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Valora Holding AG (VALN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Franz Julen

60 2017 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Michael Mueller

46 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Markus Fiechter

62 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lead Director

Tobias Knechtle

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Roberto Fedele

2016 Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Corporate Information Services

Adriano Margiotta

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

Markus Nadig

Head of Corporate Group Controlling

Jonathan Bodmer

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

Philipp Angehrn

Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Transformation and Project Management Office

Peter Obeldobel

Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, CEO Valora Retail Germany & Luxemburg

Hilmar Scheel

Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, Head of Valora Lab / bob Finance

Roger Vogt

2018 Member of the Extended Group Executive Management, CEO Valora Retail Switzerland & Austria

Christina Wahlstrand

Head of Corporate Communications & Strategic Branding

Thomas Eisele

44 2014 Member of the Management Board, Head of Division Food Services

Ernst Ditsch

62 2013 Member of the Board of Directors

Michael Kliger

51 2017 Member of the Board of Directors

Cornelia Ritz Bossicard

46 2014 Member of the Board of Directors

Annette Martin

2016 Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Franz Julen

Mr. Franz Julen has been Chairman of the Board of Directors 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 Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He was Deputy Managing Director of Marc Biver Development Sportmarketing, Chairman of the Management Committee at Voelkl International AG, COO and CEO at INTERSPORT International Corporation. He also serves as Member of the Advisory Board of the Aldi Sued corporate group (2016) and Member of the Board of Directors of Zermatt Bergbahnen AG (2016). He obtained Diploma in hotel and restaurant management from the Swiss Hotel Management School, Lucerne.

Michael Mueller

Mr. Michael Mueller has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board of Valora Holding Ltd. since March 1, 2014. He was Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer of Valora Holding AG until March 1, 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. He holds Master’s degree in law from the Universities of St. Gallen and Lausanne.

Markus Fiechter

Mr. Markus Fiechter has been 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 is Chairman of the Nominating and Compensation Committee at the Company. He was SBU manager at Mettler Toledo AG, manager at Boston Consulting Group, CEO of the Minibar Group, CEO of Jacobs Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Barry Callebaut AG, Member of the Board of Directors of W. Schmid AG. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Minibar AG (2005). He holds Master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and in Economics from the University of St. Gallen.

Tobias Knechtle

Mr. Tobias Knechtle has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board of Valora Holding Ltd. since March 1, 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 Member of the Supervisory Boards and investment committees of Valora Pension Fund and Valora Employer’s Foundation, both with registered offices in Muttenz. He holds Master’s degree in economics from the University of Berne.

Roberto Fedele

Mr. Roberto Fedele has been Member of the Extended Group Executive Management and Head of Corporate Information Services Valora Holding Ltd. since December 31, 2016. He was Chief Information Officer of Valora Holding Ltd. from 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.

Adriano Margiotta

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

Markus Nadig

Jonathan Bodmer

Philipp Angehrn

Peter Obeldobel

Hilmar Scheel

Roger Vogt

Mr. Roger Vogt has been Member of the Extended Group Executive Management and CEO Valora Retail Switzerland & Austria of Valora Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2018. He was most recently responsible for Coop's largest Swiss sales region.

Christina Wahlstrand

Thomas Eisele

Mr. Thomas Eisele has been Member of the Management Board and Head of Division Food Services of Valora Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2014. He was Managing Director of Ditsch & Brezelkönig, Head of Business Development / M&A at Valora Group, Assistant Executive Chairman of Valora Holding AG, Assistant Executive Chairman of Manor Group, CFO / COO of itheca Group and management consultant at MCS. He holds Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Basel.

Ernst Ditsch

Mr. Ernst Peter Ditsch has been Member of the Board of Directors at Valora Holding Ltd. since 2013. 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 Brezelbaeckerei Ditsch GmbH and Brezelkoenig 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.

Michael Kliger

Mr. Michael Kliger has been Member of the Board of Directors of Valora Holding Ltd. since March 30, 2017. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. He was Head of Europe Business of the e-commerce service provider GSI Commerce, Europe and APAC Vice-President at eBay Enterprise, Chief Operating Officer at Real Holding AG, partner at McKinsey and Accenture. He is President and CEO of mytheresa.com (2015). He holds an MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) and degree in business administration from TU Berlin.

Cornelia Ritz 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 was Audit Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich and Lausanne, and at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, San Jose (USA). She is member of the Board of Directors of Ferguson Finance (Switzerland) AG, managing partner and member of the Board of Directors of 2bridge AG. She is Swiss Certified Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds Master of Science in Business Administration from HEC Lausanne.

Annette Martin