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GLOBE TRADE CENTRE S.A. - Appointment of Supervisory Board members of Globe Trade Centre S.A.

Release Date: 24/06/2020 10:30
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Appointment of Supervisory Board members of Globe Trade Centre S.A.

(Incorporated and registered in Poland with KRS No. 61500)
(Share code on the WSE: GTC.S.A)
(Share code on the JSE: GTC ISIN: PLGTC0000037)
(“GTC” or “the Company”)

Current report number: 14/2020

Date: 24 June 2020

Subject: Appointment of Supervisory Board members of Globe Trade Centre S.A.

The Management Board of Globe Trade Centre S.A. (“the Company”) hereby informs that on 23 June
2020 it received a written statement of GTC Dutch Holdings B.V., a company duly incorporated under
Dutch law, with its registered seat at Claude Debussylaan 10, third floor, Vinoly Building, 1082 MD
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Kammer van
Koophandel) under registration number 71627081 (the “Entitled Shareholder”), according to which the
Entitled Shareholder appoints:

    a)   Dr. Zoltán Fekete;
    b)   Balázs Figura;
    c)   Dr. János Péter Bartha;
    d)   Bálint Szécsényi;
    e)   Péter Bozó

as members of the Supervisory Board of the Company, effective immediately.

Appointment was made pursuant to sections 9.1 a), 9.1 b) and 9.1 c). of the articles of association of
the Company.

Pursuant to its statement and the deposit certificate attached thereto, the Entitled Shareholder holds
298,575,091 shares in the Company, which constitute 61.49% of the Company’s share capital and
entitles the holder thereof to 61.49% of the votes at the general meeting of the Company.

According to a statement, Mr. Zoltán Fekete; Mr. Balázs Figura; Mr. János Péter Bartha; Mr.
Bálint Szécsényi and Mr. Péter Bozó are not entered in the register of insolvent debtors maintained in
compliance with the Act on the National Court Register dated 20 August 1997, do not perform any
activities outside of the Company’s business which could be considered competitive with respect
thereto, do not participate in any competitive business either as a partner in a civil partnership or any
other type of partnership, and are not members of the authorities of any competing company or any
other competing entity.

Moreover, Mr. János Péter Bartha fulfils the independence criteria as specified in Annex No. II to
Commission Recommendation 2005/162/EC of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or
supervisory directors of listed companies and on the committees of the (supervisory) board.

Mr. Zoltán Fekete graduated from the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Lorand University in 1990, and in 1993
earned an MBA degree in Banking at the University of Exeter, UK. Mr. Fekete has 30 years of
international investment banking and private equity experience. As an investment banker he worked for
HSBC London, Credit Suisse First Boston in Budapest, London, and Israel. During his career, Mr.
Fekete has dealt with a large number of IPOs, M&A transactions and private equity investments in the
field of real estate, technology, and life sciences. Since November 2015, he has been the Chairman and
CEO of Optima Investment Ltd.

Mr. Balázs Figura is a member of the Board of Directors of Optima Fund Asset Management Ltd. Mr.
Figura joined Optima in 2018, and has over 15 years of experience in portfolio management, treasury,
M&A, and finance roles. He started his professional career as an auditor at Deloitte Hungary, later
moving on to various positions in the field of Controlling at Takarékbank and the Hungarian Post.

Mr. János Péter Bartha is a seasoned investment banker with 18-year experience in private equity
investments, especially extensive experience in privatisation, management of IPOs and M&A. Mr.
Bartha started his banking carrier at the National Bank of Hungary in 1986, became CEO of Credit
Suisse First Boston in 1990, and Head of Credit Suisse First Boston in Central and Eastern Europe in

Mr. Bálint Szécsényi is the Chief Executive Officer of Equilor Investment Ltd. He joined Equilor Group
in 2000 as a Corporate Finance Partner. Mr. Szécsényi has more than 20-year experience in stock
exchange and OTC securities issuances, the organization of syndicated loans, venture capital and
private equity transactions, and mergers & acquisitions both on Hungarian and international market. Mr.
Szécsényi has been a member of the Board of Richter Gedeon Pls, one the largest pharmaceutical
groups of the region and was the vice-president and a member of the Board of the Budapest Stock
Exchange between 2011-2015. Mr. Szécsényi graduated from the Budapesti University of Economics,
Faculty of Finance in 1998 and currently is a member of the advisory board of the Foundation of the
Faculty of Corporate Finance of the University.

Mr. Péter Bozó is the Head of Real Estate in the Optima Group. Mr. Bozó joined Optima Group in 2019,
and has over 20 years’ experience in real estate developments, property management and real estate
investment business. During his career, he worked for the Hungarian Development Bank, Raiffeisen
Group and took part in several real estate development projects, managed the operation of various
property portfolios. He graduated as an economist in 1997.

Legal basis: § 5 section 5 of the Regulation of the Minister of Finance of 29 March 2018 on current and
periodic disclosures by issuers of securities and the conditions for recognising as equivalent the
information that is required by the laws of a non-member state.

Signed by:

/s/ Erez Boniel                         /s/ Yovav Carmi
Member of the Management Board          Member of the Management Board

Warsaw, Poland
Sponsor: Investec Bank Limited

Date: 24-06-2020 10:30:00
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