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A. Stefan Kirsten

Member of the Board of Directors

Artur Stefan Kirsten was born in 1961 in Berlin, Germany.

He has been a non-executive director of the Company since 9 April 2015, after having been a member of the Board of Directors between 10 April 2010 and February 2011. He is also a Board member at Sociedade Francisco Manuel dos Santos B.V.

He is chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vonovia Finance B.V. Between 1 January 2011 and May 2018, he served as chief financial officer of Vonovia SE (formerly Deutsche Annington SE).

His previous positions were as CEO of Majid Al Futtaiim Group LLC (a company focused on real estate, retail and developments in Middle Eastern countries) and as CFO of Metro AG and ThyssenKrupp AG, in Germany.

He took his master’s degree in Business Economics and Computer Science from 1981 to 1986 at the FernUniversität in Hagen and Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, and his doctorate degree in 1991. Later, he completed the Stanford Executive Program at the Graduate School of Business of Stanford University, in California.

Since 1995 he has been teaching at different universities in Germany and abroad. In 2001, Artur Stefan Kirsten was appointed as a full professor at the Westfaelische University in Gelsenkirchen.