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Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (GGAL.BA)

GGAL.BA on Buenos Aires Stock Exchange

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14 Aug 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eduardo Escasany

69 2010 Chairman of the Board

Pedro Richards

67 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Pablo Gutierrez

60 2010 Vice Chairman of the Board

Jose Ronsini

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Abel Ayerza

80 1999 Director

Daniel Antonio Llambias

73 2017 Director

Federico Mauricio Braun

70 1999 Director

Silvestre Vila Moret

49 2002 Director

Claudia Estecho

62 2019 Independent Director

Ricardo Gonzalez

68 2020 Independent Director

Miguel Maxwell

63 2020 Independent Director

Antonio Roberto Garces

77 2019 Trustee

Jose Luis Gentile

2018 Trustee

Omar Severini

2018 Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Eduardo Escasany

Mr. Eduardo J. Escasany is Chairman of the Board of Grupo Financiero Galicia, S.A. since April 2010. Mr. Escasany obtained a degree in economics at the Universidad Católica Argentina. He was associated with Banco Galicia from 1973 to 2002. He was appointed to Banco Galicia’s board of directors in 1975. In 1979, he was elected as the vice chairman and from 1989 to March 21, 2002 he served as the chairman of Banco Galicia’s board of directors and its chief executive officer. He served as the vice chairman of the Argentine Bankers Association from 1989 to 1993 and the chairman of such association from 1993 to 2002. He was chairman of the Board of Directors from April 2002 to June 2002. In April 2005, he was re-elected as member of the Board of Directors and appointed as chairman in 2010. He is also a lifetime trustee and chairman of the Fundación Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires. He is the chairman of Helena Emprendimientos Inmobiliarios S.A. and an alternate director for RPE Distribución S.A. and Hidro Distribución S.A. Mr. Escasany is Mr. Silvestre Vila Moret’s uncle.

Pedro Richards

Mr. Pedro Alberto Richards is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. Mr. Richards obtained a degree in economics from the Universidad Católica Argentina. He holds a Master of Science in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was the director of the National Development Bank. He has been associated with Banco Galicia since 1990. He was a member of the board of directors of Galicia Capital Markets S.A. between 1992 and 1994 and vice chairman of Net Investment between September 2001 and May 2007. Since August 2000, he served as Grupo Financiero Galicia’s managing director and from 2010 as our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Richards is also Director of Galicia Warrants, and director of Galicia Administradora de Fondos S.A. Mr. Richards was an alternate director of Grupo Financiero Galicia from April 2003 until April 2005, after which he served as a director until April 14, 2010. He was appointed as a director of Grupo Financiero Galicia in April 2017.

Pablo Gutierrez

Mr. Pablo Gutierrez is Vice Chairman of the Board of Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. Mr. Gutierrez obtained a degree in business administration at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has been associated with Banco Galicia since 1985, where he served in different positions. In April 2005, he was appointed to the board of directors of Banco Galicia. Mr. Gutierrez is regular director of Tarjetas Regionales, and Tarjeta Naranja S.A. and a lifetime trustee of the Fundación Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires. He was an alternate director of Grupo Financiero Galicia from April 2003 to April 2010 when he was appointed as vice chairman. In April 2012, he was appointed as the vice chairman of Banco Galicia.

Jose Ronsini

Mr. Jose L. Ronsini is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Ronsini obtained a degree in accounting from the Universidad Católica Argentina. He holds a Master in Finance from the University of CEMA, and attended the Senior Management Program at the Universidad de San Andrés. He has been associated with Banco Galicia since 2001. He previously served as the Chief Credit Risk auditor, responsible for subsidiaries, Tarjetas Regionales, and Galicia Administradora de Fondos S.A. Mr. Ronsini has served as General Accountant of Banco Galicia since 2012.

Abel Ayerza

Mr. Abel Ayerza is Director of Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. since September 1999. Mr. Ayerza obtained a degree in business administration at the Universidad Católica Argentina. He was associated with Banco Galicia from 1966 to 2002. Mr. Ayerza is also second vice chairman of the Fundación Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires and the managing partner of Cribelco S.R.L., Crisabe S.R.L. and Huinca Cereales S.R.L. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since September, 1999.

Daniel Antonio Llambias

Mr. Daniel Antonio Llambias serves as Director of the Company.A., since 2017. Mr. Llambías obtained a degree in national public accounting at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has been associated with Banco Galicia since 1964. He was elected as an alternate director of Banco Galicia in September 1997 and served as a director from September 2001 until August 2009, when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Llambías is also a director of Tarjeta Naranja and Tarjetas Regionales and an alternate trustee of the Fundación Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires. He served as the chairman of ADEBA from April 2016 to April 2017. Mr. Llambías was appointed as a director of Grupo Financiero Galicia in April 2017.

