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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Igor Landau

74 2009 Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Kasper Rorsted

57 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Board

Sabine Bauer

56 2010 Independent Deputy Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Willi Schwerdtle

66 2009 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Harm Ohlmeyer

51 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Martin Shankland

47 2019 Member of the Executive Board for Global Operations

Karen Parkin

54 2017 Member of the Executive Board for Global Human Resources

Roland Auschel

56 2013 Member of the Executive Board for Global Sales

Eric Liedtke

53 2014 Member of the Executive Board for Global Brands

Frank Appel

57 2018 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Ian Gallienne

48 2016 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Dieter Hauenstein

62 2009 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Wolfgang Jaeger

64 2009 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Herbert Kauffmann

68 2009 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Katja Kraus

48 2014 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Kathrin Menges

54 2014 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Udo Mueller

59 2016 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Roland Nosko

60 2004 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Hans Ruprecht

65 2002 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Nassef Sawiris

58 2016 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Heidi Thaler-Veh

56 1994 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Kurt Wittmann

55 2016 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Sebastian Steffen

2016 Vice President Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Igor Landau

Mr. Igor Landau has been Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since May 7, 2009. Previously, he was Deputy Chairman and Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board. Mr. Landau is former Chief Executive Officer of Aventis S.A., Paris France. He is Chairman of the Steering Committee, the General Committee, the Finance and Investment Committee and the Nomination Committee as well as Member of the Mediation Committee at the Company.

Kasper Rorsted

Mr. Kasper B. Rorsted has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board at adidas AG since October 1, 2016. He holds a degree in Business Studies from the International Business School, Denmark, and completed a series of Executive Programs at Harvard Business School, USA. Kasper Rorsted then gained valuable experience within the IT sector through various management positions at Oracle, Compaq and Hewlett Packard. In 2005, Kasper Rorsted joined consumer goods manufacturer Henkel as Executive Vice President Human Resources, Purchasing, Information Technologies and Infrastructure Services. Three years after joining Henkel, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. In 2016, Kasper Rorsted was appointed to the Executive Board of adidas. After two months as a Board member, he became Chief Executive Officer.

Sabine Bauer

Ms. Sabine Bauer has been Independent Deputy Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since January 1, 2010. Prior to that, she served as Senior Manager Quality Analysis & Reporting, Global Operations at the Company. She is Chairwoman of the European Works Council and full-time Works Council member and Chairwoman of the Central Works Council. She is Member of the Steering Committee, the General Committee, the Finance and Investment Committee and the Mediation Committee at the Company.

Willi Schwerdtle

Mr. Willi Schwerdtle has been Independent Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since May 7, 2009. Prior to this he was Member of the Supervisory Board at the Company. In addition to his duties at the Company, he has been Independent Management Consultant, Partner WP Force Solutions GmbH, Bad Homburg v. d. Hoehe, Germany. He is Member of the Supervisory Board at Eckes AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Windeln.de SE. He is Member of the Steering Committee, the General Committee, the Mediation Committee and the Nomination Committee at the Company.

Harm Ohlmeyer

Mr. Harm Ohlmeyer has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board of ADIDAS AG since May 11, 2017. He is also Labor Director. He was Member of the Executive Board at the Company from March 7, 2017. Prior to that, he held various positions within the Company, including Senior Vice President Digital Brand Commerce, Senior Vice President Sales Strategy and Excellence, Chief eCommerce Officer, Senior Vice President Finance for Global Sales (adidas and Reebok), Senior Vice President Finance adidas Brand. He also served at adidas-Salomon AG in various roles, including Head of Global Marketing Controlling and Vice President Corporate Controlling. Prior to that, he worked for Roland Berger as Consultant/Global Controlling and for Lafarge as Assistant to Board of Directors in Germany, M&A. He holds Economics degree from Regensburg University and an MBA from Murray State University.

Martin Shankland

Mr. Martin Shankland is Member of the Executive Board for Global Operations of the Company. From 2017 to 2019 Martin Shankland has led adidas Emerging Markets as Managing Director, setting up the organization for sustainable success across the Middle East, Turkey, India and Africa. Prior to that, Martin Shankland was Managing Director adidas Russia/CIS for 17 years. Under his leadership, adidas Russia/CIS became clear market leader through the development of an extensive own-retail network for both the adidas and Reebok brands. He started at adidas as Finance Director for adidas Russia/CIS. Martin Shankland is married and has two sons. He enjoys cycling, has completed triathlons, and is a rugby and cricket fan. In 2019, Martin Shankland was appointed to the Executive Board and is responsible for Global Operations.

Karen Parkin

Ms. Karen Parkin has been Member of the Executive Board for Global Human Resources at ADIDAS AG since May 12, 2017. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and completed the Business Management Leadership Program at Lancaster University Management School, UK. Karen Parkin joined adidas in 1997 as Sales Director adidas UK, where she was Head of Customer Service from 2000 to 2001 and Business Development Director from 2001 to 2004. In 2004, she relocated to adidas America as Vice President Business Development, subsequently taking on responsibility for the supply chain function at adidas America in 2007 as Vice President Logistics and Supply Chain North America. In 2013 and 2014, Karen Parkin acted as Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Management and was based both at the company’s headquarters in Herzogenaurach and at the adidas America headquarters in Portland/ Oregon, USA. Since 2014, she has held the position of Chief HR Officer. In 2017, Karen Parkin was appointed to the Executive Board and is responsible for Global Human Resources.

