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Executive Committee

Marc Grynberg

Marc Grynberg, 48

Chief Executive Officer

Marc Grynberg was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Umicore in November 2008. He was head of the Group’s Automotive Catalysts business unit from 2006 to 2008 and served as Umicore’s CFO from 2000 to 2006. He joined Umicore in 1996 as Group Controller. Marc holds a Commercial Engineering degree from the University of Brussels (Ecole de Commerce Solvay) and, prior to joining Umicore, worked for DuPont de Nemours in Brussels and Geneva.

Hugo Morel

Hugo Morel, 63

Executive Vice-President Recycling

Hugo Morel holds a Masters degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Leuven. He joined Umicore in 1974 and held several positions in production, commercial, strategy and general management. He headed the Zinc Chemicals business unit from 1996 to 1997 and was appointed to his present position in 1998. He joined the Executive Committee in 2002. Besides heading the Recycling business group, he is also responsible for Purchasing & Transportation.

Marc Van Sande

Marc Van Sande, 61

Executive Vice-President Energy Materials

Marc Van Sande holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Antwerp as well as an MBA. He joined Umicore in 1980, and held several positions in research, marketing and production. In 1993 he was appointed Vice-President of the Electro-Optic Materials business unit and he joined the Executive Committee as Executive Vice-President of Advanced Materials in 1999. He assumed the role of Chief Technology Officer between 2005 and 2010 after which he headed the Energy Materials business group.

Pascal Reymondet

Pascal Reymondet, 54

Executive Vice-President Performance Materials

Pascal Reymondet holds an MSc from Stanford University and an Engineering degree from the Ecole Centrale in Paris. He held different management positions within the Degussa group including management of the Port Elizabeth and Burlington automotive catalyst plants. He joined the Umicore Executive Committee in 2003 to be in charge of the Precious Metals Products group. In September 2007, he was appointed to head the Zinc Specialties business group. From June 2010 to October 2012 he assumed responsibility for the Performance Materials business group. In November 2012 he took up the function of EVP Catalysis.

Denis Goffaux

Denis Goffaux, 46

Chief Technology Officer

Denis Goffaux holds a degree in mining engineering from the University of Liège. He joined Umicore Research in 1995 and has lived and worked in Belgium, Chile, China and South Korea. Denis was previously head of the Rechargeable Battery Materials business line and Country Manager Japan, where he laid strong foundations for Umicore to grow its industrial presence and commercial activities in the country. He was appointed to his present post in July 2010. Besides his position as Chief Technology Officer, he also is responsible for Environment, Health & Safety.

Stephan Csoma

Stephan Csoma, 49

Executive Vice-President Performance Materials

Stephan Csoma joined Umicore in 1992. He holds diplomas in economics from the UCL University of Louvain and Chinese/Mandarin from Fudan University in Shanghai. He has extensive strategic and operational and commercial experience. He set up Umicore’s first industrial operations in China in the mid-1990s and ran Umicore’s former South African cobalt opera- tions. Between 2001 and 2005 he led the Zinc Chemicals business unit and from 2005 to 2009 he was SVP for Umicore South America. Afterwards he became SVP Government Affairs. In November 2012 he took up the function of EVP of Performance Materials and retains oversight responsibility for Government Affairs.

Filip Platteeuw

Filip Platteeuw, 41

Chief Financial Officer

Filip Platteeuw joined Umicore in 2004 and was instrumental in the Cumerio spin-off in 2005. He then led the project team for the creation of Nyrstar and its successful IPO in 2007. He became Vice President of Corporate Development in 2010. He took up the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in November 2012. Filip holds a master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Ghent and a master’s degree in Financial Management from the Vlerick Management School. Filip has extensive financial experience including nine years in investment banking, corporate banking and equity research with KBC bank. He is also responsible for Corporate Development.