People: Hays PLC (HAYS.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Thomson

67 2010 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alistair Cox

52 2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Paul Venables

51 2006 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Doug Evans

50 2013 Company Secretary, General Counsel

Paul Harrison

49 2011 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Victoria Jarman

41 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Torsten Kreindl

51 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Smelt

56 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Pippa Wicks

50 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Walker

Head - Investor Relations & Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Thomson

Mr. Alan M. T. Thomson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Hays Plc. A post-graduate of Glasgow University and a Chartered Accountant, Alan’s early career was with Arthur Andersen and Price Waterhouse. This was followed by senior management roles with Rockwell International plc, Raychem Ltd and Courtaulds plc, after which he became Finance Director of Rugby Group plc and then Smiths Group plc. Alan is a former Non-Executive Director of Johnson Matthey plc and a past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Alistair Cox

Mr. Alistair R. Cox is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Hays Plc. A Chartered Engineer with an MBA from Stanford University, Alistair’s early career was in various field engineering, management and research science roles with British Aerospace and then Schlumberger. Following his MBA, Alistair worked for McKinsey & Company before joining Blue Circle Industries, where he was the Group Strategy Director and then the Regional Director for Asia. Prior to joining Hays plc, Alistair was Chief Executive of Xansa plc.

Paul Venables

Mr. Paul Venables is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Hays Plc. A Chartered Accountant and also USA qualified, Paul started his career at Deloitte & Touche where he was a Senior Manager in its USA practice. This was followed by a 13-year career at Exel plc where he held a number of senior finance and operational roles including Deputy Group Finance Director and was a member of the Executive Board of Exel plc and Chairman of their Acquisitions and Project Review Board. Following the acquisition of Exel plc by Deutsche Post, Paul worked in its DHL Logistics division before joining Hays.

Doug Evans

Mr. Doug Evans is Company Secretary, General Counsel of Hays Plc. A law graduate from Rhodes University who began his career with Webber Wentzel in South Africa, specialising in corporate and commercial law before moving in-house. Doug has previously held the posts of Company Secretary & Corporate Legal Director at Exel plc and Group General Counsel at Royal Mail Limited. Prior to joining Hays, Doug was an Executive Director, Company Secretary & General Counsel at Mitchells & Butlers plc.

Paul Harrison

Mr. Paul S. Harrison is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays Plc. Paul trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. He joined The Sage Group plc as Financial Controller in 1997 and became Group Finance Director in 2000. In August 2013, Paul left The Sage Group plc to take up the role of Chief Financial Officer of WANdisco plc.

Victoria Jarman

Ms. Victoria Jarman is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays PLC. An engineering graduate of the University of Leicester and a Chartered Accountant, Victoria started her career with KPMG before moving to Lazard Corporate Finance, where she was Chief Operating Officer of Lazard’s London and Middle East operations and a member of its European Management Committee. Victoria is currently a Non-Executive Director of De La Rue plc where she is a member of its Audit, Ethics, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

Torsten Kreindl

Dr. Torsten G. Kreindl has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays PLC. A graduate from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria with a PhD in industrial engineering and technical chemistry, Torsten has a successful international career. He has held senior executive positions for Booz Allen Hamilton and Deutsche Telekom AG. He is a partner in Grazia Equity, a Munich-based capital firm and a member of the Swisscom AG board.

Richard Smelt

Mr. Richard J. Smelt is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays Plc. A psychology graduate from Leeds University with an MBA from the London Business School, Richard is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development with a 30-year career in Human Resources. Richard has previously been the Human Resources Director for Carphone Warehouse Group plc and Northern Rock plc post nationalisation, and has also worked in private equity. Richard is presently HR Director of McCain Foods.

Pippa Wicks

Ms. Pippa Wicks is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays plc. A post-graduate of Oxford University with a diploma in corporate finance from the London Business School, Pippa started her career with Bain & Company. She subsequently became Chief Financial Officer of Courtauld Textiles plc and then Chief Executive Officer of FT Knowledge, the corporate training division of Pearson plc. Her previous non-executive directorships have been with Ladbrokes plc, Hilton International plc and Arcadia plc. Pippa is presently Managing Director of AlixPartners UK LLP.

David Walker

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Alan Thomson

230,000

Alistair Cox

1,955,000

Paul Venables

1,385,000

Doug Evans

--

Paul Harrison

--

Victoria Jarman

--

Torsten Kreindl

--

Richard Smelt

--

Pippa Wicks

--

David Walker

--
As Of 29 Jun 2013

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