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Fluidra SA (FLUI.MC)

FLUI.MC on Madrid SE C.A.T.S.

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eloy Planes Corts

50 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Bruce Brooks

2018 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Oscar Serra Duffo

57 2016 Vice Chairman of the Board

Javier Tintore Segura

Corporate Chief Financial Officer

Joe Linguadoca

2018 General Director of Operations

Juan Jose Masoliver Moreno de la Vega

2018 Global Director of Human Resource

Carlos Franquesa Castrillo

Corporate General Director of Business Division

Troy Franzen

2018 Corporate General Director of Business Division

Nicolas Martinez Fernandez

Corporate Director of Audit

Keith McQueen

2018 General Director of Innovation Development

Alberto Collado Armengol

55 2007 Non-Member Secretary of the Board

Gabriel Lopez Escobar

63 2016 Lead Independent Director

Bernardo Corbera Serra

54 2002 Director

Bernat Garrigos Castro

52 2018 Director - Representative of Piumoc Inversions, S.A.U.

Sebastien Mazella di Bosco

2018 Director

Michael Steven Langman

2018 Director

Jose Manuel Vargas Gomez

2018 Director

Juan Ignacio Acha-Orbea Echeverria

62 2007 Independent Director

Richard Cathcart

74 2007 Independent Director

Jorge Valentin Constans Fernandez

2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eloy Planes Corts

Mr. Eloy Planes Corts serves as an Executive Chairman of the Board of Fluidra, S.A. He has been on the Company's Board since October 31, 2006. In 1994, he joined AstralPool as Head of R&D. In 1998, he was appointed Director of Logistics. In the year 2000 he was appointed General Manager of AstralPool Espana and subsequently General Manager of the holding AstralPool. He has served as Administrator at Prohogar SL, Astal Pool Group SLU, ADBE Cartera SAU, Manufacturas Gre SAU, Magyar Astral Pool Kft, Inmobiliaria Tralsa SA, AP Inmobiliere Astral Piscine SAS, Astral Bazenove Prislusentsvi SRO, Astral Italia SPA, Astral Service SRL and Maghrebine Des Equipments D'eau SARL. He has also been Director at Astral Nigeria Ltd, Astral India Private Limited, Astral Pool Singapore Pte Ltd, Certikin International Limited, Turcat Polyester Sanayi Ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi, Cepex USA Inc, Zao Astral SNG, Astral Pool Polska SA, Astral Pool Mexico SA de CV, Astral Scandinavia AS, Astral Products Inc, Astral Pool Chile Sociedad Anonima Cerrada, Meip International SL and Fluidra Services SAU, among others. He has been President of the International Swimming Pool Exhibition of Barcelona, Member of the Advisory Board of Acc10 and Member of the Board of Directors of Dispur SL. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya and obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration from Escuela de Alta Direccion y Administracion (EADA).

Bruce Brooks

Mr. Bruce Walker Brooks serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He s holds a Degree in Marketing from the University of Virginia. Bruce brings significant experience in international management to Fluidra, after more than 20 years at Black& Decker Corporation. In 1986, shortly after obtaining his degree, he started his career at that company, where he held a number of different posts over the year, including group vice-president, president of the consumer product group, president of construction tools and vice-president of mechanical tools. In 2011, he joined Zodiac Pool Solutions where he held the post of CEO. During his time at Zodiac, Bruce brought the company to an approach focused on the residential pool market, thus leading the company’s financial resurgence after 2011. In 2016, Bruce oversaw the successful transition of ownership from the Caryle Group to the Rhône Group and in 2018 he played a decisive role in in the plan to integrate with Fluidra. Throughout his career, Bruce has shown great skill in the management and development of existing companies as well as in their expansion into new markets, at both domestic and international level and is highly valued for his strategic reasoning and his capacity to develop and execute systems and processes with the successful attainment of short and long-term goals.

