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Saga PLC (SAGAG.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick O'Sullivan

67 2018 Chairman of the Board

Lance Batchelor

53 2014 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Andrew Button

Chief Executive of Acromas Insurance Company Limited

Gary Duggan

Chief Executive - Insurance Broking

Robin Shaw

2018 Chief Executive - Travel

Stuart Beamish

Group Marketing Director

Karen Caddick

2015 Group Human Resources Director

Julius Christmas

Group IT Director

Julie Hopes

2018 Non-Executive Director

Ray King

65 Independent Non-Executive Director

Bridget McIntyre

57

Orna NiChionna

60 2017 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Gareth Williams

62 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mark Watkins

2017 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick O'Sullivan

Mr. Patrick O'Sullivan is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Patrick is hugely experienced in growing businesses in the financial services and insurance industry. He has been Chairman of Old Mutual plc, the FTSE 100 diversified financial services conglomerate, since January 2010. He is also Chairman of ERS (syndicate 218), a Lloyd's market specialist motor insurer. Prior to this, Patrick spent 12 years at Zurich Insurance Group ("Zurich"), one of the world's leading insurers, where he held a number of roles, including CEO of Eagle Star, CEO of UK General Insurance, Group Chief Financial Officer, and Vice Chairman of the Management Board. Before joining Eagle Star, Patrick had worked for Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and Barclays/BZW. He has also held non-executive roles including Chairman of the UK's Shareholder Executive, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ireland, Senior Independent Director at Man Group plc and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Collins Stewart plc and Cofra Group AG. Patrick does not currently have any interest in shares in Saga. Patrick will receive a fee of £325,000 per annum from appointment and will not be entitled to any additional compensation or benefits. There is no further information which would require disclosure under 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.

Lance Batchelor

Mr. Lance Batchelor is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Saga PLC. He joined Saga as Group Chief Executive Officer in March 2014. Prior to that he was CEO of Domino’s Pizza Group plc from 2011-2014 and CEO of Tesco Mobile from 2008-2011. His earlier experience includes senior marketing roles at Procter & Gamble, Amazon.com and Vodafone. Lance’s first career was as a Royal Navy submarine officer. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Lance has worked in consumer-facing businesses and brand-centric roles throughout his career, focusing on creating products that are tailored to the customer. Lance also has a wealth of senior operational experience in listed companies which he brings to his role at Saga. Lance is a Trustee of the National Gallery and White Ensign Association. He is also a Vice Patron of the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity.

Andrew Button

Mr. Andrew Button is Chief Executive of Acromas Insurance Company Limited (AICL) of the Company. Andrew joined Saga in 2001 as Chief Actuary for our Services Division. In 2003 he was appointed Pricing Director for AICL. Prior to this he was Group Actuary for Hiscox plc and Head of Actuarial Services at Orion Personal Insurances Limited..

Gary Duggan

Robin Shaw

Mr. Robin Shaw serves as Chief Executive - Travel of the Company. Robin joined the Saga Group in March 2010 as CEO of its Cruise Division. As well as operating the existing Saga Sapphire and Pearl II cruise vessels, he is also responsible for the development of Saga's new ship build programme. Robin's previous experience was gained at Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, where he was latterly VP Managing Director for UK and Ireland with responsibility for the Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Azamara brands. Prior to Royal Caribbean, Robin worked for Avis Europe, taking responsibility for fleet purchasing and operations across Europe, which followed senior roles within finance. Robin spent the majority of his early career at PepsiCo working first for their restaurants division before transferring to their snack foods division in Poland. Robin is also a qualified chartered accountant.

Stuart Beamish

Karen Caddick

Ms. Karen Caddick is Group Human Resources Director of the Company. Karen joined Saga in 2015 as Group Human Resources Director and leads the development and implementation of the company's HR strategy. Previously, she was Group Human Resources Director at Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc. Karen graduated from Glasgow University in 1991 with an MA (Hons) in History and is ACII and FCIPD qualified. She has gone on to build a career in Human Resources Management, holding a variety of senior positions. Karen spent 10 years in Financial Services working in a number of HR positions for Royal & SunAlliance and Barclays Bank. Karen then went on to hold Human Resources Director roles at Channel Five, The Financial Times, Punch Taverns & Spirit Group PLC and Morrisons PLC.

Julius Christmas

Mr. Julius Christmas is Group IT Director of the Company. Jules joined Saga in 1997 after an early career in software application development and business analysis roles. Prior to becoming Group IT Director in 2008, Jules's roles have included Head of Application Development, IT Director for the Services Division and IT Director for Travel. Jules led the IT transformation programme initiated in 2007, which included the in-sourcing of a number of critical IT services and re-platforming of enterprise applications. Alongside his primary responsibilities, Jules has fulfilled a number of strategic project and programme leadership roles in the IT, Digital and operational domains.

