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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Silvio Napoli

54 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Thomas Oetterli

50 2016 Chairman of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer

David Clymo

58 2018 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee for for Corporate Human Resources

Pius Baschera

68 2017 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Urs Scheidegger

50 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Christian Schulz

55 2017 Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Operations

Karl-Heinz Bauer

61 2015 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Erich Ammann

62 2018 Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Michael Nilles

46 2018 Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Tobias Staehelin

41 2017 Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Julio Arce

51 2017 Member of the Executive Committee for Field Quality & Excellence

Paolo Compagna

51 2015 Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Europe North

Carlos Guembe

67 2014 Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Europe South

Andre Inserra

55 2016 Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Americas

Robert Seakins

60 2017 Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Asia-Pacific

Egbert Weisshaar

63 2017 Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Escalators and Supply Chain

Daryoush Ziai

56 2016 Member of the Executive Committee responsible for China

Alfred Schindler

70 2017 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Luc Bonnard

73 2017 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Monika Buetler

58 2013 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Patrice Bula

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Rudolf Fischer

67 2016 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Anthony Nightingale

72 2013 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Carole Vischer

48 2013 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Marco Knuchel

2017 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Silvio Napoli

Mr. Silvio Napoli has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2017. He was Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. from March 22, 2016. He is Chairman of the Supervisory and Strategy Committee since 2017 and Chairman of the Nomination Committee since 2017. He was Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer and Head North, Central, and South America of the Company from January 1, 2014 to March 22, 2016. He was Member of the Executive Committee, responsible for Asia/Pacific at Schindler Holding Ltd since March 1, 2008. For three years prior to that date, he was Head of the Jardine Schindler Group. From 2003 to 2005, he served as General Manager of Schindler Lifts (Hong Kong) Ltd. From 2001 to 2003, he acted as Director of Corporate Development (M&A) for ALSO Holding AG. He joined the Schindler Group in 1994, and has held various positions, including Vice President South Asia, President and Chief Executive Officer Schindler India, and Head of Corporate Planning. For three years prior to joining the Company, he held various positions with The Dow Chemical Company. He holds a master’s degree in materials science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Boston, which he earned as a Fulbright Scholar.

Thomas Oetterli

Mr. Thomas Oetterli has served as Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer at Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2016. Previously he served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for China region at Schindler Holding Ltd from April 1, 2013 till April 1, 2016. Prior to that, he served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Europe-North region from January 1, 2010. For three years prior to that date he was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Elevator Ltd., Switzerland. From 2003 to 2006 he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Schindler Germany. Mr. Oetterli joined the Schindler Group in 1994 and has held various positions, including Chief Operations Officer and CFO of the C.Haushahn Group, a dual-brand company of Schindler in Germany, Project Leader for the introduction of IFRS in the Schindler Group, and Head of Corporate Consolidation and Reporting. Mr. Oetterli holds a degree in business administration from the University of Zurich. He is Member of the Board of Directors of SFS Group AG.

David Clymo

Mr. David Clymo has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee for for Corporate Human Resources of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2018. He was Member of the Executive Committee for for Corporate Human Resources at Schindler Holding Ltd. from January 1, 2012. He is responsible for Human Resources, Talent Management and Development. From 2007 to 2009, he was Head of Human Resources for Europe and, from 2010 to 2011, Head of Human Resources for Global Business and Corporate Functions. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Clymo was Managing Director of Schindler Singapore and was also responsible for several countries in South East Asia. Between 1997 and 2003, he held various management positions at the Jardine Matheson Group in Asia, and from 1992 to 1996, served as CFO of Jardine Schindler in Hong Kong. He is a chartered accountant and worked for Price Waterhouse in London and Hong Kong between 1985 and 1991. From 1982 to 1984, he worked for British Petroleum as an engineer. Mr. Clymo holds a degree in engineering from University College London.

