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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Barrington

67 2019 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Carlos de Brito

60 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Fernando Mommensohn Tennenbaum

43 2020 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Nelson Jose Jamel

48 2020 Chief People Officer

David Almeida

44 2020 Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Pedro Earp

43 2019 Chief Marketing & ZX Ventures Officer

Katherine Barrett

50 2019 General Counsel

Ricardo Tadeu

44 2019 Chief Sales Officer

Jan Craps

43 2019 Zone President Asia Pacific (APAC)

Michel Doukeris

47 2019 Zone President North America

Lucas Herscovici

43 2019 Chief Non-Alcohol Beverages Officer

Jean Jereissati

45 2019 Zone President South America

Peter Kraemer

55 2019 Chief Supply Officer

Carlos Lisboa

51 2019 Zone President Middle Americas

Tony Milikin

59 2019 Chief Sustainability & Procurement Officer

Ricardo Moreira

49 2019 Zone President Africa

Pablo Panizza

45 2019 Chief Owned-Retail Officer

Jason Warner

47 2019 Zone President Europe

John Blood

53 2019 Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer and Corporate Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee

Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala

56 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Sabine Chalmers

55 2019 Non-Executive Director

Gregoire de Spoelberch

54 2007 Non-Executive Director

Paul de Ways Ruart

52 2011 Non-Executive Director

Claudio Garcia

52 2019 Non-Executive Director

William Gifford

50 Non-Executive Director

Paulo Lemann

51 2014 Non-Executive Director

Alejandro Santo Domingo

43 Non-Executive Director

Cecilia Sicupira

39 2019 Non-Executive Director

Marcel Telles

70 2004 Non-Executive Director

Alexandre Van Damme

58 1992 Non-Executive Director

Michele Burns

62 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Xiaozhi Liu

64 2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elio Sceti

54 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lauren Abbott

2018 Global Vice President, Investor Relations Institutional Investors & Analysts

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Barrington

Mr. Martin J. Barrington serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has previously been Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a representative of the Restricted Shareholders. He graduated from The College of Saint Rose with a Bachelor’s Degree in History, and from Albany Law School of Union University with a Juris Doctorate Degree. He is the retired Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Altria Group. During his 25 years at Altria Group, he served in numerous legal and business roles for Altria and its companies. These include Vice Chairman of Altria Group; Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Altria Group; Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Philip Morris International (a separate public company spun-off from Altria Group in 2008); and Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Philip Morris USA. Before joining Altria, Mr. Barrington practiced law in both the government and private sectors.

Carlos de Brito

Mr. Carlos Alves de Brito serves as Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He has also been Member of the Executive Committee since January 1, 2019. He was Member of the Executive Board of Management from December 2005 till January 1, 2019. Carlos joined AmBev in 1989. He held positions at Shell Oil and Daimler Benz prior to joining Ambev in 1989. At AmBev, he held various positions in Finance, Operations, and Sales, before being appointed Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, he served as Zone President North America from January 2005 to December 2005. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Ambev and of the Advisory Board of Grupo Modelo. He is also Advisory Council Member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and serves on the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Fernando Mommensohn Tennenbaum

Nelson Jose Jamel

David Almeida

Mr. David Almeida has been appointed as Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company effective 4/29/2020. He was also Chief Sales Officer ad interim, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company from January 1, 2018 till January 1, 2019. He served as Chief Integration Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company between March 2016 and January 1, 2018. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, he served as Vice President, US Sales, a role he took on in 2011, having previously held the position of Vice President, Finance for the North American organization. Prior to that, he served as InBev's head of mergers and acquisitions, where he led the combination with Anheuser-Busch in 2008 and the subsequent USA integration activities. Before joining InBev in 1998, he worked at Salomon Brothers in New York as a financial analyst in the Investment Banking division.

