Board

The Board of directors has 12 members:


Biography PhotoAldo Cardoso*
Chairman of the Board
Aldo Cardoso*
Chairman of the Board


Aldo Cardoso, Observer of the Company since June 2005, was appointed as a Director and as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company on June 3, 2009 when the mode of management and administration of the Company was changed. From 1979 to 2003, he held various positions at Arthur Andersen: Associate Consultant (1989), Chairman France (1994), member of the Board of Directors of Andersen Worldwide (1998), Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Andersen Worldwide (2... 

Biography PhotoFrédéric Lemoine
Vice President of the Board
Frédéric Lemoine
Vice President of the Board


Frédéric Lemoine, Chairman of the supervisory board of the Company since April 14, 2009, was appointed as Director and Vice-Chairman of the board of Directors on June 3, 2009 when the mode of management and administration of the Company was changed. From 1992 to 1993 he spent a year managing the Heart Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and, in 2004, was made secretary-general of the Alain Carpentier Foundation that supported this hospital. From 1995 to 1997 he was deputy manager o... 

Biography PhotoStéphane Bacquaert
Stéphane Bacquaert

Stéphane Bacquaert, a member of the Supervisory Board of the Company since June 2008, was appointed as a Director on June 3, 2009 when the mode of management and administration of the Company was changed. Stéphane Bacquaert began his career as a strategic consultant at Bain & Company in Europe and Latin America. Then he joined Netscapital, a merchant bank specialized in the media and information technology, as chief executive officer. He was then made a partner in charge of the Paris off... 

Biography PhotoPierre Hessler*
Pierre Hessler*

Pierre Hessler, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bureau Veritas from 2002 to 2005 and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board since June 2005, was appointed as a Director of the Company on June 3, 2009 when the mode of management and administration of the Company was changed. Pierre Hessler began his career at IBM where he worked for approximately 27 years, holding positions at IBM Switzerland (from 1965 to 1980), where he was Director of Agencies in the computer field, then IBM Euro... 

Biography PhotoIeda Gomes Yell*
Ieda Gomes Yell*

Ieda Gomes Yell has spent her career in the renewable energies and gas industry and is a specialist in natural gas and energy strategy in emerging gas markets in Latin America, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. She has held a variety of senior positions at BP, such as Vice President of New Ventures at BP Integrated Supply and Trading (2004-2011), President of BP Brazil (2000-2002), Vice President of Regulatory Affairs (1999-2000), Vice President of Market Development at BP Solar ... 

Biography PhotoPascal Lebard*
Pascal Lebard*

Pascal Lebard is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sequana and CEO of Antalis and Arjowiggins. He is also a member of the Board of Club Méditerranée and of Lisi, and member of the Supervisory Board of CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries). He was a member of the Board of SGS between 2004 and 2009. Graduated from EDHEC, Pascal Lebard began his career as account manager for Crédit Commercial de France (1986-1989) then as Associate Director of 3i SA (1989-1991). In 1991 he be... 

Biography PhotoSiân Herbert-Jones*
Siân Herbert-Jones*

Siân Herbert-Jones first practiced for 13 years with the firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, in the London office from 1983 to 1993, in particular as Corporate Finance Manager, then in the Paris office from 1993 to 1995 as Mergers & Acquisitions Manager. She then joined the Sodexo Group in 1995 in which she was successively in charge of international development from 1995 to 1998 and the Group’s treasury department from 1998 to 2000, then Deputy Chief Financial Officer in 2000. From 2001 until Ma... 

Biography PhotoJean-Michel Ropert
Jean-Michel Ropert

Jean-Michel Ropert, a member of the Supervisory Board since December 2005, was appointed as a Director of the Company on June 3, 2009 when the mode of management and administration of the Company was changed. He joined the Wendel Group in 1989 where he carried out a series of functions within the accounting, consolidation and bookkeeping teams. Since 2002, Mr. Ropert has been Chief Financial Officer of Wendel. Mr. Ropert holds a degree in Études Comptables et Financières (DECF).... 

Biography PhotoLucia  Sinapi-Thomas
Lucia  Sinapi-Thomas

Since the end of March 2013, Lucia Sinapi-Thomas is Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Capgemini, a global leader in management consulting and IT services. She has been appointed as a member of
Cap Gemini Board in May 2012.
After starting her career as a tax and business lawyer in 1986, Lucia Sinapi-Thomas joined Capgemini in 1992 as Group Tax Advisor. Since 1999, she was also in charge of Corporate Finance and Treasury. In 2005, she became head of Business Risk Management an... 

Biography PhotoStéphanie Besnier
Stéphanie Besnier

At Wendel since 2007, Stephanie Besnier started her career at the Ministry of Finances in 2003; she worked at the Treasury Department in international service, and at the agency of the State Participations (Agence des Participations de l'État) in charge of support shipping and rail companies. Stephanie Besnier is a former student of Polytechnique, engineer of the Corps des Ponts et Chaussées and graduated from the Paris School of Economics (École d'Économie de Paris).

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Biography PhotoClaude Ehlinger
Claude Ehlinger

Claude Ehlinger joined Wendel on October 1st as CEO of Oranje-Nassau Développement, Managing Director and Member of the Investment Committee. Claude Ehlinger was previously deputy CEO of Louis Dreyfus Company that he joined in 2007 as Group CFO. He was appointed interim CEO of Louis Dreyfus Company from June 2014 to October 2015. Claude Ehlinger started his career in 1985 at Thomson Group before joining Finacor as Managing Director in 1987. From 1999 to 2003, he was CFO of CCMX, then Regional... 

Biography PhotoAna Giros Calpe*
Ana Giros Calpe*

Ana Giros Calpe is the CEO Latin America of SUEZ and member of the Executive Committee. She is an engineer and graduate of the Polytechnic School of Barcelona and Insead Business School. She has held various positions at Alstom Transport, including Managing Director of its Transport France division.... 

* Independent member