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Gimv Investeringsmaatschappij Voor Vlanderen NV (GIMV.BR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hilde Laga

63 2016 Chairman of the Board

Koen Dejonckheere

50 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Kristof Vande Capelle

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Edmond Bastijns

2016 Chief Legal Officer and Secretary General

Dirk Dewals

Head Connected Consumer

Bart Diels

50 Head Health & Care

Erik Mampaey

2018 Head Sustainable Cities

Tom Van de Voorde

Head of Smart Industries

Brigitte Boone

2015 Non-Executive Director

Marc Descheemaecker

2014 Non-Executive Director

Geert Peeters

2016 Non-Executive Director

Karel Plasman

2015 Non-Executive Director

Johan Deschuyffeleer

61 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Manon Janssen

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sophie Manigart

57 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Luc Missorten

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Bart Van Hooland

55 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Frank Verhaegen

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

An Vermeersch

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hilde Laga

Ms. Hilde Laga has been Chairman of the Board of GIMV NV since April 1, 2016. She is Chairwoman of the Nominating Committee. She has been a member of Gimv’s board of directors since June 2015. Among other things, she is on the boards of directors of Barco, Agfa Gevaert and Greenyard, all of which are listed on Euronext. She is also a visiting professor at the KU Leuven and a member of the Belgian Corporate Governance Commission. She is the founder of the law firm Laga, where she was managing partner for many years, as well as head of the corporate and M&A practice.

Koen Dejonckheere

Mr. Koen Dejonckheere is Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Gimv NV since October 1, 2008. Prior to this he was Chief Executive Officer and Head of Corporate Finance at KBC Securities. Before that Koen Dejonckheere worked at Nesbic, Halder, Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance Europe and Bank Brussels Lambert, now ING . He was appointed Director of the Belgian Venturing & Private Equity Association, member of the boards of directors of CapMan Plc. (Finland), the Roeselare-Menen merged hospital group, VOKAVEV and Home Invest Sicafi. He was also appointed as executive committee member of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (VBO/FEB). Mr. Dejonckheere graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Ghent and has a Masters of Business Administration from IEFSI in Lille (France). He is Chairman of the Company's Management Committee.

Kristof Vande Capelle

Mr. Kristof Vande Capelle is Chief Financial Officer of Gimv NV. He is Member of the Company's Management Committee. Before joining the Company in September 2007, he worked at Mobistar as Director Strategic Planning and Investor Relations. Other professional experiences are Credit Analyst at KBC and Academic Assistant at the University of Leuven. He holds a Master in Applied Economics (major in Corporate Finance) and a Master of Arts in Economics, both from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He is Member of the Company's Management Committee.

Edmond Bastijns

Mr. Edmond Bastijns has been Chief Legal Officer and Secretary General at GIVM NV since 2016. He joined company in September 2000. Since 2007, he has been responsible for the legal department in his capacity as Chief Legal Officer. In July 2016, he was appointed Secretary General and became a member of the Executive Committee. Before Gimv, he was a lawyer at Linklaters in Brussels (then De Bandt, van Hecke & Lagae) from 1996 until 2000. He holds a Master’s degree in Law from the KU Leuven. He recently completed the Advanced Management Program at the Chicago Booth School of Business.

Dirk Dewals

Mr. Dirk Dewals serves as Head Connected Consumer of GIMV NV. He joined GIMV in 2009. Before that he gained extensive experience during ten years in corporate finance at Petercam, advising both listed and private companies and their shareholders on mergers & acquisitions, capital market transactions and strategic evaluations. This work covered both listed and private companies. Since the end of 2017, he has headed the Connected Consumer platform, and been a member of the Executive Committee. He is a commercial engineer (KU Leuven). He also worked in the business economics and strategy department at KU Leuven.

Bart Diels

Mr. Bart Diels is Head Health & Care of Gimv NV. He is Member of the Company's Management Committee. During his almost 25 years at Gimv, Bart Diels has built a successful and broad full-cycle track record, both in early- and late-stage investments, in business building, buy & build strategies and exit (IPO & trade sale) and this in different sectors. Bart has guided early stage companies such as BAI, Coreoptics, eXimius, Filepool and Metris from smart idea to successful exit. He also achieved substantial capital gains on late stage investments such as Almaviva FICS and LMS. Today, Bart is chairman of OTN Systems, Benedenti and Arseus Medical and board member of Eurocept, Spineart and Stiplastics. His broad experience is vital in further expanding the Health & Care platform, which he has headed since late 2012. He holds a Master's degree in Financial & Quantitative Economics and a Masters of Business Administration, both from the Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium).

