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Members of the Board

The Board of Directors is composed of 12 directors elected by shareholders, and 2 employee-elected directors. The term length is fixed at 3 years.

Jean Lemierre

Date of birth: 6 June 1950

Main function: Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas

Term start and end dates: 1st December 2014 –2017 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 1st December 2014
Office address
: 3 rue d'Antin, 75002 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; Director of TEB Holding AS (Turkey). In May 2016, Jean Lemierre was elected Member of the Board of Directors of TOTAL.

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé

Date of birth: 14 July 1961

Main function: Chief Executive Officer and Director of BNP Paribas

Term start and end dates: 26 May 2016 – 2019 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 12 May 2010
Office address: 3 rue d'Antin, 75002 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director and Chief Executive Officer ; BNP Paribas Fortis (Belgium), Director ; Carrefour, Director.

Pierre-André de Chalendar

Date of birth: 12 April 1958

Main function: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain

Term start and end dates: 13 May 2015 – 2018 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 23 May 2012
Office address: Les Miroirs, 92096 LA DÉFENSE CEDEX, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ; GIE SGPM Recherches, Director ; Saint-Gobain Corporation, Director ; BNP Paribas, Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee ; Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, member of the Strategic Committee.

Monique Cohen

Date of birth: 28 January 1956

Main function: Partner of Apax France

Term start and end dates: 14 May 2014 – 2017 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 12 February 2014, ratified by the General Meeting of 14 May 2014
Office adress: 1 rue Paul Cézanne, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; Hermès, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board ; JC Decaux, member of the Supervisory Board ; Proxima Investment SA (Luxembourg), Chairman of the Board of Directors ; Safran, Director ; Apax Partners MidMarket SAS, Member of the Board of Directors ; Trocadero Participations II SAS, Chairman ; Trocadero Participation SAS, Chairman of the Supervisory Board ; BNP Paribas, member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee ; Hermès, Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee ; JC Decaux, member of the Audit Committee ; Safran, member of the Audit and Risk Committee ; Global Project SAS, member of the Special Committee.

Wouter De Ploey

Date of birth: 5 April 1965

Main function: Chief Executive Officer of ZNA

Term start and end dates: 26 May 2016 – 2019 AGM 

First elected to the Board on: 26 May 2016

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; GIMV XL (Belgium), member of the Supervisory Board ; Editions Lannoo (Belgium), Advisor to the Board of directors ; Haute Ecole Odisee (Belgium), member of the Board of directors ; Musée d’Art contemporain d’Anvers (Belgium), member of the Board of directors ; VOKA Antwerpen-Waasland (Belgium), member of the office.

Jane Fields Wicker-Miurin

Date of birth: 30 July 1958

Main function: Co-founder and Partner at Leaders' Quest (United Kingdom)

First Elected to the Board on: 11 May 2011 // Term start and end dates: 14 May 2014 – 2017 AGM
Office address: 11-13 Worple Way, Richmond-upon-Thames, SURREY TW10 6DG, UNITED KINGDOM

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; Bilt Paper BV (Netherlands), Director ; SCOR SE, Director ; BNP Paribas, member of the Financial Statements Committee ; SCOR SE, member of the Strategic Committee, Risk Committee and Appointments and Compensation Committee ; Bilt Paper BV, Seniot Independent Director, Chairman of the Compensation and Appointments Committee and Chairman of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee ; Board of the Batten School of Leadership – University of Virginia (United States), member of the Committee.

Marion Guillou

Date of birth: 17 September 1954

Main function: Chairman of Agreenium
Term start and end dates: 26 May 2016 – 2019 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 15 May 2013
Office address: 147 rue de l’Université, 75007 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; Agreenium (public insitution), Chairman ; Apave, Director ; CGIAR (international organisation), Director ; Imerys, Director ; Veolia Environnement, Director ; BNP Paribas, member of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee and the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; CGIAR, Chairman of the Nominations and Evaluation Committee ; Imerys, member of the Appointments and Compensation Committee ; Veolia Environnement, member of the Research, Innovation and Sustainaible Development Committee and the Appointments Committee ; Fondation Nationale de Sciences Politiques (FNSP), Director.

Denis Kessler

Date of birth: 25 March 1952

Main function: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SCOR SE

Term start and end dates: 13 May 2015 – 2018 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 23 May 2000
Office address: 5 avenue Kléber, 75016 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; Invesco Ltd (USA), Director ; SCOR SE, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ; BNP Paribas, Chairman of the Financial Statements Committee ; SCOR SE, Chairman of the Strategic Committee ; Geneva Association, administrator ; Bureau de la Fédération Française des Sociétés d’Assurance, member ; Conference Board, Global counsellor, member ; Global Reinsurance Forum, of the Reinsurance Advisory Board, member.

Jean-François Lepetit

Date of birth: 21 June 1942

Main function: Director of companies

Term start and end dates: 14 May 2014 – 2017 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 5 May 2004
Office address: 30 boulevard Diderot, 75572 PARIS CEDEX 12, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; Shan SA, Director ; Smart Trade Technologies SA, Director ; BNP Paribas, Chairman of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee and member of the Compensation Committee ; Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), Doha (Qatar), member of the Board.

