People: Xchanging PLC (XCH.L)

XCH.L on London Stock Exchange

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Geoffrey Unwin

2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Kenneth Lever

2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

David Bauernfeind

46 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Jon Stratford

2013 Executive Director Financial Services

Stephen Scott

2012 Group Director - Sales and Marketing

Andrew Binns

2012 Executive Director - Technology

Ed Cross

2012 Executive Director - Procurement

Adrian Guttridge

2012 Executive Director - Insurance Services

Nimish Soni

2012 Executive Director - Enterprise Services

Gary Whitaker

Head - Legal, Company Secretary

Ian Cormack

2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Michel Paulin

54 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Saurabh Srivastava

68 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

William Thomas

55 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stephen Wilson

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alexandra Hockenhull

Head - Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Geoffrey Unwin

Mr. Geoffrey Unwin has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Xchanging plc., with effect from January 1, 2012. He has extensive experience in the technology services sector. He spent over 20 years at Hoskyns, the computer services company, at first as Managing Director and then Executive Chairman. From 1990-2002 he held roles at Capgemini, rising to Chief Executive Officer in 2000.

Kenneth Lever

Mr. Kenneth Lever is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Xchanging plc. Ken initially joined Xchanging as Chief Finance Officer in October 2010 and became acting Chief Executive Officer in February 2011. He initially joined Xchanging as Chief Financial Officer in October 2010 and became acting Chief Executive in February 2011. He became Chief Executive in June 2011. He was a partner at Arthur Andersen. Prior to this he served as a company director with Corton Beach plc, a small conglomerate (initially as Group Managing Director), and then as Finance Director of Alfred McAlpine plc, the international construction services group. He spent four years at Albright & Wilson, the global chemicals group and eight years with Tomkins plc, the global engineering and manufacturing group formerly listed on the London and New York Stock Exchanges. Ken then moved into the role of Chief Financial Officer of Numonyx BV, based in Switzerland.

David Bauernfeind

Mr. David Bauernfeind has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Xchanging plc., effective 07 June 2011. He is a qualified chartered accountant having worked in the audit discipline with Deloitte and Touche, before gaining experience with Johnson Matthey plc and progressing to Head of Audit with Airbus. In 1998, David joined BAE Systems where he became financial controller (Defence). Responsibilities included acting as the commercial lead in the creation of an HR shared services joint venture with Xchanging. He joined Xchanging HR Services Limited in 2001 to oversee this joint venture. For over a decade, he has worked in almost all of the business areas in senior financial positions.

Jon Stratford

Mr. Jon Stratford is Group Director - Corporate Development and Corporate Strategy of Xchanging plc. He joined Xchanging in 2006 as Corporate Development Director and led the Xchanging IPO in April 2007. Subsequently he worked as Chief Financial and Commercial Officer for Xchanging’s Americas region. He returned to the UK in the role of Group Director of Corporate Development & Strategy in August 2011. In October 2013 he was additionally appointed to the position of Executive Director Financial Services. Jon has 20 years’ experience in strategic transactions, financial services, insurance and business services. He began his career at KPMG, is a qualified chartered accountant and spent 10 years working in investment banking.

Stephen Scott

Mr. Stephen Scott is Group Director - Sales and Marketing of Xchanging plc., since March 2012. Stephen first joined Xchanging in 2006 as the Australian Relations Director. In 2006 he first joined Xchanging and held the position of Australian Relations Director until August 2007. Following a period working in senior management positions at Aon and Westpac Banking Corporation, in 2009 he returned to Xchanging. In 2011 he became the Australian Sales and Services Director as well as Managing Director for the Procurement and Advisory Services businesses in Australia before being appointed to his current role in 2012. He has 16 years of experience working in a variety of positions in government and a variety of industries including banking, insurance, and internet new media. Immediately prior to Xchanging, he worked in senior management positions at the Australian Federal Treasury and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Andrew Binns

Mr. Andrew Binns is Executive Director - Technology of Xchanging plc. Andrew’s career spans 27 years in the IT industry in outsourcing and consulting services. He joined Xchanging in January 2012 to lead the Global Technology Business. This incorporates the recently re-branded Insurance Software Business ‘Xuber’ and also includes the Application Development & Infrastructure Services Businesses. Prior to Xchanging, he was CEO of global services at Temenos Group, a market leading provider of packaged banking software. Other senior roles include Managing Director of Aon BPO and Consulting, CEO of software company Netengines and Managing Director of the EMEA outsourcing business of Digital Equipment Corporation (now Hewlett Packard).

