People: Digital Barriers PLC (DGB.L)

DGB.L on London Stock Exchange

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21 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Black

54 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Sharon Cooper

37 2014 Group Finance Director, Director

Zak Doffman

42 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Colin Evans

46 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

John Woollhead

53 2010 Company Secretary

Paul Taylor

49 2012 Non-Executive Director

Bernie Waldron

56 2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Black

Dr. Thomas Joseph Black is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Digital Barriers PLC. Prior to joining Digital Barriers, Tom spent over 20 years with Detica Group plc, following studies at the Universities of Strathclyde and Oxford. He worked with clients in the national and homeland security arena and the commercial sector and held a broad range of senior management positions culminating in his appointment as Chief Executive in 1995. He led the £12 million management buyout of Detica in 1997 and the Group’s flotation on the London Stock Exchange in April 2002. He then oversaw the acquisition of Detica by BAE Systems in 2008 for £538 million, at which time Detica was a business with revenues of over £200 million and around 1,600 staff. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Pinnacle Technology Group plc and Herald Investment Trust plc, a Director of Grantdean Ltd and Vantage Racing Ltd, and a trustee of the Black Family Charitable Trust.

Sharon Cooper

Ms. Sharon Denise Cooper (formerly Collins) has been appointed as Group Finance Director, Director of the Digital Barriers PLC, with effect from March 3, 2014. She is responsible for all aspects of financial management and reporting in the Group. Sharon is a Chartered Accountant by training, having started her career at Ernst & Young in 2000. She joined Digital Barriers following her previous role as VP, Commercial Finance at Sophos Limited, having previously served with the organisation as Group Financial Controller. Sharon graduated from Southampton University with a degree in Accounting and German and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Zak Doffman

Mr. Zak Doffman is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Digital Barriers PLC. As Group Development Director, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction of Digital Barriers, for acquiring businesses into the Company, and for international development. He has spent the last 16 years working across the technology and professional services sectors on the management and structuring of strategic and acquisition-driven organisational change. He joined Digital Barriers from Detica Group plc, where he was Group Strategy Director with responsibility for all areas of corporate strategy, acquisitions and organisation development. Before Detica, he spent nine years at Andersen Consulting (later Accenture), working across a number of industry sectors.

Colin Evans

Mr. Colin Michael Evans is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Digital Barriers PLC. As Group Managing Director, he is responsible for the day-to-day management of Digital Barriers, including its UK and international operations. He has 20 years’ experience working in the defence, intelligence and homeland security domains, delivering complex technology systems and advanced security solutions to clients in the government sector. Prior to joining Digital Barriers, he worked for Detica Group plc, where he was Group Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for day-to-day management of the business and a particular focus on driving the growth of the Government business across the UK and US. He is also experienced in accelerating hi-tech business growth, developing senior client and partner relations and integrating acquired businesses.

John Woollhead

Mr. John Woollhead is Company Secretary of Digital Barriers plc., since April 13, 2010. He is responsible for the core Company Secretarial function within the Group. John qualified as a Chartered Secretary in 1987 and has previously acted as Company Secretary to Eve Group plc, Peterhouse Group plc and Detica Group plc. He is Secretary to the Board and acts as Secretary to the Board Committees.

Paul Taylor

Mr. Paul Ronald Taylor has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Digital Barriers Plc., with effect from 1 April 2012. He is a qualified Certified Accountant who started his career at Price Bailey Partners in 1986, and has subsequently served in a number of senior finance roles. He has spent most of his career at AVEVA Group plc and served as Group Finance Director from March 2001 to December 2010. During this period revenues increased from £28 million to £164 million, resulting in pre-tax profit of £63 million and a market capitalisation of over £1 billion. He is currently Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Escher Group Holdings plc, Ubisense Group plc and Anite plc, and Deputy Chairman of KBC Advanced Technologies plc and Trustee of the CADCentre Pension Fund.

Bernie Waldron

Mr. Bernie Waldron has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Digital Barriers Plc., with effect from October 18, 2012. He is a qualified Certified Accountant who started his career at Price Bailey Partners in 1986, and has subsequently served in a number of senior finance roles. Paul has spent most of his career at AVEVA Group plc and served as Group Finance Director from March 2001 to December 2010. During this period revenues increased from £28 million to £164 million, resulting in pre-tax profit of £63 million and a market capitalisation of over £1 billion. He is currently Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Escher Group Holdings plc, Ubisense Group plc and Anite plc, and Deputy Chairman of KBC Advanced Technologies plc and Trustee of the CADCentre Pension Fund.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Black

60,000

Sharon Cooper

15,000

Zak Doffman

281,000

Colin Evans

311,000

John Woollhead

--

Paul Taylor

--

Bernie Waldron

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014

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