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Telecom Argentina SA (TECO2.BA)

TECO2.BA on Buenos Aires Stock Exchange

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23 May 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alejandro Urricelqui

59 2018 Chairman of the Board

Carlos Alberto Moltini

58 2017 Chief Executive Officer

Mariano Marcelo Ibanez

59 2018 Vice Chairman of the Board

Gabriel Blasi

58 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Gonzalo Hita

48 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Miguel Angel Fernandez

55 2017 Chief Technology Officer

Pablo Esses

52 2018 Chief Information Officer

Alejandro Miralles

55 2017 Chief Audit & Compliance Officer

Pablo Cesar Casey

51 2017 Director - Legal and Institutional

Fernando Cravero

46 2018 Director - International Operations

Sergio Faraudo

55 2017 Director - Human Capital

Pedro Lopez Matheu

52 2016 Director - Government Relations, Communications and Media

Gerardo H. Maurer

59 2014 Director - Corporate Security

Roberto Nobile

51 2017 Deputy Director General

Sebastian Palla

44 2016 Director - Procurement

Hernan Pablo Verdaguer

50 2017 Director - Regulatory Affairs

Sebastian Bardengo

52 2018 Director

Damian Fabio Cassino

50 2018 Director

Baruki Luis Alberto Gonzalez

51 2016 Director

Luca Luciani

51 2018 Director

Alejo Maxit

44 2017 Director

Ignacio Jose Maria Saenz Valiente

43 2018 Director

Martin Hector D'Ambrosio

45 2016 Independent Director

Carlos Alejandro Harrison

56 2018 Independent Director

German Horacio Vidal

55 2018 Independent Director

Pablo Andres Buey Fernandez

61 2016 Trustee

Alejandro Hector Massa

64 2018 Trustee

Pablo Gabriel San Martin

55 2018 Trustee

Eduardo Javier Villegas Contte

63 2018 Trustee

Maria Ximena Digon

43 2017 Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Alejandro Urricelqui

Mr. Alejandro Alberto Urricelqui serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is an Accountant with a degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and has a Master’s Degree in Finance. He has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since January 2018 and a member of the Executive Committee. He was the Chairman of Cablevisión S.A. until it was merged into the Company. During 2017, he participated in the merger process of Cablevisión S.A. and Telecom Argentina S.A. In addition, during 2006, he led the acquisition and subsequent merger of Cablevisión S.A. and Multicanal S.A. Mr. Urricelqui joined Grupo Clarín in 1990. As Chief Financial Officer, he participated in the business expansion and integration of Grupo Clarín’s media and telecommunications and in its Initial Public Offering, which took place in 2007.

Carlos Alberto Moltini

Mr. Carlos Alberto Moltini serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant with a degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He was appointed CEO of the Company in November 2017. Until the merger between Cablevisión S.A. and the Company, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Cablevisión S.A. since October 2006 and General Manager also since October 2006. Mr. Moltini was the General Manager of Multicanal S.A. for five years and, before that, he was the CFO of Arte Radiotelevisivo Argentino S.A. (“Artear”) for 7 years, a leading broadcasting channel in the Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, owned by Grupo Clarín. Previously, Mr. Moltini worked for Bagley Argentina S.A. and other broadcasting companies.

Mariano Marcelo Ibanez

Mr. Mariano Marcelo Ibanez serves as Vice Chairman of the Board at Telecom Argentina S.A. He is a lawyer with a degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from March 2016 until January 1, 2018. He is currently the Vice Chairman and member of the Executive Committee. Previously, he was Director of Cablecom and as Chairman and CEO of Cablevisión S.A. He was a Director of Multimedios América (Cablevisión, Radio América, Radio del Plata, El Cronista and América TV).

Gabriel Blasi

Mr. Gabriel P. Blasi serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He holds a degree in Business Administration and took post-graduate programs in Finance at Universidad del CEMA-Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos Argentinos and at IAE (Universidad Austral). He held several managerial positions in Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Citibank and Banco Río (BSCH). Before joining IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones Sociedad Anónima, he was the CFO of Grupo Carrefour in Argentina and Goyaique S.A.C.I.F. y A. (Grupo Pérez Companc). Until 2011, he was the CFO of IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones Sociedad Anónima, Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. and Alto Palermo S.A. (APSA) and held several board positions in Argentina and abroad. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Telecom Argentina.

