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Kernel Holding SA (KER.WA)

KER.WA on Warsaw Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrey Verevskiy

43 2007 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Ievgen Osypov

2017 Chief Executive Officer

Anastasia Usachova

46 2007 Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Financial Officer

Konstantin Litvinskiy

44 Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Operating Officer

Natalia Khvostova

2011 Chief Human Resource Officer

Andrei Peshyi

2015 Head of IT Department

Viktoria Lukyanenko

42 Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Legal Officer

Yuriy Pugach

Director of Production Assets Management

Oleg Tkachenko

Director of Security

Yuriy Kovalchuk

36 Member of the Board of Directors, Corporate Investment Director

Nathalie Bachich

43 2016 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Andrzej Danilczuk

54 2007 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Sergei Shibaev

58 2012 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Andrey Verevskiy

Mr. Andrey Verevskiy has been 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.

Ievgen Osypov

Mr. Ievgen Osypov has been Chief Executive Officer at Kernel Holding S.A. since 2017. 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 also holds Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Financial Manager (CFM) certifications.

Konstantin Litvinskiy

Mr. Konstantin Litvinskiy is Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Operating Officer of Kernel Holding S.A. He was Director of Trade Department at the Company. He joined the Company in 2005. His responsibilities include export of grains and sunflower oil, raw material procurement, purchase of grains and logistics. Prior to joining the Company, he held various positions at Ramburs, United Grain Group, including the position of Head of the Foreign Trade Department. From 1994 to 1998, he served for Transoil as Head of the Department. Mr. Litvinskyi obtained an Engineering degree in Naval Logistics from the Odessa National Maritime Academy. He also graduated from Sea Management Program at the College of Central London.

Natalia Khvostova

Ms. Natalia Khvostova has been Chief Human Resource 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 and 2017, she graduated from Harvard Business School’s Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage and Leading Change and Organizational Renewal.

Andrei Peshyi

Mr. Andrei Peshyi 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.

Viktoria Lukyanenko

Ms. Viktoria Lukyanenko serves as 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 Pugach

Mr. Yuriy Pugach serves as 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 the information, economic and overall security of assets and missions. 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).

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. 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).

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. Mrs. Bachich is a graduate of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford.

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. In 2007, he joined Risoil S.A. Geneva as General Manager in charge of trading grains and oilseeds of Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Russian origin. Prior to this, he worked as Senior Trader for Risoil Grain S.A. In addition, he was General Director in Nastyusha Paris S.A. From 1994 to 2005, he served as Vice President of Luis Dreyfus Negoce S.A. Between 1987 and 1991, he served in the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Danilczuk graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).

Sergei Shibaev

Mr. Sergei Shibaev has served as 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 is a Senior Executive with years of international experience in finance and strategy. During his career that has spanned over 30 years, Mr. Shibaev occupied different managerial roles with international consultancy and financial services firms including PWC, ING Barings, Deloitte & Touche and Roland Berger, among others. He has board membership experience serving as Non-Executive Director chairing audit committees for the several corporations in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Mr. Shibaev is Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA). He holds a Masters and a Doctorate in Philosophy degree from the University of International Relations, MGIMO, Russia and a Masters of Business Administration from the Henley Management College.