Philippe Lemonnier was appointed as a director by the board of directors on September 20, 2017. He has 12 years' experience in container shipping and more than 30 years in finance. He joined the CMA CGM Group in 2005 and has held various positions as Vice President of Accounting & Business Control, then Vice President of Audit, Risk Control & Internal Control. He is currently in charge of CMA CGM's Finance Transformation, Cost Efficiency and Transversal projects. Prior to joining CMA CGM, he was Chief Financial Officer of Alice and 9 Telecom, both French telecommunications companies. He started his financial career with appointments as Internal Auditor for a pension and health fund, becoming Financial Controller for Eurapharma, a pharmaceutical distribution group and then responsible for the preparation of the consolidated accounts and treasury function for SCOA, a holding company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.