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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Urs Kaufmann

56 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Urs Ryffel

51 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Beat Kaelin

61 2017 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Ivo Wechsler

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Patricia Stolz

49 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Member of the Management Board

Ulrich Schaumann

61 2015 Member of the Management Board, Chief Corporate Operations + Information Technology (IT) Officer

Reto Bolt

52 2012 Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Radio Frequency

Fritz Landolt

51 2017 Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Fiber Optics – Mobile Communication & Industry

Drew Nixon

53 2015 Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Global Sales

Patrick Riederer

53 2008 Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Low Frequency,

Martin Strasser

44 2017 Member of the Management, Chief Operating Officer Fiber Optics – Fixed Network & Data Center

Monika Buetler

57 2014 Non-Executive Director

Christoph Faessler

66 2013 Non-Executive Director

George Mueller

67 2001 Non-Executive Director

Rolf Seiffert

60 2010 Non-Executive Director

Joerg Walther

57 2016 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Urs Kaufmann

Mr. Urs Kaufmann has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at Huber+Suhner Ltd since April 6, 2017. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. From 1987 to 1993, he was Project Manager, Production Manager and Head of Sales at Zellweger Uster AG in Uster and the United States. Mr. Kauffmann joined Huber & Suhner AG in 1994 and occupied the position of Managing Director at Henry Berchtold AG, a subsidiary of Huber & Suhner AG, until 1997. Between 1997 and 2000, he acted as Business area Manager and Member of Management Board of Huber & Suhner AG. From 2001 he was Member of the Executive Group Management and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to March 31, 2017. He has been Member and Delegate of the Board of Directors since 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree (Dipl. Ing.) from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich and attended the Senior Executive Program IMD at the IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Schaffner Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors at SFS Group AG, Gurit Holding AG, Vetropack Holding AG, as well as Mueller Martini Holding AG. He is Executive committee member of SWISSMEM.

Urs Ryffel

Mr. Urs Ryffel has been Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board at Huber+Suhner Ltd since April 1, 2017. He was Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Fiber Optics at the Company from January 1, 2008 to April 1, 2017. From 1992 to 1999, he worked as Project Manager at ABB Schweiz in Baden and Zurich, as Head of the Business Development unit at ABB Kraftwerke AG and Head of the Hydro Power Plant Service global business unit. Between 1999 and 2002, Mr. Ryffel acted as General Manager in Lisbon, Portugal, for the Hydro Power Segment, then in Paris, France, for Hydro Power Plants and Systems. In 2002 he joined Huber & Suhner AG as Head of the Rollers Business Unit and occupied the position of Head of the Cable System Technology Division from 2004 to 2007. He earned a Bachelors of Science (Dipl. Ing.) degree in Engineering from the Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (ETH) in Zurich and studied Executive Education at INSEAD in France.

Beat Kaelin

Dr. Beat Kaelin has been Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Huber+Suhner Ltd since April 6, 2017. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. Previously he was Member of the Board of Directors of Huber+Suhner Ltd from April 22, 2009 till 2014 and Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2015. From 1987 to 1997 he held various management positions with Elektrowatt Group. From 1998 to 2004 he worked at SIG Schweizerische Industrie-Gesellschaft Holding AG, as Member of Executive Group Management as of 1999. From 2004 to 2006 he was Member of the divisional management board for packaging technology at Robert Bosch GmbH, and from 2006 to 2007 he served as Chief Operation Officer, from 2007 to 2015 as Chief Executive Officer and since May 2015 as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Komax Group. He is Member of the Investment Committee of the Investment Foundation VALYOU. He has a Dr. sc. techn., dipl. Ing. from ETH Zurich and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau.

Ivo Wechsler

Mr. Ivo Wechsler serves as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board at Huber+Suhner Ltd. He has held this position since April 1, 2010. From 1995 to 1997 he worked at UBS (Union Bank of Switzerland) in Corporate Finance Zurich/London. Between 1998 and 2000 he was active as Controller at Sunrise Communications and from 1999 as Head Controlling & Treasury. From 2001 to 2007 he joined Ascom Group as Head Corporate Controlling, where he additionally served as Head Corporate Treasury from 2005. He joined Huber+Suhner AG in 2008 as Head Corporate Controlling. He obtained a degree from Universitaet St. Gallen.

