Sports Direct International PLC (SPD.L)
SPD.L on London Stock Exchange
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|2018||Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2016||Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director|
|2017||Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director|
|2019||Non-Executive Workforce Director|
|2016||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. David Daly is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. David has held a number of positions during a 30 year international career with Nike, focussing on the football industry. He started in a sales role in 1986 and retired in 2015 as a Senior Director for Nike's Club and Federation, responsible for global merchandising business for all of Nike's leading Soccer Clubs.|
|Mr. Michael James Wallace Ashley is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He established the business of the Group on leaving school in 1982 and was the sole owner until the Group’s listing in March 2007. He was Executive Deputy Chairman prior to being appointed Chief Executive in September 2016. He was the founder of the Group and has the necessary skills for formulating the vision and commercial strategy of the Group. With over 30 years in the sports retail business with Sports Direct he is invaluable to the Group.|
|Mr. Jonathan Kempster (Jon) serves as Chief Financial Officer of the company. Jon has been a listed plc Finance Director for most of his career. He was previously Finance Director of Wincanton plc, Delta plc, Low & Bonar plc, Linden plc, fii plc and of AIM listed Utilitywise plc. Jon is a director of JVM Ltd, a private group who have exclusive dealerships to sell construction equipment in Russia. Jon is also a Non-Executive Director of Redcentric plc, an AIM listed IT managed services provider and a Trustee of the Delta Pension Plan. Jon is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience working in listed company environments.|
|Mr. Richard Bottomley, OBE is Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 1 October 2018. Richard has over 25 years' experience working with listed companies during his time as a senior partner at KPMG, and continues to be a member of the Audit Committee Institute. He is Chair of Trustees of the Greggs plc 1978 Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme and until recently was a Non-Executive Director of Newcastle Building Society where he chaired the Audit Committee. Richard will join the Board as Senior Independent Director. He will also be a member of, and chair, the Audit Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee.|
|Ms. Nicola Frampton is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Nicola Frampton is a senior executive at William Hill, where she is Managing Director of the UK Retail division. Prior to joining William Hill, Ms Frampton gained extensive experience in risk management, assurance and corporate governance across a wide range of industries while working in professional services, most recently with Deloitte.|
|Ms. Cally Price has been appointed as Non-Executive Workforce Director of the Company., with effect from 1 January 2019. Cally is a store manager in Cardiff Bay, having originally started with Sports Direct as a zero hours worker in July 2007.|
|Mr. David Brayshaw is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. David is a very experienced senior investment and commercial banker. He has over 30 years’ experience with organisations such as Barclays Capital, HSBC, Citigroup and Pilkington plc.|
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