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Technip’s (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) Annual General Meeting of
Shareholders, held on April 28, 2011, ratified the cooption of
Marie-Ange Debon(1),which wasannounced
in 2010. In addition, the Annual General Meeting approved the nomination
of two new female directors, C. Maury Devine(2) and Leticia
Costa(3), thus bringing the percentage of women on the
company’s Board of Directors to 27% (3 out of 11).
These nominations satisfy the legal objective for French companies of
20% by 2014. They are also part of a wider aim to renew and diversify
the composition of the Board, which now includes American and Brazilian
members who have an in depth understanding of the Group’s major clients
and markets such as North America, the North Sea and Brazil.
(1)Marie-Ange Debon is General Secretary of the Suez
Environnement Group and is a member of the College de l'Autorité des
Marchés Financiers (the French Financial Market Authority).Prior
to joining Suez Environnement in 2008, Ms. Debon has served in various
positions in both the public and private sectors. In November 1998, Ms.
Debon joined Thomson as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and later served
as General Secretary responsible for Legal, Insurance, Real Estate and
Corporate Communications from 2003-2008.Marie-Ange Debon is a
graduate of HEC, ENA and has a Master's Degree in Law.
(2)C. Maury Devine is a member of the Board of Directors of
FMC Technologies (NYSE: FTI) and John Bean Technologies (NYSE: JBT). She
serves on the Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee of
both companies. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and
is a member of the independent Nominating and Governance Committee of
Petroleum Geo Services. She served as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Det
Norske Veritas (DNV) from 2000 to 2010, and was a fellow at Harvard
University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs between
2000 and 2003.C. Maury Devine also held various positions in
ExxonMobil Corporation between 1987 and 2000, notably President and
Managing Director of ExxonMobil’s Norwegian affiliate from 1996 to 2000
and Secretary of Mobil Corporation from 1994 to 1996. From 1972 to 1987,
she held various assignments in the US government notably in the US
Department of Justice, the White House and the Drug Enforcement
Administration.C. Maury Devine is a graduate of Middlebury
College, the University of Maryland and Harvard University (Masters of
(3) Since 2010 Leticia Costa has been a partner in Prada
Assessoria and Coordinator for the Center of Strategy Research at
Insper. In January 2011, she became a Director of the Automotive
Engineers Association in Brazil (AEA). She currently serves as board
member of FAMA, a private equity fund in Brazil, of Localiza, the
largest car rental company also in Brazil and of Sadia, a food
manufacturer. In 1986, she joined Booz & Company (formerly Booz Allen
Hamilton) and in 1994, became a Vice President and in 2001 was appointed
President of the operations in Brazil. She also served the firm’s Board
of Directors. At Booz & Company, Leticia Costa completed a wide range of
assignments in Europe and Latin America, and also conducted studies in
North America and Asia. Prior to joining Booz & Company, she worked from
1982 to 1984 as a systems analyst for Indústrias Villares S.A. Leticia
Costa is a graduate of Cornell University and of Escola Politécnica of
the University of São Paulo.
Technip is a world leader in project management, engineering and
construction for the energy industry.
From the deepest Subsea oil & gas developments to the largest and most
complex Offshore and Onshore infrastructures, our 23,000 people are
constantly offering the best solutions and most innovative technologies
to meet the world’s energy challenges.
Present in 48 countries, Technip has state-of-the-art industrial assets
on all continents and operates a fleet of specialized vessels for
pipeline installation and subsea construction.
Technip shares are listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris exchange and the
USA over-the-counter (OTC) market as an American Depositary Receipt
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