Patricia Stolz

Ms. Patricia Stolz has been Chief Human Resource Officer and Member of the Management Board at Huber+Suhner Ltd since July 1, 2015. From 1990 to 2003 she was assistant Human Resources at NAW Nutzfahrzeuge AG, Arbon. From 2003 to 2007 she served as Head of Human Resources Management at Flawa AG. She joined HUBER+SUHNER in 2008 as Head Human Resources of the Fiber Optics division. She is a Human Resources Specialist with certificate of competence and Executive MBA from the University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen (FHS St. Gallen).

Ulrich Schaumann

Dr. Ulrich Schaumann has been Member of the Management Board, Chief Corporate Operations + Information Technology (IT) Officer at Huber+Suhner Ltd since April 1, 2015. From 1986 to 1992 he was involved in various activities of production and Logistik at Zellweger Uster AG. He served in H.A. Schlatter AG, from 1992 to 2005. He joined HUBER+SUHNER in 2005 as a Manager Global Operations, 2013 to 2015 Manager Corporate Operations. He has Dipl. Masch-Ing. from ETH Zurich and postdoctoral degree to Dr. sc. techn. from ETH Zurich.

Reto Bolt

Mr. Reto Bolt has been Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Radio Frequency of Huber+Suhner Ltd since July 1, 2012. He joined the Company in 1993, initially as operations and Product engineer, then from 1997 to 1998 he served as Manager of Procurement Logistics. He was also responsible for Global production network. From 2004 to 2006 he was Head of Global Management System. He was Head of Unit Cable System from 2007 to 2012. He holds a Dipl. Ing. degree from ETH Zurich.

Fritz Landolt

Mr. Fritz Landolt has been Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Fiber Optics – Mobile Communication & Industry at Huber+Suhner Ltd since January 1, 2017. From 1991 to 1996 he was R&D Engineer for pager at swissphone, Samstagern. From 1996 to 2000 he served as Product Manager for GSM-base stations at Philips Communication Systems, Zurich. Between 2000 and 2012 he was Director Network and Technology at Sunrise, Zurich. From 2012 to 2013 he acted as Director Solutions&Engineering at Huawei, Zurich. He joined HUBER+SUHNER in 2014 as Product Unit Manager in the Fiber Optics Division. Since October 2016 he has been Head of Fiber Optics Mobile Communication & Industry Division. He has a Dipl. El.-Ing. degree from HTL/STV, FH NDS Telecom Mgt, and an MBA from the University of Zurich.

Drew Nixon

Mr. Drew Nixon has been Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Global Sales at Huber+Suhner Ltd since May 1, 2015. From 1988 to 2000 he was in various management functions of the american companies Charleswater Products, Inc., Boston Metal Products Corp, Cerplex Mass Inc, and Decibel Instruments Inc. He was Head of Finance and Accounting of Zettacom Inc., Santa Clara, USA. He joined HUBER+SUHNER as Finance Director HUBER+SUHNER North America in 2004. From 2008 to 2012, he was Managing Director HUBER+SUHNER North America. He served as Managing Director of the region North Asia from 2012 to 2015. He holds Bachelor in Business Administration, Babson College, Wellesley Massachusetts, the United States.

Patrick Riederer

Mr. Patrick Riederer has been Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer Low Frequency at Huber+Suhner Ltd since January 1, 2008. He joined the Company in 1991 and was Material Development Engineer from 1991 until 1994, Product Manager from 1994 to 1998, Head of Product Management in the Cable Technology Division from 1998 to 2002 and Head of Cable Technology Division from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Riederer was awarded with the title of Chemical Engineer from HTL Winterthur.