Julie Hopes

Ms. Julie Hopes is Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 1 October 2018. ulie has extensive experience of insurance with over 20 years in a variety of roles, mostly at RSA and then Tesco Bank, specialising in general insurance and predominantly in personal lines. She is highly customer-focused, with a breadth of functional, membership and affinity experience and a track record of driving growth. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Co-Operative Insurance, where she chairs the Risk Committee and is a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. As Co-Operative Insurance operates predominantly within the personal lines segment of the Motor and Home insurance market, she will step down from these roles at the end of November 2018. She is also a Non-Executive Director of both Police Mutual, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Risk, Nominations and With Profits Committees, and West Bromwich Building Society, where she is a member of the Risk, Nominations and Remuneration Committees. Most recently, she was CEO of The Conservation Volunteers (2012 to 2016), a British not-for-profit organisation that focuses on community resilience by improving people's health and employment prospects, through practical tasks undertaken by volunteers. Julie is an associate with the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

Ray King

Mr. Ray King is Independent Non-Executive Director of Saga PLC. He joined the Company in May 2014, on listing. Previously, Ray was Chief Executive of Bupa from 2008-2012, after serving as Group Finance Director from 2001-2008. Before Bupa, Ray was a Non-Executive Director of Friends Provident plc, Deputy Chief Executive of Parity Group plc, Director of Group Finance and Control at Diageo plc and Group Finance Director of Southern Water plc. In 2015, Ray resigned as a Reporting Panel Member of the Competition and Markets Authority and as a Non-Executive Director of Infinis Energy Plc. Ray’s financial experience, his detailed knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements and experience of running a business similar to Saga, and his Non-Executive Director experiences (including that of chairing audit committees) are all immensely helpful to the Board. Ray is currently Chairman of Rothesay Holdco UK Ltd and of its regulated subsidiary, Rothesay Life plc. He is also a Non-Executive Director of the Financial Reporting Council where he is a member of the Codes and Standards Committee and chairs the Audit and Assurance Council.

Bridget McIntyre

Ms. Bridget F. McIntyre is no longer Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 31 October 2018 . She joined the Board in January 2016. Bridget was previously Chief Executive of the RSA UK business and a Director of RSA Insurance Group plc having held senior roles at Aviva (and pre-merger Norwich Union). Bridget is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Management. In addition to her extensive insurance experience, Bridget has a strong understanding of how retail businesses work and a track record in improving business performance. She also brings considerable general and financial management experience to the Board. Bridget was recently appointed Senior Independent Director of Saga Services Limited. Bridget is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Adnams plc, Director of Jarrold & Sons Limited and is founder of her own social enterprise organisation ‘Dream On’, a Suffolkbased community interest company focused on improving the lives of women. She is also a Trustee of The Health Foundation, where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee, and a Trustee of The Blossom Charity.

Orna NiChionna

Ms. Orna G. NiChionna serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Saga PLC., since 31 March 2017. She joined the Company in May 2014, on listing. Previously, Orna was Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of HMV plc, Northern Foods plc and Bupa and a Non-Executive Director of the Bank of Ireland UK Holdings plc and Bristol & West plc. She was a former Partner at McKinsey & Company, where her client portfolio included many consumer facing clients. Orna has significant experience in strategy and new concept development and launch, business turnaround, logistics redesign and supply change management. She brings these skills to the Board along with her considerable experience in other Non- Executive Director roles. Orna will assume the position of Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Nomination Committee of the Company with effect from 31 March 2017. Orna is currently Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the remuneration committee of Royal Mail plc. Orna is also currently the Deputy Chair of the National Trust, Trustee of Sir John Soane’s Museum and Chair of Client Service at Eden McCallum.

Gareth Williams

Mr. Gareth Williams is Independent Non-Executive Director of Saga Plc. He joined the Company in May 2014, on listing. Previously, Gareth was Human Resources Director of Diageo plc (where he also had oversight responsibility for corporate relations) and held a series of key positions in human resources at Grand Metropolitan plc. Gareth’s contributions to the Board are on all aspects of human resources and people strategy and this, combined with his experience of working at Director level in a consumer facing organisation and his knowledge of corporate relations, management development and resourcing, brings a unique perspective to discussions with the Board and its Committees. Gareth is currently Chairman of YSC Limited and a Non-Executive Director of WNS (Holdings) Limited.

Mark Watkins