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Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte SA (EDN.BA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ricardo Torres

62 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Gustavo Mariani

49 2014 Non-independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Leandro Carlos Montero

44 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Victor Augusto Ruiz

60 2019 Principal Accounting Officer

Mariana de la Fuente

51 2014 Human Resources Director

Carlos Dionisio Ariosa

54 2017 Legal Affairs Manager

Daniel Eduardo Flaks

55 2018 Technical Director

Luis Lenkiewicz

56 2018 Director of Information Technology and Telecommunications

Eduardo Abel Maggi

64 2018 Operations Director

Ariel Schapira

58 Digital Transformation Director

Gerardo Ruben Tabakman

45 2016 Customer Service Director

Maria Carolina Sigwald

52 2017 Non-Independent Director

Diego Martin Salaverri

54 2019 Director

Carlos Alberto Lorenzetti

79 2017 Independent Director

Lucas Amado

45 2016 Independent Director

Emilio Basavilbaso

43 2016 Independent Director

Gustavo Capatti

62 Independent Director

Mariano Garcia Mithieux

63 2016 Independent Director

Carlos Iglesias

64 Independent Director

Maria Jose Wuille Billie

60 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ricardo Torres

Mr. Ricardo Alejandro Torres is an Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. since 2015. Mr. Torres holds a degree in accounting from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales - Escuela de Negocios de la Universidad Austral. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Edenor since March 2012. Mr. Torres has been a member of the board of directors of Pampa Energía S.A. since November 2005 and serves as Vice Chairman and Co-CEO. Mr. Torres has also held a post as a professor of Tax and Finance at the school of Economics of the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He currently serves as Chairman at CPB, CTG, IPB and Pampa Inversiones S.A. Ponderosa Assets Holding I LLC. Ponderosa Assets Holding II LLC, RT Warrants S.A., Pop Argentina S.R.L. (Partner), Todos Capital S.R.L. (Partner); Orígenes Seguros de Vida S.A., Orígenes Seguro de Retiro S.A. Mr. Torres is also member of the board of directors of Bodega Loma la Lata S.A. CTG, CTLL, CITELEC (alternate director), EASA, HIDISA, HINISA, IEASA, Inversora Diamante S.A., Inversora Nihuiles, PACOSA, Pampa Participaciones S.A., Pampa Participaciones II S.A., PEASA, PEFMSA, Petrolera Pampa S.A., TRANSBA (alternate director) and Transelec Argentina S.A. Also, Mr. Torres is the spokesperson of the management board of “Fundación Pampa Energía Comprometidos con la Educación.”

Gustavo Mariani

Mr. Gustavo Mariani is Non-independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A., since 2014. Mr. Mariani holds a degree in Economics from the Universidad de Belgrano and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Universidad del CEMA (Center of Macroeconomic Studies) and also is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 1998. He has been a member of our board of directors since November 2005 and serves as Vice-Chairman. Mr. Mariani is also Vice Chairman of EASA. He has been a member of the board of directors of Pampa Energía S.A. since November 2005 and serves as Vice-Chairman and Co-CEO. Mr. Mariani joined Grupo Dolphin in 1993 as an analyst and also served as an investment portfolio manager Mr. Mariani is currently Chairman of CTLL, CIESA, HIDISA, HINISA, IEASA, Inversora Diamante S.A., Inversora Nihuiles S.A., Pampa Comercializadora S.A., PEASA, PEFMSA , IECSA S.A., Transelec Argentina S.A. and TGS. He also serves as Director of ODS S.A., Bodega Loma la Lata S.A., CPB, CTG, GMA Warrants S.A., Transener S.A., Citelec, Consultores Fund Management S.A., Dolphin Créditos S.A., Dolphin Créditos Holding S.A., Dolphin Finance S.A, Grupo Mtres S.A., Emes Inversora S.A., Transba S.A., Grupo Emes S.A., Grupo Dolphin Holding S.A., ,IPB, Orígenes Seguros de Vida S.A., Orígenes Seguros de Retiro S.A., Pampa Participaciones S.A. II, Pampa Participaciones S.A., Petrolera Pampa S.A., Sitios Argentinos S.A, Dolphin Fund Management S.A., PELSA and TGS. In addition, Mr. Mariani is the executive secretary of the management board of “Fundación Pampa Energía Comprometidos con la Educación.”

