Swiss national, aged 77 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors / Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
Appointment at Compagnie Financière Tradition SA: First elected on 7 January 1997. Re-elected on 22 May 2015.
Offices held in governing and supervisory bodies of large public or private, Swiss or foreign corporations, foundations or institutions at 31 December 2015: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Beau-Rivage Palace S.A., Lausanne (Switzerland), Lausanne-Palace SA (Switzerland), and the Fondation du Festival de Jazz de Montreux (Switzerland), Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banque Landolt & Cie S.A. (Switzerland), member of various boards of directors, including OBS Olympic Broadcasting Services S.A. (Switzerland) and IOC Television & Marketing Services S.A. (Switzerland), SFF AG S.A. (graphic arts) (Switzerland) and Tupperware Suisse S.A., Eysins (Switzerland).
Education: LL.D., University of Lausanne.
Career history: Career history: François Carrard has been a practising attorney since 1967. He is a partner in the law firm of Kellerhals Carrard, Lausanne. He is a specialist in corporate law, particularly banking and finance, and sports law - he is legal counsel to the International Olympic Committee, and was its former Director General from 1989 to 2003. He also specialises in international arbitration and mediation.