CEO Today - Europe Awards 2022

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- 3 - CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - INTRODUCTION - C EO T O D A Y EUROPE A W A R D S 2 0 2 2 Welcome to the 2022 edition of the CEO Today Europe Awards. Every year, the CEO Today Europe Awards recognise the European CEOs, entrepreneurs and business leaders that have taken their companies to new heights over the past 12 months. The most innovative, hard-working and resilient individuals across Europe - the true pioneers that inspire the leaders of tomorrow. At CEO Today, we are proud and excited to present our 2022 CEO Today Europe Awards – a celebration of the most accomplished leaders at the helm of the region’s most prestigious companies. Congratulations to all our winners and finalists.

Emilio Petrone Mooney S.p.A. Miklós Palencsár Mentors & Partners Group Nicole Heimann & Marina Cvetkovic Heimann Cvetkovic & Partners AG Edwin Bessant Ceuta Group 6 10 12 16 FEATURED WINNERS

CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - ITALY - - 6 - milio Petrone is the CEO of Mooney – the leading Italian financial services company that offers Proximity Banking & Payment solutions. Mr Petrone has an Economics Degree from the Università degli Studi di Salerno and a Master’s in Business Administration, as well as an impressive career in retail, entertainment and financial services. He’s worked for Ferrero, Sara Lee Petrone E Emilio CEO of Mooney Corporation and Unilever, holding increasingly senior positions. He joined Mattel Corporation as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Italy in 2001, progressing up to Senior Vice President, and then to Managing Director SEEMEA Region. In June 2008, Petrone joined Sisal Group as Chief Executive Officer, leading the company through innovation and diversification, tripling its turnover and significantly improving its profitability. If you want the moon, ask us for it. Under his leadership, Sisal Group became one of the leading Italian private companies with about 2,000 employees and a turnover of over €19 billion. After founding and developing SisalPay, the Group’s payments division, in December 2019, Emilio Petrone led the creation of Mooney - the first Italian Proximity Banking & Payments company, following the agreement between SisalPay and Banca 5 (Intesa Sanpaolo Group).

What is the story of Mooney? When I joined Sisal Group back in 2008, we were mainly focused on the lottery business. However, I was really interested in diversifying the company’s services. Back then, the FinTech and payments market sounded very promising, so we decided to enter the field as the next logical step for the Group. We saw very impressive interest as soon as we launched our payments offerings – it seemed as though consumers have been waiting for a company like ours to join the marketplace and help them to gain access to the proximity payments network. Thanks to the booming success we saw, we focused our attention on the new division of the company. The steady growth resulted in splitting the lottery business from what we called SisalPay, which eventually led to the launch of Mooney in 2019 as a merger between SisalPay and Banca 5 of Intesa Sanpaolo. We combined SisalPay’s strong payments capabilities with Banca 5’s excellent banking presence and by merging the two companies, we created a leader in the Italian market. With Mooney, we currently offer a huge portfolio of products, including payment services, cards and banking in a convenient and easy-to-navigate way. We’re a multichannel company with a very diverse portfolio of services and our customers appreciate the seamlessness and efficiency of our offerings. Today, Mooney is part of the Italian lifestyle, providing easy access to payments, banking and mobility services. What are your goals for the future of the company? Our aim is to continue growing and expanding the portfolio of the products we offer, integrating our ESG strategy. In July 2022, Mooney was jointly acquired by Enel and Intesa Sanpaolo, which will create further opportunities for future expansion. The immediate plan is to continue developing our CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - ITALY - - 8 - We started Mooney from scratch and are now an undisputed leader in the proximity payments and banking markets.

mobility segment of the business and look into entering additional new markets too. What are your aspirations for the future as the CEO of Mooney? I am extremely happy with how everything’s worked out for Mooney and with the fact that we were recently acquired by two of the top Italian international companies. We started Mooney from scratch and are now an undisputed leader in the proximity banking & payments markets. I’m so excited about all the brand-new opportunities ahead of us thanks to our new shareholders. The future is certainly looking bright and we’re looking forward to expanding within and outside of Italy in the coming years. What does this award mean to you and your team? Considering the recent acquisition and all the hard work that’s gone into it and goes into the company daily, it is important for all of us to take the time to celebrate. The acknowledgement that we’ve received means that we are on the right track and have managed to create something relevant and special. At the same time, our main priority will always remain our customers’ satisfaction with Mooney and I’m so proud to see that they continue to enjoy our products. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - ITALY - - 9 - Mooney Group S.p.A. Via Privata Nino Bonnet 6/A Tel: +39 02 91673001

CEO & Co-Founder of Mentors & Partners Group Mentors & Partners Group Ltd. Miklós Palencsár CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - HUNGARY - - 10 -

