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G4S PLC (GFS.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Connolly

2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ashley Almanza

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Tim Weller

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Mel Brooks

2015 Regional President - Africa

John Kenning

50 2018 Regional Chief Executive Officer of Americas

Graham Levinsohn

2017 Regional Chief Executive Officer - Europe and Middle East

Jesus Rosano

2018 Divisional Chief Executive Officer, Global Cash Solutions

Sanjay Verma

2018 Regional President - Asia Pacific

Debbie Walker

Group Corporate Affairs Director

Soren Lundsberg-Nielsen

Group General Counsel

Stephane Verdoy

2018 Group Sales and Marketing Director

Jenni Myles

2015 Group Director of Human Resources

Celine Barroche

Company Secretary

Elisabeth Fleuriot

2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Steven Mogford

2016 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

John Ramsay

61 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Paul Spence

2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Barbara Thoralfsson

60 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kin Wah Fok

63 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Connolly

Mr. John P. Connolly is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of G4S PLC. He is a chartered accountant with extensive experience working in a global business environment and in sectors with strategic relevance to the Group. He Spent his career until May 2011 with global professional services firm Deloitte, was Global Managing Director and then Global Chairman between 2007 and 2011. He was Senior Partner and CEO of the UK Partnership from 1999 until his retirement from the firm. He was Chairman of the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity board of trustees and director of a number of private companies.

Ashley Almanza

Mr. Ashley Almanza is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of G4S PLC. He has Extensive board and executive management experience in complex international businesses. Holds an MBA from the London Business School. He was Senior executive roles at BG Group from 1993 to 2012, including CFO from 2002 to 2011 and Executive Vice President from 2009 to 2012, during which he led BG Group’s UK, European and Central Asian businesses and the group’s commercial strategy in Central Asia. Formerly non-executive director (chair of Risk and Audit) of Schroders plc between 2011 and 2016 and Noble Corporation Inc between 2013 and 2018.

Tim Weller

Mr. Tim Weller is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of G4S PLC, since 24 October 2016. He holds BSc (Hons) Engineering Science degree from the University of Exeter. An accountant by training and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with significant experience of the energy and utilities sectors. He Joined KPMG in 1985, rising to partnership in 1997 before joining Granada plc as director of financial control. Held CFO positions with Innogy, a leading integrated energy company at the time, RWE Thames Water and United Utilities Group plc. Was CFO of Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc between 2010 and 2011 and CFO of Petrofac Limited between 2011 and October 2016.

Mel Brooks

Mr. Mel Brooks is Regional President - Africa of G4S Plc., since May 2015. Mel joined G4S in 2012 and his roles included Group Strategy & Commercial Director and CEO India and South Asia, where he led the transformation of the business, improving operations, customer service and sales. Prior to joining G4S, Mel held a number of senior line and functional roles in the defence and technology industries where he was responsible for service line and commercial strategies, technology development and leadership of a number of business unit turnaround programmes.

John Kenning

Mr. John C. Kenning is Regional Chief Executive Officer of Americas of the Company. John has extensive commercial experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Miami University and prior to joining G4S in 2014, John’s previous roles included Executive Vice President and President, Commercial Business for the global division of OfficeMax. He was also President, North America Commercial for ADT/Tyco Security Services, where he led the transformation of the business to a technology services leader. He is a member of Miami University Advisory Athletic Board and a past board member of the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Graham Levinsohn

Mr. Graham Levinsohn is Regional Chief Executive Officer - Europe and Middle East of G4S PLC. Graham has more than 20 years’ experience in the security industry. He has held a number of commercial and line management positions in our cash and security businesses. Graham was responsible for the creation of the UK cash centres outsourcing business in 2001. He became Group Strategy and Development Director in 2008 and joined the executive committee in 2010. He was appointed Regional CEO, Europe in 2013 and the Middle East was added to his portfolio in 2017. He is a director of CoESS and a director of the International Security Ligue. Graham is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Jesus Rosano

Mr. Jesus Rosano is Divisional Chief Executive Officer, Global Cash Solutions of G4S Plc. Jesus joined G4S in March 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, Latin America. In January 2016 Jesus joined the executive committee as Group Strategy and Commercial Director and was appointed to his current role, on 1 January 2018. Jesus holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Administration from ITESM University, Mexico. Prior to joining G4S he held senior line, functional and regional roles at DHL, in Latin America and North America. Before DHL, Jesus worked in strategy consulting and investment banking.

Sanjay Verma

Mr. Sanjay Verma is Regional President - Asia Pacific of the Company. Sanjay joined G4S in May 2017 as Regional President Secure Solutions – Asia Pacific. Sanjay has extensive business experience operating across Asia Pacific having been based in India, China and Hong Kong. Sanjay joined G4S from Cushman & Wakefield, a global real estate services firm. During his 17 years in that company he held a number of leadership roles including CEO, Asia Pacific and Chief Executive, Global Occupier Services, covering 16 countries in the Asia Pacific region. Sanjay is a graduate in electrical engineering and has a MBA in finance & marketing.

Debbie Walker

Ms. Debbie Walker is Group Corporate Affairs Director of G4S PLC. Debbie is responsible for the corporate communications team which focuses on the Group’s key audiences – media, government, employees and customers. She is also responsible for the Group’s CSR and human rights strategies. Prior to the merger between Group 4 Falck and Securicor, she held a number of senior marketing and communications roles within the Securicor group, having joined in 1993.

