Born on 8 January 1953, Mr. Zens became a director on 7 May 2002, and was elected Vice Chairman on the same date. Mr. Zens is also a member of the Board of Directors of SES ASTRA and Entreprise des Postes et Télécommunications, Luxembourg. He is currently Director of the Media and Communications department of the Ministry of State in Luxembourg. He holds a law degree and a degree in psychology and communications sciences from the University of Strasbourg. Mr. Zens is the Chairman of the Company’s Nomination Committee and a member of its Remuneration Committee. Mr. Zens is a Luxembourg national. He is not an independent director because he represents an important shareholder.