GKN PLC (GKN.L)
GKN.L on London Stock Exchange
17 Jan 2018
17 Jan 2018
Change (% chg)
|68||2012||Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|54||2018||Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director|
|68||2018||Interim Chief Executive Officer, Non-Executive Director|
|43||2017||Group Finance Director, Executive Director|
|53||2016||Chief Executive Driveline, Executive Director|
|53||2013||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|57||2011||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|56||2010||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|66||2012||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Director - Investor Relations|
|Mr. Michael J. Turner (Mike) is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of GKN plc., since May 3, 2012. He has extensive experience of the aerospace industry having worked for BAE Systems plc for over 40 years, and as its Chief Executive from 2002 to 2008. Former President of the Aerospace & Defence Industries Association of Europe. Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. External Appointments Chairman of Babcock International Group PLC and non-executive Director of Lazard Ltd. Member of the Government’s Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network.|
|Mr. Kevin Cummings has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director Company., effective 1 January 2018. He currently serves as Chief Executive Aerospace, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Cummings joined GKN Aerospace in North America in 2008. He stepped up to the role of Chief Executive Aerospace in January 2014 and was appointed to the Board in January 2016. Kevin has extensive experience of running a global business in GKN. As an existing Board member he also has an excellent and in-depth perspective of the GKN Group.|
|Ms. Anne L. Stevens, Ph.D. has been appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 January 2018. Anne has extensive experience in the automotive and aerospace industries. Her early career was spent at Exxon Corporation before moving to Ford Motor Company where she undertook a number of roles and was latterly Chief Operating Officer for the Americas. She subsequently became Chairman, CEO and President of Carpenter Technology Corp, a leader in the fabrication of metals used in industrial, aerospace and consumer applications. Anne is currently a non-executive director of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a role she has held since 2002, and XL Group plc, both listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and Anglo American plc.|
|Mr. Jos Sclater is re designated as Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company effective 10th November 2017. He Joined GKN from AkzoNobel where he was Director of Legal Affairs South Asia and Pacific and Lead M&A Counsel for Asia Pacific. Prior to this, he spent eight years at Imperial Chemical Industries plc (ICI) and held a number of senior legal positions within its headquarters and Asia Pacific operations and ICI’s Quest International business.|
|Mr. Phil Swash is Chief Executive Driveline, Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 8 January 2016. Joined GKN in 2007 as Chief Executive Officer GKN Aerospace Europe. Appointed Chief Executive GKN Driveline in September 2015. Member of the GKN Executive Committee since October 2014. Prior to his current role, Phil was Chief Executive of GKN Land Systems. Has held a number of operational roles at BAE Systems and Airbus where, prior to joining GKN, he was responsible for the wing production of all Airbus aircraft.|
|Mr. Kerry Watson is Company Secretary of the Company., effective 6 May 2016. Joined GKN in 2004 and was appointed Deputy Company Secretary and Head of Secretariat in 2012. A member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.|
|Mr. Angus G. Cockburn is Non-Executive Independent Director of GKN Plc., since January 1, 2013. Currently the Chief Financial Officer of Serco Group plc. He joined Serco in October 2014 from Aggreko plc where he held the role of Chief Financial Officer for 14 years and was latterly Interim Chief Executive. Prior to this he was a Managing Director of Pringle Scotland, a division of Dawson International plc. Previously held a number of roles at PepsiCo Inc and was latterly Regional Finance Director for Central Europe. Former non-executive Director of Howden Joinery Group plc and former Chairman of the Group of Scottish Finance Directors. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh.|
|Mr. Tufan Erginbilgic is Non-Executive Independent Director of GKN plc., since 9 May 2011. Currently he is Chief Executive, Downstream for BP plc with specific responsibility for the Fuels, Lubricants and Petrochemicals businesses. He joined BP in 1997 and has held a number of senior marketing and operational roles, including Chief of Staff to the Group Chief Executive, Chief Operating Officer of the Fuels business and Chief Executive of the Castrol Lubricants business. His early career was spent at Mobil Oil.|
|Ms. Shonaid Christina Ross Jemmett-Page is Non-Executive Independent Director of GKN plc., since June 1, 2010. Former Chief Operating Officer of CDC Group plc, the UK Government’s development finance institution. Joined CDC from Unilever, where for eight years she was Senior Vice-President Finance and Information, Home and Personal Care, originally in Asia and later for the group as a whole. Her early career was spent at KPMG, latterly as a partner. Former non-executive Director of Havelock Europa plc and Close Brothers Group plc. External Appointments Independent non-executive Director of Amlin plc, APR Energy plc and Greencoat UK Wind plc. Non-executive Director and Vice Chairman of Origo Partners plc.|
|Prof. Richard Parry-Jones is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of GKN Plc., since 3 May 2012. He Has extensive experience of the automotive industry having previously worked for the Ford Motor Company for 38 years, latterly as Group Vice-President Global Product Development and Group Chief Technical Officer. Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Royal Society of Statistical Science. Former non-executive Director of Cosworth Group Holdings Ltd. Former Chairman of the Welsh Assembly Government Ministerial Advisory Group and former Chairman of the Automotive Council. External Appointments Non-executive Chairman of Network Rail Ltd. Non-executive Director of Kelda Eurobond Co Ltd and Yorkshire Water Services Ltd.|
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