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Centrica PLC (CNA.L)

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14 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Berry

65 2018 Non-Executive Director and Chairman Designate

Richard Haythornthwaite

61 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Iain Conn

55 2015 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Jeff Bell

2015 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Mark Hanafin

57

Mark Hodges

53 2015 Chief Executive - Centrica Consumer, Executive Director

Charles Cameron

2017 Director - Technology and Engineering, Chairman of Centrica Innovations

Mike Young

2016 Group Chief Information Officer

Grant Dawson

48 1997 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Jill Shedden

51 2011 Group Director - Human Resources

Margherita della Valle

51 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Joan Gillman

54 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stephen Hester

58 2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Carlos Pascual

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stephen Pusey

56 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Scott Wheway

52 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Berry

Mr. Charles A. Berry is appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective February 21, 2019. Charles Berry is Chairman of The Weir Group PLC, the international engineering group and has previously held Chairman roles including Senior Plc, Drax Group plc, EAGA plc and Thus Group plc. Previously Charles held executive roles at Scottish Power plc, responsible for power generation, commodity trading, energy retailing and renewable energy in the UK together with board responsibility for energy regulation, and prior to that at Pilkington plc where he held a number of roles and started his career as an engineer.

Richard Haythornthwaite

Mr. Richard N. (Rick) Haythornthwaite is no longer Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Centrica PLC., effective February 20, 2019. Rick joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 14 October 2013. He was appointed Chairman of the Board on 1 January 2014 and is Chairman of the Nominations Committee. Rick has a wealth of knowledge in the energy industry and has significant board experience, both as an executive and non-executive. He led the rescue of Invensys from 2001 to 2005 and the defence, turnaround and subsequent sale of Blue Circle Industries from 1997 to 2001. He has served on the boards of Network Rail as chairman and Cookson, Lafarge, ICI and Land Securities as a non-executive director. He is Chairman of the global board of MasterCard Incorporated, QIO Technologies and Arc International.

Iain Conn

Mr. Iain C. Conn is Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company., since January 1, 2015. He possesses a deep understanding of the energy sector built up over a lifetime in the industry and has demonstrated strong commitment to customers, safety and technology. Iain was previously BP’s chief executive, downstream (BP’s refining and marketing division) a position he held for seven years. Iain was a board member of BP for 10 years from 2004 and had previously held a number of senior roles throughout BP including in trading, exploration and production, and the management of corporate functions such as safety, marketing, technology and human resources. He is Non-executive director of BT Group plc.

Jeff Bell

Mr. Jeff Bell is Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company., since 1 August 2015. He has a broad range of finance experience. He joined the Group’s Direct Energy business in Toronto in 2002 where he held various senior finance positions before moving to the Company’s head office in 2008 to support the Group Chief Executive and to lead the Group Strategy team. In 2011 he was appointed Director of Corporate Finance. Prior to Centrica, Jeff worked in Toronto for both KPMG, where he qualified as a chartered accountant, and the Boston Consulting Group.

Mark Hanafin

Mr. Mark Hanafin is no longer Chief Executive - Centrica Business, Executive Director of Centrica Plc., effective November 30, 2018. Mr. Mark has senior management experience across the energy value chain from exploration and production to product sales. He has excellent midstream and trading credentials as well as a strong track record in developing supply and marketing businesses. Before joining Centrica, Mark spent 21 years with Royal Dutch Shell. Mr. Hanafin Non-executive director of EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Group Limited

Mark Hodges

Mr. Mark Hodges is Chief Executive - Centrica Consumer, Executive Director of the Company. Mark brings a strong understanding of the UK consumer market and a track record in improving business performance. He is experienced in working in a regulated environment, driving significant improvements in customer service and efficiency, ‘offer innovation’, major IT and change projects. Mark was group chief executive officer of Towergate Partnership and prior to this he spent over 20 years with Norwich Union and Aviva plc holding a variety of finance, planning and strategy roles including sitting on both the executive committee and Aviva plc board. He is Director of Energy UK (representing Centrica).

Charles Cameron

Mr. Charles Cameron is Director - Technology and Engineering, Chairman of Centrica Innovations of the Company. Mr. Charles has extensive technology and engineering experience and has held corporate roles in marketing, planning and M&A. Before joining Centrica he was head of technology, downstream at BP plc and was a member of the downstream executive team. Prior to his time at BP, Charles spent 23 years with the French Institute of Petroleum and their catalyst, technology licensing and engineering service business, Axens.

