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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andreas Burckhardt

66 2011 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Gert De Winter

51 2016 President of the Corporate Executive Committee, Group Chief Executive Officer

Werner Kummer

70 2014 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Carsten Stolz

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Michael Mueller

46 2011 Member of Corporate Executive Committee, CEO of Corporate Division Switzerland

Matthias Henny

2017 Chief Investment Officer

Marc Kaiser

Director of Investor Relations

Thomas Sieber

52 2014 Member of the Corporate Executive Committee, Head of Corporate Center

Thomas von Planta

2017 Non-Executive Director

Michael Becker

68 2010 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Andreas Beerli

66 2011 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Georges-Antoine de Boccard

66 2011 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Christoph Gloor

51 2014 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Karin Keller-Sutter

54 2013 Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Hugo Lasat

52 2016 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Thomas Pleines

62 2012 Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Marie-Noelle Zen-Ruffinen

41 2016 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Andreas Burckhardt

Dr. Andreas Burckhardt is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since April 29, 2011. He served as Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding AG from 1999. He studied Law at the universities of Basel (Universitaet Basel) and Geneva (Universite de Geneve) and was awarded the degree Juris Doctor. From 1982 until 1987, he worked at Fides Treuhandgesellschaft and served as General Secretary of the Baloise Group from 1988 until 1994. Since 1994, he has been Director of the Basel Area Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Burckhardt is Vice-President of the Swiss Association of Chambers of Commerce. Between 1997 and 2011 he was Member of the Great Council of the Canton of Basel-City and was President for 2006/2007. He is a Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Carl Spaeter AG. He is Chairman of the Chairman's Committee and Investment Committee at the Company.

Gert De Winter

Mr. Gert De Winter is President of the Corporate Executive Committee, Group Chief Executive Officer of Baloise Holding Ltd since January 1, 2016. Since June 2016 he has been a member of the Management Board of the Basel Chamber of Commerce. From 1988 to 2004 he performed various roles at Accenture in Brussels for issues relating to IT and business transformation management in the financial sector. He was made a partner at the firm in the year 2000. In 2005 he joined the Baloise Group as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Head of HR of the Mercator insurance company in Belgium. From 2009 to 2015 Gert De Winter was Chief Executive Officer of Baloise Insurance, which was formed in 2011 from the merger of the three insurance companies Mercator, Nateus and Avero.

Werner Kummer

Mr. Werner Kummer is Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since April 24, 2014. Previously, he was Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at the company since 2000. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Chairman's Committee. From 1990 to 1994, he chaired the Executive Board of Schindler Aufzuege AG and, in 1998, joined the Schindler Group Management Committee with responsibility for the Asia Pacific region. From 1998 until March 2004, he was Chief Executive Officer of Forbo Holding AG. Mr. Kummer is Independent Business Consultant. He holds a degree in engineering from ETH (Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich) and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD). He is Member of the Board of Directors of Walter Meier AG and Constantini AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gebrueder Meier AG, Member of the Supervisory Board of Schindler Deutschland Holding GmbH and Member of the Board of the Zurich Chamber of Commerce.

Carsten Stolz

Michael Mueller

Mr. Michael Mueller is Member of Corporate Executive Committee, CEO of Corporate Division Switzerland at Baloise Holding Ltd since March 22, 2011. He studied national economics at the University of Zurich and then furthered his studies in insurance economics, accounting and financing. He began his career at Basler Versicherungen in 1997. Starting off as a trainee in Group Controlling, he went on to become the deputy Head of Financial Accounting of the Baloise Group and then in 2004 he headed the division. In 2009 as Head of Finance and Risk, he became a member of senior management of the corporate division Switzerland with the main focus on reporting and controlling, the actuarial steering of the insurance companies, risk management as well as being responsible for logistics processes and the project head pool.

Matthias Henny

Marc Kaiser

Thomas Sieber

Dr. Thomas Sieber is Member of the Corporate Executive Committee, Head of Corporate Center at Baloise Holding Ltd since 2014. Previously, he was Secretary to the Board of Directors, Member of the Corporate Executive Committee, Head of Corporate Center at the company since December 6, 2007. He was awarded a summa cum laude distinction and the Walther Hug Prize for his thesis. From 1999 to 2002, he lectured in corporate law at the Universitaet St. Gallen. Dr. Sieber joined the Baloise Group, in 1997, as Deputy Head of Legal and Taxes Affairs. He has headed this division since 2001, whilst also holding the post of Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Company. In 2005, he also assumed responsibility for Group Compliance. Dr. Sieber has managed several strategic projects within the Baloise Group. As part of the review of the Swiss Insurance Supervisory Act, he managed the Financial Markets Supervisory Authority task force of the Swiss Insurance Association (SIA). Prior to joining Baloise, he held posts in a Swiss court, in Lenz & Staehelin, at the Institute for European Law at the University of St. Gallen and in the corporate law department of Landis & Gyr, subsequently integrated into Elektrowatt / Siemens. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse.

