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Françoise Gri*

Lead independent director and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors

Born: 1957
French

History as a director

  • First elected as a director: June 29, 2010
  • Re-elected: Twice (2017 Annual Shareholders' Meeting)
  • Current term expires: 2021 Annual Shareholders' Meeting
  • Directorships of other listed companies: Crédit Agricole SA, WNS Services

 

A graduate of Ensimag, Françoise Gri joined the IBM Group in 1981. She was appointed Director of the E-business Solutions Marketing and Sales division of IBM EMEA in 1996, and then Director of Sales Operations for IBM EMEA in 2000. After serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IBM France from 2001 to 2007, Françoise Gri was Chairman of ManpowerGroup France and Southern Europe from 2007 to 2012, before joining the Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs group in 2013 and being promoted to Chief Executive Officer until 2014. In 2016, she was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Viadeo.

Since 2015, she is CEO of Françoise Gri Conseil and becomes Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Edenred in 2017.