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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrew Sukawaty

62 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Rupert Pearce

2012 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Tony Bates

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Greg Ewert

2014 President - Enterprise Business Unit

Peter Handinger

President - US Government Business Unit

Leo Mondale

2014 President - Aviation Business Unit

Ronald Spithout

2014 President - Maritime Business Unit

Andy Start

2012 President - Global Government Business Unit

Ruy Pinto

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Michele Franci

2014 Chief Technology Officer

Christopher McLaughlin

2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Debbie Jones

57 2015 Chief People Officer

Pat Mcdougal

Chief Strategy Officer

Alison Horrocks

2015 Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Company Secretary

Pip McCrostie

2016 Non-Executive Director

Simon Bax

55 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Bryan Carsberg

2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

C. Robert Kehler

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Janice Obuchowski

64 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Abraham Peled

70 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Robert Ruijter

65 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hamadoun Toure

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Morten Singleton

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Andrew Sukawaty

Mr. Andrew (Andy) J. Sukawaty is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Inmarsat Plc. He served as Non-Executive Chairman of Ziggo N.V. until November 2014. He has previously been President and Chief Executive Officer of Sprint PCS, a NYSE listed global national wireless carrier and Chief Executive Officer of NTL Limited. He also held various management positions with US West and AT&T and been a Non-Executive Director on various listed companies. Andy holds a BBA and MBA respectively from the University of Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Rupert Pearce

Mr. Rupert Pearce serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Inmarsat Plc. Rupert has been Inmarsat’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2012. He joined Inmarsat in January 2005 as Group General Counsel and from January 2009, additionally held the position of Senior Vice President, Inmarsat Enterprises. Previously, Rupert worked for Atlas Venture, where he was a partner working with the firm’s European and US investment teams. Before Atlas Venture, he was also a partner at the international law firm Linklaters, where he spent 13 years specialising in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Rupert received an MA (First Class) in Modern History from Oxford University and won the 1995 Fullbright Fellowship in US securities law, studying at the Georgetown Law Center. He has been a visiting fellow of the Imperial College Business School, London, lecturing on the school’s Entrepreneurship programme, and is the co-author of ‘Raising Venture Capital’ (Wiley).

Tony Bates

Mr. Tony Bates serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Inmarsat Plc. Mr. Bates was previously the Group CFO of hibu plc (previously Yell Group Plc) where he played a leading role in the multi-billion pound refinancing of the Group and in the delivery of a much lower cost operating model. Prior to hibu, Tony was Chief Operating Officer of Colt Group S.A., the pan-European business telecoms operator. His previous senior management experience was mainly with EMI Group Plc, latterly as Group Finance Director. Tony holds a First Class Honours degree in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Greg Ewert

Peter Handinger

Leo Mondale

Mr. Leo Mondale serves as President - Aviation Business Unit of Inmarsat Plc. Prior thereto, Managing Director - Global Xpress of the company. He joined Inmarsat in 2004 and has been Managing Director, Growth Management Services since 2013. Previously he served as Managing Director for our Global Xpress programme and Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. Before joining Inmarsat, Mr. Mondale held a variety of senior positions in the satellite and aerospace industries, including as partner in Thaler Associates, a defense industry advisory firm, and as President of Arianespace Inc., responsible for the European launch services firm’s sales, marketing and governmental affairs in the United States. Mr. Mondale also held a range of posts, including Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer at Iridium. Mr. Mondale holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota and was awarded a Juris Doctor degree from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. management Services.

Ronald Spithout

Mr. Ronald Spithout serves as President - Maritime Business Unit of Inmarsat Plc. Prior thereto, he was President - Enterprise of the company. He was appointed President, Inmarsat Enterprise, in January 2012. He came to Inmarsat from Stratos Global, which was acquired by Inmarsat in April 2009. From July 2006 until December 2011, Mr. Spithout was Senior Vice President, MSS Marketing and Sales, Worldwide, for Stratos Global, with global responsibility for the MSS marketing and sales organisation. Prior to that, he was responsible for Stratos MSS Sales for all countries except North America. He came to Stratos from Xantic B.V., a satellite communications company headquartered in The Netherlands, which was acquired by Stratos in early 2006. At Xantic, Mr. Spithout served as Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales. Mr. Spithout held various sales positions in the late 1980s for KPN (the Royal Dutch Telecom Operator) in the Netherlands. Mr. Spithout holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from HTS-Rotterdam, the Rotterdam Institute for Technology. He also served as a reserve Lieutenant in the Dutch Cavalry.

Andy Start

Mr. Andy Start serves as President - Global Government Business Unit of Inmarsat Plc. He joined Inmarsat in 2012 and is President, Inmarsat Global Government. Prior to joining Inmarsat he was President of Harris Corporation’s international tactical radio business, Managing Director of BAE Systems Platform Solutions Business, and Director of EADS Astrium’s Military Space Business. During his time at EADS Astrium he was responsible for the Skynet 4 programme and was instrumental in the creation of the Skynet 5 service provision that enables UK MOD to exploit military and commercial satellite communications across the complete array of military tasks and operations. Andy has completed two Government secondments: one in the UK MOD, the other in the Department of Trade and Industry, where he was responsible to the Secretary of State for leading the development of the UK’s National Aerospace Strategy.

