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Booker Group PLC (BOK.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stewart Gilliland

60 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Charles Wilson

50 2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Jonathan Prentis

54 2007 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Guy Farrant

54 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Mark Chilton

53 2007 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Helena Andreas

42 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Karan Bilimoria

54 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Gary Hughes

54 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Karen Jones

59 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stewart Gilliland

Mr. Stewart Charles Gilliland is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Booker Group plc., since July 8, 2015. He is currently Senior Independent Director of Mitchells & Butlers plc and a Non-Executive Director of C&C Group plc and Curious Drinks Ltd. He is also a director of Nature's Way Foods Ltd. Stewart was formerly Chief Executive of Muller Dairies UK and Ireland and has held senior roles with leading consumer facing companies, including Whitbread and Interbrew.

Charles Wilson

Mr. Charles A. Wilson is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Booker Group Plc. He started his career in 1986 with Procter & Gamble following which he was a consultant with OC&C Strategy Consultants and a Director of Abberton Associates. In 1998 he became an Executive Director of Booker Group plc which merged with Iceland plc in 2000. In 2001 he became an Executive Director of Arcadia Group plc and in 2004 he became an Executive Director of Marks and Spencer Plc. In 2005 he was appointed as Chief Executive of Booker.

Jonathan Prentis

Mr. Jonathan Prentis is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Booker Group Plc. He is qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte. He was appointed as Group Finance Director of Booker in 2005. Prior to this appointment, Jonathan was Finance Director of Group Logistics within The Big Food Group plc. Prior to 2003, he was with TDG plc.

Guy Farrant

Mr. Guy Farrant is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Booker Group PLC., with effect from 1 April 2016. Guy is the Group’s Chief Operating Officer. Guy has a wealth of food experience having worked in the food industry for 30 years rising to be Director of Food and, latterly, Operations and Retail Director at Marks and Spencer Plc.

Mark Chilton

Mr. Mark Chilton is General Counsel, Company Secretary of Booker Group PLC., since June 2007. Mark acts as Company Secretary and General Counsel to the Group and was appointed to his present role in June 2007. Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1987. Mark was appointed as Company Secretary of Booker in 2006. Previously, he was Head of Legal at the Big Food Group plc. Prior to that, he was at The Greenalls Group Plc.

Helena Andreas

Ms. Helena Andreas is Non-Executive Independent Director of Booker Group Plc., since November 14, 2012. She was appointed as Head of Group Marketing and Communications for Nordea Bank in 2014. Formerly she was Group Head of Retail & Distribution at Vodafone Group. Prior to joining Vodafone Helena held senior positions in marketing and operations at Tesco Group plc and previously was a business consultant at Accenture. Helena holds an MBA from INSEAD.

Karan Bilimoria

Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBE, is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Booker Group Plc. He is the founder of Cobra Beer, Chairman of the Cobra Beer Partnership Limited (a joint venture between Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK) Ltd and Bilimoria Holdings Ltd), and Chairman of Molson Coors Cobra India (a joint venture between Cobra Indian Beer Pvt. Ltd and Molson Coors Brewing Company). Karan is an independent Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young and graduated in law from the University of Cambridge. He is an honorary fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

Gary Hughes

Mr. Gary William Hughes serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Gary is a senior member of the Operational Excellence team at Apax Partners, the global private equity firm, where he also sits on the boards of two portfolio companies, Smart Technologies Inc and General Healthcare Group Limited. In addition to this, Gary is a Non-Executive Director of Premier Farnell plc, Majid Al Futtaim Retail LLP, SECC Limited and the Scottish Football Association. Gary’s previous roles include Chief Financial Officer of Gala Coral Group, Chief Executive Officer of the largest operating division of United Business Media plc and Group Finance Director of Emap plc. Gary was formerly Chairman of the Audit Committee at J Sainsbury plc. Gary qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Whinney, now Ernst & Young.

Karen Jones

Ms. Karen Elisabeth Dind Jones, CBE, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Booker Group Plc. She is a founder and Chairman of Food and Fuel Ltd, a hospitality company. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Cofra AG, Corbin and King Ltd, Firmenich International and Chairman of Hawksmoor Ltd. She is also on the Board of RNTE (Royal National Theatre Enterprises Board). Karen was formerly CEO of Spirit Group Ltd, a private equity-backed 2,000 strong pub and restaurant group. Prior to Spirit, Karen founded, grew and floated The Pelican Group plc, owner of a number of restaurant chains including Café Rouge. Karen was awarded a CBE in 2006 for services to hospitality, and an honorary doctorate from the University of East Anglia in July 2013.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stewart Gilliland

144,000

Charles Wilson

588,000

Jonathan Prentis

1,662,000

Guy Farrant

1,660,000

Mark Chilton

--

Helena Andreas

42,000

Karan Bilimoria

53,000

Gary Hughes

18,000

Karen Jones

51,000
As Of  24 Mar 2016