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Mr. David BUFFELARD: President and Chief Executive Officer

Bio

After graduating from Sup de Co Chambéry in 1992, he started his career as a salesman for Chronopost, then created PRORISK in 1996 which became VDI GROUP SA then UPERGY SA.

Chief Executive Officer of UPERGY SA from 2006 to 2009; he then became President and Chief Executive Officer on May 19, 2009.

Mr. Thierry BOUVAT: Executive Vice President

Bio

With a background in electronics and industrial data processing, Thierry Bouvat joined UPERGY in 1998, and in 1999 he took over the management of 1001 Piles Batteries.

He became Executive Vice President and Director of UPERGY SA on May 19, 2009.

Mr. Aristide BADO: Chief Financial Officer

Bio

With a degree in management and internal auditing, Aristide BADO first worked in a Management Audit role, the Internal Audit department and then the Administrative and Financial department for service companies (Avis, Alten, Electrogeloz) and industrial companies (Endel, Bonduelle, Exacomtpta-Clairefontaine).

He joined UPERGY as Chief Financial Officer in September 2019.

Mr. David BUFFELARD: President and Chief Executive Officer

Role on the Board: President – 1st appointment: 2009 – Renewal General Meeting: 2021
Has directly and indirectly 1,234,889 shares through Heler

Other mandates at 12/31/2020:

  • Director de UPERGY Limited (GB)
  • Director of BRD FINANCE
  • HELER administrator
  • Co-Manager of UPERGY GmbH (DE)
  • Sole Director of UPERGY LTD (HK)
  • Co-Manager of VDI Italia
  • Co-Manager of UPERGY IBERIA (ES)
  • Co-Manager of UPERGY SARL (TN)
  • Co-Manager of SI UPERGY SARL (TN)
  • Vice President of the LYON POLE BOURSE Association
  • President of the MIDDLENEXT Association.

Mr. Thierry BOUVAT: Executive Vice President

Role on the Board: Director – 1st appointment: 2009 – Renewal General Meeting: 2021
Has directly and indirectly 193,732 shares

Other mandates at 12/31/2020:

  • Director de UPERGY Limited (GB)
  • Co-Manager of UPERGY GmbH (DE)
  • Co-Manager of VDI Italia
  • Co-Manager of UPERGY IBERIA (ES)
  • Co-Manager of UPERGY SARL (TN)
  • Co-Manager of SI UPERGY SARL (TN)
  • Manager of VDI TUNISIE HSD SARL
  • Director of SCRELEC.

Mr. Roland TCHENIO

Role on the Board: Director – 1st appointment: 2009 – Renewal General Meeting: 2021
Independent director
Directly holds 1 share.

Other mandates at 12/31/2020:

  • Chairman of Gones et Sports SAS
  • Director of FONDATION ALPHAOMEGA
  • Non-voting member of the board at SAS LDLC ASVEL
  • Chairman of SAS TT Investissements
  • Manager of SCI MAURYLAND
  • Manager of SCI Boulevard Lannes.

Ms Marie CHAPALAIN

Role on the Board: Director – 1st appointment: 2020 – Renewal General Meeting: 2024
Outside Director
Does not directly hold any shares.

Ms Eugénie NDIAYE

Role on the Board: Director – 1st appointment: 2020 – Renewal General Meeting: 2024
Outside Director
Does not directly hold any shares.

Other mandates at 12/31/2020:

  • President of NAHUEL (S.A.S.U)
  • Member of the AFNOR Social Responsibility/Sustainable Development Standardisation Commission.

Ms Hélène CAMPOURCY

Role on the Board: Director – 1st appointment: 2020 – Renewal General Meeting: 2024
Outside Director
Does not directly hold any shares.

Other mandates at 12/31/2020:

  • President of UMANTEX SAS
  • Vice President of the Comity Richelieu Association
  • President of the Pink Innov’ Association
  • Member of the External Governance Committee for Disruptive Innovation Naval Group
  • Manager SCI Laroque.

Ms Carole BUFFELARD

Role on the Board: Director – 1st appointment: 2020 – Renewal General Meeting: 2024
Does not directly hold any shares.

Other mandates at 12/31/2020:

  • Manager SARL SUCCESS
  • Manager SARL La Petite Grange du Sept Quatre.

Currently, UPERGY has no committee.

  • Mr. David BUFFELARD: President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr. Thierry BOUVAT: Executive Vice President
  • Mr. Aristide BADO : Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Yohann CROIZAT: Omnicanal BtoC Director
  • Ms Marie-Céline FEVRE : Marketing & Projects Director
  • Mr. Patrice TEXIER: IT Services Director
  • Mr. Nicolas DIAZ: Management Audit Manager
  • Mr. Yann MARETTE: Purchasing Director
  • Mr. Olivier BILLARD: Logistics & Transport Manager
  • Mr. Paul-Antoine DESRUMAUX: International Sales Director
  • Mr. Marc PAPAZIAN: Sales Director France
  • Ms. Nasrine PAQUIRY: Human Resources Manager
  • Ms. Sabrine GHARSALLI: Country Manager Tunisia
  • Mr. Khaled CHRAIGUI: QHSE Manager

UPERGY adheres to the MiddleNext governance code
Corporate governance report: Annual Report Extract