People: Colt Group SA (COLT.L)

COLT.L on London Stock Exchange

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21 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Simon Haslam

56 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Rakesh Bhasin

51 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Hugo Eales

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Caroline Griffin Pain

49 2005 Company Secretary

Timothy Hilton

61 2014 Non-Executive Director

Michael Wilens

60 2012 Non-Executive Director

Olivier Baujard

2014 Additional Independent Non-Executive Director

Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio

64 2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Katherine Ker

54 2013 Additional Independent Non-Executive Director

Anthony Rabin

58 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lorraine Trainer

61 2013 Additional Independent Non-Executive Director

Morten Singleton

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Simon Haslam

Mr. Simon Haslam has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Colt Group Sa effective 1 January 2014. He is President of the Moonray Investors division of FIL Limited. He is a director of FIL Limited and of various of its subsidiaries and of funds managed by FIL Limited and its subsidiaries, and is also a non-executive Director of KVH Co. Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and was previously an audit and consulting partner with Deloitte, and a non-executive Director of Euroclear plc.

Rakesh Bhasin

Mr. Rakesh Bhasin is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Colt Group Sa. He was appointed to the Board on December 13, 2006. He was previously President and Chief Executive of KVH Co. Ltd, a Fidelity Asia-focused telecom and data centre services provider based in Tokyo and remains as non-executive Chairman of that company. He has previously held senior positions at AT&T and Japan Telecom Company Limited.

Hugo Eales

Mr. Hugo Eales has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company effective 1 November 2014. Hugo has held senior leadership roles in telecommunications and IT Services companies undergoing financial and operational transformation. Previous roles include Global Chief Financial Officer for BT Global Services where he drove significant cost transformation, managed positive cash flow and profitability across the organisation and drove cultural transformation within the finance teams. Prior to BT Global Services, he spent 15 years at CSC Computer Sciences Ltd, an IT outsourcing company where he held a number of senior roles in the UK, US and Switzerland. His early career was spent with Laurentian Life and Salomon Brothers.

Caroline Griffin Pain

Ms. Caroline Griffin Pain has been the Company Secretary of Colt Group Sa since April 2005. She joined Colt from a Reuters joint venture, Radianz, where she was Company Secretary having previously held senior management positions at Antfactory and Rea Brothers Group plc where she was General Counsel.

Timothy Hilton

Mr. Timothy (Tim) Hilton has been Non-Executive Director of Colt Group Sa. He is no longer Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, effect from 1 January 2014. He was appointed to the Board on May 26, 1999. He is Chairman of DI International, a private equity affiliate of Fidelity Investments. He previously served successively as President of Fidelity Capital, Fidelity Broadband, Fidelity Ventures and Devonshire Investors. Before joining Fidelity Investments in 1996, he was a partner of the US corporate law firm Sullivan & Worcester LLP.

Michael Wilens

Mr. Michael E. Wilens has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Colt Group Sa with effect from January 1, 2012. He has served as President of both Fidelity's Asset Management division and Fidelity's Enterprise Technology and Operations division. He was previously CEO of Thomson Reuters North American Legal division (Westlaw) and CTO at Thomson Reuters. He also served as CEO of Legion, a division of Group Lagard and was CEO/co-founder of several software and information company start-ups.

Olivier Baujard

Mr. Olivier Baujard has been appointed as Additional Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective April 24, 2014. He was the CTO of Deutsche Telekom A.G., one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies, from 2009 to 2012 with responsibility for worldwide group network technology strategy, prioritisation and execution. He was also a member of the board of Buyin, the procurement joint venture between Deutsche Telekom A.G. and France Telecom. Prior to that he was Chairman and CEO France of Alcatel-Lucent and more recently he was Chief Executive at Segula Technologies, an international engineering and consulting services specialist. Olivier has also been a member of a number of industry bodies including GSMA and NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks).

Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio

Mr. Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio was appointed Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Colt Group Sa with effect from April 26, 2012 and was appointed to the Board of the Company on July 22, 2009. He was Executive Vice President of Oracle Corporation, Europe, Middle East and Africa until December 2008. Prior to joining Oracle in 1997, he was President, Value Added Services at AT&T and before that he spent 20 years with Digital Equipment Corporation in various senior management and executive roles. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of CSR plc, Temenos AG and Oberthur Technologies SA and an Operating Partner with Advent International.

Katherine Ker

Lady Katherine Innes Ker, Ph.D., has been appointed as Additional Independent Non-Executive Director of Colt Group S.A., effective September 1, 2013. She is currently Senior Independent Director at Go-Ahead Group plc and Tribal Group plc. In both companies she chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. She is also independent Non-Executive Director at S&U plc and sits on the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committees. For over 15 years, Katherine has also served on a number of Boards, including ITV Digital and Fibernet Group. Prior to her NED portfolio career, Katherine was a senior city analyst, at SBC Warburg, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Henry Ansbacher and UBS Phillips & Drew. She has advised that she is a current Director of Go-Ahead Group plc, S&U plc and Tribal Group plc and a former Director of St Modwen Properties plc, Taylor Wimpey plc as well as former Chairman of Victoria plc and Shed Media.

Anthony Rabin

Mr. Anthony L. P. Rabin has been a Non-Executive Independent Director of Colt Group Sa since July 20, 2011. He was an executive Director of Balfour Beatty plc for ten years, six as Chief Financial Officer and four as Deputy Chief Executive. He currently a Non-Executive Director of Kelda plc and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Lorraine Trainer

Ms. Lorraine Trainer has been appointed as Additional Independent Non-Executive Director of Colt Group S.A., effective December 1, 2013. Lorraine Trainer is currently a Non-Executive Director at Essentra plc and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee at Jupiter Fund Management plc as well as a member of their Audit and Nomination Committees. She also served on the Board of Aegis Group plc where she was Chairman of their Remuneration Committee. Lorraine began her executive career at Citibank, and had some 20 years' experience in Human Resources at companies including the London Stock Exchange and Coutts NatWest Group. She currently combines her Board work with consultancy at and around Board level in Director development. Lorraine Trainer has advised that she is a current Director of Essentra plc and Jupiter Fund Management plc and a former Director of Aegis Group plc.

Morten Singleton

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