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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yves Guillemot

58 Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Claude Guillemot

61 2015 Executive Vice President of Operations and Director

Michel Guillemot

59 Executive Vice President of Development Strategy and Finance and Director

Christian Guillemot

52 Executive Vice President of Administration and Director

Gerard Guillemot

57 Executive Vice President of Publishing and Marketing, Director

Christine Burgess-Quemard

2000 Executive Director of Worldwide Production

Alain Corre

2000 Executive Director of EMEA

Laurent Detoc

Executive Director of NCSA

Serge Hascoet

2000 Chief Creative Officer

Didier Crespel

54 2016 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Lionel Bouchet

44 2018 Non-Executive Director, Representative of Employees

Frederique Dame

41 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Corinne Fernandez-Handelsman

56 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Virginie Haas

52 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Laurence Hubert-Moy

55 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Florence Naviner

54 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Yves Guillemot

Mr. Yves Guillemot serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ubisoft Entertainment SA and was first appointed Director of the Company on February 28, 1988. He is one of the co-founders of Ubisoft which was created in 1986. Appointed Chairman and CEO he established Ubisoft's strategy of using disruptive technology to innovate and create new brands and capture market share. He has supported the transformation of the video game industry for over 30 years. Mr. Guillemot is also Chief Executive Officer of Guillemot Brothers SAS and Director of Remy Cointreau SA. He serves on the Supervisory Board of Lardere SCA. In addition to that, he holds several other mandates within Ubisoft Group including Chairman of Ubisoft Annecy SAS, Ubisoft France SAS and Ubisoft International SAS among others, as well as General Manager of Ubisoft Learning & Development SARL and Ubisoft Motion Pictures among others. He was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2009, and elected one of the Top 6 most esteemed CEOs in France by Glassdoor in 2017. He is graduate of Fachhochschule Westschweiz.

Claude Guillemot

Mr. Claude Guillemot serves as Executive Vice President of Operations and Director of Ubisoft Entertainment SA and he has been Director of the Company since February 28, 1988. He is also Secretary of the Company's Strategy and Development Committee. He is also President and CEO of Guillemot Corporation, which specializes in devices and accessories for PC, mobiles and consoles. He is one of the co-founders of Ubisoft which was created in 1986. He has 30 years of experience in the videogame industry. He graduated with a degree in Economics from Universite de Rennes 1 and holds a degree in industrial automation from ICAM. He is Director of Ubisoft Nordic A/S (Denmark), Ubisoft Emirates FZ LLC (United Arab Emirates), Alternate member of Ubisoft Entertainment Sweden A/B ( Sweden), RedLynx Oy (Finland). He is Chairman of Hercules Thrustmaster SAS, Guillemot Innovation Labs SAS, Director of AMA SA, CEO of Guillemot Brothers SAS, Chairman and Director of Guillemot Inc. (Canada), Guillemot Recherche & Developpement Inc. (Canada), Guillemot Inc. (United States) Executive Director of Guillemot Electronic Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd (China) He is also Director at Guillemot Ltd (United Kingdom), Guillemot Corporation (HK) Ltd (Hong Kong), Guillemot Srl (Italy), Guillemot Romania Srl (Romania), Guillemot Spain SL (Spain) and General Manager of Guillemot GmbH (Germany) among others.

Michel Guillemot

Mr. Michel Guillemot serves as Executive Vice President of Development Strategy and Finance and Director at Ubisoft Entertainment SA and has been Director on the Company since February 28, 1988. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy and Development Committee. He is graduate of EDHEC business school and holds a DECS degree in accounting. Mr. Michel Guillemot co-founded Gameloft and was its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2016. Under his management, Gameloft, a pioneer in the development of mobile games, saw extensive growth and became one of the biggest mobile developers in the world. Mr. Guillemot is also co-founder of Ubisoft which was creted in 1986. He brings to the Board 30 years of experience in the videogame industry. However, he holds several mandates outside the Ubisoft Group, including Director and Executive Vice President of Guillemot Corporation SA and Guillemot Brothers SE (United Kingdom) and CEO of Guillemot Brothers SAS as well as Director at AMA SA. He is on the Board of Directors within many companies including Playwing Ltd, Artificial Intelligence Research Lab Ltd, Guillemot SA (Belgium), Guillemot Ltd (UK), among others. He served as President of Gameloft Software (Beijing) Company Ltd, Gameloft Software (Shanghai) Company Ltd, Gameloft Software (Chengdu) Company Ltd, Gameloft Partnerships SAS, Gameloft Live SAS, Ludigames SAS and Gameloft Srl, and Chairman of the Board of Gameloft Argentina S.A, Gameloft Inc. (Canada), Gameloft Live Developpements Inc (Canada),Gameloft Co. Ltd. (Korea), Gameloft Iberica SA, Gameloft Inc. (United States) and Gameloft Ltd (United Kingdom), among others.

