The Risk and Ethics Audit Committee is made up of Directors chosen by the Board of Directors. It shall contain a majority of independent Directors, with in particular some competency in fi nancial or accounting matters. The Chairman and CEO cannot be a member of this committee.
It shall not include any Director or permanent representative of a Director who holds office within a company in which a Director or permanent representative of Renault reciprocally sits on the Audit Committee or Accounts Committee.
The Chairman of the Committee is chosen by the Board of Directors.
As set out in the Board guidelines, this committee makes sure accounting methods comply with applicable standards, advises on the appointment and re-appointment of auditors, and on the quality of their work, oversees compliance with rules on auditors’ independence, verifies the relevance of internal inspection methods, and examines the scope of consolidated companies.
The committee met four times in 2012, with an attendance rate of 91.6%.