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St. Modwen Properties PLC (SMP.L)

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17 Aug 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Shannon

67 2011 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Allan

43 2016 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Robert Hudson

42 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Andrew Eames

2017 Interim General Counsel, Company Secretary

Dave Smith

2015 Managing Director of St. Modwen Homes

Jane Saint

Group Human Resources Director

Guy Gusterson

2017 Property Director – Midlands and North

Rupert Joseland

2017 Property Director – West and Wales

Richard Powell

2017 Construction Director

Tim Seddon

2017 Property Director – South East

Remco Simon

37 Director - Strategy and Research

Rupert Wood

2017 Property Director – Asset Management

Simon Clarke

2004 Non-Executive Director

Jamie Hopkins

2018 Non-Executive Director

Ian Bull

55 2018 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Jenefer Greenwood

58 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lesley James

68 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Shannon

Mr. William Mervyn Frew Carey (Bill) Shannon, FCA is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of St. Modwen Properties PLC. From November 2010 as non-executive director and Chairman Designate, March 2011 as non-executive Chairman. He has a significant management and board experience across retail, leisure, financial services and property sectors. He has a 30-year career at Whitbread plc which culminated in his appointment as a main board director for 10 years until his retirement in 2004. Former Chairman of AEGON UK plc, Gaucho Grill Holdings Ltd and Pizza Hut (UK) Ltd, and former non-executive director of The Rank Group plc, Barratt Developments plc and Matalan plc. A qualified Chartered Accountant (Scotland). He has Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of LSL Property Services plc, non-executive director of Johnson Service Group plc and Council Member of the University of Southampton.

Mark Allan

Mr. Mark C. Allan is Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company since 1st December 2016. He joined St. Modwen from The Unite Group plc where he had been Chief Executive since 2006. He moved to Unite in 1999 from KPMG and held a number of financial and commercial roles in the business, including Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2006. A qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has been Trustee director on the non-executive board of Anchor Trust. He has extensive knowledge and experience of the property sector combined with strong operational leadership and financial and strategic management skills.

Robert Hudson

Mr. Robert (Rob) Hudson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. From September 2015 he served as Group Finance Director. He has strong financial management, commercial and operational experience in financial services, information services and commercial property sectors. He has over 20 years’ experience in finance, most recently as Group Financial Controller at British Land plc from 2011. Joined PricewaterhouseCoopers on graduating then moved to Experian plc in 2000 where he held a number of senior financial roles, including Global Finance Director of its Decision Analytics business and UK Finance Director. A qualified Chartered Accountant.

Andrew Eames

Mr. Andrew Eames serves as Interim General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. He is a lawyer with over 15 years of legal, commercial and governance experience across a number of different sectors. He Joined St. Modwen from Mothercare Plc where he was Group General Counsel and Company Secretary (Interim), having previously held various positions at Nomura International Plc including Co-Head of Corporate Legal and Company Secretary. He leads the legal, company secretarial, compliance, risk and insurance functions and is responsible for legal, compliance and governance activity across the Group. Provides advice and support to the Board and its Committees and oversees the Group’s relationship with its external law firms.

Dave Smith

Mr. Dave Smith serves as Managing Director of St. Modwen Homes of the Company. He joined St. Modwen in 2015 from Morgan Sindall where he was Construction and Infrastructure Managing Director and a member of the executive team. Previously worked for St. Modwen from 2003 until 2009 as a Construction Manager. A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building.

Jane Saint

Ms. Jane Saint serves as Group Human Resources Director of the Company. Recently joined the business bringing significant HR Director experience working for a diverse range of sectors (both private and public) and blue chip companies including Barclays, Jobcentre Plus, Halfords and Staples. This includes operating as a member and coach for executive teams and the development and implementation of commercial People strategies and HR practices which have enabled a step change in business culture and performance.

Guy Gusterson

Mr. Guy Gusterson serves as Property Director – Midlands and North of the Company. He was Group Residential Director of the company., He joined St. Modwen as Land Director for Project MoDEL in 2006 and became Residential Director in 2009 and Group Residential Director in 2015. Previously Development Director at Crest Nicholson plc overseeing residential-led mixed-use developments in London and the South East. Led the establishment and early development of St. Modwen Homes. He is responsible for maximising the value of the Group’s residential land bank through St. Modwen’s residential projects, delivery of infrastructure, working with joint venture partners and co-ordinating development with St. Modwen Homes and the Company’s PRS activities.

