Board of
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John Poulter

Chairman

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John Poulter was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of RM plc on 1 May 2013. He is also Chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Board. Mr Poulter is a former Chairman of 4imprint Group plc and a former Chairman and former Chief Executive of Spectris plc. He has also been a Non-Executive Director of a number of public and private companies including FTSE 250 constituents BTP plc, RAC plc and Kidde plc.

Paul Dean

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Paul Dean joined the Board on 4 February 2020 as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He is currently Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Wincanton plc and Focusrite plc. He was previously the Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee Chair at Porvair plc and Polypipe plc, Group Finance Director of Ultra-Electronics plc from 2008 to 2013 and Group Finance Director of Foseco plc from 2005 to 2008.

Charles Bligh

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Charles joins the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 2 July 2021. Charles is the Chief Executive Officer at Restore plc and was appointed to this position in April 2019. He was previously Chief Operating Officer and main Board Director at TalkTalk Telecom Group plc, which he joined in 2011. He previously spent 20 years at IBM Corporation in various countries, culminating in his role as Vice President, Commercial Sector in UK and Ireland.

Mark Berry

Chief Financial Officer

Mark joined RM on 8 March 2021. Prior to joining RM he was CFO at Foxtons plc for 3 years. Before that he worked at Hays plc, the FTSE 100 listed specialist recruiter in roles including Deputy Group FD for 5 years, European FD and Head of M&A. He started his career at Deloitte & Touche and is ACA qualified.

Patrick Martell

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Patrick Martell joined the Board on 1 January 2014 as a Non-Executive Director and was appointed Chair of the Remuneration Committee on 19 March 2014. Mr Martell is a former Group CEO of St Ives plc, having joined in 1980. He was appointed to the Board of St Ives plc on 1 August 2003 and held the position of Managing Director, Media Products and Managing Director, UK Operations from 2006 to 2009, at which point he was appointed Group CEO. Mr Martell is currently Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive of the Informa Intelligence Division of Informa plc.

Vicky Griffiths

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Vicky Griffiths joined the Board on 1 July 2020 as a Non-Executive Director. She spent five years as a teacher of Maths and Economics at both primary and secondary level and currently sits on the board of multi-academy trust, Bellevue Place Education Trust. She trained at Bain and Company and was responsible for operational and business risk at Brevan Howard Asset Management. She is now a Partner at executive search firm, Independent Search Partnership, as well as Senior Independent Director of the British Olympic Foundation, a Trustee of Vincent’s Club at Oxford University and she sits on the Main Committee of the MCC at Lords.

Neil Martin

Chief Executive Officer

Neil was appointed CEO with effect from 1 March 2021. Before this he was the CFO of RM plc for 5 years. Prior to joining RM, he was CFO for UK and Ireland for the Adecco Group, the leading provider of HR solutions listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange. He was CFO at the UK listed, IT staffing company, Spring plc until it was acquired by Adecco in 2009. Mr Martin started his career by spending seven years at Exxon Mobil.

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