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Travis Perkins PLC (TPK.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Walker

70 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

John Carter

2014 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Alan Williams

46 2016 Group Chief Financial Officer

Frank Elkins

48 2013 Chief Executive Officer - Contract Division

Paul Tallentire

50 2013 Chief Executive Officer - Plumbing & Heating Division

Anthony Buffin

2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Deborah Grimason

2014 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Simon King

2012 Managing Director - Wickes

Carol Kavanagh

Group Human Resources Director

Norman Bell

2015 Group Innovation & Strategy Director

Andrew Harrison

Chief Operating Officer, General Merchanting Division

Martin Meech

58 Group Property Director

Neil Pearce

Interim IT Director

Robin David Proctor

Group Supply Chain Director

Coline McConville

52 2015 Non-Executive Director

Peter Redfern

41 2014 Non-Executive Director

John Rogers

47 2014 Non-Executive Director

Ruth Anderson

62 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christopher Rogers

56 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Matt Johnson

Investor Relations Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Walker

Mr. Robert M. Walker is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Travis Perkins Plc. He was appointed as a Non-executive Director of Travis Perkins plc in 2009 and became Chairman in 2010. He is also Chairman of Enterprise Inns plc and Eagle TopCo. He was previously Chairman of WH Smith, Williams Lea, British Car Auctions, and Americana International Holdings; and was Senior Independent Director of Tate and Lyle plc. Robert has served on various FTSE 100/250 Boards, including Wolseley, BAA, Signet, Thomson Travel Group and Severn Trent, where he was Group Chief Executive. He has also served as adviser to Cinven. He started his career at Procter and Gamble and Mckinsey & Co., then spent over 20 years with PepsiCo, culminating as a Division President. He is Chairman of the Nominations Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

John Carter

Mr. John P. Carter is an Chief Executive, Executive Director of Travis Perkins Plc. He joined Sandell Perkins as a management trainee in 1978. He held a number of regional management positions, before being appointed Managing Director, Operations in 1996, and a director of Travis Perkins plc in July 2001. He became Chief Operating Officer in February 2005 and Deputy Chief Executive in December 2011. He was appointed Chief Executive on 1 January 2014. He is a trustee of the Building Research Establishment. He is a member of the Stay Safe Committee and chairman of the Executive Committee.

Alan Williams

Mr. Alan R. Williams has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company, effective 3rd January 2017. Alan has a broad range of experience in both corporate and operational roles within large, complex and global public businesses. Currently the CFO at Greencore, Alan has played an important role as part of the team developing the business and increasing the market value from £200m to £1.4b over 5 years. His earlier career was spent with Cadbury Schweppes in a variety of commercial and operational finance roles in the UK, France and the USA. His most recent position there was Global Corporate Finance Director. Alan brings with him a strong background in leading strategic initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, integration and business transformation. He is a qualified accountant and treasurer.

Frank Elkins

Mr. Frank M. Elkins is Chief Executive Officer - Contract Division of Travis Perkins PLC. After 10 years at BSS Industrial, Frank became Divisional Chief Executive Officer of the newly created Contract Merchanting Division in 2013. Frank joined BSS as Commercial Director in 2003 and was promoted to Managing Director in June 2005. Passionate about customer service, he empowers Branch Managers to deliver market leading performances within the BSS business. Frank previously held a number of operational positions including Branch Manager, Regional Director and Sales and Operations Director in Hagemeyer UK, formerly Newey and Eyre.

Paul Tallentire

Mr. Paul Tallentire is an Chief Executive Officer - Plumbing & Heating Division of Travis Perkins PLC. After being appointed to the position of Divisional Chief Executive Officer of the Plumbing and Heating Division in 2013, Paul also took responsibility for the direct leadership of the Plumbing Trade Supplies (PTS) business. Paul initially joined the Travis Perkins Group in 2011 to take up the role of Chairman of the Plumbing and Heating Division, overseeing the BSS Industrial, PTS, City Plumbing Supplies and F&P businesses. Prior to joining Travis Perkins, Paul managed numerous business-to-business and distribution businesses across different industries in several countries, including: ICI Paints, Premier Farnell.

Anthony Buffin

Mr. Anthony Buffin is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Travis Perkins Plc. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 8 April 2013. He is a chartered accountant and was previously with the Coles Group in Australia where he was Chief Financial Officer from 2009. Prior to that he was Chief Executive Officer of the Loyalty Management Group. He is a member of the Executive Committee. Tony will have line responsibility for the Plumbing and Heating Division as well as leading the development of Toolstation in the UK and Europe.

Deborah Grimason

Ms. Deborah Grimason is an General Counsel, Company Secretary of Travis Perkins PLC. She joined Travis Perkins plc in early 2014 and is now responsible for Legal and Company Secretarial services across the Group, including pensions, share schemes and insurances. Previously, Deborah held the dual roles of general counsel and company secretary at the Lafarge Tarmac Group, along a variety of other roles over the course of her seven years at the company. Deborah has worked in managing legal and corporate affairs for a wealth of high profile organisations over the past 25 years, including Royal Mail, Nokia, and the British Coal Corporation

Simon King

Mr. Simon Theodore King is an Managing Director - Wickes of the Company. He was the former captain of his local rugby team, Simon is no stranger to a position of leadership - not to mention the high profile leadership roles he has held in the UK and internationally throughout his career. He has been CEO for Tesco in both Turkey and South Korea, and also served as Tesco’s Commercial Director within Central Europe. His previous role before joining the Travis Perkins Group was with ASDA UK, where he was second in command, working under the President and Chief Executive as their Chief Operating Officer. Simon was appointed Managing Director of Wickes in 2012.

