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People: Sepura PLC (SEPU.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Russell King

57 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Gordon John Watling

46 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Richard Smith

44 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Thomas Hashberger

2013 Chief Executive Officer - Sepura Systems

Kasper Barfoed

Vice President, Director of Sales

Chris D Agular

Vice President, Commercial

Jonathan Hamill

Vice President, Government and Public Safety

Steve Barber

2011 Head - Product Strategy

James Griffiths

Group HR Director

Tony Hunter

2012 Company Secretary

Sion Kearsey

2002 Non-Executive Director

Nigel Smith

61 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Gordon Stuart

47 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Russell King

Mr. Russell John King has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective 7 September 2015. He is a highly experienced board-level executive and has deployed his strong strategic and human capital skills across a number of sectors including technology, industrials, chemicals and mining. Mr King is currently Senior Independent Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Aggreko plc, Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Spectris plc, and a Non-executive Director of Interserve plc. Further to his board positions, Mr King is a senior adviser to Heidrick & Struggles and is the founder of Sorrett Advisors. During his career Mr King has been Chief Strategy Officer of Anglo American plc and spent over 20 years at ICI, working within its fertiliser, petrochemical and paint businesses.

Gordon John Watling

Mr. Gordon John Watling is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Sepura Plc. Gordon Watling was appointed to the Board as Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2008, having served as Chief Operating Officer since joining the Group in November 2006. He was previously global engineering director of Honeywell's Electronic Sensing business from 2003 to 2006 and Operations Director of Invensys Energy Systems from 1998 to 2000, until he became Development Manager at HP/Agilent Technologies in 2000. Prior to that, Gordon had operations, development and manufacturing roles at Schlumberger Industries between 1985 and 1997.

Richard Smith

Mr. Richard Smith has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company. He has been Group Chief Financial Officer effective not later than 2 January 2016. Richard is currently CFO at Imagination Technologies Group plc, which he joined in May 2011. He has previously held senior finance positions in a number of technology businesses including as CFO of ACIS, a leading provider of technology solutions to the transport sector, and as CFO of RFI Global Services and Senior Finance roles at Vodafone. Richard is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University.

Thomas Hashberger

Mr. Thomas Hashberger is Chief Executive Officer - Sepura Systems of Sepura PLC. He joined Sepura in 2012 when the company acquired 3T Communications (now Sepura Systems), of which he was CEO. His early career was spent at Frequentis, where he began in 1991. In 2009, he became Technical Director of 3T Communications, a TETRA company within the FREQUENTIS group, and took responsibility for the development of TETRA infrastructure.

Kasper Barfoed

Chris D Agular

Jonathan Hamill

Steve Barber

James Griffiths

Tony Hunter

Sion Kearsey

Mr. Sion P. Kearsey is Non-Executive Director of Sepura Plc. Sion Kearsey is a founding member of Sepura and joined the Group in 2002. He was a co-founder and is now Managing Partner of Kelso Place Asset Management LLP, a private equity firm specialising in acquiring controlling interests in UK based companies. Sion was previously a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs International in its Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities Division.

Nigel Smith

Mr. Nigel Smith is an Independent Non-Executive Director Sepura PLC., since July 22, 2013.Nigel Smith joined the Group in July 2013. He is a highly experienced executive with deep technology sector expertise. He is currently Chairman of Spikes Cavell, a business focused on the public sector in the UK and USA. Prior to that, he was in HM Treasury as Permanent Secretary, Board Member and Chief Executive of the Office of Government Commerce, and is still actively involved with government as an adviser. His previous experience includes senior board roles at major industrial and engineering businesses, including Invensys plc, Charter Group plc and TI Group plc. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Sellafield Ltd.

Gordon Stuart

Mr. Gordon M. Stuart is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sepura PLC., since July 22, 2013.Gordon Stuart joined the Group in July 2013, bringing his detailed understanding of quoted technology businesses. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of TMF Group, a leading global provider of high value outsourced business services. Previously, following six years at McKinsey & Co, he held senior positions with a number of highly successful UK listed businesses, serving as Group Finance Director of London Bridge Software plc and thereafter Xansa plc. He then became Chief Financial Officer of recruitment process outsourcing firm, Alexander Mann Solutions. He also served as a Non-Executive Director of Intec Telecom Systems PLC.
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