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Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (ADN.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Simon Troughton

2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Martin Gilbert

62 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Andrew Laing

2008 Deputy Chief Executive, Executive Director

Bever Hendry

63 2014 Co-Head of Americas and Chief Financial Officer

W. Rattray

54 Finance Director, Executive Director

Martin Jennings

2016 Chief Executive Officer Parmenion and Head of Aberdeen Digital

Iain Plunkett

2016 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer

Gordon Brough

2016 General Counsel

Roderick MacRae

2012 Group Head - Risk, Executive Director

Hugh Young

59 2016 Head of Investments and Managing Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited, Executive Director

Kerry Christie

2010 Global Head - Human Resources

Brad Crombie

2013 Global Head - Fixed Income

Campbell Fleming

2016 Global Head of Distribution

Devan Kaloo

45 Head of Global Emerging Markets and Head of Equities

Jonathan Loukes

Deputy Finance Director

Gary Marshall

56 2016 Head of Product

Andrew McCaffery

2016 Global Head of Alternatives and Group Head of Solutions

Gordon Neilly

53 2016 Head of Strategy and Corporate Activity

Sean Phayre

Global Head of Quantitative Investments

Mandy Pike

2016 Global Head of Investment Execution

Andrew Smith

2013 Co-Head of Americas and Chief Operating Officer

Pertti Vanhanen

2016 Global Head - Property

Scott Massie

Group Company Secretary

Valerie Rahmani

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Akira Suzuki

2013 Non-Executive Director

Jutta af Rosenborg

59 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Julie Chakraverty

45 2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Gerhard Fusenig

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Mully

55 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shelley Fishwick

2017 Group Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Simon Troughton

Mr. Simon Troughton is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board 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 was appointed Chairman on 1 October 2016. Simon is also chairman of the nominations committee. He is Redburn Limited (non-executive director).

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 Group. Martin is a director of a number of Aberdeen managed investment trusts and funds. He is also chairman of the PRA Practitioner Panel, and a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s International Advisory Panel. Martin was appointed to the Board on 1 July 1983. He is Sky plc (deputy chairman).

Andrew Laing

Mr. Andrew A. Laing 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 practised 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 Association and is also a director of a number of Group subsidiary companies. Andrew was originally appointed to the Board in 1987 and then again on 23 January 2004 and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive in 2008.

Bever Hendry

Mr. Beverly (Bev) Hendry is Co-Head of Americas and Chief Financial Officer of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Bev was appointed Co-Head of Americas and Chief Financial Officer in July 2014. He first joined Aberdeen in 1987 and helped establish Aberdeen’s business in the Americas. Bev re-joined Aberdeen from Hansberger Global Investors where he worked for six years as Chief Operating Officer. Bev is a chartered accountant and graduated with an MA in Economics from the University of Aberdeen.

W. Rattray

Mr. W. J. (Bill) Rattray 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. He is Curtis Banks Group PLC (non-executive director).

Martin Jennings

Mr. Martin Jennings is Chief Executive Officer Parmenion and Head of Aberdeen Digital of the Company. Martin Jennings is Chief Executive of the recently acquired Parmenion business and heads digital strategy across the Group. Martin joined Aberdeen in 2016 from FNZ where he was Chief Executive for their European business having previously run their Australasian businesses. Prior to FNZ Martin helped establish AXA’s Elevate business, finishing his time as Managing Director for the UK platform business.

Iain Plunkett

Mr. Iain Plunkett is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer of the company. Iain joined Aberdeen from Barclays in 2015 where he was a managing director & member of the Senior Leadership Group. Previously, he worked for 15 years at UBS as Group Managing Director performing the role of Global Chief Information Officer of the Investment Bank and Corporate Centre. Iain graduated with a BEng in Information Engineering from Strathclyde University.

Gordon Brough

Mr. Gordon H. Brough is General Counsel 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. Gordon is qualified as a lawyer in both Scots and English law.

Roderick MacRae

Mr. Roderick MacLeod (Rod) MacRae is Group Head - Risk, Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. He is responsible for UK and global risk including regulatory compliance, 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. He was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2012.

Hugh Young

Mr. Hugh Young is Head of Investments and Managing Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited, 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. Hugh was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2011.

Kerry Christie

Ms. Kerry Christie is Global Head - Human Resources of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. She was appointed to the GMB in 2010. 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.

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. He graduated from McGill University with BA and MA degrees and read history at the University of Cambridge.

Campbell Fleming

Mr. Campbell Fleming is the Global Head of Distribution of the Company. Campbell Fleming joined as Global Head of Distribution in August 2016 from Columbia Threadneedle Investments where he was the Chief Executive – EMEA and Global COO. Previously, Campbell worked for JPMorgan Asset Management as Head of UK. He worked for financial service regulators in the UK and Australia where he completed his legal training. Campbell graduated in 1991 and was admitted as a barrister to the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Campbell joined the UK industry in 1995.

Devan Kaloo

Mr. Devan Kaloo is the Head of Global Emerging Markets and Head of Equities of the company. Devan joined Aberdeen in 2000 as part of the Asian equities team in Singapore, before later transferring to London. Previously, he worked at Martin Currie in 1994 covering Latin America, subsequently working with North American equities, global asset allocation and eventually Asian equities teams. Devan graduated with an MA (Hons) in Management and International Relations from the University of St Andrews and a postgraduate diploma in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling.

