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Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Cole

69 2007 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Drabble

2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Suzanne Wood

2012 Finance Director, Executive Director

Sat Dhaiwal

2002 Chief Executive of A-Plant, Executive Director

Brendan Horgan

2011 Chief Executive of Sunbelt Rentals Inc., Executive Director

Eric Watkins

Company secretary

Tanya Fratto

54 2016 Non-Executive Director

Lucinda Riches

54 2016 Non-Executive Director

Michael Burrow

61 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Wayne Edmunds

60 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Bruce Edwards

60 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ian Sutcliffe

2014 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Cole

Mr. Christopher Cole is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Ashtead Group Plc. Chris is chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Finance and Administration Committee. He is non-executive chairman of WSP Global Inc., a company formed from the merger of GENIVAR Inc. and WSP Group plc. Prior to the merger he was chief executive of WSP Group plc. He is also the non-executive chairman of Tracsis plc and Applus+ and senior independent director of Infinis Energy plc.

Geoffrey Drabble

Mr. Geoffrey Drabble is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc. He was appointed as chief executive in January 2007, having served as chief executive designate from October 2006 and as a non-executive director since April 2005. Geoff was previously an executive director of The Laird Group plc where he was responsible for its Building Products division. Prior to joining The Laird Group, he held a number of senior management positions at Black & Decker. Geoff is chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Suzanne Wood

Ms. Suzanne Wood has been appointed as Finance Director, Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc. Suzanne joined Sunbelt as its chief financial officer in 2003. Suzanne is a qualified accountant, having trained with Price Waterhouse. She is a member of the Finance and Administration Committee. Suzanne is a US citizen and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina but also maintains a London residence.

Sat Dhaiwal

Mr. Sat S. Dhaiwal is Chief Executive of A-Plant, a subsidiary Company of Ashtead Group Plc and Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc, since March 2002. Sat was managing director of A-Plant East, one of A-Plant’s four operational regions, from May 1998 to March 2002. Before that he was an A-Plant trading director from 1995 and, prior to 1995, managed one of A-Plant’s stores.

Brendan Horgan

Mr. Brendan Horgan is Chief Executive of Sunbelt Rentals Inc., a subsidiary Company of Ashtead Group PLC and Executive Director of Ashtead Group PLC. He was appointed a director in January 2011. Brendan joined Sunbelt in 1996 and has held a number of senior management positions including chief sales officer and chief operating officer. Brendan is a US citizen and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Eric Watkins

Mr. Eric Watkins is the Company secretary of the company.

Tanya Fratto

Ms. Tanya D. Fratto has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 4 July 2016. Tanya is a non executive director of Smiths Group Plc and Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.

Lucinda Riches

Ms. Lucinda Riches has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 June 2016. Lucinda is a non executive director of CRH plc, Diverse Income Trust plc and ICG Enterprise Trust plc.

Michael Burrow

Mr. Michael Burrow is Independent Non-Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc. He was appointed as member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees effective from March 2007 and chairman of the Remuneration Committee in September 2010. Michael was formerly managing director of the Investment Banking Group of Lehman Brothers Europe Limited.

Wayne Edmunds

Mr. Wayne Edmunds is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Wayne is the member of the Audit Committee in February 2014 and became chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees with effect from 1 July 2014. Wayne is a non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee at BBA Aviation plc and a non-executive director of MSCI, Inc.. He was formerly chief executive officer of Invensys plc. Wayne is a US citizen and lives in New Jersey.

Bruce Edwards

Mr. Bruce A. Edwards is Independent Non-Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc, since June 2007. He a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee effective from February 2009 and September 2010 respectively. Bruce is also a non-executive director of Greif Inc., a NYSE-listed packaging and container manufacturer. He was formerly the global chief executive officer for Exel Supply Chain at Deutsche Post World Net. Bruce is a US citizen and lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Ian Sutcliffe

Mr. Ian Sutcliffe is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc. He member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees in September 2010. Following the retirement of Hugh Etheridge, Ian was appointed as senior independent non-executive director with effect from 1 July 2014. Ian is the executive chairman of Countryside Properties plc. He was formerly chief executive officer of Keepmoat and managing director, UK Property, at Segro plc. Prior to joining Segro he held senior executive positions with Taylor Wimpey plc and Royal Dutch Shell plc.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Christopher Cole

193,000

Geoffrey Drabble

4,314,000

Suzanne Wood

1,744,000

Sat Dhaiwal

1,330,000

Brendan Horgan

1,688,000

Eric Watkins

--

Tanya Fratto

--

Lucinda Riches

--

Michael Burrow

59,000

Wayne Edmunds

58,000

Bruce Edwards

49,000

Ian Sutcliffe

58,000
As Of  29 Apr 2015