press release
05/12/2007

Appointment to the board of directors of Dexia SA

The board of directors has appointed Mrs. Catherine Kopp as director of Dexia. She will replace Mrs. Anne-Marie Idrac as from February 1, 2008.
 
The final appointment of Mrs. Catherine Kopp as director of Dexia will be proposed to the next ordinary shareholders¿ meeting on May 14, 2008.
 
Dexia deeply thanks Mrs. Anne-Marie Idrac for her contribution to its board of directors since 2004.
 
Biography of Mrs. Catherine Kopp
 
Catherine Kopp has been General Manager of Human Resources of the Accor Group since 2002. After studying mathematics, she worked for the IBM Group, where she held several management positions (human resources, marketing and sales) before becoming General Manager and later CEO of IBM France. From 2001 to 2002, she was Manager of Human Resources of the LVMH Group, member of the executive committee.
 
Catherine Kopp is also member of the board of directors of Schneider Electric.
 
In 2006, the French Prime Minister appointed her member of the High authority for the fight against discriminations.
 
Catherine Kopp is knight of the national order of the Legion of Honour.
 
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