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Play Communications SA (PLY.WA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ioannis Karagiannis

58 2017 Chairman of the Board

Jean Harion

61 2018 President of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Graham McInroy

59 2017 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Holger Puchert

53 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Michal Ziolkowski

39 2018 Technical Director, Member of the Management Board

Wojciech Danieluk

46 2018 Information & Technology Director, Member of the Management Board

Piotr Kuriata

46 2019 Chief Business Development and Regulatory, Member of the Management Board

Michal Wawrzynowicz

47 Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Mikkel Noesgaard

2019 Director of Marketing, Member of the Management Board

Vasileios Billis

51 2017 Member of the Board of Directors

Rouben Bourlas

43 2018 Member of the Board of Directors

Serdar Cetin

41 2017 Member of the Board of Directors

Patrick Tillieux

62 2017 Member of the Board of Directors

Dominik Libicki

2019 Non-Executive Director

Andrzej Klesyk

54 2017 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Andrzej Olechowski

71 2017 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Tomasz Pozniak

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Ioannis Karagiannis

Mr. Ioannis D. Karagiannis has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. since June 21, 2017. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee, Operational and Investment Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committee. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Play. He has been working for companies in the Tollerton group since 1994, and has served as a manager there since January 2010. He also serves as a member of the supervisory board of 3GNS sp. z o.o. which is part of the Group. He also serves as Chairman of the Board for Retail World S.A. and Olumpia Group S.A. Prior to that, he served as CEO of the Germanos Group from December 2001 to December 2010. He received a degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and an MBA from the University of Bradford.

Jean Harion

Mr. Jean-Marc Harion serves as President of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer of Play Communications S.A. He has served as Member of the Management Board of the Company since July 2018. Prior joining the Group, Jean-Marc Harion had over 25 years of experience within the telecommunications sector, most recently serving as CEO of Orange Egypt and Mobistar, both listed companies, and previously as CEO of Orange Dominicana and Orange VP Business Development Americas in New York. Prior to joining Orange Group, Jean-Marc Harion established his own company, Computer Channel, which he developed over a 10 year period before it was sold to Wanadoo (France Telecom Group). Mr. Harion holds a master’s degree in Information Management from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a master in Linguistics and post-graduate degree from Universite Libre de Bruxelles. He also holds a degree from Universitaet Mannheim.

Graham McInroy

Mr. Graham Bruce McInroy has served as Deputy Chairman of Play Communications S.A. since June 21, 2017. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee as well as of the Operational and Investment Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committee. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Play. He is a partner of Novator, a London based private equity advisory firm, which he joined in 2004. His primary role is sourcing and deal execution, both entries and exits, as well as active involvement in portfolio companies. He has been with the Play Group since its inception in 2005, serving on the supervisory board, and acting as Chairman of the Audit Committee. He also served as a member of the supervisory board of 3GNS sp. z o.o. since 2008. He has significant investment experience, including Novator’s investment in Tradus (formerly QXL), the leading internet auction business in Poland and the region, acting as board member, member of the Audit Committee and interim Chairman in 2006/07. He takes an active role in managing portfolio investments, particularly in telecommunications and has been member of the boards of directors of Netia (Poland), Turknet (formerly NetOne, Turkey), Bulgarian Telecoms Company (now Vivacom), Forthnet (Greece) and Be Unlimited (UK). He is also a director of WOM Chile (formerly Nextel Chile), and of AASA group companies. He has an active role in the Audit Committees at Netia, BTC and Forthnet. He has over twenty years’ experience in both developed and emerging markets with a primary focus on telecommunications & technology and related sectors. Prior to joining Novator, he gained wide ranging telecommunications experience: in industry with BT, in equities research with ABN Hoare Govett and latterly in investment banking with Deutsche Bank and with Merrill Lynch. Bruce received an MA degree in Computer Sciences from Trinity College, Cambridge.

Holger Puchert

Mr. Holger Puchert serves as Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board of Play Communications S.A. He has been a member of the Management Board of the Company since March 2017. He is also a member of the Management Board of 3GNS sp. z o.o., which is a part of the Play Group. Mr. Puchert is an experienced chief financial officer in the telecommunications sector in Europe. Before joining the Play Group, Mr. Puchert was the Chief Financial Officer of Versatel, Berlin / Dusseldorf for nearly three years, and served as CFO of Kabel BW GmbH, CFO of Orange Austria Telecommunications GmbH (formerly ONE GmbH) and Vice President for M&A Projects at E.ON AG. Mr. Puchert is a graduate of Universitat Karlsruhe where he studied Business Engineering (Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur), following his apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in Dusseldorf. He also earned a doctorate in Economics from Universitat Karlsruhe (the University of Karlsruhe) (KIT), where he worked as a research assistant.

