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ContourGlobal PLC (GLO.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Craig Huff

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Joseph Brandt

52 President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Stefan Schellinger

2019 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Karl Schnadt

2011 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Amanda Schreiber

Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Alessandra Marinheiro

Executive Vice President - Business Development Latin America

Alejandro Domingo

Non-Executive Director

Gregg Zeitlin

Non-Executive Director

Daniel Camus

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mariana Gheorghe

64 2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan Gillespie

2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Ronald Traechsel

61 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Smelt

2019 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Craig Huff

Mr. Craig A. Huff serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Huff co-founded ContourGlobal in 2005 and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Huff co-founded Reservoir Capital in 1998 and is a member of all fund Investment Committees. He currently serves on the boards of many of Reservoir Capital’s portfolio companies in industries such as energy, power, aircraft leasing, and insurance. He has also been instrumental in the formation and development of a variety of hedge funds and private investment firms. Mr. Huff is the President of the Board of Trustees of St. Bernard’s School and serves as a Trustee of the Princeton Theological Seminary. Prior to founding Reservoir Capital, Mr. Huff was a Partner at Ziff Brothers Investments and, prior to business school, served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer and nuclear engineer. Mr. Huff graduated magna cum laude from Abilene Christian University with a B.S. in Engineering Physics. He completed his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School, where he graduated with high distinction as a Baker Scholar.

Joseph Brandt

Mr. Joseph C. Brandt serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Brandt co-founded ContourGlobal and has served as ContourGlobal’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2005 and is a member of its Board of Directors. He has led development and operations in the global electric utility industry in Europe, the Americas and Africa for nearly two decades. Prior to co-founding ContourGlobal in 2005, Mr. Brandt worked at The AES Corporation, an international power company, from 1999 to 2005, serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer. At AES, Mr. Brandt’s responsibilities included management of the company’s global utility operations. He served on the board of directors of many of AES’s key subsidiaries, including AES Gener in Chile where he was Chairman of the Board. Mr. Brandt received a B.A. from George Mason University, a M.A. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Brandt also attended graduate school at the University of California, Berkeley and was a Fulbright Fellow at Helsinki University in Finland.

Stefan Schellinger

Mr. Stefan Schellinger serves as Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Schellinger joined ContourGlobal in April 2019 and serves as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Financial Officer and is a member of the Board of Directors of ContourGlobal plc. Prior to joining Stefan was Group Finance Director and Executive Director of Essentra plc from 2015 until 2018, having joined the company as Corporate Development Director and Group Management Committee member in 2013. Prior to this, Stefan spent 8 years with Danaher Corporation, as Corporate Development Director and as Finance Director – Emerging Markets at Gilbarco Veeder Root. Stefan has previously worked as Vice President in investment banking at J.P. Morgan in London with a focus on strategic advisory and M&A. He started his career in accountancy in Germany at Arthur Andersen. Stefan received his MBA from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business and holds a degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Karl Schnadt

Mr. Karl Schnadt serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining ContourGlobal he worked at STEAG, one of the world’s largest coal power companies, located in Germany. He worked with STEAG for 24 years, holding a variety of positions at the company, including serving as a project manager and plant engineer and most recently, since 2006, as a Member of the Board of Executive Officers. From 2000 to 2006, he served as the Chief Executive Officer for Iskenderun Enerji Uretim ve Tic. A.S., Ankara, in Turkey, which is a 51% subsidiary of STEAG. He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Technology from Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany.

Amanda Schreiber

Ms. Amanda Justine Schreiber serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel of the Company. She is responsible for all Company legal matters and the Company’s global compliance program, including advising the Company on compliance with U.S. and international anti-corruption, international trade, and competition laws. Ms. Schreiber joined ContourGlobal in April 2012 as Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, and served as the Company’s Chief Corporate Legal Officer from 2013 to 2017. From 2012 to 2017, Ms. Schreiber served as Corporate Secretary to ContourGlobal’s Board of Directors. Before joining ContourGlobal, Ms. Schreiber served as compliance counsel at Colgate-Palmolive Company from 2008 to 2012, including as Chief Compliance Counsel from 2011 to 2012. Prior to joining Colgate, Ms. Schreiber was an associate at Covington & Burling LLP, and at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, in New York. From 2002 to 2003, Ms. Schreiber was a law clerk to the Honorable Barrington D. Parker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Ms. Schreiber received her A.B. in Political Science from Brown University and her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Alessandra Marinheiro

Ms. Alessandra Marinheiro serves as Executive Vice President - Business Development Latin America of the Company. She is ContourGlobal’s Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Latin America and is responsible for implementing growth strategies for Latin America and strengthening the Company’s presence in this region. Ms. Marinheiro joined ContourGlobal in August 2009 as Business Development Vice-President for Brazil, where she successfully originated and structured greenfield wind and hydroelectric projects. Prior to that, Ms. Marinheiro worked for 12 years at The AES Corporation in Brazil, as Business Development Director and Commercial Director at AES’s generation business. Ms. Marinheiro has led several mergers and acquisitions transactions, greenfield project development, project finance and corporate finance transactions. Ms. Marinheiro has a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Pontifica Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo (PUC-SP) with an Executive MBA from COPPEAD-UFRJ.

