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Arbonia AG (ARBNO.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alexander von Witzleben

56 2015 Chairman and Delegate of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Peter Barandun

54 2015 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Daniel Wueest

48 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Knut Bartsch

51 2018 Member of the Management Board, Head of the Sanitary Equipment Division

Ulrich Bornkessel

2018 Member of the Management Board, Head of the HVAC Division

Harald Pichler

51 2016 Member of the Management Board, Head of the Windows Division

Peter Spirig

46 2016 Member of the Management Board, Head of the Doors Division

Markus Oppliger

60 2015 Lead Director, Non-Executive Independent Director

Thomas Lozser

58 2016 Non-Executive Director

Michael Pieper

73 2015 Non-Executive Director

Peter Bodmer

55 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Heinz Haller

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alexander von Witzleben

Mr. Alexander von Witzleben has been Chairman and Delegate of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since July 1, 2015. He joined the Company's Board of Directors as Chairman on April 17, 2015. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee and Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. From 1990 to 1993 he served as KPMG Deutsche Treuhand Gesellschaft, Munich; from 1993 to 1995 he was Head of Central Finance/Controlling at JENOPTIK AG, Jena; from 1996 to 2003 he served as Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer of JENOPTIK AG; between 2003 and 2007 he was Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)of JENOPTIK AG, Jena. From 2007 till 2008 he served as Member of the Board of Directors of Franz Haniel&Cie. GmbH. Since 2009 he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Feintool International Holding AG, Lyss and interim CEO in 2009. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Artemis Holding AG, Hergiswil, since May 20, 2015. He is Member of the Advisory Board of KAEFER Isoliertechnik GmbH&Co. KG, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PVA TePla AG, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG, Member of the Supervisory Board of Siegwerk Druckfarben AG&Co. KGaA, Member of the Board of Directors of Artemis Holding AG.

Peter Barandun

Mr. Peter Barandun has been Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board at Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since April 17, 2015. He was Non-Executive Member of Board of Directors at the Company from April 25, 2014 to April 17, 2015. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. Since 2002 he has been CEO Electrolux Switzerland and Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was Managing Director, Business Units Electrolux and Zanussi and Electrolux AG. He served as Sales Manager Switzerland / Member of Group Management and Sales Manager region Eastern Switzerland at Bauknecht AG. He served as Deputy Sales Manager of Grossenbacher AG. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Electrolux Holding AG and of Electrolux AG, ; Vice-Chairman of FEA (Swiss Association of the Domestic and Industrial Electrical Appliances), Vice-Chairman of the Board of Swiss Ski, Member of the Board of Directors of Mobimo Holding AG.

Daniel Wueest

Mr. Daniel Wueest is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board of Arbonia AG from April 12, 2019. He launched his career in Zurich in 1998 where he supported the initial public offering of a major Russian steel and coal corporation on the NYSE from 2003 to 2004. From 2009, he worked as a managing director within the investment banking unit and headed from 2014 the mid-market advisory Switzerland department.

Knut Bartsch

Mr. Knut Bartsch has been Member of the Management Board, Head of the Sanitary Equipment Division of Arbonia AG since January 1, 2018. He was Member of the Management Board, Head of the Building Technology Division of Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) from January 1, 2015. Previously, he was Divisional Spokesman of the Building Technology Division. From 1996 to 1997, he worked as Assistant Corporate Manager at Preussag AG/TUI AG. Mr. Bartsch has been employed with Kermi GmbH since 1997, and has been a Director since 1999 and Chairman of Kermi Group Management since 2015. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering. He is Member of the CCI plenary meeting and Member of the Presidential Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Lower Bavaria since 2013; as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of SorTech AG, Halle (Saale), Germany, since 2014.

Ulrich Bornkessel

Mr. Ulrich Bornkessel has been Member of the Management Board, Head of the HVAC Division of Arbonia AG since January 1, 2018. Since 2012 he has served as Head of International Market & Sales and since 2014 Head of the Air Conditioning and Ventilation Technology Business Unit. Between 2005 and 2009, he served at Airwell Air Conditioning.

