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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Miguel Angel Gutierrez

60 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Daniel Cristian Gonzalez Casartelli

2018 Chief Executive Officer

Luis Miguel Sas

Chief Financial Officer

Carlos Alfonsi

58 2017 Operations and Transformations Executive Vice President

Pablo Bizzotto

2018 Upstream Executive Vice President

Marcos Browne

2016 Gas and Energy Executive Vice President

Santiago Martinez Tanoira

2017 Downstream Executive Vice President

Maria Lujan Bianchi

2018 Chief Compliance Officer

German Fernandez Lahore

2018 Legal Affairs Corporate Vice President

Sergio Giorgi

2018 Strategy and Business Development Vice President

Sebastian Mocorrea

2017 Corporate Affairs, Communication and Marketing Executive Vice President

Diego Pando

2018 Controller and President of the Disclosure Committee

Lorena Sanchez

46 2018 Director

Gabriel Alejandro Fidel

56 2018 Independent Director

Norberto Alfredo Bruno

59 2018 Independent Director

Sebastian Caldiero

39 2018 Independent Director

Carlos Alberto Felices

74 2018 Independent Director

Daniel Gustavo Montamat

64 2018 Independent Director

Emilio Jose Apud

73 2018 Independent Director

Nestor Jose di Pierro

63 2018 Independent Director

Roberto Luis Monti

79 2016 Independent Director

Ignacio Perincioli

43 2018 Independent Director

Fabian Jorge Rodriguez Simon

60 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Miguel Angel Gutierrez

Mr. Miguel Angel Gutierrez is Independent Chairman of the Board of YPF Sociedad Anonima since 2018. He is a founding partner of The Rohatyn Group and leads its private investments, real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy divisions. From 1980 to 2001, he held various positions at J.P. Morgan, where he reached the position of Managing Director in charge of Global Emerging Markets and member of the Management Committee for Global Markets. In addition, He also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Autopistas de Oeste S.A. and Chairman and CEO of Grupo Telefónica de Argentina S.A. He was also a member of the Consultative Council of CIPPEC (Center for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equity and Growth). He is currently a member of the Economic and Social Council of the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, and of the Council of the Fundación Cruzada Argentina. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of YPF since December 2015 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 2016.

Daniel Cristian Gonzalez Casartelli

Mr. Daniel Cristian Gonzalez Casartelli is Chief Executive Officer of YPF Sociedad Anonima. He earned a degree in business administration from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Argentina. He worked for the investment bank Merrill Lynch & Co. in Buenos Aires and New York where he held the positions of Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for Latin America and President for the Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay), among others. While at Merrill Lynch, Mr. Gonzalez played a leading role in several of the most important investment banking transactions in the region and was an active member of the firm’s global fairness opinion committee. He remained as a consultant to Bank of America Merrill Lynch after his departure from the bank. Additionally, he has held the position of Head of Financial Planning and Investor Relations in Transportadora de Gas del Sur SA. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Adecoagro S.A. He was an alternate member of our Board of Directors from April 2014 to June 2014, a member of our Board of Directors from June 2014 to April 2016. He was CEO on an interim basis from April 2016 until June 2016 and was our Chief Financial Officer from July 2012 until April 2018. He is member of the Board of Directors of YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A He is an alternate member of our Board of Directors since April 2016, and he is our CEO since April 2018

Luis Miguel Sas

Mr. Luis Miguel Sas is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He holds a Public Accountant degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He also holds an MBA—Master’s Degree in Business and Administration from the IAE and an executive program from Columbia University. He has an extensive background in corporate finance, financial operations, capital markets and projects finance. He worked in management positions at Petrobras, Edesur and Pérez Companc. In addition, he participated in the privatization of Telecom, Edesur, TGS and Metrogas. He was a member of financial committees in various companies and responsible for conducting the “due diligence” for various companies. He is member of the Board of Directors of YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A. Since June 2018 he joined the Financial Vice Presidency at YPF. Currently, he is our CFO.

