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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stanley Motta

71 Chairman of the Board

Pedro Heilbron

57 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jose Montero

45 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Eduardo Lombana

53 2012 Chief Executive Officer of Copa Colombia

Dennis Cary

50 2015 Senior Vice-President of Commercial and Planning

Daniel Gunn

48 2009 Senior Vice-President of Operations

Leo Marchosky

58 2008 Vice President - Human Resources

Vidalia de Casado

57 2015 Vice-President of Human Resources

Edwin Garcia

43 2014 Vice-President - Airport Services

Michael Hinckley

55 2014 Vice-President - Frequent Flyer Program

Michael New

56 2014 Vice-President of Safety

Rulon Starley

66 2013 Vice-President of Flight Operations

Julio Toro

2015 Vice-President of Technology

Ahmad Zamany

57 Vice-President - Maintenance

Ricardo Arias

76 1998 Director

Jaime Arias C.

81 1998 Director

John Gebo

46 2015 Director

Alvaro Heilbron

50 2012 Director

Alberto Motta

69 1998 Director

Carlos Alberto Motta Fidanque

43 2014 Director

Roberto Artavia Loria

Independent Director

Jose Castaneda Velez

71 2007 Independent Director

Josh Connor

2015 Independent Director

Andrew Levy

47 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stanley Motta

Mr. Stanley Motta serves as Chairman of the Board of Copa Holdings, S.A. He has been one of the directors of Copa Airlines since 1986 and a director of Copa Holding since it was established in 1998. Since 1990, he has served as the President of Motta Internacional, S.A. an international importer and distributor of consumer goods. He serves as the board of directors of Motta Internacional, S.A., BG Financial Group, S.A., ASSA Compañía de Seguros, S.A., Televisora Nacional, S.A., Inversiones Bahía, Ltd. and GBM Corporation. Mr. Motta is a graduate from Tulane University.

Pedro Heilbron

Mr. Pedro Heilbron serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. He has been as Chief Executive Officer since 1988. He received a Masters of Business Administration degree from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from College of the Holy Cross.

Jose Montero

Mr. Jose Montero serves as Chief Financial Officer of Copa Holdings, S.A. since March 15, 2013. He started his career with Copa Airlines in 1993 and has held various technical, supervisory, and management positions within the Company such as Manager of Flight Operations, Director of System Operations Control Center (SOCC) and between 2004 and 2013, Director of Strategic Planning. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Studies from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Cornell University.

Eduardo Lombana

Mr. Eduardo Lombana serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Copa Colombia within Copa Holdings, S.A. He joined the Company in May 2005 as Chief Operating Officer and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Copa Colombia as of February 2012. He served three years at Avianca as Vice-President of Network, responsible for revenue management, network planning and revenue accounting during the company’s bankruptcy turn over. Prior to that, he served as Vice-President of Flight Operations for ACES before it merged with Avianca. Mr. Lombana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Technology and an AS in Aviation Maintenance Technology from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

Dennis Cary

Mr. Dennis Cary serves as Senior Vice-President of Commercial and Planning of Copa Holdings, S.A. since April 2015. Prior joining Copa Airlines, Mr. Cary held Senior Vice-President positions in various industries, including aviation. Mr. Cary served as Senior Vice-President, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer at United Airlines, and several other top management positions in United Airlines and American Airlines. Mr. Carry graduated from California State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Duke University.

Daniel Gunn

Mr. Daniel Paul Gunn serves as Senior Vice-President of Operations of Copa Holdings, S.A. since February 2009. Prior to this Mr. Gunn had served as Vice-President of Commercial and Planning and Vice-President of Planning and Alliances. Prior to joining Copa in 1999, he spent five years with American Airlines holding positions in Finance, Real Estate and Alliances. Mr. Gunn received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Economics from Wheaton College and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance and International Business from the University of Southern California.

Leo Marchosky

Dr. Leo Marchosky served as the Vice President - Human Resources of Copa Holdings, S.A. since February 2008 till 2015. Before joining Copa, he was CEO and President of Novartis Mexico and previously held top management and regional positions with the same company in Latin America, Asia and Europe. Dr. Marchosky holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil, and is also an MD with a specialty in Internal Medicine.

Vidalia de Casado

Ms. Vidalia de Casado serves as Vice-President of Human Resources of Copa Holdings, S.A. since 2015. She joined Copa in 1989, serving as Passenger Services Manager from 1989 to 1995 and Vice-President of Passenger Services from 1995 to 2010. Prior to joining Copa, she spent seven years as Human Resource and Service Director with Air Panama Internacional, S.A. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Universidad Latina and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Louisville.