Leandro Carlos Montero

Mr. Leandro A. Carlos Montero serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Previously served in the investment group of Pampa Energía S.A. He also served as director in CAMMESA. Prior to joining Edenor in 2012, Mr. Montero held various positions in the administration and finance areas of Pampa Energía and Petrobras Argentina S.A., both public and SEC-listed companies. Mr. Montero worked at Ernst & Young - Pistrelli, Henry Martin y Asociados in the Advisory and Auditing Division. Mr. Montero holds a degree in Public Accounting from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales (IAE), school of business of the Universidad Austral.

Victor Augusto Ruiz

Mr. Victor Augusto Ruiz serves as Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He began working at Edenor in 1992. Mr. Ruiz was one of the original partners from the consortium that participated in the privatization of Edenor. He also was part of the Grupo ASTRA CAPSA (Astra Compañía Argentina de Petróleo S.A.). Between 1992 and 2006, he worked as financial statements sub-manager and accounting sub-manager at Edenor. From 2006 and 2008, he worked as tax manager and has worked as principal accounting officer since 2008. He is a consultant member of the Tax Commission and the Accounting Rules and Public Offering Commission at la Cámara de Sociedades Anónimas (Chamber of Businesses). Mr. Ruiz holds a CPA from la University of Buenos Aires and an MBA from Universidad del Salvador in Argentina and Deusto in Spain.

Mariana de la Fuente

Ms. Mariana de la Fuente serves as Human Resources Director of the Company.A. She became the Director of Human Resources at Edenor in July 2014. She has also served as Manager at Edenor. Prior to these roles, she served as Manager of Human Resources EDEN (Empresa Distribuidora Norte Energia SA), a company that was part of Pampa Energía since 2011. Since 1990, she has served various human resources-related positions at several multinational companies, including Monsanto, Cerveceria Quilmes, Cabot and Abertis. Ms. de la Fuente has a degree in psychology from the University of Buenos Aires and an MBA in Management Development Program from the Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales (IAE) at the Universidad Austral.

Carlos Dionisio Ariosa

Mr. Carlos Dionisio Ariosa serves as Legal Affairs Manager of the Company. He became the Legal Affairs Manager in May 2012 and reports to the General Management at Edenor. Previously, he reported to the Legal Affairs Directorate beginning in June 2012. From 2010 and 2012, he was a Legal Affairs Manager at EMDERSA. Prior to that, he was a Legal Affairs Director at Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A. and Legal Affairs Manager at Petrobras. Beginning in 2013, he was a statutory auditor at SACME. In addition, from 2002 and 2006, he acted as statutory auditor within the Auditing Commissions of Transener, Transba, esur, Yacylec, Enecor, TGS and Compañía Mega. He was responsible for Perez Companc’s Legal Affairs in Bolivia and prior to that, worked at law firms specializing in energy law and the judicial branch. He is a lawyer and graduated with a degree in Law and Political Science from the Catholic University of Argentina. He carried out postgraduate studies in oil and gas legislation at the University of Buenos Aires, and also studied electric market and natural gas administration at ITBA.

Daniel Eduardo Flaks

Mr. Daniel Eduardo Flaks is Technical Director of Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. He joined Edenor in 1993. Between 1993 and 2003, Mr. Flaks served as department head and assistant manager in the areas of San Justo and Olivos. Between 2003 and 2006, he worked first as business manager and later as operations manager of the areas of Olivos and Pilar. Between 2006 and 2010, he worked as manager of distribution, responsible for directing, coordinating and controlling the technical and commercial operations of Edenor relating to the operation of the high, medium and low voltage facilities, control centers and commercial operations referring mainly to the attention of users and the relationship with municipal Governments and the ENRE. He currently serves as technical director of Edenor. Between 1993 and 1998, he was an assistant professor of electrical power systems at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional. Mr. Flaks has a degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional and holds an MBA from the Universidad del Salvador in Argentina.

