Board of Directors
The Board of Directors oversees the Group’s governance in strict compliance with standards of ethics and transparency. Bringing together individuals with complementary backgrounds, it ensures adherence to the strategy and guarantees management in the best interests of the company and its shareholders. (Picture of the Board of Directors at 30 June 2012*)
As far as Governance is concerned, the Board of Directors of February 2009 confirmed its compliance with the recommendations of the AFEP-MEDEF corporate governance Code for companies listed on the stock market.
Boards of directors
Organisation and method of operation
- Danièle Ricard – Chairman of the Board
- Pierre Pringuet – Vice-Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
- Alexandre Ricard – Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer
- François Gérard
- César Giron
- Martina Gonzalez-Gallarza
- Paul-Charles Ricard – Permanent Representative of Société Paul Ricard, Director
- Nicole Bouton
- Laurent Burelle
- Wolfgang Colberg
- Michel Chambaud
- Ian Galliennne
- Susan Murray
- Anders Narvinger
*Changes in the composition of the Board of Directors as of 29 August 2012
Following the sudden death of Patrick Ricard, Chairman of the Board of Directors, on 17 August 2012, the Board of Directors’ meeting of 29 August 2012, based on the recommendation of the Appointments Committee, appointed Danièle Ricard as Chairman of the Board of Directors to replace Patrick Ricard. It also appointed Pierre Pringuet as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, while maintaining his position as Chief Executive Officer.
At the same meeting, the Board of Directors, based on the recommendation of the Appointments Committee, co-opted Alexandre Ricard as Director and appointed him Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer on the recommendation of Pierre Pringuet, Chief Executive Officer.
Société Paul Ricard, Director, appointed Paul-Charles Ricard as its permanent representative, replacing Alexandre Ricard, with effect from 29 August 2012.