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Julius Baer Gruppe AG (BAER.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Romeo Lacher

59 2019 Chairman of the Board

Raymond Baer

58 2012 Honorary Chairman of the Board

Bernhard Hodler

58 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Charles Stonehill

61 2017 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Dieter Enkelmann

58 2009 Chief Financial Officer & Member of the Executive Board

Nic Dreckmann

44 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Oliver Bartholet

52 2018 Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Christoph Hiestand

48 2018 General Counsel, Member of the Executive Board

Larissa Alghisi Rubner

48 2017 Chief Communications Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Nicolas de Skowronski

2019 Member of the Executive Board

Eunice Zehnder-Lai

52 2019 Director

Olga Zoutendijk

58 2019 Director

Gilbert Achermann

55 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Heinrich Baumann

67 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Campbell-Breeden

57 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Man Chow

73 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ivo Furrer

61 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Claire Giraut

62 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alexander van Leeuwen

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Romeo Lacher

Mr. Romeo Lacher serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He holds PhD in Economics from University of St. Gallen, Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA, Master’s Degree in Economics from University of St. Gallen.

Raymond Baer

Mr. Raymond J. Baer has been Honorary Chairman of the Board of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since April 11, 2012. He resigned as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company on April 11, 2012. He was also Chairman of the Chairman's and Risk Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company to April 11, 2012. He holds Master of Legal Letters degree from Columbia University, obtained in 1985, and a degree in Law from Universitaet St. Gallen, obtained in 1984. From 1985 to 1988 he served at Salomon Bros. Inc. He joined, in 1988, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. as Head of the Swiss Capital Market Group. From 1990 to 1993 he served as Deputy Branch Manager of Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. From 1993 to 1996 he was Member of the Management Committee of Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. In 1996, he became Member of the Group Executive Board of Julius Baer Holding Ltd and Head of the Private Banking business line. From 2001 till May 13, 2003, he served as Vice President of the Group Executive Board of Julius Baer Holding Ltd. From January 2003 to May 13, 2003 he also served as Co-Head of the Private Banking business line. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Julius Baer Holding Ltd since May 14, 2003, and of Bank Julius Baer & Co Ltd since March 28, 2003. Mr. Baer’s other positions include membership on the Board and the Chairman’s Committee of the Board of the Swiss Bankers Association, President of the Association of Swiss Commercial and Administrative Banks, Member of the Foundation Board of the Swiss Finance Institute.

Bernhard Hodler

Mr. Bernhard Hodler has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since November 27, 2017. He was Member of the Executive Board and Chief Risk Officer at Julius Baer Group Ltd. from October 1, 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Hochschule fuer Wirtschaft HWV, Bern, completed Advanced Executive Program at the Swiss Finance Institute and Advanced Executive Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. From 1982 to 1984 he worked at Union Bank of Switzerland as Credit Analyst; from 1987 to 1990 at Credit Suisse First Boston, Zug and London as Business Audit and Senior Corporate Auditor and from 1990 to 1994 at Swiss Bank Corporation as Head Risk Management Asia Pacific and Member of the Regional Management Committee and Deputy Head Global Risk Management. From 1994 until 1998 he served at Credit Suisse Group as Head of Europe and Asia Risk Management Credit Suisse First Boston and Head of Global Market & Credit Risk; Global Controlling Trading & Sales. Between 2001 and 2009 he was with Julius Baer Holding Ltd. as Group Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board, Head Corporate Centre and Chief Risk Officer and Chief Risk Officer; Member of the Extended Group Executive Board. Since 1998 he has been with Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Ifb AG.

