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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pierre-Alain De Smedt

71 2009 Chairman of the Board, Independent Director

Tom Debusschere

50 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Team, Director, representing Tom Debusschere Comm. V

Arnold Deceuninck

64 2009 Vice Chairman of the Board, representing R.A.M. COMM. VA

Francois Gillet

57 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board

Philippe Maeckelberghe

55 2008 Member of the Executive Team, Chief Financial Officer

Filip Geeraert

2011 Director United States of America

Radek Slabak

General Manager Czech Republic

Filip Levrau

IT Manager Group

Ann Bataillie

54 Member of the Executive Team, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors

Bruno Deboutte

48 2011 Member of the Executive Team, Director Central & Eastern Europe, General Manager Poland

Yves Dubois

52 2011 Member of the Executive Team, Director Southwest Europe, General Manager France

Bernard Vanderper

51 2009 Member of the Executive Team, Director Northwest Europe, General Manager Benelux

Mirko Anesi

General Manager Spain & Italy

Jo Casier

General Manager Operations Belgium

Edgar Freund

General Manager Germany

Roy Frost

General Manager United Kingdom

Volker Guth

General Manager Russia

Lieven De Baets

Group Controller

Bert Castel

Group Treasury Manager

Peter Degrande

Product Development Manager

Katrien Lootvoet

HR Manager Corporate Services

Steven Powell

Internal Audit Manager

Philippe Somers

Purchasing Manager Group

Michael Stoeger

50 2012 Director Research & Industry Relations

Michel Strypstein

Risk & Credit Manager Group

Jan Vergauwe

Financial Analysis & Planning Manager

Ergun Cicekci

61 Member of the Executive Team, Director Turkey & Emerging Markets

Bart Louwagie

44 2011 Member of the Executive Team, Director Operations

Willy Deceuninck

69 2012 Director, representing T.R.D. Comm. VA

Giulia Van Waeyenberge

35 2012 Non-Executive Director

Marcel Klepfisch

64 Independent Director, representing Marcel Klepfisch SARL

Paul Thiers

56 2011 Independent Director-permanent representative Pentacon BVBA

Ludo Debever

Communications Manager Group

Biographies

Name Description

Pierre-Alain De Smedt

Mr. Pierre-Alain De Smedt is Chairman of the Board and Independent Director of Deceuninck NV. He was first appointed on November 29, 2004 and assumed his current position as per February 6, 2009. Mr. De Smedt obtained a Master in Business and Administration at the Solvay Business School (ULB), a Commercial Engineer Diploma and a Master in Economic and Financial Sciences at the ULB. Pierre Alain De Smedt is currently the Chairman of VBO/FEB, Director of Belgacom NV, Recticel NV and Alcopa NV. As Non-Executive Director, he is member of various Strategic, Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He is Chairman of the Company's Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

Tom Debusschere

Mr. Tom Debusschere is Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Team, Director, representing Tom Debusschere Comm. V, of Deceuninck NV since February 6, 2009. Mr. Debusschere obtained a diploma in Electro-Mechanics at the Universiteit Gent in 1990 as well as a post graduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Vlerick Management School Gent in 1992. He is Civil Engineer in Electro-Mechanics with an additional postgraduate degree in ‘Industrial Engineering’. He started his career in 1992 as Logistics Manager at Deceuninck. Starting in 1995, he worked for nine years at the American division, Dayton Technologies, where he became Vice President Operations. In 2004, he moved to the Belgian Unilin Group as head of the division Unilin Decor, a supplier of furniture components part of the Mohawk Group. He was appointed Vice President Marketing & Sales of Deceuninck on 1 December 2008. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Deceuninck by the Board of Directors on February 6, 2009. He is currently Member of the Belgian commission for Corporate Governance, and holds board positions at EPPA (European PVC Window Profile and Related Building Products Association), EuPC (European Plastics Converters) and Essenscia (Belgian association of chemistry and life sciences).

