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DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L)

SMDS.L on London Stock Exchange

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13 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gareth Davis

2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Miles Roberts

52 2010 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Adrian Marsh

2013 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Iain Simm

2016 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Christopher Britton

60 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jonathan Nicholls

60 2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Kathleen O'Donovan

58 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Louise Smalley

50 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hugo Fisher

2015 Group Communications Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gareth Davis

Mr. Gareth Davis is the Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. is a Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of DS Smith Plc. He was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2010 as a non-Executive Director. He became Chairman of the Board on 4 January 2012. He is Chairman of both William Hill PLC and Wolseley Plc. He was previously Group Chief Executive of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC.

Miles Roberts

Mr. Miles W. Roberts is the Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of DS Smith Plc. He was appointed to the Board on 04 May 2010 as Group Chief Executive. He was previously Chief Executive of McBride plc from July 2005 until April 2010, having originally joined as its Group Finance Director in January 2002. He was a non-Executive Director of Care UK plc until May 2010. In his earlier years he gained an engineering degree at Bristol University, before training as an accountant. He brings to the Board extensive financial and strategic development experience. He was previously Chief Executive of McBride plc, having originally joined as its Group Finance Director.

Adrian Marsh

Mr. Adrian Marsh is the Group Finance Director, Executive Director of DS Smith Plc. Adrian Marsh joins DS Smith from Tesco PLC where he has been the Group Director of Tax, Treasury and Corporate Finance for the last three and a half years. Prior to this he was European CFO at AstraZeneca plc and CFO Global Building Products at Pilkington plc. He is a Fellow of both the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and The Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Iain Simm

Mr. Iain Simm is the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of the company, since 6 June 2016. He was previously General Counsel and Company Secretary with BBA Aviation plc and prior to that General Counsel at P&O Ports Ltd. He undertook his legal training with Slaughter and May LLP and worked for a number of years in their corporate and commercial group. He ensures a good flow of information to the Board and its Committees and between the GOC and the non-Executive Directors; facilitates all Director inductions; advises the Board on corporate governance; and keeps the Board up to date on all legal, regulatory and other developments.

Christopher Britton

Mr. Christopher P. Britton is the Non-Executive Independent Director of DS Smith PLC., since March 6, 2013. He is a non-Executive Director of Alliance Boots GmbH. Until the end of 2012 he was Chief Executive Officer of the Findus Group, a privately-owned frozen and chilled food company, having previously been an Executive Board member and President of the Baby Division of Royal Numico until its acquisition by Danone in November 2007. Before that he worked for Diageo for 20 years in various marketing and general management positions, including his final role as Global Marketing Director of Diageo.

Jonathan Nicholls

Mr. Jonathan C. Nicholls is the Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of DS Smith Plc. He was appointed to the Board on 01 December 2009. He was previously Group Finance Director of Hanson Plc and, most recently, Group Finance Director of Old Mutual Plc. He is a non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of Great Portland Estates plc and SIG plc and was a non-Executive Director of Man Group Plc.

Kathleen O'Donovan

Ms. Kathleen Anne O'Donovan is the Non-Executive Independent Director of DS Smith Plc. Kathleen is currently Senior Independent Director of ARM Holdings plc and chairs the Audit Committee. She was previously a non-Executive Director of Prudential plc, EMI Group plc, O2 plc and Trinity Mirror plc, and Senior Independent Director of Great Portland Estates plc. She has served as a Director on the Court of the Bank of England from 1998 to 2004 and was Chief Financial Officer of BTR plc and Invensys plc from 1991 to 2002.

Louise Smalley

Ms. Louise Smalley is the Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective June 23, 2014. Louise is Group Human Resources Director and is a Director of Whitbread PLC. Louise joined Whitbread in 1995 and has held the position as Group Human Resources Director since 2007. Ms. Smalley previously worked in the oil industry, with BP and Esso Petroleum.

Hugo Fisher

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gareth Davis

269,000

Miles Roberts

4,045,000

Adrian Marsh

2,135,000

Iain Simm

--

Christopher Britton

57,000

Jonathan Nicholls

75,000

Kathleen O'Donovan

68,000

Louise Smalley

57,000

Hugo Fisher

--
As Of  30 Apr 2018