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Royal Mail PLC (RMG.L)

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21 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Les Owen

2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Rico Back

2018 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Stuart Simpson

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Sue Whalley

2018 Chief Executive Officer of Post and Parcels, Royal Mail UK., Executive Director

Phil Morris

2017 Group Chief Technology Officer

Maaike De Bie

2016 General Counsel

Stephen Agar

2015 Managing Director - Consumer and Network Access

Shane O'Riordain

2018 Managing Director - Corporate Affairs, Marketing, Regulation and Customer Experience

Jon Millidge

2014 Group Human Resources Director

Stephen Cameron

2016 UK Operations Director

Mick Jeavons

2015 Chief of Staff

Kulbinder Dosanjh

Company Secretary

Rita Griffin

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Orna NiChionna

60 2011 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Simon Thompson

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Keith Williams

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Catherine Nash

2015 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Les Owen

Mr. Les Owen is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Royal Mail PLC. Les is a qualified actuary with over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Extensive operational, financial, pensions and insurance experience. Previously Chief Executive Officer roles with AXA Asia Pacific Holdings and AXA Sun Life plc and a member of the Global AXA Group Executive Board. Held various Non-Executive Director positions at Just Retirement Group plc, CPP Group plc and the Post Office Limited as well as Chairman of Jelf Group plc.

Rico Back

Mr. Rico Back is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Rico was appointed Chief Executive Officer of GLS in October 1999.Rico was founding manager of German Parcel in 1989, which was acquired by the Group in 1999. He is a member of the CEC and a member of the Supervisory Board of Raben Group, a haulage contractor.

Stuart Simpson

Mr. Stuart Simpson is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He is currently serves as Director - Group Finance of Royal Mail PLC. Stuart joined Royal Mail in 2009. He was appointed as Director of Group Finance in July 2015. Prior to this, he was Deputy Chief Operations Officer and has been a member of the Chief Executive's Committee since 2014. He has also held senior operational and finance positions within the Royal Mail's core UK business. Before joining the Company, he worked in the automotive industry where he held senior roles in both finance and strategy, based in the UK and internationally. Stuart is a chartered accountant.

Sue Whalley

Ms. Sue Whalley is Chief Executive Officer of Post and Parcels, Royal Mail UK., Executive Director of the Company. Sue joined Royal Mail in 2006 and was appointed Chief Operations Officer in January 2014, and, subsequently, Managing Director of Royal Mail Letters and Network. Sue has been responsible for leading a transformation of the UK business, with specific focus on safety, quality, efficiency, culture and innovation. Sue was previously the Regulation and Government Affairs Director and led the programme for privatisation at Royal Mail. Prior to that, Sue was a Consultant at McKinsey & Company for 17 years, the last six of which were as a partner in the London office.

Phil Morris

Mr. Phil Morris is Group Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Joined Royal Mail in January 2012, appointed Group Chief Technology Officer in April 2017, following his interim appointment as Group Chief Information Officer in May 2016. Previously IT Director for Strategy, Architecture, Security and Service. Partnership at the PA Consulting Group.

Maaike De Bie

Ms. Maaike De Bie is an General Counsel of the Company. She was appointed General Counsel in April 2016. She joined Royal Mail in January 2014 and appointed Acting General Counsel in September 2015. Previously General Counsel for the EMEA division of GE Capital Commercial Distribution France, a financial services unit of the General Electric Company. She has held other senior international legal roles at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Ernst & Young LLP and White & Case LLP.

Stephen Agar

Mr. Stephen Agar is Managing Director - Consumer and Network Access of Royal Mail PLC. Before joining Royal Mail Group. Stephen was appointed Managing Director, Consumer & Network Access, commencing October 2011. As such, Stephen is responsible for the regulated letters business (both USO and Access).Stephen is a barrister who started his career in the Government Legal Service before moving to Racal Electronics plc. He joined Royal Mail in 1991 and previous roles with Royal Mail include Business Strategy Director, Regulatory Affairs Director and MD, Royal Mail Wholesale.

