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Andrew Kitchingman

Chairman

Andrew Kitchingman joined the Mpac Group Board on 11 May 2016 as a non-executive director and was appointed Chairman on 19 April 2018. He is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration and Audit Committees. He is a non-executive director of Andrews Sykes Group plc, MORhomes PLC, Lonpro Holding PLC, Incommunities Group Limited, Chair of the British Board of Agrément and is a director of The Cathedral Choir School Ripon Limited. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and formerly worked in corporate finance for a number of firms, including KPMG, Hill Samuel, Albert E Sharp, Brewin Dolphin and WH Ireland.

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Tony Steels

Chief Executive

Tony joined the Mpac Group Board as CEO on 6 June 2016. With more than 15 years’ experience, Tony has a proven track record of delivering profitable, sustainable growth in the global technology and capital equipment industry. An experienced business leader, Tony is committed to delivering results by focusing on strategic development and driving innovation. Tony has previously held a number of senior executive UK and international management positions at Cytec Industries Inc., Umeco Plc and Georg Fischer AG, based in the UK and China. He has degrees in engineering, management and a PhD in business process modelling from UMIST.

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Will Wilkins

Group Finance Director

Will Wilkins joined the Mpac Group Board as Group Finance Director on 22 June 2018. Will, a chartered certified accountant, has held a number of positions within Mpac including Group Financial Controller Group Operations Director and a senior project director role. Prior to joining Mpac, Will held senior financial positions at BSH Home Appliances and began his career at Grant Thornton in 1992.

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Doug Robertson

Non-Executive Director

Doug Robertson joined the Mpac Group Board on 1 November 2018 as a non-executive director. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee. He is currently a non-executive director at HSS Hire Group plc and Zotefoams plc. Doug was Group Finance Director of SIG plc until his retirement in January 2017. Prior to joining SIG, Doug had been Group Finance Director of Umeco plc and Seton House Group Limited, having spent his early career with Williams plc in a variety of senior financial and business roles.

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Sara Fowler

Non-Executive Director

Sara Fowler joined the Mpac Group Board on 6 March 2020 as a non-executive director. She is Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Sara is currently Chair of St Basils, a Birmingham based charity and registered housing association and a non-executive director of BHSF, a not for profit provider of affordable health insurance. Sara spent 30 years at Ernst & Young (“EY”) including as a partner for 17 years and as Senior Partner for EY Midlands for seven years until June 2017. Sara was previously on the board of the Compulsory Purchase Association and was Chair of the CBI West Midlands.