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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arno Mahlert

2008 Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Non-Executive Director

Matthias Hartmann

49 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Bernhard Duettmann

2013 Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Christian Diedrich

57 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Gerhard Hausruckinger

54 2012 Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer responsible for Consumer Choices

Debra Pruent

54 2008 Member of the Management Board

Wolfgang Berndt

74 Member of the Supervisory Board, Non-Executive Director

Christoph Achenbach

2003 Member of the Supervisory Board

Sandra Hofstetter

2010 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Aliza Knox

2014 Member of the Supervisory Board

Stephan Lindeman

2009 Member of the Supervisory Board

Shani Orchard

2009 Member of the Supervisory Board

Hauke Stars

48 2009 Member of the Supervisory Board

Hans Van Bylen

54 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Dieter Wilbois

Member of the Supervisory Board

Bernhard Wolf

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Arno Mahlert

Dr. Arno Mahlert has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Non-Executive Director at GfK SE since September 26, 2008. Previously, he was Vice Chairman of the Company's Supervisory Board from June 15, 2004. He is also Chairman of the Presidial Committee and Nominations Committee, as well as Member of the Personnel Committee at the Company. Dr. Mahlert also serves on the Supervisory Boards of Eterna Mode GmbH, (Chairman since July 1, 2010), Saarbruecker Zeitung GmbH (Deputy Chairman), dal Deutsche Afrika-Linien GmbH & Co KG, maxingvest AG, Peek & Cloppenburg KG (since June 23, 2010) and Zeitverlag Gerd Bucerius GmbH & Co. KG.

Matthias Hartmann

Mr. Matthias Hartmann has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board of GfK SE since December 1, 2011. Mr. Hartmann, a business management graduate from (University of Cooperative Education) Stuttgart, Germany, holds the position of Global Head of Strategy and Industries in the consulting division of IBM Global Business Services within the IBM Group. He began his career at IBM in 1988, primarily working in the banking and insurance divisions in Germany, Europe and the United States for the first six years. Between 1993 and 2002, he held various positions at the former IBM Unternehmensberatung GmbH, where he was Managing Director from the year 2000. Before becoming Managing Director in Germany in 2005, he was Vice President at IBM's Group headquarters in Armonk, the United States. In February 2010, he became Global Head of Strategy and Industries at IBM Global Business Services.

Bernhard Duettmann

Dr. Bernhard Duettmann has been Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Gfk SE since May 17, 2013. Prior to this, he was Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from May 26, 2011. In addition, he serves as Member of the Management Board (Group CFO) of Lanxess AG.

Christian Diedrich

Mr. Christian Diedrich has been Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board at GfK SE since October 15, 2014. He held various positions which include vice president, managing director and CFO at IBM corporation and IBM Deutschland GmbH from 1984 to 2014.

Gerhard Hausruckinger

Dr. Gerhard Hausruckinger has been Member of the Management Board, Chief Operating Officer responsible for Consumer Choices at GfK SE since January 1, 2012. He served for the Company in the role of COO responsible for the Retail and Technology Sector from September 1, 2010. Dr. Hausruckinger began his career as Project Manager for Corporate Planning at Karstadt AG (1992-1994). He joined Roland Berger Strategy Consultants as Consultant, in 1994, and five years later became Partner for the areas of consumer goods and retail. In 2006, he was appointed Managing Director of Accenture, where he was responsible for the retail sector in German-speaking countries. Between 2008 and 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer of Emnos GmbH. Dr. Hausruckinger graduated in Business Administration from Universitaet Regensburg (1988) and holds a Doctorate from the same University (1992).

Debra Pruent

Ms. Debra A. Pruent has been Member of the Management Board since 2008. Prior to that, she was Chief Operation Officer of GfK Custom Research North America, from 2006 to 2007. From 1992 to 2005, Ms. Pruent served at the automotive-industry market-researcher Allison-Fisher International, most recently as CEO. From 1983 to 1992, she held various management functions with General Motors Corporation. From 1988 to 1990, she was Extraordinary Professor of Statistics at the Oakland University, the United States. Ms. Pruent holds a degree in Applied Statistics from the Oakland University (1986), and a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Wayne State University, the United States (1983).

