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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Schmuckli-Grob

54 2007 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

David Dean

58 2005 Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Anton Lauber

66 2006 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Stephan Zehnder

51 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Robert Ang

54 2009 Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer Asia

Daniel Bossard

47 2009 Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer of Northern and Eastern Europe

Beat Grob

55 2006 Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer for Central Europe

Steen Hansen

58 2008 Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer America

Frank Hilgers

51 2015 Member of the Management Board, Chief Category Officer

Rene Cotting

47 2015 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Daniel Lippuner

48 2015 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Stefan Michel

50 2014 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors, Representative of the Holders of Registered A Shares

Maria Vacalli

46 2013 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Helen Wetter-Bossard

49 2007 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Schmuckli-Grob

Dr. Thomas Schmuckli-Grob has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bossard Holding AG since April 17, 2007. He has been Director since 2000 after having served as Secretary to the Board since 1997. He is Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee at the Company. Since 1993 he held management positions in the General Counsel division of Credit Suisse Group. In between he was head of process and product management at Zuger Kantonalbank, Zug, from 2000 to 2005. From 2005 to 2007, he headed the legal and compliance department of Corporate & Institutional Clients of Credit Suisse in Zurich, most recently the Legal and Compliance Asset Management division in Zurich (2007–2013), at the end as Managing Director. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Credit Suisse Funds AG and its Real Estate Committee. He studied law (LLB and LLD) at the Universite de Fribourg, is an accredited lawyer and notary, and later undertook management studies at the Universitaet Zurich.

David Dean

Mr. David Dean has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at Bossard Holding AG since January 15, 2005. From 1998 to 2004 he served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the Company. Between 1992 and 1997 he was Corporate Controller of Bossard Group. Prior to this, from 1990 to 1992, he was Corporate Controller and a Member of the Executive Committee of an international logistics group. From 1980 to 1990 he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers AG in various auditing and business consulting functions. He is a Member of the Regional Advisory Board of the Swiss National Bank. He is Swiss Certified Accountant /Controller and Swiss Certified Public Accountant. He studied PMD at Harvard Business School and PED at IMD in Lausanne.

Anton Lauber

Mr. Anton Lauber has been Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bossard Holding AG since 2006. He is Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee at the Company. Since 2012, he has been an independent Management Consultant. From 2008 to 2011 he headed as delegate of the board of Schurter AG, the Schurter Group’s Division Electronic Components in Lucerne, with 15 international group companies. From 1993 to 2008, he was Chief Executive Officer of Schurter AG and from 1996 he officiated as delegate of the board of Schurter AG. Between 1988 and 1992, he headed the production and R&D division of Schurter AG. Prior to that, he managed the Generator Plant of ABB Switzerland. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of Fr. Sauter AG, Basel, Beutler Nova AG, Gettnau and CTC Analytics AG, Zwingen. He has acted as Chairman of the Board of HighTech Zentrum Aargau AG, Brugg and Voegtlin-Meyer AG, Brugg. In Central Switzerland, he has been Chairman of the Council of the University of applied sciences of Lucerne. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and various postgraduate degree diplomas awarded by the Universitaet St. Gallen, by IMD Business School in Lausanne and by Hochschule Luzern.

Stephan Zehnder

Mr. Stephan Zehnder has been Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board at Bossard Holding AG since January 2005. From 1996 to 1997 he was a controller in Bossard’s corporate finance. In 1998 he took over the function of corporate controller of Bossard Group, remaining in this position until the end of 2004. Prior to joining Bossard he was employed by various international enterprises in functions concerned with finance and controlling. He holds an MBA in Finance from the Graduate School of Business Administration in Zurich and the University of Wales.

Robert Ang

Mr. Robert Ang has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer Asia at Bossard Holding AG since June 1, 2009. From 2005 until 2009 he was responsible for Bossard Greater China (China, Taiwan). Prior to that, he was General Manager of Bossard Southeast Asia. From 1997 until 1999 he was CEO of Bossard Singapore. Mr. Ang managed his own company from 1994 until it was acquired by Bossard Group in 1997. He spent the previous four years as Product Manager for Conner Peripherals and Optics Storage Pte Ltd. in Singapore. Between 1986 and 1989 he worked as a Strategic Buyer at Printronix AG. He holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic and Executive Master of Business Administration from Thames College, London.

Daniel Bossard

Dr. Daniel Bossard has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of Northern and Eastern Europe of Bossard Holding AG since January 1, 2009. From 2006 to 2008 he served as sales & marketing manager of Bossard Group and was responsible for the reorientation of Bossard’s sales strategy as well as the development of international customer relations. Between 2003 and 2006 he was Chief Executive Officer of Bossard Denmark. Dr. Bossard joined Bossard in 2000 as e-business manager, after having worked for two and a half years as a consultant for Andersen Consulting (Accenture). He is Chairman of Bossard Unternehmensstiftung and Member of the Board of Directors of Kolin Holding AG. He studied Business Administration at the Universitaet St. Gallen, with postgraduate studies there and holds the doctorate title in Technology Management (Dr. oec. HSG).

