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Gurit Holding AG (GUR.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Leupp

67 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Rudolf Hadorn

55 2007 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Angelo Quabba

53 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Hannes Haueis

56 2014 Head of Group Human Resources, Member of the Management Board

Emiliano Frulloni

45 2018 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Board

Stefan Gautschi

50 2013 Member of the Management Board, General Manager Gurit Composite Materials

Binjiang Chen

55 2019 Member of the Management Board, General Manager and Head of Business Unit Tooling

Michael Muser

2019 Member of the Management Board, General Manager and Business Unit Head for Aero

Frank Virenfeldt Nielsen

2019 Member of the Management Board

Stefan Breitenstein

61 2014 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Nick Huber

54 1995 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Urs Kaufmann

57 2006 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Tanja Moehler

Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Leupp

Mr. Peter Leupp has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gurit Holding Ltd. since April 24, 2012. Prior to this, he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Company from April 23, 2010. Furthermore, he is Member of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee, as well as Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. Mr. Leupp served at ABB Ltd in various functions since he joined that Group in 1977. Since 2007, he has been Head of the Power Systems division of ABB Ltd, Switzerland, and acts as Member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd. Mr. Leupp also served as Region Manager North Asia from 2005 until 2006, and Country Manager in China (Chairman and President of ABB Ltd, China) from 2001 until 2006. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of ABB (India) Ltd, India and Member of the Board of Directors of ABB (China) Ltd, China. Mr. Leupp holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, which he gained in 1976.

Rudolf Hadorn

Mr. Rudolf Hadorn has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board of Gurit Holding Ltd. since November 1, 2007. Between 1989 and 2000, he occupied various management and executive positions with GM in Europe. In 2000, he became Chief Executive Officer of Krone GmbH and Chief Financial Officer of Krone Gruppe. He joined Ascom Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2002 and was Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until 2007. Mr. Hadorn further serves as Chairman of Trans Data Management (TDM) AG, Berne. He holds an MBA degree from Universitaet St. Gallen

Angelo Quabba

Mr. Angelo Quabba has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board of Gurit Holding Ltd. since June 1, 2015. He was Executive Vice President of Bruker BioSpin, Chief Financial Officer of SR Technics Group and Chief Financial Officer (Customer Business Centre) at Honeywell Analytics AG. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Zurich School of Economics and Business Administration.

Hannes Haueis

Mr. Hannes Haueis has been Head of Group Human Resources and Member of the Management Board at Gurit Holding Ltd. since October 1, 2014. He has Human Resources experience in senior-level positions at Kaba, SR Technics and OC Oerlikon. He holds a degree in electrical engineering as well as further education in Human Resources, leadership and people development.

Emiliano Frulloni

Mr. Emiliano Frulloni has been Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Board at Gurit Holding Ltd. since November 1, 2018. He holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Technology from the University of Perugia and an MBA from Manchester Business School. In 2005 he was appointed Development Engineer at Cytec Engineered Materials, in 2009 R&D Group Leader at Cytec Engineered Materials, in 2013 Global R&D Director Composite Product Development at Cytec and in 2015 Global R&D Director Composite Product Development at Solvay.

Stefan Gautschi

Mr. Stefan Gautschi has been Member of the Management Board and General Manager Gurit Composite Materials of Gurit Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2013. He holds an MBA degree from the University of Little Rock at Arkansas, and a BA in Business Administration from HWV Zuerich. Mr. Gautschi started his career in 1995 at Georg Fischer Piping Systems, where he held functions in Finance and Marketing until 2000. He then moved on to Georg Fischer Sloane Inc. as CFO/Controller between 1997 and 1998. In 2001, he became General Manager there. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Gautschi served as CFO/CIO at Georg Fischer Piping Systems, and from 2009 to 2012 he was VP Operations and VP Global Business Unit Utility there. Mr. Gautschi is Member of the Board of Swiss Plastics Association and Member of the Board of the Swiss Employer's Union (Schweizerischer Arbeitgeberverband).

Binjiang Chen

Mr. Binjiang (Bing) Chen has been Member of the Management Board, General Manager and Head of Business Unit Tooling of Gurit Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2019. He was Member of the Management Board and General Manager Tooling at Gurit Holding AG from 2011 to 2012. Between 1998 and 2004 he held various management positions with Philips Electronics. From 2004 to 2009 he served as General Manager Metaldyne Automotive Components Suzhou/China and from 2009 till 2011 as General Manager, Rotary Lift Asia, Haimen/China. Mr. Chen holds a Ph.D. degree in Ceramics Science and Engineering.

Michael Muser

Mr. Michael Muser has been Member of the Management Board, General Manager and Business Unit Head for Aero of Gurit Holding Ltd. since January 1, 2019. He has aerospace industrial experience in an international business environment. Mr. Muser joined Gurit from Dornier Seawings GmbH. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director and Business Unit Head “Composites” of Ingersoll Machine Tools Inc., Rockford, IL, USA and before in several leading positions at EADS (European Aeronautic Defense and Space) or today's Airbus Group. He holds an engineering degree in aeronautics and aerospace.

Frank Virenfeldt Nielsen

Mr. Frank Virenfeldt Nielsen has been Member of the Management Board at Gurit Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2019. He is Chief Executive Officer of former JSB Group which was acquired by Gurit in October 2018 and is currently operating as Gurit Business Unit Kitting.

Stefan Breitenstein

Mr. Stefan Breitenstein has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Gurit Holding Ltd. since April 10, 2014. He is Chairman of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee and Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. Since 1994 he has been Partner at Lenz & Staehelin. He has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Brink’s International Holdings AG, Zug, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fibi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., Zurich, Member of the Board of Directors of MAN Truck & Bus AG, Otelfingen, Member of the Board of Directors of Kar-Tress Holding, Luxembourg and Member of the Board of Directors at The A.G. Leventis Foundation, Liechtenstein. He is Attorney at Law and holds a doctorate degree from Universitaet Zuerich and LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

Nick Huber

Mr. Nick Huber has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Gurit Holding Ltd. since June 15, 1995. Furthermore, he acts as Member of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee, as well as Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Huber has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of COLTENE Holding AG and Member of the Board of Directors of Huwa Finanz- und Beteiligungs AG. Between 1990 and 1995, Mr. Huber worked as Account Manager at IBM (Schweiz) AG. He attendend a Executive program at Stanford University.

Urs Kaufmann

Mr. Urs Kaufmann has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Gurit Holding Ltd. since April 12, 2006. In addition, he acts as Member of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee, as well as Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. Mr. Kaufmann has been Chief Executive Officer of Huber+Suhner AG since 2002 and Delegate of the Board Huber+Suhner AG since 2014. Between 1987 and 1993, he worked for Zellweger Uster AG in Uster and the United States as Production and Sales Manager. In 1994, he joined Henry Berchtold AG, a subsidiary of Huber+Suhner AG, where he served as Managing Director until 1997. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Kaufmann acted as Business Unit Manager and Member of the Executive Management Team at Huber+Suhner AG. He has acted as Member of the Board of Directors of Mueller Martini Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors of SFS Holding AG and Member of the Executive Committee of SWISSMEM. He studied at IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich.

Tanja Moehler