Miklós Palencsár is the CEO and co-founder of Mentors & Partners Group. MPG is a world-leading mentoring company in business and sports. They have a special methodology for developing organisations and teams, including multinationals, international sports clubs, and domestic companies expanding internationally. They also have excellent results in sports, where they work with national teams, club teams, and youth academies by creating complex mental preparation and performance processes so they can better reach their goals. In Tokyo alone, the athletes and teams whom they prepared and supported with their complex programmes won four gold medals, two silvers, and four bronzes, but they have also had many successes in Champions Leagues across various sports. That is why MPG has been Europe’s fastestgrowing business development firm in Europe over the last four years, according to the Financial Times’ FT1000 List. The key to the firm’s success is their mentoring methodology. Mentoring is a unique development programme that provides comprehensive support to individuals, teams, and organisations so they can use all their skills, qualities, and opportunities to maximise performance and reach their best result. People can live their happiest lives because they can be themselves; they do not need to act and change because of the outside expectations. The firm’s approach requires close, personal connections with top decision-makers, with whom mentors form long-term partnerships. Those decision-makers – be them head coaches, CEOs, country managers, start-up owners, team captains, etc. – are often very lonely at the top. The role of the mentor is to provide the mentee with the guidance needed to make the best possible decision in whatever situation or crisis might arise. With strong leadership at the top, the organisation – be it a SME, multinational, club team, or national team – is better primed for success. At a broader level, MPG’s organisational development focuses on giving people confidence to accept and show who they really are, and teach organisations to understand and accept each other, which fosters real diversity. For that, they create a perfect honest atmosphere. The method also gives people in the organisation an ownership mindset, turning the organisation’s teams into winning teams, and developing the organisation to simultaneously promote the company’s goals and the happiness of its members. The professional backbone of MPG’s organisational development programmes is the RISE Human Development System, the world’s most in-depth and complex personality and behavioural analysis system, with a methodology that interprets individual generations and social processes. Organisational development is the transformation of an organisation’s mindset, including its strategic planning, and translating this strategy into concrete organisational and operational work. It involves defining the organisation’s structure in relation to its organisational goals, breaking things down to the position level, and assigning expectations in terms of both hard and soft skills. It necessitates monitoring the organisation, defining potential development and risk points, and then managing them. Overall, modern organisational development combines broad strategy with specific implementation tasks. MPG provides complex and continuous support to their partners in the creation, management, and development of a happy organisation capable of achieving its goals. Finally, MPG’s management development programmes go far beyond traditional management training, as their unique content is tailored to the company and adapted to current social and generational processes. Each programme does not speak in general terms about leadership development and leadership skills, but focuses specifically on the company’s particular challenges based on its economic environment, location, and sector. In addition to the content, the dynamics and design of the programme play a key role in ensuring that the deep content is easy to convey and understand, and the content is delivered via training days, interactive workshops, follow-up reports, and one-on-one discussions. ABOUT MIKLÓS PALENCSÁR CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - HUNGARY - - 11 -

Nicole Heimann Marina Cvetkovic Co-owners and Co-CEOs of Heimann Cvetkovic & Partners AG - 12 - CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - SWITZERLAND - BUSINESS COACHING LEADER OF YEAR

arina and Nicole, Co- CEOs of an award-winning executive advisory firm Heimann Cvetkovic & Partners, believe that the culture of every organisation starts at the top and should therefore be a matter of highest strategic importance. They work with boards, CEOs, and executive teams to build strong and authentic Leadership Alliances, setting them apart from traditional top-to-bottom coaching programs. They encourage each of their clients’ boards, CEOs and executive teams to work together by forming an authentic, intentional, and committed relationship. In order to do so, they urge leaders to connect five driving forces: a compelling vision, a shared purpose, a shared mindset, Leadership Alliance behaviours and how they work together. “In order to create a healthy and safe culture, it’s important that the Leadership Alliance encompasses all five of these driving forces, constantly reinforcing them as necessary in order to keep the alignment in the top team,” Nicole says. “Just because a senior leadership team or a board is a collection of highly successful individuals – it does not mean this will be a highly effective team. True leadership alliance that unlocks tremendous value for the company long term is something that does not just happen organically – no matter how successful the individual leaders that make the team are”, Marina adds. The role of the board has changed significantly over the past decade and even more so over the past year. Increasingly, boards are asked and challenged to be a true strategic asset EXTRAORDINARY BOTTOM-LINE IMPACT STARTSWITHAN EXTRAORDINARY TOP TEAM Driving Triple Bottom Line Through Strong Board andManagement Leadership Alliances to organisations, moving past the outdated mandate rooted purely in governance and oversight. This poses a question: What is the optimal way in which management teams and boards should work together going forward to successfully master the emerging business challenges? “Most leadership teams and boards we work with would agree with the vision of creating a true partnership, however, almost all of them struggle with how to do that,” Marina explains. This is why their company, Heimann Cvetkovic & Partners, focuses on helping boards and management teams across the globe create strong leadership alliances. ‘It takes a high collective awareness to build a true leadership alliance and unfortunately, seniority and success are not indicators that one’s self-awareness is at a peak,” Nicole shared with us. “A - 13 - CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - SWITZERLAND -

