McBride PLC (MCB.L)
MCB.L on London Stock Exchange
13 Sep 2019
13 Sep 2019
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|66||2016||Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2015||Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director|
|2015||Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director|
|2018||General Counsel and Company Secretary|
|66||2013||Senior Independent Non-Executive Director|
|2012||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|67||2011||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. John Coleman is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, since 1 July 2016. John brings considerable experience holding office as a Non-Executive Director in various companies across multiple market sectors, including retail and construction. He was Senior Independent Director whilst at Travis Perkins between 2005 and 2014 and was Chairman of Aga Rangemaster Group plc between 2008 and 2015. John has also had significant executive experience in the retail sector, having been CEO of House of Fraser and CEO of Texas Homecare, a part of Ladbrokes plc. Prior to this he was a member of the senior management team at the Burton Group, holding managing director roles for a number of its fashion chains. He is Chairman of Bonmarché Holdings plc and private company Barchester Healthcare Ltd.|
|Mr. Rik De Vos is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the company. He has over 27 years’ experience working within the chemical and manufacturing sectors, providing technical products to a wide variety of international markets, customers and consumers. He also brings extensive general management experience internationally as well as having proven success in completing several strategic turnaround projects where businesses have been restored to profitable growth. Rik was previously Global General Manager for the Flexible Foam division of Recticel, the quoted Belgian company. Prior to this, his career has included roles with ICI, Huntsman, Rohm & Haas and BorsodChem.|
|Mr. Christopher (Chris) Ian Charles Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the company. He is a chartered accountant and has more than 25 years’ experience working in manufacturing businesses in highly competitive industries across the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific. From 2008 to 2014, Chris was Group Finance Director at API Group plc, the AIM-listed specialty metallic film, foil and laminates producer. Other previous roles have included Scapa plc, where he was Finance and IT Director for Europe & Asia and also a number of senior finance roles at Courtaulds plc, where he gained extensive international experience, including overseas positions based in Germany and Hong Kong.|
|Ms. Carol Williams serves as General Counsel and Company Secretary of the company. Carol joined McBride from the Mars Corporation, where she was Associate General Counsel, and brings a wealth of professional experience in both legal and company secretarial roles from a variety of FTSE 100 to 350 organisations|
|Mr. Igor Kuzniar is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Igor will join the Board and will become a member of the Nominations Committee and participate as an observer on both the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee. Igor is a Founding Partner of Teleios, an investment firm headquartered in Switzerland. Teleios is currently the largest shareholder in McBride with a shareholding of 28.00% of the issued share capital of the Company. Before founding Teleios in 2013, Igor was a Partner at Octavian Advisors, an investment company. Prior to this, he worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company in Switzerland. Igor holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.|
|Mr. Jeffrey M. Nodland is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Jeffrey has extensive experience in consumer chemicals manufacturing businesses including both private label and contract manufacturing activities. He was most recently President and CEO of KIK Custom Products, one of North America's largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods, where between February 2008 and January 2019 he led the turnaround and growth of the business both organically and via acquisition. Previously, Jeffrey held senior positions at speciality chemical businesses including Hexion Speciality Chemicals, Inc., McWhorter Technologies and The Valspar Corporation, with responsibility for activities at a number of speciality chemical plants in western and central Europe, including the UK, Belgium, Italy and Germany. Jeffrey is currently an independent non-executive director of EcoSynthetix, a developer and manufacturer of bio-based polymers for the wood composite and paper industry, which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and a board member of Augsburg University, Minneapolis. He is a US citizen.|
|Mr. Steve J. Hannam is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of McBride PLC. He brings extensive experience of independent Board level scrutiny, having held a number of positions as chairman and Non-Executive Director in listed companies during his career, as well as senior executive positions both internationally and in the UK. Steve brings diversity of style, skill and experience and makes him ideally suited for the role of Senior Independent Director, ensuring a challenging mindset when setting and monitoring implementation of the Group’s strategy. Steve’s previous positions have included Chairman of Aviagen International Inc, Non-Executive Director of Clariant AG and AZ Electronic Materials Services Limited, Group Chief Executive of BTP Chemicals plc and, most recently, Chairman of Devro plc. He is Senior Independent Director of Low & Bonar plc.|
|Mr. Neil S. Harrington is Non-Executive Independent Director of McBride Plc. since 4 January 2012. He is a chartered accountant, brings a strong financial background as a highly experienced Executive Finance Director. In particular his wealth of knowledge, understanding and awareness of investment and banking facilities is invaluable. Neil has held senior finance roles in a number of global listed companies, including ASDA/Walmart Stores Inc., Barclays Bank plc, French Connection Group plc and, more recently, Group Finance Director at Mothercare Plc. Neil’s financial background and expertise leave him eminently suitable to hold the role of Audit Committee Chair. He is Chief Financial Officer of Cath Kidston Limited.|
|Ms. Sandra Turner is Non-Executive Independent Director of McBride plc. since 1 August 2011. Sandra brings extensive consumer business insight and experience, from both a retailer and supplier perspective. She was a member of the senior management team of Tesco, one of the Group’s major customers, for over 20 years, holding executive, commercial and operational roles in the UK and Ireland, latterly as Commercial Director of Tesco Ireland between 2003 and 2009. Since that time, Sandra has been appointed a Non-Executive Director to a number of listed companies supplying into the FMCG sector, including previously Northern Foods plc. Also, as Remuneration Committee Chair of three listed companies, Sandra brings a broad knowledge, understanding and awareness of this continuously changing field and the importance of linking the Company’s strategy and performance to executive remuneration.|
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