2013-01-24 13:49:54 -
Paris, 24 January 2013 - At a meeting of Ipsos' Board of Directors on 10 January
2013, the Board approved the appointment of Mary Dupont-Madinier as a Director
of the Company. She replaces Wladimir Mollof, who has resigned, for the
remainder of his mandate, that is up to the General Meeting of Shareholders held
to approve accounts for the financial year to 31 December 2015.
Mary Dumont-Madinier, 57, has joint French and American nationality and holds a
BA from Rutgers University in the USA and a Masters from George Washington
University. She is currently a partner in Valtus Transition, a
specialising in Interim Executive Management.
Mary Dupont-Madinier began her professional career with Thalès in New York and
then in Paris, as Deputy Director and then Commercial Director. She went on to
join Cable & Wireless in London, where she became Vice President, Desktop &
Intranet Services. In 2002, she joined EDS (Hewlett Packard) in Chicago as Vice
President, Client Executive.
On returning to France in 2007, Mary Dupont-Madinier was appointed by Thalès
Raytheon Systems as Vice President, Business Development. In 2011 she acted as a
advisor and business angel to two start-ups, and then joined Valtus Transition
in January 2012.
The appointment of Mrs Dupont-Madinier brings greater diversity to the Board of
Directors of Ipsos. Her co-option as a Director of the Company will be submitted
for the approval of the next General Meeting of Shareholders. Besides, Ipsos'
Board of directors wishes to thank Wladimir Mollof for his active contribution
during his mandate.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot warmly welcomed the appointment of Mary
Dupont-Madinier as an Independent Director: "Thanks to the rich variety of her
skills and the international nature of her career, our new Director will bring
extra added value to the Board's considerations.
Olivier Cimelière, Corporate Communications Director
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