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Babcock International Group PLC (BAB.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Turner

69 2008 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Archie Bethel

2016 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Franco Martinelli

2014 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

John Davies

2017 Chief Executive - Land, Executive Director

Simon Bowen

2017 Chief Executive - Cavendish Nuclear

Roger Hardy

2017 Chief Executive - Aviation

John Howie

74 2016 Chief Executive - Marine

Jack Borrett

2016 Group Company Secretary, General Counsel

Jon Hall

2017 Managing Director - Technology

Kevin Goodman

2017 Group Director of Organization and Development

Victoire de Margerie

55 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lucy Dimes

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Duncan

56 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Myles Lee

64 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Omand

2012 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Jeff Randall

2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kjersti Wiklund

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kate Hill

2014 Group Director - IR and Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Turner

Mr. Michael J. Turner, CBE, serves as an Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Babcock International Group PLC. Since May 2012 Mike has also been Chairman of GKN plc, where he was previously Senior Independent Director. He is a former Chief Executive of BAE Systems plc and a former Chairman of the UK Defence Industries Council (DIC). He is a member of the UK Government’s Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network and is a Non-Executive Director of Lazard Limited. Whilst working for Hawker Siddeley Aviation, as an undergraduate Commercial Apprentice, Mike gained a BA Honours degree from Manchester Metropolitan. Mike has honorary degrees from Manchester Metropolitan, Cranfield and Loughborough universities.

Archie Bethel

Mr. Archie Bethel, CBE, serves as an Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. Archie was Chief Executive, Marine and Technology division from June 2007 having joined the Group in January 2004. Archie is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He is also President of the Society of Maritime Industries and is a Lay Member of the Court of the University of Strathclyde. He held various senior roles working for Vetco Gray, Lanarkshire Development Agency and Motherwell Bridge. Archie is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Franco Martinelli

Mr. Franco Martinelli serves as Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company. Franco served 12 years with the Group as Group Financial Controller prior to his appointment as Group Finance Director. Before joining Babcock, Franco was Group Financial Controller at Powell Duffryn plc and before that he held divisional and group roles at Courtaulds, James Capel and BP. Franco is a Chartered Accountant and has a degree in Physics from Exeter University.

John Davies

Mr. John Davies serves as Chief Executive - Land, Executive Director of Babcock International Group PLC. John joined the Group in 2010 following the acquisition of VT Group and was appointed Divisional Chief Executive, Defence and Security. Since November 2015, John has been leading the Support Services division. He is a lawyer by background and has worked extensively across the support services and defence sectors including within Bombardier, BAE Systems and VT Group. John is a lawyer by background and a graduate of the University of Manchester and Chester Law College.

Simon Bowen

Mr. Simon Bowen is the Chief Executive - Cavendish Nuclear of the Company. Simon was appointed Chief Executive of Cavendish Nuclear in April 2017, having been Managing Director since December 2015. Simon was previously the Managing Director of Urenco UK, which he joined in 2010. Prior to this, Simon worked at BP, undertaking a variety of senior roles, culminating in his appointment as Vice President of Manufacturing and Procurement for Petrochemicals.

Roger Hardy

Mr. Roger Hardy serves as Chief Executive - Aviation of the Company. Roger started in Devonport 30 years ago and joined Babcock in 2007 following Babcock’s acquisition of Devonport, when he was appointed Managing Director of Babcock’s Submarine Business. In 2010, Roger took up a new role as Managing Director for Cavendish Nuclear, Babcock’s civil nuclear business, before moving in 2015 to Chief Executive of the then Defence and Security division. In April 2017 Roger was appointed to Chief Executive, Aviation, leading Babcock’s military and civil aviation businesses.

John Howie

Mr. John S. Howie serves as Chief Executive - Marine of the Company. Prior to succeeding Archie Bethel as Chief Executive, Marine and Technology division in April 2016, John was Managing Director of Naval Marine, with responsibility for the management of Babcock’s submarine, warship and naval base operations, having joined Babcock in April 2001. John is a Visiting Professor at Strathclyde University, a Director of the Society of Maritime Industries, a member of the Glasgow Economic Leadership Board and Acting Chair of Maritime Research & Innovation UK.

Jack Borrett

Mr. Jack Borrett is Group Company Secretary, General Counsel of the Company. Jack joined Babcock in 2004 and since 2010 has been Deputy Group General Counsel until his appointment as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary on 1 April 2016. He is Secretary to the Board and to the Remuneration, Audit and Risk and Nominations Committees. Prior to joining Babcock, Jack was a solicitor at law firm Clifford Chance.

Jon Hall

Mr. Jon Hall is an Managing Director - Technology of the Company. Jon joined Babcock in 2008 as Managing Director, Technology. Previously, Jon held senior roles within the Weir Group, covering defence, nuclear and commercial sectors, and before that worked in the power and process sectors with Balfour Beatty International and Monenco Inc. Jon is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and holds a PhD from Bath University for research work in technology.