true leadership alliance presents a strong platform from which a board and management team can tackle all the business challenges much more effectively together”, explains Marina. “What makes our concept different, is how holistic it is. We don’t just focus only on the vision, or team norms, or culture. We look at all of those factors holistically, help a management team identify where they are today vs. where they would like to be, and then take them on that journey as their sparring partners. Our Leadership Alliance Culture signature concept for accelerating performance and alignment in top teams has been endorsed by Alan Mullaly, the former CEO of Ford Motors Company, and many other C-suite members across the globe,” Nicole added. In addition to executive coaching and team-journey work with senior leaders, we have noticed that Marina and Nicole have a busy keynote speaking agenda. “Every leadership team is different, and we do our best to meet them where they are. That is the only way to take them where they want to go. Not every team is ready for an intervention or a team coaching journey – but they may be curious to hear us share some of the best practices we have observed in other boards and management teams”, Nicole explains. “Keynotes create awareness and creating awareness is essentially opening the door to transformation” Marina adds. For Marina and Nicole, keynotes are often a beginning of a long-term strategic partnership with clients. We were of course very curious to understand – are Nicole and Marina walking the talk in the way they lead their own company? Marina explained, “Walking the talk is very important to Nicole and me– as we are advocates of stronger leadership alliances at the top, we of course have a leadership alliance of our own, reflected in the Co-CEO title, which we both share. We share the same mission and vision about the impact we strive to have on the executives and leadership teams we work with. On that journey, we not only fully respect each other’s differences and freedom, but we strive to actively leverage them for the benefit of our alliance and in the interest of allowing each other to stay in our individual “Zone of Genius”. “Last but not least – our leadership alliance is only successful because we can rise above the ego and fully allow the magical co-creative process together to evolve for the benefit of our clients and the higher purpose, we both care about. We support each other’s values, love each other’s differences and allow each other to grow and flourish more every day. That might mean that one of us takes the stage and the other one stays backstage at times – and we are perfectly fine with that!” Nicole added. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - SWITZERLAND - - 14 -

About Marina Cvetkovic and Nicole Heimann Nicole Heimann and Marina Cvetkovic are the co-owners and coCEOs of Heimann Cvetkovic & Partners AG – a boutique executive advisory firm of the world’s leading experts in leadership alliances and awarded last year with the CEO Today Europe Award in the category “outstanding leadership, vision and entrepreneurship” and the Global Excellence Award as the Best Executive Coaching & Advisory Firm in Switzerland for 2021. Their work focuses on supporting boards, executives and top teams in creating and strengthening leadership alliances among themselves as well as across the organisation in order to unleash its full performance potential. The leadership alliance program is a transformational journey that good top teams commit to in order to become great. It is a journey that elevates not only their team effectiveness but has also proven to accelerate business performance. Marina and Nicole’s philosophy is that investing in top team leadership development should be the starting point in the effort to transform and align any organisation. In the current environment when resources are tight and business goals ambitious, it is essential to mobilise all its forces in one direction. Top team leadership development also offers the highest multiplier and return on investment – helping a top team get even only 10% better has a tremendous ripple effect on the organisation and is one of the most critical elements within a broader culture transformation effort. Nicole is a multi-award-winning CEO coach and adviser, author of the book How to Develop the Authentic Leader in You: Integrating the Seven Dimensions of Leadership Intelligence (BoD - Books on Demand 2018), and a Keynote Speaker on authentic leadership and leadership alliances. She was honoured as a Top 10 Mentor of the Globe 2022 and a Top 15 World Class Mentor 2021 by IFLD (International Federation of Learning & Development). ). As an expert in authentic leadership, Nicole supports conscious CEOs who want to take themselves and their teams to higher levels and strive to make the world a better place through their work and legacy. Nicole is a topic partner for leadership trends, a thought leader on Forbes Coaches Council and has contributed to leading publications such as the Leader-to-Leader Magazine and the book Coach Me! Your Personal Board of Directors. Leadership Advice from the World’s Greatest Coaches, edited by Jonathan Passmore, Brian Underhill, Marshall Goldsmith. (2022, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.) Marina is a multi-award-winning CEO Coach and Board Adviser, supporting boards, executives and top teams on the journey to extraordinary leadership and legacy. She has personally advised and coached hundreds of executives across the globe. Marina is a sought-after keynote speaker on boardroom-related topics as well as a TEDx speaker and founder of TEDx in NYC. She serves on the board of Boardstrong NYC, an organisation committed to fostering a better board governance and a higher quality dialogue in boardrooms across the NY state. In partnership with The NextGen Project, Marina advocates for generational diversity in the boardroom and inclusion of the valuable and diverse NextGen perspective on top levels. She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council as well as an Executive Board Member at Fast Company. Both Nicole and Marina are members of the 100Coaches, initiated by Dr Marshall Goldsmith and members of the International Coaching Federation. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - SWITZERLAND - - 15 -

CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - UNITED KINGDOM - - 16 - Edwin Founder & CEO of Ceuta Group Edwin Bessant is the founder and CEO of Ceuta Group. CeutaGroup is a global provider of Brand Building and Route to Market solutions for consumer-led manufacturers and retailers in the Health & Personal Care and Food &Drink industries. Frombrand strategy development and creative design to channel sales and distribution, right through to influencing consumers and shoppers’ purchase decisions, Ceuta Group helps brands/businesses around the world unlock opportunities and deliver sustainable growth. Edwin has pioneered and cultivated Ceuta Group from seed to the leading global business it is today. What started with an idea in 1994 with founding partner AnnetteD’Abreo, has blossomed into a company with a unique position and a collective turnover of £300m+. The rewards of running a successful business Edwin’s greatest reward from leading a highly successful business is undoubtedly the satisfaction that comes from delivering exceptional results to Ceuta Group’s clients, partners, shareholders and of course his 350+ employees; supporting their career development and making the office and field work environment a place where culture, values and collaboration are created. Edwin believes that for many organisations this cannot be achieved by working from home in isolation. Ceuta Group is a global provider of sales, marketing, branding and distribution services to the Health & Personal Care and Food & Drink industries. As an example, Ceuta Group is responsible for the management and development of Breathe Right (a leading OTC brand owned by a PE-backed consumer business in the USA) in 22 countries. The team delivers services ranging from strategy, regulatory, sales and distribution to logistics and marketing, in markets which include Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, Africa & MENASA. Via Ceuta Group, the team at Breathe Right have access to 22 international markets through one point of contact. This puts Ceuta in the unique position of driving growth for brands on a global scale without them having to invest in retail bricks or headcount, creating tangible solutions and sustainable growth for its clients. “Hearing from a client how we have delivered a positive impact to their business, gives us all exceptional satisfaction in knowing that we have made a difference,” says Edwin. Doing it differently? Edwin always looks 3 years ahead to ensure that Ceuta Group remains relevant and fit for tomorrow’s marketplace and their client base. Edwin never looks back unless there is a learning. This approach has underpinned the consistent growth and success of the business over the past 28 years and ensures that the company’s fully prepared for the future, protecting the business, its people, and its clients. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, but it’s Bessant experience and a decisive mind that truly create wisdom and clear direction for the future of a business. Edwin’s greatest achievement In 1994, Edwin started the business from seed from his home in Bournemouth with an outstanding and supportive partner, Annette D’Abreo. At that time, he had nothing but a pioneering idea after identifying a gap in the market. Edwin was a market analyst and strategist with Pfizer Consumer and had just completed a European fasttrack programme in the world’s largest healthcare company where he was Director of Trade Marketing. It was an extremely brave move to turn his back on an ascendant career, but 28 years later Edwin has pioneered and built a successful global business with offices in the UK, Ireland, New York, Amsterdam and Singapore. Today, Ceuta Group’s unique ‘Brand Fostering’ model is operating across 107+ markets delivering outstanding value and results to businesses around the world across three key pillars of expertise: • Business Intelligence • Marketing Services • Omnichannel Market Execution Ceuta Group has received a lot of recognition over the years and was recently featured in Prince Charles’ 70th Birthday Book ‘Our Future King’, which highlights the UK’s most inspirational businesses. Edwin has also gained three Fellowships, which include: Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and Fellow of the Prince’s Enterprise Trust.

CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - UNITED KINGDOM - - 17 - What is the most important asset when running a business? People. People. People. For Edwin, “there is no point in taking your business forward if you don’t take your people with you. Our people and our values have been the backbone of our business from day one, allowing us to develop a winning culture based on our passion for the brands we support and our commitment to achieving nothing less than the best for our clients.” Ceuta is a fast-growing business and has acquired several companies over the past few years therefore effective integration and decisive leadership have been essential in building out and embedding Edwin’s strategy, vision, and culture across Ceuta Group. Motivated and inspired by his employees and highly tenacious in his approach Edwin always ensures he is delivering back to the company’s stakeholders, clients and shareholders. He has a strong leadership style and empowers his management team to initiate and act with expediency thanks to his very open and inclusive management style. What are your plans for the next 12 months? Ceuta Group is ideally positioned to continue to succeed and further build out its global footprint. Edwin has a strong 3–5-year strategy both for organic and acquisitional growth in place to support the future growth of the business.

Alfred Stern OMV Aktiengesellschaft Hans Pfeffer Immogewinn Immobilien Management GmbH 20 22 AUSTRIA

Alfred Stern is CEO of OMV Aktiengesellschaft and Executive Board member for Chemicals & Materials. He took over management of the company in September 2021, just 5 months after his appointment as Executive Board member for the newly established Chemicals & Materials division. Before that he had been CEO of Borealis since July 2018, having sat on the Executive Board for the preceding 6 years as well, with responsibility for the areas of Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology. His Borealis career began in 2008 as Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology. Prior to joining Borealis, Alfred Stern was at DuPont de Nemours and held various management positions in R&D, Sales & Marketing and Quality & Business Management in Switzerland, Germany, and the USA. With a passion for outdoor sports, Alfred Stern has a PhD in Material Science and a Masters in Polymer Engineering and Science, both from Montanuniversität in Leoben (Austria). He has won multiple awards, including the H. F. Mark Medaille, the DuPont Award for a new product patent, and an honorary award from the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - AUSTRIA - - 20 -

