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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thierry Breton

63 2014 Chairman of the Board

Gilles Grapinet

55 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Director

Eric Heurtaux

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Marc-Henri Desportes

39 2013 Senior Executive Vice President

Christophe Duquenne

Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Merchant Services & Terminals, Member of the Executive Board

Charles-Henri De Taffin

General Counsel, Legal & Compliance, Member of the Executive Committee

Pascal Mauze

2017 Director of Sales and Marketing, Member of the Executive Committee

Patrice Gry

2015 Director of Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Lisa Coleman

Member of the Executive Committee, CEO of Worldline UK

Claude France

Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Operations of Worldline France

Wolf Kunisch

Member of the Executive Committee, Director of the Financial Processing & Software Licensing global business line

Vincent Roland

Member of the Executive Committee, Director of the Merchant Services

Michael Steinbach

2016 Member of the Executive Board, CEO of equensWorldline SE

Olivier Stuckens

2014 Member of the Executive Board, Director of the Mobility & e-Transactional Services global business line

Gilles Arditti

62 2014 Director

Danielle Lagarde

58 2016 Director

Ursula Morgenstern

53 2014 Director

Sophie Proust

53 2016 Director

Aldo Cardoso

62 2014 Independent Director

Luc Remont

49 2014 Independent Director

Susan Tolson

56 2014 Independent Director

David Pierre-Kahn

Worldline Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Thierry Breton

Mr. Thierry Breton has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Worldline SA since April 30, 2014. He is also Member of Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He graduated from the Paris Ecole Superieure d’Electricite (Supelec) and the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Defense Nationale. In 1986, he became Project Manager of the Poitiers Futuroscope theme park, and then headed its teleport operations. He later served as an adviser to Education Minister Rene Monory in the area of new information technologies. He also served on the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council from 1986 to 1992 (as Vice-Chairman from 1988 on). He then joined Bull as Director of Strategy and Development before becoming Deputy Managing Director. Member of the Board of Directors in February 1996, he was successively named Vice-Chairman of the Board then Group Delegated Director. After being appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson (1997-2002) then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of France Telecom (2002-2005), he was France’s Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry between February 25, 2005 and May 16, 2007, before becoming a professor at Harvard University (USA) for “Leadership, Corporate Accountability”. In November 2008, he became Chairman of the management Board of Atos Origin. He is today Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atos SE. He has also been President of the French National Association for Research and Technology (ANRT) since March 2015 and member of the National Academy of Technologies (France) since 2015.

Gilles Grapinet

Mr. Gilles Grapinet has been Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Worldline SA since April 30, 2014. He is Member of Company's Investment Committee. He is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration and a French Inspecteur General des Finances (General Finance Inspector). He was Director of Information Systems and Strategy at the French Direction Generale des Impots (Tax department), and Director of the Copernic program, charged with creating an “e-Tax department” for electronic filing of tax returns and payment of taxes. He was an economic and financial adviser to the French Prime Minister in 2003 and 2004, and then chief of staff (Directeur de cabinet) to two ministers of the Economy and Finances from 2004 to 2007. In 2007, he became a member of the Executive Committee of Credit Agricole SA, in charge of Strategy and later of the Group’s Systems and Payment Services division. Mr. Grapinet joined Atos in December 2008. He currently serves as Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Global Functions of the Atos group, in which capacity he has headed Global Support Functions, ensured coordination and development of Global Sales and Marketing as well as of the Consulting and Technology Services division of the Atos group, and supervised development of the Group’s activities. Mr. Grapinet has been Worldline’s Chief Executive Officer since July 2013. He received the French Legion d’Honneur (Chevalier) in 2011.

Eric Heurtaux

Mr. Eric Heurtaux has been Chief Financial Officer of Worldline SA since December 1, 2016. He is a graduate from Ecole des Mines de Paris and holds a Master of business Administration from INSEAD. He began his carrier at the Boston Consulting group. For more than 12 years within the Atos group, he held several positions among which driving the group TOP program, enhancing Atos operational performance and conducting the integration of acquired companies in Atos, in particular Bull. Eric was previously Chief Financial Officer of Atos Big Data & Security (BDS) division, where he was responsible for strategic and financial planning, financial controlling and reporting, internal control, tax & corporate development. As Worldline Chief Financial Officer, he oversees the Company’s finance and accounting organizations and is also in charge of the TEAM efficiency program alongside the IT and purchasing.

