MICHEL LEONARD has held a number of positions in the food industry. He was until December 2009 the Chairman of the Management Board of Lactalis, the second-largest dairy group in the world. Previously, he was CEO of the Bongrain Group. He has had an extensive career in the consumer goods industry holding positions at Prouvost group and Danone. He also sits on the board of electrical retailing group Darty Plc, Belgian food producer Vandemoortele and French bakery ingredient distributor DGF. Mr. Leonard is fluent in French, English and German. He is a graduate from HEC Paris School of Management and from Cedep-Insead.