Appointment Thierry Aubertin

November 2 2007

Thierry Aubertin is joining Predica on 1 November 2007 as deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of development. He will report to Jean-Yves Hocher, head of the Crédit Agricole Assurances division and Predica’s CEO.

Mr Aubertin joined the Crédit Agricole Group in 1988 as head of marketing at the Brie Regional Bank. In 1992 he moved to Ucabail, the leasing subsidiary of Caisse Nationale du Crédit Agricole. From 2000 to 2005, he served as corporate client director of Ucabail before moving on to the Nord Ouest Regional Bank, where he was in charge of development and finance. In 2006, he was appointed director of distribution at Crédit Agricole S.A.

Thierry Aubertin, 43, is a graduate of INSEAD and holds a postgraduate diploma in management.