Arnold Deceuninck

Mr. Arnold Benari Leontina Deceuninck is Vice Chairman of the Board, representing R.A.M. COMM. VA, of Deceuninck NV since February 6, 2009. He is also Member of the Remuneration and Nominating Committee. He obtained a Bachelor in Accounting and Business Management. Mr. Deceuninck, the permanent representative of R.A.M. Comm. VA, is currently Director of R.A.M. Comm. VA, Binder NV, Deceuninck Auto’s NV, Edero BVBA, Hunter & Colman NV and a Non-Executive Director of Didak Injection NV.

Francois Gillet

Mr. Francois Gillet is Vice Chairman of the Board of Deceuninck NV. He started his career at Union Miniere. He is currently member of the Executive Committee and is Chief Investment Officer of Sofina NV, a financial holding company. As representative of Sofina NV, François Gillet also holds functions as Non-Executive Director in various participations of Sofina NV and in Emakina Group NV. He has a Masters in Business and Administration from IAG Louvain-la-Neuve School of Management, which is part of the Catholic University of Louvain. Within the Company, he is Member of Audit and Nominating and Remuneration Committees.

Philippe Maeckelberghe

Mr. Philippe Maeckelberghe has been Member of the Executive Team and Chief Financial Officer of Deceuninck NV since June 1, 2008. He has previously served as European Director of Accounting at Scientific-Atlanta, a pillar of the Service Provider Video Technology division of Cisco. During part of his career, he worked at Barco, where he held financial functions across various business units. After the split of the Barco group in 2000, he started at BarcoNet as Vice-President of Finance. He has a Master degree in Applied Economic Sciences from the Universiteit of Antwerp (1982), an MBA degree from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (1983), and a Master degree in Controllership from the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (1999).

Filip Geeraert

Mr. Filip Geeraert is Director United States of America of Deceuninck NV since April 30, 2011. He joined the Company in December 1997 as Corporate Controller. He moved to the American division, Dayton Technologies, in 2000 as Vice President Finance. As of April 2011 he holds the position of Director of the Americas. Before the Company, he worked in several finance positions in Belgium, Italy and the United States for Bekaert. Mr. Geeraert obtained a Master Applied Economic Sciences at the University of Antwerp (1981) and a Master in Information Technology at the University of Leuven (1982).

Radek Slabak

Filip Levrau

Ann Bataillie

Ms. Ann Bataillie is Member of the Executive Team, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors at Deceuninck NV. Before she joined the Company, she worked 15 years as senior legal counsel at Barco. Ms. Bataillie obtained a Master of Law at the Catholic University of Leuven (1981) and completed her education with a Master in European Law at the University of Nancy, France (1982). She completed her studies in European Law by following a training course at the European Commission (Directorate General Internal Market).

Bruno Deboutte

Mr. Bruno Deboutte is Member of the Executive Team, Director Central & Eastern Europe and General Manager Poland of Deceuninck NV. Until 2001 he was the export sales manager. From 2001 until 2006 he was Business Unit Manager Building Products. In 2006 he became Group Director of the business unit Building Products. In October 2009 he was appointed Director Central & Eastern Europe and in September 2011 he also took on the position of General Manager Poland. Bruno Deboutte obtained a Master Industrial Engineer Electricity, speciality automation, at KIHO in Gent (1990) and is currently board member of the AgPU (Arbeitsgemeinschaft PVC und Umwelt e.V. in Germany).

Yves Dubois

Mr. Yves Dubois is Member of the Executive Team, Director Southwest Europe and General Manager France of Deceuninck NV since September 2011. He started his career with Atochem (Group Elf) in 1987, where he held several positions of Business Manager and Managing Director of subsidiaries in Asia. Until August 2011, he was Director of the Alphacan Profile Business Unit. He obtained a Master of Economics and International Affairs (1986) from Paris Dauphine University and is currently Chairman of the French plastics extrusion trade association S.N.E.P. (Syndicat National de l'Extrusion Plastique).

Bernard Vanderper

Mr. Bernard Vanderper is Member of the Executive Team, Director Northwest Europe of Deceuninck NV since October, 2009. Since 1998 he has been General Manager Benelux. He joined the Company in 1989. Mr. Vanderper obtained a Master in Applied Economic Sciences at the University of Antwerp in 1984.

