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Brenntag AG (BNRGn.F)

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2 Dec 2016
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stefan Zuschke

2010 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Steven Holland

2011 Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Ludwig

68 2010 Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Georg Mueller

2012 Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Langer

Vice President Corporate Finance & Investor Relations

Karsten Beckmann

2015 Member of the Management Board

Markus Klaehn

2015 Member of the Management Board

Henri Nejade

2015 Member of the Management Board

Stefanie Berlinger

42 2015 Member of the Supervisory Board

Edgar Fluri

68 2010 Member of the Supervisory Board

Doreen Nowotne

43 2010 Member of the Supervisory Board

Andreas Rittstieg

60 2010 Member of the Supervisory Board

Biographies

Name Description

Stefan Zuschke

Mr. Stefan Zuschke is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 3, 2010. He joined BC Partners, in 1993, from Equimark, where he worked for three years on several German buy-outs and monitored investments. Previously, he worked for the management consulting firm of Cresap Telesis, spent two years with Mercedes-Benz in Germany and Spain and completed a two-year commercial banking program at the Landesgirokasse in Stuttgart. Since September 27, 2012 he has been Chairman of Advisory Board of Aenova Holding GmbH. He is also Member of the Advisory Board of OME Acquisition S.C.A., SL Lux Investment, SMIT Transformatoren B.V., as well as Non-executive Director of Board of Directors at Brachem Acquisition S.C.A., Nils Swed AB, Nils Norway I AS, among others. He has a from degree in Business Administration the Fachhochschule Reutlingen and the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid.

Steven Holland

Mr. Steven E. Holland is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board at Brenntag AG effective June 22, 2011. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of Brenntag AG from 2009 and has been Member of the Management Board of Brenntag AG since 2007. He is responsible for Asia Pacific and Europe Regions, Corporate Communications, Corporate Development, Corporate Human Resources, Corporate Health, Safety and Environments, Corporate Internal Audit and Corporate Information Technology (IT) at the Company. He has a career of more than 30 years in chemical manufacturing and distribution. Mr. Holland began his career in chemicals, graduating as Industrial Chemist in the field of water treatment and surface coatings. He moved through the chemical industry in a number of general management roles for both manufacturing and chemical distribution gaining. Mr. Holland joined Brenntag AG in 2006, following the acquisition of Albion Chemicals where he was Group Managing Director. A year later, he was asked to join the Brenntag Board as Chief Executive Officer of Brenntag AG's European Business and subsequently was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the Group in 2009. He is Chairman and Member of the Supervisory Board of numerous Company's subsidiaries, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board at HCI Central Europe Holding BV.

Thomas Ludwig

Dr. Thomas Ludwig is Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since May 11, 2010. He was Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from March 28, 2010 till May 11, 2010. He joined Lindsay Goldberg Vogel GmbH, in January 2010, from Kloeckner & Co SE, where he worked for six years as Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he worked for ThysssenKrupp in the distribution and services division for eights years, last position as Chief Executive Officer of ThyssenKrupp Serv AG. Before he spent 10 years in different divisions of Kloeckner & Co SE and five years in the steel division of Kloeckner Werke AG. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Plasticum Group N.V. and Trimet AG among others. He went to the universities Goettingen, Freiburg, Glasgow and Bonn and holds a degree in Mathematics and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn.

Georg Mueller

Mr. Georg Mueller is Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer of Brenntag AG effective July 1, 2012. He was Member of the Management Board since April 1, 2012 till July 1, 2012. Previously, he served as Vice President Corporate Finance & Investor Relations of the Company. He joined Brenntag AG in 2003. He was in charge of different rounds of financing for Brenntag AG. Upon the IPO in March 2010, he also took responsibility for the Company’s Investor Relation activities. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mueller held different functions in banking, controlling and treasury. He also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BRENNTAG GmbH since February 1, 2014.

Thomas Langer

Karsten Beckmann

Karsten Beckmann is Member of the Management Board at Brenntag AG effective July 1, 2015. He started his career in the chemical industry. Following different functions in the corporate head office of Stinnes AG, Brenntag’s former parent company, he joined Brenntag in 2002 as Managing Director of Brenntag Italy.