Marc-Henri Desportes

Mr. Marc-Henri Desportes has served as Senior Executive Vice President of Atos Worldline SAS since July 2013. He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and of the Ecole des Mines de Paris. He was Deputy Program Director of the Copernic program at the French Ministry of Finances from 2000 to 2005, and then was in charge of audit coordination at BNP Paribas from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Desportes was then Chief Information Officer at BNL, BNP Paribas’ Italian subsidiary. He joined the Atos group in 2009 as Director of the Global Innovation Business Development & Strategy Global Business Line (GIBS), and then became Director of the High Technology Settlement Services and Specialized Activities Business Unit in July 2011. Mr. Desportes is a member of the executive committee of Atos SE.

Christophe Duquenne

Mr. Christophe Duquenne serves as Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Merchant Services & Terminals of Atos Worldline SAS. He is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale in Paris. He joined Atos in 1987 and has held numerous managerial positions there. After directing the Group’s French activities for six years, he joined the global management team in July 2011.

Charles-Henri De Taffin

Mr. Charles-Henri De Taffin is Member of the Executive Committee and General Counsel, Legal & Compliance of Worldline SA. He received a Postgraduate Degree (DEA) in business law from the Universite Paris X – Nanterre and a Postgraduate Degree (DESS) in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution from the Universite Paris II – Pantheon Assas. He spent 9 years as business lawyer in the international law firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, international contract law but also on arbitration and dispute resolution. In 2013, he joined the legal department of the Atos group and particularly contributed, as Head of Legal Special & Strategic Projects, to the main acquisitions, financing and capital markets transactions, including Worldline’s IPO. In 2016, he became Deputy General Counsel for Atos France.

Pascal Mauze

Mr. Pascal Mauze serves as Member of the Executive Committee and Sales and Marketing Director of Worldline SA. He started his career in 1994 as a network consultant, and in 1999, became a BU Manager for Admiral (later LogicaCMG, now CGI). After training in international management at HEC, he first joined Cisco, before joining the Telecom division of Atos SI, in 2006. At the end of 2012, he was asked to lead the Atos Group's growth and industrialization program under the supervision of Gilles Grapinet and then Patrick Adiba. In July 2015, he was recruited by Accenture to develop Energy & Utilities sales for France and Benelux.

Patrice Gry

Mr. Patrice Gry has been Director of Human Resources and Member of the Executive Committee of Worldline SA since September 2015. He graduated from Ecole Nationale Superieure de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace. After beginning his career at Air France as an operating engineer, he then held in the Company various functions within the Human Resources department. In 1991, he joined Credit Agricole group where he became responsible for executive management and training. Recruited by JCDecaux, a group specialized in street furniture, he was for 11 years HRD then operational vice-president of a subsidiary. In 2008, he became Head of Human Resources of the Darty group and joined in 2012 the Bull group also as HRD. In 2014, Atos acquired the Bull group, Mr. Patrice Gry then became Worldline HR Director in 2015 after having led, on Bull side, its integration within Atos.

Lisa Coleman

Ms. Lisa Coleman serves as Member of the Executive Committee and CEO of Worldline UK at Worldline SA. She joined the Atos group in 1992, performing various managerial roles in the UK public sector that included personal delivery of major Government Programs. She also took overall responsibility for business development and growth in the UK health sector. Since joining Worldline in 2014, Lisa has responsibility for all Worldline activities within the UK and Ireland which includes contracts to the transport and hospitality market. In addition, since 2017 her scope includes the groups Mobility & Transactional Services business in Germany and Austria.

Claude France

Ms. Claude France is Member of Executive Committee and Head of Operations of Worldline France at Worldline SA. She is a graduate from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble. She started her career in the telecom sector at Alcatel and joined the Atos group in 1988, where she held various operational and commercial positions. After having managed the French Financial Processing and Software Licensing business upon the creation of Worldline in 2004, she then directed for 5 years the strategy, the marketing and the business development of the Worldline Group.

