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Spirent Communications plc (SPT.L)

SPT.L on London Stock Exchange

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19 Jan 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bill Thomas

2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Eric Hutchinson

58 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Paula Bell

47 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Angus Iveson

2014 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Wendy Koh

2018 Non-Executive Director

Edgar Masri

2018 Non-Executive Director

Gary Bullard

60 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jonathan Silver

2016 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bill Thomas

Mr. Bill Thomas serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Bill was appointed to the Board in December 2016. Bill is a former Senior Vice President at Hewlett Packard and was on the executive committee of EDS plc as Executive Vice President. He has IT expertise and is an experienced leader and general manager with a track record in leading major change in large organisations. Bill is a member of the Council and President of the Alumni Association at Cranfield University School of Management and is on the management and Board of Leeds University Business School. He also serves as Chair of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, is a non-executive director of The Co-operative Bank and serves on the Advisory Board of FireEye, Inc.

Eric Hutchinson

Mr. Eric G. Hutchinson serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Spirent Communications PLC. Eric was appointed to the Board in January 2000 as Chief Financial Officer and appointed Chief Executive Officer in September 2013. Eric joined the Company in 1983 and worked in various roles in the finance function prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.

Paula Bell

Ms. Paula Bell serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective 5 September 2016. Paula was appointed to the Board in September 2016 as Chief Financial Officer. From 2013, Paula was Chief Financial Officer at John Menzies plc, following seven years as Group Finance Director of Ricardo plc and has extensive strategic financial and commercial experience from large listed global companies, BAA Plc, AWG Plc and Rolls Royce Plc. Since 2012, Paula has been a non-executive director of Laird plc and is Chairman of their Audit Committee. Paula is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Angus Iveson

Mr. Angus Iveson serves as General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Spirent Communications plc.

Wendy Koh

Ms. Wendy Koh is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Wendy Koh has wide-ranging experience with technology companies in key APAC markets; she is currently Vice President, Pathways, Alliance and Strategy APAC with NetApp Singapore. Wendy previously held a number of senior positions in the APAC region at Juniper Networks Singapore in the areas of sales business development and customer adoption.

Edgar Masri

Mr. Edgar Masri is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Edgar Masri has had extensive experience in senior international executive and advisory roles including President and CEO of Qualtre, Inc, President and CEO of 3Com Corporation, a leading global data networking company and Former Chairman of H3C, a joint venture between 3Com and Huawei, and in the venture capital arena with Matrix Partners. He is currently a director of Kollective Technology, Inc, a private content delivery networking company and a board adviser and senior consultant to Accton Technology Corporation, a Taiwan-based OEM/ODM supplier.

Gary Bullard

Mr. Gary B. Bullard serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Gary is a non-executive director at Rotork plc, where he is Chair of their Remuneration Committee and a member of their Audit and Nomination Committees. He previously held senior management positions, including sales and marketing roles, at IBM and BT Group plc and was a non-executive director of Chloride Group plc. He most recently held the position of President at Logica UK until October 2012 and was a member of the Executive Committee of Logica plc.

Jonathan Silver

Mr. Jonathan C. Silver serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Jonathan was appointed to the Board in June 2015. He was appointed Senior Independent Director in November 2016. Jonathan stepped down from his role as Chief Financial Officer at Laird plc in 2015 where he held a variety of senior positions over the last 30 years. Since 2007 he has also been a non-executive director at Invesco Income Growth Trust plc, where he is also Chair of their Audit Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Bill Thomas

3,300

Eric Hutchinson

632,600

Paula Bell

423,000

Angus Iveson

--

Wendy Koh

--

Edgar Masri

--

Gary Bullard

3,300

Jonathan Silver

51,000
As Of  31 Dec 2016