Michal Ziolkowski

Mr. Michal Ziolkowski has been appointed Technical Director, Member of the Management Board at Play Communications S.A. effective as of November 1, 2018. He has worked for over 20 years in the telecommunication sector and has been with Play since its inception. Since March 2017 he has been responsible for network development. He started his professional career at Play with the P4 project, which he implemented for Play’s co-owner at the that time, i.e. Netia. As part of the project he was responsible for rolling out a transmission network for mobile telephony base stations. He joined Play in 2009, taking up the position of the head of the department where he was responsible for rolling out a transmission network and intero-perator cooperation. The migration of the transmission network to the ALL IP standard implemented by him three years later was the first such an undertaking on the Polish telecoms market. He gained experience in many strategic projects carried out by the company, including spectrum tender procedures or due diligence of telco companies in M&A processes. In 2017 he was appointed to the position of the head of the Investment and Network Rollout Department, where he was responsible for designing and implementing mobile network rollout, the biggest project in the company’s history and one of the most dynamic and demanding processes in Poland. He graduated from Poznan University of Technology, specializing in electronics and telecommunications. He also completed the Executive Master of Business Administration program at Warsaw University of Technology Business School.

Wojciech Danieluk

Mr. Wojciech Danieluk has been appointed Information & Technology Director, Member of the Management Board at Play Communications S.A. effective as of November 1, 2018. He has over 20 years of experience in telecommunication sector. He is also a member of the Management Board of 3GNS sp. z o.o., which is part of the Play Group. Mr. Danieluk joined Play in 2008 and since then he performed the functions of Product Development Director, Project Management Office Director and People and Program Director. Between 1997 and 2008 Mr. Danieluk worked at Ericsson Poland where he held positions of Product Manager, Network Planning Manager and KAM,Sales Director for Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa sp. z o.o. (now known as T-Mobile). Mr. Danieluk received a Master of Science degree from Lodz Technical University and holds AMP (Advanced Management Program) from IESE.

Piotr Kuriata

Mr. Piotr Kuriata has been a Chief Business Development and Regulatory Officer and member of the Management Board of Play Communications SA since February 2019. He has 20 years of experience in our industry, working with different operators. Piotr played a key-role in developing and implementing the company strategy through many critical negotiations, concerning among others national roaming, spectrum acquisitions, changes to Mobile Number Portability and Mobile Termination Rates asymmetry. Before joining Play Group, he worked for dataCom S.A. and Exatel S.A. where he was in charge of regulations and co-operation with operators. Also, he served as Interconnection manager in Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa Sp. z o.o. (currently T-Mobile Polska S.A.). Mr. Kuriata is a graduate of Management Programs held by IESE Business School of University of Navarra and Telecommunications Executive Management Institute of Canada in Montreal. He holds master’s degree from Warsaw University of Technology where he studied Telecommunications Systems and Networks, as well as Enterprise Management at Production Engineering Faculty.

Michal Wawrzynowicz

Mr. Michal Wawrzynowicz serves as Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Management Board of Play Communications S.A. He has been a member of the Management Board of the Company since June 2007. He is also a member of the Management Board of 3GNS sp. z o.o., which is part of the Play Group. Prior to joining the management, Mr. Wawrzynowicz worked as General Manager of the Germanos Group in Poland. He was also General Manager of GTI sp. z o.o., the biggest Orange dealer in Poland and the Commercial Director of Germanos Polska sp. z o.o., formerly known as “Era,” the largest T-Mobile dealer. Prior to becoming their Commercial Director, he had held the position of Sales Director and that of Marketing Director. Mr. Wawrzynowicz received an MBA from Akademia Leona Kozminskiego (Kozminski University) and a Master of Science degree from Politechnika Warszawska.

Mikkel Noesgaard

Vasileios Billis

Mr. Vasileios Billis has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. since June 21, 2017. He is Member of company's Audit Committee, Operational and Investment Committee as well as of Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Play. He has also served as a member of the supervisory board of 3GNS sp. z o.o. which is part of the Play Group. Since April 2013, Mr. Billis has served as the Chief Executive Officer at Systems Sunlight S.A., a company in the Olympia group. Prior to holding that position, he served as a director and board member for Olympia. He received an MBA from INSEAD (France) and a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southampton.

