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Erste Group Bank AG (ERST.VI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Friedrich Roedler

68 2012 Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Independent Director

Andreas Treichl

66 1997 Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Maximilian Hardegg

52 2018 Second Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jan Homan

71 2015 Independent First Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Gernot Mittendorfer

55 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Stefan Dorfler

2016 Chief Executive Officer of Erste Bank Oesterreich

Petr Bravek

57 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Management Board

David O'Mahony

2016 Head of Holding IT

Willibald Cernko

62 2017 Chief Risk Officer

Ara Abrahamyan

Head of Group Architecture and Portfolio Management

Ingo Bleier

2015 Head of Group Corporates

Peter Bosek

50 2015 Chief Retail Officer, Member of the Management Board

Jozef Sikela

52 2015 Member of the Management Board for Corporate & Markets

Elisabeth Bleyleben-Koren

70 2014 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Matthias Bulach

2019 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Henrietta Egerth-Stadlhuber

48 2019 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Gunter Griss

74 2014 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Markus Haag

38 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Regina Haberhauer

53 2015 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Marion Khuny

50 2017 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Elisabeth Krainer Senger-Weiss

47 2014 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Andreas Lachs

54 2008 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Brian O'Neill

66 2007 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Barbara Pichler

49 2008 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Jozef Pinter

44 2015 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Wilhelm Rasinger

71 2005 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Jordi Sole

61 2017 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

John Stack

72 2007 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Michele Sutter-Rudisser

2019 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Karin Zeisel

57 2008 Independent Member of the Independent Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Thomas Sommerauer

Head of Group Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Friedrich Roedler

Mr. Friedrich Roedler has served as Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 15, 2012. Additionally, he acts as Chairman of the Risk Committee, Chairman of Executive Committee, Chairman of Nomination Committee, Chairman of Remunaration Committee, Vice Chairman of IT Committee and Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Roedler served as Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from May 4, 2004. He is a Public Accountant and a Tax Consultant. Mr. Roedler is also active at Erste Bank Hungary Zrt, but also Chairman of Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Chairman of Sparkassen- Pruefungsverband.

Andreas Treichl

Mr. Andreas Treichl started serving as Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer of Erste Group Bank AG in July 1997 and resigned from these positions as of January 1, 2020. He became responsible for Group Communication, Group Human Resources, Corporate Strategic Development, Group Secretary, Group Audit, Legal Services, Group Marketing, Group Identity, Group Secretariat, Group Investor Relations and Health Center. He has been Member of the Management Board of the Company since October 1, 1994. Mr. Treichl began his career with the Chase Manhattan Bank in 1971. From 1983 to 1986, he worked for Die Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse, where he was responsible for Key Accounts. In 1986, he became Chief Executive Officer of Chase Manhattan Bank Austria. From 1993 to 1994, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Credit Lyonnais Austria. In 1994, he became Member of the Managing Board of Die Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse Bank AG. Currently, he has various positions as Deputy Chairman of Banca Comerciala Romana S.A., Ceska sporitelna A.S., and Chairman of Die Zweite Wiener Vereins-Sparkasse, among others. Mr. Treichl studied economics in Vienna. He graduated in Economic Sciences from University of Vienna in 1975. Andreas Treichl assumed the chairmanship of the supervisory board of ERSTE Foundation, the main shareholder of Erste Group, as of 1 January 2020.

Maximilian Hardegg

Mr. Maximilian Hardegg was appointed Independent Second Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Previously he was Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG. He is a Chairman of IT Committee, and a Member of following Committees: Nomination, Audit. Executive and Risk He is entrepreneur.

Jan Homan

Mr. Jan Homan has been Independent First Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Erste Group Bank AG since May 12, 2015. Previously he was Independent Second Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Erste Group Bank AG since 2014 till May 12, 2015. Previously, he was Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at the company from May 4, 2004 to 2014. Additionally, he acts as a Chairman of Audit Committee, Vice Chairman of Executive, Nomination Committee, Risk Committee, Remuneration Committee and IT Committee. Mr. Homan also serves as Chairman of Frapag Beteiligungsholding AG, but is also active at Constantia Flexibles GmbH, among others. He is retired.