Charles Stonehill

Mr. Charles G.T. Stonehill has been Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since 2017. He was Member of the Board of Directors at Julius Baer Group Ltd. from 2009. He is also Member of the Chairman’s & Risk Committee, Member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Nominating Committee at the Company. He served at J. P. Morgan & Co., Corporate and Investment Banking, 1978–1984; Morgan Stanley & Co., Managing Director and Head of Equity Division Europe, 1984–1997; Credit Suisse First Boston, Head of Investment Banking for the Americas and member of the Operating Committee, 1997–2002; Lazard Frères, Global Head of Capital Markets and member of the Executive Committee, 2002–2004; Gulfsands Petroleum, Non-executive Director, 2005–2006; Panmure Gordon Plc., Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2006–2008; The London Metal Exchange Ltd., Independent Director from 2005 until August 2009; Better Place, Palo Alto, USA, Chief Finance Officer, 2009–2011; Green & Blue Advisors LLC, New York, co-founder and partner since 2011; RSR Partners, New York, Managing Director, 2012–2013; TGG Group, New York, Advisor 2014-2015. He is Member of the Advisory Board of Rubicon Technology Partners L.P., Non-executive member of the Board of Directors of CommonBond, Inc and Member of the Board of Directors of PlayMagnus A/S, among others. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Modern History from Oxford University, obtained in 1978.

Dieter Enkelmann

Mr. Dieter A. Enkelmann has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board at Julius Baer Group Ltd. since October 1, 2009. He served at Credit Suisse Group holding various functions in Investment Banking in Switzerland and abroad from 1985 till 1997. From 1997 till 2000, he served as Head Corporate Financial Management and Investor Relations at Swiss Re. He also served as Chief Financial Officer at Barry Callebaut from 2003 till 2006, among others. He joined Julius Baer Holding Ltd in December 2006. Mr. Enkelmann is Member of the Board of Directors of Cosmo Pharmaceuticals NV, Dublin, Ireland, including Head of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee and is Chairman of the Foundation Board of Stiftung fuer angewandte Krebsforschung, Zurich, Switzerland. He holds a degree in Law from Universitaet Zuerich, obtained in 1985.

Nic Dreckmann

Mr. Nic Dreckmann has been Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board at Julius Baer Group Ltd. since January 1, 2017. Since 2004 he has been with Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. and held such positions as since August 2016 Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board, from 2014 to 2016 Program Director JB 2.0; from 2012 to 2015 Global Head for the integration of Merrill Lynch's International Wealth Management (IWM) business, from 2006 to 2012 Chief of Staff to the CEO and COO of Bank Julius Baer, in 2006 Head Strategic Management & Regional Coordination, from 2005 to 2006 Business Project Manager in the post-merger integration for SBC Wealth Management business, in 2005 Business Development in private banking and from 2004 to 2005 Product Management in private banking. Between 2000 and 2004 he served at Accenture AG, Zurich, New York, Munich, Melbourne and Connecticut as Business Project Manager and Consultant. He graduated in Business Administration and Corporate Finance from Universitaet Zuerich.

Oliver Bartholet

Mr. Oliver Bartholet has been Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since March 2018. He holds the same position at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. From 1991 to 1995 he served at the Tax Administration, Canton Aargau Legal Department. From 1995 to 1998 he was with Swiss Bank Corporation as Associate Director – Projects and Director – Transfer Pricing, Basle and New York. From 1998 to February 2018 he held various positions at UBS AG, including Head Legal Regulatory Affairs & Strategic Initiatives, Group Managing Director, General Counsel Wealth Management & Swiss Bank and Global Head of Tax, among others. He graduated from Universities of Basle and Lausanne with Master of Law degree in 1990. In 1995 he obtained Ph.D. degree in Law from University of Basle. He is Chartered Financial Analyst.

Christoph Hiestand

Mr. Christoph Hiestand has been General Counsel and Member of the Executive Board of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since March 1, 2018. Between November 27, 2017 and February 28, 2018 he acted as Interim Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel and Member of the Executive Board at the Company and he has been General Counsel and Member of the Executive Board since October 1, 2009. He served as Attorney at law with Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener from 1997 to 1998. He then served as Attorney at law with BBLP Meyer Lustenberger, in 1999, and from 2000 to 2001. He has served as Legal Counsel at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd from 2001 to 2003, as General Counsel Corporate Center at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd, from 2004 to 2005, and has been Deputy Group General Counsel at Julius Baer Holding Ltd since 2006. He holds a degree in Law from Universitaet St. Gallen obtained in 1994, and a Master of Legal Letters degree from Cornell University obtained in 2000.