Edwin Garcia

Mr. Edwin Garcia serves as Vice-President - Airport Services of Copa Holdings, S.A. He joined Copa Airlines in April 2013 and has been our Vice President of Airports since November 2014. He is a seasoned executive with more than 18 years of experience in airport and airline operations. Prior to joining Copa Airlines he held several leading positions in United Airlines based in Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles. He also served honorably and was educated in the United States Marine Corps.

Michael Hinckley

Mr. Michael Hinckley serves as Vice-President - Frequent Flyer Program of Copa Holdings, S.A. He has been Vice-President of Frequent Flyer Program since February 2014. Prior to joining Copa, he ran the Loyalty Program for US Airways, Dividend Miles, and helped work on combining the program with American Airlines as the merger progressed. He started his airline career with Northwest Airlines in 1985. He had assignments in Sales/Sales Management, Financial Analysis, Marketing, Call Center Management, and Loyalty. He ran the Northwest Loyalty Program, WorldPerks, for over six years. After Northwest, he ran the Specialty & Retail Co-Brand division for U.S. Bank with responsibility for 12 co-brand programs prior to launching his own Loyalty Consulting and Technology Company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Brigham Young University.

Michael New

Dr. Michael D. New serves as Vice-President of Safety of Copa Holdings, S.A. He has been our Vice-President of Corporate Safety since March 2014. Prior to joining Copa, he served in leadership positions at several companies, developing programs to actively manage operational risk. Some of his previous roles include: Senior Vice President for Corporate Safety, Security, and Compliance at Korean Air; Managing Director at United Airlines; and Director of Aviation Safety and Captain at Delta Airlines. As an operational leader, he has successfully instituted risk management programs in several countries and developed innovative analysis techniques to support data-driven decision-making. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Human Factors Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1998.

Rulon Starley

Mr. Rulon J. Starley serves as Vice-President of Flight Operations of Copa Holdings, S.A. since May 2013. Prior to joining Copa, he served as Managing Director of Flight Operations at United Airlines from 2011 through 2013. Before the United-Continental merger he served as Management Pilot of Flight Operations at Continental Airlines from 1987 through 2011 in various leadership roles. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Claremont McKenna College in 1971.

Julio Toro

Mr. Julio Toro serves as Vice-President of Technology of Copa Holdings, S.A. since 2015. He joined Copa in May 2011 as Director of the Project Management Office. Before joining Copa, he served as Operations Manager and Vice-President of Information Systems for Cable & Wireless Panama. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, a Master in Renewable Energy from Universidad Tecnológica, and a Masters of Business Administration degree issued by New York University Stern School of Business, London School of Economics and Political Science, and HEC Paris School of Management.

Ahmad Zamany

Mr. Ahmad R. Zamany serves as Vice-President - Maintenance of Copa Holdings, S.A. He joined Copa Airlines in August of 2010 as Vice President of Technical Operations, ultimately responsible for the Maintenance, Engineering and Technical Purchasing of the Company. Mr. Zamany started his aviation career with Pan Am and has held several key roles with other carriers. He was previously with Atlas Air & Polar Air Cargo as Vice President of Technical Operations, and Gemini Air Cargo as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Zamany graduated from Parks College of Saint Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics concentrated in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering in 1985.

Ricardo Arias

Mr. Ricardo Alberto Arias serves as Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. He has been one of the directors of Copa Airlines since 1985 and a director of Copa Holding since it was established in 1998. He is a founding partner of Galindo, Arias & Lopez. Mr. Arias is the former Panamanian ambassador to the United Nations. He serves on the boards of directors of Banco General, S.A. and Empresa General de Inversiones, S.A., which is the holding company that owns Banco General, S.A. Mr. Arias is also listed as a principal or alternate director of several subsidiary companies of Banco General, S.A. and Empresa General de Inversiones, S.A. Mr. Arias is a former Director and President of the Panamanian Stock Exchange. Mr. Arias holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Georgetown University, an LLB from the University of Puerto Rico and Master of Legal Letters degree from Yale University.

Jaime Arias C.

Mr. Jaime A. Arias C. serves as a Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. He has been one of the directors of Copa Airlines since 1983 and a director of Copa Holding since it was established in 1998. He is a founding partner of Galindo, Arias & Lopez. He serves as the board of directors of Televisora Nacional, S.A., ASSA Compañía de Seguros, S.A., Empresa General de Inversiones, S.A., Petróleos Delta, S.A., Bac International Bank, Inc., Direct Vision, S.A. and Promed, S.A. Mr. Arias holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University, a Juris Doctor from Tulane University and completed legal studies at the University of Paris, Sorbonne.

