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Fidessa Group PLC (FDSA.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Hamer

55 2001 Chairman of the Board

Chris Aspinwall

51 2010 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Andrew Skelton

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Ken Archer

63 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elizabeth Lake

72 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ronald Mackintosh

66 2004 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

John Worby

63 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Hamer

Mr. John R. Hamer is Chairman of the Board of Fidessa Group Plc. He had 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 had 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.

Andrew Skelton

Mr. Andrew Skelton has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, with effect from 26th October 2015. Since July 2011, Andy Skelton has served as Deputy CFO at CSR plc, a global fabless semiconductor company which, until its recent acquisition by Qualcomm Incorporated, was listed on the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Previously Andy was with Ericsson where he held a number of senior finance positions. Andy qualified as a chartered accountant in 1994.

Ken Archer

Mr. Ken Archer is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 25th November 2014. Ken joined the Board as a non-executive director in November 2014. He is Chairman of Gresham Computing plc, where he has been a non-executive director since 2010. Ken was Chief Executive Officer of SmartStream Technologies until 2009 and prior to that, the President, European Business Development of Computer Sciences Corporation where he managed the sales team responsible for large scale outsourcing projects across Europe. Ken has also worked at J.P. Morgan, where he served as VP, Information Services and subsequently at Mercantile Information Services and The Savings Corporation.

Elizabeth Lake

Ms. Elizabeth Lake is Non-Executive Independent Director of Fidessa Group Plc. She was appointed to the Board as a non-executive director in 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 Non-Executive Independent Director of Fidessa Group Plc. He was appointed to the Board in 2004. Ron has held a number of senior executive 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.

John Worby

Mr. John G. Worby is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since May 1, 2014. John was appointed to the Board as a non-executive director in May 2014. John is a chartered accountant who is an experienced executive and 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 Connect Group PLC (formerly Smiths News PLC), where he has been a non-executive director since 2006 and was also Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Cranswick plc until July 2014. John is a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Hamer

147,000

Chris Aspinwall

923,000

Andrew Skelton

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Ken Archer

4,000

Elizabeth Lake

43,000

Ronald Mackintosh

49,000

John Worby

33,000
As Of  30 Dec 2014