Harald Pichler

Mr. Harald Pichler has been Member of the Management Board, Head of the Windows Division of Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since February 1, 2016. Between 1995 and 1996, he served at Henrik af Hellstrom Consulting as Senior Project Manager; from 1997 to 2003 at ATOMIC Austria GmbH in various positions, most recently Director Operations. From 2004 to 2010 he worked for Kronoflooring GmbH/Kronospan GmbH as CEO/Managing Director. Between 2010 and 2015 he worked for WERU GmbH as CEO/Chairman of the Management Board; and from 2014 until 2015 at UNILUX GmbH (following takeover by WERU GmbH) as Managing Director.

Peter Spirig

Mr. Peter Spirig has been Member of the Management Board, Head of the Doors Division at Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since May 1, 2016. Between 1999 and 2000 he served at Ernst Basler + Partner AG as project manager; 2002 – 2004 at Holcim Group as Assistant to Executive Committee Member; 2004 – 2009 at Holcim (Lanka) Ltd as Chief Executive Officer; 2009 – 2013 at Franke Foodservice Systems Asia as President; 2013 – 2016 at Franke Group as Member of the Group Management and President of Franke Asia. He has Master's in Civil Engineering from ETH Zurich and an MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau.

Markus Oppliger

Mr. Markus Oppliger has been Lead Director, Non-Executive Independent Director of Arbonia AG since July 1, 2015. He was Non-Executive Director at Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) from April 19, 2013. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. From 1978 to 1983 he worked for Prefera Treuhandgesellschaft Sargans; from 1983 to 1988 fro Bank in Liechtenstein/Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation; from 1989 to 2013 at Ernst&Young, partner from 1996 and Quality&Risk Management Leader of the Advisory Services of Ernst&Young GSA (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) from 2009; he held various consulting mandates as an independent management consultant and owner of Oppliger Management Consulting since 2013. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Siga Ausstellungen AG, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pizolbahnen AG, among others.

Thomas Lozser

Mr. Thomas Lozser has been Non-Executive Director at Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since December 13, 2016. Between 1987 and 1988, he served as Quality Assurance Assistant at Elco, Vilters; 1988 – 1989 he was Manufacturing Engineer at MPI International, Deerfield, Wisconsin; 1989 – 1992 he served as Assistant to the President and Manager Computer Systems at MPI International, Rochester Hill, Michigan; 1992 – 1998 he was General Manager and President / Plant Manager, Kautex Textron, Avilla; 1998 – 2000 he served as Senior Vice President Operations at Kautex Textron, Troy, Michigan; 2000 – 2002 he was President and shareholder of Magnetic USA Inc., Olney Illinois (USA); following the takeover by SKF USA Inc., 2002 – 2005 he was Vice President Sales Lineartechnik at SKF USA Inc. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. From 2005 to 2010 he was CEO of the Coatings business unit at the former Looser Group, Arbon. He has been independent entrepreneur since 2010. T

Michael Pieper

Mr. Michael W. Pieper has been Non-Executive Director at Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since April 17, 2015. Since 2013 he has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Artemis Group. He has also been owner and CEO of Franke / Artemis Group since 1989. From 1989 to 2012 he was CEO of Franke Group. He is Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Franke Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Berenberg Bank (Schweiz) AG, Vice- President of the Board of Directors of Forbo Holding AG, among others.

Peter Bodmer

Mr. Peter E. Bodmer has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since April 19, 2013. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. Since 2011 he has been Chairman and CEO of BEKA Group. He was Member of the Group Management of Implenia Group, COO and CFO of Maag Holding AG. Moreover, he was Deputy director, Head of Integration and CFO Europe at GKN Sinter Metals GmbH and Head of Sales of Kaiser Precision Tooling Ltd. He has been Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Peach Property Group AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Kuratle Group AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Bruetsch/Rueegger Holding AG, Vice-President of Helvetica Property Investors AG, Member of the Board of Directors of INOVETICA Holding AG, among others.

Heinz Haller

Mr. Heinz Haller has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Arbonia AG (formerly: AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG) since April 25, 2014. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. Since 2012 he has been Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer of The Dow Chemical Company, President Dow Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) at Dow Europe GmbH. Moreover, he was Executive Vice President – Performance Products and Systems Divisions and DAS (Dow Agricultural Science Division) and Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer of The Dow Chemical Company. He also acted as Managing Director of Allianz Capital Partners GmbH and Chief Executive Officer of Red Bull Sauber AG / Sauber Petronas Engineering AG, among others. He is Chairman of the Board of DowAksa Advanced Composites Holdings B.V., Member of the Board of BioAmber Inc., Member of the Board of Directors of South Pole Holding AG, among others.

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