Gonzalo Hita

Mr. Gonzalo Hita serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He holds a Degree in Marketing from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE). He also took several specialization courses and programs for upper management at institutions such as IAE Business School (PAD), ESADE Business & Law School, and Universidad del CEMA. He was appointed COO of the Company on November 16, 2017 and has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. At Cablevisión S.A., he held, among others, the position of COO and, previously, he had been the Commercial Director since 2000.

Miguel Angel Fernandez

Mr. Miguel Angel Fernandez serves as Chief Technology Officer of the Company. He is an Electronic Engineer from Universidad de Bahía Blanca and also holds an EMBA Program from IAE (2000 — 2001). He was appointed CTO (Chief Technical Officer) of Telecom Argentina S.A. on November 16, 2017. He had held the same position at Cablevisión S.A. since 2007. Between 1994 and 2006, he was the Technical Manager of Multicanal, which evidences his vast experience in the telecommunications industry. Between 1990 and 1994, he was the Field Engineer at Western Atlas Petrolium Service Co.

Pablo Esses

Mr. Pablo Esses serves as Chief Information Officer of the Company. He has a Bachelor´s Degree in Business Administration, graduated from Universidad de Buenos Aires. He participated in many specialization courses in management, technology and leadership at international scope in United States and Europe. He was appointed as CIO of Telecom Argentina on May 2018. He has more than 25 years of experience in Business Consulting at Coopers & Lybrand, PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM in Latin America helping corporations to achieve competitive advantage through business transformation and innovative technology solutions across diverse industries in both national and international operations.

Alejandro Miralles

Mr. Alejandro Miralles serves as Chief Audit & Compliance Officer of the Company. He is an economist with a degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He was appointed as Chief Audit & Compliance Officer last November 2017. Previously, he was the Director of Human Capital of Telecom Argentina since June 6, 2016. Before that, he has been Client Partner for more than five years at Korn Ferry, the leader global people and organizational advisory firm. He has also worked as Chief Financial Officer at Cablevision for seven years and Chief Executive Officer at Teledigital Cable. Prior to that, he has been Investment Officer at CEI Citicorp Holdings and has worked at Citibank N.A. and at Manufacturers Hannover Trust.

Pablo Cesar Casey

Mr. Pablo Cesar Casey serves as Director - Legal and Institutional of the Company. He is a lawyer from Universidad de Buenos Aires and holds a Master’s Degree in Law and Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. He was appointed Director of Legal and Institutional Affairs of Telecom Argentina on November 16, 2017. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Cablevisión since October 2006. He had worked at Grupo Clarín directly and indirectly since 1986 as Manager of Institutional Affairs. Mr. Casey worked at Estudio Sáenz Valiente y Asociados until 1997, where he worked directly with Grupo Clarín. Between 1997 and 2005, he was the Manager of Legal Affairs of Multicanal. Mr. Casey was also a member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Clarín.

Fernando Cravero

Mr. Fernando Cravero serves as Director - International Operations of the Company. He holds an undergraduate degree in Marketing, an MBA (Master in Business Administration) and a PAD (Program for Top Management) from IAE Business School (Universidad Austral). He has also attended courses at ESADE Business & Law School. In March 2018, he was appointed as Telecom Argentina’s Director of International Operations. Previously, he held the position of Operations Manager at Cablevision for seven years, and he had also been appointed Regional Manager of Operations at Multicanal in 2000. He founded a CATV company, which was sold in 1997, and has also held several positions in the financial sector.

Sergio Faraudo

Mr. Sergio D. Faraudo serves as Director - Human Capital of the Company. He is a lawyer from Universidad Nacional de La Plata and holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Political Science from ESEADE. He has been the Director of Human Capital of Telecom Argentina since November 2017. Between 2015 and 2017, he was the Corporate Director of Human Resources of Grupo Clarín. Between 2001 and 2015, he held managerial positions in Human Resources Areas at PSA Peugeot Citroën in Argentina, Spain, France and Brazil, including two years as Industrial Director of the local subsidiary. Between 1991 and 1995, he held a position in the Human Resources Management area at Telecom Argentina. Between 1987 and 1989, he was granted two scholarships from the French Government to study Law, New Technologies and Government Modernization. He published two novels and he is a yoga and meditation instructor.