Pius Baschera

Prof. Dr. Pius Baschera has been Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2017. He was Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. from March 2005. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Company. He joined Hilti AG as Head of Production Controlling, in 1979, transferring, in 1982, to Hilti Inc as Head of Corporate Development. In 1985, he became Head of Hilti (Switzerland) AG, followed by Hilti Germany GmbH and, in 1989, became responsible for Europe 1 market region. In 1990, as Chief Financial Officer, he was made Member of the Executive Board of Hilti AG and, from January 1994 until the end of 2006, has served as its Chairman. On January 1, 2007, he became Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hilti AG. He has acted as Member of the Board of Directors of Roche Holding AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Venture Incubator AG, Member of the Advisory Board of Vorwerk & Co., Member of the Advisory Board of Ardex and Professor of Business Administration at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, where he obtained a degree in mechanical engineering and in management science.

Urs Scheidegger

Mr. Urs Scheidegger has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2018. He holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in business administration, both from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He began his career in 2000 as a Senior Associate at McKinsey. Since 2002, he has held various international functions in the area of finance in the Schindler Group. He most recently served as Area Controller Asia-Pacific (2003–2006), Chief Financial Officer of Schindler China (2007–2011), and Head Group Area Controlling (2011–2018).

Christian Schulz

Mr. Christian Schulz has served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Operations at Schindler Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2017. He is responsible for both New Installations and Service Business. Prior to that, he was Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Existing Installations at the Company from April 1, 2016. From 2015 to 2016 he served as Head of Service and Modernization business at Schindler Group. In the past, he was also Managing Director of the C. Haushahn Group, Product Line Manager, Existing Installations at Schindler Germany, Managing Director of ABB NetServ and held various management positions at ABB. He holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Universitaet Kaiserslautern, and a degree in production engineering from the Universitaet Kaiserslautern.

Karl-Heinz Bauer

Mr. Karl-Heinz Bauer has been Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at Schindler Holding Ltd. since June 1, 2015. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (TU), Germany, and a business degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He began his career in 1984 as a Product Development Engineer and held international functions at various companies until 2007. From 2007 to 2015, Mr. Bauer served as Chief Technology Officer with global responsibility at Honeywell Transportation Systems, Torrance, the United States, and Rolle, Switzerland.

Erich Ammann

Mr. Erich Ammann has been Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 20, 2018. He is Member of the Supervisory and Strategy Committee, as well as of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He has been appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee as of April 1, 2019. He was Member of the Executive Committee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Schindler Holding Ltd. from April 1, 2017. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from November 1, 2001. From 1997, he was Head of Group Controlling and, from 1992 to 1997, as Chief Financial Officer of Schindler USA. He joined the Company in 1988 as Area Controller for North America. Prior to that, he was Treasurer with Intershop Holding, and before that Auditor with Schweizerische Treuhandgesellschaft (STG). He obtained a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universitaet St. Gallen and in 1994 gained an executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Michael Nilles

Mr. Michael Nilles has been Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since March 20, 2018. He is Member of the Supervisory and Strategy Committee at the Company. He was Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Digital Officer at Schindler Holding Ltd. from April 1, 2016. He was Chief Information Officer of Schindler Group and Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Digital Business AG. Moreover, he held managerial positions at Schaeffler AG, Bosch Rexroth AG, Bosch Rexroth Corp. He was Director of Information Technology at Mannesmann Rexroth (China) Ltd. and Consultant at SAP China. He is Member of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Technik AG. He holds a degree in business administration and computer science from the University of Cologne, Germany. He is an alumnus of the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston.

Tobias Staehelin

Mr. Tobias B. Staehelin has been Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2017. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Aufzuege AG, Ebikon, Switzerland. Mr. Staehelin holds a degree in law and a CEMS master in international management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He completed joint studies in law at the Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, and at the Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain (master of laws with honors). He is a licensed attorney-at-law admitted to the bar in Geneva, Switzerland. He practiced law in Geneva before joining the Schindler Group in 2009. He has since held various positions including Project Sales Manager of the Top Range Division in China and General Manager of Jardine Schindler, Macau. From 2015 to 2017, he served as Regional Director South West at Schindler Deutschland GmbH. In 2018, he was appointed Managing Director of the C. Haushahn Group, Germany.

Julio Arce

Mr. Julio Arce has been Member of the Executive Committee for Field Quality & Excellence at Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2017. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain; a Master of Science in industrial engineering from the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain; and an executive MBA from the IE Business School, Madrid, Spain. He began his career in 1995 at Schindler Spain. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Arce served as Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Netherlands, before returning to Schindler Spain as Existing Installations Manager in 2008. From 2011 to 2014, he served as Technical Director of Schindler Spain and Schindler Iberia before being appointed Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Iberia and Area Manager Northwest Africa and Morocco.

