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BAE Systems PLC (BAES.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roger Carr

69 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Charles Woodburn

45 2017 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Peter Lynas

59 2011 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Gary Barnes

2018 Finance Director

Gerard DeMuro

61 2014 President and Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems, Inc., Executive Director

David Parkes

Company Secretary

John Ponsonby

2018 Non-Executive Director

Revathi Advaithi

50 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elizabeth Corley

62 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Harriet Green

54 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christopher Grigg

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paula Reynolds

61 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nicholas Rose

60 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Tyler

57 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Martin Cooper

2018 IR Director

Biographies

Name Description

Roger Carr

Sir Roger Carr is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of BAE Systems PLC. He joined the Board in 2013, Sir Roger was appointed Chairman in 2014. He is an experienced company chairman with a wealth of knowledge gained across a number of business sectors. With over two decades of boardroom experience, Sir Roger has a deep understanding of corporate governance and what is required to lead an effective board. Prior to joining BAE Systems, Sir Roger was Chairman of Centrica plc and Deputy Chairman of the Court of the Bank of England. In the past, he has also served as CEO of Williams plc and chairman of Thames Water plc, Cadbury plc, Chubb and Mitchells & Butlers plc. He was Vice Chairman of the BBC Trust until it was dissolved in April last year. He has been active in representing UK business having previously served as President of the CBI and as a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group. He was a member of the Higgs Committee on Corporate Governance, which assisted in further developing the UK Corporate Governance Code. Sir Roger is also a senior adviser to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, an honorary fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and a visiting fellow to the Saïd Business School, Oxford.

Charles Woodburn

Dr. Charles N. Woodburn, Ph.D., is Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. He joined BAE Systems in May 2016 as Chief Operating Officer and succeeded Ian King as Chief Executive on 1 July 2017. Prior to joining the Company, he spent over 20 years in the oil and gas industry, holding a number of senior management positions in the Far East, Australia, Europe and the US. He joined the Company from the oilfield services business, Expro Group, where he served as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he spent 15 years with Schlumberger Limited.

Peter Lynas

Mr. Peter J. Lynas is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of BAE systems plc. He is a qualified accountant, was appointed to the Board as Group Finance Director in 2011. He previously served for a number of years as Director, Financial Control, Reporting & Treasury. He joined GEC-Marconi in 1985 having previously worked for other companies in the UK and Europe. After progressing through a number of positions, he was appointed Finance Director of GEC’s Marconi Electronic Systems business, which was subsequently acquired by British Aerospace in 1999 to become BAE Systems. He is a Non-executive director of SSE plc and chairman of its audit committee.

Gary Barnes

Mr. Gary Barnes has been appointed as Finance Director of the Company. With over 21 years' accounting experience, Gary Barnes was promoted from Group Financial Controller to Head of Finance in March 2017. In this role, Gary has been responsible for operational oversight of all financial matters and has reported direct to the Board.

Gerard DeMuro

Mr. Gerard J. DeMuro, Jr., is Executive Director of BAE Systems plc., President and Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of BAE Systems plc. He was appointed to the Board on 1 February 2014 as President and Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems, Inc., Jerry is an experienced US executive who has worked in the national security, technology and aerospace industry for over 30 years. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and corporate vice president of General Dynamics’ Information Systems and Technology Group. Earlier in his career, he spent almost a decade as an acquisition official at the US Department of Defense. He is Non-executive director of Aero Communications, Inc.

David Parkes

John Ponsonby

Mr. John Ponsonby is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a former Managing Director of Leonardo Helicopters UK (a division of AgustaWestland) and, prior to that, was the commanding officer of the RAF's No 22 (Training) Group. Mr. Barnes is the Group's present Head of Finance, with operational oversight of all financial matters; he has 21 years' experience within the Pennant business and since 2017 has attended Board meetings as the executive responsible for financial reporting.

Revathi Advaithi

Ms. Revathi Advaithi is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Revathi brings extensive operational experience to the Board, gained from her leadership of multinational engineering and manufacturing businesses, where she has gained a good understanding of digital technology and international markets. Revathi is Chief Operating Officer, Electrical Sector, for Eaton, a power management company. She joined Eaton in 1995 and led the Electrical Sector in the Americas and Asia-Pacific, with a three-year assignment in Shanghai. Between 2002 and 2008, Revathi worked at Honeywell, where she held several senior roles within the sourcing and supply chain functions of the aerospace sector before being named vice president and general manager of Honeywell’s Field Solutions business in 2006. Revathi returned to Eaton in 2008 as vice president and general manager of the Electrical Components Division. She serves on the board of governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association in the US and on the Advisory Council for the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Energy.

