Informa PLC (INF.L)
INF.L on London Stock Exchange
16 Sep 2019
16 Sep 2019
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|66||2008||Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board,|
|2014||Group Chief Executive, Executive Director|
|2014||Group Finance Director, Executive Director|
|2014||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|2015||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|62||2015||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|2018||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|54||2014||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|Director of Investor Relations, Corporate Communications & Brand|
|Mr. Derek Mapp serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Derek brings a wealth of commercial and governance experience to the Group. He joined Taylor & Francis as a Non-Executive Director in 1998 before becoming a Non-Executive Director at Informa in 2005 and Chairman in 2008. Derek won the Quoted Companies Non-Executive Director of the Year award in 2017 for his work as Chairman of Huntsworth plc (from which position he retired in March 2019). Derek founded and was Managing Director of Tom Cobleigh PLC and Imagesound Plc. He has a keen interest in sports and served as Chairman of the British Amateur Boxing Association. Derek is Chairman of Mitie Group plc and two private companies.|
|Mr. Stephen A. Carter, CBE is Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Stephen joined Informa as a Non-Executive Director in 2010, before being appointed as Group Chief Executive in 2013. Stephen previously held senior positions in a range of Media & Technology businesses including as President and Managing Director EMEA of Alcatel Lucent Inc. and Managing Director and COO of ntl. In the public sector, he was the founding CEO of Ofcom before serving as Chief of Strategy to Prime Minister, The Right Hon. Gordon Brown, and as Minister for Telecommunications and Media. Stephen is a Non-Executive Board member of United Utilities Group PLC and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.|
|Mr. Gareth Wright is Group Finance Director, Director of the Company. Mr. Gareth has extensive Senior Executive experience in finance roles. He joined Informa in 2009 and held various roles within the Company, including Deputy Finance Director and Acting Group Finance Director, prior to his appointment as Group Finance Director in July 2014. Prior to joining Informa, Gareth held a range of positions at National Express plc including Head of Group Finance and Acting Group Finance Director. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PwC), and worked in its audit function from 1994 to 2001. Mr. Gareth has no current external appointments.|
|Mr. Gareth Richard Bullock is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr.Gareth retired from the Board of Standard Chartered PLC, where he was Group Executive Director responsible for Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Americas as well as chairing Risk and Special Assets Management, in 2010. He had both wide functional and international experience, having been Head of Corporate Banking in Hong Kong, CEO Africa, Group Chief Information Officer and Head of Strategy. Gareth has held numerous board positions, inter alia, Tesco PLC, Tesco Personal Financial Group Ltd, Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC, Fleming Family & Partners Ltd, British Bankers’ Association and Global Market Group Ltd (in China). He has just finished his term as a Trustee of the British Council. Gareth holds an MA from St Catharine’s College. Gareth is Chairman of Development Bank of Wales PLC.|
|Mr. Stephen James Davidson is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Stephen brings extensive media, telecommunications, corporate and financial market experience to Informa, having been Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Executive of Telewest, Executive Chairman of Mecom Group plc and Vice-Chairman of Investment Banking at WestLB. Throughout his career, Stephen has held various positions in both industry and investment banking. He has also held numerous Chairman and Non-Executive positions on the boards of media, telecoms and technology companies. Stephen holds an MA from the University of Aberdeen. Stephen is Chairman of Rosenblatt plc, Datatec Limited, Actual Experience Plc and PRS for Music Ltd.|
|Mr. David Flaschen is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. David has 20 years of executive and leadership experience in information services, including roles at Thomson Financial and Dun & Bradstreet. David has significant expertise in online companies, having held Non-Executive Directorships at companies such as TripAdvisor Inc. and BuyerZone.com. He is a frequent speaker on corporate governance and was cited as one of 10 “Next Generation of Directors” by Corporate Board Member Magazine. A professional football player, David was a founding member of the Executive Committee of the North American Soccer League Players Association. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. David is a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of Paychex Inc.|
|Ms. Mary McDowell serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mary joined the Board in June 2018 having previously been a Non-Executive Director of UBM plc. Mary has experience as a technology company CEO and has also led both enterprise and consumer divisions in multinational companies in the technology industry. Mary was CEO of Polycom from 2016 until its acquisition by Plantronics in 2018. She was an Executive Partner at Siris Capital LLC prior to that. Mary spent nine years at Nokia, most recently as Executive Vice-President in charge of Nokia’s Mobile Phones (feature phones) unit. Before joining Nokia, she served 17 years at HP-Compaq, including five years as Senior Vice President and General Manager in charge of the company’s industry-standard server business.|
|Mrs. Helen Owers serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mrs. Helen has extensive international Senior Executive experience within the Media sector, notably in business information from her role as President of Global Businesses and Chief Development Officer with Thomson Reuters. Helen previously worked as a media and telecoms strategy consultant at Gemini Consulting and also has skills in professional publishing having worked at Prentice Hall. She holds an MBA from IMD Business School and a BA from the University of Liverpool. Mrs. Helen is a Non-Executive Director of PZ Cussons plc and Eden Project International Limited.|
|Mr. John F. Rishton is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. John brings significant international experience to Informa. He became a Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Group plc in 2007 before being appointed to the position of CEO from 2011 to 2015. Before joining Rolls-Royce, he was Chief Executive and President of the Dutch international retailer, Royal Ahold NV, and, prior to that, their Chief Financial Officer. John also formerly held the position of Chief Financial Officer of British Airways plc. John is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. John is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at both Unilever PLC and Serco Group plc, and a Non-Executive Director of Associated British Ports Ltd.|
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