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Name: Bernhard Merki

Position: Chairmain of the Board of Directors
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Nationality: Swiss citizen

Date of birth: December 21, 1962

Education: Dipl. Masch. Ing. HTL, Brugg-Windisch, Switzerland

Other mandates: Chairman of the Board of Directors of RONDO Burgdorf AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Seewer Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors of Ferrum AG, Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Applied Sciences and Technologie in Rapperswil, Switzerland

Professional career

Bernhard Merki (1962, Swiss citizen, Dipl. Masch. Ing. HTL) has been non-executive member of the Board of Directors of EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG since August 2014. From 1988 to 2013 he held different management positions within the Netstal Group, Nafels, Switzerland; the last ten years as CEO. From 2014 to 2018 he was CEO of the 4B AG in Hochdorf, Switzerland. From 2003 to 2012, Bernhard Merki served as member of the Executive Committee of the Krauss Maffei AG, Germany, and from 2006 until 2012 as Vice President of the Board of Directors of Netstal-Maschinen AG. From 2005 to 2012 he was President of EUROMAP, the European association for plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers and from 2013 to 2016 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Hermann Buhler AG, Switzerland. From 2019 to 2020 he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of HOCHDORF Holding AG, Switzerland. Since 2010, Bernhard Merki has been a member of the board and since 2020 Chairman of the Board of Directors of RONDO Burgdorf AG and of the Seewer Holding AG, Switzerland. Since 2019, Bernhard Merki has been member of the Board of Directors of Ferrum AG, Switzerland. In addition, since 2008, has been a member of the Board of Governors of the University of Applied Sciences and Technology in Rapperswil, Switzerland.