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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nayla Hayek

2010 Chairwoman of the Board of Directors

Georges Hayek

2010 Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer

Ernst Tanner

71 2011 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Thierry Kenel

2012 Member of the Management Board responsible for Corporate Finance / Reporting, Investor Relations, Swatch Group Greece, Swatch Group South Africa (ad interim)

Raynald Aeschlimann

2013 Member of the Extended Management Board

Matthias Breschan

2005 Member of the Extended Management Board

Jean-Claude Eggen

2013 Member of the Extended Management Board

Yann Gamard

1998 Member of the Extended Management Board

Hans-Rudolf Gottier

2013 Member of the Extended Management Board

Thomas Meier

2005 Member of the Extended Management Board

Calogero Polizzi

2013 Member of the Extended Management Board

Kevin Rollenhagen

2005 Member of the Extended Management Board

Peter Steiger

2002 Member of the Extended Management Board

Walter von Kaenel

1991 Member of the Extended Management Board

Pierre-Andre Buehler

2013 Member of the Management Board, responsible for ETA

Mougahed Darwish

2005 Member of the Management Board responsible for Belenos Clean Power

Marc Hayek

2005 Member of the Management Board responsible for Breguet, Blancpain, Jaquet Droz, CHH Microtechnique, Simon Et Membrez, Swatch Group Central and South America

Florence Ollivier-Lamarque

2005 Member of the Management Board responsible for Swatch Group France, Swatch Group France Les Boutiques, Swatch Group Italy, Swatch Group Spain, Swatch Group Belgium, Swatch Group Netherlands, Flik Flak

Francois Thiebaud

2006 Member of the Management Board responsible for Tissot, Certina, Mido, Union Glashuette, Swatch Group Brazil, Portugal, Swiss market

Daniela Aeschlimann

2016 Member of the Board of Directors

Claude Nicollier

2005 Member of the Board of Directors

Jean-Pierre Roth

71 2010 Member of the Board of Directors

Felix Knecht

2015 Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Nayla Hayek

Dr. Nayla Hayek has been Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of The Swatch Group Ltd since June 30, 2010. She was Vice-Chairwoman of the Board from May 12, 2010 up until June 30, 2010. She has served on the Board since 1995. She also chairs the Audit Committee and is Member of Compensation Committee of the Company. As a member of the World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO), and as international Arabian horse judge, Dr. Hayek’s top-level contacts contribute to many of the business and promotional activities of Swatch Group and she is responsible for the local organization in Dubai (Swatch Group Middle East) on site. In the middle of 2007, her advisory mandate was converted into an employment agreement. Following the acquisition of the company beginning of 2013, Dr. Hayek was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Harry Winston Inc. in May 2013. As Board member of the Hayek Group, she is responsible for Hayek Immobilien AG and Hayek Engineering AG (HEAG). Dr. Hayek is member of the Board of Directors of Rivoli Investments L.L.C.,Dubai, where she represents the interests of Swatch Group, as well as member of the Board of Directors of Belenos Clean Power Holding Ltd.

Georges Hayek

Mr. Georges Nicolas (Nick) Hayek, Jr., has been Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer at The Swatch Group Ltd since May 12, 2010. He is responsible for Swatch, Calvin Klein watches + jewelry, Swatch Group Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Swatch Group UK, Swatch Group South Korea, Swatch Group Japan, Swatch Group Thailand at the Company. Prior to that, he served as President of the Group Management Board from 2003. He is Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee at the Company. He pursued two years’ study at Universitaet St. Gallen (HSG), then attended the Film Academy CLCF in Paris. Mr. Hayek has worked with Swatch Group since 1994, firstly as Swatch Ltd Marketing Manager, then as Swatch Ltd President and finally as Delegate of the Board of Directors of Swatch Ltd. In the mid-eighties, he founded his own production company, Sesame Films in Paris, and worked in Switzerland and abroad. His involvement in a number of film productions (e. g. a series of documentaries for Swiss Television), then the production of a number of short films (e. g. 1st prize at the Thessaloniki Film Festival, an official contribution to the Cannes Film Festival, etc.) and his activity as producer and manager of two feature films, Das Land von Wilhelm Tell and Family Express with Peter Fonda (a film that earned him the prize for the best Swiss comedy at the Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival in Vevey) resulted in his being called upon to advise on various Swatch projects in the early ’90s and to assume responsibility for several Swatch exhibitions (such as that of Lingotto in Turin). Mr. Hayek is Member of the Board of Directors of the CSEM (Centre suisse d’électronique et de microtechnique) and of Belenos Clean Power Holding Ltd.

