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Electra Private Equity PLC (ELTA.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Neil Johnson

68 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Gavin Manson

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Stephen Welker

2019 Director

Ian Brindle

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Goodson

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Lis

2018 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Roger Perkin

2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Linda Wilding

59 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Neil Johnson

Mr. Neil Anthony Johnson, OBE, is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is currently Chairman of Synthomer plc, Motability Operations plc and Centaur Media Plc and Senior Independent Director of Business Growth Fund. He was formerly CEO of the RAC. He chaired telematics company Cybit Plc through IPO and ultimate sale to a US private equity house in 2010 and was chairman of e2v plc until its takeover by Teledyne in 2016. After directing the European automotive interests of British Aerospace, he served a term as Director General of the Engineers Employers Federation and later set up a transatlantic trade and business promotion body, British-American Business, Inc. Following an early career in the Army, he began his business career with a series of roles within Lex Service Group, British Leyland, Jaguar and Land Rover. He was, until 2012, an Independent Member of the Metropolitan Policy Authority.Neil was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman and Director of the Company on 12th May 2016. Since 1st March 2018, he has been Executive Chairman. He is also Chairman of the Nominations Committee and a director of the Company’s portfolio companies.

Gavin Manson

Mr. Gavin Maxwell Manson is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He first joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer in August 2016. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Finance Director of Thomas Cook Group plc’s tour operator and hotels and resorts division. He joined Thomas Cook in 2013 from the FTSE 250 international electronic component distribution and software business, Premier Farnell PLC, where he was the finance director for five years. Before this, he worked at Merck GmbH group as the finance director for Seven Seas Ltd before becoming finance director of the Merck Consumer Healthcare division in UK and Ireland, and latterly leading the consolidation of the back-office activities of Merck’s four operating divisions across the UK and Ireland. Prior to joining Merck, Gavin trained as a chartered accountant with KPMG in Edinburgh and held finance director roles within Drambuie Group and Lees Group where he focused on the delivery of operating improvement and strategic change.Gavin was appointed as a Director on 23rd March 2017. He is a Director of a number of the Company’s portfolio companies.

Stephen Welker

Ian Brindle

Mr. Ian Brindle is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was a Senior Partner of Price Waterhouse from 1991 to 1998 and Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers until 2001. He was also a member of the Accounting Standards Board between 1992 and 2001 and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Reporting Review Panel between 2001 and 2008. Ian Brindle is a Non-Executive Director of Sherborne Investors (Guernsey) C Limited and has served as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of a number of other companies including Spirent Communications PLC, Elementis PLC, F&C Asset Management plc and 4imprint Group PLC.

Paul Goodson

Mr. Paul Andrew Goodson is the Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was Executive Chairman of Great Bear Distribution, a leading independent third party logistics business which provides a range of warehousing, distribution and added value services to blue chip organisations. He stood down in February 2016 after having successfully sold the business to Culina to create a £400 million group.Prior to Great Bear, he spent 13 years with Barclay Private Equity, latterly serving as MD of the UK business. In this role, he had responsibility for the UK’s investment team and shared responsibility for BPE Europe with the Heads of France and Germany. Prior to this, he held a number of senior investment and general management roles both with BPE and 3i after beginning his career with IBM as a Sales Representative. He is a Non-Executive Director of DX (Group) plc. Paul was appointed as a Director on 26th May 2016. He is Chairman of the Valuations Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees.

David Lis

Mr. David George Lis is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was retired from his role as CIO of Equities and Multi-Assets at Aviva Investors, the global asset management business with £267 billion AUM, in 2016.Prior to this, he was Head of Equities at Aviva Investors, with overall responsibility for £33bn of active and passive funds across all major markets and direct day-to-day responsibility for the active management of the £5.5 billion Institutional UK Equity Fund, £1.1 billion Global Income Fund, £200 million Aviva Investors UK Growth OEIC and £100 million UK Smaller Companies OEIC.Before joining Norwich Union (now Aviva) in 1997, David spent a number of years as Head of Investor Relations at Ludgate Communications, advising a number of major UK and international companies on their financial communications.Earlier in his career, he co-founded Windsor Investment Management, and also spent a number of years as a fund manager at both Morgan Grenfell and J Rothschild Investment Management.He is a Non-Executive Director of Melrose Industries PLC, BCA Marketplace plc and The Multifamily Housing REIT PLC.David was appointed as a Director on 26th May 2016. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, the Senior Independent Director since March 2018 and a member of the Nominations and Valuations Committees.

Roger Perkin

Mr. Roger Kitson Perkin is Non-Executive Independent Director of Electra Private Equity Plc. He is a former senior partner at Ernst & Young with extensive global accounting experience and financial services expertise. He spent 40 years at Ernst & Young and its predecessor firms, including over 30 years as a Partner, working with a wide range of clients before specialising in financial services. He is a Non-Executive Director of AIB Group (UK) p.l.c., TP ICAP plc and Hargreaves Lansdowne plc, and previously served as a Director of Nationwide Building Society, Friends Life Group plc and Evolution Group Plc.Roger was appointed a Director in 2009. He is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations and Valuations Committees.

Linda Wilding

Ms. Linda (Poil) Wilding, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 1 December 2016. She has extensive experience in the private equity investment and healthcare sectors. Having qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young, she worked in the private equity division of Mercury Asset Management from 1989 to 2001, rising to the position of Managing Director. She has served as a non-executive director (including as chairman) on the boards of a number of companies. She is currently a non-executive director of UDG Healthcare plc. She was a non-executive director and latterly chair of Corin plc from 2006 to 2012 and was a non-executive director of Touchstone Innovations plc until 2017.Linda was appointed a Director on 1st December 2016. She is a member of the Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Valuations Committees.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Neil Johnson

200,000

Gavin Manson

396,000

Stephen Welker

--

Ian Brindle

50,000

Paul Goodson

61,000

David Lis

71,000

Roger Perkin

60,000

Linda Wilding

50,000
As Of  30 Sep 2018