 Telecom as Network Management Controller and, in relation to this, took part in the Boucle Locale Radio (BLR) project. From 2002 to 2006, she was first appointed Chief Controller for the consumer and corporate business units and was then put in charge of cross-product lines at Neuf Cegetel. In 2006, she was involved in the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Neuf Cegetel and, as part of a natural progression, joined the Investor Relations department created after the IPO. Since mid-2008, following the acquisition of Neuf Cegetel by SFR, she has been Marketing and Logistics Manager with Vivendi’s Investor Relations department. She is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Group’s collective investment fund “Groupe Vivendi Épargne”, and an associate member of the French Federation of Associations of Employee and Former Employee Shareholders (FAS). She is an employee of Vivendi SA.

Pascal Cagni

Mr. Pascal Cagni has served as Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA as from April 30, 2013. He is also Non-Voting Director of the Company. He is former General Manager and Vice President of Apple Europe, Middle-East, India, and Africa. Mr. Cagni obtained a degree from Stanford University and a degree from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He also received a Masters of Business Administration degree from HEC.

Daniel Camus

Mr. Daniel Camus has been an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Vivendi SA since April 29, 2010. He is also a Member of the Company’s Strategic Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a Doctorate of Science n Economics and Management Sciences from Universite Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). He also received a Masters degree from Nancy-Universite. He spent most of his career in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, primarily outside of France. During his more than 25 years with the Hoechst and the Aventis groups, he spent the major part of his career in North America before returning to Europe, where held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer for over 15 years, first as a member of the Management Board of the Roussel Uclaf SA group in Paris, then successively as group Chief Financial Officer of Hoechst Marion Roussel in Bridgewater (USA) and Frankfurt/Main (Germany) and as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Management Board of Aventis Pharma AG, following the merger of Hoechst and Rhone Poulenc. In 2002, he joined the EDF Group where, as Chief Financial Officer, he directed the financial transformation that led to the admission of new shareholders to the company in 2005. Until late 2010, he was Executive Director of the EDF Group in charge of strategy and international activities. In June 2011, he became a Senior Advisor at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Paris and Dusseldorf. Since August 2012, he has been the Financial Director and Member of the Executive Committee of the Global Fund in Geneva. Mr. Camus also serves as Member of the Board of Directors at Valeo SA and Cameco Corp., as well as Member of the Supervisory Board at Morphosy AG and SGL Carbon AG.

Yseulys Costes

Ms. Yseulys Costes has served as Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA since April 30, 2013. She is also Non-Voting Director of the Company. Additionally, she is Chairman & CEO and founder of the interactive marketing company 1000mercis. Ms. Costes obtained a degree in Strategy and Marketing from the Universite Paris IX Dauphine, a Masters degree in Management Science from the Universite Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne, as well as a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of New Mexico.

Alexandre de Juniac

Mr. Alexandre de Juniac has served as Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA since April 30, 2013. He is also Chairman & CEO of Air France. Mr. de Juniac obtained a degree from the Ecole Polytechnique and a degree from the Ecole Nationale d'Administration.

Philippe Donnet

Mr. Philippe Donnet has served as an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA since April 24, 2008. He is also a Member of the Company’s Strategic Committee, Audit Committee and Human Resources Committee. In 1985, he started working for the Axa Group in France. From 1997 to 1999, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Axa Conseil (France), before being appointed as Deputy Director of Assicurazioni (Italy) in 1999. He was then appointed Member of the Axa Executive Committee as Regional Chief Executive Officer for the Mediterranean Region, Latin America and Canada in 2001. In March 2002, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Axa Re and Chairman of Axa Corporate Solutions. In March 2003, Mr. Donnet was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Axa Japan. In October 2006, he was appointed Chairman of Axa Japan and Chief Executive Officer of the Asia-Pacific Region of Axa. Mr. Donnet joined Wendel as Managing Director for Asia-Pacific in April 2007. He currently acts as a consultant to French companies for their development in Asia. He is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of La Financiere Miro, and Member of the Board of Directors at Pastel et Associes and Gecina. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and a qualified member of the French Institute of Actuaries (Institut des Actuaires).

