Corporate Governance

Composition of the bodies of Corporate Management and Governance

 

Directors

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors: Mr Etienne FRECHIN - 
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  • CEO: Mr Matthieu FRECHIN - 
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  • COO : Mr Jean-Yves RAVINET - 
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  • Deputy CEO & Pharmacist Manager : Mr Alain MASSON - 
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The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, presided by its Chairman, determines the direction of the business of the Company and ensures its implementation. The Chairman of the Board of Directors organizes and directs the work of the Board and reports to the general meeting. He/she is responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of the company's divisions and in particular, that the managers are able to fulfill their mission.

The Board of Directors, on the day of the establishment of this reference document, is composed of eight members, including three who qualify as independent directors:

  • Mr Etienne Frechin :
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  • Mrs Martine FRECHIN :
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  • Mr Jean Charles FRECHIN :
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  • Mrs Marie-Josèphe BAUD :
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  • Mr François FRECHIN :
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  • Mr Matthieu FRECHIN :
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  • Mr Louis CHAMPEL :
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  • Mr Philippe ARNOLD :
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To the Company's knowledge, during the past five years, no member of the Board of Directors of the Company:

  • * has been convicted of fraud or has had any official public sanction pronounced against him /her by the statutory or regulatory authorities;
  • * has been involved in a bankruptcy, receivership or liquidation as a manager or company agent;
  • * has been prevented from acting as a member of a board, managerial or monitoring body or participating in the management of a issuer.
 

The committees of the Board of Directors

 

The Board of Directors is assisted in its work by an Audit Committee, a Compensation Committee and a Strategy Committee.

 

The Audit Committee

The Board of Directors set up an Audit Committee at its meeting on 4 April 2008. The task of this committee is to advise the Board of Directors on semi-annual and annual corporate and consolidated financial statements of Vétoquinol SA. The financial statements submitted to the Board of Directors must include full disclosure.

On the date this reference document was introduced, the Audit Committee comprised:

  • * Mr Philippe ARNOLD, independent member - 
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  • * Madame Marie-Josèphe BAUD, independent member - 
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  • * Mr Louis CHAMPEL, independent member - 
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  • * Mr Jean Charles FRECHIN, member - 
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The Compensation Committee

The Compensation Committee was instituted by the terms of the meeting of the Board of Directors held on April 9, 2004 with the purpose of examining the compensation of the corporate officers of the Company and, as needed, of the employees of the member companies of the Group.

The members are:

  • * Mr Philippe ARNOLD, independent member - 
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  • * Madame Marie-Josèphe BAUD, independent member - 
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  • * Mr Louis CHAMPEL, independent member - 
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  • * Mr Jean Charles FRECHIN, member - 
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The Strategy Committee
The Strategy Committee was established on September 18, 2006. Its primary role is to issue recommendations for the Board of Directors in the following areas:

  • * reviewing external development opportunities;
  • * studying the evolution and perspectives of the Group’s activities both on national and international scale;
  • * reviewing the international expansion projects;
  • * reviewing both company and managers’ strategies that could be implemented, notably with regard to investments.

 

The committee currently comprises the following individuals:

  • * President, Mr. Etienne Frechin;
  • * CEO, Mr. Matthieu Frechin;
  • * COO, Mr Jean-Yves Ravinet;
  • * 3 independent members.

 

Shareholdings of members of the board and management as of 30 April 2017

 

Name Unrestricted ownership Usufruct Ownership without usufruct TOTAL (*) % Application for options
Mr Etienne Frechin 10 586 78 684   10 586 0.09% NA
Mr Matthieu Frechin 113 280   13000 126 280 1.06% NA
Mr François Frechin 71 320     71 320 0.60% NA
Mr Jean-Charles Frechin 100 000     100 000 0.84% NA
Mrs Martine Frechin 510     510 NS NA
Mr Philippe Arnold 2     2 NS NA
Mr Louis Champel 100     100 NS NA
Mr Alain Masson 1600     1600 0.01% 600
Mrs Marie-Josèphe BAUD 200     600 NS NA
Total number of shares making up the share capitall: 11.881.902

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Composition of the bodies of Corporate Management and Governance

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