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Amplifon SpA (AMPF.MI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lorenzo Pozza

50 2016 Chairman - Supervisory, Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Anna Formiggini Holland

92 2011 Honorary Chairperson

Susan Holland

60 2011 Non-Executive Chairperson of the Board

Enrico Vita

46 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, General Manager, Member of the Board of Director

John Pappalardo

53 2014 Executive Vice President, APAC

Iacopo Pazzi

44 2016 Executive Vice President, EMEA

Heinz Ruch

53 2008 Executive Vice President, America

Massimiliano Gerli

2012 Chief Information Officer

Andrea Facchini

49 2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Giovanni Caruso

62 Chief Human Resources Officer

Paolo Tacciaria

2015 Head of Internal Audit

Cristian Finotti

47 2016 Chief Procurement Officer

Giulio Pizzini

42 2015 Chief Strategic Development Officer

Emilia Trudu

2015 Group Planning & Control Director

Luigi Colombo

Secretary

Andrea Casalini

54 2016 Independent Director

Alessandro Cortesi

54 2016 Independent Director

Maria Grieco

64 2016 Independent Director

Laura Donnini

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director, Member of the Supervisory Board

Maurizio Costa

67 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Giovanni Tamburi

62 2013 Non-executive Independent Director

Francesca Rambaudi

2015 Investor Relations & Corporate Communication Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lorenzo Pozza

Anna Formiggini Holland

Ms. Anna Maria Formiggini Holland serves as Honorary Chairperson of Amplifon S.p.A. since April 29, 2011. Prior to her appointment she served as Non-Executive Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Amplifon SpA. Her professional career began in 1945 when she was Marketing Director in Elizabeth Arden SpA, where she stayed until 1957. In 1950 she married Algernon Charles Holland, a former Major in the British Special Forces, who moved to Italy and set up a business to import modern hearing aids, founding Amplifon Srl in the same year. In 1959 she joined Amplifon in Marketing and promoted and supported direct marketing, which was crucial to the growth of the company in the following years. In 1980 she was appointed to the Board of Directors of Amplifon SpA. In 1990 she was appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors, the office she still holds, together with that of Chairperson of Ampliter N.V., Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Amplifin SpA and Chairperson of the A. Charles Holland Foundation. In the past she was also Vice Chairperson of the Managing Council of the Alzheimer Federation Italy and Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Ager, an Association for geriatric research and the study of longevity.

Susan Holland

Ms. Susan Carol Holland serves as Non-Executive Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Amplifon S.p.A. since April 29, 2011. Prior to her appointment she served as Non-Executive Vice Chairperson of the Board of Amplifon SpA as from 1993. She also serves as Member of the Audit and Remuneration and Nominating Committees of the Company. She graduated in Psychology and Sociology at Keele University in the United Kingdom. She then took a diploma in Logopaedia at the Universita degli Studi di Milano. In 1982 began her professional career as Speech Therapist in Milan's Polytechnics. In 1988 she was appointed to the Board of Directors of Amplifon SpA and in 1993 she became Non-Executive Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors, an office held with that of Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Amplifin SpA and since 2006 Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Ampliare Srl, the Amplifin Group’s real estate company.

Enrico Vita

Mr. Enrico Vita serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, General Manager, Member of the Board of Director at Amplifon S.p.A. since October 20, 2015. He is Chief Operating Officer and General Manager at the firm since March 3, 2015. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering. He entered the Amplifon Group in March of 2014 after developing his career in Indesit Group where he held during a period of almost 20 years, roles of increasing responsibility in Italy and abroad, to assume the role of Chief Operating Officer Sales and Marketing.

John Pappalardo

Mr. John Pappalardo serves as Executive Vice President, APAC at Amplifon S.p.A. since 2014. He holds degree in Economics from Monash University in Melbourne, CPA Before joining National Hearing Care, John held the position of Commercial Director for Carter Holt Harvey Wood Products Australia and prior to this Chief Operating Officer for the Mail Services businesses of the Ausdoc Group. In 2006 he joined the National Hearing Care Group to lead the expansion of the Australian business, continuing in this role after the integration with Amplifon Group. In 2013 he took responsibility for the New Zealand market and subsequently, in 2014.

Iacopo Pazzi

Mr. Iacopo Lorenzo Pazzi serves as Executive Vice President, EMEA at Amplifon S.p.A. in April 2016. He holds degree in Chemical Engineering from Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza. After a short experience with Fichet SA, in 1998 Iacopo joined Procter & Gamble where he developed his career covering different roles in Marketing and Sales. He started out in Italy as Product Research Manager and then as Assistant Brand Manager Home Care. In 2002, he moved to Switzerland as Brand Manager Laundry Southern Europe. He came back to Italy in 2005, to later be appointed Commercial Associate Director Health, Beauty and Grooming. In 2013, he moved to Kenya, to take on the role of Managing Director East Africa & West Africa Market Expansions.

