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Ascendis Health Ltd (ASCJ.J)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrew Marshall

59 2019 Chairman of the Board, Acting Chief Executive Officer

Kieron Futter

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Marnus Sonnekus

2018 Interim Chief Operating Officer

Cornelle Van Graan

Head of Direct Selling

A. Sims

2014 Company Secretary

Bharti Harie

2019 Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Johannes Sebulela

2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Andrew Marshall

Mr. Andrew Brian Marshall serves as Chairman of the Board, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr Marshall has 15 years’ experience as a CEO of JSE listed companies, having served as the CEO of Oceana Group from 1999 to 2009 and the CEO of Nampak from 2009 to 2014. He currently serves as the Chairman of Ster-Kinekor. He is a highly experienced and respected corporate leader with a track record of delivering operational results and sound capital allocation.

Kieron Futter

Mr. Kieron Futter has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director with effect from 1st October 2015. Mr. Kieron’s qualifications include CA (SA), having achieved a top ten position in the board exam, B. Com (Honours) and a Higher Diploma in Auditing at University of Johannesburg, and CIMA. Kieron has more than 20 years of experience in financial management in various industries, including 5 years at GlaxoSmithKline in Consumer Health Care (in the UK and Dubai), 5 years as CFO of TransUnion Group Africa incorporating 31 companies, with the international holding company being based in Chicago, USA, and most recently 2 years as CEO of Nandos’ company owned restaurants with a major focus on the financial management of R1.2b revenues and 3000 employees. Kieron will be based at the Ascendis head office in Bryanston and besides his financial abilities will also bring considerable local and international experience in the fields of business consolidation and restructuring. He is 38 years old and presents a dynamic and technically astute set of skills, with a sound knowledge and experience of IFRS, USA GAAP, and other financial legislation.

Marnus Sonnekus

Mr. Marnus Sonnekus has been appointed as an Interim Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective July 1, 2018. Marnus is a chartered accountant with a strong and diverse background in private equity, management consulting and accounting. His career includes eight years with global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company where he gained exposure to several sectors and industries. He has been a director of Coast2Coast Capital for the past two years responsible for value creation, and recently resigned to join Ascendis. He will report to the group CEO Thomas Thomsen.

Cornelle Van Graan

Ms. Cornelle Van Graan serves as Head of Direct Selling for Ascendis Health (Pty) Ltd. She has experience in this sector having worked at Sara Lee Houshold and Body Care, as CFO and later MD of Avroy Schlain and as Sales Director at Table Charm. Since August 2011 she works as CEO for Sportron International and Regal and is a knowledgeable and charming asset to the Ascendis Holding team regarding any direct selling matters.

A. Sims

Mr. A. Sims is a Company Secretary of the Company. He was previously the financial director of a group subsidiary.

Bharti Harie

Johannes Sebulela

Mr. Johannes George Sebulela is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. George has a BA (Com) from the University of Fort Hare and a Diploma in Marketing. He has completed various leadership and development programmes including, inter alia, the INSEAD Advanced Management Program, The GIBS Leadership Development Programme and Board Development Program, as well as the WBS Principles of Business Management. George is currently the CEO of the Sebvest Group. He holds appointments as a non- executive director on seven boards, is a committee member of the JSE CEO Initiative, Secretary General of the Black Business Council and serves on the South African BRICS Business Council. He is the founder and president of the African Entrepreneurs Council.