Mrs Catherine Gris was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director to the Board, effective as from October 1, 2018. Born in 1958, she holds a ‘Diplôme en Sciences Politiques’ from the ‘Institut d’Études Politiques’ of Paris, France. She has proven experience in strategic economic development and project development. Mrs Gris was the CEO of the Association of Mauritian Manufacturer from October 2009 to June 2018 and is currently coach animator of the ‘Association Progrès du Management’. She is also an independent member of the investment committee of The Bee Equity Partners Ltd.