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Legrand SA (LEGD.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gilles Schnepp

59 2018 Chairman of the Board

Benoit Coquart

44 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Patrice Soudan

59 2014 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President - Group Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Antoine Burel

55 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Benedicte Bahier

2014 Executive Vice President Legal Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee

Xavier Couturier

53 2014 Executive Vice President Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Karine Alquier-Caro

46 2012 Executive Vice President Purchasing, Member of the Executive Committee

Paolo Perino

64 2014 Chairman of Bticino and Executive Vice President Strategy and Development, Member of the Executive Committee

Frederic Xerri

49 2014 Executive Vice President Export, Member of the Executive Committee

John Selldorff

58 2014 President and Chief Executive Officer of Legrand North & Central America, Member of the Executive Committee

Angeles Garcia-Poveda

47 2013 Lead Independent Director

Olivier Bazil

71 2011 Director

Isabelle Boccon-Gibod

50 2016 Independent Director

Christel Bories

54 2012 Independent Director

Annalisa Elia

52 2013 Independent Director

Edward Gilhuly

2018 Independent Director

Patrick Koller

59 2018 Independent Director

Eliane Rouyer-Chevalier

65 2011 Independent Director

Francois Poisson

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Gilles Schnepp

Mr. Gilles Schnepp has been Chairman of the Board of LEGRAND S.A. since February 8, 2018. He was also Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from March 17, 2006 till February 7, 2018. He is also a Member of the Company’s Strategy and Social Responsibility Committee. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Committee of the Company since 2004. He graduated from Hautes Etudes Commerciales. Mr. Schnepp began his career at Merrill Lynch France, where he successively held the positions of Account Executive (1983-86), Vice President (1986-89) and Senior Vice President (1989). He joined the Company in 1989 as Assistant Finance Director, and then took the post of General Secretary in 1993 before serving as Finance Director from 1996 until 2000 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until 2003, serving also as Director and Member of the Management Committee of the Company from 2001. Gilles Schnepp is also President of the French Federation of Electric, Electronic and Communication Industries (FIEEC) since July 2013 and Director of Saint-Gobain since 2009. He is also Representative of Legrand SNC, Chairman of Legrand Pacific – Chairman of Legrand Holding Inc.

Benoit Coquart

Mr. Benoit Coquart has been Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of LEGRAND S.A. since February 8, 2018. He has previously been Executive Vice President France, Member of the Executive Committee of LEGRAND S.A. since December 2015. He graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris) and the Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC). Previously, he served as Executive Vice President - Strategy and Development, Member of the Management Committee since 2014. He was previously the Company's Director of Strategy and Development since 2010. He joined the Company in 1997 to manage the representative office in Seoul, before moving on to serve as Investor Relations Advisor in 1998. He was subsequently appointed as Head of Group External Communication (2002) and then Head of Marketing Wiring Devices and Home Systems (2006). In 2007, he was appointed as Head of Corporate Development Unit. He is Alternate Director of Legrand Colombia, Director of Legrand Seico, Manager of Legrand Data Center Solutions, Representative of Legrand France, President of Cofrel, among others.

Patrice Soudan

Mr. Patrice Soudan has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President - Group Operations, Member of the Executive Committee at LEGRAND S.A. since 2014. He was Member of the Management Committee - Director of Wiring Devices and Home Systems Division from 2008 till 2014. He joined the Company in 1990 as Finance Controller for international subsidiaries. He held successively the positions of Head of Finance Control, Vice President Group Finance Control and Group Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2008.

Antoine Burel

Mr. Antoine Burel has been Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of LEGRAND S.A. since 2015. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Committee of Legrand SA since 2014. He was previously the Company's Chief Financial Officer since January 2008. Mr. Burel joined the Company in 1993 as Finance Controller and later became Chief Financial Officer at Legrand Normandie. After gaining experience at several subsidiaries, he was appointed as the Company's Head of Group Finance Control in 2005.

Benedicte Bahier

Ms. Benedicte Bahier has been Executive Vice President Legal Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee at LEGRAND S.A. since 2014. She has previously been Group Vice President Legal Affairs and Member of the Management Committee since November 21, 2013. She joined the Company in 2012 as Group Vice President Legal Affairs. A graduate of ESSEC business school and a qualified lawyer, Ms. Bahier began working in 2002 as a business lawyer with the law firm Linklaters. She joined Legrand in 2007 as Legal Expert in charge of corporate and governance related aspects, before holding positions as Risk Manager and Legal Manager.

