Marks and Spencer Group PLC (MKS.L)
MKS.L on London Stock Exchange
22 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
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|64||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|
|53||2014||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|2015||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|58||2018||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. Archie Norman is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is an experienced Chairman and former Chief Executive having led major transformation programmes at ITV, Lazard UK, Asda, Energis and Hobbycraft and Deputy Chairman of Coles Limited. In 2016 he was appointed as Lead Director at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He has Long-term track record of value creation and change in major British companies.|
|Mr. Steve Rowe is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Marks and Spencer Group plc. He is very extensive in-depth commercial and retail experience. He has Extensive knowledge of M&S having worked in all major areas of the business. Steve joined M&S in 1989 and worked in senior roles across all important areas of the business prior to his appointment as CEO, including Director of Home, Director of Retail, Director of Retail and E-commerce, Executive Director, Food and Executive Director, General Merchandise.|
|Mr. Humphrey Singer is 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. Appointed in July 2009. Amanda joined M&S in 2004 as Head of Investor Relations. She spent her early career in investment management at James Capel before becoming a Director within its Corporate Finance team. She then worked at Robert Fleming, Investment Banking prior to joining The Burton Group as Director of Corporate Relations and Investor Relations. She remained with Arcadia Group post the Burton Group demerger before joining US based Infonet Service Corporation. Prior to joining M&S she worked for corporate communications consultancy Holloway & Associates. She was accredited as a Legal Mediator in 2002. Amanda is a Non-Executive Director of Volution Group.|
|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. Katie will bring deep understanding of retail and operations, as well as experience in marketing, people, property, and as a non-executive director, to M&S.|
|Mr. Justin M. King is appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effective from 1 January 2019. Justin is recognised as one of the UK's most successful retail leaders having led the revival of J Sainsbury's as Chief Executive over ten years. Prior to that, he was one of the pioneers of the development of Simply Food at M&S and previously one of the leadership team responsible for the turnaround of Asda. He therefore brings in-depth experience of retail transformation and operations as well as a good historic understanding of the M&S business and values. Justin will continue to serve as Vice Chairman of Terra Firma and on the Public Interest Body of PwC. He has previously served as a director of Staples and was a Board member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games where he served on the Audit Committee of both organisations. He was also a member of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group.|
|Ms. Pip McCrostie is Non-Executive Director of the Company. With strong experience of finance and transactions from a career at Ernst & Young where she transformed and led the Global Corporate Finance business, Pip’s understanding of global businesses, M&A, corporate transactions, and as a nonexecutive director, will bring financial and analytical discipline and skills to our Board.|
|Ms. Alison Brittain is an 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 an 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 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Marks and Spencer Group Plc. 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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