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SEGRO PLC (SGRO.L)

SGRO.L on London Stock Exchange

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24 May 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gerald Corbett

2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

David Sleath

57 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Soumen Das

41 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Harry Stokes

2019 Commercial Finance Director

Andrew Gulliford

2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Phil Redding

2013 Chief Investment Officer, Executive Director

Elizabeth Blease

2008 General Counsel, Group Company Secretary

Nick Hughes

2013 Director of Marketing & Communications

Liz Reilly

2010 Group Human Resources Director

Laurence Giard

2008 Head Of Corporate Acquisitions

Jim Hartley

2001 Business Unit Director, Northern Europe

Alan Holland

2000 Business Unit Direct - Greater London

Gareth Osborn

2019 Business Unit Director, Thames Valley

Octavia Peters

2019 Operations Finance Director

Andrew Pilsworth

2019 Business Unit Director, National Logistics

James Power

2019 Director of Digital & Technology

David Proctor

2004 Head of Investment - Continental Europe

Simon Pursey

2008 Head of UK Investment

Marco Simonetti

2007 Business Unit Director - Southern Europe

Magdalena Szulc

2002 Business Unit Director - Central Europe

Mary Barnard

2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Susan Clayton

61 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Carol Fairweather

2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Christopher Fisher

2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Martin Moore

61 2018 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Douglas Webb

2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gerald Corbett

Mr. Gerald M. L. Corbett is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He joined the Board on 1 March 2016, and was appointed Chair on 22 April 2016. He is currently Chair of the Marylebone Cricket Club. Previous Appointments Gerald’s previous public company chairmanships include Betfair, Britvic plc, Moneysupermarket.com, Numis Corporation plc, SSL International plc and the Woolworths Group plc. He has also served as a Non- Executive Director of MEPC, Greencore Group and Burmah Castrol. Experience Gerald has been a director of 13 public companies, seven of which he has chaired. His executive career included periods as Finance Director of Redland and Grand Metropolitan and he was Chief Executive of Railtrack. His experience as a director and a Chair across various sectors is helpful for bringing strategic insight to the boardroom and the business. Relevant Skills Executive FTSE Listed, Banking, Finance, International.

David Sleath

Mr. David J. R. Sleath is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Segro Plc. He was appointed Chief Executive on 28 April 2011, having served as Finance Director since 1 January 2006. Previous Appointments David has held a number of senior finance roles, including Finance Director of Wagon plc and partner at Arthur Andersen, where he worked for 17 years. He was a board member of the European Public Real Estate Association from 2011 until 2017, and President of the British Property Federation 2016-2017. He was Non-Executive Director of Bunzl plc from 2007 to 2017, where he served as Senior Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair. Experience David has considerable knowledge of the Company and the real estate sector and has experience of financial and general management, the automotive engineering and manufacturing sectors of the professional services industry. This experience has helped lead to the successful design and implementation of the Company’s strategy during his tenure as Chief Executive. David is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Soumen Das

Mr. Soumen Das is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 16 January 2017. Previous Appointments Soumen was previously Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer at Capital & Counties Properties plc (Capco) which he joined from Liberty International plc, having coordinated the demerger of the companies in 2010. Prior to this, he spent two years as a partner in Mountgrange Investment Management LLP (now Clearbell Capital) and nine years at UBS, where he was an Executive Director within the investment bank, specialising in real estate. Experience Soumen leads the Company’s finance function and has been Chief Financial Officer at Board level of listed companies for nine years. His background as an experienced corporate financier and track record of negotiating complex corporate transactions prove valuable to the Board and business. Relevant Skills Executive FTSE Listed, Real Estate, Banking, Finance, International.

Harry Stokes

Andrew Gulliford

Mr. Andrew S. (Andy) Gulliford is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Company since November 2011, having joined the Company in 2004. He was appointed as an Executive Director on 1 May 2013. Previous Appointments Andy was previously Managing Director for Continental Europe. Prior to this, he was the Director of Corporate Acquisitions and Business Development Director. Before joining SEGRO, Andy spent 19 years at Jones Lang LaSalle, latterly as European Director for the company’s industrial and logistics business. Experience Andy has worked in a variety of real estate roles and brings extensive knowledge of the Company and the real estate sector in both the UK and Continental Europe. He has been influential in the successful delivery of a record number of development completions for the Company as well as for its strong operational performance. Andy is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Relevant Skills Executive FTSE Listed, Real Estate, International.

Phil Redding

Mr. Phil Redding is Chief Investment Officer, Executive Director of Company since November 2011. He having joined the Company in 1995. He was appointed as an Executive Director on 1 May 2013. Previous Appointments Phil started his career in 1990, holding a number of positions in the Industrial Agency and Development team of King Sturge. Since joining SEGRO, he has undertaken a variety of roles including Head of Leasing and Marketing, Head of New Business and, prior to becoming Chief Investment Officer, Business Unit Director for London Markets. Experience Phil has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate sector and extensive knowledge of the Company and its portfolio. Phil was instrumental in the successful reshaping of the Company’s portfolio and continues to have a key role in the implementation of the Group’s strategy. Phil is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Relevant Skills Executive FTSE Listed, Real Estate, International.

Elizabeth Blease

Ms. Elizabeth Blease is General Counsel, Group Company Secretary of the Company. She joined SEGRO as General Counsel and Group Company Secretary in May 2008. She qualified as a solicitor in 1992 with Addleshaw Goddard and was previously Group Company Secretary at Brammer plc and Marshalls plc.

