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Severn Trent PLC (SVT.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrew Duff

56 2010 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Olivia Garfield

39 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Bowling

46 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Bronagh Kennedy

51 2011 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Emma FitzGerald

48 2016 Managing Director - Wholesale Operations, Executive Director

Andrew Smith

54 2015 Managing Director - Business Services

Evelyn Dickey

52 2010 Director - Human Resources

Anthony Ballance

2015 Director - Strategy and Regulation

Sarah Bentley

2014 Chief Customer Officer

Martin Kane

62 2015 Chief Engineer

Helen Miles

44 2014 Group Commercial Director

Dominique Reiniche

61 2016 Non-Executive Director

Kevin Beeston

2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

John Coghlan

57 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Philip Remnant

61 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Angela Strank

62 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Crosse

Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Andrew Duff

Mr. Andrew J. Duff, BSc, FEI., serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Severn Trent PLC. Andrew’s experience of international and regulated business, strategic management and customer service in high profile, dynamic environments have equipped him well for the role of Chairman of the group. Andrew spent 16 years at BP in marketing, strategy and oil trading. He joined National Power in 1998 and the board of its daughter company Innogy plc upon its demerger from National Power in 2000. He led the restructuring and subsequent sale of Innogy to RWE in 2003. He became CEO of the successor company, npower, and a member of the RWE Group Executive Committee. He was non-executive Chairman of RWE npower until his retirement in December 2010. His External appointments include Senior independent director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, member of the Audit Committee and Nominations Committee of Wolseley Plc Member of the CBI President’s Committee Trustee of Macmillan Cancer Support and Earth Trust Fellow of the Energy Institute.

Olivia Garfield

Ms. Olivia Garfield is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. She brings to the board a wealth of experience managing customer service delivery and complex infrastructure and organisations in a regulated environment. Before joining Severn Trent, Liv was Chief Executive Officer of Openreach, part of the BT Group, where she spearheaded and oversaw the commercial roll-out of fibre broadband to two thirds of the country. She joined BT in 2002 and held the pivotal roles of Group Director of Strategy and Regulation, Managing Director Commercial and Brands, Global Services and UK Customer Services Director. From 1998 to 2002, Liv worked for Accenture as a consultant in the Communications and High Tech Market Unit, designing and implementing business change solutions across a number of industry sectors.

James Bowling

Mr. James Bowling has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Severn Trent PLC., with effect from 1 April 2015. He is currently the interim chief financial officer of biopharmaceutical company Shire.

Bronagh Kennedy

Ms. Bronagh Kennedy serves as General Counsel, Company Secretary of Severn Trent PLC. Bronagh is a solicitor and was previously Group Company Secretary and General Counsel at Mitchells & Butlers, where she worked for 15 years. Prior to that, she was a Senior Associate at Allen & Overy.

Emma FitzGerald

Ms. Emma Fitzgerald has been apoointed as Managing Director - Wholesale Operations, Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 April 2016. She is currently CEO of Gas Distribution at National Grid where she has been accountable for providing affordable energy, safely and reliably to 11 million customers through 132,000 km of gas distribution pipelines, leading 9000 employees and contractors. She is also a Non-executive Director of Alent Plc. Prior to joining National Grid, she pursued a 20 year career with Royal Dutch Shell where she held a variety of technical, strategic and general management positions based in Asia and Europe including Vice President Global Retail Network and Managing Director of Shell China/Hong Kong Lubricants based in Beijing.

Andrew Smith

Mr. Andrew P. Smith (Andy), BTech (Hons)., serves as Managing Director - Business Services of Severn Trent PLC. He is no longer serve as Executive Director of the Company effective 23 January 2015. Appointed to the board on 2 October 2007 Andy brings a broad range of executive and operational expertise gained from diverse sectors to the board. Andy has significant experience having worked in the UK and overseas with global businesses such as BP, Mars and Pepsi, in engineering and operational management roles. Previously he was a member of the board at Boots Group Plc.

Evelyn Dickey

Ms. Evelyn Dickey serves as Director - Human Resources of Severn Trent PLC. Evelyn has HR experience to lead design and delivery of change programmes, business restructuring, employee relations, resourcing, executive remuneration, organisational capability and performance management initiatives. Before joining Severn Trent Evelyn worked in HR consultancy and as HR Director (HR Operations) for Boots the Chemists.

