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Emmanuel Faber

CEO, Danone

Bio Current as of September 12, 2016

After graduating from HEC, Emmanuel Faber began his career as a consultant at Bain & Company and later Baring Brothers. In 1993, he joined Legris Industries as Chief Administrative and Financial Officer before being named Chief Executive Officer in 1996. He joined Danone in 1997 as Head of Finance, Strategies and Information Systems. He became a member of the Executive Committee in 2000. In 2005, while Danone was strengthening its management structure in the Asia-Pacific region, Emmanuel Faber was named Vice-President for the Asia-Pacific region in charge of operational activities. From January 1, 2008 to September 30, 2014, he served as Deputy General Manager of Danone, responsible for major corporate functions (Finance, Human Resources, etc.), and was named Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors on April 28, 2011. Since 2008, he has served as Director of the danone.communities mutual investment fund (SICAV). Since 2009, he has been a member of the Steering Committee of the Danone Ecosystem Fund. Since December 2011, he has been a member of the Steering Committee of the Livelihoods Fund. Since October 1, 2014, he has been Danone’s Chief Executive Officer. On January 1, 2015, he was appointed Chairman of Danone’s Executive Committee.