Rouben Bourlas

Mr. Rouben Bourlas has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. since July 25, 2018. Mr. Bourlas started his career in strategy consulting in New York and then moved to London as Commercial Director at the EasyGroup of Stelios Hajiioannou. He was CEO of Public retail stores until 2015 when he became the CEO of Westnet Distribution. Since February 2018 he is the CEO of Olympia Group. Mr. Bourlas holds a bachelor and Master degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in New York, as well as an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston.

Serdar Cetin

Mr. Serdar Cetin has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. since June 21, 2017. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee, Operational and Investment Committee as well as Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Play. He is a Partner at Novator and is responsible for sourcing, managing and exiting investments at Novator. He has served on the supervisory board of Play since July 2007 and 3GNS sp. z o.o. since October 2008. He also served on the Management Board of Play between July 2005 and October 2006. In addition he is a member of Play’s audit committee. He is also a director of WOM Chile (formerly Nextel Chile) and AASA Global. He has significant investment experience in the telecommunications sector. He has advised on telecommunications investments in a number of countries including Greece, Turkey, Poland and the United Kingdom. He was a board member at Turk.net, a Turkish altnet from February 2007 until April 2013. Prior to joining Novator in 2004, he worked at Merrill Lynch investment banking and BNP Paribas. He holds an Msc in Management (Grande Ecole) from HEC School of Management in Paris and BSc in civil engineering from Middle East Technical University in Ankara. He is fluent in English, Turkish and French.

Patrick Tillieux

Mr. Patrick Tillieux has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. since June 21, 2017. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Play. He is the managing partner of his own asset management company Pambridge Ltd, London. He has worked in the television industry for more than 25 years. He is the former CEO and board member of broadcast technology company Red Bee Media in London. He also served as COO of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG in Munich from 2007 to 2009 and CEO of SBS Broadcasting Europe in Amsterdam, which he joined in 2001. Before that he served as Managing Director of Canal+ in the Netherlands and CFO of RTL Netherlands. He started his career at Bouygues SA in Paris in 1981 and held senior positions in its broadcast operation TF1 and Eurosport, which he helped set up. Mr. Tillieux is also member of the supervisory boards of Ceske Radiokomunikace in Czech Republic, Towercom in Slovakia and Brussels Airport in Belgium. He holds a MSc of Civil Engineering and a MSc of Industrial Administration both from Universite Catholique de Louvaine (Catholic University of Louvain), Belgium.

Dominik Libicki

Andrzej Klesyk

Mr. Andrzej Piotr Klesyk has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. since June 21, 2017. He is Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Play. He has also served as CEO of Powszechny Zaklad Ubespieczen SA in 2007-2015. He is a former partner of Boston Consulting Group, Warsaw, CEO of Bank Inteligo, Warsaw and a partner of McKinsey & Co, London. Between 1989 and 1990 he worked in the Ministry of Economic Reform. In 1991, he left for the U.S. and worked for Kidder, Peabody, Coopers & Lybrand in New York. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a master’s degree in Economics from Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski. He is a member of the Harvard Business School European Advisory Board, a member of the Geneva Association, on the Board of Trustees of the National Museum, Warsaw and on the Program Board of the Institute of Public Affairs.

Andrzej Olechowski

Dr. Andrzej Olechowski has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. since June 21, 2017. He is Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He was formerly a member of the supervisory board of Play. He is currently CEO of KIPF, a supervisory board member of Best S.A. and a non-executive director of Billon. He has also served as CEO of Powszechny Zaklad Ubespieczen SA in 2007-2015. He is a former partner of Boston Consulting Group, Warsaw, CEO of Bank Inteligo, Warsaw and a partner of McKinsey & Co, London. Between 1989 and 1990 he worked in the Ministry of Economic Reform. In 1991, he left for the U.S. and worked for Kidder, Peabody, Coopers & Lybrand in New York. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a master’s degree in Economics from Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski, Poland. He is a member of the Harvard Business School European Advisory Board, a member of the Geneva Association, on the Board of Trustees of the National Museum, Warsaw and on the Program Board of the Institute of Public Affairs.

Tomasz Pozniak