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Gilbert Lichter
Independent/Outside Director

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CLS Group Holdings

Gilbert Lichter

Mr. Lichter served as the Chief Executive Officer of EBA Clearing, which is the Operator of two SIPS – EURO1, the private-sector owned large-value payments system, and STEP2, the pan-European ACH for SEPA payments until his resignation in April 2015.

In addition, Mr. Lichter is the Secretary General of the Euro Banking Association (EBA), an organization which he has been involved with for over twenty years. EBA was founded in order to manage the ECU Clearing System in partnership with the Bank for International Settlements. As it developed, EBA has provided payment systems for the euro and served as a forum for pan-European payments industry issues. Mr. Lichter also served on the Managing Board of CEDEL S.A. from 1989 through 1992. He began his professional career in 1978 with Banque Internationale à Luxembourg. He received a degree in business administration from the University of Saarbrϋcken, Germany.

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