People: Fidessa Group PLC (FDSA.L)

FDSA.L on London Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Hamer

54 2001 Chairman of the Board

Chris Aspinwall

50 2010 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Andy Malpass

52 2010 Finance Director, Executive Director

John Worby

62 2014 Non-Executive Director

Philip Hardaker

66 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Elizabeth Lake

71 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ronald Mackintosh

65 2004 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Hamer

Mr. John R. Hamer is Chairman of the Board of Fidessa Group Plc. He joined Fidessa in 1983. He has a BSc. Hons. in Computer Science from Leeds University and was Chief Executive of the Group between 1992 and 2001 when the Group had multiple divisions, each division having its own Chief Executive. John became Chairman in 2001 when the Group focused on the Fidessa business by divesting the help desk and call centre software businesses. The Board considers the Chairman role to be similar to that performed prior to 2001 when there were multiple businesses and there to be no conflict with Chris Aspinwall, the Chief Executive, who was already the Chief Executive of the Fidessa business prior to 2001. He currently has no other material business commitments.

Chris Aspinwall

Mr. Chris Aspinwall is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Fidessa Group Plc. He joined Fidessa in 1986 as a software engineer and was appointed to the Board in 1992. He became Chief Executive of the Fidessa business in 1992 and has grown it to its current world leading position. In 2001 he became Group Chief Executive. He has a BSc. Hons. in Computer Science from York University.

Andy Malpass

Mr. Andy Malpass is Finance Director, Executive Director of Fidessa Group Plc. He joined Fidessa in 1995 as Finance Director and has over 25 years’ experience in the software industry, with both private and public companies. He has a BA Hons. in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

John Worby

Mr. John G. Worby has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company effective May 1, 2014. John is a chartered accountant who has had a highly successful executive career and is an experienced non-executive director. In 2013 he retired as Group Finance Director of Genus Plc, having previously been Group Finance Director and Deputy Chairman at Uniq Plc (formerly Unigate Plc). John is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Smiths News plc, where he has been a non-executive director since 2006. He is also the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Cranswick Group plc, where he has been non-executive director since 2005. John is a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.

Philip Hardaker

Mr. Philip Hardaker is no longer an Independent Non-Executive Director of Fidessa Group Plc., effective July 31, 2014. He is an experienced Chartered Accountant who previously served for 20 years as a partner in KPMG UK. As a partner he led teams providing audit, advisory and transaction due diligence services to a broad portfolio of clients. In addition, he held a series of managerial and leadership positions in KPMG, both in the UK and overseas. Philip is a Trustee of Charities Aid Foundation, chairing the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, and is a director of CAF Bank Limited. Until June 2012, he served as Chairman of The St. John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital.

Elizabeth Lake

Ms. Elizabeth Lake is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Fidessa Group Plc., since October 2008. Until June 2009, Elizabeth was a director and president of Securities Processing Solutions International, a subsidiary of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc (Broadridge), a global provider of technology based outsourcing solutions to the financial services industry. She was a partner in the consultancy practice of KPMG and has also held senior executive positions at CSC Index within the financial services sector and at Ziff Davis Technical Information Company, where she was responsible for software products and services for the financial services industry. Elizabeth is also an advisor to the Tokushukai Medical Group, a privately held Japan based organisation which has 68 hospitals, together with a number of primary care facilities, retirement homes and dialysis centres.

Ronald Mackintosh

Mr. Ronald W. Mackintosh is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Fidessa Group Plc., since June 2004. He has held a number of seniorexecutive positions in European technology companies. Between 1992 and 2000 he was chief executive of Computer Sciences Corporation’s (CSC) European business which had revenue of $2.5 billion. He is Chairman of CSR plc, a multifunction connectivity, audio and location platforms company that is a UK listed FTSE 250 company as well as being listed on NASDAQ. He is also the former chairman of each of Smartstream Technologies Limited, Northgate Information Solutions plc and Differentis Limited and a former director of Gemplus SA. He is currently Chairman of AlertMe.com Limited.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Hamer

147,000

Chris Aspinwall

1,424,000

Andy Malpass

1,014,000

John Worby

--

Philip Hardaker

--

Elizabeth Lake

--

Ronald Mackintosh

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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