Thomas von Planta

Michael Becker

Dr. Michael Becker is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Baloise Holding Ltd since April 23, 2010. Dr. Becker is Lawyer and began his career in the steel industry. He subsequently held various management positions with international responsibility in the financial division of BASF. He took over the position Head of Accounting and Controlling at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt in 1998. He was a Member of Senior Management and General Partner of the publicly listed company Merck KGaA as of 2000, and since 2002 a Member of the Executive Board and General Partner of E. Merck KG, Darmstadt. Due to having reached the agreed retirement age, he resigned from both functions at the end of 2011. He graduated from Universitaet Augsburg with a Juris Doctor degree and studied Law at Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen and Universitaet Hamburg. He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Investment Committee at the Company.

Andreas Beerli

Dr. Andreas Beerli is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since April 29, 2011. He completed his legal studies at the Universitaet Basel with a doctorate in law. From 1985 to 1993, Dr. Beerli held various management positions within the Baloise Group. His core responsibility was to provide support to different units outside Switzerland. From 1993 until 2009, Dr. Beerli worked for Swiss Re Group, in positions including Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Americas and, most recently, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Group Management Board. Since 2009, he has been an independent consultant with seats on the boards and advisory committees of a number of companies and professional associations. Dr Beerli is a Member of the Board of Ironshore Europe Inc., a Member of the Advisory Board of Accenture Schweiz and President of the Swiss Advisory Council of the American Swiss Foundation. He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Chairman's Committee at the Company.

Georges-Antoine de Boccard

Dr. Georges-Antoine de Boccard is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Baloise Holding Ltd since April 29, 2011. He studied Medicine at the University of Geneva. He has been a self-employed, practising urological surgeon in Geneva since 1987. Dr. de Boccard is a Member of the Citadel Finance SA and was the President of the Swiss Association of Urology from 2005 to 2006. He is a Member of the Swiss Association of Urology, the European Association of Urology in addition to being a member of further associations and societies related to his profession. He is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company.

Christoph Gloor

Mr. Christoph B. Gloor is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since April 24, 2014. He holds a university degree in business economics and is Chief Executive Officer of Basel based private bank La Roche & Co AG. Prior to joining La Roche & Co AG on 1 December 1998, he worked for Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC) before moving to Vitra (International). Christoph B. Gloor served as president of the Association of Swiss Private Banks from November 2013 to February 2015 and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Bankers Association from September 2013 to February 2015. He is a designated member of the management board of the future Notenstein La Roche Privatbank AG.

Karin Keller-Sutter

Ms. Karin Keller-Sutter is Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since May 2, 2013. She is Member of the Remuneration Committee at the Company. She holds a university degree in translation and conference interpreting and has a postgraduate qualification in education. In 1996 she was elected to St. Gallen’s cantonal parliament and became Chairwoman of the FDP (the Swiss Liberal Party) for the canton of St.Gallen before being elected to St. Gallen’s cantonal governing council in 2000. She was in charge of the security and justice department until May 2012 and chaired the Governing Council in 2006/2007 and again in 2011/2012. She was elected to the Council of States in the autumn of 2011. Ms. Keller-Sutter sits on the Boards of Directors at the NZZ media group and Pensimo Fondsleitung AG. She is also a member of the Board of Directors at the ASGA pension fund and chairs the Board of Trustees at the Pensimo investment trust. She is Chairwoman of the Swiss Retail Federation and a member of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Employers’ Federation.

Hugo Lasat

Mr. Hugo R.R. Lasat is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since April 29, 2016. He began his career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen, later becoming an asset manager at Bacob Bank. He subsequently held various managerial roles, including member of the Executive Committee of the Institutional Customers department at AG Asset Management, Director of Asset Management at Paribas Bank Belgium, Head of Paribas Asset Management Northern Europe, CEO and CIO of Cordius Asset Management, CEO of Dexia Asset Management, member of the Executive Committee and Head of Personal Financial Services at Dexia and CEO of Amonis. He is Deputy Chairman of BEAMA (Belgian Asset Management Association) and a member of the Board of Directors of Febelfin (Belgian Financial Sector Federation). He also belongs to the Financial Committee of the Red Cross and the Financial Committee of the King Baudouin Foundation and is a guest lecturer at HU Brussel.

Thomas Pleines

Mr. Thomas Pleines is Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since April 27, 2012. Since 2011, he has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Bilfinger Berger, DEKRA and SUEDVERS as well as Member of the Board of Directors of KABA. Prior to this, Mr. Pleines had held various board positions at Allianz. He is lawyer by profession.

Marie-Noelle Zen-Ruffinen

Prof. Dr. Marie-Noelle Venturi Zen-Ruffinen is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Baloise Holding Ltd since April 29, 2016. Until 2012, Prof. Venturi - Zen-Ruffinen was a partner with the Geneva-based law firm Tavernier Tschanz, where she is now Of Counsel. She is Chairman of the Swiss Board Institute and member of the Board of Management of the Swiss Institute of Directors. She is a lawyer and Professor at the University of Geneva, School of Economics and Management, where she teaches corporate law in particular. She holds a PhD in Law, a Master of Law and a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the Universite de Fribourg.