Federico Mauricio Braun

Mr. Federico Mauricio Braun is Director of Grupo Financiero Galicia, S.A. since September 1999. Mr. Braun obtained a degree in industrial engineering at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He was associated with Banco Galicia from 1984 to 2002. Mr. Braun is also the chairman of Patagonia Logística S.A., Campos de la Patagonia S.A., Estancia Anita S.A., Tarjeta del Mar and S.A. Importadora y Exportadora de la Patagonia; the vice chairman of Asociación Empresaria Argentina and Asociación de Supermercados Unidos. He is a director of Inmobiliaria Financiera “La Josefina” S.A. and an alternate director of Martseb S.A. He is a lifetime trustee of the Fundación Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since September 1999.

Silvestre Vila Moret

Mr. Silvestre Vila Moret is Director of Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. since June 2002. Mr. Vila Moret obtained a degree in banking administration at the Universidad Católica Argentina. He was associated with Banco Galicia from 1997 until May 2002. Mr. Vila Moret is also vice chairman of El Benteveo S.A. and Santa Ofelia S.A. He has served as on the Board of Directors since June 2002. He is a lifetime trustee of the Fundación Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires.

Claudia Estecho

Ms. Claudia Raquel Estecho serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mrs. Estecho obtained a degree in accounting at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She has also completed specialized training programs in the areas of Human Resources, Risk and Executive Management at the Universidad Austral. She held different positions at Banco Galicia since 1976 to 2016 in the areas of Finance, Planning and Risk Management. She was appointed as regular director of Grupo Financiero Galicia in April 2019.

Ricardo Gonzalez

Mr. Ricardo Alberto Gonzalez serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gonzalez served in various positions at Banco Galicia between 1973 and December 2009, mainly in the retail division and the credit department. He retired as general manager of the corporate banking division. In April 2019, he was appointed as alternate director of Grupo Financiero Galicia.

Miguel Maxwell

Mr. Miguel C. Maxwell serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Maxwell obtained a degree in national public accounting at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1979 and in 1986 he completed the High Management Program - Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales - Buenos Aires (Harvard Business School - University of Navarra). He developed his professional career at Deloitte & Co. S.A. (Argentina, Paraguay y Bolivia) where he entered in 1977, was promoted to Audit Partner in 1986, became Member of the Board from 1999 until May 2005, Audit Business Leader from June 2005 until May 2011 and Chairman and CEO from June 2011 until May 2017. He was also Member of the Board of Deloitte LATCO (15 Latin American countries) from June 2011 until May 2014, CEO of Deloitte LATCO from June 2014 until May 2017 and Member of the Board of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu from June 2014 until May 2017. Mr Maxwell has substantial experience in audit, serving both domestic clients and subsidiaries of European and American Companies in Argentina. He has more than 35 years of professional experience. Currently he is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Llorente & Cuenca (LLYC) in Argentina, Member of the Board of José M. Alladio e Hijos S.A. and regular syndic of LIAG Argentina S.A.

Antonio Roberto Garces

Mr. Antonio Roberto Garces serves as Trustee of the Company. He obtained a degree in national public accounting at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has been associated with Banco Galicia since 1959 and with Grupo Financiero Galicia since 2002. In April 1985, he was appointed as an alternate director of Banco Galicia. Subsequently, he was appointed as the vice chairman of Banco Galicia in September 2001, the chairman of the board of directors of Banco Galicia from March 2002 until August 2002, and then the vice chairman from August 2002 until April 2003, when he was elected as the chairman of Banco Galicia’s board of directors until 2011. From 2003 to 2010 he was the chairman of Grupo Financiero Galicia. In April 2012, Mr. Garcés was appointed as a director of Grupo Financiero Galicia. He is a trustee of the Fundación Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.

Jose Luis Gentile

Mr. Jose Luis Gentile is Trustee of Grupo Financiero Galicia, S.A., since 2018. Mr. Gentile obtained a degree in accounting from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has provided services to Grupo Financiero Galicia since 1999 to March 2017. He served as Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2017. He was elected as a regular syndic of Banco Galicia and Grupo Financiero Galicia in April 2017. Additionally, he is a regular syndic of Galicia Valores and Galicia Warrants, and an alternate syndic of Cobranzas Regionales, Tarjeta Naranja, and of other subsidiaries of Banco Galicia and Grupo Financiero Galicia.

Omar Severini

Mr. Omar Severini serves as Trustee of the Company. Mr. Severini obtained a degree in accounting from the Universidad de Belgrano and a degree in finance with a concentration in capital markets from UCEMA. He has been associated with Banco Galicia since 1978 and served in positions responsible for the regular audit from 1986 to 2009. He served as Internal Auditor Manager to Banco Galicia between 2009 and 2017. He was elected as a regular syndic of Banco Galicia and Grupo Financiero Galicia in April 2018. Additionally, he is a regular syndic of Galicia Valores, Galicia Warrants, Tarjetas Regionales, Tarjeta Naranja, and of other subsidiaries of Banco Galicia and Grupo Financiero Galicia.