Baudouin Prot (1951) was appointed to the Lafarge S.A. Board of Directors in 2011.
He was previously Chairman of BNP Paribas from December 2011 to December 2014.
After graduating from the French business school HEC in 1972 and from ENA in 1976, Baudouin Prot joined the French Ministry of Finance where he stayed for four years. He then became Deputy Director of Energy and Raw Materials at the French Ministry of Industry for three years. He joined BNP in 1983 as Deputy Director of the intercontinental branch of Banque Nationale de Paris and became Director for Europe in 1985. In 1987, he joined the Central Networks department, was promoted to Central Director in 1990, and became Executive Vice-President of BNP in charge of networks in 1992. Baudouin Prot was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BNP in 1996 and Chief Operating Officer (Directeur général délégué) of BNP Paribas in 1999. In May 2000, he was appointed Director and Chief Operating Officer (Directeur général délégué) of BNP Paribas, and became Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank in May 2003. Baudouin Prot is also a Director of Kering and Veolia Environnement.
Independent Director, Baudouin Prot in particular brings to the Board his expertise in finance and banking and his experience as an executive officer and Director of international groups.
Mr. Prot holds 1,250 Lafarge shares.