Acting on the recommendation of the Compensation and Appointments Committee, the Supervisory Board of Compagnie Générale des Etablissements Michelin appointed Monique Leroux member of the Supervisory Board at its meeting of October 1, 2015.
Ms. Leroux, who will serve as an independent member, will replace Laurence Parisot, who resigned from the Supervisory Board after its meeting of July 23, 2015, as announced.
The Supervisory Board also decided to appoint Barbara Dalibard Chair of the Compensation and Appointments Committee, to replace Ms. Parisot.
Shareholders will be asked to approve Ms. Leroux's appointment at the Annual Shareholders Meeting to be held on May 13, 2016. If the resolution is approved, Ms. Leroux's term will expire at the Annual Shareholders Meeting held in 2018 to review the financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2017.
Ms. Leroux, a Canadian, has been Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group, Canada's largest cooperative financial group, since 2008.
She serves on the Boards of Directors of the International Co-operative Alliance, Canada-based ACT Inc., Crédit Industriel et Commercial (CIC), the European Association of Co-operative Banks and the International Confederation of Popular Banks.
Ms. Leroux is also a member of various advisory committees of the Canadian governmental entities.