Anthony Ballance

Dr. Anthony J. Ballance, BSc (Hons) MA (Econ) Ph.D., serves as Director - Strategy and Regulation of Severn Trent PLC. He is no longer serve as Executive Director of the Company effective 23 January 2015. Tony’s experience in utility policy and regulation leaves him ideally placed to lead the company’s strategic and regulatory work. Prior to joining Severn Trent he held the posts of Chief Economist for Ofwat, economic consultant, director of London Economics and was a director of Stone and Webster Consultants.

Sarah Bentley

Ms. Sarah Bentley joined Severn Trent in December 2014 as the Chief Customer Officer. She is responsible for Household Customers, Group IS and Group Transformation. She previously worked for Accenture as Managing Director of their £3 billion global digital business focused on Digital Marketing, Mobility and Analytics for customers, employees and the enterprise. Prior to Accenture, Sarah was CEO of Datapoint, an Alchemy backed company delivering CRM services, and Senior Vice President of eLoyalty, a global CRM and Marketing consultancy. She was SVP of the European Business, led the sales and operations activity in North America and ran eLoyalty Ventures L.L.C. working in Silicon Valley, Austin and New York.

Martin Kane

Mr. Martin J. Kane, BSc, CEng, CEnv, MICE, MIWEM, FIWO., serves as Chief Engineer of Severn Trent PLC. He is no longer serve as Executive Director of the Company effective 23 January 2015. Martin joined Severn Trent Water in 1975 and was appointed Chief Engineer in July 2014. He has held various senior roles giving him an extensive and unique understanding of the design, construction and operation of water and waste water treatment plants, water distribution networks and sewerage systems. Martin was Director of Customer Relations, Severn Trent Water, from May 2006 until January 2012, and Chief Executive Officer of Severn Trent Services until July 2014.

Helen Miles

Ms. Helen Miles serves as Group Commercial Director of the Company, since November 2014 and brings with her a breadth of experience having worked within regulated businesses and sectors across telecoms, leisure and banking. As a member of the UK senior management team, Helen was instrumental in delivering HomeServe’s future growth plans and ensuring a sustainable, customer focused business. Helen was previously Chief Financial Officer for Openreach, part of BT Group plc. Prior to BT Group, Helen worked for Bass Taverns, Barclays Bank, Compass Group and HSBC.

Dominique Reiniche

Ms. Dominique Reiniche has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 20 July 2016. Dominique is Independent Vice Chairman of CHR Hansen Holdings A/S and also a Non-Executive Director of Mondi Plc, Paypal (Europe) and AXA SA. After holding senior roles with Procter & Gamble and Kraft-Jacobs Suchard, she has previously been President - Western Europe of Coca-Cola Enterprises, President - Europe and Chairman - Europe of Coca-Cola Company, a Non-Executive Director of Peugeot-Citroen SA and Vice Chairman of FoodDrinkEurope.

Kevin Beeston

Mr. Kevin Stanley Beeston has been appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 20 July 2016. Kevin is Chairman of Taylor Wimpey plc and Equiniti plc and also a Non-Executive Director of The Football Association Premier League Limited. He has previously been Chairman of Serco Group plc, Domestic & General Limited and Partnerships in Care Limited and a Non-Executive Director of IMI plc.

John Coghlan

Mr. John Coghlan is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. John is currently Chairman of Inchcape Shipping Services and is a non executive director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Lavendon Group Plc. He was previously a non executive director of both Ashley House plc and DX Services PLC and until 2006 he was Deputy Chief Executive and Group Finance Director of Exel Plc. He was appointed as a non executive director of Hibu Plc (formerly called Yell Group Plc) in June 2002 and was Chairman of its Audit Committee.

Philip Remnant

Mr. Philip John Remnant CBE ACA, has been appointed as an Independent non-executive director Appointed to the board on 31 March 2014. Philip is a senior investment banker with substantial advisory and regulatory experience. A chartered accountant, he is Senior Independent Director of Prudential Plc, a Deputy Chairman of the Takeover Panel, a non-executive director of UK Financial Investments Limited and Chairman of City of London Investment Trust plc. He was previously a Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston Europe and Head of the UK Investment Banking Department. Philip was Director General of the Takeover Panel for two years between 2001 and 2003, and again in 2010. Previously he served on the board of Northern Rock plc and from 2007 to 2012 was Chairman of the Shareholder Executive.

Angela Strank

Dr. Angela Strank is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Angela is Vice President and Head of the Chief Executive's Office, BP Group and has held a number of senior technical and commercial leadership roles at BP since 1982.

John Crosse