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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alfred Schindler

67 2011 Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Thomas Oetterli

48 2016 Chairman of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer

Erich Ammann

60 2017 Member of the Executive Committee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer

Luc Bonnard

71 2012 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Christian Schulz

53 2017 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Operations

Karl-Heinz Bauer

59 2015 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Karl Hofstetter

61 2006 Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Silvio Napoli

52 2016 Executive Member of the Board of Directors

David Clymo

56 2012 Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Corporate Human Resources

Paolo Compagna

49 2015 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Europe North

Carlos Guembe

65 2014 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Europe South

Albert Haffert

64 2010 Member of the Executive Committee, Field Quality & Excellence

Andre Inserra

53 2016 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Americas

Michael Nilles

44 2016 Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Digital Officer

Robert Seakins

57 2017 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Asia-Pacific

Egbert Weisshaar

61 2017 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Escalators and Supply Chain

Daryoush Ziai

54 2016 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of China

Rudolf Fischer

65 2016 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Pius Baschera

66 2005 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Monika Buetler

56 2013 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Patrice Bula

61 2015 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Anthony Nightingale

70 2013 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Rolf Schweiger

72 2009 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Carole Vischer

46 2013 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Klaus Wellershoff

53 2009 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Marco Knuchel

2017 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Alfred Schindler

Mr. Alfred N. Schindler has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since October 1, 2011. He is Chairman of the Supervisory and Nominating Committee of the Company. As of April 1, 2017 he will be Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at the Company from 1995. He joined the Company's Board of Directors in July 1977. From 1985, he was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Group and Member of the Executive Committee of the Board. Before joining the Group, he was employed by Neutra Treuhand AG, later becoming Chief Financial Officer of Notz AG. He resigned from his Board memberships, which included Bank Julius Baer, UBS, Jacobs Suchard and Deutsche Post AG. He is Member of the European Advisory Board of Wharton School. He holds a degree in Law from Universitaet Basel and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Wharton School of Finance of the University of Pennsylvania.

Thomas Oetterli

Mr. Thomas Oetterli has been Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer at Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2016. Previously he served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for China region at Schindler Holding Ltd from April 1, 2013 till April 1, 2016. Prior to that, he served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Europe-North region from January 1, 2010. For three years prior to that date he was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Elevator Ltd., Switzerland. From 2003 to 2006 he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Schindler Germany. Mr. Oetterli joined the Schindler Group in 1994 and has held various positions, including Chief Operations Officer and CFO of the C.Haushahn Group, a dual-brand company of Schindler in Germany, Project Leader for the introduction of IFRS in the Schindler Group, and Head of Corporate Consolidation and Reporting. Mr. Oetterli completed his studies in managerial economics at the Universitaet Zurich in 1996.

Erich Ammann

Mr. Erich Ammann has been appointed Member of the Executive Committee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Schindler Holding Ltd. with effect from April 1, 2017. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from November 1, 2001. From 1997, he was Head of Group Controlling and, from 1992 to 1997, as Chief Financial Officer of Schindler USA. He joined the Company in 1988 as Area Controller for North America. Prior to that, he was Treasurer with Intershop Holding, and before that Auditor with Schweizerische Treuhandgesellschaft (STG). He obtained a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universitaet St. Gallen and in 1994 gained an executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Luc Bonnard

Mr. Luc Bonnard has been Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 19, 2012. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company and as of April 1, 2017 he will be Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. Prior to that, he was Member of the Management Committee, Vice Chairman of the Board at the Company from 1996, Member of the Management Committee and Director from 1991, Head of Group Elevators and Escalators Business and Director from 1986. He has been Member of the Board of Directors since August, 1984. He has been Member of the Executive Committee since 1991. He joined the Company, in 1972, and from 1983, he served as Member of the Management Committee with responsibility for Northern Europe. From 1986 until 1990, he served as Head of Group Elevators and Escalator Business. He holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH).

Christian Schulz

Mr. Christian Schulz has been Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Operations at Schindler Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2017. He is responsible for both New Installations and Service Business. Prior to that, he was Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Existing Installations at the Company from April 1, 2016. From 2015 to 2016 he served as Head of Service and Modernization business at Schindler Group. In the past, he was also Managing Director of the C. Haushahn Group, Product Line Manager, Existing Installations at Schindler Germany, Managing Director of ABB NetServ and held various management positions at ABB. He holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Universitaet Kaiserslautern, and a degree in production engineering from the Universitaet Kaiserslautern.

