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Hammerson PLC (HMSO.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Tyler

65 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David Atkins

53 2009 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Richard Shaw

2018 Finance Director

Sarah Booth

51 2011 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Mark Bourgeois

2017 Managing Director, UK and Ireland

Jean-Philippe Mouton

55 2018 Managing Director, France

Timon Drakesmith

2019 Executive Director

Stephen Brown

2017 Director of Marketing, Communications

Mark Duhig

2014 Director of Human Resources

Andrew Berger-North

2005 Director, UK Retail Parks

Simon Travis

2018 Group Investment Director

Adam Metz

58 2019 Non-Executive Director

Carol Welch

2019 Non-Executive Director

Pierre Bouchut

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gwyn Burr

56 2019 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Formica

47 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Judy Gibbons

61 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Josh Warren

2019 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Tyler

Mr. David Tyler is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Hammerson Plc., effective May 9, 2013. Mr. David Tyler is an experienced chairman having served in this role at a number of listed companies, including J Sainsbury plc and Logica plc. His 45 years’ experience in executive and non-executive roles spans the consumer, retail, business services and financial services sectors. David places high importance on regular, constructive engagement with shareholders and on building relationships with his Hammerson colleagues. As Chair, he fosters high-quality and robust debate by co-ordinating the diverse knowledge and perspectives on the Board. David is committed to effective governance, and has served on the Investment Association’s Executive Remuneration Working Group and as co-chair of the Parker Review Committee. David also brings extensive financial knowledge to the Board, as he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, and has held senior financial roles during his career.

David Atkins

Mr. David J. Atkins is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Hammerson PLC. Mr. David Atkins is a Chartered Surveyor who joined the Company in 1998. His career at Hammerson began with responsibility for strategy and investment performance, working on a number of overseas transactions, particularly in France. In 2002 he took responsibility for the UK retail parks portfolio and, in 2006, for the wider UK retail portfolio. David therefore has an in-depth knowledge of the Group’s operations and markets, which helps him to lead the business and be a key contributor to Board discussions. He considers stakeholder engagement crucial and spends considerable time talking to major shareholders, visiting Hammerson’s destinations, hosting colleague briefings and maintaining wide relationships in the property industry.

Richard Shaw

Mr. Richard Shaw is Director - Finance of the company. Mr. Richard Shaw is a chartered accountant and joined Hammerson in 2000. He worked in a variety of senior UK and Group finance roles prior to his appointment as Director of Finance in 2018. Richard is responsible for internal and external financial reporting, risk and controls and investor relations.

Sarah Booth

Ms. Sarah Booth is General Counsel, Company Secretary of Hammerson Plc., since September 22, 2011. Ms. Sarah Booth is a qualified solicitor and joined Hammerson as General Counsel in 2010. She was appointed Company Secretary in 2011. Sarah provides legal advice on significant business matters and is responsible for the legal services strategy. She also ensures the provision of a full company secretarial service to the Hammerson plc Board and all Group subsidiaries.

Mark Bourgeois

Mr. Mark Bourgeois serves as Managing Director, UK and Ireland of the Company. Mr. Mark Bourgeois is a chartered surveyor and joined Hammerson in 2017 as Managing Director, UK and Ireland. Mr. Mark has overall responsibility for the performance of all the Company’s assets in the UK and Ireland. He will also lead on developments and project management from 2019.

Jean-Philippe Mouton

Mr. Jean-Philippe Mouton is Managing Director, France of Hammerson PLC. Mr. Jean-Philippe Mouton joined Hammerson in 2003 to manage property leasing, development and asset management in France. He was appointed Managing Director, France in 2010 and served on the Board of Directors from 2013 until he stepped down on 31 December 2018. In addition to managing the French portfolio, Mr. Jean-Philippe leads on Group marketing.

Timon Drakesmith

Mr. Timon Drakesmith is Executive Director of Hammerson PLC. Mr. Drakesmith is a Chartered Accountant who brings extensive experience gained from senior financial roles at a number of financial services and listed companies. He also has comprehensive knowledge of property development and investment gained in part from his six years as finance director of Great Portland Estates plc. Mr. Timon brings a high level of probity and a sharp awareness of risks to the Board, and his comprehensive understanding of the financial position of the Group is invaluable when engaging with shareholders. As Managing Director, Premium Outlets, Timon has oversight of the Company’s investments in Value Retail and the VIA Outlets joint venture and is therefore able to contribute his firsthand knowledge to Board discussions.

Stephen Brown

Mr. Stephen Brown is the group Marketing and communications Director. Mr. Stephen Brown joined Hammerson in 2010 as Marketing Director for the UK before being appointed Group Marketing Director in 2013. He took on management of the communications team in 2017. Mr. Stephen leads the UK marketing operations and is responsible for implementing the marketing and communications strategy across the Group.