Carlos Alfonsi

Mr. Carlos Alberto Alfonsi is Operations and Transformations Executive Vice President of the Company. He earned a degree in chemistry from the Universidad Tecnológica de Mendoza, a degree in IMD Managing Corporate Resources from the University of Lausanne and has studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since 1987, he has held several positions at YPF, including Operations Manager, Director of La Plata Refinery, Operation Planning Director, Director of Commerce and Transportation for Latin America, Director of Refinery and Marketing in Perú, Country Manager for Perú and R&M for Perú, Chile, Ecuador and Brazil. Mr Alfonsi was Executive Director of Refining and Logistic between 2008 and April 2012 and Downstream Executive Director between August 2010 and June, 2013; Downstream Executive Vicepresident from June 2010 until August 2017. He is Director of A-Evangelista S.A. He was an alternate member of our Board of Directors from March 2008 until June 2012 and a member of the Board of Directors from 2012 to 2016. He is an alternate member of the Board of Directors of YPF since April 2016. Mr. Alfonsi is our Operations and Transformation Executive Vice President since August 2017.

Pablo Bizzotto

Mr. Pablo Bizzotto is Upstream Executive Vice President of the Company. He holds a petroleum engineering degree from Universidad Nacional del Comahue. He completed a Management Development Program (“PDD” Programa de Desarrollo Directivo) at IAE and earned an MBA from the University of Barcelona. He started his career in the Young Professionals Program at Tecpetrol (Techint Group). Then, he worked for thirteen years at Panamerican Energy, where he held several positions. He served as Acambuco Unit Manager, in the North of Argentina, and Cerro Dragón General Manager, in Golfo San Jorge Basin. He then joined YPF in 1998, where he served as Neuquén Gas Business Manager, and as Executive Manager of the Unconventional Region between April 2014 and August 2017. Since August 2017, he has been our Upstream Executive Vice President.

Marcos Browne

Mr. Marcos Miguel Browne is Gas and Energy Executive Vice President of YPF Sociedad Anonima since March 16, 2016. He earned a degree in industrial engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Henley Management College in the United Kingdom and a diploma in natural gas management and economics from the College of Petroleum Studies, University of Oxford United Kingdom. He further completed a specialization in economics of oil and natural gas at the ITBA and a Management Development Program at IAE Business School. He has held several positions at YPF, including Head of Supply and Processing of Natural Gas from February 1994 to May 2000. He served as Head of the Gas and Liquid Gas Processing Business at TGS S.A. where he held severals roles from June 2000 to March 2004. He is a founding partner of Endriven S.A. where he served as Director until March 2016. He also served as General Manager of Gas Meridional S.A., General Manager of C3Plus S.A. and President of Fuels Meridional S.A. He is President of the Board of Directors of Compañía Mega S.A, and of YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A. and Director of YPF Tecnología S.A. Mr. Browne has been our Alternate Director since April, 2017 and our Gas & Energy Executive Vice President since March 2016.

Santiago Martinez Tanoira

Mr. Santiago Martinez Tanoira is Downstream Executive Vice President of the Company. He earned a degree in industrial engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), he holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Universidad Austral. He completed specialization courses at the Universities of Darden, Wharton and Harvard in the United States. In 1998, he joined YPF and took on several roles within the Petrochemical Business Development area of the Petro-chemistry Division. He was in charge of Marketing area and Business served as Planning and Development Manager within the Chemical Industrial Products Business Unit in Argentina between December 2002 and April 2008. In May 2008, he held the position of Basic Petrochemical and Intermediate Products Director at Repsol Química in Spain. Afterwards he was appointed Chemistry Director at YPF from august 2011 until 2012. He was also member of the board of directors of Profertil. From 2012 until September 2016 he served as Executive Manager of the Mendoza Region, in charge of the Upstream operations. Mr. Martinez Tanoira was our Upstream Executive Vice President from October 2016 until August 2017. He is an alternate Director since April 2017, and has been our Downstream Executive Vice President since August 2017.

Maria Lujan Bianchi

Ms. Maria Lujan Bianchi is Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. She obtained a law degree from the Universidad Católica Argentina. She specialized in Commercial Law at the University of Salamanca and also holds an MBA from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Mrs. Bianchi also completed several programs such as: Industrial Law and Business Development at UADE, Tax Law at the Argentine Association of Fiscal Studies, Corporate Governance and Compliance at the Cámara de Industrias y Comercio Argentina y Alemana, and Anticorruption & New Brazilian Law (San Pablo, Brazil). For more than 15 years she practiced Law in several law firms such as “Carrizo Carricarte, Salgado & Bazán”, “Estudio Moltedo” and “Brons & Salas”. She also practiced Law for 5 years in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She worked for 8 years at General Mills Inc., where she served as Business Legal Leader for Argentina, and as Legal and Compliance Director for Latin America during the past six years. She is our Chief Compliance Officer since September 2018.

