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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Haelg

63 2012 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Jan Jenisch

51 2012 Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Carl Tinggren

59 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Adrian Widmer

49 2014 Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Hasler

52 2014 Member of the Management Board, Chief Technology Officer

Christoph Ganz

47 2013 Member of the Management, Regional Manager North America

Heinz Gisel

52 2012 Member of the Management Board, Regional Manager Asia/Pacific

Yumi Kan

47 2016 Member of the Management Board, Head Building Systems & Industry

Ernesto Schuemperli

61 2013 Member of the Management Board, Head Concrete & Waterproofing

Paul Schuler

61 2013 Member of the Management Board, Regional Manager EMEA

Jose-Luis Vazquez

69 2009 Member of the Management Board, Regional Manager Latin America

Urs Burkard

60 1990 Member of the Board of Directors

Willi Leimer

59 2010 Member of the Board of Director

Monika Ribar

57 2011 Member of the Board of Directors

Daniel Sauter

60 2000 Member of the Board of Directors

Ulrich Suter

73 2003 Member of the Board of Directors

Christoph Tobler

60 2005 Member of the Board of Directors

Frits van Dijk

70 2012 Member of the Board of Directors

Dominik Slapping

Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Haelg

Dr. Paul Johann Haelg has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since April 17, 2012. Previously, he served as Member of the Board of Directors at Sika AG since April 21, 2009. He was Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. He served as Project and Group Leader of Schweizerische Aluminium AG in Zurich between 1981 and 1986. He held the position of Product Manager, Commercial Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Gurit Essex AG from 1987 until 2001. He served as Executive Vice President of Forbo International SA. Since 2004, he has been Chief Executive Officer of Datwyler Group, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Gurit Holding AG and Member of the Board at Swissmem, which is the trade association of the Swiss mechanical and Electrical Engineering Industry. He graduated from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), where he obtained a Doctorate of Science degree in chemistry.

Jan Jenisch

Mr. Jan Jenisch has been Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer of Sika Ltd since January 1, 2012. Previously, he served as Regional Manager Asia Pacific at the Copmany since 2007 and as Member of the Management Board since 2004. He was General Manager of Sika Tivoli GmbH, from 2001 until 2004. He rejoined Sika AG, in 2004 and held the position of Head of Industry Division till 2006. He joined the Company in 1996 as Market Development Manager at the Industry Division. He also held the position of manager in the Industry Division in Sika AG. He obtained Master's of Business Administration degree from the Universite de Fribourg. He also completed his post studies at the same university.

Carl Tinggren

Mr. Juergen Tinggren has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Sika Ltd since 2014. He was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Group from 2011 till 2013. 2007–2011 President of the Schindler Group Executive Committee, 1997–2007 Member of the Schindler Group Executive Committee, 1985–1997 Sika AG Member of the Management Committee with responsibility for North America. Member of the Board, Schenker-Winkler Holding AG, Baar (until December 9, 2014), Schindler Holding Ltd., Ebikon, Tyco International Ltd., Dublin, The Conference Board, New York.

Adrian Widmer

Mr. Adrian Widmer has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer of Sika Ltd since March 1, 2014. Previously, he served as Head Group Controlling und M&A from 2007 to 2014. From 2005 to 2007, he was General Manager Construction Systems Germany/Austria/Switzerland, BA SF (Degussa) Construction Chemicals, Switzerland. He served as Chief Financial Officer at Degussa Construction Chemicals, Finance Director Business Line Flooring Europe, Manager Corporate Finance at Degussa Construction Chemicals from 2000 to 2005. From 1997 to 2000, he was Manager M&A at Textron Industrial Products and Market Development Manager at Textron Inc. from 1995 to 1997. He served as a Business Analyst at Nordostschweizer Kraftwerke (NOK), Switzerland. He obtained a degree in economics (lic. oec. publ.) from the University of Zurich.

Thomas Hasler

Mr. Thomas Hasler has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Technology Officer of Sika Ltd since 2014. From 2011 to 2013, he served as Head Global Automative, Sika USA. From 2005 to 2008, he was Senior Vice President Automotive North America, Sika USA. From 2004 to 2005, he was Automotive Manager Europe. From 2000 to 2003, he served as Automotive Manager Switzerland. From 1995 to 2000, he was Business Development Manager, from 1992 to 1995, R&D Head Automotive OEM Adhesives and from 1989 to 1992, Research Chemist Industry Adhesives. He obtained a diploma in Business Administration from Hoehere Technische Lehranstalt.