Nick Hughes

Liz Reilly

Laurence Giard

Jim Hartley

Alan Holland

Gareth Osborn

Octavia Peters

Andrew Pilsworth

James Power

David Proctor

Simon Pursey

Marco Simonetti

Magdalena Szulc

Mary Barnard

Ms. Mary E. Barnard is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective of 1 March 2019. She is currently the Region President of Chocolate Category, Europe, for Mondele - z International Inc., the multinational confectionery, food and beverage corporation, having responsibility for the commercial leadership of operations in the European chocolate market. She is also President of CAOBISCO, which represents the European chocolate, confectionery and biscuit industries, focusing on creating value across the supply chain. Previous Appointments Mary was previously Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Pepsi-Lipton Partnership, based in New York, with responsibility for all core business operations, including sales, marketing and R&D. She was also a Non-Executive Director of Poundland Group plc 2015-2016, Chair of the Cadbury Foundation from 2014 until 2016 and an EXCO member of the Food & Drink Federation and the Institute of Grocery Distribution from 2014 until 2016. Experience Mary has extensive commercial and General Management experience, and a deep understanding of customer needs and trends, through her various international roles in sales and marketing. She also has a strong knowledge of the operation of the retail market and supply chain.

Susan Clayton

Ms. Susan (Sue) Clayton is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 1 June 2018. She is currently a part-time Executive Director at CBRE and Chair of their UK Women’s Network, Non-Executive Director at Helical plc, a member of the Committee of Management at the Hermes Property Unit Trust and Chair of the Barwood 2017 Property Fund. She is a founder member of Real Estate Balance and is a Trustee of the Reading Real Estate Foundation. Previous Appointments Sue joined Richard Ellis as a graduate and worked in valuation and fund management before moving into Investment Agency. She was an equity partner at Richard Ellis prior to its acquisition by Insignia and was head of National Investment before the merger with the CB Group in 2003, following which she became Managing Director, Capital Markets at CBRE until 2007. She has sat on the CBRE UK Management and Executive Boards and was on the CBRE Group Inc Board from 2007 to 2009 as the Employee Director Observer. Experience Sue brings a wealth of property market knowledge to the Board, with over 30 years of experience in UK investment markets. Sue is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Carol Fairweather

Ms. Carol Fairweather is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 1 January 2018. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Smurfit Kappa Group plc and a trustee of Somerset House Trust. Previous Appointments Carol was Chief Financial Officer of Burberry Group plc from 2013 to 2017, having worked in senior financial roles within the company since 2006. Prior to that, Carol was Director of Finance at News International Ltd and UK Regional Controller at Shandwick plc. She began her career at Ernst & Young. Experience Carol has finance experience and brings commercial knowledge to the Board. Her experience in her former role as Chief Financial Officer of the retailer Burberry Group is valuable to the Company as it seeks to help customers adapt to the e-commerce revolution. Relevant Skills Executive FTSE Listed, Finance, International.

Christopher Fisher

Mr. Christopher Fisher is Independent Non-Executive Director of Segro Plc. He joined the Board on 1 October 2012. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of National Savings & Investments and chairs the Marshall Scholarship Programme. He is also a Senior Advisor at Penfida Limited. Previous Appointments Christopher spent most of his career at Lazard, latterly as a Managing Director. He subsequently worked at KPMG as Vice Chair, Corporate Finance, and at Penfida Limited, the corporate finance adviser to pension fund trustees, as a Senior Partner. On corporate Boards, he has held appointments as Chair of Bank of Ireland UK and Southern Cross Healthcare and as a Non-Executive Director of Kelda, the FTSE 100 water group. He has also chaired the governing body of the University of Reading and has served as a Trustee of the Imperial War Museum. Experience Christopher has a financial background, having spent his career in corporate finance and has some 15 years’ of listed Board experience. His knowledge of large scale, international business, coupled with his financial expertise, brings a range of insights to the Board.

Martin Moore

Mr. Martin R. Moore is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 1 July 2014. He is currently Chair of Secure Income REIT plc, Senior Independent Director of F&C Commercial Property Trust Ltd and Senior Adviser at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LLP. Previous Appointments Martin was Chief Executive at M&G Real Estate from 1996 and Chair from 2012 until his retirement in 2013. He has been an Adviser and Commissioner of The Crown Estate, a Board member and President of the British Property Federation, and a Board member and Chair of the Investment Property Forum. He was also a Commissioner of Historic England and a Non- Executive Director of the M&G Asia Property Fund, retiring from both in 2017. Experience Martin has over 40 years’ of real estate experience and knowledge of the property sector. He brings both industry knowledge and breadth of practice, having spent his career at Prudential plc. Martin is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Douglas Webb

Mr. Douglas (Doug) Russell Webb is Independent Non-Executive Director of Company since 1 May 2010. He is currently Non-Executive Director of BMT Group Ltd and a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Previous Appointments Between 2013 and 2018 Doug was Chief Financial Officer of Meggitt plc, and prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer of London Stock Exchange Group plc. He has also been Chief Financial Officer of QinetiQ Group plc, and Finance Director Continental Europe and Chief Financial Officer North America at Logica plc. Prior to these appointments he spent 12 years at Price Waterhouse. Experience Doug comes from a corporate financial management background and has over 12 years’ Board level experience as a Chief Financial Officer of listed companies. That strong listed company and finance background, coupled with his current financial experience allows him to bring substantial insight to the Board, particularly with regards to the Group’s financial management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.