openfunds association names new chairman

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Zurich, Switzerland, 15th September 2023 – Jose Carlos Oviedo, Global Head of TA Network,
Market Data & Automation at Allfunds, the world’s largest fund distribution network, has been
appointed Chairman of openfunds.

Jose Carlos Oviedo – who succeeds Sascha Lingling as Chairman of the Board of Directors of
openfunds – took on the role as of 1 September 2023. Sascha Lingling has held this position since the
association’s founding in 2017. Jose Carlos Oviedo joined the openfunds Board in March 2020. He
has worked at Allfunds for more than 12 years leading Fund Data Management processes.

Daniel Walter, Managing Director openfunds: “We’d like to express our sincere thanks to
Sascha for his extraordinary commitment and his highly valued contribution to openfunds. Carlos’
extensive international experience of over 15 years in fund distribution and data management make
him the perfect choice to continue openfunds’ aspirations to improve the quality and efficiency in the
management and dissemination of fund data. We look forward to working closely with Carlos.”

Jose Carlos Oviedo, Chairman openfunds: “I am deeply honoured to take on the task of driving the
openfunds standard further in such demanding times for fund data transparency, accuracy and
efficiency. Plenty of challenges lie ahead for the fund industry and openfunds will continue to lead in
driving change.”