Proposed nominations for the future Siemens Alstom Board of Directors
These nominations are subject to the approval of Alstom’s shareholders and will be effective upon completion of the deal itself to occur after approval by various authorities.
Chief Technology Officer and member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, would serve as Chairman of the Board.
Dr. Roland Busch joined Siemens AG in 1994. He has held multiple positions within Siemens – most of them in the field of mobility. He is currently Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG. He is also responsible for the Building Technologies Division and the Mobility Division of Siemens as well as for sustainability. He is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Osram Licht AG (Deputy Chairman), Osram GmbH (Deputy Chairman) and Atos SE, France. He holds a PhD in Physics from the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
Currently Lead Independent Director of Alstom’s Board, remaining qualified by the Board as independent Director and to be appointed as Vice-chairman of the Board.
Mr Yann Delabrière is a graduate of the École Normale Supérieure (Mathematics), the École Nationale d’Administration. He began his career at the Cour des Comptes before working in the cabinet office of the Foreign Trade Ministry. He then worked as Chief Financial Officer for Coface and then Printemps Group. In 1990, he joined PSA as Chief Financial Officer and he became member of the Executive Committee in 1998. Mr Yann Delabrière was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Faurecia from 2007 until July 2016 and remained Chairman of the Board until May 2017. He was then Chairman of the Management Board of Zodiac Aerospace from June 2017 until February 2018. Mr. Delabrière is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of IDEMIA. He is a former director of Cap Gemini SE and Société Générale.
Renault Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, qualified by the Board as independent Director.
Mrs. Clotilde Delbos started her career in California, then moved to Price Waterhouse in Paris before joining the Pechiney Group in 1992. She held various positions in France and in Brussels in Internal Audit, Treasury and Mergers & Acquisitions to then become Division Financial Director (Bauxite Alumina and International Trade). After the Pechiney acquisition by Alcan, Clotilde Delbos became in 2005 VP & Business Finance Director of the Engineered Products Division, until it was sold in 2011 to Apollo Global Management (Private Equity Fund) and to the “Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement”. In this new company, Constellium, her last two positions were Deputy CFO and Chief Risk Officer. She joined the Renault Group in 2012 as Group Controller. In 2014, she has been appointed member of the Renault Management Committee and appointed Alliance Global Director, Control, in addition to her role as SVP, Renault Group Controller. On April 25th 2016, Clotilde Delbos is appointed EVP, Chief Financial Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of RCI Banque S.A. and becomes a member of Renault Executive Committee.
Sigmar H. Gabriel,
Former German Minister of Foreign Affairs, qualified by the Board as independent Director.
Mr. Sigmar H. Gabriel is a German politician who was Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2017 to 2018 and Vice-Chancellor of Germany from 2013 to 2018. He was the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 2009 to 2017. He was the Federal Minister of the Environment from 2005 to 2009 and the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy from 2013 to 2017. From 1999 to 2003, he was Prime Minister of Lower Saxony.
Sylvie Kandé de Beaupuy,
Group Ethics & Compliance Officer of Airbus group and current Alstom’s independent board member, remaining qualified by the Board as independent Director.
Ms Sylvie Kandé de Beaupuy started her career as a French law avocat and was part of the corporate/mergers and acquisitions team at Clifford Chance Paris, position she has held for 20 years. From 2003 to 2008, she was General Counsel and Compliance Officer within EADS ATR and member of the Executive Committee and the Transactions Approval Committee. From 2009 to 2015, she has been Group Chief Compliance Officer and subsequently Executive Vice President - Group Corporate Counsel at Technip SA. Since November 2015, Ms Kandé de Beaupuy is Group Ethics & Compliance Officer at Airbus Group where she is also member of its Diversity Committee.
Chief HR Officer and Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG.
Ms. Janina Kugel started her career in management consulting at Accenture. She joined Siemens in 2001 as Vice President Business Transformation & Knowledge Management. Since then she has held various positions within Siemens in Europe and Asia. In 2012 she joined Osram and worked in the role of CHRO. She now serves as Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG. She holds a Master of Economics diploma from the University of Mainz (Germany) and the Universita degli Studi de Verona (Italy).