Martin Strasser

Dr. Martin Strasser has been Member of the Management, Chief Operating Officer Fiber Optics – Fixed Network & Data Center at Huber+Suhner Ltd since January 1, 2017. He joined HUBER+SUHNER in 2002 as Project Leader Research+Advanced Development. From 2004 to 2008 he was Product Manager in the Fiber Optics Division and since 2008 Member of the division management. From 2008 to 2016 he served as Product Unit Manager for Fiber Management Systems. Since October 2016 he has been Head of Fiber Optics – Fixed Network & Data Center. He holds Dipl. Ing. Dr. techn from Technische Universitaet Wien, and Executive MBA from Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration - Hochschule fuer Wirtschaft Zuerich (HWZ).

Monika Buetler

Prof. Dr. Monika Buetler has been Non-Executive Director at Huber+Suhner Ltd since 2014. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. She has served as Director of the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research (SEW) at the University of St. Gallen, since 2004 full Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of St. Gallen. From 1999 to 2004 she was Professor at the University of Lausanne, from 1997 to 2001 Assistant Professor at the University of Tilburg, Netherlands. She has a Ph.D. from the University in St. Gallen and a Diploma in Mathematics/Physics from the University in Zurich. She is Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. and Member of the Suva Board (Swiss National Accident Insurance Fund), Member of the Bank Council of the Swiss National Bank, Zurich, Vice President of the Foundation Board, Gebert Ruef Stiftung, Zurich.

Christoph Faessler

Dr. Christoph Faessler has been Non-Executive Director of Huber+Suhner Ltd since April 10, 2013. He was Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. From 1980 to 1986 he served for Holcim in USA, Egypt, Brazil and finally in Mexico as plant manager. From 1986 to 1998 he was General Manager Forma Vitrum AG, St. Gallen. Between 1998 and 2004 Dr. Faessler held the position of Division Manager at company Schott, Germany. From 2005 to 2015 he was Chief Executive Officer and Delegate of the Board of Directors and since 2016 Chairman of the Board of Directors at Metrohm AG, Herisau (since October 2017 additional Chief Executive Officer ad interim). He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich. He is Member of the Board of Directors at the Alba Group, Appenzell; Elvy Weaving, Egypt and Cabana AG, Herisau.

George Mueller

Mr. George H. Mueller has been Non-Executive Director at Huber+Suhner Ltd since 2001. From 1976 to 1980 he was General Manager for Cosa do Brasil Ltda., Sao Paulo, Brazil. From 1980 to 1990 he served as Member of the Executive Group Management and of the Board of Directors at UHAG Uebersee- Handel AG, Zurich. Since 1990 he has been Chairman and Delegate of the Board of Directors at Cosa Travel Ltd., Zurich. He is Chairman of the Board at 3D AG, Baar. Consul General of Japan in Zurich. He has a degree from Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich.

Rolf Seiffert

Mr. Rolf Seiffert has been Non-Executive Director at Huber+Suhner Ltd since April 21, 2010. From 1988 to 1998 he held positions in product development and product management with ABB Transportation / Adtranz, Zurich. From 1999 to 2010 he held various line functions in product development and sales at Siemens Switzerland, Rail Automation, Wallisellen. From 2011 to 2013 he was Vice President Sales at duagon AG, Dietikon. Between 2013 and 2015 he served as Head of Sales at Ruf Telematik AG, Schlieren. From 2015 to 2017 he acted as Managing Director and since 2018 as Head of Railway Signaling at Kummler+Matter AG, Zurich. He holds a degree from ETH Zurich.

Joerg Walther

Mr. Joerg Walther has been Non-Executive Director at Huber+Suhner Ltd since April 7, 2016. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Acquired several years of industry experience as a legal consultant to various multinational corporations. From 1991 to 1995 he worked for Danzas Management, Basel, from 1995 to 2001 at ABB Asea Brown Boveri AG, Baden und Oerlikon, from 2001 to 2009 at Novartis International AG, Basel. Since 2010 he has been Partner at Schaerer Attorneys at Law in Aarau. He has a degree form University of Zurich and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Proderma AG, Member of the Board of Directors at SFS Group AG, Zehnder Group AG, AEW Energie AG, Kraftwerk Augst AG, as well as Immobilien AEW AG, Aarau. He is also Chairman of the Special Expert Committee of Sika AG.