Ernst Tanner

Mr. Ernst Tanner has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at The Swatch Group Ltd since June 29, 2011. He was previously Member of the Board of Directors at Swatch Group AG from 1995. Furthermore, he also serves as Member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Company. He is Chairman and Delegate of the Board of the Lindt & Spruengli Group. Before his activity with Lindt & Spruengli, he was for over 25 years in leading management positions with the Johnson & Johnson Group in Europe and the USA, ending up as Company Group Chairman Europe.

Thierry Kenel

Dr. Thierry Kenel has been Member of the Management Board responsible for Corporate Finance / Reporting, Investor Relations, Swatch Group Greece, Swatch Group South Africa (ad interim) of The Swatch Group Ltd since 2012. He was Member of the Extended Management Board and Chief Financial Officer from October 6, 2009. He served as Member of the Extended Group Management Board from April 1, 2009. He is responsible for Corporate Finance, Reporting and Investor Relations. He has been with Swatch Group since 2003, first as Group Controller in the business segment Electronic Systems and subsequently as head of Finance, IT and Administration at Montres Breguet SA. Prior to joining Swatch Group, he was a lecturer and researcher in the field of economics at the University of Lausanne; earlier, he was a member of the board of directors and the management of the Flumroc-Spoerry group of companies. Dr. Kenel represents Swatch Group in the board of the Convention Patronale and in the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH, where he presides over the Economic Commission. Dr. Kenel continues to be a private lecturer of Finance and Financial Reporting at the University of Lausanne (HEC) as well as at the Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants. He is also a member of the Liaison Committee University-Industry at the University of Lausanne (HEC). He holds a doctorate in Economics, a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a postgraduate degree in Management of Technology.

Raynald Aeschlimann

Mr. Raynald Aeschlimann has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2013. Since 2016 Mr. Aeschlimann is President of Omega Ltd. Prior to that, he was Vice President and International Director of Sales, Retail and Distribution at Omega Ltd. since 2001. He joined Omega in 1996 as Sales and Marketing Project Manager. He was also Brand Manager of Omega and Blancpain Spain in 2000 and has been the Group Coordinator for the Swatch Group’s Indian subsidiary since 2010. Mr. Aeschlimann is on the Executive Board of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH. He had previously worked at Longines and Complementa AG in St. Gallen from 1992 to 1996. He graduated with a degree in economics and an M.A. from the University of St. Gallen (HSG).

Matthias Breschan

Mr. Matthias Breschan has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2005. He is responsible for Rado, Hamilton, for Swatch Group Mexico and Swatch Group Austria. Mr. Breschan manages Rado since January 1, 2011. Before he managed Hamilton for seven years and worked as Area Sales Manager for three years at Swatch Telecom. Between his activity for Hamilton and Swatch Telecom he was Managing Director of Aldi in France (Aldi Marché Est). Before joining Swatch Group Mr. Breschan worked for Texas Instruments and Alcatel Mobile Phones in the product marketing, international marketing and sales areas. He graduated from the Vienna School of Economics (Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien).

