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Vesuvius PLC (CKSNF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John McDonough

64 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Francois Wanecq

2012 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Guy Young

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Henry Knowles

2013 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Christer Gardell

56 2012 Non-Executive Director

Nelda Connors

50 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hock Goh

61 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jane Hinkley

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Douglas Hurt

59 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

John McDonough

Mr. John McDonough, CBE, serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Vesuvius PLC. John was appointed as a Director and Chairman of the Company on 31 October 2012. John was group Chief Executive Officer of Carillion plc, the support services and construction firm, for 11 years until he retired in 2011. Prior to joining Carillion plc he spent nine years at Johnson Controls Inc. working for the automotive systems division, initially in the UK, before moving to become Vice President of the division’s European operations and ultimately to Singapore to develop the business in Asia-Pacific. He then returned to the UK as Vice President of the integrated facilities management division for EMEA. John served as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Tomkins plc from 2007 to 2010 and as a Non-executive Director of Exel plc from 2004 to 2005. John was awarded a CBE in 2011 for services to industry and is a British citizen. He joined The Vitec Group plc in March 2012, and has served as its Chairman since June 2012. He is also a Director of Cornerstone Property Assets Ltd, Sunbird Business Services Ltd and a Trustee of Team Rubicon UK.

Francois Wanecq

Mr. Francois Clement Wanecq serves as Chief Executive, Executive Director of Vesuvius PLC. François was appointed as a Director of the Company on 31 October 2012. He previously joined the Cookson Group plc board in February 2010. François has been the Chief Executive of Cookson’s Engineered Ceramics division, now Vesuvius, since October 2005. Prior to joining Cookson he held a series of senior management roles at Arjo Wiggins Group and served as an Executive Director of Arjo Wiggins Appleton plc from 1999 until it was delisted. From 1985 to 1995 he was Managing Director of the technical ceramics division of the Saint-Gobain Group. François graduated from the École Polytechnique and École des Mines de Paris and is a French citizen.

Guy Young

Mr. Guy Young has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 1 November 2015. He joins Vesuvius plc having most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Tarmac, the British building materials company. Prior to his role at Tarmac he held a number of senior financial and business development positions at Anglo American plc. Mr Young is a South African citizen and qualified with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.Guy was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Vesuvius plc on 1 November 2015. Prior to joining Vesuvius plc, from January 2011 to November 2015, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Tarmac and latterly Lafarge Tarmac, the British building materials company. Prior to his role at Tarmac, from 2007 Guy held a number of senior financial and business development positions at Anglo American plc, having joined that company from Scaw Metals Group, the South African steel products manufacturer, where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2007. Guy is a British and South African citizen, and he qualified with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Henry Knowles

Mr. Henry Knowles serves as General Counsel, Company Secretary of Vesuvius PLC., effective September 19, 2013.He joined Vesuvius as General Counsel and Company Secretary in September 2013. Prior to joining Vesuvius, Henry spent seven years at Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, a FTSE 250 generic pharmaceutical manufacturer with significant operations in the Middle East and North Africa, where he held the roles of General Counsel, Company Secretary and also led the compliance function. Henry trained and practised as a corporate lawyer with Ashurst in London and Tokyo. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge with a degree in Social and Political Science, and attended law school in London. Henry is based in London and is a British citizen.

Christer Gardell

Mr. Christer Gardell serves as the Non-Executive Director of Vesuvius PLC. Christer was appointed as a Director of the Company on 31 October 2012 having previously joined the board of Cookson Group plc in June 2012. Christer co-founded Cevian Capital in 2002, and continues to serve as Managing Partner. On 3 March 2016, Cevian Capital held 21.11% of Vesuvius’ issued share capital. From 1996 to 2001, he was the Chief Executive Officer of AB Custos, the Swedish investment company. Prior to joining AB Custos he had been a partner of Nordic Capital and McKinsey & Company. He served as a Non-executive Director of AB Lindex until December 2007 and of Tieto Corporation until March 2012. Christer is a Swedish citizen.

Nelda Connors

Ms. Nelda J. Connors serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Vesuvius PLC. From 2008 to 2011. Nelda was appointed as a Director of the Company on 1 March 2013. She served as President and Chief Executive of Tyco International, Electrical & Metal Products division (renamed Atkore International in 2010) from 2008 to 2011, prior to which she spent six years at Eaton Corporation in a number of international management roles, which included nearly four years based in Shanghai. Nelda spent much of her early career in the automotive industry working for Ford, Chrysler and Mogami Denki, a Toyota supplier. During this period she undertook roles in general management, engineering, quality, customer service and strategic planning and worked in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. She was a member of the Independent Takata Quality Assurance Panel focused on the US airbag investigations.

Hock Goh

Mr. Hock Goh serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, effective 2 April 2015. Hock was appointed a Director on 2 April 2015. Hock has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, having spent 25 years with Schlumberger, the leading global oilfield services provider. His roles included President of Network and Infrastructure Solutions in London, President of Asia Pacific, and Vice President and General Manager of China. From 2005 to 2012, Hock was a Partner of Baird Capital Partners Asia, the private equity arm of the US investment bank Robert W Baird & Co. Based in China, he focused on the industrial, business services and healthcare sectors. He is a graduate of Monash University, Australia, and is a Singaporean citizen. Hock is Chairman of MEC Resources Ltd and Advent Energy Ltd, and is a Non-executive Director of AB SKF, Santos Ltd, Stora Enso Oyj, and KS Distribution Pte.

Jane Hinkley

Ms. Jane Hinkley serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Vesuvius PLC. Jane was appointed as a Director of the Company on 3 December 2012. Jane became Chairman of the Remuneration Committee in June 2013. Jane spent a large part of her career working at Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corporation, the LNG shipping specialist which was listed on both the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. She served as CFO from 1988 to 1992, and as Managing Director until 1997. In 1998 Jane was appointed Managing Director of Navion Shipping AS, a company majority owned by Statoil, the oil and gas company, a position she held until 2001. She previously held the position of Non-executive Director of Revus Energy ASA, a Norwegian exploration and production company. Jane is a Chartered Accountant and a British citizen. Jane is Chairman of Teekay GP L.L.C and Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Premier Oil plc.

Douglas Hurt

Mr. Douglas Hurt serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective May 2015 (2015 AGM). Douglas was appointed as a Director of Vesuvius plc on 2 April 2015, and assumed the roles of Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at the close of the Vesuvius plc 2015 Annual General Meeting held on 14 May 2015. Douglas has significant financial experience, having served as Finance Director of IMI plc, the global engineering group, from 2006 to 2015. Prior to this he held a number of senior finance and general management positions at GlaxoSmithKline plc, which he joined in 1983, previously having worked at Price Waterhouse. His career has included several years working in the USA and significant experience in European businesses including periods as a Chief Financial Officer and as an Operational Managing Director. Douglas is a Chartered Accountant and a British citizen. Douglas is a Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Tate & Lyle PLC and a Non-executive Director of the British Standards Institution.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John McDonough

197,000

Francois Wanecq

752,000

Guy Young

197,000

Henry Knowles

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Christer Gardell

55,000

Nelda Connors

50,000

Hock Goh

35,000

Jane Hinkley

62,000

Douglas Hurt

47,000
As Of  30 Dec 2015