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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gilles Cojan

63 2017 Chairman of the Board

Robert Zolade

77 Honorary Chairman, Director

Philippe Guillemot

58 2017 Chief Executive Officer

Pedro Fontana

2017 Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer and CEO of Concession Catering Worldwide

Olivier Dubois

63 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Brian Poplin

2015 President and CEO Elior North America

Cyril Capliez

2016 Group Senior Vice-President in charge of Strategy, Development, Innovation and Public Affairs

Celia Cornu

Director - representative of Sofibim

Sophie Javary

58 Director - representative of Servinvest

Gilles Auffret

70 Independent Director

Laurence Batlle

Independent Director

Anne Busquet

Independent Director

Emilio Cuatrecasas

Independent Director - representative of Emesa

Elisabeth Van Damme

Independent Director - representative of CDPQ

Biographies

Name Description

Gilles Cojan

Mr. Gilles Cojan serves as Chairman of the Board of ELIOR GROUP S.A. since November 1, 2017. He graduated from ESSEC business school in 1977. He began his career in 1978 as Treasurer at the pharmaceuticals group, Servier, before joining Banque Transatlantique to take up the position of CEO of its subsidiary, GTI Finance. In 1990, he was appointed head of the Financing and Treasury department at Valeo. He joined Elior in 1992 as Chief Financial Officer before going on to become CEO of Elior International and Group Chief Strategy Officer. Acting alongside Elior’s founders – Robert Zolade and Francis Markus – he ensured the success of the MBO organized in 1992 and completed in 1996. Then in 1997, again with the founders, he organized two successive LBOs for the contract catering and concession catering businesses, which resulted in the creation of the Elior Group. As from that date he was directly responsible for implementing the Group’s internationalization strategy, which led to it successively entering the UK, Spanish and Italian markets. He was the driving force behind a number of the major partnerships that have stepped up the pace of the Group’s growth, including the partnership set up in 2001 with the Spain-based company Areas, which helped the Group strengthen its leadership position in concession catering, and then the alliance forged in 2013 with the founder of THS, which underpinned Elior’s rapid development strategy in the United States. In 2000, he oversaw Elior’s IPO and then in 2006, with Robert Zolade, he organized the Company’s voluntary stock market de-listing followed by a new LBO carried out with the aim of accelerating the Group’s development. In 2010, he had the idea of creating a “services” business which has now become an integral part of the Group. Since 2007, he has also been the CEO of BIM, Elior Group’s principal shareholder.

Robert Zolade

Mr. Robert Zolade serves as Honorary Chairman, Director of ELIOR GROUP S.A. He is the co-founder of the Elior group, which he co-chaired and then chaired since it was formed in 1991, until 2014. Previously, he held various executive positions within the Accor group, including Chairman and CEO of Société Générale de Restauration in 1990, and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits et de Tourisme from 1990 to 1992. Robert Zolade graduated from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP) and also holds a degree in law and a post-graduate degree in economics.

Philippe Guillemot

Mr. Philippe Guillemot serves as Chief Executive Officer of ELIOR GROUP S.A. since December 5, 2017. Between 2013 and 2016, Philippe Guillemot was Chief Operating Officer at Alcatel-Lucent, a global company with significant exposure to the US market and at the heart of the digital revolution. He was brought into the company to draw up a business recovery and transformation plan and subsequently oversaw Alcatel-Lucent's integration into Nokia. From 2010 through 2012, he was CEO and a Board member of Europcar, where he modernized the company’s brand image and offerings to make them more appealing and more suited to customer expectations. During his time with Europcar he also launched a large-scale plan to improve operating efficiency in very challenging market conditions. From 2004 through 2010, Philippe Guillemot served as Chairman and CEO of Areva Transmission and Distribution (T&D), which subsequently became a division of Alstom, and was a member of Areva’s Executive Committee. In this role he successfully implemented two strategic plans to turn around the business and significantly boost its profitability. During the six years he was with Areva T&D, the entity extensively enlarged its international footprint, doubled its revenue and increased its value fourfold. Before joining Areva T&D, Philippe Guillemot was a member of the Executive Committees at the automotive suppliers Faurecia (2001-2003) and Valeo (1998-2000). At both of these companies he oversaw the global expansion of divisions with revenue of several billion euros. Prior to that he held executive posts at Michelin (1993-1998 and 1983-1989), where he was appointed to his first Executive Committee position at the age of thirty-six. Alongside Edouard Michelin he was the architect behind the product line-based organization structure that enabled Michelin to pursue a profitable growth trajectory and whose fundamentals are still in place today.

Pedro Fontana

Mr. Pedro Fontana serves as Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer and CEO of Concession Catering Worldwide of ELIOR GROUP S.A. since July 26, 2017. He has been CEO of Concession Catering Worldwide for Elior Group since August 2015. He is an MBA graduate from Harvard University. He began his career in the banking sector, where he successively held the posts of Regional Director of Banco del Comercio from 1978 to 1983 and Chief Executive Officer of Banca Mas Sardá from 1983 to 1989. In 1990, he was appointed Director General of the Barcelona Olympics Organizing Committee and in 1993 he became the CEO of Barcelona’s Tourist Office. In 1994, he returned to the banking sector where he served as Chairman of Banca Catalana until 1999 and then CEO Cataluña for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya until 2009. Alongside his professional career, Pedro Fontana also held the positions of President of the Círculo de Economía (1996-1999), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Barcelona University (1994-2004) and President of the Board of Trustees of the ESADE Foundation (2009-2013). He is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Fira Barcelona, the Indukern Group and Banco Sabadell, a member of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a member of the Board of Ramon Llull University. He joined Areas in 1998 as a member of the Board of Directors before being appointed Vice-Chairman in 2001 and Executive Chairman in 2012.

