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Valiant Holding AG (VATN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Juerg Bucher

71 2013 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Markus Gygax

56 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board

Ewald Burgener

52 2015 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Christoph Buehler

48 2013 Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Stefan Gempeler

45 2007 Member of the Management Board, Head of Products and Operations

Marc Praxmarer

55 2016 Member of the Management Board, Head of Corporate and Investment Advisory Clients

Martin Vogler

48 Member of the Management Board, Head of Private and Business Clients

Christoph Wille

47 2015 Member of the Management Board, Head of Sales Channels

Barbara Artmann

57 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jean-Baptiste Beuret

62 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maya Bundt

47 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nicole Pauli

46 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Othmar Stoeckli

49 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Franziska von Weissenfluh

58 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Joachim Matha

2018 Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Juerg Bucher

Mr. Juerg Bucher has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at Valiant Holding AG since January 1, 2013. He was Member of the Supervisory Board at the Company from May 24, 2012 till January 1, 2013. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board at Schweizerische Post, Bern (2009 – 2012), served as Head at PostFinance (2003 - 2011) and group director of Swiss Post.. Member of the Executive Board at Schweizerische Post, (2003 – 2009) and President of the Supervisory Board at SUSI Partners AG since 2013. He also serves as President at Museum of Fine Arts Bern–Zentrum Paul Klee umbrella foundation, and Member of the Board of Directors at Bern Arena Stadion AG, SCB Group AG, Menuhin Festival Gstaad AG, Member of the Foundation Board at Stiftung Sasso San Gottardo and Stiftung Denk an mich. He holds a degree in Business Economics. He is Chairman of Strategy Committee, Member of Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company.

Markus Gygax

Mr. Markus Gygax has been appointed Director at Valiant Holding AG effective as of 2019. He has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board at Valiant Holding AG (Valiant Bank) since November 18, 2013. He was Head of Retail Division and Member of the Management of Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (2008-2013), Post Finance, Head of Distribution (2002 - 2008) and Head of Marketing at Helsana Versicherungen AG (1997-2002). He holds an executive MBA from Universitaet St. Gallen and a degree in Business Administration from Zurich Business School.

Ewald Burgener

Mr. Ewald Burgener has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board at Valiant Holding AG since December 8, 2015. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer at RBA-Holding AG and Entris Banking AG (2009-2013). He served as an auditor at Ernst & Young (1996-2002). He sits on the Board of Aduno Holding Ltd., AgentSelly Ltd Mortgage Bond Bank of Swiss Mortgage Institutions. He serves as Member at Swiss Bankers Association Commission for Financial Market Regulation and Accounting He is an Auditor in profession.

Christoph Buehler

Prof. Dr. Christoph B. Buehler has been Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Valiant Holding AG since May 24, 2013. He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee at the Company. He has been Managing Partner at Boeckli Bodmer & Partner (since 2004). He has acted as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at BLT Baselland Transport AG (since 2013), Member of the Board of Directors at BVG- und Stiftungsaufsicht beider Basel (since 2012) and Hidrostal Holding AG (since 2009). He has been on the Management Board of swissVR since 2011. He has been Member of the independent Appeals at SIX Swiss Exchange since 2009 and as associate professor for Commercial and Business Law at Universitaet Zuerich since 2009. He holds a degree in Law.

Stefan Gempeler

Mr. Stefan Gempeler has been Member of the Management Board and Head of Products and Operations at Valiant Holding AG since 2007. He was Member of the Management Board and Head of Investments at Valiant Privatbank AG in 2011. He served as Head of Business Development at the bank from 2008 to 2010. He also served at Migros Bank, Head of Portfolio Management Institutional Clients and Investment Funds (2001 – 2007). He has been Member of the Board of Directors at SICAV VF (Lux), and Member at Swiss Bankers Association Asset Management Steering Group.

Marc Praxmarer

Dr. Marc Praxmarer has been Member of the Management Board, Head of Corporate and Investment Advisory Clients at Valiant Holding AG since January 1, 2016. He served as Head of Corporate Clients and Real Estate Financing at Zuger Kantonalbank AG (2013 – 2015), Head of Aargau/Olten Region, Private Banking Credit Suisse AG (2012 – 2013), among others. He holds an Ph.D. in economics and completed Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School, Boston.

