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Compass Group PLC (CPG.L)

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22 Mar 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Walsh

63 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Dominic Blakemore

49 2018 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Palmer Brown

2018 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Alison Yapp

52 2018 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Gary Green

61 2012 Group Chief Operating Officer, North America and Executive Director

Robin Mills

Group Human Resources Director

Sandra Moura

Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs Director

Mark van Dyck

Regional Managing Director - Asia Pacific

John Bryant

53 2018 Non-Executive Director

Anne-Francoise Nesmes

2018 Non-Executive Director

Carol Arrowsmith

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Bason

62 2018 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Stefan Bomhard

51 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nelson Silva

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ireena Vittal

50 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. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Paul has significant experience in marketing, buying and retail operations as well as substantial corporate leadership experience. CAREER 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 non-executive 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 Advisory Group and a former Chairman and Council Member of the Scotch Whisky Association. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS 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 affiliates and a nominee director of various companies as required by TPG.

Dominic Blakemore

Mr. Dominic Blakemore is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Joined the Board in February 2012. Appointed as Group Finance Director in April 2012. Dominic was appointed Group Chief Operating Officer, Europe on 1 December 2015 and stepped down as Group Finance Director on the same day. On 1 October 2017, Dominic was appointed Deputy Group CEO. He assumed the role of CEO on 1 January 2018 and became a member of the Corporate Responsibility and Nomination Committees on the same day. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Dominic has extensive financial management experience in a number of international businesses together with general operational management experience. CAREER Former non-executive director of Shire plc. 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 at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS Member of the Academic Council of University College London.

Palmer Brown

Alison Yapp

Ms. Alison R. Yapp is General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company., with effect from 1 October 2018. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Alison is a solicitor with more than 25 years’ international experience in FTSE and NYSE listed companies across the services, industrial and engineering sectors. She has significant experience in strategic M&A, crisis and change management. CAREER Most recently Alison was Chief General Counsel and Company Secretary at Amec Foster Wheeler plc which she joined in December 2012. Prior to that, Alison was Company Secretary and General Legal Counsel of Hays plc, Company Secretary and Group Legal Advisor of Charter plc and prior to that held a number of senior legal roles at Johnson Matthey plc.

Gary Green

Mr. Gary Green is Group Chief Operating Officer, North America and Executive Director of Compass Group PLC. Joined the Board in April 2007. Appointed Group Chief Operating Officer, North America in April 2012. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Gary brings strong business and operational leadership as well as business development and wide ranging sales experience. CAREER 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

Mark van Dyck

John Bryant

Mr. John A. Bryant is appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effective September 1, 2018. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES John brings over 30 years’ experience to the Board with particular focus on finance, operations, M&A, strategy and portfolio transformation. CAREER John was the former Executive Chairman and CEO of global consumer goods company Kellogg. Prior to joining Kellogg in 1998, John held strategic and operational roles in several companies, worldwide. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS Non-executive director of Ball Corporation and Macy’s Inc. and an advisor to Godiva.

Anne-Francoise Nesmes

Ms. Anne-Francoise Michele Nesmes is appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 July 2018. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Anne-Francoise has a wealth of experience in finance and accounting gained in international organisations with a strong focus on strategy, M&A and governance. CAREER Anne-Francoise is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Merlin Entertainments plc and has held this position since 2016. Prior to joining Merlin, Anne-Francoise was the Chief Financial Officer of Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC and also held a number of senior finance roles during her 16 year tenure at GlaxoSmithKline. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS Chief Financial Officer, Merlin Entertainments plc and a director of Merlin Entertainment plc subsidiary companies: Sea Life Trust Limited, Merlin Entertainments Share Plan Nominee Limited, Merlin’s Magic Wand Trustees Limited and Sea Life Trustees Limited.

Carol Arrowsmith

Ms. Carol Arrowsmith is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., Appointed to the Board in June 2014. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Carol brings extensive advisory experience, especially of advising boards on executive remuneration across a range of sectors. CAREER 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 and nonexecutive director of TMF Group PLC. Carol is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS Member of the Advisory Group for Spencer Stuart, non-executive director of Vivo Energy PLC, director and trustee of Northern Ballet Limited and director of Arrowsmith Advisory Limited.

John Bason

Mr. John George Bason re-designated as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Compass Group PLC with effective 1 June 2018. Appointed to the Board in June 2011. Appointed SID on 1 June 2018. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES John brings significant financial and international experience to the Board, gained from his long career with major global businesses. CAREER Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. John was previously Finance Director of Bunzl plc and a former trustee of Voluntary Service Overseas. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS 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. Appointed to the Board in May 2016. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES 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. CAREER 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. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS Chief Executive Officer of Inchcape plc.

Nelson Silva

Mr. Nelson Luiz Costa Silva is Non-Executive Independent Director of Compass Group PLC. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Nelson has considerable executive management experience in a variety of senior leadership roles within major international companies, with a particular focus on Brazil. CAREER 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.

Ireena Vittal

Ms. Ireena Vittal is Non-Executive Independent Director of Compass Group PLC. KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Ireena brings strong advisory, business and operational experience across a variety of retail businesses, with a particular focus on India. CAREER Ireena was formerly a non-executive director of Tata Global Beverages Limited, Tata Industries, 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. CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS Non-executive director of Godrej Consumer Products Limited, WIPRO Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Titan Company Limited and Cipla Limited.

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