Kevin Goodman

Mr. Kevin Goodman is Group Director of Organization and Development of the Company. Kevin joined Babcock in 2001. He was a Director of both our Defence and Security and Marine and Technology Divisions prior to his current Group appointment. In his present role, he is responsible for remuneration, talent management, executive development and diversity. He is a trustee of Babcock’s pension schemes.

Victoire de Margerie

Prof. Victoire de Margerie serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She has extensive experience as a non-executive director in a number of UK and other European publicly quoted companies and in her earlier executive career held senior management positions in several leading industrial businesses in France, Germany and the USA. Prof. de Margerie is currently a non-executive director of Morgan Advanced Materials Plc (UK) Italcementi S.p.A (Italy), Eurazeo S.A. (France) and Arkema (France). Between 2012 and 2014 she was a non-executive director of Norsk Hydro ASA (Norway) and between 2007 and 2011 was a non-executive director of Outokumpu OyJ (Finland). During her executive career Prof. de Margerie held senior management positions in France, Germany and the USA with Atochem, Carnaud MetalBox and Pechiney. She holds a PhD in Strategic Management from Université Panthéon-Assas and a Master in Business Administration from HEC Paris.

Lucy Dimes

Ms. Lucy Dimes is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Lucy brings experience in industries at the forefront of growth and technologybased innovation and an understanding of complex outsourcing and long-term global strategic partnerships. She was a Non-Executive Director of Berendsen PLC and a member of its Audit, Remuneration and Nominations Committees. Previously in her executive career, she was Chief Executive Officer, UK & Ireland, of Fujitsu, the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Equiniti Group, Chief Executive Officer UK & Ireland of Alcatel Lucent (now Nokia) and had a 19-year career at BT, where she held various senior roles, including Managing Director of Group and Openreach Service Operations. She holds an MBA from London Business School and a First Class Honours Degree in Business Studies from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Ian Duncan

Mr. Ian Barnet Duncan serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is currently the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Bodycote PLC, as well as being the Chairman of its Audit Committee. He is also a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of SIG PLC. He is a former Group Finance Director of Royal Mail Holdings PLC and has also formerly been the Corporate Finance Director at British Nuclear Fuels, the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at Westinghouse Electric Company LLC in Pennsylvania, USA, and a Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Fiberweb PLC, Mouchel Group and WANdisco PLC. Ian is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MA from Oxford University.

Myles Lee

Mr. Myles P. Lee is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of CRH plc between 2009 and 2013. Having joined CRH in 1982, he became Finance Director in 2003 after serving in a number of roles and management positions. CRH is one of the world's leading building materials companies with a business spanning 35 countries, including North America and Europe and with a growing presence in Asia. CRH grew rapidly by acquisition outside its original domestic base in Ireland to become a FTSE 100, New York and Irish Stock Exchange listed company with revenue of c €19 billion in 2014. Myles holds a degree in civil engineering and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Ingersoll Rand, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

David Omand

Sir David Omand, GCB, is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Sir David is a visiting professor in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. He left UK Government service in 2005 having served in various senior roles, including as UK Government Security and Intelligence Coordinator, Permanent Secretary of the Home Office, Director of GCHQ (the UK Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance Agency) and Deputy Under-Secretary of State for Policy in the Ministry of Defence. Sir David holds a degree in Economics from Cambridge University, has an honorary Doctorate from Birmingham University and he recently completed a degree in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics with the Open University.

Jeff Randall

Mr. Jeff Randall serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He brings extensive experience of the media, particularly in politics, business and finance. He is an Independent Non Executive (INE) at BDO, the accounting and business-services firm, and a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. He worked at Sky News and was editor-at-large of the Daily Telegraph. He was business editor of the BBC, the launch editor of Sunday Business and, for six years, City Editor of the Sunday Times. He is a former director of Times Newspapers. Jeff holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham, where he is an Honorary Professor in the School of Economics.

Kjersti Wiklund

Ms. Kjersti Wiklund is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Kjersti brings broad technology and business experience gained across Europe, Eastern Europe/Russia and Asia. She is a Non-Executive Director of Laird PLC and Spectris PLC. She has held senior roles, including Director, Group Technology Operations of Vodafone, and Chief Operating Officer of VimpelCom Russia, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Kyivstar in Ukraine, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Digi Telecommunications in Malaysia, and Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Telenor in Norway. She was also a Non-Executive Director of Cxense ASA in Norway, Fast Search & Transfer ASA in Norway and Telescience Inc in the US. She holds a Master of Business Management from BI Norwegian Business School and an MSc in Electronical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Kate Hill

Ms. Kate Hill is an Group Director - IR and Communications of the Company. Kate joined Babcock following its acquisition of Avincis, and became the Group’s Head of Investor Relations in 2015. Prior to that, she was a Partner in financial PR consultancy Kreab Gavin Anderson, which she joined from Royal Dutch Shell plc. Originally trained as a journalist, Kate has also held a variety of roles managing communications in the rail industry.