for the year ended 31 March 2015
Joined in October 2010
Peter is Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wienerberger AG, having been a Member since 1995.
Previously, Peter was Chairman of DS Smith plc, a Non-Executive Director of SSL International plc, Chief Executive of George Wimpey plc and Chief Executive of The Rugby Group plc.
Chairman of the Nomination Committee.
Joined in April 2015
Previously, Lindsley was Executive Vice President of the Future Electronics Group of companies, the fourth largest electronics distributor in the world. He joined them in 2002 and was a key member of their core leadership team. Lindsley has also held senior positions with TTI Inc and Solectron Corporation.
From April this year, Lindsley was Chairman of the Group Executive Committee and Member of the Treasury Committee.
Joined in September 2005
Simon is a Non-Executive Director of PageGroup and Chairman of its Audit Committee.
Previously, Simon worked for Diageo plc where he held a variety of senior finance positions, latterly as Finance Director of Key Markets.
Chairman of the Treasury Committee and Member of the Group Executive Committee.
Joined in July 2007
Rupert is Group Chief Executive at Serco Group plc.
Previously, Rupert was Group Chief Executive of Aggreko plc, Chief Executive of the Banking and Securities Division of Misys plc and a Non-Executive Director of Baggeridge Brick plc.
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee up to July 2014 and Member of the Remuneration Committee from August 2014. Member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.
Joining in June 2015
Bertrand is Chief Digital Officer at Home Retail Group (the owner of Argos, Homebase and Habitat).
Previously, Bertrand has held a number of senior eCommerce positions, including leading global and digital marketing responsibilities at EMI Music and Amazon. He was also Chief Executive Officer at Bragster, which is now part of Guinness World Records.
Member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
Joined in January 2013
Karen is a Non-Executive Director of Amcor Limited and Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A.
Previously, Karen was a Non-Executive Director at Swedish Match AB, Inchcape plc, More Group plc and Samlerhuset Group BV. She has also held senior executive positions at Colgate-Palmolive, including Managing Director and Chairman of both their UK and French businesses.
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Joined in May 2008
During the year Paul was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Volution Group plc and Chairman of its Audit Committee.
Previously, Paul was Group Chief Financial Officer of Thomas Cook Group plc and prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer of Mondi Group. He has also held positions as Group Finance Director of BPB plc, De La Rue plc and Ransomes plc.
Chairman of the Audit Committee. Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
John is Chairman of NHS Blood and Transplant, Non-Executive Chairman of Marken Group, Chair of In Kind Direct (a Prince's Charity) and Special Advisor at CEVA Group.
Previously, John was on the Board of CEVA Group plc and served as Chief Executive Officer of CEVA Logistics. He was also Chief Executive Officer of the Europe, Middle East and Africa division of Exel and when Exel was acquired by Deutsche Post/DHL he went on to run the combined Exel and DHL contract logistics business in EMEA. He spent most of his early career working in supply chain management roles with Procter & Gamble.
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee from August 2014 and Member of the Remuneration Committee up to July 2014. Member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.
Joined in September 2006
Previously, Ian was International Legal Director at Viacom Outdoor Limited. He has also worked at United Biscuits Limited and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Member of the Treasury Committee.