Appointed as a Non-executive Director in January 2011, as Chairman in September 2014 and Chairman of the Nomination Committee in March 2015. He is an Operating Partner at OpCapita LLP. Stephen was Chairman of Immediate Media Company Ltd, Rhubarb Food Design Ltd, Odeon Cinemas and Maltby Capital Ltd (parent company of EMI Group) as well as the charitable organisation Look Ahead Care, Support and Housing. Previously, he was Chief Executive of Hillsdown Holdings Ltd, Senior Independent Director at Devro plc and held senior positions with Allied Domecq plc and Imperial Foods.
Mark Allen OBE
Appointed as an Executive Director in 2002 and became Chief Executive in January 2007. Mark joined Dairy Crest in August 1991. He was formerly with Shell UK Ltd. He is a Non-executive Director of Howdens Joinery Group plc and Warburtons Ltd. He has been a Trustee for The Prince’s Countryside Fund since 2010.
Appointed as an Executive Director and Group Finance Director in May 2013 and as Deputy Chief Executive in January 2018, Tom is a chartered accountant who has worked for Dairy Crest since 2005. Prior to his appointment to the Board he served as Director of Financial Control. He is a member of the Board of Dairy UK and a member of Business in the Community’s Finance and Risk Committee. He has previously held senior finance positions in Logica plc and Thorn plc.
Appointed as an Executive Director in July 2016, Adam joined Dairy Crest in 2002 and has held a number of senior management positions within the business. He was appointed Group Commercial Director in April 2013. Adam is also a Trustee of GLF Schools.
Appointed as a Non-executive Director in November 2010, as the Senior Independent Director in May 2012 and as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee in November 2014, prior to which he was Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee. Richard had a 30 year career with the National Farmers Union, serving as Director General for 13 years. He is Vice Chairman of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany and Chairman of Farm Africa. Richard is a Non-executive Director and Deputy Chairman of the Environment Agency.
Appointed as a Non-executive Director in November 2011 and Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee in November 2014. She is a special advisor to Chime Communications plc, having previously been a member of the Executive Management Team. Sue has extensive marketing communications experience having served as Marketing Director of the BBC for seven years, Director of Corporate Affairs, Thames Television for three years and Director of Corporate Communications, Vauxhall Motors. Sue is a Non-executive Director of Accsys Technologies plc and British American Tobacco plc. She has previously held positions as a Trustee of the Historic Royal Palaces and as a Non-executive Director of Motivcom Ltd. She was a Non-executive Director of Dolphin Capital Investors Ltd until January 2018.
Appointed as a Non-executive Director and a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees, as well as Audit Committee Chairman designate, in May 2018. A Chartered Accountant, John had an executive career spanning in excess of 30 years during which he held a variety of operational and financial roles, latterly as Chief Financial Officer at Britvic plc, a role he held for 17 years. John is a Non-executive Director of PureCircle plc a leading producer of stevia ingredients for the global food and beverage industry. He chairs PureCircle’s Audit Committee, is Senior Independent Director and is a member of its Disclosure Committee.
Appointed as a Non-executive Director in December 2017 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. Moni is a Non-executive Director of Polypipe Group plc, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee, and is a Non-executive Director of Investec Bank plc. Moni also sits on the Advisory Board of Aistemos, an intellectual property data analytics company, having been its Director and Chief Operating Officer until August 2017. In addition, Moni is a Trustee of children’s charity Barnardo’s and a Council Member of Cranfield University. Prior to her current appointments, Moni enjoyed a 30 year career as a finance lawyer, the latter half as Head of Banking and Board Member at technology law firm Olswang LLP.
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