Board of Directors

Since May 28, 2018, the Capgemini SE Board of Directors has 12 members. 10 directors are elected by the shareholders and 2 are appointed according to the employee representation system. 78% of directors are independent and 40% are women. The wide range of their experience and expertise contributes to the quality of discussions and the smooth operation of the Board, ensuring the best possible balance taking account of the Group‘s situation and the different challenges facing Capgemini.

Paul Hermelin

Chairman and CEO
Member of the Strategy & Investment Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2000
Attendance rate (Board)*: 100%
Read Paul Hermelin’s biography

Daniel Bernard

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Strategy & Investment Committee and Member of  Ethics & Governance Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2005
Attendance rate (Board)*: 100%
Read Daniel Bernard’s biography

Pierre Pringuet

Lead Independent Director
Chairman of the Ethics & Governance Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2009
Attendance rate (Board)*: 90%
Read Pierre Pringuet’s biography

Anne Bouverot

Independent Director
Member of the Strategy & Investment Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2013
Attendance rate (Board)*: 90%
Read Anne Bouverot’s biography

Laurence Dors

Independent Director
Chairman of the Compensation Committee, Member of the Audit & Risk and Ethics & Governance Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2010
Attendance rate (Board)*: 100%
Read Laurence Dors’ biography

Robert Fretel

Director representing employees
Member of the Strategy & Investment Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2016
Attendance rate (Board)*: 100%
Read Robert Fretel’s biography

Siân Herbert-Jones

Independent Director
Member of the Audit & Risk Committee
Nationality: British
First appointment: 2016
Attendance rate (Board)*: 100%
Read Siân Herbert-Jones’s biography

Kevin Masters

Director representing employees
Member of the Compensation Committee
Nationality: British
First appointment: 2016
Attendance rate (Board)*: 100%
Read Kevin Masters’s biography

Xavier Musca

Independent Director
Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2014
Attendance rate (Board)*: 90%
Read Xavier Musca’s biography


Frédéric Oudéa

Independent Director
Member of the Ethics & Governance Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2018
Read Frédéric Oudéa’s biography

Patrick Pouyanné

Independent Director
Member of the Strategy & Investment Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2017
Attendance rate (Board)*: 90%
Read Patrick Pouyanné’s biography

Lucia Sinapi-Thomas

Director representing employee shareholders
Member of the Compensation Committee
Nationality: French
First appointment: 2012
Attendance rate (Board)*: 100%
Read Lucia Sinapi-Thomas’s biography

 

*At December 31, 2017

Board meetings

The Board meets at least six times a year. Meetings are convened by the Chairman in accordance with a timetable agreed upon by the Board before the end of the prior year. This timetable may be amended during the year in response to unforeseen circumstances or at the request of more than one director. In 2017, the Board met 10 times and held 4 executive sessions. The average attendance rate was 95%.

Internal Rules of Operation

The Board has established and adopted internal rules of operation mainly in order to clarify the scope of (and bases for exercising) the various powers entrusted to the Board, the specialized Board committees, the Chairman and CEO, the Vice-Chairman and the Lead Independent Director. It also sets out the list of obligations under the “Code of Business Ethics” with which directors undertake to comply.
Download the Charter of the Board of Directors

Board Committees

The Board of Directors has set four specialized committees that have a consultative role and which general purpose is to contribute to the Board’s good operations, studying in detail certain issues within their scope of competence to prepare decisions taken by the Board of Directors.

Audit and Risk Committee**

Chairman: Xavier Musca
Members: Laurence Dors, Siân Herbert-Jones
Meetings: 8 in 2017 with an average attendance rate of 86%
Download the Charter of the Audit & Risk Committee

Compensation Committee**

Chairman: Laurence Dors
Members: Kevin Masters, Pierre Pringuet, Lucia Sinapi-Thomas
Meetings: 5 in 2017 with an average attendance rate of 92%
Download the Charter of the Compensation Committee

Ethics and Governance Committee**

Chairman: Pierre Pringuet
Members: Daniel Bernard, Laurence Dors, Frédéric Oudéa
Meetings: 6 in 2017 with an average attendance rate of 100%
Download the Charter of the Ethics and Governance Committee

Strategy and Investments Committee**

Chairman: Daniel Bernard
Members: Paul Hermelin, Anne Bouverot, Robert Fretel, Patrick Pouyanné
Meetings: 4 in 2017 with an average attendance rate of 100%
Download the Charter of the Strategy and Investments Committee

 

** Committees composition as of May 28, 2018