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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Helmut Perlet

70 2016 Independent Chairman of Supervisory

Stefan Klebert

53 2019 Chairman of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer

Kurt-Juergen Loew

2016 Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Marcus Ketter

51 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Steffen Bersch

49 2016 Member of the Executive Board

Martine Snels

48 2017 Member of the Executive Board

Ahmad Bastaki

2003 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Hartmut Eberlein

66 2009 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Jean Spence

61 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Molly Zhang

57 2016 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Rainer Groebel

2002 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Colin Hall

48 2018 Member of the Supervisory Board

Michaela Hubert

2016 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Michael Kaempfert

2006 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Eva-Maria Kerkemeier

2011 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Brigitte Kroenchen

2014 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Donat von Muller

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Helmut Perlet

Dr. Helmut Perlet is Independent Chairman of Supervisory at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since April 20, 2016. He was Member of the Supervisory Board of GEA Group AG from June 7, 2005 to April 20, 2016. Additionally, he serves as Member of the Mediation Committee, Audit Committee and Chairman of Presiding Committee, Nomination Committee at the Company. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE and Member of the Supervisory Board at Commerzbank AG. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen and also holds a Doctorate degree from Universitaet Hamburg.

Stefan Klebert

Mr. Stefan Klebert has been Chairman of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since February 18, 2019. He was Member of the Executive Board at the Company from November 15, 2018. Before joining GEA, Mr. Klebert served for eight years as Chief Executive Officer of the Board of Management at the international industry group Schuler AG. He has also held management positions at various listed companies. He served as managing director of the elevator business at Schindler and as a member of the Industrial Services Board at thyssenkrupp.

Kurt-Juergen Loew

Mr. Kurt-Juergen Loew is Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since October 18, 2016. He served as Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative since February 7, 2006. He is Member of the Mediation Committee and Audit Committee at the Company. He is Chairman of the Works Council of GEA Westfalia Separator Group GmbH. He also serves as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GEA Westfalia Separator Group GmbH.

Marcus Ketter

Mr. Marcus A. Ketter serves as Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board of the Company. He is a graduate economist, comes from the steel and metal distributor Klöckner & Co SE, where he played a key role in shaping the company over the past six years as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was CFO of Schuler AG and held various management positions in the thyssenkrupp Group.

Steffen Bersch

Mr. Steffen Bersch is Member of the Executive Board at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since January 1, 2016. He is responsible for Business Area Equipment. He joined GEA fifteen years ago and currently holds the position of Executive Vice President Business Area Equipment. He started his career as head of marketing and in product management. He became Managing Director of GEA Middle East in Dubai in 2007 before moving to GEA's separator division in 2010, first as Vice President Service International, then as President Mechanical Separation. He is graduated in food technology and has a master's degree in biotechnology.

Martine Snels

Ms. Martine Snels is appointed as Member of the Executive Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since October 1, 2017. She will assume responsibility for GEA's regions and countries organization. She is a graduate agricultural engineer and has successfully held a number of management positions in various multinational companies in the food and agri-sector. She brings more than 20 years of global business experience while being based in Belgium, Singapore and the Netherlands. In 2012, she joined Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. where she currently serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) Ingredients and member of the Executive Board.

Ahmad Bastaki

Mr. Ahmad M.A. Bastaki is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since September 2, 2003. Furthermore, he serves as Executive Director, Planning and Senior Management Support, Office of the Managing Director at the Kuwait Investment Authority. He is a Member of Nomination Committee at the Company.

Hartmut Eberlein

Mr. Hartmut Eberlein is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since April 22, 2009. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. He was appointed to the Executive Board of the Company on December 1, 2005 and has been Chief Financial Officer since January 1, 2006. He started his professional career at what was Treuhand-Vereinigung (now PricewaterhouseCoopers Deutschland) in Essen, where he worked in several functions, finally as Head of Audit. In 1986, he joined Kloeckner-Humboldt-Deutz AG, Cologne, as Head of the Accounting department. In the same year he qualified as a tax accountant. In 1989, he moved to Continental AG, Hannover, to take charge of the Accounting function within the Finance department. Between 1992 and 2003, he was also responsible for mergers and acquisitions, overseeing some of the company's takeovers, the last one being the acquisition of Temic GmbH. In addition, he was appointed Head of Finance in 1999. In this capacity he worked on the financing of the company's acquisitions, on its first credit ratings and on its adoption of American accounting standards (United States GAAP). He studied Economics at Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg (University of Freiburg), graduating in 1976.

Jean Spence

Ms. Jean E. Spence is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since April 21, 2011. She is Member of Nomination committee at the Company. She is Executive Vice President Research, Development & Quality at Mondelez International (until April 1, 2015: Kraft Foods, Inc.). She also serves as Corporate Consultant, President at JES Consulting, LLC. She obtained a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master degree in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.

Molly Zhang

Dr. Molly P. Zhang is Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since April 20, 2016. She is Vice President, Global Manufacturing, Initiation Systems and Packaged Emulsion at Orica Ltd.

Rainer Groebel

Mr. Rainer Groebel is Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since 2002. Additionally, he serves as Member of the Presiding Committee at the Company. He is Member of the Management Board and Department Head at IG Metall and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schunk GmbH.

Colin Hall

Mr. Colin Hall is appointed AS Member of the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since November 2018. He is Head of Investments at Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL), simultaneously holding the position of CEO at Sienna Capital, a 100 percent subsidiary of GBL.

Michaela Hubert

Ms. Michaela Hubert is Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since September 29, 2016. She also serves as Member of the Works Council of GEA Brewery Systems GmbH, Kitzingen branch.

Michael Kaempfert

Mr. Michael Kaempfert is Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since February 7, 2006. He serves as Vice President Human Resources of DACH & EE. Until August 31, 2012 he serves as Head of Human Resources at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft. On February 1, 2012, he took over the position of Vice President Human Resources/Legal Affairs of the GEA Food Solutions Segment.

Eva-Maria Kerkemeier

Ms. Eva-Maria Kerkemeier is Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since April 21, 2011. She is First Authorized Representative of IG Metall Herne.

Brigitte Kroenchen

Ms. Brigitte Kroenchen is Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since December 17, 2014. She is Member of Audit Committee at the Company. She joined the company in 1979 and serves as Deputy Chairwoman of the Central Works Council of GEA Farm Technologies GmbH.

Donat von Muller