Christian Guillemot

Mr. Christian Guillemot serves as Director and Executive Vice President of Administration at Ubisoft Entertainment SA. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMA SA, which he co-founded in 2004 with his brothers. AMA SA, which is enjoying rapid growth, specializes in the Internet of things, and over the past few years has become a world leader in new uses in the field of telehealth and remote help using connected eyeglasses. Like his brothers, Mr. Christian Guillemot is passionate about innovation and emerging trends, and is also involved in the creation of the French Tech digital accelerator program. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Guillemot Brothers SE, the family holding company of the Guillemot group. He co-founded Ubisoft in 1986. He brings to the Board 30 years of experience in the videogame industry. Mr. Guillemot managed the creation, consolidation and integration of international subsidiaries for Ubisoft and played a leading role when the company listed on the stock exchange in 1996. Mr. Christian Guillemot graduated from the European Business School of London. Within Ubisoft group he is also Director of Ubisoft Nordic A/S (Denmark). He holds also various positions outside the Ubisoft group including General Manager of Guillemot Administration et Logistique SARL, Executive Vice President and Director of Guillemot Corporation SA and Chairman of Guillemot Brothers SAS, among others.

Gerard Guillemot

Mr. Gerard Guillemot serves as Executive Vice President of Publishing and Marketing, Director at Ubisoft Entertainment SA and has been Director of the Company since February 28, 1988. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy and Development Committee. He is the President and CEO of Longtail Studios, which he founded in 2003. Longtail Studios develops console games for a family-oriented audience. In 2000, he founded the game developer Gameloft, whose initial focus was to operate a platform for the emerging PC online gaming community. When Ubisoft was created, he led its editorial content and managed the development teams. He actively encouraged the company to create its own franchises – now a key differentiator for Ubisoft, which offers long-term visibility and security to shareholders. He was also responsible for Ubisoft’s expansion into North America, one of the world’s biggest video-game markets. He co-founded Ubisoft in 1986 and is head of Ubisoft Motion Pictures, the film division of Ubisoft. He also sits on the Board of Directors and is Executive Vice President of Publishing for Ubisoft Entertainment SA. He brings to the Board 30 years of experience in the videogame industry. Deeply rooted in the USA, he brings to the Board his understanding of emerging opportunities such as social media and online communities. Mr. Gérard Guillemot graduated from EDHEC business school.

Christine Burgess-Quemard

Ms. Christine Burgess-Quemard serves as Executive Director of Worldwide Production at Ubisoft Entertainment SA since 2000. She joined the Company in 1987. She opened the Company's first office in the United States, and after four years, she moved on to head the business unit in England. In 1997, she returned to Paris, and was appointed International Sales Director. Ms. Burgess-Quemard holds a Postgraduate Degree in Applied Foreign Languages.

Alain Corre

Mr. Alain Corre serves as Executive Director of EMEA at Ubisoft Entertainment SA since 2000. He joined the Company as a market trainee in 1987. He was then appointed Marketing Assistant, Marketing Director for France, and Sales Director for Europe and then Managing Director for France. He is a graduate of the ESG Paris.

Laurent Detoc

Mr. Laurent Detoc serves as Executive Director of NCSA at Ubisoft Entertainment SA. A graduate of Institut Superieur de Gestion, Paris, he joined the Company in 1991. Two years later, he left the headquarters in France to set up a subsidiary for Belgium and the Netherlands. In 1994, he took charge of the San Francisco office.

