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Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L)

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22 Mar 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Walker

60 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Drabble

58 2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Michael Pratt

54 2018 Finance Director

Richard Thomas

2018 Chief Executive Officer - A-Plant

Brendan Horgan

44 2018 Chief Executive - Sunbelt Rentals Inc., Executive Director, Group Chief Operating Officer

Eric Watkins

Company secretary

Angus Cockburn

54 2018 Non-Executive Director

Tanya Fratto

57 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lucinda Riches

56 2016 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 is no longer Chief Executive of the Company effective from May 01, 2019. He is no longer Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc with effective 30 November 2019. 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.

Michael Pratt

Mr. Michael Pratt is Finance Director of the company. Mr. Michael had been deputy group finance director and group treasurer since 2012 having joined the Group in 2003 from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Richard Thomas

Brendan Horgan

Mr. Brendan Horgan serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, Chief Executive - Sunbelt Rentals Inc of the Company. 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

Angus Cockburn

Mr. Angus G. Cockburn is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Angus has been Group Chief Financial Officer of Serco Group plc since October 2014. Prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive at Aggreko plc. Angus was also previously Senior Independent Director of GKN plc.

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. She is a non-executive director of Smiths Group plc, Advanced Drainage Systems Inc., Mondi Limited and Mondi plc. Tanya was formerly president and chief executive officer of Diamond Innovations. She is a US citizen and lives in Alabama.

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. She is also a non-executive director of The British Standards Institution and UK Financial Investments Limited. Lucinda was formerly global head of Equity Capital Markets and a member of the board of UBS Investment Bank

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