Diploma PLC (DPLM.L)
DPLM.L on London Stock Exchange
17 May 2019
17 May 2019
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|61||2019||Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2019||Chief Executive Officer|
|55||2012||Group Finance Director, Executive Director|
|2012||Group Company Secretary|
|2015||Senior Independent Non-Executive Director|
|Mr. John E. Nicholas is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Diploma PLC. He is Chartered Certified Accountant with a Masters degree in Business Administration from Kingston University. John has a wealth of business and commercial experience and spent much of his early career in technology-focused international manufacturing and service companies involved in analytical instruments, fire protection and food processing. He has been Group Finance Director of Kidde plc (on its demerger from Williams Holdings) and of Tate & Lyle PLC. John is currently non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of Mondi plc and Hunting PLC. John is Senior Independent Director of Rotork plc.|
|Mr. Johnny Thomson is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Johnny has worked for Compass Group PLC for the last nine years. During the past three years he was both Group Finance Director of Compass Group PLC and a member of the Board of Compass Group PLC. He has also been Regional Managing Director of both Latin America and CAMEA (Central Asia, Middle East & Africa). Prior to these roles Johnny led Compass Group's businesses in Latin America. Johnny began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP after which he joined Hilton Hotels in a senior executive role. He joined Compass in 2009 and left the Group at the end of 2018. Johnny has lived and worked in Europe, North America, Asia and across Latin America.|
|Mr. Nigel P. Lingwood serves as Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Diploma PLC. Prior to joining the Company, Nigel was the Group Financial Controller at Unigate PLC where he gained experience of working in a large multinational environment and on a number of large corporate transactions. Nigel qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, London.|
|Mr. Anthony J. Gallagher serves as Group Company Secretary of Diploma PLC., since 21 September 2012. He has held a number of senior company secretarial roles in FTSE companies, including most recently as Company Secretary of Axis-Shield PLC.|
|Mr. Andrew P. Smith serves as Non-Executive Director of Diploma Plc. He is Managing Director, Severn Trent Business Services with responsibility for the company’s non-regulated businesses. He has many years of plc Board level experience having previously served on the Boards of The Boots Company PLC as Group HR Director and Severn Trent PLC as Water Services Director. Andy is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and has significant operational and HR experience. He has worked in the UK and overseas previously with global businesses including BP, Mars and Pepsi.|
|Ms. Anne Thorburn serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. She was Chief Financial Officer of Exova Group plc until 30 November 2015 and has many years of experience at Board level in listed international groups. Anne was previously Group Finance Director at British Polythene Industries PLC. Anne is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland.|
|Mr. Charles Packshaw serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Diploma PLC. He is Head of UK Advisory and Managing Director in HSBC’s global banking business. He has over 30 years of City experience, including 18 years at Lazard in London, where he was Head of Corporate Finance, prior to joining HSBC in 2002. Charles has been a non-Executive Director of two listed companies and he is also a Chartered Engineer. Charles is a non-Executive Director of BMT Group Limited.|
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