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NEX Group PLC (NXGN.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Gregson

70 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael Spencer

61 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Stuart Bridges

56 2017 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

David Casterton

55 2012 Chief Executive Officer - Global Broking

Steve Gibson

2015 Chief Executive Officer - Euclid Opportunities

Seth Johnson

2016 Chief Executive Officer, EBS-BrokerTec

Jenny Knott

2015 Chief Executive Officer - PTRI Division

Ken Pigaga

2013 Global Chief Operating Officer

Tim Cartledge

2015 Chief Strategy Officer - EBS BrokerTec

Ivan Ritossa

55 Non-Executive Director

Robert Standing

57 Non-Executive Director

John Sievwright

62 Senior independent director

Alex Dee

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Gregson

Mr. Charles Henry Gregson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. Charles brings considerable senior board, committee and chairman level expertise. He has a track record of progressive leadership and a good rapport with senior management teams in each of NEX’s divisions. With more than 20 years of listed company experience, Charles also understands the importance of maintaining effective relationships with the institutional investor community, media and regulatory bodies. He has served on a number of boards in the financial services and media sectors, including as non-executive chairman of St James’s Place plc and CPP Group plc and as deputy chairman of Provident Financial plc. Charles was chairman of ICAP plc from 1999 to 2016. Charles holds a degree in Law from the University of Cambridge and qualified as a solicitor. Other appointments Charles is the non-executive chairman of Non-Standard Finance plc and the senior independent director of Caledonia Investments plc.

Michael Spencer

Mr. Michael A. Spencer is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the company. Having worked in financial services for more than 30 years, Michael is well respected within the industry. He founded Intercapital in 1986 and became its chairman and Chief Executive in October 1998. Michael brings immense knowledge and insight of successfully growing a complex international business and a deep understanding of the markets in which NEX operates. Michael, together with IPGL and its subsidiary companies, is a substantial shareholder in the Company. He chairs the GEMG and was the Group Chief Executive Officer of ICAP plc from 1999 to 2016. Michael holds a degree in Physics from the University of Oxford. Michael is chairman of IPGL and is on the boards of many of its investments. He is the chairman of The Conservative Party Foundation Limited.

Stuart Bridges

Mr. Stuart Bridges is Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the company. Stuart brings many years of listed company, international and financial expertise to the board having been the chief financial officer of Hiscox Limited for 16 years. He has a strong background in strategy and execution and brings particular focus on capital management. Stuart chairs the GFC and is responsible for the Group’s finance, internal audit, company secretarial, investor relations and regulatory affairs functions. He was appointed Group Finance Director of ICAP plc in 2015. Stuart holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Accountant. Stuart is a non-executive director of Caledonia Investments plc, a member of the Audit Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Finance Committee of The Royal Institution.

David Casterton

Mr. David Casterton was Chief Executive Officer - Global Broking of Icap Plc. He has been responsible for the Global Broking division with regional management teams reporting to him. David was previously responsible for all voice broking and related support functions in London and EMEA. Between 1995 and 2008, David worked in a number of senior broking roles and had responsibility for interest rate derivatives, money markets, repos, government bonds and financial futures. Prior to joining ICAP in 1995 he had been with MW Marshalls and Guy Butler International.

Steve Gibson

Mr. Steve Gibson is Chief Executive Officer, NEX Opportunities of the company. Euclid Opportunities is ICAP’s fintech investment division. Steve sits on the board of a number of Euclid portfolio companies including Duco Technology Limited, a rapidly growing reconciliation on-demand platform; OpenGamma, an award winning risk analytics provider; ENSO Financial Analytics, a portfolio analytics service for asset managers and hedge funds; Abide Financial, the regulatory reporting firm; and AcadiaSoft, a collateral management hub. Steve previously held senior management positions with Calypso Technology, Ipreo and Siebel (now Oracle). He was appointed a member of the GEMG in November 2015.

