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Mothercare PLC (MTC.L)

MTC.L on London Stock Exchange

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19 Jul 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Clive Whiley

58 2018 Interim Executive Chairman of the Board

Mark Newton-Jones

49 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Glyn Hughes

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Alice Darwall

2017 General Counsel and Group Company Secretary

David Wood

2018 Group Managing Director, Executive Director

Kirsty Homer

2017 Global Human Resources Director

Keith Basnett

2018 Group Supply Chain and Transformation Director

Kevin Rusling

2017 International Managing Director

Matthew Stringer

41 2016 Global Product Officer

Lee Ginsberg

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gillian Kent

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Rivers

2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Nick Wharton

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Clive Whiley

Mr. Clive Peter Whiley is Interim Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has thirty five years’ experience in regulated strategic management positions since becoming a Member of the London Stock Exchange. He has extensive main Board executive director experience across a broad range of financial services, engineering, manufacturing, distribution & leisure businesses: encompassing the UK, Europe, North America, Australasia and the People’s Republic of China. Mr Whiley is currently a Non-Executive Director of Stanley Gibbons Group plc and Camper & Nicholsons Marina Investments Limited and also Chairman of China Venture Capital Management Limited, First China Venture Capital Limited and Y-LEE Limited.

Mark Newton-Jones

Mr. Mark Newton-Jones re-designated as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mark has almost 30 years of experience working with, and developing some of the industry’s leading retail brands in both stores and online. Before joining the Company as interim CEO in March 2014, Mark was previously Group CEO of Shop Direct, owner of the Littlewoods and Very brands. Under his stewardship, Shop Direct embarked on one of the largest retail integrations in Europe, merging and integrating Littlewoods and Great Universal stores and a significant transformation journey from a failing large scale bricks-and-mortar operation to one of the UK’s leading multi-channel retailers with seamlessly integrated mobile, online and digital platforms. Prior to Shop Direct, Mark held various director roles at Next plc including as the director of the Next Directory taking it online in 1998, becoming one of the UK’s first online retailers. Mark began his career in his family run retail and wholesale business working alongside his father and grandfather. Formerly a non-executive director at Boohoo plc. He is Chairman of Graduate Fashion Week. Board member of INGKA Holding B.V. Supervisory Board, the parent company of IKEA Group. Non-executive director at Pockit Limited.

Glyn Hughes

Mr. Glyn Hughes is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Glyn has extensive international retail and finance experience gained during his 10 year residence in Asia (2006 – 2016) where he held both CEO and CFO positions within the Dairy Farm Group. Appointments prior to that include senior Finance, Strategy and Business Development roles at Kingfisher, Tesco and KPMG.

Alice Darwall

Ms. Alice Darwall is General Counsel and Group Company Secretary of the Company. Most recently Alice was Group General Counsel at FTSE250 Company, Berendsen plc, prior to its takeover by Elis S. A. in September 2017. Prior to that Alice was director of legal at Proximity Advisors Ltd and Group General Counsel at French Connection plc from 2004-2014. Solicitor.

David Wood

Mr. David Wood is Group Managing Director, Executive Director of the Company. David has considerable experience gained across a number of international consumer facing brands, with a strong track record for turning around and growing retail businesses. David was previously Group President of Kmart Holding Corp, a $3bn US grocery retail and pharmaceutical business, where he successfully transformed the customer value proposition and retail operating model, returning the business to sustainable profit growth. Prior to this, David held a number of senior commercial, marketing and general management positions at Tesco where he achieved similar results in the UK and internationally.

Kirsty Homer

Ms. Kirsty Homer is Global Human Resources Director of the Company. Formerly Director of Personnel Group and Partnership Services at John Lewis where Kirsty had a career spanning 20 years.

Keith Basnett

Mr. Keith Basnett is Group Supply Chain and Transformation Director of the Company. Keith Basnett joined the Executive Committee having previously been engaged on a number of change programmes and cost reduction initiatives as a senior contractor within the group. He has a wealth of experience across both retail and the wider global operational landscape, having previously held Chief Operations officer roles in Shop Direct and Yodel, as well as senior Director roles in N Brown Group, Hutchison Telecom, Freemans and an early career with American Express.

Kevin Rusling

Mr. Kevin Rusling is International Managing Director of the Company. He is a formerly International Director of Monsoon Accessorize; prior to that Kevin ran the international division of Walmart’s George at Asda business for five years and was previously International Manager at Marks and Spencer for 12 years.

Matthew Stringer

Mr. Matthew Stringer is Global Product Officer of Mothercare PLC. He is a formerly Managing Director of Carphone Warehouse; various roles at M&S including International Operations Director and Head of GM Stock Management and New Buying.

Lee Ginsberg

Mr. Lee Dale Ginsberg serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Mothercare Plc. Lee has substantial financial experience working in listed companies, and indepth knowledge of international franchise models and systems. Previously Chief Financial Officer of Domino’s Pizza Group plc (until 2 April 2014) and prior to that Group Finance Director at Health Club Holdings Limited (formerly Holmes Place plc) where he also served as Deputy Chief Executive. Lee is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has been Non-executive director and chair of the audit committee at Trinity Mirror plc; Deputy Chairman, Senior Independent non-executive director at Patisserie Holdings plc; Senior Independent non-executive director and Chairman of the audit committee at On The Beach plc; Senior Independent non-executive director and Chairman of the audit committee at Softcat plc; and non-executive Chairman of Oriole Restaurants Limited.

Gillian Kent

Ms. Gillian Dawn Celia Kent is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Gillian has had a broad executive career including being Chief Executive of real estate portal Propertyfinder until its acquisition by Zoopla, and 15 years with Microsoft including three years as Managing Director of MSN UK. Gillian holds non-executive director roles at Pendragon plc, National Accident Helpline Group plc, Ascential plc, and at two private companies, Coull Limited and No Agent Technologies Limited.

Richard Rivers

Mr. Richard Rivers is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Mothercare PLC. He is a formerly Chief of Staff and Head of Corporate Strategy at Unilever. Richard provides marketing, strategic and corporate knowledge to the Company as well as remuneration committee expertise. Formerly a member of the Board of Channel 4 Television Corporation. He is a director of Lumene Oy and a member of the Advisory Board of WPP plc.

Nick Wharton

Mr. Nick Wharton is Non-Executive Independent Director of Mothercare plc. Nick provides the Company with extensive experience within the retail sector both in the UK and Internationally. Substantial plc experience having operated as both CEO and CFO supports the financial and strategic direction of the Company. Currently CFO of SuperGroup plc and formerly Chief Executive Officer of Dunelm Group plc, Chief Financial Officer of Halfords Group plc, and held finance and international positions at The Boots Company plc and Cadbury Schweppes plc. He is Chief Financial Officer of SuperGroup plc.