Burberry Group PLC (BRBY.L)
BRBY.L on London Stock Exchange
22 Jun 2018
22 Jun 2018
Change (% chg)
|2018||Designate Chairman of the Board|
|68||2002||Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2017||Chief Executive Officer, Director|
|55||2017||Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director|
|55||2007||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|55||2017||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|60||2006||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Dr. Gerry M. Murphy is appointed as Designate Chairman of the Board of the company effective 17 May 2018. He is an experienced Chair and senior board member, having served as non-executive director of companies including British American Tobacco plc, Merlin Entertainments plc and Reckitt Benckiser plc. He is currently Chairman of Tate and Lyle plc and of The Blackstone Group International Partners LLP, Blackstone's principal European entity. Before joining Blackstone as a senior managing director in its private equity group, he served as CEO of Kingfisher plc, Carlton Communications, Exel plc and Greencore Group plc.|
|Sir John W. Peace is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Burberry Group PLC., since June 2002. He is also Chairman of the Nomination Committee. He is Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC and Experian plc. Previously he was Group Chief Executive of GUS plc from 2000 until 2006. Sir John is Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire and was knighted in 2011 for services to business and the voluntary sector.|
|Ms. Julie Brown is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company., effective 18 January 2017. Julie is currently Chief Financial Officer at the global medical technology business Smith and Nephew plc. Julie qualified with KPMG before working at ICI and AstraZeneca plc, where she served as Vice President Group Finance, VP Corporate Strategy and ultimately, as Interim Chief Financial Officer. She has a proven track record of delivering multi-billion dollar cost saving and restructuring programmes in Commercial, Operations and R&D. Julie also has experience of leading commercial teams in Established and Emerging markets, delivering significant revenue growth and margin expansion. She is also a Non Executive Director and the Audit Committee Chair of Roche Holding Ltd.|
|Mr. Ronald L. Frasch has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 September 2017. Ron previously held the positions of President and Chief Merchandising Officer, and Vice Chairman of Saks Fifth Avenue Inc. between 2004 and 2013, and was Chief Executive Officer of Bergdorf Goodman Inc. between 2000 and 2004, as well as holding senior positions with other luxury brands. Ron is currently an operating partner of Castanea Partners Inc. a private equity company which is principally focused on investing in branded consumer products and services. He is also a Non-Executive director of Crocs Inc. a NASDAQ company which manufactures innovative casual footwear.|
|Mr. Matthew Key is a Non-Executive Director of Burberry Group PLC. Mr. Matthew Key was appointed as a non-executive director in September 2013. Matthew is a non-executive director of Orbit Showtime Network, a leading multi-platform pay TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, and he recently stepped down from his role on the European Advisory Board of Samsung Group. Previously, Matthew was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica Digital, the global innovation arm of Telefónica. He also previously served as Chairman and CEO of Telefónica Europe plc (formerly O2 plc), Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of O2 UK, and Chief Financial Officer for Vodafone UK. Prior to this, he held various financial positions at Kingfisher plc, Coca-Cola & Schweppes Beverages Limited and Grand Metropolitan Plc. Matthew is also Chairman of the Dallaglio Foundation, which is a charity focused on disengaged youth.|
|Ms. Dame Carolyn J. McCall, OBE, is Non-Executive Director of Burberry Group Plc. Dame Carolyn is Chief Executive of easyJet plc, a position she has held since July 2010. Prior to easyJet, she held a number of roles at Guardian Media Group plc including Chief Executive from 2006 to 2010. She has also previously served as a non-executive director of Lloyds TSB, Tesco PLC and New Look plc. Dame Carolyn was awarded the OBE for services to women in business in June 2008 and a Damehood for services to the aviation industry in January 2016. In January 2014, Prime Minister David Cameron appointed her a UK Business Ambassador.|
|Ms. Orna G. NiChionna is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Orna is currently Senior Independent Director at Saga plc and Royal Mail plc, where she also chairs the Remuneration Committee, as well as Deputy Chairman at the National Trust. She is also Chair of Client Service at Eden McCallum and spent almost two decades with management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, where she co-led their European retail practice. Orna was previously Senior Independent Director at HMV Group plc, Northern Foods plc and Bupa.|
|Mr. Ian Russell Carter is Non-Executive Independent Director of Burberry Group PLC., since April 2007. He was appointed as a non-executive director in April 2007 and is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He is President of Hilton Hotels Corporation Global Operations. Previously Ian was CEO of Hilton International Company and Executive Vice President of Hilton Hotels Corporation, and a director of Hilton Group plc until the acquisition of Hilton International by Hilton Hotels Corporation in February 2006. He previously served as an Officer and President of Black & Decker Corporation between 2001 and 2004.|
|Mr. Jeremy Darroch is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., effective 1 July 2017. He is currently serves as Non-Executive Director of Burberry Group Plc. He was appointed as a non-executive director in February 2014. He is Chief Executive Officer of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, a position he has held since 2007 having joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in 2004. Prior to Sky, Jeremy was Group Finance Director of DSG International plc (formerly Dixons Group plc) and spent 12 years at Procter & Gamble in a variety of roles in the UK and Europe. Jeremy also previously served as a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Marks and Spencer Group plc.|
|Ms. Stephanie George is Non-Executive Independent Director of Burberry Group PLC. Stephanie George was appointed as a non-executive director in March 2006. She is an adviser to Penske Media Corporation and was recently Vice Chairman of Fairchild Fashion Media Inc (parent of Women’s Wear Daily). Stephanie also sits on the Board of Lincoln Center. Previously, Stephanie was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Time Inc. and spent 12 years at Fairchild Publications.|
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