German Fernandez Lahore

Mr. German Fernandez Lahore is Legal Affairs Corporate Vice President of the Company. He earned a law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and participated in the Academy for American and International Law (Southwestern Legal Foundation), Dallas, Texas. He studied the Oil and Natural Gas Law Program (UBA) and earned a master’s degree in Natural Resources in the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy from University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom as a Chevening scholar, a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from Universidad Austral, and completed the Management Development Program at IAE Business School. Prior to joining YPF, he served as an attorney at Estudio Beccar Varela, as foreign associate at Haynes and Boone, LLP in Dallas, Texas. He is a member of the Academic Council of the Argentine Journal of Energy, Hydrocarbons and Mining Law Revista Argentina de Derecho de la Energía, Hidrocarburos y Minería (RADEHM). His areas of expertise include Oil, Natural Gas and Mining Law and Natural Resources Taxation and Financing. He joined our company our Oil Affairs Management in February 2002 and served as our Upstream Legal Affairs Manager. Mr. Fernandez Lahore has been our Legal Affairs Corporate Vice President since December 2015.

Sergio Giorgi

Mr. Sergio Fabian Giorgi is Strategy and Business Development Vice President of the Company. He earned a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and a Postgraduate degree from the French Institute of Petroleum. He completed a General Management Program organized by Total Group, in partnership with (HEC Paris and Saïd Business School) from Oxford University. In 1994, he joined YPF in the Perforation Area in Neuquén. In 1996, he joined Total where he assumed different positions within the oil exploration and exploitation areas for Argentina, Scotland, Indonesia, Italy, Libya and France. In 2007, he managed Total’s drilling and wells operations for Asia, North Africa, Middle East and Australia. In 2009, he was in charge for Development and Planning Studies group with focus in Africa. In 2011, he was appointed Total’s New E&P Business Project Director for Latin America until September 2013 where, he joined Total Austral in Argentina as Unconventional Resources Director. Mr. Giorgi was appointed as our Business Development and Project Architecture Vice President in December 2016 and is our Strategy and Business Development Vice President. He has also under his report the Investor’s Relations Management of the Company, since April 5, 2018.

Sebastian Mocorrea

Mr. Sebastian Mocorrea is Corporate Affairs, Communication and Marketing Executive Vice President of the Company. He earned a degree in law from the University of Buenos Aires and a degree in political science from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina. Between 1987 and 1997, he worked in the areas of Institutional Relations, Communication and Institutional Marketing of Clarin and Telefé. He served as Chairman of the Asociación de Televisión (ATA) Argentina, from 1996 to 1998, and as Vice President of Argentina’s Information and Communications Chamber (CICOMRA) from 1998 to 2000. In 1997, he joined IBM as Director of Communications and External Relations of IBM South Latin-America–Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. In 2000, he became a Regional Director of IBM Latin America in the United States. He also served as Vice President of Public Affairs of IBM Europe in Brussels. In 2012, he founded Argencon, an institution that promotes the export of knowledge-based services. Currently, he serves as Board Adviser of Argencon and participates in the Council of the Americas and ACDE. From October 2012, Mr. Mocorrea was Vice-President of Public Affairs and Regulations, Latin America and Global Business Support of IBM Corporation. Mr. Mocorrea joined YPF in May 2016 as our Communication and Institutional Relations Vice President. He has been our Corporate Affairs, Communications and Marketing Executive Vice President since August 2017.

Diego Pando

Mr. Diego Martin Pando is Controller and President of the Disclosure Committee of the Company. He holds a Public Accountant degree from the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, a Master degree in Corporate Finance from Universidad CEMA and a Postgraduate degree in Business Administration from Universidad Austral de Rosario. He started his career joining the ex-brand “Arthur Andersen” company in which he performed in the audit and corporate finance area. In 2002 he joined the YPF group originally working in one of its subsidiaries, A-Evangelista S.A. He is member of the Board of Directors of YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A. Since 2005 he joined YPF S.A. where he held several positions. Currently, he is our Controller and President of the Disclosure Committee.

