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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lorenzo Pellicioli

67 2007 Executive Chairman of the Board

Paolo Ceretti

64 2007 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Manolo Santilli

50 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Financial Reporting Officer, Investor Relations Director

Pier Luigi Rossi

46 2017 Head - Strategy and Development

Diana Allegretti

2010 Secretary to the Board of Directors

Davide Mereghetti

2019 Lead Non-Executive Independent Director

Dario Frigerio

57 2019 Director

Marco Boroli

71 2010 Non-Executive Director

Marco Drago

73 2007 Non-Executive Director

Carlo Ferrari Ardicini

54 2016 Non-Executive Director

Donatella Busso

46 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Francesca Golfetto

68 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Daniela Toscani

55 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elena Vasco

54 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lorenzo Pellicioli

Mr. Lorenzo Pellicioli serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of DeA Capital SpA since January 11, 2007. He started his career as a journalist for the newspaper Giornale Di Bergamo and afterwards became VicePresident of Bergamo TV Programmes. From 1978 to 1984 he held different posts in Italian private television sector: for Manzoni Pubblicità, for Publikompass up to his nomination as Rete 4 General Manager. In 1984 he joined Gruppo Mondadori, the leading Italian publishing group. He was initially appointed General Manager for Advertising Sales, and Mondadori Periodici (magazines) Deputy General Manager, and afterwards President and CEO of Manzoni & C. S.p.A, the Group’s advertising representative. From 1990 to 1997, he served first as President and CEO of Costa Cruise Lines in Miami, which is part of the Costa Crociere Group operating in the North American market (USA, Canada and Mexico) and then became General Manager of Costa Crociere S.p.A., based in Genoa. From 1995 to 1997 he was also President and CEO of Compagnie Française de Croisières (Costa-Paquet), the Paris-based subsidiary of Costa Crociere. From 1997 onwards he participated in the privatisation of SEAT Pagine Gialle, which was purchased by a group of financial investors. After the acquisition he was appointed CEO of SEAT. In February 2000 he also took charge of the Internet Business unit of Telecom Italia, subsequent to the sale of SEAT. In September 2001, following the acquisition of Telecom Italia by the Pirelli Group, he resigned. As from November 2005 he became CEO of the De Agostini Group. He was Chairman of Gtech from August 2006 until April 2015 and, after the merger with IGT, he became Vice Chairman of IGT and, since November 2018, he is Chairman of the company. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.. He is also member of the Advisory Board of Palamon Capital Partners.

Paolo Ceretti

Mr. Paolo Federico Ceretti serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of DeA Capital SpA since January 11, 2007. He gained his professional experience inside the Agnelli Group, holding from 1979 positions of increasing importance at Fiat SpA (Internal Auditing and Finance) and in the Financial Services Sector (Planning, Credit and Control) and subsequently assuming the position of Head of Strategic Planning and Development of Ifil (now EXOR). After assuming responsibility for the internet B2C sector of Fiat/Ifil in 1999 as CEO of CiaoHolding and CiaoWeb, he was appointed CEO of GlobalValue SpA, at Fiat/IBM joint venture in the Information Technology sector. Since 2004, he has been General Manager of De Agostini S.p.A., the holding of the De Agostini Group where he is also CEO of De Agostini Editore and of IDEAMI S.p.A. (Special Purpose Acquisition Company listed on the AIM Italia and promoted by DeA Capital and Banca IMI). He is a member of the Board of Directors of Banijay Group and other companies of the Group.

Manolo Santilli

Mr. Manolo Santilli serves as Chief Financial Officer, Financial Reporting Officer, Investor Relations Director of DeA Capital SpA since July 2016. He gained his professional experience starting in 1996 in STET International in the Planning, Controlling and Initiative Evaluation area, subsequently assuming in 2000 the responsibility of Administration and Control at IFIL/FIAT of the Internet Start-up Ciaoweb. In 2002 he became Investment Manager in Finmeccanica and since 2004 he entered the De Agostini Group where he is currently also Administration, Finance and Reporting Manager for De Agostini S.p.A.. In 1994 he graduated in Economics at the Università Commerciale L. Bocconi of Milan. He is also Auditor and member of the Professional Accountants register in Pescara.

Pier Luigi Rossi

Dr. Pier Luigi Rossi serves as Head - Strategy and Development of DeA Capital SpA since July 2017. He started his career in Value Partners Management Consulting. From 1997 to 2003, he worked in London in the Investment Banking Department of Morgan Stanley as analyst in the General M&A Execution Group later becoming senior associate in the European Financial Institutions Group, focusing on the Italian market. From June 2003 to September 2005, he was senior transactor of the Advisory Team of Mediocredito Centrale (Capitalia Group) later becoming head of Group M&A and Business Development of Capitalia until October 2007. From the end of 2007 to June 2017, he was founding partner of Sator and partner of Sator Private Equity Fund where he was also head of Investor Relations and board member of various portfolio companies. He received a BA with honours in Business Administration with major in Finance from Bocconi University in Milan in 1997 and attended MBA Courses in Finance at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Diana Allegretti

Davide Mereghetti

Mr. Davide Mereghetti serves as Lead Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has been head of global family office at UniCredit S.p.A., since 2016 to 2018. He was also Senior Banker at at UniCredit S.p.A., from 2013 to 2016.

