People: Chemring Group PLC (CHG.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Hickson

68 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Flowers

2014 Chief Executive Officer

Steve Bowers

39 2013 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Sarah Ellard

2011 Company Secretary, Group Legal Director, Executive Director

Andy Hamment

58 2013 Non-Executive Director

Nigel Young

59 2013 Non-Executive Director

Ian Much

Non-Executive Senior Independent Director

Vanda Murray

53 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Rupert Pittman

Director - Communications and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Hickson

Mr. Peter Charles Fletcher Hickson is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Chemring Group PLC. He Joined the Group as a non-executive director on 1 July 2010, and was appointed Chairman of the Board on 1 October 2010. Currently Chairman of Communisis plc, and a non-executive director of Coalfield Resources plc. He has had senior management experience with a number of international companies, and previous appointments include Chairman of Anglian Water Group, Senior Independent Director of London & Continental Railways Ltd, Finance Director of Powergen plc and non-executive directorships of Scottish Power plc, Marconi Corporation plc, RAC plc and Kazakhymys PLC. He is also a trustee and Board member of Orbis Charitable Trust, the international sight saving charity, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Michael Flowers

Mr. Michael Flowers is a Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Michael Flowers has spent 13 years in senior management positions within the defence industry. He previously served as an officer in the Australian Army for 22 years and was a graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College and the British Royal Military College of Science. After leaving the army, he was a senior manager at BAE Systems from 2001 to 2006, in programme and project management roles. From 2006, he was Managing Director, Chemring Australia, where he established a state of the art countermeasures manufacturing facility and delivered substantial growth in the defence portfolio. In 2013, he was appointed Group Director, Munitions, with responsibility for Chemring's European munitions business. Michael led the successful sale of the European munitions business following the 2013 strategic review, working closely with Chemring's Board and advisers to negotiate and complete the disposal in May 2014.

Steve Bowers

Mr. Steve J. Bowers is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Chemring Group PLC., since January 7, 2013. Mr Bowers joined the Group on 7 January 2013. He was formerly Finance Director of Umeco plc. Mr Bowers joined Umeco in 1998, and for thirteen years held a number of financial roles, alongside the role of Company Secretary. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG LLP, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Sarah Ellard

Mrs. Sarah L. Ellard, FCIS, is Company Secretary, Group Legal Director, Executive Director of Chemring Group Plc. Appointed to the Board on 7 October 2011, having been Group Company Secretary since 1998. Prior to joining the Group in 1994, Mrs Ellard trained and worked at Ernst & Young LLP. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Andy Hamment

Mr. Andy Hamment has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Chemring Group PLC., effective July 1, 2013. He was Group Marketing Director and a main Board Director of Ultra Electronics plc, the FTSE 250 defence, security, transport and energy company, from May 2000 until March 2012. He has spent most of his career within the defence and manufacturing industries, primarily in business development and management roles. He joined Dowty in 1988 as Managing Director of the Controls business and participated in the management buy-out that created Ultra Electronics. Since April 2011, he has been a non-executive director of Senior plc. At Ultra, he focused on developing the Group's strategies for growth in its niche markets, exploiting and broadening its range of specialist capabilities.

Nigel Young

Mr. Nigel Young has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Chemring Group PLC., effective May 1, 2013. Nigel was finance director of United Scientific Holdings PLC (subsequently ALVIS PLC), First Technology PLC and Babcock International PLC. More recently he was Group Finance Director of the FTSE 250 company Morgan Crucible Company plc, until he retired in 2004. Since then Nigel has undertaken a number of charitable, interim and consultancy roles including the UK Atomic Energy Authority and McBride PLC.

Ian Much

Mr. Ian F. R. Much is Non-Executive Senior Independent Director of Chemring Group Plc. He Joined the Group as a non-executive director in December 2004. Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. Previous appointments include Chief Executive of De La Rue plc and T&N plc, and non-executive directorships of Admiral plc, Camelot plc, Manchester United plc and Simplyhealth Group Ltd. Currently Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Senior plc, and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of BTG plc.

Vanda Murray

Ms. Vanda Murray, OBE, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Chemring Group PLC., since November 1, 2011. Currently She holds a portfolio of non-executive directorships, including Carillion plc, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee, The Manchester Airport Group plc, and Microgen plc. She also took up the role of Senior Independent Director of Fenner plc in January 2012. Previous appointments include Deputy Chairman of the North West Regional Development Agency, non-executive director of SIG plc, Chief Executive Officer of Blick plc, and UK Managing Director of Ultraframe PLC. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and in 2002 was appointed OBE for Services to Industry and to Export.

Rupert Pittman

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Peter Hickson

178,000

Michael Flowers

--

Steve Bowers

401,000

Sarah Ellard

342,000

Andy Hamment

--

Nigel Young

--

Ian Much

--

Vanda Murray

--

Rupert Pittman

--
As Of 30 Oct 2013

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