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Member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Norbert Adolf PLATT

Independent Non-executive Director

Norbert Adolf PLATT, aged 70, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since December 2012. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Board. He has 40 years of extensive experience in the industry of luxury goods. Mr PLATT was the chief executive officer of the Richemont group from October 2004 to March 2010. The Richemont group’s luxury goods interests encompass a portfolio of internationally renowned brands including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Piaget, Montblanc, Chloé and Alfred Dunhill. Under his leadership, the Richemont group recorded significant growth in turnover and profits. Mr PLATT was also a non-executive director of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA (the holding company of the Richemont group which is listed in Switzerland) until his retirement on 13 September 2017.

Prior to acting as chief executive officer of the Richemont group, Mr PLATT was the chief executive officer of Montblanc International GmbH (“Montblanc International”) between 1987 and 2004. Mr PLATT successfully transformed Montblanc International from a maker of writing instruments into a diversified and globally renowned manufacturer of luxury goods. Under his leadership, Montblanc International recorded remarkable growth in its turnover. Mr PLATT remained as the chairman of Montblanc Simplo GmbH based in Hamburg, Germany until 30 June 2013. From 1972 to 1987, Mr PLATT held various chief executive positions in Rollei Singapore and Germany.

Mr PLATT graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Precision Mechanical Engineering, and attended business management and marketing programs at Harvard Business School of Harvard University and INSEAD.

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