People: Rezidor Hotel Group AB (REZT.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Trudy Rautio

2012 Chairman of the Board

Wolfgang Neumann

2013 President, Chief Executive Officer

Knut Kleiven

59 Deputy President, Chief Financial Officer

Olivier Harnisch

46 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Eugene Staal

49 2007 Senior Vice President Technical Development

Marianne Ruhngard

53 2006 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary to the Board

Olivier Jacquin

47 2012 Senior Vice President Head of Global Sales for Carlson

Michael Farrell

57 2011 Senior Vice President Human Resources

Eric De Neef

49 2011 Senior Vice President Park Inn by Radisson

Elie Younes

36 2013 Senior Vice President, Head of Group Development

Christian Hylander

53 2013 Vice President Sales

Staffan Bohman

65 Vice Chairman of the Board

Douglas Anderson

60 2013 Director

Emil Backstrom

36 2009 Director, Employee Representative

David Berg

53 2014 Director

Goran Larsson

53 2009 Director, Employee Representative

Wendy Nelson

45 2010 Director

Charlotte Stromberg

55 2014 Director

Gote Dahlin

71 2007 Independent Director

Anders Moberg

64 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Trudy Rautio

Ms. Trudy Rautio has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since September 27, 2012. She has served as Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2005. She is Chairman of the Company's Finance Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Rautio is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Carlson Companies, and is an officer of various subsidiaries within Carlson. Prior to her appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Carlson in 2005, Ms. Rautio held various other positions at Carlson from 1997 to 2005. She is currently Member of the Boards of Directors of Securian (Minnesota Life Insurance Company), Imation Corporation and Carlson Wagonlit Travel. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from University of St.Thomas.

Wolfgang Neumann

Dr. Wolfgang M. Neumann has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Rezidor Hotel Group AB, effective as of January 1, 2013. He has served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company since May 9, 2011. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Arabella Hospitality Group in Munich, Germany. Prior to that position, he spent over 20 years with Hilton International, and built his career from EAM- and GM-positions at Hilton hotels in Brussels, London, Paris and Frankfurt to Vice President for Western and Northern Europe, Senior Vice President for Scandic and Nordic Region, President of the United Kingdom and Ireland, as well as President of Hilton Europe and Africa. He studied at the INSEAD Management School in France, at Cornell University in the United States and at the International Hotel and Tourism Management Institute in Klessheim, Austria.

Knut Kleiven

Mr. Knut Kleiven serves as Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer of Rezidor Hotel Group AB. He joined Rezidor Hotel Group in 1986 as Group Accounting Manager and became the Group’s Operational and Corporate Controller. In 1994, he was appointed Rezidor’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kleiven held the position of Internal Auditor for the SAS group. He holds a degree in Philosophy, Psychology and Law from Universitetet i Oslo, Norway.

Olivier Harnisch

Mr. Olivier Harnisch has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Rezidor Hotel Group AB, effective as of January 1, 2013. He was previously Vice President, Northern and Central Europe at Hilton Worldwide. He began his career at St. Regis New York and Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich. He joined Hilton in March 1999 as Director of Operations at Hilton Dresden. He afterwards served as General Manager of Hilton Madagascar and Hilton Zurich & Hilton Apart Hotel; and was promoted to Cluster General Manager of Hilton Munich Park & Hilton Munich City. In February 2008, he took over the corporate position as Vice President, Northern and Central Europe at Hilton Worldwide. He holds a Master of Science degree in Organizational Behavior of University of London, a Master of Business Administration of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh; and a Degree in Hospitality Management of Berlin School of Hotel Administration. He attended further senior management courses at New York University, the United States; Cornell University, Ithaca, the United states and University of Hagen, Germany.

