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Ypsomed Holding AG (YPSN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Willy Michel

70 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Simon Michel

40 2014 Chief Executive Officer

Anton Kraeuliger

71 2008 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Niklaus Ramseier

54 2002 Chief Financial Officer

Frank Mengis

53 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Hans Lehmann

51 2011 Senior Vice President Technology

Beat Maurer

59 1992 Senior Vice President Legal and Intellectual Property, Secretary of the Board

Michael Zaugg

45 2017 Senior Vice President Human Resources

Eberhard Bauer

57 2014 Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Diabetes Care

Ulrike Bauer

48 2014 Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Delivery Systems

Gerhart Isler

68 2008 Non-Executive Director

Norbert Thom

71 2005 Non-Executive Director

Thomas Kutt

2017 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Willy Michel

Dr. Willy Michel has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Ypsomed Holding Inc. since July 2014. He was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from August 2011. Prior to that, he served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company from 2003. He founded Disetronic together with his brother in 1984. Within the context of the sale of Disetronic to Roche Holding AG in 2003, Dr. Michel bought back the injection business of Disetronic, which has traded under the name Ypsomed since then. He has held the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Disetronic Group and now the Ypsomed Group without interruption. Prior to the founding of Disetronic, Dr. Michel obtained a range of experience with several industry and pharmaceutical companies in the fields of development, sales & marketing and he was the head of Novo-Nordisk Switzerland for six years. In 2006, he was awarded an honorary Doctorate (Dr. h. c.) by the Economic and Social Science Faculty of Universitaet Bern (Bern University).

Simon Michel

Mr. Simon Michel has been Chief Executive Officer of Ypsomed Holding Inc. since July 1, 2014. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Ypsomed Group. He was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at the Company from 2008. He joined the Company in October 2006. From 2003 until 2006, he worked for Orange Telecommunications in Zurich and Lausanne where he was responsible for, among other things, the introduction and marketing of UMTS. Since 2016 he has been on the Board of Directors at Forster Rohner AG. Since 2015, Mr. Michel has been a Member of the Board of Directors of the Solothurn Chamber of Commerce, and also since 2015, Chairman of the Industry Commission and a Member of the Board of Directors of FASMED, the Federation of Swiss Medical Devices Trade and Industry Associations, as well as a member of further boards of trustees and advisory boards. In March 2017, Mr. Michel was elected to the Canton Council of the Canton Solothurn. He studied economics at the University of St. Gallen and completed a Masters with a focus on media and communications management.

Anton Kraeuliger

Mr. Anton Kraeuliger has been Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since 2008. He was Non-Executive Director from 2007. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee at the Company. After completing his studies at ETH Zurich with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, he joined the family business in 1971 and in 1978 took over the majority shareholding in Lyss AG (today Metalyss AG), a metal foundry and fittings factory. He developed this company into the Similor Group. Within the scope of the sale of the fittings division to the Madison Private Equity Holding AG in 2002 and 2005, Mr. Kraeuliger repurchased the industrial division, which currently is again integrated into Metalyss AG. He was a Member of the Board of Directors of the listed Berner Kantonalbank BEKB I BCBE (1993 to 2004), a Member of the Board of Directors of Secheron-Hasler Holding AG (2005 to 2013) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Secheron SA (2005 to 2014). He continues to be active as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Metalyss AG (since 1978) and as a Member of the Board of Directors in various other, non-listed companies.

Niklaus Ramseier

Mr. Niklaus Ramseier has been Chief Financial Officer at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since 2002. Prior to that, he had worked as Head of Finance and Controlling for the industrial services product line of the Von Roll group and held various advisory and accounting functions within a trust and auditing company.

Frank Mengis

Mr. Frank Mengis has been Chief Operating Officer at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since 2015. He is responsible for Production, Supply Chain and QM&RA at the Company. He has many years of experience in the development and manufacturing of medical devices. He is former Head of Operation and Member of Management at Nobel Biocare AG. In the years 2001 to 2012 he held various management functions in the Straumann Group in Switzerland and the United States in the areas of quality management, production and development. After graduating, he started his career at Hoffmann La Roche AG in Basle in the Engineering Department (2000 to 2008). He graduated as Dipl. Ing. Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University Karlsruhe followed by further training at the IMD Lausanne and the Harvard Business School (AMP Programme).

Hans Lehmann

Mr. Hans Ulrich Lehmann has been Senior Vice President Technology at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since 2011. From April to September 2015, he managed Operations on an ad interim basis. He has been a member of Executive Management since 2011 and is responsible for Technology. He has been with Ypsomed since 2000 (pre-2003 at Disetronic) in different positions, initially as Senior Project Manager for Research & Development projects, before spending several years as Vice President Manufacturing and Vice President Technology. Previously, he worked at various medical device manufacturing and injection moulding companies in Switzerland and the United States. He graduated as a mechanical engineer and completed the postgraduate programme in business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Berne and also completed the Programme for Leadership Development PLD at Harvard Business School in Boston.

