Marks and Spencer Group PLC (MKS.L)
MKS.L on London Stock Exchange
20 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Change (% chg)
|63||2017||Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2016||Chief Executive, Executive Director - General Merchandise|
|2018||Chief Financial Officer, Director|
|53||2009||Group Secretary, Head of Corporate Governance|
|63||2015||Senior Independent Non-Executive Director|
|52||2014||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|2015||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|58||2013||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. Archie Norman is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was instrumental in transforming a number of major British businesses including Kingfisher, Asda and Energis. Archie is an experienced Chairman and Board director having served as Chairman of ITV, Lazard London and Hobbycraft. In 2016 he was appointed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as its Lead Non-Executive Board Member.|
|Mr. Steve Rowe is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Marks and Spencer Group plc. He joined M&S in 1989 and progressed through a variety of roles within store management before moving to Head Offi ce in 1993. He has worked in senior roles across various areas of the business, including Director of Home, Director of Retail, and Director of Retail and Ecommerce. He was appointed to the Board as Executive Director, Food in 2012, moving to the role of Executive Director, General Merchandise in July 2015. He was appointed as CEO on 2 April 2016. During his fi rst year in the role he has laid solid foundations for a more relevant, customer-centric M&S, including the repositioning of Clothing & Home and the continued growth of Food.|
|Mr. Humphrey Singer has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company., with effect from 9 July 2018. Humphrey has been Group FD of Dixons Carphone plc since 2014 following the merger of Dixons Retail with Carphone Warehouse Group. He became Group Finance Director of Dixons in 2011, having held several other finance roles since joining the company in 2007. Humphrey's early career included finance roles at Cadbury Schweppes plc and Coca-Cola Enterprises UK Limited. Humphrey is a Non-Executive Director at Taylor Wimpey plc.|
|Ms. Amanda J. Mellor is Group Secretary, Head of Corporate Governance of Marks and Spencer Group PLC. She was appointed as non-executive director of Kier Group on 1 December 2011.|
|Ms. Katie Bickerstaffe is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Katie has extensive experience of retail transformation from a career in a variety of functions in leading UK retailers and consumer companies. She will bring deep understanding of retail and operations, as well as experience in marketing, people, property, and as a Non-Executive Director, to the M&S brand as it embarks on the first phase of its transformation programme.|
|Ms. Pip McCrostie is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Pip brings extensive experience of finance and transactions from a career at Ernst & Young where she transformed and led the Global Corporate Finance business. Her understanding of global businesses, M&A, corporate transactions, and as a Non-Executive Director, will bring financial and analytical discipline and skills to our Board.|
|Mr. Manvinder Singh Banga(Vindi) is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Marks and Spencer Group PLC. He has extensive consumer brand knowledge and global business experience, acquired over 33 years in senior roles within the consumer goods industry. His in-depth knowledge of UK and international trade and industry provides valuable insight into business and enterprise across the globe. He has strong experience as a board member of other listed companies and is the recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honours. He is Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice, Director of Kedaara Capital Investment Managers Ltd, Kedaara Capital I Ltd and Kedaara Holdings Ltd, Non-Executive Director of Thomson Reuters and GSK, Chairman of the Mauser Group and the CBI’s Economic Growth Board, member of the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business.|
|Ms. Alison Brittain is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She brings extensive fi nancial and commercial experience to the Board, combined with considerable knowledge of running large-scale consumer businesses. She is Chief Executive of hospitality group Whitbread, and was Group Director of Lloyds Banking Group’s Retail Division until July 2015. She has held a number of senior positions in the fi nancial sector, particularly in retail, and has valuable regulatory insight. Alison has an MBA from Cambridge University's Judge Institute. She is Chief Executive of Whitbread plc, Trustee of the Prince's Trust Council.|
|Mr. Andrew Fisher is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has substantial experience of the international consumer and technology sectors and has led the successful growth of a number of technology-focused enterprises over the past 19 years. He is Executive Chairman of Shazam Entertainment Limited, having previously served as Chief Executive Offi cer since 2005. Prior to that, Andrew was European Managing Director of Infospace Inc (now Blucora) and founder and Managing Director of TDLI.com. He was a member of the Advisory Board to the Secretary of State for the Review of the BBC Charter and was awarded an OBE for services to the Digital Economy in 2016. He is Executive Chairman of Shazam Entertainment Limited, Non-Executive Director of MoneySupermarket.com Group plc.|
|Mr. Andrew Nigel Halford is Non-Executive Independent Director of Marks and Spencer Group Plc., since January 1, 2013. He is chartered accountant, Andy has a strong fi nance background and signifi cant recent and relevant fi nancial experience gained from CFO positions in global listed companies. His extensive knowledge of the UK and international consumer market provides the Board with valuable strategic insight. Andy is a member of the Business Forum on Tax and Competitiveness and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is Chief Financial Officer of Standard Chartered plc.|
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