Paolo Compagna

Mr. Paolo Compagna has served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Europe North of Schindler Holding Ltd. since January 1, 2015. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Cologne, Germany, and a degree in business engineering from Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany. He began his career in 1992. Before joining the Schindler Group in 2010, he was Area Business Manager and a member of the Management Board of Cofely, Cologne, Germany. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Compagna held the role of Field Operations Manager at Schindler Deutschland GmbH and then served as Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Deutschland AG & Co. KG until 2014.

Carlos Guembe

Mr. Carlos Guembe has served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Europe South of Schindler Holding Ltd. since November 17, 2014. He holds a degree in industrial electrical engineering from ICAI (Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieria, Comillas Pontifical University), Madrid, Spain, and a master’s degree in foreign trade from EOI (Escuela de organizacion industrial), Madrid, Spain, as well as a master’s in business administration from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain. He began his career in 1978 and performed a number of international functions before joining the Schindler Group in 1990. He subsequently held various positions at Schindler Spain and Schindler Portugal. Before being appointed as a member of the Group Executive Committee, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Iberia from 2006 to 2014.

Andre Inserra

Mr. Andre Inserra has served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Americas at Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2016. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from FAAP (Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado), Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a master´s degree in industrial management from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. He began his career in 1989 as an engineer and subsequently performed various international functions at ABB until 2011, including Head of the Global Business Unit Mining and Cement in the USA and Switzerland. He joined the Schindler Group in 2012 and assumed the function of Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Schindler in Brazil.

Robert Seakins

Mr. Robert Seakins has been Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Asia-Pacific of Schindler Holding Ltd. since April 1, 2017. He holds an Electrical & Lifts License from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, and a master’s degree in business administration and strategy from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He began his career in 1980. In 2003, Mr. Seakins joined Schindler Australia as New Installations Director and he later performed the same function for the Jardine Schindler Group. From 2010 to 2013, he served as Managing Director of Schindler Hong Kong and was then appointed Managing Director of Schindler Australia, a role he performed until 201

Egbert Weisshaar

Mr. Egbert Weisshaar has served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Escalators and Supply Chain at Schindler Holding Ltd. since February 1, 2017. He holds a degree in purchasing and commerce from SVME Aarau, Switzerland, and a master’s in business administration from IMD Lausanne, Switzerland. He began his career at ABB in 1974, holding various Supply Chain positions in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and the United States. In 1993, Mr. Weisshaar joined the Schindler Group. He served as Managing Director of AS Aufzüge Switzerland in 2007 and 2008, as Head Supply Chain Europe (2008 to 2009) and as Area Manager Eastern Europe from 2009 to 2012. From 2013 to 2017, he was Head of the Escalator Division of the Schindler Group.

Daryoush Ziai

Mr. Daryoush Ziai has served as Member of the Executive Committee responsible for China at Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2016. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler China. He was also Vice President, Service, Otis China Area at United Technologies Corporation, and held various management positions at United Technologies Corporation. He holds an MBA (Master of science in management) degree from Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette; Master of Science in civil engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA and Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, USA.

Alfred Schindler

Mr. Alfred N. Schindler has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2017. He was Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. from October 1, 2011. He is Member of the Nomination Committee since 2017. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at the Company from 1995. He joined the Company's Board of Directors in July 1977. From 1985, he was Chief Executive Officer of Schindler Group and Member of the Executive Committee of the Board. Before joining the Group, he was employed by Neutra Treuhand AG, later becoming Chief Financial Officer of Notz AG. He resigned from his Board memberships, which included Bank Julius Baer, UBS, Jacobs Suchard and Deutsche Post AG. He has been Member of the European Advisory Board of Wharton School. He holds a Masters degree in Law from Universitaet Basel and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Wharton School of Finance of the University of Pennsylvania.

