In post since: May 2012
John is a qualified accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in senior finance roles and has extensive experience in chairing Audit Committees of major UK listed companies. Until his retirement in 2005, he was Group Finance Director for WH Smith PLC and, before that, United Biscuits (Holdings) Plc.
Current other Non-Executive positions
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Greencore Group plc, 4imprint Group plc and Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
Previous Non-Executive positions
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Spectris plc, Rexam Plc, Bovis Homes Group PLC, Rank Group Plc, Uniq Plc, Arla Foods UK plc, and BPP Holdings plc.
Chair of Audit Committee and Finance Committee and member of Remuneration Committee and Technology Committee.