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SAF Tehnika AS (SAF1R.RI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Juris Ziema

54 2018 Chairman of the Supervisory Council, Co-Founder

Normunds Bergs

55 Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Andrejs Grisans

61 2018 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Council, Chief of Production Department

Zane Jozepa

36 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board, IR Contact

Didzis Liepkalns

56 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Board

Janis Bergs

48 2015 Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Member of the Management Board

Aira Loite

53 2018 Member of the Supervisory Council

Sanda Salma

2018 Member of the Supervisory Council

Ivars Senbergs

56 Member of the Supervisory Council

Biographies

Name Description

Juris Ziema

Mr. Juris Ziema has served as Chairman of the Supervisory Council, Co-Founder of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika" since November 27, 2018. He served as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Council, Head of Production, Co-Founder of the Company until November 27, 2018. From 1998 to 1999, Juris worked as Engineer at Didzis Liepkalns' private enterprise SAF. From 1987 to 1999, he worked as Engineer at the Institute of Electronic Engineering and Computer Sciences. He graduated from Rigas Tehniska universitate with a degree in Radio Engineering in 1987.

Normunds Bergs

Mr. Normunds Bergs serves as Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika". He has served as Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2000. He is one of Founders of SIA Fortech and during the periods from 1990 to 1992, and from 1999 to 2000, he acted as its Managing Director and General Director, respectively. Following SIA Fortech’s merger with AS Microlink in 2000, he became Chief Executive Officer of SAF Tehnika AS and Member of the Management Board of AS Microlink. From 1992 to 1999, he worked at World Trade Center Riga, where he held the position of General Director and became Member of the Board of Directors in 1998. He graduated from Rigas Tehniska universitate with a degree in Radio Engineering in 1986.

Andrejs Grisans

Mr. Andrejs Grisans has served as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Council, Chief of Production Department of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika" since November 27, 2018. He served as Chief of Production Department, Member of the Supervisory Council of the Company until November 27, 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Andrejs owned and managed a private company specializing in electronic equipment engineering, production and distribution. From 1992 to 1996, he was involved in entrepreneurial activities in the field of radio engineering. He served as Engineer-Constructor at the Institute of Polymer Mechanics from 1989 to 1990, and in SIA Orbita from 1980 to 1984. He graduated from Rigas Tehniska universitate with a degree in Radio Engineering in 1980.

Zane Jozepa

Ms. Zane Jozepa has served as Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board, IR Contact of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika" since June 11, 2015. She served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company between May 15, 2015 and June 11, 2015. Zane Jozepa has worked since 2006 till day of commencing her duties in SAF Tehnika for SIA Citrus Solutions, the company providing design, building and maintenance services for engineering and technical systems and infrastructure, and being daughter company of the leading IT and telecommunications services provider in Latvia – Lattelecom. Initially she started as financial controller and become a Head of Finance in 2008 and a Board Member in 2012. Within the company, Zane Jozepa was responsible for organization and supervision of financial management, budgeting, including goal setting and control. She has been involved in new business development and strategy setting, processes of control and analysis. Besides she has experience as credit and price setting administration got in SIA CocaCola HBC Latvia from 2004-2006. Zane Jozepa holds bachelor’s degree in finance management from Banku Augstskola (BA School of Business and Finance).

Didzis Liepkalns

Mr. Didzis Liepkalns serves as Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Board of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika". He founded a private enterprise SAF in 1995 and co-founded SAF Tehnika AS in 1999. From 1985 to 1990, he worked as Engineer at the Institute of Electronic Engineering and Computer Sciences. He graduated from Rigas Tehniska universitate with a degree in Radio Engineering in 1985.

Janis Bergs

Mr. Janis Bergs has served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Member of the Management Board of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika" since April 29, 2015. From November 2006 until August 2010, he occupied the post of Member of the Company's Supervisory Council. During his professional career, he acted as Chairman of the Management Board of SIA Fortech, then moving on to the position of Member of the Management Board of Mirolink Group. In 2004, he was appointed Chairman of the Management Board of Mirolink Group and he held this post until 2006. In 2004, he was appointed to the Management Board of the Latvian Information Technology and Telecommunications Association. Mr. Bergs graduated from Rigas Tehniska universitate with a degree in Radio Engineering in 1993. In 2000, he graduated from Riga Biznesa Skola with a Masters of Business Administration degree.

Aira Loite

Ms. Aira Loite has served as Member of the Supervisory Council of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika" since November 20, 2018. Aira served as Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Management Board of the Company between November 22, 2011 and June 8, 2015. Prior to joining the Company in November 2007, she worked for SIA Lattelecom between 2006 and 2007, initially as Business Performance Director and later as Director of Business Information and Control division. From 2000 to 2006, she held the position of Head of Finances and Administration of SIA Microlink Latvia being Board Member as well. From 2004 to 2005, she was Chief Financial Officer of Microlink Group. She got a degree in Applied Mathematics from Latvijas Universitate in 1988. She was also awarded the degree of Masters of Business Administration by the University of Salford of the United Kingdom in 2009.

Sanda Salma

Ms. Sanda Salma has served as Member of the Supervisory Council of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika" since November 20, 2018. Sanda Salma, employed by Microsoft Latvia, currently Small and Medium Business Lead for Baltic countries. From 2010 to 2012 worked for a developer company RIX Technologies, participated in the work group of Latvian IT Cluster. From 2008 to 2010 was Citizenship & Education Project Lead at Microsoft Latvia. From 2000 to 2006 she was Sales Account Manager at Baltic Transshipment Center sales in Baltics and St. Petersburg. She graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University and holds BSc in Psychology and MBA from Rigas Starptautiska ekonomikas un biznesa administracijas augstskola (RSEBAA) and University of Salford, UK.

Ivars Senbergs

Mr. Ivars Senbergs serves as Member of the Supervisory Council of Joint Stock Company "SAF Tehnika". He is Chairman of the Board of SIA Juridiskais Audits, SIA Namipasumu parvalde, SIA Synergy Consulting, SIA Dzirnavu centrs, SIA ISMU, and Member of the Supervisory Council of AS MFS bookkeeping. From 1999 until 2000, he served as SIA Fortek Finance and Administrative Director. He graduated in Law from Latvijas Universitate.