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Leonteq AG (LEON.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Chambers

57 2017 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Marco Amato

37 2017 Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Lukas Ruflin

43 2015 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Manish Patnaik

45 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Reto Quadroni

55 2017 Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Ingrid Silveri

42 2017 General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee

Jochen Kuehn

41 2017 Head of Insurance & Wealth Planning Solutions, Member of the Executive Committee

David Schmid

36 2017 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Investment & Banking Solutions

Paulo Bruegger

52 2017 Non-Executive Director

Patrick de Figueiredo

68 2010 Non-Executive Director

Joerg Behrens

54 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vince Chandler

62 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hans Isler

65 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Thomas Meier

56 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Dominik Ruggli

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Chambers

Mr. Christopher Michael Chambers has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Leonteq Ltd. since November 22, 2017. He began his career in investment banking at Barclays de Zote Wedd Ltd., UK from 1990 to 1997. From 1997 to 2002 he was Head European Equity Capital Markets at Credit Suisse First Boston, UK and from 2002 to 2005 CEO of Man Investments Ltd., Switzerland. He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Jelmoli Ltd., Switzerland (2007 – 2009), member of the Supervisory Board (2010 – 2016) and Vice-Chairman of the Board (2013 – 2016) of Cembra Money Bank Ltd., Switzerland as well as Chairman of the Board of Moneta Money Bank, Czech Republic (2016 – 2017) and member of the Board of Evolution Group Plc, UK (2009 – 2011). He is currently Executive Chairman of the Board of Lonrho Limited, UK (since 2013), member of the Supervisory Board of Berenberg Bank (Schweiz) AG, Switzerland (since 2012) and Chairman of the Board of Pendragon Plc, UK (since 2017). Further he serves as a member of the Board of Swiss Prime Site AG, Switzerland (since 2009), Hansa Aktiengesellschaft, Switzerland (since 2015) and Oxford Sciences Innovation Plc, UK (since 2015). Mr. Chambers was educated in the United Kingdom, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and holds a diploma in German Language from the London Chamber of Commerce.

Marco Amato

Mr. Marco Amato has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer at Leonteq Ltd. from May 01, 2018. He was Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee at Leonteq Ltd. from October 6, 2017 to May 01, 2018. He started his career at Ernst & Young, Switzerland in 2006 and became a partner within the Assurance Financial Services organization in 2014 and was a member of the Financial Services Organization leadership team. As a client service partner, he gained experience in auditing financial statements in accordance with both national and international accounting standards. He has inknowledge of the front-, middle-, and back-office operations of financial institutions, and has acted as an advisor on finance transformation, regulatory, and risk management matters. In September 2016 he joined Leonteq as Chief Financial Officer, was additionally Risk Officer between November 2016 and October 2017. He holds an Advanced Master’s degree in International Business Law (LL.M.) from the University of Zurich and a Master’s degree in Business and Economics from the University of Basel, and is a Swiss Certified Public Accountant.

Lukas Ruflin

Mr. Lukas T. Ruflin has been Chief Executive Officer at Leonteq Ltd. from May 01, 2018. He was Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Leonteq Ltd. from 2015 to May 01, 2018. Previously he was Member of the Board of Directors at Leonteq Ltd. from 2009 till 2015. He is Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He started his career in at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, joined J.P. Morgan in 1999, and moved to Lehman Brothers from 2000 to 2004. He joined EFG Bank/EFG International in 2004 where he held various management positions, including Deputy CFO from 2004 to 2009, CEO of EFG Bank in 2010 and Deputy CEO of EFG International from 2009 to 2012. He was one of Leonteq’s four founding partners in 2007. Mr. Ruflin holds a Master’s degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen and a CEMS Master’s degree in international management from the University of St. Gallen.

