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St Galler Kantonalbank AG (SGKN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Gutzwiller

56 2013 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Roland Ledergerber

56 2008 Chief Executive Officer, President of the Management Board

Hans-Juerg Bernet

69 2013 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Felix Buschor

56 2008 Member of the Management Board, Head of Service Center

Albert Koller

53 2008 Member of the Management Board, Head of Retail and Commercial Clients

Christian Schmid

48 2008 Member of the Management Board, Head of Corporate Center

Manuel Ammann

47 2010 Member of the Board of Directors

Claudia Gietz Viehweger

51 2014 Member of the Board of Directors

Kurt Rueegg

57 2009 Member of the Board of Directors

Adrian Rueesch

63 2011 Member of the Board of Directors

Hans Wey

65 2014 Member of the Board of Directors

Benedikt Wuerth

49 2016 Member of the Board of Directors

Adrian Kunz

2014 Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Gutzwiller

Prof. Dr. Thomas A. Gutzwiller has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd since May 1, 2013. Prior to that, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2012 and Member of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of the Company from May 3, 2006. He is Member of the Finance and Foreign Relations Committee and the Human Resources and Organization Committee. He acted as co-founder of the international consulting firm The Information Management Group (IMG), St. Gallen and worked as its CEO from 1993 to 2006. He also serves at EGS Beteiligungen AG, Zürich (Chairman of the Board of Directors), Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Zug (Member of the Foundation Board), among others. He is associate professor since 1993 and senior professor for business administration with focus on information management at the University of St. Gallen since 2001. In 2006 he founded the consulting firm GWPartner AG, St. Gallen. Moreover, since 2006 he works for the Executive School for Management, Technology and Law at the University of St. Gallen.

Roland Ledergerber

Mr. Roland Ledergerber has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Management Board of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd (St Galler Kantonalbank AG) since February 1, 2008. He previously served at the Company as Member of the Management and Head of Private and Corporate Banking from June 2002 to February 1, 2008. Roland Ledergerber joined the St.Galler Kantonalbank (SGKB) in December 1998 as Head of Commercial Clients, later he acted as Sales Director and Deputy Head of Retail and Commercial Clients. In June 2002 he was appointed as a Member of the Group Management Board and assumed his new position as Head Retail and Commercial Clients. Before joining SGKB Ledergerber worked for UBS AG in various positions in Switzerland and abroad in the following departments: Controlling, Corporate and Institutional Banking Europe as well as Commercial Clients Switzerland. He graduated from Universitaet St. Gallen with a Bachelors degree in Economics.

Hans-Juerg Bernet

Dr. Hans-Juerg Bernet has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd since May 1, 2013. Prior to that, he was Member of the Board of Directors of the Company from April 25, 2007. He is Member of the Finance and Foreign Relations Committee and the Human Resources and Organization Committee at the Company. After his studies and PhD Mr. Bernet has been working in the insurance industry for around 30 years. Since 1977 he has been working for Zurich Financial Services in different positions. From 2001 to 2005 he was CEO of Zurich Financial Services Switzerland and from 2001 to 2004 member of the extended group management board of th Zurich Financial Services Group. Since 2006 he has run his private company HJB Consulting/Coaching and works as a independent consultant. He also serves at Haelg & Co. AG, St. Gallen (Member of the Board of Directors), Helvetia Gruppe, St. Gallen (Member of the Board of Directors), among others. He obtained Ph.D. in economics from St. Gallen.

Felix Buschor

Dr. Felix Buschor has served as Member of the Management Board and Head of Service Center of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd (St Galler Kantonalbank AG) since April 1, 2008. he has been working for St.Galler Kantonalbank since 1996, from 1997 to 2000 he was in charge of the Controlling department. Later he led Organization and Advisory Department before assuming the position of Head Securities Back Office and Deputy Head Service Center in 2002. From 2005 to 2008 Buschor was also in charge of a project that lead to the change of our IT platform to Avaloq. Before his time with St.Galler Kantonalbank Dr. Buschor worked for the Swiss Banking Corporation in Basel for four years. He obtained Ph.D. in Economics from Universitaet St. Gallen.

