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KCOM Group PLC (KCOM.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Graham Holden

56 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Bill Halbert

68 2014 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Jane Aikman

48 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Kathy Smith

42 2010 Company Secretary

Liz Barber

50 2015 Non-Executive Director

Peter Smith

58 2015 Non-Executive Director

Patrick De Smedt

60 2016 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Carr Lane

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Biographies

Name Description

Graham Holden

Mr. Graham Holden is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Kcom Group Plc., since April 1, 2014. He is a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Programme. He was Chief Executive of Marshalls plc from 2001 until his retirement in October 2013, having previously been the Group Financial Director from 1992 to 2001.

Bill Halbert

Mr. Bill Halbert is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Kcom Group Plc., since April 1, 2014. He joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2006 before stepping up to become Executive Chairman in July 2009. Bill then was appointed as Chief Executive on 1 April 2014. Bill has worked in the information technology industry for over 40 years. During this time he founded and was the CEO for 13 years for Syntegra, BT’s global consultancy and systems integration subsidiary. Mr. Bill holds directorships at Excelsys Ltd, Jade Solutions Limited and Tacit Connexions Ltd.

Jane Aikman

Ms. Jane Aikman is the Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company. She has held a number of Executive level positions, including her most recent role as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Phoenix IT Group Plc up until its acquisition by, and merger with, Daisy Group. Previously, she was Chief Financial Officer of Infinis plc, Wilson Bowden plc and Pressac plc. She spent five years in South East Asia with Asia Pulp and Paper Co Limited and three years as an internal audit manager with GEC Alsthom. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young.

Kathy Smith

Ms. Kathy Smith is Company Secretary of Kcom Group PLC. Ms. Kathy took on the role of Company Secretary in July 2010. Kathy is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, qualifying with Deloitte. She joined KCOM in September 2005 as Head of Internal Audit and now leads our risk and governance teams alongside her Company Secretary role. She is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators.

Liz Barber

Ms. Liz Barber is Non-Executive Director of the Company. She 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, Regulation and Markets. She 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 balanced board memberships.

Peter Smith

Mr. Peter Smith is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Peter joined the Board in January 2015. 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.

Patrick De Smedt

Mr. Patrick J. M. De Smedt is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, since 22 July 2016. He held a number of senior positions in Microsoft between 1983 and 2006, during which he founded the Benelux subsidiaries, led the development of the Western European business and served as Chairman of Microsoft for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has subsequently undertaken a range of non-executive roles with a number of European and private organisations. Patrick is a Non-Executive Director of Michael Page International plc and Victrex plc. He is also the Senior Independent Director at Morgan Sindall Group plc.

Carr Lane

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Graham Holden

125,000

Bill Halbert

578,000

Jane Aikman

--

Kathy Smith

--

Liz Barber

46,000

Peter Smith

47,000

Patrick De Smedt

7,000

Carr Lane

--
As Of  30 Mar 2016

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