Beat Maurer

Dr. Beat Maurer has been Senior Vice President Legal and Intellectual Property and Secretary to the Board at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since 1992. Prior to that he was tax and legal consultant with a trust and auditing company. He is a judge specializing in issues relating to business law and intellectual property law at the commercial court of the canton of Berne since 2002. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of FASMED, the Federation of Swiss Medical Devices Trade and Industry Associations. He holds a degree in Law from the Universitaet Freiburg and a Doctorate in Law from Universitaet Bern.

Michael Zaugg

Mr. Michael Zaugg has been Senior Vice President Human Resources at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since April 2017. From 2011 to 2017 he was employed as Head of Talent Europe at ABB. Previous positions included Human Resources (HR) at Credit Suisse: Division HR Manager, Head of Graduates Recruiting & Development and University Marketing (1997 to 2004), Consultant and Management Member at schaerpartners ag (2004 to 2007), Head of HR Services at Valiant Holding (2007 to 2008), Head of HR Recruiting at BKW FMB AG (2008 to 2011). Mr. Zaugg held several part-time mandates: Member of the Board of Directors at Poolside AG in Zurich, Member of the Board at IngCH, lecturer at the ZfU and the Further Education Centre of the University St. Gallen in the field of Talent Management as well as the University of Bern on the topic of “Leadership in an innovative environment”, President of the ABB childcare centers. He studied Economics at the University of Basel (degree: lic.rer.pol) with business focus on personnel management and marketing. He holds Executive Master of Human Resources Management from the Institute for Applied Psychology in Zurich (ZHAW Zuercher Hochschule fuer Angewandte Wissenschaften).

Eberhard Bauer

Dr. Eberhard Bauer has been Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Diabetes Care at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since July 1, 2014. He is responsible for Marketing & Sales in the Diabetes Care business area. Dr. Bauer was responsible for the global distribution and the distribution companies of Diabetes Care from July 2012 until July 2014. Prior to this, he held various functions with Boehringer Mannheim and Roche Diagnostics over more than 20 years, including Division Head Iberia, Global Head of Marketing and Product Development for Roche Diabetes Care and most recently, Head Latin America. He graduated as Dr. med. vet. from the Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich and carried out postgraduate studies at IMD Lausanne and the London Business School.

Ulrike Bauer

Ms. Ulrike Bauer has been Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Delivery Systems at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since July 1, 2014. She has been with Ypsomed since 2001 in different Marketing & Sales functions. Previously she was Product Manager with Mettler Toledo (1996 – 2001). She graduated in chemical engineering and biotechnology from Universitaet Aachen and completed a postgraduate diploma in International Management at the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences in Zurich.

Gerhart Isler

Mr. Gerhart Isler has been Non-Executive Director at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since June 25, 2008. He is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. After completing his studies in economics at the University of Zurich, Mr. Isler joined the family newspaper publishing company Finanz und Wirtschaft AG as an editor in 1976. In 1980, he managed the company’s editorial department in New York, was head of foreign correspondence from 1981 until 1986 and then held the position of manager of the publishing house until 1989. He then became the owner of Finanz und Wirtschaft, which enjoyed a growth up to 2000 and became the country’s most important financial newspaper. Mr. Isler subsequently sold the publishing firm but continued as its editor until the end of 2004. He was a Member of the Board of Directors of the listed company PubliGroupe (2005 until the end of 2008) and a Member of the Board of Directors of the listed investment company New Value (2008 until the spring of 2012). In 2005, he was elected to the Board of Directors of Grand Casino Baden. Since 2005, he has been a Member of the Board of Trustees of the move>med Foundation, which is involved in the field of sports. Furthermore, Mr. Isler has been Mayor of Bergdietikon since early 2010.

Norbert Thom

Prof. Dr. Norbert Thom has been Non-Executive Director at Ypsomed Holding Inc. since 2005. He is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. After studying economics and social sciences at the University of Cologne (Universitaet zu Koeln) (Dr. rer. pol. and postdoctoral qualification in business management), he completed a full academic career spanning some 40 years spent at four universities (Cologne, Giessen, Fribourg, Bern) before his retirement in 2012. In Bern, Prof. Dr. Thom was founder and director of the Institute of Organization and Human Resource Management (1991 to 2012) as well as holding several other offices at the university including Vice Rector for Finance and Planning. Prof. Dr. Thom has received awards in Switzerland and abroad for his academic achievements, including three honorary doctorates (Dr. h. c. mult.) and one honorary professorship (Prof. h. c.). He has maintained close links with the business world for many years. He has also taken on responsibility as a member of several boards of non-listed companies. Currently, in his capacity as professor emeritus, he retains ties to the University of Bern, most notably as a supervisor and examiner for its Executive Master of Health Administration programme. Since 2012, he has also been a Member of the Supervisory Board of the REHAU Group (Muri bei Bern), a global plastics company.

Thomas Kutt

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