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Tessenderlo Group NV (TESB.BR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stefaan Haspeslagh

Executive Chairman of the Board

Melchior de Vogue

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, Member of the Management Committee

Luc Tack

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Member of the Management Committee

Jordan Burns

2012 Member of the Group Management Committee, Executive Vice President - Tessenderlo Kerley

Pol Deturck

2012 Member of the Group Management Committee, Executive Vice President Chemicals & Organic Specialties

Jan Vandendriessche

2012 Member of the Group Management Committee, Chief Growth Officer

Annemie Van Walleghem

2010 Secretary of the Board

Antoine Gendry

Non-Executive Director

Veronique Bolland

Non-Executive Independent Director

Phillipe Coens

2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Dominique Damon-Zakovitch

66 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Baudouin Michiels

2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Karel Vinck

79 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stefaan Haspeslagh

Mr. Stefan Haspeslagh serves as Executive Chairman of the Board at Tessenderlo Chemie N.V. He has been Executive Director at the Company since January 14, 2014. Stefaan Haspeslagh graduated as a Master in Applied Economics and further specialized in Tax Management & Insurance. He started his career in audit, tax and consulting services at PwC Belgium and gained a wealth of experience and expertise in finance and financial management. Currently he is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer at the Picanol Group (Picanol NV). The Picanol Group is an international group specialized in the development, production and sale of weaving machines and other high-technology products, systems and services. Since November 2013, the Picanol Group, through one of its daughter companies, became the main shareholder of Tessenderlo Chemie NV. Stefaan Haspeslagh is also Director at Cellpack NV and Findar BVBA and a Member of various management committees.

Melchior de Vogue

Mr. Melchior (Mel) de Vogue has been Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director at Tessenderlo Chemie N.V. since December 18, 2013. Before that, he has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Committee of Tessenderlo Chemie NV since July 1, 2010. Mr. de Vogue received his Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Paris, a diploma from the HEC Business School in France and graduated from the French Society of Financial Analysts. Originally a financial analyst for five years, he then held various roles over the course of 12 years at Groupe Suez, including Financial Controller at headquarters. This was followed by a role of Chief Financial Officer and Member of the management board of Arjowiggings in Paris for five years.

Luc Tack

Mr. Luc Tack has been Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Director at Tessenderlo Chemie N.V. since December 18, 2013. Luc Tack is Managing Director of the Picanol Group (Picanol NV). The Picanol Group is an international group specialized in the development, production and sale of weaving machines and other high-technology products, systems and services. Since November 2013, the Picanol Group, through one of its daughter companies, became the main shareholder of Tessenderlo Chemie NV. Luc Tack is a genuine entrepreneur who owns and runs an extended global network of businesses in various industries such as cleaning and water treatment and the production and trading of home textiles.

Jordan Burns

Mr. Jordan K. Burns is Member of the Group Management Committee and Executive Vice President - Tessenderlo Kerley of Tessenderlo Chemie NV. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the American Tessenderlo Kerley in 1999, following three years as United States Chief Operating Officer. Formerly Vice President and General Manager of Jupiter Holdings, a joint venture between Tessenderlo Kerley and Conoco Phillips, he served with Conoco Inc. in various managerial positions for 15 years. Mr. Burns holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Bringham Young University (United States) and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Utah (United States). He is also Board Member of The Sulfur Institute.

Pol Deturck

Mr. Pol Deturck is Member of the Group Management Committee and Executive Vice President Chemicals & Organic Specialties of Tessenderlo Chemie NV. Holder of a Doctorate in Philosophy in Agriculture and Applied Biological Sciences from the University of Leuven (Belgium), Mr. Deturck began his career at Leuven University working on agricultural development projects in Southeast Asia. Previously Operations Director at Vandemoortele Margarine and Fats for seven years, he joined the Company as Operations Director Chemicals in 2007. He was nominated Director Business Group, Chemicals in 2009. As of April 1st, 2012, Pol Deturck is heading the business units Akiolis, Gelatins, Water Treatment and Inorganics.

Jan Vandendriessche

Mr. Jan Vandendriessche is Member of the Group Management Committee and Chief Growth Officer of Tessenderlo Chemie NV. Mr. Vandendriessche's interest in chemicals began early in his career, first achieving a Doctorate in Philosophy in Chemistry from the University of Leuven (Belgium), before following it up with a Masters of Business Administration from IPO (Antwerp, Belgium). Formerly Vice President and R&D Director of both UCB and later Cytec, he joined the Company as Director of Business Unit Fine Chemicals in 2006. A member of the Management Committee since 2007, he held the position of Director Business Group Organic Specialties since 2009. As from April 1, 2012, Mr. Vandendriessche takes up the responsibility of Chief Growth Officer for the group.

