People: Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L)

AHT.L on London Stock Exchange

1,093.00GBp
23 Jan 2015
Change (% chg)

5.00p (+0.46%)
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1,088.00p
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1,091.00p
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Volume
3,114,228
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2,901,691
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753.50p

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Cole

68 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 Officer of A-Plant, Executive Director

Brendan Horgan

2011 Chief Executive Officer of Sunbelt Rentals Inc., Executive Director

Eric Watkins

Company secretary

Michael Burrow

60 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Wayne Edmunds

58 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Bruce Edwards

59 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. He has been a director since January 2002 and was appointed as non-executive chairman in March 2007. Chris is chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Finance and Administration Committee. He is chief executive of WSP Group plc and will become executive chairman of WSP GENIVAR later in 2012 when GENIVAR Inc. completes its recently announced recommended acquisition of 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, with effect from July 13, 2012. She joined Sunbelt as its chief financial officer in 2003. Suzanne is a US qualified accountant, having trained with Price Waterhouse. Suzanne is a member of the Finance and Administration Committee.

Sat Dhaiwal

Mr. Sat S. Dhaiwal is Chief Executive Officer 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 Officer 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

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 chief executive officer of Invensys plc which was acquired by Schneider Electric in January 2014. Wayne is also a non-executive director of BBA Aviation plc. He is an American citizen and lives in New Jersey but also maintains a London residence.

Bruce Edwards

Mr. Bruce A. Edwards is Independent Non-Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc, since June 2007. He is a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee effective from February 2009 and September 2010 respectively. Bruce is the global chief executive officer for Exel Supply Chain at Deutsche Post World Net, and a member of its board of management. He joined DPWN following its acquisition of Exel plc in December 2005. Prior to the acquisition, he was a director of Exel plc and chief executive of its Americas businesses. Bruce is also a non-executive director of Greif Inc, a NYSE-listed packaging and container manufacturer.

Ian Sutcliffe

Mr. Ian Sutcliffe is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Ashtead Group Plc. He is member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees in September 2010. Ian is chief executive officer of Keepmoat. Ian was formerly managing director, UK Property, at Segro plc where he had been a director since June 2008. 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

160,000

Geoffrey Drabble

7,099,000

Suzanne Wood

2,355,000

Sat Dhaiwal

1,690,000

Brendan Horgan

2,697,000

Eric Watkins

--

Michael Burrow

--

Wayne Edmunds

--

Bruce Edwards

--

Ian Sutcliffe

--
As Of 29 Apr 2014
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