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Swissquote Group Holding SA (SQN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mario Fontana

71 2002 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Marc Buerki

56 1999 Chief Executive Officer

Michael Ploog

57 1999 Chief Financial Officer

Paolo Buzzi

56 Chief Technology Officer

Gilles Chantrier

45 2017 Chief Risk Officer

Morgan Lavanchy

38 2017 Chief Legal Officer

Adrian Bult

58 2008 Member of the Board of Directors

Markus Dennler

61 2005 Member of the Board of Directors

Martin Naville

58 2007 Member of the Board of Directors

Jean-Christophe Pernollet

51 2015 Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Mario Fontana

Mr. Mario Fontana is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since April 2002. He has also been Chairman of the Board of Swissquote Bank Ltd since April 2004. He is also Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee of the Company. In addition to his current positions in the Company he also is Member of the Board of Dufry and Hexagon. Since 2010 he has been Chairman of the Board of Regent Lighting. He started his career in 1970 with IBM Switzerland as Sales Representative and International Account Manager. In 1977, he moved to Brazil as Chief Information Officer for Brown Boveri and later started the Swiss subsidiary of Storage Technology. After that, he served over 15 years as General Manager for Hewlett-Packard (HP), 10 years managing HP Switzerland, then the Computer Systems Business in Germany and Europe and was subsequently responsible for the worldwide business unit Financial Services, at Hewlett-Packard United States. Since the beginning of 1993, Mr. Fontana has served on various Boards as Member of the Board including SBB Swiss Railways, Bon appetit Group, Leica Geosystems and Sulzer among others. Mr.Fontana studied Mechanical Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and holds a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (United States).

Marc Buerki

Mr. Marc Buerki has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since 1999. He is founding partner of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and has held various positions in the Group's Board of Directors as well as its Management Board. He started his career in 1987 at the European Space Agency in Netherlands, where he was telecommunication specialist. From 1990 till 2002, he was Co-Managing Director at Marvel Communications Ltd. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Group Holding Ltd since 1999 and Chief Executive Officer of Swissquote Bank Ltd since 2002. As of 2011 he has acted as Chairman of the Board at ACM ME DMCC and Swissquote Institutional Ltd. Since 2012 he has been Chairman of the Board Swissquote MEA Ltd, Dubai. Since 2012 he serves as Chairman of the Board at Swissquote Ltd, London, UK & Swissquote Asia Ltd, Hong Kong. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

Michael Ploog

Mr. Michael Ploog is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since 1999. Prior to joining Swissquote in 1999, he worked for Deloitte & Touche as a Senior Manager and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Switzerland as Senior Manager responsible for Transaction Services Group & Corporate Finances as well as for Touch Ross in London in the areas of audit, corporate finance and restructuring. Since 2011 he has been Vice-Chairman of the Board at ACM ME DMCC and Swissquote Institutional Ltd. Since 2012 he has been Vice-Chairman of the Board of Swissquote MEA Ltd, Dubai and Member of the Board of Swissquote Europe Ltd, Malta. He is Swiss Certified Accountant and studied at the Universite de Lausanne at the Faculty of Business and Economics (Hautes Etudes Commerciales).

Paolo Buzzi

Mr. Paolo Buzzi is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd. He is founding partner of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and has held various positions in the Group's Board of Directors as well as its Management Board. Between 1988 and 1990, he worked for Rolm Systems, Santa Clara (United States) as a Software Engineer and New Technology Integration Engineer. Between 1990 and 2000, he was Co-Managing Director at Marvel Communications Ltd. Between 2000 and 2002 he held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Swissquote Info. Since 2002 Mr. Buzzi has also been Chief Technology Officer of Swissquote Bank Ltd. As of 2011 he has been Member of the Board at ACM ME DMCC and Swissquote Institutional Ltd. Since 2012 he has also been Member of the Board of Swissquote Bank MEA Ltd, Dubai and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Swissquote Europe Ltd, Malta. He holds a degree in Micro-Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

Gilles Chantrier

Mr. Gilles Chantrier is appointed as Chief Risk Officer at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd effective January 1, 2017. He served as Head of Controlling & Risk at the company. Since 2014, he serves as Board member at Swissquote Ltd, United Kingdom, Swissquote MEA Ltd, Dubai, UAE and Swissquote Asia Ltd, Hong Kong.

