Chair of the Nominations Committee
A former CEO with considerable experience of leading large consumer facing organisations with a strong service offer. Long-standing plc experience and shareholder understanding.
Chairs the Board, which is responsible for Group strategy, performance, risk oversight and good governance. Chairs the Nominations Committee. Provided interim executive support in the year pending appointment of new CEO. Regularly visits stores and the webstore to meet colleagues and members of the senior management team. Participates in investor presentations and some shareholder meetings.
Chief Executive of Whitbread plc from 2010 to 2016. Chief Executive of easyJet plc from 2005 to 2010. Chief Executive of RAC plc between 1996 and 2005. Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee at EMAP plc from 2000 to 2008.