Pedro Earp

Mr. Pedro Earp serves as Chief Marketing & ZX Ventures Officer of the Company. He was previously Chief Disruptive Growth Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company from February 2015 till December 31, 2018. Pedro holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Economics from the London School of Economics. Mr. Earp joined the Company in 2000 as a Global Management Trainee in the Company's Latin America North Zone. In 2002, he became responsible for the Zone’s M&A team and in 2005 he moved to Leuven, Belgium to become Global Director, M&A. Later, he was appointed VP, Strategic Planning in Canada in 2006; Global VP, Insights and Innovation in 2007; Global VP, M&A in 2009 and VP, Marketing for the Latin America North Zone in 2013.

Katherine Barrett

Ms. Katherine M. Barrett serves as General Counsel of the Company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Saint Louis University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arizona. Ms. Barrett joined Anheuser-Busch in 2000 as a litigation attorney in the Legal Department. She most recently served as Vice President, U.S. General Counsel & Labor Relations, where she was responsible for overseeing all legal issues in the U.S. including commercial, litigation and regulatory matters and labor relations. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Barrett worked in private practice at law firms in Nevada and Missouri.

Ricardo Tadeu

Mr. Ricardo Tadeu serves as Chief Sales Officer of the Company. He previously was Zone President Africa, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company from 2016 till December 31, 2018. Ricardo was Zone President Mexico, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company until 2016. He joined AB InBev in 1995 and has held various roles across the Commercial area. He was appointed Business Unit (BU) President for our operations in HILA (Hispanic Latin America) in 2005, and from 2008 to 2012, served as BU President, Brazil. He received a Law Degree from Universidade Candido Mendes in Brazil and a Master of Law from Harvard School of Law. He is also Six Sigma Belt certified.

Jan Craps

Mr. Jan Eli B. Craps serves as Zone President Asia Pacific (APAC) of the Company. He previously was Zone President Asia Pacific South, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company until December 31, 2018. Jan joined InBev in 2002 following two years as an associate consultant with McKinsey & Company and subsequently acquired a range of international experience in a number of senior marketing and sales executive positions in France and Belgium. In 2011, he relocated to Canada to lead the Quebec Sales Region and was then appointed Head of Sales for Canada followed by his appointment as Business Unit President in 2014. He received a Degree in Business Engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Brussel and a Master’s Degree in Business Engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, both in Belgium. He has also completed post-graduate programs in Marketing and Strategy from INSEAD in France, and the Kellogg School of Management and Wharton Business School in the United States.

Michel Doukeris

Mr. Michel Doukeris serves as Zone President North America of the Company. He was Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company until January 1, 2019. He served as Chief Sales Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company between January 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018. He served as Zone President Asia Pacific, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company from January 2013 to December 31, 2016. He joined the Company in 1996 and held sales positions becoming Vice President Soft Drinks for Latin America North Zone in 2008. He was appointed President, AB InBev China in January 2010. He holds a Degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and a Master’s Degree in Marketing from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV). He has also completed post-graduate programs in Marketing and Marketing Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management and Wharton Business School in the United States.

Lucas Herscovici

Mr. Lucas Herscovici serves as Chief Non-Alcohol Beverages Officer of the Company. He received a Degree in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires. Lucas joined the group in 2002 as a Global Management Trainee in Latin America South Zone and has built his career in Marketing and Sales. After working in Argentina in several commercial roles, he became head of innovation for global brands and later Global Marketing Director of Stella Artois in 2008. In 2011 he was responsible for opening the “Beer Garage”, AB InBev’s Global digital innovation office, based out of Palo Alto, California. In 2012, he joined the North America Zone to become VP Digital Marketing and in 2014 he was appointed VP Consumer Connections for USA. In 2017, he was appointed Global Marketing VP of Insights, Innovation and Consumer Connections and held such role until December 31, 2018.

Jean Jereissati

Mr. Jean Jereissati serves as Zone President South America of the Company. He received a Degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and an Executive Education at Insead and Wharton. Mr. Jereissati joined Ambev in 1998 and held various positions in Sales and Trade Marketing prior to becoming CEO of Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana, in 2013, making a successful integration with CND. In 2015, he joined Asia and Pacific North Zone to become Business Unit President for China and in 2017 he was appointed Zone President of the Zone, leading one of the most complex and fast-growing business. Most recently, Mr Jereissati held the role of Business Unit President for Brazil.