Jean-Claude Eggen

Mr. Jean-Claude Eggen has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2013. Mr. Eggen began his career at the Swatch Group in 1992 as director of SMH Engineering SA in Grenchen (Solothurn). He subsequently directed the MIM (Metal Injection Molding) activities for the production of steel cases at ETA Manufacture Horlogere Suisse SA in Grenchen. Prior to taking up a position as Vice President Swatch & Quartzline at ETA, Mr. Eggen also worked as Director of Operations for Phonak Communications SA, where he was responsible for organizing production in Vietnam. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Applied Sciences (HES) in Biel/Bienne. He completed additional studies in business economics and automation and also obtained an Executive MBA.

Yann Gamard

Mr. Yann Gamard has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 1998. He is responsible for Swatch Group Germany and Swatch Group Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway) as well as the distribution logistics in Europe. He joined the Swatch Group in 1995 (Finance Department, Swatch AG). He subsequently assumed responsibility for the telecom business of the Swatch Group and was thereafter appointed as Country Manager for the USA as well as for further European countries. Before joining the Group, Mr. Gamard held various roles with Procter & Gamble and Cartier. He holds an MBA from Universite de Lausanne.

Hans-Rudolf Gottier

Mr. Hans-Rudolf Gottier has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2013. He began his career in Swatch Group in 1980 as an engineer in charge of quartz production and has been CEO of Micro Crystal Ltd since 1990. Mr. Gottier has also been serving as a consultant to the management of EM Microelectronic-Marin Ltd since 2011. Moreover, Mr. Gottier has conducted several restructuring operations within Swatch Group Electronic Systems. Prior to joining Swatch Group, Mr. Gottier worked in South America where he was responsible for technical implementation in the field of importing large machinery and installations. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Applied Sciences (HES) in Biel / Bienne.

Thomas Meier

Mr. Thomas Meier has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2005. Mr. Meier began his activities for Swatch Group in 1994 as project manager at Mido. Later he became project manager for Swatch Access. After a break he returned to Swatch Group in 1999 as project manager and later as production manager a.i. of Breguet. From 2004 until 2008 he was responsible for ETA and subsequently a member of the management of Frederic Piguet. Since 2010, Mr. Meier has been responsible for the manufacture of the Breguet watch cases. Since October 2016, Mr. Meier is Chief Executive Officer of Glashuete Original. Before joining Swatch Group, Mr. Meier worked as development engineer for Junghans in Germany. He is a graduate engineer FH from the University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe (Micromechanics and Microelectronics), with additional training in Business Administration at the University of Munich and an apprenticeship as watchmaker.

Calogero Polizzi

Mr. Calogero Polizzi has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2013. He has been responsible for the IT systems at Swatch Group since his appointment as CIO (Chief Information Officer) in 2005. Previously he worked as IT Manager in the Italian subsidiary of Swatch Group and as Head of IT at The Swatch Group Distribution LTD. Between his activities for Swatch Group Italy and Swatch Group Distribution he was Chief Information Officer at Tod’s S.p.A. Before joining Swatch Group, Mr. Polizzi worked at Whirlpool where he was engaged in various information technology positions at the international level. He is a member of the management of The Swatch Group Services Ltd.

Kevin Rollenhagen

Mr. Kevin Rollenhagen has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2005. He is responsible for Swatch Group China and Swatch Group Taiwan, Swatch Group Australia and Country Manager of Swatch Group Hong Kong (he represented these countries from 2000 onwards in the Extended Group Management). Mr. Rollenhagen joined Swatch Group in 1989. He started his career as trainee at Tissot and became Regional Sales Manager for Tissot and Omega. Since 1994 he has been active in Hong Kong and China (first as Brand Manager Omega). Before joining Swatch Group Mr. Rollenhagen worked with Caterpillar in sales. Mr. Rollenhagen represents Swatch Group in the Hong Kong Watch Importers Association where he acts as Treasurer. He graduated in Economics (BA) from the Michigan State University.

