Spirent Communications plc (SPT.L)
SPT.L on London Stock Exchange
19 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
Change (% chg)
|2017||Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board|
|58||2013||Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director|
|48||2016||Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director|
|2014||General Counsel, Company Secretary|
|60||2016||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|2016||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. Bill Thomas serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Bill was appointed to the Board in December 2016. Bill is a former Senior Vice President at Hewlett Packard and was on the executive committee of EDS plc as Executive Vice President. He has IT expertise and is an experienced leader and general manager with a track record in leading major change in large organisations. Bill is a member of the Council and President of the Alumni Association at Cranfield University School of Management and is on the management and Board of Leeds University Business School. He also serves as Chair of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, is a non-executive director of The Co-operative Bank and serves on the Advisory Board of FireEye, Inc.|
|Mr. Eric G. Hutchinson serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Spirent Communications PLC. Eric was appointed to the Board in January 2000 as Chief Financial Officer and appointed Chief Executive Officer in September 2013. Eric joined the Company in 1983 and worked in various roles in the finance function prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.|
|Ms. Paula Bell serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective 5 September 2016. Paula was appointed to the Board in September 2016 as Chief Financial Officer. From 2013, Paula was Chief Financial Officer at John Menzies plc, following seven years as Group Finance Director of Ricardo plc and has extensive strategic financial and commercial experience from large listed global companies, BAA Plc, AWG Plc and Rolls Royce Plc. Since 2012, Paula has been a non-executive director of Laird plc and is Chairman of their Audit Committee. Paula is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.|
|Ms. Wendy Koh is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Wendy Koh has wide-ranging experience with technology companies in key APAC markets; she is currently Vice President, Pathways, Alliance and Strategy APAC with NetApp Singapore. Wendy previously held a number of senior positions in the APAC region at Juniper Networks Singapore in the areas of sales business development and customer adoption. A global role focused on leading transformational strategy and establishing partnerships to increase value proposition for customers. Wendy also previously worked for Cisco Systems from 1998 to 2003. Wendy holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from Nanyang Technological University and a Graduate Diploma in Marketing management from the Singapore Institute of Management. Vice President, Pathways, Alliance & Strategy APAC at NetApp Singapore.|
|Mr. Edgar Masri is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Edgar Masri brings to the Board wide-ranging experience of managing companies across the technology sector with a focus on driving investment and profitability. Edgar was President and Chief Executive Officer of Qualtre, Inc., a US-based startup acquired by Panasonic Corporation in December 2016 at the same time as acting as a member of the board of Calient Technologies until its acquisition by Chunxing Precision Mechanical Co., Ltd. Prior to this, Edgar was President and CEO of 3Com Corporation, a leading global data networking company, bringing the company to record revenue and gross margins before it was taken into private ownership Edgar holds a Diplome d’Ingenieur from Ecole Centrale de Paris, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Master of Business Administration with distinction (Arjay Miller Scholar) from Stanford University. Director of Kollective Technology, Inc; Board adviser and senior consultant to Accton Technology Corporation|
|Mr. Gary B. Bullard serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Gary is a non-executive director at Rotork plc, where he is Chair of their Remuneration Committee and a member of their Audit and Nomination Committees. He previously held senior management positions, including sales and marketing roles, at IBM and BT Group plc and was a non-executive director of Chloride Group plc. He most recently held the position of President at Logica UK until October 2012 and was a member of the Executive Committee of Logica plc.|
|Mr. Jonathan C. Silver serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Jonathan was appointed to the Board in June 2015. He was appointed Senior Independent Director in November 2016. Jonathan stepped down from his role as Chief Financial Officer at Laird plc in 2015 where he held a variety of senior positions over the last 30 years. Since 2007 he has also been a non-executive director at Invesco Income Growth Trust plc, where he is also Chair of their Audit Committee.|
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