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Headlam Group PLC (HEAD.L)

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12 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

R. Peters

59 2013 Non-Executive Chairman

Stephen Wilson

58 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Chris Payne

44 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

A. Judge

52 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Catherine Miles

2017 Director of Communications

Sue LaVerne

2017 People Director

Darryl Price

2015 Commercial Director

Sarah Ward

2017 Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

Keith Edelman

2018 Non-Executive Director

Amanda Aldridge

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Eastgate

60 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Philip Lawrence

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

R. Peters

Mr. R. W. Peters serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Headlam Group Plc. Dick was appointed Chairman in September 2013, having been appointed a Non-Executive Director in 2005. He is a Director and Chairman of Headlam Pension Trustees Limited, the corporate trustee for the defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes. Dick was formerly Senior Partner for the East Midlands practice of Deloitte & Touche in Nottingham, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has considerable experience of auditing large companies, both UK and overseas, transactional support and project management activities.

Stephen Wilson

Mr. Stephen Graham (Steve) Wilson serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Headlam Group Plc. Steve was appointed Chief Executive in September 2016, having previously been the Group Finance Director, a position he had held since joining Headlam in 1991. Steve is a Non-Executive Director of Conviviality Plc, a UK wholesaler and distributor of alcohol and impulse products, and, until his retirement from their board in September 2010, was the Non-Executive Chairman of Synergy Health plc, which delivers outsourced services to healthcare providers. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Chris Payne

Mr. Chris Payne is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Chris was appointed Chief Financial Officer in September 2017. Chris joined from Biffa plc, the UK integrated waste management company, where he was Group Commercial Finance Director with responsibilities including overseeing all the operational finance teams and divisional Finance Directors. Chris joined Biffa plc in 2013 and was previously at Mitie Group plc from 2008 to 2013 where he held two divisional Finance Director positions. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant having trained with KPMG and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

A. Judge

Mr. A. R. Judge is no longer Chief Operating Officer, Director of Headlam Group Plc., effective March 2019. Tony Judge was appointed Chief Operating Officer in September 2016, and in March 2017 was appointed to the Board. Tony joined the Company in 1992 as Managing Director of Florco, becoming the Commercial Director for the European businesses in 2000-2001, and in 2001 the Commercial Director of the Coleshill businesses. In 2005, he was additionally appointed Managing Director of the Tamworth businesses and took operational responsibility for the Thatcham and Stockport businesses in 2012 and Gildersome in 2015. Tony has 36 years’ experience in the floorcoverings industry.

Catherine Miles

Ms. Catherine E. Miles is Director of Communications of the Company. Catherine was appointed Director of Communications in January 2017. Catherine was previously Corporate Broking Director at the stockbroker Arden Partners, where she was an adviser to Headlam. Catherine worked in Corporate Broking for six years advising, and raising money for, a broad spectrum of public companies predominately in the small and mid-cap space. Prior to this she was Corporate Communications Director and Company Secretary at an AIM listed company, and initially worked in the Financial PR industry.

Sue LaVerne

Ms. Sue J. LaVerne is People Director of the Company. Sue was appointed People Director in October 2017. Sue joined from E.ON where she worked between 2009 and 2017 carrying out various commercial and international HR leadership roles, latterly as HR Director of the global customer solutions division. Sue started her career in retail with commercial and HR appointments including at Marks and Spencer and Arcadia Group. Sue has broad experience in all areas of HR and has contributed to external bodies, including as Chair of the Department for Work and Pensions employers steering group focused on giving more disabled people access to work.

Darryl Price

Mr. Darryl A Price serves as Commercial Director of the Company. Darryl was appointed Commercial Director in September 2016 assuming operational responsibility for the majority of Headlam’s UK businesses. Darryl joined the Company in February 1994 as Sales Office Manager at Thatcham before progressing to Operations Director. From 2003 to 2015, he was the Commercial Director responsible for the businesses in Coleshill. In November 2015 he was appointed to the Senior Management Team assuming operational responsibility for an increased number of the UK businesses. Darryl has 24 years’ experience in the floorcoverings industry.

Sarah Ward

Ms. Sarah L. Ward is Company Secretary and Legal Counsel of the Company. Sarah was appointed Company Secretary in October 2017. Sarah brings a wealth of experience in corporate transactions, leasing and landlord relationships, planning and construction projects, and is a qualified solicitor. Sarah qualified as a corporate lawyer spending a number of years at Eversheds. She was then a partner and head of the Corporate Department at a top 100 national firm before moving to Bicester Village where she managed the legal function. Sarah joined Headlam from UK Power Reserve where she was General Counsel.

Keith Edelman

Amanda Aldridge

Ms. Amanda Aldridge is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Amanda was appointed a Non-Executive Director in February 2018. Amanda was a partner in KPMG LLP from 1996 until 2017, when she retired from the partnership, having joined the firm in 1984 and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1987. She has significant experience as an external auditor, working predominately with quoted clients in the retail and distribution sectors. Amanda has also advised quoted companies on corporate transactions and the assessment and remediation of internal controls. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Andrew Eastgate

Mr. Andrew Keith Eastgate is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Headlam Group Plc. Andrew was appointed a Non-Executive Director in May 2010. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees and Senior Independent Director. Andrew is a solicitor and was formerly a Partner in Pinsents, including being head of Pinsents’ corporate practice in Birmingham. Andrew has broad experience of advising quoted companies, particularly in connection with transactions and compliance issues, and is Chairman of Epwin Group Plc, the AIM listed manufacturer of low maintenance building products. He is also an experienced commercial mediator.

Philip Lawrence

Mr. Philip J. Lawrence serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Philip was appointed a Non-Executive Director in June 2015. Philip is the Chief Executive of the Coal Authority, which on behalf of the Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy manages the effects of past coal mining, including subsidence damage claims, mine water pollution and other mining legacy issues. Prior to this, he held significant roles with Marconi plc and Deloitte & Touche. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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