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Mondi PLC (MNDI.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Williams

73 2009 Joint Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Oswald

56 2017 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Andrew King

49 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Markus Gartner

41 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Fibre Packaging/Paper

Georg Kasperkovitz

52 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Packaging

Vivien McMenamin

55 2017 Chief Executive Officer, South Africa

Peter Orisich

59 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Uncoated Fine Paper

Michael Hakes

53 2018 Group Human Resources Director

Philip Laubscher

63 2001 Company Secretary of Mondi Limited

John Lindahl

60 2017 Group Technical and Sustainability Director

Sara Sizer

56 2017 Group Communication and Marketing Director

Jenny Hampshire

35 2016 Company Secretary

Tanya Fratto

58 2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Enoch Godongwana

2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Stephen Harris

60 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Dominique Reiniche

64 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Stephen Young

63 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Clara Valera

2018 Group Head of Strategy & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Williams

Mr. David M. Williams is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Mondi Plc. He has significant experience in senior financial roles held across a range of multinational companies, with board experience as both an executive and non-executive director. David served as finance director of Bunzl plc for 14 years before retiring in January 2006. He was previously a member of the Tootal management board and Finance Director of Tootal plc and has held a number of senior independent director and committee chair roles. David was formerly a non-executive director of the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, Dewhirst Group plc, Medeva plc, George Wimpey plc, Taylor Wimpey plc, Tullow Oil plc, Meggitt plc and Dubai-based DP World Limited. David continues to contribute significant financial and business experience to the DLC Board and has an extensive understanding of Mondi and its history since listing.

Peter Oswald

Mr. Peter Josef Oswald is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Mondi Plc. He brings significant packaging and paper experience to the DLC Board, having worked in the sector for more than 27 years. He has detailed knowledge of operations and extensive experience in acquisitions, the restructuring, turnaround and organic growth of businesses and inspiring large teams. Peter began his career with Deutsche Bank and automotive company KTM. He joined the Frantschach Group in 1992 as the Head of Internal Audit, later becoming Corporate Controller. After serving as chief executive of the bag and flexibles business from 1995 to 2001, he was appointed chief executive of Mondi Packaging Europe in 2002, leading its subsequent integration with Frantschach into the new Mondi packaging division. Having held a number of senior executive roles within Mondi, Peter was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the former Europe & International Division in January 2008 and Chief Executive Officer of the Mondi Group in May 2017. He was a non-executive director of Telekom Austria AG between 2008 and 2014 and of MIBA AG between 2014 and 2015 and chair of the supervisory board of OMV AG between 2015 and 2016.

Andrew King

Mr. Andrew Charles Wallis King is an Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Mondi Plc. He has more than 16 years’ experience with Mondi in various strategy, business development and finance roles, giving him a detailed understanding of Mondi’s strategy, capital allocation priorities, financial structure and the environment in which the Group operates. He has played a key role in defining the Group’s strategic direction and re-shaping the capital structure since listing. Andrew completed articles with Deloitte & Touche in Johannesburg in 1994. In 1995 he joined Minorco, part of Anglo American, as a financial analyst, before assuming responsibility for the group’s investment management activities, and transferring to their corporate finance department in 1998. He worked on a number of group M&A activities before being appointed a vice president of Anglo American Corporate Finance in 1999. He was appointed Mondi’s Vice President of Business Development in 2002 and Corporate Development Director in 2004. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Mondi from June 2005 to May 2006. He was then appointed as Group Strategy and Business Development Director before becoming the Chief Financial Officer of the Mondi Group in 2008.

Markus Gartner

Mr. Markus Gartner is Chief Executive Officer, Fibre Packaging/Paper of the company. He has significant industrial and international business experience. He started his career at McKinsey & Company, working on numerous operational and strategic projects with a primary focus on product development and manufacturing processes across a variety of industries. Markus went on to join Novelis AG, a leading producer of rolled aluminium products, as Director of Strategy & Business Development for Europe. After a series of commercial and technical roles with growing responsibility, he eventually headed one of Novelis’ three businesses as Vice President & General Manager Specialities. In this capacity, he was responsible for a diverse range of applications, including consumer packaging solutions and industrial products. Markus joined Mondi in September 2018. He is Doctorate of Technical Sciences from ETH Zurich and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University

