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Interserve PLC (IRV.L)

IRV.L on London Stock Exchange

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19 Jan 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Glyn Barker

64 2016 Chairman of the Board

Debbie White

2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Whiteling

53 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Dougie Sutherland

51 2011 Managing Director - Interserve Developments Division, Executive Director

George Franks

2008 Managing Director - International

Ian Hayes

52 2017 Divisional Managing Director

Catherine Ward

2013 Group Director of Human Resources

Robin O'Kelly

Group Communications Director

Trevor Bradbury

Group Company Secretary

Gareth Edwards

58 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anne Fahy

56 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Russell King

59 2015 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Keith Ludeman

67 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nick Salmon

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Bell

2016 Investor Relations Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Glyn Barker

Mr. Glyn A. Barker is Chairman of the Board of Interserve Plc. He has extensive experience as a business leader and trusted adviser to FTSE-100 companies and their boards on a wide variety of corporate finance issues. He previously held a number of senior positions during his 35-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and built PwC’s private-equity focused Transactions Services business. He has a deep understanding of accounting and regulatory issues, together with comprehensive transactional and financial services experience. Glyn is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Bristol. His External appointments are : Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman, Aviva plc, Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman, The Berkeley Group Holdings plc, Non-Executive Chairman, Irwin Mitchell Holdings Ltd, Non-Executive Chairman, Transocean Partners LLC (NYSE), Non-Executive Director, Transocean Ltd (NYSE). He served as Vice Chairman, UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP., Managing Partner, UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Head of Assurance, UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Deputy Chairman, English National Opera.

Debbie White

Ms. Debbie White is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Debbie joined Interserve as Chief Executive in September 2017 after spending 13 years at Sodexo where, most recently, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Global Healthcare and Global Government, leading its business in Justice, Defence and Government Services and Healthcare. Debbie joined Sodexo in January 2004 as Chief Financial Officer for UK & Ireland; she subsequently became Chief Financial Officer of Sodexo USA, before being appointed Chief Executive of Sodexo UK and Ireland in 2012. A Cambridge graduate who qualified as a chartered accountant and tax advisor with Arthur Andersen in the UK, Debbie spent her early career in finance roles at AstraZeneca and in a global advisory role at PWC Consulting. Debbie is a member of the Women 1st Top 100 Club, a trustee of the charity Wellbeing of Women and a non-executive director of Howden Joinery Group Plc.

Mark Whiteling

Mr. Mark A. Whiteling is Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company. Mark has many years of financial and leadership experience in listed companies, most recently having spent four years at Premier Farnell in various roles, including Chief Financial Officer and most recently Deputy Chief Executive. Mark started his career with Coopers and Lybrand in New Zealand before moving to the USA where he held a number of finance roles. A graduate of the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, Mark holds a Masters of Commerce degree.

Dougie Sutherland

Mr. Dougie I. Sutherland is Managing Director - Interserve Developments Division, Executive Director of Interserve Plc. Dougie, who joined Interserve in September 2006, is Managing Director of Interserve’s Developments division and is also responsible for UK Construction. He began his career with seven years in the Royal Engineers. He then led on various deals on behalf of the Government including the redevelopment of the HM Treasury, GCHQ and National Savings sites. He has an extensive background in the Private Finance Initiative infrastructure investment arena, across both public and private sectors. Dougie holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and a BSc (Hons) in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. He served in Partner, 3i Infrastructure, Divisional Managing Director, Lend Lease, Managing Director, Amey Ventures Ltd, Various roles at HM Treasury.

George Franks

Mr. George Franks is Managing Director - International of the company. He joined Interserve in September, 1984, gaining a comprehensive understanding of Interserve and its operations across three decades. In 2008, George was appointed Managing Director of Interserve’s international division, to be responsible for managing nine businesses and driving growth in the developing Middle Eastern market. Today, George oversees 17 trading businesses with a headcount of over 25,000 employees spread across Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Capabilities delivered in the region leverage Interserve’s core capabilities whilst being tailored to a regional market context. These include particular strengths in the delivery of support services to the oil & gas sector, as well as key infrastructure and major commercial real estate projects. George has been instrumental in the establishment of strategic partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions across the region. A testament to the importance placed on integrity and collaboration, the international division has enjoyed ongoing partnerships with regional organisations since 1981.

Ian Hayes

Mr. Ian Hayes is Divisional Managing Director of Interserve Plc. He was appointed as Managing Director of RMD Kwikform in May 2016 following Steve Dance’s retirement. Ian rejoined RMDK in 2007 having previously worked for the organisation as Technical Director from 1990-1998. In between he spent nine years with Lafarge as Commercial Services Director supplying the UK construction market with concrete, aggregates and asphalt. He began his career in construction within a contracting business before moving to RMDK. He has held a variety of general management positions for both Lafarge and RMDK. Ian was born in October 1965, holds a B.Eng in Civil Engineering and an MBA. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Catherine Ward

Ms. Catherine Ward is Group Director of Human Resources of the company. Catherine joined Interserve in 2013 as the Group HR Director. She has wide experience across all areas of strategic HR, change management and communications. Prior to joining Interserve she was at BMI Healthcare, where she was Group People and Communications Director for six years, and before that held senior HR roles at BAA, the BBC and Sotheby’s. She has worked in consultancy in HR and change management with KPMG and SHL Group. Her career has included international experience both in HR and consultancy roles, and she has been based overseas in South America, South Africa and Hungary. Catherine holds a BSc in Biology, an MSc in Organisational Behaviour and postgraduate qualifications in HR.