Mike Young

Mr. Mike Young is Group Chief Information Officer of the Company. Mr. Mike brings a wide range of experience in managing global information systems functions in partnership with customer-facing units and using big data and digital technologies to drive revenue growth and improve the customer experience. Before joining Centrica he was group chief information officer with the media and digital marketing company Dentsu Aegis Network.

Grant Dawson

Mr. Grant Dawson is Group General Counsel, Company Secretary of Centrica Plc. Mr. Grant joined British Gas plc in October 1996 and has been Group General Counsel & Company Secretary of Centrica plc since the demerger of British Gas plc on 17 February 1997. He was called to the Bar in 1982 and has spent most of his career in industry, joining the legal department of Racal Electronics plc in 1984, then STC plc as legal adviser in 1986 until it was taken over in 1991 by Northern Telecom Limited. Between 1991 and 1996, he was the associate general counsel for Nortel in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Jill Shedden

Ms. Jill Shedden is Group Director - Human Resources of Centrica Plc., since 1 July 2011. Ms. Jill joined British Gas plc as a graduate in 1988 and has since held a wide range of senior HR roles across the Group. Prior to her appointment as Group HR Director Jill was HR Director in British Gas Business, British Gas Energy and Centrica Energy. In 2017 Jill was awarded an MBE for ‘services to women and equality’ in recognition of her work with, amongst other organisations, the Women’s Business Council.

Margherita della Valle

Ms. Margherita della Valle is Independent Non-Executive Director of Centrica Plc., since 1 January 2011. She brings considerable corporate finance and accounting experience and she has a sound background in marketing. She was chief financial officer for Vodafone’s European region from April 2007 to October 2010 and chief financial officer of Vodafone Italy from 2004 to 2007. Previously she worked for Omnitel Pronto Italia in Italy and held various consumer marketing positions in business analytics and customer base management prior to moving to finance. She is Deputy Group CFO of Vodafone Group plc, a member of HM Treasury’s Financial Management Review Board of HM Government and a trustee of the Vodafone Foundation.

Joan Gillman

Ms. Joan H. Gillman is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., since 11 October 2016. Ms. Joan is a former executive vice president of Time Warner Cable, as well as chief operating officer Time Warner Cable Media and president, Time Warner Cable Media LLC. Prior to its acquisition by Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable was the second largest cable company in the United States, operating in 29 states and generating over $23 billion in annual revenue. Joan led one of the company’s three operating divisions, doubling revenues and overseeing the company’s big data strategy. Joan is a former executive vice president of Time Warner Cable, as well as chief operating officer Time Warner Cable Media and president, Time Warner Cable Media LLC. Prior to its acquisition by Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable was the second largest cable company in the United States, operating in 29 states and generating over $23 billion in annual revenue. Joan led one of the company’s three operating divisions, doubling revenues and overseeing the company’s big data strategy.

Stephen Hester

Mr. Stephen A. M. Hester is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., since 1 October 2016. Mr. Hester has wide-ranging experience, particularly in customer-facing businesses, together with recognised expertise in transforming business performance. He has a deep knowledge of operating within highly regulated businesses and over 30 years’ experience in financial services and FTSE 100 companies. Stephen was previously chief executive officer of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc where he led their largest ever corporate restructuring and recovery programme . He was Group chief executive of RSA Insurance Group plc .

Carlos Pascual

Mr. Carlos Pascual is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., since January 1, 2015. Mr. Pascual has held a number of senior positions in the energy industry as well as being a prominent public figure in energy geopolitics and economic and commercial development. Between 2011 and 2014 Carlos established and directed the US State Department’s Energy Resource Bureau. Until August 2014 Carlos was special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, acting as senior adviser to the US Secretary of State on energy issues. He has also served as US ambassador in Mexico and Ukraine. He is Non-resident senior fellow at the Centre on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University and senior vice president for global energy at IHS Markit.

Stephen Pusey

Mr. Stephen C. (Steve) Pusey is Non-Executive Independent Director of Centrica plc., since 1 April 2015. Mr. Steve has a wealth of international experience as a senior customer-facing business technology leader. He has a long track record in the telecommunications industry, in both the wireline and wireless sectors, and in business applications and solutions. Steve has worked for Vodafone, Nortel and British Telecom and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University. He is Non-executive director of FireEye, Inc.

Scott Wheway

Mr. Scott Wheway is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., since 1 May 2016. Mr. Wheway is a senior business leader with a mix of deep retail and consumer expertise. He has considerable knowledge gained in both the retail and insurance sectors, together with a strong understanding of operating within highly regulated businesses. Scott worked in retail for almost 30 years both in the UK and internationally and has over 10 years’ experience as a nonexecutive director within the financial services industry. He is Chairman of AXA UK plc and senior independent director of Santander UK plc.

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