People: Aggreko PLC (AGGK.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ken Hanna

60 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Chris Weston

2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Carole Cran

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Debajit Das

2013 Regional Executive Director – APAC, Executive Director

Asterios Satrazemis

2013 Regional Director, The Americas, Executive Director

David Taylor-Smith

53 2013 Regional Director, EMEA, Executive Director

Peter Kennerley

2008 Group Legal Director and Company Secretary

Uwe Krueger

51 2015 Non-Executive Director

Ian Marchant

54 2013 Non-Executive Director

Russell King

57 2014 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Diana Layfield

2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Robert MacLeod

51 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Rebecca McDonald

62 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Louise Bryant

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Biographies

Name Description

Ken Hanna

Mr. Ken Hanna is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Aggreko PLC. He has international experience, bringing financial and leadership expertise to Aggreko. He possesses knowledge of many different business sectors and is an experienced senior executive and leader, promoting robust debate and a culture of openness in the Boardroom. Ken is also currently Chairman of Inchcape Plc, Non-executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Tesco Plc and Chairman of Shooting Star CHASE Charity. Until 2009, Ken spent five years as Chief Financial Officer of Cadbury Plc. He has also held positions as Operating Partner for Compass Partners, Group Chief Executive at Dalgety Plc, Group Finance Director of United Distillers Plc and Group Finance Director of Avis Europe Plc.

Chris Weston

Mr. Chris Weston is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the company. He has experience at a senior level in the energy industry, proven leadership skills in a large international business and has consistently succeeded in driving performance and growth in his career. Prior to his appointment in January 2015, Chris was Managing Director, International Downstream at Centrica plc, where he was the Executive Director responsible for the Group’s largest division. In this role Chris was operationally responsible for both British Gas in the UK and Direct Energy in the USA. He joined Centrica in 2001 after a successful career in the telecoms industry, working for both Cable & Wireless and One.Tel. Before that, Chris served in the Royal Artillery. He has a BSc in Applied Science, as well as an MBA and PhD from Imperial College London.

Carole Cran

Ms. Carole Cran has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. effective June 1, 2014. She has corporate finance and accounting experience acquired over a number of years in senior financial roles with considerable exposure to emerging markets. Carole was appointed to the Board as Chief Financial Officer on 1 June 2014, following her appointment as Interim Chief Financial Officer on 24 April 2014. Having joined Aggreko in 2004, previous roles include Group Financial Controller and Director of Finance. A key member of the senior management team, Carole has worked to align financial strategies with the strategic direction of the business. Prior to joining Aggreko, Carole spent seven years at BAE Systems, in a range of senior financial positions, including four years in Australia. Carole is also a chartered accountant, having trained at KPMG whilst working in their audit divisions in the UK and Australia.

Debajit Das

Mr. Debajit Das is Regional Executive Director – APAC, Executive Director of Aggreko PLC. He brings experience of the energy sector, particularly in the Asia Pacific market. Debajit joined Aggreko in 2006 following the merger with GE Rentals, where he held a variety of leadership positions in their energy business for 10 years, including small power generation sales, energy services, Six Sigma and major events. Debajit has held several key senior management positions at Aggreko; he was initially appointed to lead our Major Events business before being appointed as the Managing Director of the Asia business unit in 2009. In January 2013, Debajit added the Australia Pacific business to his responsibilities and was appointed as Regional Director for Asia Pacific.

Asterios Satrazemis

Mr. Asterios Satrazemis has been appointed as President - Rental Solutions, Executive Director of Aggreko PLC. He has been appointed as President - Rental Solutions of the Company effective August 1, 2015. He has international experience in the equipment rental and services sectors with a record of sustainable growth across a global business. He joined Aggreko in 2008 and has acquired considerable experience from senior leadership positions across the Group; initially as Vice-President of Aggreko North America’s northern business unit; in 2010, he relocated to Australia to take up the position of Managing Director for Australia Pacific; and was most recently appointed as Regional Director for the Americas in January 2013. Prior to Aggreko, Asterios spent 10 years at United Rentals, in a range of senior roles including operations and mergers and acquisitions.