Elizabeth Corley

Ms. Elizabeth Corley, CBE is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She brings investor, governance and boardroom experience to the Board. She is currently non-executive vice-chair of Allianz Global Investors, and a non-executive director of Pearson plc and the UK Financial Reporting Council. She served as Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Global Investors, initially for Europe then globally, from 2005 to 2016. Prior to that, she worked for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. She is a governor of the CFA Institute and a trustee of the British Museum. Elizabeth is active in representing the investment industry and developing standards within it. She is a member of the FICC Market Standards Board, the European Securities and Markets Authority’s stakeholder group and of the advisory council of TheCityUK. Elizabeth is also an acclaimed writer and member of the Royal Society of Arts. She is Chair of the advisory group to the UK government on social impact investing.

Harriet Green

Ms. Harriet Green, OBE, is Non-Executive Independent Director of BAE Systems plc. Harriet is a transformative business leader with international operational and boardroom experience. She is currently Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Asia-Pacific at IBM. Harriet has extensive global business leadership experience. She previously served as Chief Executive Officer and executive director of Thomas Cook plc. Prior to that, she was Chief Executive Officer and executive director of Premier Farnell plc. Previously, she was also a non-executive director of Emerson Electric Co. In 2017, Harriet was named as one of the Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business and The Financial Times ranked Harriet sixth in their ‘HERoes ranking: Champions of Women in Business’ list. In 2016, she won the Women in Technology Institute (WITI) Award and, in 2014, she received the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award.

Christopher Grigg

Mr. Christopher Montague Grigg is Non-Executive Independent Director of BAE Systems PLC. As chief executive of a FTSE 100 company, Chris brings management and boardroom experience to the Board. He is currently Chief Executive of The British Land Company PLC, a position he has held since 2009. Chris has more than 30 years’ experience in the banking and real estate industries. Prior to joining British Land, he was Chief Executive of Barclays Commercial Bank. Before that, he was a partner at Goldman Sachs. Chris is currently a member of the executive board of the European Public Real Estate Association and the board of the British Property Federation.

Paula Reynolds

Ms. Paula Rosput Reynolds is Non-Executive Independent Director of BAE Systems PLC. An experienced company director in both the UK and North America, Paula is currently Chief Executive Officer and President of the business advisory group PreferWest LLC. Starting her career as an economist, she spent over 20 years in the energy sector, culminating in her appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of AGL Resources in 2002. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Safeco Corporation before becoming Vice Chairman and Chief Restructuring Officer of American International Group, overseeing its divestiture of assets and serving as chief liaison with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She received the National Association of Corporate Directors National Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. Past roles include non-executive directorships at Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Delta Air Lines Inc., Air Products and Chemicals Inc., and Siluria Technologies, Inc.

Nicholas Rose

Mr. Nicholas C. Rose is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of BAE Systems PLC. Nick brings to the Board considerable financial expertise and boardroom experience. Nick was Chief Financial Officer of Diageo plc for over ten years until 2010. In this role, he was responsible for supply, procurement, strategy and IT on a global basis. His financial experience was developed during his time as group treasurer and group controller at Diageo, and also in his earlier career at Ford Finance. He is a former Chairman of the engineering technology company Edwards Group Limited and former non-executive director of Moët Hennessy SNC and Scottish Power plc. Nick is currently an adviser to CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC.

Ian Tyler

Mr. Ian P. Tyler is Non-Executive Independent Director of BAE Systems plc. Ian brings considerable financial and long-term international contracting experience to the Board. He is currently chairman of two UK listed companies, Bovis Homes Group PLC and Cairn Energy plc. Having qualified as a chartered accountant, Ian subsequently held a number of senior finance and operational positions within industrial companies before being appointed Finance Director of Balfour Beatty plc in 1996. He was subsequently appointed Chief Executive, a position he stepped down from in 2013. He has been Chairman of AWE Management Limited. He was Non-executive director of Mediclinic International plc, Cable & Wireless Communications Plc and VT Group plc.

Martin Cooper

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