On December 31, 2014, Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG's Extended Group Management had three members.

Name, responsibility Since
Dr Adalbert Lechner, Country responsibility 1993
Kamillo Kitzmantel, Country responsibility 1994
Thomas Linemayr, Country responsibility 1995

Dr Adalbert Lechner (AT) Lawyer — After his PhD in law, Mr Lechner held several managements positions in marketing and sales with L'Oréal and Johnson & Johnson. He joined the Lindt & Sprüngli Group as CEO of the Austrian subsidiary company in 1993. In 1997, he took over responsibility for Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli GmbH in Aachen and since 2001 additionally for the Austrian subsidiary. Since 2011, he has been a member of the Extended Group Management.

Kamillo Kitzmantel (AT / CH) Mag. Handelswissenschaft — Mr Kitzmantel initially held various positions with Fischer Ski, Johnson & Johnson, and Bahlsen before joining Lindt  & Sprüngli Germany in 1994 as Marketing and Sales Manager. One year later, he was appointed CEO of the Swiss subsidiary company over which he still presides today. He temporarily also took management responsibility for the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company in the USA and national responsibility for the Italian market. He has been a member of the Extended Group Management since 2011. In August 2012, he also took over responsibility for Duty-Free.

Thomas Linemayr (AT) Mag. Betriebswirtschaft — Mr Linemayr began his career at the Lindt&Sprüngli Group in 1995 when he joined the German subsidiary in Aachen as Marketing and Sales Director. In 1999, he was appointed CEO in charge of Lindt&Sprüngli USA in Stratham, NH; in that capacity, he made a substantial contribution to the development of the LINDT brand in the world's biggest chocolate market. In addition to his position as CEO of Lindt&Sprüngli USA, he is also a member of the Extended Group Management since 2013; those duties give him strategic responsibility at the head of the Group.

The members of the Extended Group Management are not active in other management or supervisory bodies. The members of the Extended Group Management are not active in managing or consulting functions with closely related parties, nor do they hold public or political office. There are no management agreements with either legal entities or natural persons outside the Group.

number of permitted activities outside the group—The number of mandates on the senior management bodies and boards of directors of legal entities which are entered in the Swiss commercial register or in a comparable foreign register outside the Group is restricted for the members of Group Management and Extended Group Management – always subject to approval by the Board of Directors – to not more than two mandates in listed companies, five in non-listed companies and fifteen mandates in other legal entities such as foundations and associations.