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Stock Spirits Group PLC (STCK.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Maloney

62 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Miroslaw Stachowicz

56 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Paul Bal

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Steve Weatherley

2017 General Counsel

Jan Havlis

Managing Director, Czech Republic

Michael Kennedy

2015 Managing Director, Italy & International

Marek Sypek

2016 Managing Director, Poland

Richard Hayes

Group Sales and Marketing Director

Jagoda Palider

2016 Interim Human Resources Director

Ewan MacLean

Group Production Director

Jakub Ogorek

2017 Group Operations Systems Director

Roman Pocs

2011 Managing Director, Slovakia

Sally Kenward

2017 Company Secretary

Kate Allum

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Diego Bevilacqua

65 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tomasz Blawat

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mike Butterworth

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Nicolson

65 2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Maloney

Mr. David Ossian Maloney serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. David was appointed to the Board as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2013 and in May 2015 was appointed Non-Executive Chairman. During a long career in finance, he was Chief Financial Officer of Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts, Thomson Travel Group and Preussag Airlines, and Group Finance Director of Avis Europe. He is currently Non-Executive Director of Ei Group plc.

Miroslaw Stachowicz

Mr. Miroslaw Boguslaw Stachowicz serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mirek was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in November 2015 and as Chief Executive Officer in August 2016. During a highly international career of more than 20 years, Mirek’s previous roles include General Manager of Bestfoods (Romania), Managing Director of ICI Paints (Poland, Eastern Europe and Russia) and more recently Managing Director of AkzoNobel Deco (Central Europe). Currently Mirek serves as a Non-Independent Supervisory Board member of Paged S.A.

Paul Bal

Mr. Paul Bal is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Paul has 20 years of experience in the tobacco industry. In a very international career, he has held various senior finance and management positions in the British American Tobacco plc Group. Several of these also included responsibility for IT. Most recently, he held a senior finance, IT and strategy role in the EEMEA business of Tupperware Brands Corporation Inc.

Steve Weatherley

Mr. Steve Weatherley is General Counsel of the Company. Steve joined the Group in 2013, following previous roles at Scottish & Newcastle plc and William Grant & Sons. Having worked as Head of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance for Stock Spirits since its listing in October 2013, Steve was appointed as General Counsel in May 2017. Steve is a qualified solicitor in England, Scotland and Wales.

Jan Havlis

Mr. Jan Havlis is Managing Director, Czech Republic of the Company. Jan joined Stock Plzen–Božkov from Proctor & Gamble in February 2016 and brings with him over 10yrs experience in the FMCG business. Jan started his career in 2004 in the marketing department at EMCO (Czech Republic) before joining Procter & Gamble in 2005 as Customer Team Logistics Manager (Czech Republic & Slovakia). He went on to hold a variety of logistics and commercial roles at Procter & Gamble including Warehousing & Transportation Manager for Central Europe South and Country Manager of Cyprus, Malta and Iceland.

Michael Kennedy

Mr. Michael Kennedy serves as Managing Director, Italy & International of the Company. He joined Stock Spirits in April 2015 and brings with him over 12 years’ experience in the drinks industry. He joined Drambuie in July 2002 as Regional Director, Southern Europe, taking on Latin America and Global Travel Retail, before being promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2011. He left in 2015 after completing the sale of the business to William Grants. He previously held various commercial roles at Mars UK and Marks and Spencer.

Marek Sypek

Mr. Marek Sypek serves as Managing Director, Poland of the Company. Marek joined Stock Spirits Group as Managing Director, Poland in June 2016. With a proven track record in FMCG both in blue chip companies and in Private Equity backed businesses, he joined us from Agros-Nova Holding where he was CEO. Before joining Agros-Nova, Marek was Managing Director of Central & Eastern Europe at Johnson & Johnson and prior to that, General Manager at BIC Polska, overseeing operations in Poland and Ukraine from 2001 to 2005.2001 to 2005.