Mark Duhig

Mr. Mark Duhig is the Group HR Director. Mr. Mark Duhig joined Hammerson in 2010 as Head of HR for the UK and was appointed Group HR Director in 2014. Mark leads the HR team and is responsible for the Group’s people strategy to ensure that development and succession plans are in place to support the implementation of the Business Plan.

Andrew Berger-North

Mr. Andrew Berger-North serves as Director, UK Retail Parks of the Company. Mr. Andrew Berger-North is a chartered surveyor and joined Hammerson in 2003. He was appointed Director, UK Retail Parks in 2005. Andrew is responsible for all aspects of the retail parks portfolio, including acquisitions, disposals, development and asset management.

Simon Travis

Mr. Simon Travis is the Director for Group Investment. Mr. Simon Travis is a chartered surveyor and joined Hammerson in 1998. He worked in asset management, investment and business development prior to his appointment as Group Investment Director in 2018. Mr. Simon is responsible for sourcing new business opportunities and delivering the disposal programme. He will also lead on investments and joint ventures from 2019.

Adam Metz

Mr. Adam S. Metz is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Adam has built a very successful career in the US over 30 years and will bring to Hammerson wide-ranging experience in retail and commercial real estate spanning the US, Europe and Asia, having acted as both an executive and non-executive director. Adam served as CEO of General Growth Properties and President of Urban Shopping Centres, Inc., two US REITs focused on the retail sector. He also has extensive investment experience working as an Operating Partner for Blackstone Group as well as having held senior positions with both TPG Capital and most recently the Carlyle Group. At the Carlyle Group he was a Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate and also served on Carlyle's Management Committee until 2018.

Carol Welch

Ms. Carol Welch is appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 March 2019. Ms. Carol Welch has extensive experience in marketing, brand, innovation and business transformation gained while working in senior roles at a number of international consumer goods businesses including PepsiCo, Cadbury Schweppes and Associated British Foods. Ms. Carol also has more recent leisure and hospitality experience, having led the transformation of Costa Coffee as its chief marketing officer with responsibility for brand communication, digital, in-store design and the loyalty programme. In 2017 she joined ODEON Cinemas, a division of AMC Theatres, and has initiated a strategy to transform the UK estate and guest experience.

Pierre Bouchut

Mr. Pierre B. Bouchut is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pierre Bouchut has very wide experience in both executive and non-executive roles at a number of companies in continental Europe, particularly in the French and Belgian retail sectors, and has worked internationally throughout his career. He therefore brings a highly knowledgeable perspective to the Board’s discussions of our business in Europe. Mr. Pierre’s experience of managing significant listed companies, including as chief executive of Casino, allows him a deep insight into how strategic changes may affect the retail and property sectors. He has a strong financial background, having been chief financial officer at Schneider Electric, Carrefour and Delhaize.

Gwyn Burr

Ms. Gwyn Burr is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Hammerson Plc. Ms. Gwyn Burr’s contribution to the Board is enhanced by her broad expertise in marketing, customer services, human resources, sustainability and strategy obtained while working in senior roles at major retail brands, including Asda and Sainsbury’s. She has a particular strength in customer insights, which is key as Hammerson develops its brand and communicates directly with visitors to our destinations. Ms. Gwyn has served on the boards of a diverse range of companies and has experience on other remuneration committees both as a member and chair. Her ability to consider the consequences of remuneration decisions, drawing on her understanding of the employee and wider business perspective, allows her to be an effective Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

Andrew Formica

Mr. Andrew James Formica is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Andrew Formica is an actuary, having qualified in Australia and the UK. He brings deep experience in capital markets and fund management, including property management, and has managed portfolios and businesses across Europe and globally. In particular, he has invaluable experience of managing complex businesses through periods of significant change. Most recently he successfully led Henderson Group plc through its merger with Janus Capital in 2017 and then became co-chief executive of the combined group until 2018. Andrew has a strong strategic vision and a probing focus on risk and internal controls. He also contributes helpful insights to shareholder relations through the differing perspectives gained in his various roles of fund manager, chief executive of a listed company, and past deputy chairman of the Investment Association.

Judy Gibbons

Ms. Judy Gibbons is Non-Executive Independent Director of Hammerson PLC. Ms. Judy Gibbons has over 30 years’ experience in digital technologies gained in executive roles at Apple, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and in venture capital. Her extensive experience spans strategy, product development, marketing and international business. She has particular expertise in digital customer experience, digital media, e-commerce and mobile applications, which enables her to bring an invaluable perspective to Board discussions. Her deep understanding of how technology can transform a business is helpful as Hammerson faces the challenges of an evolving retail market and shifting consumer expectations.

Josh Warren

Mr. Josh Warren is the Head of investor Relations of the company.