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Belmond Ltd (BEL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roland Hernandez

59 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

H. Roeland Vos

59 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Martin O'Grady

53 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Philippe Cassis

54 2018 Senior Vice President - Organizational Support

Ingrid Eras-Magdalena

52 2017 Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources

Richard Levine

55 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Daniel Ruff

38 2017 Senior Vice President - Head of Global Operations

Amy Brandt

2016 Vice President - Corporate Finance

Harshavardhan Agadi

54 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mitchell Hochberg

65 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ruth Kennedy

52 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Livingston

52 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gail Rebuck

65 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Roland Hernandez

Mr. Roland A. Hernandez is a Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Belmond Ltd. Mr. Hochberg was appointed President of Lightstone Group LLC in 2012, a privately-owned U.S.-based real estate company owning, developing and managing a diversified portfolio of commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, and hospitality properties. He was the Managing Principal of Madden Real Estate Ventures since March 2007. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Ian Schrager Company, a developer and manager of innovative luxury hotels and residential projects in the United States, in 2006 and early 2007. Mr. Hochberg founded, and for 20 years through 2005, was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Communities and its successor, developers of luxury home communities in the northeastern United States. Mr. Hochberg was the non-executive Chairman of Orleans Homebuilders Inc., a developer of single-family residences in seven U.S. states from 2011 to 2014. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of WMC Health, a $1.6 billion, seven hospital, regional healthcare network. He is a lawyer and a certified public accountant.

H. Roeland Vos

Mr. H. Roeland Vos is President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Belmond Ltd. Mr. Vos was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Belmond in September 21, 2015. He was elected to the Belmond board of directors in June 2014. From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Vos served as President of the Europe, Africa and Middle East division of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc., and until mid-2015, he acted as an independent director on the board of Starwood EAME bvba. Mr. Vos served as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Design Hotels AG, a hotel marketing company majority-owned by Starwood and listed on the Munich stock exchange, until July 2014. Mr. Vos joined ITT Sheraton, a predecessor of Starwood, in 1982 and held progressively senior hotel operating and management positions throughout his career, including President, Europe and Senior Vice President and Area Director, Italy and Malta, during which period he was an integral part of the introduction and expansion of the Luxury Collection. During his 12 years as President of Europe, Africa and Middle East, the division grew from 127 owned and managed properties in the region to 243 spread over 60 countries, with another 64 hotels and resorts in the development pipeline. In addition to serving on the board of Belmond, Mr. Vos is on the board of Albron B.V., a Dutch foundation that operates catering and restaurants in the Netherlands and Belgium and until December 2015, he was on the board of Joa Group Holding, a private company that operates 21 casinos in France.

Martin O'Grady

Mr. Martin O'Grady is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to becoming an officer of the Company in March 2008, Mr. O’Grady served as Chief Financial Officer of Orion Capital Managers LP, a European private equity real estate investment firm including hotels. From 1999 until 2005, he worked for Security Capital European Realty, where he served as Chief Financial Officer of Access Self Storage, a retail self-storage operator in the United Kingdom, France and Australia. From 1992 until 1998, Mr. O’Grady held a number of senior finance and accounting positions with Jardine Matheson Group, an Asian-based conglomerate, including Group Financial Controller of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group from 1992 to 1995. Mr. O’Grady began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Philippe Cassis

Mr. Philippe C. J. Cassis is re designated as Senior Vice President - Organizational Support of the Company effective January 2018. Mr. Cassis joined the Company in October 2015 from Sun Resorts Ltd. where he served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company's board of directors from 2013. Mr. Cassis previously held senior leadership positions over a period of 28 years at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. where, from 2012 to 2013, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations South America and Global Initiatives Latin America; from 2006 to 2012, he served as Senior Vice President and Regional Director Spain and Portugal; and from 2001 to 2006, he served as Senior Vice President and Regional Director Middle East & Africa.

Ingrid Eras-Magdalena

Ms. Ingrid Eras-Magdalena serves as Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources of Belmond Ltd. She joined the Company in 2014 from Starwood Hotels and Resorts, where she served as Vice President, People Development and Staffing for the Europe, African and Middle East division since 2006. Ms. Eras-Magdalena previously held various positions in the human resources department of Starwood’s Europe, African and Middle East division starting in 2000 and several years in operations with Starwood, Le Meridien and Forte Hotels in Europe.

Richard Levine

Mr. Richard M. Levine is a Chief Legal Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mr. Levine joined the Company in February 2012 after eight years with Kerzner International Holdings Ltd., a global resort development and management business operating primarily under the One&Only and Atlantis brands, where he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel working in business development and restructuring while leading the legal, regulatory and compliance department. Previously he worked in the private equity investment business as General Counsel at Hellman & Friedman LLC (1998-2003) and Credit Suisse First Boston (1996-1998). Mr. Levine is a New York-licensed lawyer.

Daniel Ruff

Mr. Daniel Ruff is Senior Vice President - Head of Global Operations of the company. He has served as President and Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India for Wyndham Hotel Group since November 2014. Prior to joining Wyndham Hotel Group, Mr. Ruff held various roles in corporate investments and development, brand integration and operations and special projects during his eleven-year tenure at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., including as Vice President, Asset Management and Vice President, Owner Relations & Portfolio Management. Mr. Ruff began his career as an investment banking analyst with Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Ruff will be entitled upon commencement to the Company’s customary executive officer severance and indemnification agreements as set forth in Exhibits 10.11 and 10.12 to the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014.

