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Hilton Food Group PLC (HFG.L)

HFG.L on London Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Watson

2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Philip Heffer

2018 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Nigel Majewski

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Neil George

Company Secretary

Christine Cross

67 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Angus Porter

62 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Worby

2016 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Julia Brown

2012 Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Watson

Mr. Robert Watson OBE is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Prior to this, Mr. Robert joined Hilton as Chief Executive in 2002 and on 1 July 2018 he transitioned to Executive Chairman. He has overseen the successful growth of the Group to date. Prior to Hilton, he worked for the Foyle Food Group, based in Northern Ireland of which he was a founder in 1977. Robert was previously a board member of the Livestock Meat Commission and Food For Britain. Robert is Chairman of the Nomination Committee.

Philip Heffer

Mr. Philip Heffer is the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company . Mr. Philip joined Hilton at its inception in 1994, as Managing Director of the Group’s UK subsidiary and since 2012 has served as Hilton’s Chief Operating Officer. On 1 July 2018 he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Hilton, Philip held senior positions within the RWM Food Group. He attended Smithfield College and became an associate member of the Institute of Meat in 1984.

Nigel Majewski

Mr. Nigel Majewski is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Nigel was appointed CFO of Hilton in 2006 following 11 years in senior finance roles with PepsiCo. Prior to that Nigel gained extensive meat industry experience in senior finance roles with Bernard Matthews plc and has also worked for Royal Dutch Shell and Whitbread. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a first class honours degree in accountancy. Nigel is Chairman of the Risk Management Committee

Neil George

Mr. Neil George serves as Company Secretary of the Company. Mr, Neil joined Hilton in 2007 and is a Chartered Accountant.

Christine Cross

Ms. Christine Cross is the Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Christine joined Hilton in 2016 and was originally a food scientist before devoting the 14 years to 2003 with Tesco in senior roles focusing on own brand, non-food and global sourcing. She has since worked with a wide range of food and non-food retail and consumer businesses and currently holds Non-Executive Directorships with Coca-Cola European Partners plc, Sonae SGPS SA (Portugal) and several private companies. Former Non-Executive Director positions were held with Next plc, Woolworths Limited (Australia), Brambles Limited (Australia) and Kathmandu Holdings Limited (New Zealand). Christine is Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

Angus Porter

Dr. Angus Porter is the Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Angus joined Hilton in 2018 and has extensive knowledge and experience in public companies and the food and retail sectors with an MA in natural sciences and PhD from the University of Cambridge. He has held numerous executive and non-executive roles across a range of industry sectors including Mars, BT, Abbey National and WPP. Angus is currently Non-Executive Chairman at McColl’s Retail Group plc and Co-Chairman of Direct Wines Ltd and was formerly Chief Executive of the Professional Cricketers’ Association, Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of Punch Taverns plc and Non-Executive Director of TDC A/S (Denmark).

John Worby

Mr. John G. Worby is the Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. John joined Hilton in 2016 and is a Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience in public companies and the food sector. He was Group Finance Director at Genus plc retiring in 2013 and previously was Group Finance Director and Deputy Chairman of Uniq plc. John currently holds Non-Executive Directorships at Carr’s Group plc and formerly was a Non-Executive Director at Cranswick plc, Fidessa Group plc and Connect Group plc. He is also a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel. John is Chairman of the Audit Committee and is the Senior Independent Director.

Julia Brown

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Watson

1,522,000

Philip Heffer

1,405,000

Nigel Majewski

1,230,000

Neil George

--

Christine Cross

55,000

Angus Porter

25,000

John Worby

55,000

Julia Brown

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As Of  31 Dec 2018