Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie

Independent Director of Fnac Darty's Board of Directors - French nationality - Start of 1st term: 2018

A graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie also holds a degree in Commercial Law from Université Paris I. She began her professional career in 1981 at

Xerox France as Financial Controller. In 1984, she joined Hoechst pharmaceutical group, where she successively held several positions in the financial field at Roussel Uclaf SA before being

appointed in 1994 as Chief Financial Officer of Albert Roussel Pharma GmbH and a member of the Executive Board. In 1996, she joined Volkswagen France before moving to Lafarge Group

in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer of Lafarge Speciality Products (LMS). In 2000, she was appointed Senior Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions at the Group’s Cement Division. In that position,

Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie led the financial strategy for the takeover of Blue Circle. In 2004, she became Chief Executive Officer for Germany and the Czech Republic. In 2007, she was

appointed Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Tarmac France and Belgium, before becoming the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Frans Bonhomme in 2009. Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie was a member of the Boards of Directors of Eramet (from 2012 to 2016), Safran (from 2011 to 2015), FLSMIDTH (from 2012 to 2019) and Wienerberger (from 2015 to 2020). Since 2011, Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie has been a member of the Boards of Directors of Groupama, Vinci and Elkem. As an investor in Calyos, she also sits on the company’s Board of Directors, and she is a Senior Advisor at HIG European Capital Partners. She is a Knight of the French Legion of Honor.