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Chairman of Savills plc and Chairman of the Nominations Committee
Appointment to the Board: Peter was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 24 May 2004 and was elected Chairman with effect from 1 November 2004. Aged 66.
Background and relevant experience: Formerly, he was Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and served for two years as Chairman of Coopers & Lybrand International and as a member of the global leadership team of PwC. He served as Chairman of RAC plc and was a Non-Executive Director of Safeway plc and the Equitable Life Assurance Society.
Other appointments: He is a Non-Executive Director of Associated British Foods plc and Paris Orleans SCA. He is also Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc.
Committee membership: Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee.
Group Chief Executive
Appointment to the Board: Jeremy joined Savills in 1980 and was appointed to the Board in 1999. Aged 57.
Background and relevant experience: He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Savills Commercial and Savills Europe for seven years until he was appointed as Group Chief Executive on 7 May 2008.
Committee membership: Nominations Committee.
Group Chief Financial Officer
Appointment to the Board: Simon joined Savills as Group Chief Financial Officer in March 2009. Aged 48.
Background and relevant experience: He is a Chartered Accountant. He was Chief Financial Officer of Gyrus Group PLC from 2003 until its sale to Olympus Corporation in 2008, having previously been Chief Operating Officer of Profile Therapeutics plc between 1998 and 2003. Between 1991 and 1997 he was a corporate financier, latterly at Hambros Bank Limited.
Other appointments: He is Non-Executive Chairman of Synairgen plc.
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Appointment to the Board: Martin was appointed to the Board on 2 January 2007 and replaced Timothy Ingram as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director from 9 May 2012. Aged 62.
Background and relevant experience: Formerly, he was Group Finance Director of TI Group plc and held various executive roles with Terra Firma Capital Partners and its portfolio companies, including The Waste Recycling Group (Executive Chairman) and Le Meridien Hotel Group (Deputy Chairman). Prior to that he held a number of senior positions in investment banking with S G Warburg & Co., Morgan Stanley and Dresdner Kleinwort.
Other appointments: He is a Non-Executive Director of Pennon Group plc, OAO Severstal, Shuaa Capital psc (Dubai) and Chairman of The National Exhibition Group. He is also Vice Chairman, Treasurer and Chairman of the Investment Committee of the FIA Foundation.
Committee membership: Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointment to the Board: Charles was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 August 2000. Aged 70.
Background and relevant experience: Formerly, he was Co-Chairman of Citigroup’s European Investment Bank and served on the Boards of Witan Investment Company plc, Clearstream, the London Stock Exchange, LIFFE, British American Business Inc and was a member of both the Development Board and Advisory Council of the Prince’s Trust. He was also appointed by the Bank of England to serve on the City Capital Markets Committee and the Legal Risk Review Committee and was a member of the Fulbright Commission.
Other appointments: He is currently a Senior Advisor at Citigroup. He serves on the Board of EFG-Hermes, Petropavlosk plc (formerly Peter Hambro Mining plc) and was appointed as a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2010. He was also appointed as a Governor and the Head of Finance of St. Mary’s School Shaftesbury in 2012 and was recently appointed as a Trustee of the Natural History Museum Development Board.
Appointment to the Board: Tim was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2012. Aged 68.
Background and relevant experience: He was Managing Director and Chairman of Corporate Finance Goldman Sachs (Asia) from 2001 until 2005 and Vice-Chairman of Goldman Sachs (Asia) from 2005 until 2012. He was formerly with Jardine Fleming, becoming Group Chairman in 1999, and was a Partner at Slaughter and May from 1975 to 1996.
Other appointments: He is also currently Non-Executive Chairman of Grosvenor Asia Pacific Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Aquarius Platinum Limited, Chong Hing Bank Limited, COSCO Pacific Limited, Swire Pacific Limited and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Appointment to the Board: Clare was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 2 April 2012. Aged 52.
Background and relevant experience: Formerly, she was Chief Executive Officer of Spire Healthcare and its predecessor business, BUPA Hospitals, from 1999 to 2008. Prior to 1999, Clare was Managing Director at Caledonian Airways from 1990 to 1997, having been appointed as part of the leadership team when the airline was established by British Airways in 1988. She was subsequently a Non-Executive Director of Caledonian Airways from 1997 to 1999. She was also a Non-Executive Director of Ambea AB from 2009 to 2010 and a Non-Executive Director of Assura Group Ltd from 2008 to 2012.
Other appointments: She is a Non-Executive Director of Spire Healthcare Limited, Eurostar International Limited, Virgin Healthcare Holdings Limited and Mölnlycke AB.
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