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Mr Price Group Ltd (MRPJ.J)

MRPJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nigel Payne

58 2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Stewart Cohen

73 2010 Honorary Non-executive Chairman of the Board

Mark Blair

52 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Mark Stirton

39 2019 Group Chief Financial Officer

Verna Botha-Richards

2016 Head - Corporate Services and Sustainability

Antony Hlungwane

IT Director

Suren Roopnarian

Chief Audit Executive

Russell Van Rensburg

Group People Executive

Janis Cheadle

2017 Group Company Secretary, Head - Governance

Malcolm Johnston

69 1994 Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Keith Getz

62 2005 Non-Executive Director

Mark Bowman

52 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mmaboshadi Chauke

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

R. Maud Motanyane-Welch

66 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Daisy Naidoo

46 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Brenda Niehaus

57 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Matthew Warriner

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Nigel Payne

Mr. Nigel George Payne serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Mr Price Group Ltd. Nigel qualified as a CA(SA) and has an MBL degree. He joined the Board in 2007 and was appointed independent non-executive Chairman in January 2012. Nigel has no executive responsibilities in any company. He also holds non-executive directorships in: JSE Limited, The Bidvest Group Limited, Bidvest Bank Limited, BSi Steel Limited, Vukile Property Fund Limited, Strate Limited, Strate Limited, Free State Maize (Pty) Ltd. PPS Insurance Company Limited. He has 10 years of service.

Stewart Cohen

Mr. Stewart B. Cohen serves as Honorary Non-executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is qualifications: BCom, LLB, MBA Other directorships include: Catregav Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Holdspec Investments (Pty) Ltd, Kovacs Investments 343 (Pty) Ltd. He has 31 years of service.

Mark Blair

Mr. Mark M. Blair has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Mr Price Group Ltd effective Jan. 1, 2019. Mark qualified as a CA(SA) in 1989 where after he worked for 2 years at the South African Revenue Services. In 1991 he joined H Lewis Trafalgar (Pty) Ltd as their Group Financial Manager. He held this position for 2 years before moving to Ernst & Young Inc in 1994. After working with the firm in both the Cape Town and Brisbane offices, he was made a Director in 1999 and Partner in their Durban office in 2001. He joined the Group and the Board in 2006 as an executive Director of Special Projects and after a year was appointed CFO. He has 11 years of service.

Mark Stirton

Mr. Mark Stirton has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mark Stirton is CA (SA) qualified and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He has been with the Company since June 2014 and in his current position as Group Corporate Finance Director since April 2017.

Verna Botha-Richards

Ms. Verna Botha-Richards serves as Head - Corporate Services and Sustainability of the Company.

Antony Hlungwane

Suren Roopnarian

Russell Van Rensburg

Janis Cheadle

Malcolm Johnston

Mr. Malcolm R. Johnston serves as Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of Mr Price Group Ltd. He has 23 years of service. He is CA (SA) and other directorships include: Eljay Financial Services (Pty) Ltd.

Keith Getz

Mr. Keith Getz, BProc LLM, serves as Non-Executive Director of Mr Price Group Ltd. He has 12 years of service. His qualifications are BProc, LLM. Other directorships include: BVPG Consulting (Pty) Ltd, Steak Ranches International BV, Spur International Ltd, Spur Corporation Ltd, Spur Corporation UK Ltd, Cape Union Mart Group (Pty) Ltd, Strate (Pty) Ltd.

Mark Bowman

Mr. Mark John Bowman serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr Bowman is a BCom Finance (Economics and Business Economics) graduate with an MBA from the University of Cape Town, has twenty years’ experience with SABMiller plc (“SABMiller”). During his career with the brewer he has been involved in various areas across the retail beverage operation including logistics and planning, production, corporate strategy and IT. He served as Managing Director (“MD”) of the Polish operation before being appointed MD of SABMiller Africa in October 2007. The Africa operations span 17 countries and during Mr. Bowman’s tenure as MD, considerable investment was made into developing 10 new breweries and entering new markets. Anheuser- Busch InBev completed the takeover of SABMiller in October 2016, placing their executive in charge of Africa. Mr. Bowman will support with the transition over a 12 month period. Mr. Bowman’s retail experience is further enhanced through his non-executive directorships with Tiger Brands Limited and Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited.

Mmaboshadi Chauke

Ms. Mmaboshadi Chauke serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Shadi is a member of the Institute of Directors Southern Africa, a CA (SA) and a former registered auditor, having served five years as a partner at Deloitte & Touche South Africa until February 2018. She currently works as an executive producer in television and film, is a freelance actress and holds board positions in other private companies.

R. Maud Motanyane-Welch

Ms. R. Maud Motanyane-Welch serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Mr Price Group Ltd. She has 9 years of service. She holds Diploma Library Science, WPI fellow. Other directorships include: Kagiso Media Ltd, Jet Education Trust, Leshala Mining (Pty) Ltd.

Daisy Naidoo

Ms. Daisy Naidoo serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Mr Price Group Ltd. She has 5 years of service. Her qualifications is CA (SA), MCom (Tax) Other directorships include are Strate (Pty) Ltd, Hudaco Industries Ltd, OMNIA Holdings Ltd, Anglo American Platinum Ltd, Barclays Africa Group Ltd.

Brenda Niehaus

Ms. Brenda Niehaus serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Brenda has 34 years of IT experience within the financial industry, both locally and internationally, and has successfully delivered a diverse portfolio of large strategic programmes including several core banking transformation programmes. After completing the Advanced Management Program from Harvard University in Boston, USA, she joined the Standard Bank Group (“Standard Bank”). During her career at Standard Bank, her responsibility for IT expanded over 16 countries across the continent. In 2013, Brenda was appointed as the Group Chief Technology Officer for Group Technology Shared Services and in 2014, she was appointed as Group Chief Information Officer, a position she held until September 2017. Brenda is a non-executive Director on the Standard Bank Mauritius Board.

Matthew Warriner