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William Hill PLC (WMH.L)

WMH.L on London Stock Exchange

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21 May 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roger Devlin

2018 Chairman of the Board

Philip Bowcock

46 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ruth Prior

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Luke Thomas

2013 Company Secretary

Mark Brooker

2017 Non-Executive Director

Roy Gardner

71 2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Georgina Harvey

53 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Lowden

59 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robin Terrell

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Imelda Walsh

53 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lyndsay Wright

Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Roger Devlin

Mr. Roger Devlin is appointed as Chairman Designate of the Board of the company effect from 1 February 2018. Responsibilities: Will be appointed as Chairman of the Board on 2 April 2018; responsibility for good practice corporate governance Year of appointment: 2018 with effect 1 February, and Chairman from 2 April) Key skills: Leadership; sector experience; strategic and transactional background; industry liaison and external representation; network Focus in 2017: N/A Current directorships: Marston’s plc (Chairman) Football Association (Senior Independent Director) Former roles: Non-executive Director, National Express Group plc; Senior Independent Director, RPS Group plc; Chairman, Sports Information Systems Holdings) Ltd; Chairman, Gamesys Limited; Group Corporate Development Director, Hilton Group plc

Philip Bowcock

Mr. Philip Bowcock is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Responsibilities: Group strategy, operational management, leadership of the Executive team Year of appointment: 2017 (with effect 10 March, previously Interim CEO since July 2016. Appointed as CFO in 2015) Relevant qualifications: Chartered Management Accountant Key skills: Experienced executive; financial background; strategic formulation; leadership; network Focus in 2017: Appointment as permanent CEO; strategic formulation and operational delivery; composition and integration of the Group Executive; industry and stakeholder representation; executive leadership of the transformation programme Former roles: CFO, Cineworld Group Plc; Finance Director, Luminar Group Holdings Plc; Financial Controller & Head of Corporate Development, Barratt Developments PLC; Property Finance Director, Tesco PLC; Vice President Finance, Hilton Group plc

Ruth Prior

Ms. Ruth Prior is Chief Financial Officer of the company. Responsibilities: All aspects of the Group’s financing, financial performance, and stakeholder reporting; board accountability for internal audit, tax and strategic development; leading the executive relationship with the external auditor; and leadership of the Group Finance and other corporate functions. Year of appointment: 2017 with effect 2 October) Relevant qualifications: Chartered Management Accountant Key skills: Experienced executive, financial and strategic focus, financial services and digital background, driving corporate transformation programmes Focus in 2017: Induction and building familiarity with business and operations; assuming executive responsibility for the Group’s Finance and certain other corporate functions; executive contribution to the transformation programme Former roles: Chief Operating Officer, Worldpay Group plc Deputy CFO, Worldpay Group plc Group CFO, EMI Group Finance Director, Portfolio Business, Terra Firma Capital Partners

Luke Thomas

Mr. Luke Thomas is Company Secretary of the company. Responsibilities: ––Board support ––Company secretariat ––Corporate governance Year of appointment: 2013 Relevant qualifications: Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Key skills: Corporate governance; listed company compliance; support for the Board; network Focus in 2017: Induction programmes for new Board members; supporting Chairman’s succession planning; advising on external governance developments Former roles: Head of Governance, Centrica plc; Group Deputy Secretary, RSA Insurance Group plc; Deputy Secretary, Spirent Communications plc

Mark Brooker

Mr. Mark Brooker has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 3 April 2017. Key skills: Sector and markets experience; digital marketing and product experience; leadership; breadth of corporate experience, including financial markets background; network Focus in 2017: Deepening familiarisation with business; independent oversight of the transformation programme through committee membership; assuming responsibility for chairing the Corporate Responsibility Committee from November; breadth of contribution to Group across Board operations and all formal Board Committees; industry and technology specific advice, experience, challenge and scrutiny Current directorships: Chief Operating Officer and executive director, Trainline Former roles: Various roles including executive director and Chief Operating Officer, Betfair Group; Various senior investment banking roles at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch

Roy Gardner

Sir Roy Gardner is Non-Executive Independent Director of William Hill PLC., effective 3 March 2014. Key skills: Breadth of corporate experience; leadership; network Focus in 2017: Leading the Chairman’s succession planning; liaison with other NEDs; independent challenge and scrutiny, providing continuity Current directorships: Serco Group Plc (Chairman) Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. (Chairman) Other organisations: Senior Adviser, Credit Suisse Group; Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants; Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; Fellow of the City & Guilds Institute; Board of Governors St Albans School Former roles: Chairman, Compass Group plc; Chairman, Plymouth Argyle Football Club; Chairman, Manchester United plc; Chief Executive, Centrica plc; Group Finance Director, British Gas plc; executive director, General Electric Company plc; Chief Operating Officer, Northern Telecom; Chairman, EnServe Group Ltd.; Non-executive Director, Willis Group Holdings plc; Visiting Fellow, Oxford University Chairman; Advisory Board of the Energy Futures Lab at Imperial College London; Chairman, Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network

Georgina Harvey

Ms. Georgina Harvey is Non-Executive Independent Director of William Hill PLC. Key skills: Performance leadership; significant experience across consumer-facing markets; delivery of transformational change and business re-engineering projects; network Focus in 2017: Independent advice, challenge and scrutiny, providing continuity Current directorships: Big Yellow Group PLC (Non-executive Director) McColl’s Retail Group plc (Senior Independent Director) Former roles: Managing Director of Regionals, Trinity Mirror plc; Managing Director of Wallpaper Group, IPC Media; Managing Director of IPC Advertising, IPC Media; Sales Director, IPC Magazines; Various sales and advertisement roles, Express Newspapers

David Lowden

Mr. David S. Lowden serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of William Hill PLC. Key skills: Financial expertise; breadth of corporate and international experience; leadership; network Focus in 2017: Leadership of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, in particular oversight of risk management and controls across the business; independent oversight of the transformation programme through committee membership; independent challenge and scrutiny, providing continuity Current directorships: PageGroup plc (Non-executive Chairman) Former roles: Non-executive Director, Berendsen plc; Nonexecutive Director, Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc; Chief Executive, Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC; Chief Operating Officer, Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC; Group Finance Director, Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC; Group Finance Director, Asprey Plc; Chief Financial Officer, A.C. Nielsen Corporation; Various senior finance roles in Norcros Plc; Federal Express Corporation and KPMG

Robin Terrell

Mr. Robin Terrell is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., since 2 January 2017. Key skills: Multi-channel strategy and digital transformation; customer proposition and experience; leadership; breadth of commercial experience; network Focus in 2017: Deepening familiarisation with business; breadth of contribution to Group across Board operations and all formal Board Committees; technology and online specific advice, experience, challenge and scrutiny Former roles: Various roles including Chief Customer Officer; Interim Managing Director UK; Group Multichannel Director, Tesco plc

Imelda Walsh

Ms. Imelda Walsh is Non-Executive Independent Director of William Hill PLC. Key skills: People leadership; broad corporate experience; remuneration focus; network Focus in 2017: Chairing the Remuneration Committee; approval of the Remuneration Policy (2017 AGM); approval of the remuneration arrangements for the permanent CEO, CFO and Chairman appointments; consultations with significant investors regarding executive remuneration Independent challenge and scrutiny, providing continuity Current directorships: First Group plc (Non-executive Director) Mitchells & Butlers plc (Non-executive Director) Former roles: Non-executive Director, Mothercare plc; Board member, Institute of Employment Studies; Human Resources Director, J Sainsbury Plc; Human Resource Director, Barclays Bank Plc; Commercial Human Resources Director, Coca-Cola & Schweppes Beverages Ltd; Human Resources roles at Diageo Plc; Commissioner, Workplace Retirement Income Commission; Comic Relief (Trustee); Now Pensions Ltd (Trustee); Mentoring Foundation (Non-executive Director)

Lyndsay Wright

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Roger Devlin

--

Philip Bowcock

1,323,380

Ruth Prior

1,441,360

Luke Thomas

--

Mark Brooker

43,883

Roy Gardner

72,996

Georgina Harvey

55,000

David Lowden

73,000

Robin Terrell

57,247

Imelda Walsh

75,996

Lyndsay Wright

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As Of  26 Dec 2017