Manish Patnaik

Mr. Manish Patnaik has been Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Leonteq Ltd. since March 2014. He began his career at Tata Infotech Ltd., India as a Senior Software Engineer (1997 – 1999), and at Societe Generale, Singapore as Business Analyst and Delivery Manager (1999 – 2000). Between 2000 and 2011, he worked at Commerzbank, Germany where he became Group Leader for equity derivatives, cash equity and research. He joined Leonteq in 2011 as Head of Front Office IT and became Chief Information Officer in 2012. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology (electronics & communication) from R.E.C. (Regional Engineering College), Kurukshetra, India, and a Master’s degree in business administration (finance) from ICFAI Business School, India.

Reto Quadroni

Mr. Reto Quadroni has been Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Leonteq Ltd. since October 1, 2017. He started his career at UBS AG, Switzerland in 1994 working in the area of IT Development and Quantitative Risk Management, before joining Systor AG, Switzerland as a Senior Financial Engineer in 1999. Between 2000 and 2003 he worked in the Credit Risk Control and the Product Control Departments of Swiss Re, Switzerland before re-joining UBS AG, Switzerland as a Risk Specialist in 2003. As a member of the Group Risk Division he focused on quantitative risk methodologies and regulatory and statistical analysis. He joined Leonteq in 2009, and was later appointed Head of Risk Control until 2014. After a period of two years, during which he led a team focusing on strategic and regulatory related projects, he resumed his responsibility for Risk Control and became a member of the Executive Committee in October 2017. He studied Theoretical Physics at ETH Zurich and holds a Ph.D. in Natural Sciences.

Ingrid Silveri

Ms. Ingrid Silveri has been General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee of Leonteq Ltd. since October 1, 2017. She started her career as a lawyer in Venezuela. From 2006 to 2011 she worked in the debt capital markets groups of two international law firms, Clifford Chance (2006 – 2008), and Simmons & Simmons (2008 – 2011), in Frankfurt am Main. Ms. Silveri joined Leonteq as Legal Counsel in 2011, with a focus on European regulatory law, securities regulations and corporate law. She was appointed Head Legal in July 2014 and became General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee in October 2017. She holds postgraduate degrees (Dr. jur. and LL.M) from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, and a law degree from the Andres Bello Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela.

Jochen Kuehn

Mr. Jochen Kuehn has been Head of Insurance & Wealth Planning Solutions and Member of the Executive Committee of Leonteq Ltd. since January 9, 2017. He started his career in 2006 at McKinsey & Company, Switzerland where he became partner in 2013. He was responsible for client acquisition and client projects focusing on international insurance groups and local European insurers. He was also leader of McKinsey’s European Insurance Risk Practice and expert for life insurance and pension fund topics across the value chain for client projects globally. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Zurich, and an MBA (Diplom-Kaufmann) from the University of Tuebingen, Germany.

David Schmid

Mr. David Schmid has been Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Investment & Banking Solutions at Leonteq Ltd. since 2017. He started his career with UBS AG, Switzerland in 2006 where he was involved in various platform projects for the private banking division. He joined Leonteq in 2008 where he was part of the Structured Solutions Sales team in Zurich and was promoted to Co-Head Structured Solutions Sales Switzerland. From 2012 to 2014 he was responsible for Leonteq’s operation in Asia and the foundation of Leonteq Securities (Singapore) Pte Ltd. He became Chief Executive Officer Asia in 2014 before he was appointed to Head Investment Solutions and member of the Executive Committee in January 2016. He holds a bachelor degree in Economics with a major in Banking and Finance from the University of Zurich.

Paulo Bruegger

Mr. Paulo Bruegger has been Non-Executive Director at Leonteq Ltd. since November 22, 2017. He began his career at UBS AG, Switzerland and then moved to Bank Julius Baer, Switzerland. Between 1995 and 2002 he held various senior positions at UBS AG, Switzerland and was Head of Trading at Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative from 2003 to 2005. Since 2005 he has served as Head of Central Bank Department and is a member of the Executive Board of Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at responsAbility Participations AG, Switzerland as well as a member of the Investment Committee of Raiffeisen pension funds.