Karl-Heinz Bauer

Mr. Karl-Heinz Bauer has been Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at Schindler Holding Ltd. since June 1, 2015. Previously he served at Honeywell Transportation Systems, Borgwarner, Porsche and Robert Bosch. He holds a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universitaet Karlsruhe in Germany.

Karl Hofstetter

Prof. Dr. Karl Hofstetter has been Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 21, 2006. He is Member of the Supervisory and Nomination Committee at the Company and as of April 1, 2017 he will be Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He has worked for the company since 1990. Until 2006 he served as Member of the Management Committee Elevators & Escalators. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of ALSO Holding AG and Venture Incubator AG. He has served as Member of the University Council of the University of Lucerne, of Commission of Experts on Disclosure of the SIX Swiss Exchange, and of the Arbitration Commission of Central Swiss Chamber of Commerce. He was appointed to the Board of Kuoni and Hugentobler Foundation as of 2010. He is Licensed Attorney in Zuerich and New York, as well as Professor of private and commercial law at Universitaet Zuerich. During the spring term of 2009, he lectured at Harvard Law School as Visiting Professor. He is also Member of Audit Expert Group. He holds a degree and a doctorate in Law from University of Zurich, Stanford, UCLA, and Harvard University.

Silvio Napoli

Mr. Silvio Napoli has been Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 22, 2016. He is Member of the Supervisory and Nomination Committee and as of April 1, 2017 he will be Chairman of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He was Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer and Head North, Central, and South America of the Company from January 1, 2014 to March 22, 2016. He was Member of the Executive Committee, responsible for Asia/Pacific at Schindler Holding Ltd since March 1, 2008. For three years prior to that date, he was Head of the Jardine Schindler Group. From 2003 to 2005, he served as General Manager of Schindler Lifts (Hong Kong) Ltd. From 2001 to 2003, he acted as Director of Corporate Development (M&A) for ALSO Holding AG. He joined the Schindler Group in 1994, and has held various positions, including Vice President South Asia, President and Chief Executive Officer Schindler India, and Head of Corporate Planning. For three years prior to joining the Company, he held various positions with The Dow Chemical Company. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a degree in Materials Science from the Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

David Clymo

Mr. David Clymo has been Member of the Executive Committee and Director of Corporate Human Resources at Schindler Holding Ltd. since January 1, 2012. He is responsible for Human Resources, Talent Management and Development, Corporate Safety & Health and Sustainability. From 2007 to 2009, he was Head of Human Resources for Europe and, from 2010 to 2011, Head of Human Resources for Global Business and Corporate Functions. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Clymo was Managing Director of Schindler Singapore and was also responsible for several countries in South East Asia. Between 1997 and 2003, he held various management positions at the Jardine Matheson Group in Asia, and from 1992 to 1996, served as CFO of Jardine Schindler in Hong Kong. He is a chartered accountant and worked for Price Waterhouse in London and Hong Kong between 1985 and 1991. From 1982 to 1984, he worked for British Petroleum as an engineer. Mr. Clymo holds a degree in engineering from University College London.

Paolo Compagna

Mr. Paolo Compagna has been Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Europe North of Schindler Holding Ltd. since January 1, 2015. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Deutschland GmbH. He has held various management positions at Krantz TKT, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. He has a degree in industrial engineering and business administration from the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany and degree in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Cologne, Germany.

Carlos Guembe

Mr. Carlos Guembe has been Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Europe South of Schindler Holding Ltd. since November 17, 2014. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Iberia. He was Managing Director of Schindler Portugal, Managing Director of ITISA, Managing Director of Eurolatin SA, Vice President at Indar Chile SA and Export Manager at Electrotermic. He holds MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain and Master in Foreign Trade from EOI, Madrid, Spain.

Albert Haffert

Mr. Albert Haffert has been Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Field Quality & Excellence of Schindler Holding Ltd. since July 1, 2010. From 2002 to 2010 he was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Germany, and from 2008 onwards additionally responsible for the Nordic and Baltic countries. He was previously active in various positions with Schindler Germany, including Head of the Haushahn Group, a dual-brand company of Schindler in Germany, as Field Operations Manager of the Schindler Organization, and as Manager of the Component Factory in Berlin. Mr. Haffert joined the Schindler Group in 1984. He gained a degree in business engineering from the Technische Universitaet Berlin.