Roland Auschel

Mr. Roland Auschel has been Member of the Executive Board for Global Sales of adidas AG since October 1, 2013. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in European Business Studies from the Mu¨nster University of Applied Sciences, Germany, and the University of Hull, UK, as well as an MBA from the University of Miami, USA, he joined the adidas team as a Strategic Planner in 1989. During his career with the company, he has held many senior management positions, including Business Unit Manager, Key Account Manager Europe and Head of Region Europe, Middle East and Africa. In 2009, he became Chief Sales Officer Multichannel Markets. In 2013, Roland Auschel was appointed to the Executive Board and is responsible for Global Sales.

Eric Liedtke

Mr. Eric Liedtke has been Member of the Executive Board for Global Brands of adidas AG since March 6, 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He joined adidas in 1994 as Global Line Manager for Cross Training in Portland/Oregon, USA. During his career with adidas, he has held senior management positions of increasing responsibility at adidas America, including Director of Footwear Marketing and Vice President Brand Marketing. In 2006, Eric Liedtke transferred to the company‘s headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany, to become Senior Vice President Global Brand Marketing. In 2011, he assumed the position of Senior Vice President adidas Sport Performance, responsible for all adidas brand sports categories globally. In 2014, Eric Liedtke was appointed to the Executive Board and is responsible for Global Brands (the adidas and Reebok brands). In addition to his Executive Board position, he is a member of the Steering Committee of Parley for the Oceans. Eric Liedtke is also Member of the Board of Directors, Carbon, Inc., Redwood City, USA.

Frank Appel

Dr. Frank Appel has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since 2018. Since 2008 he has served at Deutsche Post AG as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he was Member of the Board of Management, Logistics, Mail International; Member of the Board of Management, Global Business Services; Member of the Board of Management, Logistics, Corporate Services and Managing Director Corporate Development at Deutsche Post AG. He also served at McKinsey & Co. as Member of German Business Management and election to partner and Consultant and Project Manager. He holds Master of Science in Chemistry from University of Munich and Ph.D. in Neurobiology from ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich.

Ian Gallienne

Mr. Ian Gallienne has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since June 15, 2016. He is Co-Chief Executive Officer Groupe Bruxelles Lambert. He is also Director at Umicore, SGS SA, Erbe and Pernod Ricard. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of Imerys SA, Sienna Capital S.a r.l. and GBL Energy S.a r.l.

Dieter Hauenstein

Mr. Dieter Hauenstein has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since May 7, 2009. He is a full-time member of the Works Council Herzogenaurach.

Wolfgang Jaeger

Dr. Wolfgang Jaeger has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since May 7, 2009. In addition, he is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Movements at the Ruhr Universitaet Bochum, Expert Commission “Cultures of memory of social democracy” of Hans-Boeckler-Stiftung.

Herbert Kauffmann

Mr. Herbert Kauffmann has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since May 7, 2009. In addition to his current duties at the Company, he is an Independent Management Consultant. He is Member of the Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Uniscon universal identity control GmbH.

Katja Kraus

Ms. Katja Kraus has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since May 8, 2014. She is Managing Partner Jung von Matt/sports GmbH

Kathrin Menges

Ms. Kathrin Menges has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since May 8, 2014. She is Executive Vice President Human Resources and Infrastructure Services Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.

Udo Mueller

Mr. Udo Mueller has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since October 6, 2016. Since 2013 he has been Director Future Communication at adidas AG.

Roland Nosko

Mr. Roland Nosko has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since May 13, 2004. He is District manager of the Industrial Union IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie, District of Nuremberg; Secretary of the Industrial Union IG Chemie-Papier-Keramik, District of Bavaria as well as Member of Industrial Union IG Chemie-Papier-Keramik (in 1997 merger with Industrial Union IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie). He is Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board of CeramTec GmbH and Member of the Supervisory Board of Plastic Omnium Automotive Exteriors GmbH. He is Member of the General Committee at the Company.

Hans Ruprecht

Mr. Hans Ruprecht has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since January 1, 2002. He is Vice President Customer Service, Central Europe West at adidas AG. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company.

Nassef Sawiris

Mr. Nassef Sawiris has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of adidas AG since June 15, 2016. He is Chief Executive Officer of OCI N.V. (formerly OCI S.A.E.), Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Orascom Construction Limited, Director at LafargeHolcim Ltd. and Chairman at OCI S.A.E.

Heidi Thaler-Veh

Ms. Heidi Thaler-Veh has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since 1994. She is Member of the Central Works Council and Mediation Committee at the Company. She is Deputy Chairwoman of the Central Works Council, Chairwoman of the Works Council Uffenheim, Germany – not full-time as well as Employee at Logistics Department Scheinfeld-Uffenheim, in charge of Staff Sales. She is Member of the Mediation Committee at the Company.

Kurt Wittmann

Mr. Kurt Wittmann has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of adidas AG since October 6, 2016. He is First Deputy Chairman of the Central Works Council Herzogenaurach, Member of the Central Works Council and full-time Works Council member Herzogenaurach and member of the European Works Council.

Sebastian Steffen