M. Clasper CBE, Chairman
Mike Clasper is currently Chairman of GPG and its subsidiary Coats plc. He is the Senior Independent Director at Serco Group plc, Chairman of Which? Ltd. and was, until recently, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of ITV plc. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of BAA plc, Chairman of HM Revenue & Customs, Operational Managing Director at Terra Firma, and held a number of senior management positions at Procter & Gamble.
Appointed to the Board 20 February 2014. Appointed Chairman on 16 April 2014

M. N. Allen, Non-Executive Director
Mike Allen is a New Zealand based professional director. His directorships include Coats plc, Watercare Services Ltd (Deputy Chair), Tainui Group Holdings Ltd and Godfrey Hirst NZ Ltd.
Appointed to the Board 22 September 2010. Member of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee

Ruth Anderson
Ruth Anderson is currently Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at both Ocado Group plc and Travis Perkins plc and sits on the Board of GPG's subsidiary Coats plc. Ruth is a chartered accountant and has spent much of her career at KPMG LLP where she was a member of the UK board for the six years to 2004 and vice chairman for the five years to 2009.
Appointed to the Board 16 April 2014. Chair of the Audit, Finance & Risk Committee. Member of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee.

Sir Ron Brierley, Non-Executive Director
Sir Ron Brierley founded Brierley Investments Ltd in 1961. He was appointed to the Board of Guinness Peat Group plc in March 1990 and continued to apply and develop his established approach within the Company. On 9 December 2010 he retired as Chairman of the Company but remains on the Board as a Non-Executive Director.
Appointed to the Board March 1990.

R. J. Campbell, Non-Executive Director
Rob Campbell has over 25 years' experience in investment management and corporate governance. He is a director and audit and risk committee member of Aquasure Pty Ltd. He is a director of Turners & Growers Ltd and Precinct Properties Ltd and Chairman of Summerset Group Ltd and of Tourism Holdings Ltd. Rob is also a board or advisory board member of several private equity and hedge funds globally. He has previously directed the investments of a large family office, and held board appointments in numerous private sector and public sector organisations in New Zealand.
Appointed to the Board 22 September 2010.

S. L. Malcolm, Non-Executive Director
Scott Malcolm has over 25 years' experience in investment banking and corporate finance both in Australia and the USA. He is currently a partner in a Sydney, Australia based corporate advisory firm, Greenstone Partners Pty Limited.
Appointed to the Board 19 January 2012. Chair of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee.

B. A. Nixon, Non-Executive Director
Blake Nixon has wide corporate experience in the UK and overseas. He is a founding partner of Worsley Associates LLP, an activist fund manager. On 30 June 2011 Blake ceased to be an executive director and became a Non-Executive Director of GPG plc on 1 July 2011.
Appointed to the Board March 1990. Member of the Audit, Finance & Risk Committee.

W. R. Szlezak, Non-Executive Director
Waldemar Szlezak has wide experience in the international business scene. He currently serves as a Managing Director in the private equity group of Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM”). SFM is the principal investment advisor to Quantum Strategic Partners, Ltd., which is a private investment vehicle that currently holds 133,201,970 of the Company’s shares. Prior to joining SFM, he worked at Soros Private Equity Investors and prior to that, in the Mergers & Acquisition Investment Banking group at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York. Mr Szlezak currently serves on the board of directors of Coats plc, TowerCo 2013 LLC, Helios Towers Africa Ltd, ExteNet Systems Inc., Quattro Consultoria em Telecomunicacoes Ltda, Hyperoptic Ltd and GSRP LLC. He earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from Columbia University in New York, NY and his B.A. in Mathematics from Knox College in Galesburg, IL.
Appointed to the Board 6 March 2013




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