Constance Hotels, Resorts and Golf

Board of Directors

PROFILE OF DIRECTORS

George J. Dumbell

Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Appointed Director in December 2005 and Chairman in January 2006

Qualifications:

• Associate Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK)
• Fellow and Founding Director of the Mauritius Institute of Directors and member of its Directors’ Forum
• Former Director of several Financial Institutions in Asia and Europe, and listed Finance and Agricultural Companies in Mauritius

Experience and Skills:

• Over 53 years of financial, business and commercial experience including 34 years in various Senior Management positions within the HSBC Group across the globe.
• 2 ½ years of commercial, industrial, project management and political experience as Deputy Secretary General and Managing Director of EuroChambres, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry, headquartered in Belgium and representing over 14 million companies throughout Western, Central and Eastern Europe.
• 2 years in the fields of Corporate Governance and Risk Management as Consultant with MCB Ltd.
• 16 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industries as Chairman of Constance Hotels, Resorts and Golf Group.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• BMH Ltd
• Constance La Gaieté Company Limited
• Hotelest Limited

Jean-Philippe Coulier

Independent Director

Appointed in January 2021

Qualifications

• Postgraduate degree in Law (DESS), Panthéon-Assas University (France)
• Sciences Po Paris (France)

Experience and Skills

• Extensive experience in the banking sector, having worked for the Société Générale Group for some 40 years, including 28 years’ exposure across the globe.
• Chairman of the Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited from 2014 to 2018

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• MCB Group Limited
• Fincorp Ltd
• Promotion and Development Ltd
• Caudan Development Ltd
• Hotelest Limited

Marc Freismuth

Non-Executive Director

Appointed in September 2014

Qualifications

• MPhil Degree in Economics, Paris-Sorbonne University (France)
• Agrégation’ in Economics and Management

Experience and Skills

• Lecturer at the University of Montpellier (France) from September 1977 to July 1988.
• Lecturer at the University of Mauritius in the fields of Hotel.
• Management and Finance from September 1988 to July 1994.
• Lecturer in Hospitality Management at the Université of Réunion from 2000 to 2005.
• Participated in the setting-up of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius as a consultant to the Stock Exchange Commission and as a member of the Listing Committee. (1989-1994).
• Currently works as a private consultant in Management and Finance since 2006.
• Fellow member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• BMH Ltd
• Constance La Gaieté Company Limited
• Hotelest Limited
• The United Basalt Products Ltd

Catherine Fromet de Rosnay

Non-Executive Director

Appointed in January 2021

Qualifications

• ‘Magistère de Juriste d’Affaires’, Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University (France)
• ‘Diplôme de Juriste et Conseil d’Entreprise’ (D.J.C.E), Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University

Experience and Skills

• Practised as an in-house lawyer for nearly 8 years in the legal department of Nexans in Paris, formerly known as Alcatel Cable France.
• Director of various companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
• As Director of LEGIS & Partners Ltd, involved in the negotiation and drafting of commercial and joint-venture agreements, corporate due diligence exercise, M&A operations, legal and tax advice.
• Chairperson of the Remuneration, Corporate Governance and Ethics Committee of Promotion and Development Ltd and Caudan Development Ltd since December 2016.
• Acts as resident director for various private companies controlled by French investors and Board member of the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie France-Maurice.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• Caudan Development Ltd
• Hotelest Limited
• Promotion and Development Ltd

Gianduth Jeeawock

Non-Executive Director

Appointed Director in July 2021.

Qualifications

• Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute (USA)
• MBA International Paris

Experience and Skills

• Over a decade of experience in capital markets.
• As Senior Manager-Capital Markets, he currently provides strategic directives into SWAN’s Capital Markets division.
• Amongst the driving forces of the SWAN Group’s investment activities, including strategic investments in Mauritius and abroad.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• Oceanarium (Mauritius) Ltd
• Tropical Paradise Co. Ltd

Preetee Jhamna-Ramdin

Independent Director

Appointed in April 2017

Qualifications

• BA Economics, University of Cambridge (UK)
• Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Experience and Skills

• Over 15 years’ experience in advising clients on various aspects of their transactions (valuation, due diligence and fund raising) in Mauritius and in Africa, across a variety of sectors.
• A previous Partner in the Transaction Advisory Services department at Ernst & Young from July 2008 to April 2016.
• Currently CFO - Group Operations of IBL Ltd.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

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Clément D. Rey

Executive Director and Constance Group Head of Investments and Development

Appointed in June 2006

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Law (UK)
• Master’s degree in Business Law (UK)

