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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pedro Mendonca de Queiroz Pereira

2004 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Diogo Antonio Rodrigues de Silveira

2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Luis Alberto Caldeira Deslandes

2017 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Joao Nuno de Sottomayor Pinto de Castello Branco

58 2017 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Joao Paulo Araujo Oliveira

2015 Executive Director

Jose Fernando Morais Carreira de Araujo

2007 Executive Director

Nuno Miguel Moreira de Araujo dos Santos

Executive Director

Antonio Jose Pereira Redondo

2007 Executive Director

Antonio Pedro Gomes Paula Neto Alves

Company Secretary

Adriano Augusto da Silva Silveira

2015 Non-Executive Director

Paulo Miguel Garces Ventura

2011 Non-Executive Director

Ricardo Miguel dos Santos Pacheco Pires

2015 Non-Executive Director

Jose Miguel Pereira Gens Paredes

2011 Non-Executive Director

Vitor Manuel Galvao Rocha Novais Goncalves

58 2015 Non-Executive Director

Manuel Soares Ferreira Regalado

2016 Non-Executive Director

Joana de Avelar Pedrosa Rosa La Appleton

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Pedro Mendonca de Queiroz Pereira

Mr. Pedro Mendonca de Queiroz Pereira serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Portucel SA since 2004. He completed his secondary education in Lisbon and then studied at the Instituto Superior de Administração. From 1975 to 1987 he lived in Brazil, during which time he held a series of directorships in the manufacturing, retail, tourism and agricultural sectors. On his return to Portugal, he continued in the management of various companies controlled by the Queiroz Pereira family. In 1995, when the Queiroz Pereira family's interests expanded in to the cement industry, he was appointed chairman of the board of directors of Secil and Semapa, as well as CEO of Semapa, a post he held until July 2015. He has also served as chairman of the board of directors of Navigator since 2004.

Diogo Antonio Rodrigues de Silveira

Mr. Diogo Antonio Rodrigues de Silveira serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Portucel SA. He holds a Diplôme d’Ingénieur, from Ecole Centrale de Lille, France (1984), was a Research Scholar at the University of California in Berkeley, USA (1984), and has an MBA from INSEAD, France (1989). He started his professional career in the Technicatome/AREVA Group, in France in 1984, and then joined the Japanese industrial group, Shin Etsu Handtotal, in 1985. He joined McKinsey & Company in 1989, where he worked in the financial institutions sectors, as consultant in the Iberian office (4 years) and in France (5 years) and was a partner, from 1996 to March 1998. In 1998 he was appointed as executive director and Group CFO for Sonae Investimentos, and also served as Chief Operating Officer for Sonae Distribuição between 1998 and 1999. He was CEO of Novis Telecom and a director of Sonaecom from 1999 to 2001 and later CEO of Isoroy, in the Sonae Indústria Group, from June 2001 to March 2005. He was then CEO of ONI from March 2005 to February 2007. He held the post of Chief Operating Officer at Banif, from April 2007 to January 2008, and from February 2008 to March 2014 he was CEO of Açoreana Seguros. He has been Deputy Chairman of Navigator's Board of Directors and CEO since April 2014.

Luis Alberto Caldeira Deslandes

Mr. Luis Alberto Caldeira Deslandes serves as the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Portucel SA. He holds a degree in chemical engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon and another in brewery engineering from Institut Supérieur D’Agronomie de Louvain. His professional career started in 1966 in Central de Cervejas, where he was Industrial Manager until 1975. He was Deputy Chairman of Central de Cervejas from 1975 to 1978, managing director of CICER, from 1976 to 1980, and CEO of Central de Cervejas from 1979 to 1980. He served as CEO of Portucel from 1980 to 1983 and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Soporcel from 1984 to 1990. He was also CEO of SAL – Sociedade da Água do Luso from 1984 to 1989. He was Managing Director of Soporcel from 1990 to 2001. He is an honorary member of ACFPI (FAO) – Advisory Committee on Sustainable Forestbased Industries. He was chairman of ACEL, CELPA, the Portuguese-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, CEPAC – Groupement des Celluloses and CEPI from 1998 to 2000. He has also served as a director of CIP (Confederation of Portuguese Industry) and sat on the board of directors of the Lisbon Stock Exchange. He has been Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Navigator Company, S.A. since 2001, and during the same period has held a number of other directorships in Navigator Group companies.