Shane O'Riordain

Mr. Shane O'Riordain is Managing Director - Corporate Affairs, Marketing, Regulation and Customer Experience of Royal Mail PLC. Shane was appointed Managing Director, Communications in November 2010, joining from Lloyds Banking Group. Mr. Shane has subsequently assumed responsibility for Strategy, Regulation and Pricing.Shane was previously Group Corporate Affairs Director at a number of FTSE 10 companies (Lloyds Banking Group and HBOS), as well as at Halifax and Flemings. In these roles, his responsibilities spanned customer, business-to-business and City PR, issues management, internal communications, sponsorship, community investment, and government relations at both UK and EU levels. Previously, Shane was a diplomat in the Irish Diplomatic Service, with postings in Dublin, Belfast and Washington DC. Shane has a degree in Public Administration, Masters’ degrees in Business Administration and Organisational Behaviour and is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Jon Millidge

Mr. Jon Millidge is Group Human Resources Director of Royal Mail PLC. He was appointed Group HR Director in February 2014. He is also Chairman of National Design Consultancy Ltd and a Pension Scheme Trustee of the Royal Mail Defined Contribution Plan.Jon joined Royal Mail in 1985 as a graduate and has worked across all of the businesses of the Group, notably as HR Director in Royal Mail Letters (2003 – 2004), Parcelforce Worldwide (2000 – 2003) and Subscription Services (1997 – 1998) and as General Manager in the Post Office (1999 – 2000). He was previously Company Secretary from May 2010 to February 2014 and prior to that was the Acting Group HR Director. Jon is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and of The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development..

Stephen Cameron

Mr. Stephen Cameron is UK Operations Director of the Company. He was appointed Deputy Chief Operations Officer in August 2015 alongside role as Operations Strategy Director. He joined Royal Mail in 1985 and has worked across all aspects of the operation notably as Operations, Process and Programme Director and Territory Director. He was successfully led the initial phase of Royal Mail’s comprehensive transformation programme across UK operations. Stephen is a Fellow of the Association of Project Managers.

Mick Jeavons

Mr. Mick Jeavons is an Chief of Staff of the Company. He was appointed Chief of Staff in June 2015. Mick is a chartered accountant and has performed a wide range of senior roles in Royal Mail, most recently as Corporate Finance Director responsible for Group Investment, Procurement and the UK Finance teams. Previous to this he was Group Financial Controller and Finance Director of Group Property.

Kulbinder Dosanjh

Rita Griffin

Ms. Rita Griffin is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She is currently Chief Operating Officer, Global Petrochemicals, BP, one of three main divisions of BP's downstream business, for which she is responsible for both the performance delivery and strategic development. Having been with the BP group for over 30 years, Rita has held a number of lead positions within their manufacturing, logistics, retail and functional organisations. She is also a non-executive director of BP's joint venture in China, Shanghai Secco Petrochemical Company Limited.

Orna NiChionna

Ms. Orna G. NiChionna is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Royal Mail PLC. Orna brings a wide range of experience in retail and strategy gained in consumer-focused businesses having previously been Senior Independent Director at HMV plc, Northern Foods plc and Bupa. Formerly, Non-Executive Director of the Bank of Ireland UK Holdings plc and Bristol & West plc. Prior to this she was a former Partner at McKinsey & Company. Non-Executive Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee at Burberry Group plc, Non-Executive Director of Sage plc, Deputy Chair of the National Trust, Trustee of Sir John Soane's Museum and Chair of Client Service at Eden McCallum.

Simon Thompson

Mr. Simon Thompson is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Simon is currently Global Head of Digital Commerce at HSBC. He joined HSBC in 2015 from Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC where he was Managing Director (On-Line Food). Prior to this, Simon held senior executive positions at Apple Inc, lastminute.com, Motorola Inc. and Honda Motor Europe Ltd.

Keith Williams

Mr. Keith Williams is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Keith is currently Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Aviva, Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of John Lewis. He retired from his role as Executive Chairman of British Airways in March 2016. He joined the airline in 1998 and became Chief Executive in 2011. Prior to joining British Airways he worked for a range of major corporations including Reckitt and Coleman, Apple Computer Inc and Boots and was formerly Director of Iberia Aerolinas and International Consolidated Airlines Group. Keith also retired last year as an Executive board member and Chair of the Audit Committee for Transport for London. Keith is a chartered accountant.

Catherine Nash