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Valora Holding AG (VALN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Franz Julen

59 2017 Chairman of the Board

Michael Mueller

45 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Markus Fiechter

61 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lead Director

Tobias Knechtle

45 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Adriano Margiotta

2014 Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, General Counsel, Corporate Legal Services

Jonathan Bodmer

Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Human Resources Valora

Roberto Fedele

2016 Member of Extended Group Executive Management - Corporate Information Services

Jean-Yves Leroux

2016 Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Corporate Projects

Peter Obeldobel

Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Executive Board Valora Retail Germany

Hilmar Scheel

Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Managing Director, bob Finance

Thomas Eisele

43 2014 Member of the Management Board, Head of Division Food Services

Cornelia Bossicard

45 2014 Member of the Board of Directors

Ernst Ditsch

61 2014 Member of the Board of Directors

Bernhard Heusler

54 2008 Member of the Board of Directors

Michael Kliger

50 2017 Member of the Board of Directors

Annette Martin

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Franz Julen

Mr. Franz Julen is Chairman of the Board of Valora Holding Ltd. since March 30, 2017. He was Member of the Board of Directors of Valora Holding Ltd. from April 26, 2007. He is Chairman of the Nominating and Compensation Committee at the Company. His current activities includes CEO of INTERSPORT International Corporation (since 2000). He also serves as Deputy Managing Director of Marc Biver Development Sportmarketing, Chairman of the Management Committee, Völkl International AG, COO, INTERSPORT International Corporation. He also serves as Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Union of Groups of Independent Retailers of Europe (UGAL), an international non-profit organisation in Brussels. He obtained Diploma in hotel and restaurant management from the Swiss Hotel Management School, Lucerne.

Michael Mueller

Mr. Michael Mueller is Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board of Valora Holding Ltd. since March 01, 2014. He was Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer of Valora Holding AG until March 01, 2014. After graduation he worked for Bain & Company until 2005, where he was engaged in advising on transformation and restructuring programmes in a number of industrial sectors in Europe and the United States, including the retail and consumer goods industries. From 2006 to 2007, He worked as a mergers and acquisitions advisor for the investment bank Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt. He then assumed the duties of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GVO Asset Management Ltd, a position he held until 2009. In 2007, he also joined Jelmoli Holding AG, initially as a Member of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and from 2008 as CEO, Delegate and Member of the Board of Directors. Since September 2010, he has been managing his own company, Rubus Capital Management Ltd in Zurich.

Markus Fiechter

Mr. Markus Fiechter is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Lead Director at Valora Holding Ltd. since September 19, 2012. Prior to that, he served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Company from January 30, 2008. He has been Member of the Nominating and Compensation Committee at the Company. Current activities includes Member of the Board of Directors of Minibar AG (since 2005). He also serves as Manager of Mettler Toledo AG, Manager, Boston Consulting Group, CEO, Minibar Group, CEO, Jacobs Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Barry Callebaut AG, Member of the Board of Directors of W. Schmid AG. and Member of the Supervisory Board of the Swiss Federal Foundation for the Furtherance of the Swiss Economy through Scientific Research (in German, “Eidgenössische Stiftung zur Förderung schweizerischer Volkswirtschaft durch wissenschaftliche Forschung”), Zurich. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and in Economics from the Universitaet St. Gallen.

Tobias Knechtle

Mr. Tobias Knechtle is Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board of Valora Holding Ltd. since March 01, 2014. He began his professional career in 1995 as a corporate internal auditor with the Nestle Group. Between 1999 and 2005 he carried out a number of different assignments, both as a consultant and a project manager, for The Boston Consulting Group in Brazil and Switzerland. In 2005, he joined CinvenPrivate Equity, a UK firm with headquarters in London, as a principal in the Frankfurt office and was made one of the managing directors thereof two years later. During his time with Cinven, he was also a member of the Board of Directors of Springer Science+Business Media. Since 2009, He has been working at the Kudelski Group, where he was promoted to Senior Vice President Finance in 2011. He is a member of the supervisory board of SwissHoldings, whose registered offices are in Berne. He is also a member of the supervisory boards and investment committees of the Valora pension fund and the Valora employer’s foundation, both with registered offices in Muttenz.

Adriano Margiotta

Mr. Adriano Margiotta is Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, General Counsel, Corporate Legal Services of Valora Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2014.

Jonathan Bodmer

Mr. Jonathan Bodmer is Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Human Resources Valora of Valora Holding Ltd..

Roberto Fedele

Mr. Roberto Fedele is Member of Extended Group Executive Management - Corporate Information Services of Valora Holding Ltd.. He was Chief Information Officer of Valora Holding Ltd. since November 1, 2014. He has experience in system catering, management consultancy and banking. Since 2009, he has been Chief Information Officer of the SV Group. Prior to that he worked for some ten years at Exsigno AG (Deloitte Consulting AG), initially as a management consultant, and subsequently as a partner, senior manager and Member of the Extended Management Committee. From 1989 to 1998 he worked at Credit Suisse as a client advisor in retail and private banking. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Berner Fachhochschule and an MBA from the University of Rochester in the United States.

Jean-Yves Leroux

Peter Obeldobel

Mr. Peter Obeldobel is Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Executive Board Valora Retail Germany of Valora Holding Ltd.

Hilmar Scheel

Thomas Eisele

Mr. Thomas Eisele is Member of the Management Board, Head of Division Food Services of Valora Holding Ltd. since April 01, 2014. He is Managing Director of Ditsch / Brezelkönig since October 01, 2012. He served as Head of Business Development/M&A at Valora Group, Assistant Executive Chairman Valora Holding, Assistant Executive Chairman Manor Group, CFO/COO itheca Group and management consultant with MCS. He obtained Master’s degree in Economics (lic. rer. pol.) from the University of Basel.

Cornelia Bossicard

Ms. Cornelia Ritz Bossicard has been Member of the Board of Directors of Valora Holding Ltd. since May 7, 2014. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. She serves as Audit Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich and Lausanne and at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, San Jose (USA), Member of the Supervisory Board of the Swiss-American Society. Current activities: Member of the Board of Directors of Wolseley Finance (Switzerland) AG. She is a Swiss Certified Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), obtained Master of Science in Business Administration, HEC Lausanne.

Ernst Ditsch

Mr. Ernst Peter Ditsch is Member of the Board of Directors at Valora Holding Ltd. since April 13, 2014. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. He is Qualified German insurance agent. His previous activities include positions of owner and Managing Director of Brezelbäckerei Ditsch GmbH and Brezelkönig GmbH & Co. KG, member of the Supervisory Board of Mainzer Volksbank, a registered cooperative under German law. Currently, He serves as partner and Managing Director of DV Verwaltungs GmbH.

Bernhard Heusler

Mr. Bernhard Heusler has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Valora Holding Ltd. since 2008. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. Previously, he was Partner at Wenger, Plattner, Attorneys-at-law in Basle, Berne, Zurich, temporary associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York. He also serves as Chairman of the Foundation for Sick Children in Basle. Current activities includes, Legal adviser at Walder Wyss Attorneys-at-law, Chairman (since 2012) and Board Delegate (since 2009) of the FC Basel 1893 AG football club.

Michael Kliger

Mr. Michael Kliger is Member of the Board of Directors of Valora Holding Ltd. since March 30, 2017. Currently he serves as President and CEO of mytheresa.com (2015). He holds MBA from Northwestern University.

Annette Martin