Anne-Catherine Ries

Vice-Chairperson of the Board Chairperson of the Nomination Committee

Mrs Ries became a director on 1 January 2015 and was elected as Vice-Chairperson of the Board for the first time on 4 April 2019. She was re-elected as Vice-Chairperson of the Board on 7 April 2022. Mrs Ries is currently First Government Advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister for Media and Telecommunications in Luxembourg, in charge of media, telecom and digital policy. Prior to this appointment in 2019, her focus over the last two decades has consistently been on developing the tech and digital innovation ecosystem in Luxembourg, i.a. through the launch of the “Digital Luxembourg” initiative in 2014. She joined the Luxembourg civil service after starting her professional career at an American law firm in Paris. Mrs Ries holds a law degree from the University of Paris II and the University of Oxford, and a postgraduate LL.M degree from the London School of Economics. Mrs Ries is the Chairperson of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of SES.

Mrs Ries is a Luxembourg and French national. She is not an independent director because she represents an important shareholder.