Alejandro Domingo

Mr. Alejandro Santo Domingo serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Santo Domingo has served on ContourGlobal’s Board of Directors since October 2017. He is a Senior Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors, Inc. in New York City. Mr Santo Domingo is a member of the board of Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI). He was a member of the Board of Directors of SABMiller Plc, where 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 industrial and media assets in Latin America. He is also a director of JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts), 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 theater company. In the non-profit sector, he is Chairman of the Wildlife Conservation Society and Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. He is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Member of the Board of Channel Thirteen/WNET (PBS), a Member of the Board of DKMS; a foundation dedicated to finding donors for leukemia patients, and he is a Member of the Board of Fundacion Pies Descalzos. Mr. Santo Domingo is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Mount Sinai Health System. Mr. Santo Domingo is a graduate of Harvard College,

Gregg Zeitlin

Mr. Gregg M. Zeitlin serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Zeitlin has served on ContourGlobal’s Board of Directors since 2008. Mr. Zeitlin co-founded Reservoir Capital in 1998, serves as a Senior Managing Director, and is a member of all fund Investment Committees. He serves on the boards of several Reservoir Capital portfolio companies and has been instrumental in the formation and development of several investment firms seeded by Reservoir Capital. Prior to founding Reservoir Capital, Mr. Zeitlin was a partner at Ziff Brothers Investments. Before joining Ziff Brothers Investments, Mr. Zeitlin was Vice President, Financial Strategy for Ziff Communications Company, where he focused on strategic partnerships and acquisitions, and ultimately, the sale of the Ziff family’s operating businesses. Previously, Mr. Zeitlin worked at Sunrise Capital Partners and Wasserstein Perella & Co. M. Zeitlin graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance

Daniel Camus

Dr. Daniel Camus serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Camus has served on ContourGlobal’s Board of Directors since April 2016. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of the humanitarian finance organization The Global Fund, based in Geneva and was in that position since 2012. Mr. Camus also serves on the board of directors of Cameco Corp (Canada) and is a member of the Board of directors of Find Diagnostics in Geneva ( Switzerland). From 2002 to 2011, Mr. Camus served as Group CFO and head of Strategy and International Activities of Electricité de France SA (EDF), an integrated energy operator with an international presence, active in the generation, distribution, transmission, supply and trading of electrical energy. Prior to joining EDF, Mr. Camus held various roles in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry in Germany, France, the United States and Canada. He held several senior responsibilities with the Hoechst and Aventis Groups. Mr. Camus received his PhD in Economics from the Sorbonne University and is a Laureate of the Institute d’Études Politiques de Paris, with specialization in finance.

Mariana Gheorghe

Ms. Mariana Gheorghe serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Gheorghe has served as Non-Executive Director on our Board of Directors since 30th June 2019. From 2006 to 2018, Ms. Gheorghe was Chief Executive Officer and President of the Romanian oil and gas company OMV Petrom which is part of the Austrian-listed OMV Group. Ms. Gheorghe led OMV Petrom's transformation following privatization and oversaw its entry into electricity generation. Prior to this, Ms. Gheorghe held several senior finance roles, including working as an international banker for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development based in London and as Deputy General Director for the Romanian Ministry of Finance. She is currently a member of the Supervisory Board of ING Group and ING Bank, based in the Netherlands, a position she has held since 2015.

Alan Gillespie

Dr. Alan R. Gillespie Ph.D. serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Gillespie has served on ContourGlobal’s Board of Directors since 2017. Dr. Gillespie previously served as a Non-Executive Director of Elan Corporation plc from 1996 to 2007, as Chairman of Ulster Bank Group from 2001 to 2008, as Senior Independent Director of United Business Media plc from 2008 to 2017 and as Senior Independent Director of Old Mutual plc 2009 to 2018. In the public sector, Dr. Gillespie served as Chairman of The Northern Ireland Industrial Development Board from 1996 to 2002, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC Capital Partners) from 2000 to 2003, where he was responsible for the creation of Globeleq, an electricity generation and transmission business across the emerging markets, and Chairman of The International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm) from 2005 to 2012 and as Chairman of the United Kingdom’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) from 2009 to 2018. Dr. Gillespie’s investment banking career spanned 10 years at Citigroup, Inc. in London and Geneva, and 15 years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in London, where he was a Partner for 10 years. Dr. Gillespie received an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and is an Honorary Fellow at Clare College, University of Cambridge.

Ronald Traechsel

Mr. Ronald Frank Traechsel serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Trächsel has served on ContourGlobal’s Board of Directors since May 2015. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the BKW Group and has been in that position since 2014. From 2007 to 2014, Mr. Trächsel served as the Chief Financial Officer of Sika Group, and from 1999 to 2000, he held several positions at Vitra Group, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Vitra Group, Mr. Trächsel also worked at Ringier Group, Ciba-Geigy Corporation and BDO/Visura. Mr. Trächsel also serves on various boards of directors, including the board of Swissgrid AG, and KWO AG. Mr. Trächsel received an M.B.A. from the University of Bern.

John Smelt

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