Ed Cross

Mr. Ed Cross is Executive Director - Procurement of Xchanging plc., since April 2012. Ed has been with Xchanging since 2003. He joined Xchanging in 2003 with responsibility for the leadership of the UK trading spend portfolio as the UK Trading Services Director. Ed has held a range of senior roles at Xchanging, most recently leading the Procurement business across Europe. Ed has worked in a variety of roles in procurement, supply chain and change management for over 25 years and has over 15 years of experience in executive level outsourcing and consultancy. Before joining Xchanging, Ed held a number of senior level consulting and outsourcing positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers, QP Group and ShareMax Inc.

Adrian Guttridge

Mr. Adrian Guttridge is Executive Director - Insurance Services of Xchanging plc., since December 2012. He joined Xchanging in December 2012 as Executive Director Insurance, managing 2,500 people providing business processing and IT services globally. Clients include brokers, insurance and re-insurance companies. Before joining Xchanging, Adrian was Vice President of Business Processing Outsourcing, EMEA at Hewlett Packard (HP). He has a technology background, is a Chartered Engineer, and a Fellow of the British Computer Society. His 30 year career includes extensive insurance sector experience including senior roles at Accenture and Marlborough Stirling.

Nimish Soni

Mr. Nimish Soni is Executive Director - Enterprise Services of Xchanging Plc. He joined Xchanging in 2009 on the acquisition of Cambridge Solutions Ltd (formerly known as ProcessMind), which he founded in 2001. He heads the Enterprise and Business Processing Service sectors which drive the company’s growth in emerging industries and services, and is Country Manager for India. Prior to joining Xchanging Nimish lead the establishment of India’s first full service captive insurance business processing outsourcing centre for the American Financial Group. He has also worked with CapGemini and E&Y in the USA providing Business Process Re-engineering consulting for Fortune 100 clients.

Gary Whitaker

Ian Cormack

Mr. Ian D. Cormack has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Xchanging Plc., effective October 26, 2012. He has wide experience of the City and financial markets together with firsthand experience of the Insurance sector. Ian spent over 30 years at Citibank, latterly as UK Country Head and co-head of the Global Financial Institutions Group. From 2000 to 2002 he was Chief Executive Officer of AIG Europe. A former member of the Chancellor’s City Advisory Panel, he has served on committees for the London Stock Exchange, CHAPS, APACS, and the European Securities Forum. He founded and, until 2008, ran, Cormack Tansey Partners which provided strategic consulting to financial institutions.

Michel Paulin

Mr. Michel Paulin is Non-Executive Independent Director of Xchanging plc. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry as well as extensive experience of working in continental Europe. After his early career as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, he was COO of Louis Dreyfus Group’s major commodity trading business and also recently held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Neuf Cegetel.

Saurabh Srivastava

Mr. Saurabh Srivastava has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Xchanging Plc., effective September 4, 2012. He is one of India’s leading IT entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists and has a deep knowledge of the Indian IT market. He founded and chaired IIS Infotech, NASSCOM, and co-founded the Indian Angel Network. He also chairs the Indian operations of CA Technologies Inc., the US listed software business. He chaired the Indian Venture Capital Association and is Chairman Emeritus of TIE Delhi. Saurabh has previously served on the Advisory Board of Imperial College Business School, London, and on the advisory boards of Uttarakhand and Himachal Universities in India. He serves on the Prime Minister’s National Innovation Council and on various government boards/ committees. He has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement award from the IT Industry in India and a Distinguished Alumnus from IIT Kanpur.

William Thomas

Mr. William G. Thomas has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Xchanging plc., effective from 01 December 2011. He has more than 30 years’ experience of the IT services sector. His early career was spent at Marconi and SD-Scicon. For over 20 years he worked with EDS and Hewlett Packard in the US and Europe running the EMEA services business.

Stephen Wilson

Mr. Stephen Wilson has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Xchanging Plc., with effect from 1 July 2012. He has significant financial and business experience in both technology and outsourcing. Stephen has spent most of his career in the IT industry, including 25 years with IBM. He was Chief Financial Officer for IBM UK and Ireland from 2002 to 2009. In 2009 he joined Misys plc as Vice President Group Finance and became Chief Financial Officer in June 2010, taking Misys through its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners and its subsequent merger with Turaz in 2012. On 14 January 2013 he joined the Board of Genus plc and became Group Finance Director on 1 March 2013. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Alexandra Hockenhull

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