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Hays PLC (HAYS.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrew Martin

2018 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Alistair Cox

57 2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Paul Venables

56 2006 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Doug Evans

55 2013 Company Secretary, General Counsel

Torsten Kreindl

56 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Cheryl Millington

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Susan Murray

62 2017 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mary Rainey

63 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Peter Williams

65 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Phillips

2018 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Andrew Martin

Mr. Andrew Martin is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Andrew 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, Andrew was Group Finance Director at First Choice Holidays plc and prior to that held a number of Senior Finance roles at Granada Group plc. Andrew has been a Non-Executive Director of easyJet plc since 2011, Chairing their Finance Committee, a Non-Executive Director at Intertek Group plc since 2016, Chairing their Audit Committee since 2017, and in July 2018 Andrew was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the John Lewis Partnership Board and Chair of their Audit and Risk Committee.

Alistair Cox

Mr. Alistair R. Cox is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Hays Plc. He is a Chartered Engineer with an MBA from Stanford University, Alistair’s early career was in various field engineering, management and research science roles with British Aerospace and then Schlumberger. Following his MBA, Alistair worked for McKinsey & Company before joining Blue Circle Industries, where he was the Group Strategy Director and then the Regional Director for Asia. Prior to joining Hays, Alistair was Chief Executive of Xansa plc. Alistair was a former non-executive director of 3i Group plc.

Paul Venables

Mr. Paul Venables is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Hays Plc. He is a Chartered Accountant and also USA qualified, Paul started his career at Deloitte & Touche where he was a Senior Manager in its USA practice. This was followed by a 13-year career at Exel plc where he held a number of senior finance and operational roles including Deputy Group Finance Director and was a member of the Executive Board of Exel plc and Chairman of their Acquisitions and Project Review Board. Following the acquisition of Exel plc by Deutsche Post, Paul worked in its DHL Logistics division before joining Hays. Paul is a former Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Wincanton plc.

Doug Evans

Mr. Doug Evans is Company Secretary, General Counsel of Hays Plc. He holds law graduate from Rhodes University who began his career with Webber Wentzel in South Africa, specialising in corporate and commercial law before moving in-house. Doug has previously held the posts of Company Secretary & Corporate Legal Director at Exel plc and Group General Counsel at Royal Mail Limited. Prior to joining Hays, Doug was an executive director, Company Secretary & General Counsel at Mitchells & Butlers plc.

Torsten Kreindl

Dr. Torsten G. Kreindl is Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays PLC. He is graduate from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria with a PhD in industrial engineering and technical chemistry. Torsten has held senior executive positions for Booz Allen Hamilton and Deutsche Telekom AG and was, until April 2016, a member of the Swisscom AG Board. Torsten is a partner in Grazia Equity, a Munich-based capital firm.

Cheryl Millington

Ms. Cheryl Millington is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Cheryl was Chief Digital Officer of Travis Perkins plc from 2016 to 2018, Executive Director, IT, for Waitrose from 2012 to 2016 and Chief Information and Data Officer for Asda Stores Ltd from 2009 to 2012. Prior to those positions Cheryl has previously held senior management roles at HBOS plc, Innogy plc and National Power plc, and began her career as a management consultant with Price Waterhouse. Cheryl is currently a non-executive director of Equiniti Group plc, Atom Bank plc and Intu Properties plc. From 2013 to 2016 Cheryl served as a non-executive director of National Savings and Investments.

Susan Murray

Ms. Susan E. Murray is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Susan’s executive career was spent in consumer goods and retail, with organisations such as Colgate Palmolive, Kraft, Duracell and Diageo and, most recently, as CEO of Littlewoods Stores. Susan has served as a Non-Executive Director of Compass Group plc, Imperial Tobacco Group (now Imperial Brands plc) and Enterprise Inns (now EI Group plc). Susan is a Non-Executive Director of Grafton Group plc, where she also chairs their Remuneration Committee.

Mary Rainey

Ms. Mary Teresa (MT) Rainey is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She has an experienced media and advertising professional, MT Rainey has worked extensively in the UK and US. MT founded the advertising agency Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe, which she grew to a top 20 agency before it was sold to Y&R, a subsidiary of WPP plc, and where MT was CEO then Chair until 2005. In addition she was Chair of the leading digital strategy agency Th_nk Ltd from 2008-2015. Previous non-executive directorships held by MT include WH Smith plc, STV Group plc, Channel 4 Television and Pinewood Group plc. MT has Masters’ degrees from Aston University and Glasgow University.

Peter Williams

Mr. Peter Williams is Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays Plc., since 24 February 2015. Peter has a Law degree from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Accountant. He was, until 2011, Group Finance Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc, a role he performed for 19 years, making him one of the longest-serving CFOs in the FTSE. Since 2011 Peter has been a non-executive director of Perform Group, a leading digital sports media company; he is also a Trustee of the Royal Academy and a member of the Industrial Advisory Board of GVQ Asset Management, a UK equity management company.

David Phillips

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Andrew Martin

61,000

Alistair Cox

2,972,000

Paul Venables

2,149,000

Doug Evans

--

Torsten Kreindl

56,000

Cheryl Millington

--

Susan Murray

62,000

Mary Rainey

56,000

Peter Williams

56,000

David Phillips

--
As Of  30 Jun 2018