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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hans Steenbuch

2007 Chief Executive Officer

Krister Pedersen

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Anders Fjeld

2017 Chief Operating Officer, Group Training Director

Espen Terland

2008 Chief Information Officer

Janicke Blomsnes

2016 Managing Director Sweden

Harald Borgen

2012 Supply Chain & Process Improvement Director

Tommi Jylha-Vuorio

2014 E-commerce & Multi-channel Director

Tom Kjono

2010 Purchasing Director Europe

Geir Nilsen

2005 Central Warehouse Director

Lars Rugaas

2012 Purchasing Director Norway

Toni Stigzelius

2016 Chief Operating Officer Heart of Europe, Managing Director Finland

Oivind Tidemandsen

2010 Chairman of the Board

Anna Attemark

49 2014 Director

Ronny Blomseth

2010 Director

Anette Mellbye

2017 Director

Tore Valderhaug

57 2015 Director

Tolle Groterud

2014 Investor Relations and Business Development Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hans Steenbuch

Mr. Hans Fredrik (Fredrik) Steenbuch has been Chief Executive Officer of XXL ASA since May 2007. Prior to his appointment as CEO of XXL, he served at Elkjop / DSG in several positions, among these MD of Elgiganten Sweden, director of new markets and director of international purchasing. Mr. Steenbuch holds a degree in business and marketing from Norges Markedshoyskole NMH. Previously, he was Member of the Board of Guitar Heaven AS.

Krister Pedersen

Mr. Krister Pedersen has served as Chief Financial Officer of XXL ASA since April 2011. Prior to his appointment as CFO, he served as Financial Officer for Gresvig’s sports division and CFO at Apotek1 Gruppen AS. Mr. Fiksdal-Pedersen holds a degree in Master in Science of Business from University of Nordland and Economics from University in Tromso.

Anders Fjeld

Mr. Anders Fjeld has been Chief Operating Officer of XXL ASA since February 19, 2016 and has been appointed Group Training Director of the Company effective as of December 1, 2017. He no longer serves as Acting Director of Marketing at the Company, effective as of December 1, 2016. He has held this position since November 18, 2016. He was Acting Managing Director Norway at the Company from May 13, 2016 until October 2016. He was previously Managing Director for Norway at the Company from 2004 until February 19, 2016. Prior to his appointment as MD Norway, he assumed the role as Sales Manager and Head of Purchases in XXL. Mr. Fjeld holds a Bachelor degree in Business and Administration from the Norwegian Business School BI.

Espen Terland

Mr. Espen Terland has been Chief Information Officer at XXL ASA since he joined in June 2008. Prior to his appointment as CIO, he served as CIO in NMD (Norsk Medisinaldepot) and Manager in Accenture Norway. Mr. Terland holds a degree in Master of Science from NTH (Norwegian Institute of Technology).

Janicke Blomsnes

Mrs. Janicke Blomsnes has been Managing Director Sweden at XXL ASA since December 9, 2016. She was previously Acting Managing Director Sweden of the Company from February 19, 2016 till September 1, 2016. She came from the position as Operations Manager in XXL Sweden and as Head of Nordic Training and Education in XXL Group. Prior to this she served as Store Manager and Sales Leader in Norway.

Harald Borgen

Mr. Harald Borgen has been Supply Chain & Process Improvement Director at XXL ASA since April 2012. Prior to his appointment as Supply Chain Director, he assumed the role as purchase manager. Prior to joining XXL in 2010, he served as Category Manager in Gresvig AS (G-Sport, Intersport) and business controller in Roche Diagnostics AS. Mr. Borgen holds a degree in Marketing from Norwegian Business School BI.

Tommi Jylha-Vuorio

Mr. Tommi Jylha-Vuorio has been E-commerce & Multi-channel Director at XXL ASA since July 2014. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Sales Business Unit Manager and eCommerce Manager for Stadium in Finland. Mr. Jylha-Vuorio went to Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki.

