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General Management


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General Management

As of April 28, 2011, the Group’s Executive Management was carried out exclusively by Gilles Michel, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.

Following the wish expressed by Gilles Michel not to continue his executive functions for personal reasons, the Board of Directors at its meeting of March 8, 2018, on the recommendations of the Appointments Committee, decided to separate the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer roles, effective as from May 4, 2018.

At the same meeting, the Board decided to re-elect Gilles Michel as Chairman of the Board, subject to the renewal of his term of office as Director by the Shareholders’ General Meeting of May
4, 2018 and to appoint Conrad Keijzer immediately as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and, as from May 4, 2018, as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Company (see press release dated March 8, 2018).

The information relating to Gilles Michel as well as the offices he holds or has held in the past five years appear in chapter 3, paragraph 3.1.3 of  of the 2017 Registration Document, the one about Conrad Keijzer is in chapter 8, paragraph 8.1.5 of the same document.

Imerys is based in over 50 countries and has 250 industrial sites.

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Executive Committee

The Group’s General Management is supported by an Executive Committee comprising Imerys’s main operational and functional managers.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors permanently monitors management of the company by the General Management. Find out about its responsibilities, operating method and composition.

Specialist committees

Three specialist committees with a consultative role have been created, under the responsibility of the Board of Directors. Find out about their role and composition.