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Barbara Thoralfsson

Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, Independent Director

Barbara Thoralfsson

Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, Independent Director

Barbara Thoralfsson holds a BA Psychology from Duke University (USA) and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Columbia Business School (USA). She has extensive experience as a non-executive director with public and privately held companies in a wide variety of industries. She has served on the boards of Tandberg, Electrolux, Telenor, Cable & Wireless Communications and Colart (where she was Non-Executive Chair). An entrepreneur, Barbara has been CEO of Midelfart & Co AS, Norway’s leading health and beauty care distributor for several multinational vendors, between 1995 and 2000 and CEO of NetCom ASA, a telecommunications company, between 2001 and 2005.

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Jesper Trolle

CEO, Executive Director

Jesper Trolle

CEO, Executive Director

Jesper Trolle holds an Executive MBA in General Management from Henley Business School. Jesper is vastly experienced with the IT industry having worked for over 28 years in the sector both within the reseller community and distribution. In 2001, Jesper established Next Denmark A/S on the Danish market, which was later acquired by DNS, which in turn was acquired by Arrow in 2005. Following the acquisition, Jesper held a number of diverse positions within Arrow, seeing rapid success and progression, including stints in Germany running central and eastern Europe, and Paris, running north-west Europe and ANZ. He took up the role as Arrow’s President Americas in 2017, based out of Denver, Colorado, where he successfully grew a double-digit billion-dollar business.

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Olivier Breittmayer

Founder, Non Independent Director

Olivier Breittmayer

Founder, Non Independent Director

Olivier Breittmayer holds a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Gestion business school (France) and a degree in Economic Sciences from the Université Paris X (France). He has more than 34 years’ experience of working with fast-growth technology companies across sales, marketing, product development and management roles. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Exclusive Networks from 2005 to 2021. Since 2021, he has been Chairman of the board of Colisée Group. He served also as (i) Chief Executive Officer of Cirel Systems from 1997 to 1999, (ii) Chief Executive Offer of Newlink from 1997 to 2000 and (iii) Managing Director of Alasso Southern Europe from 2000 to 2002.

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Michail Zekkos

Non-Independent Director

Michail Zekkos

Non-Independent Director

Michail Zekkos holds degrees in Political Sciences and Economics from Athens Law School (Greece), and the American College of Greece, respectively. He also holds a Master’s in Economics and Finance from Warwick Business School (England) and an MBA from INSEAD (France). Michail joined Permira in 2007 and is a partner. At Permira, Michail focuses on investment opportunities in technology businesses and has extensive experience in the sector. Prior to joining Permira, Michail worked in technology investment banking at JPMorgan. Michail is a member of the board of directors of Curriculum Associates and has experience as a member of the boards of several other companies including Teraco.

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Pierre Pozzo

Non-Independent Director

Pierre Pozzo

Non-Independent Director

Pierre Pozzo holds a Law degree from the University of Versailles (France), a Master’s in Management from HEC Paris (France), and a Master’s in Economic and Social Sciences from Bocconi University (Italy). Pierre joined Permira in 2013 and is a principal. At Permira, Pierre focuses on investment opportunities in technology businesses and has extensive experience in the sector. Prior to joining Permira, Pierre worked for Credit Suisse and PAI Partners. He has served as a member of the board of directors of a number of companies including Teraco and Vacanselect.

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Marie-Pierre de Bailliencourt

Independent Director

Marie-Pierre de Bailliencourt

Independent Director

Marie-Pierre de Bailliencourt holds a doctorate in Geopolitics from Paris-Sorbonne University and International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University. She worked at the United Nations as the Secretary General’s Sherpa in the mid-1990s before joining the corporate world and negotiating numerous international mergers and acquisitions, mainly in the industrial sector. Subsequently, she has held senior management positions at several large, international companies in the high technology sector. She currently sits on the board of directors of several French and international companies and teaches at the Institut de Sciences Politiques in Paris.

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Paul-Philippe Bernier

Independent Director

Paul-Philippe Bernier

Independent Director

Paul-Philippe Bernier is a Director and member of the Management Committee of the Large Cap direct investment team of Bpifrance Investissement since 2022. He has more than 15 years of experience in structured financing and equity investment.

He joined Bpifrance Investissement in 2019 as an Investment Director. He has participated to many investments (or reinvestments) for Bpifrance of which the investments in the following listed and unlisted companies: Elis, Exclusive Networks, EssilorLuxottica, SPIE, SRS, Mediawan and Sulo.

Before joining Bpifrance, Paul-Philippe was Director within the structured finance team of Société Générale CIB for 12 years and was based in Paris and in London. He was specialised in the TMT sector from 2014 to 2019.  For Société Générale, Paul-Philippe has completed more than 20 financing operations as Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner, in Europe and Africa, for the account of Private Equity funds and listed corporates. Paul-Philippe started his career as financial auditor for Mazars. Paul-Philippe Bernier is a graduate of Neoma Business School.

