Bureau Veritas appoints Christine Anglade Pirzadeh to its Board of Directors

– FRANCE, Paris –  Bureau Veritas (EPA: BVI), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services, today announced the appointment of Christine Anglade Pirzadeh to its Board of Directors, effective today, replacing Stéphanie Besnier who resigned from the Board on February 24.

Ms. Anglade Pirzadeh, Director of Sustainable Development and Communication and Advisor to the Management Board of Wendel.

“I am delighted with the appointment of Christine Anglade Pirzadeh to the Board of Directors of Bureau Veritas. Ms. Anglade Pirzadeh will bring to the Board her expertise in corporate social and environmental responsibility (CSR). This is a skill that the Board greatly appreciates, due to Bureau Veritas’ strengthened CSR positioning, both for its clients and for its own strategic development.” said Board Chairman, Aldo Cardoso.

About Christine Anglade Pirzadeh

Christine Anglade Pirzadeh has been Director of Sustainable Development and Communication at Wendel since October 2011. She is a member of Wendel’s Management Committee and Advisor to the Executive Board. She was previously Director of Communication at the French Financial Market Authority which she joined in 2000.

From 1998 to 2000, she was Policy Officer in the Media Department of the French Prime Minister’s Office. She started her career on the editorial staff of the ‘Correspondance de la Presse.’

Christine Anglade Pirzadeh holds a master’s degree in European and International law (Paris I University) and a postgraduate degree in communications law (Paris II University).

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection, and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has 75,000 employees located in more than 1,600 offices and laboratories around the globe. Bureau Veritas helps its clients improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions, to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure, and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection, and social responsibility.

For more information, visit www.bureauveritas.com

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