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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anders Strom

47 Chairman of the Board

Henrik Tjarnstrom

47 2010 Chief Executive Officer

Nigel Cooper

68 2012 Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Albin de Beauregard

39 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Gavin Hayward

53 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer

Marcus Smedman

48 2015 Chief Technology Officer

Britt Boeskov

39 2016 Chief Programme Officer

Rhodri Darch

39 2014 Chief Strategy Officer

Daniel Eskola

37 2015 Chief Product Officer

Ebba Ljungerud

45 2016 Chief Commercial Officer

Tommi Maijala

41 2016 Chief Commercial Officer Malta

Kristofer Arwin

47 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sophia Bendz

37 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Boggs

69 2002 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Friis

45 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stefan Lundborg

52 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Inga Lundberg

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Anders Strom

Mr. Anders Strom is Chairman of the Board of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc). He is Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. He has been Board Member since incorporation of the Company. After studying Mathematics, Statistics and Economics at Karlstad University he founded sports information company Trav- och Sporttjänsten in 1993. He is Founder of Kindred Group plc in 1997. He has held various positions within the Unibet Group including Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. He is Co-founder of Kambi Sports Solutions in 2010, Chairman of the Advisory Board in Kambi until May 2014 and then Board Member of Kambi since the listing. He is Board Member of Veralda AB.

Henrik Tjarnstrom

Mr. Henrik Tjarnstrom has been Chief Executive Officer of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc.) since July 20, 2010. He holds Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Institute of Technology, Linkoping University, Sweden. He was Senior Financial Manager at Skanska Infrastructure Development AB 2001–2008, Non-Executive Member of the Unibet Board of Directors 2003–2008 and Deputy CEO and CFO of Unibet (2008–2010). He serves as Chairman of BOS - Branchforeningen for Onlinespel (the industry association for online gambling in Sweden).

Nigel Cooper

Mr. Nigel W. Cooper has been Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc) since 2012. He has been Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 2010. He is Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Cooper was 33 years in the accounting profession, 21 years as a partner with KPMG in Milan and London, specializing in advertising, media and technology clients. After leaving KPMG in September 2005 Nigel joined the Internet property portal Rightmove Plc, prior to the floatation of the company on the LSE in 2006, as Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee. In May 2008, he was appointed to the board of Metro International, the Swedish free newspaper group, quoted on NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchange, as Independent Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He left the board of Rightmove in March 2009. Following the company being taken private, he left the board of Metro in January 2012. Nigel was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director to the board of Parmalat Spa in June 2011 and to the board of Impregilo in May 2012, both companies listed on the Italian stock exchange. Following takeovers of the Boards of the companies Nigel left both companies during 2012.

Albin de Beauregard

Mr. Albin de Beauregard has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc) effective as of March 31, 2016. Albin de Beauregard joined Unibet Group in 2011, when the group acquired Eurosportbet where Albin was Chief Financial Officer. Other positions Albin has held within the Group have been Chief Financial Officer France, Strategic Finance Projects Manager and most recently Head of Internal Audit. Albin de Beauregard holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Ecole Superieure de Commerce et de Management, a French ‘Grande Ecole’. He began his career in 2004 in the Bouygues Group, a French diversified group in construction, media and telecom, working in investor relations for the publicly listed media subsidiary TF1. In 2007, he became Investment Manager at Serendipity Investment, a private equity fund owned by Bouygues and Artemis (holding company of the Pinault family). In 2009, he joined Eurosportbet to take responsibility of the finance department as CFO.

Gavin Hayward

Mr. Gavin Hayward has served as Chief Human Resource Officer of Kindred Group Plc since 2012. He holds over 25 years of HR experience gained in a variety of sectors. Mr. Hayward was appointed Chief HR Officer of the Kindred Group (the Unibet Group) in 2012. Before joining the Kindred Group, Mr. Hayward was part of Siemens plc over a period of 10 years. He has worked at board level within multisite and multinational organizations and has worked with HR management at both strategic and operational level. Mr. Hayward is Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Business and Finance, and a Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management from Manchester University.

Marcus Smedman

Mr. Marcus Smedman has served as Chief Technology Officer of Kindred Group Plc since January 2015. He has been a part of the Kindred Group since 2011, where he joined the Tech team as a consultant. Since then he has held various roles as Team Leader, Head of Development Australia and Head of Development global. Mr. Smedman has worked in the IT industry since the mid 1990's, working as a java developer, teamlead, development manager and more. Mr. Smedman has studied Electronics and Computer Science at Uppsala University.

Britt Boeskov

Ms. Britt Boeskov has served as Chief Programme Officer of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group) since 2016. She joined the Company as a Management Trainee in 2005, and joined the Group’s executive management team in 2008, first as Head of Marcom Services, then in 2009 as Chief Operations Officer, and most recently as Chief Programme Officer in 2016. She has experience in leading complex strategic and transformational C-level projects, and from managing Kindred's online and mobile gambling products. Ms. Boeskov holds a Master’s degree in Management from Copenhagen Business School.

