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ADVA Optical Networking SE (ADAG.DE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nikos Theodosopoulos

54 2015 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Brian Protiva

54 2001 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Johanna Hey

2013 Vice Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board

Ulrich Dopfer

45 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Christoph Glingener

50 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Board

Stephan Rettenberger

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Investor Relations

Scott St. John

49 2017 Chief marketing and sales officer, Member of the Management Board

Hans-Joachim Grallert

2016 Member of the Supervisory Board

Biographies

Name Description

Nikos Theodosopoulos

Mr. Nikos Theodosopoulos has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ADVA Optical Networking SE since January 9, 2015. Previously he served as Member of the Supervisory Board at the Company from December 29, 2014 till January 9, 2015. He is Chairman of the Compensation and Nomination Committee and Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He Founder and Managing Member of NT Advisors LLC, Manhasset, New York. He is an active supporter of technology start-ups and invested in them during the establishment phase. He has over 30 years experience in the technology and financial services industry, including 18 years as a senior analyst and strategist in the equity analysis for the technology sector on Wall Street. He also spent 10 years as an engineer and head of sales at Bell Laboratories and AT & T. Mr. Theodosopoulos has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.

Brian Protiva

Mr. Brian Protiva has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board at ADVA Optical Networking SE (previously: ADVA AG Optical Networking) since May 2001. In addition to his duties at the Company, he also serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Alvarion Ltd., Tel Aviv. Mr. Protiva co-founded ADVA AG Optical Networking in 1994 and, as one of two Managing Directors, he initially focused on creating ADVA AG Optical Networking's marketing, sales and growth strategy. In 2001, with the change of the Management Board structure to emulate a United States company structure, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and set in motion the strategies. Prior to ADVA AG Optical Networking, Mr. Protiva was Managing Director at AMS Technologies (now the EGORA Group), which he joined in 1987 and where he focused on co-managing its subsidiaries. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in the United States.

Johanna Hey

Ms. Johanna Hey has been Vice Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board at ADVA Optical Networking SE (previously: ADVA AG Optical Networking) since June 4, 2013. Prior to that, she served as Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from May 16, 2011. She also acts as Chairwoman of the Audit Committee at the Company. Ms. Hey is Professor of tax law at Universitaet zu Koeln, Cologne, Germany. She has been Member of the Central Advisory Board of Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Ulrich Dopfer

Mr. Ulrich Dopfer has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board at ADVA Optical Networking SE since January 1, 2015. Previously, he was Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis and Corporate Services since 2007. He also serves as President of company's North American subsidiary. He is Graduate in Business Administration.

Christoph Glingener

Dr. Christoph Glingener, Ph.D., has been Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Management Board at ADVA Optical Networking SE (previously: ADVA AG Optical Networking) since January 1, 2015. Previously, he was Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Management Board from January 1, 2007. He has also served as Member of the Advisory Board of Telent GmbH in Backnang, Germany. He joined ADVA AG Optical Networking in April 2006 as Vice President of Engineering, assuming responsibility for all global engineering activities at sites in Europe, the United States and China. Dr. Glingener occupied leadership positions at Marconi Communications (now Ericsson) and before at Siemens Communications (now Nokia Siemens Networks). In his most recent role at Marconi/Ericsson, he oversaw the wireless product unit, focusing on strategic product roadmaps, product management, engineering, new product introduction and procurement. He holds a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering from the Technische Universitaet Dortmund in Germany.

Stephan Rettenberger

Scott St. John

Mr. Scott St. John is Chief marketing and sales officer, Member of the Management Board of ADVA Optical Networking SE since October 1, 2017. He has spent over 25 years in the network technology industry. He has a proven track record of building high performance teams in sales, marketing and customer service, as well as driving strategy to meet overall corporate goals. Scott joined ADVA in 2017, as part of the acquisition of MRV Communications, and was appointed CMSO and a member of the management board in October 2017. Prior to his role at ADVA, Scott was senior vice president of global sales and service at MRV Communications since 2014, re-structuring the sales and service teams and driving adoption of new packet and optical platforms by over 175 customers globally. From 2004 to 2013, he served Overture Networks in senior sales and service leadership roles, delivering nine consecutive years of sales growth. Scott has also held sales leadership positions at Saisei, Larscom and VINA Technologies, as well as sales, marketing and finance roles at Lucent Technologies and AT&T.

Hans-Joachim Grallert

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Joachim Grallert has been Member of the Supervisory Board at ADVA Optical Networking SE since February 19, 2016. He is Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee at the Company. He serves as Professor for Communications Engineering at Technische Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany. He is Chairman of the Management Board of “Eduard Rhein Foundation”, Hamburg, Germany.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Nikos Theodosopoulos

100,000

Brian Protiva

434,000

Johanna Hey

90,000

Ulrich Dopfer

372,000

Christoph Glingener

379,000

Stephan Rettenberger

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Scott St. John

353,000

Hans-Joachim Grallert

45,000
As Of  30 Dec 2017