People: Torotrak PLC (TRK.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nick Barter

2014 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Adam Robson

2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jonathan Hilton

2015 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Rex Vevers

2013 Finance and Commercial Director, Director

Douglas Cross

2014 Chief Technology Officer

John McLaren

2013 Non-Executive Director

John Weston

63 2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Simon Hudson

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Nick Barter

Mr. Nick Barter is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Torotrak PLC. Nick Barter was appointed as a Director of Torotrak in November 2003. Prior to this, he was Director of Product Development for Jaguar and Land Rover while it was part of Ford’s Premier Automotive Group. He was responsible for all aspects of planning, design, development, sign-off and introduction of all Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, leading a team of around 5,000 engineers, designers and analysts. He serves on Innovate UK’s Steering Group for the Low Carbon Vehicle Innovation Platform and is a Trustee of The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust. He is Non-Executive Chairman of the joint venture Rotrak Limited.

Adam Robson

Mr. Adam D. Robson has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Torotrak Plc. Adam spent his early career in the car industry with Lucas Varity at Perkins Engines in Peterborough and later Lucas Diesel Systems in France, firstly as Business Development Director and then as International Operations Director. He was the first CEO of Autocruise SA, a joint-venture between Thales and TRW Automotive to develop and launch Adaptive Cruise Control systems. Adam subsequently joined Molins plc where he was an Executive Director and Board member responsible for the Packaging Machinery and Scientific Services Divisions. Prior to joining Torotrak, he was an Operating Partner at Nova Capital Management in which he was Chairman of a portfolio of scientific and engineering businesses.

Jonathan Hilton

Mr. Jonathan Hilton has been re-designated as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company., with effect from 22 July 2015. Jonathan is the Product Development and Sales Director with TOROTRAK PLC. Before joining the Torotrak Board, Jon was Managing Director of Flybrid Automotive, which he co-founded with Doug Cross in 2007. He started his career at Rolls Royce, where he designed gas turbine engines for helicopters, later moving to Cosworth and becoming Chief Engineer of the Formula 1 programme. Following fi ve years at TWR Arrows F1, he joined the Renault F1 team as Technical Director: Engine Division. He is a Trustee, Vice President and Honorary Treasurer of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Rex Vevers

Mr. Rex Vevers is Finance Director, Director of Torotrak PLC., since June 28, 2013. Rex was Group Finance Director from 2006 until February 2013. Rex is a Corporate Treasurer and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen before moving into industry where he held a number of senior finance positions in companies including OSI, Pechiney, and Avon Cosmetics. During his time with Ceres Power, Rex played a lead role in securing major commercial contracts and raising funds from institutional and strategic investors to finance the company’s growth strategy.

Douglas Cross

Mr. Douglas Cross was appointment as Group Chief Technical Officer of TOROTRAK PLC. Doug Cross was Technical Director of Flybrid Automotive, which he co-founded with Jon Hilton. He started his career at Ricardo designing engines for road car customers before moving on to Toyota, where he designed engines for Formula 1. Following this, he also worked for the Renault F1 team.

John McLaren

Mr. John McLaren is Non-Executive Director of Torotrak PLC., since June 28, 2013. John began his career as a diplomat, working both in the Foreign Office in London and in the British Embassy in Tokyo. Following a switch to investment banking, he became a Director of Barings before moving into venture capital, where he was a General Partner with Hambrecht and Quist Venture Partners in San Francisco. In his subsequent career, he was successively a Director of Morgan Grenfell, Deutsche Bank, and Barchester Group, during which time he advised a wide range of companies on major mergers and market acquisition transactions, including Daimler-Benz, BMW, Nissan, BBA, and Siemens. John is currently Chairman of Barchester Group and a Non-Executive Director of four privately held companies in the UK and the USA, including Eagle E-types Limited, The Macallan Distillers Limited, Buddi Limited and xtera Inc.

John Weston

Mr. John Pix Weston is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Torotrak PLC. He began his career at BAE as an undergraduate engineering apprentice in 1970 and subsequently progressed through increasingly senior positions. During his time at BAE, he held many major roles within the company, serving as Project Director for the transformational £30 billion Al-Yamamah programme in the Middle East, Group Managing Director of BAE’s defence activities, and ultimately as Group Chief Executive. John left BAE Systems in 2002 and since then he has been working with private equity backers, holding board positions at a variety of companies. These currently include MB Aerospace ACP, Accesso Technology Group plc and Fibercore Ltd.

Simon Hudson

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Nick Barter

--

Adam Robson

--

Jonathan Hilton

174,000

Rex Vevers

202,000

Douglas Cross

--

John McLaren

--

John Weston

50,000

Simon Hudson

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As Of  30 Mar 2015

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