Rhodri Darch

Mr. Rhodri Darch has served as Chief Strategy Officer of Kindred Group Plc since 2014. He is also Non-Executive Director of Qlk.to Ltd. He has worked in the online gambling industry since 2006 and has been a part of the Kindred Group (then Unibet Group) since 2009 when he joined as Head of the Payments department. Mr. Darch was appointed Chief Programme Officer in 2010 and Chief Strategy Officer in 2014. He holds extensive experience with web and mobile product development, innovation research and delivery, customer experience, customer intelligence, and corporate strategy. Before entering the gambling industry, Mr. Darch was a Captain in the British army for 6 years. Mr. Darch holds a BSC (Bachelor of Science) degree from The University of Birmingham.

Daniel Eskola

Mr. Daniel Eskola has served as Chief Product Officer of Kindred Group Plc since June 2015. He also serves as Non-executive Director, Relax Gaming Ltd. He holds over eleven years of experience in the online gambling industry, with five years of experience from the B2B side before joining Kindred Group (Unibet Group) in the summer of 2010. Since then Mr. Eskola has held various roles such as Head of Poker and Head of Gaming within the Group, prior to being appointed Chief Product Officer in June 2015. Mr. Eskola also acts as Chief Operations Officer for Unibet International Ltd in Malta since April 2016. Mr. Eskola holds a degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Administration from Uppsala University, Sweden.

Ebba Ljungerud

Ms. Ebba Ljungerud has served as Chief Commercial Officer of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group) since 2016. She joined the Company in 2010 when she took the role as CCO of Maria. Ms. Ljungerud has international experience from several different gaming brands and holds more than ten years of experience in the media industry. Ms. Ljungerud served as a Marketing Director as well as Executive Vice President for Swedish companies, focusing mainly on print and online media. From 2014 to 2016, Ms. Ljungerud was Chief Programme Officer of the group. She also serves as Non Executive Director of the Board at Paradox Interactive. Ms. Ljungerud holds BSc in Economics from Lund University.

Tommi Maijala

Mr. Tommi Maijala has served as Chief Commercial Officer Malta of Kindred Group Plc since December 2016. He holds strong experience from the online gambling industry through his roles as Director and CEO of the iGame Group. Mr. Maijala became part of the Kindred Group (then Unibet Group) when the Group acquired iGame in 2015 and he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer Malta leading the Group's operations in France, UK and Australia in December 2016. Before joining iGame Group, Mr. Maijala worked with large companies like Wartsila Corporations and Nordea. Mr. Maijala holds a Master of Laws from the University of Helsinki and a Master of Science in Economics from Aalto University.

Kristofer Arwin

Mr. Kristofer Arwin has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc) since 2008. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Arwin is cofounder of TestFreaks, an online reviews solutions business, where he served as CEO between 2006 and 2013. Today Mr. Arwin is Chairman of TestFreaks. He is also the founder of price comparison business, Pricerunner, where he served as CEO between 1999 and 2005. In 2004 he sold Pricerunner to NASDAQ listed company ValueClick. He is also a board member of listed company Addnode Group and Alertsec AB. Mr. Arwin holds BSc in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm University.

Sophia Bendz

Ms. Sophia Bendz has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc) since May 20, 2014. She is Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee, She was Global Marketing Director at Spotify 2007-2014. She is currently Executive in Residence at Atomico, angel investor and adviser to start ups and serves as a Board Director at Avanza and Norstedts. She is also a co-founder of non-profit foundation AllBright.se. She studied International Marketing and Economics at Stockholm University.

Peter Boggs

Mr. Peter Boggs has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc) since 2002. He ic Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee. His previous engagements include: President and COO of NDMS Inc. (1975-1981); Managing Director of Brown Direct, Division of Earle Palmer Brown Inc. (1981-1985); Director of Ogilvy & Mather Direct Plc, London (1985-1991); President and COO of Grey Direct Worldwide, a division of Grey Worldwide Inc., New York (1991-2002). Mr. Boggs holds BA in American Studies from Washington College, Maryland, USA.

Peter Friis

Mr. Peter Friis has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc) since May 20, 2014. He was Nordic Director for Google. He currently serves as Vice President for Google Northern Europe (Nordics & Benelux). Mr. Friis holds BA in Communications from Roskilde University.

Stefan Lundborg

Mr. Stefan Lundborg has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Kindred Group Plc (previously Unibet Group Plc) since 2010. He is Chairman of the Company's Remuneration Committee. He started his first company at the age of 24. He has a background from entrepreneurial companies, private banking, business development and has been CEO of Stockholms Travsallskap. He is Chairman of the Board, HELSA vardutveckling Sverige AB (Private healthcare in Sweden); Member of the Board, LOX Container Technology AB (Security systems service in shipping); Chairman of the Board, Note Design Studio AB (Designer of the year 2016 in Sweden); Chairman of the Board, Monomak AB; Investor, Prima Barn & Vuxen Psykiatri AB.

Inga Lundberg