People: Next PLC (NXT.L)

NXT.L on London Stock Exchange

7,470.00GBp
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7,560.00p
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7,410.00p
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7,565.00p
Day's Low
7,375.00p
Volume
469,761
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444,465
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7,605.00p
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

R. John Barton

70 2006 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Simon Wolfson

47 2001 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Jane Shields

51 2013 Group Sales and Marketing Director, Executive Director

Michael Law

53 2013 Group Operations Director, Executive Director

Seonna Anderson

2013 Company Secretary

Dianne Thompson

64 2015 Non-Executive Director

Stephen Barber

63 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Caroline Goodall

59 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Francis Salway

57 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

R. John Barton

Mr. R. John O. Barton is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Next PLC. He became a member of the Board in 2002 and was appointed Deputy Chairman in 2004 and Chairman in 2006. He is also Chairman of Catlin Group Limited and easyJet plc and a non-executive director of SSP. John previously served as Chief Executive of JIB Group plc, Chairman of Cable and Wireless Worldwide plc, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, Wellington Underwriting plc and Brit Insurance Holdings plc and as a non-executive director of WH Smith plc and Hammerson plc.

Simon Wolfson

Lord Simon A. Wolfson of Aspley Guise is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Next PLC. He joined the Group in 1991. Appointed Retail Sales Director in 1993, became responsible for NEXT Directory in 1995 and was appointed to the Board in 1997 with additional responsibilities for systems. Appointed Managing Director of the NEXT Brand in 1999 and Chief Executive in 2001.

Jane Shields

Ms. Jane Shields is Group Sales and Marketing Director, Executive Director of Next PLC., since July 1, 2013. She Joined NEXT Retail in 1985 as a Sales Assistant in one of our London stores. Jane worked her way through Store Management to be appointed Sales Director in 2000, responsible for all store operations and training. In 2006 Jane took additional responsibility for Retail Marketing and in 2010 was appointed Group Sales and Marketing Director, adding Directory and online marketing to her portfolio. She was appointed to the Board in 2013.

Michael Law

Mr. Michael Law has been appointed as Group Operations Director, Executive Director of Next PLC., effective July 1, 2013. He Joined the Group in 1995 as Call Centre Manager for the NEXT Directory. Michael was appointed Call Centre Director in 2003 and in 2006 took responsibility for Group IT. In 2010 he was appointed Group Operations Director, adding Warehousing and Logistics to his portfolio. Michael is now responsible for all Systems, Warehousing, Logistics and Call Centres within the Group and was appointed to the Board in 2013.

Seonna Anderson

Dianne Thompson

Ms. Dianne Thompson is Non-Executive Director of Next plc., with effect from 1 January 2015. Dianne has significant senior management experience including fourteen years as Chief Executive Officer of Camelot Group. During her 42 year career, she has worked in marketing for several retail companies. More recently she was Chairman of RadioCentre and a non-executive director of the Home Office. She is currently President of the Market Research Society.

Stephen Barber

Mr. Stephen D. Barber is Independent Non-Executive Director of Next PLC., since June 1, 2007. He Became a member of the Board in 2007. Previous experience includes almost thirty years in the accountancy profession, principally with Price Waterhouse where `was a senior partner. Formerly Finance Director of Mirror Group and Chief Operating Officer of Whitehead Mann. Founder of The Objectivity Partnership, a member of the Audit Quality Forum and Chairman of Design Objectives Worldwide.

Caroline Goodall

Ms. Caroline Goodall is Independent Non-Executive Director of Next PLC., since January 1, 2013. Caroline is currently an independent non-executive on the Partnership Board of the accountancy firm Grant Thornton UK LLP and a Trustee of the National Trust and a member of its Council. She was a non-executive director of SVG Capital plc, a FTSE 250 listed private equity investor, from 2010 to October 2014. Prior to that, Caroline had over thirty years’ experience in corporate finance and was a corporate finance partner at the international law firm Herbert Smith including five years as Head of the Global Corporate Division.

Francis Salway

Mr. Francis W. Salway is Independent Non-Executive Director of Next PLC., since June 1, 2010. He is also Chairman of Town & Country Housing Group, Chairman of the Property Advisory Group for Transport for London and a non-executive director of Cadogan Group Limited. Formerly Chief Executive of Land Securities Group plc and past president of the British Property Federation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

R. John Barton

260,000

Simon Wolfson

4,660,000

Jane Shields

1,827,000

Michael Law

1,825,000

Seonna Anderson

--

Dianne Thompson

--

Stephen Barber

63,000

Caroline Goodall

53,000

Francis Salway

53,000
As Of  23 Jan 2015
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