Prof. Dr Wolfgang Plischke Consultant, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Evotec SE Prof. Dr Wolfgang Plischke (born in 1951, German citizen) was appointed Member of the Supervisory Board on 17 June 2014 and was re-elected as Member of the Supervisory Board by the Annual General Meeting 2019 on 19 June 2019 for a term of five years. Since his initial appointment in 2014, Prof. Dr Plischke has been serving as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. His current term will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting held in the year 2024. From March 2006 until April 2014, Prof. Dr Wolfgang Plischke has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG. He was responsible for Technology, Innovation and Sustainability and for the Asia/Pacific region. From January 2002 to February 2006, he was Head of the Pharmaceuticals Business Group at Bayer AG with responsibility for the global business with prescription drugs. From 2000 to 2002, he served as Head of the Pharmaceuticals Business Group in North America at Bayer AG. From 1995 to 2000, Prof. Dr. Plischke served as President of Bayer Yakuhin Ltd., Japan, with responsibility for Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Care. He began his career in 1980 with Bayer’s subsidiary Miles Diagnostics after completing his biology studies at Hohenheim University. Prof. Dr Plischke has been member of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG since April 2016. He also holds a number of offices outside of Bayer AG. He is a member of the Board of the Walter Siegenthaler Society and has been serving as Chairman of the Robert Koch Foundation since 2019. Prof. Plischke is also a member of the senate of the Helmholtz association. In July 2011, Prof. Dr Wolfgang Plischke was appointed honorary professor for Business Chemistry at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Prof. Dr Iris Löw-Friedrich Chief Medical Officer of UCB S.A., Vice Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Evotec SE Prof. Dr Iris Löw-Friedrich (born in 1960, German citizen) was appointed Member of the Supervisory Board on 17 June 2014 and was re-elected as Member of the Supervisory Board by the Annual General Meeting 2019 on 19 June 2019 for a term of five years. Her current term will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting held in the year 2024. Since March 2008, Prof. Dr Iris Löw-Friedrich is serving as Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President Development and Medical Practices of UCB S.A., Brussels (Belgium). From 2001 to 2009, Prof. Dr Löw-Friedrich was a member of the Executive Board of Schwarz Pharma AG, Monheim am Rhein, with global responsibility for research and development. From 2000 to 2001, she served as Vice President Global Projects at BASF Pharma, Ludwigshafen. From 1992 to 2000, Prof. Dr Löw-Friedrich held various positions in the area of drug development at Hoechst AG, Frankfurt am Main, lastly as Vice President Clinical Development at Hoechst Marion Roussel/Aventis, Bridgewater, NJ, USA. Since April 2014, she has been Member of the Board of Directors at TransCelerate BioPharma Inc (Chairman of the Board of Directors from September 2015 until September 2017). TransCelerate BioPharma Inc is a non-profit organisation with membership of 20 major life science companies, including UCB. Since May 2016, Prof. Dr Löw-Friedrich has been serving as Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA. Prof. Dr Löw-Friedrich began her career in 1985 as a physician in the field of internal medicine at the University of Frankfurt/Main, Medical School, where she has also been a clinical professor for internal medicine since 2000. She studied medicine at the University of Frankfurt/Main, receiving her doctorate from this university in 1985.

Dr Mario Polywka Consultant Dr Mario Polywka (born in 1963, British citizen) was appointed Member of the Supervisory Board on 19 June 2019 for a term of five years. His current term will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting held in the year 2024. Dr Polywka retired from the Management Board of Evotec AG effective 31 December 2018. Until then, he served as member of the Management Board and Chief Operating Officer of Evotec AG since 28 November 2007. In 1991, he was a founding chemist of Oxford Asymmetry International plc (OAI), became Director of Chemistry in 1993 and a Board Director in 1996. In 1999, Dr Polywka was appointed Chief Operating Officer and in 2000 Chief Executive Officer of OAI. Following the merger of EVOTEC BioSystems AG with OAI in 2000 he was Chief Operating Officer until 2002. Between 2002 and 2004, Dr Polywka ran a number of spin-out companies from Oxford and Southampton Universities. Dr Polywka received his Bachelor’s degree from Hertford College, Oxford University and his Doctorate from the University of Oxford in mechanistic organometallic chemistry with Professor Steve Davies and continued at Oxford with post-doctoral studies on the biosynthesis of Penicillin with Professor Sir Jack Baldwin. He held a number of college teaching posts at Oxford University between 1988 and 1994. Dr Polywka is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and has a number of publications and patents mainly in the field of asymmetric synthesis. In May 2017, Dr Mario Polywka became a member of the Board of Directors of Forge Therapeutics, Inc. and in September 2017, Dr Mario Polywka also joined the Board of Directors of Exscientia Ltd. In September 2019, Dr Polywka was appointed Non-Executive Director at the UK biotech company Orbit Discovery, and has accepted a position as Senior Advisor with MCF Corporate Finance.

