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Talktalk Telecom Group PLC (TALK.L)

TALK.L on London Stock Exchange

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20 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Dunstone

2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

Tristia Harrison

2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

John Gildersleeve

74 2016 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Kate Ferry

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Tim Morris

2016 General Counsel and Company Secretary

Howard Stringer

76 2012 Non-Executive Director

Roger Taylor

2015 Non-Executive Director

John Allwood

64 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Phil Jordan

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Catherine Keers

53 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nigel Langstaff

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian West

49 2016 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Dunstone

Sir Charles William Dunstone is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is the founder of The Carphone Warehouse and created TalkTalk in 2002. He was appointed Chairman of TalkTalk in 2010 and became Executive Chairman in May 2017. Sir Charles has directed the development of TalkTalk to become one of the leading fixed line telecommunication businesses in the UK. Sir Charles is currently Chairman of Royal Museums Greenwich and was previously Chairman of Dixons Carphone PLC.

Tristia Harrison

Ms. Tristia Harrison is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. She is Chief Executive Officer of TalkTalk. Prior to this Tristia was the Managing Director of TalkTalk’s consumer business. Tristia joined The Carphone Warehouse Group in 2000 and has held a number of senior management and executive positions in The Carphone Warehouse and TalkTalk Group. She joined the PLC Board in 2014. Tristia is also a Trustee at Comic Relief and national charity Ambitious about Autism.

John Gildersleeve

Mr. John Gildersleeve is Deputy Chairman of the Board of TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC. John is Deputy Chairman having joined the Board in 2010, as well as the Chairman of The British Land Company plc. John was previously the Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Spire Healthcare Group plc until May 2017, Chairman of Carphone Warehouse Group until December 2015, and a Non-Executive Director of Pick n Pay SA until March 2016. He was also formerly Chairman of New Look Retail Group, EMI Group and Gallaher Group; a Non-Executive Director of Dixons Carphone plc, Lloyds TSB Bank PLC and Vodafone Group and an Executive Director of Tesco plc.

Kate Ferry

Ms. Kate Ferry is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Prior to joining TalkTalk, Kate was an Executive Director at Dixons Carphone Plc for almost 8 years, originally brought in as Corporate Affairs Director in 2010 to facilitate the demerger from TalkTalk. Kate began her career in audit with PwC before moving to Merrill Lynch as a Director within the equity research team where she spent the next 10 years. Kate is a chartered accountant and a member of the Heads Together Advisory Board.

Tim Morris

Mr. Tim S. Morris is General Counsel and Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. Tim is responsible for all legal matters in the UK and across Europe including acquisitions, corporate governance and company secretarial matters at TalkTalk Group. Previously he was a partner at DLA Piper LLP.

Howard Stringer

Sir Howard Stringer is Non-Executive Director of TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC. Howard joined the Board in July 2012. Until June 2013, he was Chairman of Sony Corporation, where previous appointments included President and CEO. Prior to Sony Corporation, Sir Howard had a distinguished 30 year career as a journalist, producer and executive at CBS Inc., and President of CBS Broadcasting. In addition to his role at TalkTalk, Sir Howard is Chairman of the American Film Institute, SAID Business School Oxford, New York Presbyterian Ophthalmology Center, as well as being a Board member of BBC Commercial Holdings Ltd and Chairman of Atrium TV.

Roger Taylor

Mr. Roger W. Taylor is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He joined the board as a Non-Executive Director in November 2015, having previously been TalkTalk’s Non-Executive Deputy Chairman between January 2010 and July 2012. From 1999, Roger served over sixteen years as CEO, CFO and Deputy Chairman of The Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Carphone plc. Roger is also a founding Partner in both Student Castle LLP and Freston Ventures Investments LLP, which invests directly in a number of private businesses including Five Guys Europe and MOD Pizza UK, in addition to various indirect private equity and investment funds.

John Allwood

Mr. John Allwood is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He joined the Board of TalkTalk in 2010 and is the Audit Committee Chairman. He has spent his entire career in media and telecoms, holding a number of senior executive positions in these sectors, including Chief Executive of Orange UK between 2000 and 2004. Prior to that John spent eight years at Mirror Group plc as Finance Director and Chief Executive. After leaving Orange he was Managing Director of Telegraph Media Group, and Chief Operating Officer and Finance Director of Mecom Group plc. In addition to his role at TalkTalk, he is Chairman at IMI mobile plc, Chairman of Adgorithms plc and a Director of Creative Education Trust.

Phil Jordan

Mr. Phil Jordan is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Phil is currently Group Chief Information Officer at J Sainsbury plc. Prior to this, Phil was Global Chief Information Officer at Telefonica and Chief Information Officer for Vodafone UK/Ireland and has spent over 20 years in the telecoms sector.

Catherine Keers

Ms. Catherine Jane Keers is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in August 2016, having previously been Customer Director and Marketing Director of O2 UK, Non-Executive Director of Telefonica Europe plc and more recently Royal Mail plc. Cath is Chair of ustwo, a digital product, games and venture business and Non-Executive Director of Sage Group plc.

Nigel Langstaff

Mr. Nigel Langstaff is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was at The Carphone Warehouse Group PLC from 1997 until its merger with Dixons Retail in 2014. He held a number of senior finance roles including UK finance director and group finance director, before becoming CFO in 2010. He was also a director of Virgin Mobile France from 2009 to 2014. Prior to working at The Carphone Warehouse, he spent four years with Arthur Andersen, where he qualified as an ACA. He is a trustee for a number of charities, including Renaissance Foundation, Ensemble Pour La Difference and the David Ross Education Trust.

Ian West

Mr. Ian West is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. West joined the Board in February 2011 and is the Senior Independent Director. He has been involved in the TMT sector for over 30 years as a manager, director and investor. Ian held numerous roles at Sky over eleven years, latterly as Managing Director of the Sky Digital subscription business. Ian is also currently an investor in, and/or Director of, a range of small and medium sized businesses and co-founded Top Up TV in 2003. Ian was a supervisory board member of Kabel Deutschland.

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