Colt Leadership Team

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Colt Leadership Team

Keri Gilder

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to the role in May 2020, Keri is responsible for executing Colt’s strategy which centres around transforming the way the world works through the power of connectivity.

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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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Gary Carr

Chief Financial Officer

Gary Carr was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Colt in July 2019. Formerly Colt’s Group Financial Controller and Deputy CFO, Gary brings with him to his elevated role more than 23 years’ leadership experience...

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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 General Counsel at Colt with global responsibility for the Legal and Regulatory teams, the Company Secretariat and the Country Manager organisation. She is Chairman of the Corporate Compliance Committee, dealing with Whistleblowing and Ethics and is responsible for implementing and monitoring Colt’s anti-bribery programme.

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Paula Cogan

Chief Commercial Officer

Paula Cogan is Colt’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). As CCO, Paula is responsible for driving Colt’s commercial strategy, leading global teams across sales, presales and marketing, as well as working closely with the wider organisation to ensure Colt delivers on its vision of transforming the way the world works through the power of connectivity.

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Melanie Halsey

EVP HR

Melanie Halsey joined Colt in April 2019 and forms part of the Executive Leadership Team. Melanie drives Colt’s people strategy, overseeing the attraction, retention and development of talented people across Colt, in order to drive business success.

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Board of Directors

Keri Gilder

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to the role in May 2020, Keri is responsible for executing Colt’s strategy which centres around transforming the way the world works through the power of connectivity.

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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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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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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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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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Grant Speirs

Non-Executive Director

Grant Speirs was appointed to the Board and Audit Committee on 30 June 2019. Grant has been Chief Financial Officer at FIL since March 2019 and before this was CFO at M&G Investment since 2008

Audit Committee

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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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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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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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 in 1999 and is currently FIL’s Chief People officer with responsibility for global human resources and corporate affairs

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