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Valiant Holding AG (VATN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Juerg Bucher

70 2013 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Markus Gygax

54 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Ewald Burgener

51 2015 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Maya Bundt

2017 Member of the Management Board

Stefan Gempeler

44 2007 Member of the Management Board, Head of Products and Operations

Nicole Pauli

2017 Member of the Management Board

Marc Praxmarer

54 2016 Member of the Management Board, Head of Corporate and Investment Advisory Clients

Martin Vogler

47 2015 Member of the Management Board and Head of Private and Business Clients

Christoph Wille

46 2015 Member of the Management Board, Head of Sales Channels

Barbara Artmann

56 2014 Member of the Board of Directors

Jean-Baptiste Beuret

61 2009 Member of the Board of Directors

Christoph Buehler

47 2013 Member of the Board of Directors

Othmar Stoeckli

48 2016 Member of the Board of Directors

Franziska von Weissenfluh

57 2011 Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Juerg Bucher

Mr. Juerg Bucher is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Valiant Holding AG since January 1, 2013. He was Member of the Supervisory Board at the company since May 24, 2012 till January 1, 2013. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board at Schweizerische Post, Bern (2009 – 2012), served as Head at PostFinance (2003 - 2011) and group director of Swiss Post.. Member of the Executive Board at Schweizerische Post, (2003 – 2009) and President of the Supervisory Board at SUSI Partners AG since 2013. He also serves as President at Museum of Fine Arts Bern–Zentrum Paul Klee umbrella foundation, and Member of the Board of Directors at Bern Arena Stadion AG, SCB Group AG, Menuhin Festival Gstaad AG, Member of the Foundation Board at Stiftung Sasso San Gottardo and Stiftung Denk an mich. He holds a degree in Business Economics. He is Chairman of Strategy Committee, Member of Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company.

Markus Gygax

Mr. Markus Gygax is Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board at Valiant Holding AG (Valiant Bank) since November 18, 2013. He is currently working as Head of Retail Division and a Member of the Management of Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (2008-2013), Post Finance, Head of Distribution (2002 - 2008) and Head of Marketing at Helsana Versicherungen AG (1997-2002). He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at RBA-Holding AG and subsidiaries. He holds an executive MBA from Universitaet St. Gallen and a degree in Business Administration from Zurich Business School.

Ewald Burgener

Mr. Ewald Burgener is Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board at Valiant Holding AG since December 8, 2015. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer at RBA-Holding AG and Entris Banking AG (2009-2013). He served as an auditor at Ernst & Young (1996-2002). He sits on the Board of Aduno Holding AG, Pfandbriefbank schweizerischer Hypothekarinstitute AG and Entris Banking AG. He also serves as Member of the Board of Directors at Aduno Holding AG, Pfandbriefbank schweizerischer Hypothekarinstitute AG, and Chairman of the Foundation Board at Pension Fund of Valiant Holding AG. He serves as Member at Swiss Bankers Association Commission for Financial Market Regulation and Accounting He is an Auditor in profession.

Maya Bundt

Stefan Gempeler

Mr. Stefan Gempeler is Member of the Management Board and Head of Products and Operations at Valiant Holding AG. He also serves as Member of the Management Board and Head of Investments at Valiant Privatbank AG since 2011. He served as Head of Business Development at the bank from 2008 to 2010. He also served at Migros Bank, Head of Portfolio Management Institutional Clients and Investment Funds (2001 – 2007). He also serves as Member of the Board of Directors at SICAV VF (Lux), and Member st Swiss Bankers Association Asset Management Steering Group.

Nicole Pauli

Marc Praxmarer

Dr. Marc Praxmarer is Member of the Management Board, Head of Corporate and Investment Advisory Clients at Valiant Holding AG since January 1, 2016. He served as Head of Corporate Clients and Real Estate Financing at Zuger Kantonalbank AG (2013 – 2015), Head of Aargau/Olten Region, Private Banking Credit Suisse AG (2012 – 2013), among others.