Experience and Skills

• Held the position of Head of Corporate Affairs within the CIEL Group.
• Currently actively involved in investments and corporate transactions relating to the member companies of the Constance Group.
• Director of a number of companies in the commercial, financial and fintech sectors and a member of various board committees.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• BMH Ltd
• Constance La Gaieté Company Limited
• Hotelest Limited

Jean Ribet

Executive Director and Constance Group Chief Executive Officer

Appointed Director in May 2006 and Constance Group Chief Executive Officer in 2004

Qualifications

• Bachelor of Commerce, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

Experience and Skills

• Joined the Constance Group as Group Financial Controller in 1991.
• 17 years’ experience as Group Chief Executive Officer within the Constance Group.
• Bears the overall responsibility for the agro-industrial, tourism and investment activities of the Constance Group.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• BMH Ltd
• Constance La Gaieté Company Limited
• IBL Ltd
• Hotelest Limited
• Livestock Feed Ltd

Georgina Rogers

Non-Executive Director and Chairperson of the Corporate Governance Committee

Appointed in March 2015

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Natal (South Africa)
• Member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors

Experience and Skills

• Practised as an accountant until 1995.
• Involved in the development of real-estate projects.
• Director of a number of companies in the commercial sector and a member of various board committees.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• BMH Ltd
• Constance La Gaieté Company Limited
• Hotelest Limited

Noël Adolphe Vallet

Non-Executive Director

Appointed in May 2001

Qualifications

• Management from South Africa

Experience and Skills

• 2 years’ experience as Manager at Fleurs des Tropiques Exports Ltée.
• As Project Manager, he was responsible for setting up Mauritius’ sugar museum, L’Aventure du Sucre.
• Currently runs his own business in the events industry as Managing Director of Bedouin Tents and Rocket Fireworks.
• Chairman of Compagnie du Mapou Ltée.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• BMH Ltd
• Constance La Gaieté Company Limited
• Hotelest Limited

Jean-Jacques Vallet

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Appointed as Director in March 2012

Qualifications

• Maîtrise en Sciences et Gestion (MSG)
• Postgraduate degree (DESS) in the fields of management science, logistical operations and industrial management
• Advance Management Program (AMP), Cornell University

Experience and Skills

• Responsible for the overall planning, direction and control of the operations, resources and administration of the Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf Group.
• Four years Presidency of the Association of Hoteliers and Restaurants in Mauritius (AHRIM) for the periods 2003-2004 and 2011-2012.

Directorships in other companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius:

• Constance La Gaieté Company Limited
• Hotelest Limited

Kevin Chan Too

Constance Group Head of Finance

Qualifications

• Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Experience and Skills

• Currently, the Constance Group Head of Finance, with his main responsibilities being the finance, accounting, treasury and internal control functions.
• Held various finance and accounting positions within listed companies engaged in the property, finance and investment sectors.

Siegfried Espitalier Noël

Chief Marketing Officer

Qualifications

• MSc in International Hospitality Management, Oxford Brookes University (UK)

Experience and Skills

• Responsible for the marketing and commercial activities of the Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf Group.

Andrew Milton

Chief Operations Officer

Qualifications

• BSc in Institutional Management from the Cardiff University (UK)
• Finance (INSEAD)
• Leadership (IMD) and Asset Management (Cornell)

Experience and Skills

• Currently responsible for the operational, human resource and financial activities of the Group.
• Started his career with Hilton Hotels and held positions in Abu Dhabi, London, Algiers and Cannes.
• General Manager of Constance Lemuria, Seychelles, in 1999.
• General Manager of Constance Prince Maurice while retaining operational responsibility for Constance Lemuria and Constance Tsarabanjina.
• Championed the rebranding of Constance Tsarabanjina in 2006.
• Championed the repositioning the One & Only Le St Géran for a period of 5 years.

Julien Coëtte dit Dubois

Chief Finance Officer

Joined Constance Hotels, Resorts and Golf in April 2019.

Qualifications

• Master’s Degree with a specialization in Finance from EDHEC Business School (FR)
• Bachelor’s Degree - Classe Préparatoire HEC Scientifique from Lycée Janson de Sailly – Paris (FR)

Experience and Skills

• Currently responsible for the Finance and Administrative functions in Constance Hotels, Resorts and Golf Group
• 14 years’ experience in AccorHotels Group with financial, operational and development expertise
• Started in Corporate Internal Audit Team (2005-2010), leading various internal control assignments on worldwide Group activities (Hotels, Head Offices)
• Regional Financial Controller North Africa/Middle East (2010-2013) and VP Financial Control and Consolidation MEA (2013-2017) - reporting to Chief Finance Officer MEA
• Chief Finance Officer Turkey, Greece and Israel (2017-2019)