People: Schneider Electric SE (SCHN.PA)
29 Sep 2016
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).
|Total Annual Compensation, EUR||90,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, EUR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, EUR||--|
|All Other, EUR||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, EUR||90,000|