Wolfgang Berndt

Dr. Wolfgang C. Berndt is Member of the Supervisory Board and Non-Executive Director at GfK SE. He serves as Chairman of the Personnel Committee, as well as Member of the Nominations Committee and Presidial Committee at the Company. He is Member of Supervisory Boards of a number of companies, including OMV AG, BAST AG and MIBA AG, among others.

Christoph Achenbach

Dr. Christoph Achenbach has been Member of the Supervisory Board at GfK SE since June 13, 2003. He serves as Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. Dr. Achenbach was Managing Director and Management Consultant and Managing Partner at BfUN Beratung fuer Unternehmensfuehrung und -nachfolge GmbH until May 27, 2014. He serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at Peek & Cloppenburg KG, efco Maschinenbau GmbH (since September 14, 2011) and Utsch ag (since May 18, 2011). He acted as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Reinert GmbH & Co KG until March 23, 2011.

Sandra Hofstetter

Ms. Sandra Hofstetter has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at GfK SE since May 26, 2010. She served at the Company's Supervisory Board between May 24, 2005 and February 2, 2009. She is Deputy Chairwoman of the Works Council at GfK SE and Deputy Chairwoman of the European SE Works' Council.

Aliza Knox

Ms. Aliza Knox has been Member of the Supervisory Board at GfK SE since May 27, 2014. She also serves as managing director, online sales at Twitter for Asia Pacific, Singapore.

Stephan Lindeman

Mr. Stephan Lindeman has been Member of the Supervisory Board at GfK SE since February 2, 2009. Mr. Lindeman further serves as Director of Retail of Intomart GfK BV, Chairman of the Works' Council and research director at Intomart GfK BV, and Deputy Chairman of the European SE Works' Council.

Shani Orchard

Ms. Shani Orchard has been Member of the Supervisory Board of GfK SE since February 2, 2009. She is also Member of the Company's Personnel Committee. Ms. Orchard is Facilities and Human Resources Director at GfK Retail and Technology UK Ltd, and Member of the Steering Committee of the European SE Works' Council.

Hauke Stars

Ms. Hauke Stars has been Member of the Supervisory Board at GfK SE since May 20, 2009. Ms. Stars also serves as Member of the Company's Personnel Committee and the Presidial Committee. Ms. Stars is General Manager at Hewlett-Packard Schweiz GmbH and Kloeckner & Co. se. She has held the position of Deputy Chairman of Clearstream Banking AG, Frankfurt, Germany since May 6, 2013 and has worked for the companies such as: Clearstream Banking S.A. since August 2, 2013 and Clearstream Services S.A. since March 27, 2013. Ms. Stars has worked for Eurex Frankfurt AG since May 21, 2013, Eurex Zuerich AG since May 21, 2013, International Securities Exchange LLC since February 21, 2013, ISE Gemini LLC since July 26, 2013. She also served at Deutsche Boerse Systems Inc. from January 2, 2013 to December 31, 2013. She is Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Boerse AG. She has a Master of Science from University of Warwick and a degree in Computer Science from Universitaet Magdeburg.

Hans Van Bylen

Mr. Hans Van Bylen has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Gfk SE since May 17, 2013. He is Member of the Management Board of Henkel Management AG & Co. KGaA, Duesseldorf, Germany. He also sits on supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies of Dial Corporation, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA (Chairman).

Dieter Wilbois

Mr. Dieter Wilbois is Member of the Supervisory Board of GfK SE. Mr. Wilbois is Member of the Company's Audit Committee and the Presidial Committee. His other responsibilities include Chairman of the Works Council at GfK SE and Chairman of the European SE Works' Council.

Bernhard Wolf

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