Nicole Misson

Date of birth: 21 May 1950

Main function: Customer Advisor

Term start and end dates: elected by BNP Paribas executive employees for 3 years, from 16 february 2015 – 15 February 2018 // First elected to the Board on: 1st July 2011
Office address
: 32 rue de Clignancourt, 75018 PARIS, FRANCE 

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; BNP Paribas, member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee and the Compensation Committee ; Judge at the Paris Employment Tribunal, Management Section Commission Paritaire de la Banque (Association Française des Banques - Recourse Commission), member.

Laurence Parisot

Date of birth: 31 August 1959

Main function: Vice-Chairman of the Management Board of Ifop SA

Term start and end dates: 13 May 2015 – 2018 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 23 May 2006
Office address: Immeuble Millénaire 2, 235 rue de la Gare, 75019 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; EDF, Director ; Ifop SA, Vice Chairwoman of teh Management Board ; BNP Paribas, Chairwoman of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee ; EDF, member of the Audit Committee and the Strategy Committee ; Scientific and Assessment Board of Fondapol, Chairwoman ; European Council for Foreign Relations, member Mouvement des Entreprises de France (Medef), Honorary Chairwoman.

Daniela Schwarzer

Date of birth: 19 July 1973

Main function: Research Professor at the Institute for European and Eurasian Studies at Johns Hopkins University (Bologna and Washington); Director of the European programmes for the German Marshall Fund, a transatlantic think tank (Berlin)

Term start and end dates: 14 May 2014 – 2017 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 14 May 2014

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; BNP Paribas, member of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee ; Association Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute, Director ; United Europe Foundation (Hamburg), Director ; Research Professor at Johns-Hopkins University, Department of European and Eurasian Studies (Bologna and Washington, DC).

Michel Tilmant

Date of birth: 21 July 1952

Main function: Manager of Strafin sprl (Belgium)

Term start and end dates: 26 May 2016 – 2019 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 12 May 2010
Office address: Rue du Moulin 10, B-1310 LA HULPE, BELGIUM

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director ; CapitalatWork Foyer Group SA (Luxembourg), deputy Director ; Foyer SA (Luxembourg), Director ; Groupe Lhoist SA (Belgium), Director ; Sofina SA (Belgium), Director ; Strafin sprl (Belgium), Manager ; BNP Paribas, member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; Groupe Lhoist SA, member of the Audit Committee ; Sofina, member of the Appointments and Compensation Committee ; Cinven Ltd (UK), senior advisor ; Royal Automobile Club of Belgium (Belgium), Director ; Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), Director.

Sandrine Verrier

Date of birth: 9 april 1979

Main function: Administrative Assistant, Customer Transactions Department

Term start and end dates: 16 February 2015 (on which Sandrine VERRIER was elected by employees) - 14 February 2018 // First elected to the Board on: 16 February 2015
Office address
: 22 rue de Clignancourt, 75018 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Director.


Other Corporate Officer

Philippe Bordenave

Date of birth: 2 August 1954

Main function: Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas

Adresse professionnelle : 3 rue d’Antin, 75002 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as at 31 December 2015

BNP Paribas, Chief Operating Officer ; BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Director ; BNP Paribas Securities Services (SCA), permanent representative of Antin Participation 5 ; Exane BNP Paribas, non-voting Director ; Verner Investments, Director.


The listed mandates were correct as of 31 December 2015. For the entirety of the Members of the Board's mandates, read the 2015 Registration Document.


4 Specials Committees

A number of Special Committees have been set up under the Board of Directors to assist the Directors in carrying out their duties. The designated roles of these Committees do not in any way reduce or restrict the powers of the Board.

The Committees meet at their own convenience, with or without Bank management in attendance. They may, at need, call on the services of external experts. They issue opinions addressed to the Board of Directors.

The Financial Statements Committee

The Committee is tasked with analysing the quarterly, half-yearly and annual financial statements issued by BNP Paribas and obtaining further explanations of certain items prior to presentation of the financial statements to the Board of Directors.

The Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

The Committee examines the key focuses of the Group’s risk management policy, based on measurements of risks and profitability provided to it in accordance with applicable regulations, as well as on its analyses of specific issues related to these matters and methodologies.The Committee also tackles all compliance-related issues, particularly those in the areas of reputation risk or professional ethics.

The Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee

The Committee is tasked with monitoring corporate governance issues. Its role is to help the Board of Directors to adapt corporate governance practices within BNP Paribas and to assess the performance of Board members.

Compensation Committee

According to the internal rules, the Compensation Committee “is tasked with addressing all issues related to the personal status of corporate officers, including compensation, pension benefits, and provisions governing the departure of members of the Bank’s corporate decision-making or representative bodies. It examines the conditions, amount and allocation of stock subscription or purchase option plans. Similarly, it examines the conditions of bonus share grants.


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