People: Games Workshop Group PLC (GAW.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tom Kirby

64 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Kevin Rountree

45 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Rachel Tongue

43 2015 Group Finance Director, Company Secretary

Chris Myatt

70 Senior Lead Independent Director

Elaine O'Donnell

43 2013 Non-Executive Director

Nicholas Donaldson

60 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Tom Kirby

Mr. Tom H. F. Kirby has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Games Workshop Group Plc., with effect from 1 January 2015. He was Executive Chairman of the Board, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Games Workshop Group Plc. He has been appointed as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 18, 2013. Tom Kirby joined Games Workshop in April 1986 as general manager and led the management buy-out in December 1991, becoming chief executive at that time. Between 1998 and 2000 he took on the role of non-executive chairman, returning to the role of chief executive in September 2000. He performed the role of chairman from December 2007 to January 2013 when he became chairman and acting CEO. Prior to joining Games Workshop, Tom worked for six years for a distributor of fantasy games in the UK and was previously an Inspector of Taxes.

Kevin Rountree

Mr. Kevin D. Rountree has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Games Workshop Group PLC., with effect from 1 January 2015. He was Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Games Workshop Group PLC. Kevin Rountree joined Games Workshop in March 1998 as assistant group accountant. He then had various management roles within Games Workshop, including head of sales for the Other Activities division (including Black Library, licensing and Sabertooth Games). Kevin was appointed CFO in September 2009. During the year ended 29 May 2011, he took on the responsibility of managing the Group’s service centres globally. To reflect this, his title was changed to chief operating officer from chief financial officer. He, however, still retains responsibility for all financial matters within Games Workshop. He qualified as a chartered management accountant in August 2001. Prior to joining Games Workshop, Kevin was the management accountant at J Barbour & Sons Limited and trained at Price Waterhouse.

Rachel Tongue

Ms. Rachel F. Tongue has been appointed as Group Finance Director, Company Secretary of the Company. She has been appointed as Group Finance Director of the Company effective January 1, 2015. She is a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser and joined Games Workshop in 1996. She is currently Company Secretary and Legal and Compliance Manager.

Chris Myatt

Mr. Chris J. Myatt is Senior Lead Independent Director of Games Workshop Group PLC. He joining the board on 18 April 1996. He was formerly managing director of a division of Tarmac PLC, chairman and non-executive director of a number of manufacturing companies and treasurer of Keele University.

Elaine O'Donnell

Ms. Elaine O'Donnell has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company effective November 28, 2013. A chartered accountant by profession, until recently Elaine was a corporate finance partner with EY.

Nicholas Donaldson

Mr. Nicholas John Donaldson is an Independent Director of Games Workshop Group PLC., since 18 April 2002. A barrister by profession, Nick is a partner of London Bridge Capital Limited. Nick was, until 2003, head of corporate finance at Arbuthnot Securities Limited and previously held senior investment banking positions at Robert W Baird Limited and at Credit Lyonnais Securities. He is chairman of DP Poland PLC and a director of The Fulham Shore plc.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Tom Kirby

511,000

Kevin Rountree

259,000

Rachel Tongue

--

Chris Myatt

60,000

Elaine O'Donnell

--

Nicholas Donaldson

52,000
As Of  31 May 2014

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