Olivier Dubois

Mr. Olivier Dubois serves as Chief Financial Officer of ELIOR GROUP S.A. since 2013. He is a graduate of l'ESSEC Business School and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. Between 1980 and 1991, Olivier worked at Paribas bank, holding a number of different managerial positions before being appointed a senior banking executive (Fondé de Pouvoirs). In 1991 he joined the SPIE group, where he successively served as Director of Strategy, Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Financial Control and Strategy, CFO and Deputy Chief Executive Officer serving on the Board of Directors. Subsequently, he became a member of the Management Board of Technip in 2002 as Technip’s Chief Financial Officer, a position he held until 2008. He went on to become Deputy CEO at Theolia and then Group CFO at CMA CGM. Prior to joining the Elior group, he took on the post of Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal in 2012.

Brian Poplin

Mr. Brian Poplin serves as President and CEO Elior North America of ELIOR GROUP S.A. since April 2015. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University in 1996, a Master of Science in Business Management in 1998 and a Doctorate in Health Administration and policy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2010. He started his career in 1990 in the United States Air Force. He joined ServiceMaster in 1994 and became a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician. After ServiceMaster was acquired by Aramark in 2001, he moved into a series of corporate roles and became the leader in 2009 and the President of Aramark’s Healthcare Technologies business in 2011. In 2013, Brian Poplin joined Medical Staffing Network as President and CEO. Since April 2015, Brian is President and CEO of TrustHouse Services Group, the American contract catering subsidiary of the Group which became Elior North America in May 2016.

Cyril Capliez

Mr. Cyril Capliez serves as Group Senior Vice-President in charge of Strategy, Development, Innovation and Public Affairs of ELIOR GROUP S.A. since June 2016. He graduated from HEC Paris in 1993, and began his career at Ernst & Young as a Project Manager. In 2002, he became advisor to the French Minister for Trade and Consumption, until 2007. At the same time, he also worked as advisor in charge of State modernization from 2004 to 2005, with the French Minister of the Civil Service and State Reform. In 2007, he joined the METRO group, first as Director of Public Affairs, before being appointed Strategy and Business Projects director for Southern Europe region. He has also lectured in Management and Economics at Paris-Dauphine University. He is also Vice-President and Treasurer of Food Service Europe, the organization representing the interests of European contract catering sector, as well as an elected member of the Paris Île-de-France Chamber of Commerce, where he serves on the finance committee and on the regional economic development studies committee, and an elected member of the teaching board at the Ferrandi school.

Celia Cornu

Ms. Celia Cornu serves as Director - representative of Sofibim of ELIOR GROUP S.A. She has been Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie Hôtelière de Bagatelle since 2015 and she is a member of the Strategy Committee at Sofibim. She began her career in the marketing departments of the Printemps and Galeries Lafayette groups before moving into financial investment at Pragma Capital and Advent International. She subsequently joined BIM in 2009.

Sophie Javary

Ms. Sophie Javary serves as Director - representative of Servinvest of ELIOR GROUP S.A. She has been heading up the EMEA Corporate Finance department at BNP Paribas since 2013. She began her career with Bank of America before moving to Indosuez. In 1994, she was appointed Managing Director and Managing Partner at Rothschild and then in 2011, she joined Paribas as Managing Director of the Investment Banking Europe division. In 2013, she became a Knight of the French Legion of Honor.

Gilles Auffret

Laurence Batlle

Ms. Laurence Batlle serves as Independent Director of ELIOR GROUP S.A. She is Chairman of the Executive Board of RATP Dev since January 1, 2017. She was previously a member of the Executive Board and Executive Vice-President Africa America of RATP Dev, which she joined in 2007 as CFO following two years spent with Atos Origin. She worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers from 1993 to 2005, where she became a partner. Laurence Batlle is a qualified Chartered Accountant in France and holds a Masters in Finance and Accounting from Institut Commercial de Nancy. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School.

Anne Busquet

Ms. Anne Busquet serves as Independent Director of ELIOR GROUP S.A. She has been principal at AMB Advisors LLC in New York since 2006. She began her career in 1973 at Hilton International before joining the American Express group in 1978, where she held several high executive positions. She served as President of AMB Advisors from 2001 to 2003, when she joined InterActiveCorp as President of Travel Services and was subsequently appointed CEO of Local and Media Services.

Emilio Cuatrecasas

Mr. Emilio Cuatrecasas serves as Independent Director - representative of Emesa of ELIOR GROUP S.A. He is Chairman of Corporación Empresarial Emesa and Non-Executive Chairman of Areas. He began his career in 1977 as a lawyer at the Cuatrecasas law firm, where he successively held the posts of Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer and President until 2014. In 2005 he was awarded the Cross of Honor of the Civil Order of San Raimundo de Peñafort. He is currently the Honorary President of the non-profit association, Barcelona Global, and Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección.

Elisabeth Van Damme

Ms. Elisabeth Van Damme serves as Independent Director - representative of CDPQ of ELIOR GROUP S.A. She is currently a partner at Redwood Finance, a financial services firm, having held the post of Chief Financial Officer of Bureau Van Dijk until 2008. Prior to that, she worked at Coca-Cola and was an auditor at KPMG (BBKS/Peat Marwick). Elisabeth Van Damme holds a degree in Applied Economics.