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Panalpina Welttransport Holding AG (PWTN.S)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Ulber

58 2016 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Stefan Karlen

45 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Beat Walti

50 2012 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Robert Erni

52 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Karsten Breum

46 2014 Chief Human Resources Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Ralf Morawietz

51 2015 Chief Information Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Christoph Hess

63 2006 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Member of the Executive Board

Karl Weyeneth

54 2014 Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Sandra Emme

46 2018 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Thomas Kern

65 2015 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Pamela Knapp

60 2015 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Ilias Laeber

44 2013 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Dirk Reich

56 2017 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Knud Stubkjaer

62 2011 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Simone Boeglin

2013 CFO Assistant/Investor Relations Coordinator

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Ulber

Mr. Peter Ulber will not stand for re-election as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd on May 9, 2019, which he served since May 10, 2016. He is Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee at the Company. Between May 2016 and August 2016, he served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, before that he was Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board. He has career career experience in the global freight forwarding and logistics business. Following his studies at the International School of Logistics in Hamburg, he held various management positions from 1985 to 2011 at Kuehne and Nagel in Europe as well as North and South America. As a member of the management board from 2008 onwards, he was responsible for both seafreight and airfreight at Kuehne and Nagel as well as having had overall responsibility for the global sales organization. As a result of a series of strategic acquisitions by Kuehne and Nagel, he was also involved in the company's expansion in Europe, Asia and America. At the end of 2011, he went into business himself as co-founder and partner of the Charleston Enterprise Group LLC.

Stefan Karlen

Mr. Stefan Karlen has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since September 1, 2016. He began his freight forwarding career in 1991, with roles at Danzas and Nedlloyd Lines in Switzerland, before joining Panalpina in 1997. Since his first appointment at Air Sea Broker (Panalpina Group, West Africa Division), he has held various management positions across Europe, Africa, Central Asia and Asia Pacific. In 2012, he became the managing director for Southeast Asia before assuming the position of Regional Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific in 2013.

Beat Walti

Dr. Beat Walti has been Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since 2012. Prior to this, he was Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Company. He is Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee of the Company. In 1998 he became Consultant with McKinsey & Co. in Zurich. In 2001 he was Project Manager, Shareholder and Board Member for the start-up ETOILE Medical. Since 2002, he has been Lawyer with Wenger & Vieli in Zurich specializing in corporate, commercial, contract, competition/antitrust law. Dr. Walti has been Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ernst Goehner Foundation and Member of the National Council (Swiss Federal Parliament). He became partner with Wenger & Vieli in 2007 and has been the firm's managing partner since 2012. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Law from Universitaet Zuerich.

Robert Erni

Mr. Robert Erni has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since January 1, 2013. Mr. Erni joined the Group in 2013. He is responsible for Finance and Controlling, Investor Relations, Strategic Finance and Projects, Indirect Purchasing and Group Treasury at the Company. He has worked in various finance positions at Kuehne + Nagel for more than 19 years. Most recently he was Head of Corporate Controlling (2009 to 2012) and Head of Corporate Accounting and Treasury (2004 to 2009), in both functions reporting to the Group Chief Financial Officer.

Karsten Breum

Mr. Karsten Breum has been Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since 2014. He is responsible Human Resources, Global Business Services, and Quality, Heath, Safety and Environment at the Company. After receiving a Masters in economics and business administration from Aarhus School of Business in 1998, Mr. Breum spent a decade working in various human resources positions at A.P. Moller-Maersk in Copenhagen, Antwerp and Singapore. In 2008, Mr. Breum was appointed Vice President Global Head of Human Resources for Damco; during his time at the company he was Member of the Global Executive Leadership Team and. In addition, he completed his MBA at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He was appointed Vice President Regional CEO of Damco in 2013, responsible and accountable for operational, as well as commercial, activities in Asia Pacific.

Ralf Morawietz

Mr. Ralf Morawietz has been Chief Information Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since October 2015. He is responsible for Information Technology at the Company. He has 15 years of leadership experience as well as IT development and operations expertise in various positions within the logistics industry. He spent five years on the global IT management team at Kuehne + Nagel. Prior to that, he served in different IT leadership positions for Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL). He holds an MBA from European Business School in Germany and Durham Business School in the United Kingdom.

Christoph Hess

Mr. Christoph Hess has been General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Member of the Executive Board at Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since October 2006. He is responsible for Legal Services, Government Affairs and Insurance Management at the Company. He joined the Group’s head office in 1994 as General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board. In his capacity he also manages both the Group’s Legal/Insurance and Communications departments. He holds a degree in Law from Universitaet Basel and has been admitted to the bar in Switzerland.

