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Easyjet PLC (EZJ.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Barton

2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Johan Lundgren

2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Charles Gurassa

2011 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director

Andrew Findlay

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Christine Browne

2016 Chief Operating Officer

LIS BLAIR

2018 Chief Marketing Officer

DAUD KHAN

2018 Interim Company Secretary & Group General Counsel

Ella Bennett

2018 Group People Director

Robert Carey

2017 Group Director of Strategy and Network

THOMAS HAAGENSEN

2018 Group Markets Director

Flic Howard-Allen

2018 Chief Communications Officer

GARRY WILSON

2018 Chief Executive, easyJet Holidays

LUCA ZUCCOLI

2018 Chief Data Officer

Anastassia Lauterbach

46 2019 Non-Executive Director

Nick Leeder

2019 Non-Executive Director

Andreas Bierwirth

2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Moya Greene

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Martin

2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Julie Southern

58 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Stuart Morgan

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

John Barton

Mr. John Barton serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of EasyJet PLC. since May 1, 2013. John has also served as Non-Executive Chairman, Next plc. Senior Independent Director of SSP Group plc and Luceco plc. Non-Executive Director of Matheson & Co Ltd. John has also served as Chairman of Catlin Group Limited (2012-2015), Cable and Wireless Worldwide plc (2010-2012), Brit Holdings plc (2007-2009) and Wellington Underwriting plc (2003-2006). He was previously Senior Independent Director of WH Smith plc (2006-2011) and Hammerson plc (1998-2007). He was also the Chief Executive of insurance broker JIB Group plc (1984-1997). After JIB’s merger with Lloyd Thomson he became Chairman of the combined group, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (1997-2001).

Johan Lundgren

Mr. Johan Lundgren serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company effective from December 1st, 2017. Johan has more than 30 years’ experience working in the travel industry, starting his career as a tour guide and occupying various roles in travel marketing and sales. Prior to joining easyJet in December 2017 as Chief Executive, Johan was the Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Mainstream Tourism at TUI AG. Prior to this, Johan was the Managing Director for the Northern Region at TUI Travel plc from 2007 until 2011. From 2003 until 2007, he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of TUI Nordic. Johan led MyTravel’s businesses out of Canada and Sweden between 1999 and 2003, prior to which he was Managing Director of Always Tour Operations from 1996.

Charles Gurassa

Mr. Charles M. Gurassa serves as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director of Easyjet Plc. He serves as Non-Executive Chairman, Channel 4. Non-Executive Chairman, Genesis Housing Association. Senior Independent Director, Merlin Entertainments plc. Trustee, English Heritage. Trustee, Migration Museum. Charles’ career has been primarily in the travel, tourism and leisure industries in a number of senior positions including Chief Executive of Thomson Travel Group plc (1999-2003), Executive Chairman of TUI Northern Europe Limited (1999-2003) and Director of Passenger and Cargo at British Airways plc (1995-1999). Charles retired from full time work in June 2003 to pursue a portfolio career. He was previously Non-Executive Chairman of LOVEFiLM International Limited (2006-2011), Phones4U Limited (2007-2011), Virgin Mobile plc (2004-2006), Alamo/ National Rent a Car (2004-2006), 7Days Ltd (2003-2010) and Non-Executive Director at Whitbread plc (2000-2009) and MACH (2007-2013).

Andrew Findlay

Mr. Andrew Findlay serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company., since October 2, 2015.Andrew was previously Chief Financial Officer at Halfords Group plc from February 2011 to October 2015. Prior to this, Andrew was Director of Finance, Tax and Treasury at Marks and Spencer Group plc. He has also held senior finance roles at the London Stock Exchange and at Cable and Wireless both in the UK and the US.Exchange and at Cable and Wireless both in the UK and US.

Christine Browne

Dr. Christine Browne, OBE, serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company, since 1 October 2016Chris was appointed to the plc Board on 1 January 2016 as a Non-Executive Director, before stepping down on 30 September 2016 to join the AMB as Chief Operating Officer. Chris has over 25 years’ experience in the travel sector including the post of Chief Operating Officer for TUI Aviation following 10 years as Managing Director for Thomson Airways. She was previously the youngest and first female general manager for Iberia Airways and led the merger of Thomsonfly and First Choice Airways into one airline.