Xavier Couturier

Mr. Xavier Couturier has served as Executive Vice President Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee at LEGRAND S.A. since 2014. He was previously the Company's Director of Human Resources since 2008. Mr. Couturier joined Legrand SA in 1988 as Internal Organization Consultant and went on to hold various positions in the Human Resources department, being subsequently appointed as Limousin HR Assistant (1989), Head of Executive Career Management France (1996), and Head of Management Development (2002). In 2004, he also took on the responsibility for Group Training.

Karine Alquier-Caro

Ms. Karine Alquier-Caro is Executive Vice President Purchasing, Member of the Executive Committee of LEGRAND S.A. since October 2012. She studied in HEC Paris (1994). She joined the Group in 2001 after a 7-year experience at Deloitte as Financial Auditor (France and Canada). After several experiences as CFO of Legrand industrial and commercial entities, she was appointed VP Chief Operating Officer of the Group Export sales organization in October 2012.

Paolo Perino

Mr. Paolo Perino has served as Chairman of Bticino and Executive Vice President Strategy and Development, Member of the Executive Committee at LEGRAND S.A. since 2014. Mr. Perino joined BTicino Italy in 1983 as Product Manager (BTicino became part of the Company in 1989). He was subsequently appointed as Marketing Manager, Marketing Vice President and then Sales Vice President of BTicino Italy. In 1996, he took on the role of Director and later of General Manager of Legrand SpA, an Italian subsidiary of the Company. In 2000, he was appointed Group Vice President Marketing and External Communication. In 2006, he took over the General Management of BTicino. In 2014, he took over the management of the new Building Systems SBU while remaining Chairman of BTicino.

Frederic Xerri

Mr. Frederic Xerri has served as Executive Vice President Export, Member of the Executive Committee at LEGRAND S.A. since 2014. He was previously Member of the Management Committee - Deputy Director of Export of the Company since 2010 and Director of Export since 2012. He joined Legrand SA in 1993 as Head of Marketing in Germany. He was then appointed as Sales Director for Russia in 2003. In 2005, he became the Company's Director for Russia/CEI in 2005.

John Selldorff

Mr. John Selldorff has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Legrand North & Central America, Member of the Executive Committee of LEGRAND S.A. since 2014. He has previously been Member of the Management Committee - Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Legrand North America since 2002. He joined the Group in 2002.

Angeles Garcia-Poveda

Ms. Angeles Garcia-Poveda has been Lead Independent Director of LEGRAND S.A. since November 6, 2013. She has served as Independent Director of the Company since May 25, 2012. She is Chairwoman of the Company's Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee, and Member of the Strategy and Social Responsibility Committee. A graduate of Instituto Catolico de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas (ICADE) in Madrid, she also graduated from the Business Case Study Program of the Harvard University. She is EMEA Managing Director of Spencer Stuart. Previously, she was Managing Director of Spencer Stuart France. Prior to joining Spencer Stuart in 2008, she spent 14 years within the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) cabinet in Madrid, and also in Paris from 1993 to 1997.

Olivier Bazil

Mr. Olivier Bazil has served as Director of LEGRAND S.A. since May 26, 2011. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy and Social Responsibility Committee and Member of the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Company. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Legrand SA from December 10, 2002 to May 26, 2011. He joined Legrand SA in 1973 as Assistant to the Company Secretary, and was successively appointed as Financial Director of the Company in 1979 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 1993. He currently also holds several other mandates, including Chairman of Fritz SAS, Member of the Supervisory Boards of Michelin and Societe Civile du Chateau Palmer, among others. He graduated from Hautes etudes commerciales (HEC) and obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School.

Isabelle Boccon-Gibod

Ms. Isabelle Boccon-Gibod has been Independent Director of LEGRAND S.A. since May 27, 2016. She is Member of the Audit Committee and Strategy and Social Responsibility Committee of the Company. She is a graduate of Ecole Centrale in Paris and Columbia University in the United States. She started her career in 1991 in the International Paper Group as industrial activities Manager of the cardboard division in the United States, then in the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2001, before becoming Head of the strategic development for Europe until 2004. She joined the Sequana Group in 2006 as Special Advisor to General Management. She was nominated as Vice-Executive President of the Sequana Group in 2008 and Executive Officer of the Arjowiggings Group in 2009. She is also a photographer and an author. She is a Director of Arkema, of Sequana and of the Paprec Group.