David Taylor-Smith

Mr. David Taylor-Smith, MBE, is Regional Director, EMEA, Executive Director of Aggreko PLC. David has international experience, a proven ability in building and managing large businesses and a thorough understanding of how to operate successfully in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East. Prior to his appointment in March 2013, David spent 14 years at G4S Plc in a number of senior leadership roles culminating as the Group Chief Operating Officer and Regional Chief Executive Officer for the UK, Ireland and Africa. Before joining G4S Plc David held a number of senior management roles with Securicor Plc and Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong. David also served as a British Army Officer and has sat on the boards of a number of high profile charities; he is currently an Ambassador for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Peter Kennerley

Mr. Peter Kennerley is Group Legal Director and Company Secretary of Aggreko PLC., He was formerly Company Secretary and General Counsel of Scottish & Newcastle Plc; prior to that Peter was a partner at Simmons & Simmons specialising in corporate law. Peter also spent two years as Secretary to the Takeover Panel.

Uwe Krueger

Professor Dr. Uwe Krueger has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Aggreko Plc., effective 1 February, 2015. Uwe is currently Chief Executive Officer of WS Atkins plc, He brings expertise of the engineering, services and renewable energy sectors. He is a physicist with a PhD and an honorary professorship from the University of Frankfurt and an honorary PhD from Heriot-Watt University. Most of his career has been spent leading engineering and consulting organisations. Uwe is currently Chief Executive Officer of WS Atkins plc. He also sits on the boards of SUSI Partners AG and Ontex S.A. and lectures at the University of Frankfurt on renewable energy. Before joining WS Atkins plc, Uwe was Chief Executive Office of Oerlikon, Senior Advisor at Texas Pacific Group, President of Cleantech Switzerland, and held various senior leadership positions at Hochtief AG.

Ian Marchant

Mr. Ian D. Marchant has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Aggreko PLC., with effective November 1, 2013. He brings knowledge of the domestic and international energy markets, along with a substantial understanding of associated strategic, financial and regulatory issues. Until his retirement in June 2013, Ian spent 21 years at SSE Plc, most recently as Chief Executive, and prior to that as Finance Director. Ian is an experienced Non-executive Director, currently serving as Chairman of John Wood Group Plc and as Chairman of Infinis Energy Plc. He is also Chairman of Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group, President of the UK’s Energy Institute, Chairman of Maggies Cancer Charity and a Member of the Prince’s Council of the Duchy of Cornwall.

Russell King

Mr. Russell John King has been appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Aggreko PLC., effective April 24, 2014. He brings international experience, acquired across a number of sectors including mining and chemicals, together with strong experience in strategy. An experienced Non-executive Director, Russell currently sits on the Board of Spectris Plc and is Chairman of Hummingbird Resources plc. He has recently been appointed a Non-executive Director of Sepura plc and Interserve plc. He is also a senior adviser to Heidrick & Struggles. Prior to this, Russell spent eight years at Anglo American Plc, latterly as Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to this, he spent 20 years in senior roles at ICI.

Diana Layfield

Ms. Diana Layfield is Independent Non-Executive Director of Aggreko PLC. She brings extensive international experience and detailed understanding of how to operate successfully across emerging markets, particularly in Africa and Asia. She also brings experience in sales, technology and strategy. Diana is currently Chief Executive, Africa Region for Standard Chartered Plc. Previous positions held over 11 years at Standard Chartered include; Chief Operating Officer for the Wholesale Bank; Group Head of Strategy & Corporate Development; and Global Head of Corporate Clients. Prior to Standard Chartered, Diana was Chief Executive Officer of Finexia Ltd, a technology firm, and spent five years with McKinsey & Co, an international strategy consulting firm. Diana has a BA from the University of Oxford and a Master’s degree in International Economics and Public Administration from Harvard University.

Robert MacLeod

Mr. Robert J. MacLeod is Independent Non-Executive Director of Aggreko PLC. Robert has corporate finance and accounting experience acquired over a number of years in senior financial roles across the international engineering and chemicals sectors; he also has a detailed understanding of strategy and business development. Robert was appointed as Chief Executive of Johnson Matthey Plc in June 2014, having served as Group Finance Director for five years. Prior to this, Robert served five years as Group Finance Director for WS Atkins Plc and one year as Group Financial Controller, having previously worked in a variety of senior financial roles at Enterprise Oil Plc. Robert is also a chartered accountant, having trained at KPMG.

Rebecca McDonald

Ms. Rebecca A. McDonald is Independent Non-Executive Director of Aggreko PLC. She has knowledge of the international energy markets and brings business development expertise, with a strong customer focus. An experienced Non-executive Director, Rebecca currently sits on the board of Veresen Inc, Granite Construction Inc and ITT Corporation. Rebecca has held a variety of senior executive roles across a number of relevant industries, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Laurus Energy Inc. Other past appointments include President Gas and Power for BHP Billiton Plc, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Enron Global Assets and Chief Executive Officer for Amoco Energy Development Company.

Louise Bryant

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