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Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFRUY.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Johann Rupert

66 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Richard Lepeu

64 2013 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director

Yves Istel

80 1990 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Josua Malherbe

61 2013 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Gary Saage

2010 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Burkhart Grund

2016 Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Nicolas Bos

45 2014 Chief Executive Officer of Van Cleef & Arpels

Georges Kern

51 2012 Chief Executive Officer - IWC Schaffhausen

Jerome Lambert

47 2013 Chief Executive Officer - Montblanc

Philippe Leopold-Metzger

62 2012 Chief Executive Officer - Piaget

Daniel Riedo

56 2014 Chief Executive Officer of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Hans-Peter Bichelmeier

2012 Group Operations Director

Cedric Bossert

57 2015 Group General Counsel, Central Legal Department

Thomas Lindemann

2005 Director - Group Human Resources

Frank Vivier

2016 Chief Transformation Officer

Jean-Blaise Eckert

53 2013 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Bernard Fornas

69 2016 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Ruggero Magnoni

65 2006 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Simon Murray

76 2003 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Duke Of Wellington

71 2000 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Guillaume Pictet

66 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Norbert Platt

69 2010 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Alan Quasha

67 2000 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Maria Ramos

57 2011 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Jan Rupert

61 2012 Non-Executive Director

Juergen Schrempp

72 2003 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Robin Renwick

79 1995 Lead Independent Director

Sophie Cagnard

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Johann Rupert

Mr. Johann P. Rupert is Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since April 1, 2013. After working for the Chase Manhattan Bank and Lazard Freres in New York he founded Rand Merchant Bank in 1979. In 1985 Mr. Rupert joined the Rembrandt Group. Three years later he founded Richemont and became Group Chief Executive. Appointed as Executive Chairman in September 2002, he served as Group Chief Executive Officer during the period from October 2003 to September 2004. The University of Stellenbosch awarded him an honorary doctorate in Economics in 2004. He studied Economics and Company Law at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and has experience in international business, banking and finance.

Richard Lepeu

Mr. Richard Lepeu will retire as Board Member and Co-Chief Executive Officer of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from March 31, 2017, which he served since April 1, 2013. Prior to that, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer from March 31, 2010 until January 1, 2013. He is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Universite de Sciences Economiques de Paris X. He worked in international corporate finance before joining Cartier in 1979 as assistant to the President. Within Cartier, he was appointed Company Secretary in 1981 and became Director of Finance and Administration in 1985 before being appointed Chief Executive in 1995. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Richemont from April 2001 until his appointment as Group Finance Director in May 2004.

Yves Istel

Mr. Yves-Andre Istel will retire as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from September 2017, which he served since 1990. He was Managing Director of Lehman Brothers from 1977 to 1983, Co-Chairman of First Boston International from 1984 to 1988, Chairman of Wasserstein Perella & Co International from 1988 to 1992 and Vice Chairman of Rothschild Inc from 1993 to 2002. He is currently Senior Advisor to Rothschild Inc. He acted as Chairman of the Board of Overseers of Reinet Investments SCA until September 2009. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Princeton University.

Josua Malherbe

Mr. Josua Malherbe is Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since 2013. Previously, he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at the company.

Gary Saage

Mr. Gary Saage will retire as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from July 31, 2017, which he served since September 8, 2010. He is Member of the company's Management Committee.

Burkhart Grund

Mr. Burkhart Grund is Deputy Chief Financial Officer of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from November 2016.

Nicolas Bos

Mr. Nicolas Bos is Chief Executive Officer of Van Cleef & Arpels of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since April 1, 2014.

Georges Kern

Mr. Georges Kern is Chief Executive Officer - IWC Schaffhausen of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since November 9, 2012. Prior to joining Richemont in 2000, he held positions at Kraft Jacobs Suchard and TAG Heuer. First serving as Executive Director, Distribution of Richemont’s Specialist Watchmakers, Mr Kern was appointed CEO of IWC Schaffhausen in 2002. The Maison became certified as carbon neutral upon . initiative. In 2009, he was additionally appointed Chairman of Baume & Mercier and of Roger Dubuis, where he also served as interim Chief Executive. Mr Kern was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders from 2005 to 2010 and in 2011 was a Founding Curator of its Global Shapers Community in Zurich. Mr Kern serves as a board member of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, the Laureus Foundation, and the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie.