Morgan Lavanchy

Mr. Morgan Lavanchy is appointed as Chief Legal Officer at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd effective January 1, 2017. He served as Head of Legal & Compliance at the company.

Adrian Bult

Mr. Adrian R. Bult is Member of the Board of Directors at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since April 2008. He has also been Member of the Audit and Risk Committee at the Company. Moreover, since April 2008 he has been Member of the Board of Swissquote Bank Ltd. Mr. Bult is also Chairman of the Board of Swissgrid AG and Enkom AG, as well as Member of the Board of Regent Lighting, Alfred Mueller AG and AdNovum AG. Between 1984 and 1997, he held several positions at IBM in Switzerland, Austria and in the United Kingdom. From 1997 to 1998 he was Head of the Information Technology (IT) at Telecom PTT (prior to the Initial Public Offering). From 1998 till 2000, he was Member of the Management Board and Chief Information Officer at Swisscom AG. Between 2001 and 2006, Mr. Bult served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Member of the Management Board at Swisscom Fixnet AG. Subsequently he became CEO at Swisscom Mobile AG. Since 2007, he has been Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Management Board and Shareholder at Avaloq Evolution AG. He is Member of the Board at Basel Area since 2016. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration in Economics and Marketing from the Universitaet St.Gallen.

Markus Dennler

Dr. Markus Dennler is Member of the Board of Directors at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since March 2005. He is Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee of the Company. Moreover, he has been Member of the Board of Swissquote Bank Ltd since March 2005. Dr. Dennler is also Chairman of the Board of Implenia and Allianz Suisse,, as well as Councillor of British Swiss Chamber of Commerce. Following a period working with a law office, he moved in 1986 to what is now the Credit Suisse Group, where he spent 18 years in a variety of management functions. He subsequently held the positions of Managing Director of CS Columna, Chief Executive Officer of Winterthur Columna, Member of the Corporate Executive Board and Head of Individual and Group Life Division of Winterthur and, ultimately, Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Financial Services responsible for the operational global Life & Pensions business. At the beginning of 2005, Dr. Dennler became independent, concentrating on various directorships including Batigroup and Converium, as Chairman and Jelmoli as Member of the Board. He gained a Licentiate in Law in 1982 and a Doctorate in Law in 1984 from the Universitaet of Zuerich and also studied at the International Bankers School in New York and the Harvard Business School in Boston (AMP). He is Attorney at Law in Zurich.

Martin Naville

Mr. Martin M. Naville is Member of the Board of Directors at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since April 25, 2007. He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. He has also been Member of the Board of Swissquote Bank Ltd since April 2007. In addition to his current positions at the Company, he is also Member of the Board of Lombard International, Friends Provident International and Zoo Zurich Inc., where he became Chairman in 2004. He started his career in 1985, working as Assistant Treasurer in Zurich and New York for J.P. Morgan Bank. Between 1988 and 2004, he held various positions at the Boston Consulting Group, most recently acting as Partner and Director in Zurich. Since 2004, he has been Chief Executive Officer of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. In 1984 he obtained a Masters degree in Law from the Universitaet Zuerich.

Jean-Christophe Pernollet

Mr. Jean-Christophe Pernollet is Member of the Board of Directors at Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since May 2015. He is Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee. He serves as Chief Financial Officer at EFG International AG, Group Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Audit Executive at Edmond de Rothschild. Since 2014, serves as Member of the Board at Swissquote Bank Ltd. Since 2015, he serves as Member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management (Suisse) SA and as Chairman of the Board at Edmond de Rothschild Pension Fund. He holds Bachelor of Science in Economics and Politics from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Grenoble in 1986 and Master in Management from EDHEC Business School in 1990.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mario Fontana

161,635

Marc Buerki

649,049

Michael Ploog

640,159

Paolo Buzzi

649,416

Gilles Chantrier

--

Morgan Lavanchy

--

Adrian Bult

110,325

Markus Dennler

110,325

Martin Naville

110,325

Jean-Christophe Pernollet

110,325
As Of  30 Dec 2016