Erik Mampaey

Mr. Erik Mampaey has joined Gimv as Head of Sustainable in 2018. He was previously employed at ENGIE as Head of Acquisitions, Investments & Financial Advisory (AI & FA) Europe (business units in the Benelux, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Europe, and in the UK/Ireland). In this capacity, he was responsible for a whole series of strategic and financial projects in Europe, where he was in charge of an M&A/financial engineering team focused on a very wide range of energy and sustainable topics. He graduated as a Commercial Engineer from KU Leuven, after which he obtained an executive master’s diploma in Corporate Finance from Solvay Brussels School.

Tom Van de Voorde

Mr. Tom Van de Voorde is Head of Smart Industries at GIMV NV. He joined the Gimv team in 2007, first at Buyouts & Growth Belgium, where he completed several management buyouts and investments in growth companies, and then in the Smart Industries platform. Today, he is responsible for the Smart Industries platform, focused on value-creating investments in technology. He gained valuable experience in investment banking at Bank Degroof, where he worked as vice-president of Investment Banking & Private Equity, and at NIBC Advisory in Brussels as head of M&A. He is a member of the board of directors of, among others, Cegeka, Mega, Summa, Laser2000, Grandeco and Impression International. Since 2014, he has carried out the exits of Trustteam, Xeikon, Hecht, Luciad, Mackevision and Vandemoortele. He is a commercial engineer (KU Leuven) and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Brigitte Boone

Ms. Brigitte Boone has been Non-Executive Director of GIMV NV since June 2015. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She has a master’s degree in law and another in economic law. She is also an alumna of INSEAD and Harvard Business School. Between 1985 and 2009, Brigitte Boone held various positions (legal counsel, head tax department, CEO Fortis Private Equity, CEO commercial and investment banking) at Generale Bank, subsequently Fortis Bank. She was also a member of the Executive Committee and of the board of directors of Fortis Bank until May 2009. Currently, Brigitte Boone is general managing at 2B Projects. Brigitte Boone is also an independent director of Amonis OFP, Fidimec, Imec, NN Insurance Belgium, Puilaetco Dewaay, SD Worx, Van Puijenbroek Participaties, VPM and Wereldhave Belgium. She is also non-executive director at Imec and BTC.

Marc Descheemaecker

Mr. Marc Descheemaecker has been Non-Executive Director of GIMV NV since October 2014. He is Member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating Committee. He obtained in 1977 a master’s degree in Applied Economics from UFSIA (Universiteit Antwerpen). In 1978, he completed his studies College d'Europe in Bruges, where he obtained a postgraduate degree in European Economics. He was CEO of the NMBS (Belgian national railroad company) from 2004 till 2013 and has been chairman of the board of BAC (Brussels Airport Company) since 2013. In addition, Marc Descheemaecker is chairman of the board of directors of De Lijn and Lijncom, a director of Ethias and of Vitrufin (holding above Ethias) and a member of the board of directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF). Since January 2017, Marc Descheemaecker has been a member of the board of directors of NMBS.

Geert Peeters

Mr. Geert Peeters has been Non-Executive Director of GIMV NV since April 2016. He is Member of company's Remuneration Committee. He is currently COO at Dr. Martens Airwair Ltd. He was previously COO at Cath Kidston Ltd after holding various positions during a long career with VF Corporation and Levi Strauss & Co. He also worked for Bacardi Ltd and Sofinal NV. He holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering in textiles/chemistry, an executive MBA from Flanders Business School and a master’s degree in Operations & Supply Chain Management from Vlerick Business School.

Karel Plasman

Mr. Karel Plasman has been Non-Executive Director of GIMV since June 2015. He is Member of company's Remuneration Committee. He holds a master’s degree in commercial and financial sciences. He was a professor at the Handelshogeschool in Antwerp for 5 years, teaching modern financial techniques. Karel Plasman held senior management positions at international financial organisations including Rabobank Nederland, VISA International London and the Almanij-group. In June 2002, Karel Plasman started up Corga, which in 2007 became part of Acerta Consult. Until May 2014, Karel Plasman was CEO of the Acerta Group.