Carol Kavanagh

Ms. Carol Kavanagh is an Group Human Resources Director of Travis Perkins PLC. She joined Travis Perkins plc in 2007, Carol has been responsible for all people-related activities at Group level, working on innovative programmes like the recently launched Women’s Community network and the employee online benefits portal. With a solid retail background, her previous experience spans twenty years and includes positions at Home Retail Group and Safeway Food Stores (now Morrisons). Until April 2012, Carol served as a Non Executive Director for The Leeds Building Society and currently serves on the advisory board for De Poel Ltd.

Norman Bell

Mr. Norman Bell is Group Innovation & Strategy Director of Travis Perkins PLC. He has been in his current position since 2013, and provides leadership for Group IT, Group Marketing, Customer Insight and Research teams, along with being responsible for the strategic planning process. Norman joined Travis Perkins plc in 2005 and became a member of the Executive Committee in 2008. He then became Group Development Director in 2010 where he was responsible for the integration of the BSS Group and establishing the Sustainable Building Products business. Previously, Norman spent 11 years in retail and distribution with Somerfield, Wickes and Booker following a period in management consulting.

Andrew Harrison

Mr. Andrew Harrison is Chief Operating Officer, General Merchanting Division of the Company. He began his merchant career in 1980 in Cornwall as a management trainee for Graham Reeves (now St Gobain). During his nine years with the company, he held various branch management roles before becoming Area Manager for Cornwall. In 1989 he left for Sharpe and Fisher, and in 1993 joined their board as Operations Director, overseeing the growing business. In 1999 the Travis Perkins Group acquired Sharpe and Fisher, and Andrew became Regional Director in the South West. He soon went on to become Managing Director of CCF, Benchmarx, and Keyline.

Martin Meech

Mr. Martin R. Meech is an Group Property Director of Travis Perkins PLC. He appointed as Group Property Director and CEO of Travis Perkins (Properties) Ltd in September 2005, Martin oversees the Group freehold portfolio with a market value in excess of £500m and is also responsible for Group Environment. Before joining Travis Perkins plc, Martin held previous Director roles at DSG, Isosceles, Gateway and Halfords. For 13 years Martin was a non-executive Director of Quintain Estates and Development and is currently Chairman of the BRC Property Advisory Group and a member of the Bank of England Property Forum. Martin is also a Chartered Surveyor and a Fellow of the Royal Institute.

Neil Pearce

Robin David Proctor

Mr. Robin David Proctor is an Group Supply Chain Director of Travis Perkins PLC. He joined Travis Perkins plc in 2006 and, as a member of the Executive Committee, is accountable for improving profit delivery through all aspects of the supply chain from product quality and manufacturing through to customer delivery. Robin started his career in 1988 at Sainsbury’s, and moved through various store management positions before taking up a supply chain role. He went on to hold senior positions at Iceland Food and MFI/Howdens before joining Travis Perkins plc in 2006. Robin holds an MSc in Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University and is a member of their advisory board.

Coline McConville

Ms. Coline Lucille McConville is Non-Executive Director of Travis Perkins Plc., since February 2015. Coline is currently a non-executive director of TUI AG, Inchcape PLC, Fevertree Drinks PLC, and UTV Media PLC and was formerly a non-executive director of Wembley National Stadium Limited, Shed Media PLC and HBOS PLC, and a global advisor and director of Grant Thornton International Limited. Previous to that Coline was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer Europe of Clear Channel International Limited. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar. Coline is a member of the Remuneration Committee and took over as chairman from 1 November 2015 following the retirement of Andrew Simon. Coline is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Peter Redfern

Mr. Peter T. Redfern is Non-Executive Director of the Company., since 1 November 2014. He is currently Chief Executive of Taylor Wimpey plc and is also a chartered accountant. Pete was previously Chief Executive of George Wimpey plc and prior to that, he held the roles of Chief Executive and Finance Director of its UK housing division. Pete is a member of the Stay Safe Committee and took over as chairman from 1 November 2015 following the retirement of Andrew Simon. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee of the Board.

John Rogers

Mr. John Rogers is Non-Executive Director of the Company., since 1 November 2014. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of J Sainsbury plc and a member of the board of Sainsbury’s Bank plc. During his career at Sainsbury’s he has held the posts of Property Director, Director of Group Finance and Director of Corporate Finance. Prior to joining Sainsbury’s, John held a variety of financial, operational and strategy roles. John is a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Ruth Anderson

Ms. Ruth Anderson is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Travis Perkins plc. She was appointed as a non-executive director in 2011. She is a non-executive director of Ocado plc, Coats Group plc, The Royal Parks - an executive agency of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and a trustee of the charity, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. She is a chartered accountant, and held a number of positions in KPMG (UK) from 1976 to 2009, being a member of its board from 1998 to 2004 and Vice Chair from 2005 to 2009. She is chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Stay Safe Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Christopher Rogers

Mr. Christopher Rogers is Non-Executive Independent Director of Travis Perkins PLC., since 1 September 2013. He is a chartered accountant, Managing Director of Costa Coffee and a director of Whitbread PLC, of which he was Group Finance Director from 2005 to 2012. He was Group Finance Director of Woolworth Group PLC from 2001 to 2005 and previously held senior roles in both finance and commercial functions in Comet Group PLC and Kingfisher PLC. He was also a non-executive director of HMV Group PLC from 2006 to 2012. Chris is the Senior Independent Director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Matt Johnson