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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philippe Salle

52 2018 Chairman of the Board

Sophie Zurquiyah

49 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephane-Paul Frydman

2016 Group Chief Financial Officer

Pascal Rouiller

2016 Chief Operating Officer

Don Pham

2016 Executive Vice President of Research & Development and Technology, Member of the Executive Committee

Olivier Gouirand

2016 Executive Vice President of GOE, Internal Audit, Risk Management, HSE and SD, Member of the Executive Committee

Beatrice Place-Faget

2016 Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel, General Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee

Christophe Barnini

2016 Executive Vice President of Geomarkets, Sales & Marketing and Group Communications, Member of the Executive Committee

David Dragone

2013 Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Tugdual Le Bouar

2016 Executive Vice President of Land Data Acquisition, Member of the Executive Committee

Colin Murdoch

Executive Vice President of Subsurface Imaging, Member of the Executive Committee

Eva Rudin

2016 Executive Vice President of Marine Data Acquisition, Member of the Executive Committee

Luc Schlumberger

61 Executive Vice President - Multi-Client & New Ventures, Member of the Executive Committee

Arnaud Surpas

2016 Executive Vice President of Equipment, Member of the Executive Committee

Patrice Guillaume

2017 Director Representing Employees

Robert Semmens

59 1999 Director

Michael Daly

64 2016 Independent Director

Anne-France Laclide

2018 Independent Director

Helen Lee Bouygues

2018 Independent Director

Colette Lewiner

2018 Independent Director

Gilberte Lombard

73 2011 Independent Director

Heidi Petersen

60 2018 Independent Director

Mario Ruscev

2018 Independent Director

Catherine Leveau

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Philippe Salle

Mr. Philippe Salle is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Philippe Salle is a graduate of the Ecole des Mines and holds a MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (Chicago, USA). Mr. Philippe Salle began his career with Total in Indonesia before joining Accenture in 1990. He then joined McKinsey in 1995 and became Senior Manager in 1998. In 1999, he joined the Vedior group (which later became Randstad, a company listed on Euronext Amsterdam). He became Chairman and CEO of Vedior France in 2002. In 2006, he became a member of the managing board of Vedior NV and was then appointed President for South Europe in 2006 (France, Spain, Italy and Switzerland). In 2007, he joined the Geoservices group, a technological company operating in the petroleum industry and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He was first appointed Deputy CEO and then Chairman and CEO until March 2011. From 2011 to 2015, he was Chairman and CEO of the Altran group. He then became Chairman and CEO of Elior where he remained until October 2017. He is now CEO of Foncia.

Sophie Zurquiyah

Ms. Sophie Zurquiyah is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. She has previously served as Chief Operating Officer since 2016. Prior to this, she was Senior Executive Vice President - Geophysics and Reservoir (GGR) Division, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. She began her career by joining Schlumberger in 1991 as a geophysics engineer and held a variety of positions in Engineering and Manufacturing in France and in the United States before becoming General Manager for the South Latin America region, based in Rio de Janeiro. She is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds a Master of Science in Numerical Analysis from the Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris 6), as well as a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado.

Stephane-Paul Frydman

Mr. Stephane-Paul Frydman serves as Group Chief Financial Officer of CGG SA. Mr. Frydman had previously been Group Controller and Treasurer for CGG Veritas since September 2005 and had been Deputy Financial Director of the CGG Group since January 2004. Before that time, he had been CGG's Vice President in charge of corporate financial affairs reporting to the Director of Finance since December 2002. Prior to joining CGG Veritas, Mr. Frydman was working for the French Ministry of Industry and for the French Ministry of Finances from 1992 to 1997, then as Industrial Advisor to the French Minister of the Economy & Finances from 1997 to 2000. In 2000, he joined Butler Capital Partners as an Investor Officer.

Pascal Rouiller

Mr. Pascal Rouiller is Chief Operating Officer at CGG SA. Prior to this, he was Corporate Executive, Senior Executive Vice President - Equipment Division, CEO Sercel, Member of the Executive Committee at the Company. Mr. Rouiller has served as Chief Operating Officer of the Sercel Group since December 1999. Mr. Rouiller was Vice President of CGG's Product segment from October 1995 to December 1999 and Vice President for CGG's Asia-Pacific region from May 1992 to September 1995. He joined CGG Veritas in 1979 as Field Engineer.

Don Pham

Mr. Don Pham serves as Executive Vice President of Research & Development and Technology, Member of the Executive Committee at CGG SA. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President, Geomarkets Sales & Marketing at the Company.

Olivier Gouirand

Mr. Olivier Gouirand is Executive Vice President of GOE, Internal Audit, Risk Management, HSE and SD, Member of the Executive Committee at CGG SA. Prior to this, he served as Vice President - Finance at the Company. He was previously advisor to the French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, in charge of State Shareholdings.