Christoph Ganz

Mr. Christoph Ganz has been Member of the Management Board and Regional Manager North America of Sika Ltd since 2013. Previously, he was Member of the Management Board, General Manager Sika France SA, Area Manager France, North Africa, Mauritius, as well as Head of Corporate Business Unit Distribution at Sika AG since January 1, 2009. He was Head of Business Unit Distribution at Sika Services AG from 2003 until 2006. Between 1999 and 2003, he held the position of Corporate Market Field Distribution Manager at Sika AG. From 1996 to 1999, Project Manager Distribution, Sika Switzerland. He is Member of the Board at Ganz & Co. AG, St. Gallen and Ganz AG, Schaan, Principality of Liechtenstein, as well as Vice President of the Board of Max Pfister Baubuero AG. Mr. Ganz earned a bachelor degree in Economics (lic. oec.) at Universitaet St. Gallen in 1996.

Heinz Gisel

Mr. Heinz Gisel has been Member of the Management Board and Regional Manager Asia/Pacific of Sika Ltd since January 1, 2012. Previously, he served as General Manager and Area Manager Greater China at Silka China Ltd. from 2009 to 2011. From 2007 to 2009, General Manager Singapore, Head of Business Unit Industry Region Asia/Pacific; Area Manager, Southeast Asia, From 2004 to 2006, Head Appliances & Components, Head Transportation, Industry Division, From 1999 to 2004, Industry Manager, Sika Switzerland and Sika Austria, From 1996 to 1998, Industry Sales Manager, Sika China and Sika Hong Kong, From 1995 to 1996, Area Sales Manager Industry, Sika USA, From 1991 to 1994, Area Sales Manager, Sika Switzerland. He completed Top Management Seminars at IMD Lausanne, Switzerland and obtained an International Executive MBA Zurich/Boston from ZfU International Business School, in 2010.

Yumi Kan

Ms. Yumi Kan is Member of the Management Board, Head Building Systems & Industry of Sika Ltd since July 1, 2016. She joined Sika Vietnam in 1992 and as a General Manager has built up Sika Vietnam into one of the most successful companies within the Sika Group. In 2011 she was promoted to Area Manager responsible for Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. In 2015 she served as Head Target Market Concrete Asia/Pacific.

Ernesto Schuemperli

Mr. Ernesto Schuemperli has been Member of the Management Board and Head Concrete & Waterproofing of Sika Ltd since 2013. He served as Head Concrete & Waterproofing since 2013, Member of Group Management since 2007, From 2007 to 2012, Head Corporate Business Unit Concrete, from 1991 to 2006, General Manager, Sika Switzerland, Area Manager Central Europe, Head of Sika Tunneling & Mining, Head of Sales Switzerland, Head of Marketing Construction, Market Development Manager Concrete Sika Switzerland, from 1987 to 1990, Head of Marketing, Sika Colombia, Key Account Manager, Latin America, from 1986 to 1987, Project Manager Structural Engineering, Wenaweser & Wolfensberger AG, Switzerland, from 1976 to 1985, University and postgraduate studies, Research Engineer at ETH Zurich and UA S Basel, Switzerland, from 1971 to 1975, Project Manager Infrastructure, Frey + Gnehm AG, Switzerland. He obtained Master's of Business Administration from Graduate School of Business Administration, Zurich in 2000 and Construction Engineering from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, in 1983.

Paul Schuler

Mr. Paul Schuler has been Member of the Management Board and Regional Manager EMEA of Sika Ltd since 2013. Previously, he was Member of the Management Board and Regional Manager North America at Sika AG since 2007 to 2013. Between 2003 and 2006, he served as General Manager of Sika Holding GmbH, Sika Korrosionsschutz Gmbh, Sika Addiment GmbH and Sika Trocal GmbH. In 1993 he was Member of the Executive Management of Sika Schweiz AG. Additionally, Mr. Schuler held a number of positions including Product Manager, Head of Sales Industry, Marketing Manager Industry and Business Unit Leader industry in Sika Schweiz AG from 1988 till 2002. Prior to joining Sika, he was Sales Manager Switzerland at EMS Chemie AG between 1982 and 1988, Project Manager Air Condition Plants at Luwa AG between 1980 and 1982 and Production Manager at Hemair AG between 1976 and 1980. He attended Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Washington/Zurich, where he obtained a Master's of Business Administration degree in 1993. He also attended Top Management Seminars at IMD in Lausanne in 1993.

Jose-Luis Vazquez

Mr. Jose-Luis Vazquez has been Member of the Management Board and Regional Manager Latin America of Sika Ltd since January 1, 2009. He has been a Member of the Management Board at the Company since 2002. Previously, he was Regional Manager Europe South Region. He was Head of Marketing and General Manager at Sika SA, Madrid, between 1984 and 2002. He was Director of various global projects in the area of road construction, harbor, factories, as well as Manager National Sport Insurance Company, Sport Ministry, Cabinet of Ministers, Spain. From 1977 to 1983, Vice President, Oil Business Division, Explosivos Rio Tinto, Spain, from 1972 to 1976, Director of numerous global projects in the area of road construction, harbors, factories, Helma (Cádiz), Boskalis (Cádiz), Laing (Valencia/ Bilbao), Caminos y Puertos (Barcelona), from 1970 to 1972, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées, France, Instituto Eduardo Torroja, Spain. He holds a Master's of Business Administration degree from IESE, Madrid, Spain (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de La Empresa, part of the Universidad de Navarra) (1988), as well as from Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid (1979). He also holds a Ph.D. degree from Ingeniero de Caminos, Madrid, Spain, which he obtained in 1970.

