Maëlys Castella is an experienced finance and business leader with a strong track record in B2B and B2C businesses both in C-level executive and non-executive roles. She has expertise in finance, strategy, marketing, innovation and sustainability working for international listed companies since 1992. She is the founder and CEO of a consulting firm AminonaConsulting specializing in finance, strategy and executive coaching, She is also an independent board member, chair of the Audit Committee and Sustainability Committee of C&A a leading global fashion retail business. She has started her career in the oil and gas industry working in finance during eight years for Elf, now part of Total Group. In 2000 Maëlys Castella joined Air Liquide and held various Senior Management positions in Finance and Marketing before she was appointed Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Then she was Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management of AkzoNobel from 2014 until 2017 and Chief Corporate Development Officer and Member of the Executive Committee from 2018 until 2019.. Maëlys Castella graduated from École Centrale de Paris and holds a Master’s degree in Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania (U.S.A.) and the French Institute of Petroleum (IFP).
Other current mandates or functions Independent Director, Chair of the Audit • Committee and member of the sustainability committee of C& Expired mandates or functions in the previous five years (non-BIC Group companies) Chief Corporate Development Officer, • Member of the Executive Committee - AkzoNobel – The Netherlands (listed company) Chief Financial Officer and Member of the • Board of Management – AkzoNobel –
54 years old Nationality: French Number of BIC shares held: 500
Independent Director: Yes Basis of the appointment: Article L. 225-18 of the French Commercial Code Date of 1 st appointment: Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 22, 2019 Expiration date: Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in 2022, for fiscal year 2021 Member of a committee: Chair of the Audit Committee Remuneration Committe Professional address: Haagsche Hof, Parkstraat 83 The Hague 2514JG The Netherlands
The Netherlands (listed company) Member of the Board of Directors • of AkzoNobel’s Art foundation – The Netherlands
● Independent Director.
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