Andre Inserra

Mr. Andre Inserra has been Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Americas at Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2016. He was Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Schindler, Head of Global Business Unit Mining and Cement at ABB and Engineer at Industrias Villares S.A., among others. He has a Master's degree in Industrial Management from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg and degree in Mechanical Engineering from FAAP, Brazil (Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado),

Michael Nilles

Mr. Michael Nilles has been Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Digital Officer at Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2016. He was Chief Information Officer of Schindler Group and Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Digital Business AG. Moreover, he held managerial positions at Schaeffler AG, Bosch Rexroth AG, Bosch Rexroth Corp. He was Director of Information Technology at Mannesmann Rexroth (China) Ltd. and Consultant at SAP China. He is Member of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Technik AG. He holds Master’s degree in business administration and computer science from University of Cologne, Germany.

Robert Seakins

Mr. Robert Seakins has been appointed Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Asia-Pacific at Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2017. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Australia.

Egbert Weisshaar

Mr. Egbert Weisshaar has been Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Escalators and Supply Chain at Schindler Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2017. Prior to that, he was Head of the Escalator Division at the Company.

Daryoush Ziai

Mr. Daryoush Ziai has been Member of the Executive Committee and Head of China at Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2016. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler China. He was also Vice President, Service, Otis China Area at United Technologies Corporation, and held various management positions at United Technologies Corporation. He holds an MBA (Master of science in management) degree from Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette; Master of Science in civil engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA and Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, USA.

Rudolf Fischer

Dr. Rudolf W. Fischer, Ph.D., has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since January 15, 2016. Prior to that, he was Executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Company from March 19, 2012. He was Member of the Supervisory and Nomination Committee. He is Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company. He was Director of Corporate Human Resources, Training and Corporate Safety and Health at the Company from January 1, 1996. He was Member of the Management Committee at the Company from January 1, 1996 till January 1, 2012. From 1994 to 1995, he served as Partner in Dr. Bjoern Johansson Associates. From 1991 to 1994, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Jockey/Vollmoeller AG and subsequently of Hanro AG. Previously, he had held various managerial positions in human resources and trade marketing with Jacobs Suchard in Switzerland and Belgium. From 1980 to 1982, he served at Zuercher Kantonalbank and First National Bank of Boston. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Vetropack Holding AG. He completed his studies, in 1979, with a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Economics at the Universitaet Zuerich.

Pius Baschera

Prof. Dr. Pius Baschera has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 2005. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Company. He joined Hilti AG as Head of Production Controlling, in 1979, transferring, in 1982, to Hilti Inc as Head of Corporate Development. In 1985, he became Head of Hilti (Switzerland) AG, followed by Hilti Germany GmbH and, in 1989, became responsible for Europe 1 market region. In 1990, as Chief Financial Officer, he was made Member of the Executive Board of Hilti AG and, from January 1994 until the end of 2006, has served as its Chairman. On January 1, 2007, he became Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hilti AG. On completion of his studies in Mechanical Engineering and Management Science at Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH), he gained a Doctorate in Science degree. He has acted as Member of the Board of Directors of Roche Holding AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Venture Incubator AG, Member of the Advisory Board of Vorwerk & Co., Member of the Advisory Board of Ardex and Professor of Business Administration at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Monika Buetler

Prof. Dr. Monika Buetler has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2013. Since 2008 she has been Managing Director of the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research, University of St. Gallen. Since 2004 she has been Full Professor of Economics at the University of St. Gallen. She has been Member of the Swiss Committee for Economic Affairs, Member of the Bank Council of the Swiss National Bank, Chairman of the Swiss Institute for International Economics, Member of the Board of Trustees of the World Demographic & Ageing Forum, St. Gallen, among others. She has also served as Member of the Board of Directors of Suva and HUBER+SUHNER AG, President of Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics, Zurich. She holds degree in mathematics, majoring in physics, from the University of Zurich (Universitaet Zuerich) and Doctorate in economics from the University of St. Gallen (Universitaet St. Gallen).

