Dr. Rainer Seele has been the Chairman of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of OMV Aktiengesellschaft since July 1, 2015. Dr. Seele served as the Chairman of Board of Executive Directors at Wintershall AG since October 2009 and also served as its Chief Executive Officer and Head of Natural Gas Trading. Dr. Seele served as a Member of Board of Executive Directors at Wintershall Holding GmbH since 2002. Dr. Seele served as the Chairman of Board of Executive Directors at Wintershall Holding GmbH since 2009 and served as its Head of Natural Gas. Dr. Seele served as the Managing Director of WINGAS GmbH (now known as W & G Beteiligungs-GmbH & Co. Kg). Dr. Seele served as Chairman and Member of the Board of Managing Directors at WINGAS GmbH. Dr. Seele served as the Chairman and Head of Gas Management Division at WINGAS GmbH since 2002.

He served as Managing Director and Head of the Sales Department of WINGAS GmbH, Kassel from 2000 to 2002. Dr. Seele served as the Head of Strategic Planning Department of Wintershall AG, Kassel from 1996 to 2000. Dr. Seele served as the Head of Planning and Controlling of BASF AG, Ludwigshafen from 1994 to 1996 and served as its Head of Group Chemical Research from 1991 to 1994. Dr. Seele served as Research Scientist in the main laboratory at BASF AG, Ludwigshafen from 1987 to 1991. He serves as the Chairman of WINGAS Storage UK Limited. Dr. Seele has been the President of the Supervisory Board and Member of Supervisory Board at OMV Petrom SA since September 22, 2015. He served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of VNG-Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft from September 10, 2009 to November 25, 2014. He served as the Chairman of Wintershall Norge AS. He has been Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board of Borealis AG since September 15, 2014 and has been its Member of Supervisory Board since September 14, 2015.

He has been an Executive Director of Wintershall AG since August 2002. He serves as a Director of South Stream Transport B.V. He served as a Director of OJSC Severneftegazprom. He served as a Member of the Supervisory Board of VNG-Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft from October 2, 2002 to April 8, 2014. He served as a Director of WINGAS GmbH. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from University of Göttingen, Germany from 1980 to 1987.