Mirko Anesi

Jo Casier

Edgar Freund

Roy Frost

Volker Guth

Lieven De Baets

Bert Castel

Peter Degrande

Katrien Lootvoet

Steven Powell

Philippe Somers

Michael Stoeger

Mr. Michael Stoeger is Director Research & Industry Relations of Deceuninck NV. He obtained a diploma in Electrical Engineering (1989) and a Doctorate in Processing of synthetic materials in Aachen, Germany (1993). He started his career with Thyssen Polymer in 1993 as an assistant of the Quality Manager. He has worked for the Company since 2003 and became responsible, as Member of the local management team, for Quality, Maintenance and Purchasing. He is Director Technology since October 2009. Besides his current function in the Deceuninck NV's Executive Team for Technology, Mr. Stoeger is also Chairman of the German Rewindo-Recycling-Service GmbH and President of the Gutegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme in Bonn.

Michel Strypstein

Jan Vergauwe

Ergun Cicekci

Mr. Erguen Cicekci is Member of the Executive Team, Director Turkey & Emerging Markets of Deceuninck NV. He as General Manager in 2000 with the acquisition of Ege Profil by Deceuninck. He started his career in the plastics industry in 1981 with ETAP, where he was responsible for operations. In 1987 he moved to the Mazhar Zorlu Group where he took up the function of Export Manager. He continued his career by adding responsibilities for all the CAPEX of the group and becoming General Manager of Ege Profil. Mr. Cicekci has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University (1975) and obtained a Master of Science Degree in Systems Design from Aston University (Birmingham, 1979).

Bart Louwagie

Mr. Bart Louwagie is Member of the Executive Team and Director Operations of Deceuninck NV since October 2011. He started at the Company in 2007 as Quality Assurance Manager. He became Operations Manager Finishing in 2009. Until October 2011, he was General Manager of the plant Gits. Before joining the Company, he worked most of his career at Tupperware, both in Belgium and in the United States. He obtained a Master Industrial Engineer Chemistry, speciality plastic materials, at Hogeschool Gent, a part of Universiteit Gent (1993) as well as a Master of Science in Engineering, Composite Materials at the Imperial College, University of London (1994).

Willy Deceuninck

Mr. Willy Deceuninck is Director, representing T.R.D. Comm. VA of Deceuninck NV. He was first appointed on July 1, 2003. He graduated in Economics from the Franciscus Exaverius Instituut in Bruges. Willy Deceuninck, the permanent representative of T.R.D. Comm. VA, is currently Director of T.R.D. Comm. VA, Binder NV, De Palingbeek CV, Deceuninck Auto’s NV, Edero BVBA and Holim NV. T.R.D is Director in Bourez- Kesteloot NV.

Giulia Van Waeyenberge

Ms. Giulia Van Waeyenberge is Non-Executive Director of Deceuninck NV since May 2012. She obtained a Master in Electrical Engineering at the Catholic University of Leuven in 2005 and a Master in Applied Economics at the Singapore Management University in 2006. After having worked several years for the investment bank Merrill Lynch in Singapore and in London, Ms. Van Waeyenberge currently holds the function of Investment Manager of Sofina NV.

Marcel Klepfisch

Mr. Marcel Klepfisch is Independent Director, representing Marcel Klepfisch SARL, of Deceuninck NV. Mr. Klepfisch obtained a Diploma Commercial Engineer from the University of Antwerp. He has experience in crisis management and was Chief Restructuring Officer at Deceuninck NV in 2009. He was Chief Executive Officer at Ilford Imaging, Member of the Executive Committee at Vickers Plc, Chief Financial Officer of BTR Power Drives and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pack2Pack. He is currently Member of the Management Advisory Board of Tower Brook in London and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Volution in the United Kingdom and Chairman of GSE Group in France.

Paul Thiers

Mr. Paul Thiers has been Independent Director, representing Pentacon BVBA, of Deceuninck NV since May 10, 2011. He is an alumnus of the Catholic University of Leuven, where he holds degrees in Master of Law (1980) and in Master in Notaryship (1981), as well as of the Vlerick Management school, where he participated to PUB in 1982-1983. From 1982 till 2005 he was co-Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of the Unilin Group. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Pentahold NV, Altior CVBA, Accent NV, Hecta, Vergokan and Origis NV. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee.

Ludo Debever