People: Oakton Ltd (OKN.AX)

OKN.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Holyoake

2005 Executive Chairman of the Board

Neil Wilson

2005 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

John Phillips

2008 Chief Financial Officer

Belinda Bacon

Executive General Manager - Human Resources

Steve McNally

2012 Executive General Manager for Western Australia

Bruce Minahan

2011 Executive General Manager - Victoria

Bob Peebles

2013 Executive General Manager ACT

Paul Voges

2012 Executive General Manager - New South Wales

Simon Williams

Executive General Manager - Queensland

Dennis Papakyriakopoulos

2009 Vice President - Oakton GTSC (India)

Michael Miers

2008 Company Secretary

Martin Adams

2012 Non-Executive Director

Chris Gillies

2003 Independent Non-Executive Director

Anthony Larkin

71 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Holyoake

Mr. Paul Holyoake, BEngMech (Hons), MEngSci, GradDipCompSci (Melb), has been an Executive Chairman of the Board of Oakton Ltd since July 4, 2005. Paul, as a founder of Oakton, delivered the drive and business pragmatism to grow a start-up company into a profitable enterprise. Paul was appointed Executive Chairman in July 2005 and at that time stepped away from the day-to-day activities of Oakton to focus on strategic initiatives. Paul has been an integral part of the success and growth of Oakton since listing. Paul has a proven ability to detect the direction of technology and to align the business focus accordingly. Paul has been involved in the information technology sector since 1980, and worked for a robotics company and CRA (now Rio Tinto) prior to founding Oakton in 1988.

Neil Wilson

Mr. Neil Wilson, BBus (Accounting) (MIS), CPA., has been Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of Oakton Ltd since July 2005. From October 2002 until June 2005, Neil was the Chief Operating Officer of Oakton. Neil became a Director of Oakton in November 2000, when Charter Wilson and Associates Pty Ltd (a company he had founded in 1997) was acquired by Oakton. Prior to this Neil held a number of senior IT positions with Coles Myer. In his role as Oakton’s Chief Executive Officer, Neil plays a key role in communicating with the investment community and regularly presents on behalf of Oakton at industry forums and investment seminars. He drives the business planning process and is key to the setting of strategy for the company. He manages the day to day operations of the business and maintains active relationships with key customers.

John Phillips

Mr. John Phillips, BAcc, CA, MAICD., has been Chief Financial Officer of Oakton Ltd since July 2008. John, a Chartered Accountant, was appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer in July 2008 after being General Manager of Oakton’s Victorian operations and National Consulting. Prior to this John held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Acumen Alliance from August 2006, and at the same time was Managing Director of Acumen’s Victorian Office. He has more than 30 years’ experience in financial administration and management, governance and accountability and has consulted extensively in these areas to a range of corporate and government agencies. John specialises in advice to Senior Executives on governance, financial and risk management, investments strategies, project management, information optimisation and overall business strategy. John is a member of the Loreto Mandeville Hall Council and was previously Joint Vice Chairman of the Melbourne Football Club and a Council member for William Angliss TAFE.

Belinda Bacon

Ms. Belinda Bacon, is Executive General Manager - Human Resources of Oakton Ltd. Belinda recently joined the Oakton team after a variety of roles in sectors including the Non-for Profit, On Line Advertising and Retail. Belinda leads Oakton’s human resources and cultural initiatives focussed on strengthening employee engagement and operational efficiency. Belinda has spent over 10 years within the Coles Myer group in a variety of Retail Management, Buying Operations and Human Resource roles. She then joined what was then the small online advertising company of realestate.com.au, (REA Group) leading the HR function during 7.5 years of high growth. She built HR from a greenfield site to a function supporting multi countries. Her most recent role was with the Not-For-Profit Save the Children Australia Pacific heading up the HR Function, with a focus on imbedding Risk Management and building commercial acumen and transforming the business.

Steve McNally

Mr. Steve McNally, BSc (Computer Science), has been Executive General Manager for Western Australia of Oakton Ltd since October 2012. He has previously been the State Director for Microsoft and State Manager for global systems integrator Dimension Data. Steve has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry building and managing high performance teams that consistently achieve their objectives from start-ups to global IT vendors. His role is to continue the expansions of Oakton’s presence in a relatively new market with the delivery of exceptional customer service through the industry’s best consultants.

Bruce Minahan

Mr. Bruce Minahan, BSurv., is Executive General Manager – Victoria of Oakton Ltd. Bruce was appointed to the role of Executive General Manager for Victoria in November 2010. Bruce is responsible for all business development and delivery in the Victorian location. Prior to this Bruce had a national operational role having previously held the Victorian General Manager role for a number of years. Bruce has been with Oakton since 1997. Bruce has more than 25 years’ experience in IT services. Prior to joining Oakton, Bruce held IT positions with Anderson Consulting, Hitachi Data Systems, Fujitsu, ICL and the Victorian State Government and has a strong focus on delivering business value through the well-managed application of information technology.