Patrice Bula

Mr. Patrice Bula has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2015. Since 2012 he has been Executive Vice President of Nestle S.A. He joined Nestle in 1989 and has since then held various positions in several countries. He is Member of the Board of Directors at Cereal Partners Worldwide S.A., Beverage Partners Worldwide S.A., Yinlu Food Group Companies, and Hsu Fu Chi Group Companies. He holds Master’s in economic sciences from the University of Lausanne, Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC), Switzerland and has attended a Program for Executive Development at IMD business school, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Anthony Nightingale

Mr. Anthony John Liddell Nightingale has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2013. Since 1994, he has been Member of the Board of Directors of Jardine Matheson Holdings. In his career, he was Chief Executive Officer at Jardine Matheson Holdings and between 1969 and 1994 he held various posts in this company. He has served as Member of the Board of Directors of: Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Bermuda; Jardine Strategic Holdings, Bermuda; Dairy Farm International Holdings, Bermuda; Hong Kong Land Holdings, Bermuda; Mandarin Oriental International, Bermuda; China Xintiandi, Cayman Islands; Prudential plc, England and Wales, Commissioner of PT Astra International, Senior Advisor to Academic Partnerships International, Advisor to Dickson Concepts, Hong Kong Representative to the APEC Business Advisory Council, Chairman of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Group, Chairman of The Sailors Home and Missions to Seamen and Member of the UK-ASEAN Business Council Advisory Panel. He holds Bachelor’s degree (honors) in Classics from Peterhouse College at the University of Cambridge.

Rolf Schweiger

Mr. Rolf Schweiger has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 16, 2009. He is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. In 1969, he was elected to the parliament of the Canton of Zug, of which he remained a Member for 22 years, 14 of them as Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party section. Since 1999, he has represented the Canton of Zug in the Swiss Council of States. In 2004, he became Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party in Switzerland. He has been Member of the Finance Committee and Chairman of Subcommittee 2 (EDA/EVD), Member of the Economics and Taxes Committee, Environment, Chairman of the Spatial Planning and Energy Committee, Member of the Law Committee, Courts Committee, and Chairman of its subcommittees. He has been active in various political organizations including membership of the Governing Board of economiesuisse, President of Action for Sensible Energy Policy in Switzerland (AVES), and President of Federation of Swiss Food Industries (fial). He has also served as Member of various Boards of Directors in the property and building construction industries, including Hammer Retex Holding AG, in the food segment, including Hochdorf Holding AG, and in the pharmaceuticals segment as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Roche Diagnostics AG. In addition, he has been involved in various not-for-profit institutions including Chairmanship of the foundation Ombudsman of Private Insurance and SUVA. He studied Law at Universitaet Zuerich, where he completed his academic education, in 1969, graduating with the Bachelors degree. In 1971, he gained his Attorney’s license and began his career as Attorney and Notary. Since 1976, he has been Partner in Schweiger Attorney and Notary.

Carole Vischer

Ms. Carole Vischer has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2013. She is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. From 2002 to 2011 she was Director of the Stiftung Dr. Robert und Lina Thyll-Duerr (charitable foundation). She has been President of the Stiftung Dr. Robert und Lina Thyll-Duerr and Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Aufzuege AG. She graduated with degree in law from University of Basel (Universitaet Basel).

Klaus Wellershoff

Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Wellershoff has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 16, 2009. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. From June 1995 until spring 2009, he has worked for UBS. From 1997 to 1998, he served as Chief Economist of the then Swiss Bank Corporation. From 2003 until fall 2008, he held the function of Global Head Wealth Management Research, as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee of the UBS Global Wealth Management & Business Banking Division. Before 2003, he held the position of Chief Economist and Head of Research of UBS-Investment Bank Switzerland. Since September 1, 2009, he has been Chief Executive Officer of Wellershoff & Partners Ltd. He has acted as Member of the Management Committee of the Institute of Economics at the Universitaet St. Gallen, and Council Member of the World Demographic Association. On completion of his banking apprenticeship with private bankers Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. He studied Economics and Business Administration at the Universitaet St. Gallen. While studying for his doctorate he was appointed Visiting Fellow in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He holds Doctorate in Economics degree from the Universitaet St. Gallen.

Marco Knuchel