Lorena Sanchez

Ms. Lorena Sanchez is Director of the Company. She holds a Law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and she obtained a Masters Degree in Corporate Law from the Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires. She completed an International Business Law Program in the Louisiana State University United States and an MBA at the IAE Business School, Buenos Aires. She also completed programs on innovation, creativity and effective communications at Arthur Andersen and on strategic planning at IDEA. She worked in several law firms between 1994 and 1997 and then she joined as a young professional in Acindar Industria Argentina de Aceros S.A. (Acindar Grupo ArcelorMittal), where she worked as a lawyer until she was appointed as s Legal Area Manager, in charge of corporate legal advisory in business matters, M & A, capital markets, corporate governance, compliance and litigation. She joined YPF in 2009 as advisor in both corporate law and corporate governance matters in the Legal Services Department, where she was also in charge of the Board’s coordination. Since 2013 she is the Corporate Affairs and Corporate Governance Manager. She is the Corporate Secretary of the Board of Directors and of the Audit Committee of YPF. She is also member of the Administration Council of YPF Foundation and its Secretary. She is member of the Board of Directors of YPF since April 2018.

Gabriel Alejandro Fidel

Mr. Gabriel Alejandro Fidel is Independent Director of the Company. He obtained a public administration and political science degrees from the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo and has a master’s degree in Public Affairs with specialization in economic policy from University of Texas, Austin. Mr. Fidel, was a Fulbright Scholar and graduated from ILPES/ECLAC with a mention in Industrial and Technological Policy. He held several positions during his career, including Assistant Secretary of Tourism, Ministry of Government, and Ministry of Economy, all of them of the Province of Mendoza. Currently, he is a member of the Mercosur Parliament and a part-time Professor of Economics at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. He was designated a member of the Board of Directors of YPF on March 29, 2017.

Norberto Alfredo Bruno

Mr. Norberto Alfredo Bruno is Independent Director of the Company. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa and completed postgraduate studies in Strategic Management from the Institute of Strategic Management; Organization and Business Management at the Instituto Argentino de Economía Energética as well as in Energetic Economy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He held different positions at YPF, where he served as International Development Manager, from 1983 to 1998 and at YPF Perú where he was the General Manager from 1998 to 2000. From October 2001 to December 2013, he was the General Manager of Empresa de Energía Río Negro S.A. Thereafter, he served as a business consultant and advisor. Since December 2015, Mr. Bruno is the Minister of Economy and Infrastructure of the Province of Neuquén. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of YPF since April 2016.

Sebastian Caldiero

Mr. Sebastian Caldiero is Independent Director of the Company. He holds a law degree from the Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, where he was a fellow in YPF Foundation’s scholarship program. He obtained a postgraduate degree in Administrative Law from the Universidad National del Comahue, and completed a special training in hydrocarbons from the Centro de Estudios de la Actividad Regulatoria Energética (CEARE)—Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has practiced Law since 2003, and was also Legal Advisor of the Municipality of Cipolletti from 2004 to 2010. After that, he served as Provincial Director of Legal and Technical General Advisory of Government of the Province of Neuquén, and was in charge, as of May 2013, the Legal Affairs Department of the Energy Secretariat of the Province of Río Negro, and from 2014 has been a Deputy Secretary of the same area. In 2015, he was appointed Secretary of Hydrocarbons of the Province of Río Negro, and as of March 2016 he is the Secretary of State for Energy of the Province of Río Negro. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of YPF since April 27, 2018.

Carlos Alberto Felices

Mr. Carlos Alberto Felices is Independent Director of YPF Sociedad Anonima since 2018. He earned a Business Administration degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and completed postgraduate studies in the United States. He served at Pfizer Inc., first in Argentina as Treasurer, as CFO in Brazil and in the United States as Director of Administration for Latin America. From 1993 to 2002, he held several positions in YPF, until he was appointed CFO. After that he was appointed CEO of Telecom Argentina S.A. until 2007 and Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2007 until April 2008. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of YPF, President of the Audit Committee and the Audit Committee Financial Expert since December 2015.

Daniel Gustavo Montamat

Mr. Daniel Gustavo Montamat is Independent Director of YPF Sociedad Anonima since 2018. He holds a law degree, a degree in Economics and is a Certified Public Accountant. He earned a master’s degree in Economics from Michigan State University in the United States, a doctoral degree in economic science from the Universidad Católica de Córdoba and a doctoral degree in law and social sciences from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. He has held several positions, including Director of Gas del Estado, Director and President of YPF S.E. and Secretary of Energy of Argentina. In 1991, he founded Montamat & Asociados in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires where he serves as Executive Director. Currently, he is a consultant for the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank and a postgraduate professor for the CEARE (Energy Regulation Study Centre) at Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of YPF and of the Audit Committee since December 2015.