Peter Kraemer

Mr. Peter J. Kraemer serves as Chief Supply Officer of the Company. He was also Member of the Executive Board of Management from March 2016 till January 1, 2019. Peter joined AB InBev 30 years ago and has held various brewing positions over the years, including Group Director of Brewing and Resident Brewmaster of the St. Louis brewery. In 2008, Peter became VP, Supply, for AB InBev’s North America Zone, leading all brewery operations, quality assurance, raw materials and product innovation responsibilities. Peter holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Louis University and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.

Carlos Lisboa

Mr. Carlos Eduardo Lisboa serves as Zone President Middle Americas of the Company. He previously was Zone President Latin America South, Member of the Executive Board of Management of Anheuser-Busch Inbev N.V. from January 1, 2017 till December 31, 2018. Carlos was Marketing Vice President for Global Brands at the Company between 2015 and January 1, 2017. He received a Degree in Business Administration from the Universidade Catolica De Pernambuco and a Marketing specialization from Faculdade de Engenharia Sao Paulo - FESP, both in Brazil. He joined Ambev in 1993 and has built his career in Marketing and Sales. He was responsible for building the Skol brand in Brazil in 2001 and after that became Marketing Vice President for Latin America North Zone. Carlos then led the International Business Unit in Latin America South Zone for two years prior to becoming Business Unit President for Canada.

Tony Milikin

Mr. Tony Milikin serves as Chief Sustainability & Procurement Officer of the Company. He was also Member of the Executive Board of Management until January 1, 2019. He joined the Company in May 2009 from MeadWestvaco, where he was Vice President Supply Chain and Chief Purchasing Officer, based in Richmond, Virginia, since 2004. Prior to joining MeadWestvaco, he held various purchasing and supply chain positions with increasing responsibilities at Monsanto and Alcon Laboratories. He holds an undergraduate Finance degree from the University of Florida and a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

Ricardo Moreira

Mr. Ricardo Moreira serves as Zone President Africa of the Company. He previously was Zone President Latin America COPEC, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company until December 31, 2018. In the US, Ricardo joined Ambev in 1995 and held various positions in the Sales and Finance organizations prior to becoming Regional Sales Director in 2001. He subsequently held positions as Vice President Logistics & Procurement for Latin America North, Business Unit President for Hispanic Latin America (HILA) and Vice President Soft Drinks Latin America North. In 2013, Ricardo moved to Mexico to head the Sales, Marketing and Distribution organizations and lead the commercial integration of Grupo Modelo. He received a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Brazil and a specialization in Management from University of Chicago.

Pablo Panizza

Mr. Pablo Panizza serves as Chief Owned-Retail Officer of the Company. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires. Pablo manages Company’s existing owned retail business, coordinating cross-market initiatives, sharing best practices and shaping its strategy. He joined the Company in 2000 as a Global Management Trainee in Latin America South Zone and has spent almost two decades developing a career in the commercial area. After holding senior roles in Argentina and Global Headquarters, he led Company’s business in Chile and Paraguay. He most recently served as Business Unit President for Argentina and Uruguay.

Jason Warner

Mr. Jason Warner serves as Zone President Europe of the Company. He received a BSc Eng Hons Industrial Business Studies degree from DeMontfort University in the United Kingdom. Prior to his current role, he was Business Unit President for North Europe between 2015 and 2018. He joined AB InBev in July 2009 as Global VP Budweiser, based in New York, before moving into a dual role of Global VP Budweiser and Marketing VP. He has also held Global VP roles for Corona as well as Innovation and Renovation. Prior to joining AB InBev, he held various positions at The Coca-Cola Company and Nestle.

John Blood

Mr. John Blood serves as Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer and Corporate Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company.V. since August 1, 2017. He has also been Member of the Executive Committee of January 1, 2019. Previously, he has been Member of the Executive Board of Management since August 1, 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and a JD degree from the University of Michigan Law School. John joined the Company in 2009 as VP Legal, Commercial and M&A where he focused on global Mergers & Acquisitions, Compliance and Corporate law. Most recently John was Zone VP Legal & Corporate Affairs in North America where he has led the legal and corporate affairs agenda for the United States and Canada. Prior to joining the Company, John led the corporate and litigation teams in Diageo's North American business where he had been primary counsel to its US hard liquor, wine and beer divisions over his tenure.

Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala

Ms. Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala serves as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. Maria holds a degree in Accounting from (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM). She has served as CEO of Tresalia Capital since 1996. She is currently chairman of the Boards of Directors of Tresalia Capital, KIO Networks, Abilia and Red Universalia. She is also Member of the Advisory Board of Grupo Modelo and was formerly a member of the Grupo Modelo Board of Directors, and is currently on the Boards of Consejo Mexicano de Negocios and EI Universal, Compania Periodistica Nacional and, and is an Advisory Board member of ITAM School of Business.

Sabine Chalmers

Ms. Sabine Chalmers serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. She previously served as Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Management of Anheuser-Busch Inbev N.V. until 2016. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Law from the London School of Economics and is qualified to practice law in England and New York State. Ms. Chalmers is the General Counsel of BT Group plc and serves on the Board of Directors and Audit & Finance Committee of Coty Inc. Prior to joining BT, she was the Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer & Secretary to the Board of Directors of AB InBev, a role she held from 2005 to 2017. Ms. Chalmers joined AB InBev after 12 years with Diageo plc where she held a number of senior legal positions including as General Counsel of the Latin American and North American businesses. Prior to Diageo plc, she was an associate at the law firm of Lovell White Durrant in London, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Gregoire de Spoelberch

Mr. Gregoire de Spoelberch serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Gregoire is a representative of the main shareholders (nominated by Eugenie Patri Sebastien S.A., the holder of the Class A Stichting certificates). He holds an MBA (Corporate Finance) from INSEAD or Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires, France. Mr. de Spoelberch is an active private equity shareholder and his recent activities include shared Chief Executive Officer responsibilities for Lunch Garden, the leading Belgian self-service restaurant chain. He is a member of the board of several family owned companies, such as Eugenie Patri Sebastien S.A., Verlinvest and Cobehold (Cobepa). He is also an administrator of the InBev Baillet-Latour Fund, a foundation that encourages social, cultural, artistic, technical, sporting, educational and philanthropic achievements.

Paul de Ways Ruart

Mr. Paul Cornet de Ways Ruart serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a representative of the main shareholders (nominated by Eugenie Patri Sebastien S.A., the holder of the Class A Stichting certificates). He holds a Master’s Degree as a Commercial Engineer from Leuven University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He has attended the Master Brewer program at the Catholic University of Louvain. From 2006 to 2011, he worked at Yahoo! and was in charge of Corporate Development for Europe before taking on additional responsibilities as Senior Financial Director for Audience and Chief of Staff. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Mr. Cornet was Director of Strategy for Orange UK and spent seven years with McKinsey & Company in London and Palo Alto, California. He is also a non-executive Director of Bunge Limited, EPS, Rayvax, Adrien Invest, Floridienne S.A. and several privately held companies.

Claudio Garcia

Mr. Claudio Garcia serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He previously served as Chief People Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Management of Anheuser-Busch Inbev N.V. between 2014 and December 31, 2017. Prior to this, he was Chief People and Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Management of the Company since September 2006. He graduated from Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a B.A. in Economics. Mr. Garcia interned at Companhia Cervejaria Brahma in 1991 and was employed as a Management Trainee in February 1993. From 1993 until 2001, Mr. Garcia worked in several positions in finance, mainly in the area of corporate budgeting. In 2001, he started the first Shared Service Center for Ambev and in 2003 he became the head of both the Technology and Shared Services operations. Mr. Garcia participated in all M&A integration projects from 1999 until 2018. In 2005, he was appointed Chief Information and Shared Service Officer for Inbev (following the combination of Ambev and Interbrew) in Leuven, Belgium. From 2006 to 2014, Mr. Garcia combined the functions of Chief People and Technology Officer. From 2014 to January 2018, Mr. Garcia was the Chief People Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev. Mr. Garcia is a board member of Lojas Americanas, the Garcia Family Foundation, Chairman of the Telles Foundation and a Trustee at the Chapin School in New York City.

