People: Park Group PLC (PRKG.L)

PRKG.L on London Stock Exchange

58.00GBp
1 Oct 2014
Price Change (% chg)

2.00p (+3.57%)
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Volume
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Johnson

74 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Chris Houghton

55 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Martin Stewart

53 2014 Finance Director, Executive Director

Russell Fairbrother

2014 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Gary Woods

57 2001 Executive Director

Laura Carstensen

53 2013 Non-Executive Director

Michael de Kare-Silver

57 2013 Non-Executive Director

John Dembitz

64 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Johnson

Mr. Peter R. Johnson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Park Group PLC, with effect from 31 March 2012. He is the company’s founder and majority share holder and has the role of non-executive chairman. He has a service agreement with the company entered into on 6 April 2012 which requires six months’ notice of termination by either party.Mr Johnson, in accordance with the articles of association of the company, retires by rotation and, being eligible, offers himself for re-election.

Chris Houghton

Mr. Chris Houghton is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Park Group PLC. He was appointed to the board on 11 October 2000 and became chief executive officer on 11 April 2012. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and joined the group as group accountant in 1986. He became group finance director on 29 March 2001 and up to his appointment as chief executive officer was previously group managing director. He has a service agreement with the company entered into on 1 April 2012 which requires 12 months’ notice of termination by either party.

Martin Stewart

Mr. Martin R. Stewart is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Park Group PLC. He was appointed to the board on 1 November 2004 and is the group finance director. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and joined the group from Eddie Stobart Group PLC, where he was group finance director. Prior to this he was with UK Waste Management Limited from 1992 to 2000, from 1997 as group finance director, and earlier in his career held financial positions with The Littlewoods Organisation, ICI PLC and Price Waterhouse.

Russell Fairbrother

Gary Woods

Mr. Gary A. Woods is Executive Director of Park Group PLC., since 29 March 2001. He joined the group with the acquisition of Chrisco Hampers in 1980 and has gained wide experience in divisional roles. He is managing director of Park Retail Limited. He has a service agreement with the company entered into on 29 June 2001 which requires 12 months’ notice of termination by either party.

Laura Carstensen

Ms. Laura Carstensen has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Park Group PLC., effective September 23, 2013. She is a former partner in City law firm Slaughter and May (1994-2004). She is a Member (and former Deputy Chairman) of the UK Competition Commission and a Commissioner of the Equality & Human Rights Commission. She is a Trustee of National Museums Liverpool and a Board Member with MLex a provider of online subscription based predictive intelligence. She is also co-founder and director of two online mail order businesses, Blue Banyan Ltd and Hortica. She was educated at Withington Girls School in Manchester, and read English at St. Hilda's College, Oxford.

Michael de Kare-Silver

Mr. Michael de Kare-Silver has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Park Group PLC., effective September 23, 2013. He is an advisor and business consultant to the digital, e-commerce and mobile communications sectors. His experience includes: identifying opportunities for corporates to implement technology-enabled change and helping businesses grow by advising on new strategies; go-to-market plans; and team-building. He has previously served as a main board director at a number of companies including FTSE 100 GUS plc and FTSE 250 Thus Group plc. He also headed up Argos.co.uk, Experian.com and Burberry online as CEO of GUSco.com and founded successful start-ups born2learn.com and MyFaveShop.com. Michael was Managing Director at major digital technology marketing agencies Digitas and AKQA and served as Chairman at WIN plc and Breeze Tech. Early in his career he gained valuable experience at both Procter & Gamble and McKinsey & Company. Michael is a Law graduate from St. Catharine's College Cambridge.

John Dembitz

Mr. John Andrew Dembitz is Non-Executive Independent Director of Park Group PLC, since May 8, 2008. He was appointed to the board as a non-executive director on 8 May 2008. He has a service agreement with the company entered into on 8 May 2008 which requires six months’ notice of termination by either party. He was formerly chairman of a number of companies including Tack International Limited, Coffee Point plc and CVO Group BV, and held senior executive positions with McKinsey & Co, Consolidated Gold Fields Plc, Charterhouse Japhet and Valin Pollen Limited. He is currently chairman of EAC Management Limited and Saviour Box Limited and a non-executive director of Lee Baron. Mr Dembitz is chairman of the nomination committee and a member of the audit and remuneration committees. In accordance with the Combined Code, Mr Dembitz offers himself for re-election.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Peter Johnson

63,000

Chris Houghton

284,000

Martin Stewart

241,000

Russell Fairbrother

--

Gary Woods

238,000

Laura Carstensen

--

Michael de Kare-Silver

--

John Dembitz

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014
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