cecile cabanis

Independent member and Chairman of the Board of Director

Cécile Cabanis, 48 years old, is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Cécile Cabanis is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Strategy, Information Systems, Procurement and Strategic Resources Cycles, member of the Executive Committee and member of the Board of Directors of Danone.

Cécile Cabanis began her career in 1995 with L’Oréal in South Africa as Logistics Manager and Financial Controller before moving to France as Internal Auditor. In 2000, she was appointed Deputy Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at France Télécom.

Mrs. Cabanis joined Danone as Corporate Finance Director in 2004. In 2005, she was appointed Head of Corporate Development and in 2008 became Financial Vice-President of Dairy Western Europe. In September 2010, Cécile Cabanis was appointed Financial Vice-President of the Fresh Dairy Products division.

Mrs. Cabanis is a graduate of the engineering school Agro Paris Grignon (now called AgroParis Tech).

Cécile CABANIS is also member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Schneider Electric, vice-president of the Supervisory board of Mediawan.