Luc Bonnard

Mr. Luc Bonnard has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2017. He was Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. from March 19, 2012. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and he has asked to give up this position as of April 1, 2019. He is also Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. Prior to that, he was Member of the Management Committee, Vice Chairman of the Board at the Company from 1996, Member of the Management Committee and Director from 1991, Head of Group Elevators and Escalators Business and Director from 1986. He has been Member of the Board of Directors since August, 1984. He has been Member of the Executive Committee since 1991. He joined the Company, in 1972, and from 1983, he served as Member of the Management Committee with responsibility for Northern Europe. From 1986 until 1990, he served as Head of Group Elevators and Escalator Business. He holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH).

Monika Buetler

Prof. Dr. Monika Buetler has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2013. She is Member of the Audit Committee since 2017. She is Member of the Bank Council of the Swiss National Bank, Zurich, Switzerland; member of the Board of Directors of HUBER+SUHNER AG, Herisau, Switzerland, and member of the Suva Council, Lucerne, Switzerland; Vice President of the Foundation Board of the Gebert Rüf Foundation, Basel, Switzerland. She holds a doctorate in economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and a degree in mathematics, majoring in physics, from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2004, she has been Professor of Economics at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and since 2008, Managing Director of the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research, University of St. Gallen. From 2009 to 2013, she served as Dean of the School of Economics and Political Science of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Prior to that, she was a Visiting Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, in 2008 and 2011.

Patrice Bula

Mr. Patrice Bula has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2015. He is Member of the Compensation Committee since 2017. As a representative of Nestle, he is Chairman of Blue Bottle Coffee Inc., Oakland, USA, and a member of the Board of Directors of Cereal Partners Worldwide S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland, of Hsu Fu Chi Group Companies, China, and of Froneri Ltd. (joint venture between Nestle and R&R Ice Cream), London, United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bobst Group SA, Mex, Switzerland. Mr. Bula holds a master’s degree in economic sciences from the University of Lausanne, HEC, Switzerland. He completed the Program for Executive Development at IMD business school, Lausanne, Switzerland. He has held various international functions in the Nestlé Group since 1983. He has served as Executive Vice President of Nestlé S.A. since 2011, with responsibility for the Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales and Nespresso. Prior to that, among others, he served as Market Head of Nestle Greater China Region (2007 to 2011).

Rudolf Fischer

Dr. Rudolf W. Fischer, Ph.D., has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since January 15, 2016. Prior to that, he was Executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Company from March 19, 2012. He was Member of the Supervisory and Nomination Committee. He is Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company. He was Director of Corporate Human Resources, Training and Corporate Safety and Health at the Company from January 1, 1996. He was Member of the Management Committee at the Company from January 1, 1996 till January 31, 2012. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Vetropack Holding AG. He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Before joining the Schindler Group in 1996, he served, among others, as CEO of various companies and as a partner in a consulting firm. He was a member of the Group Executive Committee Elevators & Escalators with responsibility for Corporate Human Resources, Management Training, and Corporate Safety & Health until 2011. From 2012 to 2016, he was a member of the Supervisory and Strategy Committee.

Anthony Nightingale

Mr. Anthony John Liddell Nightingale has served as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2013. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Jardine Matheson Holdings, Bermuda, of Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd., Hong Kong, of Jardine Strategic Holdings, Bermuda, of Dairy Farm International Holdings, Bermuda, of Hong Kong Land Holdings, Bermuda, and of Mandarin Oriental International, Bermuda, as well as of Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Singapore, of Prudential plc, England and Wales, and of Shui On Land Ltd., Cayman Islands; Commissioner of PT Astra International, Jakarta, Indonesia; member of the HKSAR Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development, a Hong Kong representative to the APEC Vision Group; member of the School Advisory Council of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong; Chairperson of The Sailors Home and Missions to Seafarers, Hong Kong, and Director of the UK-ASEAN Business Council, United Kingdom. Mr. Nightingale holds a degree in classics from Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He held various functions at Jardine Matheson Group and served as CEO of Jardine Matheson Holdings, Bermuda, from 2006 to 2012.

Carole Vischer

Ms. Carole Vischer has served as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd. since 2013. She is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. She is President of the Stiftung Dr. Robert und Lina Thyll-Dürr, Hergiswil, Switzerland. Ms. Vischer holds a degree in law from the University of Basel, Switzerland. From 2002 to 2011, she served as the Director of the Stiftung Dr. Robert und Lina Thyll-Duerr (charitable foundation), Hergiswil, Switzerland.

Marco Knuchel