Seth Johnson

Mr. Seth Johnson is Chief Executive Officer, NEX Markets of the Company. Seth was appointed Chief Executive Officer of NEX Markets in October 2016. He was previously responsible for developing ICAP’s global broking strategy, focusing on growing revenue, improving the application of technology to its business model and expanding client coverage. Seth also led the expansion of NEX Markets’ product portfolio in his role as Chief Executive Officer of BrokerTec and Chief Executive Officer of NEX Exchange. He joined ICAP as a graduate trainee and has worked in the Group for more than 20 years.

Jenny Knott

Ms. Jenny Knott is Chief Executive Officer, NEX Optimisation of the company. Jenny leads the NEX Optimisation division and heads the Abide Financial, ENSO Financial, NEX Data, Reset, Traiana and TriOptima businesses. Her career in financial services spans over 30 years and includes Standard Bank Group, where she held a variety of roles including Chief Executive Officer of Standard Bank Plc and CIB International, Global Corporate and Investment Banking Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this, Jenny worked at a number of global investment banks including UBS and Nomura. She joined ICAP in 2015.

Ken Pigaga

Mr. Ken Pigaga is Global Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective November 2013. Ken was appointed Global Chief Operating Officer in November 2013 and previously served as Chief Operating Officer for ICAP Americas. Prior to this, Ken was a managing director at JPMorgan in the Investment Bank focused on e-commerce activities. From 1991 to 2001 he held several roles at Goldman Sachs in emerging markets trading, portfolio structuring and e-commerce. Ken chairs the GOC. He joined ICAP in 2006.

Tim Cartledge

Mr. Tim Cartledge is Global Head of FX and Head of Product, NEX Markets of the company. he was Chief Strategy Officer - EBS BrokerTec of the company. Tim was appointed Global Head of FX and Head of Product for NEX Markets in February 2017. He brings significant expertise in electronic trading within both the FX and fixed income markets. Tim previously served as Chief Strategy Officer of EBS BrokerTec and, prior to that, he was Head of Global Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities Electronic Trading at Barclays Bank and Managing Director at Barclays Capital. Tim has also held roles at Dresdner Bank, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs.

Ivan Ritossa

Mr. Ivan R. Ritossa is Non-executive director of the company. Ivan has a strong and varied global investment banking background and extensive electronic market experience in foreign exchange, commodities, credit, prime services and equities. He previously served on the executive committee for Barclays Investment Bank, as a non-executive director of ABSA Group and an executive director of Barclays’ Saudi Arabia board. Ivan has been a member of numerous industry committees including the New York Federal Reserve Foreign Exchange Committee, the Bank of England Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee and the Singapore Foreign Exchange Markets Committee. He was a non-executive director of ICAP plc from 2013 to 2016. Ivan holds an honours degree in Finance from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Other appointments Ivan is a non-executive director of NEX SEF Limited

Robert Standing

Mr. Robert Standing is Non-executive director of the company. Robert has extensive knowledge of the hedge fund industry and is a founder of the Hedge Fund Standards Board. He also brings more than 20 years of senior management, financial and product development expertise having worked in a number of roles and senior positions at Chemical Bank and JPMorgan. Robert co-founded London Diversified Fund Management within the JPMorgan group in 1995 before its spin out in 2002. He was a non-executive director of ICAP plc from 2010 to 2016. Robert holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge. Other appointments Robert is a director of DG Partners Services Limited and chief investment officer of Neuron Advisers LLP (both part of the London Diversified Fund group).

John Sievwright

Mr. John Sievwright is Senior independent director of the company. John has almost 30 years of broad financial services experience with significant exposure to operating at board level. John was previously senior independent director of FirstGroup plc and chairman of its audit committee. Following a 20-year career with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (formerly Merrill Lynch), where he held a number of senior management positions based in New York, Tokyo and London, John brings significant international, financial and operational experience to the board. He was appointed a non-executive director of ICAP plc in 2009 and the senior independent director of ICAP plc from 2012 to 2016. John holds a degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of Aberdeen and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland. Other appointments John has no other appointments.

Alex Dee

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