The Auditor in Charge, KPMG Ltd, Badenerstrasse 172, 8026 Zurich 4, Switzerland, has held the mandate as the external statutory auditors of Lonza Group Ltd and the Group since 1999.

The auditing company is elected for a term of one year. Michael Blume from KPMG Ltd has been the auditor in charge since April 2014. The Board of Directors proposes that KPMG Ltd be re-elected as auditors for the 2019 business year.

Head of Lonza Audit Services: Kerstin Meinecke, Basel (Switzerland)