Paula Felstead appointed independent director of Quadient
- Thanks to her vast experience in a transformative technological environment, Paula Felstead will infuse additional digital expertise at board level
Paris, October 1, 2021
Quadient (Euronext Paris: QDT), a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer relationships through digital and physical channels, today announced the appointment of Paula Felstead, expert in transformation, digital and technology, as an independent member of the Board of Directors, effective September 24, 2021.
Paula Felstead was co-opted to replace Virginie Fauvel, who resigned her post of director on 2sd September 2021. Ms. Felstead’s term will continue until the end of her predecessor’s term, that is to say, until the General Meeting which will rule on the financial statements for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2022.
Didier Lamouche, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Quadient, said: “We thank Virginie for her valued contribution to the work and discussions of the Board, as well as for her tenure and dedication to Quadient over the past few years. I am very happy to welcome Paula as a new independent director at Quadient. His expertise in large scale and mission critical cloud-based digital platforms will be extremely valuable to the board. in to assure the following to success execution of Quadient “Return to growth” strategy. We all look forward to working with her.
The composition of the Board in terms of diversity remains well aligned with the AFEP-MEDEF code and reflects the Board’s permanent commitment to gender diversity, majority independence and good management.
Paula felstead (55, English)
Ms. Felstead has focused most of her career on transforming and integrating businesses in many different environments, having led technology, operations, digital and innovation functions at leading companies such as Visa and more. recently Ingenico.
Ms. Felstead joined Ingenico in 2017, following the acquisition of Bambora, to lead its integration with Ingenico Retail. In June 2018, Paula Felstead took on the role of CTO for Ingenico Retail, overseeing retail payment platforms and customer operations globally. In November 2018, Ms. Felstead was appointed Group CTO, extending her responsibilities to corporate platforms, security and IT.
Between 2012 and 2016, Ms. Felstead held several leadership roles at Visa Europe spanning strategy, digital, innovation and merger with Visa Inc. Prior to that, Paula Felstead worked at Barclays, Prudential, Telefonica and Thomson Reuters in various business development roles.
Ms. Felstead holds a Computer Science degree from the University of West London. She also volunteers as a mentor for the Youth Group to help young people enter employment or higher education.
Following the appointment of Ms. Felstead, Quadient’s Board of Directors is made up of twelve members, mostly independent:
- Didier Lamouche, President of the council;
- Marthe Béjar;
- Helene Boulet Supau;
- Eric Courteille, chairman of the audit committee;
- Paula Felstead;
- Geoffroy Godet, Chief Executive Officer;
- Nathalie Labia, managing director of the personnel;
- Christophe Liaudon, managing director of the personnel;
- Sebastien Marotte;
- Vincent Mercier, Chairman of the Appointments and Compensation Committee;
- Richard Troksa, Chairman of the Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee; and
- Nathalie Wright.
Quadient is the driving force behind the world’s most meaningful customer experiences. By focusing on three key solution areas, Intelligent Communication Automation, Parcel Locker Solutions and Mail-Related Solutions, Quadient helps simplify the connection between people and what matters. Quadient supports hundreds of thousands of customers around the world in their quest to create relevant and personalized connections and achieve customer experience excellence. Quadient is listed on compartment B of Euronext Paris (QDT) and is part of the CAC® Mid & Small and EnterNext® Tech 40 indices.
For more information on Quadient, visit https://invest.quadient.com/.
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