Patrick de Figueiredo

Mr. Patrick de Figueiredo has been Non-Executive Director of Leonteq Ltd. since 2010. He is Member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Committee. He started his career mainly in the credit area at UBS AG, Switzerland (1976 – 1983) and the BSI Group, Switzerland (1984 – 1989). In 1989 he joined EFG Group, Switzerland as Head of Credit and subsequently held the position of Chief Risk Officer from 1997 until 2014. He served as a member of the Management Committee of EFG Bank European Financial Group SA, Switzerland from 1989 until 2014. Since 2015 he has served as member of the Board of Directors of EFG Bank European Financial Group SA, Switzerland. He holdas a Master’s degree in management studies from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Joerg Behrens

Dr. Joerg Behrens has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Leonteq Ltd. since September 17, 2012. He is Member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Risk Committee. He began his finance career in 1994 at UBS AG, spending seven years with the firm in Zurich and London. He moved to Arthur Andersen in 2000 and became Partner at Ernst & Young, Switzerland from to 2002 to 2009. During this time, he served as Head of Financial Risk Management Central Europe and Global Head of Risk Analytics. He is currently the Managing Partner and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the risk consultancy firm Fintegral AG, Switzerland which he founded in 2009. Since June 2001 he has been Vice Chairman of Stiftung Buechweid, Russikon, and since May 2010 he is a member of the Board of Directors of Mathfinance AG, Germany. Dr. Behrens holds a doctorate in physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich for his research in particle physics at LEP/CERN and a Master’s degree in nuclear physics from ETH.

Vince Chandler

Mr. Vince Chandler has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Leonteq Ltd. since July 17, 2012. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He started his career after his A-level studies in 1974 at the Bank of England as Bank Officer and spent some 20 years there. He became Global Head of Equities Technology of the investment banking arm of Barclays Bank (BZW) from 1994 to 1998. He held a number of senior management roles in technology at Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Bank in the UK from 1998 to 2005. Subsequently he joined Credit Suisse as a Managing Director and Group COO for Technology from 2006 until 2008. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Dataquest, London, where he served as Chairman from 2010 until 2016.

Hans Isler

Mr. Hans Isler has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Leonteq Ltd. since July 17, 2012. He acts as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Risk Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at the Company. He started his career in 1978 as a Delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He then joined Arthur Andersen and was a partner from 1994 until 2002. He was a partner and member of the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young, Switzerland from 2002 to 2011. For 25 years, he led audit engagements of regulated entities, including banks, securities dealers as well as listed commercial groups. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banque Thaler SA and Valcourt SA and serves as a member of the Boards of Banque Pictet & Cie SA, Pictet & Cie Group SCA, Banque du Leman SA, MKS (Switzerland) SA, and PAMP SA. In addition, he is a member of the finance commission of MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres) and a member of the Geneva Court of Audit. Mr. Isler holds a Master’s degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG) and is a Swiss chartered accountant.

Thomas Meier

Mr. Thomas R. Meier has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Leonteq Ltd. since November 22, 2017. He began his career at Credit Suisse Group as relationship manager from 1988 to 1993. He then held various senior positions for the Asian Regions form 1993 to 1999 before taking responsibility as CEO North Asia and Branch Manager of the Hong Kong office of Credit Suisse from 2000 to 2004. He became Head of Private Wealth Management and member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank (Luxembourg) from 2004 to 2005. After that he moved to Bank Julius Baer, where he served as CEO Asia from 2005 to 2015 and as member of the Executive Board from 2007 to 2015. After his return to Switzerland, he acted as Head of Corporate Sustainability at Bank Julius Baer from 2015 to 2017. Since 2016 he has served as Chairman of the Julius Baer Foundation. Mr. Meier holds a doctorate in Law from the University of Zurich and he completed the Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Dominik Ruggli