People: Bakkavor Group Plc (BAKK.L)
Mr. Simon P. Burke is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a chartered accountant with over 30 years’ experience in the retail and food sectors. Following a decade in financial and advisory roles, Mr Burke was appointed CEO of Virgin Retail UK in 1988, and following a turnaround of that business, held increasingly senior roles until appointed CEO of the global Virgin Entertainment Group in 1996. In 1999, Mr Burke was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive of Hamleys plc where he completed a successful restructuring and subsequent sale of the company in 2003. Mr Burke then specialised in value creation roles in both quoted companies and private equity backed businesses. He has chaired many well-known consumer businesses, including Majestic Wine, Mitchells & Butlers, Bathstore.com, and Superquinn. Mr Burke is currently senior independent director of the British Broadcasting Corporation and a Non-executive Director of the Co-operative Group Limited He is also Chairman of The Light Cinemas (Holdings) Limited and Blue Diamond Limited.
|Total Annual Compensation, GBP||86,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, GBP||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, GBP||--|
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|Fiscal Year Total, GBP||86,000|