Currently Chairman and CEO of Alstom, would serve as director and CEO of Siemens Alstom.
Mr Henri Poupart-Lafarge, is a graduate of École polytechnique, École nationale des ponts et chaussées and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He started his career in 1992 at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., before joining the French Ministry of Economy and Finance in 1994. Mr Henri Poupart-Lafarge joined Alstom in 1998, as Head of Investor relations and responsible for management control. In 2000, he became the Transmission and Distribution Sector’s Senior Vice President Finance, a position he held until the sale of the Sector in 2004. From 2004 to 2010, he was Chief Financial Officer of the Alstom Group, from 2010 to 2011 President of the Alstom Grid Sector and President of the Alstom Transport Sector from 4 July 2011 until his appointment as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr Henri Poupart-Lafarge has held the positions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Alstom Group since 1 February 2016.
Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group, qualified by the Board as independent Director.
Mr. Baudouin Prot began his career as an Inspecteur des Finances in the French administration after graduating from the École Nationale d’Administration. He joined the Banque Nationale de Paris in 1983 as Deputy Director of the Banque Nationale de Paris Intercontinentale prior to assuming the leadership of the Europe Department in 1985. He joined the management team of Réseaux France in 1987. For ten years (1987-1996), he was in charge of Réseaux France and appointed Deputy Managing Director in 1992. In 1996, he took on the role of Managing Director of the Banque Nationale de Paris and, at the time of the creation of BNP Paribas, he took on the position of Deputy CEO of the new group. In 2000, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas. In 2003 he became CEO and Director of BNP Paribas, a position he held until 2011. From 2011 to 2014 he served as Non-Executive Chairman of BNP Paribas. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Foncia SA and Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group.
Christina M. Stercken,
Director of Ascom Holding AG, Landis & Gyr Group AG, and Ansell Ltd., qualified by the Board as independent Director.
Mrs. Christina M. Stercken holds a Diploma in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Bonn and Technical University of Berlin and an Executive MBA from Duke University, North Carolina, USA. She started her professional career in Sales and Marketing with BMW Pvt. Ltd. South Africa (1983-1984). After returning to Germany, she joined Siemens AG. In her many years of service for the company she had various management positions among others she was responsible for Siemens Task Force China, Beijing/Munich, and Head of Public Sector Business Unit at Siemens Business Services. Before leaving Siemens end of 2005, Ms. Stercken served six years as Managing Director.
Corporate Finance M&A. From 2006-1017 she was a Partner at EAC – Euro Asia Consulting Munich, Shanghai, Mumbai, Moscow, a management consulting company advising its multinational clients in strategy, M&A and operational excellence in growth markets.
Ms. Stercken holds Non-Executive Directorships in Ascom Holding AG and Landis & Gyr Group AG, Switzerland, and Ansell Ltd., Australia.
She is also a member of the Audit Committee in all three boards. In addition, she is the Vice Chairman of Myanmar Foundation, a charity organization for social projects in Myanmar.
Ralf P. Thomas,
Chief Financial Officer and member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG.
Dr. Ralf P. Thomas has been a Siemens employee since 1995. He has held various management positions within the company and is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Siemens AG and member of the Managing Board. In addition to his activities for Siemens he is the Chairman of the Administrative Board of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (DRSC) since 2011. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewables Energies. He holds a PhD in Corporate Taxation from the university of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Mariel von Schumann,
Chief of Staff of Siemens AG and Head of Governance and Markets.
Ms. Mariel von Schumann holds a Master degree in International Management from EAP-ESCP (Paris, Oxford, Berlin). She started her career with Digital Equipment Corp. in Geneva and Boston and joined Siemens in 1999 where she has held various management positions, including Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions and Head of Investor Relations. She was appointed to her current role as Head of Governance & Markets in 2013 and serves as the company’s Chief of Staff since December 2016. She is a member of the Board of Directors and the Appointment and Remuneration Committee of Siemens Gamesa Renewables Energies.