People: Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (ADN.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roger Cornick

2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Martin Gilbert

59 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Andrew Laing

2008 Deputy Chief Executive, Executive Director

W. Rattray

53 Finance Director, Executive Director

Ken Fry

2008 Chief Operating Officer

Anne Richards

2012 Chief Investment Officer, Executive Director

Gordon Brough

2012 General Counsel, Deputy Group Head - Risk

Roderick MacRae

2012 Group Head - Risk, Executive Director

Hugh Young

56 2011 Managing Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited; Global Head - Equities, Executive Director

John Brett

2011 Global Head - Distribution

Kerry Christie

2010 Global Head - Human Resources

Brad Crombie

2013 Global Head - Fixed Income

Gary Marshall

53 2010 Head, Americas

Pertti Vanhanen

Group Head - Property

Scott Massie

Company Secretary

Akira Suzuki

2013 Non-Executive Director

Jutta af Rosenborg

56 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Julie Chakraverty

42 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Mully

53 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jim Pettigrew

2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Simon Troughton

2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Roger Cornick

Mr. Roger C. Cornick is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Before coming to Aberdeen, Roger was with Perpetual PLC for over 20 years where, latterly, he served as deputy chairman. Roger has over 30 years’ experience of marketing and distribution in financial services and is currently a trustee of the River and Rowing Museum. Roger was appointed to the Board as an independent nonexecutive director on 23 January 2004 and was appointed Chairman on 22 January 2009. Roger is also chairman of the nominations committee. Other appointments is The River and Rowing Museum (trustee).

Martin Gilbert

Mr. Martin James Gilbert, LL.D., is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Martin trained as a chartered accountant prior to moving into investment management with an Aberdeen firm of solicitors. He is a founding director and shareholder of the Company. Martin is a director of a number of Aberdeen managed investment trusts and funds’ boards. Martin is also a member of the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board, the PRA Practitioner Panel and is a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s International Advisory Panel. Martin was appointed to the Board on 1 July 1983. Other appointments: FirstGroup PLC (chairman) and British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (non-executive director).

Andrew Laing

Mr. Andrew A. Laing, MA LLB, is Deputy Chief Executive, Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Andrew joined the Group in 1986 with responsibility for private equity investment. Andrew was subsequently appointed Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Aberdeen, Andrew practiced commercial law and was a private equity fund manager in Edinburgh. He graduated from the University of Aberdeen with an MA in Politics and International Relations, and an LLB. Andrew serves on the board of the Investment Management Association and is also a director of a number of Group subsidiary companies. Andrew was originally appointed to the Board in 1987 and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive in 2008.

W. Rattray

Mr. W. J. Rattray, MA CA, is Finance Director, Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Bill joined the Group in 1985 as Company Secretary and subsequently became Group Financial Controller. Prior to joining the Group, Bill trained as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Whinney in Aberdeen, qualifying in 1982. Bill is a director of a number of Group subsidiary companies. Bill was appointed to the Board on 31 January 1991.

Ken Fry

Mr. Ken Fry is Chief Operating Officer of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Ken graduated from the University of Essex with a BA in Computer Science and joined Aberdeen with the acquisition of Frederick’s Place Holdings in 1989 as Group IT Manager. He was appointed to the GMB in 2006 as Chief Technology Officer and to his current role in 2008.

Anne Richards

Ms. Anne Richards is Chief Investment Officer, Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. In addition to her role as Chief Investment Officer, Anne is Head of Aberdeen Solutions, and the EMEA region. Prior to Aberdeen, she worked for Merrill Lynch and Edinburgh Fund Managers, where she was chief investment officer and joint managing director. Anne graduated with first class honours in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, and has an MBA from Insead. Anne is also a director of a number of funds of hedge funds and funds of private equity funds managed by the Aberdeen Group. Anne is a member of the FCA Practitioner Panel. Anne was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2011. Other appointments are The Council of the Duchy of Lancaster (trustee), The Scottish Chamber Orchestra (trustee), The Court of the University of Edinburgh (lay member) and esure Group plc (non-executive director).

Gordon Brough

Mr. Gordon H. Brough is General Counsel, Deputy Group Head - Risk of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Gordon joined Aberdeen in February 2009 to head up the Group’s legal function having previously been the partner responsible for the Group’s affairs at Maclay Murray & Spens LLP. Prior to its merger with Maclays, Gordon had helped found specialist law firm, The City Law Partnership. He was appointed General Counsel and Deputy Group Head of Risk in 2012. Gordon is qualified as a lawyer in both Scots and English law.

Roderick MacRae

Mr. Roderick MacLeod MacRae is Group Head - Risk, Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Rod is responsible for UK and global risk including regulatory compliance, legal services, business and market risk. Rod joined Aberdeen in 2003, following the acquisition of Edinburgh Fund Managers. He graduated with an MA in Economics from the University of Edinburgh and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Rod is a director of a number of Group subsidiary companies. Rod was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2012.

Hugh Young

Mr. Hugh Young is Managing Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited and Global Head - Equities, Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. He founded Singapore based Aberdeen Asia in 1992 and has been managing the Group’s Asian equities since 1985. Hugh graduated with a BA in Politics from Exeter University. Hugh is a director of a number of Group subsidiary companies and Aberdeen-managed investment trusts and funds’ boards. Hugh was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2011.

