CARSTEN MASCHMEYER —Born 1959, German national

Member of the Board of Directors

After studying medicine and gaining many years of sales experience in the financial services sector in various management positions, in 1988 Carsten Maschmeyer founded the company Allgemeiner Wirtschaftsdienst Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsberatung und Finanzbetreuung mbH. In 1998 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Management of AWD Holding AG and, in 2000, launched an initial public offering of shares in AWD. Carsten Maschmeyer was Co-CEO of AWD from September 2008 until March 2009 with responsibility for strategic development and opening up new markets. In May 2009 he was appointed Member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Life Holding. In January 2010 he founded MaschmeyerRürup AG – an independent and internationally focused advisor on the implementation of modern retirement planning concepts for key players in banking and insurance as well as governments. He heads the company as Chairman of the Board.

Other appointments:
AWD Children’s Aid Foundation, Hanover, Chairman of the Election Committee
Society for the Promotion of the International Neurobionics Foundation, Hanover, Chairman of the Board
International Neurobionics Foundation, Hanover, Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board
“Germany – Land of Ideas” initiative, Hanover, Member of the Advisory Board