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WPP Aunz Ltd (WPP.AX)

WPP.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Mactier

51 2008 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael Connaghan

2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Chris Rollinson

2016 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Company Secretary

John Steedman

2016 Executive Director

Paul Heath

2016 Non-Executive Director

Ranjana Singh

2016 Non-Executive Director

Jon Steel

2016 Non-Executive Director

Geoffrey Wild

2016 Non-Executive Director

Kim Anderson

2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Graham Cubbin

2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Paul Richardson

58 1999 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Mactier

Mr. Robert (Rob) Wason Mactier has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, since July 1, 2008. He has been on the Company's Board since December 11, 2006. Mr. Mactier is a consultant to the Investment Banking division of UBS AG in Australia, a role he has held since June 2007. He has investment banking experience in Australia, having previously worked for Citigroup, E.L. & C. Baillieu and Ord Minnett Securities between 1990 and 2006. During this time, he was primarily focused on the media and entertainment and private equity sectors and initial public offerings generally. Prior to these roles, he worked with KPMG from 1986 to 1990 during which time he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Mactier is also a Non-executive Director of Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, where he is a member of their Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He is a Non-executive Director of Aurora Community Television Limited. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and is Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Michael Connaghan

Mr. Michael (Mike) Connaghan, BA , has been Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company, since July 1, 2008. After graduating from Charles Sturt University in 1987, Mr Connaghan commenced his advertising career winning a coveted Australian Federation and Advertising Graduate Scholarship. After spending his first four years as a copywriter at Clemenger BBDO Sydney, Mr Connaghan travelled the world. He joined John Singleton Advertising in 1993 to guide the Telecom Australia account through the country’s telecommunication deregulation. In 2001, Mr Connaghan moved to STW, as Managing Director of Diversified Companies. He represented STW’s interests and oversaw acquisitions, expansion and growth of the Diversified Companies. Mr Connaghan joined STW Group company JWT in January 2004 as Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand, until his move back to STW and his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in January 2006. Michael is a Director of the Australian Association of National Advertisers and Chairman of the Board for the charity ‘R U OK? Day’.

Chris Rollinson

Mr. Chris Rollinson is an Interim Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. Rollinson previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers before joining STW in 2003.

John Steedman

Paul Heath

Ranjana Singh

Jon Steel

Geoffrey Wild

Kim Anderson

Ms. Kim Anderson, BA GRAD DIP INF SC, has been Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, since November 10, 2010. Ms Anderson is a Director of carsales.com Limited (from 2010), Chief Executive of Reading Room (thereadingroom.com), a curated book discovery site for readers, a former Fellow of the Sydney University Senate, and a former Director of The Sax Institute. Ms Anderson has more than 25 years’ experience in various advertising and media executive positions within companies such as Southern Star Entertainment, Publishing and Broadcasting Limited and ninemsn. Kim is a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Graham Cubbin

Mr. Graham Allan Cubbin, BECON (HONS), has been Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, since May 20, 2008. Mr Cubbin was a senior executive with Consolidated Press Holdings (“CPH”) from 1990 until September 2005, including holding the position of Chief Financial Officer for 13 years. Prior to joining CPH, Mr Cubbin held senior finance positions with a number of major financial companies including Capita Finance Group and Ford Motor Company. Graham has over 20 years’ experience as a director and audit committee member of public companies in Australia and the US. He is a Director of Challenger Limited (from 2004), Bell Financial Group Limited (from 2007), White Energy Company Limited (from 2010) and McPherson’s Limited (from 2010). Graham is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Paul Richardson

Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson has been Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, since 1999. Mr Richardson is currently a Director of WPP plc (“WPP”). Mr Richardson joined WPP in 1992 as Director of Treasury and has been Group Finance Director since 1996 (responsible for the group’s worldwide finance function). He is a former Non-executive Director of CEVA Group plc and Chime Communications plc and previously served on the British Airways Global Travel Advisory Board.

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