Rules of Procedure for the Administrative Board:
Jean-François Palus began his career with Arthur Andersen as an auditor and financial advisor after graduating from France’s HEC business school in 1984. Before joining the Artemis Group in 2001, Mr. Palus spent ten years with the Kering Group*, where he held several positions, including Deputy CFO for the timber division of Pinault SA, Group Financial Control Director, store manager at FNAC, and Corporate Secretary and member of Conforama’s Executive Board from 1998 to 2001. Since 2005, Mr. Palus has been responsible for managing Kering’s* mergers and acquisitions, reporting to Francois-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering*. He has been Kering’s* CFO from 2005 to 2010 and is Deputy CEO since 2008. Jean-François Palus joined the Kering* Board in 2009 and he is a member of the Supervisory Board of PUMA SE.
Thore Ohlsson has been President of the Elimexo AB since 1990. Aside from his position as a member of the Administrative Board of PUMA SE, he is Chairman of the Board of Bastec AB, Thomas Frick AB and T.M.C AB. In addition, Ohlsson is also a member of the Elite Hotels, Nobia Group, Tretorn AB and COBRA-PUMA GOLF Boards.
Jean-Marc Duplaix began his career at Arthur Andersen as Project Coordinator and later Director from 1994 to 2004. In 2005, Jean-Marc joined the M6 Group (Métropole Télévision the third most watched television network in the French-speaking world) as Deputy Chief Financial & Administrative Officer. Jean-Marc Duplaix is a graduate of HEC and holds a DESCF Degree in Accounting & Finance.
*PPR will become Kering* subject to approval at the annual general meeting on 18 June 2013.