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Kernel Holding SA (KER.WA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrey Verevskiy

44 2007 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Yevgen Osypov

42 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Anastasia Usachova

47 2007 Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Financial Officer

Natalia Khvostova

2011 Chief Human Resources Officer

Andriy Pishyy

2015 Head of IT Department

Viktoria Lukyanenko

43 Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Legal Officer

Yuriy Kovalchuk

37 Member of the Board of Directors, Corporate Investment Director

Igor Chykin

Director of Agribusiness

Oleksandr Golovin

Director of Grain and Oilseeds Purchase

Mykola Miroshnychenko

Director of Logistics

Sergiy Neroshchyn

Director of Packed Products Marketing and Sales

Yuriy Pugach

Director of Production Assets Management

Oleg Tkachenko

Director of Security

Nathalie Bachich

44 2016 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Andrzej Danilczuk

55 2007 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Sergei Shibaev

59 2012 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Michael Iavorskyi

Investor Relations Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Andrey Verevskiy

Mr. Andrey Verevskiy has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kernel Holding S.A. since September 21, 2007. He is Founder of the Company (1995). He is also Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He was Member of the Ukrainian Parliament between 2002 and 2007. Mr. Verevskiy graduated from the Ukrainian Agrarian University (Lugansk National Agrarian University) with a degree in Agronomy in 2004.

Yevgen Osypov

Mr. Yevgen Osypov has been Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors at Kernel Holding S.A. since December 11, 2017. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Company’s subsidiaries, execution of strategy, budgets, and Board decisions. He completed several educational programs in Harvard Business School He served as General Manager of Farming Division at the Company from May 17, 2013. He has 15 years of managerial and operational experience in the farming business. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Industrial Milk Company.

Anastasia Usachova

Ms. Anastasia Usachova has been Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer at Kernel Holding S.A. since September 21, 2007. Previously, she was Member of the Board of Directors at the Company. During her professional career, Ms. Usachova has served as Deputy Director of Kernel Capital SA. She joined the Company in 2003. Prior to this, she was Chief Financial Officer of United Grain Group. In 2003, she also worked for Ramburs. Ms. Usachova graduated in Physics and Mathematics from Poltava Pedagogical Institute (Poltava National Technical Yuri Kondratyuk University) in 1993 and in Specialist of Foreign Economic Activity Management from Higher Business School at Kiev National University of Economics (Kiev University) in 1994. She holds an MBA degree from IMD (Switzerland), CMA and CFM certification from the Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business (IMA).

Natalia Khvostova

Ms. Natalia Khvostova has been Chief Human Resources Officer of Kernel Holding S.A. since 2011. She is responsible for organizational development, personnel management, social policy, internal and external communications, and administrative infrastructure. She was Director of Human Resources of the Company from March 2004 to September 2005, and she subsequently served as Director of Human Resources Management, Organizational Development and Public Relations Department until 2011. She joined the Company in 2001 as Administrative Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Between 1997 and 2001, she held the post of Administrative Advisor at Ukrinterprodukt. Ms. Khvostova graduated from the Philology Department at the Donetsk State University in Languages in 1997. In 2005, she completed Professional Development Program on Human Resources Management. The same year she received her International Auditor's Certificate of Quality Management System. In 2008, she completed the United Kingdom Open University Professional Development Program on Corporate Management. In 2016, 2017 and in 2018, she graduated from Harvard Business School’s Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage, Leading Change and Organizational Renewal and Disruptive Innovations.

Andriy Pishyy

Mr. Andriy Pishyy has been Head of IT Department at Kernel Holding S.A. since 2015. Mr. Peshyi is responsible for the development of information systems and IT infrastructure at the Company. Previously worked for Kyivstar. In 2010, he received a second higher education degree from the International Institute of Business (Kyiv) in finance. In 2008, he received an MBA from the International Institute of Business and completed an international MBA program from a Canadian university (New Brunswick). In 1998, he graduated from the Kyiv International University of Civil Aviation. In 2017, he completed the course Leading Change and Organizational Renewal at Harvard Business School. In 2018 at Harvard Business School he completed Disruptive Innovations course.

Viktoria Lukyanenko

Ms. Viktoria Lukyanenko is Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Legal Officer of Kernel Holding S.A. She is responsible for providing legal advice and counseling in all aspects of Kernel’s business operations. She has been with the Company since 2002. Prior to that, she served for Rudis. Prior to joining the Company, she held senior legal positions with various companies in Ukraine. In 1998 and 1999, she also served as a leading specialist at the legal department for licensing and registration of the License Chamber of Ukraine. Ms. Lukyanenko graduated from the Law Department of National Taras Shevchenko University of Kiev in 1998. She became a licensed attorney in 2003.

