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The directors

Directors of Amino Technologies PLC

Keith Todd, CBE, - Non-executive Chairman and Director

Photo: Keith Todd - Non-executive Chairman and Director

Keith joined Amino in January 2007. He is also executive Chairman of FFastFill PLC; a software and services company focused on the capital markets and non-executive Chairman of Magic Lantern, a new media company supplying the broadband market. Keith served as non-executive Chairman of the UK Broadband Stakeholder Group for three years from February 2002. The Group included the key stakeholders, both from the public sector and industry and is focused on identifying actions that will accelerate the adoption of broadband services in the UK. He was also non-executive Chairman of Easynet PLC, a broadband services company, until January 2006 when it was sold to B Sky B and of E C Soft which was sold to Cyber Inc. in January 2003. He was previously Chief Executive of ICL PLC from 1996 to 2000 (now Fujitsu Services). He held a number of other senior executive positions in ICL and GEC Marconi defence businesses.

Donald McGarva - Chief Executive Officer

Photo: Donald McGarva - Non-executive Director

Donald joined Amino as a non-executive director in April 2010, becoming Chief Operating Officer in September of the same year and subsequently Chief Executive Officer in December 2011. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, for DHL Supply Chain, the world's leading logistics company. He has spent the majority of his career in Asia and the US, holding a variety of senior positions in technology, manufacturing, services, supply chain, procurement and logistics with Fujitsu, BG Group and Celestica. He is an engineering graduate from the University of Strathclyde and commenced his career in manufacturing and logistics in the UK with ICL. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Chain (MCIPS).

Julia Hubbard - Chief Financial Officer

Photo: Julia Hubbard - Chief Financial Officer

Julia joined Amino as Finance Director in December 2010 and was appointed to the Amino Board in February 2011. An experienced chartered accountant with over 15 years' experience in both private equity backed businesses and listed companies, Julia was previously Chief Financial Officer at CSC Media Group, one of the UK's largest independent broadcasters, and joins Amino from Smartsense Services Limited where she worked in a consultancy capacity advising on various projects in the social networking and home shopping sectors. Her other previous roles include Group Financial Controller at Lastminute.com, during the period when the company enjoyed exceptional growth. She was also Interim Group Financial Controller at Mowlem plc, and Group Chief Financial Officer at TV Travel Group.

Colin Smithers, BSc, PhD, C Eng, FIEE, FloD, LTCL - Non-executive Director (Member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees)

Photo: Colin Smithers - Non-executive Director (Member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees)

Colin joined Amino in March 2002. After completing PhD studies in wireless communications at the University of Surrey and being involved in its nascent microsatellite organisation he joined PA Technology in 1985. In 1989 Colin co-founded and is managing director of Plextek Limited, one of the largest independent electronics design consultancies in Europe. Plextek is particularly known for its Blighter electronic scanning radar and for delivering over 5m stolen vehicle tracking devices to TRACKER network UK and US based LoJack. In 2009 Colin led Plextek to win Queens Awards for Enterprise for both Export Achievement and Innovation. Colin also serves on the boards of Pneumacare Ltd and Redtail Telematics Ltd.

Peter Murphy - Non-executive Director

Photo: Peter Murphy - Non-executive Director

Peter began his career at Price Waterhouse, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. His experience includes strategic planning, finance and business operations. He has held a variety of senior board positions in the software, manufacturing and consumer goods industries. Most recently he was Finance and Operations Director for the Lionhead Group of companies where he organised the sale of the business to Microsoft and prior to that he was a founder Director, CFO and Business Operations Director of Camelot Group PLC, The National Lottery operator.

Michael Bennett - Non-executive Director

Photo: Michael Bennett - Non-executive Director

Michael is Managing Partner of Azini Capital Partners LLP (www.azini.com), a fund management firm specialising in the acquisition of significant shareholdings in private and public technology companies. Michael has been a technology investor for 10 years prior to which he worked as a consultant for McKinsey and Co, and in a number of account management roles for BT. He has an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School and a first class degree in Electronic Engineering from Southampton University. He has previously been a director of ProStrakan Group plc, DMATEK Limited and Ridgeway Systems and Software Inc. amongst others.

Board Committees

The Board has established three committees: the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. They are composed solely of non-executive directors. Peter Murphy is the Chairman of all three committees.

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