Emilio Jose Apud

Mr. Emilio Jose Apud is Independent Director of YPF Sociedad Anonima since 2018. He earned an industrial engineering degree and completed postgraduate degrees in energy economics and management control of large projects at the Engineering School of the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where he also earned postgraduate degrees in Energy Economics and in Management Control of Great Constructions. He also completed postgraduate studies in Regional Economic Analysis at the Institute for Economic and Social Development at Torcuato Di Tella Institute and a postgraduate specialization in energy conservation at Dupont W.L. in the United States. He has held several positions, was founder and Vice President of IAE (Energy Institute G. Mosconi) including Director of CAMMESA, Vice-president of the Technical Mixed Commission of Salto Grande and Secretary of Energy and Mining of Argentina in 2001 He has owned Apud & Associates, a consulting firm in energy and the environment, since 2005. In addition, he serves as Chairman of BAE S.A., a builder and developer company, as Counselor at the Fundación Libertad y Progreso, he is part of the Advisory Board of the Energy Secretariat and as member of Fundación Pensar. He is Professor at Universidad Católica Argentina and Universidad Champagnat de Mendoza. He has been a member of YPF’s Board of Directors and member of the Audit Committee since 2015.

Nestor Jose di Pierro

Mr. Nestor Jose di Pierro is Independent Director of YPF Sociedad Anonima since 2018. He has served among other positions, as a Deputy in the Legislature of the Province of Chubut between 1991 and 1995, Secretary of Social Welfare for the Municipality of Comodoro Rivadavia, Province of Chubut between 1995 and 1999, and as a Councilman in the Deliberative Council of Comodoro Rivadavia from 1999 to 2001. He was also named as Petrominera´s interventor Chubut S.E between 2003 and 2009, President of Correo Oficial of the República Argentina S.A. between 2009 and 2011, and Mayor of the Municipality of Comodoro Rivadavia from 2011 to December 2015. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of YPF since December 2015.

Roberto Luis Monti

Mr. Roberto Luis Monti is Independent Director of YPF Sociedad Anonima since April 29, 2016. He earned undergraduate and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and holds a Master in Business Administration from the American Management Association, New York. He has an extensive experience in the national and international energy industry. From 1995 to 1997, he was Chairman and General Manager of Maxus Energy Corporation. From 1997 to 1999 he held several positions at YPF, including CEO during 1997 and Chairman and CEO from 1998 to 1999 From 1999 to 2000, he was Executive Vice President of Exploration and Production of Repsol YPF in Argentina. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Tenaris S.A. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Risk and Sustainability Committee of the Board of Directors of YPF since April 2016.

Ignacio Perincioli

Mr. Ignacio Perincioli is Independent Director of YPF Sociedad Anonima since 2018. He holds a degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has also completed a Project Management specialization of the Asociación Argentina de Evaluadores (ASAE) and a specialization in Management of Small and Medium sized Enterprises at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He served in the Department of Control of External Indebtedness of the Auditor General’s Office, in the Under Secretariat of Coordination and Management Control, in the Provincial Road Program within the Ministry of Federal Planning, Public Investment and Services, and in the Management of Administration and Finance of La Opinión Austral S.A. in Río Gallegos, Province of Santa Cruz. From December 2015 to March 2018 he was President of Fomento Minero de Santa Cruz S.E., Director and Vice-President of Cerro Vanguardia S.A., and a member of the Supervisory Committee in Patagonia Gold S.A. Between July 2014 and December 2015 he was a member of the Board of Directors of YPF S.A. Currently, he is the Minister of Economy, Finance and Infrastructure of the Province of Santa Cruz. He is a member of the Board of Directors of YPF since April 5, 2018.

Fabian Jorge Rodriguez Simon

Mr. Fabian Jorge Rodriguez Simon is Independent Director of YPF Sociedad Anonima since 2018. He earned a law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and completed a PIL at Harvard Law School. He has held severals positions, including Advisor to the Mayor of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Chief of Staff for the Ministry of Environment and Public Space of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires from 2007 to 2009 and President of the Commission Act 1840 “Zero Waste”, also between 2007 and 2009. He was a founding partner of Llerena & Abogados and served as Director of its Executive Committee. He was a member of the Governing Council of the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid) between 2006 and 2014. He is President of Fundación Pericles and member of the Council of Fundación Pensar. Currently, he is a senior partner of AlfaLegalGroup. Since October 2015 he is a member of the Mercosur Parliament. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of YPF since December 2015.