Wolf Kunisch

Mr. Wolf Kunisch serves as Member of the Executive Committee and Director of the Financial Processing & Software Licensing global business line of Worldline SA. He is a graduate of the Technische Universitaet Berlin and of INSEAD’s MBA program. He began his career as a project manager at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Stuttgart, Germany and in Paris. He joined the Atos group in 2000, where he performed management functions in innovative and international business development. He is currently responsible for the Group’s Financial Processing & Software Licensing global business line as well as its German and Eastern Europe geographical zones, and has been in charge of Worldline in Germany since 2010 and in Austria since 2013.

Vincent Roland

Mr. Vincent Roland is Member of the Executive Committee and Director of the Merchant Services at Worldline SA. He is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique de l’Universite de Louvain and holds a MBA degree from the Solvay Business School. He started his career with the Alcatel group, where he became Vice-President of the Microelectronics division. He then joined Banksys as General Manager, before Banksys was acquired by Atos Worldline. After having been Vice-Président of Atos Worldline for two years, he then joined First Data as Senior Vice-President for Europe, Middle-East and Africa. In 2010, he joins the Point group as Senior Vice-President. Following the acquisition of Point by VeriFone in 2011, he takes over the payment services business in the Verifone Executive Committee. In 2016 he rejoins Worldline as manager of the Merchant Services business line.

Michael Steinbach

Mr. Michael Steinbach has been Member of the Executive Committee and CEO of equensWorldline SE at Worldline SA since October 2016. He started his career in 1990 in the payments business, becoming Director of DZ BANK AG (Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank AG), where he headed the payments, cards and trade finance division. In 2003 he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Transaktionsinstitut fuer Zahlungsverkehrsdienstleistungen (TAI), a payment service provider, owned by DZ BANK AG and KBC. With the creation of Equens in 2006, out of the merger between TAI and Interpay, Mr. Steinbach was appointed as CEO of Equens SE. Since the incorporation of equensWorldline SE he is its CEO.

Olivier Stuckens

Mr. Olivier Stuckens has served as Member of the Executive Committee and Director of the Mobility & e-Transactional Services global business line Atos Worldline SAS since 2014. He is a graduate of the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble and of the University of Huddersfield in England. He joined the Atos group in 1992 and through 2005 performed various managerial roles in the Media and Banking/Finance areas. Beginning in 1999, his duties related to transaction services platforms for large international accounts. He then contributed to the development of Atos Worldline’s Health Sector business, with the creation and management of the GIE Santeos. He was director of the Telecom, Utilities and Media business unit in France beginning in 2006, before being named head of the Mobility & e-Transactional Services global business line in 2013.

Gilles Arditti

Mr. Gilles Arditti serves as Director at Wordline SA since April 30, 2014. He is also member of Company's Audit Committee. He holds a master in finance from the Universite de Dauphine and a master in international finance from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris. He also holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Techniques Industrielles et des Mines d’Ales (ENSTIMA) and is a Certified Public Accountant. After six years at Bull and four at KPMG, he joined Atos group in 1990, where until 2004 he was, successively, Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, Director of Finance and Human Resources for Atos Origin in France, and CFO for France, Germany and Central Europe. In 2007, Mr. Arditti became head of Investor Relations and Financial Communication for the Atos group, a position he still holds. Mr. Arditti was a member of the Board of Directors of Worldline Germany from 1993 to 2006.

Danielle Lagarde

Ms. Danielle Lagarde has been Director of Worldline SA since December 12, 2016. She joined the Atos group in 2005 where she spent more than eleven years and where she served in several different roles. From June 2014 to January 2017, she served as Group Senior Vice President, in charge of Human Ressources Executive management. Prior to this role and from 2008 to 2014, she was responsible for the Group HR Center of Excellence, in charge of all HR expertise, and was also leading the HR for corporate entities and for all support functions. From 2007 to 2008, she served as Group Vice President of Talent management & HR for corporate entities. She started in the Group as HRD Continental Europe for Atos Euronext in 2005. Prior to Atos Group, Ms. Lagarde served as Senior HR Director EMEA for several Service Lines at DELL, CEO France for RSL Com (US Telco company), HRD Europe for Viatel (US Telco), Managing Director at Millesime Human Resources Ltd. based in Hong Kong, and Corporate Communication Manager for a Group of Airlines (EAS Europe Airlines). She started her career as a Headhunter and was Consultant (Partner) at Switch One during several years. She is currently serving as Chief Human Resources Officer EMEA at Jones Lang Lasalle. She holds a Post Master degree (DESS) in Human Resources from Universite Aix-Marseille (IAE), a Board Member Certification (IFA/Sciences Po Paris) and a “Women on Board” Certification from Harvard Business School.

