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NAME POSITION COMMITTEE¹ FIRST YEAR OF ELECTION
Dr.-Ing. Jörg Wolle Chairman NCC (Chair) 2018
Diether Klingelnberg Member NCC 1991
Dr. Hans-Martin Schneeberger Member NCC 2007
Hans-Georg Härter Member - 2008
Roger Baillod Member AC (Chair) 2018
Prof. Dr. Michael Hilb Member AC 2018

1NCC: Nomination and Compensation Committee; AC: Audit Committee

DR.-ING. JÖRG WOLLE, CHAIRMAN

SWISS AND GERMAN, 1957, CHAIRMAN AND MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SINCE 2018

Dr. Jörg Wolle is the Chairman of the BoD and a Swiss and German citizen born in 1957. He has been serving as Chairman of the Company’s BoD since June 2018. Dr. Wolle has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG since 2016. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Kuehne Holding AG as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Kuehne Foundation, Switzerland. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of OLAM International Ltd. in Singapore since September 2019. Dr. Jörg Wolle was Chairman of DKSH Holding Ltd. from 2017 to March 2019 and President and CEO of DKSH from June 2002 to March 2017. Previously, he was President and CEO of SiberHegner Holding Ltd. from early 2000. Dr. Wolle obtained his PhD in engineering in 1987 from the University of Technology in Chemnitz, Germany. He graduated from the Senior Executive Program at Stanford Business School, USA.

DIETHER KLINGELNBERG

GERMAN, 1944, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SINCE 1991

Diether Klingelnberg is a BoD member and German citizen born in 1944. Mr. Klingelnberg has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1991 and has acted as its Chairman between 1991 and 2018. He became CEO of the Group in 1969 and held the position until being succeeded by Jan Klingelnberg in 2004. In addition, he was the Managing Director of MF GmbH between 2002 and 2013. Mr. Klingelnberg was President of the German Engineering Association (VDMA) between 2001 and 2004, and Vice President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) between 2003 and 2006. Since 2019 he has been Managing Director of aar pharma Verwaltung GmbH. He holds a degree in Business and Engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.

DR. HANS-MARTIN SCHNEEBERGER

SWISS, 1955, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SINCE 2007

Dr. Hans-Martin Schneeberger is a BoD member and Swiss citizen born in 1955. Dr. Schneeberger has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2007. Dr. Hans-Martin Schneeberger currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schneeberger Holding AG since 2003, having been CEO between 1993 and 2018 and Managing Director and Head of Marketing and Sales between 1988 and 1993. From 1985 until 1988, he was an account and project manager with a European-based management consulting firm. Since 2006, he has served on the Board of Unitectra AG, an organization for technology transfer, between 2014 and 2018 as its Chairman. Between 2010 and 2012, Dr. Hans-Martin Schneeberger was a member of the Board of Swissmem, the association of Swiss companies in the mechanical and electrical engineering industries and related technology-oriented sectors, and he currently is the President of CECIMO, the European Machine Tool Builders Association in Brussels. Dr. Hans-Martin Schneeberger obtained a PhD from the Krannert Business School at Purdue University USA in 1984 and was Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at The Ross Business School at The University of Michigan from 1984 to 1985.

HANS-GEORG HÄRTER

GERMAN, 1945, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SINCE 2008

Hans-Georg Härter is a BoD member and German citizen born in 1945. Mr. Härter has been a member of the BoD of the Company since 2008. Hans-Georg Härter currently serves as member of the Board of Directors of Walterscheid SE in Amsterdam (since 2019) and as a member of the European Advisory Board of BainCapital (since 2016). Previously, Hans-Georg Härter served as Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of Knorr-Bremse AG (between 2016 and 2018), as member of the Board of Directors of Saurer Jintan (between 2013 and 2018), as member of the Board of Directors and the Strategic Committee of Faurecia S.A. (between 2012 and 2019) and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Deutz AG (between 2013 and 2018). He was also a member of the Board of Directors of ZF Friedrichshafen AG from 2006 until 2012 and the CEO between 2007 and 2012. Between 2002 and 2006, Hans-Georg Härter was the CEO of ZF Sachs AG. Between 1994 and 2001, he was the CEO of ZF Passau GmbH as well as a member of the Executive Committee of ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Before that, he held various roles in the ZF group since 1973. Mr. Härter holds a degree in engineering from Meersburg Academy in Germany.

ROGER BAILLOD

SWISS, 1958, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SINCE 2018

Roger Baillod is a BoD member and Swiss citizen born in 1958. He has been a member of the BoD of the Company since June 2018. Mr. Baillod has been a professional director and management consultant since 2017. He was a member of the Board of Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund from 2008 to 2020 and was the Chairman of its AC from 2012 to 2018 as well as member of the NCC from 2018 to 2020. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of BKW AG since 2013, as member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the AC of Rieter Holding AG since 2016. He is president of a pension fund commission and member of the Board of Trustees of the Joh. Jacob Rieter-Stiftung. Between 1996 and 2016, Roger Baillod was the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Group management of Bucher Industries AG. Between 1993 and 1996 he was member of the Executive Board of two industrial companies. Mr. Baillod started his career as an auditor and consultant at ATAG Ernst & Young AG in Zürich from 1984 until 1993. Mr. Baillod holds a degree in Business Economics and is a Certified Public Accountant.

PROF. DR. MICHAEL HILB

SWISS, 1977, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SINCE 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Hilb is a BoD member and Swiss citizen born in 1977. He has been a member of the BoD of the Company since June 2018. Prof. Hilb is founder and CEO of DBP Holding Ltd., and serves on the Boards of Sigvaris Holding Ltd., the Board Foundation and the Foundation for Value Creation. From 2010 to 2018, he was with DKSH, most recently as Vice President Group Strategy and Digital Business. Before that, he was Project Manager with Roland Berger from 2005 until 2010 and with Holcim Commerce from 2001 until 2003. He is a titular professor at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and holds a PhD and an MSc in Management from the University of St. Gallen. He was a fellow at Harvard University and INSEAD and completed executive education programs at HBS, IMD and INSEAD.

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