Oscar Serra Duffo

Mr. Oscar Serra Duffo serves as a Vice Chairman of the Board of Fluidra, S.A. since January 1, 2016. He obtained a Degree in BusinessAdministration from Management School in 1981. He started his career in the marketing area of a number of family businesses, notably La Casera and Schweppes. In 1989 he joined the Commercial department of Plasteral,taking responsibility for the Spas division. Throughout his career he has worked in the areas of marketing and communication. At present, he does not provide services for the Fluidra Group, focusing his professional activity on the management of a number of real estate, communication and family companies. He is the chairman of the Board of Directors of Boyser, S.L.

Javier Tintore Segura

Joe Linguadoca

Juan Jose Masoliver Moreno de la Vega

Carlos Franquesa Castrillo

Troy Franzen

Nicolas Martinez Fernandez

Keith McQueen

Alberto Collado Armengol

Mr. Alberto Collado Armengol serves as a Non-Member Secretary of the Board of Directors of FLUIDRA, S.A. He has held this post since September 17, 2007. He has been Associate Partner of the law firm J&A Garrigues in Barcelona. He joined Arthur Andersen, where he performed consultancy tasks, and was also responsible for the international development of the company. He has acted as Consultant to private and public multinational groups, in acquisition and reorganization processes. He has also experience in taxation of investments and derived funds and international financial transactions. In addition, he has been Co-President of the Fiscal Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), President of the Legal and Fiscal Committee of the Spanish Association of Directives and Member of the Advisory Board of the International Studies Center at Universidad de Barcelona. He holds a Bachelors degree in Law from Universidad de Barcelona and a Masters degree in Taxation from Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.

Gabriel Lopez Escobar

Mr. Gabriel Lopez Escobar serves as a Lead Independent Director of Fluidra, S.A. since January 1, 2016. He holds a licentiate in business, a master’s in economics and a postgraduate degree in economics and European studies from Nancy-University (France). He is registered on the Official Accountants Charter (ROAC) and the roster of the PCAOB (USA). He joined PwC in 1984 and was a partner in the company until 2014. He has extensive experience in all types of auditing, financial advisory and financial research services. He has been in charge of auditing major Spanish groups as well as subsidiaries of international groups, providing services to companies such as Abengoa (IBEX 35, Nasdaq), Deutsche Bahn, Kraft Foods, Marsans, Nacex, Randstad, RIU, Quirón, Securitas, Telvent (Nasdaq), ThyssenKrupp, TUI, and Volkswagen / Seat. During his last years at the firm he was also chairman of PWC España’s supervisory committee. In 2015 he was the counsel to the Family Board of Grupo Empresarial Fuertes, S.L. Since May 2018 he has served as an adviser to the Audit Committee of Corporación Químico-Farmacéutico Esteve, S.A.

Bernardo Corbera Serra

Mr. Bernardo Corbera Serra serves as a Director of Fluidra, S.A. since October 3, 2002. He has worked as Export Manager at Astral Export SA in 1989. In 1993, he was appointed as General Director of Astral Products Inc. He became Manager of Polytank Inct in 1997 and rejoined Astral Grup SA as Director of North America in 1999. He served as a Member of Executive committee of this company. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Edrem SL. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Science from ESEI International Business School and a degree in Management from Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (IESE).

Bernat Garrigos Castro

Mr. Bernat Garrigos Castro serves as a Director - Representative of Piumoc Inversions, S.A.U. at Fluidra SA. He was appointed to this post on June 27, 2018 and has been on the Company's Board since September 5, 2007. He acts as Secretary and Member of the Executive, Nominating and Remuneration Committees of this Company. He also serves as Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Directors of Aniol SL, as well as Director of the Environmental Consultancy firm Adianthus and of the Cartographic Consultancy firm Terragraf, both belonging to the company Aniol SL. His professional career within the Fluidra Group has taken place with various companies: between 1995 and 1998, he served as Product Manager of ADBE Cartera and subsequently, until 2002, he occupied the post of Head of Production of Servaqua, SA. In 1991, he obtained a Bachelors degree in Biology from Universitat de Barcelona and in 1994 he received a Masters degree in Environmental Management from the Duke University. In addition to this he has completed the Advanced Management Program at IESE.

