HEAD - MANAGEMENT BOARD

JOHAN ELIASCH

CHAIRMAN, THE HEAD GROUP


Mr. Johan Eliasch has served as Chairman of the Management Board of Head N.V. and Group Chief Executive Officer since September 1995.

Johan Eliasch, born in Sweden in 1962, is the former Special Representative of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and is chairman of Equity Partners, Aman Resorts and London Films. He is a non-executive director of CV Starr Underwriting Agents. He is a non-executive chairman of Investcorp Europe. He is a member of board of directors of Foundation for Renewable Energy and Environment. He is an advisory board member of Brasilinvest, Societe du Louvre, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Capstar, Centre for Social Justice and the British Olympic Association. He is a member of the Mayors of London's, Jerusalem and Rome's International Business Advisory Councils. He is the first President of the Global Strategy Forum, a trustee of the Kew Foundation and a patron of the Stockholm University. He is chairing the Food, Energy and Water security program at RUSI.

Sport

Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Curling, Sailing, Motor Racing, Ice Hockey

RALF BERNHART

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD OF HEAD NV


Mr. Ralf Bernhart has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Head N.V. since October 2000 until May 2009. He was a member of the HTM Supervisory Board in 1995 prior to becoming a member of the HTM Management Board in 1996. Prior to joining Head N.V., from 1990 to 1995, Mr. Bernhart was a member of the Executive Board of Hafslund Nycomed Pharma AG, Austria, a leading pharmaceutical company. On May 28, 2009, Mr. Bernhart resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer of Head N.V. Since May 2009, Mr. Bernhart is serving as the Deputy Chairman of our Management Board.

SUZANNE ROËLL

MEMBER OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD


Suzanne started her career in 2002 as corporate lawyer at Van Doorne, Amsterdam office. Suzanne joined Intertrust in 2005 and is a Business Unit Manager since 2014. Throughout her career Suzanne gained experience and has developed extensive knowledge in cross-border transactions, corporate restructurings, private equity and finance and holding companies. Suzanne completed her law studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

GEORGE F. NICOLAI

Member of Management Board


Mr. George F. Nicolai was a member of the management team of Intertrust Netherlands from 1989 until 2003, and continues to act as a non-executive director. After finishing his law degree at the University of Utrecht, he joined Pierson Heldring & Pierson which became Mees Pierson and later was part of Fortis Bank and now privately owned by Blackstone serving in a variety of executive positions, both in The Netherlands and abroad. He currently also serves as a member of the board of directors of several Dutch subsidiaries of international companies such as Pearson Plc, Pirelli and KFC and as chairman-member of several foundations.

HEAD - MANAGEMENT TEAM

JOHAN ELIASCH

CHAIRMAN, THE HEAD GROUP

RALF BERNHART

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD OF HEAD NV


Mr. Ralf Bernhart has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Head N.V. since October 2000 until May 2009. He was a member of the HTM Supervisory Board in 1995 prior to becoming a member of the HTM Management Board in 1996. Prior to joining Head N.V., from 1990 to 1995, Mr. Bernhart was a member of the Executive Board of Hafslund Nycomed Pharma AG, Austria, a leading pharmaceutical company. On May 28, 2009, Mr. Bernhart resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer of Head N.V. Since May 2009, Mr. Bernhart is serving as the Deputy Chairman of our Management Board.

GÜNTER HAGSPIEL

MEMBER OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


Achievements Mr. Günter Hagspiel joined Head Sport GmbH in May 1996. After working in Controlling for two years in Austria, he went on an international assignment to the U.S. to become the Controller of Head USA, Inc. In 2001, Mr. Hagspiel was promoted to CFO and COO of the U.S. company. Since August 2005, he has served as Vice President Finance & Controlling in Austria and was appointed Managing Director of Head Sport GmbH. Prior to joining Head, Mr. Hagspiel was working as a Management Consultant at the Management Zentrum St. Gallen (MZSG) and as Manager at IBM in Vienna. Since May 29, 2009 he is a member of the Management Board and the Chief Financial Officer of Head N.V.

Sport

Skiing and Tennis

KLAUS HOTTER

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT WINTER SPORTS DIVISION


Mr. Klaus Hotter has served as Vice President of Head Sport since 1986 and managed our Winter Sports Division. Since November 2002, he was appointed Managing Director of Head Sport and assumed full responsibility for the Winter Sports Division and from January 2009 on Klaus Hotter was appointed Managing Director of HTM Sport responsible for ski bindings and ski boots. He managed European distribution at Blizzard from 1981 to 1986.

Sport

Skiing

OTTMAR BARBIAN

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT RACQUETS SPORTS DIVISION


Ottmar Barbian took over responsibilities as International Sales&Marketing Director of the HEAD Racquetsports Division in 2008. In 2012, he was appointed Executive Vice President, assuming full responsibility of the Racquet Sport Division and joining the Executive Management Team of the HEAD group.

Sport

Tennis and Skiing

GERALD SKROBANEK

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT DIVING DIVISION


Mr. Gerald Skrobanek joined Head in September 2000. After having managed HEAD's Information technology and worldwide operations for 5 years, Gerald Skrobanek got appointed Executive Vice President of the Diving division in September 2005. Prior to joining Head, he served as CIO for Vianova Resins, an international chemical company and Wienerberger a leading building material producer.

Sport

Diving, tennis and skiing

KEVIN KEMPIN

PRESIDENT AND CEO OF HEAD USA


Mr. Kevin Kempin has served as CEO & President of HEAD USA since 2009. During that time the U.S. received the prestigious “Country of the Year” from the HEAD global marketing group. Kempin has held a variety of high level general management positions, as well as sales and marketing positions with the HEAD group since he joined them in 1993. He has also served on the Tennis Industry Association board in the U.S. and currently serves on the Management Board of HEAD NV.

Sport

Mr. Kevin Kempin is an avid and passionate sportsmen actively involved in tennis, squash, skiing and snowboarding.

Roman Stepek

VICE PRESIDENT SPORTSWEAR


Mr. Roman Stepek joined Head Sport GmbH in July, 2016. Mr. Stepek spent 11 years working in Switzerland as a Senior Executive Vice President as well as a Chief Executive Officer for two successful companies producing worldwide ski apparel. Prior to that, Mr. Stepek worked in Southeast Asia, running large production factories for high-end textile apparel for international clients. Mr. Stepek also has experience working with a large North American company in the sporting goods industry.

Sport

Skiing, tennis, biking, travelling, spending time with family

GIUSEPPE FARANNA

VICE PRESIDENT LICENSING DIVISION


Mr. Giuseppe Faranna joined HEAD in January 2016 as Vice President, Division Manager of Licensing. Prior to joining HEAD, Mr. Faranna most recently served as Director of Licensing at IMG Worldwide and built up the global license business of Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg. He previously worked in various executive positions in Germany and abroad for Companies such as Daimler, BMW, Philips and Crocs within the Licensing/Brand and Communications area. Mr. Faranna achieved in 2000, a Dipl. Betriebswirt (FH) degree at the University of applied studies in Pforzheim, Germany and completed one exchange semester at the Universita degli studi di Ancona, Italy

Sport

Tennis and Skiing

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