Jonathan Loukes

Mr. Jonathan Loukes is the Deputy Finance Director of the company. Jonathan joined Aberdeen in 2010 from Deloitte where he held senior roles in corporate finance and audit. Jonathan graduated with an LLM from Glasgow University and an MBA from Manchester Business School. He is also a chartered accountant.

Gary Marshall

Mr. Gary R. Marshall is Head of Product of the Company. Gary joined Aberdeen as Head of Sales and Marketing through the acquisition of Prolific Financial Management in 1997. Since then he has worked in many areas of the business; including a period as Head of the Americas based in the US for nearly five years. Gary currently serves as Chief Executive of Aberdeen Fund Managers Ltd, the Group’s primary fund management entity in the UK. Gary graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh and is a qualified actuary.

Andrew McCaffery

Mr. Andrew McCaffery is Global Head of Alternatives and Group Head of Solutions of the company. Andrew is responsible for our alternative capabilities including hedge funds, private equity, infrastructure and property multi manager. Andrew joined Aberdeen in 2011 from BlueCrest Capital Management, where he was a founder member of the Alignment Investors division. Andrew joined the investment industry in 1983.

Gordon Neilly

Mr. Gordon Joseph Neilly is Head of Strategy and Corporate Activity of the Company. Gordon joined in 2016 having previously been Joint CEO at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the Group’s strategy and overseeing all corporate activity for the Group and its closed end fund business. Gordon graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Ordinary with Distinction and is a qualified chartered accountant. He is also a non- executive director of Personal Assets Trust and Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income investment trusts.

Sean Phayre

Mr. Sean Phayre is Global Head of Quantitative Investments of the company. Sean joined the Group in 2014 as part of SWIP heritage. He began his investment career at Edinburgh Fund Managers which was later acquired by Aberdeen Asset Management. He established quantitative investment teams at both companies, and latterly was co-head of quantitative equities and derivative strategies. Sean holds a PhD in Statistics and Modelling Science, an MSc in Industrial Mathematics and a BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Sciences, all from the University of Strathclyde.

Mandy Pike

Ms. Mandy J. Pike is Global Head of Investment Execution of the Company. Mandy is the Global Head of Investment Execution, covering all listed securities, including equities, fixed interest, cash, FX and derivatives. Previously, Mandy worked as a trader at F&C Asset Management, and before that at BNP Capital Markets. Her City career began at Grieveson Grant in the private client department.

Andrew Smith

Mr. Andrew A. Smith Co-Head is Co-Head of Americas and Chief Operating Officer of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. He has held various roles since he joined Aberdeen in December 2000 including Chief Financial Officer for Aberdeen in the Americas. Andrew attended Glasgow University.

Pertti Vanhanen

Mr. Pertti Vanhanen is Global Head - Property of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Pertti has been managing director for property asset management subsidiaries for both Pension Ilmarinen and Pension Varma in Finland. Since he joined Aberdeen in 2002, Pertti has headed the Nordic and European direct property business and has later become the Head of Fund management – Property division. Pertti holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Scott Massie

Valerie Rahmani

Dr. Valerie Rahmani has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Val was formerly chief executive officer of US internet security software firm, Damballa and, prior to that, held a number of senior executive roles with IBM Corporation. She graduated from Oxford University with an MA and PhD in Chemistry. Val was appointed to the Board on 3 February 2015 and is chairman of the innovation committee. She is Computer Task Group (non-executive director).

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 Mitsubishi Trust and has undertaken a wide variety of roles, primarily in asset management and is currently Managing Executive Officer and is based in Tokyo. Akira was appointed to the Board on 29 August 2013. he is AMP Capital Holdings Limited (director).

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, and a non-executive director of Carnegie WorldWide Investment Fund. She has spent most of her career in finance and qualified as an accountant with Deloitte before establishing . own auditing and consulting business. Jutta has a Master degree in business economics and auditing from the Copenhagen Business School. Jutta was appointed to the Board on 18 January 2013 and is chairman of the audit committee. She is Det Danske Klasselotteri A/S (chairman), JPMorgan European Investment Trust plc (non-executive director), The PGA European Tour (non-executive director), NKT Holdings A/S (non-executive director)

Julie Chakraverty

Ms. Julie Chakraverty is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Julie was formerly a board member of UBS Investment Bank and a non-executive director of Spirit Pub Company Paternoster and MS Amlin, where she was chair of the remuneration committee. 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 over 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 and is chairman of the risk committee. She is Rungway Limited (director), Girls Day School Trust (trustee).

Gerhard Fusenig

Mr. Gerhard Fusenig is the Non-Executive Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc. Gerhard was formerly chief executive officer of core asset management at Credit Suisse and over the last 25 years held a number of senior management roles at Credit Suisse Group AG and UBS AG. He graduated from the University of Trier with a Masters in Mathematics and Business Management. Gerhard previously served as non-executive director on the Board of Aberdeen between 2009 and 2012 representing Credit Suisse who were, at that time, a significant shareholder in the Company. Gerhard was appointed to the Board on 25 April 2016. He is Credit Suisse Insurance Linked Strategies Ltd (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 remuneration committee. He is Great Portland Estates plc (non-executive director), alstria Office REIT-AG (supervisory board member), St. Modwen Properties PLC (senior independent non-executive director), Starr Street Limited (director).

Shelley Fishwick