Gernot Mittendorfer

Mr. Gernot Mittendorfer started serving as Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board of Erste Group Bank AG on September 1, 2013 and resigned from these positions as of July 1, 2019. Within the Company, he served as Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Management Board between January 1, 2011 and September 1, 2013; as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ceska sporitelna between June 1, 2007 and January 1, 2011; and as Chief Executive Officer of Salzburger Sparkasse until June 1, 2007. Within the Company, he was responsible for Strategic Data Program, ALM, Data Management and Reporting, Accounting, Controlling and Services. Since joining the Company in 1990, he held a number of key positions within the Group. These include the management of various business units within Ceska sporitelna as well as the position of the Board Member responsible for the corporate banking business at Ceska sporitelna. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Salzburger Sparkasse in Austria, a member of the Erste Group Bank AG, prior to his appointment as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ceska sporitelna on June 1, 2007. Currently he is active at Banca Comerciala Romana S.A., Erste Bank a.d. Novi Sad, Erste Group IT International GmbH, among others. He holds an MBA in Finance from Webster University.

Stefan Dorfler

Mr. Stefan Dorfler was appointed Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board of Erste Group Bank AG as of July 1, 2019. He started serving as Chief Executive Officer of Erste Bank Oesterreich within the Company in 2016. As such, he was directly responsible for a range of topics at Erste Bank, including IT management, the corporate & public sector business, as well as housing financing and the cooperation with the savings banks. Dorfler, who joined Erste in 1997, had previously held a range of senior management roles at both Erste Group and Erste Bank, including Head of Group Markets and Head of Group Capital Markets.

Petr Bravek

Mr. Petr Bravek started serving as Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Management Board of Erste Group Bank AG on April 1, 2015 and resigned from these positions as of December 31, 2019. He became responsible for the areas of architecture and portfolio management, organization/IT and banking operations. He is active within Ceska sporitelna's IT Solutions AT Spardat GmbH and Erste Group IT International GmbH.

David O'Mahony

Mr. David O'Mahony was appointed Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Management Board of Erste Group Bank AG as of January 1, 2020. He started serving as the Head of Holding IT at Erste Group in 2016. In this role, he became responsible at the group level for the implementation of a wide range of regulatory and business-driven projects. He joined the Erste banking group in 2015 as Head of COO Group Governance. O'Mahony had previously held senior management positions in IT and Operations at Sberbank Europe, UniCredit and Bank Austria, amongst others.

Willibald Cernko

Mr. Willibald Cernko was appointed Chief Risk Officer of Erste Group Bank AG as of January 1, 2017. Areas of his responsibility are: strategic risk, liquidity and market risk management, enterprise wide risk management, credit risk models, non-financial risk, group workout, credit risk management, legal. He worked until February 2016 as CEO of UniCredit Bank Austria AG and before that he had worked in many different management functions at Bank Austria, HypoVereinsbank and the UniCredit Group over the course of more than 20 years. He was appointed a Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Erste & Steiermaerkische Bank d.d,, Deputy Chairman of the SUpervisory Board pf Semper Constantia Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft and Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG

Ara Abrahamyan

Mr. Ara Abrahamyan was appointed Chief Digital Transformation Officer, Member of the Management Board of Erste Group Bank AG as of January 1, 2020. Ara Abrahamyan started being responsible for Erste Group’s overall IT strategy, as well as its IT portfolio management and investment governance, in 2017 in his role as Head of Group Architecture and Portfolio Management. Before joining Erste Group in 2015, he had worked for Deutsche Bank, where he rose through the ranks of Risk IT. Abrahamyan, who holds a doctorate in Artificial Intelligence, has gained in-depth experience at the intersection of information technology with risk management.

Ingo Bleier

Mr. Ingo Bleier was appointed Chief Corporates and Capital Markets Officer, Member of the Management Board within Erste Group Bank AG as of July 1, 2019. Ingo Bleier started serving as Head of Group Corporates at Erste Group in 2015 and was responsible in that function for the group’s corporate business in the Holding (including coverage of large corporates, corporate finance and transaction banking) as well as for steering the corporate banking business in the Group. He had previously led Erste Group’s Investment Banking division and its international corporate and acquisition finance activities. Prior to joining Erste Group in 2007, Ingo Bleier had held various management functions at Bank Austria-Creditanstalt, later HVB and UniCredit Group.

Peter Bosek

Mr. Peter Bosek was appointed Chief Retail Officer, Member of the Management Board. Chief Executive Officer of Erste Bank Oesterreich within Erste Group Bank AG as of July 1, 2019. He started serving as Chief Retail Officer, Member of the Management Board of the Company on January 1, 2015. He served as Member of the Management Board of the Company between July 1, 2007 and August 9,2008. He is currently Board Member of Erste Bank Oesterreich. He was Member of the Management Board, responsible for Retail Austria, Private Banking & Asset Management, Product and Channel Management, at Erste Group Bank AG between July 1, 2007 and August 9, 2008. After he completed his studies of law at the Universitaet Wien, he joined Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse in 1996. Currently he is responsible for digital sales, and retail strategy. He is also second Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wiener Staedtische Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group, Member of the Supervisory Board of Sparkassen Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group and of Ceska sporitelna.