Bob Peebles

Mr. Bob Peebles has been Executive General Manager ACT of Oakton Ltd since February 2013. He is responsible for all of Oakton’s operations in the ACT. Bob has 30 years’ experience in the IT Sector, and has a strong focus on Sales and Marketing, Customer engagement, and delivering Business outcomes. Bob joined Oakton in 2002 as a result of the acquisition of Tier Technologies. Prior to joining Oakton, Bob held senior positions at Tier Technologies, Infact, and the Commonwealth Public service. Since joining Oakton, Bob has held various positions including Victorian Sales Director, National Sales and Marketing General Manager, and Partner Enablement and Solutions General Manager.

Paul Voges

Mr. Paul Voges, BSc (Computer Science), has been Executive General Manager - New South Wales since October 2012. Paul is responsible for all Oakton’s growth, profitability and the operation of the NSW business with 300 of the best consultants in the Australian market. His role is to ensure that customers and Oakton achieve success through an environment that continues to attract the very best talent, elite alliance partners and the finest opportunities. Paul has worked in the IT industry for over 17 years and has held previous roles at Salesforce and Microsoft Australia, with key responsibilities including leading large sales teams with direct and indirect channels, managing consulting businesses and leading divisions covering enterprise through to SMB market segments across Australia and New Zealand.

Simon Williams

Mr. Simon Williams, BSc (Computer Science/Accounting), is Executive General Manager - Queensland of Oakton Ltd. In late 2005, after establishing Oakton’s mid-market Package Solutions offering across Victoria and New South Wales, Simon was appointed Executive General Manager Queensland and moved to Brisbane to establish Oakton’s Queensland office. Simon joined Oakton through the acquisition of Aston IT Group in 2003, where he was the Practice manager focused on ERP and CRM business solutions.

Dennis Papakyriakopoulos

Mr. Dennis Papakyriakopoulos, BSc (Computing), has been Vice President - Oakton GTSC (India) of Oakton Ltd since April 2009. He is responsible for all aspects of the performance of Oakton’s operations in our offshore facility in Hyderabad. He was recently appointed Executive General Manager of Group Services, a newly formed function, with the responsibility of driving efficiency and effectiveness in our supply chain through the consolidation of Oakton’s offshore and national delivery capability and the increasing support for provision of service integration services provided from cloud based infrastructure and software providers. The Group Service function will also provide support for the ongoing development of Oakton solutions and the increasing support for internal administrative functions. Dennis has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry, and has a strong focus on delivery and leading high performance teams in delivering value to customers through the application of information technology services.

Michael Miers

Mr. Michael (Mike) Miers, BEc, FCPA., has been Company Secretary of Oakton Ltd since March 2003. Michael was appointed Company Secretary in March 2003. Joining Oakton in 2001, he was the Group’s Chief Financial Officer until June 2008. As a member of the senior executive he provides key support to the governance of the Company. Prior to joining Oakton, Michael was Head of Finance & Planning at Bank of Melbourne. Michael has more than 25 years experience in the financial services industry, holding senior finance roles in the retail banking, merchant banking and stockbroking sectors.

Martin Adams

Mr. Martin Adams, BEngMech(Hons) FAICD, has been Non-Executive Director of Oakton Ltd since September 4, 2012. Martin was a founder of Lochard, an Australian headquartered company operating globally, which under his leadership as Chairman and CEO grew to become the world leader in environmental monitoring systems and services for the aviation industry. In 2009, Martin sold Lochard to the UK listed company Spectris and continues to work with the new organisation. Martin holds a number of directorships and chairs several technology companies in Australia and North America. Martin is Chairman of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue, a bilateral bipartisan NGO which brings together leaders from the public and private sector from Australia and USA, and Chairman of the University of Melbourne’s Accelarator Program (MAP) Advisory board. He was awarded the E&Y National Entrepreneur of the Year for Technology, Communications, E-commerce and Life Sciences in 2002.

Chris Gillies

Ms. Chris Gillies has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Oakton Limited since June 11, 2003. Chris has more than 30 years experience in the Information Technology industry. She is a full time Non-Executive Director focusing on IT governance. Her background includes executive appointments with St George Bank, as Group Executive Integration and Group Executive Group Services, Chief Information Officer for the Bank of Melbourne and Director of DMR Victoria. Chris chairs board IT committees for Centrelink and UCMS and is an advisor to the Bendigo Bank board IT committee. In addition, Chris has a wide range of consulting experience in mergers and acquisitions and in designing and implementing major change programs.

Anthony Larkin

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Charles Larkin, FCPA , FAICD., has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Oakton Ltd since September 2, 2009. Tony had a successful career with BHP spanning 39 years, during which he held various senior finance executive roles including General Manager Accounting, General Manager Finance BHP Minerals, and Corporate Treasurer. While employed by BHP, he was seconded to the role of Chief Finance Officer with Fosters Brewing Group for 4 years. In 1998 Tony was appointed to the position of Executive Director Finance with Orica Limited from which he retired in 2002.

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