Chairman of the Board, Member of the Management BoardMr. Alexandre Basdereff is Chairman of the Board of Optimus SA. He is also Member of the Management Committee of the Company. He graduated from ESSEC Business School in 1982 and founded in 1984 a direct marketing agency specialized in public opinion issues. In 1989, he founded Optimus. From 1995 to 1997, he was in charge of the information division of the French government and then he cofounded in 1997 ChateauOnline.com, an online wine retailer. He subsequently returned to head Optimus SA and organized its listing on Euronext Paris in March 2006.