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Management
Eurocash Group

An enterprise of such a size as the Eurocash Group needs vision, ongoing control and
objective supervision. Performing these functions in turn requires managerial talent,
specialist knowledge and extensive experience.

That is why both the Management Board and the Supervisory Board are composed
of very carefully selected people - each of them an expert in their field.

Management Board

Luis
Amaral

President of the Board

He has over 20 years of management experience, which he has gained in several companies and countries. He started his professional career as an intern with Unilever Portugal, where he worked for over 5 years, occupying various managerial positions in sales and marketing departments.

Luis Amaral came to Poland in 1995, where, as the General Director of Jeronimo Martins, he built the company until 1999. During this year, he was promoted to the position of Member of the Executive Committee of Jeronimo Martins Holding in Portugal, but a few months later he made the decision to move his professional career in a different direction. In South America, as a Partner with the Antfactory investment fund, he began his activity on the markets of Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.

In 2003 he returned to Poland, where he gathered a team to buy Eurocash from Jeronimo Martins. Today, the Eurocash Group is the largest distributor of food and other fast moving goods in Poland.

Kontakt ceo@eurocash.pl

Rui
Amaral

Member of the Board

In the years 1981-1984 he was a Finance Director. Then from 1985 to 1989 he was employed at Sanipec, including as the Operations Director of the Veterinary Medicines Department.

In 1989, he joined the Jeronimo Martins Portugal group, where he was the Hypermarket Director, Operations Director, Feira Nova General Manager, then General Director of Jeronimo Martins Retalho and Executive Director of Jeronimo Martins Portugal, responsible for management of Feira Nova hypermarkets, Pingo Doce supermarkets and cash&carry Recheio.

In 2003 he was the General Manager at the Cintra Group. In May 2004, he joined the Eurocash Group.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Katarzyna
Kopaczewska

Member of the Board

She graduated from Foreign Trade at PSSiJO in Warsaw. She started her first job at Johnson & Johnson Poland sp. z o.o., where she worked from 1989 to 1997 and in the last period as Human Resources Manager. In 1997, she moved to Poznań to become the HR Director to take up the challenge of expansion on the Polish market of hypermarkets, wholesalers and discount chains for Jeronimo Martins Dystrybucja. In the last period of her work for Jeronimo Martins she was a Member of the Board - HR Director. In 2003, she took the position of the Corporate Director for Personnel at ZF Polpharma S.A. From January 1, 2004, she is a Member of the Board with the Eurocash Group.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Pedro
Martinho

Member of the Board

A graduate in Management from the ISCTE University of Lisbon. He started his professional career in 1994 at Jeronimo Martins in Portugal, where he worked until 1996, and in the last period as Head of the Feira Nova Hypermarket Stations. From 1997 to 2001 he worked for Jeronimo Martins in Poland, where he became the Director of the Eurocash Cash&Carry Department and Jumbo hypermarkets. Then in 2002 he worked for the telecommunication company Oniway Portugal as Sales Director. In March 2003, he decided to return to Poland, joining the team that bought Eurocash Cash&Carry from Jeronimo Martins. From the beginning of the Group's activity he has been a board member of Eurocash S.A.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Arnaldo
Guerreiro

Member of the Board

After graduating in economics, he began his professional career at Coopers & Lybrand Portugal, where he worked from 1990-1994, and during the last period as an auditor. Later, from 1994 to 1996, he was employed at Jeronimo Martins Portugal as a Financial Controller. In 1996 he came to Poland, where he worked until 2003 at Jeronimo Martins Dystrybucja, in the last period as a Member of the Board – as Financial Director of Jeronimo Martins Dystrybucja and General Director of Eurocash. He joined the Eurocash Group in May 2004 as a Member of the Management Board.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Przemysław
Ciaś

Member of the Board

He graduated from IT studies at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow. During the years 1996-2008 he worked as a consultant in the field of IT and management successively at Comarch and Accenture. Among others, he dealt with implementation of projects for clients from the FMCG sector for European markets. He has been working at the Eurocash Group since 2008.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Jacek
Owczarek