Serge Hascoet

Mr. Serge Hascoet serves as Chief Creative Officer at Ubisoft Entertainment SA since 2000. He obtained a Degree in Materials Science and joined the Company as a Game Designer in 1986. Over the years, he has occupied a number of executive positions, notably Lead Game Designer and Studio Manager for Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

Didier Crespel

Mr. Didier Crespel serves as Lead Independent Director of UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT S.A. since March 3, 2016. He is also member of the company's Audit Committee. He has over 30 years experience as a senior financial manager and entrepreneur. He is the President of Crespel & Associates, a consulting firm he founded in 2013 that specializes in business strategy and equity investment. He is also the majority shareholder and President of Mecamen, an industrial group. Mr. Crespel is the former General Manager of Shapers (2000-2012) – an international subsidiary of the Arkk Group that is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Thanks to his proven reporting expertise, he contributed to Arkk Group’s compliance project by implementing J-SOX rules. From 1984 to 2000, he also served as Finance Director and General Manager for Valeo’s German subsidiary – a world-leading automotive industry supplier. At Valeo, Mr. Crespel dealt with international financial transactions such as major mergers and acquisitions. His understanding of finance as well as business strategy are true assets for Ubisoft’s exploration of new and emerging markets, especially Asia. The Board of Directors also benefits from his entrepreneurial and international mindset to assess the company’s diversification strategy and identify new opportunities in our fast-paced and growing industry. Mr. Crespel holds a Master in Management from the EDHEC Business School.

Lionel Bouchet

Mr. Lionel Bouchet has been Non-Executive Director representing Eployees at Ubisoft Entertainment SA since March 7, 2018. Currently Senior Lead Programmer, Mr. Bouchet has spent most of his career with Ubisoft, which he joined in 1996 after earning a computer engineering degree from the EERIE in Nîmes, institut that is part of Ecole des Mines d'Ales. He first worked on POD, the first racing game developed by Ubisoft, and then on several Formula 1 games before focusing his energies on the increasingly successful franchise Ghost Recon, since 2005. Today, he is responsible for the development of the brand’s engine and production pipeline, an ambitious project co-developed in France by three studios: Ubisoft Paris, Ubisoft Montpellier and Ubisoft Bordeaux. With over 20 years of experience in production studios in Paris and Montpellier, he is able to clearly identify the challenges facing production teams, with a particular focus on technological issues, a central topic in the video game industry. As an Ubisoft employee with a thorough understanding of the Group, he also provides the Board of Directors with an operational perspective on the Group’s entities.

Frederique Dame

Ms. Frederique Dame serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT S.A. since September 29, 2016. She can draw upon her 15 years of experience at some of the world’s most innovative and cutting-edge companies, such as Uber, which she joined in its very beginnings. Today, Ms. Dame is an angel investor in Silicon Valley. Throughout her career at different US-based digital companies, she has developed a unique expertise for launching consumer products and services. Between 2012 and 2016, she helped scale Uber from 80 people to over 7,000 and expand the company from 14 cities in four countries to over 400 in 68 countries. At Uber, she also spearheaded two strategic programs: the “Driver Experience”, allowing private drivers to become part of Uber’s network on a global scale, as well as the “Employee Experience”, aimed at automatizing the internal systems in order to improve productivity and the collaboration of Uber’s international teams. Previously, she contributed to the development of Yahoo!, being in charge of their products social strategy between 2004 and 2008. She joined Photobucket in 2009, then Smugmug, two online photo-sharing products for which she implemented monetization and audience growth strategies. Ms. Dame holds a Master in Spacecraft Technology and Satellite Communications from University College London and a Bachelor and Master in Telecommunications Engineering from Telecom SudParis.

