People: KCOM Group PLC (KCOM.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Graham Holden

55 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Bill Halbert

67 2014 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Paul Simpson

46 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Kathy Smith

41 2010 Company Secretary

Liz Barber

49 2015 Non-Executive Director

Peter Smith

57 2015 Non-Executive Director

Tony Illsley

58 2009 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Carr Lane

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Biographies

Name Description

Graham Holden

Mr. Graham Holden has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Kcom Group Plc., effective April 1, 2014. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since He is a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Programme. He was Chief Executive of Marshalls plc until his retirement in October 2013. He was with the Company for 27 years and served as Group Financial Director from 1992 until 2001.

Bill Halbert

Mr. Bill Halbert has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Kcom Group Plc effective April 1, 2014. He has been an an Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company since July 2009 until April 1, 2014. He joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2006. Bill has worked in the information technology industry for over 40 years and brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to the KCOM Group Board. During his time in the industry he founded and was the CEO for 13 years for Syntegra, BT’s global consultancy and systems integration subsidiary. Bill’s other directorships include Excelsys Ltd, Jade Solutions Limited and Tacit Connexions Ltd.

Paul Simpson

Mr. Paul Simpson is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Kcom Group Plc. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2004, having joined the Group in 2000. Paul is a graduate in Economics and qualified with Price Waterhouse. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Prior to joining the Group, Paul worked in transaction services at Ernst and Young, which included working on the flotation of the KCOM Group.

Kathy Smith

Ms. Kathy Smith is Company Secretary of Kcom Group PLC. Kathy is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, qualifying with Deloitte. She joined KCOM Group in September 2005 as Head of Internal Audit and is now Director of Risk alongside her Company Secretary role. She is a Graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators.

Liz Barber

Ms. Liz Barber is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Liz is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, qualifying with Ernst & Young in 1991 and being promoted to Partner in 2001. She was then Head of Audit for the North of England from 2006 to 2010, when she joined Kelda Group as Group Director of Finance. Liz works full-time as the Group Director of Finance, Regulation and Markets for Kelda Group. She is a Non-Executive member of the Board Council for Leeds University, a member of the Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability Group and a Steering Group member of the Two Percent Club which seeks to support more balanced board memberships.

Peter Smith

Mr. Peter Smith is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Peter has worked for LEK Consulting LLP for 27 years. Prior to joining LEK, Peter worked for Schlumberger Wireline in the Middle East for seven years, as a field engineer and line manager in the oil industry. Peter works full-time for LEK Consulting LLP as a member of the Global Leadership Team.

Tony Illsley

Mr. Tony Illsley is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Kcom Group Plc., since June 2009. He has held a variety of senior business positions including Chief Executive of Telewest Communications PLC, President of Pepsi Cola Asia Pacific and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of easyJet plc. Tony is a Non-Executive Director of Quindell Plc, Camelot Global Services Limited and Camelot UK Lotteries Limited.

Carr Lane

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Graham Holden

125,000

Bill Halbert

476,000

Paul Simpson

810,000

Kathy Smith

--

Liz Barber

--

Peter Smith

10,000

Tony Illsley

54,000

Carr Lane

--
As Of  30 Mar 2015

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