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Board of Directors

Representative of all the shareholders, the Board of Directors determines Group strategy and makes decisions about Group management structures and takeovers. It also carries out any audits or verifications, as appropriate.

The Board of Directors comprises 13 members elected for four years, with terms of office renewed on a rotating basis. Four of these are independent Directors, in compliance with AFEP-MEDEF corporate governance rules.

It operates specialist sub-committees to assist it in specific areas. Each committee reports to the Board on the results of its studies and preparatory work in its specialist area.

Founding Chairmen :

  Frédéric Lescure †

  Henri Lescure †

Honorary Chairman :

Emmanuel Lescure



    Chairman and CEO.
    Aged 62.

    Date of first appointment: 2000
    Expiry of term: 2020

    Joined Groupe SEB in 1994 with Calor, of which he became Chairman. Appointed Vice-Chairman of SEB S.A. in 1999. Chairman and CEO of SEB S.A. since 2000.

    Other current appointments and duties:

    > Board member of Legrand and member of the Nominations and Governance Committee
    > Member of the Board of CIC - Lyonnaise de Banque, as permanent representative of Sofinaction,
    > Appointments within Groupe SEB Companies: Chairman of SEB Internationale, member of the Board of Zhejiang Supor Co, Ltd (China).