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Carole Wintersdorff

Carole Wintersdorff
Accredited non-executive / independent director, Independent
  • Née le 15/09/1970 à Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
  • Nationalité luxembourgeoise

Biographie express

Ms Wintersdorff is an independent director focused on private equity and listed companies. She graduated from INSEAD's IDP program in 2015. She is a qualified lawyer (NY, Paris, Luxembourg CCDL) who worked in private practice until 2003 in New York, Helsinki, London and Luxembourg, focusing on securities laws, M&A and corporate finance, followed by 12 years in-house for AOL/Time Warner, Millicom, ArcelorMittal and BIL. Ms Wintersdorff was part of the working group that developed the Luxembourg corporate governance code published in May 2013. She is an active member of ILA since 2011 and was a member of its board in 2011-2014. She was a director of Foyer S.A. in 2012-2013. Ms Wintersdorff graduated with masters degrees in law from the University of Paris-1 and New York University School of Law.

Expériences professionnelles

De juillet 2011 à aujourd'hui
  • Fonction : Accredited non-executive / independent director
  • Détail : October 2015: INSEAD IDP-C (International Directors Program) graduate
    Member of Luxembourg Institute of Directors (ILA) and ALFI Singapore Chapter working group
    List of directorships available on request
De juillet 2011 à juin 2014
  • Type de poste : Membre de la direction
  • Fonction : Director
  • Détail : Member of the board of directors of Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs - Luxembourg Directors' Institute, representing ArcelorMittal, a founding member of the institute.
    Also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
De 2013 à 2014
  • Fonction : General counsel & Corporate secretary
  • Détail : GC & Corporate Secretary, reporting to BIL's CEO, in charge of Corporate Secretarial, Legal and Tax
De 2008 à 2014
  • Type de poste : Membre de la direction
  • Fonction : Head of Legal & Compliance - Senior Corp Counsel
  • Détail : ArcelorMittal Tubular Products was a division of 7,000 employees producing steel tubes for oil, gas and water transportation, with production in France, Czech Republic, Romania, Algeria, Kazakhstan, Venezuela, Mexico and U.S.A. Previously, I was Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Securities, Corporate Law Department, part of a group of 11 reporting to the Group General Counsel, advising on company law, securities law, stock exchange regulatory, and corporate governance issues.
De avril 2012 à août 2013
  • Type de poste : Membre de la direction
  • Fonction : Independent member of the Board
De 2005 à 2008
  • Fonction : General counsel & Corporate secretary
  • Détail : Advised senior management at Millicom International Cellular S.A.'s first GC, based at headquarters in Luxembourg, on all major legal issues including in particular periodic reports to the SEC and Luxembourg authorities and M&A transactions. MIC was listed on three stock exchanges (Luxembourg, OMX Stockholm, NASDAQ) and operated in 17 emerging markets, with over 6,000 employees.
De octobre 2003 à février 2005
  • Fonction : Senior Legal Counsel
  • Détail : Advised General Manager of AOL Europe Services based in Luxembourg on all Luxembourg legal issues. Joint reporting to GM and Head of Legal of AOL Europe based in London.
De novembre 2002 à novembre 2003
  • Fonction : Senior associate
  • Détail : Corporate / capital markets senior associate
De septembre 1999 à juin 2002
  • Fonction : Senior associate
  • Détail : Capital markets and securities law - U.S. law practice
De avril 1997 à septembre 1999
  • Fonction : Mid-level associate
  • Détail : New York City and Helsinki (Finland). Capital markets and private M&A (U.S. law)
De septembre 1995 à avril 1997
  • Fonction : Junior associate
  • Détail : Capital Markets department (U.S. law)
De février 1994 à juillet 1994
  • Fonction : Junior associate

Associations professionnelles

De 2011 à 2014
  • Member of the Board of Directors
De 2017 à aujourd'hui
  • Trainer in corporate governance (Vietnam)


De 2015 à 2014
  • Domaine d'études : Corporate governance, International Directors Programme
De 1994 à 1995
  • Diplôme : Master of Laws (LL.M)
  • Domaine d'études : Comparative Law
De 1988 à 1993
  • Diplôme : D.E.A
  • Domaine d'études : Droit privé


    • Independent

Langues parlées

  • Luxembourgeois Bilingue, ou langue maternelle
  • Français Bilingue, ou langue maternelle
  • Anglais Connaissance complète
  • Allemand Connaissance professionnelle

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