Larissa Alghisi Rubner

Ms. Larissa Alghisi Rubner has been Chief Communications Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since July 1, 2017. From 2010 to 2016 she worked for GAM Holding AG, Zurich as Group Head of Communications and, from July 2015 as Member of the Group Management Board. From 1999 to 2010 she was with UBS AG, Zurich, where she held several positions including from 2008 to 2010 Head Corporate Center Communications / Head of Communications Management and Internal Communications, from 2001 to 2008 Stakeholder Reporting and from 1999 to 2001 Media Relations. Between 1996 and 1999 she served at Andersen Consulting (Accenture), Zurich as a Consultant. She is Member of the Managing Board of HarbourClub (forum for the Chief Communications Officers of businesses and organizations in Switzerland), Zurich, Switzerland. She graduated from University of St. Gallen, where she completed studies in business administration and graduated as Master of Arts HSG in 1995.

Nicolas de Skowronski

Eunice Zehnder-Lai

Mrs. Eunice Zehnder-Lai serves as Director of the Company. She has been Member of the Board of Directors of DKSH Group, Zurich, Switzerland and Geberit Group, Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland.

Olga Zoutendijk

Ms. Olga L. Zoutendijk serves as Director of the Company. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australia, Advanced Management Program from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, Master of International Management (Finance) from Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San José State University, USA

Gilbert Achermann

Mr. Gilbert Achermann has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Julius Baer Group Ltd. since April 11, 2012. He is also Member of the Compensation Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. He started his career at UBS Investment Banking, 1988–1998: Graduate trainee programme Trading & Sales, 1988–1989; Associate Corporate Finance / Capital Markets; Assistant to Regional Head North America, 1990–1994; Director Corporate Finance Advisory, 1995–1998; Straumann Group since 1998: Chief Financial Officer and Deputy CEO, 1998–2001; Chief Executive Officer, 2002–2010; Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2010. Vitra Group, 2012–2015: Chairman of the Board of Directors from July 2013 until December 2015; Co-CEO from July 2014 until December 2015. He is Member of the Board of Directors of the ITI Association and ITI Foundation, Chairman of Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area AG, Member of the Committee and its Executive Committee of Handelskammer beider Basel, among others. Mr. Achermann holds an Executive MBA from IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland received in 2000, and a Bachelors of Business Administration, from FHS St. Gallen, 1988.

Heinrich Baumann

Dr. Heinrich Baumann has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since April 7, 2011. He is Member of the Compensation Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. Since 2009, he has been a self-employed management consultant. He served as COO Singapore Branch and Deputy Branch Manager, 1985–1987; Chief of Staff International Division and Section Head Management Support, 1987–1990; member of the Regional Management Committee (New York), Chief Operating Officer Region North America, 1990–1994; Department Head Finance and Controlling on Group level, 1994–1998; independent Management Consultant, 1998–1999; HSBC Guyerzeller Bank Ltd., 1999–2009: Chief Operating Officer, 1999–2002; Vice-President of the Executive Committee/Chief Operating Officer, 2003–2005; Chief Executive Officer, 2006–2009; independent Management Consultant since 2009. Member of the Board of Directors of Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. He also serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors of Atlis AG, Biberist, Switzerland; Vice President of the Board of Directors of Completo AG, Biberist, Switzerland; Member of the Board of Directors of KSHB Holding AG, among others. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy in Management, Technology and Economics from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (ETH Zurich), obtained in 1985. Dr. Baumann completed an Advanced Executive Program at the Nortwhwestern University, Chicago, in 1989, at INSEAD in 1996 and at Swiss Banking School in 2002.

Richard Campbell-Breeden

Mr. Richard M. Campbell-Breeden has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since 2018. He holds the same position at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. Since 2017 he has served at Arq Limited (incl. Arq International Limited, Arq UK Management Limited and Arq IP Limited) as Chairman and since 2016 he has been Founder of Omershorn Capital Advisors. Between 1989 and 2016 he worked for Goldman Sachs & Co., where he served from 2011 to 2016 as Vice Chairman, Investment Banking Asia Pacific Ex-Japan (APEJ), Hong Kong; from 2008 to 2011 as Head of M&A, Asia-Pacific Ex-Japan (APEJ), Hong Kong; from 2005 to 2008 as Co-Head of European Financial Sponsors, London; from 1999 to 2005 as Managing Director, Head of UK Investment Banking, London, from 1991 to 1999 as Vice President Investment Banking Division, London and from 1989 until 1991 as Associate, M&A, New York. Between 1984 and 1987 he worked for 3i Group plc, between 1985 and 1987 as Executive, Shipping Division and from 1984 to 1985 as Executive, City Office, Large LBOs. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bristol (1984) and an MBA degree from INSEAD, Fontainebleau (1988).