Tom Kjono

Mr. Tom Erik Kjono has served as Purchasing Director Europe of XXL ASA since 2010. Prior to this, he assumed the role as Purchasing Director for Shoes. Prior to joining XXL in 2005, he served as Key Account Manager in Rockport / Reebook and Product Manager/Buyer in Loblabbet. Mr. Kjono holds a Bachelor degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

Geir Nilsen

Mr. Geir Nilsen has been Central Warehouse Director at XXL ASA since 2005. Prior to his appointment as Central Warehouse Director, he assumed the role as warehouse manager. Prior to joining XXL in 2000, he served 15 years in Elkjop. Mr. Nilsen has worked in retail merchandising with logistics and sales since 1986.

Lars Rugaas

Mr. Lars Rugaas has been Purchasing Director Norway of XXL ASA since November 2012. Prior to this he assumed the role as Purchasing Director for sportswear. Before joining XXL in 2005, Mr. Rugaas held several positions in retail companies Gresvig (G-Sport and Intersport), Bakers (Orkla Foods) and 7-Eleven. He holds a Master degree in Marketing Management from BI Norway and Griffith University Australia.

Toni Stigzelius

Mr. Toni Stigzelius has been Managing Director Finland at XXL ASA since 2012 and Chief Operating Officer Heart of Europe within the Company since 2016. Prior to joining XXL in 2012, he served as Sales Manager for Stadium in Finland, and Team Sales & Sport Marketing Manager for the Nordics. Mr. Stigzelius holds a Master’s degree in Business and Economics from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki.

Oivind Tidemandsen

Mr. Oivind Tidemandsen has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at XXL ASA since 2010. He is the founder of XXL. He has also founded or otherwise been instrumental in the build up of other Norwegian retail groups, including the electric home appliance retail group Elkjop AS and the home furniture groups Living and Home & Cottage. He is a significant shareholder of the electric home appliance retail group Expert AS and the home furniture group Home & Cottage AS.

Anna Attemark

Ms. Anna Birgitta Attemark has served as Member of the Board of Directors of XXL ASA since 2014. She is President and CEO of Odd Molly International AB, a Swedish company that designs, markets and sells women’s’ fashion and lifestyle products. Odd Molly is listed on NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm. Before joining Odd Molly in 2011, Anna Attemark was the Head of Business Development of the Purchasing Department at H&M, where she held various leading positions during her 17 years in the company – such as Section Head, Division Head, Operative Head of Design and Purchasing Manager. Mrs. Attemark has a M.Sc. in Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Ronny Blomseth

Mr. Ronny Blomseth has served as Member of the Board of Directors at XXL ASA since 2010. He is CEO of POWER International AS. Mr. Blomseth has a degree in economics from the Norwegian Business School BI. Before joining Expert AS/POWER, Mr. Blomseth was CEO of Elkjop Nordic AS.

Anette Mellbye

Ms. Anette Mellbye has been Director of XXL ASA since June 7, 2017. Anette Mellbye is currently self-employed. Mellbye has worked in the Schibsted group since 1998. During the recent years she has built and led Aftenposten Mobil. Mellbye has a degree in political science from the University in Oslo and from London School of Economics.

Tore Valderhaug

Mr. Tore Valderhaug has been Member of the Board of Directors at XXL ASA since May 27, 2015. Mr. Tore Valderhaug serves as an advisor through the company Proventi AS. He is a Norwegian State Authorized Public Accountant with 10 years of external audit experience mainly from Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Valderhaug also has close to 20 years’ experience as finance director/CFO in the Norwegian publicly listed companies Cermaq, EDB Business Partner, ASK Proxima, Ocean Rig and Unitor. Mr. Tore Valderhaug was CFO and head of business development in PHARMAQ AS, a leading pharmaceutical companies supplying the aquaculture industry until the company was sold late 2015. He is currently also a member of the board and head of audit committee in the publicly listed companies Nordic Semiconductor ASA and Q-Free ASA.

Tolle Groterud

Mr. Tolle O. R. Groterud has served as Investor Relations and Business Development Director of XXL ASA since September 2014. Prior to joining XXL, he served as Partner and Equity Sales in Arctic Securities and as Vice President Investor Relations in Telenor ASA. Tolle O. R. Groterud holds a M.Sc. from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.