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Henri de Sauvage Nolting

President and CEO

Henri de Sauvage Nolting

President and CEO since 2017
Employed by Cloetta since 2017

Born: 1962

Nationality: Dutch

Previous positions: Executive Vice President of Arla in Sweden, Denmark and Finland and has between 1989 and 2013 held several positions within sales, marketing and production in Unilever in the Nordics, the Netherlands, the UK and China. His last position in Unilever was as CEO of the Nordics.

Education M.Sc. in Chemistry, Amsterdam University, the Netherlands. M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Twente, the Netherlands. Post doc in Business Administration, University of Leuven, Belgium

Other assignments: Board member of Agra industrier Norway.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 133,563 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Frans Rydén

Chief Financial Officer

Frans Rydén

Position:

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2018

Employed by Cloetta since 2018

Born: 1972

Nationality: Swedish

Previous positions: Various finance positions in Mondelez such as Chief Financial Officer for India and CFO for Indonesia, Finance Director Asia-Pacific, Regional Manager Financial Planning and Analysis, and Area Manager Internal controls. Recently Vice President Finance at Arla Foods.

Education: BSc. Business Administration and Degree of Master of Laws, LL.M. Stockholm University, Sweden.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company:

Direct: 99,346 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Frans Rydén – LinkedIn

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Thomas Biesterfeldt

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Position:

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Employed by Cloetta since 2018

Born: 1980

Nationality: German

Previous positions: Marketing Director at L´Oreal Paris in the Nordics. Marketing and Product manager in L´Oreal Paris in Germany, Sweden and Denmark.

Education: MBA (Major Marketing) at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 19,849 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Regina Ekström

Senior Vice President Human Resources

Regina Ekström

Position

Senior Vice President Human Resources since 2015
Employeed by LEAF since 2004

Born: 1963

Nationality: Swedish

Education: B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics, Lund University, Sweden.

Other assignments: Board member of LI.

Previous positions: SVP Human Resources Scandinavia in Cloetta/LEAF , 2004–2014, SVP Human Resources Nordic in Findus, 2000-2004, HR Manager Sweden/Nordic in Nestlé , 1995-2000, Trainee, Product Manager, Human Resources Manager, Marketing Manager in Mars Sweden and U.K, 1987-1995.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 49,320 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Regina Ekström – LinkedIn

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Marcel Mensink

President Operations (COO)

Marcel Mensink

Position:

President Operations (COO) since 2017
Employed by Cloetta since 2017

Born: 1971

Nationality: Dutch

Education: MBA University of Canterbury United Kingdom, BSc Food Technology van Hall Institute, Netherlands.

Previous positions: Supply Director, Mars Supply Petcare Europe. Several leading positions within Mars in the different business units Petcare, Food and Chocolate. Supply Director Mars Care & Treats Europe. Plant director Mars Food UK, several different operational roles within Mars Chocolate.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 51,767 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Ewald Frénay

President Middle

Ewald Frénay

Position:

President Middle since 2012

Employeed by LEAF since 2000

Born: 1963

Nationality: Dutch

Education: M.Sc. Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Previous assignments/positions: Interim President Cloetta Italy 1 September 2016–5 September 2017, and Interim President Export markets 16 June 2016 – 1 March 2017 . President Middle at Leaf, 2011–2012, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President Sales Rest of the World, 2008–2011. Member of Leaf Executive Committee, 2008–2012. Vice President Segment Confectionery, 2005–2007, Marketing Director of Confectionery Division, (former subsidiary CSM), 2004–2005, Marketing Director of RBV Leaf the Netherlands (former subsidiary CSM), 2000–2004. Several marketing and sales positions at Mars Inc., European Franchise Manager for Snickers, 1997–1999, Divisional Sales Manager Snackfood, 1995–1997, Brand Manager roles in Snack and Petfood, 1990–1995, Management Trainee, 1989–1990.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 37,983 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Ewald Frénay – LinkedIn

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Ville Perho

President Cloetta Finland

Ville Perho

Position

President Cloetta Finland since 2015
Employeed by LEAF since 2004

Born: 1979

Nationality: Finnish

Education: M.Sc. Turku School of Economics, Finland.

Other assignments: Co-owner and Board member of Varastoaura Oy. Co-owner and Board member of PLH Invest Oy.

Previous positions: Sales Director Cloetta Finland 2010-2015, Category Development Manager Leaf 2004-2010, Global Account Manager Lidl at Leaf 2007-2009.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 43,193 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Ville Perho – LinkedIn

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Katarina Tell

President Cloetta Sverige

Katarina Tell

Position

President Cloetta Sverige, since 2018

Employed by Cloetta since 2018

Born: 1970

Nationality: Swedish

Education: Bachelor in Marketing and Administration, Lund University and Master in Food Nutrition, Umeå University

Other assignments: Board member of DLF, Dagligvaruleverantörernas Förbund and Svensk Plaståtervinning AB .

Previous assignments/positions: General Manager Findus, Sweden. General Manager Kraft Heinz Northern and Eastern Europe, Retail Sales Manager Kraft Heinz Sweden and Business Development Manager Findus.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 61,151 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Katarina Tell – LinkedIn

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Michiel Havermans

Senior Vice President Cloetta International

Michiel Havermans

Position

Senior Vice President Cloetta International since 2018

Employed by Cloetta since 2018

Born: 1973

Nationality: Dutch

Education: MSc in Economics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Previous positions: Regional Director sales and marketing for Europe, Middle East and Americas at United Dutch Breweries (UDB). Export Director, Country Manager UK and Managing director Vietnam and the Philippines at Perfetti van Melle.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 23,280 class B shares
Related parties: –

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Niklas Truedsson

President Cloetta Denmark, Norway and Chief Pick & Mix Officer

Niklas Truedsson

Position

President Cloetta Denmark, Norway and Chief Pick & Mix Officer since 2021
Employed by Cloetta since 2019

Born: 1972

Nationality: Swedish

Education: Master in Business Administration, Lund University, Sweden

Previous positions: Different positions in Unilever in marketing, sales and general management in the Nordics and Asia, such as General Manager Unilever Sweden and Sales and Customer director foods. CEO of Risenta, part of Paulig group.

Shareholding as of 31 December 2021 and thereafter changes known to the company

Direct: 22,606 class B shares
Related parties: –