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Ryanair Holdings PLC (RYAAY.OQ)

RYAAY.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Bonderman

75 1996 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael O'Leary

57 1996 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Neil Sorahan

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Peter Bellew

53 2017 Chief Operations Officer

John Hurley

43 2014 Chief Technology Officer

Kenny Jacobs

44 2014 Chief Marketing Officer

Carol Sharkey

43 2018 Chief Risk Officer

David O'Brien

54 2014 Chief Commercial Officer

Edward Wilson

54 2002 Chief People Officer

Juliusz Komorek

40 2015 Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Company Secretary

Roisin Brennan

53 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Cawley

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Emer Daly

55 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stan McCarthy

60 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles McCreevy

68 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Declan McKeon

67 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kyran McLaughlin

74 2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Howard Millar

57 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Milliken

67 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mike O'Brien

74 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Julie O'Neill

63 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Louise Phelan

51 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Bonderman

Mr. David Bonderman, J.D. is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Ryanair Holdings PLC. He has served as a Director since August 1996 and as Chairman since December 1996. Mr. Bonderman also serves on the Boards of the following public companies: Caesars Entertainment Corporation, TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp., and Kite Pharma, Inc. In addition, he serves on the Boards of The Wilderness Society, the Grand Canyon Trust, and the American Himalayan Foundation.

Michael O'Leary

Mr. Michael Kevin O'Leary is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC. Michael has served as a Director of Ryanair DAC since 1988 and a Director of Ryanair Holdings since 1996. Michael was appointed CEO of Ryanair in 1994, having previously served as CFO since 1988.

Neil Sorahan

Mr. Neil Sorahan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Neil was appointed Chief Financial Officer in October 2014, having previously served as Ryanair’s Finance Director since June 2006. Prior to that he was Group Treasurer from January 2003. Before joining Ryanair, Neil held various finance and treasury roles at CRH plc., the international building materials group.

Peter Bellew

Mr. Peter Bellew is Chief Operations Officer of the Company. Peter was appointed Chief Operations Officer in December 2017. He returned to Ryanair from Malaysia Airlines where he was Group CEO. He is a 30-year veteran of the travel and aviation business. He previously worked for Ryanair from 2006 to 2014 where he held various positions including Director of Flight Operations and Head of Sales and Marketing. Prior to that he worked in the tour operating and airports sector.

John Hurley

Mr. John Hurley is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. John was appointed Chief Technology Officer in September 2014. He joined Ryanair from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where he was Vice-President of Engineering and Product Operations, Director of Platform Development and Software Development Program Manager. He was previously Production Manager at both Intuition Publishing Ltd and Education Multimedia Group and has over 19 years of experience in the IT industry.

Kenny Jacobs

Mr. Kenny Jacobs has been appointed as Chief Marketing Officer of Ryanair Holdings PLC. Kenny was appointed Chief Marketing Officer in January 2014. He is responsible for sales, digital marketing and customer service at Ryanair. Previously Kenny was CMO for Moneysupermarket plc. which has a set of digital brands. Kenny has spent much of his career in retail with Tesco PLC as marketing Director in Tesco Ireland and brand Director for Tesco U.K. Prior to that he worked for German retailer Metro Group GmbH in various roles in marketing and IT in Europe and Asia.

Carol Sharkey

Ms. Carol Sharkey is Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Carol was appointed as Chief Risk Officer in May 2018 having held the position of Director of Safety and Security since 2014. She has worked at Ryanair since 1995 having previously held roles in inflight, flight operations and in recent years has overseen the flight safety department.

David O'Brien

Mr. David O'Brien is Chief Commercial Officer of Ryanair Holdings PLC. David was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in January 2014 having previously served as Ryanair’s Director of Flight and Ground Operations from December 2002. A graduate of the Irish Military College, David followed a military career with positions in the airport sector and agribusiness in the Middle East, Russia and Asia.

Edward Wilson

Mr. Edward (Eddie) Wilson is Chief People Officer of Ryanair Holdings PLC. Eddie was appointed Chief People Officer in December 2002, prior to which he served as Head of Personnel since joining Ryanair in December 1997. Prior to joining Ryanair, he served as Human Resources Manager for Gateway 2000 and held a number of other human resources-related positions in the Irish financial services sector.

Juliusz Komorek

Mr. Juliusz Komorek is Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Company Secretary of the Company. Juliusz was appointed Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer; Company Secretary in June 2015, having served as Company Secretary and Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs since May 2009, and Deputy Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs since 2007. Prior to joining the Company in 2004, Juliusz had gained relevant experience in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition and in the Polish Embassy to the EU in Brussels, as well as in the private sector in Poland and the Netherlands. Juliusz is a lawyer, holding degrees from the universities of Warsaw and Amsterdam.

Roisin Brennan

Ms. Roisin Brennan is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms Brennan has served as a Director since May 2018. Ms. Brennan is a former Chief Executive of IBI Corporate Finance Ltd where she had extensive experience advising public companies in Ireland. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Coillte CGA, Musgrave Group plc and Dell Bank International DAC having previously been a Non-Executive Director of DCC plc from 2005 until 2016.