Johan Deschuyffeleer

Mr. Johan Deschuyffeleer has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Gimv NV since June 2018. He has more than 35 years of international experience in the IT and technology sector. After various positions at the start of his career - as an engineer and manager at Siemens and Hewlett-Packard - Johan was Managing Director Belux at Compaq. Afterwards, Johan returned to Hewlett-Packard, where he headed up the Technology Services division, first within Europe and later globally from Silicon Valley. Today, Johan is chairman of the board of directors of Orange Belgium and a director at Automation, Vlerick Alumni and To Walk Again. An industrial engineer by training, Johan has also followed a Middle Management course at the Vlerick Management School.

Manon Janssen

Ms. Manon Janssen has been Non-Executive Independent Director of GIMV NV since January 2017. She is Member of company's Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. She graduated as a commercial engineer at the Free University of Brussels/Solvay Business School. She began her career at Procter & Gamble, where she worked for 16 years in different countries and where she was responsible for major brands. In 2000, she became Vice President of Marketing & Innovation at Electrolux Europe, and in 2005 she started as Chief Marketing Officer at Philips Lighting. From May 2010 till May 2015, Manon Janssen was CEO and Managing Director of Ecofys Group, a leading consulting firm in the field of energy and climate. Since September 2015, she has been CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management at Ecorys, an international consultancy assisting private and public leaders in making informed choices on economic, social and spatial development issues. In addition, she is chair of De Topsector Energie (NL) and a member of several expert committees in the field of energy transition. In the context of the Dutch Climate Agreement, she is in charge of the ‘Industry’ sector table.

Sophie Manigart

Ms. Sophie Manigart is Non-Executive Independent Director of Gimv NV since June 2010. She is Professor of Corporate Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Ghent. She is also Partner of the Vlerick Business School. She is also a director of AXA Belgium and of the Belgian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. She was a member of Gimv’s board of directors from June 2010 to June 2018.

Luc Missorten

Mr. Luc Missorten has been Non-Executiv Indpendent Director of GIMV NV since June 2014. He is Chairman of company's Audit Committee. He was CEO of Corelio until the end of September 2014. Previously, he held positions at law firm Linklaters and at Citibank, after which he was appointed CFO at AB Inbev and UCB. Luc Missorten holds various director’s positions, mainly in listed companies (Barco, Ontex, Recticel and Scandinavian Tobacco Group).

Bart Van Hooland

Mr. Bart Van Hooland is Non-Executive Independent Director of Gimv NV since June 2010. He is Member of company's Nominating and Remuneration Committees. He is an entrepreneur active in Flemish SME's in various sectors. His main activity today is managing DROIA, an investment and venturing organization focused on new cancer therapies. He develops activities as start-ups or through new partnerships. He has been a member of Gimv’s board of directors since June 2010.

Frank Verhaegen

Mr. Frank Verhaegen has been Non-Executive Director of GIMV NV since July 2017. He is Member of company's Audit Committee and Nominating Committee as well as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He is an independent director of VDK Bank, Bank J. Van Breda & Co and FinAx, a non-executive director of Qpinch and Name Recycling and is treasurer of Antwerp Cathedral. Previously, he held various positions as Audit Partner, was Chairman of Deloitte Belgium and Chairman of the Institute of Auditors, accredited for financial institutions. Frank Verhaegen holds a master’s degree in Law and in Economic Sciences from KU Leuven, and an executive MBA ‘High Performance Boards’ from IMD (Belgium).

An Vermeersch

Ms. An Vermeersch has been Non-Executive Independent Director of GIMV NV since June 2017. She graduated as a Bio-Engineer in Microbiology and Biochemistry from the University of Ghent and obtained an MBA from the Vlerick Business School. She started her career at GSK, after which she moved to McKinsey & Company Inc as a consultant in 2000, where she led several projects in Healthcare and Pharma. In 2008, she returned to GSK Vaccines as Global Business Operations Director - Global Vaccines Development. From 2012 to 2015, as Vice President - Vaccines Executive Office, she led the drafting of a new strategy, the transformation programme and the integration of Novartis Vaccines. She was appointed Vice President - Global Health and Public Affairs in 2016 and, among other things, directs the Global Health strategy. In 2018, she also became responsible for Global Governmental Affairs at GSK Vaccines.