Kering's Combined General Meeting was held on April 28, 2022 at the Group’s headquarters, 40 rue de Sèvres, Paris 7e, France.
Kering’s shareholders approved all the resolutions submitted for their vote, including those related to the membership of the Board of Directors.
Yonca Dervisoglu, Véronique Weill and Serge Weinberg have been appointed as Independent Directors and the term of office of Daniela Riccardi as Independent Director has been renewed.
Consequently, Kering’s Board of Directors comprises 14 members and includes:
In addition, Kering's Board of Directors met at the end of the Combined General Meeting and approved the following changes, upon the proposal of the Appointments and Governance Committee:
Véronique Weill has been appointed Lead Independent Director, replacing Sophie L’Hélias. The Lead Independent Director's responsibilities are described in the internal regulations of the Board of Directors. In particular, the Lead Independent Director:
Following the recommendation of the Sustainability Committee, the Board of Directors decided during its meeting on February 16, 2022 to appoint a member of the Board as Climate Change Lead. In its meeting of April 28, 2022, Jean-Pierre Denis has been appointed to this function. Consequently, he will ensure that the Board identifies all the impacts of climate change for the Group, taking into account these issues into its work and the strategy it defines. It is expected that, under his initiative, the Board of Directors raises the climate issue at least twice a year.
As from April 28, 2022, the membership of the Board of Directors’ Committees is the following:
67% of the members of the Audit Committee are independent according to the chosen independence criteria, none of the Executive Corporate Officers is a member of the Committee, and the Committee is chaired by an Independent Director, in accordance with the provisions of the AFEP-MEDEF Code.
The Remuneration Committee is composed mainly of Independent Directors (60%2) and is chaired by an Independent Director, in accordance with the provisions of the AFEP-MEDEF Code.
The Appointments and Governance Committee is composed mainly of independent directors (60%²), in accordance with the provisions of the AFEP-MEDEF Code and is chaired by an Independent Director.
57% of the members of the Sustainability Committee are independent and the Committee is chaired by an Independent Director.
A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods and Jewelry : Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, DoDo, Qeelin, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow’s Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: “Empowering Imagination”. In 2021, Kering had over 42,000 employees and revenue of €17.6 billion.
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