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VZ Holding AG (VZN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Fred Kindle

58 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Matthias Reinhart

57 1992 Chief Executive Officer

Roland Iff

56 2015 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Rafael Pfaffen

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Tom Friess

49 2000 Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director VZ VermoegensZentrum (Germany)

Lorenz Heim

49 1999 Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director HypothekenZentrum

Peter Stocker

50 2009 Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director Asset Management

Giulio Vitarelli

46 2002 Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director of VZ VermoegensZentrum (Switzerland)

Marc Weber

41 2008 Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director VZ Depository Bank

Thomas Schoenbucher

44 2012 Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Managing Director VZ VermoegensZentrum (Switzerland)

Urs Feldmann

50 2000 Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director business unit Pension Plans and Insurance Consulting for corporate clients as well as People Development & Recruiting

Albrecht Langhart

56 2000 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board

Roland Ledergerber

56 2014 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board

Olivier de Perregaux

52 2014 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board

Petra Maerk

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Fred Kindle

Mr. Fred Kindle is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board at VZ Holding Ltd since 2015. Previously he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors and Lead Director at VZ Holding AG until 2015. Since the end of 2015, Fred Kindle has been a consultant for Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, the investment firm based in New York and London, where he had been a partner from 2008 through 2015. Before joining CD&R, Mr Kindle managed ABB Group worldwide (2004 to 2008). Prior to this, he served as CEO of Sulzer Ltd (2001–2004) and Sulzer Industries, Switzerland (1999–2001). From 1992 to 1998 he held a number of senior positions within Sulzer Group. He had previously worked with McKinsey, New York and Zurich, and Hilty Ltd, Liechtenstein, for several years. Within the framework of his activities at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Fred Kindle is member of the Board of Directors of Exova Ltd. (Edinburgh). In addition, he is Vice President of the Board of Directors of Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) and a member of the Board of Directors of Stadler Rail Ltd (Bussnang). Since February 2016, he serves on the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric (Rueil-Malmaison).

Matthias Reinhart

Mr. Matthias Reinhart is Chief Executive Officer at VZ Holding Ltd. since 1992. Mr. Reinhart founded VZ Group in 1992. Before that, he had been an associate and Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Co in Zurich and Chicago for five years. Mr. Reinhart is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of all VZ Group companies in Switzerland, and a member of the Foundation Board of the VZ Freizuegigkeitsstiftung and the VZ Immobilien-Anlagestiftung (VZ Vested Benefits Foundation of Central Switzerland and VZ Real Estate Investment Foundation) and the Swiss Epilepsy Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Familie Ernst Basler Ltd (Zollikon) and of Paul Reinhart Ltd (Winterthur), as well as the sole proprietor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Madarex Ltd (Zug) and Madarex Immobilien Ltd (Zug). He holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the Universitaet St. Gallen (HSG), from where he graduated in 1986.

Roland Iff

Mr. Roland Iff is Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board at VZ Holding Ltd since 2015. Previously he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at VZ Holding AG since 2006 until 2015. He is Head of the Risk and Audit Committee. Roland Iff is the Chief Financial Officer of Geberit Group. He joined Geberit in 1993 as Head of Group Development. In mid 1995 he was given responsibility for group management accountancy. From 1997 onwards he ran the Group Treasury. Roland Iff has been Chief Financial Officer since 2005. Before joining Geberit, he spent six years working for Mead Corporation in Zurich, Milan (IT) and Dayton (USA).

Rafael Pfaffen

Mr. Rafael Pfaffen is appointed as Chief Financial Officer at VZ Holding Ltd since October 1, 2017. He has been VZ Depository Bank's CFO for 10 years.

Tom Friess

Mr. Tom Friess is Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director at VZ VermoegensZentrum (Germany) of VZ Holding Ltd since 2000. Prior to joining VZ Group in 1996, Mr. Friess worked for Swiss Invest in Buenos Aires and also for Bank Vontobel AG. He holds a degree in Business Administration from HWV.

Lorenz Heim

Mr. Lorenz Heim is Member of the Executive Board and Managing Director at HypothekenZentrum at VZ Holding Ltd since 1999. He joined the Company in 1994 where he became Head of Financial Planning and Mortgage Advisory in 1998. Prior to this, Mr. Heim worked for nine years with Schweizerische Bankverein (currently UBS AG). Mr. Heim is a member of the Foundation Board of HIG Immobilien-Anlagestiftung, VZ Immobilien-Anlagestiftung, VZ Anlagestiftung, VZ Freizügigkeitsstiftung, VZ Freizügigkeitsstiftung der Zentralschweiz, VZ Sammelstiftung, VZ Vorsorgestiftung 3a and VZ BVG Sammelstiftung (VZ Real Estate Investment Foundation, VZ Investment Foundation, VZ Vested Benefits Foundation, VZ Vested Benefits Foundation of Central Switzerland, VZ Collective Foundation, VZ Pension Foundation 3a and VZ LPP Collective Foundation).