Richard Hayes

Mr. Richard Hayes serves as Group Sales and Marketing Director of the Company. Previously, he worked at Warburtons Bakery, where he held the Marketing Director role for five years and led the marketing, innovation, insight and customer service teams. He has also held UK and international marketing roles at major multinationals including Allied Domecq, Kraft and Nabisco and a former British brewery, Courage Brewery.

Jagoda Palider

Ms. Jagoda Palider is Interim Human Resources Director of the Company. With 20 years of broad, multi-sector experience as a HR Director both in Poland and abroad, Jagoda came to us from TJX Europe in the UK where she had responsibility for Reward, Employee Relations and HR Shared Services. Before this, Jagoda also held roles at Skanska S.A. and Tesco Polska, as well as Skanska USA.

Ewan MacLean

Mr. Ewan MacLean is Group Production Director of the Company. Ewan joined Stock Spirits Group in 2009 and brought with him a significant track record in a number of senior operations and commercial roles in leading spirits and FMCG businesses.

Jakub Ogorek

Mr. Jakub Ogorek is Group Operations Systems Director of the Company. He joined Stock Spirits Group in 2017. He brought his proven and significant track record in a field of operations efficiency improvement combined with in-depth financial and consulting expertise.

Roman Pocs

Mr. Roman Pocs serves as Managing Director, Slovakia of the Company. He joined the Group in January 2011 as Country Manager for Stock Slovakia, having acquired over 20 years of commercial experience working for well-known FMCG companies such as Henkel, Gillette, Sodexho and Bongrain.

Sally Kenward

Ms. Sally Kenward serves as Company Secretary of the Company. She joined the Group in 2015 as Deputy Company Secretary and was appointed Company Secretary in April 2017. An Associate of the Institute of Company Secretaries (ICSA), Sally has over 20 years’ experience in the drinks industry. Sally joined JD Wetherspoon Plc in 1997 and worked in a number of roles before being promoted to Deputy Company Secretary in 2013.

Kate Allum

Ms. Kate Allum is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She is currently the Chief Executive of CeDo Ltd, a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee for Origin Enterprises, and serves as a Non-Executive Director for Cranswick plc. Previous roles have included Chief Executive of First Milk Ltd, and various senior management positions at McDonalds and OSI International Foods.

Diego Bevilacqua

Mr. Diego Bevilacqua serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2016. With over 40 years’ experience in the food and beverage sector, he has recently been an advisor to Bain & Company and serves on the Advisory Board of 24Insights GmBH. His most recent executive positions were as Chief Customer and Marketing Officer of Metro AG, having previously been President of Africa, Middle East and Turkey for Unilever. He has served as a Non-Executive Director of both Danisco AS and Pepsi Lipton International.

Tomasz Blawat

Mr. Tomasz Blawat serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2016. He is currently the Managing Director of Carlsberg Poland. Previous roles have included Chief Executive Officer of ING in Poland and a number of roles for SAB Miller and Procter and Gamble (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, UK and Baltic States). Tomasz is a Polish national and also speaks fluent Czech. 8

Mike Butterworth

Mr. Mike Butterworth serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant and previous roles include Group Finance Director of Cookson Group plc, Group Finance Director of Incepta Group plc and Group Financial Controller at BBA Group plc. He commenced a Non-Executive career in 2012 and is currently Senior Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee for Johnston Press plc and St Ives Group plc and Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Cambian Group plc.

John Nicolson

Mr. John Ross Nicolson serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2013 and in October 2016 was appointed Senior Independent Non-Executive Director. His previous roles include President of Heineken Americas, Executive Director of Scottish & Newcastle plc, Deputy Chairman of CCU SA (Chile), Chairman of both Baltika Breweries (Russia) and Baltic Beverages Holding (Sweden) and Executive Director for Fosters Europe. He is currently the Chairman of A.G. Barr and a Non-Executive Director at North American Breweries and Senior Independent Director at P Z Cussons plc.