Saint-Gobain // Universal Registration Document 2021

5 Corporate governance Composition and operation of the governing bodies SAINT-GOBAIN UNIVERSAL REGISTRATION DOCUMENT 2021 172 Principal activities of the Board and its committees during fiscal year 2021 1.2.3 Principal activities of the Board during fiscal year 2021 The Board of Directors held eleven meetings during fiscal year 2021 (compared to sixteen in 2020, a year during which the Board’s activity was particularly high given the Covid-19 crisis and the implementation of the Transform & Grow plan). The attendance rate of the Directors in office as of February 1, 2022 for all of those sessions was 98%. Eleven of the fourteen Directors attended every meeting of the Board. Three Directors missed only one meeting. No Director missed more than one meeting. The table below summarizes the attendance of Directors, on an individual basis, at meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees (Audit and Risk Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee) of which they are members as of February 1, 2022. First and last name (function) Attendance at 11 4 4 4 Board meetings (1) meetings of the Audit and Risk Committee meetings of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee meetings of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee Pierre-André de Chalendar (2) (Chairman of the Board of Directors) 100% _ _ _ Benoit Bazin (3) (Chief executive officer) 100% (4) Jean-François Cirelli (independent Director) 91% _ 100% (7) _ Lydie Cortes (Employee Director) 100% _ 100% _ Sibylle Daunis-Opfermann (Director representing employee shareholders) 100% _ _ _ Lina Ghotmeh (independent Director) 100% (5) Iêda Gomes Yell (independent Director) 100% 100% (6) _ Anne-Marie Idrac (independent Director) 100% _ 100% 100% Pamela Knapp (independent Director) 100% 100% _ _ Agnès Lemarchand (independent Director) 91% 75% (8) _ 75% (8) Dominique Leroy (independent Director) 91% _ 100% _ Gilles Schnepp (Director) 100% 100% _ _ Jean-Dominique Senard (Lead independant Director) 100% _ _ 75% (8) Philippe Thibaudet (Employee Director) 100% _ _ 100% The 91% rate corresponds to one missed meeting. (1) Chairman and Chief executive officer until June 30, 2021. (2) Chief operating officer until June 30, 2021. (3) As of June 3, 2021, date of his appointment as a Director by the General Shareholders’ Meeting. (4) As of November 25, 2021, date of her co-option as independent Director to replace Mr. Denis Ranque who resigned. (5) As of June 3, 2021, date of her appointment as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. (6) As of June 3, 2021, date of his appointment as a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. (7) The 75% rate corresponds to one missed meeting. (8) The principal topics discussed during Board of Directors meetings are listed below. Monitoring of the strategic orientations of the Group and its businesses each meetings, including a half-day seminar dedicated to the presentation of the Group’s strategy, the Board reviewed and approved the Group’s strategic orientations or a specific aspect of the strategy such as comparison with the main competitors and the position of a business or a region after having heard, if necessary, an operational At each meeting, consistent with its internal rules, the manager from the relevant businesses or regions. Board analyzed the Group’s situation. In addition, during