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Nathalie Lomon

Independent Director

Nathalie Lomon

Independent Director

Nathalie Lomon is Senior Executive VP, Chief Financial Officer of Groupe SEB. A graduate of Neoma Business School, Nathalie Lomon began her career in auditing at Mazars and in the General Inspection department of BNP Paribas. In 2002, she joined Pechiney where she held various financial and management positions. Between 2010 and 2019, Nathalie Lomon has been with Ingenico notably as Group Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Committee. She has also been a Director of Coface since 2017 and President of the Risks Committee of Coface since 2018.

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Jesper Trolle

CEO

Jesper Trolle

CEO

Jesper is a vastly accomplished entrepreneurial channel business leader who joined Exclusive Networks as CEO in September 2020. Since starting out in his native Denmark building successful reseller and distribution businesses, Jesper has amassed almost three decades of executive experience and worked around the world at the head of multi-billion-dollar VAD organisations. He was President of the Americas for ECS Arrow prior to joining Exclusive and holds an MBA from the Henley Business School.

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Nathalie Bühnemann

CFO

Nathalie Bühnemann

CFO

Nathalie Bühnemann holds an Audit and Finance degree from ESCP European School of Management (France) and is certified as a public accountant in France (DEC). Since 2018, she has served as Group Chief Financial Officer of Akka Technologies. Since 2020, she has been supervising the overhead structure of the AKKA group and has also been a member of the board of directors of Akka Technologies. She has also served as Akka Technologies’ (i) Group Finance Director from 2016 to 2019, (ii) Head of Corporate Finance from 2015 to 2016, (iii) Head of Group Reporting, Consolidation and Integration from 2014 to 2016 and (iv) Finance Controller from 2013 to 2014. Prior to joining Akka Technologies, she was a Financial Consultant at PwC from 2001 to 2013.

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Laurence Galland

Chief People Officer

Laurence Galland

Chief People Officer

Laurence Galland is a HR veteran with over 15 years’ experience, during which she has generated an impressive track record in talent development and business evolution across large international teams. At Exclusive Networks, Laurence is responsible for people development and enabling the human potential of our brightest talent. She creates business value from HR through the application of data-driven strategies and supporting Exclusive’s agile, inclusive and unique business culture: L’Esprit Exclusive.

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Vincent Savesi

General Counsel & Compliance Officer

Vincent Savesi

General Counsel & Compliance Officer

Vincent Savesi joined Exclusive Networks in 2016 and is the company’s principal legal authority. His combined roles as Global General Counsel and Global Compliance Officer reflect the importance of strategic risk and compliance management to Exclusive’s global business activities. Vincent has over 20 years’ senior experience gained across numerous industries, both at legal practices and in-house for major corporations including Groupe Renault.

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Philippe Bosquier

CIO

Philippe Bosquier

CIO

Philippe Bosquier began his role at Exclusive Networks in 2021, having occupied similar C-level/senior VP positions at DHL, Tech Data, LVMH and, most recently, Heppner. He began his career in technology 30+ years ago and has significant expertise in global supply chains both within and outside the distribution industry, successfully leading very large international ERP deployments with budget responsibility for hundred-million-dollar programmes.

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Paul Eccleston

Managing Director and General Manager, UK & Ireland – SVP EMEA

Paul Eccleston

Managing Director and General Manager, UK & Ireland – SVP EMEA

Paul joined Exclusive Networks in 2022 with a proven track record in building and scaling successful channel organisations, driving innovation and accelerating growth, especially around cybersecurity, enterprise software, SaaS and cloud technologies. Through his career Paul has amassed a wealth of channel knowledge and experience having held executive leadership roles at Computacenter, SCC and TechData. He founded Nuvias in 2015, scaling it to a multi hundred million dollar business across EMEA in just 5 years.

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Brian Vincik

SVP Americas

Brian Vincik

SVP Americas

Brian Vincik is a US channel veteran of over 40 years, with a wealth of senior-level experience and success. He joined Exclusive Networks in 2021 having been General Manager at Securematics where he took the Carlsbad, CA-based VAD on an impressive growth journey, and prior to that was at Hewlett-Packard where he headed up pre-sales consulting and helped grow the services business.

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Andrew Assad

SVP APAC

Andrew Assad

SVP APAC

Andrew Assad joined Exclusive Networks in 2023, bringing tremendous experience in driving innovation and adding value across channels. Over the past 18 years, Andrew has successfully held a number of increasingly senior positions at Arrows ECS, culminating in his role as Managing Director for ANZ. Through his carrier Andrew has demonstrated inspirational leadership in managing high-performance teams and a strong track record in delivering outstanding commercial results.