Get Adobe Flash player 3Corporate governance ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGEMENT BODIES Neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries has entered into a service contract providing for benefits for any of its directors or corporate officers.

3.1.3. FOUNDING CO-CHAIRMEN

a Paul Dubrule

> Born on July 6, 1934 in Tourcoing, France, Paul Dubrule graduated from Institut des Hautes Etudes Commerciales at the University of Geneva. In 1963, he and GĂ©rard PĂ©lisson co-founded the Novotel hotel chain. After serving as co-Chairman of the Novotel SIEH Group between 1971 and 1983, he co-founded Accor, acting as its co-Chairman from 1983 to 1997. Mr. Dubrule has also held the positions of Chairman of Entreprise et Progrès, Vice-Chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and Chairman of Maison de la France. He served as Mayor of Fontainebleau between 1992 and 2001, and Senator of the Seine-et-Marne dĂ©partement between 1999 and 2004. He is currently co-Chairman of the Institut Français du Tourisme and Founding Chairman of the Conseil SupĂ©rieur de l’Oenotourisme (CSO). A Paul Dubrule Chair for Sustainable Development was created by INSEAD in 2002 and a Paul Dubrule Chair for Innovation has been set up at the Haute É cole d’HĂ´tellerie in Lausanne. Mr. Dubrule has also personally opened a hotel and tourism school in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

3.1.4. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

a GĂ©rard PĂ©lisson

> Born on February 9, 1932 in Lyon, France, GĂ©rard PĂ©lisson holds an engineering degree from É cole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures de Paris and a Master of Science in industrial management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1963, he and Paul Dubrule co-founded the Novotel hotel chain. After serving as co-Chairman of the Novotel SIEH Group between 1971 and 1983, he co-founded Accor, acting as its co-Chairman from 1983 to 1997. Mr. PĂ©lisson also cofounded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), for which he has served as Vice-Chairman, and was President of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Lyon from 1990 to 1996. He is currently Chairman of the Overseas French Association and President of Institut Paul Bocuse.

Members of the Executive Committee in 2012

a Denis Hennequin

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

a Yann Caillère

President and Chief Operating Officer, in charge of worldwide operations.

a Grégoire Champetier

Global Chief Marketing Officer.

In charge of Brand Strategy, Design Strategy, Marketing and Distribution.

a Dominique Esnault

Global Chief Operations Support Officer.

In charge of Development, Franchising, Procurement, Technical Services & Design Management.

a Pascal Quint

Corporate Secretary and Secretary to the Board of Directors.

In charge of Legal Affairs, Insurance, Risk Management and the Audit Department.

a Antoine Recher

Global Chief Human Resources Officer.

In charge of Human Resources, Group Organization, Transformation and Sustainable Development.

a Sophie Stabile

Global Chief Financial Officer.
In charge of Finances and Group Information Systems.

a Marc Vieilledent

Global Executive Vice-President, Asset Management.

In charge of Asset Management & Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions.