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Grainger PLC (GRI.L)

GRI.L on London Stock Exchange

247.00GBp
24 May 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Clare

59 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Helen Gordon

59 2015 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Vanessa Simms

42 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Adam McGhin

Company Secretary

Janette Bell

2019 Non-Executive Director

Andrew Carr-Locke

64 2018 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Justin Read

57 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Wilkinson

45 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Anthony Wray

55 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kurt Mueller

Director of Corporate Affairs

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Clare

Mr. Mark S. Clare serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective 13 February 2017. Mark has wide-ranging experience in a number of sectors and extensive knowledge of the residential property market. He has substantial plc-level experience and is senior independent director of United Utilities Group plc and a non-executive director of Premier Marinas Holdings Limited. Mark was previously chief executive of Barratt Developments plc from 2006 to 2015, and is a former trustee of the Building Research Establishment and the UK Green Building Council. Prior to joining Barratt, he was an executive director of Centrica plc and held a number of senior roles within both Centrica plc and British Gas. Mark has also been a non-executive director of Ladbrokes Coral Group plc and BAA plc, the airports operator.

Helen Gordon

Ms. Helen Gordon serves as Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. Helen is a highly experienced, proven and well-regarded real estate investor. She has significant experience working across a wide range of real estate asset classes, including residential property. This is combined with an extensive knowledge of the City. Helen is a Chartered Surveyor and before joining Grainger was global head of Real Estate Asset Management of Royal Bank of Scotland plc. She previously held senior property positions at Legal & General Investment Management, Railtrack and John Laing Developments. Helen is a non-executive director of Derwent London plc and previously held a number of other non-executive board roles over her career, including British Waterways and the Covent Garden Market Authority. She is also a vice president of the British Property Federation, a director of EPRA and an advisory board member of Cambridge University’s Land Economy Department.

Vanessa Simms

Ms. Vanessa Simms serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Vanessa brings extensive financial experience to Grainger from the property sector in the UK. She has particular expertise in leading and implementing strategic change in businesses. She has substantial experience in senior finance leadership roles in a listed environment. Vanessa has worked in finance since 1998 and immediately prior to joining Grainger held a number of senior positions within Unite Group plc, including deputy chief financial officer. Prior to that Vanessa was UK finance director at SEGRO plc. Vanessa is also a non-executive director of Drax Group plc, the power company.

Adam McGhin

Janette Bell

Ms. Janette Bell is appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 7 February 2019. Janette is currently the Chief Executive of P&O Ferries Limited, having been appointed to the role in 2018 after joining in 2012 as its Commercial Director. Immediately prior to this she was Group Sales & Marketing Director at Hammerson plc. Janette's previous experience also includes British Gas, part of the Centrica plc, where she held a number of senior sales and marketing positions, PwC and Tesco plc.

Andrew Carr-Locke

Mr. Andrew Carr-Locke serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Andrew has substantial experience in senior finance positions in listed companies, particularly in the residential property sector. He also has wideranging experience as a non-executive director of public companies. Andrew is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and was group finance director at George Wimpey plc between 2001 and 2007. He has previously held senior finance roles at Courtaulds Textiles plc, Diageo plc, Bowater-Scott and Kodak. More recently, Andrew was executive chairman of Countryside Properties, where he led the refocus of the company’s strategy. Andrew stood down as a director of Countryside Properties in 2014. He has previously held non-executive directorships at Dairy Crest plc, Royal Mail Holdings, Venture Production and AWG.

Justin Read

Mr. Justin Richard Read serve as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Justin has substantial experience in real estate and corporate finance. He was group finance director of SEGRO plc from August 2011 to December 2016. Between 2008 and 2011, Justin was group finance director at Speedy Hire plc. Prior to this, he spent 13 years in a variety of roles at Hanson plc, including deputy finance director, managing director of Hanson Continental Europe, head of corporate development, head of risk management and group treasurer. He was a non-executive director of Carillion plc for a six week period from 1 December 2017. Justin is also a non-executive director of Ibstock plc.

Robert Wilkinson

Mr. Robert W. I. (Rob) Wilkinson serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Rob has substantial experience in real estate and corporate finance. He is a Chartered Accountant and the chief executive of AEW Europe, a leading European real estate investment manager. Prior to joining AEW Europe in 2009, Rob was a managing director with the Goodman Group and also held investment banking positions at UBS and Eurohypo. He is also chairman of the Green Rating Alliance.

Anthony Wray

Mr. Anthony Paul (Tony) Wray serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Grainger plc. Tony brings extensive experience in a broad range of senior operational and strategic leadership roles, in particular in public companies. He was the chief executive of FTSE 100 water company Severn Trent plc from 2007 to 2014, having joined its board in 2005. He has also held director roles within Transco and National Grid Transco, and was a member of the Water UK board.

Kurt Mueller

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mark Clare

165,000

Helen Gordon

1,452,000

Vanessa Simms

827,000

Adam McGhin

--

Janette Bell

--

Andrew Carr-Locke

61,000

Justin Read

53,000

Robert Wilkinson

47,000

Anthony Wray

47,000

Kurt Mueller

--
As Of  30 Sep 2018