With Group sales of EUR 36 bn and 22,400 employees*, OMV is Austria’s largest listed industrial company. As a global energy and chemicals company, we intend to become a leading provider of sustainable fuels, chemicals and materials by 2030 with a focus on circular economy solutions – and deliver on our pledge to reach net zero by 2050. Our Business Chemicals & Materials By further developing our business model, we intend to establish a sustainable portfolio of energy and chemicals that also includes recycling. The major shareholding in Borealis provides a foundation for this evolution. And with this we are ushering in a transformation: From a traditional oil and gas company, OMV will become a global gas, oil and chemicals group, one whose significantly expanded value chain extends from the wellhead to the refinery to high-quality plastics and includes recycling. With this, OMV is laying the ground for a lower-carbon future. Refining & Marketing OMV Refining & Marketing comprises two business divisions – Refining and Marketing & Trading. In Refining & Marketing, OMV operates three refineries in Europe and owns a 15% share in ADNOC Refining and ADNOC Global Trading, with a total processing capacity of more than 500,000 bbl/d. Furthermore, OMV operates about 1.800 filling stations in ten European countries and runs gas storage facilities in Austria and Germany. Exploration & Production In Exploration & Production, OMV has a strong base in Central and Eastern Europe as well as a balanced international portfolio, with Middle East & Africa, the North Sea and Asia-Pacific as core regions. Daily average production was 486,000 boe/d in 2021 with an emphasis on natural gas. Our Purpose Re-inventing essentials for sustainable living We find ourselves at a tipping point. In order to create a more sustainable future, we need to rethink how we produce and consume our resources and give back more than we take. We know that we only can get there together and that we need to enable our society to fully embrace a circular mindset: minimize pollution and waste, re-use materials, shift to low-carbon energy and regenerate our living environment. With our innovative solutions, we have the means and desire to shape the way people progress. We continue to re-invent across the entire value chain and acknowledge our responsibility to pave the way for generations to come. Alfred Stern CEO of OMV Aktiengesellschaft CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - AUSTRIA - - 21 -

Guillaume Boutin Proximus Group 26 BELGIUM

Mr. Guillaume Boutin has been Chief Executive Officer since 1st December 2019 and presides over the Leadership Squad of Proximus. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of BICS and Telesign, as well as member of the Proximus Art Board. Previously, Mr. Boutin joined the Proximus Leadership Squad as Consumer Market Lead in August 2017. Mr. Boutin started his career joining a web start-up. He then joined SFR where he successively held various positions in strategy, finance and marketing until he joined Canal+ Group in 2015 as Chief Marketing Officer. He holds a “baccalauréat scientifique”, followed by a degree in telecommunications engineering (Telecom Sud Paris “Programme Grande Ecole”, 1997) and a degree from HEC Paris, “Programme Grande Ecole”, obtained in 1999 CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - BELGIUM - - 26 -

Proximus is active as a provider of digital services and communication solutions on the Belgian and international markets. Our purpose is to open up a world of digital opportunities, so people live better and work smarter. We do this by building the best open gigabit network, offering products and services tailored to the needs of every customer, by being the trusted partner of companies and Belgian society in their digital evolution and by contributing to a green and digital society. Thanks to our fixed and mobile networks, our customers access a wide range of digital services, data andmultimedia content, anywhere, anytime. We are laying the foundation for sustainable growth by investing in the gigabit network of the future, with a truly digital mindset and a spirit of openness towards partnerships. As a major economic player in Belgium, we want to create a positive impact on the world around us. We support the development of new digital ecosystems and innovative solutions for the benefit of the Belgian economy. On a societal level, we fully commit to bridging the digital divide, providing opportunities for digital talents, and accelerating the transition to a green society. We acknowledge and appreciate the passion and expertise of our employees. They are our most valuable assets in pursuing our ambitions. In turn, we offer our employees a challenging and inspiring work environment. An environment where everybody gets the chance to grow in an atmosphere of diversity and collaboration, innovation and responsibility. At Proximus, our employees get the freedom to positively affect the lives of our customers. They also work on their own future, by continuously educating themselves and developing their skills. Proximus is uniquely positioned to play a pivotal role in local ecosystems, bringing the best services and experience to Belgian consumers and enterprises. We are achieving this thanks to partnerships with global players and best-in-class local service providers. Through partnerships we innovate and develop new economic models. Act for a green and digital society We want to create a positive impact on the world around us and play our part in bridging the digital divide, providing opportunities for all digital talents and in accelerating the transition to a sustainable society. We are already a carbon neutral company for our own operations. We are committing to being net zero by 2040 and a truly circular company by 2030. Guillaume Boutin CEO of Proximus Group CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - BELGIUM - - 27 -

Jan van de Winkel Genmab A/S Jens Bjørn Andersen DVS 30 DENMARK 32

Dr. van de Winkel is a cofounder of Genmab and served as President, Research & Development and Chief Scientific Officer of the company until his appointment as President & Chief Executive Officer in 2010. Dr. van de Winkel has more than 25 years of experience in the therapeutic antibody field and served as Vice President and Scientific Director of Medarex Europe prior to Genmab. He is the author of over 300 scientific publications and has been responsible for over 150 patents and pending patent applications. Dr. van de Winkel holds a professorship of immunotherapy at Utrecht University. He is chairman of the board of directors of Hookipa Pharma, and a member of the board of directors of LEO Pharma and Omega Alpha SPAC. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nijmegen. Dr. van de Winkel is a registered manager of Genmab with the Danish Business Authority. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - DENMARK - - 30 -

