Chairman of the Board of Directors of Legrand*
Date of birth: October 16, 1958
First elected: May 2020
Term expires: General Meeting 2021
Business address: 54, rue la Boétie – 75008 Paris (France)
Education and business experience
A graduate of HEC in 1981, Gilles Schnepp began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1983 before joining Legrand in 1989 where he held several positions before becoming Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2001, Chief Executive Officer in 2004 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2006. Since 2018, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Gilles Schnepp has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Saint Gobain since 2009 and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PSA since 2019.
Gilles Schnepp thus brings to the Board his skills in financial matters and his experience in managing international groups.
Directorships and appointments outside the Sanofi Group
Directorships as of 12/31/2019
- Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2001
- Chief Executive Officer in 2004
- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2006
- Saint Gobain:
- Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
- Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 2019
(*) Listed companies are indicated by an asterisk.