Kier Group PLC (KIE.L)
KIE.L on London Stock Exchange
Change (% chg)
|66||2017||Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board|
|2019||Chief Executive Officer|
|47||2015||Finance Director, Executive Director|
|45||2018||Chief Operating Officer, Director|
|46||2010||General Counsel, Group Company Secretary|
|58||2016||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|44||2016||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|47||2014||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|50||2016||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. Philip G. Cox, CBE serves as the Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Relevant skills and experience: A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, having trained and qualified as a chartered accountant at a predecessor firm of PwC, Substantial commercial, financial and operational experience, Formerly Chief Executive of International Power, Senior Independent Director of Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc and Chairman of Global Power Generation, Experienced in mergers and acquisitions and strategy development, Significant experience on boards of listed companies in both executive and non-executive roles. Principal current external appointments: Chairman, Drax Group since May 2015.|
|Mr. Andrew Davies is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective 15 April 2019. From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Davies was the Chief Executive Officer of Wates Group Limited ("Wates"), the construction, developments and property services group. In October 2017, Mr. Davies was announced as the Chief Executive of Carillion plc ("Carillion") but, before he took up the role, Carillion became insolvent in January 2018. Prior to leading Wates, Mr. Davies spent over 28 years with BAE Systems plc, undertaking a range of senior operational and corporate roles, including Group Strategy Director and, latterly, Managing Director of the Maritime Division. Mr. Davies is also a non-executive director of Chemring Group PLC.|
|Mr. Beverley Edward John Dew has been re-designated as Executive Director of the Company with effective September 30 2019. He is no longer Finance Director of the Company with effect from 30 September 2019. Relevant skills and experience: A chartered accountant, having trained and qualified at a predecessor firm of PwC, Twenty years’ experience in the construction industry, with previous senior finance roles at Balfour Beatty, Lendlease, Redrow and Invensys Rail, Significant experience in finance and capital structures, Strong track record in cost control, cash flow management and pension scheme risk management, Recent experience of ERP and other systems implementation programmes.|
|Mr. Claudio Veritiero serves as Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. Relevant skills and experience: Significant experience of a wide variety of corporate transactions during early part of career in investment banking at Rothschild, Previous listed company board experience as an executive director of Speedy Hire, Operational leadership experience within Kier through previous role as managing director of the Services division, Significant experience of mergers and acquisitions, through both his former role as Strategy and Corporate Development Director and other roles.|
|Mr. Hugh E. E. Raven serves as General Counsel, Group Company Secretary of Kier Group Plc. Relevant skills and experience: A solicitor, having qualified with Linklaters LLP, and a former Partner of Eversheds LLP, Significant experience of a wide variety of legal and regulatory issues, having advised a number of public and private companies, Particular expertise in large corporate transactions, including capital raisings (debt and equity) and mergers and acquisitions, Expertise in corporate governance matters and best practice.|
|Mr. Justin R. Atkinson serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., since 16 March 2016. Relevant skills and experience: A chartered accountant, having trained and qualified at a predecessor firm of PwC, Formerly Chief Executive of Keller Group from 2004 to 2015, where he previously held the roles of Group Finance Director and Chief Operating Officer, Significant operational and financial experience through his previous and current roles, In-depth knowledge of the construction sector, both in the UK and internationally. Principal current external appointments: Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Forterra since April 2016, Non-Executive Director of Sirius Real Estate since March 2017 and James Fisher & Sons since May 2018, A member of the Audit Committee of the National Trust since June 2015.|
|Ms. Constance Frederique Baroudel serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, since 1 July 2016. Relevant skills and experience: Significant experience of accounting and financial matters through a number of senior management roles, In-depth knowledge of operational performance and delivery matters, Experience of developing corporate strategy through her previous role as Group Director of Strategy and Operational Performance at First Group, Previous experience as Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Synergy Health, Principal current external appointments: Divisional Chief Executive, Medical & Environmental Sector of Halma since September 2018.|
|Ms. Kirsty Bashforth seves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Relevant skills and experience: In-depth global, commercial, safety and risk management and operational experience, following 24 years at BP, Strong track record in change management and organisational effectiveness, Founder and CEO of Quayfive, advising on organisational dynamics, Wide range of experience in a variety of human capital areas, including engagement, diversity and ethical working practices. Principal current external appointments: Non-Executive Director of Serco since September 2017, Non-Executive Director of GEMS MENASA Holdings Limited and Chair of the Remuneration & People Committee since April 2018.|
|Mr. Adam C. Walker serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. since 1 January 2016. Relevant skills and experience: A chartered accountant, having trained and qualified at a predecessor firm of Deloitte, Formerly Group Finance Director of GKN plc from 2014 to 2017, where he previously held the additional role of Chief Executive of GKN Land Systems, A wealth of experience in financial matters, both through his current role at IHS Holding Limited and in his previous roles as finance director at three listed companies, Detailed knowledge of systems of risk management and internal control, obtained through previous and current executive roles. Principal current external appointments: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IHS Holding Limited since November 2017.|
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