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On The Beach Group PLC (OTB.L)

OTB.L on London Stock Exchange

456.60GBp
24 May 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Pennycook

55 2019 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Simon Cooper

2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Paul Meehan

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Kirsteen Vickerstaff

39 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Richard Segal

55 2018 Non-Executive Director

David Kelly

45 2019 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Pennycook

Mr. Richard J. Pennycook is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Richard is Non-Executive Chairman of Howden Joinery Group Plc, a position he has held since 2016 having joined the board as a Non-Executive Director in 2013. Richard was previously Non-Executive Chairman of The Hut Group from 2012 to 2018, having worked with the fast-growing technology unicorn in an advisory capacity since 2008. He went plural after a 30 year executive career that concluded with his position as CEO of The Co-operative Group, where he served from 2013 to 2017. Prior to The Co-operative Group, Richard held main Board roles at a number of public companies, including Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC, RAC plc, HP Bulmer Holdings plc, Laura Ashley Holdings plc and J D Wetherspoon PLC.

Simon Cooper

Mr. Simon Cooper serves as Chief Executive, Executive Director Officer of the company. The first Group company was established by CEO Simon Cooper in 2004, and became a trading subsidiary of On the Beach Limited in 2008. Simon was also a founder of On the Piste Travel Limited incorporated in 1996. The Group initially operated on a digital platform operated by Teletext Holidays, with bookings being taken via a call centre. The Company launched its first website in 2004 and expanded rapidly, securing private equity investment from Livingbridge in 2007. Simon recruited the large majority of the current Executive team and continued to drive growth in On the Beach, securing further investment from Inflexion private equity in 2013.

Paul Meehan

Mr. Paul Meehan has served as Chief Financial Officer of On The Beach Group Plc since January 16, 2017. Prior to that, Paul was a Director at Gala Coral Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd. (now part of the newly merged Ladbrokes Coral Group plc). Paul joined Gala Interactive as Finance Director in April 2012, as part of a new management team, re-launching an online gaming business in Gibraltar. The business successfully launched three new online gaming sites, taking the largest brand to be UK market leader. In November 2014, Gala Coral's two businesses in Gibraltar (Gala Interactive and Coral Interactive) were integrated. Paul became Finance Director of the combined business which continued to deliver market leading growth. More recently, Paul was the director responsible for the interactive planning and integration aspects of the merger between Gala Coral Group Limited and Ladbrokes plc which was announced in June 2015 and completed in November 2016. Paul previously held CFO/FD positions in a number of businesses in the UK, including online, gaming and technology businesses.

Kirsteen Vickerstaff

Richard Segal

Mr. Richard Segal serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board of the company. He is also Chairman of Racing Post and Encore Tickets and (as at the date of this report) HostelWorld Group plc. Previously, Richard was Chairman for Esporta and Barratts PriceLess, a founding partner of 3i Quoted Private Equity, a non-executive director at The Kyte Group, Chief Executive Officer at PartyGaming Plc and Odeon Cinemas (where he led a management buy-out from the Rank Group) and Managing Director of Rank Group’s entertainment sector. Richard will step down as Chairman of HostelWorld Group plc on 1 December 2017 and will leave their Board on 31 December 2017. He holds a BA in economics from Manchester University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

David Kelly

Dr. David Kelly, Ph.D., serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Dr. David is currently a Non- Executive Director of The Gym Group plc, Camelot UK Lotteries, Trinity Mirror plc and Holiday Extras. He was previously the Operations Director at Amazon from 1998 to 2000, the Chief Operating Officer at Lastminute.com from 2000 to 2003 the Vice President, Operations/Chief Operating Officer at eBay from 2003 to 2007 and Senior Vice President of International at Rackspace from 2010 to 2012 In 2007, David co-founded mydeco.com and, more recently, has built a wide portfolio of non-executive and advisory positions – including Chairman/Non-Executive Director of Pure 360.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Pennycook

--

Simon Cooper

201,000

Paul Meehan

201,000

Kirsteen Vickerstaff

--

Richard Segal

100,000

David Kelly

50,000
As Of  31 Mar 2017

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