Jozef Sikela

Mr. Jozef Sikela started serving as Member of the Management Board for Corporate & Markets of Erste Group Bank AG on January 1, 2015 and resigned from this position as of July 1, 2019. He was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the subsidiary Slovenska sporitelna, Member of the Supervisorz Board of Oesterreichische Kontrollbank Aktiengesellschaft and Prva stavebna sporitelna a.s. Areas of his responsibility are: GCRE & Leasing, Group Corporates, Markets, Operating Office C and M and Research.

Elisabeth Bleyleben-Koren

Dr. Elisabeth Bleyleben-Koren is an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 21, 2014. She is a Member of Nomination Committee and IT Committee. She also served as Deputy Chairwoman of the Management Board, responsible for Savings banks, Private Banking and Asset Management, Product Management, Retail Customers Austria, SME Customers, Corporate Customers and Multi-Channel Management within the Company between May 1999 and August 9, 2008. She began her career with Creditanstalt in 1973. She joined Die Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse in 1977, where she was responsible for Key Accounts. She has been a Member of the Management Board of die Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse Bank AG. She studied Law in Vienna.

Matthias Bulach

Henrietta Egerth-Stadlhuber

Gunter Griss

Dr. Gunter Griss has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 21, 2014. He is a Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is a Lawyer by profession.

Markus Haag

Mr. Markus Haag was appointed Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of Erste Group Bank AG from June 16, 2010 to September 17, 2010 and reappointed November 21, 2011. He was also a Member of Remuneration Committee Currently he is a Member of Risk Committee.

Regina Haberhauer

Ms. Regina Haberhauer was appointed Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of Erste Group Bank AG from May 12, 2015. She is also a Member of Audit Committee of the company.

Marion Khuny

Ms. Marion Khuny has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 17, 2017. She is Member of Risk Committee and IT Committee. Her previous occupation was consultant.

Elisabeth Krainer Senger-Weiss

Ms. Elisabeth Krainer Senger-Weiss has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 21, 2014. She is Member of Audit Committee and Risk Committee She is a Lawyer by profession.

Andreas Lachs

Mr. Andreas Lachs is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of Erste Group Bank AG since August 9, 2008. He serves at VBV-Pensionskasse AG. He is a Member of IT Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Committee

Brian O'Neill

Mr. Brian Deveraux O'Neill has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 31, 2007. He is a Retired Businessman. Mr. O'Neill is also Member of the Board of Directors of Emigrant Bank, Council of the Americas and Inter-American Dialogue. He serves as Senior Advisor at Lazard Freres & Co. He holds a Masters degree from American Graduate School, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of San Diego. He is a Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Barbara Pichler

Ms. Barbara Smrcka Pichler is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of Erste Group Bank AG since August 9, 2008. Additionally, she acts as Member of the Audit Committee, Executive Committee, Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Vice Chairwoman of the Employees' Council of the Company.

Jozef Pinter

Mr. Jozef Pinter served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of Erste Group Bank AG since June 25, 2015. He is a Member Audit Committee and Risk Committee.

Wilhelm Rasinger

Dr. Wilhelm G. Rasinger is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 11, 2005. Additionally, he acts as Member of the Audit Committee and of the Risk Committee of the Company. He is also a Member of the Board of Friedrichshof Wohnungsgenossenschaft reg. Gen. mbH, Wienerberger AG, and Sparkassen Immobilien AG. He is an Advisor. He graduated from Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien with Ph.D degree in Business Economics.

Jordi Sole

Mr. Jordi Gual Sole was appointed Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG on May 17, 2017. He is a Member of Remuneration Committee. He is also a Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CaixaBank.

John Stack

Mr. John James Stack has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Erste Group Bank AG since May 31, 2007. He is Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Stack has been active with Ally Bank, Ally Financial Inc., Mutual of America, and CERGE-EI, and is now a retired President and CEO. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Economics from Iona College in 1968, and an MBA in Finance and Management from Harvard University in 1970.

Michele Sutter-Rudisser

Karin Zeisel

Ms. Karin Zeisel is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of Erste Group Bank AG since August 9, 2008. Additionally, she acts as Member of Executive Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and IT Committee at the Company.

Thomas Sommerauer