Pedro Lopez Matheu

Mr. Pedro L. Lopez Matheu serves as Director - Government Relations, Communications and Media of the Company. He is a lawyer with a degree from the Universidad Católica Argentina. Mr. Lopez Matheu has 20 years of experience in the institutional relations in first-line multinational and national companies. From 1996 to 2006 worked at Grupo Clarín as Public Affairs Manager. He was Chairman of the Newspaper Publisher Association of the City of Buenos Aires, and of the Press Freedom Commission of ADEPA (Asociación de Entidades Periodísticas Argentinas), Vice Chairman of the Association of Argentine Private Radios, and of other national and multinational entities of that sector. From 2006 to 2014 he was Corporate and Government Affairs at Kraft Foods and Mondelez, leading company of food and, for Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay. Also, since 2014, he has been Corporate Affairs Director at AXION energy. He has skills at government relations, corporate and social responsibility, press and corporate communication, crisis management and internal communication.

Gerardo H. Maurer

Mr. Gerardo H. Maurer serves as Director - Corporate Security of the Company. He is an engineer graduated from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He joined Telecom Argentina in August 2006 and since then he held various positions within Internal Audit and Corporate Security. In November 2014, he was appointed as Corporate Security Director. Previously, he worked at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneve, Venezuela and Central America. He returned to Argentina in 1996 and joined the Audit Unit at La Caja de Ahorro y Seguro S.A.

Roberto Nobile

Mr. Roberto D. Nobile serves as Deputy Director General of the Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant with a degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and an AMP (Advanced Management Program) at Harvard Business School. He was appointed as General Sub - Director of the Company on November 27, 2017. Previously, he had been COO of the Company since May 2016 in charge of Marketing, Sales and Operations. Mr. Nobile has many years of experience in the telecommunications and media sector. In October 2006, he joined Cablevisión S.A., where he worked for 10 years, as COO and Deputy Managing Director. He joined Arthur Andersen in 1989. Subsequently, he worked at Honeywell as South Regional Controller (Brazil, Argentina and Chile). In 1997, he was CFO of Grupo Clarín.

Sebastian Palla

Mr. Sebastian Palla serves as Director - Procurement of the Company. He is an economist with a degree from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. He is Director of Procurement of Telecom Argentina since August 8, 2016. He has 21 years of experience, from 2009 to 2016, he has worked at Macro Bank as an advisor of the Chairman first, later in the Investment Banking Management area and finally in the Government Banking Management area. From 2006 to 2009, he was in charge of AFJP, first as Executive Director, and later as a Chairman. From 2002 to 2005, he worked in the public administration, as a Chief of Advisors of the Ministry of Finance and then as Sub-secretary of Finance of the Ministry of Economy and Public Finance. Mr. Palla was honored as a member of the Young Global Leaders Forum in 2005 (created by the World Economic Forum), also a member of the Eisenhower Fellowship in 2008; and was chosen as one of the most influential people of 2007, in Luciana Vazquez’ s book “The Education of Those Who Influence”.

Hernan Pablo Verdaguer

Mr. Hernan Pablo Verdaguer serves as Director - Regulatory Affairs of the Company. He is a lawyer specialized in Corporate Law. He did a Postgraduate Program on Communications Law Update (Facultad de Derecho - Universidad de Buenos Aires) and a Postgraduate Program on Business Management (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, UADE). He was appointed Director of Regulatory Affairs of the Company on November 27, 2017. He joined Diario Clarín in 1994 and then with the creation of Grupo Clarín, he held several positions until becoming Manager of Regulatory Affairs. He held such position until November 2017, when he joined Telecom Argentina.