John Brett

Mr. John Brett is Global Head - Distribution of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. John joined Aberdeen on 1 November 2011 as Global Head of Distribution. He joined from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership where latterly he was head of distribution. John was previously with Aberdeen until 2003 as Head of Legal. John is a qualified lawyer, having graduated LLB from the University of Aberdeen.

Kerry Christie

Ms. Kerry Christie is Global Head - Human Resources of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. She joined Aberdeen in March 2000 and was appointed Head of Human Resources in October 2003. Kerry graduated from Robert Gordon University with a BA in Public Administration and a postgraduate diploma in Personnel Management and is a chartered member of CIPD.

Brad Crombie

Mr. Brad Crombie is Global Head - Fixed Income of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Brad re-joined Aberdeen in 2012 after starting in the Group’s graduate trainee programme twelve years ago. In the interim, he worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a managing director, running the bank’s non-financial corporate and high yield credit research team for the EMEA region. In addition to his fixed income leadership role, Brad is also the Global Head of High Yield. He graduated from McGill University with BA and MA degrees and read history at the University of Cambridge.

Gary Marshall

Mr. Gary Marshall is Head, Americas of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Gary was appointed Head of the Americas in January 2010. He is Chief Executive of Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. in the US and president of Aberdeen’s US mutual fund range, Aberdeen Funds. Gary joined Aberdeen via the acquisition of Prolific Financial Management in 1997 and has had experience in many aspects of Aberdeen’s operations, having been based in London and Edinburgh prior to moving to the US. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh and is a qualified actuary.

Pertti Vanhanen

Mr. Pertti Vanhanen is Group Head - Property of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Pertti joined the Group in 2002 following Aberdeen’s expansion into Finland. Prior to joining Aberdeen, Pertti had acted as managing director for property asset management subsidiaries for both Pension Ilmarinen and Pension Varma in Finland. During his years with Aberdeen, Pertti has headed the Nordic and European direct property business and recently acted as the Head of Fund management – Property division. Pertti holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).

Scott Massie

Akira Suzuki

Mr. Akira Suzuki is Non-Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Akira joined Aberdeen through the business and capital alliance with Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation. Akira has a Bachelor of Law degree from Keio University. Following graduation Akira joined The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation and has undertaken a wide variety of roles, primarily in asset management. Akira is currently Executive Officer and General Manager in the Fund Research and Development Division and is based in Tokyo. Akira was appointed to the Board on 29 August 2013. Other appointments is AMP Capital Holdings Limited.

Jutta af Rosenborg

Ms. Jutta af Rosenborg is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Jutta was formerly Chief Financial Officer for ALK-Abelloó A/S, a global pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Denmark. Jutta has spent most of her career in finance, having originally qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte before establishing her own auditing and consulting business. Jutta has a master’s degree in business economics and auditing from the Copenhagen Business School. Jutta was appointed to the Board on 18 January 2013. Other appointments are Auriga Industries A/S (non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee), Zealand Pharma A/S (non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee) and Det Danske Klasselotteri A/S (non-executive director).

Julie Chakraverty

Ms. Julie Chakraverty is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Julie was formerly a board member of UBS Investment Bank and a non-executive director of the insurance company Paternoster. Within UBS, she held a number of global leadership positions with a specialised background in risk management and fixed income. She started her financial career 20 years ago at JP Morgan, after graduating with first class honours in Economics from St John’s College, Cambridge. Julie was appointed to the Board on 4 May 2011. Other appointments are Spirit Pub Company PLC (non-executive director) and Amlin plc (non-executive director).

Richard Mully

Mr. Richard Stephen Mully is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Richard was formerly the co-founder and managing partner of Grove International Partners LLP, a major real estate private equity firm. He spent much of his 30 year career in financial services as an investment banker. Richard graduated with first class honours in Economics from University College London and also holds an MBA in Finance. Richard was appointed to the Board on 23 April 2012 and is chairman of the risk committee. Other appointments are Hansteen Holdings PLC (senior non-executive director), ISG PLC (non-executive director), Alstria Office REIT-AG (supervisory board member) and St. Modwen Properties PLC (non-executive director).

Jim Pettigrew

Mr. Jim Pettigrew, LLB MCT CA, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Jim was formerly chief executive of CMC Markets Plc. Prior to joining CMC, he was chief operating officer and finance director at Ashmore Group plc, chief financial officer of ICAP Plc from 1999-2006 and group treasurer at Sedgwick Group plc. Jim is vice president of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and is an LLB. Jim was appointed to the Board on 23 April 2010 and is chairman of the audit committee. Other appointments are The Edinburgh Investment Trust Public Limited Company (chairman), Crest Nicholson Holdings plc (senior non-executive director and chairman of remuneration committee), RBC Europe Limited (deputy chairman), AON UK Limited (non-executive director), Hermes Fund Managers Limited (chairman of risk committee and non-executive director) and Clydesdale Bank plc (chairman of audit committee and non-executive director).

Simon Troughton

Mr. Simon Troughton is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Simon was a partner at Cazenove and Company Limited before moving to Fauchier Partners in 2003 where he became chief operating officer. He qualified as a chartered surveyor having read Land Economy at Cambridge University. Simon was appointed to the Board on 29 July 2009 and is chairman of the remuneration committee. Other appointments is Redburn Partners Holding Company Limited (non-executive director).
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