Peter Stocker

Mr. Peter Stocker is Member of the Executive Board and Managing Director of Asset Management of VZ Holding Ltd since 2009. Until 2009, he served also as Managing Director of Eastern Switzerland. He has been Member of the Executive Board of the Company since 1998 and joined the Company in 1995. Mr. Stocker holds a degree in Business Administration from HWV.

Giulio Vitarelli

Mr. Giulio Vitarelli is Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director at VZ VermoegensZentrum (Switzerland) of VZ Holding Ltd since 2002. He has been part of the Company's Executive Board since 2002 and joined the Company in 1998. He holds a Master degree in Law from Universitaet Zuerich.

Marc Weber

Mr. Marc Weber is Member of the Executive Board and Managing Director VZ Depository at VZ Holding Ltd since 2008. He joined the Company in 1999. Mr. Weber is Member of the Board of Directors of Dufour Capital Ltd (Zurich). Mr. Weber holds a MAS in Bank Management.

Thomas Schoenbucher

Mr. Thomas Schoenbucher Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Managing Director at VZ VermoegensZentrum (Switzerland) of VZ Holding Ltd since 2012. He joined the Company in 2000. Mr. Schoenbucher holds Master of Business Administration (lic. oec) degree from Universitaet St. Gallen.

Urs Feldmann

Mr. Urs Feldmann is Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director business unit Pension Plans and Insurance Consulting for corporate clients as well as People Development & Recruiting of VZ Holding Ltd since 2000. He has been Member of the Executive Board of the Company since 2000. He is also Managing Director of VZ Immobilien-Anlagestiftung as well as a member of the Foundation Boards of VZ Freizuegigkeitsstiftung and VZ Freizuegigkeitsstiftung der Zentralschweiz (VZ Real Estate Investment Foundation, VZ Vested Benefits Foundation and VZ Vested Benefits Foundation of Central Switzerland). Prior to joining the Company in 1996, he worked for various insurance firms in Switzerland. Mr. Feldmann holds a degree in Business Administration from HWV (Hochschule fuer Wirtschaft HWV, Bern).

Albrecht Langhart

Dr. Albrecht Langhart is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board at VZ Holding Ltd since 2000. He is Member of the Risk and Audit Committee at the Company. He is a partner of Blum & Grob Rechtsanwälte Ltd in Zurich (2005 to 2008 BLUM Rechtsanwälte). Prior to this he was an associate and partner with various commercial law firms in Zurich (1989 to 2005). Since 2000 he has served as an arbitrator at the VSV Verband Schweizerische Vermögensverwalter (Association of Swiss Asset Managers). He was called to the bar of the Canton of Zurich in 1988. Albrecht Langhart is member of the Board of Directors of WABAG Wassertechnik Ltd (Winterthur).

Roland Ledergerber

Mr. Roland Ledergerber is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of VZ Holding Ltd since 2014. Roland Ledergerber has worked for St. Galler Kantonalbank since 1998. Roland Ledergerber has worked for St. Galler Kantonalbank since 1998. He became a member of the Group Management in 2002 and has been responsible for the private and corporate client business since then. In 2008 he assumed the position of President of the Executive Board. Prior to joining the Kantonalbank he had worked for UBS Ltd for twelve years, where he held various positions in the fields of controlling, corporate and institutional banking Europe as well as corporate customers in Switzerland and abroad. Within the framework of his activities at St. Galler Kantonalbank Roland Ledergerber member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Bankers Association (Swiss Banking), Basel and the Association of Swiss Cantonal Banks, Basel. Roland Ledergerber also chairs the Hyposwiss Cultural Foundation, Zurich. He graduated in business administration at the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG).

Olivier de Perregaux

Mr. Olivier de Perregaux is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of VZ Holding Ltd since April 2014. Olivier de Perregaux has worked for the LGT Group in Liechtenstein since 1999, since 2001 as CFO and member of the Group Executive Committee and since 2006 as a member of the Senior Management Board of the LGT Group. Prior to this he worked for Zurich Financial Services and for McKinsey & Co. in Switzerland and abroad. Olivier de Perregaux graduated in business administration at the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG).

Petra Maerk