Annemie Van Walleghem

Antoine Gendry

Mr. Antoine Gendry is Non-Executive Director at Tessenderlo Chemie NV. Mr. Gendry is Member of the Company's Strategy Committee and the Appointment and Remuneration Committee. He started his career in the French Ministry of Interior Affairs. He then spent four years at the Treasury Department. In 1984, he left the public sector to embark on a career in the industrial sector, where he held management positions within DMC (Dolfus Mieg & Cie) and then within the SCOA Group (a subsidiary of Paribas). He went on to join the Groupe Ciment Français, first as head of the Finance Department then as Deputy Managing Director (1991-2001) before being made Chairman of the Group NORD EST. Since 2008, he is CEO of the SNPE Group. He is also Director of Acofi SCA and of COE-Rexecode. A former student of the French Ecole Nationale d'Administration, Mr. Gendry graduated from Paris' Institut d'Etudes Politiques.

Veronique Bolland

Ms. Veronique Bolland serves as Non-Executive Independent Director at Tessenderlo Chemie N.V. Veronique Bolland started her career at Ernst & Young as auditor. In 1996, she joined Mobistar, mobile telecommunication operator on the Belgian market, where she held the position of Financial Controller. She went on to join the Orange Group, a European telecommunication subsidiary of France Telecom, first as Director of CFO Prograe Office and then as Director of the Sarbanes Oxley Program. As of 2006, she is Finance Director EMEA at MWH Global, a US based environmental engineering company. Veronique Bolland holds a Master degree in Commercial Sciences, option International Relations - Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Liege (HEC) and a Master in Business Administration, option Finance - Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (IAG). She participated to various short term Management Programs in US and UK Business Schools (LBS, HBS,…).

Phillipe Coens

Mr. Philippe Coens is Independent Non-Executive Director of Tessenderlo Chemie NV since June 7, 2011. He joined the Etex Group in 1974, where he was entrusted with various responsibilities at national and international level for many years. Between 2003 and 2010, he held the post of Chief Executive Officer and served as Chairman of the Executive Committee. He is currently member of the Board of Directors of the Etex Group and of certain of its subsidiaries. Philippe Coens, who graduated as a civil engineer from the Université Catholique de Louvain, holds a Master of Business Administration (Sloan Program) from Stanford University in the United States.

Dominique Damon-Zakovitch

Ms. Dominique Damon-Zakovitch is Independent Non-Executive Director of Tessenderlo Chemie NV since June 7, 2011. She joined the Danone group in 1970 where she held various positions of responsibility for fifteen years. Dominique Damon has amassed a considerable wealth of operational and international experience, successively as Managing Director and Vice-Chairman of the Alusuisse Lonza Group in Zurich, Chairperson and Managing Director of Rhône-Poulenc Chimie, then Chairperson and Managing Director of the Impress group in the Netherlands. In 2004, she set up her own company, Evalind International, which advises international groups on matters of strategy in the field of corporate governance and development. She holds far-reaching experience as an executive and independent director of listed and private international groups. She has been an independent director of the Daher Group since 2008, of the Bongrain Group since 2007 and Chairperson of Evalind International since 2004. She is also Member of the Board of Directors of the "Institut Français des Administrateurs" and Member of the Board of the ESCP European School of Management. Ms. Damon-Zakovitch has been made "Officier de la Légion d'Honneur", she holds a honorary doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University, England, she is Foreign Trade Advisor for the French Government, as well as member of the Paris Chamber of Commerce. She holds a graduate in experimental psychology, and in Economics and management.

Baudouin Michiels

Bn. Baudouin Michiels is Independent Non-Executive Director at Tessenderlo Chemie NV since March 17, 2005. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy Committee and the Company's Audit Committee. He has spent most of his professional career securing the international development of the Côte d'Or group, first as a family company and then within the Kraft Foods group. As Vice-President, he was appointed Regional Manager in charge of Northern Europe (UK, Benelux, the Scandinavian Countries). He is honorary Chairman of the Unibra S.A. and of the Noël Marquet Corporation (N.M.C.) group. He is Director of Exaris Interim S.A. and Levante S.A. He chairs several cultural and social Institutions. Baudouin Michiels holds a doctorate in law and a degree in labour and social affairs.

Karel Vinck

Mr. Karel Vinck is Independent Non-Executive Director of Tessenderlo Chemie NV since March 17, 2005. Mr. Vinck is Chairman of the Company's Appointment and Remuneration Committee and Strategy Committee. He is Coordinator with the European Commission and member of the Board of Directors of the Monnaie and of Nyrstar SA. He is also Member of Nyrstar's audit and nomination and remuneration committees. A former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Umicore SA, he has also held positions as Chief Executive Officer of Eternit NV, of Bekaert NV and of the Belgian Railways (SNCB). Mr. Vinck graduated as electrical and mechanical engineer from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and followed a post-graduate Production Management program at the University of Ghent. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University United States.