Joao Nuno de Sottomayor Pinto de Castello Branco

Mr. Joao Nuno de Sottomayor Pinto de Castello Branco serves as Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Portucel, S.A. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico and an MBA from INSEAD. He has been Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 2015, and has been Chief Executive Officer of Semapa since 2015, having previously held the office of managing partner of McKinsey & Company’s Iberian Office. He joined McKinsey & Company in 1991, working in a varied range of sectors, having served in a number of leading institutions, both in Portugal and in Spain. He also worked in the same sectors in Europe, Latin American and the United States. He was a member of the Leadership Group of McKinsey & Company's banking practice, in Europe, and has also led the firm's corporate finance practice, in both banking and insurance. He also led a number of projects undertaken by McKinsey & Company in the fields of competitiveness, productivity and innovation, both in Portugal and in Spain. Before joining McKinsey & Company, he worked at Renault's engine development centre, in France. He has also been a director of Secil since 2015. In 2017 he was appointed to the General Council of AEM – Associação de Empresas Emitentes de Valores Cotados em Mercado.

Joao Paulo Araujo Oliveira

Mr. Joao Paulo Araujo Oliveira serves as Executive Director of Portucel S.A. since Jul 1, 2015. He has a degree in industrial engineering from the Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and an MBA in Commercial Engineering and Management from AEP – ESADE, Spain. He was industrial manager for Bosch in China from 1994 to 1996. He was later involved in the project for acquisition of a Bosch Group company in Chile as well as holding operational management positions in the Bosch group in France and Germany From 2002 to 2015, he was managing directors of Bosch Termotecnologia S.A.. During his final six years in the Bosch Group he was chairman of the Group's Hot Water Business Unit, which has its global competence centre in Aveiro. He was chairman of the Portuguese-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2009 to 2012. He also sits on the General Council of the University of Aveiro, the AICEP Advisory Board and the Supervisory Board of the Fraunhofer Institute in Portugal. He has been an executive director of the Company since July 2015.

Jose Fernando Morais Carreira de Araujo

Mr. Jose Fernando Morais Carreira de Araujo serves as an Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Portucel SA since 2007. He has a degree in accountancy and management from Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto (ISCAP-1986) and a specialist diploma in financial control from Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto (ISCAP-1992). He has been a statutory auditor (chartered accountant) since 1995. He has a degree in law from Universidade Lusíada do Porto (2000). He has post-graduate qualifications in advanced financial accounting (ISCTE – 2002/2003), in tax law (Lisbon Law Faculty – 2002/2003) and in corporate governance (Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão de Lisboa – 2006/2007). He concluded an MBA in Corporate Reporting at INDEG – IUL in 2016. He started his professional career in 1987, with Sportrade, and was subsequently head of accounts at Eurofer from 1988 to 1991. From 1991 to 2001 he worked in the field of tax management atr KPMG, and was Senior Tax Manager from 1993 to 2001. He was head of Tax Management and Accounts at Secil, from 2001 to 2005, at SEMAPA from 2002 to 2006, and in the Company from 2006 to 2007. He has been an executive director of the Company since April 2007.

Nuno Miguel Moreira de Araujo dos Santos

Mr. Nuno Miguel Moreira de Araujo dos Santos serves as the Executive Director of Portucel, S.A. He has a degree in civil engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (1993) and an MBA from INSEAD (1996). He started his professional career at McKinsey & Company in 1993 and until March 2015 he was Senior Partner (Director), and leader of the Energy, Commodities & Industry Practice at McKinsey & Company's Iberian office. He was also a member of the Leadership Committee for McKinsey & Company's Global Energy Practice and led the Client Committee for the firm's Global Energy/Utilities Practice. He has been an executive director of the Company since April 2015.

Antonio Jose Pereira Redondo

Mr. Antonio Jose Pereira Redondo serves as an Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Portucel SA since 2007. He holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Science and Technology Faculty of the University of Coimbra (1987); he attended 4th year in Business Management at Universidade Internacional and has an MBA specialising in marketing, from the Portuguese Catholic University (1998). He joined Soporcel in 1987 and until December 1998 held a series of posts in the fields of marketing and sales management in the company. He was marketing manager of Soporcel from January 1998 to December 2002, and was then appointed sales manager for the Navigator Group (then called the Portucel Soporcel Group) from January 2003 to March 2007. He has been an executive director of the Company since April 2007.

Antonio Pedro Gomes Paula Neto Alves

Adriano Augusto da Silva Silveira

Mr. Adriano Augusto da Silva Silveira serves as an Non-Executive Director of Portucel SA. He holds a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Porto. He started his career at the Environmental Studies Service, and later worked in the mining sector, joining Empresa Nacional de Urânio (1979) and Empresa Minas de Jales (1983). He joined Soporcel in 1983, holding a series of management positions in the fields of energy recovery, pulp and paper production, maintenance and engineering. He has sat on the Company's board of directors since 2007 and was an executive director from April 2007 to July 2015.

