A Balanced Board of Directors

Current Director Benoît Potier, Chairman and CEO of Air Liquide, has succeeded Franck Riboud as Chairman of the Strategic Committee.


In addition, Danone will be appointing a new Lead Independent Director with expanded duties to reinforce the Board’s leadership structure. End of 2017, Danone announced that it will ask its shareholders to approve the appointment of Michel Landel as Board Member as from the next Shareholders' Meeting on April 26, 2018. Following such appointment, Michel Landel will take on the responsibility of Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, as per the Board’s decision.


These changes are part of the Board’s ongoing and proactive focus on adding relevant international and consumer sector expertise to its structure to ensure impactful contributions, while meeting the highest independence and diversity criteria.

Franck Riboud
Honorary Chairman of Danone
Emmanuel Faber
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Gregg L. Engles
Founder & Partner of Capital Peak Partners
Director representing employees
Clara Gaymard
Co-founder & CEO of Raise, and President of Women's Forum
Jacques-Antoine Granjon
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Gaëlle Olivier
Member of the Management Committee of AXA Group, Chair & CEO of AXA GLOBAL P&C
Benoît Potier
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Liquide SA
Isabelle Seillier
Vice-President of Investment Banking at J.P Morgan for EMEA
Mouna Sepehri
Executive Vice-President Office of the CEO, and Member of the Executive Committee of Renault SAS
Jean-Michel Severino
Head of I&P SARL (Investisseurs & Partenaires)
Virginia A. Stallings
Professor of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Bettina Theissig
Director representing employees
Serpil Timuray
Member of the Executive Committee of Vodafone group
Lionel Zinsou-Derlin
Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PAI Partners
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