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Persimmon PLC (PSN.L)

PSN.L on London Stock Exchange

2,682.00GBp
11 Dec 2017
Change (% chg)

11.00 (+0.41%)
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2,686.00
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2,660.00
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1,142,676
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2,901.00
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1,646.00

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nicholas Wrigley

61 2011 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Fairburn

50 2013 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Michael Killoran

54 1999 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

David Jenkinson

49 2016 Group Managing Director, Executive Director

Tracy Davison

2016 Company Secretary

Rachel Kentleton

48 2015 Non-Executive Director

Simon Litherland

52 2017 Non-Executive Director

Nigel Mills

61 2016 Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Davie

70 2016 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Marion Sears

54 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nicholas Wrigley

Mr. Nicholas H. T. Wrigley is the Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Persimmon Plc. He is an Executive Vice Chairman of Rothschild London. He has over 30 years’ mergers and acquisitions experience at Rothschild and is a qualified accountant. He was also Senior Steward of the Jockey Club from 2009 to 2014. Nicholas’ leadership style encourages open and honest debate in the spirit of constructive challenge, which enables effective decision making by the Board in all areas of strategy, responsibility and governance.

Jeffrey Fairburn

Mr. Jeffrey (Jeff) Fairburn is Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of Persimmon PLC. He has been Group Chief Executive since April 2013. He joined the Group in 1989 and became North East Managing Director in 2000. He was promoted to North Division Chief Executive in 2006 and subsequently to Group Managing Director in 2012. Jeff has 32 years’ experience in the construction industry, 28 of which have been in the housebuilding sector. He has an in depth knowledge of Persimmon having started as a quantity surveyor in our Yorkshire business. This, together with his progressive style and strong leadership skills, enables him to effectively direct and manage the delivery of our strategy.

Michael Killoran

Mr. Michael (Mike) Hugh Killoran, BA (HONS.) ACA is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Persimmon PLC. He joined the Company in 1996. A chartered accountant by profession, Mike worked in manufacturing, distribution and retail sectors before joining the Group. He took over his present role in April 1999. Mike has extensive financial and operational skills and over 20 years’ experience and knowledge of both the industry and our business. These skills enable Mike to make a strong contribution to strategy development.

David Jenkinson

Mr. David Jenkinson is Group Managing Director, Executive Director of the Company., since 7 January 2016. He joined the Group in 1997. He was appointed Managing Director of the North East operating business in 2005 and was promoted to Regional Managing Director in 2007 and to North Division Chief Executive in January 2013. He was promoted to Group Managing Director on 7 January 2016. Dave has extensive experience of the housebuilding industry. He has an in-depth knowledge of Persimmon, having worked for the Group for almost 20 years. He has particular strengths in land buying and development and is a qualified town planner.

Tracy Davison

Rachel Kentleton

Ms. Rachel Kentleton is Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is a qualified accountant, is the Finance Director at PayPoint plc. Prior to joining PayPoint in January 2017 Rachel was Group Director, Strategy & Implementation at EasyJet. She has previously held investor relations and finance roles at Unilever, Natwest, Diageo and SABMiller. Rachel’s strategic, investor relations and financial experience adds to the balance of skills and experience of our Non- Executive Directors and greatly benefits the implementation of the Company’s strategy and the development of the business.

Simon Litherland

Mr. Simon Litherland has been appointed as the Non-Executive Director of the Company, since April 3, 2017. Simon Litherland is the Chief Executive of Britvic plc. He is a qualified accountant and has over 25 years’ experience in finance and leadership roles within the drinks manufacturing and distribution sector. Prior to joining Britvic in 2011 Simon worked for global drinks manufacturer Diageo plc, spending 20 years running several of the company’s international business units, ultimately becoming Managing Director of Diageo Great Britain. Simon is an accomplished Executive with proven finance, leadership and business skills in a consumer facing industry. His strong understanding of branding and customer propositions adds to the skillset of the Board and will prove invaluable to the development and implementation of the Company’s strategy.

Nigel Mills

Mr. Nigel Mills is Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 4 April 2016. He is a Senior Advisor at Citigroup Global Markets and was previously Chairman of Corporate Broking at Citi between 2005-2015 and Chief Executive at Hoare Govett between 1995-2005. He has extensive experience in advising some of the UK’s largest companies. Nigel has sound commercial judgement drawing on a 30 year career advising quoted companies. He has broad experience of financial markets, shareholder attitudes, corporate governance and compliance which enable him to provide sound advice to the Board.

Jonathan Davie

Mr. Jonathan Richard Davie is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. He is chartered accountant, is Non-Executive Chairman of First Avenue Partners LLP and of technology company Econiq Limited. He is also a Non- Executive Director of investment trusts Hansa Trust Plc and Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust PLC. Jonathan’s previous roles include Non- Executive Chairman of IG Group Holdings Plc, Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse, CEO of BZW Global Equities and Non-Executive Director of Credit Suisse UK Private Bank. Jonathan’s experience has given him sound judgement and the ability to constructively challenge the Executive Directors. He has extensive experience of the financial markets and capital raising.

Marion Sears

Ms. Marion J. Sears is Non-Executive Independent Director of Persimmon PLC. She is a Non-Executive Director of Dunelm Group Plc and of investment company WA Capital Limited. She is also a Non-Executive Director of investment trusts Fidelity European Values Plc and Aberdeen New Dawn Investment Trust PLC. Marion previously held executive positions at Glaxo, UBS, Baring Brothers and JP Morgan. Marion has extensive retail industry knowledge and customer understanding together with an all-round view of the consumer markets. Her banking skills, financial background and current involvement in the investment industry enable her to provide sound advice and judgement on the implementation of the Company’s strategy.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Nicholas Wrigley

210,578

Jeffrey Fairburn

2,123,690

Michael Killoran

1,415,650

David Jenkinson

1,384,370

Tracy Davison

--

Rachel Kentleton

65,014

Simon Litherland

--

Nigel Mills

42,895

Jonathan Davie

67,900

Marion Sears

67,900
As Of  31 Dec 2016