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Grant of Awards under the Harvey Nash Group plc Performance Share Plan

 

The shareholders of Harvey Nash Group plc approved and adopted the Harvey Nash Group plc Performance Share Plan (the "Plan") at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 3 July 2014.  The Directors' Remuneration Policy approved at the AGM stated that, if approved, the first awards would be granted under the Plan to full-time Executive Directors as soon as possible after the AGM.

 

On 3 July 2014, the Remuneration Committee of the Board of Harvey Nash Group plc granted awards under the Plan to the following executive directors in the Company in the form of options at nominal value over ordinary shares of 5p each:

 

Name

Number of shares subject to award

Albert Ellis

346,236

Simon Wassall

232,472

Richard Ashcroft

173,117

 

These awards were calculated on the basis of 100% of base salary for the year ending 31 January 2015, using the share price at the close of business on 2 July 2014 of 108.5p.

 

The awards are subject to a performance condition that requires the Company's compounded annual growth in Earnings Per Share over the three financial years to 31 January 2017 to be at least 15% to vest in full with 20% of the award vesting if such growth is at least 7.5%.  Vesting between these levels will be on a straight-line basis with no part of the award vesting below 7.5%. Upon vesting, the shares must then be held for a minimum period of two years.

 

Contact:

 

Richard Ashcroft, Company Secretary

020 7333 0033