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Hays PLC (HAYS.L)

HAYS.L on London Stock Exchange

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15 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Thomson

71 2010 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alistair Cox

56 2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Paul Venables

55 2006 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Doug Evans

54 2013 Company Secretary, General Counsel

Andy Martin

57 2017 Senior Independent Director

Victoria Jarman

45 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Torsten Kreindl

54 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Susan Murray

60 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mary Rainey

62 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Peter Williams

64 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Walker

Head - Investor Relations & Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Thomson

Mr. Alan Matthew Thomson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Hays Plc. He is a post-graduate of Glasgow University and a Chartered Accountant, Alan’s early career was with Arthur Andersen and Price Waterhouse. This was followed by senior management roles with Rockwell International plc, Raychem Ltd and Courtaulds plc, after which he became Finance Director of Rugby Group plc and then Smiths Group plc. Alan is a former Non-Executive Director of Johnson Matthey plc and Alstom SA, former Chairman of Polypipe Group plc and a past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Alistair Cox

Mr. Alistair R. Cox is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Hays Plc. He is a Chartered Engineer with an MBA from Stanford University, Alistair’s early career was in various field engineering, management and research science roles with British Aerospace and then Schlumberger. Following his MBA, Alistair worked for McKinsey & Company before joining Blue Circle Industries, where he was the Group Strategy Director and then the Regional Director for Asia. Prior to joining Hays, Alistair was Chief Executive of Xansa plc. Alistair was, until November 2015, a non-executive director of 3i Group plc.

Paul Venables

Mr. Paul Venables is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Hays Plc. He is a Chartered Accountant and also USA qualified, Paul started his career at Deloitte & Touche where he was a Senior Manager in its USA practice. This was followed by a 13-year career at Exel plc where he held a number of senior finance and operational roles including Deputy Group Finance Director and was a member of the Executive Board of Exel plc and Chairman of their Acquisitions and Project Review Board. Following the acquisition of Exel plc by Deutsche Post, Paul worked in its DHL Logistics division before joining Hays. Paul was, until July 2015, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Wincanton plc.

Doug Evans

Mr. Doug Evans is Company Secretary, General Counsel of Hays Plc. He is a law graduate from Rhodes University who began his career with Webber Wentzel in South Africa, specialising in corporate and commercial law before moving in-house. Doug has previously held the posts of Company Secretary & Corporate Legal Director at Exel plc and Group General Counsel at Royal Mail Limited. Prior to joining Hays, Doug was an Executive Director, Company Secretary & General Counsel at Mitchells & Butlers plc.

Andy Martin

Mr. Andy Martin is Senior Independent Director of the Company. Andrew trained as a Chartered Accountant at Peat Marwick before moving to Arthur Andersen where he became a partner. He was, until 2015, Group Chief Operating Officer, Europe and Japan, for Compass Group plc, having previously been their Group Finance Director from 2004 to 2012. Before joining Compass Group, Andrew was Group Finance Director at First Choice Holidays plc and prior to that held a number of Senior Finance roles at Granada Group plc. Andrew is a Non- Executive Director of easyJet plc, Chairing their IT Governance and Oversight Committee and Finance Committee, and a Non-Executive Director at Intertek Group plc, Chairing their Audit Committee.

Victoria Jarman

Ms. Victoria Jarman is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays PLC. She An engineering graduate of the University of Leicester and a Chartered Accountant, Victoria started her career with KPMG before moving to Lazard Corporate Finance, where she was Chief Operating Officer of Lazard’s London and Middle East operations and a member of its European Management Committee. Victoria was, until July 2016, a Non-Executive Director of De La Rue plc. Victoria is a Non- Executive Director of Equiniti Group plc where she is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk and Remuneration Committees.

Torsten Kreindl

Dr. Torsten G. Kreindl is Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays PLC. He is graduate from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria with a PhD in industrial engineering and technical chemistry. Torsten has held senior executive positions for Booz Allen Hamilton and Deutsche Telekom AG and was, until April 2016, a member of the Swisscom AG Board. Torsten is a partner in Grazia Equity, a Munich-based capital firm.

Susan Murray

Ms. Susan E. Murray is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Susan’s executive career was spent in consumer goods and retail, with organisations such as Colgate Palmolive, Kraft, Duracell and Diageo and, most recently, as CEO of Littlewoods Stores. Susan has served as a Non-Executive Director of Compass Group plc, Imperial Tobacco Group (now Imperial Brands plc) and Enterprise Inns (now EI Group plc). Susan is a Non-Executive Director of Grafton Group plc, where she also chairs their Remuneration Committee.

Mary Rainey

Ms. Mary Teresa (MT) Rainey is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. An experienced media and marketing professional, MT Rainey has worked extensively in the UK and the US. MT founded the advertising agency Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe, which she grew to a top 20 agency before it was sold to Y&R, a subsidiary of WPP plc, and where MT was CEO then Chair until 2005. In addition she was Chair of the leading digital strategy agency Th_nk Ltd from 2008–2015. Previous non-executive directorships held by MT include WH Smith plc, Pinewood Group plc and STV Group plc. MT has Masters’ degrees from Aston University and Glasgow University. MT is a Non-Executive Director of Channel 4 Television.

Peter Williams

Mr. Peter Williams is Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays Plc., since 24 February 2015. Peter has a Law degree from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Accountant. He was, until 2011, Group Finance Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc, a role he performed for 19 years, making him one of the longest serving CFOs in the FTSE. Since 2011 Peter has been a Non-Executive Director of Perform Group, a leading digital sports media company; he is also a Trustee of the Royal Academy and a member of the Industrial Advisory Board of GVQ Asset Management, a UK equity management company.

David Walker

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Alan Thomson

250,000

Alistair Cox

2,866,000

Paul Venables

2,066,000

Doug Evans

--

Andy Martin

--

Victoria Jarman

67,000

Torsten Kreindl

55,000

Susan Murray

--

Mary Rainey

55,000

Peter Williams

55,000

David Walker

--
As Of  30 Jun 2017