Heinz Ruch

Mr. Heinz Ruch serves as Executive Vice President, America of Amplifon S.p.A. since April 2008. He also serves as Member of the Executive Leadership Team of the Company. He served in various functions during his eight years at Schiller AG reaching the position of Managing Director. In 1998 he became General Manager of Viennatone Hearing Technology GmbH, a company that was merged into Amplifon in 2001, following which he became Country Manager in Switzerland and Germany. He holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich.

Massimiliano Gerli

Mr. Massimiliano Gerli serves as Chief Information Officer of Amplifon S.p.A. since December 19, 2012. He holds degree in Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. He started his career in Accenture where he worked for 7 years in different roles and managing several initiatives in Europe and Middle-East for major international companies operating in retail, energy and utility business. In 2005 he became Program Manager for Fincons Group, operating business consulting. In 2006 he joined Amplifon as HR System Manager. Few months later he took on the role of Group Business Application Manager, afterwards the one of Corporate IT Director, and in 2010 he became Group IT Director.

Andrea Facchini

Mr. Andrea Facchini serves as Chief Marketing Officer at Amplifon S.p.A. since 2015. He holds degree in Communication, Public Relations and Advertising from the University IULM of Milan He started his career within the Gillette Group where he worked for 8 years holding different roles and becoming Category Manager. Subsequently, he joined the Coca-Cola System: after a short experience in the Atlanta’s HQ, he came back to Europe to become Marketing Strategy and Category Manager of Coca-Cola HBC, based in Wien. He left the company after 6 years in 2006 to join Nokia as Marketing Director for Italy, then for Indonesia - South East Asia and finally for South Europe. He joined the Amplifon Group in 2013 as Chief Marketing Executive.

Giovanni Caruso

Mr. Giovanni Caruso serves as Chief Human Resources Officer of Amplifon S.p.A. He also serves as Member of the Executive Leadership Team of the Company. He holds degree in Philosophy from the Universita degli Studi di Milano, AMP INSEAD. He started his career in the HR function working for Pirelli, Novartis and the SME Group. In 1995, he became VP, Human Resources Europe, Canada and Middle East for the pharmaceutical SCHERING-PLOUGH and was based in Kenilworth (US) and in Lucerne (Switzerland). In 1997 he joined the Benetton Group and in 2002 he became Chief Operating Officer Europe for AUTOGRILL. Before joining Amplifon in 2009, he served as President of the Cardiac Surgery Systems Business Unit for the SORIN Group and as COO for the SOPAF Group.

Paolo Tacciaria

Dr. Paolo Tacciaria serves as Head of Internal Audit at Amplifon S.p.A. He has served as Group Risk and Compliance Officer and Internal Control Officer of Amplifon S.p.A. from March 14, 2005. He also serves as Member of the Supervisory Body of the Company.

Cristian Finotti

Mr. Cristian Finotti serves as Chief Procurement Officer at Amplifon S.p.A. since March 2016. He holds degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Bologna, Executive MBA from the Alma Graduate School. After an experience in SGS Thomson, he moved to Alstom Transport as Test Engineering Supervisor working in the company from 1997 to 2000. Subsequently Cristian joined Datalogic S.p.a, a multinational group in which he worked up to the beginning of 2016 covering, during the years, different roles of increasing responsibility such as Plant Manager, Procurement & Logistics Manager, Industrial Operations Director, Global Sourcing & Logistics Director and, finally, Global Procurement Vice President therefore gaining a solid international experience.

Giulio Pizzini

Mr. Giulio Pizzini serves as Chief Strategic Development Officer at Amplifon S.p.A. since September 2015. He holds degree in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He started his career in McKinsey & Company in 2001 in Milan and moved in 2005 to the San Francisco office where he was appointed Engagement Manager. He returned to Europe in 2009 to join Georgia-Pacific Corporation in Brussels as Director of Business Development and Strategy. He then led various European functional areas, first as Pricing Director and then as Customer Operations Director. In 2013 he became part of SCA following its acquisition of Georgia-Pacific Europe, as Business Development Director, based in Germany.

Emilia Trudu

Luigi Colombo

Andrea Casalini

Alessandro Cortesi

Maria Grieco

Laura Donnini

Maurizio Costa

Mr. Maurizio Costa serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Amplifon S.p.A. since April 24, 2007. He also serves as Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominating Committee of the Company. He was General Manager of the Standa Group from 1989 to 1992. He joined Mondadori in 1992 to manage Group subsidiaries and acquisitions, divestments and development of new businesses, until he became Chief Exceutive Officer of Elemond in 1994. Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA in 1997, he also became its Deputy Chairperson in 2003. He is also Deputy Chairperson of Mondadori France Sas and a member of several boards of directors of Mondadori Group companies. He is a member of the Councils of Confindustria and also participates in the Chairperson’s Committee of F.I.E.G. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Universita degli Studi di Genova.

Giovanni Tamburi

Dr. Giovanni Tamburi serves as Non-executive Independent Director at Amplifon S.p.A. since April 17, 2013. He serves as Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer at Tamburi Investment Partners S.p.A. and as a Director at Prysmian S.p.A., Interpump S.p.A. and Zignago Vetro S.p.A.

Francesca Rambaudi