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Compass Group PLC (CPG.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Walsh

62 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Dominic Blakemore

48 2018 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Johnny Thomson

45 2015 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Mark White

57 2007 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Gary Green

60 2012 Group Chief Operating Officer, North America and Executive Director

Robin Mills

Group Human Resources Director

Sandra Moura

Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs Director

Alfredo Plaza

Regional Managing Director - Latin America

Mark van Dyck

Regional Managing Director - Asia Pacific

Carol Arrowsmith

63 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Bason

61 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Stefan Bomhard

50 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Donald Robert

58 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Nelson Silva

62 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ireena Vittal

49 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Walsh

Mr. Paul Steven Walsh is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Compass Group PLC. Paul has significant experience in marketing, buying and retail operations as well as substantial corporate leadership experience. He is Former Chief Executive, Diageo plc, from September 2000 to June 2013 and now an advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive, having originally joined the Board in 1997. Formerly Chief Executive Officer of the Pillsbury Company, Chairman of Ontex Group N.V. and a director of GrandMet. Former nonexecutive director of HSBC Holdings plc, Simpsons Malt Limited, Unilever PLC, Centrica plc, United Spirits Limited and nominee director of Pace Holdings Corp. Former Business Ambassador on the UK Government’s Business Ambassador network and a Member of the Council of the Scotch Whisky Association. He currently serves as Chairman of Avanti Communications Group plc and Chime Communications Limited. Non-executive director of FedEx Corporation and RM2 International S.A. Advisor to TPG Capital LLP (TPG) and a nominee director of the various companies as required by TPG.

Dominic Blakemore

Mr. Dominic Blakemore is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He is Former Chief Financial Officer of Iglo Foods Group Limited, which Dominic joined from Cadbury Plc, where he was European Finance & Strategy Director, having previously held senior finance roles as Corporate Finance Director and Group Financial Controller. Prior to joining Cadbury Plc, Dominic was a director of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He currently serves as Non-executive director of Shire plc and a Member of the Academic Council of University College London.

Johnny Thomson

Mr. Johnny Thomson is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company., since 1 December 2015. He Joined the Board and appointed Group Finance Director on 1 December 2015. Johnny brings extensive finance and accounting experience across a range of businesses as well as operational experience within the Group. He served as Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Johnny joined the Group in April 2009 as Finance Director for the Group’s Brazilian business. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer for the Brazilian business in October 2012 and, in February 2014, became the Regional Managing Director, Latin America, comprising Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico. Prior to joining the Group, Johnny was Vice President Finance for the UK and Ireland Division of Hilton Hotels and served in a variety of audit and transactional services and international/client secondments at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Mark White

Mr. Mark J. White is General Counsel, Company Secretary of Compass Group PLC. He joined the Group as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in June 2007. Mark has extensive legal and corporate secretariat experience gained in a number of major international businesses. Mark is also a Trustee of the Compass Group Pension Plan and the Compass Retirement Income Savings Plan. Mark is a Solicitor. He was previously Group Company Secretary and General Counsel of Wolseley plc and Company Secretary of Enterprise Oil plc and Rotork p.l.c. He currently serves as Member of the Upper Tribunal, Tax and Chancery Chamber and of the First-tier Tribunal, General Regulatory Chamber.

Gary Green

Mr. Gary Green is Group Chief Operating Officer, North America and Executive Director of Compass Group PLC. He Joined to the Board in April 2007 and became Group Chief Operating Officer, North America in April 2012. Gary brings strong business and operational leadership as well as business development and wide ranging sales experience. Gary is a Chartered Accountant and in 2001 received an honorary doctorate from Johnson & Wales University in the USA. Gary joined the Group in 1986 in a senior finance role in the UK and became a UK director in 1992. He relocated to the USA in 1994 as Chief Finance Officer of the Group’s North American business and in 1999 became Chief Executive Officer.

Robin Mills

Sandra Moura

Alfredo Plaza

Mark van Dyck

Carol Arrowsmith

Ms. Carol Arrowsmith is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., since June 2014. Carol is a former partner and advisor of Deloitte LLP and was Vice Chairman of the UK business and former director of the Remuneration Consultants Group. Carol is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She is member of the Advisory Group for Spencer Stuart, director and trustee of Northern Ballet Limited, a non-executive director of TMF Group PLC and director of Arrowsmith Advisory Limited.

John Bason

Mr. John George Bason is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Compass Group PLC. He brings significant financial and international experience to the Board, gained from his long career with major global businesses. He is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. John was previously Finance Director of Bunzl plc and former trustee of the Voluntary Service Overseas. He currently serves as Finance Director of Associated British Foods plc and Chairman of the charity FareShare.

Stefan Bomhard

Mr. Stefan Bomhard is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Stefan brings extensive experience of working in international environments, particularly relating to the operation, sales and marketing of well-known consumer food and drink brands. Stefan was previously Regional President, Europe, Geneva at Bacardi Martini for five years and held a number of worldwide senior positions at Cadbury Plc, Unilever PLC, Diageo plc, Burger King and Procter & Gamble. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Inchcape plc.

Donald Robert

Mr. Donald (Don) Robert is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Compass Group PLC. He joined the Board in May 2009. Appointed SID on 1 October 2015. Don has extensive international board and general management experience, especially in the financial sector. Don was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Experian plc, Chairman of the Consumer Data Industry Association and Trustee of the Education and Employers Taskforce and previously held positions with First American Corporation, Credco, Inc. and US Bancorp. He currently serves as Chairman of Experian plc, Achilles Holdco Limited and Validis Holdings Limited. Don is also a non-executive director of the Court of the Bank of England.

Nelson Silva

Mr. Nelson Luiz Costa Silva is Non-Executive Independent Director of Compass Group PLC. He joined the Board in July 2015. Nelson has considerable executive management experience in a variety of senior leadership roles within major international companies, with a particular focus on Brazil. Nelson was formerly President of the Aluminium business unit at BHP Billiton, based in the UK. Prior to joining BHP Billiton, he held a number of senior positions at Vale, including Sales and Marketing Director based in Belgium, Japan and Brazil. Nelson was also Managing Director of Embraer for Europe and Africa, based in France, and Chief Executive Officer of All Logistica in Argentina. Nelson previously held the position of Senior Vice President of BG Group plc responsible for Brazil, Bolivia and Uruguay. He is a former board member of the Brazilian Institute of Oil and Gas, the Brazilian Association of Petroleum Companies and of the Social and Development Council of Brazil’s Presidency. Nelson was formerly a senior consultant to BHP Billiton Brazil and a Board Member of the Brazilian Symphonic Orchestra. He currently serves as Executive director of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.

Ireena Vittal

Smt. Ireena Vittal is Non-Executive Independent Director of Compass Group PLC. She joined the Board in July 2015. Ireena brings strong advisory, business and operational experience across a variety of retail businesses, with a particular focus on India. Ireena was formerly a nonexecutive director of Zomato Media Private Limited, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Axis Bank Limited, Head of Marketing and Sales at Hutchinson Max Telecom and partner at McKinsey and Company. She currently serves as Non-executive director of Godrej Consumer Products Limited, WIPRO Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Tata Global Beverages Limited, Tata Industries, Titan Company Limited and Cipla Limited. Please refer to page 66 in respect of Mrs Vittal's portfolio review and rationalisation.

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