Christel Bories

Ms. Christel Bories has been Independent Director at LEGRAND S.A. since May 25, 2012. She is also Chairwoman of the Company's Strategy and Social Responsibility Committee and has been Member of the Audit Committee of the Company since July 31, 2013. A graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales, she began her career in 1986 as Strategy Consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton, then was appointed as Corporate Value Associate. She was subsequently appointed to several posts within Umicore, then within the Pechiney group. After the merger of Pechiney with the Alcan group, Ms. Bories was appointed as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Alcan Packaging, then Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Alcan Engineered Products and finally Chief Executive Officer of Constellium, the post she resigned from December 2011. From February 27, 2013 till March 2016 she was Deputy CEO of Ipsen. She is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eramet and serves as Director of Smurfit Kappa, among others.

Annalisa Elia

Ms. Annalisa Loustau Elia has been Independent Director of LEGRAND S.A. since May 24, 2013. She is graduated in law from La Sapienza University in Rome (University of Rome). She has worked for four years at Cartier in Geneva and Paris, for two years at L’Oréal’s Luxury Product Division in Paris and for thirteen years at Procter & Gamble in Geneva as well as in the Paris and Rome offices. Her rich and varied professional career has provided her with solid experience of marketing and product development in the luxury, retail and consumer goods sectors. Annalisa Loustau Elia is Chief Marketing Officer of Printemps and has been a member of its Executive Committee since 2008. She has also been Director of Campari since 2016.

Edward Gilhuly

Mr. Edward A. (Ned) Gilhuly has served as Independent Director of Legrand SA since May 30, 2018. He was also Director of the Company from December 10, 2002 until May 26, 2011, and was Member of the Remuneration and Nominating Committee. He is Member of the Strategy and Social Responsibility Committee. He worked at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) for 19 years. Since 2006, Edward A. Gilhuly is a founding partner of Sageview Capital, LP, an investment fund which manages over $1.5 billion’s worth in assets and provides growth capital to small and medium sized businesses in the technology and commercial services sectors. Edward A. Gilhuly is currently a Director of Avalara, Demandbase, Exaro Energy III, and MetricStream. He is also a trustee of Duke University and has chaired the Board of Directors of Duke Management Company since 2014. He is as well a trustee emeritus of the California Academy of Sciences.

Patrick Koller

Mr. Patrick Koller has been Independent Director of LEGRAND S.A. since May 30, 2018. He is also member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Patrick Koller joined Faurecia Group in 2006 as Executive Vice-President of the Business Group Faurecia Automotive Seating (now entitled Faurecia Seating), a position he held until February 2, 2015. During this period, he held a variety of mandates in subsidiaries of Faurecia Group, including Faurecia (China) Holding Co., Ltd., Faurecia Components Pisek, S.r.o. (Czech Republic), Faurecia Automotive GmbH (Germany), and Faurecia NHK Co., Ltd. (Japan). On February 2, 2015, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Operations, a position he held until June 30, 2016. Since 2016, Patrick Koller is Chief Executive Officer of Faurecia Group. He has also held senior management positions in several other major industrial companies (at Valeo as Managing Director, Engine Cooling Europe Division until 2000 and at Rhodia as Managing Director of Polyamide Intermediates until 2003 then as Group Industrial and Purchasing Director until 2006).

Eliane Rouyer-Chevalier

Ms. Eliane Rouyer-Chevalier has served as Independent Director of LEGRAND S.A. since May 26, 2011. She is also Chairwoman of the Company's Audit Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Universite Paris II Pantheon-Assas and joined Accor in 1983, taking responsibility for international financing and cash currency management before becoming Director of Investor Relations and Financial Communication in 1992.From 2010 to 2012, she was a member of the Executive Committee of Edenred, a company created when the Accor Group was split up, as Vice President of Corporate and Financial Communications & Social Responsibility. She is Chairman of ERC Consulting since 2013 and Consultant for the World Bank (IFC) since 2016. Eliane Rouyer-Chevalier is the Honorary Chairman of the French Association for Investor Relations (CLIFF) after having chaired it from 2004 to 2014 and is Vice- President of the Observatoire de la Communication Financiere since 2005. She has been a Director of the Federation of Individual Investors and Investment Clubs (F2IC) since 2014 and of the Cercle de la Compliance since 2015. She is Director of Time2Start, an organization that helps young individuals from the suburbs in starting their own business, since 2016. She has been Director of the Institut Francais du Tourisme from 2013 to 2016.

Francois Poisson