Micro Focus International PLC (MCRO.L)
MCRO.L on London Stock Exchange
23 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
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|60||2011||Executive Chairman of the Board|
|52||2018||Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director|
|2019||Chief Financial Officer, Director|
|2018||Chief Human Resource Officer|
|45||2018||Chief Revenue Officer|
|66||2014||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|50||2016||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|45||2017||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|46||2017||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|62||2010||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. Kevin Loosemore is an Executive Chairman of the Board of Micro Focus International plc, since April 14, 2011. Kevin is our Executive Chairman and a member of the Micro Focus board. He was appointed non-executive Chairman of Micro Focus in 2005 and Executive Chairman in April 2011. Kevin is also non-executive Chairman of IRIS Software Group Ltd. Kevin was previously non-executive Chairman of Morse plc, a non-executive director of Nationwide Building Society and a non-executive director of the Big Food Group plc. His most recent executive roles were as Chief Operating Officer of Cable & Wireless plc, President of Motorola Europe, Middle East and Africa and before that, he was Chief Executive of IBM U.K. Limited. He has a degree in politics and economics from Oxford University.|
|Mr. Stephen Murdoch is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Stephen is our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Micro Focus board, positions he has held since 19 March 2018. Stephen joined Micro Focus in 2012, first serving as General Manager of the Product Group and Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for all software product and services offerings development, customer services, corporate marketing and strategy. In 2014, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, having responsibility for sales and marketing, product strategy, development and management, services and business operations. Prior to Micro Focus Stephen spent seven years at Dell, first building Dell’s Global Infrastructure Consulting Services organisation, and then leading its business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before Dell Stephen had 17 years’ experience at IBM, latterly serving as Vice President, Communications Sector with responsibility for the entire telco, media, and utilities industry portfolio. During his IBM career, Stephen held a number of Global, EMEA and UK senior management roles with experience spanning software and services, storage, and enterprise systems.|
|Mr. Brian David McArthur-Muscroft is Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company. He has held a variety of senior management positions, including the role of Chief Financial Officer at TeleCity Group plc and most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Paysafe Group plc. He is Senior Independent Director at Robert Walters plc and has been Chair of the Audit Committee since 2013.|
|Mr. Ian R. Fraser is Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Ian Fraser will join Micro Focus as Chief Human Resources Officer, having held similar roles at RELX Group and BHP Billiton.|
|Mr. Jonathan Hunter is Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. Hunter joins Micro Focus from BMC where he most recently served as Senior Vice President for Worldwide Strategic Sales. Prior to BMC, Jon led OpenText's 3,200-person global sales and services group. Jon has previously held various senior leadership roles, including General Manager (GM) ofNorth Americaduring an eighteen-year career at CA Technologies. During his career, Jon has consistently driven improved revenue performance through excellence in sales execution, improving customers' ease of doing business and bringing new innovation including cloud and digital capabilities to market.|
|Ms. Lawton Wehle Fitt is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Lawton is an investment banker and a highly experienced corporate director. She currently serves on the boards of Ciena Corporation, The Progressive Corporation and The Carlyle Group, and was previously a non-executive director at ARM plc and Thomson Reuters. Lawton worked at Goldman Sachs for over 23 years in investment banking, equities and asset management and for more than a decade she led the equity capital markets team, focused on technology companies. She was elected a Partner in 1994 and worked in the London and New York offices. From 2002-2005 Lawton was the Secretary (Chief Executive Officer) of the Royal Academy of the Arts in London, and has served as a trustee for a number of not-for-profit organisations and foundations, including the Goldman Sachs Foundation and the Thomson Reuters Foundation. She received her undergraduate degree in European History from Brown University and her MBA from the Darden School of the University of Virginia.|
|Mr. Richard Atkins is Non-Executive Independent Director of Micro Focus International plc. Richard is Chairman of Acora, an IT Services outsourcing company and YSC, a leadership development consultancy company. He has spent the majority of his career within the IT industry. Previously, he was a Director at Data Sciences where he led its leveraged buyout from Thorn EMI in 1991 and then managed its successful sale to IBM in 1996. His final role at IBM was as General Manager for IBM Global Services Northern Europe where he was also a member of the IBM worldwide senior leadership team. Since leaving IBM in 2005 he has acted as a non-executive director for several companies including Compel, Message Labs, Global Crossing, Morse and Easynet. Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young. .|
|Ms. Amanda Brown is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Amanda is the Group Human Resources Director at Hiscox Ltd, a FTSE 100 business and specialist insurer with offices in 14 countries. Amanda has more than 20 years of international HR experience in a variety of industries, including consumer goods, leisure, hospitality, and financial services. Prior to Hiscox, Amanda held a number of leadership roles with Mars, PepsiCo, and Whitbread plc. She has expertise in human resources, remuneration strategy, and managing organisations through periods of significant change|
|Mr. Darren Roos is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 15th May 2017. spent 20 years building businesses worldwide. He is the CEO of global enterprise software vendor, IFS. Prior to IFS, Darren held leadership roles at SAP where he was the President of the company’s Cloud ERP business and at Software AG where he was also a member of the board. Darren is a thought leader in the technology industry and is known for being a customer advocate and Cloud expert.|
|Ms. Silke Christina Scheiber is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 15th May 2017. Silke was an investment professional at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Partners LLP, London, UK from July 1999 and became a member in 2012. She retired from KKR in 2015. Prior to KKR, Silke worked at Goldman, Sachs & Company oHG, Frankfurt, Germany from 1996 to 1999. Silke, who is Austrian, graduated from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Silke is a director of CNH Industrial N.V., the Netherlands and Jungbunzlauer Holding AG, Basel, Switzerland.|
|Ms. Karen Slatford is the Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Micro Focus International plc. Karen is Chair of Draper Esprit plc, an AIM listed venture capital firm and Foundry, a leading special effects software company. Karen is also non-executive director of Accesso Technology Group plc and Alfa Financial Software Holdings plc. Karen began her career at ICL before spending 20 years at Hewlett-Packard Company, where in 2000 she became Vice President and General Manager Worldwide Sales & Marketing for the Business Customer Organisation, responsible for sales of all Hewlett-Packard products, services and software to business customers globally. Karen holds a BA Honours degree in European Studies from Bath University and a Diploma in Marketing.|
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