Martin Vogler

Mr. Martin Vogler serves as Member of the Management Board and Head of Private and Business Clients at Valiant Holding AG. He served as Member of the Management Board and Head of Private and Business Clients at Valiant Holding AG from April 1, 2015. He also serves as Deputy Head of Sales and Head of Marketing and Sales Management (2010 – 2015) at Basler Versicherung AG, and various management functions (1996 – 2010) at Zurich Financial Services AG. He studied Law degree, Executive MBA from the Universities of St. Gallen, Vlerick (Belgium) and Nyenrode (Netherlands).

Christoph Wille

Mr. Christoph Wille has been Member of the Management Board and Head of Sales Channels at Valiant Holding AG since January 1, 2015. Previously he served at Cognizant GmbH as Head of Program Management Consulting (2014) and at IBM (Schweiz) AG in various management functions (2001 – 2014). He holds a MBA from Henley Management College (UK) and a Law degree.

Barbara Artmann

Ms. Barbara Artmann has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Valiant Holding AG since May 16, 2014. She is Owner and Chief Executive officer at Kuenzli SwissSchuh AG (since 2004). She was Head of the Strategic Projects department in Asset Management at UBS AG (1999 - 2003), Project Manager Financial Products Switzerland at Zurich Insurance (1996 - 1998). She is Member of Strategy Committee at the Company. She holds a degree in Psychology and Business Management.

Jean-Baptiste Beuret

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Beuret has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Valiant Holding AG since May 15, 2009. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors at RBA-Holding AG. He also serves as partner at Treuhandgesellschaft Juravenir SA since 2012. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors at Banque Romande Valiant SA (2009-2011), Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bank Jura Laufen AG (2008-2009), Bank Jura Laufen AG as Director (1998 - 2008). He has acted as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Juraimmobilier SA and Futurimmo SA, College St-Charles societe cooperative, Kury Staehelin architectes (Delemont) SA and Member of the Board of Directors at Fiduciaire Juravenir SA, Globaz SA, Kury Staehelin Architekten (Basel) AG, and among others. He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company. He studied Law.

Maya Bundt

Dr. Maya Bundt has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Valiant Holding AG since May 18, 2017. She has served at Swiss Re (since 2003) as Head Cyber & Digital Solutions (since 2016) and in various management positions (2003 –2015). She worked for Boston Consulting Group (2000 – 2003) as a Management Consultant. She is Member of the Strategy Committee at the Company.

Nicole Pauli

Ms. Nicole Pauli has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Valiant Holding AG since May 18, 2017. She served at Credit Suisse (2000 – 2015) as Managing Director, Private Banking division (2009 – 2015) and in various management positions (2000 – 2008). She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee at the Company.

Othmar Stoeckli

Mr. Othmar Stoeckli has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Valiant Holding AG since May 18, 2016. He is a Independent advisor in finance, real estate, construction and engineering. He was Member of the Executive Board, Head of Investment and Corporate Clients at Zuger Kantonalbank (2010 – 2015), held various leadership roles at UBS AG, Switzerland and US (1996 – 2010). He is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee at the Company.

Franziska von Weissenfluh

Ms. Franziska von Weissenfluh has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Valiant Holding AG since May 20, 2011. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration and Economic from Universitaet Bern and is a Publishing Specialist with SAWI diploma. She has been active in the media sector for the last 20 years and held senior positions at various companies, serving, among others, as Managing Directors of "Berner Zeitung BZ", Chair of the Board of Directors (since 2015) at BERNEXPO Holding AG, and Mediapuls AG für Medienforschung, Wetterhorn von Weissenfluh AG, and she served as Chief Executive Officer at Der Bund Verlag AG until 2008, as well as Member of the Management Board of Espace Media AG. Since March 2011, She has been Member of the Board of Directors of Orell Fuessli. She is Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee at the Company.

Joachim Matha

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