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Harworth Group PLC (HWG.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jonson Cox

2010 Executive Chairman of the Board

Owen Michaelson

46 2015 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Andrew Kirkman

2016 Finance Director, Executive Director

Chris Birch

2016 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Martyn Bowes

2015 Non-Executive Director

Andrew Cunningham

60 2016 Non-Executive Director

Steven Underwood

41 2010 Non-Executive Director

Lisa Clement

2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Anthony Donnelly

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jonson Cox

Mr. Jonson Cox is Executive Chairman of the Board of Harworth Group plc. He joined the Board on 15 November 2010 as Executive Chairman. Non-Executive Chairman since December 2012. Last re-elected in April 2016. Chair of the Nomination Committee. Jonson’s early career was with Royal Dutch Shell and Kelda Group. He joined Anglian Water as Chief Executive from 2004 until 2010. He was a Non-Executive Director of Wincanton plc from 2005 to 2014. In November 2012 he was appointed Chairman of the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat). Jonson joined the Board in 2010 to lead the former UK Coal plc through its 2012 restructuring. He has served as Non-Executive Chairman since the restructuring and led the Company through its 2015 acquisition of Harworth Estates. He is Chairman of Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) and the Cory Group. Advisor to I Squared Capital LLP.

Owen Michaelson

Mr. Owen Michaelson is Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. He joined the Board on 24 March 2015 having previously been Chief Executive of HEPGL from 28 September 2012 and of the Harworth Estates division of UK Coal since August 2010. Last re-elected in April 2016. Owen has more than 25 years’ experience in the remediation of brownfield land and has held executive roles at the Peel Group, Black Country Properties and Viridor. Prior to becoming the Chief Executive of Harworth Group plc, he took over the stand alone operations of Harworth Estates at the commencement of the restructuring of the UK Coal Group in August 2010. He established the business as a recognised developer of brownfield land, before being appointed to the Board of Harworth Group plc following its acquisition of Harworth Estates in 2015.

Andrew Kirkman

Mr. Andrew Kirkman is Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company, since 1 January 2016. He joined as Finance Director in January 2016. Andrew is a chartered accountant and has extensive experience having worked in a number of senior finance roles including Finance Director of Viridor, the recycling and renewable energy company from March 2011. Prior to that time Andrew held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Balfour Beatty Capital and Global Head of Corporate Finance at Bovis Lend Lease.

Chris Birch

Mr. Chris Birch is General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Chris graduated from Sheffield University in 2003 with a first class LLB and a distinction in the Legal Practice Course. He joined Eversheds LLP, where he qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and spent 12 years as a corporate restructuring lawyer, before joining Harworth as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in June 2016.

Martyn Bowes

Mr. Martyn Bowes is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He joined the Board on 24 March 2015 having previously been a Non-Executive Director of HEPGL from 19 March 2013. Last re-elected in April 2016. Martyn originally trained as an accountant and as a banker. He has spent the majority of his career in banking, most recently from 2001 to 2007 with Barclays Capital as Managing Director, Real Estate Finance. Since leaving Barclays he has pursued a portfolio business career, which in 2012 involved a takeover with fellow Directors of the South of England based Welbeck Land real estate business. Martyn now acts as Finance Director for Welbeck Land and also maintains other interests in debt advisory and healthcare. He Director of multiple private limited companies in the Welbeck Land Group. Non-Executive Director at Clouston Group and Conger Finance Limited.

Andrew Cunningham

Mr. Andrew R. Cunningham is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Andrew joined the Board on 26 April 2016. Appointed as Chair of the Audit Committee with effect from 1 October 2016. Andrew graduated from Cambridge University and then trained as a chartered accountant with Deloitte Haskins and Sells (a predecessor firm of PwC). In 1989 he was made a corporate finance and audit partner. In 1996 he was appointed Finance Director of Grainger plc, which was to become the UK’s largest listed residential investor, and then Chief Executive in 2009. He retired from Grainger at the end of 2015. Andrew is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. His External appointments : The Banks Group Limited, Cussins Limited, and Cussins (North East) Limited. Commissioner at The Port of Blyth.

Steven Underwood

Mr. Steven Underwood is Non-Executive Director of Harworth Group plc. He joined the Board on 2 August 2010. Last re-elected in April 2016. Steven is Chief Executive of the Peel Group of companies and brings to the Board the extensive experience of the Peel Group in brownfield land remediation and regeneration. He is Alternate Director of Intu Properties plc. Director of multiple private limited companies, mostly connected to the Peel Group.

Lisa Clement

Ms. Lisa Clement is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She the Board on 15 December 2011. Last re-elected in April 2016. Appointed Chair of the Remuneration Committee and Senior Independent Director on 1 October 2016. Formerly Chair of the Audit Committee. Lisa was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Sea Containers Limited, Managing Director of Capita Learning and Development and has held senior divisional roles at Cendant Inc and BPP Holdings plc. She is Director of Everything But The Cow Limited.

Anthony Donnelly

Mr. Anthony Donnelly is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He joined the Board on 24 March 2015 having previously been a Non-Executive Director of HEPGL from 10 December 2012 and a Director of the Harworth Estates division of UK Coal from January 2011. Last re-elected in April 2016. After early finance roles with Scottish and Newcastle Breweries from 1986, Anthony joined Morrison Homes Limited as Finance Director in 1990. In 2000 he was appointed Managing Director of Scotland-based AWG Property Limited. He has consequently overseen the workout and extraction of value from an extensive commercial and residential portfolio across the UK and Ireland and its transformation into a strategic and income generating portfolio. He is Director of various private limited companies in the AWG Group.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jonson Cox

160,000

Owen Michaelson

599,420

Andrew Kirkman

446,232

Chris Birch

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Martyn Bowes

42,500

Andrew Cunningham

30,208

Steven Underwood

42,500

Lisa Clement

50,750

Anthony Donnelly

42,500
As Of  30 Dec 2016