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Corporate GOVERNANCE
Administrative and management bodies
Iris Knobloch – Independent director
(1)
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First appointed as a director on April 25, 2013.
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Current termdue to expire at the close of the Annual Shareholders’
Meeting to be called to approve the financial statements for the
year ending December 31, 2016.
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Number of Accor shares held: 1,000.
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Born February 13, 1963 – German national.
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President of Warner Bros. Entertainment France.
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Iris Knobloch has a J.D. degree fromLudwig-Maximilians Universität
Munich and an L.L.M. degree from New York University. She
has spent more than eighteen years with Warner Bros. and the
Time Warner Group, holding various different positions, and is
currently President ofWarner Bros. Entertainment France. Before
beginning her career with Warner Bros., Ms. Knobloch was an
attorney with Norr, Stiefenhofer & Lutz and O’Melveny & Myers
in Munich, NewYork and Los Angeles.
Other positions held at December 31, 2014 with companies outside theWarner Bros. group
Position
Company
Bermuda
Member of the Board of Directors
Central European Media Enterprises
Bertrand Meheut – Independent director
(1)
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First appointed as a director on May 13, 2009.
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Current termdue to expire at the close of the Annual Shareholders’
Meeting to be called to approve the financial statements for the
year ended December 31, 2014.
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Number of Accor shares held: 1,000.
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Born September 22, 1951 – French national.
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Chairman of the Groupe Canal+ Management Board.
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A graduate of École des Mines de Paris with a degree in civil
engineering, Bertrand Meheut has served as Chairman of the
Groupe Canal+ Management Board since September 2002. Prior
to that he worked in industry, particularly in the life sciences
sector, spending the majority of his career with Rhône-Poulenc
(and subsequently Aventis CropScience). He joined Rhône-Poulenc
in 1984 as Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Europe, in charge of
corporate services for the Agro Division. He then went on to
become Chief Executive Officer of the German subsidiary, Deputy
Chief Executive Officer of Rhône-Poulenc Agro and Executive
Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer Europe. Following the
creation of Aventis through the merger of Rhône-Poulenc and the
German chemicals company Hoechst in late 1999, he was named
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aventis CropScience.
Mr. Meheut is also a director of La Cinémathèque Française.
Other positions held at December 31, 2014 with companies controlled
(2)
by Groupe Canal+
Position
Company
France
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Société d’Édition de Canal+
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
StudioCanal
Chairman
Canal+ Régie
Permanent representative of Groupe Canal+ on the Board of Directors Sport+
Poland
Member of the Supervisory Board
TVN
Other positions held at December 31, 2014 with companies not controlled
(2)
by Groupe Canal+
Position
Company
France
Director
Edenred
Director
Aquarelle.Com Group
(1) In accordance with the criteria defined in the AFEP/MEDEF Corporate Governance Code, as approuved by the Board of Directors on February 17, 2015.
(2) Within the meaning of Article L.233-16 of the French Commercial Code.
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