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Danone (BN.PA)

Paris - Paris Delayed Price. Currency in EUR
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66.70+0.28 (+0.42%)
At close: 5:35PM CEST


17, Boulevard Haussmann
Paris 75009
33 1 44 35 20 20

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryFood - Major Diversified
Full Time Employees99,187

Key Executives

Mr. Emmanuel FaberVice Chairman & Chief Exec. Officer2.2MN/A53
Ms. Cécile CabanisChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Strategy & Information SystemsN/AN/A46
Antoine GuttingerDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Bertrand AustruyExec. Vice-Pres of HR and Corp. Sec.N/AN/A44
Mr. Michel Alexandre David-WeillHonorary Vice-ChairmanN/AN/A85
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Danone operates as a food company worldwide. Its Fresh Dairy Products division produces and markets yogurts, fermented fresh dairy products, and specialized dairy products under the Oikos, Danio, Activia, Danonino, Fruchtswerge, Danoninho, Danimals, Serenito, Tëma, Actimel, Danacol, Densia, Danette, Fantasia, Danissimo, YoCrunch, Vitalinea, Light & Fit, Taillefine, and Ser brands. The company’s Waters division offers packaged natural, flavored, and vitamin-enriched water under the evian, Volvic, Badoit, Aqua, Mizone, Bonafont, Villavicencio, Villa del Sur, Fontvella, Lanjarón, and Zywiec Zdroj brands. Its Early Life Nutrition division produces and distributes foods for babies and young children to complement breast-feeding under the Aptamil, Nutrilon, Bebelac, Cow & Gate, Bledina, Malyutka, and Dumex brands. The company’s Medical Nutrition division produces and distributes specialized food products for people afflicted with certain illnesses or frail elderly people. Its products include liquid oral nutritional supplements; hypoallergenic products for babies and children with dairy or multiple food protein allergies; and tube feeding products for the dietary treatment of babies and children who are not capable of feeding themselves normally or who suffer from malnutrition. This division markets its products primarily under the Nutricia brand. The company distributes its products through retail chains and traditional market outlets, as well as through hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies. The company was formerly known as Groupe Danone and changed its name to Danone in April 2009. Danone was founded in 1899 and is based in Paris, France.

Corporate Governance

Danone’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.