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Annual Report and Accounts 2012

Geoff Unwin

Geoff Unwin

Non-executive Chairman of Halma

Age
69
Location
UK

Geoff was appointed non-executive Chairman of Halma in 2003, having been appointed to the Board in 2002. He is Chairman of Xchanging plc and OpenCloud Ltd. Geoff is also Chairman of Taptu Limited, a member of the Advisory Board of Palamon Capital Partners and also chairs one of their investments, RD Card Holdings Ltd. Previously he was a Non-voting Board Director of Capgemini Group, Chairman of Liberata plc from 2003 to 2011, Alliance Medical Group until December 2010, United Business Media plc from 2002 to 2007 and Chief Executive of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young until 2002.

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Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

Chief Executive

Age
45
Location
UK

Andrew was appointed Chief Executive of Halma plc in February 2005. He was promoted to Director of the Halma plc Board in 2004. Andrew became a member of the Halma Executive Board in 2002 as Divisional Chief Executive of the Optics and Water Instrumentation Division after joining Halma in 1994 as Managing Director of Reten Acoustics (now HWM-Water). Andrew is a Chartered Engineer and a production engineering graduate of Birmingham University. He attended the Advanced Management Program at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania in 2004.

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Kevin Thompson

Kevin Thompson

Finance Director

Age
52
Location
UK

Kevin was appointed to the Halma plc Board in 1998. He became Group Finance Director in 1997 after joining the Halma Executive Board as Finance Director in 1995. Kevin joined Halma as Group Financial Controller in 1987. Kevin qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse and is an economics and accounting graduate of Bristol University. He attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2007.

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Neil Quinn

Neil Quinn

Chief Executive, Industrial Safety Division

Age
62
Location
UK

Neil was appointed to the Halma plc Board in 1998 and is Chief Executive of the Industrial Safety Division. He joined the Halma Executive Board in 1995 as Divisional Chief Executive. He became Managing Director of Apollo Fire Detectors in 1992, after joining as Sales Director in 1987. Neil has a material sciences degree from Sheffield University.

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Adam Meyers

Adam Meyers

Chief Executive, Health Optics Division

Age
50
Location
USA

Adam joined the Halma plc Board in April 2008 and is Chief Executive of the Health Optics Division. He became a member of the Halma Executive Board in 2003 as Divisional Chief Executive, having joined Halma in 1996 as President of Bio-Chem Valve. Adam gained his MBA from Harvard Business School and is a systems engineering graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Jane Aikman

Jane Aikman

Non-executive Director of Halma

Age
46
Location
UK

Jane was appointed a non-executive Director of Halma in August 2007. Previously Jane was finance director of Infinis Limited, Wilson Bowden Plc and Pressac plc. She spent three years as an internal audit manager with GEC Alsthom and five years in East Asia with Asia Pulp and Paper Co Limited. Jane qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and has a degree in civil engineering from Birmingham University.

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Lord Norman Blackwell

Norman Blackwell

Non-executive Director of Halma

Age
59
Location
UK

Norman was appointed a non-executive Director of Halma in July 2010. He is a non-executive director of Lloyds Banking Group Plc, non-executive Chairman of Interserve Plc and a non-executive director of Ofcom, the communications regulator. His past business roles have included Senior Independent Director at both Standard Life Plc and SEGRO plc, Director of Group Development at NatWest Group and Partner at McKinsey & Company. He was Chairman of the independent Centre for Policy Studies from 2000 to 2009 where he remains a board member. Norman was created a Life Peer in 1997 and served as Head of the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit from 1995 to 1997.

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Steve Marshall

Steve Marshall

Non-executive Director of Halma

Age
54
Location
UK

Steve was appointed a non-executive Director of Halma in July 2010. He is non-executive Chairman of Balfour Beatty plc and Wincanton plc. He is a former chairman of Delta plc, Queens’ Moat Houses plc and Torex Retail plc as well as a former non-executive director at Southern Water Services Limited. He was Group Chief Executive of Railtrack Group plc and prior to that Thorn plc, having also served as Finance Director at each company. His earlier career included a wide range of corporate and operational roles at Grand Metropolitan plc, Burton Group, Black & Decker and BOC Group. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

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Stephen Pettit

Stephen Pettit

Senior Independent Director of Halma

Age
61
Location
UK

Stephen is the Senior Independent Director. He was appointed a non-executive Director of Halma in September 2003. He is also a non-executive director of National Grid plc and BT Group plc – Equality of Access Board. Previously Stephen was non-executive Chairman of ROK plc, an executive director with Cable & Wireless PLC and a divisional chief executive with BP PLC. Stephen has an MSc from London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD and is an Economics and Politics graduate of Cardiff University.

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Daniela Barone Soares

Daniela Barone Soares

Non-executive Director of Halma

Age
41
Location
UK

Daniela was appointed a non-executive Director of Halma in November 2011. She is Chief Executive of Impetus Trust. She is on the advisory board and a trustee of a number of non-listed, social sector organisations in the UK and Brazil. Daniela’s past business roles have included Head of Institutional Support at Save the Children, Assistant Vice President of Private Equity and Venture Capital at BancBoston Capital, Inc. and roles at Goldman, Sachs & Co. (New York) and Citibank, N.A. (Brazil). Daniela has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Economics from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil.

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Carol Chesney

Carol Chesney

Company Secretary

Age
49
Location
UK

Carol was appointed Company Secretary of Halma plc in 1998. She joined Halma in 1995 as Group Finance Manager having spent three years with English China Clays plc. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen and is a mathematics graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Virginia.

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