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Greencore Group PLC (GNC.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

P. Gary Kennedy

60 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Patrick Coveney

48 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Eoin Tonge

46 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Nigel Blakey

2018 Finance Director

Peter Haden

2019 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Tracy Costello

2017 Chief Information Officer

Guy Dullage

2018 Director of Human Resources

Martin Ford

2018 Technical Director

Alwen Hill

2018 Purchasing Director

Clare Rees

2018 Manufacturing Director

Jolene Gacquin

2019 Group Company Secretary

Heather McSharry

57 2013 Non-Executive Director

John Moloney

65 2013 Non-Executive Director

Helen Rose

53 2018 Non-Executive Director

John Warren

65 2013 Non-Executive Director

Sly Bailey

56 2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Jack Gorman

2017 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

P. Gary Kennedy

Mr. P. Gary Kennedy, BA, FCA, is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Greencore Group Plc., since January 2013. Gary joined the Board as a Non- Executive Director on 20 November 2008 and subsequently became Chairman on 29 January 2013. Gary currently serves as Chairman of Connect Group plc and Green REIT plc. Gary has extensive board experience and in the past has served on the boards of Elan plc, Allied Irish Bank and the IDA. He was also a Government appointed Director of IBRC.

Patrick Coveney

Mr. Patrick F. Coveney, B Comm, M Phil, D Phil., is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Greencore Group PLC. Patrick joined the Board on 5 September 2005 and held the position of Chief Financial Officer until March 2008, when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Greencore, Patrick was Managing Partner of McKinsey & Co., Ireland. Currently, Patrick serves as a Non-Executive Director of Glanbia plc and is also Non-Executive Chairman of Core Media. Patrick is also a Director of Irish Sailing Foundation Company Limited By Guarantee.

Eoin Tonge

Mr. Eoin P. Tonge is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Greencore Group PLC since 3 October 2016. He joined the Board and was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 3 October 2016. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, Eoin was Managing Director of Greencore’s Grocery division, having previously served as Chief Strategy Officer and in other senior roles throughout the Group. Before joining Greencore in 2006, Eoin worked for Goldman Sachs where he held a variety of finance, treasury and capital market roles.

Nigel Blakey

Mr. Nigel Blakey has been appointed as Finance Director of the Company., since August 2018. Managing Director of Greencore Grocery of the company. Nigel holds the position of Managing Director of Greencore’s Grocery division. The Grocery division manufacture ambient cooking sauces and dips, table sauces, pickles and Yorkshire Puddings, as well as cakes and desserts. Since joining the Group in 1996, Nigel has held a number of senior positions including serving as the division’s Finance & Strategy Director in the Grocery division. In the new leadership structure, Nigel will change role to UK Development Director.

Peter Haden

Mr. Peter Haden is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Peter joined Greencore in January 2015 as Chief Development Officer, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer ('CEO') of the UK division in July 2018. His transition to the Group COO and Board roles reflects both the fact that the Group now has a single, integrated leadership structure, following the disposal of its US business in November 2018, and his sustained contribution to the operational and strategic agenda of the Group.

Tracy Costello

Mr. Tracy Costello is Chief Information Officer of the Company, since July 2017. As Chief Information Officer, Tracy is responsible for the technology agenda for the Group and ensuring the security, scalability, efficiency and performance of our IT systems. Before taking up the role in Greencore, Tracy was a Director in a technology-led financial services start-up and prior to that was the Chief Information Officer of a multinational foodservice company.

Guy Dullage

Mr. Guy Dullage is Director of Human Resources of the Company, since August 2018, and is responsible for human resources across the Group. Guy joined Greencore in March 2015 as HR Director for the Prepared Meals division. Prior to this he held a variety of senior HR roles in the UK and Europe for nearly twenty years, with the majority of his experience over this time within the manufacturing sector. Guy has also held a number of directorships, board and pension trustee roles during his career.

Martin Ford

Mr. Martin Ford is Technical Director of the Company, since November 2018. He has responsibility for food safety, quality and sustainability as well as the leadership of the central technical team, which manages supplier performance and our technical systems. Martin has 10 years’ experience at Greencore, having worked across all our manufacturing sites during this time. Prior to joining Greencore, Martin worked at NSF International supporting the technical standards of Whitbread and other foodservice brands.

