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Whitbread PLC (WTB.L)

WTB.L on London Stock Exchange

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11 Aug 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Adam Crozier

56 2018 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alison Brittain

55 2016 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Nicholas Cadbury

53 2017 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Chris Vaughan

2017 General Counsel and Company Secretary

Mark Anderson

2017 Managing Director - Property and International

Phil Birbeck

2018 Managing Director of Restaurants

Simon Ewins

2018 Managing Director of Premier Inn

Simon Jones

2017 Managing Director of Premier Inn and Restaurants UK

Louise Smalley

52 2012 Executive Director, Group Human Resources Director

Nigel Jones

2017 Group Operations and Transformation Director

David Atkins

54 2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Horst Baier

63 2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Frank Fiskers

59 2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Gillingwater

63 2018 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Chris Kennedy

56 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Deanna Oppenheimer

62 2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Susan Taylor-Martin

55 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Amit Mistry

2019 Manager - Strategy & IR

Biographies

Name Description

Adam Crozier

Mr. Adam Alexander Crozier serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Crozier was Chief Executive of ITV plc from 2010-2017. Prior to that, Adam was former Joint Chief Executive of Saatchi & Saatchi, Chief Executive of the Football Association and then Royal Mail Group.

Alison Brittain

Ms. Alison Brittain serves as Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Alison joined Whitbread from Lloyds Banking Group, where she was Group Director of the Retail Division, with responsibility for the Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland retail branch networks, remote and intermediary channels and products, along with the Retail Business Banking and the wealth businesses. Prior to joining Lloyds Bank, Alison was Executive Director for Retail Distribution and Board Director at Santander UK PLC. She previously held senior roles at Barclays Bank.

Nicholas Cadbury

Mr. Nicholas Cadbury serves as Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Nicholas joined Whitbread in November 2012 as Group Finance Director. He previously worked at Dixons Retail PLC, in a variety of management roles, including Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2011. Nicholas also held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Premier Farnell PLC, He joined in 2011. Nicholas originally qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse.

Chris Vaughan

Mark Anderson

Phil Birbeck

Mr. Phil Birbeck serves as Managing Director of Restaurants of the Company. During his time at Dixons Phil progressed through various store operations roles to become Operations Director for PC World before moving into General Management positions. This included spells as Managing Director of PC City in Spain, MD for DSG Business and PDG for Pixmania Group, Dixon’s pan European e commerce platform serving retail and commercial clients. Phil joined Whitbread in 2015 as Managing Director for Whitbread Restaurants with responsibility for F&B services across all formats as well as the branded estate. He also represents Whitbread as the minority shareholder on the board of Healthy Retail. (Pure).

Simon Ewins

Mr. Simon Ewins serves as Managing Director of Premier Inn of the Company. Mr. Simon is a hospitality industry advocate and veteran, having spent nearly 30 years in the sector. His passion centres on how hospitality and Whitbread can combine to create outstanding careers for people of all academic levels across the UK. He is responsible for the Premier Inn business in the UK and Ireland and has worked for Whitbread in senior executive roles for nearly 15 years. Prior to joining Whitbread, he spent time in other large scale hospitality companies and Private Equity.

Simon Jones

Louise Smalley

Ms. Louise Smalley serves as Executive Director, Group Human Resources Director of the Company. Ms. Louise joined Whitbread in 1995 and has held the position of Group HR Director since 2007. During her time at Whitbread, Louise has held a variety of HR roles across the Whitbread businesses, including HR Director of David Lloyd Leisure and Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants. She previously worked in the oil industry, with BP and Esso Petroleum.

Nigel Jones

Mr. Nigel Jones serves as Group Operations and Transformation Director of the Company. Mr. Nigel Jones joined the Executive Committee in August 2017, when he joined the Company as Group Operations and Transformation Director. Nigel is responsible for managing Whitbread’s supply chain and leading the overall Whitbread transformation plan. He has recently taken on responsibility for our IT transformation.

David Atkins

Mr. David J. Atkins serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. David is Chief Executive of Hammerson plc, former Chairman and Executive Board member of the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) and past President and committee member of Revo.

Horst Baier

Mr. Horst Baier serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Horst is a highly experienced executive with more than 20 years’ background in the leisure industry. He was for eight years the Chief Financial Officer of TUI AG, the London-listed Anglo-German leisure travel group until the end of September 2018. During his time as Board Member of TUI AG, Horst played an important role in TUI’s transformation from a tour operator to a global provider of holidays operating 380 leisure hotels and 17 cruise ships.

Frank Fiskers

Mr. Frank Fiskers serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Frank Fiskers was Chief Executive of Scandic Hotels AB ("Scandic"), and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Scandic and of Shurgard Self Storage SA. He is also an industrial advisor to EQT Partners. Frank has over 35 years of extensive experience in the hospitality industry through the previous roles that he has held as Chief Executive of Scandic, and in senior positions with Radisson SAS, Hilton Worldwide, Azure Properties and First Hotels in Europe and Africa. Frank will also step down as a Non-Executive Director of Scandic.

Richard Gillingwater

Mr. Richard D. Gillingwater CBE serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has been Chairman of SSE Plc. Richard spent much of his executive career in corporate finance and investment banking with Kleinwort Benson, BZW and latterly Credit Suisse First Boston, where he rose to become Chairman of European Investment Banking. In 2003 he moved out of banking and became Chief Executive of the Shareholder Executive, a newly formed body set up to manage the Government's portfolio of investments. He has considerable plc Board experience and currently serves as Chairman of Janus Henderson Group plc and SSE plc as well as serving as a non- executive director of Helical plc and as Pro-Chancellor of the Open University.

Chris Kennedy

Mr. Chris Kennedy serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Chris is Chief Financial Officer of Micro Focus International plc, which he joined in January 2018. Prior to that, Chris was Chief Financial Officer of ARM Holdings plc for over two years, Group Finance Director of easyJet plc for five years, having previously spent 17 years in a variety of senior roles at EMI.

Deanna Oppenheimer

Ms. Deanna W. Oppenheimer serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Deanna spent over 25 years in a number of senior roles in banking at both Barclays Bank PLC and Washington Mutual Inc., where she ran retail banking across leading national branch franchises in the UK and US. Since 2012, through her family’s hospitality business, She invests in boutique hotels in western US.

Susan Taylor-Martin

Ms. Susan C. Taylor-Martin serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Susan has held a number of roles at Thomson Reuters, including President,of Thomson Reuters Media, President of Global Investment Focus Accounts and Managing Director of Legal in the UK and Ireland. Prior to this she was Global Head, Corporate Strategy for Reuters, which joined in 1993.

Amit Mistry