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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alex Mandl

73 2007 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Olivier Piou

57 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Jacques Tierny

61 2007 Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer

Philippe Vallee

51 2014 Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer

Jean-Pierre Charlet

62 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Risk Prevention & Management, Company Secretary

Paul Beverly

53 2006 Executive Vice President Marketing

Philippe Cabanettes

60 2006 Executive Vice President Human Resources

Isabelle Marand

49 2014 Executive Vice President Corporate Communication

Martin McCourt

53 Executive Vice President Strategy and Innovation

Eke Bijzitter

41 2014 Compliance, Governance and Central Officer

Homaira Akbari

55 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Buford Alexander

67 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Philippe Alfroid

70 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Joop Drechsel

60 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Johannes Fritz

62 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Ormerod

67 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Yen Yen Tan

51 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Arthur van der Poel

67 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Drina Yue

59 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gabriel Rangoni

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Alex Mandl

Mr. Alex J. Mandl serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Gemalto N.V. since December 2, 2007. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Governance Committee of the Company. He also formerly served as Executive Chairman at the Company (2006-2007) and Chairman and CEO of Gemplus from September 2002 to June 2006. From April 2001 through August 2002, he was a principal in ASM Investments focusing on technology investments. Previously, he served as Chairman and CEO of Teligent, a company he started in 1996, offering the business markets an alternative to the local Bell Companies for telecommunication and internet services. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Mandl was with AT&T where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for long distance, wireless, local communications and internet services. Prior to his President/COO position he was AT&T's Chief Financial Officer. Between 1987 and 1991, he was Chairman and CEO of Sea-Land Services, Inc., a provider of ocean transport services. In 1980, he joined Seaboard Coastline Industries, a diversified transportation company, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He began his career in 1969, when he joined Boise Cascade Corp., as Merger and Acquisition Analyst, and he held various financial positions during the next eleven years. Until September 2010, he was board Member and Chairman of the leadership and compensation committee of Hewitt Associates and board Member and Member of the audit committee and of the finance committee of Visteon Corporation. Mr. Mandl holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a B.A. in Economics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

Olivier Piou

Mr. Olivier Piou served as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Gemalto N.V. between 2006 and August 31, 2016. He was appointed Executive Director of the Company on February 17, 2004. He was previously CEO of Axalto, from 2004-2006, and conducted the merger with Gemplus which formed Gemalto. In May 2004, he introduced Axalto, at that time a division of Schlumberger Limited, to the stock market through an IPO. He joined Schlumberger in 1981 as a production engineer, and held numerous management positions across technology, marketing and operations within Schlumberger in France and in the United States. From 2003 to 2010, he was a Member of the Board of Directors of INRIA, the French national institute for research in computer science and control. From 2003 to 2010, he served as Member of the Board of Directors of Axalto, and from 2003 to 2006 he was President of Eurosmart, the international non-profit association based in Brussels, which represents the chip card industry. He is currently Member of the Board of Directors of Alcatel-Lucent. Mr. Piou is a knight of the Legion of Honor in France. He graduated in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, in 1980.

Jacques Tierny

Mr. Jacques Tierny has served as Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer of Gemalto N.V. since September 13, 2007. He joined the Company in September 2007. He began his career as a trader. He then spent 23 years in different finance positions at Michelin in France and abroad, where he became the Group Deputy CFO. In 2003, he joined the retail group Casino as Group CFO, later becoming Casino's Executive Deputy General Manager. Since January 2007, Mr. Tierny was heading the Valuation and Strategic Finance practice at KPMG Corporate Finance in Paris. He graduated in 1977 from the HEC School of Management in Paris and later from the International Management Program from the New York University and received a Masters degree from Getulio Vargas Foundation in Sao Paulo.

