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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

This Schneider

67 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Stephan Bauer

58 2014 Chairman of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Altorfer

66 2014 Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Michael Pieper

73 2005 Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Urs Uehlinger

53 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Marc Deimling

49 2018 Executive Vice President Movement Systems, Member of the Executive Board

Jean-Michel Wins

52 2018 Executive Vice President Flooring Systems, Member of the Executive Board

Nicole Graf

Secretary of the Board of Directors

Reto Mueller

68 2011 Non-Executive Director

Vincent Studer

57 2009 Non-Executive Director

Claudia Coninx-Kaczynski

46 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Urs Christen

Head Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

This Schneider

Mr. This E. Schneider has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Forbo Holding Ltd since April 25, 2014. Prior to that, he served as Delegate of the Board of Directors from January 2014 to April 25, 2014, and as Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board and Delegate of the Board of Directors from March 4, 2004. After various management functions in Europe and the United States, he joined the Executive Board of Schmidt-Agency, where he was responsible for strategic planning, operations and logistics from 1984 to 1990. From 1991 to 1993, he has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the publicly listed company SAFAA, Paris. In 1994, he became Member of the Executive Board at Valora, with responsibility for the canteen and catering division. From 1997 to 2002, he was President and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Selecta Group. He studied Economics at the Universitaet St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG), where he obtained his Bachelors degree and at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, California, the United States. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG and Member of the Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding AG.

Stephan Bauer

Mr. Stephan Bauer has been Chairman of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer of Forbo Holding Ltd since January 2014. From 2008 to 2013 he served at Siemens Schweiz Ltd. in the Building Technologies Division as Chief Executive Officer and President Control Products and Systems. Between 1991 and 2008 he held various managerial positions at Siemens VDO Automotive AG. From 1987 to 1991 Mr. Bauer served at BMW AG Munich and Regensburg as project lead on the introduction of new car models. He is a graduate in engineering and Management at the Hochschule fuer Angewandte Wissenschaften Muenchen (FH Muenchen) (University of Applied Sciences in Munich).

Peter Altorfer

Dr. Peter Altorfer has been Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Forbo Holding Ltd since 2014. Previously he was Non-Executive Director at Forbo Holding AG from March 24, 2005 till 2014. He is Member of the Audit and Finance Committee and Chairman of the Human Resources and Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He studied law at the University of Zurich and holds a doctorate in law (Dr. iur.). He attended the PED program at the IMD, Lausanne. Until 1988, he worked at Bank Leu AG. He subsequently joined the law firm Wenger & Vieli in Zurich, where he is now a partner, specializing in bank and company law as well as estate planning. Dr. Altorfer sits on the Board of Directors of several companies, including agta record ag in Fehraltorf, BIH SA in Rapperswil-Jona, and various private and foreign banks, as well as unlisted investment and real estate companies in Switzerland.

Michael Pieper

Mr. Michael W. Pieper has been Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Forbo Holding Ltd since March 24, 2005. He is Member of the Human Resources and Nomination Committee and the Remuneration of the Company. He has been with the Artemis Group (formerly Franke Group) since 1988, and its owner and Chief Executive Officer since 1989. He has acted as Member of the Board of Directors of various Artemis and Franke subsidiaries worldwide, Member of the Board of Directors of Arbonia AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Berenberg Bank (Schweiz) AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Reppisch-Werke AG. He holds a degree from Universitaet St. Gallen.

Urs Uehlinger

Mr. Urs Uehlinger has been Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board at Forbo Holding Ltd since May 2017. He completed his studies in economics at the University of Zurich with the degree lic. oec. publ. From 1994 to 2001, he worked for ABB Brown Boveri, where he was in audit and finance functions for almost three years before being appointed Chief Financial Officer in two Group companies, one for three years, the other for a year. From 2001 to 2004, he was self-employed as the owner of Uehlinger & Partner, with mandates relating to Chief Financial Officer tasks. From 2004 to 2016, he held various positions at Siemens Building Technologies: for four years he was head of Risk Management, in the three following years Chief Financial Officer of the HVP Heating & Ventilation Products business unit, and then for five years Chief Financial Officerof the CPS Control Products & Systems business unit. He joined the Forbo Group in January 2017.

