Renewal of the Chief’s mandate

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Neuilly-sur-Seine, France – February 24, 2022

Renewal of the mandate of the Chief Executive Officer and appointment of a Deputy Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Bureau Veritas, at the end of its meeting yesterday, announces the renewal of the mandate of the Chief Executive Officer, Didier Michaud-Daniel, until the General Meeting of June 2023 which will be called upon to rule on the accounts for the year 2022.

May 1st2022, Hinda Gharbi will join Bureau Veritas as Chief Operating Officer and will be a member of the Executive Committee. The decision of the Board of Directors is the result of a rigorous selection and recruitment process, as part of the succession planning for the Chief Executive Officer, carried out jointly by the Appointments and Compensation Committee and Didier Michaud-Daniel.

January 1stst2023, Hinda Gharbi will assume the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas. The Board of Directors will appoint her as Chief Executive Officer at the end of the 2023 General Meeting.

Hinda Gharbi will join Bureau Veritas from Schlumberger, a global technology leader in the energy sector, where she is currently Executive Vice President, Services and Equipment. In this role, which she has held since July 2020, she oversees products and services for the Group as well as digital matters.

A graduate in Electrical Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs Electriciens de Grenoble and holder of a Master of Science in signal processing from the Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, Hinda joined Schlumberger in 1996, choosing to begin her career in the field in Nigeria. offshore oil fields.

During her 26 years with the Group, Hinda held various senior management positions in the operations of Schlumberger’s core business businesses globally and regionally. She also assumed cross-functional responsibilities including human resources, technology development and health, safety and environment.

Hinda Gharbi has worked and lived on several continents: in Nigeria, France, Thailand, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Aldo Cardoso, Chairman of the Board of administrators of Bureau Veritas, said:

Jth board of directors designed a succession plan to the position of Chief Executive Officer, a position successfully held by Didier Michaud-Daniel since March 2012. This transition will allown effective Haand over and progressive integration for Hinda Gharbi in his role within the Group. Board of directors East unanimously convinced that Hinda Gharbihis career and staff qualities are aligned with the profile and culture of Bureau Veritas. international sound experienceits technical and technological expertise and its strong customer bases and people am i focusednot harmony with the Group DNA and its main priorities. Supported by Didier Michaud-Daniel and the mmembers of the management team, Hindu will continue to develop the company by creating lasting value for its customers, employees and shareholders. In the name of the Board of Directors, I welcome Hinda Gharbi “.

Biography of Hinda Gharbi

Since July 2020, Hinda Gharbi has been Executive Vice President in charge of Services and Equipment, as well as Digital Matters for the Schlumberger Group, a global technology leader in the energy sector.

Previously, Hinda Gharbi held a variety of management and leadership positions including Executive Vice President of Reservoir and Infrastructure, Group Vice President of Human Resources, President of Reservoir Characterization Group, President of Wireline, President of Schlumberger Asia and Vice President of Health, Safety and Environment. She has held various technical and management positions in the areas of operations, technology development and human resources.

She started her career at Schlumberger in 1996 as a wireline engineer in Nigeria’s offshore oil fields. Hinda Gharbi has worked and lived in Nigeria, France, Thailand, Malaysia, UK and USA.

Hinda Gharbi holds a degree in electrical engineering from the National School of Electrical Engineers of Grenoble and a Master of Science in signal processing from the Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble.

About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Founded in 1828, the Group has nearly 80,000 employees in nearly 1,600 offices and laboratories around the world. Bureau Veritas helps its 400,000 customers improve their performance by offering innovative services and solutions to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructures and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection. environment and social responsibility.
Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC 40 ESG, CAC Next 20 and SBF 120 indices.
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