Urs Burkard

Mr. Urs F. Burkard has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since 1990. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Unitrend Burkard AG, Rotkreuz and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Schenker-Winkler Holding AG, Baar. Between 1975 and 1977, he was Managing Assistant at Luwa AG, and from 1977 to 1982, he worked as Divisional Manager in the same company. Since 1989 he has been Principal at Burkard Office Design GmbH and between 1987 and 1980 he was Head of planning at Denz Office Furniture, Zurich. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Hesta AG and Hesta Tex AG, Zug. He has been Chairman of Board of Directors at Unitrend Burkard AG, Rotkreuz and Vice Chairman of Board of Directors at Schenker-Winkler Holding AG, Baar. He is Carpenter/Interior Designer.

Willi Leimer

Dr. Willi K. Leimer has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since April 20, 2010. He is Member of Audit Committee at the company. He started his career in 1979 as Employee Stock Exchange at Schweizerische Bankgesellschaft, Zurich. Since 2002, Partner and Member of the Board: WMPartners Wealth Management Ltd., Zurich; since 2003 Partner and Chairman of the Board: ISPartners Investment Solutions AG, Zurich; 1990–2002: Managing Director, Private Wealth Management, Bank Morgan Stanley AG, Zurich; 1988–1990: Goldman Sachs & Co., New York and Zurich; Chairman of the Board: Mojo Capital, Luxembourg; Member of the Board: Helvetica Capital AG, Zurich; Canica Holding AG and Canica International AG, Freienbach.

Monika Ribar

Ms. Monika Ribar has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since April 2011. She is Chairwoman of the Audit Committee at the company. She occupies the position of Chief Executive Officer at Panalpina AG from 2006 to 2013. Between 2005 and 2006 she acted there as Chief Financial Officer and between 2000 and 2005 as Chief Information Officer. Between 1991 and 2000, she held various roles within Controlling, Information Technology and Global Project Management at Panalpina AG. Additionally, she is Member of the Board at Logitech International SA, Romanel-sur-Morges (until September 2015); Swiss International Airlines Ltd., Zurich (until June 2015). She obtained a Master degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universitaet St. Gallen, in 1983.

Daniel Sauter

Mr. Daniel J. Sauter has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since 2000. He is Member of the Company's Nominating and Compensation Committees. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Alpine Select AG, Sulzer AG, Julius Baer Holding AG and Model Holding AG. In addition, he was Chief Executive Officer and Delegate of the Board of Directors at Xstrata AG, from 1994 until 2001. Between 1983 and 1998, he was senior partner and Chief Financial Officer of Glencore International AG. Prior to that, he worked for various banks, inclunding Bank Leu, Zurich. He has been Chairman of Board of Directors at Julius Bär Gruppe AG, Zürich, Trinsic AG, Zug; Tabulum AG, Zug; Hadimec AG, Mägenwil.

Ulrich Suter

Prof. Dr. Ulrich W. Suter has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since 2003. Between 2001 and 2005, Vice President Research, ETH Zurich; 1988–2008: Professor, ETH Zurich, Department of Material Science; 1982–1989: Professor, MIT, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge, USA; Chairman of the Board: WICOR Holding AG, Rapperswil SG; Member of the Board: Rainbow Photonics AG, Zurich; President of the Foundation Council: Werner Oechslin Library Foundation; Member of the Board of Trustees: Pension Fund of the Weidmann Group of Companies; Swisscontact; Swiss National Science Foundation. Consultant to the National Research Foundation, Singapore.

Christoph Tobler

Mr. Christoph Tobler has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since 2005. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. Since 2004: CEO , Sefar Holding AG, Thal SG; 1998–2004: Head of Industry Division and Member of Group Management, Sika AG, Baar; 1994–1998: Adtranz Schweiz; 1988–1994: McKinsey & Company, Zurich; Chairman of the Board: AG Cilander, Herisau; Member of the Board: Sefar Holding AG, Thal SG; Member of the Board: economiesuisse, Zurich; Member of Regional Advisory Board: Swiss National Bank.

Frits van Dijk

Mr. Frits Wout Marie van Dijk has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sika Ltd since April 17, 2012. He is Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he worked with Nestle (focus region Asia), where he was member of the executive Board, responsible for Asia, oceania, Africa & Middle east, as well as Member of the Board at Nestle Malaysia Berhad.

Dominik Slapping