LIS BLAIR

Ms. Lis Blair serves as Chief Marketing Officer of the company. Lis joined the AMB as Chief Marketing Officer in May 2018 after six years heading up Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and insight for the airline. Prior to joining easyJet Lis spent five years as a marketing consultant across multiple sectors, leading brands and marketing agencies including Audi, Barclaycard, Belu and Rapier London. Her marketing career began with 10 years at Barclays, incorporating leadership roles in all areas of marketing, including digital, CRM, insight, brand and advertising.

DAUD KHAN

Mr. Daud Khan serves as Company Secretary & Group General Counsel (Interim) of the company. Daud is currently acting as interim Company Secretary & Group General Counsel and head of easyJet’s Legal, Company Secretarial and Regulatory departments. Daud is an experienced lawyer who specialises in corporate advisory and corporate finance matters.

Ella Bennett

Ms. Ella Bennett serves as Group People Director of the company. Ella joined easyJet from Sainsbury’s Argos where she led the integration of their non-food business to create a multi-product, multi-channel business with fast delivery networks. Ella was also Group HR Director at Home Retail Group leading the people aspects of Argos’ digital transformation. Prior to this she was a member of the executive management team at Fujitsu

Robert Carey

Mr. Robert Carey serves as Group Director of Strategy and Network of the company. Robert joined from McKinsey & Company where he was a leader in the Airline practice. Over the last 11 years, Robert has assisted airline clients around the world on a range of strategic, revenue, commercial and operational issues. Robert has authored multiple articles and spoken widely about the airline industry. He has also been a keynote speaker at a number of travel forums and conferences. Prior to McKinsey, Robert worked for Delta Air Lines and America West Airlines in a variety of roles across revenue and operational functions.

THOMAS HAAGENSEN

Mr. Thomas Haagensen serves as Group Markets Director of the company, With over 20 years’ experience in operations management in a variety of roles across Europe, Thomas has served as easyJet’s Country Director for the Germany, Austria and Switzerland region since 2011, developing the market entry strategy for Germany and the business traveller segment in Northern Europe. Most recently, Thomas was appointed Managing Director of our Austrian AOC, easyJet Europe GmbH, which forms a key part of our Brexit migration plan.

Flic Howard-Allen

Ms. Flic Howard-Allen serves as Chief Communications Officer of the company. Ms. Flic has over 20 years’ experience in corporate, consumer, internal, government relations and crisis communications. Flic joined easyJet from Associated British Foods, the owner of Primark, Twinings and many other major brands, where she headed up external affairs. Flic was previously Director of Communications and Corporate Responsibility at Marks and Spencer where she led the creation of ‘Plan A’, its Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability approach. Flic was also a Director at public relations consultancy Hill + Knowlton for a number of years.

GARRY WILSON

Mr. Garry Wilson served as Chief Executive, easyJet Holidays of the company. Garry has over 20 years’ experience in the holiday and travel sector and joins easyJet from TUI Group where he most recently held the role of Managing Director for Group Product and Purchasing, leading commercial strategies across a number of markets and heading a global team across 20 countries. Garry began his career as an international graduate at Nestlé before joining Thomson Travel Group (now TUI) in 1997 where he held a number of senior commercial roles. In 2006 he became Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa for American travel company Orbitz Worldwide (now Expedia Inc.) based in Chicago.

LUCA ZUCCOLI

Mr. Luca Zuccoli serves as Chief Data Officer of the company. Luca Zuccoli brings world-leading technical data expertise as well as the experience of successfully applying data management to drive value in a commercial context. Prior to joining the airline Luca was at Experian where he was Head of Analytics and Data Lab for their Asia-Pacific region, focusing on managing analytics and leading on big data and artificial intelligence (Al).