Robin O'Kelly

Mr. Robin O'Kelly is Group Communications Director of the Company. He joined Interserve at the start of 2012 in the newly created role of Group Director of Communications. Essentially tasked with protecting and enhancing the brand amongst employees, customers, government and investors, Robin is a member of Interserve’s Executive Board. Robin studied history (BA Hons), before working in publishing, followed by the Prince of Wales’s Office, where he focused on promoting best practice in corporate responsibility amongst UK companies. He worked as a communications consultant, latterly as a Director at both Shandwick and Burson Marsteller. Highlights of 20 years in communications include leading communications at both BG Group and T-Mobile, including leading the communications around the integration of T-Mobile and Orange to become EE. Robin is also a member of the VMA Group Advisory Board.

Trevor Bradbury

Mr. Trevor Bradbury is Group Company Secretary of the company. He is responsible for company secretarial matters at Interserve Plc and is a director and secretary of a number of other Group Centre companies. He has responsibility for the group legal, insurance and motor fleet functions, is a member of the risk and tax and treasury committees and chairs the information security forum. Career commenced as a chartered quantity surveyor covering both general construction and mechanical and electrical contracting. Subsequently became group legal and commercial advisor to How Group, qualified as a Barrister and later was appointed its Company Secretary. Appointed Group Secretary following the take-over of How Group in 1998.

Gareth Edwards

Mr. Gareth Edwards is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. As a partner at Pinsent Masons, Gareth’s expertise is in corporate legal matters, but he also has extensive experience as an advisor to Boards and CEOs in a range of public (predominantly FTSE 250), private and entrepreneurial companies on their strategy and wider business and commercial issues. He has considerable international experience, particularly in the Middle East and has spent recent years expanding Pinsent Masons’ offices in Continental Europe and facilitating its business development between Asian, Middle Eastern and European offices. Gareth, a qualified solicitor, has a BA in French/German from the University of Keele. Gareth will be leaving Pinsent Masons on 30 April 2017. He serves in Partner, Global Head of Corporate, Pinsent Masons LLP, Director, Pinsent Masons Director Ltd, Director, Pinsent Masons Secretarial Ltd, Non-Executive Director, Positive Healthcare plc.

Anne Fahy

Ms. Anne Fahy is Non-Executive Independent Director of Interserve Plc. During her 27 years at BP, Anne gained extensive experience of global business, developing markets, risk management, internal control, compliance and strategy development in the aviation, petrochemicals, trading and retail sectors. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics, Accounting and Business from University College Galway, Ireland. Anne has chaired the Audit Committee since May 2013. She serves in Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair, Nystrar NV (Belgium), Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair, SThree plc, Director/Trustee and Chair of Finance Committee, Save the Children. She served in Chief Financial Officer, Global Fuels, BP, Controller Strategic Businesses, BP, Controller Petrochemicals, BP, Other senior management roles at BP, Senior Audit Manager, KPMG (Ireland and Australia).

Russell King

Mr. Russell John King is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Interserve Plc. Following his appointment to the Board in September 2014, Russell was appointed as Senior Independent Director in May 2015. He has broad international experience in business/strategy development, human resources relations, government and sustainable development acquired during his 20 years in various management roles at ICI and senior positions at Anglo American, Bergteamet and GeoProMining. Russell holds a BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Durham. His external appointments are : Non-Executive Chairman, Hummingbird Resources PLC, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman, Spectris Plc, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman, Aggreko plc. He served in Senior Adviser, Heidrick & Struggles Chairman, Sepura plc, Chairman, Sorrett Advisors Ltd, Chairman, GeoProMining Ltd, Senior Adviser, RBC Capital Markets on Metals and Mining, Chairman, Bergteamet AB, Non-Executive Director, Anglo Platinum Ltd, Chief Strategy Officer, Anglo American plc, Executive Vice President of Group Human Resources and Business Development, Anglo American plc, Various senior management roles at ICI.

Keith Ludeman

Mr. Keith L. Ludeman is Non-Executive Independent Director of Interserve Plc. He has many years’ experience in the transport and infrastructure industries including some 15 years with the Go-Ahead Group, where, as Chief Executive, he was responsible for the negotiation and operation of complex public-service contracts and the management and motivation of large workforces. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics and a Fellow of the Institute of Railway Operators. He holds a BA in Geography from the University of Newcastle and an MSc in Transport Engineering and Planning from the University of Salford. Keith has chaired the Remuneration Committee since July 2014. His External appointments are : Non-Executive Chairman, TXM Plant, Non-Executive Chairman, Aspin Group Holdings Ltd, Non-Executive Chairman, Bristol Water plc, Non-Executive Chairman, London Transport Museum Ltd, Senior Independent Director, Eversholt Rail Group, Director, European Rail Finance (GB) Ltd. He served in Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Network Rail Ltd, Non-Executive Director, Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd, Non-Executive Director, Network Rail Consulting Ltd, Group Chief Executive, Go-Ahead Group Plc, Chairman, Association of Train Operating Companies.

Nick Salmon

Mr. Nick R. Salmon is Non-Executive Independent Director of Interserve Plc. He brings a wealth of experience from a number of senior roles in multinational companies. A mechanical engineer by training, he spent his formative years as a project engineer before joining Alstom in 1988. During his tenure at Alstom, Babcock and Cookson, Nick was responsible for leading several major restructuring projects and negotiating complex acquisitions and disposals. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and holds a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bristol. He serves in Non-Executive Chairman, South East Water Ltd, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Elementis plc. He served as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, United Utilities Group plc, Chief Executive, Cookson Group plc, Executive Vice President, Alstom SA, Chief Executive, Babcock International Group plc.

Ian Bell