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Dialight PLC (DIAL.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wayne Edmunds

60 2016 Chairman of the Board

Michael Sutsko

46 2015 Group Chief Executive, Director

Fariyal Khanbabi

47 2014 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Nick Giles

Company Secretary

David Blood

56 2015 Non-Executive Director

Martin Rapp

54 2016 Non-Executive Director

David Thomas

60 2016 Non-Executive Director

Stephen Bird

55 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Wayne Edmunds

Mr. Wayne Edmunds is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Wayne Edmunds was Chief Executive Officer of Invensys plc from 2011 until 2014, having worked at the business since 2008 in various roles including Chief Financial Officer from 2009 to 2011. He joined Invensys from Reuters America Inc., where he was Chief Financial Officer, and has held several other senior finance roles in the technology sector including 17 years at Lucent Technologies. Wayne currently holds Non-Executive roles at Ashtead Group plc, serving as Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee, BBA Aviation plc and MSCI Inc.

Michael Sutsko

Mr. Michael Sutsko has been appointed as Group Chief Executive, Director of the Company, effective 1 June 2015. He joins Dialight from Laird, the UK listed global technology company. From 2012 to 2015 he was President of Laird plc's Performance Materials Division based initially in the UK and then in Hong Kong. Performance Materials, one of Laird's two divisions delivered 2014 revenue of US$604m (2013: US$536.2m) and operating profit of US$89.2m (2013: US$80.5m). Between 2008 and 2011, Michael was Senior Vice President/General Manager of Laird's Thermal Business Unit based in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Between 2004 and 2008, Michael worked at General Electric Advanced Materials in Ohio, first as New Platform Development Manager and latterly as Vice President, Marketing and Product Management. Michael started his career in 1991 at W.L. Gore & Associates in Maryland, USA as a Process Engineer and in new product development before joining Porex Corporation in 1999 as a Business Unit Director. He joined Halma plc as Vice President, Sales and Marketing in Kentucky, USA in 2000. He holds Master of Business Administration (MBA), Widener University, Chester, PA, USA (1999) Master of Engineering, Chemical Engineering (ME ChE), Widener University, Chester, PA, USA (1999) Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, (BSE Che),University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, (1991).

Fariyal Khanbabi

Ms. Fariyal Khanbabi is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Dialight PLC. From 2009 until joining Dialight in September 2014 Fariyal was Chief Financial Officer at Blue Ocean Group, an independent, privately owned, £4 billion revenue fuel trading and distribution business. She has over ten years’ experience in senior financial positions, including roles at NYSE and Nasdaq-listed companies. She Joined Dialight plc on 8 September 2014 as Group Finance Director.

Nick Giles

David Blood

Mr. David W. Blood is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is the Senior Partner at Generation Investment Management LLP ("Generation"), a London-based investment firm he co-founded in 2004. Prior to co-founding Generation, David spent almost two decades at Goldman Sachs in a number of senior executive roles including Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Martin Rapp

Mr. Martin L. Rapp has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 26 April 2016. Martin served as Chief Executive Officer of Laird Technologies, Inc. from 2001 until his retirement in 2011, having held various management roles at Laird plc since joining in 1996. Previously, he held engineering, marketing and management positions with Monsanto, a chemical company, from 1981 to 1996. Martin is a Non-Executive Director of Cascade Microtech, Inc. and served as Non-Executive Director of Kionix, Inc., from 2006 to 2009.

David Thomas

Mr. David Thomas has appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company. David was Chief Financial Officer at Invensys plc from 2011 until his retirement in 2014, having held several management roles across the business since 2002. Prior to joining Invensys, David was a Senior Partner in Ernst & Young, specialising in long-term industrial contracting businesses. He was also a member of the Auditing Practices Board.

Stephen Bird

Mr. Stephen Clive Bird is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Dialight PLC. He was Non-Executive Director of Umeco plc, Divisional Managing Director of Weir Oil & Gas, part of Weir Group plc. Senior roles at Danaher Corporation, Black & Decker, Unipart Group, Hepworth PLC and Technicolor Group. He is Group Chief Executive of The Vitec Group plc. Mr. Bird is Senior Independent Director since February 2013. Joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in January 2013.

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