Sebastian Bardengo

Mr. Sebastian Bardengo serves as Director of the Company. He is graduated from the Universidad de Buenos Aires with a degree in Business Administration and has a specialization in Administration and Management from Harvard University. He has been member of the Board of Directors of the Company and a member of the Executive Committee since January 2018. He has been director of Cablevision Holding S.A. since 2008. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Director of Cablevisión Holding S.A. He has been the Manager of Corporate Business at Grupo Clarín and member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Clarín and several of its subsidiaries. Previously, he worked for more than 20 years in investment and commercial banking, including the following positions: (i) Director at Bank Boston Capital, a private equity fund with investments in Argentina, Uruguay and Chile; (b) Executive Director at Bozano Simonsen Latinamerica S.A., a leading Brazilian investment bank; (c) Founding Partner at Buenos Aires Advisors, a financial advisory and Mergers and Acquisitions firm. In addition, Mr. Bardengo was appointed as financial expert in international arbitration courts such as CIADI (Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Diferencias relativas a Inversiones) and CNUDMI (Comisión de las Naciones Unidas para el Derecho Mercantil Internacional).

Damian Fabio Cassino

Mr. Damian Fabio Cassino serves as Director of the Company. He is a lawyer from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He is a partner at the Argentine law firm Saénz Valiente & Asociados. He has 25 years of professional experience. Mr. Cassino specializes in complex litigation and antitrust law. He currently is director and member of the Executive Committee of Telecom and a member of the board of directors of various companies, including GC Dominio S.A.

Baruki Luis Alberto Gonzalez

Mr. Baruki Luis Alberto Gonzalez serves as Director of the Company He is a lawyer with a degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Mr. González joined the Board of Directors of Sofora, Nortel, Telecom Argentina and Personal in April 2016 (Sofora, Personal and Nortel were absorbed by Telecom Argentina). Mr. González is a founding member of the Argentine law firm Errecondo, González & Funes that provides services as legal counsel to the Company. Between 1995 and 1996, he worked as an international associate at the United States law firm White & Case LLP. He is a member of the Public Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires (Colegio Público de Abogados de la Capital Federal) and of the Buenos Aires City Bar (Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires).

Luca Luciani

Mr. Luca Luciani serves as Director of the Company. He has a degree in Economics and Trade from LUISS University (Rome). He has been a member of the Board of Directors since January 31, 2018. Luca Luciani was the Managing Director and CEO of Value Partners, a multinational Italian consultancy firm operating through a network of 250 professionals around the world, until November 2018. During 15 years, as from 1999, he built a comprehensive experience as manager of telecommunications businesses, among others: CEO of Tim Brazil, General Manager of Telecom Italia domestic business, Group controller and CFO of Tim, Vice President Marketing and Sales of TI Group and CTO of Mobile. Previously, Mr. Luciani accumulated 10 years of experience in different sectors and jobs, such as Group Controller of Enel, Manager of Procter & Gamble and consultant in Bain&Company network.

Alejo Maxit

Mr. Alejo Maxit serves as Director of the Company. He is an industrial engineer form Universidad Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) and has a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from Universidad CEMA. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since April 2017, as proposal of ANSES-Fondo de Garantía de Sustentabilidad. He works as General Secretary at the Argentine National Social Security Administration - (ANSES).

Ignacio Jose Maria Saenz Valiente

Mr. Ignacio Jose Maria Saenz Valiente serves as Director of the Company. He is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina and partner at the Argentine law firm Saénz Valiente & Asociados that provides services as legal counsel to the Company. He has 17 years of professional experience. Mr. Sáenz Valiente specializes in corporate law, particularly local and international acquisitions and wealth management. He currently is a member of the board of directors of various companies, including GC Dominio S.A., Cablevisión Holding S.A., Grupo Benicio S.A., Geisha Bienes Raíces S.A., Purity Polo S.A., Grupo A1 SRL, Green Armor S.A., ENVO Biogas Tonder As/p, Envo Biogas AAbenraa As/p and Telecom.

Martin Hector D'Ambrosio

Mr. Martin Hector D'Ambrosio serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a lawyer with a degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since March 2016 and he is also a member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He currently is Managing Partner at GS1 S.R.L. and legal advisor for several companies at his own legal firm. Previously, he worked with the legal firm Dellepiane & Asociados, and for many years, he was in charge of the legal area of US Equities Realty.

Carlos Alejandro Harrison

Mr. Carlos Alejandro Harrison serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a Business Administrator from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and completed postgraduate studies at IAE Business School. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since March 2016 and is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee. Previously, he was President of Producciones YAQ S.A. and President of Business Development for AMC Networks International. Before that, he was the General Manager of Chello Latin America and Pramer SCA (both controlled by Liberty Global plc). Mr. Harrison also worked for Grupo Clarín S.A. as a Business Development Manager and was the Director of for International Operations at Multicanal S.A.

