Sopra Steria - 2021 Combined General meeting

2 SOPRA STERIA GROUP PRESENTATION’S IN 2020 Corporate governance

Corporate governance

Board of Directors

It is a top priority for the Board of Directors to have a diverse range of skills. The Company has identified ten key competencies that it would like to be represented within the Board of Directors. These skills and areas of experience are as follows:

Pierre Pasquier Chairman

14 Members

• 12 Directors appointed at the General Meeting • 2 Directors representing the employees



Knowledge of consulting, digital services, software development, ability to promote innovation

Human resources and labour relations


58% * Male Directors

67% ** Independent Directors 42% * Female Directors


International teams and organisations

Knowledge of one of the Group’s main vertical markets


3 Nationalities

Societal issues



Entrepreneurial experience

Knowledge of Axway Software


62.6 Average age of Board members


CEO of an international group

Operational experience within the Sopra Steria Group


Finance, risk management and control

Composition at 25 February 2021 (*) 5/12 women - 7/12 men (**) 8/12 Board members qualify as independent based on the AFEP-MEDEF Code’s requirements

See Chapter 3 of Sopra Steria’s 2020 Universal Registration Document for more information

Executive Management

The Group is made up of a corporate function and a number of operational divisions. The Executive Management team is responsible for running the Group, with support from the Executive Committee (ExCom), the Operations Committee and the Management Committee. The Executive Management team consists of Vincent Paris (Chief Executive Officer), John Torrie (Deputy Chief Executive Officer) and Laurent Giovachini, (Deputy Chief Executive Officer).

12% of ExCom members are women

The Executive Committee (ExCom) has 17 members. It supervises the Group’s organisation, management system, major contracts and support functions and entities. It is involved in the Group’s strategic planning and implementation. Two of its members are women. The Operations Committee consists of the Executive Committee members and 18 operational managers of key countries and subsidiaries. Four of its members are women. The Management Committee consists of the members of the Operations Committee and 18 operational and functional managers (purchasing, internal control, industrial department, finance, property, marketing and communications, investor relations and human resources). Eight of its members are women.

See Chapter 1 of Sopra Steria’s 2020 Universal Registration Document for more information



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