Alwen Hill

Ms. Alwen Hill is Purchasing Director of the Company. Alwen is the Group’s Purchasing Director. Alwen joined the business over 20 years ago and has held several roles including Purchasing Manager, divisional Purchasing Director and Interim Managing Director. During her time with the Group she also worked in IT ‘over the millennium’ and led the integration of both the Atherstone and Heathrow sites. Prior to joining Greencore, Alwen worked in procurement at Northern Foods, and in the textiles manufacturing industry.

Clare Rees

Ms. Clare Rees is Manufacturing Director of the Company. She was Managing Director of Greencore Prepared Meals of the company. Clare is the Managing Director for Greencore Prepared Meals, which is a leading manufacturer of chilled ready meals, quiche, chilled soups and chilled sauces in the UK. Clare joined Greencore as a graduate in 1996 and held a variety of senior roles in the Food to Go division including Business Unit Managing Director of Greencore Food to Go Retail. In the new leadership structure, Clare will be responsible for the new UK Convenience Foods division.

Jolene Gacquin

Ms. Jolene Gacquin is Group Company Secretary of the Company, Jolene will take up the role of Group Company Secretary. Jolene is currently Head of Legal and Compliance, with responsibility for driving legal compliance and best practice across the Group. Before taking up her current role, Jolene was Deputy Group Secretary, having joined the Group in August 2008. Jolene is also Director and Company Secretary of Simon Community Galway, Ireland.

Heather McSharry

Ms. Heather Ann McSharry is Non-Executive Director of Greencore Group PLC. Heather Ann joined the Board as a Non- Executive Director on 30 January 2013. Heather Ann currently serves as Non-Executive Director of CRH plc, Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc and Ergonomics Solutions International. She is a former Managing Director of Reckitt Benckiser and Boots Healthcare in Ireland and also previously served as a Board Director of the Governor and Company of Bank of Ireland.

John Moloney

Mr. John Joseph Moloney is a Non-Executive Director of Greencore Group PLC. He joined the Board on 8 February 2013. He is a Non-Executive Director of DCC plc, where he also serves as Chairman. He is a Non-Executive Director of Smurfit Kappa Group plc and serves as Chairman of Coillte Teoranta (the Irish State Forestry Company). John is also a director of a number of private companies. John was Group Managing Director of Glanbia plc until November 2013 having held a number of senior positions within the international nutritional solutions and cheese group, including the position of Chief Executive of Food Ingredients and Agribusiness.

Helen Rose

Ms. Helen Rose has been appointed Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 11 April 2018. Helen is currently Chief Operating Officer at TSB Banking Group plc, a subsidiary of Sabadell. Helen has extensive operational, financial, risk and UK retail experience and has held a number of senior finance roles at Dixons, Forte, Safeway and Lloyds Banking Group. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants having qualified at Coopers & Lybrand.

John Warren

Mr. John Anthony Warren, FCA, is Non-Executive Director of Greencore Group PLC. John joined the Board as Non-Executive Director on 30 January 2013. John also serves as Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 4imprint plc and Welsh Water. John has extensive financial experience and held the role of Group Finance Director of United Biscuits Plc and WH Smith PLC. He also served as Chairman of Uniq Plc and as Non-Executive Director of Bovis Homes Group PLC, Spectris plc, The Rank Group Plc, BPP Holdings plc, Arla Foods UK plc, RAC Plc and Rexam Plc.

Sly Bailey

Ms. Sly G. Bailey has been appointed as a Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., effective December 14, 2017. She currently serves as Non-Executive Director of Greencore Group PLC. She joined the Board on 17 May 2013. Sly currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of the London Real Estate Exchange Ltd. She was previously Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Mirror plc. Sly was Non-Executive Director of Ladbrokes plc and Littlewoods plc, as well as EMI plc, where she served as Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. In addition, she served as Non-Executive Director of The Press Association, where she was also Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Jack Gorman