(Renewal of the term of office of a director)
The Ordinary General Meeting resolves to renew François Grappotte’s term of office as a director for a period of three years, expiring at the close of the Ordinary General Meeting to be called in 2011 to approve the 2010 financial statements.
Presentation of the resolution
In the next five resolutions, shareholders are asked to renew the terms of office as directors of Suzanne Berger Keniston, Hélène Ploix, François Grappotte, Jean-François Lepetit and Baudouin Prot. These terms of office would be renewed for a period of three years, expiring at the close of the Ordinary General Meeting to be called in 2011 to approve the 2010 financial statements.
Suzanne Berger Keniston and Hélène Ploix, who come from outside the BNP Paribas Group, are independent members of the Board. Suzanne Berger Keniston, 69, is a US citizen and Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Hélène Ploix, 63, is the Chairman of Pechel Industries SAS and Pechel Industries Partenaires SAS.
François Grappotte and Jean-François Lepetit also come from outside the BNP Paribas Group and are independent members of the Board. François Grappotte, 72, is the Honorary Chairman of Legrand, and Jean-François Lepetit, 65, is Chairman of the French Conseil National de la Comptabilité.
Baudouin Prot, 56, has been Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas since June 2003.