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Severfield PLC (SFR.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Dodds

69 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ian Lawson

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Alan Dunsmore

2010 Finance Director, Executive Director

Ian Cochrane

43 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Derek Randall

50 2013 Executive director and managing director at JSW Severfield Structures Limited

Brian Keys

2013 Managing Director of Fisher Engineering Ltd

Mark Sanderson

2013 Group legal director and Company secretary

Alun Griffiths

61 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chris Holt

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tony Osbaldiston

61 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kevin Whiteman

56 2014 Non-Executive Senior Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Dodds

Mr. John Dodds is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Severfield-Rowen Plc., since November 1, 2013. He joined the Company as a non-executive director in October 2010, becoming Chairman in September 2011. He retired in March 2010 from Kier Group plc, the construction and property services group, after serving for seven years as group chief executive. He worked for Kier, both in the UK and overseas, for nearly 40 years and held a main board position through the employee buy-out process in 1992 and the subsequent flotation of the group on the London Stock Exchange in 1996. John is non-executive chairman of Lagan Construction Holdings Limited and Sweett Group plc and a non-executive director of Newbury Racecourse plc.

Ian Lawson

Mr. Ian M. Lawson has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Officer of Severfield-Rowen PLC., effective November 1, 2013. He brings a wealth of construction sector knowledge and experience to the Group. He was previously a main board director of Kier Group plc, where he enjoyed a 13- year career. He was appointed to the board of Kier Group plc as executive director in 2005 with responsibility initially for its services division and later he also assumed responsibility for the property division. Before joining Kier in 2000, Ian had a successful career at Bickerton Group plc where he was managing director. Ian, who is a fellow of both The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB), has a wide range of skills and experience from working within the construction industry for more than 35 years.

Alan Dunsmore

Mr. Alan D. Dunsmore, BAcc, CA, is Finance Director, Executive Director of Severfield-Rowen Plc. He joined Smiths Group medical division in 1995, holding various positions throughout the business and from 2004 was director of finance for Smiths Detection. Prior to joining Smiths, he was with Coopers and Lybrand in Glasgow, where he qualified as a chartered accountant in 1992.

Ian Cochrane

Mr. Ian R. S. Cochrane is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Severfield-Rowen PLC, since June 5, 2013. He joined the Group in 2007, following the acquisition of Fisher Engineering. Mr. Ian worked at Fisher Engineering for 26 years, starting in the drawing office and progressing to managing director in October 2007. In March 2013, Ian was appointed as Group operations director and subsequently, in June 2013, as chief operating officer. Ian has a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the business and has been involved in many major projects in the UK and Ireland, representing a range of market sectors.

Derek Randall

Mr. Derek Randall, MBA, DBA, is Executive director of Severfield Plc and managing director at JSW Severfield Structures Limited. Mr. Derek was appointed as executive director for business development in May 2008. In December 2013 he was appointed as managing director of JSW Severfield Structures Limited (JSSL), our joint venture in India. Before joining the Group, most of Derek’s career was with Corus Group (now Tata Steel) where his last position was as commercial director of the long products division. Derek has held a number of international board positions with Corus and served on the executive council of the Steel Construction Institute.

Brian Keys

Mr. Brian Keys is Managing Director of Fisher Engineering Ltd., of Severfield-Rowen PLC. He joined Severfield (NI), formerly Fisher Engineering, as production manager in 1986. In 2007, prior to the acquisition of Fisher Engineering by the Group, Brian became production director, a role which he performed until his appointment as managing director in March 2013. Brian has been involved in the successful delivery of many major projects throughout Ireland and the UK during his 27-year career with the Group and Severfield (NI).

Mark Sanderson

Mr. Mark Sanderson serves as Group legal director and Company secretary of the Company since September 2013. His previous role was as group legal director for the utility specialist Enterprise plc, until its acquisition by Ferrovial in April 2013. He also worked in private practice as a projects partner, most recently at Walker Morris and prior to that Pinsent Masons. Mark has over 20 years of experience in the construction and engineering sector.

Alun Griffiths

Mr. Alun Griffiths has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective May 1, 2014. Mr. Alun was previously Group HR director and board member at WS Atkins plc, where he enjoyed a 28-year career, having held a number of business management and corporate positions. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Alun is also a non-executive director of the Port of London Authority, the McLean Partnership Limited, Ramboll Group and ISG plc.

Chris Holt

Mr. Chris Holt is Non-Executive Independent Director of Severfield-Rowen Plc., since 1 November 2011. He retired in September 2010 from MJ Gleeson Group plc after serving two years as chief executive officer, prior to which he held the position of group finance director. Chris’s experience also includes 17 years with Foster Wheeler Limited as finance director and deputy chairman of the UK subsidiary company and 12 years with Bechtel Corporation. Chris is a graduate of Leeds University, a qualified accountant and has an MBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.

Tony Osbaldiston

Mr. Tony Osbaldiston has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, with effect from 19 July 2014. Mr. Osbaldiston is a chartered accountant having qualified with PwC, Tony was previously finance director of Max Factor UK, Volvo Cars UK, Raymarine plc and FirstGroup plc. He was also deputy group chief executive officer and chief executive officer of FirstGroup America. Tony has been a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of BSS Group plc, and chairman of the remuneration committee of Synstar International plc. He is currently chairman of Encon, the insulation and building products distributor, and also non-executive director and chairman of the audit and risk committee of the Serious Fraud Office.

Kevin Whiteman

Mr. Kevin Whiteman has been appointed as Non-Executive Senior Independent Director of the Company, with effect from 19 July 2014. A chartered engineer, Kevin was chief executive of Kelda Group and Yorkshire Water for a period of eight years. Kevin was non-executive chairman of both companies from 2010 to March 2015. In 2013 he became chairman of the privately owned NG Bailey. Kevin was previously chief executive officer for the National Rivers Authority, regional director of the Environment Agency, and has held a number of senior positions within British Coal. He was also chairman for Wales and West Gas Networks (UK) Limited, and has been a trustee for WaterAid UK.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Dodds

331,000

Ian Lawson

681,000

Alan Dunsmore

451,000

Ian Cochrane

528,000

Derek Randall

470,000

Brian Keys

--

Mark Sanderson

--

Alun Griffiths

--

Chris Holt

45,000

Tony Osbaldiston

--

Kevin Whiteman

--
As Of  30 Mar 2015