Luis Lenkiewicz

Mr. Luis Lenkiewicz serves as Director of Information Technology and Telecommunications of the Company. Between March and October 2017, he was a manager of the same area. Previously, from October 2013 to February 2017, he was a Systems Manager at Petrobras Argentina until it was acquired by Pampa Energía. Since 1990, he served in several executive positions in the Systems and Human Resources departments at Pérez Companc and Petrobras in Argentina and Brazil. He holds a degree in Social Sciences and Humanities from the National University of Quilmes, Systems Analyst issued by ORT Argentina and carried out postgraduate studies in General Management at Austral University in Rosario.

Eduardo Abel Maggi

Mr. Eduardo Abel Maggi serves as Operations Director of the Company.A. Mr. Maggi was appointed Director of Operations at Edenor in 2001. Mr. Maggi also currently serves as a director of SACME, which is responsible for managing regional high-voltage distribution in the greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area, as well coordinating, controlling and supervising the generation, transmission and sub-transmission network in the City of Buenos Aires. Previously, Mr. Maggi served as Director of Operations in two of Edenor’s operation areas, San Martín and Morón. Mr. Maggi began his career at Edenor as a technical manager. He holds a degree in engineering from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional and an MBA from the Universidad del Salvador y Deusto in Spain.

Ariel Schapira

Mr. Ariel Schapira serves as Digital Transformation Director of the Company. Mr. Schapira is an industrial engineer and received his degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Since 2007, Mr. Schapira has been director and shareholder of several companies related to Grupo Emes (formerly Grupo Dolphin) such as Origen Seguros de Retiro, Comunicaciones y Consumos, among others. Previously, Mr. Shapira was regional Director of Telefonica, Regional Vice President of Bellsouth International USA, Executive Director of Movicom, General Manager of Radio Message (Motorola IND), and General Manager of Pouyet Tecsel. Currently, Mr. Shapira serves as Digital Transformation Director.

Gerardo Ruben Tabakman

Mr. Gerardo Ruben Tabakman serves as Customer Service Director of the Company. Prior to this role, he was the Director of Information Technology and Telecommunications at Edenor and he also served as Manager of the same department from September 2011 to April 2012. From February 2008 to September 2011, he served as Manager of Systems at Pampa Energía and also worked at Accenture from June 1997 to February 2008. Mr. Tabakman holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and an MBA in Management Development Program from the Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales (IAE), school of business of the Universidad Austral.

Maria Carolina Sigwald

Ms. Maria Carolina Sigwald is Non-Independent Director Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A., since April 19, 2017. She was Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs of Edenor from October 2015 to October 31, 2017. Since November 2017, she has been the Executive Director of Legal Affairs of Pampa. She started her professional career as a lawyer in Central Puerto S.A. after its privatization and then joined Chadbourne & Parke in New York and later the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) in Washington. Carolina returned to Argentina in 1998 as founding partner of Law Firm Díaz Bobillo, Sigwald & Vittone, where she served as an external advisor for energy companies, Pampa Energia among them. Likewise, she took office in Transportadora de Gas del Sur’s and Telefónica de Argentina’s board of directors. Mrs. Sigwald obtained her law degree in from the University of Buenos Aires, where she graduated with honors.

Diego Martin Salaverri

Mr. Diego Martin Salaverri serves as Director of the Company. He is Lawyer graduated from Catholic University of Buenos Aires in the year 1988. He is founding partner of Estudio Salaverri, Burgio and Wetzler Malbrán, specialist in mergers and acquisitions, competition defense, corporate law, capital market and corporate finance. Throughout his career he´s been distinguished in several opportunities for his professional merits on international publishing such us Chambers, Latin Lawyer and International Financial Law Review among others. Salaverri performed as international lawyer in the firm Brown & Brown, New York, actually named Sidley Austin. He was also member of Edenor Board between 2006 and 2017.