Founded in 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark, we are a dual-listed, international biotechnology company specializing in the creation and development of differentiated antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. We are led by an experienced international management team. Our proprietary product pipeline and next-generation antibody technologies are the result of our strong company culture and a deep passion for innovation. We are inspired by nature and the power of the immune system to transform cancer treatment. Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients. Our ambition is to develop drug candidates that have the potential to transform cancer treatment. We do so by leveraging the success of our partnered assets and continuing to invest in our novel proprietary pipeline and technology platforms. As a leader in the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics, we are inspired by nature, passionate about innovation and driven by data. Our commitment to patients pushes us to use our antibody biology expertise to pursue and produce differentiated, next-generation cancer treatments. Our research and innovation teams consist of a strong antibody discovery engine connecting our antibody platform technologies with our target and disease biology knowledge. This synergy is the lifeblood of our R&D organization, where our creations enter clinical development. We strive to improve the lives of patients with cancer by creating and developing innovative antibody-based products. This commitment is deeply rooted in science. With a deep knowledge of the power of the human immune system and a proven track record for inventing and engineering novel therapeutic antibodies, we aim to tackle and overcome the challenges in oncology drug development. In our product discovery, we connect our innovative antibody platform technologies with our robust target and disease biology knowledge to create novel and differentiating products. Jan van de Winkel CEO of Genmab A/S CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - DENMARK - - 31 -

Jens Bjørn Andersen began his career as a trainee in Samson Transport Co. A/S in 1988. After he had completed his traineeship in 1990, he worked with various freight forwarding assignments until 1992, when he took up a position as Department Manager of the road transport activities of Samson Transport Co. A/S. Following DSV’s acquisition of Samson Transport Co. A/S in 1995, he was appointed CEO of the combined DSV and Samson Transport activities in Norway. From 2001, Mr Andersen was the CEO of Tollpost Globe AS in Oslo until he was recruited for the position as CEO of DFDS Transport Ltd./DSV Road Ltd. in England in 2003. He also held various supervisory board positions in the DSV Group. In 2007, Mr Andersen became the CEO of DSV Road Holding A/S and was appointed Group CEO with effect from August 2008. He also chairs the Supervisory Boards of DSV Air & Sea Holding A/S and DSV Solutions Holding A/S and is member of the Supervisory Board of DSV Road Holding A/S. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - DENMARK - - 32 -

DSV provides andmanages supply chain solutions for thousands of companies every day. Since our establishment in 1976, we have been through a series of mergers to maintain a key position in the global transport industry. As a result, we are now one of the largest transport and logistics companies in the world. With offices in more than 90 countries and an international network of partners and agents, we are a truly global player. DSV A/S is listed on NASDAQ Copenhagen (Denmark) and included in the C25 index as one of the 25 most actively traded shares on the Copenhagen stock exchange. DSV A/S is the parent company, and our organisation is divided into three divisions: DSV Air & Sea, DSV Road and DSV Solutions. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. We believe in contributing our fair share to the societies and local communities in which we operate while reducing the environmental footprint from our operations. We take advantage of technology and digitalisation. Our workflows are highly digitalised and our IT systems are integrated with both customers and suppliers. In a world of change, this enables us to continuously optimise our customers’ supply chains and supports efficient workflows for our employees. Our vision Sustainable growth We help our customers grow by keeping their supply chains flowing. We create efficient solutions for all businesses with focus on reliability, environmental impact and cost – regardless of industry and size. We provide equal growth opportunities for all employees. People drive the success of our company, so the more we provide healthy and safe workplaces – as well as strong growth opportunities – the greater is our chance of achieving our ambitious growth targets. We want to continue to be a leading global supplier, fulfilling the customer needs for transport and logistics services. Our mission Operational excellence World trade drives world prosperity, but seamless trade is not a given. Through our persistent focus on transparency, productivity and scalability, we create more efficient global trade flows for all business. We design our infrastructure – physical and digital – to support high service levels and efficient workflows. Operational excellence goes hand in hand with sustainability. A well-planned supply chain is also a greener supply chain. Jens Bjørn Andersen CEO of DSV CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - DENMARK - - 33 -

Pasi Laine Valmet 36 FINLAND

Pasi Laine is the President and CEO of Valmet Oyj. Pasi Laine was a member of the Executive Team of Metso from 2006 to 2013. From December 2011 to December 2013 he was the President of Metso Pulp, Paper and Power. From 2011 until October 2013 Pasi Laine was Metso’s Executive Vice President, and Deputy to the CEO. He was the President of Paper and Fiber Technology in 2011, the President of Energy and Environmental Technology segment between 2008 and 2011, the President of Metso Automation between 2006 and 2011 and the President of Metso Automation’s Field Systems business line between 2003 and 2006. Pasi Laine has also served as the Senior Vice President of Metso Automation’s Pulp and Paper Automation Solutions business unit between 2002 and 2003 and the Vice President of the Process & Energy business unit between 1998 and 2002. Pasi Laine acted as the Managing Director of Elsag Bailey Hartmann & Braun Oy between 1996 and 1998 and held various positions at Valmet Automation in Finland, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom between 1988 and 1996. He is Chairman of the Board at Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Pasi Laine holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. - 36 - CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - FINLAND -