Philippe Vallee

Mr. Philippe Vallee has served as Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer of Gemalto N.V. since January 2014. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He was previously Chief Technology Officer of Gemplus, heading the Product and Marketing Center. Prior to this appointment, he had served as Vice-President Marketing and then President of the Telecom Business Unit of Gemplus. He was previously based in Singapore as Executive Vice-President of Gemplus Technologies Asia. He has more than 20 years of experience in the Telecom industry and held various positions within Gemplus in the fields of marketing, product management and sales. Prior to joining Gemplus, he began his career with Matra Communication (now Lagardere Group) in France as Product Manager on the first generation of GSM mobile phones. Mr. Vallee is a graduate from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Engineering degree) and from the ESSEC Business School.

Jean-Pierre Charlet

Mr. Jean-Pierre Charlet serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Risk Prevention & Management, Company Secretary of Gemalto N.V. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He was admitted to the Bar in Paris where he began his career in law firms in 1974. From 1981 to 1996, he held positions within the Legal Departments of Societe Metallurgique Le Nickel-SLN, Schlumberger group, Pinault Printemps Redoute group and Carnaud-Metalbox. He subsequently served as General Counsel of Synthelabo, Deputy General Counsel of Sanofi-Synthelabo and General Counsel of Rexel. He joined Gemalto in June 2005. Mr. Charlet holds a Masters degree in Law from Universite Paris X Nanterre and a Master of Comparative Law from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Paul Beverly

Mr. Paul Beverly has served as Executive Vice President Marketing of Gemalto N.V. since 2006. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He began his career as a Marketing Manager within the Schlumberger group. Over the course of his 19 years within Schlumberger, he held various management positions in operations, marketing and sales in North America and in France. From 1999 to 2003, he was Vice President in Test & Transactions for Schlumberger in North America, while also serving as Chairman of the Smart Card Alliance. Mr. Beverly was President of the Americas from April 2003 until June 2006. He is active with several charitable organizations and is Board Member of the Austin Chamber of Commerce. He holds Business and Economics degrees from Auburn University and completed the Management Program at Harvard University.

Philippe Cabanettes

Mr. Philippe Cabanettes has served as Executive Vice President Human Resources of Gemalto N.V. since 2006. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He worked with Schlumberger for 23 years and has held different positions of responsibility for human resources in the petroleum, industrial and services sectors in France, Italy and the United States. From 1997 to 2001, he was Director of Personnel of the Resources Management Services division of Schlumberger. In May 2001, he became Director of Personnel of Schlumberger's Volume Products business. In May 2004, he became Vice President Human Resources for Axalto. Mr. Cabanettes is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a Master in Economics from Universite Paris X Nanterre.

Isabelle Marand

Ms. Isabelle Marand has served as Executive Vice President Corporate Communication of Gemalto N.V. since January 2014. Prior to this she was VP Corporate Communication (2010-2013) and VP Branding and Internal Communication (2006-2010) for Gemalto. Isabelle previously headed Axalto communication department (2003-2006) and spent seven years in different marketing communication positions within Schlumberger. Before this she held various marketing and communication positions at Alcatel Business Systems (1989-1996). Isabelle Marand is a graduate from ESC Amiens Picardie (Master in Management) and holds a degree in foreign languages from Sorbonne Universites.

Martin McCourt

Mr. Martin McCourt serves as Executive Vice President Strategy and Innovation of Gemalto N.V. He is also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He previously served as President of Gemalto's South Asia operations. Prior to this position, he was also President of Gemplus Asia. In this capacity, he was responsible for the whole of Asia. He has 20 years of experience in the Telecom sector, working in Europe, the United States and China. He has held leadership roles in Research and Development, Sales and Marketing, Operations, Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions and was Vice President of Corning Cable System's worldwide Project Services business. Mr. McCourt has a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, a Ph. D in Integrated Optics from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin.

Eke Bijzitter

Ms. Eke Bijzitter has served as Compliance, Governance and Central Officer of Gemalto N.V. since January 2014. Prior to this she was Group Corporate Counsel and Deputy Company Secretary of Gemalto (2005-2013). Before joining Gemalto she held different positions as corporate counsel in the Netherlands. Eke Bijzitter is a graduate in law from the University of Groningen and a postgraduate in Corporate Structures from the Grotius Academie of Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen.

