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Paris, 17 February 2010
Meeting on 17 February 2010, the Board of Directors of Crédit Agricole S.A. approved, on the recommendation of Crédit Agricole S.A.'s Chief Executive Officer, the appointment of Bruno de Laage, currently Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole de l'Anjou et du Maine, as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, alongside Jean-Yves Hocher and Michel Mathieu.
Bruno de Laage will assume responsibility with effect from 1 March for the division comprising the Regional Banks, LCL, international retail banking and payment systems and services. Bruno de Laage joined Crédit Agricole de la Charente in 1978 where he held several positions, including director of lending and director of the corporate and professionals market. In 1990, he moved to Crédit Agricole du Loiret as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. During 1995, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole de la Sarthe, then from 2000 of Crédit Agricole de l'Anjou et du Maine.
Since 2006, Bruno de Laage has been a director and member of the Strategy Committee of Crédit Agricole S.A. and Deputy Secretary General of Fédération Nationale du Crédit Agricole.
He is the Chairman of BforBank's Board of Directors and Chairman of Végépolys, the competitiveness grouping of the leading global player in specialised plants. He was Chairman of John Deere Credit from 2003 to 2008.
Bruno de Laage, 58, is a graduate of the prestigious Hautes Etudes Commerciales and INSEAD business schools.