Beat Grob

Mr. Beat Grob has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer for Central Europe of Bossard Holding AG since May 1, 2006. He has been Managing Director of Bossard Switzerland since January 2005. Mr. Grob joined Bossard in 1995 as Project Manager Logistics; the following year, he became Head of Logistics for Bossard Group. Before joining Bossard Group, he worked as a practicing lawyer and banker. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kolin Holding AG, Zug, Member of the Board of Aeschbach Holding AG, Zug, and Member of the Foundation Board of Bossard Unternehmensstiftung. He studied Law at the Universitaet Zurich and holds postgraduate MBA from the University of San Diego.

Steen Hansen

Mr. Steen Hansen has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer America at Bossard Holding AG since March 1, 2008. From 2006 to 2008 he served as President of Bossard IIP, Cedar Falls, Iowa. He was responsible for the Group’s logistics between 2004 and 2006, having joined Bossard in 2001 as Head of Logistics Bossard Denmark. Prior to joining Bossard Group, he filled various management positions, the last being Supply Chain Manager at Nomeco Denmark, a wholesaler for pharmaceuticals. He received a Bachelor degree in Technology Management and Marine Engineering at the Denmarks Tekniske Universitet, and was awarded an MBA by the ETH Zurich.

Frank Hilgers

Dr. Frank Hilgers has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Category Officer at Bossard Holding AG since 2015. He has also headed the business units of KVT-Fastening since 2012. From 2009 to 2012, he was a member of the KVT-Koenig management team in charge of sales, product management and the fastening systems division. During his employment at Continental between 2007 and 2009, he was in charge of all national organizations of the spare parts business and key account management in the Commercial & Special Vehicle area. From 2004 to 2007, he headed Group Strategy and Business Development at Siemens VDO Automotive and was instrumental in the turnaround and sale of this Siemens segment. As senior manager for strategy, he was in charge of international projects at Accenture from 1997 until 2004, and was responsible for automotive suppliers and the shareholder value initiative in the German speaking countries. He holds Degree in chemistry and Doctorate from the Universitaet Stuttgart and an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University (Accenture Program), Evanston, the United States.

Rene Cotting

Dr. Rene Cotting has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Bossard Holding AG since 2015. He is Chairman of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee at the Company. He held various positions in Switzerland and abroad for the ABB Group since 1995. He has been Chief Financial Officer and a member of the executive board of ABB Switzerland since 2013. He has also been Chairman of the ABB pension fund and ABB supplementary insurance, Vice-chairman of the board of AVADIS Vorsorge AG, Member of the foundation board of ABB Juergen Dormann Foundation for Engineering Education, Member of the foundation and economic advisory board of Switzerland Innovation. He holds a degree in economics and social sciences and doctorate from the University of Fribourg. He also completed studies at the IMD, Lausanne, at the Harvard Business School and at Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University, Evanston, USA.

Daniel Lippuner

Mr. Daniel Lippuner has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Bossard Holding AG since 2015. He is Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee at the Company. From 2013 to 2015, he headed the Saurer Group in Shanghai, China, and Wattwil, Switzerland, as Group Chief Executive Officer. He took over this position after posts with OC Oerlikon, Hilti AG and Autoneum (formerly Rieter Automotive). He holds a degree in business administration from the St. Gallen University of Applied Sciences.

Stefan Michel

Prof. Dr. Stefan Michel has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors and Representative of the Holders of Registered A Shares of Bossard Holding AG since 2014. Prior to that, he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at the Company from April 2011. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He is a professor for marketing and service management at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 1998 to 2003 he taught marketing at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and was a visiting professor at the universities of Zurich and Bern. Between 2003 and 2008 he taught at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, the United States. He also heads his own consulting company, which he has built up alongside his academic activities. He holds a degree in economics and doctorate in marketing from the University of Zurich.

Maria Vacalli

Ms. Maria Teresa Vacalli has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Bossard Holding AG since 2013. She is Member of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. She has directed the wholesale unit at Sunrise Communications AG, Zurich, since 2008, and was appointed executive director in 2014. Between 2002 and 2008, she worked in various executive positions at UPC Cablecom GmbH, Zurich. Before that, she had been employed in managerial posts in different companies. During her career she has completed a degree in plant and production engineering at ETH Zuerich.

Helen Wetter-Bossard

Ms. Helen Wetter-Bossard has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Bossard Holding AG since 2007. She was first appointed to the Board in 2002 after she had served as Secretary to the board for 18 months. She is Member of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. She is responsible for the operational management of her own family business and, since 2009, a member of the board of Wetter Gipsergeschaeft AG. From 1996 to 1999 she worked as clerk to Canton Lucerne’s Administrative Court. Between 2005 and 2011 she was a Member of the Auditing Committee of the Corporation of Zug, which she has chaired since 2009. Since January 2012, she has been a Member of the Board of the Corporation of Zug. She holds a degree in law (LLB) from the Universitaet Zuerich.

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