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Dignity PLC (DTY.L)

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13 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Hindley

2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mike McCollum

50 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Steve Whittern

2009 Finance Director, Executive Director

Richard Portman

2018 Corporate Services Director, Executive Director

Tim George

2018 Company Secretary

Jane Ashcroft

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Blackwood

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mary McNamara

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Hindley

Mr. Peter T. Hindley is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Dignity Plc. He has extensive experience of the industry having been appointed Chief Executive of Plantsbrook Group plc in 1991. He subsequently led a management buy out of Dignity in 2002. The Company was then floated on the Stock Exchange in 2004. Peter became Non-Executive Chairman in January 2009. Before entering the funeral service industry, Peter held a number of senior positions in retailing. Peter was appointed Chairman of the Steering Committee of the French funerals group OGF, SA in January 2014.

Mike McCollum

Mr. Mike K. McCollum is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Dignity Plc. He joined Dignity’s former parent, SCI, in 1995 from KPMG Corporate Finance in London. As Finance Director he was part of the management team that guided the Group through the leveraged buy out in 2002 and IPO in 2004. He was appointed Chief Executive in 2009. He has a law degree from Birmingham University, is a solicitor and also holds an MBA from Warwick University.

Steve Whittern

Mr. Steve L. Whittern is Finance Director, Executive Director of Dignity Plc. He joined the Group in 1999 from KPMG. He was appointed Finance Director at the beginning of 2009, having spent the previous two years as Financial Controller, being responsible for the Group’s finance function. Steve has led the three refinancings and Returns of Cash since 2010, and the debt and equity funding for the Yew Acquisition in 2013. Steve is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a mathematics degree from Warwick University.

Richard Portman

Mr. Richard Portman, FCA, is Corporate Services Director, Executive Director of Dignity Plc. He joined SCI from HSBC to be Chief Accountant in 1999. Following the IPO, Richard was appointed as Company Secretary and became Corporate Services Director in 2006. Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, holds a geography degree from Birmingham University, is a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and is a Member of the Investor Relations Society. He is also one of the Trustees of the Dignity Welfare Trust.

Tim George

Jane Ashcroft

Ms. Jane Ashcroft is Non-Executive Independent Director of Dignity plc. She is Chief Executive of Anchor, a leading provider of services to older people and has held a number of senior positions since joining them in 1999. She is also Non-Executive Director of Care England and of the National Housing Federation, Vice Chair of the Associated Retirement Community Operators and was previously a Non-Executive Director of Stroud & Swindon Building Society. A graduate of Stirling University, she is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a Trustee of Silver Line and was created a CBE in the 2014 New Years honours list.

David Blackwood

Mr. David C. Blackwood is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is a Non-Executive Director, and Audit Chair of Scapa Group plc, and has previously served as a member of the Cabinet Office Audit and Risk Committee and the Board for Actuarial Standards. He was Chief Financial Officer of Synthomer plc for seven years, stepping down in 2015, prior to which he held a number of senior roles with ICI plc. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (FCT). David became Senior Non-Executive Director of Dignity on 31 January 2018.

Mary McNamara

Ms. Mary Jane McNamara is Non-Executive Independent Director of Dignity plc. She is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of One Savings Bank plc. She is also Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee for Motorpoint Group plc. Previously she was the Chief Executive of the Commercial Division for Close Brothers Bank. Prior to this Mary worked for GE for 17 years with leadership roles across the Consumer and Commercial Finance business.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Peter Hindley

174,000

Mike McCollum

966,000

Steve Whittern

604,000

Richard Portman

476,000

Tim George

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Jane Ashcroft

47,000

David Blackwood

56,000

Mary McNamara

39,000
As Of  28 Dec 2017