Roland Sackers Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of QIAGEN N.V. Mr Roland Sackers (born in 1968, German citizen) was appointed Member of the Supervisory Board on 19 June 2019 for a term of five years. His current term will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting held in the year 2024. Mr Sackers has been serving as Chief Financial Officer of QIAGEN N.V. since January 2004. In this position, he is responsible for developing and executing the long-term financial planning, which is the foundation for the company’s accelerated growth strategy. Prior to joining QIAGEN in 1999, Mr Sackers served as Auditor at the auditing company Arthur Andersen. Mr Sackers received his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Münster. He represents QIAGEN as board member of BIO Deutschland e.V.

Dr Elaine Sullivan CEO of Curadh Pharmaceuticals and Advisor to the Board of Directors of Carrick Therapeutics Ltd. Dr Elaine Sullivan (born in 1961, British citizen) was appointed Member of the Supervisory Board on 09 June 2015 and was re-elected as Member of the Supervisory Board by the Annual General Meeting 2019 on 19 June 2019 for a term of five years. Her current term will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting held in the year 2024. Since April 2020, Dr Sullivan is CEO of Curadh Pharmaceuticals. From 2015 to 2019, Dr Sullivan was Chief Executive Officer of Carrick Therapeutics Ltd, a European oncology company, which she continues to support as Executive Entrepreneur and Advisor to the Board of Directors. Elaine Dr Sullivan has worked as part of top management teams in R&D at Eli Lilly and AstraZeneca. She has over 25 years of international experience working in the Pharmaceutical industry in the USA and the UK. From 2011 to 2014, she served as Vice President Global External Research and Development at Eli Lilly & Company, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA, where she led a global workforce delivering access to business critical external innovation. She was a member of the investment committees of Lilly Ventures and Lilly Asian Ventures and the steering committees of Lilly’s Capital Fund partners. Prior to joining Eli Lilly, Dr Sullivan held various positions in the area of drug discovery and development at AstraZeneca from 1995 until 2010, including Vice President R&D, New Opportunities, from 2007 to 2010. In this role, she established and led AstraZeneca‘s virtual Therapy disease function which pinpointed new disease areas and created new therapeutic applications for multiple molecular entities and advanced them into the clinic. During her career, she gained extensive knowledge of various aspects of drug discovery and development having developed new molecules in virology, cancer, ophthalmology and respiratory and inflammation. Furthermore, she has particular expertise in origination, development and execution of innovative partnerships. Since July 2015, Dr Elaine Sullivan has been serving as Non-executive Director of the IP Group plc. Dr Sullivan holds a doctorate in Molecular Biology and Virology from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Glasgow, UK.

Kasim Kutay Chief Executive Officer at Novo Holdings A/S Mr Kasim Kutay (born 1965, British citizen) was appointed Member of the Supervisory Board on 16 June 2020. His current term will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting charged with approving the actions of the members of the Supervisory Board in the 2023 fiscal year. Since September 2016, Mr Kutay is the Chief Executive Officer of Novo Holdings A/S. From 2009 until 2016, Mr. Kutay served as Managing Director, Co-Head of Europe and member of the Global Management Committee at Moelis & Co. Prior to that, Mr. Kutay spent 18 years with Morgan Stanley in various international senior management positions, including as Chairman of the European Healthcare Group. In these positions, Mr. Kutay has worked with healthcare companies on an international basis, including companies based in Europe, the USA, Japan and India, among others. Mr. Kutay’s other board positions include member of the Supervisory Boards of Novo Nordisk A/S and Novozymes A/S. He received his degree Master of Science from the London School of Economics.

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