Markus Klaehn

Markus Klaehn is Member of the Management Board at Brenntag AG effective July 1, 2015. He joined Brenntag in 1994. After various positions at corporate headquarters of Brenntag Group he became Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Brenntag Latin America, Inc. in 2004. In 2007 he became President of Brenntag Northeast, Inc. and overtook operational responsibility for Brenntag North America in 2011 as COO.

Henri Nejade

Henri Nejade is Member of the Management Board at Brenntag AG effective July 1, 2015. He joined Brenntag in 2008 as Chief Executive Officer Brenntag Asia Pacific. Prior to Brenntag, he was Vice President and Director of International Business for Rhodia Group from 2005 to 2008. In 2008 Brenntag acquired the chemical distribution operations of Rhodia in the Asia Pacific region.

Stefanie Berlinger

Stefanie Berlinger is Member of the Supervisory Board at Brenntag AG effective June 9, 2015. She has been Managing Director of Lilja & Co. GmbH Frankfurt since 2010. Furthermore she has been a partner and shareholder of the parent company Lilja & Co. AG Zurich since 2006, a company specialized in capital market advisory. Between 1998 and 2005 she worked in various positions in the Equity Capital Markets team at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt and London. In 1996 and 1997 she was working as a trainee in the investment banking at DZ Bank AG. She studied at the University of Applied Sciences Regensburg and at Oxford Brookes University. She graduated in business administration and as a „BA in European Business Studies".

Edgar Fluri

Prof. Dr. Edgar Fluri is Member of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 28, 2010. He spent his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland where he was a Partner, Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Management Committee, and from 1998 to 2008, Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was also Member of the Global Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Since 2008, he has been active as business advisor and besides Brenntag AG, now holds mandates as Member of the Board of Directors at Galerie Beyeler AG, Nobel Biocare Holding AG (Zurich) till December 11, 2014, Orior AG and Bank La Roche & Co. AG since April 1, 2014. He has been a part-time lecturer in public accounting and auditing at the University of Basel since 1987 and was appointed titular professor in 1997. He is a Swiss Certified Public Accountant and has a Doctorate in Economics and Business Administration from Universitaet Basel.

Doreen Nowotne

Ms. Doreen Nowotne is Member of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 3, 2010. She joined BC Partners in 2002 from UBS Capital, where she spent over two years in the German private equity team. Prior to this, she spent three years with Arthur Andersen in Munich, conducting teams for annual audits, as well as for financial due diligence investigations. She is Member of the Advisory Board at OME Acquisition S.C.A., among others, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board at SMIT Transformatoren B.V. She is Member of the Supervisory Board at Jenoptik AG. Ms. Nowotne holds a degree in Business Administration from the Hochschule fuer Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden and participated in the Programme for Executive Development at IMD Lausanne in 2001.

Andreas Rittstieg

Dr. Andreas Rittstieg has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 28, 2010. He is a founding partner of RITTSTIEG Rechtsanwaelte, a corporate law boutique focussing on M&A transactions which was established in 2000. Previously, he was partner of the law firm Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Loeber (today: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer). On October 1, 2010, Mr. Rittstieg joined Gleiss Lutz. He was Member of the Supervisory Board at Hapag-Lloyd AG till December 2, 2014 and Member of the Administrative Board at Berenberg Bank till April 28, 2014, Member of the Administrative Board at Kuehne Holding AG and Member of the Advisory Committee at Huesker Holding GmbH. He is Member of the Supervisory Board at Tomorrow Focus AG. He practiced as visiting attorney with law firms in Los Angeles and Tokyo

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stefan Zuschke

225,000

Steven Holland

2,598,000

Thomas Ludwig

160,000

Georg Mueller

1,461,000

Thomas Langer

--

Karsten Beckmann

690,000

Markus Klaehn

702,000

Henri Nejade

850,000

Stefanie Berlinger

81,000

Edgar Fluri

205,000

Doreen Nowotne

145,000

Andreas Rittstieg

130,000
As Of  30 Dec 2015