Sebastien Mazella di Bosco

Mr. Sebastien Mazella di Bosco serves as Director of the Company. He is managing director of Rhône, where he has worked for the last 14 years. Previously, he worked at the investment banking department of Lazard Frères in New York, especially on mergers, acquisition and North American and transatlantic capital markets in the consumer, food and retail sectors. At Rhône he continues to concentrate on these sectors, as well as business services, packaging and industry in general, and also covers the French and Benelux markets. He currently serves on the Board of Ranpak, Fluidra and monitors Rhône’s investment in Vista Global Holding. Previously he had held positions on the Board of Arizona Chemical and Eden Springs. He graduated and obtained a Degree in Philosophy from the Sorbonne in Paris. He speaks French.

Michael Steven Langman

Mr. Michael Steven Langman serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Langman co-founded Rhône in 1996 and has led the day to day management of the firm since inception. Rhône is an alternative asset manager in private equity, real estate and venture capital. He serves as a member, manager and Managing Director of Rhône. Prior to Rhône, Mr. Langman was a Managing Director of Lazard Frères, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Lazard Frères, Mr. Langman worked in the mergers and acquisitions department of Goldman Sachs. He has more than three decades of experience financing, analyzing and investing in public and private companies. In addition to Fluidra S.A., Mr. Langman currently serves on the Board of Directors of CSM Bakery Solutions, Hudson’s Bay Company, Vista Global Holding and WeWork. He also serves as a director and advisor to a number of philanthropic and educational institutions. Mr. Langman received a B.A. with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.

Jose Manuel Vargas Gomez

Mr. Jose Manuel Vargas Gomez serves as Director of the Company. He has been a senior consultant at Rhône since 2006 and he became a partner in November 2017. He was previously chairman and CEO of Aena SME, SA, where he led the restructuring process and the partial privatisation of the company and its IPO in 2015. He was also Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer in Vocento and Director on the Board of ABC. Before working in the communications sector, he was the CFO and general secretary of JOTSA (in the Philipp Holzmann Group). Mr Vargas has served on several boards, such as those of the COPE network, Net TV and Diario El Correo. In 2015 he was awarded the Executive of the Year Award by the Spanish Executives Association (AED) and he was recognised as Person of the Year in the economic and financial field by the Spanish newspaper El Economista. Mr Vargas graduated from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and holds a licentiate in law from the UNED. He is also a chartered accountant.

Juan Ignacio Acha-Orbea Echeverria

Mr. Juan Ignacio Acha-Orbea Echeverria serves as an Independent Director of Fluidra, S.A. since September 5, 2007. From 1982 to 1986, he leaded the Chemical Bank, in Madrid and in New York. From 1986 until 1989, he acted as a Director of Variable Interest and Investment Funds of Bankinter. From 1989 to 2003, he served as General Director and President of BBVA Bolsa SV. From 2003 until 2006, he was Independent Member of the Board of Directors of TPI Paginas Amarillas (Yellow Pages). Additionally, he was named President of Equity Contraste Uno in 2003, a position still occupies until now. He serves as Member of Audit Committee of this company. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economic Sciences from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Masters degree in Business Administration from IESE Business School at Universidad de Navarra.

Richard Cathcart

Mr. Richard J. Cathcart serves as an Independent Director of Fluidra, S.A. since September 5, 2007. Between 1975 to 1995 he held several posts at Honeywell Inc. In 1996, he was named Manager of Pentair Water Businesses in Minneapolis. From 2005 onwards he occupied the role of Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pentair. Furthermore, he was appointed Independent Director of Watts Water Technology Co in September 2007. He graduated with a degree in Piloting from the United States Air Force Academy.

Jorge Valentin Constans Fernandez

Mr. Jorge Valentin Constans Fernandez serves as a Independent Director of Fluidra, S.A. He has a long career in the Danone Group for 22 years (1990-2011) in different national and international positions of Marketing, Sales, General Management in Spain and later President and CEO of Danone France. Then he was responsible for the European region and later was added USA. Later he served as President and CEO Louis Vuitton until 2013. He is currently a board member of the following companies: Puig Group, ThomEurope (leader jewelry in France), Royal Van Lent (shipyard luxury boats in Amsterdam, LVMH property). He holds a degree in Economics from Universidad de Barcelona and Master degree in Business Administration from ESADE.