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KEY TO COMMITTEES:

E Executive

N Nomination

R Remuneration

A Audit

C Committee Chair

Executive Directors

Stephen Harris

Stephen Harris

GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE

APPOINTED:

November 2008

E

External roles

Non-Executive Director, Chair of Sustainable Development Committee and Chair of Social and Ethics Committee for Mondi plc.

Past roles

Spent his early career in engineering with Courtaulds plc and then moved to the USA to join APV Inc from 1984 until 1995, where he held several senior management positions. He was appointed to the Board of Powell Duffryn plc as an Executive Director in 1995 and then went on to join Spectris plc as an Executive Director from 2003 to 2008. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Brixton plc from 2006 to 2009.

Qualifications

Chartered Engineer, graduated from Cambridge University, Masters degree in business administration from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

Skills and experience

  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • International operations
  • Emerging markets
  • Engineering
  • Service industry
  • Capital intensive industry
Dominique Yates

Dominique Yates

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

APPOINTED:

November 2016

E

External roles

None.

Past roles

Held various senior positions in Imperial Tobacco Group plc followed by Chief Financial Officer positions at Symrise AG, LM Windpower and most recently at Regus plc from 2011 to 2015.

Qualifications

Chartered Accountant, graduated from Bristol University in Economics and Accounting.

Skills and experience

  • Leadership
  • International operations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Emerging markets
  • Current financial experience
  • Service industry

Non-Executive Directors

Anne Quinn

Anne Quinn CBE

CHAIRMAN

APPOINTED:

January 2018

N

External roles

Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman of Smiths Group plc since 2009.

Past roles

Worked in various roles for NZ Forest Products Ltd, followed by management consultancy with Resource Planning Associates, a management position with Standard Oil and various senior management roles with BP plc from 1987 to 2007. Managing Director of Riverstone Holdings LLC from 2008 – 2009. Non-Executive Director of BOC Group plc from 2004 to 2006, Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chair as well as Senior Independent Director of Mondi plc from 2007 to 2017.

Qualifications

B.Com University of Auckland and MSC Management Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Skills and experience

  • International operations 
  • Emerging markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Manufacturing
  • Capital intensive industry
  • Managing Director
Ian Duncan

Ian Duncan

SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED:

November 2014

A
R
N

External roles

Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the audit committee of Babcock International Group plc since 2010 and a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the audit committee of SIG plc from 2017.

Past roles

Worked on a variety of audits with Deloitte & Touche, followed by four years with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. From 1990 to 1992 he worked for Lloyds Bank plc and then switched to British Nuclear Fuels plc from 1993 to 2006. In 2006 he took on the role of Group Finance Director with Royal Mail Holdings plc leaving in 2010. He was Non-Executive Director of Fiberweb plc during 2013, Mouchel Group from 2013 to 2015 and WANdisco plc from 2012 to 2016.

Qualifications

Chartered Accountant, qualified with Deloitte & Touche after graduating from University of Oxford.

Skills and experience

  • International operations
  • Current financial experience
  • Supply chain and logistics
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Service industry
Eva Lindqvist

Eva Lindqvist

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

APPOINTED:

June 2012

R
A
N

External roles

Non-Executive Director of Assa Abloy AB* since 2008, Sweco AB and Caverion Oy* since 2013, ComHem Holding AB from 2014, Alimak Holding* since 2015, Mr Green & Co AB since 2016 and Keller Group plc since 2017.

Past roles

Began her career in various positions with Ericsson working in Continental Europe, North America and Asia from 1981 to 1990 followed by director roles with Ericsson from 1993 to 1999. Joined Teliasonera in 2000 as Senior Vice President moving to Xelerated initially as Chairperson and later as Chief Executive from 2007 to 2011. Non-Executive Director of Transmode Holdings AB from 2007 to 2013, Blekinge Institute of Technology from 2010 to 2013, Tieto Corporation from 2010 to 2016 and Micronic Mydata AB from 2013 to 2016.
*Eva will retire from Caverion Oy in March 2018, from Assa Abloy AB in April 2018 and from Alimak Holding in May 2018.

Qualifications

Engineer, graduated with a Masters from Linköping Institute of Technology, Diploma in Marketing from IHM Business School and MBA Financial Analysis from University of Melbourne.

Skills and experience

  • International operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Service industry
  • Sales and marketing

Pat Larmon

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

APPOINTED:

September 2016

A
R
N

External roles

Non-Executive Director of Huttig Building Products Inc., a NASDAQ listed international distributor of construction products since 2015. Chief Executive Officer, North America, of Bunzl plc since 2004, joining the Bunzl plc board in 2005.

Past roles

Was Executive Vice President and owner of Packaging Products Corporation until 1990 when the company was acquired by Bunzl plc. Held various senior management positions for over 13 years before becoming President of Bunzl's North America business in 2003.

Qualifications

Graduated from Illinois Benedictine University (major Economics & Business Economics) followed by achieving Certified Public Accountant, followed by an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago and a Masters of International Business from St. Louis University.

Skills and experience

  • International operations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Service industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Sales and marketing
  • Chief Executive Officer

Lili Chahbazi

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

APPOINTED:

January 2018

A
R
N

External roles

Strategy consultant and since 2008 a global partner in the London office of Bain & Company.

Past roles

Lili began her career as an actuary before joining Bain & Company.

Qualifications

Graduated with a BSc in Mathematics from Concordia University, Montreal followed by an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau. Associate of the Society of Actuaries.

Skills and experience

  • Strategy and consultancy
  • International operations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Oil & gas industry
  • Business services industry
  • Oil field services and engineering services industries
  • Transport industry
Ute Ball

Ute Ball

GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY

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