Homaira Akbari

Ms. Homaira Akbari has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since 2013. Member of the Audit and M&A Committees. Other current appointments Non-executive Director of Veolia Environnement, Non-executive Director of Landstar System Inc, Non-executive Director of Covisint Corporation, Chair of the Johns Hopkins University Physics and Astronomy Advisory Council. Homaira Akbari has extensive experience and deep domain knowledge in mobile, software and security spaces. She is currently President and CEO of A Knowledge Partners, LLC, an international advisory firm providing services to leading private equity funds and large corporations. From 2014 to 2015, she was the Non-executive Chair of the Board of Directors of Dauria Aerospace. From 2007 to 2012, she was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of SkyBitz, Inc. She has held executive and senior managerial roles in Microsoft, Thales, SA, and TruePosition, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation. She holds a Ph.D. in particle physics from Tufts University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business of Carnegie Mellon University.

Buford Alexander

Mr. Buford Alexander has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 20, 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions Committees, as well as Member of the Nomination and Governance committee. Until 2008, Mr. Alexander was Senior Director at McKinsey & Company, where he pursued a consulting career for more than 30 years. He was a leader of McKinsey’s European banking practice and later of McKinsey’s European high tech practice, and founded McKinsey's European Corporate Finance practice (restructuring, M & A, turnarounds and post merger management). He has spent much of the last years designing and leading the transformation of European multinationals. He is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Amsterdam Institute of Finance, Member of non-profit boards including the Holland America Friendship Foundation (Chairman) and President emeritus of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, as well as Member of the Fulbright Commission in the Netherlands. Mr. Alexander holds a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Economics from William Marsh Rice University, as well as a Master in Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School. In May 2001, Queen Beatrix granted him the Royal Distinction of Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau.

Philippe Alfroid

Mr. Philippe Alfroid has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 19, 2010. He is Member of the Audit and Compensation Committees of the Company. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Faiveley Transport and Board Member of Essilor International and Eurogerm. Until mid 2009, Mr. Alfroid was Chief Operating Officer of Essilor International. He joined the company when it was created in 1972 and has held several operational and senior management positions, including that of group CFO. He was Chairman and CEO of Sperian. Mr. Alfroid is an engineering graduate from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Grenoble (ENSEHRMA) and holds a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Joop Drechsel

Drs. Joop G. Drechsel has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since 2015. Other current appointments: Chief Executive Officer of BCD Group, Chairman of the supervisory Board of Royal Wagenborg. Experience: Joop Drechsel served as non-executive member of the supervisory Board of various companies, such as, non-executive member of the supervisory Board of Fleurametz (2010-2014), Telegraaf Media Group (2007-2014) and Eneco (2001-2014), North Coast Energy (2004-2009) and Versatel (2002-2005). He was non-executive member of the Board of Directors of TRX (2003-2007) and Chairman (2007-2011) and again non-executive member (2011-2013). In 2000 he was founding partner of Cairneagle Associates LLP in the UK, an international consultancy company. He was member of the executive Board of KPN N.V., Royal Dutch Telecom (1998-2000), after being member of the Board of Telecom and President of KPN International (1997-1998). Earlier he served with Royal Dutch Shell, in various roles (1982-1996), culminating in his appointment as Area Head Central/Eastern Europe & Russia, Shell Oil Products (1996-1997).

Johannes Fritz

Dr. Johannes Fritz has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since June 2, 2006. He is also Chairman of the Company's Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. He was Director of Gemplus International until June 2, 2006. Mr. Fritz spent two years with Bertelsmann as Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and subsequently five years at KPMG covering financial institutions and industrial companies (CPA). In 1989 he joined the Quandt Family office. From 1990 to June 2000 he was responsible for all financial questions and running the day-to-day-business (Managing Director). Since June 2000, he has been Head of the Quandt Family office. He is Head of the family office and Managing Director of Seedamm Vermoegensverwaltungs GmbH, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Solarwatt GmbH and Board Member of Drees & Sommer AG. Mr. Fritz holds a MBA from Universitaet Mannheim and is graduate from New York University.

