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Huntsworth PLC (HNTS.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Derek Mapp

64 2014 Chairman of the Board, Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Taaffe

2015 Chief Executive Officer

Neil Jones

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Martin Morrow

2012 Company Secretary

Pat Billingham

2015 Non-Executive Director

Andy Boland

45 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

N Dulieu

2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tim Ryan

51 2015 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Derek Mapp

Mr. Derek Mapp serves as Chairman of the Board, Non-Executive Independent Director of Huntsworth Plc. effective 1 December 2014. Derek Mapp was appointed to the Huntsworth Board as Chairman and Independent Non- Executive Director on 1 December 2014. He has been Non-Executive Chairman of the FTSE 250 media company Informa plc since 2008. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Salmon Developments Limited, the Executive Chairman of Imagesound Limited, Non-Executive Chairman of 3aaa Limited and Non-Executive Chairman of Embrace Limited. Derek has an entrepreneurial career history as founder of Tom Cobleigh pub chain and Leapfrog Day Nurseries. He also has a number of private business interests.

Paul Taaffe

Mr. Paul Taaffe serves as Chief Executive Officer of Huntsworth Plc., effective April 7, 2015. Paul Taaffe was appointed as CEO of Huntsworth on 7 April 2015. Paul has wide experience in public relations, communications and marketing, most recently as the Director of Communications at Groupon, the international e-commerce company. Prior to that, he enjoyed a 20 year career with Hill & Knowlton, Inc, the global communications consultancy and subsidiary of WPP plc, including eight years as its Chairman and CEO. Throughout this time he advised many Blue Chip and international clients across all geographies and services. He oversaw numerous acquisitions, developed global talent engagement and undertook various strategic planning initiatives.

Neil Jones

Mr. Neil Garth Jones has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective 1 February 2016. Neil has held a number of senior financial positions in listed companies. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of ITE Group plc, the FTSE listed international exhibitions group, a position that he has held since 2008. Prior to this role, he was Group Finance Director of Tarsus Group plc, a listed international media group. He is also a Non-Executive Director of AIM listed Taptica International Limited.

Martin Morrow

Mr. Martin Morrow serves as Company Secretary of Huntsworth Plc. Martin Morrow was appointed as Huntsworth’s Company Secretary on 14 December 2012. He initially joined the Company as Group Tax Director in early 2008. Martin spent the early part of his career in professional services firms, including Deloitte & Touche, starting in general practice before focusing on corporate taxation. From 2002 to 2008 he worked in industry within the head office tax department of Compass Group plc, the multinational FTSE 50 food and support services provider. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994 and as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 1998.

Pat Billingham

Ms. Pat Billingham has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 1st December 2015. On appointment, Pat also join Huntsworth's Audit and Remuneration committees. Following an early career with HM Revenue and Customs, Pat joined Ernst & Young, the multinational professional services firm, and was a partner from 1995 to 2012. Whilst at Ernst & Young Pat obtained broad experience in various sectors and also performed a range of executive duties within the firm. Pat currently holds non-executive directorships with RenaissanceRe Syndicate Management Limited, the managing agent for a Lloyd's of London insurance syndicate; Aldwyck Housing Group, a registered social landlord where she also chairs their Audit and Remuneration, and Governance committees, and Exemplas Limited, a leading business support, skills and employment solutions provider. Pat is also a member of the Board of Governors and the Audit Committee of the University of East London.

Andy Boland

Mr. Andy Boland serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Huntsworth Plc. Andy Boland was appointed to the Huntsworth Board as Independent Non- Executive Director on 11 August 2014, and is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Andy is the Chief Financial Officer of Addison Lee Limited, a private equity owned private vehicle hire business. Prior to joining Addison Lee in 2015, Andy served as the Chief Financial Officer of AA plc for six years. Andy spent the earlier part of his career in the marketing services industry and was Group Finance Director at Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, a FTSE 250 market research company, from 2004 to 2008. During his time at Taylor Nelson Sofres, Andy helped integrate acquisitions, strengthened the financial control environment and was responsible for all external reporting and investor relations activities. Andy qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995 and as an Associate Corporate Treasurer in 1998.

N Dulieu

Ms. Nicky Dulieu serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective January 1, 2015. Nicky Dulieu was appointed to the Huntsworth Board as Independent Non- Executive Director on 1 January 2015, and is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Nicky trained as an accountant with Marks & Spencer plc and undertook numerous strategic and financial roles in the company over a 23 year period, including Finance Director of the Food Division from 2004 to 2005. From 2006 to 2008, Nicky was Finance Director/Chief Operating Officer at Hobbs Limited and was Chief Executive between 2008 and 2014. She is a Non-Executive Director of Adnams plc and Chair of Notcutts Group Limited.

Tim Ryan

Mr. Tim Ryan serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Huntsworth Plc., effective January 1, 2015. Tim Ryan was appointed to the Huntsworth Board as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2015, and is a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Tim is a former United Nations diplomat with 25 years’ experience in international communications. He is currently Chairman of Consulum which provides strategic counsel on a global basis to heads of state, international organisations and corporations as well as high-profile individuals. Tim is also Chairman of Coexist Foundation. Prior to founding Consulum, Tim was Chairman of Bell Pottinger International from 2002 to 2012 where he was responsible for the company’s global practice. He was previously chairman of Eidos PLC, one of the UK’s major entertainment publishers.

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