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Corporate governance

General management

Alex Bongrain
Born on March 16,1952
Chairman

Jean-Paul Torris
Born on  December 11, 1952
Chief Executive Officer since april 2016
Joined the Group in 1990

Olivier de Sigalony
Born on June 26, 1960
Financial Director since january 2014
Joined the Group in 1997
Chief Account Officer since 2008

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of 15 members of which 10 are independent.
The board defines its schedule of meetings, which are held every two months unless additional urgent or necessary meetings are called in the best interests of the company.
The Board of Directors debates its operations and assesses its works.

  • Alex Bongrain
    Born on March 16, 1952
    Chairman
    Joined the Group in 1980.

  • Armand Bongrain
    Born on June 9, 1953
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2004.
    Joined the Group in 1988.
    President of the Supervisory Board of SAVENCIA Holding

  • Anne-Marie Cambourieu
    Born on July 24, 1959
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2019. Independent Director.
    Founder and President of Sustainable Human Resources Consulting.
    Administrator of Nexans Foundation.

  • Clare Chatfield
    Born on December 21, 1957
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2016. Independent Director.
    Chairwoman of the Audit and Risks Committee.
    Managing Director L.E.K Consulting SARL and L.E.K Consulting.
    Administrator of Daher Company and Antalis Group.

  • Sophie De Roux
    Born on July 27, 1964
    Member of the Board of Directors since 2021.

  • Xavier Govare
    Born on January 18, 1958.
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2017. Independent Director.
    Member of the Audit and Risks Committee.
    Administrator of Pure Salmon France.
    Administrator of Alliance Etiquette since July 2017.

  • Maliqua Haimeur
    Born on September 7, 1956.
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2018. Independent Director.
    Chairwoman of the CSR Committee.
    President of the the Board of Directors of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Rennes.

  • Martine Liautaud
    Born on May 15, 1950
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2013. Independent Director.
    Member of the Audit and Risks Committee.
    President and founder of Liautaud & Cie, Women Business Mentoring Initiative (WBMI) and Women Initiative Foundation. Member of the Strategic Committee and the Board of Directors of Centrale Supélec.

  • Annette Messemer
    Born on September 14, 1964
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2020. Independent Director.
    Director of the companies sitting on the Board of Directors EssilorLuxottica S.A.
    Appointed to the Boards of Société Générale and Imérys.

  • Christian Mouillon
    Born on september 15, 1955
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2018. Independent Director.
    Member of the Audit and Risks Committee.
    President and member of the Board of ESCP Europe Fondation and ESCP Europe strategic Committee.

  • Ignacio Osborne
    Born on June 28, 1953
    Member of the Board of Directors since 2009. Independent Director.
    Member of the Management and Remunerations Committee.
    Chairman and Managing Director of Osborne Group (Spain).

  • Vincenzo Picone
    Born on October 23, 1972
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2020. Independent Director.
    President Vinx Partners.

  • Robert Roeder
    Born on September 27, 1964
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2020. Independent Director.
    Co-Director and Secretary General of Ledunfly SA.
    Lawyer at the bars of Paris, London and New York.
    Member of the Supervisory Board of Dynaes SAS.
    Member of the Board of Directors of the Fournier Institute.

  • François Wolfovski
    Born on June 2, 1958
    Member of the Board of Directors since April 2020.
    Member of the Audit and Risks Committee.

  • Xavier Cruse
    Representing SAVENCIA Holding.

  • Pascal BRETON
    Appointed as Censor.

Special Committees

The Board is assisted by three specialist committees. Savencia Fromage & Dairy provides them with the means necessary for carrying out their task, when necessary with the help of the various departments concerned, and authorizes them to take outside advice. Each of these committees meets several times a year and whenever its opinion is deemed necessary by the Chairman of the Board, the Board or by the Chairman of the committee itself.

 

The Audit and Risks Committee

This Committee is made up of at least three members of the Board of Directors and carries out its task in the fields of external statutory audit, internal control and the Group’s half yearly and annual financial statements and financial announcements. In each of these fields, it assesses the Group’s requirements, the technical and human resources employed and their suitability. It informs the Board of Directors of any observations or recommendations that it considers useful.

Members, by decision of the Board of directors: Mr Mouillon (Chairman), Mr Govare, Mrs Liautaud, Mrs Messemer, Mr Wolfovski.

The Management and Remunerations Committee

It is made up of at least three members of the Board of Directors other than the Chairman.
It assists the Board in respect of the organization and structures of the Group, the appointment of the executive directors and the selection of new Board directors.

Members, by decision of the Board of directors: Mrs Chatfield (Chairwoman), Mrs Cambourieu, Mr Cruse, Mr Osborne.

Social and Environmental Responsibility Committee

It is made up of at least three members of the Board of Directors other than the Chairman.
It assists the Board on ethical issues and questions relating to the Group’s social and environmental responsibility that may arise for management.

Members, by decision of the Board of directors: Mrs Haimeur (Chairwoman), Mr Armand Bongrain, Mr Govare, Mr Mouillon, Mr Roeder.

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