William Gifford

Mr. William F. Gifford Jr. serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a representative of the Restricted Shareholders. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. He serves as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Altria Group. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing Altria’s core tobacco businesses and the Finance and Procurement Functions. He also oversees the financial services business of Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Prior to his current position, Mr. Gifford was Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development. Since joining Philip Morris USA in 1994, he has served in numerous leadership roles in Finance, Marketing Information & Consumer Research and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris USA. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Treasurer for Altria where he led various functions including Risk Management, Treasury Management, Benefits Investments, Corporate Finance and Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis. Prior to joining Philip Morris USA, Mr. Gifford worked at the public accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand, which currently is known as PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Paulo Lemann

Mr. Paulo Alberto Lemann serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is representative of the main shareholders (nominated by BRC S.a.R.L., the holder of the class B Stichting certificates). Paulo graduated from Universidade Candido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a B.A. in Economics. Mr. Lemann interned at PriceWaterhouse in 1989 and was employed as an Analyst at Andersen Consulting from 1990 to 1991. Mr. Lemann also performed equity analysis while at Banco Marka and Dynamo Asset Management (both in Rio de Janeiro). From 1997 to 2004, he developed the hedge fund investment group at Tinicum Inc., a New York-based investment office that advised the Synergy Fund of Funds, where he served as Portfolio Manager. Mr. Lemann is a board member of Lojas Americanas, the Lemann Foundation and Lone Pine Capital. He is also Founding Partner at Vectis Partners.

Alejandro Santo Domingo

Mr. Alejandro Santo Domingo serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a representative of the Restricted Shareholders. He obtained a B.A. in History from Harvard College. He is a Senior Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors, Inc. in New York City. He was a member of the Board of Directors of SABMiller Plc. He was also Vice-Chairman of SABMiller Plc for Latin America. Mr. Santo Domingo is Chairman of the Board of Bavaria S.A. in Colombia. He is Chairman of the Board of Valorem, a company which manages a diverse portfolio of industrial & media assets in Latin America. Mr. Santo Domingo is also a director of JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts), ContourGlobal plc, Florida Crystals, the world’s largest sugar refiner, Caracol TV, Colombia’s leading broadcaster, El Espectador, a leading Colombian Daily, and Cine Colombia, Colombia’s leading film distribution and movie theatre company. In the non-profit sector, he is Chairman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Educational Broadcasting Corporation (WNET Channel Thirteen). Mr. Santo Domingo is a Member of the Board of DKMS Americas, a foundation dedicated to finding donors for leukemia patients.

Cecilia Sicupira

Ms. Cecilia Sicupira serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Sicupira is a representative of the main shareholders (nominated by BRC S.à.R.L., the holder of the class B Stichting certificates). Born in 1981, she is a Brazilian citizen and is a graduate from the American University of Paris with a bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration and of Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management (OPM) program. Ms. Sicupira currently serves on the board of Lojas Americanas S.A (BOVESPA: LAME4), where she is member of the Finance and People Committees, and of Ambev S.A (BOVESPA: ABEV3). She previously served on the board of Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR) and of São Carlos Empreendimentos S.A. (BOVESPA: SCAR3). Ms. Sicupira began her career in 2004 as an analyst within Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division covering Latin America. Today she is a director and partner of LTS Investments.

Marcel Telles

Sr. Marcel Herrmann Telles serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Marcel is representative of the main shareholders (nominated by BRC S.a.R.L., the holder of the class B Stichting certificates). He holds a degree in Economics from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and attended the Owners/Presidents Management Program at Harvard Business School. He was Chief Executive Officer of Brahma and Ambev and was member of the Board of Directors of Ambev since 2000. He served as member of the Board of Directors of H.J. Heinz Company and now serves as member of the Board of Directors of the Kraft Heinz Company and of the Board of associates of Insper. He is co-founder and Board member of Fundacao Estudar, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships for Brazilians and a founder and Chairman of Ismart, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to low-income students. He is also an ambassador for Endeavor, an international non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs in developing markets.

