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Co-optation of Philippe Lazare as a member of the Board of Bureau Veritas

10.23.18

Co-optation of Philippe Lazare as a member of the Board of Bureau Veritas

Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, October 18, 2018 - Prior to the meeting of the Board of Directors of Bureau Veritas SA on October 3, 2018, Mr. Jean-Michel Ropert tendered his resignation for personal reasons to the Chairman of the Board, Aldo Cardoso. The Board of Directors thanked him for his contribution to the Board over the past nine years.  

Considering this departure, the Board has, on the proposal of the Nomination & Compensation Committee, co-opted Mr. Philippe Lazare, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ingenico Group, as a Board member, from October 3, 2018 to the end of the duration of Mr. Jean-Michel Ropert's mandate, i.e. until the end of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting that will take place to review the 2021 fiscal year statements.

Speaking about this co-optation, Mr. Aldo Cardoso, Chairman of the Bureau Veritas SA Board of Directors, declared: "I am delighted that Philippe Lazare has agreed to join the Bureau Veritas Board of Directors. He will provide his multisectoral knowledge and his experience as the head of a global leader in seamless payment solutions, at the heart of digital transformations which represent a major component of the Bureau Veritas strategy."

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