Ursula Morgenstern

Ms. Ursula Morgenstern serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Worldline SA. She joined Atos in 2002 through the acquisition of KPMG Consulting. From 2007 to 2009, she was Senior Vice-President responsible for Systems Integration, and then she was Senior Vice-President responsible for Private Sector Markets. Prior to that, she held a variety of roles in Systems Integration including management roles for sectors and various practices. Before taking on the role as CEO of UK & I in 2012 she was COO for UK & I. From July 2015 to February 2018 she was managing the Global Business & Platform Solutions division. Since February 2018 she is CEO of Atos's Germany GBU (Global Business Unit). She also serves as Director of Bluekiwi Software SAS, Director of Canopy the Open Cloud Company Limited (United Kingdom), Director of Canopy the Open Cloud Company USA, Inc., Director and CEO of Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited (Ireland), Director and CEO of Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited (United Kingdom), Director and CEO of Atos UK IT Limited, Director and CEO of Barabas Limited, Director and CEO of BR Business Systems Limited, Director and CEO of Sema Investment UK Limited, Director and CEO of Sphere Limited, among others.

Sophie Proust

Ms. Sophie Proust has been Director pf Worldline SA since December 12, 2016. She graduated from the Ecole Superieure d’Electricite (Supelec). She joined Bull in 1989 where she held various technical managerial positions and, in particular, she headed the Tera100 Project which granted the CEA, in 2010, with the first Petaflops- scale calculator in Europe. She joined the Atos group in 2014 following the takeover by Atos of Bull, where she lastly held the position of Head of Research & Development. At Atos, she currently is Head of Research & Development for the Big Data & Security division.

Aldo Cardoso

Mr. Aldo Cardoso has been Independent Director of Worldline SA since June 13, 2014. He is also Chairman of Company's Audit Committee. He is graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris and holds a master's degree in Business Law. From 1979 to 2003, he held several successive positions at Arthur Andersen, including consultant, partner (1989), Chief Executive Officer audit and financial advisory France (1993-1996), member of the Board of Directors of Andersen Worldwide (1996), Chairman of the Board of Directors (non-executive) of Andersen Worldwide (2000) and Chief Executive Officer of Andersen Worldwide (2002-2003). Since 2003, he has served as a Director of French and foreign companies as Accor, Gecina, Rhodia, Mobistar, Imerys and Engie, among others.

Luc Remont

Mr. Luc Remont has been Independent Director at Worldline SA since June 13, 2014. He is also Chairnan of Remuneration and Nominating Committee. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Techniques Avancees (Ensta) and started his career in 1993 as an engineer at the French Ministry of Defense. From 1996 to 2007, he held several positions at the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry. Initially, he was responsible for the French Treasury’s relations with international development banks (including the World Bank and EBRD) before representing the French State’s shareholding interests in transportation companies. From 2002 to 2007, he served as technical advisor and then deputy chief of staff of the Minister of Finance. In 2007, he joined Merrill Lynch Investment Banking and then he was head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Corporate and Investment Banking for France beginning from 2009 to 2014. In April 2014, he then joined Schneider Electric, where he served as President of Schneider Electric France between July 2014 and April 2017. Since then, he holds the position of Executive Vice President International Operations at Schneider Electric.

Susan Tolson

Ms. Susan Tolson has been Independent Director of Worldline SA since June 13, 2014. She is also Member of Remuneration, Nominating and Audit Committees. She graduated from Smith College in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and earned an Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard business School in 1988. Ms. Tolson started her career as a corporate finance analyst at Prudential-Bache Securities in 1984, and then joined Aetna Investment Management company in 1988 as an Investment Officer, managing private equity investments in media and entertainment companies. From April 1990 to June 2010, Ms. Tolson worked at Capital Research company (Capital Research), a subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc., one of the world’s largest investment management organizations, successively as an analyst, portfolio manager and then Senior Vice-President, specializing in the high-yield bond market. She has been an active Board member for several corporations and non-profit entities since 2010.

David Pierre-Kahn