John Ormerod

Mr. John Ormerod has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since June 2, 2006. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee. He was Director of Gemplus International SA until June 2, 2006. He is a United Kingdom Chartered Accountant and since 2004 has been Director of a number of private and public companies. He retired as a partner in the United Kingdom firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP in 2004 where he was Practice Senior Partner London and Member of the firm's Executive Board. After graduating in 1970, he joined the London office of Arthur Andersen, where he remained until he joined Deloitte in 2002. He was admitted to the partnership in Andersen in 1981. He served for two years on Andersen's Worldwide Chief Executive's Advisory Council, as well as leading the development of the firm's capability in European Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) as Member of the Global TMT Industry team executive. He was elected Andersen’s United Kingdom Managing Partner for 2001-2002. Mr. Ormerod is Chairman of Tribal Group PLC, a United Kingdom listed company, Non-Executive Director of Computacenter plc and Non-Executive Director of ITV plc. Mr. Ormerod holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Oxford.

Yen Yen Tan

Ms. Yen Yen Tan has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 24, 2012. She is Member of the Company’s Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. She is the Senior Vice President (Applications) at Oracle Corporation Asia Pacific. From 2005 to June 2010, she was the Vice President and Managing Director for Hewlett-Packard Singapore. Before this, she was Hewlett Packard ASEAN and India's General Manager for the Global Software division. Over the past 18 years at Hewlett Packard, she held various senior management positions, including sales, channels and marketing management across Asia-Pacific region. She is currently Chairman of Singapore Science Center, Independent Director of Singapore Press Holdings Board, Member of Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) board and Director of Cap Vista, DSTA's strategic investment arm. She served as Chairman of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation from 2009 to 2011 and was Deputy Chairperson on the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) Internet and Media Advisory Committee. Ms. Yen Yen Tan is Member on the Board of Advisors for Singapore Institute of Management’s International Academic Panel and National University of Singapore's School of Computing. She is a Computer Science graduate from National University of Singapore and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Helsinki School of Economics Executive Education of the University of Helsinki.

Arthur van der Poel

Mr. Arthur P.M. van der Poel has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 1, 2004. He is also Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee. He previously worked for the research and development group of Dutch PTT and then went on to work for the International Telecommunication Union in Indonesia. In 1984, he began working at Philips Semiconductors, where he held different marketing and management positions and became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in March 1996. In May 1998, he was appointed to be Member of the Management Board of Royal Philips Electronics. He remained Member of Philips’ Group Management Committee until he retired from Philips on April 1, 2004. Until March 2007 he was Chairman of the European Research and Development consortium, MEDEA plus. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of semiconductor equipment maker ASML, and Member of the Supervisory Board of BDR-Thermae Group BV and Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal HaskoningDHV BV. Mr. van Der Poel is a graduate from the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Drina Yue

Ms. Drina Yue has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 24, 2012. She is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She currently serves as Western Union's Senior Vice President & Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region. She began her career in June 1980 at AT&T in the United States as development engineer and system analyst. She was transferred to Bell Communications Research in 1984 as Member of Technical Staff, later promoted to group leader of Networks Systems. Ms. Yue was transferred to BellSouth Enterprises in late 1985, where she worked on BellSouth's ventures in countries in Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Western Union in March 2010, Ms. Yue headed up the Broadband Communications, Home & Network Mobility business of Motorola in Asia Pacific for six years. During her career, Ms. Yue has been involved with communications network design, broadband systems, fiber-to-the-home services, and the expansion of wireless/mobile technologies. With her 16 years career at the Bell System, she received five US patents in telecommunications services. She also served as the COO then CEO of iSteelAsia. Ms. Yue was appointed by Tong Chee Hwa, Former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region PRC as a board member of the Information Infrastructure Advisory Committee (IIAC) to advise the Hong Kong Government on the steps to take to facilitate the development of the information and telecommunication infrastructure in Hong Kong in August 2000. She was also appointed by Former Chief Executive Tong as a member of the Appeal Board, Food & Health Bureau. She recently was appointed by Chief Donald Tsang as Member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel of the HK legal Council. Ms. Yue earned her Bachelor's and Master's of science degrees from the University of Illinois, Urbana.

Gabriel Rangoni