Dario Frigerio

Marco Boroli

Dr. Marco Emilio Boroli serves as Non-Executive Director of DeA Capital SpA since April 26, 2010. He graduated in Political Science at the University of Pavia. In 1975 he took over a managerial position in the Administrative Office of the De Agostini Group, and also undertook the restructuring of De Agostini associates operating in France and Switzerland. In 1978, he was appointed Deputy General Manager of De Agostini and in 1983 assumed the position of General Manager responsible for the books business area. In 1986, he was appointed Managing Director, and Vice-Chairman in 1990. He became Chairman of Istituto Geografico De Agostini in May 1996. In 1999 he was appointed Senior Vice-Chairman of De Agostini S.p.A., the holding company of the Group. Within the Group he also holds the position of Chairman of Mach 2 Libri and member of the Board of Directors of DeA Capital.

Marco Drago

Mr. Marco Drago serves as Non-Executive Director of DeA Capital SpA since January 30, 2007. Since 1997, he has been Chairman at Agostini SpA, Vice Chairman at Gruppo Planeta De Agostini SL, and also Member of the Board of Antena 3 TV SA, Lottomatica SpA, S. Faustin SA. In 1975, he started his professional career at De Agostini Group. In 1978 he was appointed as Vice General Manager and later in 1983, General Manager of Istituto Geografico De Agostini Officine Grafiche. In 1986 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Istituto Geografico De Agostini Officine Grafiche. He graduated in Business Economics from Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in 1969.

Carlo Ferrari Ardicini

Mr. Carlo Enrico Ferrari Ardicini serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company since April 21, 2016. He graduated in Economics as Universita Commerciale L. Bocconi Milano in 1988. Prior to his appointment in the Company, he served at Controlfida as financial analyst, at De Agostini Invest SA and again at Controlfida as Vice-Chairman and Chairman.

Donatella Busso

Ms. Donatella Busso serves as Non-Executive Independent Director at DeA Capital SpA since April 2015. She graduated with honors in Economics and Business at the University of Turin. Since 2006 Associate Professor at the Department of Management (University of Turin) where she is Vice Dean, responsible for teaching activities. Affiliate Professor of Financial Accounting at the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Europe) since October 2009. Author of many publications on the subject of financial statements, consolidated financial statements and IFRSs. Qualified Italian Chartered Accountant, she is consultant/advisor for some Italian listed and non-listed companies in the field of financial statements, International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRSs), financial instruments and evaluation of companies. Independent Director at Prima Industrie S.p.A. since April 2014 where she is also member of the Control and Risk and Related Party Committee. Independent director at GTECH S.p.A. and member of the Control and Risk Committee and of the Independent Directors Committee from May 2012 to April 2015. Statutory auditor at Tyco Electronics Italia Holding S.r.l. from 2009 to 2013.

Francesca Golfetto

Prof. Francesca Golfetto serves as Non-Executive Independent Director at DeA Capital SpA. She is Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of the Company. She graduated in Economics at Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia. She has been full Professor of Business Economics and Management at Universita Bocconi, Milan, since 2000. She is Certified Chartered Accountant. She is author of numerous articles on management issues published in international scientific journals, including: Harvard Business Review; Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research; Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing; Economic Geography. Author of books published with national and international publishing houses, including Oxford University Press.

Daniela Toscani

Ms. Daniela Toscani serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since April 21, 2016. She is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She graduated in Corporate Finance at Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in 1987. She started her career at Comit as an analyst. Later, she served at Hoare Govett as Italian Equity Research Analyst, at ABN AMRO Corporate Finance SpA as Director, at ABN AMRO Rothshild JV as Director of Equity Capital Markets. From 2000 to 2004 she acted as Director of STAR market for Borsa Italiana SpA. In the same company, she later served as Director of Special Projects (M&A). From 2007 to 2010, she served as Director of Strategy and Special Projects (M&A) at London Stock Exchange Group. From 2010 to 2015, she served as Director of planning and development at Mittel SpA.

Elena Vasco

Ms. Elena Vasco serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since April 21, 2016. She is Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominating Committees of the Company. She graduated in Economics at Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II in 1989 and at Northeastern University, Boston in 1991. She started her career at Mediobanca SpA. Later, she served at Holding di Partecipazioni Industriali S.p.A. as Planning Manager. She served at RCS Broadcast S.p.A. as Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004. From 2004 to 2006 she served at Cons 31 SrL as consultant. From 2006 to 2009, she acted as Chief Financial Officer of Milano Serravalle Milano Tangenziali SpA. Since May 2015, she acted as Secretary at Camera di Commercio Industria Artigianato ed Agricoltura di Milano.