Man Chow

Mr. Man Yiu Chow (Paul) has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since 2015. He is Member of the Audit Committee. From 2003 to 2010 he served at Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director and from 1997 to 2003 at HSBC Asset Management, Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) Region as Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Asset Management Group, Member of the Global Management Committee; Non-Executive Director of HSBC Insurance (HK) Company Limited. Between 1989 and 1997 he worked for The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in such positions as from 1991 to 1997 Chief Executive, from 1990 to 1991 Chief Executive Officer Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company Ltd. and from 1989 to 1990 as Director of Operations and Technology. From 1988 until 1989 he served at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as Lecturer in Finance. Between 1973 and 1988 he held managerial positions at Sun Hung Kai Group including Chief Administration & Financial Officer. He also served at IBM (HK) World Trade Corporation and the Hong Kong Government (Executive Officer II). He is Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Nomination Committee as well as member of the Audit Committee and of the Remuneration Committee, at China Mobile Limited and Independent Non-executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee at CITIC Limited. He graduated from The University of Hong Kong with Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering (1970), diploma in Management Studies (1979), an MBA degree (1982). He also holds a diploma in Finance from Chinese University of Hong Kong (1987) and is a Doctor of Social Science from The Open University of Hong Kong (2010).

Ivo Furrer

Dr. Ivo Furrer, Ph.D., has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Julius Baer Group Ltd. since April 12, 2017. He is Member of the Chairman’s & Risk Committee. He joined Winterthur Life in 1983, initially working in group insurance marketing and later assuming various project management roles relating to strategy development and expansion of Winterthur’s international insurance business in Europe, Canada and the United States. In 1992 he relocated to the United States, where he worked in underwriting. From 1994 to 1997, he held a number of management positions at Winterthur International in London before being appointed Chief Underwriting Officer of this business area. In 1999 he moved to Credit Suisse Group, where he developed and implemented an internet bank in Luxembourg and was subsequently appointed Head of e-Investment Services Europe and member of the Personal Financial Services' management. He began working for Zurich Financial Services in 2002, initially in Germany as Head of the international key account business, and in 2005, as Member of the Global Corporate Executive Committee with responsibility for the development of key account and distribution management at a global level. In 2007 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer Life Switzerland and Member of the Global Life Executive Committee of Zurich Financial Services. He was Chief Executive Officer Switzerland, Member of the Executive Board at Swiss Life Group from September 2008 to March 2017. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Helvetia Insurance and Vice-Chairman of Sanitas Krankenversicherung, Zurich, among others. He studied Law at Universitaet Zuerich and Universitaet Freiburg, and obtained Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Law from University of Zurich.

Claire Giraut

Ms. Claire Giraut has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Julius Baer Group Ltd. since 2010. She is Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee at the Company. From 1978 to 1985, she has served at Sanders Group at various positions. She served as Serete Group, Paris, various positions in finance and accounting, 1985–1996; Association of French Lawyers, Financial Controller, 1996–1997; Coflexip Stena Offshore, Paris, Chief Financial Officer and Group Head of Communications, member of the Executive Committee, 1997–2001; Technip Group, Paris, Chief Financial Officer of the offshore division and member of the Executive Board, 2002; Ipsen Group, Paris, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee, 2003–2011; Europcar Groupe S.A., Guyancourt, France, Chief Financial Officer, 2011–2012; bioMerieux, Lyon, France, Corporate Vice-President Purchasing and Information Systems since September 2013, Chief Financial Officer from January 2014 until March 2018; DBV Technologies, Montrouge, member of the Board of Directors since June 2016. She holds a Masters degree in Biotech Engineering from Institut National Agronomique, obtained in 1978.

Alexander van Leeuwen