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NEX Group PLC (NXGN.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Gregson

71 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael Spencer

62 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Samantha Wren

51 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Ken Pigaga

63 2013 Global Chief Operating Officer

David Casterton

2012 Chief Executive Officer - Global Broking

Steve Gibson

2015 Chief Executive Officer - Euclid Opportunities

Seth Johnson

2016 Chief Executive Officer, EBS-BrokerTec

Tim Cartledge

2015 Chief Strategy Officer - EBS BrokerTec

John Sievwright

63 Senior independent director

Anna Ewing

57 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ivan Ritossa

56 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Standing

58 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alex Dee

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Gregson

Mr. Charles Henry Gregson is an 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 an 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.

Samantha Wren

Mrs. Samantha Wren is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Samantha is a highly experienced finance professional. She joined the Group in 2009 as Group Treasurer and has held a number of senior finance, operational and commercial roles, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of IGBB. In March 2016, Samantha was appointed Chief Commercial Officer for ICAP plc, most recently supporting NEX Markets. She chairs the Group Finance Committee. Prior to joining the Group, Samantha spent 14 years at Rank Group plc in a variety of finance roles and prior to that at Rentokil Initial plc. Samantha holds a degree in Economics from the University of Portsmouth and is a Chartered Management Accountant. Samantha is a non-executive director of City of London Investment Trust plc and chairs its audit committee.

Ken Pigaga

Mr. Ken Pigaga is Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, NEX Optimisation of the Company. Ken has extensive experience of operations and has led significant restructuring and transformation programmes. Having joined the Group in 2006, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of NEX Optimisation in October 2017. Ken previously served as Global Chief Operating Officer. In addition, Ken played a pivotal role in the transaction with TP ICAP plc where he led the separation programme. 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 holds a degree in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University and gained an MBA and MSc from Columbia University

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. Steve leads NEX Opportunities, the Group’s financial technology investment division. Its portfolio includes a number of emerging fintech firms bringing new technologies and business models into capital markets. NEX Opportunities is represented on the boards of NEX Regulatory Reporting (formerly Abide Financial), AcadiaSoft, Axoni, Cloud9 Technologies, Duco, ENSO Financial, OpenFin, OpenGamma and Research Exchange. Steve previously held senior management positions with Calypso Technology, Ipreo and Siebel (now Oracle). Steve holds a degree in Physical Sciences from University College London.

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. Seth holds a degree in International Business and Modern Languages from Aston University and gained an Advanced Management Program qualification from Harvard Business School.

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. Tim holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.

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. John is a Trustee of Aberdeen Income Credit Strategies Fund, Alpine Global Dynamic Dividend Fund, Alpine Global Premier Fund and Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund.

Anna Ewing

Ms. Anna M. Ewing is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Anna has significant technology and operations experience and a strong background in strategic planning, delivery and operational support for technology systems and infrastructure. She worked for Nasdaq for 15 years where she held several senior executive roles including Chief Information Officer. Prior to Nasdaq, Anna worked for CIBC World Markets and also spent 15 years at Merrill Lynch in a variety of leadership roles. She is a strong advocate of advancing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education and entrepreneurship and currently serves on the boards of the New York Hall of Science and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center. Anna is also a member of Astia Angels which invests in high-growth businesses led by female entrepreneurs. Anna holds a degree in Economics from York University, Toronto and gained an MBA from Schulich School of Business at York University, Toronto. Anna is a director of VMS Parent Holdings LLC.

Ivan Ritossa

Mr. Ivan R. Ritossa is Non-Executive Independent 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 Independent 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).

Alex Dee

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charles Gregson

378,000

Michael Spencer

3,330,000

Samantha Wren

1,227,000

Ken Pigaga

1,462,000

David Casterton

--

Steve Gibson

--

Seth Johnson

--

Tim Cartledge

--

John Sievwright

134,000

Anna Ewing

105,000

Ivan Ritossa

100,000

Robert Standing

106,000

Alex Dee

--
As Of  31 Mar 2018