Albert Koller

Mr. Albert Koller has served as Member of the Management Board and Head of Retail and Commercial Clients of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd (St Galler Kantonalbank AG) since February 1, 2008. Since 1990 Albert Koller has been working in various positions for St.Galler Kantonalbank. Before his election, he lead the department Private and Commercial Clients in the Company's East Switzerland market region. He graduated as a Banker.

Christian Schmid

Dr. Christian Schmid, Ph.D., has been Member of the Management Board and Head of Corporate Center at Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd (St Galler Kantonalbank AG) since August 2008. Before he was Chief Executive Officer of RSN Risk Solution Network AG since 2004. From 1999 to 2003 he already worked for St.Galler Kantonalbank, at this time as Head of Credit Portfolio Management and Head of Business Development in Retail & Commercial Banking. He graduated from Universitaet St. Gallen with a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Economics.

Manuel Ammann

Prof. Dr. Manuel Ammann has been Member of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd (St Galler Kantonalbank AG) since April 28, 2010. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. Since 2003, he is Professor of Finance at the University of St. Gallen and director of the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance. He serves at Algofin AG, St. Gallen (Chairman of the Board of Directors) and Neue Bank AG, Vaduz (Member of the Board of Directors). He received his doctorate in 1998 at the University of St. Gallen. Subsequently, he held various academic functions at New York University, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of St. Gallen.

Claudia Gietz Viehweger

Ms. Claudia Gietz Viehweger has been Member of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd since May 1, 2014. She is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. She worked at Zuercher Kantonalbank in various functions, including on mortgage financing and credit management and market research. 1998 Ms. Gietz Viehweger joined as a representative of the fifth generation in the family business Gietz AG in Gossau SG. Since 2001 she has been on the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer. She obtained Masters degree at Universitaet St. Gallen in 1991.

Kurt Rueegg

Mr. Kurt Rueegg has been Member of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd (St Galler Kantonalbank AG) since April 29, 2009. He is Chairman of the Finance and Foreign Relations Committee at the Company. He served for 13 years at UBS, where his most recent position was Chief Credit Officer Schweiz. From 1999, he built up the Swiss Capital Corporate Finance AG and in 2014 he merged his company with the Europe-wide operating N+1 Group, where he acts as President of the Board of Directors and CEO of N+1 Swiss Capital AG since then. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Casino Theater AG and Stadler Rail AG. He graduated from Hochschule fuer Wirtschaft Zuerich (HWZ) with a degree in Business.

Adrian Rueesch

Dr. Adrian Rueesch has been Member of the Board of Directors of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd (St Galler Kantonalbank AG) since April 27, 2011. He is Chairman of the Personnel and Organization Committee at the Company. Since 1992, he has been co-owner of the office Rueesch Lawyers in St. Gallen. He has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board be architects Holding AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of E. Weber AG, Senn Ressources AG and St.Galler Tagblatt AG and as President of the Administration Committee at Sozialversicherungsanstalt des Kantons St. Gallen, among others. After his studies and his doctorate at Universitaet Zuerich in 1982, he was working as a lawyer since 1983 and from 1987 as Partner in a law office in St. Gallen.

Hans Wey

Mr. Hans Wey has been Member of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd since July 1, 2014. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He started his career with a commercial apprenticeship and employment at the Berner Kantonalbank. In 1978 he finished training as Dipl. Auditor and held various positions for about 35 years for PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (PwC). From 1998 to 2008 he managed the audit of the section financial services Switzerland. From 2008 until his retirement on June 30, 2012, he was Chairman of the Board of PwC. He has also acted as Member of the Board of Directors of PAX, Schweizerische Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG.

Benedikt Wuerth

Mr. Benedikt Wuerth has been Member of the Board of Directors of Cantonal Bank of Saint Gall Ltd since June 1, 2016. He is a representative of the Canton St. Gallen. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company.

Adrian Kunz

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