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Dairy Crest Group PLC (DCG.L)

DCG.L on London Stock Exchange

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22 Mar 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Alexander

2014 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Allen

2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Tom Atherton

2018 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Robin Miller

2008 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Adam Braithwaite

2016 Executive Director, Group Commercial Director

Robert Willock

2013 Group Human Resources Director

Andy Stickland

2018 Group Supply Chain Director

Sue Farr

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Gibney

56 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Macdonald

2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Moni Mannings

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kate Goode

2017 Investor Relations & Corporate Communications Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Alexander

Mr. Stephen Alexander is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Dairy Crest Group plc. He was appointed as a Non-executive Director in January 2011, as Chairman in September 2014 and Chairman of the Nomination Committee in March 2015. He is an Operating Partner at OpCapita LLP and Chairman of the charitable organisation Look Ahead Care, Support and Housing. Stephen was Chairman of Immediate Media Company Ltd until January 2017 and Chairman of Rhubarb Food Design Ltd until December 2016. Previously he was Chairman of Maltby Capital Ltd (parent company of EMI Group), Chairman of Odeon Cinemas, Chief Executive of Hillsdown Holdings Ltd and held senior positions with Allied Domecq PLC and Imperial Foods. He was also Senior Independent Director at Devro plc.

Mark Allen

Mr. Mark Allen is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Dairy Crest Group Plc., since January 2007. He was appointed as an Executive Director in 2002 and became Chief Executive in January 2007. Mark joined Dairy Crest in August 1991. He was formerly with Shell UK Ltd. He is a Non-executive Director of Howdens Joinery Group plc and Warburtons Ltd. He has been a Trustee for The Prince’s Countryside Fund since 2010.

Tom Atherton

Mr. Tom Atherton is Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Dairy Crest Group PLC. He was appointed as an Executive Director and Group Finance Director in May 2013 and as Deputy Chief Executive in January 2018, Tom is a Chartered Accountant who has worked for Dairy Crest since 2005. Prior to his appointment to the Board he served as Director of Financial Control. He is a member of the Board of Dairy UK and a member of Business in the Community’s Finance and Risk Committee. He has previously held senior finance positions in Logica plc and Thorn plc.

Robin Miller

Mr. Robin Miller is a General Counsel, Company Secretary of Dairy Crest Group Plc. He was appointed in April 2008. Robin is a solicitor having worked in private practice and in-house in both retail and international manufacturing.

Adam Braithwaite

Mr. Adam Braithwaite is a Executive Director, Group Commercial Director of the Company. He was appointed as an Executive Director in July 2016, Adam joined Dairy Crest in 2002 and has held a number of senior management positions within the business. He was appointed Group Commercial Director in April 2013. Adam is also a Trustee of GLF Schools.

Robert Willock

Mr. Robert Willock is a Group Human Resources Director of Dairy Crest Group PLC. He joined Dairy Crest 12 years ago as HR Director, Dairies from The Maersk Company where he was a Director of Human Resources. He was appointed to his current role in April 2013.

Andy Stickland

Mr. Andy Stickland serves as Group Supply Chain Director of the Company. He was appointed as Group Supply Chain Director in January 2018. Before joining Dairy Crest, Andy held a variety of senior supply chain roles with Unilever plc in both the UK and abroad, latterly that of Vice President Supply Chain for Unilever Homecare in Europe.

Sue Farr

Ms. Sue Farr is Non-Executive Independent Director of Dairy Crest Group plc. She was appointed as a Non-executive Director in November 2011 and Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee in November 2014. She is a special advisor to Chime Communications plc, having previously been a member of the Executive Management Team. Sue has extensive marketing communications experience having served as Marketing Director of the BBC for seven years, Director of Corporate Affairs, Thames Television for three years and Director of Corporate Communications, Vauxhall Motors. Sue is a Non-executive Director of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc, Accsys Technologies plc and British American Tobacco plc. She has previously held positions as a Trustee of the Historic Royal Palaces and as a Non-executive Director of Motivcom Ltd. She was a Non-executive Director of Dolphin Capital Investors Ltd until January 2018.

John Gibney

Mr. John Gibney is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He served nine years as a Non-executive Director, consistent with the UK Corporate Governance Code, Andrew Carr-Locke will not stand for re-election at the Company's annual general meeting in July. John will assume the Chairmanship of the Company's Audit Committee at that point. In 2016 John, a Chartered Accountant, retired from an executive career spanning in excess of 30 years during which he held a variety of operational and financial roles; latterly as Chief Financial Officer at Britvic plc, a role he held for 17 years. As Chief Financial Officer he was responsible for a broad portfolio including finance, IT, legal, estates, risk management, procurement and corporate responsibility. Prior to joining Britvic, John spent 10 years with Bass plc where he held various finance and management roles. John is a non-executive director of PureCircle plc a leading producer of stevia ingredients for the global food and beverage industry. He chairs PureCircle's Audit Committee, is Senior Independent Director and is a member of its Disclosure Committee.

Richard Macdonald

Mr. Richard Macdonald is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Dairy Crest Group plc. He was appointed as a Non-executive Director in November 2010, as Senior Independent Director in May 2012 and as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee in November 2014, prior to which he was Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee. Richard had a 30 year career with the National Farmers Union, serving as Director General for 13 years. He is a Non-executive Director of Moy Park Limited, Vice Chairman of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany and Chairman of Farm Africa. Richard is a Nonexecutive Director and Deputy Chairman of the Environment Agency.

Moni Mannings

Ms. Moni Mannings is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed as a Non-executive Director in December 2017 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. Moni is a Non-executive Director of Polypipe Group plc, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee, and is a Non-executive Director of Investec Bank plc. Moni also sits on the Advisory Board of Aistemos, an intellectual property data analytics company, having been its Director and Chief Operating Officer until August 2017. In addition, Moni is a Trustee of children’s charity Barnardo’s and a Council Member of Cranfield University. Prior to her current appointments, Moni enjoyed a 30 year career as a finance lawyer, the latter half as Head of Banking and Board Member at technology law firm Olswang LLP.

Kate Goode

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