People: KCOM Group PLC (KCOM.L)

KCOM.L on London Stock Exchange

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28 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Graham Holden

53 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Bill Halbert

65 2014 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Paul Simpson

44 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Kevin Walsh

60 2004 Executive Director

Kathy Smith

2010 Company Secretary

Tony Illsley

56 2009 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Martin Towers

60 2009 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 is Chief Executive of Marshalls PLC, having been with the Company for 26 years, serving as Group Financial Director from 1992 until 2001.As well as being the Chief Executive of Marshalls PLC, Graham also serves on the Boards of the Construction Products Association and the Mineral Products Association. He is also the Chairman of the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Advisory Board of Business in the Community and served as the Prince’s Ambassador to the region until 21 June 2012. Graham is also a Visiting Fellow in the School of Management at Cranfield University.

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 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 Communications Ltd 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 as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. Prior to joining the Group, Paul worked in transaction services at Ernst and Young, which included working on the flotation of the KCOM Group.

Kevin Walsh

Mr. Kevin Walsh is no longer an Executive Director of Kcom Group Plc., effective July 2014. He joined the Group in 2000. Kevin was Managing Director of a new media start-up and held a number of senior director roles within the Electrolux Group. He brings to the KCOM Group Board business knowledge including a amount of consumer business experience. Kevin is a member of Business in the Community’s Yorkshire and Humber Advisory Board. He is also a member of the City Leadership Board of Hull City Council.

Kathy Smith

Ms. Kathy Smith is Company Secretary of Kcom Group PLC. She is a Chartered Accountant and Graduate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

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 Officer of Telewest Communications PLC, President of Pepsi Cola Asia Pacific and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of easyJet plc. Tony is currently Chairman of Plastic Logic Ltd and is a Non-Executive Director of Sepura PLC, Camelot Global Services Limited and Camelot UK Lotteries Limited.

Martin Towers

Mr. Martin George Towers is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Kcom Group Plc since June 2009. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has held a number of senior finance roles including Group Finance Director at Kelda Group PLC, Allied Textile Group PLC and the Spring Ram Corporation PLC. Martin is currently Non-Executive Director of RPC Group PLC and Tyman PLC and Chairman of Norcros plc. In January 2013, Martin was awarded the Non-Executive Director of the Year award at the Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards for his work with Tyman PLC.

Carr Lane

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Graham Holden

--

Bill Halbert

468,000

Paul Simpson

341,000

Kevin Walsh

314,000

Kathy Smith

--

Tony Illsley

--

Martin Towers

--

Carr Lane

--
As Of 30 Mar 2013

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