Georg Kasperkovitz

Mr. Georg Kasperkovitz is Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Packaging of the Company. He has more than 23 years of international experience having been Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Rail Cargo Austria and a consultant and partner with McKinsey & Company. Georg started his career as an engineer, working for five years in eastern Europe with Electricite de France / A.S.A. After graduating from Harvard Business School, he went on to work for 13 years for McKinsey & Company, focusing particularly on the industrial sector. He gained international operations, transformation and corporate finance experience in western and eastern Europe, North America, Australia, Singapore, China, and Africa. In August 2012 Georg joined Rail Cargo Austria AG executive management and successfully implemented the turnaround programme he had shaped as a consultant. He went on to join Mondi in 2016. In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Consumer Packaging business unit, Georg is also chair of Mondi’s operational committee. Masters and doctorate in mechanical engineering from Vienna University of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School

Vivien McMenamin

Ms. Vivien McMenamin is Chief Executive Officer, South Africa of the Company. She has over 15 years’ experience in the pulp and paper industry having held executive responsibility in Mondi South Africa for marketing and sales, human resources, corporate affairs and transformation. Viv’s roles have included Mondi Group Head of Sustainable Development and Director Land and Forestry. In October 2017, she was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Mondi South Africa. Viv was instrumental in the establishment of Mondi Zimele, Mondi’s small business development organisation and crafting Mondi’s innovative approach to land reform. Prior to Mondi, Viv worked in government and the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, serving Nelson Mandela as a member of the President’s Task Force on Local Economic Development and as a member of President Thabo Mbeki’s Economic Advisory Panel. Viv previously served on the boards of SiyaQhubeka Forests, South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR) and Durban Girls College. MSc in Economics from the University of London and certificate in Advanced High Performance Leadership from IMD Switzerland.

Peter Orisich

Mr. Peter Orisich is Chief Executive Officer, Uncoated Fine Paper of the Company. He has extensive experience in the industrial and consumer packaging industry, having started his career at Unilever where he spent 14 years. He held management roles in a number of divisions across central and eastern Europe. In 1998 he joined Lafarge Perlmooser as Chief Financial Officer, later going on to become Chief Executive Officer and leading the Austrian and Slovenian cement subsidiaries of Lafarge, a global manufacturer of building materials. After 10 years at Lafarge Perlmooser, Peter joined Mondi as Chief Executive Officer of Mondi Industrial Bags, taking responsibility for the strategy and operations of Mondi’s industrial bags business. He went on to be appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mondi’s Uncoated Fine Paper business in 2012. Peter is also responsible for overseeing Mondi’s Group procurement function. Graduated in business administration from the WUVienna business school.

Michael Hakes

Mr. Michael Hakes is Group Human Resources Director of the company. He has more than 30 years of international HR experience gained across the automotive, manufacturing and industrial services sectors. Michael began his career in various HR roles at companies across Europe including the Mitsubishi Electric Group, Johnson Controls and Faurecia. In 2007 he was appointed Group Chief HR Officer at LM Wind Power, a Danishbased supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry. Michael went on to become Group Senior Vice President Human Resources at Germanischer Lloyd until its merger with Det Norske Veritas in 2013. Following the merger, he was appointed Executive Vice President HR of the maritime division of the newly-formed organisation DNV GL, an international ship and offshore classification society. Michael joined Mondi in April 2018 as Group HR Director. Human Resources Management Degree from Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Lower Rhine Region, member of the Advanced HR Executive Programme at the University of Michigan and the Global Leadership Programme at INSEAD

Philip Laubscher

Mr. Philip Laubscher is an Company Secretary of Mondi Limited., a subsidiary of Mondi Plc. He holds BProc and LLB degrees and is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa, was inhouse counsel with national power utility Eskom for 15 years before joining Mondi in 1999 as Head of Legal Services. He was appointed Company Secretary of Mondi Limited in January 2001.