Corinne Fernandez-Handelsman

Ms. Corinne Fernandez-Handelsman has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Ubisoft Entertainment SA since September 22, 2017. She is currently also an Industrial & Technology Practice Leader, Partner at Progress, specializing in senior executive recruitment. Progress is a member of IIC Partners’ international network, which brings together independent, market-leading recruitment agencies. Ms. Fernandez-Handelsman has managed the Technology, Digital Media and Telecommunications practice within this network. She brings 30 years’ experience to Ubisoft, with more than 15 years’ expertise in recruitment and knowledge in sourcing, attracting and retaining talent in the digital and technology sectors. She started her career at SNCF before joining the Boston Consulting Group as a consultant in 1986. In 1988, she joined GSI, a digital services company that was purchased by ATOS in 1997, where she held consecutive positions as Director of Marketing and Communications, Manager for business units, and Global Account Manager. She joined Progress in 1999. Since 2016 she has also been a director of Coheris, a leading CRM & Business Analytics solutions provider, listed on Euronext. Ms. Corinne Fernandez-Handelsman is a graduate of HEC Paris.

Virginie Haas

Ms. Virginie Haas has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Ubisoft Entertainment SA since September 22, 2017. She has been also Member of Company's Nominating and Compensation Committee since April 1, 2018. She brings Ubisoft almost 30 years of experience in the field of new technologies and IT services. She spent the majority of her career at IBM, where she held various management positions. In 2006, she joined the Steering Committee of IBM France as Director of Operations, before becoming Vice President, Global Technology Services Sales of IBM France. In 2010, she began her international career, becoming IBM’s Vice President of Worldwide Cloud Services Sales, helping the company to become one of the market leaders for the sector. In 2016, she changed course and joined Shift Technology as Chief Revenue Officer. A start-up founded in 2014, Shift Technology is developing a SaaS solution to detect insurance fraud by relying on artifi cial intelligence technologies and Big Data. At Shift Technology, Ms. Haas is in charge of developing and supporting the company’s rapid growth and international expansion. She has experience in issues relating to transforming and managing hyper-growth, and will provide Ubisoft her knowledge of the worldwide cloud computing market, and more broadly the market for new technologies, which are vectors of digital transformation. She graduated from the ESCEM Business School.

Laurence Hubert-Moy

Mrs. Laurence Hubert-Moy serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT S.A. since June 27, 2013. She chairs the Nominating and Compensation committee and is member of the Audit committee. She is a Professor at the University of Rennes. Since 2013, she has been President of one of the two scientific committees of the French National Center of Spatial Studies (CNES), the TOSCA Committee. She is also the Scientific Manager of the ENVAM Digital Campus – a French consortium of four universities and schools. Thanks to these positions, Mrs. Hubert-Moy is in constant and direct relation with scientific teams and academics from around the world while benefiting from access to the latest modeling and spatial analysis. Her current research involves collaborations with scientists in China, Brazil and India, among others. Over the past 20 years, she has published numerous scientific research papers on space remote sensing and its application in the environment. In 2003, she was awarded a bronze medal by the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Her extensive research on space observation and big data puts R&D, innovation, analytics and open worlds at the heart of the Board’s agenda. Mrs. Hubert-Moy holds a Ph.D. and completed post-doctorate studies at Boston University. She also holds a certificate in business administration from the IFA-Sciences Po Paris.

Florence Naviner

Ms. Florence Naviner serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT S.A. since September 29, 2016. Since January 1, 2018 she has been also Member of Company's Audit Committee. She is currently Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Mars Wrigley Confectionery, an American multinational company and subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated. Ms. Naviner joined Mars in 1992 and brings to Ubisoft more than 30 years of experience in different financial and strategic management positions within the consumer goods industry. After having spent five years as Wrigley's CFO, she has been involved in the global integration of Mars Chocolate and Wrigley and then became global CFO of the new merged entity Mars Wrigley Confectionery. From 2011 to 2012, as Mars Financial Services Vice President, she designed and implemented a global strategy to deploy a shared financial services center for Mars, Incorporated. She has also gained a solid international experience, having served as Chief Financial Officer of Mars Petcare for Europe, Finance Vice President of Mars in China between 2006 and 2008 as well as Finance Vice President of Mars Petcare in the USA from 2008 to 2011. She has particularly driven business turnarounds, piloted cost competitiveness programs and oversaw the creation of synergies in post-acquisition periods. Ms, Naviner started her career at Arthur Andersen in Paris in 1985. She graduated from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales and possesses a DESCF degree in accounting.