Peter Steiger

Dr. Peter Steiger has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2002. He is responsible for Corporate Controlling and for Logistics at Swatch Group, Swatch Group United States, Swatch Group Caribbean, Swatch Group Malaysia, Swatch Group Singapore. He started his career with the Group in 1989 as Head of Finance and Administration with PC Quartz. Later, he held leading financial posts with various Group companies (among others Swatch and Longines). Before joining Swatch Group, he had worked with international groups in Switzerland and abroad (Shell, Philips). He has a doctorate in Public Economics.

Walter von Kaenel

Mr. Walter von Kaenel has been Member of the Extended Management Board at The Swatch Group Ltd since 1991. He is responsible for Longines. He entered Longines in 1969 and became its President in 1988. Before joining Swatch Group Mr. von Kaenel worked for a watch-dial factory and with the Federal Customs Administration. He is a town councilor of Saint-Imier, member of the Bernese delegation to the Inter-Jurassic Assembly and of the Conseil du Jura Bernois. He has a commercial training.

Pierre-Andre Buehler

Mr. Pierre-Andre Buehler has been Member of the Management Board, responsible for ETA at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2013. Prior to that, between 2008 and 2013, he served as Member of the Extended Management Board of the Company. He started his career within the Company in 1977 as workshop manager at Michel SA in Granges. Later he held executive functions at ETA (Technical manager of the division Michel) and at Nivarox (Production manager). Before taking over the general management of ETA, Mr. Buehler worked as managing director of Nivarox-FAR (Le Locle). He represents the Swatch Group on the Executive Board of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH. He is Member of the Board of Directors of CSEM.

Mougahed Darwish

Dr. Mougahed Darwish has been Member of the Management Board responsible for Belenos Clean Power at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2005. Before that he was Member of the Extended Management Board from 1994. He is responsible for EM Microelectronic, Micro Crystal, Renata and Swiss Timing. Mr. Darwish has been with the Company since 1979, starting as Project Manager for the Xicor-Ebauches joint venture. Previously, he had been active in research and development for the Centre electronique horloger (CEH, currently Centre suisse d’electronique et de microtechnique SA, CSEM). From 1985 to 2007 he managed EM Microelectronic as Chief Executive Officer. Currently, Mr. Darwish continues to be responsible for EM Microelectronic within the Executive Group Management Board. He represents the Group on the Executive Board and Science Council of the CSEM; he is a member of the Swiss Academy of Technical Science. Since 2008, Mr. Darwish actively accompanies the project Belenos Clean Power; since July 2010 he is a delegate of the Board of Directors of this company and since 2015 also Vice Chairman. He holds a doctorate in Physics from Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Lausanne.

Marc Hayek

Dr. Marc Alexander Hayek has been Member of the Management Board responsible for Breguet, Blancpain, Jaquet Droz, CHH Microtechnique, Simon Et Membrez, Swatch Group Central and South America at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2005. Before that he was Member of the Extended Management Board from 2002. In addition, since 2017 Mr. Hayek is also Member of the board of directors of Belenos Clean Power Holding. He joined Blancpain as Marketing Manager in 2001. Mr. Hayek had previously worked as an independent entrepreneur (Restaurant Colors, Zurich) and had been employed by Swatch in the PR area and by Certina in marketing. He holds a doctorate degree from European University Montreux, Montreux, and a bachelor degree in Economics and has undergone training in Marketing and Economics.

Florence Ollivier-Lamarque

Ms. Florence Ollivier-Lamarque has been Member of the Management Board responsible for Swatch Group France, Swatch Group France Les Boutiques, Swatch Group Italy, Swatch Group Spain, Swatch Group Belgium, Swatch Group Netherlands, Flik Flak at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2005. Prior to that she was Member of the Extended Management Board of the Company from 1992. She is President of Swatch Group France, Swatch Group France Les Boutiques, responsible for Swatch Group Italy, Swatch Group Spain, Swatch Group Belgium and Swatch Group Netherlands as well as for the watch brand Flik Flak. She has been with the Group since 1988 when it took over Societe Inthor, Paris, which distributed some of the Group’s watches in France. At that time, she worked as Swatch and Tissot Brand Manager. In 1990, she took over the management of Swatch Group France and in 2002 the management of Swatch Group France Les Boutiques. She is Member of the Board of the Colbert Committee, Paris.

