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Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Walker

60 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Drabble

2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Richard Thomas

2018 Chief Executive Officer - A-Plant

Brendan Horgan

2018 Chief Executive - Sunbelt Rentals Inc., Executive Director, Group Chief Operating Officer

Eric Watkins

Company secretary

Michael Pratt

2018 Director

Christopher Cole

71 2018 Non-Executive Director

Wayne Edmunds

62 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tanya Fratto

57 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lucinda Riches

56 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ian Sutcliffe

2014 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Walker

Mr. Paul Ashton Walker has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company effective 2nd July 2018. Paul is currently non-executive Chairman of Halma plc and a non-executive director of Experian plc and Sophos Group plc. He was CEO at the Sage Group plc from 1994 to 2010 and has previously served on the boards of Diageo plc and Mytravel Group plc. Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young, having graduated from York University with an economics degree.

Geoffrey Drabble

Mr. Geoffrey Drabble serves as Chief Executive, Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc. He was appointed as chief executive in January 2007, having served as chief executive designate from October 2006 and as a non-executive director since April 2005. Geoff was previously an executive director of The Laird Group plc where he was responsible for its Building Products division. Prior to joining The Laird Group, he held a number of senior management positions at Black & Decker. Geoff is chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Richard Thomas

Brendan Horgan

Mr. Brendan Horgan serves as Chief Executive of Sunbelt Rentals Inc., a subsidiary Company of Ashtead Group PLC and Executive Director, Group Chief Operating Officer of Ashtead Group PLC. He was appointed a director in January 2011. Brendan joined Sunbelt in 1996 and has held a number of senior management positions including chief sales officer and chief operating officer. Brendan is a US citizen and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Eric Watkins

Michael Pratt

Mr. Michael Pratt is Director of the Company.

Christopher Cole

Mr. Christopher Cole is no longer Non-Executive Director of the Company effective on on 11 September 2018. Chris is chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Finance and Administration Committee. He is non-executive chairman of WSP Global Inc., a company formed from the merger of GENIVAR Inc. and WSP Group plc. Prior to the merger he was chief executive of WSP Group plc. He is also the non-executive chairman of Tracsis plc and Applus+ and senior independent director of Infinis Energy plc.

Wayne Edmunds

Mr. Wayne Edmunds is no longer Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective 11 September 2018. Wayne is the member of the Audit Committee in February 2014 and became chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees with effect from 1 July 2014. Wayne is a non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee at BBA Aviation plc and a non-executive director of MSCI, Inc.. He was formerly chief executive officer of Invensys plc. Wayne is a US citizen and lives in New Jersey.

Tanya Fratto

Ms. Tanya D. Fratto is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 4 July 2016. Tanya is a non executive director of Smiths Group Pc and Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.

Lucinda Riches

Ms. Lucinda Riches is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 June 2016. Lucinda is a non executive director of CRH plc, Diverse Income Trust plc and ICG Enterprise Trust plc.

Ian Sutcliffe

Mr. Ian Sutcliffe serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc. He member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees in September 2010. Following the retirement of Hugh Etheridge, Ian was appointed as senior independent non-executive director with effect from 1 July 2014. Ian is the executive chairman of Countryside Properties plc. He was formerly chief executive officer of Keepmoat and managing director, UK Property, at Segro plc. Prior to joining Segro he held senior executive positions with Taylor Wimpey plc and Royal Dutch Shell plc.

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