Michael Cawley

Mr. Michael Cawley is Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC, since August 7, 2014. Mr. Cawley has served as a Director since August 2014. Mr. Cawley previously worked with Ryanair for 17 years as Ryanair’s Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer and contributed significantly to Ryanair’s growth and success until he retired in March 2014. Mr. Cawley’s other Non-Executive Directorships include Paddy Power plc, Kingspan Group plc, Hostelworld Group plc and he is also Chairman of Fáilte Ireland, the Irish tourism authority.

Emer Daly

Ms. Emer Daly Ms Emer is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Daly has served as a Director of Ryanair since December 2017. Ms. Daly is currently Board Chairman at RSA Insurance Ireland DAC and a Non-Executive Director of Chetwood Financial Limited. Ms. Daly previously served as a Non-Executive Director of Permanent TSB Group plc and as a Director of Payzone Plc. Ms. Daly also held senior roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers and AXA Insurance for over 20 years.

Stan McCarthy

Mr. Stan McCarthy is the Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Mr. McCarthy was appointed as a Director of Ryanair in May 2017. Mr. McCarthy was Chief Executive of Kerry Group from January 2008 until September 2017. Mr. McCarthy joined Kerry Group in 1976 and worked in a number of finance roles before being appointed as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the USA in 1991, as President of Kerry North America in 1996 and as a Director of Kerry Group in 1999.

Charles McCreevy

Mr. Charles John McCreevy is Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC., since May 28, 2010. Mr. McCreevy has served as a Director since May 2010, having previously served as EU Commissioner for Internal Markets and Services (2004-2010) and has held Ministerial Office in several Irish Governments, including Minister for Finance (1997-2004), Minister for Tourism and Trade (1993-1994) and Minister for Social Welfare (1992-1993).

Declan McKeon

Mr. Declan McKeon is Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC., since May 28, 2010. He has served as a Director since May 2010, having previously been an audit partner of PwC. Mr. McKeon is currently the Lead Independent Director of ICON plc. Mr. McKeon is chairman of the Audit Committee.

Kyran McLaughlin

Mr. Kyran McLaughlin is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC. He has served as a Director since January 2001, and is Deputy Chairman and Head of Capital Markets at Davy Stockbrokers. Mr. McLaughlin advised Ryanair during its initial flotation on the Dublin and NASDAQ stock markets in 1997. Mr. McLaughlin is a Non-Executive Chairman of Malin Corporation plc and also serves as a Director of a number of other Irish private companies.

Howard Millar

Mr. Howard Millar is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC. Mr. Millar was appointed as a Director of Ryanair in August 2015. Mr. Millar had served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to December 2014 having previously been Director of Finance from 1993 and Financial Controller in 1992. Mr. Millar is Chairman of BDO Ireland, a member of Irelandia Aviation’s advisory board and a Non-Executive Director of both Applegreen plc and ASL Aviation Airlines Group Ltd.

Richard Milliken

Mr. Richard A. Milliken has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC., since July 26, 2013. He has served as a Director since July 2013 having previously been CFO of the Almac Group and former CEO of Lamont plc. Mr. Milliken serves as a Director of Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank, where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Milliken is also Chairman of Northern Ireland Science Park and a Director of a number of private companies.

Mike O'Brien

Capt. Mike O'Brien is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. O’Brien was appointed as a Director of Ryanair in May 2016. Mr. O’Brien has a long and distinguished career in the aviation industry having retired in 2016 as Head of Flight Operations Inspectorate with the Maltese Civil Aviation Authority where he served from 2001 having previously spent 10 years as the Head of Operations Standards with the Irish Aviation Authority. Mr. O’Brien served 4 years as the Chief Pilot and Flight Operations Manager of Ryanair from 1987 to 1991. He has also operated many different aircraft types throughout the years as an instructor and examiner with Aer Turas, GPA/Air Tara and Gulf Air. Mr. O’Brien is the co-chairman of the Company’s Safety Committee.

Julie O'Neill

Ms. Julie O'Neill is Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC., aince December 13, 2012. Ms. O’Neill has served as a Director since December 2012 having previously served as Secretary General of the Irish Department of Transport from 2002 to 2009 and, in a career that spanned 37 years in the Irish public service, worked in strategic policy development and implementation in eight Government Departments. She chairs the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and is a Senior Independent Director of Permanent Group TSB plc and an independent Non-Executive Director of AXA Life Europe.

Louise Phelan

Ms. Louise Phelan is Non-Executive Independent Director of Ryanair Holdings PLC., since December 13, 2012. Ms. Phelan has served as a Director since December 2012. Ms. Phelan is currently serving as VP for PayPal Global Operations Europe, Middle East and Africa leading 1,800 people in Dublin, Dundalk and Berlin. Ms. Phelan is a member of the Board of Voxpro since January 2016.