Amy Brandt

Ms. Amy Brandt is a Vice President - Corporate Finance and Investor Relations of Belmond Ltd. Joined Belmond Ltd. in 2011 as Director of Financial Analysis & Investor Relations. Previously with Kerzner International Holdings Limited for seven years, where she served as Vice President, Treasury, as well as in various finance and investor relations capacities. Prior to Kerzner, spent two years as an investment banking analyst at Wachovia Securities.

Harshavardhan Agadi

Mr. Harshavardhan V. Agadi is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Belmond Ltd. Mr. Agadi was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Crawford & Company, an international insurance services firm listed on the New York Stock Exchange, in June 2016, after serving as its Interim Chief Executive Officer and Interim President since August 2015. Mr. Agadi is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GHS Holdings, LLC, an investing and restaurant consulting business, a position he has held since 2000. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Agadi was Executive Chairman of Quizno's Global LLC, a privately-owned group of mainly franchised restaurants in 40 countries with a strong brand recognition. Previously in 2010 to early 2012, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Friendly Ice Cream Corporation, a private company operating restaurants principally in the eastern United States. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Agadi was President and Chief Executive of Church's Chicken Inc., another branded restaurant group in over 20 countries. From 2000 to 2004, he was an Industrial Partner of Ripplewood Holdings LLC, a private equity investment firm, and in the 1990s held executive positions with other branded restaurant groups. Mr. Agadi is on the Board of Visitors of the Fuqua Business School at Duke University.

Mitchell Hochberg

Mr. Mitchell C. Hochberg, CPA., is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Belmond Ltd. Mr. Hochberg was appointed President of Lightstone Group LLC in 2012, a privately-owned U.S.-based real estate company owning, developing and managing a diversified portfolio of commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, and hospitality properties. He was the Managing Principal of Madden Real Estate Ventures since March 2007. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Ian Schrager Company, a developer and manager of innovative luxury hotels and residential projects in the United States, in 2006 and early 2007. Mr. Hochberg founded, and for 20 years through 2005, was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Communities and its successor, developers of luxury home communities in the northeastern United States. Mr. Hochberg was the non-executive Chairman of Orleans Homebuilders Inc., a developer of single-family residences in seven U.S. states from 2011 to 2014. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of WMC Health, a $1.6 billion, seven hospital, regional healthcare network. He is a lawyer and a certified public accountant.

Ruth Kennedy

Ms. Ruth A. Kennedy is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Belmond Ltd. Ms. Kennedy founded Kennedy Dundas in 2009, a brand and business consultancy advising clients in the luxury goods and services sectors to meet their business development objectives. From 2006 to 2009, she served as head of Quinlan Private UK, a Dublin-based real estate and private equity group managing commercial and residential properties in Europe including luxury hotels. Ms. Kennedy was responsible for opening offices in the United Kingdom and establishing the firm's private client business in Europe. For sixteen years prior to that position, Ms. Kennedy served as Managing Director responsible for business development as well as day-to-day operations with David Linley and Co., the bespoke furniture and design business in the U.K. Ms. Kennedy began her career at S.G. Warburg as an investment banker. Ms. Kennedy is a non-executive director of Bholdings Ltd, a private company providing various business services, David Linley Holdings and Value Retail plc, a private company specializing in the creation and operation of luxury shopping outlet destinations, and an executive director of Kennedy Dundas.

Ian Livingston

Lord Ian P. Livingston (Lord Livingston of Parkhead) is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Belmond Ltd. Lord Livingston is a member of the U.K. House of Lords after being made a life peer in 2013 and served as U.K. Minister of State for Trade and Investment from December 2013 to May 2015. Prior to this appointment, Lord Livingston held a number of executive positions with BT Group plc, one of the world's leading communications companies and a member of the FTSE 100, including Group Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2013, and served on the company's board of directors throughout his eleven-year tenure with the company. Prior to his time with BT Group, Lord Livingston held various leadership positions from 1991 to 2002, including Chief Financial Officer and executive director, with Dixons Group plc (now Dixons Carphone plc), one of the largest consumer electronics retailers in Europe. Lord Livingston currently serves as Chairman Designate of Dixons Carphone plc (Chairman from May 2017), as Chairman of Man Group plc, and as a non-executive director of Celtic plc. Lord Livingston is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Gail Rebuck

Brnss. Gail Ruth Rebuck is Non-Executive Independent Director of Belmond Ltd. From 1991 until 2013, she served as Chair of Penguin Random House UK from 2013 to date. From 1991 until 2013, she served as Chair and Chief Executive of Random House UK and its overseas subsidiaries. Baroness Rebuck was the co-founder and director of Century Publishing, which was launched in 1982 and which was acquired by Random House Inc. in 1989, at which time Baroness Rebuck became Chair of the Random House division. Baroness Rebuck is currently a member of the Global Board of Representatives of Penguin Random House, a member of the General Management Committee of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, and a non-executive director of Koovs plc and Guardian Media Group. Baroness Rebuck was a non-executive director of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc from 2002 until 2012. Baroness Rebuck chairs the Council of the Royal College of Art. Baroness Rebuck was awarded a DBE in 2009 and was appointed a life peer to the House of Lords in 2014.