Martin Vogler

Mr. Martin Vogler is Member of the Management Board and Head of Private and Business Clients at Valiant Holding AG since April 1, 2015. He also serves as Deputy Head of Sales and Head of Marketing and Sales Management (2010 – 2015) at Basler Versicherung AG, and various management functions (1996 – 2010) at Zurich Financial Services AG. He studied Law degree, Executive MBA from the Universities of St. Gallen, Vlerick (Belgium) and Nyenrode (Netherlands).

Christoph Wille

Mr. Christoph Wille is Member of the Management Board and Head of Sales Channels at Valiant Holding AG since January 1, 2015. He serves as Head of Sales Channels at the company. Previously he served at Cognizant GmbH as Head of Program Management Consulting (2014) and at IBM (Schweiz) AG in various management functions (2001 – 2014). He holds a MBA from Henley Management College (UK) and a Law degree.

Barbara Artmann

Ms. Barbara Artmann is Member of the Board of Directors at Valiant Holding AG since May 16, 2014. She is Owner and Chief Executive officer at Kuenzli SwissSchuh AG (since 2004). She was Head of the Strategic Projects department in Asset Management at UBS AG (1999 - 2003), Project Manager Financial Products Switzerland at Zurich Insurance (1996 - 1998). She is Member of Strategy Committee at the Company. She holds a degree in Psychology and Business Management.

Jean-Baptiste Beuret

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Beuret is Member of the Board of Directors at Valiant Holding AG since May 15, 2009. Currently he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at RBA-Holding AG (since 2012), he also serves as partner at Treuhandgesellschaft Juravenir SA since 2012. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors at Banque Romande Valiant SA (2009-2011), Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bank Jura Laufen AG (2008-2009), Bank Jura Laufen AG as Director (1998 - 2008). He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Juraimmobilier SA and Futurimmo SA, Collège St-Charles societe cooperative, Kury Staehelin architectes (Delemont) SA and Member of the Board of Directors at Fiduciaire Juravenir SA, Globaz SA, Kury Staehelin Architekten (Basel) AG, and among others. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. He studied Law.

Christoph Buehler

Prof. Dr. Christoph B. Buehler is Member of the Board of Directors at Valiant Holding AG since May 24, 2013. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He also serves as Managing Partner at Boeckli Bodmer & Partner (since 2004). He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at BLT Baselland Transport AG (since 2013), Member of the Board of Directors at BVG- und Stiftungsaufsicht beider Basel (since 2012) and Hidrostal Holding AG (since 2009). He sits on the Management Board of swissVR since 2011. He also serves as Member of the independent Appeals at SIX Swiss Exchange since 2009 and as associate professor for Commercial and Business Law at University of Zuerich since 2009. He holds a degree in Law.

Othmar Stoeckli

Mr. Othmar Stoeckli is Member of the Board of Directors of Valiant Holding AG since May 18, 2016. He is a Independent advisor in finance, real estate, construction and engineering. He serves as member of the Executive Board, Head of Investment and Corporate Clients at Zuger Kantonalbank (2010 – 2015), various leadership roles at UBS AG, Switzerland and US (1996 – 2010).

Franziska von Weissenfluh

Ms. Franziska von Weissenfluh is Member of the Board of Directors at Valiant Holding AG since May 20, 2011. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration and Economic from Universitaet Bern and is a Publishing Specialist with SAWI diploma. She has been active in the media sector for the last 20 years and held senior positions at various companies, serving, among others, as Managing Directors of "Berner Zeitung BZ", Chair of the Board of Directors (since 2015) at BERNEXPO Holding AG, and Mediapuls AG für Medienforschung, Wetterhorn von Weissenfluh AG, and she served as Chief Executive Officer at Der Bund Verlag AG until 2008, as well as Member of the Management Board of Espace Media AG. Since March 2011, She has been Member of the Board of Directors of Orell Fuessli.

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