Beatrice Place-Faget

Ms. Beatrice Place-Faget serves as Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel, General Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee of CGG SA. Before joining CGG, she worked as a lawyer for France Cables et Radio (France Telecom Group) from 1995 to 2000 where she specialized in contracts, M&A and corporate law. She then joined Eridania Beghin Say in 2000 as senior lawyer specialized in corporate law and M&A and was also General Counsel for Cerestar (starch industry), one of the companies resulting from the demerger of Eridania Beghin Say. She holds a Doctorate in English and U.S. Business Law from Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and a Masters in Common Law Studies from Georgetown University Law Center (USA – Washington DC).

Christophe Barnini

Mr. Christophe Barnini serves as Executive Vice President of Geomarkets, Sales & Marketing and Group Communications, Member of the Executive Committee at CGG S.A. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President - Communications at the Company.

David Dragone

Mr. David Dragone serves as Executive Vice President of Human Resources of CGG SA since April 2013. He began his career working for Schlumberger where he held various HR positions over a period of seven years, ranging from his first assignment as Compensation and Benefits Analyst to his last assignment with Schlumberger as HR Director for the EMEA region and for the all the Product Centers of WesternGeco. He then worked for Areva for six years, where he held the position of VP, HR, first for its Mining Division and then for its Front End Division. He graduated with a Masters Degree in Economics from Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and a Masters Degree in Human Resources from Universite Paris II Pantheon-Assas.

Tugdual Le Bouar

Colin Murdoch

Mr. Colin Murdoch is Executive Vice President of Subsurface Imaging and Member of the Executive Committee of CGG SA. He began his career in the industry as a data processing geophysicist with Seiscom Delta in Dublin, also spending some time as an Assistant Party Chief on a field crew in Indonesia. He then joined McKinley Smith, a geological/geophysical consultant based in Ireland, where he was engaged in the interpretation of seismic data and prospect generation. In 1983, he joined Digicon Geophysical Corp. as a data processing manager in Caracas, and after two years he moved to Houston to run a dedicated processing center for UNOCAL. In 1985, he joined Entropic Geopyhsical, based in California, as Land Processing manager. In 1987, he returned to Digicon Geophysical where he held a number of positions in Data Processing including Manager for North and South America. In 1994, he became Vice President of Data Processing & Technology.

Eva Rudin

Ms. Eva Rudin serves as Executive Vice President of Marine Data Acquisition, Member of the Executive Committee at CGG SA. She started her career as a Process Engineer in the automotive industry and occupied different responsibilities in Maintenance, Process Engineering, Supply Chain and Sourcing. After 16 years working for Volvo, Renault and Nissan, she joined the Company in 2009 as Senior Vice President Global Sourcing. With the new organization in 2010, the Supply Chain was added to her scope. She is a graduate of Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. She holds a Master of Sciences in Industrial Engineering.

Luc Schlumberger

Arnaud Surpas

Patrice Guillaume

Robert Semmens

Mr. Robert F. Semmens has been Director of CGG SA since December 13, 1999. Mr. Semmens is Chairman of the Company's Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Strategy Committee. He is Appointed Professor of Finance at Leonard N. Stern School of Business of the New York University. In 1993, he was a co-founder of The Beacon Group, a New York City-based investment company. Prior to this, he was Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Semmens currently serves as Member of the Supervisory Board of Sercel Holding, Member of the Advisory Board of Mao Networks and Director of Micropharma Ltd. He holds a Masters Degree in Management and a Juris Doctor Degree from North West London University.

Michael Daly

Mr. Michael Daly serves as Independent Director at CGG S.A. He has been on the Company's Board since September 30, 2015.

Anne-France Laclide

Helen Lee Bouygues

Mrs. Helen Lee Bouygues is Independent Director of the Company. She received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Princeton University in Political Science and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She started at J.P. Morgan in the M&A group. Later, she joined Pathnet as CFO, and Cogent Communications as Director. She became a Partner at Alvarez & Marsal Paris, where she left in 2010 to launch her own consulting firm. In 2014, she integrated her team at McKinsey where she was Partner responsible for the division Recovery and Transformation. Since June 2017, she has been President of HLB Partners, a consulting firm.

Colette Lewiner

Gilberte Lombard

Ms. Gilberte Lombard serves as Independent Director of CGG SA since May 4, 2011. She is also Member of the HSE/Sustainable Development Committee of the Company. She holds a Master of Science in Economics from INSEAD. She started her career as Financial Analyst.

Heidi Petersen

Mrs. Heidi Marie Petersen is Independent Director of the Company. She is a graduate from the Norwegian College of Physical education and holds a M.Sc. from the University of Trondheim, in Chemistry and Mathematics. She is an independent businesswoman, with 19-years' experience in the oil and offshore industry with different positions at Kvaerner Oil & Gas and Ramboll Oil & Gas. She has Board experience of industrial, oil and gas-based companies, as well as of energy supply and financial services. She owns Future Technology AS, a consultancy and technology company.

Mario Ruscev

Catherine Leveau