Jerome Lambert

Mr. Jerome Lambert is Chief Executive Officer - Montblanc of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since July 1, 2013. Prior to joining the Group, he held financial roles in Switzerland’s public postal and telecommunications service. Mr Lambert joined Jaeger-LeCoultre in 1996 as the Manufacture’s financial controller and became Chief Financial Officer three years later. In 2002, he was appointed its Chief Executive Officer and served in that role until June 2013. In addition, Mr Lambert has served as Chairman of A. Lange & Sohne since 2009 and served as its Chief Executive for two years. He graduated from ESG Management School, Paris.

Philippe Leopold-Metzger

Mr. Philippe Leopold-Metzger is Chief Executive Officer - Piaget of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since November 9, 2012. Prior to joining the Group, he worked for two years for American Cyanamid. Mr Leopold-Metzger joined Cartier in 1981, initially as a product manager. He subsequently managed Cartier companies in Canada, the UK and in Asia. He serves as a member of the board of the Responsible Jewellery Council and the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie.

Daniel Riedo

Mr. Daniel Riedo is Chief Executive Officer of Jaeger-LeCoultre of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since April 1, 2014.

Hans-Peter Bichelmeier

Mr. Hans-Peter Bichelmeier is Group Operations Director of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since November 9, 2012.

Cedric Bossert

Mr. Cedric Bossert is Group General Counsel, Central Legal Department of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since 2015. He is also Member of the Group management committee.

Thomas Lindemann

Mr. Thomas Lindemann is Director of Group Human Resources of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since April 2005. Mr. Lindemann is a graduate in Economics from Mannheim University. From 1989, he held a variety of human resources and commercial roles in the consumer products company, Wella Group, before joining Montblanc in 1998 as Human Resources Director. Mr. Lindemann assumed the role of Director of Human Resources for Richemont Northern Europe in 2002 and was appointed Group Human Resources Director in April 2005.

Frank Vivier

Mr. Frank Vivier appointed as Chief Transformation Officer of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from November 2016.

Jean-Blaise Eckert

Mr. Jean-Blaise Eckert is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA effective September 13, 2013. He is a partner of the Swiss legal firm, Lenz & Staehelin.

Bernard Fornas

Mr. Bernard Fornas will retire as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA with effect from September 2017, which he served since April 1, 2016. He was Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA since September 13, 2013 till March 31, 2016. Before that he was Co-Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the company from January 1, 2013. Prior to joining Cartier, he worked with a number of companies in the consumer products sector, including Procter & Gamble from 1973 to 1976 and the International Gold Corporation, where he was Jewelry Division Manager until 1983. Mr. Fornas then moved to Guerlain, in the field of perfumes & cosmetics, where he was International Marketing Director and Advisor to the President from 1984 to 1993. Mr. Fornas joined Cartier as International Marketing Director in 1994. He subsequently became Chief Executive of Baume & Mercier in 2001 and was appointed Chief Executive of Cartier in 2002. Mr. Fornas graduated from Lyon Business School and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Ruggero Magnoni

Mr. Ruggero Magnoni is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since September 2006. Mr. Magnoni graduated from Bocconi University, Italy and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. Mr. Magnoni joined Lehman Brothers in 1977 and held a number of senior roles across that firm’s international activities. From 1987 to 1994, he was responsible for Lehman Brothers’ activities in Italy. In 2000, Mr. Magnoni became Head of the European Private Equity division and Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Inc. and in 2002, Chairman of Lehman Brothers International Italy.

Simon Murray

Mr. Simon Murray will retire as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from September 2017, which he served since 2003. He was educated at Bedford School in England and attended SEP Stanford Business School in the United States. Mr. Murray began his business career at Jardine Matheson, with ultimate responsibility for the company’s engineering and trading operations, as well as holding directorships in various affiliated companies. In 1980, he formed his own project advisory company involved primarily in financing capital-intensive engineering projects in the Asia-Pacific region. In 1984 he became the Group Managing Director of the Hong Kong-based conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, leading that company’s entry into the mobile telecommunication business and developing its energy business. Mr. Murray joined Deutsche Bank Group as Executive Chairman Asia-Pacific in 1993, supervising the Group’s operations in the region. In 1998 he founded Simon Murray & Associates and its subsidiary GEMS (General Enterprise Management Services Ltd), a private equity investment management company.

