Diane de Saint Victor appointed Independent Director at Natixis. Henri Proglio appointed Non-Voting Director at Natixis

Paris, France, April 12, 2019

The Natixis Board of Directors met on April 4 and appointed as Independent Director, Diane de Saint Victor, Company Secretary & General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee of ABB Ltd Group. She replaces Henri Proglio, Chairman of SAS Henri Proglio Consulting, who was appointed Non-Voting Director at the same board meeting.

Diane de Saint Victor is a trained lawyer. She began her career in 1977 as Counsel at Lyon-Caen & Thiriez before joining Thales and then General Electric in France and the US. She held various legal positions at these companies. In 1993, she moved to Honeywell International where she was Vice President & General Counsel Europe and then International in various countries for ten years. From 2004 to 2006, she was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of EADS / Airbus Group in France. Since 2007, Diane has served as Company Secretary, General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee of ABB Ltd Group at the Company headquarters in Zürich (Switzerland). From 2013 to 2017, Diane was Non-Executive Director at Barclays.

Henri Proglio was CEO of EDF from 2009 to 2014 and has been Honorary Chairman since 2015. He is currently Chairman of SAS Henri Proglio Consulting. Henri Proglio was an Independent Director at Natixis between 2006 and 2018 and remains on the Natixis Board of Directors as a Non-Voting Director.