Marc Deimling

Mr. Marc Deimling has been Executive Vice President Movement Systems, Member of the Executive Board at Forbo Holding Ltd since January 2018. From 2008 to 2017 he served at TMS TURNKEY MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS GMBH as President of the Executive Board and from 2005 to 2008 at GEHRING GMBH & CO. KG as Member of the Executive Board. Between 1999 and 2005 he worked for DOERRIES SCHARMANN TECHNOLOGIE GMBH where he was responsible for service area, collective power of attorney and from 1997 to 1999 for M-TEC TEXTILMASCHINENBAU GMBH, where he was assistant to the Executive Board. He has a degree in Economics from Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet, Muenster.

Jean-Michel Wins

Mr. Jean-Michel Wins has been Executive Vice President Flooring Systems, Member of the Executive Board at Forbo Holding Ltd since January 2018. He was Executive Vice President Movement Systems, Member of the Executive Board at Forbo Holding Ltd from January 1, 2013. He began his professional career in Germany at Calberson GmbH, where he held various specialist functions. He then moved to Simut Sicherheit GmbH for two years, where he was in charge of sales and marketing. From 1992 to 1996 he was Export Manager at Brabus GmbH and from 1996 to 2002 he held various sales and managerial functions at Hirschmann Electronics. In 2002 he switched to Grammer AG, headquartered in Germany, where he held a number of international sales and senior management positions; in 2009 he was appointed Vice President responsible for the Offroad Seating Business Unit.

Nicole Graf

Reto Mueller

Dr. Reto Mueller has been Non-Executive Director at Forbo Holding Ltd since April 29, 2011. He acts as Member of the Audit and Finance Committee at the Company. He took a first degree in economics and completed his doctorate (Dr. oec. HSG) at the University of St. Gallen. He also completed the Stanford Executive Program and additional training at IMD, INSEAD and the Harvard Business School. He is a founding partner of the Helbling group of companies, for which he worked from 1984 to 2016. From 2000 to 2011, he was the CEO and Chairman of the Board and from 2011 to 2016, he was the full-time Chairman of the Board of Helbling Holding AG. Between 2002 and 2010, he was either a member or Chairman of the Regional Economic Advisory Board (Zurich) of the Swiss National Bank. He was a member of the Council of SWISSMEM between 2008 and 2016. He is partner at BLR & Partners AG as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Utz Group, Riri Group and is on other Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.

Vincent Studer

Mr. Vincent Studer has been Non-Executive Director at Forbo Holding Ltd since April 24, 2009. He is Chairman of Audit and Finance Committee of the Company. He graduated from the University of Applied Sciences, Berne, and trained as a Swiss certified public accountant. In addition, he has completed various national and international training courses. From 1991 to 2008, Mr. Studer worked at Ernst & Young AG as an external auditor and was head auditor responsible for auditing the statements of national and international companies in various industries. In 2001, he was appointed a partner in the area of Auditing. Since 2008, he has been a partner and member of the management and since 2015 a member of the Board of the accountancy and auditing firm T + R AG, Gumligen/ Berne, where he heads the Auditing business unit. Mr. Studer is a member of the Board of Directors of Bank EEK AG in Berne. He holds further directorships in other companies and foundations

Claudia Coninx-Kaczynski

Ms. Claudia Coninx-Kaczynski has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Forbo Holding Ltd since April 2014. She took a degree in law at the University of Zurich (lic. iur.) and earned her Master of Law (LL. M.) at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. From 2006 to 2011, she managed the business of Faerbi Immobilien AG (subsequently Rietpark Immobilien AG) in Zurich as a member of the Board of Directors. Subsequently until 2014, she implemented various projects for P. A. Media AG and Swisscontent AG in Zurich (M & A among others). Between 2013 and 2016, she was a member of the Board of Directors of Tamedia AG, where in 2017 she was appointed Chairwoman of the Pool of Majority Shareholders. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Swisscontent AG and sits on other Boards of Trustees. She is Member of the Human Resources and Nomination Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee at the Company.

Urs Christen

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