John Gebo

Mr. John Gebo serves as Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. Since 2015. Mr. Gebo is also Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the Alliant Credit Union. He is Senior Vice President of Alliances for United Airlines. He is responsible for United’s global alliance strategy and its relationships with its many airline partners. Prior to his current position, Mr. Gebo was United’s Senior Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. Mr. Gebo joined United in 2000, and has held positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining United, Mr. Gebo worked at General Motors Corporation in manufacturing engineering. Mr. Gebo received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas and Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Alvaro Heilbron

Mr. Alvaro Heilbron serves as Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. since May 9, 2012. He was elected as director of Copa Holdings in 2012. He is an Executive Director at Editora del Caribe, S.A. and a director at Panama Star Tours, S.A. Mr. Heilbron also served as Vice-President of Commercial for Copa Airlines between the years of 1988 and 1999. Mr. Heilbron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from George Washington University, and a Post-Graduate degree in Management from INCAE Business School.

Alberto Motta

Mr. Alberto C. Motta, Jr. serves as Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. He has been one of the directors of Copa Airlines since 1983 and a director of Copa Holding since it was established in 1998. He is a Vice President of Inversiones Bahía, Ltd. He also serves as of Director of Motta Internacional, S.A., BG Financial Group, S.A., Inversiones Costa del Este, S.A., ASSA Compañía de Seguros, S.A., Petroleos Delta, S.A., Productos Toledanos, S.A., Financiera Automotriz, S.A., Televisora Nacional, S.A., Hotel Miramar Inter-Continental and Industrias Panama Boston, S.A. He holds a degree from Hartwick College.

Carlos Alberto Motta Fidanque

Mr. Carlos Alberto Motta Fidanque serves as Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. since 2014. He has held several positions within Motta Internacional, S.A. and is currently a director and part of the executive committee. Mr. Motta serves on the board of Inversiones Bahia, Copa Holdings, Motco Inc, Latamel SLU, Cable Onda, Fundación Alberto C. Motta, and IFF Panama (Panama Film Festival) among others. He is on the international advisory board of the IAE Business School, Universidad Austral in Buenos Aires Argentina, and is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO). He received a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Boston College and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Thunderbird (The American Graduate School of International Management) in 2000.

Roberto Artavia Loria

Mr. Roberto Artavia Loria serves as Independent Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. He is Chairman of Viva Trust and Viva Services, President of the Fundación Latinoamérica Posible in Panama and Costa Rica, Board Member and visiting professor of INCAE Business School, and Director of MarViva Foundation in Panama. Mr. Artavia Loria is also an advisor to the governments of five countries in Latin America, and a strategic advisor to Purdy Motor, S.A., the Panama Canal Authority, Coyol Free Zone and Business Park, Grupo Nacion and FUNDESA, among other organizations in the region. Mr. Artavia Loria also serves on the board of directors of the World Resources Institute and the Foundation for Management Education in Central America, both in Washington, Compañía Cervecera de Nicaragua, OBS Americas in Costa Rica, and IDC of Guatemala.

Jose Castaneda Velez

Mr. Jose Castaneda Velez serves as Independent Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. He is currently a director on the boards of MMG Bank Corporation and MMG Trust S.A. Previously, Mr. Castañeda Velez was the chief executive officer of Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones, S.A.—BLADEX and has held managerial and officer level positions at Banco Río de la Plata, Citibank, N.A., Banco de Credito del Peru and Crocker National Bank. He holds a Bachelors degree from Universidad de Lima.

Josh Connor

Mr. Josh Connor serves as Independent Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. since 2015. He is the founding partner of the investment firm Connor Capital SB. He was a Managing Director and the Head of the Industrials Banking Group at Barclays until July 2015, and was a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Prior to joining Barclays in 2011, he was with Morgan Stanley for 15 years and was the Co-Head of Morgan Stanley’s Transportation & Infrastructure Investment Banking Group, a member of the firm’s Investment Banking Management Committee, and was on the Board of Trustees for the Morgan Stanley Foundation. He also serves as Board of Directors of Frontier Airlines, is a strategic adviser to Oaktree Capital Management’s Infrastructure Fund, and is a Trustee of the Pingry School. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Williams College.

Andrew Levy

Mr. Andrew C. Levy serves as Independent Director of Copa Holdings, S.A. since 2015. Until 2014 he was President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Allegiant Travel Company. He joined Allegiant in early 2001, and during his tenure, his executive responsibilities included strategy, planning, finance, commercial, people and operations. Mr. Levy became President in 2009, served as Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2010, and was its Treasurer from 2001 through 2010. Mr. Levy started his airline career in 1994 at ValuJet Airlines, Inc. and then joined Savoy Capital, an investment, banking and advisory firm specializing in the airline industry in 1996. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Emory University and a Bachelors degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.