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Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Genus

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 0907Z
Genus PLC
15 September 2020
 

15 September 2020

 

Genus plc

 

Director/PDMR Shareholding

 

Genus plc (LSE: GNS) announces that on 14 September 2020, conditional nil-cost share options were granted under the Genus 2019 Performance Share Plan ('PSP') over ordinary shares in Genus to the Executive Directors and members of the Genus Executive Leadership Team ('GELT') as listed in table A below.  In addition, following Genus's compulsory deferral requirements relating to the annual bonus earned by Executive Directors and GELT for the financial year ending 30 June 2020, nil-cost share options were granted over ordinary shares under Genus's Deferred Share Bonus Plan ('DSBP') as listed in table B below.

Details of the performance conditions that apply to the nil-cost share options can be found in the Directors' Remuneration Report of the Genus 2020 Annual Report.

The below notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, give further detail of the nil-cost option awards made on 14 September 2020.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Genus:

Cara Crichton, Deputy Company Secretary  Tel: +44 (0)1256 347100

 

Table A - GELT 2019 Performance Share Plan Options

1. 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a. 

Name

1.  Stephen Wilson

2.  Alison Henriksen

3.  Bill Christianson

4.  Nate Zwald

5.  Jerry Thompson

6.  Dr Elena Rice

7.  Angelle Rosata

8.  Dan Hartley

2. 

Reason for the notification

a. 

Position/status

1.  Chief Executive Officer

2.  Chief Financial Officer

3.  Chief Operating Officer Genus PIC

4.  Chief Operating Officer Genus ABS Dairy

5.  Chief Operating Officer Genus ABS Beef

6.  Chief Scientific Officer

7.  Group Human Resources Director

8.  Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

b. 

Initial notification

/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3. 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a. 

Name

Genus plc

b. 

LEI

54930022EOITNKSIGH56

4. 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a. 

Description of the

Financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each.

 

 

GB0002074580

b. 

Nature of the transaction

Award of nil-cost share options granted under the PSP over ordinary shares in Genus.

 

c. 

Price(s) and volume(s)

Numbers 1 to 8 in the left-hand column correspond to the relevant PDMR as detailed in boxes 1a and 2a above.

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

1.  0p

30,877

2.  0p

18,317

3.  0p

12,766

4.  0p

10,856

5.  0p

10,636

6.  0p

11,100

7.  0p

10,176

8.  0p

10,755

 

d. 

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Price

 

 

 

n/a

 

e. 

Date of the transaction

2020-09-14

f. 

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue.

 

 

Table B - GELT Deferred Share Bonus Plan Options

1. 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a. 

Name

1.  Stephen Wilson

2.  Alison Henriksen

3.  Bill Christianson

4.  Nate Zwald

5.  Jerry Thompson

6.  Dr Elena Rice

7.  Angelle Rosata

8.  Dan Hartley

2. 

Reason for the notification

a. 

Position/status

1.  Chief Executive Officer

2.  Chief Financial Officer

3.  Chief Operating Officer Genus PIC

4.  Chief Operating Officer Genus ABS Dairy

5.  Chief Operating Officer Genus ABS Beef

6.  Chief Scientific Officer

7.  Group Human Resources Director

8.  Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

b. 

Initial notification

/Amendment

Initial notification

3. 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a. 

Name

Genus plc

b. 

LEI

54930022EOITNKSIGH56

4. 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a. 

Description of the

Financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each.

 

 

GB0002074580

b. 

Nature of the transaction

Award of nil-cost share options granted under the DSBP following the compulsory deferral of 33% and 25% of annual bonus for Executive Directors and members of GELT respectively in respect of bonuses earned in the financial year ending 30 June 2020. Alison Henriksen's award has been pro-rated to reflect her January 2020 joining date.

 

c. 

Price(s) and volume(s)

Numbers 1 to 8 in the left-hand column correspond to the relevant PDMR as detailed in boxes 1a and 2a above.

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

1.  0p

8,079

2.  0p

2,536

3.  0p

2,044

4.  0p

1,518

5.  0p

1,511

6.  0p

1,696

7.  0p

1,538

8.  0p

1,651

 

d. 

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Price

 

 

 

n/a

e. 

Date of the transaction

2019-09- 14

 

f. 

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue.

 

 

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