Anastassia Lauterbach

Dr. Anastassia Lauterbach is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Anastassia is a senior technology strategist who brings expertise in innovative technologies, including cybersecurity and artificial intelligence, from her roles across the automotive, telecommunications, financial services and consulting industries, as well as a diverse non-executive portfolio. As an executive, she held roles at Qualcomm, Deutsche Telekom and Daimler Chrysler. She is currently a non-executive director at Wirecard, as well as NYSE-listed Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, where she also chairs their Innovation and Technology Committee, and is Chair of Censhare, the content aggregator and data insight provider. She also advises on venture capital investments in the areas of cyber security, AI and machine learning.

Nick Leeder

Mr. Nick Leeder is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Nick Leeder is currently a Vice President at Google Ireland, its Europe, Middle East and Africa ('EMEA') headquarters. He is a highly regarded executive, in a leadership role in one of the world's leading technology companies and has been at the forefront of digital transformation throughout his career. Nick has spent the last seven years leading Google's businesses in Australia and New Zealand, before moving to France, and now Ireland, where he is currently responsible for the delivery and expansion of Google's relationship with some of its largest customers across EMEA. Prior to Google, Nick was at News Corporation, firstly as Chief Operating Officer of News Digital Media and latterly as Deputy Chief Executive of national broadsheet newspaper, 'The Australian'. Before that he was Chief Operating Officer of newspaper group, Fairfax Digital.

Andreas Bierwirth

Dr. Andreas Bierwirth serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of easyJet on 22 July 2014. Andreas is currently Chief Executive Officer, T-Mobile Austria GmbH. Member of the Supervisory Board of Lindner Hotels AG, Casinos Austria AG (on behalf of the Austrian Government) and the German-Austrian Chamber of Commerce, Austria's Association of Industry. Andreas previously served as a Member of the Board at Austrian Airlines AG (2008-2012), including as Chief Commercial Officer for the whole period. He also served as Vice President Marketing of Deutsche Lufthansa AG in Frankfurt (2006-2008). Prior to this, Andreas was first Deputy Managing Director and later Managing Director at Germanwings (2002-2006).

Moya Greene

Ms. Moya Greene serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Moya served as Chief Executive of Royal Mail Group for eight years. Prior to joining Royal Mail, Moya was Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post. She also has a strong public sector background, developed over a 17-year period when she assumed progressively more senior roles in seven different Ministries of the Canadian Federal Public Service. She has previously been a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Great-West Lifeco and Tim Hortons Inc, both publicly quoted in Canada. She was Non-Executive Director of Rio Tinto plc and member of its Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery.

Andrew Martin

Mr. Andrew Martin (Andy ) serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of EasyJet PLC., since 1 September 2011. Andy trained as a Chartered Accountant at Peat Marwick before moving to Arthur Andersen where he became a partner. He was, until 2015, Group Chief Operating Officer, Europe and Japan, for Compass Group plc, having previously been their Group Finance Director from 2004 to 2012. Before joining Compass Group plc, Andy was Group Finance Director at First Choice Holidays plc (now TUI Group) and prior to that held a number of senior finance roles at Granada Group plc and Forte plc. He is Non-Executive Director of Intertek Group plc and Chairman of its Audit Committee. Non-Executive Director of John Lewis Partnership and Chairman of its Audit and Risk Committee. Non-Executive Chairman of Hays Group plc and Chairman of its Nomination Committee.

Julie Southern

Ms. Julie Southern has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective from 1 August 2018. Julie has held a number of commercially oriented finance and related roles. She was Chief Commercial Officer of Virgin Atlantic Limited between 2010 and 2013, responsible for Commercial Strategy, Fleet and Network Development, Revenue Management and Pricing, Marketing, Loyalty Programmes, Ancillary Sales, Human Resources, Legal and Sustainability. Prior to this, Julie was Chief Financial Officer of Virgin Atlantic Limited for 10 years from 2000 to 2010. Before Virgin, Julie worked in several industry sectors with roles at Porsche Cars Great Britain, WH Smith, PWC and Mars. Julie is a Chartered Accountant, having trained with Price Waterhouse and has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Cambridge University. She was Independent Non-Executive Director DFS Furniture plc.

Stuart Morgan