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Metro Bank PLC (MTRO.L)

MTRO.L on London Stock Exchange

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16 Jul 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Vernon Hill

2008 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Craig Donaldson

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

David Arden

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary and Director

Aileen Gillan

Chief Risk Officer

Danielle Harmer

Chief People Officer

Stuart Bernau

67 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Catherine Brown

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Roger Farah

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alastair Gunn

2010 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Harry Lockhart

2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anna Melis

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Snyder

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Thandi

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Vernon Hill

Mr. Vernon W. Hill, II., serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Vernon was the founder and Chairman of Commerce Bancorp, a start-up bank established in 1973 and sold to Toronto-Dominion Bank in 2007 for US$8.5 billion, with US$50 billion in assets and 440 branches. Vernon is involved in banking and non-banking related businesses and voluntary ventures in the US. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Vernon is Chairman of Republic First Bancorp, Inc.

Craig Donaldson

Mr. Craig Donaldson serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Craig was previously Managing Director, Retail Products and Direct Channels, of RBS UK. He was also Chairman of the Retail Asset and Liabilities Committee and Retail Product Board and a member of the Retail Board, Retail Risk Committee and RBS UK Asset and Liabilities Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors at TheCityUK as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.

David Arden

Mr. David Arden serves as Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary and Director of the Company. Prior to joining Metro Bank, David was CFO at Sainsbury’s Bank and interim MD of Argos Financial Services, following the successful acquisition of Home Retail Group by J Sainsbury plc in September 2016. David joined Sainsbury’s Bank from Shop Direct Financial Services, where he was CFO. In his 28-year career, he has held a number of senior positions including MD of RBS/NatWest credit cards and Finance and Risk Director for Tesco Bank.

Aileen Gillan

Ms. Aileen Gillan serves as Chief Risk Officer of the Company. As Chief Risk Officer, Ms Gillan is responsible for management and oversight of the risk and control framework across the bank. This includes ensuring that Metro Bank fulfils its regulatory obligations, while lending safely and sustainably and continuing to deliver high levels of customer service. A qualified barrister, Ms Gillan spent the first ten years of her career in a number of advisory roles. Ms Gillan joined Metro Bank from Lloyds Banking Group plc, where most recently she was Chief Risk Officer for the Asset Finance businesses. Prior to that, she was accountable for the management of risk and compliance across a range of businesses in major financial institutions.

Danielle Harmer

Ms. Danielle Harmer serves as Chief People Officer of the Company. Ms Harmer is responsible for all aspects of looking after Metro Bank’s people and enabling its culture and values. A Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Ms Harmer has worked in retail banking for over 20 years both in business leadership and human resources roles. She joined the Halifax Building Society in 1992, which then merged with Bank of Scotland to become HBOS plc and latterly was acquired by Lloyds Banking Group plc. Her roles ranged from New Business Manager and Regional Director to HR Director for the Lloyds TSB, Halifax and Bank of Scotland branch networks. Before joining Metro Bank, she was responsible for human resources in the Corporate Functions in Barclays plc Retail and Business Banking. Ms Harmer has a degree in Economics and Business Economics from the University of Southampton and is also a Court Member for the Guild of HR Professionals.

Stuart Bernau

Mr. Stuart D. M. Bernau serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stuart has specialised in financial services for over 40 years, including 13 years as a main Board Director of Nationwide Building Society. He was Chairman and CEO of Chelsea Building Society and has chaired the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Financial Services Sector Skills Council. He was Special Adviser to the Treasury Select Committee from 2013 to 2015.

Catherine Brown

Ms. Catherine Brown is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, effective 1 October 2018. Ms. Catherine holds various non-executive roles including: Non-Executive Board Member at the Cabinet Office, Non- Executive Director of FNZ (UK) Limited, and Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Additive Flow Limited and The Plastic Economy Limited. She is a Trustee of Cancer Research UK, one of the UK’s largest charities. Catherine has extensive experience in organisational transformation in financial services and a wide range of experience in leadership and operations. Her previous appointments include: Group Strategy Director at Lloyds Banking Group, Executive Director of Human Resources at the Bank of England and Chief Operating Officer at Apax Partners.

Roger Farah

Mr. Roger N. Farah serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Keith was formerly Founder and CEO of the Caerus Capital Group. He is Co-Founder and Non-Executive Chairman of both Censeo Ltd and Mill Capital Investment Partners (Dubai), and also Joint Founder and Chairman of AdAlpha Solutions Ltd. Keith was Joint Founder and Managing Director of J. Rothschild Assurance (now St. James’s Place). He also co-founded the Financial Services Forum.

Alastair Gunn

Mr. Alastair Gunn serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Ben was Chief Executive and then Chairman of Friends Provident Life and Pensions Ltd as well as a Director of Friends Provident. As Chief Executive, he was responsible for all aspects of the Friends Provident Group’s life and pensions activities worldwide. More recently, he was the Senior Independent Director at Aviva UK and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Avelo.

Harry Lockhart

Mr. Harry Eugene Lockhart serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gene is Chairman and Managing Partner at MissionOG, a venture capital firm with significant operational and investment experience across the financial services and payments industries. Previously, he was a Special Adviser at General Atlantic and a Venture Partner at Oak Investment Partners. Prior to that, he was President of the Global Retail Bank at Bank of America, President & CEO at Mastercard International, and CEO at Midland Bank plc. He has been on the boards of many banking institutions including Midland Group Holdings, First Republic Bank, Bank America Corp., Mastercard International, and APACS, amongst others. Gene has also been the Chairman of the Board of CHAPS and Director of SWIFT.

Anna Melis

Ms. Anna Melis serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Monique is a Managing Director and the Global Head of Regulatory Consulting at Duff & Phelps and is a member of Duff and Phelps’ Luxembourg Management Company Board. With extensive financial services and regulatory experience across established and growth markets, her appointments have included Executive Board member at Kinetic Partners and roles at the Cayman Islands Regulator and Stock Exchange (‘CSX’), the Financial Services Authority and the Securities and Futures Authority.

Michael Snyder

Sir Michael Snyder serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Sir. Michael was Senior Partner of Kingston Smith between 1979 and 2016, and is now a consultant to the firm. He has advised the government over many years, including chairing the National Business Angels Network, and as a member of the Small Business Council and Small Business Investment Taskforce. He was also founder Co-Chairman of the government’s Professional and Business Services Council and chaired the Association of Practising Accountants. He is Senior Partner of Bramdean Consultants LLP and an elected member of the City of London Corporation, which he led for five years as Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee.

Paul Thandi

Mr. Paul Thandi is appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2019. Mr. Paul is CEO of the NEC Group in Birmingham where he has overseen the growth of one of the world’s top venue management companies. He is an experienced CEO, Chair and Non-Executive Director with diverse international media and service-led experience with an emphasis on people, innovation, data and culture. Paul has over 20 years’ experience in the media industry, including as executive director at CMP Information (‘CMPi’). He is also Deputy Lieutenant of West Midlands Lieutenancy, representing the Queen in the region.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Vernon Hill

505,000

Craig Donaldson

800,944

David Arden

1,095,590

Aileen Gillan

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Danielle Harmer

--

Stuart Bernau

90,625

Catherine Brown

13,125

Roger Farah

70,815

Alastair Gunn

90,625

Harry Lockhart

99,193

Anna Melis

58,958

Michael Snyder

70,625

Paul Thandi

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As Of  31 Dec 2018