People: Dart Group PLC (DTG.L)

DTG.L on London Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Meeson

Group Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive

Gary Brown

44 2013 Group Chief Financial Officer, Director

Stephen Heapy

45 2013 Executive Director

Ian Day

2014 Group Company Secretary

Mark Laurence

2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Meeson

Mr. Philip H. Meeson is Group Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive of Dart Group PLC. He is Chairman and Chief Executive of Dart Group PLC and Executive Chairman of the Leisure Airline, Package Holidays and Distribution & Logistics businesses. In April 1983, his private company purchased the Channel Express Group which, at that time, distributed Channel Islands grown flowers to wholesale markets throughout the UK, and freight from the UK into the Channel Islands. From that original business, he has developed the Group into a leading logistics operator, and Northern UK based leisure airline and package holiday provider. Having decided that the Company needed wider access to funding in order to accelerate its growth, Channel Express Group PLC was floated on the USM in 1988. In 1991, it changed its name to Dart Group PLC and moved to a full listing on the London Stock Exchange before moving to AIM in 2005.

Gary Brown

Mr. Gary James Brown has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer, joined Dart Group in April 2013 and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in June 2013. Gary has significant experience in the retail and consumer goods sectors, having held a number of senior finance positions at J Sainsbury PLC, Matalan PLC, and Instore PLC, where he was Group Finance Director. Prior to joining Dart Group, Gary was Global Chief Financial Officer of Umbro PLC and subsequently, following the sale of the Umbro business to Nike Inc., Umbro International Limited. Gary is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Stephen Heapy

Mr. Stephen Paul Heapy has been appointed as the Executive Director, joined the Board in June 2013. He has been with Dart Group since 2009 and is the Chief Executive Officer of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. He has extensive experience in the travel industry having held roles with My Travel PLC, Thomas Cook and Libra Holidays. Stephen is a Fellow of the Institute for Travel and Tourism, a chartered company secretary and is a member of the Institute for Turnaround.

Ian Day

Ian Day has been appointed as the Group Company Secretary of Dart Group PLC.

Mark Laurence

Mr. Mark Laurence joined the Company on 28 May 2009 as independent non-executive Director and was recognised at the 2014 Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards as Non-Executive Director of the Year. Mark began his career as a transport sector investment analyst at Kitcat and Aitken in 1988 before moving to WI Carr and then Smith New Court, which became Merrill Lynch upon takeover in 1995, and where the team was ranked No.1 in the 1995 Extel Financial Survey of UK Investment Analysts. In 1995 he joined the highly ranked UK Equity Strategy Team. In 1997 he joined Collins Stewart as a special situations analyst before helping establish Collins Stewart Inc. in New York and the group’s move into UK private client broking with the acquisition of NatWest Private Clients from RBS in 2001. Since 2001 Mark has pursued a career in fund management, most recently as a founding partner of Fundsmith. Mark is also a member of the endowment investment committee of King’s College University and a governor of Bryanston School in Dorset.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Philip Meeson

449,000

Gary Brown

552,000

Stephen Heapy

642,000

Ian Day

--

Mark Laurence

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Philip Meeson

0 0

Gary Brown

0 0

Stephen Heapy

0 0

Ian Day

0 0

Mark Laurence

0 0
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