People: Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (ITYBF.PK)

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21 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Williamson

2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alison Cooper

2010 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Oliver Tant

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Matthew Phillips

43 2012 Corporate Affairs Director, Executive Director

Peter Corijn

2013 Group Marketing Director

John Downing

2012 Company Secretary

Ken Burnett

61 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Haines

2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Michael Herlihy

59 2014 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Karen Witts

2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Malcolm Wyman

67 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tom Corran

Director - Investor Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Williamson

Mr. Mark D. Williamson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC. Mark is a qualified accountant, who brings considerable financial and general managerial experience to our Board and who meets the recent and relevant financial experience requirements of the UK Corporate Governance Code. Mark was Chief Financial Officer of International Power plc until 2012 and has considerable experience of managing relationships with the investor and financial communities. Prior to joining International Power plc, Mark was Group Financial Controller and Group Chief Accountant of Simon Group. Mark joined the Board in July 2007 and was appointed Senior Independent Non-Executive Director in February 2012 and was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board in January 2013.

Alison Cooper

Mrs. Alison J. Cooper is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC. She appointed as Chief Executive, May 2010. Alison has held a number of senior roles in the Group including Director of Finance and Planning, Regional Director Western Europe, Corporate Development Director and Chief Operating Officer. Previously she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she had worked with Imperial Tobacco for several years in a number of areas, including acquisitions. External appointments: Non-Executive Director, Inchcape plc since July 2009.

Oliver Tant

Mr. Oliver Tant is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC. He has been appointed to the Board of Directors in October 2013 and became Chief Financial Officer in November 2013. Oliver held a number of senior positions in a 32 year career at KPMG, including Global Managing Director Financial Advisory and Private Equity Division and Head of UK Audit. He was also a member of both the UK and German boards of KPMG. He brings to Imperial a good deal of international experience in change management, organisational restructuring, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Matthew Phillips

Mr. Matthew R. Phillips, LLB, is Corporate Affairs Director, Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, since1 June 2012. He resigned as the Company secretary of the company. He joined Imperial in 2000 having previously worked for the law firms Linklaters and Burges Salmon. With his M&A background he was closely involved with the acquisition of Reemtsma and was a lead member of the strategic team that managed the acquisition of Altadis. He was appointed Company Secretary in 2004, General Counsel in November 2007 and Group Corporate & Legal Affairs Director in October 2010. He is responsible for the Company's global regulatory and legal affairs and anti-illicit trade and corporate responsibility strategies. He has been a member of the Operating Executive (previously the Chief Executives Committee) since 2004 and has been instrumental in the re-shaping of Imperial's sales growth strategy.

Peter Corijn

Mr. Peter Corijn is Group Marketing Director of the Company, since August 2013. Peter is responsible for leading our international marketing and brand development strategies. Prior to joining Imperial he held a number of senior marketing positions covering a wide range of brands over a 25-year career at Procter & Gamble. His extensive experience has been accumulated from working with brands and consumers in both mature and emerging markets, including in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

John Downing

Mr. John Downing is Company Secretary of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, since1 June 2012. John joined Imperial in 2005 having worked for law firm Linklaters. He has had a number of senior legal roles in Imperial and was appointed Head of Group Legal in 2010, working alongside Matthew in managing the Group's legal activities. He played a role in all aspects of the Altadis acquisition and has considerable experience in managing key corporate projects related to financing, business development and other commercial matters.

Ken Burnett

Dr. Ken M. Burnett, Ph.D., is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, since April 2006. Ken is an independent management consultant and a co-founder and Director of K-Energy, an alternative energy company. He was President, Asia-Pacific of Allied Domecq from 1996 until its acquisition by Pernod Ricard in 2005. Prior to joining Allied Domecq, he held senior management positions in the Asia Pacific region with Seagram, Interbrew and International Distillers & Vintners Ltd (now part of Diageo plc). External appointments: Director of K-Energy Pty Limited and Elemental Energy Technologies Limited.

David Haines

Mr. David J. Haines is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc., effective February 2, 2012. David brings considerable senior level board experience and is currently Chief Executive Officer of Grohe AG. He joined Grohe in 2004 from Vodafone Group PLC where he was Global Marketing Director. He is also a former Chairman of Vimpelcom A/O. David gained general management and sales experience with Vodafone and Mars earlier in his career.

Michael Herlihy

Mr. Michael H. C. Herlihy is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC. Michael was formerly General Counsel and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for ICI PLC with overall responsibility for corporate acquisitions and divestments and has experience of both private and public market transactions. External appointments: Serves on the Board of Compass Partners International LLP and is currently General Counsel of Smiths Group plc.

Karen Witts

Ms. Karen Witts is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Karen is Group Finance Director and Executive Director of Kingfisher plc. She joined Kingfisher in 2012 from Vodafone Group PLC where she was Chief Finance Officer of the Africa, Middle East, Asia and Asia Pacific Region, sitting on the Boards of Vodacom and Safaricom. Karen has extensive management and finance expertise and previously worked at BT, Paribas, Grand Metropolitan PLC (now Diageo) and Ernst & Whinney (now EY). She is a former Non-Executive Director of Wolseley PLC.

Malcolm Wyman

Mr. Malcolm Ian Wyman is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, since 3 October 2011. As a qualified accountant and former Chief Financial Officer of SAB Miller plc, with responsibility for the group’s financial operations, corporate finance and development and group strategy, Malcolm brings not only a wealth of financial expertise but also considerable general management experience to the Board. He also meets the recent and relevant financial experience requirements of the UK Corporate Governance Code. Appointed Non-Executive Director in October 2011 and Chairman of the Audit Committee in February 2012. Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Nedbank Group Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Tsogo Sun Holdings Limited, both listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Malcolm is also the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Serco Group plc.

Tom Corran

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