Francois Thiebaud

Mr. Francois Thiebaud has been Member of the Management Board responsible for Tissot, Certina, Mido, Union Glashuette, Swatch Group Brazil, Portugal, Swiss market at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2006. Prior to that he was Member of the Extended Management Board from 1998. He joined Swatch Group in 1996 as Manager of Tissot. Previously, he had been active as Delegate of the Board of Directors of Juvenia and Manager of Breitling. He represents the Group in the AMS Association des fournisseurs d’horlogerie, marche suisse (Vice-Chairman), he is member of the Baselworld Consulting Committee and President of the Baselworld Swiss Exhibitors Committee. He studied at the ICG Institut Controle de Gestion, Paris and Law at the University of Besancon.

Daniela Aeschlimann

Ms. Daniela Aeschlimann has been Member of the Board of Directors of The Swatch Group Ltd since 2016. She is Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee at the Company. Ms. Aeschlimann studied Business Economics and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. In 2016, she completed an Executive MBA at the University of St. Gallen. Since 2010, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Avesco Group and since 2013, has also served as the Board’s vice-president. Ms. Aeschlimann serves on several other boards of directors and trustees including, notably, a seat on the Board of Directors of Belenos Clean Power Holding SA that she has held since 2014.

Claude Nicollier

Prof. Dr. Claude Nicollier has been Member of the Board of Directors at The Swatch Group Ltd since 2005. Furthermore, he also serves as Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Company. He graduated in Physics and Astrophysics from the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva. Prof. Dr. Nicollier resigned from his activities as astronaut at the European Space Agency ESA in March 2007. As an astronaut he was particularly active in the space missions Atlantis 1992, Endeavour 1993, Columbia 1996 and Discovery 1999. The aim of the Endeavour and Discovery missions was the execution of reparation works on the Hubble Space Telescope which were a complete success. The Universities of Geneva and Basel and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, where he teaches as a titular professor at the school of engineering, have conferred honorary doctorates on him. He is involved in the Solar Impulse-Project and is responsible for the test flights. He is member of the Board of Directors of Belenos Clean Power Holding Ltd.

Jean-Pierre Roth

Dr. Jean-Pierre Roth, Ph.D., has been Member of the Board of Directors at The Swatch Group Ltd since May 12, 2010. Furthermore, he also serves as Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Company. Following postgraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA, he lectured at the University of Geneva and at the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI). In 2009 the University of Neuchatel conferred him a honorary doctorate in economics. Jean-Pierre Roth joined the Swiss National Bank in 1979 where he was active in various areas in Zürich and Bern. On May 1, 1996 he was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Board and head of the II. Department (equity market, bank notes, business relationships with the federal government, administration of the gold reserves) in Bern by the Swiss Federal Council. On January 1, 2001 he was elected Chairman of the Board and head of the I. Department (political economics, international affairs, legal and services) in Zürich. Jean-Pierre Roth was Swiss governor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington. From March 1, 2006 until end of February 2009 he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) in Basel. From end of March 2007 until end of 2009 he represented Switzerland in the Financial Stability Forum, an international committee consisting of representatives from the ministries of finance, central banks and regulatory authorities to tighten the collaboration on surveillance of the international financial system. End of 2009 Dr. Roth resigned as President of the Swiss National Bank. He was appointed member of the board of Swiss Re and of Nestle Ltd in 2010. Since July 1, 2017 he has been Vice President of the Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. He holds Dr oec. from Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) Geneva.

Felix Knecht