Executive Management Board

Xavier Rossinyol

Chief Executive Officer

<p><strong>Member of the Executive Management Board</strong></p> <p>Xavier Rossinyol joined gategroup as CEO in April 2015 <span>and is a Member of the Executive Management Board</span>. Mr. Rossinyol has more than 20 years of experience in the airline, catering and retail sector, ranging from travel retail to concession, contract and in-flight catering. He also has a long track record in publicly traded companies.</p> <p>Prior to joining gategroup, Mr. Rossinyol held numerous leadership positions at Dufry, a leading global travel retailer operating in 60 countries, including three years as Chief Operating Officer EMEA and Asia and eight years as Chief Financial Officer for the group. During his time at Dufry, the company experienced significant improvements in growth and profitability, including M&amp;A, material turnarounds and business restructuring. He led more than ten post-merger integrations across several continents as well as numerous M&amp;A activities across Europe, the United States, Latin America, and Asia. He was also responsible for facilitating entrance into nearly 15 new markets in Europe, Africa and Asia.</p> <p>From 1995 to 2004, Mr. Rossinyol worked for the Spanish-based Grupo Áreas, a subsidiary of Paris-based Group Elior, a world leader in contract and concession catering. There, he was responsible for overseeing new business opportunities in Spain and abroad, as well as for strategic planning, reporting, and controlling.</p> <p>Mr. Rossinyol holds a BBA and MBA in International Management and Finance from ESADE (Barcelona,Canada and Hong Kong), and a Master in Business Law from Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.</p>
Christoph Schmitz

Chief Financial Officer

<p><strong>Member of the Executive Management Board</strong></p> <p>Christoph Schmitz joined gategroup as Chief Financial Officer in January 2015 <span>and is a Member of the Executive Management Board</span>. Mr. Schmitz brings over 20 years’ experience as a CFO at multinational companies.</p> <p>Prior to joining gategroup he was CFO at Wild Flavors, an international supplier of ingredients to the food and beverage industry, where he successfully implemented a private equity-supported buy and build strategy. Mr. Schmitz also held the role of CFO at Pfleiderer for the North American region based in Montreal, Canada and at Pergo in Zug, Switzerland. Similarly, he was CFO at Walter Construction Group in Australia, Metallgesellschaft and Mannnesmann in Germany and was the Managing Director and CFO of Indomag Steel Technology based in New Delhi, India.</p> <p>Mr. Schmitz holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and an M.Sc. in Business Management.</p>
Herman Anbeek

President Americas, Europe and Middle East

<p><strong>Member of the Executive Management Board</strong></p> <p>Herman Anbeek was appointed President, Americas, Europe &amp; Middle East in June 2015 and is a Member of the Executive Management Board. Mr. Anbeek previously served as Group Senior Vice President and President Emerging Markets in March 2012 and was promoted to President, Airline Solutions in September 2014. Before this, Mr. Anbeek held the position of Chief Commercial Officer from June 2007.</p> <p>In addition to experience in consulting and the retail sector, Mr. Anbeek has profound knowledge of the aviation and airline catering industries. Before joining gategroup, he held several roles at LSG Skychefs and KLM in the Netherlands and the Caribbean.</p> <p>Mr. Anbeek holds a Master of Science in Business Engineering from the University of Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands.</p>
Jann Fisch

President Asia Pacific

<p><strong>Member of the Executive Management Board</strong></p> <p>Jann Fisch was appointed President of Asia Pacific on June 22, 2015 and is a Member of the Executive Management Board. Mr. Fisch previously served as Chief Corporate Development Officer from September 1, 2014. Mr. Fisch joined the Group in June 2013 as Group Senior Vice President and President Europe and Africa.</p> <p>Mr. Fisch has more than two decades of experience in leading large, complex operational units in the catering and airline industries, including experience in operational turnarounds and launching innovative service offerings. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Nuance Group, Australia and New Zealand, a role he held since 2007. From 2002 to 2007 he worked at Pick Pay and Compass Group as Chief Executive Officer for Switzerland. From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Fisch held various positions at Swissair Group and at subsidiaries Gate Gourmet and Swisscargo AG.</p> <p> Mr. Fisch holds a Master in Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich.</p>
Michel Emeyriat

President Southern Europe and Africa

<p><strong>Member of the Executive Management Board</strong></p> <p> Michel Emeyriat was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of Servair in January 2013. Following the acquisition of Servair by gategroup on January 1, 2017, Mr. Emeyriat was appointed President Southern Europe and Africa and is a Member of the Executive Management Board.</p> <p>Mr. Emeyriat has more than 25 years of experience in the airline industry and is a recognized expert in the management of airport operations, especially in the complex mechanics of hub and a formidable connoisseur of airport networking.</p> <p>Mr. Emeyriat is a Civil Mine Engineering graduate of Ecole des Mines and a graduate of Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales business school.</p>
Federico Germani

Chief Commercial Officer

<p><strong>Member of the Executive Management Board</strong></p> <p>Federico Germani joined gategroup as Chief Commercial Officer in October 2017. Mr. Germani is a seasoned aviation industry expert with more than 14 years of experience in the Latam Group where he held the position of Corporate Senior Vice President for Services and Innovation, and several corporate global leadership roles first based in the U.S. and and later in Brazil. Before joining Latam Group, Federico held leadership roles in McKinsey, Goldman Sachs and IBM.</p> <p>Mr. Germani holds an MBA in marketing and finance from the Kellogg School of Management and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico of Buenos Aires.</p>