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Micro Focus International PLC (MCRO.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Loosemore

57 2011 Executive Chairman of the Board

Mike Phillips

53 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Nils Brauckmann

52 2016 Chief Executive Officer - SUSE, Director

Stephen Murdoch

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer - Micro Focus, Director

Jane Smithard

Company Secretary

Richard Atkins

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Amanda Brown

47 2016 Non-Executive Director

Steve Schuckenbrock

56 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Karen Slatford

59 2010 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Tom Virden

58 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tim Brill

Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Loosemore

Mr. Kevin Loosemore is Executive Chairman of the Board of Micro Focus International plc, since April 14, 2011. Kevin was previously non-executive Chairman of Morse plc, a non-executive director of Nationwide Building Society and a non-executive director of the Big Food Group plc. His most recent executive roles were as Chief Operating Officer of Cable & Wireless plc, President of Motorola Europe, Middle East and Africa, and before that, he was Chief Executive of IBM UK Limited. Kevin was appointed non-executive Chairman of the Company in 2005 and Executive Chairman in April 2011. He has a degree in politics and economics from Oxford University.

Mike Phillips

Mr. Mike S. Phillips is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Micro Focus International plc .Mike joined Micro Focus on 7 September 2010 and was previously Chief Executive Officer at Morse plc, following his initial role as Group Finance Director. Mike left Morse plc in July 2010 following the turnaround and successful corporate sale to 2e2 in June 2010. From 1998 to 2007, Mike was Group Finance Director at Microgen plc and played a lead role in the transformation of the Company to an international software and services business with sustainable and profitable growth. Earlier roles include seven years’ corporate finance work at Smith & Williamson, as well as two years at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he led the UK technology team, reporting to the global Head of Corporate Finance for the Technology Sector. Mike began his career at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG).

Nils Brauckmann

Mr. Nils Brauckmann is Chief Executive Officer - SUSE, Director of the Company, since 1 February 2016. Nils is Chief Executive Officer of SUSE which he has led since May 2011. Prior to this, Nils gained more than 20 years of management and leadership experience in the IT industry, serving in crossfunctional and international management positions in companies such as WRQ (acquired by TAG in 2004), Novell, and Siemens Nixdorf, where he started his technology career.

Stephen Murdoch

Mr. Stephen Murdoch has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer - Micro Focus, Director of Micro Focus International plc. Stephen has held senior executive positions in general management, sales and strategy with IBM and Dell. Most recently, he was the General Manager of Europe, Middle East & Africa for Dell’s Public Sector and Large Commercial Enterprise business unit. Stephen joined Micro Focus on 5 November 2012 and previously served as a director from 16 April 2014 before stepping down on 20 November 2014 to assist with the balance between independent and nonindependent directors following the acquisition of TAG.

Jane Smithard

Richard Atkins

Mr. Richard Atkins is Non-Executive Director of Micro Focus International plc. He is currently a non-executive director of Aon UK Limited and Chairman of Acora Limited, Entanet International Limited and Miles 33 Limited. He was previously a non-executive director at Compel plc, Morse plc, Global Crossing (UK) Telecommunications Ltd, Global Crossing (UK) Finance plc and Message Labs Ltd. He was previously non-executive Chairman of TripleArc plc, Easynet and 7city. He has spent the majority of his career within the IT industry, most recently at IBM Global Services, where he held a number of senior general management positions. Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young.

Amanda Brown

Ms. Amanda Brown is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Brown is Group Human Resources Director of Hiscox Ltd. Prior to this Amanda worked for Mars, PepsiCo and Whitbread in senior human resources roles in Europe and internationally. Previous roles include Compensation and Benefits Director for PepsiCo’s restaurants division in Europe and Africa; Group Compensation and Benefits Director for hotel and restaurant company, Whitbread; and, Human Resources Director for Marriott Hotels in the UK. Amanda began her career at Mars Confectionery where she joined as an English graduate from Reading University.

Steve Schuckenbrock

Mr. Steve Schuckenbrock is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, since 1 February 2016. He is Chief Executive at CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services company. After more than 30 years of leadership experience in global companies such as Dell, EDS, PepsiCo, Frito- Lay, and IBM, his expertise spans sales, marketing and technology. In his most recent role at Dell, Steve served as President of Dell Services, and prior to that led Dell’s Large Enterprise Unit and served as the Chief Information Officer. Most recently, he served as the President and CEO of Accretive Health.

Karen Slatford

Ms. Karen Slatford is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Micro Focus International plc. She is Chair of The Foundry, a leading special effects software company and Draper Esprit plc, an AIM listed venture capital firm and non-executive director of Intelliflo Ltd and Accesso Technology Group plc. Prior to her current board responsibilities, she has held various roles at board level since 2001 at a range of technology companies, including e-conomic international, Cambridge Broadband Networks Ltd, Portwise AB, Via Networks, Inc., Compel Group plc, HAL Knowledge Systems and Stepstone ASA. Karen began her career at ICL before spending 20 years at Hewlett- Packard, where in 2000 she became Vice President and General Manager Worldwide Sales & Marketing for the Business Customer Organization, responsible for sales of all Hewlett-Packard products, services and software to business customers globally. Karen holds a BA Honours degree in European Studies from Bath University and a Diploma in Marketing.

Tom Virden

Mr. Tom Virden serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Micro Focus International Plc. He is a non-executive director of technology start-ups VillasDirect Limited and Sweetbeam. He began his career at Apple Inc and held a range of leadership roles in market development and product marketing, including the leadership of the Company’s introduction to Small Business and the Music industry. More recently, Tom was a non-executive director of Atari SA and International Business Development Director at lastminute.com with responsibility for International Strategy for the Company and launching subsidiaries and fully localized sites in France, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia and Ireland. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Marketing at Digidesign, a California company that brought digital multitrack recording and editing to personal computers. Tom has also started and led a number of technology companies including Katz Media SARL, Virtual European Office (VEO), and most recently, Boatbookings.com, the world’s leading online yacht charter site, with 12,000 yachts worldwide. He is also an active angel investor and mentor with Social Impact companies in Boulder, Colorado. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Psychology and Economics from Stanford University in California.

Tim Brill

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kevin Loosemore

4,231,000

Mike Phillips

1,991,000

Nils Brauckmann

213,000

Stephen Murdoch

884,000

Jane Smithard

--

Richard Atkins

60,000

Amanda Brown

--

Steve Schuckenbrock

17,000

Karen Slatford

82,000

Tom Virden

50,000

Tim Brill

--
As Of  29 Apr 2016