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers. Our 17,000 professionals work close to our customers and are committed to improving our customers’ performance – every day. The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved, when flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. The combined company net sales in 2021 was approximately EUR 4.5 billion based on the respective company figures. Services are offered globally through Valmet’s approximately 100 service centers and more than 6,000 service professionals. Of the world’s approximately 3,800 operating pulp and paper mills, more than half purchase services from Valmet annually. Services play an important role in promoting the reliability, cost-effectiveness, capacity and quality of its customers’ operations. Our services include offerings aimed at increasing energy, water and rawmaterial efficiency, and reducing emissions. Over the past two decades, Valmet has strengthened its services business. In recent years, Valmet’s customers have increasingly focused on their core businesses and have outsourced service and maintenance activities. Demand for services in the industries served by Valmet has grown in North America and Europe, and even more in South America, China and Asia Pacific. The Services business line provides services and solutions mainly for the pulp, paper and energy industries, including spare parts and components, maintenance and shutdown services, outsourcing services, production consumables, process support and optimization, and mill and plant improvements. Valmet also provides customers with learning options that give customers access to more than 150 courses and a variety of training services. Valmet’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland. Pasi Laine CEO of Valmet - 37 - CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - FINLAND -

Benoît de Ruffray Eiffage Nicolas Hieronimus L’Oréal Group 40 FRANCE 42

Eiffage is one of Europe’s leading operators in construction and concessions, with more than 100,000 projects in France and around the world in 2020. Our 72,000 employees work in construction, real estate, urban development, civil engineering, metallic construction, roads, energy systems and concessions. Eiffage’s local network in France helps us to forge the close customer relationships we need to deliver high-quality projects. We have established solid roots in Europe, where we are strengthening our positions for the long term. All over the world, we support our customers with their projects by providing them with the benefit of our expertise in export markets. With climate change now a tangible reality and worldwide demand for sustainable and resilient cities and infrastructure, Eiffage implements a low-carbon strategy on a large scale and seizes every opportunity for innovation in this area, so it can make the difference and deliver shared sustainable development. Our goal is to invent the future with a human perspective by creating the sustainable cities of tomorrow, connecting regions and implementing increasingly innovative solutions and services to meet people’s needs locally. At Eiffage, we aim to help build a low-carbon Europe. By uniting our teams from all our construction, energy services, proprerty and concessions business lines, we can contribute to stepping up the environmental and digital transitions. Continuing to grow while staying true to who we are. Building on the reputation we have established in Europe, we aim to continue growing, while maintaining the balance between our construction and concessions businesses in Europe and worldwide. Avenues of growth include honing our expertise, making even more progress in risk prevention, keeping a tight grip of our major projects, innovating and introducing new services for our customers, seizing opportunities in areas where we are already well-known, and supporting our customers by providing them with the benefit of our expertise completing projects in international markets. We never compromise on our corporate values in our pursuit of growth. Our goal of making the difference is underpinned by the strong values shared by our teams – as reflected by our unique employee share ownership model, which has been in place for nearly 30 years now. Our 70,000 employees are working hard to realise our ambitions and make the difference, so that we can build the future with a human perspective that we envision. Benoît CEO of Eiffage de Ruffray CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - FRANCE - - 40 - Born in 1966, Benoît de Ruffray is an alumni of the French engineering schools Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and holds a master’s degree from Imperial College London. He began his career in 1990 in the Bouygues group, where he was Chief Executive Officer of Dragages Hong Kong from 2003 to 2007 before being appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues Bâtiment International in 2008. He moved to Soletanche Freyssinet (Vinci Group) in 2015 as Chief Executive Officer. Benoît de Ruffray was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eiffage on 18 January 2016. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - FRANCE - - 41 -

A graduate from one of France’s top Business Schools, ESSEC, in 1985, Nicolas Hieronimus joined L’Oréal in 1987 as Product Manager. As marketing Director for the Laboratoires Garnier in 1993, he successfully created the Fructis haircare range. In 1998, he became General Manager of the Garnier Maybelline Division in the UK. In 2000, he was named General Manager, L’Oréal Paris France, and then International General Manager for L’Oréal Paris, which he repositioned as the “accessible luxury” brand. In particular he developed skincare with the creation of Dermo expertise, Solar expertise, and Men expert. In 2005, he became General Manager of L’Oréal Mexico. In 2008, he became General Manager of the L’Oréal Professional Products Division and he increased its global leadership, driven in particular by the launch of Inoa hair color. In January 2011, he was appointed President L’Oréal Luxe, a role that he held until the end of 2018. In addition to this role, he took up a new position as President Selective Divisions (Luxury, Active Cosmetics, Professional Products,) on 1 July 2013 and he was named Deputy CEO in charge of Divisions on May 1, 2017. In May 2021 Nicolas Hieronimus was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of L’Oréal, as well as member of the Board of Directors. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - FRANCE - - 42 -

