People: Hays PLC (HAYS.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Thomson

69 2010 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alistair Cox

54 2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Paul Venables

53 2006 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Doug Evans

52 2013 Company Secretary, General Counsel

Paul Harrison

51 2011 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Victoria Jarman

43 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Torsten Kreindl

52 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mary Rainey

59 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Pippa Wicks

52 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Peter Williams

62 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Walker

Head - Investor Relations & Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Thomson

Mr. Alan Matthew Thomson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Hays Plc. He is 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, former Chairman of Polypipe Group 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. He is 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, Alistair was Chief Executive of Xansa plc.

Paul Venables

Mr. Paul Venables is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Hays Plc. He is 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. Paul was, until July 2015, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Wincanton plc.

Doug Evans

Mr. Doug Evans is Company Secretary, General Counsel of Hays Plc. He is a 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. He trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. He joined The Sage Group plc as Financial Controller in 1997 and was Group Finance Director from 2000 to 2013. In September 2013, Paul joined WANdisco plc as Chief Financial Officer.

Victoria Jarman

Ms. Victoria Jarman is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays PLC. He is 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 Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of its Ethics, Nomination and Remuneration Committees, and a Non-Executive Director of Equiniti Group Limited where she is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee.

Torsten Kreindl

Dr. Torsten G. Kreindl has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays PLC. He is a graduate from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria with a PhD in industrial engineering and technical chemistry. Torsten 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.

Mary Rainey

Ms. Mary Teresa (MT) Rainey is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. MT Rainey is an experienced media and advertising professional, who has worked extensively in the UK and US. MT founded the advertising agency Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe, which she grew to a top 20 agency before it was sold to Y&R, a subsidiary of WPP plc, and where MT was CEO then Chair until 2005. MT is a non-executive director of Pinewood Group plc and Channel 4 Television. In addition she is currently Chair of the leading digital strategy agency Th_nk Ltd, a position she has held since 2008. MT has Masters degrees from Aston University and Glasgow University. Previous non-executive directorships held by MT include WH Smith plc and STV Group plc.

Pippa Wicks

Ms. Pippa Wicks is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays plc. She is 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 the Managing Director of AlixPartners UK LLP.

Peter Williams

Mr. Peter Williams has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Hays Plc., with effect from 24 February 2015. He has a Law degree from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Accountant. He was, until 2011, Group Finance Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc, a role he performed for 19 years, making him one of the longest serving CFOs in the FTSE. Since 2011 Peter has been a Non-Executive Director of Perform Group, a leading digital sports media company; he is also a Trustee of the Royal Academy and a member of the Industrial Advisory Board of GVQ Asset Management, a UK equity management company.

David Walker

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Alan Thomson

240,000

Alistair Cox

4,262,000

Paul Venables

36,036,000

Doug Evans

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Paul Harrison

69,500

Victoria Jarman

64,500

Torsten Kreindl

52,500

Mary Rainey

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Pippa Wicks

52,500

Peter Williams

18,300

David Walker

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As Of  29 Jun 2015
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