Pendragon PLC (PDG.L)
PDG.L on London Stock Exchange
24 May 2019
24 May 2019
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|58||2017||Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2019||Chief Executive Officer|
|42||2019||Chief Financial Officer|
|2001||Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director|
|2019||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|58||2018||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|2018||Additional Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. Christopher Michael Chambers is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He joined Pendragon on 28 January 2013 and became chairman on 23 October 2017. He is a banker with particular expertise in retail and property, and is chairman of Leonteq, Lonrho and a member of the supervisory board of Berenberg Bank.|
|Mr. Mark Herbert is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, April 1, 2019. He has been Chief Executive Officer Designate effective March 4, 2019. Mark joins Pendragon following a 20 year executive career with Jardine Matheson Group across a diverse range of industries including the Jardine Motors Group UK where he held positions as Group Finance Director and Chief Executive Officer for 8 years. Most recently, Mark was the Chief Executive of Cold Storage Singapore and Chairman of DFI Lucky Cambodia consisting of 550 supermarket and convenience stores that formed part of Dairy Farm International Holdings, a pan Asian retailer and subsidiary of Jardine Matheson. Mark brings a wide range of executive and automotive sector leadership expertise to Pendragon.|
|Mr. Mark Willis is appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective 08 April 2019. Mark will join Pendragon from Ten Entertainment Group PLC where he has been CFO since taking it through its IPO in April 2017. Prior to this Mark worked at Home Retail Group PLC, including roles as Argos Finance Director, Director of Group Finance and Investor relations Director.|
|Mr. Martin S. Casha is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He spent his entire career with Pendragon businesses, from apprentice mechanic to group general manager, Martin became operations director in September 1995 and chief operating officer in November 2001.|
|Mr. William R. Berman is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Berman joins following an extensive executive career with AutoNation, the largest automotive retailer in America, where most recently he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr Berman was responsible for AutoNation’s 26,000 associates and the operational performance of the company’s 300+ new vehicle franchises, including new and used vehicle sales. Mr Berman’s previous roles at AutoNation included Executive Vice President, Regional President Western Region and Market President Northern California.|
|Mr. Richard A. Laxer is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr Laxer joins following an extensive executive career with the General Electric Company, where most recently he held the position of Chairman and CEO of GE Capital. Mr Laxer’s previous roles at GE Capital included President and CEO of GE Capital International, President and CEO of GE Capital Europe, Middle East and Africa. In addition to his roles at General Electric, Mr Laxer also has extensive board experience, being a former non-executive director serving on the boards of a number of major European based banks.|
|Mr. Mike Wright has been appointed as Additional Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, with effect from 2 May 2018. Mr. Wright joins following an executive career in the international automotive sector, including senior roles at Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and BMW. In addition to his extensive executive experience, he is involved with a number of government related initiatives, as well as activities spanning education, sport and the arts.|
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