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Benoit Bazin

Benoit Bazin

Chief Operating Officer of Saint-Gobain, Chair of the Strategy and CSR Committee and member of Appointments and Corporate Governance Committee

Director since: 2020
Current appointment ends: SGM 2024
Number of VINCI shares held: 1,000 at 31/12/2021
Age: 53
Director considered independent by the Board of Directors.

Outside the VINCI Group in listed companies
Appointments and other positions held at 31/12/2021
Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain.

Appointments and other positions that have expired during the last five financial years
Director of Essilor International and Chairman of its Audit Committee

In unlisted companies or other structures
Appointments and other positions held at 31/12/2021
- Director of Saint-Gobain Corporation, Saint-Gobain Initiative (Foundation)
- Sole Director of GIE SGPM Recherches.
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of ProQuartet-CEMC
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine

Appointments and other positions that have expired during the last five financial years
- Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Saint-Gobain Weber
- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CertainTeed LLC
- Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain Northern Europe, CTKC Corporation, Partidis and Saint-Gobain Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa
- Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Saint-Gobain Isover, Saint-Gobain Pam, Saint-Gobain Distribution Nordic and Projeo
- Director of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Limited, Norandex Building Materials
- Distribution Inc. and Jewson Limited
- Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Lapeyre and Point P SAS
- Commissioner of Saint-Gobain Distribution Netherlands BV
- Member of the Supervisory Board of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland

Benoit Bazin is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École des Ponts ParisTech, with a degree in economics from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris. He also holds a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He began his career with the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance in 1995 as rapporteur to the Interministerial Committee on Industrial Restructuring, before moving to the Treasury Department, where he was responsible for French government investments in the aeronautics, electronics and defence industries.
Mr Bazin joined Saint-Gobain in 1999 as Corporate Planning Director for the Abrasives business, before being named Vice-President, Corporate Planning for Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in September of the following year. In 2002, he was appointed President of the North America and Worldwide Bonded Abrasives divisions of the Abrasives business. He was named Chief Financial Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in 2005. From 2009 until the end of 2015, Mr Bazin was President of the company’s Building Distribution sector and he has been a Senior Vice-President of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain since 2010. From 2016 until 2021, he served as President of the Construction Products Sector. Mr Bazin was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Saint-Gobain on 1 January 2019, before being named Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2021.

Last updated: 20/04/2022