Aliza Jabes

Ms. Aliza Jabes has been an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA since April 29, 2010. She is also a Member of the Company’s Strategic Committee and Audit Committee. Ms. Jabes was a Financial Analyst at Eli Lilly from 1986 to 1988. Since 1989, she has managed Nuxe laboratory. In 2009, she founded Nuxe Groupe where she currently serves as Chairwoman. She is also the Chairwoman of Nuxe Spa and Syndicat francais des produits cosmetiques de Conseil pharmaceutique (SFCP), and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federation des entreprises de la beaute (FEBEA). Ms. Jabes graduated from Institut d'Etudes Politiques and holds a Master of Business Administration from University of New York.

Katie Jacobs Stanton

Ms. Katie Jacobs Stanton is Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA. She is a 1991 graduate of Rhodes College and holds a Masters Degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). She has been Vice President of Global Media at Twitter since July 2014. She was previously Vice President of International Market Development at Twitter, where she is responsible for partnerships, driving user growth, and other key efforts in strategic markets across Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. She has helped establish a number of Twitter’s international offices, including those in UK, Japan, France, Spain, Brazil and Germany. Prior to Twitter, she worked for the White House, State Department, at Google and at Yahoo!.

Henri Lachmann

Mr. Henri Lachmann has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA since 2012 and served as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA from April 28, 2005 until 2012. He served as an Independent Director of the Company from December 5, 2000. He is also Member of the Company's Human Resources Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee. In 1963, he joined Arthur Andersen, the international auditing firm, where he served successively as Auditor, then as Manager of the accounting review department. In 1970, he joined the Strafor Facom Group and then Schneider Electric S.A., where he held various management positions until June 1981, when he was appointed Chairman of the company. Director of Schneider Electric since 1996, Mr. Lachmann became Chairman and Managing Director of the Schneider Electric group in 1999. Since 2006, he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Schneider Electric group. Mr. Lachmann holds several other mandates, including Director of ANSA and Carmat, Non-Voting Board Director at Fimalac and Tajan, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Marie Lannelongue Surgical Center and Member of the Supervisory Board of the Norbert Dentressangle Group, among others. He is a graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales and is a Certified Chartered Accountant.

Virginie Morgon

Ms. Virginie Morgon serves as Member of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi SA. She graduated from the Institut d’ Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a Master degree from the Bocconi (Italy). From 1991 to 2008 she was an investment banker at Lazard in New York, London and Paris, where she was appointed Managing Senior Partner in 2001 and was promoted to head of the European Consumer business in 2006. In January 2008, she joined Eurazeo as a member of the Executive Board before becoming Chief Investment Officer in 2011 and Deputy CEO in March 2014. She is notably in charge of the investment strategy and deal flow of the group and is responsible for monitoring portfolio investments made by Eurazeo.

Solange Maulini

Herve Philippe

Mr. Herve Philippe has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer of Vivendi SA since January 1, 2014. He began his career with Credit National in 1982 as a business manager for company financing in the Ile-de-France region. He then joined the COB (Commission des operations de bourse, stock market operations commission) in 1989 as a manager of the sector including French companies registered on the official stock exchange list. From 1992 to 1998, he served as Head of the Operations and Financial Information Department. In 1998, he joined the Sagem group, where he served as Director of Legal and Administrative Affairs for Sagem SA (1998-2000), Administrative and Financial Director of Sfim (1999-2000), and Communications Director at Sagem SA (2000-2001). In 2001, he took over the position of Chief Financial Officer, becoming Director of Sagem SA in 2003. In November 2005, Mr. Philippe was named Chief Financial Officer and, in May 2010, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Havas Group. Mr. Philippe obtained a Bachelors degree in Economic Sciences from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
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