SThree PLC (STHR.L)
STHR.L on London Stock Exchange
18 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Change (% chg)
|48||2018||Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board|
|2019||Chief Executive Officer|
|2008||Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director|
|2017||Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director|
|2013||Group Company Secretary, Legal Director|
|2017||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|60||2018||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|2015||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. James Bilefield is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He succeeded Clay Brendish as Chairman in April 2018, having previously been Chairman Designate and Senior Independent Director, from first joining the SThree Board as Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration, Audit and Nomination Committee, on 1 October 2017. He joined the Board of Stagecoach Group plc on 1 February 2016, where he currently serves on the Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Other appointments include Cruise.co (Chairman), McKinsey & Company (Senior Advisor), Advent International (Industry Advisor) and Teach First (Trustee). James has spent over 20 years building successful digital and multichannel businesses around the world. As an executive he managed the digital transformation of media group, Condé Nast, across 27 countries, scaled Skype’s global operations as part of its founding management team and held senior management roles at Yahoo! during its major growth phase. Formerly CEO of global advertising technology company, OpenX, he also co-founded the UK local information business, UpMyStreet, following an investment banking career at JP Morgan Chase.|
|Mr. Mark Dorman is Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mark was previously President of Higher Education, International & Professional for McGraw Hill Education, where his people leadership, strategic discipline and focus on operational excellence increased market share and delivered financial performance that out-ranked the competitive peer group. Before joining McGraw-Hill Education in 2013, Mark was President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, having previously served as Vice President of Wolters Kluwer's Legal Markets Group, where he was responsible for overall strategy, business development and sales and marketing. Prior to Wolters Kluwer, Mark was Head of Global Product Management at Gartner Inc. and Head of Strategy for LexisNexis UK, a unit of Reed Elsevier. A joint UK/US national originally from Dundee, Scotland, Mark graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and served as an officer in the British Army's Corps of Royal Military Police.|
|Mr. Alexander (Alex) Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Sthree Plc. Mr. Smith joined SThree having held a number of senior financial and operational roles in the leisure and retail sectors. He previously held the position of Integration Finance Director at TUI Travel plc and he was Finance Director of First Choice’s UK Mainstream business. Prior to these positions he was Managing Director of WH Smith’s Travel Retail business and held senior financial roles at Travelodge and Forte plc. Alex has a degree in Economics from Durham University and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.|
|Mr. Justin Hughes is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Hughes joined SThree in 1994, as a trainee recruitment consultant at Progressive. Making dynamic progress to Sales Director and ultimately to Managing Director of Progressive. In 2007, he was the strategic driving force behind Progressive’s global growth, as well as overseeing the business’ diversification into new market sectors, notably Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas. An SThree Main Board appointee since June 2012, Justin is currently Chief Operating Officer, charged with driving the sustainable growth of the business through effective operations and customer service. He holds an Honours Degree in Economics and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Program at Columbia University, New York.|
|Mr. Steve C. Hornbuckle is Group Company Secretary, Legal Director of the Company. He joined the Group as Company Secretary in October 2006, taking charge of Investor Relations matters in 2011 and was appointed Legal Director in 2013. Steve has significant company secretarial experience, having held senior positions within a variety of listed companies, including Intertek Group plc, BPB plc, Kidde plc, Railtrack Group plc, London & Manchester Group plc and English China Clays plc. Steve is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries (‘ICSA’) and sits on the ICSA Company Secretaries’ Forum and Investor Relations Society Policy Committee.|
|Mr. Barrie C. Brien is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed to the SThree Board, Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committee on 11 September 2017. Barrie is the former Group Chief Executive of Creston plc (a media and marketing communications group) stepping down in April 2017 following its sale and de-listing. Barrie was also Chief Operating and Financial Officer of Creston plc from 2004 to 2014 and was extensively involved in the growth of the group with its buy and build strategy. In addition to the extensive public company experience, including M&A, fundraisings and investor relations, Barrie has spent 30 years in global media, digital and marketing communication companies, advised clients across multiple industries and has held senior Board positions in Europe and North America. Barrie currently sits on a portfolio of public and private Boards as either Non Executive Chair or Director advising on their growth strategies, and is a member of the Professional Business Services Council, advising the Government on key issues facing the UK’s service professions.|
|Ms. Denise R. Collis is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Sthree Plc. She was appointed to the SThree Board, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee on 1 July 2016, and the Audit Committee on 26 April 2018. Denise was further appointed as Chair of the Remuneration Committee on 1 September 2016 and Senior Independent Director (‘SID’) on 1 October 2018. Denise is a Non Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Connect Group plc, the specialist distribution company. Other appointments include Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Advisory Council at the British Heart Foundation; Vice Chair of the International Advisory Board to Leeds University Business School, and a member of the Advisory Board to the University of Exeter Business School. Prior this, Denise was the Group HR Director for 3i Group plc, and most recently Chief People Officer for Bupa. She has extensive international Human Resources and executive committee experience, and has also held senior roles in EY, Standard Chartered plc and HSBC. Denise is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.|
|Ms. Anne Fahy is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Sthree Plc. She was appointed to the SThree Board, the Nomination Committee and as Chair of the Audit Committee in October 2015, and the Remuneration Committee on 26 April 2018. Anne is also Non Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Interserve, the international support services and construction company, Nyrstar, a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead, and Coats plc, a global industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business. She is also a Trustee of Save the Children. Prior to joining SThree, Anne was Chief Financial Officer of BP’s Aviation Fuels business. During her 27 years at BP, Anne gained extensive experience of global business, developing markets, risk management, internal control, compliance and strategy development in BP’s aviation, petrochemicals, trading and retail sectors. Anne is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, having worked at KPMG in Ireland and Australia prior to joining BP in 1988.|
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