German Horacio Vidal

Mr. German Horacio Vidal serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is an industrial engineer graduated from the Universidad Católica Argentina. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since January 2018 and is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Executive Committee. He was the CEO of Grupo Telecom Argentina from May 2016 until November 2017. Between 1987 and 1997, he worked in different management positions at IBM in Argentina and Europe. From 1997 to 2004, he worked at MetroRED first as Marketing and Sales Director and then as General Manager of the Argentine branch, and Vice Chairman and General Manager of the operations in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. In 2003, with CoInvest as the main shareholder, he was appointed CEO of said company and participated on the Board of Directors of CTI. Afterwards, upon the sale of MetroRED, he was appointed Director of Marketing, Products, Customer Care and Data Center in Telmex Argentina. From 2005 to 2016, he worked at Korn Ferry consultants as a Senior Client Partner, General Director and Chairman.

Pablo Andres Buey Fernandez

Mr. Pablo Andres Buey Fernandez serves as Trustee of the Company. He is a lawyer from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and has Master of Laws from Harvard University Law School. He has been a member of the Supervisory Committee of the Company since April 2016. He is Managing Partner at the law firm Alegría, Buey Fernández, Fissore and Montemerlo. Mr. Buey Fernández was an associate foreign lawyer at the firm Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley & Casey. He is a member of several professional associations. He was a professor at Master’s Degrees programs, post-graduate courses and seminars at Escuela Superior de Economía y Administración de Empresas, at the Facultad de Derecho and the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, and at the Facultad de Derecho of Universidad del Salvador.

Alejandro Hector Massa

Mr. Alejandro Hector Massa serves as Trustee of the Company. He has been a member of the Supervisory Committee since April 2018. He was a partner of Deloitte & Co SRL from 1999 to 2017, after Morgan Benedit y Asociados became a member of Deloitte. He is a member of the Argentine Fiscal Association and was a member of the International Fiscal Association. He was a professor at courses and graduate studies in the School of Economic Sciences of Universidad de Buenos Aires, at graduate studies in Universidad Austral located in Rosario, and he served as author and speaker about subjects within his field of expertise. He is a Certified Public Accountant graduated from Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Pablo Gabriel San Martin

Mr. Pablo Gabriel San Martín serves as Trustee of the Company. He has been a member of the Supervisory Committee since April 2018. He is the President of SMS Latinoamerica and Partner Director of SMS — San Martin, Suarez y Asociados. Mr. San Martín serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Transnational Auditors Committee of IFAC (International Federation of Accountants.) He served as auditor at the firm Pistrelli, Díaz y Asociados (Arthur Andersen). He is a member of several professional associations and of the steering committee of several binational business chambers and professional organizations. He was a professor at the School of Economic Sciences of Universidad de Buenos Aires and Universidad del Salvador. He wrote articles on subjects within his field of expertise and is regularly invited as lecturer and guest speaker at Argentine and foreign universities. He is a Certified Public Accountant graduated from Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Eduardo Javier Villegas Contte

Mr. Eduardo Javier Villegas Contte serves as Trustee of the Company. He has been a member of the Supervisory Committee since April 2018. Mr. Villegas Contte served as Director of Internal Audit at AySA, Corporate Finance Manager at Grupo Metropol, General Manager at Aguas de Balcarce SA, Director of Administration and Finance at Metrogas SA. He worked at Pistrelli, Díaz y Asociados (member of Arthur Andersen & Co) and at Arthur Andersen & Co in Spain and Italy. He is a Certified Public Accountant graduated from Universidad de Buenos Aires. He also graduated from the Executive Development Program at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University — Chicago — USA.

Maria Ximena Digon

Ms. Maria Ximena Digon serves as Trustee of the Company. She is a lawyer graduated with an Honor Diploma from Universidad Católica Argentina. She has been a member of Telecom´s supervisory committee since 2017. She is a partner at “Errecondo, González & Funes- Abogados” law firm. She also is a member of the Board of Directors and of the supervisory committee of other Argentine companies, mainly in the energy and gas distribution sectors. She is a member of the Public Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires.