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Bpost SA (BPOST.BR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Francois Cornelis

68 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Koen Van Gerven

Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee, Director

Henri de Romree

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Mark Michiels

Chief Human Resources & Organization, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Nico Cools

2017 Chief IT Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Dirk Tirez

2017 Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer and Company Secretary, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Luc Cloet

59 2018 Director Parcels & Logistics Europe & Asia, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Kurt Pierloot

2018 Director Mail & Retail, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Pierre Winand

51 2018 Director Parcels & Logistics North America, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Jos Donvil

2017 Non-Executive Director

Bernadette Lambrechts

2014 Non-Executive Director

Thomas Huebner

60 2017 Independent Director

Ray Stewart

66 2014 Independent Director

Michael Stone

2014 Independent Director

Filomena Teixeira

2017 Independent Director

Saskia Van Uffelen

2017 Independent Director

Baudouin de Hepcee

2015 Director External Communication, Investor Relations & Public Affairs

Biographies

Name Description

Francois Cornelis

Mr. Francois Cornelis has been Independent Chairman of the Board of BPOST S.A. since May 10, 2017. He has been Independent Director of the Company since May 27, 2013. He joined Petrofina (which subsequently became Total) in 1974 and held various positions at the company, including Chief Executive Officer, President Chemicals and Managing Director Chemicals and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee, until his retirement in 2011. He holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Universite catholique de Louvain. He is Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee at the Company.

Koen Van Gerven

Mr. Koen Van Gerven serves as Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee (previously the Group Executive Management) and Director of BPOST S.A. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company on February 26, 2014. He has been Director since 2014. He joined the Company in 2006 as Director of Retail and Financial Services. From 2009 to 2012, he also acted as CIO for the Company and chairman of the board of bpost bank. On February 2014 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer by Royal Decree. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Van Gerven was Chief Executive Officer of Acerta Group from 2001 to 2006 and held a number of executive positions at Generale Bank (now BNP Paribas Fortis) from 1982 to 2001. Mr. Van Gerven holds a degree in commercial engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) and a MBA from Cornell University. He is Member of the Strategic Committee of the Company.

Henri de Romree

Mr. Henri de Romree has been Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee at BPOST S.A. since January 15, 2018. He was previously Partner with McKinsey & Company, based in Brussels, and a core member of its Global Post, Parcels and Logistics practice. He started his career at A.T. Kearney, and then moved to Euroclear focusing on Group Performance. In 2006, he joined McKinsey where he served several public and private institutions to operate their transformation with a strong focus on performance management. He was elected Partner in 2012. Henri de Romree holds a Master’s degree from Solvay Business School.

Mark Michiels

Mr. Mark Michiels serves as Chief Human Resources & Organization and Member of the Group Executive Committee (previously the Group Executive Management) of BPOST S.A. Mr. Michiels joined the Company in 2001 as Human Resources Director for Mail. In 2003 he became Employee and Union Relations Director and in 2007 was appointed as Member of the Company’s Management Committee. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Michiels was Deputy Chief of Staff of the Federal Vice-Minister, responsible for Public Administrations and Budget from 1999 to 2001, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Federal Minister of Transport from 1995 to 1999 and HR Director at Electrabel. He holds a degree in Law, a special degree in Social Legislation and a degree in Philosophy from Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Nico Cools

Mr. Nico Cools has been Chief IT Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee at BPOST S.A. since December 4, 2017. Nico Cools started his career at Upjohn (later called Pfizer), a pharmaceutical company and then held various executive Information Systems positions in the following companies Texaco, a petroleum company, Compu-Mark, a trademark searching and watching company, Anhyp, later called AXA Bank, a financial banking company and Telenet, a telecom company. He joined bpost in 2003 first as Director of the Financial Post, and became in 2007 responsible for the business unit Business Customers and Solutions focusing on business development and innovation. Nico graduated as business engineer in quantitative applied economics and informatics from KU Leuven.

Dirk Tirez

Mr. Dirk Tirez has been Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer and Company Secretary, Member of the Group Executive Committee at BPOST S.A. since December 4, 2017. Dirk Tirez started his career at the law firm Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York as a member of the New York State Bar and held various positions in private law practice. He was then counsel to the office of the Minister of Finance and was before joining bpost, European general counsel and company secretary of NASDAQ Europe, a subsidiary of The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. He joined bpost in 2003 as general counsel (to become later also the company secretary). Dirk Tirez graduated from the Law School at the KU Leuven, the College of Europe in Bruges and obtained, as BAEF-fellow, an LL.M. at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He participated in several executive education programs at the London Business School, INSEAD and the Harvard Business School.

Luc Cloet

Mr. Luc Cloet has been Director Parcels & Logistics Europe & Asia, Member of the Group Executive Committee at BPOST S.A. since 2018. He started his career at Unilever Belgium in 1981, and then held various executive positions in the Unilever Rotterdam Head Office and Belgian Ice cream & Frozen Foods company. He joined bpost in September 2000 first as Managing Director Parcels & Express, and became end 2015 responsible for the business development activities of the business unit bpack. Luc graduated as Master in Applied Economics from the Antwerp University.

Kurt Pierloot

Mr. Kurt Pierloot has been Director Mail & Retail and Member of the Group Executive Committee of BPOST S.A. since 2018. He has previously been Director Parcels & Logistics and Member of the Group Executive Committee (previously the Group Executive Management) of BPOST S.A. since September 1, 2015. He served as Director Mail Service Operations, Member of the Management Committee of the Company until September 1, 2015. He joined the Company in 2004 as change program manager and from 2004 to 2006 was regional mail manager. He was then appointed director of the mail network and remained in that position until being appointed to the Group Executive Management in 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pierloot worked at McKinsey & Co in various positions from 1995 to 2004. He holds a degree in commercial engineering from the Brussels University, Solvay Business School.

Pierre Winand

Mr. Pierre Winand has been Director Parcels & Logistics North America, Member of the Group Executive Committee at BPOST S.A. since 2018. He was Member of the Management Committee, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Service Operations and ICT, Member of the Group Executive Management until July 1, 2015. He started his career at KPMG, an audit firm and then held various executive positions at InBev and ChemicaInvest Holdings. He joined bpost in 2006 first as Chief Financial Officer, and became in 2017 responsible for the business unit Americas focusing on parcels. Pierre graduated as Master in Applied Economics from HEC in Liege.

Jos Donvil

Mr. Jos Donvil has been Non-Executive Director of BPOST S.A. since May 10, 2017. He is Member of the Strategic Committee. Jos Donvil is currently the Chief Executive Officer (Executive Vice President) of VOO. From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Donvil gained experience at Kraft Foods, as General Sales Director Belux, Director International Sales Strategy and Director Global Customers. At BASE Company, Mr. Donvil was Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2011, and Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2016. In 2016, he became Chief Executive Officer of VOO, a company active in telecommunications.

Bernadette Lambrechts

Ms. Bernadette Lambrechts has been Non-Executive Director of BPOST S.A. since 2014. Ms. Lambrechts has been Managing Director of the Commission Communautaire Francaise (COCOF). She has also been chairwoman of the Conseil de l’Office de controles des mutualites which regulates and controls the mutual insurance sector. From 2009 till 2013 she was deputy chief of Staff of the Minister of finance, Budget and Sports of the French Community. Ms. Lambrechts holds Master degree in Law at University College London. She is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company.

Thomas Huebner

Mr. Thomas Martin Huebner has been Independent Director of BPOST S.A. since May 10, 2017. He is Member of the Strategic and Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He is currently working as an independent consultant and board member. Mr. Huebner was Chief Operating Officer at McDonald’s in Switzerland from 1988 to 1990 and was responsible for McDonald’s in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from 1990 to 1995. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Prodega AG (CH) from 1996 to 2000. At Metro Cash & Carry International GmbH, he was Chief Operating Officer for Eastern Europe and Russia from 2000 to 2002, and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2008. From 2011 to 2013, he was a member of the executive board at Carrefour.

Ray Stewart

Mr. Ray Stewart has been Independent Director of BPOST S.A. since September 22, 2014. Mr. Stewart has acquired knowledge and experience in finance, accountancy, risk management and auditing in large and complex organizations. He has worked as CFO of various companies (incl Belgacom) and is able to draw on substantial international experience in listed companies. He has also been on the board of Nyrstar (where he also chairs the audit committee) since 2007 and of former Telindus Group since 2006. His experience at Belgacom has given him thorough insight into the regulations that apply to state enterprises in Belgium. He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Indiana University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Indiana University. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Strategic Committee of the Company.

Michael Stone

Mr. Michael Stone has been Independent Director of BPOST S.A. since September 22, 2014. Mr. Stone has strategic and operational experience in the parcels market. This was initially gained through various high-level regional and global positions at DHL (until 2006), and since then, through senior executive positions at DX Group and Neopost Ltd, where he is currently managing director UK. These roles have given him a comprehensive understanding of the parcels market and knowledge of the trends and challenges in the traditional postal markets. He is Chairman of the Strategic Committee and Member of the Audit Committee.

Filomena Teixeira

Ms. Filomena (Philly) Teixeira has been Independent Director of BPOST S.A. since May 10, 2017. She is Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee. She is President for Europe, Middle East and Africa at INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform and information provider for the ocean shipping industry. From 1991 to 2011, Ms Teixeira held leadership and executive positions within FedEx covering Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience. In 2011, she further expanded her experience by joining CMACGM as Vice President Marketing, Global Sales and e-Business and in 2013 joined Maersk in a corporate role leading the Key Clients program globally.

Saskia Van Uffelen

Ms. Saskia Van Uffelen has been Independent Director of BPOST S.A. since May 10, 2017. She is Member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committee. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Ericsson Belux. From 1990 to 2005, Ms Van Uffelen held different management roles at Compaq and HP. In 2005, she joined Arinso as Vice President for Central and Eastern Europe. She joined Bull Belux as Chief Executive Officer in 2008, where she led a turnaround, and moved to Ericsson Belux in 2014. Ms. Van Uffelen was named ICT Woman of the year in 2011.

Baudouin de Hepcee