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RPC Group PLC (RPC.L)

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5 Dec 2016
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Pike

60 2008 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Pim Vervaat

51 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Simon Kesterton

41 2013 Group Finance Director, Director

Nick Giles

2016 Company Secretary

Godwin Wong

64 2014 Non-Executive Director

Lynn Drummond

55 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Martin Towers

62 2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Heike van de Kerkhof

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Pike

Mr. James Robert Provan Pike is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of RPC Group Plc., since 23 July 2008. Jamie joined Burmah Castrol in 1991 and rose to Chief Executive of Burmah Castrol Chemicals before leading the buy-out of Foseco in 2001 and its subsequent flotation in 2005. He was Chief Executive of Foseco plc until it was acquired in April 2008. Previously a nonexecutive director of RMC Group plc, Kelda Group plc and the Defence Support Group. He was also Chairman of a US plastics recycling business, MBA Polymers Inc and Lafarge Tarmac Holdings Limited. Currently nonexecutive Chairman of Tyman plc, he is also Senior Independent Director of Spirax Sarco Engineering plc following his appointment in May 2014. Most recently he was appointed as Chairman of Ibstock plc upon its admission to the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in October 2015.

Pim Vervaat

Drs. Pim R. M. Vervaat is the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of RPC Group PLC. Pim joined Dutch metals producer, Hoogovens Groep in 1987 and held various finance positions in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium before working for Dutch ship propulsion producer Lips Group as Chief Financial Officer in 1996. In 1999 he returned to Hoogovens Groep (acquired by Corus) and in 2004 became Finance Director of the £3bn turnover Corus Distribution and Building Systems Division. During this time Pim also chaired the Supervisory Board of a Norwegian joint venture, Norsk Stal. He was appointed as a non-executive director of Avon Rubber Plc. on 1 March 2015.

Simon Kesterton

Mr. Simon J. Kesterton, ACMA CGMA, is the Group Finance Director, Director of RPC Group Plc. Simon’s career in finance began in the engineering and manufacturing industry in the 1990s and developed into leading financial roles in British Federal and the European business of automotive supplier Collins & Aikman Inc. In 2006 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of IAC Group Europe headquartered in Düsseldorf, and in 2011 as Chief Strategic Officer, European CFO and director of IAC Group Global until August 2012. IAC Group is an international, multi-billion dollar, leading tier 1 supplier of automotive components and systems.

Nick Giles

Mr. Nick Giles has been appointed as Company Secretary of the Company., effective 31 March 2016. Before joining RPC, Nick was Corporate Services Director and Company Secretary at Dialight plc, and was previously Company Secretary at Charter International plc, Corporate Secretariat Manager at Allied Domecq plc and Assistant Company Secretary at Emap plc. He is Secretary to the Board and its principal committees.

Godwin Wong

Dr. Godwin Wong, BSc MSc Ph.D., has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of RPC Group Plc., with effect from 16 July 2014. Godwin is a Business professor on MBA programmes at various universities including Mannheim Business School, Germany and the University of California, Berkeley. He has lectured internationally in Executive MBA and other executive training programmes and was appointed Chief Expert Adviser for economic development, strategies and management by the Beijing City Government. Godwin has also been adviser to various companies, government organisations and institutional entities in the USA, Germany, Hong Kong, China, Asia, Russia and Ukraine. He has served on the Board of Directors of a number of US banks and other companies and was a director of Ace Corporation Holdings Ltd until its acquisition by RPC Group Plc.

Lynn Drummond

Dr. Lynn Drummond has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of RPC Group Plc ., with effect from 16 July 2014. She was a Managing Director at NM Rothschild & Sons Ltd until 2010, having joined the investment banking division in 1994, establishing and growing the advisory/M&A practice in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. Lynn previously worked in the Cabinet Office as Private Secretary to the Chief Scientific Adviser as well as being a non-executive director and member of the Audit and Nomination Committees at healthcare company, Consort Medical plc from 2011 to 2014 and a non-executive director of Allocate Software plc from 2012 to 2014. She is currently the non-executive chair of consumer healthcare companies, Venture Life plc and InFirst Healthcare Limited.

Martin Towers

Mr. Martin George Towers , BA, FCA., has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of RPC Group Plc., with effect from 1 April 2012. He is appointed as Group Finance Director of McCarthy & Stone plc in 1990 and subsequently, Group Finance Director of The Spring Ram Corporation plc, Allied Textile Companies plc and Yorkshire Group plc. Martin was also Group Finance Director of Kelda Group plc from 2003 until its takeover in February 2008. He was a nonexecutive director of Homestyle Group Plc from 2004 to 2006 becoming Audit Committee Chairman and Senior Independent Director as well as non-executive director of Spice plc in June 2009 becoming Chief Executive until the business was sold in December 2010. Martin retired as Chairman of the Audit Committee of KCOM Group PLC on 31 July 2015. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and Senior Independent Director of Tyman plc and Chairman of Norcros plc.

Heike van de Kerkhof

Ms. Heike van de Kerkhof has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., effective 24 November 2015. Currently, she is Managing Director of the European business of Chemours Titanium Technologies based in Geneva, Switzerland, a subsidiary of Chemours Inc formed from a demerger of the DuPont Performance Chemicals businesses and floated on the New York Stock Exchange in July 2015. Her career with DuPont began in 1989 through to 2015 when Chemours was established. During this time she held various positions including strategic sales and marketing management positions in the automotive and telecommunications markets for DuPont’s Safety and Protection business and subsequently in the Cosmetics and Personal Care business. From 2008 to 2012 Heike was Managing Director of DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers, Europe, a diverse business in food, cosmetics and personal care packaging, industrial polymers and glass laminates.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Pike

150,000

Pim Vervaat

2,304,000

Simon Kesterton

1,585,000

Nick Giles

--

Godwin Wong

--

Lynn Drummond

--

Martin Towers

--

Heike van de Kerkhof

--
As Of  30 Mar 2016