Carlos Alberto Lorenzetti

Mr. Carlos Alberto Lorenzetti is Independent Director of Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A., since April 19, 2017. From 1964 to 1971, he worked in Ducilo (Dupont Argentina) and he served the last two years as General Accountant. As from 1971, he worked as Administrative and Financial Director at Iveco Argentina. From 1976 until 1978, Mr. Lorenzetti held the General Management of Siderurgia Integrada. Later, in 1979, he served as advisor to the Presidency of the Banco de la Nación Argentina. From 1981 to 1983, he served as Manager of the Administration and Finance area at Austral Líneas Aéreas. From 1983 to 1988, he was Director of Finance for Sideco Americana. He was Director of Administration and Finance of C.R.M (Movicom) from 1988 to 1990, and of CICA S.A. from 1991 to 1992. In 1994, he served as Deputy Manager of Administration and Control at the Argentine Central Bank until 1997. He was Manager of Administration and Finance at Ambrosoli Argentina from 1997 to 2001 and at South Aurora from 2003 to 2005. From 2007 until 2013, he was Chairman of the Audit Committee of AUSA. Since 2013, he has been General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors of Teatro Colón. He holds the degrees of CPA, MBA and Ph Doctor Administration (candidate) from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Lucas Amado

Mr. Lucas Amado serves as Independent Director of the Company.A. Since 2016 he has been a member of the Company’s board of directors. He obtained a law degree from Universidad Católica Argentina. He served as Chief of the Land Registry, Real State Managing Director and Secretary of State of the Government of the province of Salta. He is member of the Salum, Amado & Asociados Law firm in the province of Salta.

Emilio Basavilbaso

Mr. Emilio Basavilbaso serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been a member of the Company’s board of directors since 2016. In December 2015, he was appointed Executive Director of the National Social Security Administration (ANSES). He performed different public duties such as President of Housing Institute, Sub-Secretary of Strategy and development of Human Resources and General Secretary of the Administrative Reform Committee, Sub-Secretary of Public Management Modernization and Strategic Planning General Director, all these positions within the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires’ public administration. Likewise, he worked for Telefónica in Argentina, Spain and Brazil, in the Corporate marketing and Development area. He is currently an independent professional and he is a member of the Boards of Transener S.A., Estancias El Algarrobo S.A. and Estancias San Bruno S.A. Mr. Basavilbaso obtained a degree in Business Economics, issued by the Torcuato Di Tella University (UTDT). In addition, he obtained a Master’s in Business Administration with honors in the Antonio de Nebrija University in Spain.

Gustavo Capatti

Mr. Gustavo Capatti serves as Independent Director of the Company. Certified Public Accountant - University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina (1981). Retired on June 30th, 2018, from EY Argentina/Arthur Andersen after 37 years working on Audit & Business Advisory (specialized in the Energy, Chemicals, Agroindustrial and Utilities industries), the last 14 years as Assurance Managing Partner and Member of the ExCom. Former Chairman of the Argentine External Audit Firms Forum and Former Board Member of IDEA (Instituto para el Desarrollo Empresario Argentino). Independent Director, Board of Directors and Audit Committee Consultant & Business Advisor, with strong experience in Risk Management, External Audit, M&A & Consulting Advisory Services.

Mariano Garcia Mithieux

Mr. Mariano Garcia Mithieux serves as Independent Director of the Company.A. He has been a member of the Company’s board of directors since 2016. He graduated with a degree in Architecture from the University of Buenos Aires and works as an architect in EWG, Architectural Urban Group.

Carlos Iglesias

Mr. Carlos Iglesias serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has a wide experience in the financial area in national and international Companies. Between 2002 and 2016 he was Director of the Investment Banking area at Raymond James Argentina. Previously Iglesias performed as Investment Banker at ING Argentina, Financial Manager at SAMAP (IRSA Group), Advisor at Booz Allen & Hamilton, member of the consortium for the Entel acquisition with Bell Atlantic y Manufacturers Hanover, Head of the Industry & External Commers Secretary and Financial Analyst at SOCMA. Iglesias holds a degree in Economics from the Buenos Aires University and a degree in Sociology from the Belgrano University.

Maria Jose Wuille Billie

Mr. Maria Jose Wuille Billie serves as Independent Director of the Company. English Teacher graduated from Catholic University of Buenos Aires, with a Management on nonprofit organizations Postgraduate from San Andrés University of Buenos Aires. Actually, performs as a member of the International Board of MSIF and International Relations Director of INECO Foundation.