Philip Rogerson

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Chairman

Appointment to the Board

Appointed to the Board 1 March 2012 and became Chairman on 26 July 2012

Committees

  • Ethics Committee (Chairman)
  • Nomination Committee (Chairman)
  • Remuneration Committee

Current directorships and business interests

  • Bunzl plc, chairman
  • Blancco Technology Group plc, non-executive director (senior independent director)
  • Advisory Board of the North and East London Commissioning Support Unit (NELCSU) of the NHS, chairman

Career, skills and experience

Philip was formerly chairman of Aggreko plc and Carillion plc. He was an executive director of BG plc (formerly British Gas plc) from 1992 to 1998, latterly as deputy chairman.

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Martin Sutherland

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Chief Executive Officer

Appointment to the Board

Appointed to the Board on 13 October 2014

Committees

  • Nomination Committee
  • Risk Committee

Current directorships and business interests

  • International Currency Association, board member
  • Forterra plc, non-executive director (with effect from 23 May 2017)

Career, skills and experience

Martin joined De La Rue from BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, where he was Managing Director since its acquisition by BAE Systems in 2008. At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly Detica), Martin was responsible for the strategic expansion of the business internationally through both organic growth and acquisitions. Prior to joining Detica in 1996, Martin worked for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and British Telecom.

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Jitesh Sodha

Jitesh Sodha
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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Appointment to the Board

Appointed to the Board on 10 August 2015

Committees

  • Risk Committee

Career, skills and experience

Jitesh is a CIMA qualified accountant and has worked in a range of businesses with an international footprint, most recently Greenergy International, one of the largest private companies in the UK, where he served as chief financial officer from 2008 until May 2015. His previous roles included chief financial officer of Mobilestreams Plc, where he played a key role in the IPO, and chief financial officer of T-Mobile International UK.

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Sabri Challah

Sabri Challah
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Independent
Non-executive Director

Appointment to the Board

Appointed to the Board on 23 July 2015

Committees

  • Audit Committee
  • Ethics Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Remuneration Committee (Chairman)

Current directorships and business interests

  • CogitalGroup Limited, deputy chairman
  • Robert Kime Limited, chairman
  • Contemporary Art Society, trustee

Career, skills and experience

Sabri was a Partner at Deloitte from 1991 to 2013, where he had a varied career. He served as a member of both the Deloitte UK Board, where he acted as chairman of the remuneration committee, and the Deloitte Global Board, where he was chairman of the succession planning committee. Sabri was also chairman of Igneus UK Limited, a leading provider of welfare to work services. Sabri has significant and wide-ranging experience in organisational design, change management, strategy, and corporate development.

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Maria da Cunha

Maria da Cunha
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Independent
Non-executive Director

Appointment to the Board

Appointed to the Board on 23 July 2015

Committees

  • Audit Committee
  • Ethics Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Current directorships and business interests

  • British Airways, director of people and legal
  • Community Integrated Care, trustee

Career, skills and experience

Maria has spent her career in a range of legal roles as a solicitor and in-house at Lloyds of London and since 2000, with British Airways where she is director of people and legal and is a member of the executive board, corporate security board and pensions strategy board. Maria is experienced at working with international regulators and governments and has a deep understanding of operational risk, including cyber security, data and mobile risk. She also has significant geo-political, multi-channel distribution, acquisition and post-merger integration experience.

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Nick Bray

Nick Bray
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Independent
Non-executive Director

Appointment to the Board

Appointed to the Board on 21 July 2016

Committees

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)
  • Ethics Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Current directorships and business interests

  • Sophos Group plc, chief financial officer

Career, skills and experience

Nick has extensive international experience in the technology and information security industries and for the last six years has been chief financial officer of security software firm, Sophos Group plc. Before joining Sophos, he was chief financial officer at Micro Focus International plc, Fibernet Group plc, and Gentia Software plc. Prior to that, he held various senior financial positions at Comshare Inc. and Lotus Software.

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Andrew Stevens

Andrew Stevens
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Senior Independent
Non-executive Director

Appointment to the Board

Appointed to the Board on 2 January 2013

Committees

  • Audit Committee
  • Ethics Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Current directorships and business interests

  • CAE Inc., non-executive director
  • Hèroux-Devtek Inc., non-executive director
  • Pattonair Ltd, non-executive director

Career, skills and experience

Andrew has extensive international experience in the technology and engineering sectors, having spent over thirty years operating across the globe, including in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He was a director of Cobham plc between 2003 and 2012, where he held a range of positions, becoming chief executive in 2010 until stepping down from that role in June 2012. Before that he held senior positions in Rolls Royce, Messier Dowty International and Spirent plc.

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Edward Peppiatt

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General Counsel and
Company Secretary

Appointment

Appointed as General Counsel on 1 March 2009 and as Company Secretary with effect from 1 April 2009

Committees

  • Risk Committee (Chairman)

Career, skills and experience

Edward has many years of experience as a general counsel and company secretary in publicly quoted businesses and his roles in the past have included responsibility for risk, security, insurance, HSE and HR. He was previously general counsel and corporate secretary of Christian Salvesen PLC and prior to that practised as a corporate lawyer at Stephenson Harwood. He is a qualified solicitor and holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.

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