The Board of Directors of Ubisoft has decided, following a proposal from the Board’s Appointment Committee, to create the role of Lead Independent Director, to be appointed for a terms of two years.
Accordingly, the Board has elected unanimously Didier Crespel, on March 3, 2016, to fill this new position. As Lead Independent Director, Mr. Didier Crespel will oversee the efficient running of Ubisoft’s governance structure. Mr. Didier Crespel will also act as the main point of contact for shareholders on all matters under The Board’s responsibility. He will keep the Board informed of any such contacts.
Mr. Crespel has sat on Ubisoft’s Board of Directors as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee since November 20, 2013. Mr. Crespel has over 30 years’ professional experience. He was Chief Financial Officer of Valéo and held various senior management positions for both Valéo and Yves Rocher.
Didier Crespel and other board members’ biographies are available at the following link:
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