People: Severfield PLC (SFR.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Dodds

68 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ian Lawson

56 2013 Chief Executive Officer

Alan Dunsmore

2010 Finance Director, Executive Director

Ian Cochrane

42 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Derek Randall

49 2011 Executive Director, Executive Director - Business Development and International

Steven Day

2012 Deputy Managing Director of Severfield-Watson Structures

Brian Keys

2013 Managing Director of Fisher Engineering Ltd

David Larter

2010 Group Director – Business Sustainability

Nigel Pickard

46 2008 Managing Director of Atlas Ward Structures Ltd

Jonathan Rhodes

2011 Company Secretary

Alun Griffiths

2014 Non-Executive Director

Tony Osbaldiston

60 2014 Non-Executive Director

Kevin Whiteman

55 2014 Non-Executive Director

Chris Holt

2011 Non-Executive 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 a non-executive director of Newbury Racecourse Plc and Lagan Construction Holdings Limited.

Ian Lawson

Mr. Ian M. Lawson has been appointed as Chief Executive 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. Mr Lawson 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. Mr Lawson initiated and managed a significant restructuring programme within the divisions and completed several important acquisitions for the company. Previously Mr. Lawson was a Director of Kier Regional, the Group's regional construction business. Prior to joining Kier Regional, Mr Lawson was Managing Director of Kier Investments which he joined in 2000 following a successful career at Bickerton Group plc where he was Managing Director.

Alan Dunsmore

Mr. Alan D. Dunsmore, BAcc, CA, is Finance Director, Executive Director of Severfield-Rowen Plc. He joined the Company in March 2010 from Smiths Group Plc. Alan 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. Ian worked at Fisher Engineering for 26 years, starting in the drawing office and progressing to project management. He was appointed Project Director in January 2004 and Managing Director in October 2007. In March 2013, Ian was appointed as Group Operations Director, and subsequently, in June 2013, as the Group’s Chief Operating Officer having overall responsibility for all operational aspects of the Group. 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, Executive Director - Business Development and International of Severfield-Rowen PLC. He was appointed Executive Director, Business Development in May 2008. He is a Master of Business Administration (Warwick Business School), Doctor of Business Administration (Nottingham Business School) and the Visiting Professor of International Management and Development at Birmingham City University’s Business School. Before joining the Group, most of his career was with Corus Group latterly as Commercial Director of Long Products Division. Derek has served on the Executive Council of The Steel Construction Institute.

Steven Day

Mr. Steven Day is Deputy Managing Director of Severfield-Watson Structures of Severfield Rowen PLC. He joined the Group in 2002 following the acquisition of Tubemasters, a business which he built and ran for 18 years previously. With over 35 years of experience in the UK structural steelwork market at all levels, he has considerable knowledge of the industry.

Brian Keys

Mr. Brian Keys is Managing Director of Fisher Engineering Ltd., of Severfield-Rowen PLC. He joined Fisher Engineering Limited in 1986 as Production Manager, moving to Project Management in 2001 for a period of six years. Just prior to the acquisition of Fisher Engineering in 2007 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 in Fisher Engineering.

David Larter

Mr. David Larter is Group Director – Business Sustainability of Severfield-Rowen PLC. He joined the Group in 2010 as Group Director, Business Sustainability. David has worked in the construction industry for 28 years and has held senior management and corporate strategic positions in international contracting and design consultancy businesses. He brings a wealth of experience in design, buildability and construction techniques on international major projects across a diverse range of sectors.

Nigel Pickard

Mr. Nigel Pickard is Managing Director of Atlas Ward Structures Ltd., of Severfield-Rowen PLC. He joined the Group in 2005 following the acquisition of Atlas Ward Structures. He has 30 years’ experience in the structural steelwork industry, working both in the UK and overseas markets. In 2000, Nigel was appointed Operations Director of Atlas Ward where he took full responsibility for production. Appointed as Managing Director in October 2002, Nigel transformed Atlas Ward’s business, turning its substantial losses to profit and laid the foundations for further development in the future.

Jonathan Rhodes

Alun Griffiths

Mr. Alun Griffiths has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company effective May 1, 2014. Mr. Griffiths is currently Group HR Director and Board member at WS Atkins plc, a leading engineering and project management consultancy. An economics graduate, Mr. Griffiths is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Non-executive Director of the group, Women in Science and Engineering. He has worked in a number of business management and corporate positions, including HR, strategy and marketing. Mr. Griffiths is a Non-executive Director of The McLean Partnership Limited, member of the National Employer Advisory Board, Chairman of the advisory board of UCL 2050 leadership programme and a member of the Royal Society Diversity Steering Group. He will join the Board of the Port of London Authority on 1 September 2014. He has also been appointed as Chair of the Company's remuneration committee effective July 21, 2014.

Tony Osbaldiston

Mr. Tony Osbaldiston has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 19 July 2014. Mr. Osbaldiston is a chartered accountant having qualified with PwC. He was previously Finance Director of Max Factor UK, Volvo Cars UK, Raymarine plc and FirstGroup plc, where he was also Deputy Group Chief Executive and Chief Executive of FirstGroup America. Mr. Osbaldiston has been a Non-executive Director and Chairman of the audit committee of the 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 Director of the Company, with effect from 19 July 2014. Mr. Whiteman is a chartered engineer and currently Non-executive Chairman of Kelda Group and Yorkshire Water, to which he was appointed in 2010 after eight years as Chief Executive of both companies. In 2013 Mr. Whiteman was appointed Chairman of the privately-owned NG Bailey. Prior to his current role at Kelda Group, Mr. Whiteman held positions including Chief Executive of the National Rivers Authority, Regional Director of the Environment Agency, as well as a number of senior positions within British Coal. Mr. Whiteman was previously Chairman for Wales and West Gas Networks (UK) Limited, and has been a trustee for WaterAid UK.

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, and prior to that three years as 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.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Dodds

289,000

Ian Lawson

233,000

Alan Dunsmore

301,000

Ian Cochrane

438,000

Derek Randall

284,000

Steven Day

--

Brian Keys

--

David Larter

--

Nigel Pickard

219,000

Jonathan Rhodes

--

Alun Griffiths

--

Tony Osbaldiston

--

Kevin Whiteman

--

Chris Holt

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014
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