Alexandre Van Damme

Mr. Alexandre Van Damme serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Alexandre is a representative of the main shareholders (nominated by Eugenie Patri Sebastien S.A., the holder of the Class A Stichting certificates). He graduated from Solvay Business School, Brussels. He also holds a degree in Business Administration from Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Mr. Van Damme joined the beer industry early in his career and held various operational positions within Interbrew until 1991, including Head of Corporate Planning and Strategy. He has managed several private venture holding companies and is currently a director of Patri S.A. (Luxembourg), Restaurant Brands International (formerly Burger King Worldwide Holdings) and the Kraft Heinz Company. He is also an administrator of the charitable, non-profit organization DKMS, the bone marrow donor center.

Michele Burns

Ms. Michele Burns serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Accountancy. Ms. Burns was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mercer LLC from 2006 until 2012. She currently serves on the Boards of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, where she chairs the Compensation Committee, Cisco Systems, Etsy and Circle Online Financial, a private company. From 2003 until 2013, she served as a director of Wal-Mart Stores, where she chaired the Compensation and Nominating Committee and the Strategic Planning and Finance Committee. From 2014 until 2018, she served on the Board of Alexion Pharmaceuticals. She also serves as the Center Fellow and Strategic Advisor to the Stanford Center on Longevity at Stanford University. Ms. Burns began her career in 1981 at Arthur Andersen, where she became a partner in 1991. In 1999, she joined Delta Air Lines, assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2004. From 2004 to 2006, Ms. Burns served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer of Mirant Corporation, an independent power producer. From March 2006 until September 2006, Ms. Burns served as the Chief Financial Officer of Marsh and McLennan Companies.

Xiaozhi Liu

Dr. Xiaozhi Liu serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She is the founder and CEO of ASL Automobile Science & Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. since 2009 and is an independent director of Autoliv (NYSE) and Fuyao Glass Group (SSE). Previously, she held various senior executive positions including Chairman & CEO of Neotek (China), Vice-Chairman and CEO of Fuyao Glass Group, Chairman and CEO of General Motors Taiwan, Director of concept vehicle for Buick Park Avenue and Cadillac, Vehicle Electronics-Control and Software Integration for GM North America, CTO and Chief Engineer of General Motors Greater China Region, and Representative Managing Director of Delphi Automotive in Shanghai China. Prior to 1997, she was responsible for Delphi Packard China JV Development, Sales & Marketing as well as New Business Development. Besides these executive roles, Dr. Liu also served as an independent director of CAEG (SGX) from 2009 to 2011. Dr. Liu has rich professional experience covering the areas of general management of enterprises, P&L, technology development, marketing & sales, mergers & acquisitions, including in the United States, Europe and China at global Top 500 companies and Chinese blue-chip private enterprises. She earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, a master’s degree of Electrical Engineering at the University of Erlangen/Nuremberg Germany and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Xian Jiao Tong University in Xian China. She also attended the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business for Executives.

Elio Sceti

Mr. Elio Leoni Sceti serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in Economics from LUISS in Rome, where he passed the Dottore Commercialista post-graduate bar exam. Mr. Leoni Sceti has over 30 years’ experience in the fast-moving consumer goods and media sectors. He is Chief Crafter & Chairman of The Craftory, a global investment house for purpose-driven challenger brands in FMCG. Mr. Leoni Sceti is Chairman of London-based LSG holdings and an early stage investor in Media & Tech, with over 25 companies in his portfolio. He is also an independent member of the Board at cocoa and chocolate leader Barry Callebaut. Elio’s roles in the non-profit space include being a Trustee and Counselor at One Young World (young leaders from over 190 countries), and an advisor UK board member at Room to Read (promoting literacy and gender equality in education, globally). His previous roles included: CEO of Iglo Group - whose brands are Birds Eye, Findus & Iglo - until May 2015, when the company was sold to Nomad Foods; Global CEO of EMI Music from 2008 to 2010; and - prior to EMI - an international career in marketing and senior leadership roles at Procter & Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser, where he later was CMO, global head of Innovation and then head of the European operations.

Lauren Abbott