Karl Weyeneth

Mr. Karl Weyeneth has been Chief Commercial Officer and Member of the Executive Board at Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since 2014. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board at the Company from April 2008. He is responsible for Sales, Marketing and Communications, Quality and Operations Transformation Program (OTP) at the Company. He joined the Group in 2007 as Regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for North America, where he was responsible for the development and results of the subsidiaries in the United States and Canada. He has 11 years of logistics experience, including freight management, 3PL and contract logistics. Before joining Panalpina, he was President and Chief Executive Officer Americas of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Inc. (USA) and prior to this he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Danzas Management Latin America (USA), where he attained profound experience in all Finance matters. His professional affiliations include memberships in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Young President’s Organization (Miami Chapter), Florida Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (Board of Trustees), Beacon Council (Board of Trustees), the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce and the Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universitaet Bern, Switzerland.

Sandra Emme

Ms. Sandra Emme has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since May 8, 2018. She has held various management positions at Google Switzerland GmbH, Zurich, and, since 2014, has been the Industry Head for Luxury and Finance in Global Business Development and a member of the Google management board. Previously, she served as Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of companies in the business areas of online marketing and IT software. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Business and International Management from the University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Germany and completed part of her studies at the Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Marseilles (KEDGE Business School), France. In 2015, she graduated in Leading Digital Business Transformation at the IMD Business School in Lausanne and Singapore. She is also a lecturer in Leading Digital Business Transformation at the IMD Business School.

Thomas Kern

Mr. Thomas E. Kern has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since 2015. He is Chairman of the Compensation and Nomination Committee at the Company. He has occupied several positions throughout his career. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Swiss retail group Globus from 2002 to 2006, and as Chief Executive Officer of Flughafen Zuerich AG from 2008 to 2014. He holds Masters degree in Law and an MBA from INSEAD.

Pamela Knapp

Ms. Pamela Knapp has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since 2015. She is Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee at the Company. She holds a diploma degree in economy from the Freie Universitaet Berlin/ Free University Berlin (Germany) and completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard University, Boston (USA). She began her career at Deutsche Bank AG, then worked as an M&A consultant before taking on various management roles at Siemens AG including Chief Financial Officer of the Power Transmission & Distribution division from 2004 to 2008. From 2009 until October 2014, she was Chief Financial Officer and member of the Management Board, responsible for Finance, Financial Controlling and Accounting, Personnel and Administration at GfK SE. Ms. Knapp serves as Non-Executive board director in the following companies: PSA Groupe S.A., Paris (France), Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A., Courbevoie (France), hkp group AG, Zurich, (Switzerland), NV Bekaert SA, Zwevegem, Belgium.

Ilias Laeber

Mr. Ilias Laeber has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since 2013. He is Chairman of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee at the Company. He holds a Master of Science from ETH Zurich and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Zurich. From 2001 to 2008, he worked at McKinsey & Company, ultimately as an Associate Principal. During this time he was responsible for projects in the area of operational improvement and corporate finance for midsized and multinational companies in Europe, the United States and South America. In 2008 he joined Cevian Capital AG. In his role as Partner and Managing Director he has been responsible for Cevian’s investments in Switzerland and England.

Dirk Reich

Mr. Dirk Reich has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since May 4, 2017. He is Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee at the Company. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Cargolux Airlines International and sat on the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel. In 2016, he founded R+R International Aviation AG which offers strategic advice in the fields of aviation, logistics and e-commerce in China. Mr. Reich, who holds an MBA from the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, is a representative of the BVL (Bundesvereinigung Logistics) in China, and has been on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Logistics Management at the University of St. Gallen and on the Board of Directors of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG, Frankfurt.

Knud Stubkjaer

Mr. Knud Elmholdt Stubkjaer has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd since May 10, 2011. He is Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee at the Company. He holds a shipping degree from the Maersk International Shipping Academy, supplemented with various executive programs, e.g. from IMD and INSEAD. From 1977 through 2007, he held various positions within the A.P. Moller-Mærsk Group, including a number of postings in Asian and European countries. This included positions as Head of Mærsk Line United Kingdom, President of Mærsk K.K. Japan, CEO A.P. Moller-Mærsk Singapore and Regional Manager A.P. Moller Group Asia / Oceania / Middle East. In 1999, he became Head of Mærsk container business worldwide, based in Copenhagen, and the same year became one of five partners in the A.P. Moller-Mærsk Group. In 2008, he became partner in the E.R. Capital Holding Group in Hamburg, serving as CEO of one of its subsidiaries, E.R. Schiffahrt GmbH, a maritime service provider within container, bulk and offshore shipping. Since July 30, 2012, he has been acting as Chief Executive Officer and CSO of Carrix Inc., Seattle, Washington.

Simone Boeglin