Paulo Miguel Garces Ventura

Dr. Paulo Miguel Garces Ventura serves as a Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Portucel SA since 2011. He has a degree in law and completed two INSEAD courses (IEP '08Jul and COL '15Dec). He entered legal practice in 1995. From 1997 onwards he was appointed as officer of the general meeting of a number of subsidiaries of Cimigest, Sodim and Semapa and was also appointed as company secretary in Semapa. From 2005 to 2007 he was a member of the Lisbon District Council of the Portuguese Bar Association. He has held executive directorships in Semapa and a number of related companies since 2006. In 2007, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the General Meeting of REN (a position he held until the end of 2014) and of Infrastructures de Portugal. He has been a board member of the Company since 2011, and of Secil, since 2012. In 2014 he was appointed to the General Council of AEM – Associação de Empresas Emitentes de Valores Cotados em Mercado, holding this office until the end of 2016, and in 2017 was appointed to the organisation's management board.

Ricardo Miguel dos Santos Pacheco Pires

Mr. Ricardo Miguel dos Santos Pacheco Pires serves as Non-Executive Director of Portucel, S.A. He has a degree in business management from the Portuguese Catholic University, a specialist post-graduate qualification in corporate finance from ISCTE and an MBA from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He started his career in the field of management consultancy, between 1999 and 2002, first at BDO Binder and later at GTE Consultores. From 2002 to 2008 he worked in the Corporate Finance division of ES Investment where he was involved in a series of M&A and capital market projects in the Energy, Pulp and Paper and Food & Beverages sectors. He has worked with Semapa since 2008, originally as Strategic Planning and New Business Manager, and later, from 2011 onwards, as chief of staff to the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been an executive director of Semapa since 2014, and also holds office in other related companies. He has been a board member of the Company and also of Secil since 2015.

Jose Miguel Pereira Gens Paredes

Dr. Jose Miguel Pereira Gens Paredes serves as a Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Portucel SA since 2011. He graduated in Economics and started his professional career in 1985, at the Directorate-General of Competition and Prices. In subsequent years he worked for Rodoviária Nacional, Interbiz, Cosec (Foreign Lending Division), General Bank (Treasury/Forex Room) and United Distillers. In 1994 he was appointed as Financial Director of Semapa and other related companies. He has been Semapa's market relations representative since 2004 and has been an executive director of Semapa since 2006. He was appointed to a directorship in ETSA in 2008. He has been a board member of the Company since 2011, and of Secil, since 2012.

Vitor Manuel Galvao Rocha Novais Goncalves

Mr. Vitor Manuel Galvao Rocha Novais Goncalves serves as Non-Executive Director of Portucel, S.A. He has a degree in business management from ISC-HEC, Brussels. He started his career in 1984 as a management trainee at Unilever, later working as a product manager and market manager. He worked at Citibank Portugal from 1989 to 1992, starting as a Buisiness Manager in the Venture Capital area and later taking charge of the Corporate Finance sector and sitting on the Management Committee. From 1992 to 2000 he worked in the financial area for the José de Mello Group, with directorships in several companies, as well as serving as Strategic Marketing and Development Manager at Banco Mello and General Manager of Companhia de Seguros Império. He then moved to work in the telecommunications sector for the SGC Group where, between 2001 and 2009, he was a director of SGC Comunicações, in charge of strategic marketing and international business development. He has been a director of Zoom Investment since 2009, and a non-executive board member of Semapa since 2010 and of the Company since 2015.

Manuel Soares Ferreira Regalado

Mr. Manuel Soares Ferreira Regalado served as an Non-Executive Director of Portucel SA. He holds a degree in finance from Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (Lisbon, 1972) and completed the Senior Executive Programme of the London Business School (1997). He started his professional career in 1971, and up to 1984 held a series of posts in the fields of internal audit, management planning and control and analysis of investment projects. From 1984 to 1994, and from 1998 to 2004, he was appointed to a variety of management positions and directorships in a range of sectors, including banking, insurance, manufacturing and energy, in Edinfor, COSEC, IAPMEI and Hidroelétrica de Cahora-Barra and Banco BPI (in Portugal, Africa and Latin America). From 1994 to 1998 he also sat on the Board of Directors of Portucel, and was appointed to office in INAPA and CELPA. He has sat on the Board of Directors of The Navigator Company since 2004, and was an executive director until 2016.

Joana de Avelar Pedrosa Rosa La Appleton