Eugene Staal

Mr. Eugene Staal has served as Senior Vice President Technical Development of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since 2007. Mr. Staal joined the Company in 2006 and was appointed Vice President Technical Development. Before joining the Company, Mr. Staal held the position of Director of Technical Services - EMEA & CIS for the Hyatt International Hotels & Resorts. During his post at Hyatt International from 1988 to 2006, Mr. Staal held various managerial positions in the United States, Asia and Europe. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Hotel Administration from the Hoge Hotelschool in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Marianne Ruhngard

Ms. Marianne Ruhngard is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Rezidor Hotel Group AB. She joined Rezidor Hotel Group in 2000 and has since then held the position as Vice President and General Counsel. She has been Secretary to the Board in the Company since 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Ruhngard was employed from August 1992 to March 2000 by PLM AB (publ.) in Sweden where she held the position of Associate General Counsel. Prior to August 1992, Ms. Marianne Ruhngard practiced as Court Clerk at the Uppsala County Administrative Court and as Junior Judge at the Administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm. She holds a Master of Legal Letters degree from Uppsala Universitet, as well as diplomas in English, Russian and Natural Sciences from Uppsala Universitet, in European Community Law from Lunds Universitet and a post-graduate diploma in EC Competition Law from King’s College in London.

Olivier Jacquin

Mr. Olivier Jacquin has been Senior Vice President Head of Global Sales for Carlson at Rezidor Hotel Group AB since 2012. From 2006 until than he served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, CRM and Distribution. He joined Rezidor Hotel Group in 2003 as Senior Vice President of Sales, prior to which, he was the Global Sales Director of Europcar International, Director of Sales for Concorde Hotels Group and Director of Sales and Marketing for Concorde La Fayette hotel in Paris. Prior to that, Mr. Jacquin held a variety of positions in operations in Africa and the Caribbean. He holds a Sales and Marketing degree from Institut Superieur Europeen de Gestion in Paris, and is a graduate from l’Ecole de Gestion Commerce de Toulouse and INSEAD AMP Fontainebleau.

Michael Farrell

Mr. Michael Farrell has served as Senior Vice President Human Resources at Rezidor Hotel Group AB since 2011. He was educated at University College Dublin and is also a graduate in Business Administration from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt am Main. Prior to joining Rezidor, he served as Group Human Resources Director at the Europcar Groupe S.A. Global Headquarters in Guyancourt, France and at Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s European Headquarters in Paris.

Eric De Neef

Mr. Eric De Neef has been Senior Vice President Park Inn by Radisson of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since February 2011. He brings with him more than 25 years of hospitality in Europe. Most recently, he served as Managing Director for Accor’s All Seasons, Mercure and M Gallery Hotel brands in France. He is a graduate in Hotel Management from CERIA-IPIAT in Brussels.

Elie Younes

Mr. Elie Younes has been appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Group Development at Rezidor Hotel Group AB, effective as of January 1, 2013. He joined the Company's regional office in Dubai in April 2010 as Vice President, Business Development Middle East & Africa, and took over the interim leadership of the Company's corporate development department in October 2012. He began his career in managerial roles in Lebanon before joining HVS International in London in 2001. During his five years with HVS International, he progressed to the position of Director, overseeing a number of projects, investment counseling, feasibility studies and contract negotiations as well as advising on hotel real estate. In 2007, he joined Starwood Hotels as Director of Acquisitions and Development EMEA, before being promoted to Senior Director of Acquisitions and Development in 2008. He joined Hilton Hotels Worldwide as Vice President Development for the Middle East in 2009 before moving to the Company. He has conducted studies across continents in universities such as Notre Dame in Beirut, Insead in France, Cornell University in the United States, IMHI/Essec in Paris and City University in London.

Christian Hylander

Mr. Christian Hylander has served as Vice President Sales of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since May 31, 2013. He is responsible for leading the Carlson Rezidor Sales function in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Prior to joining Rezidor Christian, he spent 27 years at Scandinavian Airlines Systems (SAS), most recently serving as Senior Vice President Corporate and Agent Sales.

Staffan Bohman

Mr. Staffan Bohman serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Rezidor Hotel Group AB. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Granges AB and Sapa AB from 1999 to 2004. Between 1991 and 1999, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of DeLaval AB and has since 1982 been employed by the Alfa Laval group. He is Member of the Board of Directors of among others Atlas Copco AB, Boliden AB, Inter IKEA Holding NV and Ratos AB. He is also Senior Advisor at Deutsche Bank. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm (Stockholm School of Economics) and has an education from Stanford Graduate School of Business, part of Stanford University.