John Lindahl

Mr. John E. Lindahl is Group Technical and Sustainability Director of Mondi PLC. He has had an extensive career in the international forest industry, working in different operational managerial positions in Finland, the US and France in companies including M-real, Myllykoski and UPM. At UPM he then moved on to roles within corporate technology and investment coordination. From the industry he moved on to consulting and engineering company Poyry, where he held a number of executive positions in the forest industry business group, being involved in advisory services, pre-engineering studies and major implementation projects for the global pulp and paper industry until 2011 when he joined Mondi as Group Technical Director. Graduated in pulp and paper engineering from the Technical University of Helsinki in 1985 and an MBA from Jyvaskyla University in 1996

Sara Sizer

Ms. Sara Sizer is Group Communication and Marketing Director of the Company. She has more than 30 years’ experience in communication and marketing, having held senior positions at a number of large international industrial companies. In 1997, she joined Rolls-Royce plc as Head of Communication before being appointed as Head of Group Communications at Shell International. Sara went on to become Group Head of Marketing at BG Group. In 2010, Sara joined Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods Inc), the multinational food and beverage company, where she held the role of Director Corporate & Government Affairs Europe and then Vice President Global Communication. Sara joined Mondi in September 2017 as Group Communication & Marketing Director. She also chairs Mondi’s Diversity & Inclusion steering committee. Degree in Business Administration from Loughborough University.

Jenny Hampshire

Ms. Jenny Hampshire is an Company Secretary of the Company. She a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, joined Mondi in May 2007 and has held various roles in the company secretariat, including five years as Assistant Company Secretary. She was appointed Company Secretary of Mondi plc in December 2016. Prior to joining Mondi Jenny worked for The BOC Group plc in its company secretariat. Philip and Jenny work together on the coordination of Mondi’s DLC structure.

Tanya Fratto

Ms. Tanya D. Fratto is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She has wide experience in product innovation, profit and loss, sales and marketing and engineering in a range of sectors. This experience, together with Tanya’s extensive knowledge of operating in the US, brings a vital perspective to the DLC Board. She was CEO of Diamond Innovations, Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of super-abrasive products, until 2010. Before that she enjoyed a successful 20-year career with General Electric where she ran a number of businesses and built an experience base in product management, operations, Six Sigma and supply chain management. Prior to starting her career with General Electric, she worked at International Paper Company. Non-executive director of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., Smiths Group plc and Ashtead Group plc.

Enoch Godongwana

Mr. Enoch Godongwana has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective September 1, 2019. Enoch has an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of London and is currently a non-executive director of the South African National Housing Finance Corporation, the Development Bank of South Africa and the New Development Bank. Enoch has previously held roles with the South African Economic Development Ministry and the South African Department of Public Enterprises.

Stephen Harris

Mr. Stephen C. Harris is Independent Non-Executive Director of Mondi Plc. He brings to the DLC Board extensive experience in engineering and manufacturing having spent his early career with Courtaulds plc before moving to the USA to join APV Inc, where he held several senior management positions between 1984 and 1995. Stephen was appointed to the board of Powell Duffryn plc as an executive director in 1995 and then went on to join Spectris plc as an executive director from 2003 until 2008. He was also a non-executive director of Brixton plc from 2006 to 2009. Chartered engineer, graduated in engineering from Cambridge University, master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Dominique Reiniche

Ms. Dominique Reiniche is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She has extensive business understanding of operating in senior leadership positions in Europe as well as international strategic, consumer marketing and innovation experience, allowing her to provide valuable insight to the DLC Board. She started her career with Procter & Gamble before moving to Kraft Jacobs Suchard as Director of Marketing and Strategy where she was also a member of their executive committee. After helping Jacobs Suchard through its acquisition by Kraft-Mondelez, Dominique joined The Coca-Cola System in 1992, starting as Marketing and Sales Director and then holding various roles of increasing responsibility up to general manager France. From 2002 to early 2005 she was CEO Europe for Coca-Cola Enterprises and from 2005 she was CEO Europe for the Coca-Cola Company and then chair from 2013 until stepping down in 2014. Dominique was a non-executive director of Peugeot-Citroen SA between 2012 and 2015 and of AXA SA between 2005 and 2017. MBA from ESSEC Business School in Paris.

Stephen Young

Mr. Stephen G. Young is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Stephen has a strong financial and general management background with experience gained internationally across a variety of sectors, including the industrial and engineering sectors. Stephen spent his early career in commercial accounting and finance roles at companies including Ford Motor Company, Mars, Inc and Grand Metropolitan plc (now Diageo plc). He was Group Finance Director of the Automobile Association until its acquisition by Centrica in 2000 before becoming Group Finance Director at Thistle Hotels plc. In 2004 Stephen was appointed Group Finance Director at Meggitt plc, an international engineering business specialising in aerospace equipment. He held this role for nine years before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2013. Stephen stepped down from the board of Meggitt plc on 31 December 2017.

Clara Valera