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Ricardo PLC (RCDO.L)

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19 Oct 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Shemmans

50 2005 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Terry Morgan

66 2014 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Ian Gibson

55 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Mark Garrett

52 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Patricia Ryan

48 2008 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Laurie Bowen

2015 Non-Executive Director

Malin Persson

50 2016 Non-Executive Director

Bill Spencer

57 2017 Non-Executive Director

Peter Gilchrist

62 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Shemmans

Mr. David Shemmans, BEng. serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Ricardo Plc. He joined Ricardo in 1999 as Senior Business Development Manager for Ricardo Consulting Engineers (“RCE”). In 2002 he was appointed Business Development Director for the Ricardo Group and in December 2003, Managing Director of RCE. He was appointed to the Board as Chief Executive Officer Designate and Managing Director International Operations in February 2005, and became the Chief Executive Officer of Ricardo plc on 4 November 2005. Prior to joining Ricardo he was Operations Director and co-founder of Wavedriver Limited (a subsidiary of PowerGen plc). He has also gained consulting and management experience in both listed and private companies. He holds a degree in electronics from UMIST and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School. Dave was appointed non-executive director of Sutton and East Surrey Water plc on 1 September 2014.

Terry Morgan

Mr. Terry K. Morgan, CBE, has been appointed as the Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective 2 January 2014. He is currently non-executive Chairman of Crossrail Limited, the Manufacturing Technology Centre and the National Skills Academy for Railway Engineering. He is also a non-executive director of Boxwood Limited and was, until 31 August 2014, non-executive director of the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Ian Gibson

Mr. Ian Gibson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Director of Ricardo PLC. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 1 July 2013. Ian holds a degree in Business Studies from The City University in London and is a Chartered Accountant. He is a highly experienced finance professional with almost thirty years’ commercial experience, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc. Ian spent seventeen years in a number of senior financial management positions within the Cable & Wireless Group. In recent years he played a key role in both the demerger and listing of Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc, and the subsequent acquisition of that company by Vodafone. Prior to his time with Cable & Wireless, Ian spent twelve years at Deloitte where he worked in the audit and forensic accounting teams of the London and Toronto offices.

Mark Garrett

Mr. Mark Garrett, CEng, FIMechE, serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Ricardo Plc. He was appointed as Group Engineering and Products Director on 1 July 2008 and on 1 July 2010 he was designated Chief Operating Officer. He is 51 years old. Mark joined Ricardo in August 1998 as Manager – Gasoline Engines, coming from the position of Small Car Powertrain Manager at Rover Group. Since joining Ricardo he has performed a number of key roles, including Global Product Group Director for Gasoline Engines and head of Ricardo (2010) Consultants Ltd. Mark holds an honours degree in mechanical engineering from Bristol University, is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Patricia Ryan

Ms. Patricia Ryan serves as Group General Counsel, Company Secretary of Ricardo Plc. She is a qualified solicitor. She joined Ricardo’s Legal Department in 2002, appointed as Group General Counsel in 2005, and as Company Secretary in November 18, 2008. She holds an honors degree in law from University of Westminster and is a member of the Law Society.

Laurie Bowen

Ms. Laurie Bowen has been appointed as the Non-Executive Director of Ricardo plc. Laurie Bowen joined IBM in 1983, rising to Managing Director, Lloyds TSB in 2004. In 2006, she joined BT as President, Global Financial Services and Chief Executive Officer, Radianz leaving BT, in 2010 as Managing Director, Commercial & Brands. She then moved to the Tata Group in 2010 becoming President, Enterprise Business & Growth Ventures, Tata Communications in 2012. Since 2014, Ms Bowen has been Chief Executive Officer, Business Solutions, Cable & Wireless Communications. Ms Bowen was also non-executive director of Transcom Worldwide from 2012 to 2014. Ms. Bowen has an MBA and BScs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Washington University in St Louis.

Malin Persson

Ms. Malin Persson has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Ricardo plc, with effect from 4 January 2016. Malin Persson was employed by the Volvo Group, between 1995 - 2012, where she held roles such as Vice President Corporate Strategy and Business Development, President and CEO of the research and innovation company Volvo Technology and Head of Environmental Affairs at Volvo Logistics. Prior to joining Volvo, Malin was responsible for transport and environmental technology development at the Swedish office of Science and Technology in Brussels. Malin is an elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Malin is owner and CEO of Accuracy AB, a consultancy and engineering company. Malin has a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Chalmers University of Technology in Göteborg.

Bill Spencer

Mr. Bill Spencer is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is currently also a non-executive director and Senior Independent Director of Exova Group plc, where he chairs the audit committee. He is also the Senior Independent non-executive Director at Northgate plc and chairman of the audit and risk committee. He is also a non-executive member of the Finance Committee of the Royal Institution of Charter Surveyors. Bill was previously a non-executive director and audit committee chairman of UK Mail Group plc. A significant part of Bill's executive career was spent at Intertek Group plc, where he was the Chief Financial Officer for 14 years. Prior to that he held a number of senior financial appointments with Inchcape plc, Olivetti UK Limited, Rexam plc and Centrica plc. Bill has a BSc from the University of Manchester, is a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 1986.

Peter Gilchrist

Mr. Peter Gilchrist is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Ricardo Plc. He was appointed non-executive director on 1 December 2010 and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee on 14 November 2013. He is 62 years old. His military career spanned almost four decades in the British Army and involved him in senior positions in operations as well as in defence diplomacy, strategic management and procurement. Following a tour in Afghanistan, his last appointment was at the British Embassy in Washington DC. Earlier, for 4½ years, he was Master General of the Ordnance on the Army Board and an executive director in the Defence Procurement Agency. Peter is currently Chairman of Push Technology Limited, Enterprise Control Systems Limited and the Board of Trustees, Tank Museum. He is also a director of Synergie Business Limited.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

David Shemmans

1,612,000

Terry Morgan

142,000

Ian Gibson

1,308,000

Mark Garrett

693,000

Patricia Ryan

--

Laurie Bowen

--

Malin Persson

--

Bill Spencer

--

Peter Gilchrist

--
As Of  30 Jun 2017