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A large portrait of Kevin Boyd

Kevin Boyd

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Kevin Boyd was first appointed to the Board in September 2020 and became Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 1 November 2022. Kevin has extensive listed plc experience in the engineering and manufacturing sectors, and brings a strong combination of financial, strategic and multi-organisational expertise to the Board. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer of global engineering group Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc and prior to that Chief Financial Officer of Oxford Instruments plc and Radstone Technology plc and until October 2023 was Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Emis Group plc. Kevin has a B’Eng from Queen’s University Belfast, is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He is currently a Non-Executive Director and the Audit Committee Chair of Bodycote plc, and Non-Executive Director of Galliford Try Holdings plc. Kevin is Chair of the Nomination Committee.

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Joe Vorih

Chief Executive Officer

Joe Vorih is our Chief Executive Officer. Joe joined Genuit from Spectris plc, a FTSE 250 company, where he was president of HBK, a standalone division and key platform business within the Group from January 2019, having joined Spectris in 2016. Prior to that, he worked for Clarcor Corporation, a NYSE listed business delivering filtration solutions and Danaher Corporation, also a US listed global business in industrial, test and medical equipment. He has a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Joe is currently a Non-Executive Director of Senior plc, and a Director of Rocky Neck Partners, LLC.

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Tim Pullen

Chief Financial Officer

Tim Pullen joined Genuit as Interim Chief Financial Officer on 4 September 2023, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 1 November 2023. Tim previously served as CFO of IQE plc, an AIM listed manufacturer of advanced semiconductor materials from 2019 to 2023, as CFO of Arm Limited from 2017 to 2019 and held senior finance positions in 02/Telefonica UK, Serco plc and Logica plc prior to that. He is a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and is Chair of the Risk Committee.

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Lisa Scenna

Senior Independent Director

Lisa Scenna has over 20 years’ business experience working at executive director level in large private and publicly listed multinational corporations with a strong background in strategic and financial business change, with her most recent executive roles being with the Morgan Sindall Group as Managing Director of MS Investments and as a Non-Executive Director of Ingenia Communities Group, an Australian listed company. Prior to this, she held executive roles with Laing O’Rourke, Stockland Group and Westfield Group in Australia. She is a Non-Executive Director of Harworth Group plc, Gore Street Energy Storage Fund plc, and Cromwell Property Group (an Australian listed company). Lisa is also Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee for Dexus Capital Funds Management Limited. Lisa has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Lisa is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and was appointed Senior Independent Director on 7 March 2023.

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Louise Brooke-Smith

Non-Executive Director

Louise Brooke-Smith has extensive expertise of the property, construction and infrastructure industries, being an experienced property and planning advisor, past Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. She was formerly a partner at Arcadis LLP and is currently Global Development and Strategic Planning Advisor for Consilio Strategic Consultancy Limited. She is currently a Governing Board member of Birmingham City University, Chair of the Board of All We Can (International Relief & Development Agency), a regional Board member of the CBI, a Board Trustee of The Land Trust and a Trustee of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, and a Board Member of L&Q Group. Louise holds a Bachelor of Science from the Sheffield Hallam University and honorary doctorates from Wolverhampton, Sheffield Hallam and Birmingham City Universities. She is a Freeman of the City of London and was awarded an OBE in 2019 for services to the built environment and diversity. Louise is our nominated workforce engagement NED.

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Shatish Dasani

Non-Executive Director

Shatish Dasani is an experienced former FTSE Chief Financial Officer and current Audit Committee Chair of UK publicly listed companies, with a career in financial roles spanning over 30 years. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of TT Electronics plc, a global manufacturer of electronic components and Forterra plc, a manufacturer of building products for the UK construction industry. Shatish was previously Non-Executive Director of Camelot Group plc and at Network Rail, and his historic and current experience within the construction industry, manufacturing, and engineering sectors as well as finance expertise brings further invaluable knowledge, experience and skills to the Board. Shatish is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has an MBA. He is currently Senior Independent Director of Renew Holdings plc and Non-Executive Director at SIG plc and Speedy Hire plc, and chairs the Audit & Risk Committee of each of these companies. He is also a Trustee and Board Chair at UNICEF UK, the children's charity. Shatish is Chair of the Audit Committee.

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Bronagh Kennedy

Non-Executive Director

Bronagh Kennedy was the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of Severn Trent Plc from 2011 to 2022, and as part of her role she was also responsible for compliance and regulatory assurance and the group’s corporate sustainability programme. During her career she has worked across several sectors including finance, leisure and hospitality and she has a very broad range of corporate experience, including as HR Director of Mitchells & Butlers plc. Bronagh was previously a Non-Executive Director of Wolseley (Ferguson plc carve-out prior to its disposal), and is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Treatt plc.

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Emma Versluys

Group Legal Counsel and Company Secretary

Emma Versluys is our Group Legal Counsel and Company Secretary and is Secretary to the Board and three of its Committees. Before joining the Group, Emma was Deputy Company Secretary at Provident Financial plc, and has also held company secretarial roles at Serco plc and Alliance UniChem plc. She is an Associate of The Chartered Governance Institute and is also a solicitor. Emma is a member of the Executive Management Team and the Risk Committee.