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Sogefi SpA (SGFI.MI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Monica Mondardini

57 2015 Chairman

Carlo De Benedetti

83 2005 Honorary Chairman of the Board

Laurent Hebenstreit

54 2015 Chief Executive Officer, General Manager

Yann Albrand

57 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Frederic Chaussat

Filtration Business Unit CEO

Thierry Lagarde

Suspension Business Unit CEO

Giorgio Imposimato

Chief Audit Executive & Chief Risk Officer

Francoise Blais

Aftermarket General Manager

Eric Lenain

Group Human Resources Director

Cedric Luc Raucy

Filtration Business Unit General Manager-Original Equipment

Frederic Sipahi

Air & Cooling Business Unit General Manager

Nives Rodolfi

Secretary of the Board

Paolo Rocca

70 2003 Lead Independent Director

Patrizia Canziani

Director

Rodolfo De Benedetti

2015 Director

Mauro Melis

Director

Raffaella Pallavicini

Director

Roberta Di Vieto

48 2010 Independent Director

Dario Frigerio

55 2010 Independent Director

Giovanni Germano

79 1989 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Monica Mondardini

Dr. Monica Mondardini serves as Chairman at Sogefi S.p.A. since June 5, 2015. Previously, she was Executive Vice Chairman at the firm from October 21, 2014 to June 5, 2015. Prior to that, she was Director at the firm from April 19, 2013. She has been Chief Executive of CIR since April 2013 and Chief Executive of Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso since January 2009. Within the CIR group she is also a director of the subsidiaries Sorgenia, Sogefi and KOS. She graduated in Statistical and Economic Sciences from the University of Bologna.Her professional activity has been in the publishing and finance sectors and she has had considerable experience abroad. She started her career in 1985 in the Fabbri publishing group, taking part in an international development project which in 1989 took her to Spain. In 1990, she joined Hachette, the leading French publisher belonging to the Lagardère group; first she managed the Spanish branch of Hachette Livre and then, in 1993, was appointed Director of the international branch, with headquarters in Paris, and member of the Executive Committee of Hachette Livre. In 1998, she joined the Generali group as Managing Director of Europ Assistance with headquarters in Paris. In 2000, she became head of the “Planning and Control” department of the Generali group, with headquarters in Trieste, and in 2001 was appointed as Chief Executive of Generali Spain, with headquarters in Madrid, where she stayed until 2008. She is also an independent director of Crédit Agricole S.A., Atlantia S.p.A. and Trevi Finanziaria Industriale S.p.A.

Carlo De Benedetti

Eng. Carlo De Benedetti serves as Honorary Chairman of the Board of Sogefi S.p.A. since April 19, 2005. Prior to this, he served as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was also Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is the founder of the Company. He has also served at Cofide SpA and Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso SpA as Chairman and as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at M&C Management & Capitali SpA. He has also served as Member of the Supervisory Board of Compagnie Financiere Edmond de Rothschild Banque. He is the founder of the CIR SpA. He was Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CIR SpA from 1976 to 1995, after which serves as Executive Chairman. In March 2000 he founded CDB Web Tech where he serves as Executive Chairman. In 1983 he has been a founding member of the European Round Table of Industrialists of which he was Vice Chairman until 2004. He has also been member of the European Advisory Committee of the New York Stock Exchange from 1985 until June 2005. He is currently a member of the International Council of the CSIS-Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington; The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science, and The Italian Council of INSEAD. In December 1998 he established the Rodolfo De Benedetti Foundation which he chairs. He started his career in 1959 in the family business company Compagnia Italiana Tubi Metallici Flessibili, which was transformed into Gilardini of which he was Chairman and CEO from 1972 to 1976. From 1978 to 1983 he was Vice Chairman and CEO of Olivetti, Chairman and CEO from 1983 to 1996, and Honorary Chairman from 1996 to 1999. He was awarded the title of Cavaliere del Lavoro in 1983 and the French Legion d’Honneur in 1987. In 1986 he received honorary degree in Law from the Wesleyan University. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from Politecnico di Torino in 1958.

Laurent Hebenstreit

Mr. Laurent Hebenstreit serves as Chief Executive Officer, General Manager at Sogefi S.p.A. since June 5, 2015. He graduated in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale de Paris. He has had long international experience in the automotive components sector and has held important positions in groups such as Faurecia, Plastic Omnium, Allied Signal Automotive and Valeo. In his career, Mr Hebenstreit has managed global businesses with annual revenues of between € 2 and € 3 billion and has also acquired experience in complex restructuring processes. Before joining Sogefi he managed for two years the restructuring process of Française de Roues, the French company that produces light alloy wheels. From 2009 to 2012 he was Vice President for Finance and IT systems then Chief Executive of the Exterior Division of Plastic Omnium, a world leader in the production of vehicle exterior components. From 2002 to 2006 he was Chief Executive of the Interieur division of Faurecia, a top producer worldwide of interiors for motor vehicles. From 1998 to 2002 he was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Inergy Division of Plastic Omnium, the main world producer of plastic petrol tanks. During the nineteen-nineties he was Director for Europe of the Friction Materials business and subsequently of the Safety Systems Division of Allied Signal Automotive and Sales Manager and Director of Research and Development of Valeo Electrical Systems. Mr Hebenstreit began his career in Saft, the global producer of batteries where he was Sales and Marketing Director.

