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John Menzies PLC (MNZS.L)

MNZS.L on London Stock Exchange

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14 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dermot Smurfit

71 2016 Chairman of the Board

Giles Wilson

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Forsyth Black

2016 Executive Director, President & Managing Director of Menzies Aviation

Mark Cassie

2016 Interim Managing Director of Menzies Distribution

John Geddes

2016 Executive Director, Company Secretary, Corporate Affairs Director

Dermot Jenkinson

61 2016 Non-Executive Director

Philipp Joeinig

2017 Non-Executive Director

Paul Baines

56 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Geoff Eaton

2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Garman

2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Silla Maizey

2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dermot Smurfit

Dr. Dermot Francis Smurfit is Chairman of the Board of the Company, since 25 July 2016. He was Chairman of Powerflute Oyj until December 2014 and joint Deputy Chairman of Jefferson Smurfit Group PLC, a leading packaging group, from 1994 to 2003 and its worldwide Director of Sales and Marketing from 1997 until 2003. Prior to this he held a number of other senior positions within the Group. Dermot is the current Chairman of ML Capital Group. He is a former Chairman of Anker PLC and Peach Holdings PLC, both AIM-listed companies, and of the World Containerboard Organisation and FEFCO, the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers. Dermot was previously Chairman of Eurolink Motorway Services Limited, a toll road operator for one of the largest single toll roads in Ireland, a Director of both ACE Limited, a major worldwide insurance company, and Aon BV, a major insurance broking business, and CEO/ Director of the TMG Group, an Irish engineering group. He was a Non- Executive Director of Timber Capital Limited and The Forest Company Limited until recently.

Giles Wilson

Mr. Giles Wilson is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He has worked with the Group since 2011 in a variety of senior roles, including Finance Director of Menzies Aviation. Previously he was based in Dubai as Senior Vice-President of the Group’s African, Middle East and Indian operations. A chartered accountant, he was formerly Finance Director of Commercial Estates Group and prior to that held senior finance positions at Gallaher Group PLC, including Finance Director UK.

Forsyth Black

Mr. Forsyth Black is Executive Director, President & Managing Director of Menzies Aviation of the Company. He has been with the Group for 16 years, during which time he has occupied predominantly senior Aviation roles. Forsyth served as Senior Vice-President of Africa, the Middle East and India and latterly was Managing Director of Menzies Distribution. In this role he oversaw a successful network rationalisation programme together with entry into the growing e-commerce logistics market. Forsyth has a strong track record in commercial, managerial and business development roles, having previously led the inception and development of Menzies Aviation in India and Africa.

Mark Cassie

Mr. Mark Cassie is Interim Managing Director of Menzies Distribution of the Company. He is currently Distribution Operations Director. Mark joined the Menzies Group in 1984 fulfilling a number of leadership roles and for the last four years has been Operations Director. As well as a very strong background in print media operations, Mark has worked closely with Forsyth in the recent new business ventures.

John Geddes

Mr. John F.A. Geddes is Executive Director, Company Secretary, Corporate Affairs Director of the Company. Prior to this appointment John held the position of Group Company Secretary, a role which he assumed in 2006 and which he retains. John has an extensive knowledge of both Operating Divisions and spent two years working within the Aviation Division. Within his role, John supports the Board and his Executive colleagues and is responsible for key areas such as Governance, Risk and Investor Relations. As a Chartered Secretary John’s career has included Company Secretariat posts at both Bank of Scotland plc and Guinness plc. He is a board member of the Airport Services Association, an industry body for the world’s major ground handling service providers and suppliers, and is a member of IATA’s Ground Handling Group.

Dermot Jenkinson

Mr. Dermot J. Jenkinson is Non-Executive Director of the Company, since 25 July 2016. He held various Executive responsibilities before assuming a Non-Executive role within the Company in 1999. He was appointed Interim Chairman of the Group on 20 May 2016 and remained in this position until 25 July 2016. Dermot was Executive Chairman of beCogent, a contact centre and related consultancy business, until 2010 when the business was sold to Teleperformance SA. Thereafter, in 2013, he founded Ascensos Limited, a follow-on to beCogent. Dermot’s contribution to the Board stems from the breadth of knowledge gained from both his experiences within the Company and a wide range of Executive Management roles.

Philipp Joeinig

Mr. Philipp Joeinig is Non-Executive Director of the company. He brings excellent experience from an executive career in management consulting and also the aviation services industry. He spent six years as a management consultant with Management Consulting Group Plc and Lausanne Consulting Group focusing on profit improvement and business turnaround before moving to Swissport, the international aviation services business, where he spent nine years in a number of senior executive positions.

Paul Baines

Mr. Paul Baines is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Since 2013 he has held senior advisory roles with both Vermilion, a leading China-based investment banking firm, and Smith Square Partners, a UK-based independent corporate advisory firm. Prior to joining Hawkpoint Partners in 2000, Paul held the position of Chief Executive (Corporate Finance Division) of Charterhouse Bank. He was thereafter appointed Chief Executive of Hawkpoint in 2003 and Executive Chairman from 2009 until 2013. He was a director of Collins Stewart Hawkpoint plc from 2006 until 2012.

Geoff Eaton

Mr. Geoff Eaton is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, since June 1, 2015. He has had an extensive Executive career which includes the positions of Chief Operating Officer of Premier Foods plc and Chief Executive Officer of Uniq plc. He has considerable business-to-business experience in both Europe and the United States and is currently Chairman of both New England Seafood International Limited and Butcher’s Pet Care Limited. Geoff is a chartered accountant.

David Garman

Mr. David N. C. Garman is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has a broad range of industrial experience and was previously Chief Executive of TDG plc (now TDG Limited), a European contract logistics and supply chain management business, an Executive Director of Associated British Foods plc and held a variety of management roles at United Biscuits. David is currently a Non-Executive Director of Troy Income & Growth Trust plc and a director of several private companies. He has held Non- Executive directorships at St Modwen Properties PLC, Kewill Limited, Victoria PLC and Phoenix IT Group PLC within the last five years.

Silla Maizey

Ms. Silla Maizey serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in May 2014 having enjoyed an Executive career at British Airways where she worked in a number of different functions. Most recently, Silla served as Managing Director of London Gatwick and was previously involved in Finance, Procurement, Corporate Responsibility and Customer Services. Silla is Chair of NHS Business Services Authority and was recently appointed a Non-Executive Director of Network Rail Limited. She is also a Non-Executive Director of the Crown Commercial Service, a Government Executive agency responsible for centralised procurement for government departments and the wider public sector. Silla is a qualified accountant.

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