Ruy Pinto

Mr. Ruy Pinto serves as Chief Operating Officer of Inmarsat Plc. Prior thereto, Chief Technology Officer of the company. He joined Inmarsat in 1990 and became Chief Operations Officer in November 2013. Between January 2012 and November 2013 he was Chief Technical Officer. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Pinto was Vice President of Satellite and Network Operations responsible for network and satellite operations, spectrum management and yield optimisation functions for the product portfolio, as well as navigation services. His previous roles in Inmarsat focused on satellite operations. Mr. Pinto is a former Chair of UK Space, the UK space industry trade association. He has a background in electronics and data communications. Mr. Pinto graduated with a degree in Electronics Engineering from the Rio de Janeiro Catholic University in Brazil, followed by a post-graduate degree in Digital Telecommunications Systems.

Michele Franci

Christopher McLaughlin

Debbie Jones

Ms. Debbie A. Jones serves as Chief People Officer of the Company. She was Executive Vice President - Corporate Development of Inmarsat Plc. Prior thereto, Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of the company. She joined us in 2000. She is our Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. Ms Jones is a non-executive director of Capital Law LLP. Between 1995 and 2000, she was the senior human resources adviser for Eversheds Solicitors. Between 1988 and 1995, she was the head of personnel at Companies House in Cardiff. Prior to this, Ms Jones held various operational, information technology supervisory and management positions at the Department of Trade and Industry and the Office for National Statistics. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Pat Mcdougal

Alison Horrocks

Ms. Alison Horrocks serves as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Company Secretary of the Company. She was Executive Vice President - Corporate Governance, Company Secretary of Inmarsat plc. Alison joined Inmarsat in 1999 and provides corporate governance advice and acts as Company Secretary to the Board and its Committees. She is a member of the Executive Management Board and Chairman of the Trustee Company responsible for the Inmarsat UK pension plans. Alison is a Fellow of the Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She was Group Company Secretary of International Public Relations plc, a worldwide public relations company, for 11 years prior to joining Inmarsat.

Pip McCrostie

Ms. Pip McCrostie has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 September 2016. A member of the EY Global Executive, the organisation's highest management body, Pip brings many years of experience in corporate finance and tax. In her eight year leadership of TAS, the business has been transformed and moved from third position in the global market to number one.

Simon Bax

Mr. Simon T. Bax serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. Simon Bax was, from 2008 to 2013, CEO of Encompass Digital Media Inc, which provides technical services to broadcasters, cable networks and government agencies. He previously served as CFO and Executive Vice President of Pixar Animation and CFO and President of Studio Operations of Fox Filmed Entertainment. Simon holds an Honours degree in History from Cambridge University and is a chartered accountant.

Bryan Carsberg

Sir Bryan Victor Carsberg serves as Non-Executive Independent Directorof Inmarsat Plc. Sir Bryan is a Chartered Accountant. He served eight years as Director General of Telecommunications (head of Oftel), and then served as Director General of Fair Trading and Secretary General of the International Accounting Standards Board. He was previously Chairman of the Council of Loughborough University, a Non-Executive Director of Cable and Wireless Communications plc, RM plc and Non-Executive Chairman of MLL Telecom Limited. He was knighted in January 1989. Sir Bryan is an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and holds an MSc (Econ) from the University of London.

C. Robert Kehler

Gen. C. Robert Kehler, United States Air Force (Retired), serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. General Kehler retired from the US Air Force in January 2014 with over 38 years’ service. He oversaw a global network of satellite command and control, communications, missile warning and launch facilities, and ensured the combat readiness of America’s intercontinental ballistic missile force. Over his career, he served in a variety of important operational and staff assignments, and successfully led large organisations with global responsibilities.

Janice Obuchowski

Amb. Janice I. Obuchowski serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. She held several senior positions both in the US Government and in the private sector. She was formerly Head of Delegation and US Ambassador to the World Radiocommunications Conference, Assistant Secretary for Communications and information at the Department of Commerce and Senior Advisor to the Chairman at the Federal Communications Commission in the US.

Abraham Peled

Dr. Abraham Peled serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. In November 2015 Abe was appointed our Senior Independent Director. Abe was Chief Executive Officer of NDS Group plc from 1995 to 2012, a digital pay-TV technology company, and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2012. He was Senior Vice President of Cisco from August 2012 to January 2014 and has previous senior management experience with IBM and Elron. Abe has a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Digital Signal Processing. In March 2013, Abe was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Digital TV Europe.

Robert Ruijter

Mr. Robert Arnold Ruijter is a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Rob served as Chief Financial Officer of VNU N.V., a publicly listed marketing and publishing company (now the Nielsen company) between 2004 and 2007. He previously served as the Chief Finance Officer of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from 2001 until its merger with Air France in 2004, and as Chief Finance Officer of ASM International N.V., a publicly listed manufacturer of electronic components. Rob is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and in The Netherlands and a member of the ACT in the UK.

Hamadoun Toure

Dr. Hamadoun Toure serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. Hamadoun was Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the specialised agency of the United Nations dedicated to information and communication technologies from 2007 to 2014. As such he was a Member of the UN Chief Executive Board (CEB) and served as Chairman of the UN ICT Network. He was the founding member of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development and served as co-vice chair until his retirement from the ITU. In October 2015 Hamadoun was appointed as Founding Executive Director of SMART Africa Alliance. He was a Member of the Advisory Board of the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) until December 2014. He has also had a distinguished career in the satellite industry. Hamadoun holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Telecommunications Institute of St-Petersburg (Russian Federation) and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Informatics and Telecoms of Moscow (Russian Federation).

Morten Singleton