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Franz Bichler

Board Member. Responsible for Research Department, Institutional Sales Department and Corporate Finance ECM.

Franz Bichler was appointed Board Member of Erste Securities Polska S.A. in 1999, where currently he is responsible for Research Department. He is also President of Erste Securities Istanbul. He has been connected with the financial sector since the beginning of his professional career. First experience as a member of Erste Group, Franz Bichler gained working for Erste Bank AG where he started in 1997. Prior to joining Erste team, he worked for Girocredit Bank AG (1996), Investment bank Austria (1994), and Girocredit Vienna (1992). Moreover, he served as a Board Member at Erste Bank Investment Hungary Rt. in the years 2002-2009 and at Erste Securities Zagreb from 1999 until 2008.

Piotr Prażmo

Board Member, Chief Financial Officer. Responsible for finance and current operations.

A graduate of Warsaw University of Technology and holder of MBA diploma. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds the FCCA title. In 1997-2007 he worked at Deloitte Audit Department, where years 2003-2005 he spent in the Deloitte & Touche LLP office in New York. Since September 2007 he has been a Board Member and a CFO Responsible for finance and current operations at Erste Securities Poland S.A. Since 2011, he has served as member of the Chamber of Brokerage Houses, and in June 2014 he was appointed its Chairman.