Duke Of Wellington

Mr. Duke Of Wellington will retire as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from September 2017, which he served since 2000. He is a member of the Compensation and Nominations Committees. He has broad experience in banking and finance, serving as Chairman of Sun Life and Provincial Holdings and the Framlington Group and as a Director of Sanofi. He is a Director of RIT Capital Partners and a member of the International Advisory Board of Abengoa. He is Chairman of the Council of King’s College, London. He was a member of the European Parliament from 1979 to 1989. From 1990 to 1993 he was Chairman of Dunhill Holdings and from 1993 to 1998 Deputy Chairman of Vendôme Luxury Group, both former subsidiaries of the Group. Since 1998 he has served as Non-Executive Chairman of Richemont Holdings (UK) Limited, the holding company for the Group’s UK interests.

Guillaume Pictet

Mr. Guillaume Pictet is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA. He also serves as Chairman of EIC Partner AG and of Secheron SA and Director of Zurmont Madison Management AG. Mr Pictet is a graduate of HEC, Lausanne University.

Norbert Platt

Mr. Norbert Adolf Platt will retire as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from September 2017, which he served since March 31, 2010. Prior to this position he served as Group Chief Executive Officer and Director at the Company. He graduated with a BSc in precision mechanical engineering from the University of Frankfurt/Main and has studied business and management topics at Harvard Business School and at INSEAD. He worked for a number of years in the field of precision instruments, working with Rollei in Germany and internationally, becoming CEO of Rollei Singapore and Managing Director of Rollei Fototechnic in Germany. He joined Montblanc in 1987 and was President and CEO of Montblanc International. Mr. Platt was elected to the former Board of Richemont SA, Luxembourg in 2000 and appointed Group Chief Executive Officer with effect from October 2004.

Alan Quasha

Mr. Alan G. Quasha is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since 2000. He is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School and New York University Law School. Mr. Quasha holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Business Administration as well as a Doctorate in Science degree from Harvard University. After practising law, he moved into commerce and since 1987 has been President of Quadrant Management Inc. Mr. Quasha served as a director of Richemont SA, Luxembourg from 1988 up until his appointment to the Board of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA and was Chief Executive Officer of North American Resources Limited between 1988 and 1998. He is a former Governor of the American Stock Exchange, a former Chairman of the Visiting Committee of Harvard University’s Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs and is Chairman of the American Brain Trauma Foundation.

Maria Ramos

Ms. Maria Ramos is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since 2011.

Jan Rupert

Mr. Jan Rupert is Non-Executive Director at COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA from September 2006. He also was Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. Until 2012, he was Manufacturing Director with overall responsibility for the Group’s manufacturing strategy. Mr. Rupert is a graduate in mechanical engineering from Stellenbosch University, South Africa and has experience in production management in the tobacco and watch making industries. Prior to joining Richemont, he was Manufacturing Director of Rothmans International.

Juergen Schrempp

Prof. Dr. Juergen Erich Schrempp will retire as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA with effect from September 2017, which he served since 2003. In 2006 he became a partner of Compagnie Financiere Rupert. Prof. Schrempp holds a Professorship of the Federal State of Baden- Wuerttemberg in Germany, an honorary Doctorate of the University of Graz, Austria, and an honorary Doctorate in Commerce of the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Prof. Schrempp holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fachhochschule Offenburg. He is former Chairman of the Board of Management of DaimlerChrysler. Prof. Schrempp served as President of Mercedes-Benz of South Africa, President of EUCLID, USA, as well as Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler-Benz Aerospace. Mr. Schrempp was a contributor in the creation of EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company).

Robin Renwick

Mr. Robin W. Renwick of Clifton is Lead Independent Director at COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA since 1995. Lord Renwick is a graduate of Cambridge University and served in the British diplomatic service, rising to become Ambassador to South Africa from 1987 to 1991 and Ambassador to the United States from 1991 to 1995.

Sophie Cagnard