Member of the Board

He graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics in the field of Finance and Banking. Currently, he is a Member of the Supervisory Board of Magellan S.A. Before starting employment at the Eurocash Group, he was the CFO CEE, Member of the Management Board and Member of the financial management team in Europe with Sanitec Koło (part of the Sanitec Group). In previous years, he worked in companies from the Enterprise Investors portfolio. He was, among others, Financial Director at Magellan S.A., he was also CFO, CEO and Member of the Board at Messenger Services STOLICA.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Noel
Collett

Member of the Board

He graduated from the University of Bournemouth with a degree in business management. Currently, he is a Member of Management Board responsible for retail business in Eurocash Group. He has over 20 years of experience in food retail management, including 17 years at the management board level. For most of his career he was associated with LIDL, working in Great Britain and Germany on several positions incl. Operational Director. From 2015 to 2019 he hold position of Managing Director of Crawshaw Group PLC in the UK - specialist meat shops.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Supervisory Board

Dr Hans
Joachim Körber

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

He graduated from the Faculty of Brewery and obtained a PhD from the Technical University of Berlin. He worked in the RA Oetker Group in various managerial positions. In 1985 ccommenced work at Metro SB-Großmärkte, where he held managerial positions in a number of companies belonging to the Metro group in Germany and abroad. With the establishment of Metro AG in 1996, he joined the Management Board of the Company, which he managed from 1999-2007 as the President of the Management Board. Currently, he is a member of supervisory boards of a number of international companies.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Francisco José Valente
Hipólito dos Santos

Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Francisco José Valente Hipólito dos Santos has a third-level education with a specialist area in Business Management. He completed his studies in 1984 at the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon (Universidade Católica Portuguesa). Between 1999 and 2003 he was a member of the management board of Barclays Bank in Portugal. In years 2003 and 2006 he was managing Marketing Department in Banco Espirito Santo PLC and between 2007 and 2011 he was director in Savings Department of that bank. In the period of 2011 – 2012 Mr Santos was Managing Director in Banco BEST PLC. Since the beginning of 2013 he was a Non-managing Director and management board advisor to international cases in Banco Espirito Santo PLC until August 2014, when he assumed the function of Compliance Officer at Novo Bonco, which he held until June 2017. Then he held managerial positions in many companies from various sectors, including the real estate, travel and FMCG sector.

Mr. Francisco José Valente Hipólito dos Santos since 2013, he is a member of the Eurocash Supervisory Board.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Renato
Arie

Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Renato Arie was born in Portugal November 14, 1961 r. He graduated from the Business Management at the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon (Universidade Católica Portuguesa), where in the years 1983-1985 he was Assistant at the Economic Studies Department. In the years 1982-2016 he was the General Director in DIM. Currently, he is the President of ARIE SGPS SA and ARIE INVESTIMENTOS SGPS SA and the Non-Executive Director in several companies from the ARIE group, as well as the Director in ECS Capital.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Jorge
Mora

Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Jorge Mara was born in Washington DC. April 16, 1967. He graduated from the University of Miami with a Business degree in 1989 and from the Wharton School of Business with an MBA in 1993. He has over 25 years of experience working in International corporate advisory and private equity investing. Most recently he was Vice-Chairman and Senior Managing Director of Macquarie Capital in the USA. Prior to that he was the Group Head of Financial Sponsor coverage at Lazard and before that a Managing Director at UBS. Currently he is active on several not-for-profit Boards and in Venture Capital investing.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl

Przemysław
Budkowski

Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Przemysław Budkowski graduated in 2005 from the Faculty of Management and Marketing at the University of Economics in Poznań. In the years 2005 –2009, he was the Product Marketing Manager for Central and Eastern Europe at Google. In 2009-2018, he was associated with the Allegro Group, where in 2009-2011 he held the position of Marketing Director and then President of the Management Board. Przemysław Budkowski is an expert in marketing and e-commerce. Mr Przemysław Budkowski has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Eurocash since 20 October 2020.

Kontakt office@eurocash.pl