Beauty is our DNA. From the very first hair dye L’Oréal produced in 1909 to our innovative Beauty Tech products and services today, our company has been a pure player and leader in the beauty sector worldwide for decades. We believe that beauty, the quest for beauty, unites us all. It is a fundamental need that goes beyond mere “appearance” and taps deep into human aspirations: a sense of belonging, self-realization, selfconfidence... We strive to help women and men all over the world fulfill these aspirations, while understanding and respecting all the nuances in cultures, needs and traditions. And so our mission is to offer to all women and men on the planet the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety and responsibility. With such strong foundations, we conceive and build an infinite diversity of beauty products and services – in order to share the best of beauty with everyone, everywhere. For more than 110 years, we have devoted our energy and our competencies solely to one business: Nicolas Hieronimus CEO of L’Oréal Group beauty. We have chosen to offer our expertise in the service of women and men worldwide, meeting the infinite diversity of their beauty desires. We are committed to fulfilling this mission ethically and responsibly. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity. Because beauty is a permanent quest, we harness the power of our innovation to continually enhance the performance of our products and services. Because we value diversity, we leverage each of our brands to celebrate all expressions of beauty. Because we strive to be exemplary with a long-term vision, we anchor our actions in our strong values and demanding ethical principles. And because we are the global leader in beauty, we are aware that everything we do can have a meaningful impact. Therefore: We act to shape the future of beauty by leveraging the best of science and technology, increasingly inspired by nature. We act to drive social innovation by offering the best working conditions, training, and social protection for our employees. We act to build a business with inclusivity at its heart by ensuring we are as diverse as the people we serve. We act to nurture lasting partnerships with our clients and suppliers based on mutual trust and collaboration. We act to create value for all our shareholders, by sustaining a robust business model. We act to champion the cause of women and to strengthen the communities with which we engage. We act to protect the beauty of the planet by fighting climate change, respecting biodiversity and preserving natural resources. CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - FRANCE - - 43 -

JOSÉ LUIS BLANCO NORDEX GROUP Markus Mosa EDEKA 46 GERMANY 48 Mr. Blanco was born on 17 July 1970 and is Spanish citizen. He began his professional career in 1993 at Industrias Ferri, later going on to join Gamesa, where he assumed various executive positions and roles within the Management Board from 1997 to 2002. Among these were the roles of Managing Director at Gamesa Eolica USA, COO at Gamesa USA, and Engineering Director, CEO and Gamesa Offshore Director. In 2011, he was appointed to the position of Chief Customer Officer and member of the Management Board of Gamesa. José Luis Blanco joined the Management Board of Acciona Windpower in 2012. He has been a member of the Management Board of Nordex SE since the company took over Acciona Windpower in April 2016, initially responsible for operations (COO). CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - GERMANY - - 46 -

The development, manufacture, project management and servicing of onshore wind turbines has been the core competence and passion of the Nordex Group and its more than 8,600 employees worldwide for over 35 years. With the acquisition of Acciona Windpower in 2016, the Nordex Group has become a global player and one of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers. The Group offers highly efficient and competitive wind turbine systems, which enable long-term economical power generation from wind energy in all geographical and climatic conditions. Founded in 1985, the Nordex Group has a proven track record of launching industryleading products – starting when we pioneered in the mass production of 1 MW turbines (1995), when we were first to enter the 2.5 MW class (2000) or launched the first 4+ MW class turbine, the N149/4.0-4.5, in 2017. However, our current focus is on turbines in the 3 to 6+ MW class. The Group’s comprehensive product portfolio offers individual solutions, both for markets with limited space, and for regions with limited grid capacities. In selected markets, the Nordex Group also operates as a project developer for wind farms. At production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the US and India, the Group produces nacelles, rotor blades, and concrete towers. The company has offices and branches in more than 30 countries. The headquarter of the company, with the Management Board and central corporate functions, is located in Hamburg, while the legal entity is registered in Rostock. The Nordex Group conducts all manner of varying project types: from simply delivering the equipment, to turnkey projects and complete wind farmdevelopment, including the associated project development in certain markets. The customer portfolio of the Group comprises all types of clients. We can cover the needs of large utilities, as well as the demands of SMEs operating wind power plants. Concentrating on establishing long-term customer support and optimizing the cost of energy production along the whole value chain, the Nordex Group also offers after-sales services for their entire operational lifecycle: A global Service network, with some 300 Service Points in around 30 countries, delivers support quickly and reliably. The global trend toward renewable energy is moving forward – and the Nordex Group is an essential part of this. Our focus is on making renewable energy as cheap as possible, and that means to continuously reducing the cost of energy (COE) from newly-installed wind power turbines. José Luis Blanco CEO of Nordex Group CEO Today Europe Award s 2022 - GERMANY - - 47 -

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