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Dart Group PLC (DTG.L)

DTG.L on London Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Meeson

Group Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive

Gary Brown

47 2013 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Stephen Heapy

2013 Executive Director

Ian Day

2014 Group Company Secretary

Mark Laurence

2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Meeson

Mr. Philip H. Meeson is Group Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive of Dart Group PLC. He is Chairman and Chief Executive of Dart Group PLC and Executive Chairman of the Leisure Travel and Distribution & Logistics businesses. In April 1983, his private company purchased the Channel Express Group which, at that time, distributed Channel Islands grown flowers to wholesale markets throughout the UK, and freight from the UK into the Channel Islands. From that original business, he has developed the Group into a leading UK logistics operator and the North’s leading leisure travel provider. Having decided that the Company needed wider access to funding in order to accelerate its growth, Channel Express Group PLC was floated on the USM in 1988. In 1991, it changed its name to Dart Group PLC and moved to a full listing on the London Stock Exchange before moving to AIM in 2005.

Gary Brown

Mr. Gary James Brown is Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the company. He joined Dart Group PLC in April 2013 and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in June 2013. Gary has significant experience in the retail and consumer goods sectors, having held a number of senior finance positions at J Sainsbury PLC, Matalan PLC, and Instore PLC, where he was Group Finance Director. Prior to joining Dart Group PLC, Gary was Global Chief Financial Officer of Umbro PLC and subsequently, following the sale of the Umbro business to Nike Inc., Umbro International Limited. Gary is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Stephen Heapy

Mr. Stephen Paul Heapy is Executive Director of the Company since June 2013. He joined the Board in June 2013. He has been with Dart Group PLC since 2009 and is the Chief Executive Officer of Jet2holidays and Jet2.com. He has extensive experience in the travel industry, having held roles with My Travel PLC, Thomas Cook and Libra Holidays. Stephen is a Fellow of the Institute for Travel and Tourism, a Chartered Company Secretary and is a Member of the Institute for Turnaround.

Ian Day

Mark Laurence

Mr. Mark Laurence is independent non-executive Director of the Company. He joined the Company on 28 May 2009 as a Non-Executive Director and was recognised at the 2014 Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards as Non-Executive Director of the Year. Mark began his career as a transport sector investment analyst at Kitcat and Aitken, WI Carr and Merrill Lynch (formerly Smith New Court plc) where the team was ranked No.1 in the 1995 Extel Financial Survey of UK Investment Analysts. In 1997, he joined Collins Stewart plc and helped develop the group leading up to its MBO and IPO in 2000. Since 2001, Mark has pursued a career in fund management, most recently as a founding partner of Fundsmith. Mark is also vice-chairman of the endowment investment committee of King’s College University and a governor of Bryanston School in Dorset.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Philip Meeson

459,000

Gary Brown

696,000

Stephen Heapy

755,000

Ian Day

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Mark Laurence

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As Of  30 Mar 2016

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