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Grafton Group PLC (GFTU_u.L)

GFTU_u.L on London Stock Exchange

688.00GBp
13 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Roney

63 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Gavin Slark

53 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

David Arnold

50 2013 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Charles Rinn

Group Financial Controller, Company Secretary

Vincent Crowley

61 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Susan Murray

61 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Smith

57 2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Frank van Zanten

51 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Roney

Mr. Michael (Mike) James Roney, CPA, serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Director, Deputy Chairman and Chairman Designate on 1 May 2016 and assumed the role of Non-Executive Chairman on 1 January 2017. Mr. Roney was Chief Executive of Bunzl plc from 2005 until his retirement in April 2016. Prior to joining Bunzl he was Chief Executive Officer of Goodyear Dunlop Tires Europe, having previously been President of Goodyear’s Eastern European, African and Middle Eastern businesses. He was formerly Non- Executive Director of Johnson Matthey Plc. He was Non-Executive Chairman of Next plc, the FTSE 100 listed UK retailer. Non-Executive Director of Brown- Forman Corporation, the US based spirits business and of Azelis SA, a private company.

Gavin Slark

Mr. Gavin Slark serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Grafton Group PLC. He joined the Group and the Board as Chief Executive Designate on 1 April 2011 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2011. Mr. Slark was previously Group Chief Executive of BSS Group plc, a leading UK distributor of plumbing, heating, pipeline and mechanical services and products. He is Non-Executive Director of Galliford Try plc, a UK housebuilding and construction group.

David Arnold

Mr. David L. Arnold is an Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Grafton Group PLC. He joined the Group as Group Chief Financial Officer on 9 September 2013. Mr. Arnold was Group Finance Director of Enterprise plc, the UK Maintenance and Support Services business, from 2010 to 2013 and was Finance Director of Redrow plc, the house builder, from 2003 to 2010. He previously held senior financial positions with Six Continents plc, the hotels group and Tarmac plc, the building materials company.

Charles Rinn

Mr. Charles Rinn, MBA, FCCA, serves as Group Financial Controller, Company Secretary of the Company. He is a member of Finance Committee. He has 14 years of experience.

Vincent Crowley

Mr. Vincent Conor Crowley serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board on 14 October 2016. In the course of a 24 year career with Independent News & Media PLC, a leading Irish newspaper and media business, Mr. Crowley held a number of leadership positions including Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer and was a member of the Board. Prior to joining Independent News & Media PLC, he held senior roles in KPMG and Arthur Andersen. He is Non-Executive Director of C&C Group plc, an international manufacturer and distributor of branded drinks and Executive Chairman of Altas Investments plc, an Irish company that holds investments in infrastructure and related businesses.

Susan Murray

Mrs. Susan E. Murray serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed to the Board on 14 October 2016. Mrs. Murray is a former Chief Executive of Littlewoods Stores Limited and former Worldwide President and Chief Executive of The Pierre Smirnoff Company, part of Diageo plc. She is also a former Chairman of Farrow & Ball and a former Non-Executive Director of Compass Group plc, Pernod Ricard S.A., Imperial Tobacco plc, Enterprise Inns plc, Aberdeen Asset Management plc, SSL International plc and Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc. She is Non-Executive Director of 2 Sisters Food Group, a food manufacturing company, and of Hays plc, a provider of recruitment and human resources services.

Paul Smith

Mr. Paul Hampden Smith (UK), FCA, serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Grafton Group plc. He was appointed to the Board on 27 August 2015 and was appointed Senior Independent Director with effect from 9 May 2017. Mr. Hampden Smith was Group Finance Director of Travis Perkins plc from 1996 until his retirement in February 2013. He joined the Travis Perkins Group in 1988 and has 25 years’ senior level management experience in the UK merchanting industry. He was previously Non- Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Pendragon plc, Redrow plc, DX Services plc and Clipper Logistics plc. He is Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees of Bellway plc.

Frank van Zanten

Mr. Frank van Zanten is Non-Executive Independent Director of Grafton Group Plc. He was appointed to the Board on 13 May 2013. Mr. van Zanten is Chief Executive of Bunzl plc, the FTSE 100 UK international distribution and outsourcing Group with operations across the Americas, Europe and Australasia. Prior to his appointment as CEO he was Managing Director of Bunzl’s Continental Europe business area. He was previously Chief Executive of PontMeyer N.V., the Dutch Builders Merchants. He is Chief Executive of Bunzl plc.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Roney

230,000

Gavin Slark

1,690,000

David Arnold

1,036,000

Charles Rinn

--

Vincent Crowley

61,000

Susan Murray

61,000

Paul Smith

61,000

Frank van Zanten

61,000
As Of  31 Dec 2017