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Walker Greenbank PLC (WGB.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Terry Stannard

63 2009 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

John Sach

57 2004 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Michael Gant

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Fiona Holmes

53 2016 Managing Director - Brands, Executive Director

David Smallridge

57 2011 Managing Director - Brands, Executive Director

Caroline Geary

2012 Company Secretary

Fiona Goldsmith

46 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Terry Stannard

Mr. Terry G. Stannard is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Walker Greenbank PLC. Terry joined the Board as a Non-executive Director in September 2007 and became Non-executive Chairman on 31 January 2009. He has particular expertise in international brand-based businesses. From a marketing background he went on to run businesses in Asia Pacific and Europe at United Biscuits plc, was a divisional CEO at Hillsdown Holdings plc and CEO at Terranova Foods plc and Uniq plc. Since 2001, he has held a wide range of non-executive Chair and director appointments at both quoted and unquoted businesses.

John Sach

Mr. John D. Sach is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Walker Greenbank PLC. John is a Chartered Management Accountant who joined the Group in 1994 as Group Financial Controller and was appointed to the Board as Group Finance Director in 1999. He was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in May 2004.

Michael Gant

Mr. Michael David Gant has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Director of Walker Greenbank PLC effective March 3, 2014. He is a Chartered Management Accountant with an MBA from Nottingham Business School who joined the Board in 2014. He brings a breadth of international, financial, and brand experience to the Company from his previous roles at Bass plc, Marstons plc, Geest plc, Constellation Brands inc, and Britvic plc.

Fiona Holmes

Ms. Fiona Mary Holmes is the Managing Director - Brands, Executive Director of the Company. She has more than 30 years' business, brand and retail experience. For the past seven years, Fiona has worked at the FTSE-250 retailer N Brown Group plc, most recently as the managing director of figleaves.com. Fiona will join the Company in Autumn 2016 as Managing Director for Brands, taking on the role from David Smallridge, who will retire from Walker Greenbank in January 2017. David will remain on the Board during the handover period. Much of Fiona's experience was gained at Marks & Spencer Group plc, where she worked from 1984 to 2006 in a broad range of roles including Director of Children's Wear and General Merchandise Procurement and as Executive Assistant to the CEO. After more than 20 years at Marks & Spencer, Fiona joined Charles Tyrwhitt as Buying, Merchandising, Marketing and Retail Director before joining N Brown Group plc, in 2009. Fiona is also currently a non-executive director at Bagir Group Ltd.

David Smallridge

Mr. David H. Smallridge is Managing Director - Brands, Executive Director of Walker Greenbank PLC. David has an MA from Oxford University and broad experience as a managing director in a variety of consumer product businesses since 1986. He joined the Group in 2002 and was appointed to the Board in December 2004 following his appointment as Managing Director of the Group’s six main fabric and wallcovering brands, Harlequin, Sanderson, Morris & Co., Zoffany, Scion and Anthology.

Caroline Geary

Ms. Caroline Geary is the Company Secretary of the company. Caroline joined the group in 2000. She is a Chartered Secretary, and was appointed Company Secretary in 2012.

Fiona Goldsmith

Ms. Fiona Clare Goldsmith is Non-Executive Independent Director of Walker Greenbank PLC., since December 17, 2008. She is a Chartered Accountant who started her career with KPMG, where for nine years she focused on the retail and leisure sectors in various roles. She then moved to First Choice Holidays plc, where she became European Finance Director. From 2004 until October 2008 she was Finance Director of Land Securities Trillium, a division of Land Securities Group plc.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Terry Stannard

68,000

John Sach

1,560,000

Michael Gant

334,000

Fiona Holmes

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David Smallridge

1,191,000

Caroline Geary

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Fiona Goldsmith

31,000
As Of  30 Jan 2015