Yann Albrand

Frederic Chaussat

Thierry Lagarde

Giorgio Imposimato

Francoise Blais

Eric Lenain

Cedric Luc Raucy

Frederic Sipahi

Nives Rodolfi

Paolo Rocca

Mr. Paolo Riccardo Rocca serves as Lead Independent Director of Sogefi S.p.A. since 2003. He also serves as Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He graduated in Law from Universita degli Studi di Torino in April 27, 1971. He is in the registry of advocates since February 26, 1975 and he is an Auditor since January 25, 1980. He also serves as Director of Cofide SpA and as Statutory Auditor of Maggio 88 SpA, Symphonia Multi Sicav SpA, Symphonia Sicav SpA, Symphonia SGR SpA, Metan Alpi Sestriere Srl, among others and as Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Metan Alpi Val Chisone Srl, LARC Srl and Bim Fiduciaria SpA.

Patrizia Canziani

Rodolfo De Benedetti

Dr. Rodolfo De Benedetti serves as Director at Sogefi S.p.A. since June 5, 2015. He was Chairman of the Board of Sogefi S.p.A. until June 5, 2015. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Cir SpA since 1993 and Cofide since 1995. He has also served as Chairman of Sorgenia. He is in the Board of Directors of Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso SpA, Finegil, Allianz Italia and Banque Syz. He was General Manager of CIR SpA from 1990 to 1993 and Cofide from 1989 to 1995, which he joined in 1988 as Director of Internal Business, remaining in this position for a year. Prior to entering CIR SpA and Cofide, he worked for Lombard Odier (Geneva) from September 1985 to December 1986 as Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, and from January 1987 to January 1988 for Shearson Lehman Brothers (New York) as an associate in the Merchant Banking Group. Since May 2006, Mr. De Benedetti has been Member of the European Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School and since November 2006, he has also served as Member of the European Round Table of Industrialists. He holds two university degrees, both from Universite de Geneve, where he graduated in Political Economics in 1982 and in Law in 1985.

Mauro Melis

Raffaella Pallavicini

Roberta Di Vieto

Ms. Roberta Di Vieto serves as Independent Director of Sogefi S.p.A. since April 20, 2010. She also serves as Member of the Audit and Related Party Transactions Committees of the Company and as Member of the Supervisory Body of the Company. She graduated in Law from Universita degli Studi di Parma in the academic year 1993/1994. She has been in the register of Lawyers of Brescia since 1999. She is consultant in groups in Italy and abroad. She is in the Board in a number of companies including Rovagnati SpA, Eurocommercial Properties SpA, Merck SpA, and of companies of Hewlett-Parcard Italiana Srl and Clariant Srl groups. She is Member of the legal and fiscal observatory of the Chamber of Commerce of Brescia. She was Speaker at national and international seminars. She is Member of the Supervisory Body of Clarinat Prodotti Italia SpA, Clariant Distribuzione Italia SpA, Clariant Servizi Italia SpA, Clariant Masterbatches Italia Spa, HP ES Italia Srl, HP ES Energy Srl, Eurocommercial Properties Italia Srl, Rovagnati SpA, Merck SpA and is Member of the Board of Auditors of Parker ITR Srl and Sapsa Bedding Srl.

Dario Frigerio

Mr. Dario Frigerio serves as Independent Director of Sogefi S.p.A. since April 20, 2010. He also serves as Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He graduated in Political Economy from Universita Bocconi of Milan in 1986, where he remained for a period as assistant of International Finance. He started his career within Credito Italiano as Financial Analyst. In 1996 he became Head of Investments of CreditRolo Gestioni. In 1998 he co-founded EuroPlus Research and Management, where he served firstly as Head of Investments and later as Chief Executive Officer. In 2001 he became Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer Global Asset Management. In 2004, he was Head of Private Banking of UniCredit and was appointed Deputy General Manager of UniCredito and Chief Executive Officer of Unicredit Private Banking. He then joined the Executive Committee of the group. He also took responsibility of the wealth international management of the group. In 2008 he focused on asset management as Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer. He left the group in February 2010 and currently serves as Consultant. He served in the Board of Directors of a number of companies. He served as Chairman and Vice Chairman in companies such Fineco, Xelion and Dat. He was Member of the Supervisory Board of HVB in Germany and Bank Austria in Austria. He was permanent correspondent to the Directors' Meeting of UniCredit Group from 2004 to 2008. He currently also serves as Director of Fullsix SpA.

Giovanni Germano

Mr. Giovanni Germano serves as Independent Director of Sogefi S.p.A. since 1989. He has also been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of CSL SpA and Director of CIR SpA since 1989. He previously served as Director of Valeo SA from 1987 to 1996, as Director of Iveco SpA from 1984 to 1986, as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fiat Allis from 1982 to 1987, as Chief Executive Officer of Magneti Marelli SpA from 1979 to 1982, and as Chief Executive Officer of Gilardini SpA from 1974 to 1979.