Reference document 2018

2 TABLE OF CONTENTS A few words from Thierry Boiron ...................................................................................................................... 4 A few words from Valérie Lorentz-Poinsot ................................................................................................ 5 Presentation of BOIRON group and its businesses ................................................................................. 7 1.1 Indicators and key figures ................................................................................................................................................................... 9 1.2 Presentation of BOIRON group and its development ................................................................................................ 12 1.3 Other information about BOIRON group ............................................................................................................................... 20 1.4 Analysis and comments on activities over the period .............................................................................................. 23 1.5 Risk factors and internal control ................................................................................................................................................. 35 Corporate governance .............................................................................................................................................. 45 2.1 Corporate governance guidelines and rules ...................................................................................................................... 46 2.2 Composition, organization and functioning of the Board of Directors ........................................................ 47 2.3 Special statutory auditors’ report on regulated agreements and commitments ................................ 57 2.4 Delegation and Authorization for capital increases and reductions ............................................................. 60 2.5 EFactors likely to have an influence in the event of a public tender offer ............................................. 61 2.6 Compensation of corporate officers ......................................................................................................................................... 64 Social, environmental and societal information ...................................................................................... 77 3.1 Employee information .......................................................................................................................................................................... 79 3.2 Health Safety Environment ............................................................................................................................................................. 89 3.3 Societal information ........................................................................................................................................................................... 101 3.4 Inspection Agency Report ............................................................................................................................................................ 104 1 2 3

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