Yuriy Kovalchuk

Mr. Yuriy Kovalchuk serves as Member of the Board of Directors and Corporate Investment Director at Kernel Holding S.A. He has served at the Company since November 4, 2011. In his current position at Kernel, he contributes to strategy formulation and is responsible for execution of investment projects. Prior to this, he worked in Department of Corporate Finance of ING Bank NV, in London and Kiev in the area of Agriculture and Food Processing. Between 2001 and 2006, he served for Ernst & Young in Department of Audit and Business Support and in Deloitte in transaction Support Department. He has 10 years experience in professional consulting. He was a Member of Team, preparing the Company for Initial Public Offering on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Mr. Yuriy Kovalchuk holds a Masters degree in Economics and Management. He obtained a diploma in Economics and Management from Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics. He is also a Member of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). At Harvard Business School he completed following educational programs: Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage (2016), Leading Change and Organizational Renewal (2017), Disruptive Innovations (2018).

Igor Chykin

Mr. Igor Chykin is Director of Agribusiness at Kernel Holding S.A. He has been working at Kernel since 2013. He previously worked for East West Group.

Oleksandr Golovin

Mr. Oleksandr Golovin is Director of Grain and Oilseeds Purchase at Kernel Holding S.A. He has been at Kernel since 2005. Within the company, Mr. Golovin is responsible for purchasing grain for export, supplying plants with sunflower seeds for oil production, selling silo services to partners and building long-term relationships with farmers. In 2018 he 2018 graduated from Harvard Business School, where he completed “Disruptive Innovations” course. In 2003 he graduated from National University of Food Technologies, with “Corporate Management” Qualifications.

Mykola Miroshnychenko

Mr. Mykola Miroshnychenko is Director of Logistics at Kernel Holding S.A. He has been at Kernel since 2013. Mr. Miroshnychenko is responsible for providing all stages of logistics of the goods along Kernel’s technological chain. In 2018 at Harvard Business School he completed “Disruptive Innovations” course. In 2018 at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University he obtained an MBA degree under Global Executive OneMBA Program. In 2012 he graduated from Donetsk Law Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine with “Law Science” qualifications.

Sergiy Neroshchyn

Mr. Sergiy Neroshchyn is Director of Packed Products Marketing and Sales at Kernel Holding S.A. He has been at Kernel since 2005. He is responsible for sales of bottled oil and implementation of marketing programs. In 2018 he graduated from Harvard Business School, where he completed “Disruptive Innovations” course. In 1999 he graduated from Kyiv State University of Trade and Economics, with “Corporate Management” qualifications.

Yuriy Pugach

Mr. Yuriy Pugach is Director of Production Assets Management at Kernel Holding S.A. He is responsible for the operation of oil extraction plants, storage and transshipment of agricultural products. He previously served as Director of Processing Department of Kernel Holding S.A. and was responsible for the management of the Company's oilseed crushing plants and sugar plants. He joined Kernel in 2009. He previously worked for Cargill. Mr. Pugach graduated from the Donetsk National Technical University in 1995 with a degree in ferrous metallurgy. In 2017, he completed the course Leading Change and Organizational Renewal at Harvard Business School.

Oleg Tkachenko

Mr. Oleg Tkachenko serves as Director of Security at Kernel Holding S.A. He is responsible for informational, economic and overall security of assets and representative offices. Prior to that he was Director of Infrastructure and Capital Investments at the Company and was responsible for managing and controlling the administrative functions of the Company. He joined the Company in 2000. Prior to this, he served at Transinline. Mr. Tkachenko graduated in 1995 from the Radio Engineering faculty at National Technical University of Ukraine - Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (NTUU KPI).

Nathalie Bachich

Mrs. Nathalie Bachich has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Kernel Holding S.A. since December 12, 2016. She is Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee at the Company. She has over 15 years of financial advisory services experience working in European financial institutions covering Western Europe, Asia and Central & Eastern Europe. She is a graduate of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford (Master of Arts in Modern Languages).

Andrzej Danilczuk

Mr. Andrzej Danilczuk has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Kernel Holding S.A. since October 12, 2007. He is also Member of the Audit Committee, as well as Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is a senior executive with over 20 years’ experience in business development, trading and marketing of agri-commodities. He currently works with Koepta Brokers Sarl in Geneva, Switzerland, which specializes in brokerage of grains, oilseeds and vegetable in the Black Sea region. Mr. Danilczuk is a Director at Koepta Brokers Sarl, a Director at Agroil S.A. He graduated from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations.

Sergei Shibaev

Mr. Sergei Shibaev has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kernel Holding S.A. since November 30, 2012. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. He has 30 years’ experience in international finance and strategy. He is an Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair at AK BARS Bank, an Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair at RESO Garantia, an Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair at Bank Zenit, an Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair at Katren. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA, UK) and has a Master of Science and Ph.D. from the University of International Relations, MGIMO, Russia and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.

Michael Iavorskyi