Rupert Joseland

Mr. Rupert Joseland serves as Property Director – West and Wales of the Company. He was Regional Director - South West and South Wales of the company. He joined Chestertons on graduating before moving to Boots Properties Ltd and then to Miller Developments Ltd to gain further experience in commercial development and estate management. Promoted from Midlands Development Surveyor in 2004 and moved to Bristol to establish the South West and South Wales regional office. A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Richard Powell

Mr. Richard Powell serves as Construction Director of the Company. He was Build Director of the company. He has a construction career spanning almost 30 years, including commercial management and quantity surveying roles with companies such as Bovis Lend Lease Ltd, Balfour Beatty Building Ltd and Skanska Construction UK Ltd. Joined St. Modwen in 2006 as Construction Manager and promoted to Build Director in 2015.

Tim Seddon

Mr. Tim Seddon serves as Property Director – South East of the Company. He was Regional Director - London and South East of the company. He began his career at Edward Erdman as Development Surveyor before moving to Land Securities plc in 1994. Here he gained experience in both the retail and commercial offices sectors and became Development Director, with responsibility for a number of town and city centre regeneration-led projects throughout the UK.

Remco Simon

Mr. Remco Simon serves as Director - Strategy and Research of the Company. Recently joined the business having over 10 years’ experience in real estate capital markets with extensive expertise in dealing with listed real estate companies across various sectors in the UK and internationally. Began his career as a Senior Analyst at Kempen & Co and has held a number of roles including as Head of European Real Estate Equity Research for Kempen & Co, London, and Director Equity Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, London.

Rupert Wood

Mr. Rupert Wood serves as Property Director – Asset Management of the Company. He was Regional Director - Northern Home Counties of the company. He has over 20 years’ real estate experience across investment, development, asset and property management. Joined St. Modwen in 2006 from LendLease where he was Senior Development Manager. Established the Northern Home Counties regional office in 2008 as Regional Manager and promoted to Regional Director in 2009. A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Simon Clarke

Mr. Simon W. Clarke, DL, is Non-Executive Director of St. Modwen Properties PLC. He was a former Deputy Chairman of Northern Racing plc and director and Vice-Chairman of The Racecourse Association Ltd. An Honorary Doctor of Staffordshire University. He has been Chairman of Dunstall Holdings Ltd. Trustee of Racing Welfare and Chairman of Racing Homes. Chairman of Staffordshire University’s Development Board. Deputy Lieutenant for Staffordshire.

Jamie Hopkins

Mr. Jamie Hopkins serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1st March 2018. Jamie is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Workspace Group plc, a position that he has held since April 2012 having joined the board as a non-executive director in June 2010. Jamie has significant experience and knowledge in the property sector with a career spanning 20 years. He was formerly Chief Executive and then a non-executive director of Mapeley plc and a director of Chester Properties. He has also acted as a director of Delancey Estates and Savills. Jamie will join the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees of the Board.

Ian Bull

Mr. Ian A. Bull has been appointed Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective on 28th March 2018. He has been Chief Financial Officer of Parkdean Resorts Group since March 2016. Previously Chief Financial Officer and main board director at Ladbrokes plc (2011 to 2016) and Group Finance Director of Greene King plc (2006 to 2011). Over 20 years’ financial experience with companies such as Whitbread plc, Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Walt Disney Company) and BT Group. Former non-executive director of Paypoint Ltd. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Jenefer Greenwood

Ms. Jenefer Dawn Greenwood, OBE, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She has over 30 years’ experience in the real estate sector with companies such as Hillier Parker (now CBRE) and Grosvenor Ltd, where she was Director of Sales and Lettings, Great Britain and Ireland before retiring in 2012. Currently serves the board of Assura plc and Devon & Cornwall Housing. Formerly served on the board of The Crown Estate and has chaired the National Skills Academy for Retail. Awarded an OBE in 2014 for services to the UK Real Estate Industry and for voluntary services to young people. A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. She has been Non-executive director for both Assura plc and DCH Group, member of the supervisory board of INTERNOS Global Investors Ltd and trustee of the Ernest Cook Trust.

Lesley James

Ms. Lesley James, CBE, is Non-Executive Independent Director of St. Modwen Properties PLC. She has been HR Director for Tesco plc from 1985 to 1999 and a main board director from 1994. Former non-executive director for various companies including Alpha Airports Group plc, Anchor Trust, Care UK plc, Inspicio plc, Liberty International plc and the West Bromwich Building Society. Former trustee of the charity I CAN. Awarded a CBE in 2003 for services to the DTI Partnership at Work Assessment Panel. A Companion of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.