Douglas Anderson

Mr. Douglas M. Anderson has been Member of the Board of Directors of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since 2013. Douglas M. Anderson is President & CEO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel since April 2008. He joined Carlson Wagonlit Travel in April 2007 as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Carlson Wagonlit Travel he worked for Eastman Kodak S.A. as Finance Director of Digital & Film Imaging Systems for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region from August 2005 to March 2007. From August 2001 to July 2005 he held the position as Senior Vice President & Chief Financial officer at SITA (Societe Internationale Telecommunications Aeronautiques) and prior to that he spent 25 years at UPS where in his most recent positions he was Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer for UPS Logistics Group.

Emil Backstrom

Mr. Emil Backstrom has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors at Rezidor Hotel Group AB since 2009. He is also employed by Radisson Blu Arlandia Hotel in Stockholm.

David Berg

Mr. David P. Berg has been Member of the Board of Directors of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since April 24, 2014. David Berg is the Chief Operating Officer for Carlson Inc. since January 2014. He joined Carlson from the position as CEO and Chief Customer Officer for Z Wireless in Minneapolis, from June 2013 to December 2013. During the years 2002 to 2009 he worked as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Best Buy in Minneapolis. He thereafter relocated to General Nutrition Centres in Pittsburgh where he worked as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer during the years 2009 to 2011. From 2011 to June 2013 he was Executive Vice President and President for Bloomin’ Brands International in Tampa, Florida. He holds Juris Doctor, with Honors, from University of Florida College of Law, and BA in Economics from Emory University.

Goran Larsson

Mr. Goran Larsson has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors at Rezidor Hotel Group AB since 2009. He is also employed by Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel in Stockholm.

Wendy Nelson

Ms. Wendy Nelson has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since April 16, 2010. She is Member of the Company's Finance Committee. She serves on the boards of Northwestern University, the Bush Foundation, the Carlson Family Foundation, Carlson Holdings, Inc. and Carlson Real Estate Company. Since 2002, she has held various positions with Carlson including Executive Vice President Radisson Brand Strategy at Carlson Hotels Worldwide, Executive Vice President and Managing Director Carlson Hotels Real Estate Company, Vice President of Development for Carlson Restaurants Worldwide and currently serves on the Global Steering Committee for Carlson Hotels. She holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Northwestern University.

Charlotte Stromberg

Ms. Charlotte Stromberg has been Member of the Board of Directors of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since April 24, 2014. Charlotte Stromberg is a board member of amongst others Boomerang AB, Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Intrum Justitia AB, Karolinska Institute and Skanska AB and chairs the board of Castellum AB. From February 2006 to January 2013 she worked for Jones Lang LaSalle in Stockholm as CEO Nordics. Previously she worked for Carnegie Investment Bank AB in different positions during the years 1997 to 2005, latest as Head of Investment Banking Sweden. During the years 1986 to 1997 she worked for Alfred Berg ABN AMRO in Stockholm in different positions, latest as Senior Project and Account Manager. She holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Gote Dahlin

Mr. Gote Dahlin has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since 2007. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He is also Chairman of the Board of Svensk Inredning Fastighets AB and Vice Chairman of the Board of RBS Nordisk Renting AB. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of TB Holding AB and Svensk Inredning Viking AB. He previously was Member of the Board for Veidekke ASA, Fabege AB, AP Fastigheter AB, Merita Fastigheter Oy, Avantor ASA and Oslo Areal ASA. Up until his retirement in 2001, Mr. Dahlin was Chief Executive Officer of the real estate holding company, Nordisk Renting AB. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Physics from Stockholms Universitet.

Anders Moberg

Mr. Anders Moberg has served as Independent Member of the Board of Rezidor Hotel Group AB since April 13, 2011. He is also Member of the Company’s Compensation Committee. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of the retail company Majid Al Futtaim Group in Dubai between 2007 and 2008. From 2003 to 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Ahold in The Netherlands and from 1999 to 2002, he was Group President International at the Home Depot based in Atlanta, the United States. He previously worked in various positions for many years within the IKEA group, and from 1986 to 1999 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of IKEA. He is Chairman of the Board of Clas Ohlson AB and also Member of the Board of Directors of Husqvarna AB, Byggmax AB and ITAB AB, among others.
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