Soren Lundsberg-Nielsen

Mr. Soren Lundsberg-Nielsen is Group General Counsel of G4S PLC. Soren began his career as a lawyer in Denmark and has had a wide range of legal experience as general counsel for international groups in Europe and the US before joining the Group in 2001 as Group General Counsel. Søren has overall responsibility for all internal and external legal services for G4S Group and the Group’s insurance programme. Søren is non-executive director of Basico A/S, a member of the Danish Bar and Law Society, a member of the advisory board of the Danish-UK Association and author of the book Executive Management Contracts, published in Denmark.

Stephane Verdoy

Mr. Stephane Verdoy serves as Group Sales and Marketing Director of the Company. Stephane joined G4S in May 2014 in the role of Regional Sales Operations Director and moved in to the role of Sales Director, Europe shortly afterwards. Stephane holds a bachelor degree in Marketing and Distribution. Prior to joining G4S he held many different roles in sales, sales operations and field marketing at Fedex. His last position at Fedex was Vice President Global Sales and Sales Operations Europe.

Jenni Myles

Ms. Jenni Myles is Group Director of Human Resources of G4S Plc. Jenni has extensive experience in employee engagement, talent management and organisational development, having held HR leadership roles in G4S business units and regions across both developed and emerging markets. She also spent a number of years in head office as Director of Employee Engagement & HR, leading the Group’s employee engagement and labour relations strategy. Prior to joining G4S in 1998, Jenni held HR positions in a variety of business sectors such as automotive, FMCG and consulting. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD).

Celine Barroche

Elisabeth Fleuriot

Ms. Elisabeth Fleuriot is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She holds BA in Economy, Finance and Marketing and an MA in Economic Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. Awarded the title of Chevalier de L’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur. She has Over 20 years’ experience as President and CEO in FMCG multinational companies based in Europe, the USA and Asia. Served as CEO of Thai Union Europe & Africa between 2013 and 2017. Prior to this, she spent 12 years with the Kellogg Company, in various roles including Regional President and Senior Vice President Emerging Markets. Earlier in her career she was General Manager, Europe for Yoplait, having spent the first 18 years of her career with the Danone group. She holds Currently a non-executive director of Stora Enso Oyj, a company listed on the Helsinki and Stockholm stock exchanges, board member of a private company investing in foodtech start ups and board member of Fondation Caritas

Steven Mogford

Mr. Steven Lewis Mogford is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of G4S Plc. First Class BSc Honours Degree in Astrophysics, Maths and Physics from Queen Elizabeth College, University of London. Extensive experience of delivery of complex programmes in the defence, infrastructure and utilities market. He Served a 30-year career with British Aerospace, later BAE Systems, during which time he held several senior management positions before becoming COO, with particular responsibility for programmes, major projects and customer support, and a member of the BAE Systems plc board. Chief executive of SELEX Galileo for four years prior to joining United Utilities Group plc in 2011 as CEO.

John Ramsay

Mr. John Ramsay is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a chartered accountant with extensive international experience in innovation-focused businesses. He Began his career at KPMG and developed his experience in emerging markets, working in Malaysia and Latin America for the manufacturer ICI. In 1993 was appointed Finance Head, Asia Pacific for Zeneca Agrochemicals and later promoted to Global Financial Controller. In 2000 he joined Syngenta AG, as Group Financial Controller, later being promoted to CFO until his retirement in 2016. Whilst at Syngenta he also served as interim CEO for nine months. Member of the Supervisory Board of Koninkijke DSM N.V and a non-executive director of RHI Magnesita N.V.

Paul Spence

Mr. Paul David Spence is Independent Non-Executive Director of G4S PLC. He Degree in economics and decision science from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In-depth knowledge of outsourcing in both the public and private sectors and extensive international experience in emerging markets. He Served a 30-year career with Capgemini, starting as managing partner of mid-Atlantic information and technology for Ernst & Young. He went on to gain significant international experience for 16 years as managing partner of Ernst & Young Consulting Australia, CEO of Capgemini Ernst & Young in Asia and then CEO in the UK. Then served on Capgemini’s executive management committee for eight years as deputy group CEO and then CEO of Capgemini Global Outsourcing Services.

Barbara Thoralfsson

Ms. Barbara M. Thoralfsson is Independent Non-Executive Director of G4S Plc. She holds MBA in marketing and finance, Columbia University, New York and a BA in psychology, Duke University, North Carolina. International executive with experience using technology to meet customers’ needs and develop new business models. Strong knowledge of North America, Latin America and Scandinavia. After an early career in marketing in North America, held senior management roles in the consumer goods and telecommunications sectors including CEO of NetCom ASA, Norway’s second largest mobile network operator. Extensive non-executive experience with global companies including several international technology companies. She is Nonexecutive director of Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ), Essity Aktiebolag (publ) and Hilti AG.

Kin Wah Fok

Ms. Winnie Kin Wah Fok is Independent Non-Executive Director of G4S PLC. An auditor by training, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia and fellowship or membership of accounting bodies in Australia, Hong Kong and England. She has International board and senior management experience with extensive knowledge of Asian markets and strong involvement in Scandinavia. Involved in management positions in finance, audit and corporate advisory work and has held a wide range of roles in private equity firms with a particular focus in Asia. She is Senior advisor to Wallenberg Foundations AB; non-executive director of Volvo Car Corporation and SEB AB; and investment committee member for the HOPU Investment Fund.