Colt Leadership Team

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Colt Leadership Team

Carl Grivner

Chief Executive Officer

Carl Grivner was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Colt in January 2016. He joined Colt having spent 3 years in Singapore as CEO at Pacnet, directing the global strategy of one of Asia’s leading end-to-end communications service providers.

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Rajiv Datta

Chief Operating Officer

Rajiv Datta joined Colt in January 2016, and is responsible for Colt’s operational and technological capability, customer experience strategy, and award-winning product and innovation teams.

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Hugo Eales

Chief Financial Officer

Hugo Eales was appointed Chief Financial Officer in November 2014, and is responsible for driving Colt’s financial and commercial agenda forward across the Group.

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Louisa Gregory

Chief of Staff

Louisa Gregory is Chief of Staff at Colt, with responsibility to drive the development and execution of strategy across the business.

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Caroline Griffin Pain

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Caroline Griffin Pain is responsible for the Company Secretariat and Legal functions at Colt. She joined Colt as Company Secretary in April 2005 and is responsible for corporate governance at Colt and acts as Corporate Secretary to the Board, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

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Keri Gilder

Chief Commercial Officer

Keri Gilder joined Colt in November 2018 and forms part of the Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to Carl Grivner. Keri is instrumental in driving Colt’s commercial strategy, leading global teams across sales, presales and marketing...

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Board of Directors

Carl Grivner

Chief Executive Officer

Carl Grivner was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Colt in January 2016. He joined Colt having spent 3 years in Singapore as CEO at Pacnet, directing the global strategy of one of Asia’s leading end-to-end communications service providers.

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Hugo Eales

Chief Financial Officer

Hugo Eales was appointed Chief Financial Officer in November 2014, and is responsible for driving Colt’s financial and commercial agenda forward across the Group.

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Caroline Griffin Pain

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Caroline Griffin Pain is responsible for the Company Secretariat and Legal functions at Colt. She joined Colt as Company Secretary in April 2005 and is responsible for corporate governance at Colt and acts as Corporate Secretary to the Board, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

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Michael Wilens

Chairman

Michael Wilens was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2012 and as Chairman on 21 March 2018. Michael has served as President of both Fidelity’s Asset Management division and Fidelity’s Enterprise Technology and Operations division...

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Jacques de Vaucleroy

Non-Executive Director

Jacques de Vaucleroy was appointed to Colt’s Board in April 2018. He joins having held several leadership roles across the finance and insurance sectors, including a range of diverse Board positions.

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Jennifer Uhrig

Non-Executive Director

Jennifer Uhrig was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2015. Jennifer spent 22 years at Fidelity Investments. Since retiring from money management in 2009, she has served in an advisory role at Fidelity.

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Abby Johnson

Non-Executive Director

Abby Johnson was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2015. Abby is President and CEO of FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments.

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Simon Haslam

Non-Executive Director

Simon Haslam was appointed to the Board on 16 January 2007 and served as Chairman from January 2014 until March 2018.

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Lane MacDonald

Non-Executive Director

Lane MacDonald was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2015. Lane is the President and Chief Investment Officer of FMR Diversified Investments.

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Audit Committee

Simon Haslam

Non-Executive Director

Simon Haslam was appointed to the Board on 16 January 2007 and served as Chairman from January 2014 until March 2018.

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Steven Schiffman

Steven Schiffman was appointed as Member of the Audit Committee on 1 October 2015. Steven is Treasurer of FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments.

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Jennifer Uhrig

Non-Executive Director

Jennifer Uhrig was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2015. Jennifer spent 22 years at Fidelity Investments. Since retiring from money management in 2009, she has served in an advisory role at Fidelity.

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Remuneration Committee

Lane MacDonald

Non-Executive Director

Lane MacDonald was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2015. Lane is the President and Chief Investment Officer of FMR Diversified Investments.

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Pat Murphy

Pat Murphy was appointed as Member of the Remuneration Committee on 1 October 2015. Pat has been the Senior Vice President in charge of Human Resources at Devonshire Investors since 2011.

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Sally Nelson

Sally Nelson was appointed as Member of the Remuneration Committee on 1 October 2015. Sally joined FIL Limited in 1999 and is currently FIL's Chief Administrative Officer.

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